Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. A vibrant and historically rich city, Kathmandu boasts the most amounts of temples, palaces and historical relics in the country, therefore, every tourist visit the city during their trip to Nepal.

The legend has it, a famed meditation deity, Manjushree, brought the city to life by making it habitable by cutting down the gorge and letting the water flow out of the enclosed valley. Before he arrived, Kathmandu was supposedly under the water!

The tour of Kathmandu city offers an overview on the city’s history, culture and lifestyle. The history of the city goes back millennia. Over the time, it has been occupied, ransacked, rebuilt and ruled by many different kingdoms and clans. Newars are the native tribes of Kathmandu. They are one of the earliest residents of the city. Over the time, they have created their own culture, lifestyle, traditions and art, which you can visibly see while touring Kathmandu.

Most of the sites you visit will be religious or cultural sites, depicting Hinduism or Buddhism. You can entirely relish local cuisines during the trip, such as; Newari, Thakali and Nepali, or your own choice of international cuisines.

It also offers a rare opportunity of seeing Mount Everest. A mountain flight from Kathmandu will take you through the mountains and towards the Everest. You can get a close glimpse of the peak and return back to Kathmandu.

Kathmandu city is a part of the larger Kathmandu valley. Along with Bhaktapur, Lalitpur and Kirtipu;, it makes a grand city. It was inscribed in UNSECO Heritage Site in 2006. A popular hub among the incoming tourists since the ages, it has attracted the flow of Hippies during the 70s. Today, Jhonche and Thamel are the popular places in Kathmandu which still resemble the milieu of Hippie generation.

Is This Trip for me?
Trip Difficulty: None

An overland tour doesn’t require any physical or mental exertion, therefore, this trip is basically easier and can be done by anyone.

Service Level: Standard

Comfortable tourist-class accommodations with character; mix of public and private transport. Star Standard meals at Kathmandu!

Day 1 Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 2 Sightseeing Tour of Pashupatinath & Boudhanath
Day 3 Mountain Flight, Bhaktapur City Tour & Transfer to Nagarkot
Day 4 Sightseeing Tour of Patan Durbar Square
Day 5 Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square & Swoyambhunath
Day 6 Depart from Kathmandu

  • Arrival airport pick and drop
  • Entire Transportation during the tour
  • Entire Meals ( B, L, D)
  • Certified, Experienced & Language versed Tour Guide
  • ★★★ Standard Accommodation
  • Mountain flight, airport transfer and tax
  • Heritage Sites/National park Entrance Permits
  • Visa & Processing Fee
  • International flight fares
  • Evacuation Charges( In case Of Emergency)
  • Visa fees/Air fare and Airport taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Bar bills


The Kathmandu in February can still be cold. I had to carry double layers of clothing. You helped me find a short trip to spend a quality time in Nepal. Few days on the road and a holy tour of Muktinath temple was gold! The entire trip from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Jomsom was amazing. Once you get off the plane you jump into a jeep and the whole bandwagon begins.
I found Muktinath to be tranquilizing. The old temple, countless stone taps, pilgrims bathing in the cold water was truly inspiring. I’d love to go on a longer trip with you guys the next time I visit Nepal. ~Sarah Thorpe (Brisbane, Australia)

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The above information is a guide and standard template of what we provide. Our trip can be customized at your request to accommodate your specific requirements.

NOTE: During the trip; weather, local politics, transport or a multitude of other factors, that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are necessary the leader will decide what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.

Responsible Tourism

Being a responsible tourism stakeholder, we strive to offer our utmost help to the under-privileged and impoverished community. We work along with the Pioneer Foundation, a non-profit entity based in Kathmandu.

Currently, we help raise fund and donate it to help build schools and shelters at the Earthquake stricken regions of Central Nepal province. You can join the cause help donate or volunteer to teach at the primary level schools. Visit Community Center for more information.

  1. Arrival in Kathmandu At your arrival in Kathmandu, a member of our team will greet and receive you at the airport. You will be transferred to your hotel. Our representative will brief on your arrival about the trip. The rest of the day is yours. The evening we be spent enjoying complimentary local dinner one of the finest local diner with cultural program.
  2. Sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath & Boudhanath You will be escort to Pashupatinath Temple, the largest Hindu Temple in Nepal. It is dedicated to the Hindu God, Shiva. At Pashupatinath you will get to see exceptionally carved statues and idols of Hindu deities, a long row of Shiva-Lings, series of small temples and the golden hood at the top of main Temple is truly fascinating. It can be an offbeat cultural experience for you.After the Pashupatinath’s visit, you’ll be taken to the Boudhanath. A large domed shaped Buddhist stupa, Boudhanath holds huge religious significance among the Tibetan Buddhists of Nepal. A major shrine on ancient Indo-China trade route Boudhanath offered blessings to traders and scholars for safe journey through the high Himalayan passes to Tibet. Saffron robed monks circumambulating Boudhanath, colorful prayer flags touching the skyline from the dome pinnacle to the base of large monument and the and outlets selling Tibetan souvenirs makes this place a true Tibet outside Tibet.
  3. Mountain Flight, Bhaktapur Sightseeing Tour & Transfer to Nagarkot Today you get up early and drive towards the Tribhuvan Intl. Airport for the mountain flight to the Everest. It is an hour long flight and it offers the opportunity to experience spectacular views of the Himalaya. After the breakfast, you drive to the city of Bhaktapur, one of the oldest and historical cities in Nepal. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a perfect place to experience the glorified ancient days of the kingdom of Bhaktapur. The entrance to the Durbar Square is through a golden gate, which is decorated by carvings dedicated to various Hindu Gods. Bhaktapur has myriad medieval monuments like the Nyatapola, which is a five-storied temple. The evening will be spent driving towards the popular hill station, Nagarkot.
  4. Patan Durbar Square Sightseeing Tour You can choose to indulge the popular activity of enjoying the sunrise from Nagarkot. Thousands of visitors throng to Nagarkot every year to witness the beauty of sunrise. After the hearty breakfast, you return and drive towards Patan Durbar Square. It is located in Lalitpur, one of the cities of Kathmandu valley. It is equally rich in historical artifacts, palaces, architecture and lifestyle. You can visit the palace turned museum and explore the surrounding market areas.
  5. Explore other landmarks in Kathmandu Today is a leisure day. You can explore the surrounding places inside Kathmandu. Thamel, the ruins of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambhunath can be some of the great sites.Swoyambhunath is a buddhist stupa located at the top of the hill. The legend says, the stups originated thousands of years ago. Today, it is an important religious as well as tourist site. From the top, you can see almost the entire Kathmandu city.
  6. Depart from Kathmandu You will be transferred to the Airport to catch your flight back home.
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