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2 Day Kathmandu City with Nagarkot Sunrise, Changu Narayan and Bhaktapur Tour

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Day 1: Guided Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley

Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
10:30 AM: Your expert English speaking tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 10:30 am with their luxurious vehicle to take you for your 6-hour sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. First, stop at Kathmandu Durbar Square. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kathmadu Durbar Sqaure is one of three Durbar Squares in Kathmandu Valley. Though a few buildings collapsed after the devastating earthquake on April 25th, 2015, you can observe the spectacular art and architecture of the ancient Malla and Shah dynasties. It is also know as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, derived from the statue of Hanuman at the entrance of ancient royal palace.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Swayambhu Maha Chaitya, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
After that, head to Swayambhunath. Swayambhunath, also know as the "Monkey Temple", is situated on a small hillock on the west of Kathmandu city. It is a sacred place for Buddhist pilgrimages from all over the world. Large eyes painted on the four sides of the main stupa represents wisdom and compassion, and a dome at the base of Sutpa represents the entire world. Swayambhunath also could not escape from the devastating earthquake of April 25th, 2015, but one can still observe the art and architecture at Swayambhunath which is believed to date back to the beginning of 5th century.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Boudha Stupa Thanka Center, Kathmandu 46000 Nepal
Then, head over to Boudhanath Stupa. Boudhanath is located on the northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, is the largest stupa in the world and is a sacred site for Buddhist pilgrimages. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979, Boudhanath is on the ancient trade route between Nepal and Tibet. The Stupa is said to entomb the remains of Kassapa Buddha. Founded by Licchivi King, Boudhanath has had minor damage caused by the earthquake on the 25th of April, 2015.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pasupatinath Temple, Unnamed Road, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
Following your time there, head to Pashupatinath. The sacred Hindu shrine Pashupatinath is located on the bank of the Bagmati river to the eastern side of Kathmandu. Believed to be built by Supuspa Deva, a Licchivi King, Pashupatinath was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. The main temple of Pashupatinath was built using Pagoda style architecture with four main doors. The two levels of the roof are made of copper with a gold coating and they have a gold pinnacle. The inner sanctorum is the place where the main idol is placed, and the outer sanctorum is an open corridor like space. Though some of the buildings in the Pashupati area are damaged, the main building was untouched by the earthquake of April 25th, 2015 earthquake.

5:30 PM: Your sightseeing tour ends and your guide drop you off at your Hotel.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Nagarkot sunrise with trip to Changu Narayan Temple and Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Stop At: Nagarkot View point tower, Nagarkot Nepal
04:30 am: Your expert Guide picks you up from your Hotel and drive for Nagarkot. (Approximately 1 hour of car movement)

05:30 am: Reach Nagarkot and enjoy watching Himalayan Sunrise from the Observatory. You can see the magnificent view of the Himalayan Mountains wrapped in a morning glow. Feel magnificent nature and energy of the sun throughout the body.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur Nepal
08:00 am: Begin Changu Narayan Temple sightseeing

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur 00977-1-4701148 Nepal
09:00 am: Drive for Bhaktapur Durbar Square

09:30 am: Begin your sightseeing of Bhaktapur Durbar Square

11:30 am: Lunch at local Restaurant

12:30 am: Drop off at your Hotel

Duration: 2 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up all the guest from any hotels inside Kathmandu city
Departure Time
10:30 AM
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • All transfer
  • Pickup and drop off
  • Guide fees
  • Entrance fees
  • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Entry/Admission - Swayambhu Maha Chaitya
  • Entry/Admission - Boudha Stupa Thanka Center
  • Entry/Admission - Pasupatinath Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Nagarkot View point tower
  • Entry/Admission - Changu Narayan
  • Entry/Admission - Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Exclusions
  • Any meals
  • Any accommodation/Hotel
  • Tips
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • We offer pick and drop off service from Hotels inside Kathmandu city ring road. For hotels outside ring road you need to pay additional charge.
  • These world heritage sites lies inside Kathmandu valley within the a circle of circa 20 km
  • You might get a rear chance to experience Kumari, living goddess of Nepal, divinity in real life.
  • Visit the most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva and meet Sadhus, Jogi or Hindu saints.
  • Observe cremation process of Hindus take place on raised platforms along the river.
  • Stroll around Boudhanath, one of the largest stupas in South Asia.
  • Find peace and prayers on the little hillock of Swaymbhunath.
  • Visit Changu Narayan supposed to be the oldest Temple in Nepal
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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