Discover all the heritage of Kathmandu in an incredible tour in the city for 5 days!
Learn all about the culture and traditions of the incredible Nepal, meet locals and enjoy a trekking and ethnotourism trip led by local experts. Discover fascinating places like Patan, the temples of Bhaktapur and Changu Narayan and the city of Kathmandu. You will love to repeat the experience!
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
You will arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, in Kathmandu. One of our representatives will welcome you in traditional way at the arrival gate. You will be taken to the hotel. You can meet the group of people that you will be with during this trip, or you can visit the Kathmandu valley. At evening, you can enjoy a good traditional welcome dinner at a restaurant, organized by us.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Patan
Early in the morning, we will go to Bungamati and Khokana. Very less affected by the modern city being a few kilometers far away from town, Bungamati represents the true beauty of the living old culture and society of this land. Bungamati is a small Newari village still remaining as it used to be, where its tradition is an important part of their life. Only after few minutes’ walk, we will find another Newari village called Khokana. Second half of the day we will travel around the beautiful city Patan (Lalitpur), well known for its traditional Newari architecture, woodcarving and metal working among other arts. We can also see metal-smiths, woodcarvers and carpet weavers at work then we will back to hotel for overnight stay
Day 3: Bhaktapur and Changu Narayan Temple
Today, we will go towards Bhaktapur, which is a city is also known as Bhadgaoun, and it’s only 30 minutes away driving outside Kathmandu. We will discover the Potters and Durbar Square, palaces and temples. We will visit the nearby areas of Thimi, known for its pottery and mask making traditions. Later on, we will explore the 5th Century Changu Narayan Temple. We will be staying overnight at the hotel, where you’ll have some time off in the evening.
Day 4: Boudha, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square
Early in the morning, we will walk to Pashupatinath, which is one of the most significant temples for Hindu people. Later on, we will walk towards the Buddhist Stupa, Boudhanath. After lunch, we will visit the old town, the Kathmandu Durbar Square, where the living goddess Kumari is. At night, we will enjoy a traditional Nepalese farewell dinner. You will stay one more day at your hotel.
Day 5: Kathmandu – Departure
After having breakfast, you will have some time off until you have to take your flight. You will be taken to the Kathmandu Airport. We will always hope to see you again!
All airport/hotel transfers
3 star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast included
3 star level hotel accommodation in PokharaWelcome or farewell dinner
Daily breakfast, lunch and dinner
Private vehicle and transfers during the trip
An experienced English-speaking tour guide
City sightseeing with Government licence holder guide
Heritage site entry fee of $45 per person
All government and local taxes
Manakaman Cabal Car of $10 per person
All service charge tax and Vat
Does not include:
Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
International airfare to and from Kathmandu
Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu or Pokhara
Travel and rescue insurance
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, alcohol…)
Tips for guides, porters and driver