Nepal has many different things to offer for sightseeing. The natural beauty and Himalayan views, the culture and traditions, the historical monument, art and architecture, Hindu temples and Buddhist stupa and monasteries, its people and rites, myths and mysteries which are a part of the daily life of the people of Nepal. Out of the valley there are also other beautiful unexplored destinations like Nagarkot and Dhulikhel.
This tour incorporates some of best sightseeing attractions in Kathmandu valley: Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Banepa, Dhulikhel and Panauti. This trip takes you to some fascianting sites in Kathmandu like Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa and Swoyambhunath. From Swoyambhunath, you get an amazing 360 degree view of the entire Kathmandu valley. These brief journeys to see Kathmandu’s most sacred religious sites will give you insight into the religious beliefs of Nepal. Apart from getting a glimpse of Kathmandu’s highlights, you also get to bask in the splendors of cultural richness in Bhaktapur and Patan.
At Nagarkot, you get to sight the most fascinating and mesmerizing view of the sunrise over far away Himalyan Mountains. Treading along the unexplored trails of Dhulikhel, you will have a deeply exhilarating and enriching experience as you soak up the beautiful surroundings and get a taste of trekking. High Himalayan Trekking and Expedition will design an itinerary and program for Kathmandu, Nagarkot, and Dhulikhel tour according to an individual clients’ interest throughout the year.
All our trips are tailor made trips with personalized services. Please let us know the number of participants in your group, your choice of hotels and amendments in our itinerary, if any, so that we can quote you the price.
Program Type: Guided Day Hike
Duration: 5 Days
Price: $370 USD
Price Details: $30 USD/Day for a tour guide
Destination: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan, Banepa, Dhulikhel, Nagarkot
Starting Point: Kathmandu
Ending Point: Kathmandu
Min. Group Size: 1
Max. Altitude: 2140m.
Geography: Countryside, Forests, Mid hills, Towns, unique culture, valleys, villages
Min. Altitude: 1350m.
Special Interest: Culture, Environmental education, Ethnic People, Family travel, Hiking, Lifestyle, Luxury Tourism, Nature cruises, Photography, Spirituality, Tradition, adventure, architecture, culture, exploration, history, lifestyle, research, senior tours, single tour, villages
Day 01 :Kathmandu Day Tour - Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar square, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath stupa
Day 02 :Visit Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar square. Stay overnight at Nagarkot
Day 03 :Trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel - 5-6 hrs
Day 04 :Exploring Dhulikhel, Banepa, Panauti and back to Kathmandu
Day 05 :Transfer back to Katmandu Airport or other plan
If above trip itinerary that doesn't suit to your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary or combines with any travel plans, then please let us know and we'll be happy to create a tailor made itinerary, designed especially for you.
We can organize this activity anytime. However, going during Guided Day Hike is disrecommended. You can also join another group for the following fixed departure dates:
|StartStart date||EndEnd date||Price||Status|
|18 November 201818.11.2018||22 November 201822.11.2018||$370 USD||Book|
|20 November 201820.11.2018||24 November 201824.11.2018||$370 USD||Book|
|29 November 201829.11.2018||03 December 201803.12.2018||$370 USD||Book|
|08 December 201808.12.2018||12 December 201812.12.2018||$370 USD||Book|
|10 December 201810.12.2018||14 December 201814.12.2018||$370 USD||Book|
|19 December 201819.12.2018||23 December 201823.12.2018||$370 USD||Book|
|28 December 201828.12.2018||01 January 201901.01.2019||$370 USD||Book|
|06 January 201906.01.2019||10 January 201910.01.2019||$370 USD $315 USD||Book|
Travel Insurance is highly recommended for all of our clients who are travelling to Nepal in the near future. Before you buy Travel Insurance for Nepal, you should make sure that the Insurance policy covers the cost of a rescue helicopter from mountainous or remote regions of the country and covers all extreme activities for your trip such as rafting, expedition, trekking, canyoning etc. If you fall ill or have an accident during your trip in Nepal, the cost can become exorbitant if you lack travel insurance.
Many insurance companies from all over the world are providing travel insurance services at a reasonable cost and if you are travlling in a group, you may be able to get further discounts.
Finally, please always have a printed copy of your insurance policy handy while travelling in Nepal and also, save an e-copy online. If you need more information about travel insurance, please feel free to contact us.
Tourist who intends to visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa.
You may get your tourist visa in your home country or on arrival. We recommend you to get your tourist visa on arrival as it is very easy. To get your visa on arrival, you must have a valid passport and one passport sized photo with a light background.
Tourist Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year, from January to December:
You may pay in Euro, Swiss Franc, Pound Sterling, US Dollar, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Hong Kong Dollar, Singapore Dollar and Japanese Yen. Credit card, Indian currency and Nepali currency are not accepted as payment of visa fee.
Tourist visa extension facility:
No visa required for:
Dos and Donts:
Should you have any question regarding visas, please contact us.
Entrance fees must be paid before touring heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley like Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bauddhanath, Swayambhunath and Changu Narayan Temple. Entrance fees must be paid before touring Lumbini Gardens, the sanctuary of the Mayadevi Temple, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, in Lumbini, Rupandehi. Entrance fees must be paid before touring the Central Zoo in Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, and museums in Kathmandu Valley. Entrance fees must also be paid before touring local museums in different parts of Nepal.
|Narayanhiti Durbar Museum||Rs. 500||Rs. 250||Rs. 100|
|Kathmandu Durbar square||Rs. 750||Rs. 150||free|
|National Museum Chhauni||Rs. 200||Rs. 25||Rs. 20|
|Patan Durbar Square||Rs. 500||Rs. 100||free|
|Patan Museum||Rs. 250||Rs. 25||Rs. 10|
|Patan Golden Temple||Rs. 50||Rs. 20||free|
|Mahabouddha Temple||Rs. 50||Rs. 30||free|
|Bhaktapur Durbar Square||Rs. 1,500||Rs. 500||free|
|National Art Museum, Bhaktapur||Rs. 100||Rs. 50||Rs. 20|
|Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)||Rs. 200||Rs. 50||free|
|Bouddhanath Stupa||Rs. 250||Rs. 150||free|
|Pashupatinath Temple||Rs. 1,000||Rs. 1,000||free|
|Changu Narayan Temple||Rs. 100||Rs. 25||free|
|Ethnographic Museum, NTB||Rs. 200||Rs. 100||Rs. 30|
You should make an appointment to get a check-up with your family doctor and dentist before embarking on your trip. Below is a quick list of frequently needed immunizations. This is only a basic guide and we strongly recommend that you follow the advice given by your doctor.
Given enough notice, your doctor or local health clinic should be able to administer all the above. Two excellent sources of up to date medical advice are: The CIWEC CLINC in Kathmandu, Nepal and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Equipment list for day tours
Usually you should need these things while you are in Nepal with you for a cultural day tours, day hiking or short village tours around Kathmandu or Pokhara.