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Kathmandu Valley Private 6-Hour Tour

1. Kathmandu Valley Private 6-Hour Tour

See the sights of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal on a 6-hour tour of an area that covers 218 square miles (350 kilometers). Kathmandu Valley contains 3 fabulous cities of great historic, religious, and cultural interest: Kathmandu (Kantipur), Patan (Lalitpur), and Bhadgaon (Bhaktapur). The Kathmandu Valley has often been described as an open-air art gallery with thousands of sacred shrines in brick, stone, metal, and wood scattered throughout it. On your tour, you will not be able to see the entire valley, but you will be taken to some of the most important and monumental sites. Many of these are squares or temples that are also designated as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Kathmandu Durbar Square This square is home to a house full of woodcarvings of different gods and goddesses. In this 3-story palace you will also find the living Goddess Kumari. Both Hindus and Buddhists venerate her, and she serves as an illustration of the harmony between the Hindu and Buddhist people. One of the popular temples of Kathmandu Durbar Square is Kashamandap, locally known as Maru Sattal. It is believed that the name of Kathmandu City is derived from the name of this temple, and it is said that this temple is built by one single Sal (sorea robusta) tree. At the center of this temple, one can see the statue of a Hindu god Gorakhnath and in the 4 corners of the temple one can see Ganesh statues. The most visited temple of Kathmandu is Maru Ganesh. The people of Kathmandu Valley believe that the 4 Ganesh statues in the 4 corners of Kathmandu Valley protect the people living in Kathmandu. Every day people go to worship this temple, and especially on Tuesdays, you can see a long line of people waiting for hours to worship. Other interesting things to see here are Mahadev Temple, Shiva Parvati Temple, Bhagwati Temple, Old Palace, Saraswoti Temple, Krishna Octangular Temple, Big Drums, Kal Bhairav, Jagannath Temple, and Tal. Swayambhunath/Monkey Temple Swayambhunath / Monkey Temple is a 2,500-year-old Stupa situated overlooking Kathmandu Valley. Its name comes from the holy monkey living in part of the complex. The painted eyes on 4 sides symbolize the all-seeing eyes of Buddha, and the site is one of the most sacred Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Pashupatinath Temple Pashupatinath is a temple of Lord Shiva and the most sacred of the 275 Shiva temples worldwide. It is also the oldest temple in Kathmandu. The Bagmati River runs alongside the temple, and is the site not only of pilgrims who bathe in the river, but also contains a special area where members of the royal family are cremated. Boudhanath Stupa Boudhanath Stupa is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and also one of the biggest in the world. It is the most important pilgrimage site for Tibetan Buddhists, who come here by the thousands during the winter festival to pay their respect. Patan Durbar Square Patan Durbar Square is home to the former Patan Royal Family. The most photographed of Kathmandu’s 3 Durbar Squares, it features a remarkable display of Newari architecture. Its main attractions include the Krishna Temple, with its 21 golden pinnacles, Rudra Varna Mahavihar, a Buddhist Monastery that houses local treasures, and the central courtyard of Mul Chowk.

Kathmandu: Private 7 UNESCO Heritage Sites Day Tour

2. Kathmandu: Private 7 UNESCO Heritage Sites Day Tour

Kathmandu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, contains 7 monuments and historic sites that have been recognized by UNESCO. These monument zones are the Durbar squares of the three cities of Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, and the religious temples of Swayambhu, Bouddha, Pashupati, & Changu Narayan. Pashupatinath Temple As one of the must visit legendary Hindu temple, this site welcomes millions of visitors every year. The temple is located on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, which runs down to the Ganges. Here, you get a chance to witness open public crematorium with all the rites and rituals being performed. You come to see even the holy men posing for pictures with painted face, dreadlocked hair & ash-applied body. Swayambhunath Temple Swayambhunath is approx. 2600 years old Buddhist Stupa, looking over the entire Kathmandu valley. It is often referred to as the Monkey Temple due to the hundreds of monkeys- the local dwellers. The main Stupa, ancient sculptures, temple of child protector goddess, monasteries, etc are the main attractions here. Boudhanath Bouddhanath is considered as one of the largest Stupas in the world, constructed back in the 4th century. The shrine itself resembles a Tibetan village since the locale comprises Tibetan monasteries. Besides this, there are a no. of painting schools with Lamas painting Thanka, the best souvenirs from Nepal. Patan Durbar Square Located about 5 km away from the capital city in the district of Lalitpur. It is a fusion of two influential religions, Buddhism and Hinduism. The town of patan perfectly showcased the genuine art, architecture, culture, religion and heritage. The classic architectural design displayed on the houses, fine handwork on the doors & windows represents the aesthetic ancient beauty. Kathmandu Durbar Square Kathmandu Durbar Square is a historic site situated in the heart of old Kathmandu city. The durbar square is surrounded by palaces, courtyards and temples. It is a pleasant place to visit due to its historical significance, magnificent Newari architecture, & bustling bazaars. Bhaktapur Durbar Square Bhaktapur Durbar Square located in Bhaktapur, a city in the Kathmandu Valley showcases the rich cultural heritage of Nepal. It is renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture, temples, palaces, & intricate artwork. It is filled with numerous other shrines, statues, and courtyards, each displaying remarkable architectural and artistic craftsmanship. Changunarayan Temple Changunarayan Temple, one of the oldest temples in Nepal, is located on a hilltop in the village of Changu Narayan, near Bhaktapur. It is believed to have been built in the 4th century during the Lichhavi dynasty, making it one of the oldest surviving wooden structures in Nepal. Outline Itinerary: Our guide and driver will pick you up from your pick up point and your guided sightseeing tour starts. You will have a lunch break between the tour and you will be escorted to your hotel in the late afternoon.

Kathmandu: Private One Day Nagarkot Sunrise and Hiking Trip

3. Kathmandu: Private One Day Nagarkot Sunrise and Hiking Trip

Nagarkot is located 25 miles east of Kathmandu, Nepal. It is on the northeastern rim of the Kathmandu Valley at an elevation of 2200m above sea level. Here you can stop at the most scenic spots in the region, renowned for sunrise views of the Himalayas. You can see Mount Everest with its snow-topped peaks from an observation tower. Enjoy the nice hiking passing through local villages and green forests towards the ancient Hindu temple of Changu Narayan. This shrine is dedicated to lord Visnu and held in special reverence by the Hindu people. This temple is considered to be the oldest temple in the history of Nepal.

From Kathmandu: Durbar Squares Full-Day Tour

4. From Kathmandu: Durbar Squares Full-Day Tour

Get picked up from your hotel in Kathmandu and head straight to Kathmandu Durbar Square. Explore this incredibly diverse and historic city with your expert guide and take some time to marvel at the breathtaking Newari architecture of the Kumari Temple and Taleju Bhawani Temple. Then travel 13 kilometers east to the city of Bhaktapur where you can see the world-famous Golden Gate of Bhaktapur for yourself. Wander through massive royal courtyards and admire some fine displays of craftsmanship in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Finally, visit Patan, also known as the City of Beauty, and experience its unique Durbar Square where you can visit the museum famous for its traditional sacred Nepalese art pieces. Sample some traditional cuisine here and experience the hospitable nature of the locals. At the end of your tour, get dropped off back at your hotel just in time for dinner.

Kathmandu: 5-Day Kathmandu, Bhkaptapur, and Nagarkot Tour

5. Kathmandu: 5-Day Kathmandu, Bhkaptapur, and Nagarkot Tour

Travel Itinerary : Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (Max Altitude: 1350 m / 4429 ft) On the first day of your trip, you will be arriving in Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International Airport. A Cordial Trek representative will greet and pick you up from the airport. You will then check into a hotel and be briefed about your upcoming tour and get introduced to your guide. Accommodation: '3 Star' Category Hotel Meals: Dinner Day 2 : Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu (Max Altitude: 1350 m / 4429 ft) On day two you will be on a sightseeing tour in the historic city of Kathmandu. Here you will visit Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Accommodation: '3 Star' Category Hotel Meals: Breakfast Day 3 : Drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot via Bhaktapur (Max Altitude: 2075 m / 6807 ft) You begin your day three with a short (1 hour) drive to Bhaktapur after your morning breakfast. Here you will explore the historic Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a former royal palace complex. It housed the Malla Kings of Nepal from 14th to 15th century and the kings of the Kingdom of Bhaktapur from 15th to late 18th century. After your tour around the historic city of Bhaktapur you will now be taking a half hour drive to Nagarkot. A hotel in Nagarkot will be your night halt. Accommodation: '3 Star' Category Hotel Meals: Breakfast Day 4 : Hike down to Changunarayan (Min Altitude: 1350 m / 4429 ft) You begin your day four with a mesmerizing view of the sunrise from Nagarkot. You will then take a three hours hike down to Changunarayan Temple after your morning breakfast. Here you will be enjoying green forests and local villages on your way to the temple. The temple of Lord Vishnu alongside its surrounding monuments were built by Haridatta Barma c. 325 AD. Optional: You may choose the vehicle option (no extra cost) if you want to skip the hiking experience. After your trip to Changunarayan Temple, you will then take a short (one hour) drive back to your hotel in Kathmandu. Accommodation: '3 Star' Category Hotel Meals: Breakfast Day 5 : Final Departure On day five you will be bidded a final farewell. We will then drop you back to the airport three hours before your final departure. Optional: You might also book any other new trips with us. Meals: Breakfast

From Kathmandu: Nagarkot Panoramic Day Hike with Lunch

6. From Kathmandu: Nagarkot Panoramic Day Hike with Lunch

Your guide will pick up from your hotel (downtown) by a private car and drive (1:30 hr) to Nagarkot view point. Enjoy the view of Himalayan panorama including Mt. Everest, Gauri Shanker, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang, Ganesh Himal and many more. Continue driving (25m) and start hiking (3 hr approx) to Changu Narayan temple (Unesco World Heritage site). On the way you will see rural life of Nepal, seasonal farming, goat grazing farmers and locally alcohol making. The trail will be flat walking in the begining and hike up and again flat and little down at the end. You will visit a Hindu temple on the way. While arriving to Changu village, you will have a lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch visit Changu Narayan temple. The temple has some master piece of Nepalese stone carvings, wood carvings and master piece of God and Goddess icons. After exploring the temple, drive back to your hotel and end the tour.

Kathmandu: Patan and Bhaktapur Day Tour

7. Kathmandu: Patan and Bhaktapur Day Tour

After being collected from your hotel, you will begin your day exploring the beautiful city of Patan, which lies in the Lalitpur district. The best point to start your sightseeing is Patan Durbar Square, which includes the Royal Palaces. These are temples which depict the amazing skills of the area's ancestors. Bhimsen Temple is dedicated to Bhimsen, the god of trade and business, and from there you will explore the Vishwanath Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Krishna Mandir is a temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Lord Vishnu. You will then explore the Golden Temple, a unique monastery which is a few minutes’ walk from Durbar Square. Your next destination will be Bhaktapur, which is the third-most major town in the valley and the best place to start sightseeing in Bhaktapur. It covers a larger area than the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu and Lalitpur, and is far less crowded. After this exploration you will encounter the Mahaboudha Temple and Rudra Varna Mahabihar, before you end your sightseeing for the day and drive back to Kathmandu.

From Kathmandu: 16-Day Manaslu Circuit Trek

8. From Kathmandu: 16-Day Manaslu Circuit Trek

Day 1 ARRIVAL Welcome to Nepal! We will be preset right at the arrival section of Tribhuvan International airport to pick you up and transfer you to the hotel, where our typical warm Nepali dinner will be waiting for you to devour. Day 2 SIGHT SEEING KATHMANDU To give you a feels of what living in the capital feels like, we will arrange a short tour around Kathmandu. We will be visiting 7 Unesco world heritage sites, experiencing vivid food and culture throughout the day, and returning back to our hotel. Day 3 KATHMANDU TO SOTI KHOLA At Sotikhola, our actual Manaslu circuit trek begins. To begin with, we go to Arughat in a van or jeep, then to Budi Gandaki valley walking through the hydroelectricity project, fields of rice and millet, and Maltar. Then trekking through a narrow trail to Arkhet Khola, our destination, Sotikhola, greets us. Day 4 SOTI KHOLA TO MACHHAKHOLA Sotikhola to Machhakhola - boasts the magnificent Ganesh Himal. After breakfast with an aim to arrive at Machhakhola, we trek from Sotikhola to Labubesi, which is a Gurung village situated at an altitude of (880 m / 2887.14 ft), leading us to Machhakhola ( 990 m / 2952.76ft) and relieve our stress in a guesthouse. Day 5 MACHHAKHOLA TO JAGAT On our way to Jagat, a natural hot spring, Tatopani comes into sight, we relax there for a bit to destress our muscles. First, we trek to Khoralbesi, then through dense forests, Dovan greets us. Below Dovan, there is the divine Budi Gandaki river. From here, walking for a while gets us to Jagat, a pretty village. Day 6 JAGAT TO DENG After leaving Jagat not so far, Salleri welcomes us with mesmerizing view of Shringi Himal ( 7187 m/ 23579.4 ft) followed by Sirdibas. Then you will walk past beautiful Gurung villages, fields of millet, and landscapes leading to Deng. Today’s Manaslu circuit trek trail is rougher and rocky, so it will be 7 hours long. Day 7 DENG TO NAMRUNG In today’s 7-hour walk on the Manaslu circuit trek, we pass through the Budi Gandaki river, luscious forest, Mani, and Gompas, which will leave you mesmerized. First, you reach beautiful Prok village that has a breathtaking view of Singri Himal. From pork enjoying the scene around us, we arrive at Namrung and stay there for the night. Namrung is a beautiful village with picturesque views and intact stone houses. Day 8 NAMRUNG TO SYALA Today’s trek will be short that is about 3 to 4 hours. Just like Namrung Syala is also a beautiful village blessed with nature’s grace, it offers you a 360-degree panoramic view of beautiful landscapes and greenery. Enjoying the view around and a warm dinner, we will rest in a guesthouse. Day 9 SYALA TO SAMAGAON After an easy hike for approximately 4 hours, Samagon greets us. Upon our arrival there, we will explore Ribung Gompa, other majestic snow-capped mountains, and glaciers. Day 10 SAMAGAON TO SAMDO After breakfast on today’s day of the Manaslu circuit trek, the trail moves towards Samdo through beautiful sceneries of forests, rivers, and small but pretty stone huts at Kemo Kharka via Chholing Gompa. Marching forward from Kemo Kharka, the paths get rougher leading to divine Budi Gandaki. We trek for 5 hours on this day and rest at Samdo. Day 11 SAMDO TO DHARAMSALA (LARKEPHEDI ) Today’s trek will be approximately 5 hours long. After breakfast, first, you cross the Budi Gandaki river through a wooden bridge followed by Larkya Glacier. The trail to Dharamsala is beautified by rivers, fields, and picturesque villages. Day 12 DHARAMSLA TP BHIMTANG Today’s trek is also about 5 hours long but comparatively more difficult as the trail gets rougher. We will first get to a valley that lies on the north of Larkya Glacier and flaunts a majestic view of Larkya peak, followed by moraine and a beautiful grassy slope. After this, you will cross the Larkya La pass (5100 m / 16732.28 ft), leading us to Tauhuche. Then we walk further ahead and reach Bhimtang village. Day 13 BHIMTANG TO TILIJE After breakfast, we head to Tilje, enjoying walking past mesmerizing glacier stream. The easy walk of 5 hours long from Bhimtang to Tilje alongside beautiful rhododendron forests, narrow valleys, and green fields is eye-pleasing. In order to reach Tilje, you first pass Karachi, then Gho, and finally be at Tilje, where you will accommodate for the night. Day 14 TILIJE TO BESI SAHAR On this day of the Manaslu circuit trek, we first walk for a few hours and then drive in a jeep. Through stone-paved paths, beautiful scenic villages, and freshwater rivers, Dharapani greets you from where we drive by jeep to Besi Sahar through the bumpy but stunning path. Day 15 BESI SAHAR TO KATHMANDU After breakfast, the trek continues; you will drive to Kathmandu, admiring the view of the Trishuli river, Marshyangdi river, rice fields, colorful valleys, terrace farms, and majestic snow-covered mountains. A delicious dinner will be waiting for you at the hotel, where you will accommodate for the night. Day 16 DEPARTURE Hoping your Manaslu circuit trek was good, we help you prepare for your departure on this day and escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport on time for you to catch your flight.

From Kathmandu: Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek | 30 days

9. From Kathmandu: Kanchenjunga Base Camp Trek | 30 days

DAY 1 : ARRIVAL One of our team members will be present right at the airport to make sure you won’t have any difficulty; we will take you to the hotel for a warm and hearty Nepali dinner and prepare for the Kanchanjunga base camp trek. DAY 2 : KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING The first day of the Nepal exploration takes you around one of the busiest places with the most humble individuals, Kathmandu. Then we go around to visit UNESCO world heritage sites namely Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka, Patan, and Bhaktapur, the Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, and Changu Narayan. DAY 3 : FLIGHT TO BHADRAPUR, DRIVE TO SUKETAR (2420M, 5HRS) Starting with an early morning breakfast, on this day of the Kanchanjunga base camp trek, first, we take a flight to Bhadrapur, which is approximately 45 minutes long, followed by driving in a van or jeep for 5 to 6 hours accompanied by scenic view throughout you arrive Suketar where you rest for the night in a guesthouse. DAY 4 : TREK TO PHURUMBU (1542M, 4-5HRS) We head for Phurumbu, located in the Taplejung district, on this day after breakfast. An easy trek of 5 hours enjoying the view of terrace farmlands, forests, and beautiful small villages will take us there and get comfortable in a teahouse. DAY 5 : TREK TO CHIRUWA (1270M, 5-6HRS) Since we will be trekking along many colorful lama villages, this day of the Kanchenjunga base camp trek brings you closer to different ethnic groups and diversity in their cultural values, clothes, and food. After walking for about 5 hours through Sinwa, Tawa, and Thiwa, you reach Chirwa and rest overnight. DAY 6 : TREK TO SUKETHUM (1585M, 6-7HRS) After breakfast, we leave Chiruwa and head toward Sukethum (the village where Japanese people used to live). The trail takes us through green dense forests, cardamom fields, a freshwater river named Ghunsa, and stunning scenarios. After walking for 6 to 7 hours, we arrive at our destination for the day of the Kanchanjunga base camp trek and rest in a teahouse. DAY 7 : TREK TO AMJILOSA (2395M, 6HRS) The adventurous side of the Kanchanjunga base camp trek starts to unfold itself today as we walk through challenging trails, cross a suspension bridge and dense forest, and reach Solima, then walk down for a while to reach a rural village, Amjilosa. DAY 8 : TREK TO GYABLA (2730M, 6-7HRS) We leave for Gyabla, a Tibetan settlement where locals widely follow Buddhist culture. Trekking for 6 to 7 hours through really pretty jungles of rhododendron trees, oak trees, and pine trees, we reach Gyabla and rest there for the night in a teahouse enjoying a warm local dinner. DAY 9 : TREK TO GUNSA (3427M, 7-8HRS) After breakfast, the trek resumes, and on this day, we walk for 7 to 8 hours. On our way, you will be greeted by the Gunsa river and dense, luscious forests. Locals of Gunsa ( Sherpa village )trade and follow Tibetan culture. DAY 10 : TREK TO KAMBACHEN (4050M, 6-7HRS) We are getting closer to the destinations of the Kanchanjunga base camp trek that has the risk of altitude sickness. Walking through the rhododendron and pine forest and crossing Ramouk Kharka, you will be at the village Kambachen, which is influenced by Tibetan culture and located at an altitude of 4050 m. DAY 11 : TREK TO LHONAK (4780M, 6-7HRS) After breakfast, we head for the rocky trails of the Kanchanjunga base camp trek, passing through large boulders with a terrific view of a waterfall and crossing a bridge first, you will be at Ramtang monastery, then walking for a bit from there, Lhonak welcomes us. . DAY 12 : TREK TO KANCHENJUNGA BASE CAMP (5143M, 5-6HRS) Finally, the day when the trek takes us to the Kanchanjunga base camp. First, you walk toward Pangpema alongside the majestic view of the glorious Kanchanjunga glacier. From Pangpema, descending for a little while gets you in front of the Kanchanjunga base camp that boasts a magnificent view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Jannu Himal, and other Himalayan peaks. We spend the night in the lap of Kanchanjunga. DAY 13 : TREK TO KAMBACHEN (4050M, 8-9HRS) This will probably be the day with the longest trek ( 8 to 9 hours), nothing to worry about, though, cause it won’t be that difficult. Walking slowly, admiring the view of snow-capped mountains through Ramtang monastery, we will be at Kambachen. DAY 14 : TREK TO GUNSA (3427M, 4-5HRS) After breakfast, we climb down from the Kanchanjnga base camp, admiring the view that surrounds us; trekking for 4 to 5 hours, you reach Gunsa village. Enjoy a savory dinner night and rest in a teahouse. DAY 15 : TREK TO TANBHARMA DANDA (4641M, 6-7HRS) This day’s trek is short and easy, taking us through a trail of rhododendron, moss, and juniper trees. After breakfast, walking for 6 to 7 hours, we will be at Tanbharma Danda. You will not trek furthermore, just relax in a teahouse. DAY 16 : TREK TO CHERAM (3870M, 7-8HRS) Be ready for adventure as you will pass through Mirgin La pass ( 4480 m/ 14698.16 ft) and Sinion La pass (4646 m / 15242.78 ft) on your way to Cheram. After breakfast, accompanied by forests and snow-capped mountains, we walk for 7 to 8 hours and arrive at Cheram. DAY 17 : TREK TO RAMCHAUR (4580M, 3-4HRS) This day is the shortest as we only trek for 3 to 4 hours. On our trail, you will be blessed by the majestic Yalung glacier and other scenarios. After arriving at Ramchaura, also known as Ramche, we rest in a teahouse. DAY 18 : REST DAY After breakfast, we leave for exploration near Kanchanjunga along with three main summits of height ( 8420 m /27624.67 ft, 8586 m / 28169.29 ft, and 8474 m / 27801.84 ft) laying on the ridge. You will indulge in lunch that we take with us, then return back to Ramchaura. DAY 19 : TREK TO YALUNG BASE CAMP (4500M, 4-5HRS), TREK BACK TO RAMCHAUR (3HRS) In order to be at Yalung base camp first, we climb the moraine top to the southern face of Mt. Kanchenjunga, then trek a little ahead and witness Jannu (Kumbhakarna) mountain, then be in the presence of the beautiful Oktang monastery and climb for a bit. From here (Yalung base camp), Kumbhakarna peak, Nyukla Lachung peak along with other peaks, are visible. After admiring base camp, the next thing to do is retrace our way back to Rammchaur. DAY 20 : TREK TO TORONG (2995M, 5-6HRS) Since Torong is on the bank of the Simbuwa river, we begin trekking for Simbuwa river after breakfast which should be around 5 to 6 hours long through a trail beautified by dense forests. DAY 21 : TREK TO LASIYA BHANJYANG (3310M, 6HRS) We start the day with a warm breakfast, walk through scenic beauty for approximately 6 hours, and arrive at Lasiya Bhanjyang. Your accommodation for the night will be a teahouse. DAY 22 : TREK TO YAMPHUDIN (2080M, 5HRS) Yamphudin is a very pretty village with peace maintained amongst different ethnic groups, as Limbu, Sherpa, Gurung, as well as Rai, reside here in harmony. We will trek for 5 hours after breakfast and get to Yamphudin, where a famous traditional pork delicacy will be waiting for you. DAY 23 : TREK TO PHUMPHE DANDA (1858M, 7-8HRS) Our first destination is Mamangkhe village which we reach through a trail of green forest and the Kabeli river. From Mamangkhe, trekking down for a while gets us to Phumphe danda. In total, the trek will be 7 to 8 hours long. DAY 24 : TREK TO KANDE BHANJYANG (2129M, 6-7HRS) After breakfast, we catch the 6 to 7 hours long trail that leads us to Kande Bhanjyang, which boasts a view of snow-capped mountains. During the night in Kande Bhanjyang you will be in a teahouse. DAY 25 : TREK TO LALIKHARKA (2265M, 7-8HRS) The trail of this particular trek consists of dense green forests. After breakfast admiring the view around, we trek for 7 to 8 hours and reach Lali Kharka, which is a hamlet located near Sanophedi. DAY 26 : TREK TO SUKETAR (2420M, 6HRS) Suketar lies in the Taplejung district. With stomachs filled with tasty breakfast, we trek for 7 to 8 hours and reach Suketar, then rest overnight in a teahouse. DAY 27 : DRIVE TO BHADRAPUR (5HRS) Starting the day, we have breakfast get ready, and drive to Bhadrapur for about 5 hours. For te remaining time of the day you can either explore Bhadrapur or just rest and take away the strain on your muscle from the Kanchanjunga base camp trek. DAY 28 : FLY TO KATHMANDU The trek ends here, so we return back to the capital, Kathmandu, by flight, enjoying the view from above. Rest of the day, again, you can explore around or rest in a hotel and prepare for your departure. DAY 29 : DEPARTURE Hoping you had an amazing experience trekking in the Kanchanjunga base camp with Swotah. Our team will see you off to the airport safely with hope to see you again.

Kathmandu: Thamel, Bhaktapur, 3-day Guided Tour

10. Kathmandu: Thamel, Bhaktapur, 3-day Guided Tour

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a vibrant and historic city with a rich cultural heritage. There are many things to see and do in Kathmandu, from visiting ancient temples and palaces to exploring bustling bazaars and trying local cuisine. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Kathmandu is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the famous Swayambhunath Stupa (also known as the Monkey Temple), the Boudhanath Stupa, and the Pashupatinath Temple. Explore the Durbar Squares: Kathmandu has three Durbar Squares - Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square - each with their own unique architecture and history. Stroll through the Thamel neighborhood: Thamel is a popular tourist hub with shops, restaurants, and nightlife. Take a scenic hike: A scenic hike to Nagarkot offers a breathtaking view of Mount Everest and other peaks. Itinerary: Day 1: We will pick you up from the airport and drop you to your hotel. And in the evening you can explore Thamel area which is a vibrant part of the city popular among the tourists. Day 2: We visit the various temples and places of interest in Kathmandu including the world heritage sites and the ancient Durbar Squares. Day 3: We take an early morning ride to Nagarkot and view the sunrise from Nagarkot hill, on the way back, we visit the famous Bhaktapur Durbar Square and then we will drop you to your hotel, residence or the airport.

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we enjoyed our first sightseeing in Nepal. we were promptly picked up by two very polite men, Rajan and Krishna. We went to all the places and our guide explained everything. very pleased, we have used Get your Guide in several country's and will continue to. If you want a intro into Kathmandu valley, this is a good tour. We tweeked it a bit because we don't want to walk up and down stairs. There was no problems.

We had a great day tour of Kathmandu with Kapil as our guide. We were promptly picked up from our hotel in a comfortable car with a/c. We spent 6 hours exploring Kathmandu’s main attractions, and loved seeing everything! Kapil has a great amount of knowledge, and is very personable and friendly - we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the tour company and in particular Kapil.

We absolutely loved the whole tour, very well organized and professional from start to end, our tour guid Prashant is very knowledgeable and courteous, gave us amazing advices and information, this is my second tour and I can’t even begin to describe how this one was much better than the first, thank you Arjun for connecting with us and welcoming us personally to Nepal

I highly recommend this trip especially with the best guide Kapil. We had a wonderful time and it was knowledgeable and the guide was so flexible with us especially with our 3 years daughter where he adjusted the plan so she can enjoy it too.

she was very very heloful and guided us in our Rhythm. She explained a lot about culture in Buddhism and Hinduism. thanks a lot for the very nice Tour! It was amazing!