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Glimpse of Nepal Tour  

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Retaining its ancient traditions, Kathmandu is blessed by a Living Goddess and is enriched by endless ceremonial processions and events that take to the streets every now and then with throngs of devotees seeking blessings. The valley offers you a wonderful mix of Hinduism, Tibetan Buddhism and Western influence. The religious festivals observed are steeped in legend and are quite a spectacle with chariot processions and masked dancers often possessed by the spirits of deities. Nature & Historical Tour takes you to explore this traditional part of the valley. The tour covers seven UNESCO world heritage sites and beautiful hill station Nagarkot - from where one can enjoy the view of the highest point of the world - Mount Everest (8,848m).
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & Drive Kathmandu - Nagarkot
Day 02: Drive Nagarkot – Kathmandu & Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 04: Departure
 
Tour Name: Glimpse of Nepal Tour 
Tour Duration: 3 Nights / 4 days
Tour Destinations: Kathmandu & Nagarkot
DAY 01: ARRIVE KATHMANDU & DRIVE KATHMANDU - NAGARKOT
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our Fishtail representative and driver will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escort you to Nagarkot (1& ½ hours drive). En-route you will proceed to Bhaktapur Durbar Square which was founded in 889 AD and lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. The old palace square of Bhaktapur contains famous "Fifty-five windows palace". It was the royal palace of Malla kings then. The golden gate in this square is the unique master piece of the Newari art work. This old square is like an open museum of Hindu temples. The other famous sites to explore are the ancient royal bath, the courtyard of Taleju shrine; the museum of art and history, the pottery square, the majestic Nyatapola temple, the famous Peacock window and the Dattatraya temple. Upon arrival in Nagarkot, you can enjoy the view of sunset over eastern Himalayan ranges. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 02: DRIVE NAGARKOT – KATHMANDU & KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
In the early morning during sunrise, you can enjoy magnificent view of Himalayas including Mount Everest- the highest mountain, from Nagarkot. After breakfast you will be driven to Kathmandu. ). En-route you will proceed to Bhaktapur Durbar Square which was founded in 889 AD and lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. The old palace square of Bhaktapur contains famous "Fifty-five windows palace", the golden gate, the ancient royal bath, the courtyard of Taleju shrine; the museum of art and history, the pottery square, the majestic Nyatapola temple, the famous Peacock window and the Dattatraya temple. 
 
After lunch you will proceed for sightseeing tour to Pashupatinath Temple – one of holiest Hindu shrines in the world and Bouddhanath Stupa - known as world’s biggest Buddhist Stupa. Rest of the day is free to explore on your own. Overnight in Kathmandu.
 
DAY 03: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
After breakfast you will proceed for local sightseeing tour to Swoyambhunath Stupa. The Stupa is situated on a hillock overlooking Kathmandu valley and the Himalayas and is one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in Nepal. After lunch you will proceed for sightseeing tour to Kathmandu Durbar Square (which houses Kumari temple – temple of living goddess). All wood carvings, statues and architecture in this area are exceptionally fine. After lunch you will proceed to Thamel- a tourist hub for shopping and restaurants. In the evening you will observe Nepalese cultural program followed by dinner. Overnight in hotel  
 
DAY 04: DEPARTURE
After breakfast, our representative will take you to the Tribhuvan international airport for your flight towards onward destination.
 
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