5 Days Nepal Tour

Published By: November 18, 2019Written By:Shankar Adhikari

The Kathmandu valley and its surroundings is a travelers paradise. There are so many sightseeing opportunities in and around the ancient valley. The magnificent durbar squares and monuments of Kathmandu will transport you back in time.

You can also observe the beautiful sunrise and sunset from the scenic hilly viewpoints around the valley. The 5 days Nepal tour covers the three sister cities of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur. It also covers the scenic hill stations of Nagarkot and Dhulikhel.

The UNESCO world heritage sites are historical and cultural significance. The pilgrimage of religious temples including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kasthamandap Temple, and Swayambhunath is also on the cards. You can also visit the living goddess Kumari and seek her blessings.

The stunning panorama of the snow-capped mountains from Nagarkot and Dhulikhel is spectacular. You can reach Nagarkot and Dhulikhel within a short and scenic drive of 2-3 hours. The Swayambhunath Stupa viewpoint provides an excellent sunset overlooking the snow-capped mountains.

Many night clubs, bars, restaurants make the nightlife of Thamel quite vibrant. The exciting 5 days Nepal tour holiday package is available at an affordable cost. Read further for detailed information about the trip and book your trip now!

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Some popular Nepal Tour Packages:

  1. Kathmandu Dhulikhel Tour
  2. Kathmandu, Chitwan Wildlife & Pokhara Tour
  3. Day Nagarkot Hiking

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Significant Highlights of the Tour

  • An awe-inspiring view of sunrise from a viewpoint in Nagarkot hill
  • Spectacular sunset from the hilltop of Swayambhunath stupa
  • The stunning panorama of the snow-capped mountains, including Langtang Lirung (7227m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Gauri Shankar (7134m), Melungtse (7181m), Numbur (5945m), and others from Dhulikhel
  • Exploration of the architectural landmarks of Durbar squares in Kathmandu valley
  • Pilgrimage of the holy sites of Pashupatinath and Boudhanath
  • Exploration of the Newar culture and architecture
  • Tasting the delicious Newari cuisine and “aila” (local wine)
  • Relaxing at the vibrant nightlife of tourist hub of Thamel
  • Incredible hospitality of the Nepalese people

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1310m)

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, our representative will greet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. You can stroll around the city in the evening and stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Full day Kathmandu exploration, Drive to Nagarkot in Evening (1.5 hrs)

After breakfast, a professional guide will take you on a guided tour of the ancient Kathmandu valley. The seven world heritage sites listed by UNESCO in Kathmandu are amazing. The medieval durbar squares of Basantapur, Patan, and Bhaktapur are an open museum.

The heritage walk to the ancient settlements of the Newar community is a highlight of the trek. You can also taste the delicious cuisine of the Newar community, including Aila (a local wine). The pagoda-style temples of Pashupatinath and stupas of Boudhanath and Swayambhunath (monkey temple) are fantastic.

In the evening, we hike to the beautiful Swayambhunath stupa and observed the beautiful sunset. We drive to Nagarkot on a scenic route and stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 03: Sunrise from Nagarkot, Explore Nagarkot and Drive to Dhulikhel (1.5 hrs)

After breakfast, we hike the top of the viewpoint of Nagarkot (2100m) from where we get a spectacular view of the sunrise. The hike is 2 hours away from the hotel. The sunrise overlooking the panoramic views of the snow-capped mountains is awe-inspiring.

The view of the high Himalayan mountains, including the Langtang Lirung, Annapurna ii, Mt Everest, and Ganesh Himal range, is spectacular from Nagarkot. After breakfast, we drive back to Dhulikhel. You can stay at a hotel in Dhulikhel.

Day 04: Explore Dhulikhel and Drive Kathmandu

After breakfast, we start our tour of Dhulikhel and its surroundings. You can watch the Langtang Lirung (7227m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Gauri Shankar (7134m), Melungtse (7181m), Numbur (5945m), and others.

You can also visit the sacred stupa at Namobuddha, which is a 12km drive away or three-hour walk south. You will get driven back to Kathmandu and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 05: Farewell Day

After a wonderful trip of 5 days, our journey comes to an official end. You will get driven to the airport from the hotel. You can then board a flight to your desired destination.

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  1. Chandragiri Trek
  2. Day Nagarkot Hiking
  3. Nagarjun Hill Trek

Major Attractions of the Tour

Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square is a UNESCO listed World Heritage site. There are many temples and monuments in the durbar square. The Taleju temple, Kasthamandap temple, Hanuman Dhoka Palace are significant. The pilgrimage to Kumari Ghar (House of the Living Goddess Kumari) is a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Patan Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square

Patan durbar square boasts of the ancient heritage of the Malla period. The durbar square is an open museum with many essential monuments. The pagoda and Shikhar temples, along with Buddhist Bihars, is the highlight of the tour.

Many cafes and restaurants that provide high-quality food and accommodation on the premises of Patan durbar square.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur is the easternmost side of Kathmandu and has the most ancient civilization among the three cities. The town boasts of hundreds of temples, vibrant Newari culture, and traditions. You can visit the famous five-storeyed tall temple, the Pottery Square, 55 windows palace. You can also observe the settlements of the newar community.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath is an essential religious landmark of Lord Shiva, where many Hindu devotees come to worship. Lord Pashupatinath shrine is more than 2000 years old. You can observe the cremation ceremony site of Hindus in the banks of the holy Bagmati river. Pashupatinath temple has many interesting sights, including the naga sadhus covered in hair and ashes.

Boudhanath Stupa

The beautiful white dome of Boudhanath Stupa is a sacred site of Buddhists all around the world. Boudhanath and its surroundings are also known, Little Tibet. There are more than 50 thousand Tibetan refugees who settled in the area since 1969.

The massive stupa has two eyes of Buddha, which gives a message of peace to all over the world. There are many restaurants, Thangka painting galleries, and other attractions around the premises of Boudhanath.

Swayambhunath

Swayambhunath Stupa

Situated at a hilltop, Swayambhunath is a holy site for both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. The shrine of Swayambhunath is a short hike away from Kathmandu. You can observe the Kathmandu valley from the viewpoint is awe-inspiring.

Swayambhunath stupa is also known as the “monkey temple”. Hundreds of monkeys inhabit the surrounding area and thus the name monkey temple.

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  1. Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour Nepal
  2. Hindu Pilgrimage Tour Nepal

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Nagarkot

Nagarkot

Nagarkot (2100m) is a viewpoint famous for a stunning sunrise and sunset view. The hill point is 32 km away from Kathmandu city and is a popular getaway destination. Many tourists as well as locals flock the place on weekends.

The winding roads via Bhaktapur are quite adventurous. You can observe the snow-capped mountains, including Langtang Lirung, Annapurna ii, Ganesh Himal range, and Mt Everest.

Dhulikhel

Dhulikhel is famous for the high Himalayan mountain views. The view of Langtang Lirung (7227m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), Gauri Shankar (7134m), Melungtse (7181m), Numbur (5945m), and others from the viewpoint is fantastic. Besides that, you can also observe the sacred stupa at Namobuddha, which is 12km away.

Some popular Nepal Tour Packages:

  1. Ranikot Day Trek
  2. Nagarkot To Dhulikhel Day Hike
  3. Champadevi Hill Trek

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