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Kathmandu World Heritage Tour

with Light Trek

 

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu, Nepal
Meet on arrival in Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2 Kathmandu, Swayambu and Patan
Breakfast at hotel.
Depart to visit Kathmandu ancient palace, Swayambu Stupa and Patan ancient palace (three world heritage sites) and Tibetan Refugee Handicrafts Center. Lunch break en-route.
Return to hotel around 4PM.

Day 3 Pashupatinath and Bouddha stupa tour
Wake up very early morning to see the sunrise over the Himalaya. Breakfast at the resort, check out, and drive to visit Pashupatinath, the Holiest place for the Hindus, and Bouddha stupa. Both Pashupatinath temple and Bouddha stupa are Cultural World Heritage sites recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). After the above tour, transfer to hotel and at leisure.

Day 4 Trek Shivapuri and camp
Breakfast at hotel, and drive to Budhanilakantha to visit the reclining Vishnu temple, where he lay in the pool of water wrapped by mythological serpents. It is one of the most sacred sites of Hindus and Buddhists alike. Then, we’ll trek uphill to Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The scenery along the trek to the top of Shivapuri is beautiful with the Kathmandu Valley Rim unfolding before you and the valley's encircling green hills, and distant snowcapped mountains in the background. Lunch is prepared fresh by our cooking crew. After lunch, continue trek to the Shivapuri and camp for the night. From the summit, you can see extraordinary views of the Himalayan range. Dinner is prepared by our cooking crew.

Day 5 Trek to Chauki Benjyang and camp
Breakfast at camp and trek through semi-evergreen forest.
Lunch served en-route. Today, you can see scenic valleys with terraced farms and spectacular snowcapped peaks.

Day 6 Trek to Nagarkot hilltop
Breakfast at camp and trek to Nagarkot through scenic farmlands and villages while enjoying the breathtaking panoramic Himalayan views. Nagarkot is famous viewpoint to see the majestic mountains including the world's highest Mount Everst on a clear day. Lunch served en-route. On arrival, check into your resort.

Day 7 Bhaktapur Tour
Wake up very early morning to see the sunrise over the Himalaya. Breakfast resort, check out and drive to visit Bhaktapur, another cultural world heritage site. Lunch break will be in Bhaktapur.
Afternoon, transfer to your hotel and remaining time free.

Day 8 Departure from Kathmandu
Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to airport for your flight.

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