|Places Covered:||Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Nagarkot|
|Max. Altitude:||2,195 m / 7,200 ft|
Designed for those short on time, this 4-day tour of Nepal is a great introduction to this magical Himalayan nation. You will visit magnificent palaces, iconic Hindu temples and sacred Budhhist stupas located in Kathmandu, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur - the ancient capitals of Nepal Mandala.
On walking tours led by expert tour leader, you will travel back in time and gain a deep understanding of the history, culture and artistic heritage of Kathmandu valley. A night stop in Nagarkot, a hill-station famous for spectacular views of sunrise over the Himalayas will make you fall in love with Nepal.
This tour can be customized to suit your time and requirements.
|Day 1:||Arrive in Kathmandu. Visit the Monkey Temple in the evening. This Buddhist stupa with its huge white washed dome and all seeing eyes has been a place of pilgrimage for over two millennium.|
|Day 2:||Walk through the ancient marketplace of Ason to Kathmandu Durbar Square. Visit UNESCO World Heritage sites of Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple before driving to the ancient Newari city of Bhaktapur. Overnight in Nagarkot.|
|Day 3:||Enjoy spectacular view of sunrise over the Himalayas. Drive to Patan Durbar Square for a walking tour. The afternoon may be spent exploring the city on own, shopping for souvenirs or reflecting on the experiences in the serenity of the Garden of Dreams.|
|Day 4:||Transfer to international airport for journey back home.|
Cost Includes: *An English speaking tour leader *Hotel/airport transfers *Good standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis *All road transport by private vehicles *Sightseeing where specified *Traditional Nepali farewell dinner
Accommodation: Standard Hotel (upgrade to deluxe and luxury hotel at additional cost)
If wishing to travel at other times alternative itineraries are available.