Kathmandu Tour with Day Hike

Kathmandu Tour with Day Hike

Duration
5 days
Destination
Nepal
  • Trip Grade
    Leisure Holidays 
  • Group Size
    Min. 2 Pax
  • Best Time
    Jan - May and Sept - Dec 
  • Accomodation
    3 - Star Hotels

Trip Overview

Take a glimpse of great cultural highlights of the Kathmandu valley that represents historic Nepal before modernization took over the city. Kathmandu tours with a day hike to Nagarkot is the tour that lets you taste the nature and social brilliance of Nepal. The tour includes visiting UNESCO listed world heritage sites located particularly in Kathmandu. Next, get your fill of Himalayas with a hike to Nagarkot from where you will get to see majestic sights of mountains of Nepal. Along with scenic views of the mountains, here you can experience the rural lifestyle of Tamang ethnic groups. This is a splendid and short journey to look into the details of historic arts and culture of Nepal with a touch of specialties of Mother Nature. Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, is a city that invests wholeheartedly in its history, assorted variety and culture. This draws in numerous guests consistently and makes it a suggested vacationer goal for sightseers from everywhere throughout the world.

Highlights Tours

  • Magnificent tour of the rich cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu that defines the history of Nepal in the Malla period
  • Take a closer look at the detailed manual work carved on the woods used on the palace and temple buildings
  • A chance to see the faith that lies in the heart and mind of Nepalese while on the tour of Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa
  • Refreshing hike to Nagarkot, a small town on the outskirt of Kathmandu valley, popular for its vantage point from where the Himalayan range is visible
  • An opportunity to peek into the life of people living away from the modern city of Kathmandu
  • While returning we will stop for a detour of Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Squares

All about the Kathmandu Tour with Nagarkot Hike

If you are looking to taste the elegance of Nepal’s fantastic historic monuments with a touch of wilderness and Himalayas in limited time, we have the perfect tour planned out for you. Kathmandu Tour with a day hike to Nagarkot gives a chance to experience the incredible ancient arts and buildings of Nepal likewise enjoy the ambiance surrounded by the Himalayas. It is a tour that takes place in the busy and bustling city of Kathmandu to the peaceful village of Nagarkot. So it is a perfect combination to experience an incredible mix of cultural and natural beauty. This tour lets you experience the fast-paced life as well as the slow-paced life of Nepal while exploring the ancient sacred landmarks of Nepal and the beautiful rural village away from the capital city. Through this tour, explore the streets of Kathmandu and indulge in the delectable artworks and architecture.

Kathmandu is famous for its temples, palaces, monuments, arts, diversity, and many more things. It is a must-see and experience to indulge while you are in your short yet joyful Nepal tour. Here in Kathmandu, there is a lot to see besides these landmarks. The alleyways which are a real-life maze show the beautiful life of locals. Together with that, many small temples and statues hold significant meaning for that particular place. Moving on from the alleyways of Kathmandu, the tour further heads to Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath is a sacred temple for Hindu followers whereas Boudhanath stupa is for Buddhist pilgrims. On the other hand, Swayambhunath draws followers of both religions as it has temples of Hindu as well as Buddhist deities. These places let you have an insight into the spiritual side of Nepal. And may give an idea of how strong faith and beliefs do Nepalese have for their respective gods.

After the fascinating sightseeing of Kathmandu, we will drive 32 km away from Kathmandu to the east. For the little getaway from the busy city of Kathmandu, you will treat yourself with the sheer brilliance of nature with the Nagarkot Hiking Day Tour. Relish the magnificence in lavish slopes, emotional perspectives on the mountain and immaculate air with a day climb to extraordinary compared to other view stations close to Kathmandu – Nagarkot. The incredible work of Mother nature will take your breath away. Nagarkot is tucked away amidst the huge cliffs and hills roofed by the majestic Himalayas. Here you will get to see the lush hills that seem like it’s never-ending. No other day visit could have ever been such a great blend! We shall end this refreshing tour with a small visit to Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Squares while returning to Kathmandu. Both Bhaktapur and Patan are popular for preserving ancient monuments and arts and for having great collections of temples.

On the whole, it is a brilliant short escape away that lets you get to know local people and their diverse cultures. This tour offers you a chance to blend with the individuals and find out about the remarkable parts of their way of life. So reboot yourself with an endlessly intriguing short trip of Kathmandu and Nagarkot hill. It is full of alluring experience and a chance to investigate the otherworldliness amid the different sanctuaries over the city.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Nepal

Day 02: Full day Kathmandu valley tours

Day 03: Day Hike to Nagarkot, 3-4 Hours

Day 04: Nagarkot - Kathmandu with sightseeing tours of Bhaktapur and Patan

Day 05: Departure/Tour Ends

Cost Includes

  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport transfers
  • Three night at 3 Star category hotel in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast
  • One night accommodation with full board meals at 3 Star category hotel in Nagarkot
  • All guided sightseeing in Kathmandu as per itinerary with a tour guide and all temples/monuments entrance fees
  • English speaking guide for Nagarkot hike including his foods, salary and accommodation etc.
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • All our government taxes and office service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the itinerary'
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Tips and gratuities for tour guide and driver

FAQs

  • When is the best time to do this tour?

  • Will you provide airport pick up and drop off services?

  • Is this tour available privately?

  • Can we modify the itinerary of the tour?

  • How many people will be there in a group joining tours?

  • Which hotels do you appoint to use in Kathmandu and Nagarkot?

  • Can I upgrade accommodation?

  • Can we extend our tour?

  • How can we make a reservation for the tour? And deposit required? 

  • Is hiking to Nagarkot very difficult?

  • What type of transportation do you use for the tour?

  • Will the tour operator provide mineral water for the travelers?

  • How knowledgeable is the tour guide?

  • How can we contact the Nepal Hiking Team in case of an emergency?

Cost & Dates

Group tours are unavailable for this trip, however, you can opt for the private trip. The private trips are available on any date of your choice at any time of the year. Let us know about your preferred travel dates and we shall organize it as per your convenience. Get in touch with your query now.

Reviews

Bogdan Ilie, USA My wife and I were lucky to have chosen Nepal Hiking Team to plan our trip. We opted for a private guide and had a porter as well. We waited at the airport, and we were dropped off there as well when we left Nepal. Our guide, Ram, made sure that our trip was organized flawlessly and that we were doing well and happy at all times. He chose the best available teahouses, and we were allowed to chose the food from the menu in all of them (there seem to be agencies that say you can either choose dal bhat or pay out of pocket). We were even served, during dinner, sliced apples carried by the porter. Ram was very knowledgeable, and he shared information related to mountain peaks, vegetation, and animals. As we saw, his English skills are excellent. Above all, he is friendly and has a positive attitude, so we enjoyed talking and interacting with him. The porter, Bhola, was also very friendly. He looked like he was 50 kg but carried 55-65 kg easily. Overall, it was a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime experience to which Ram, Bhola, and Nepal Hiking Team contributed substantially. One of the owners, Ganga, even offered free rides to do the PCR tests or other purposes. We couldn't have hoped for better treatment from this agency. Note: Read Original Review on Trip Advisor (Click Here)
Lucie H, UK In May this year - some friends and I joined the NHT For 16 days. Every fine detail was considered, with our guides and porters going above & beyond to ensure we were comfortable and happy. Their knowledge and experience created a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for us all. I have no hesitation in recommending Nepal Hiking Team to anyone! They made this experience perfect, thank you, guys.  
Mike, USA I went with my girlfriend to the Everest Base Camp with a guide and porter from Nepal Hiking Team. Right from the pick-up from the airport, we felt like valued clients, and we were made to feel very welcome and relaxed in an otherwise hectic city. From the moment the trek started, our guide Bheg ensured we were comfortable and constantly checked on our physical state throughout each day and provided advice and assistance where we needed it. Overall, the experience was one I'll never forget, primarily because I proposed at the top and because the Nepal Hiking team made the experience as stress-free and as organized as possible, all with a smile on their face at all times. I highly recommend NHT.
Megan Y., China Ganga, Balaram, and the team were fantastic; even when we had a 24-hour flight delay, they re-scheduled everything without fuss or fee. We had an excellent driver for just us (and guide where we had them). We even changed things along the way, and whether the driver, guide, or agent, they were more than willing to help and be flexible. :) The trip took in some hiking, some sightseeing, some relaxing, the jungle, and for each occasion and location, we were provided a specialist guide for the event/location. The hotels they chose for us were precisely our requirements based on the activity we were experiencing on any given day. Balaram even met us many times in person to round off the experience and ensure all was well and take honest feedback in person - the personal touch makes you feel even more appreciated and welcome as a customer. We would recommend anyone contact the team if they are planning a trip to Nepal. Thank you, guys, for a memorable vacation.
Jonathan, USA The team NHT provided the best possible service. They were attentive in every aspect in the months leading up to the trek through emails and were responsive and thorough in addressing my questions and concerns. During our tour, Bheg (our guide) and our porter were there to take care of our (myself and one other trekker) needs and always smile and graciously. I have used other more expensive and well-known trekking teams in the Himalayas in the past and would rank NHT on an equal or higher plain. Bheg has many years of experience, as did our porter, and was very competent in their roles and Bheg in his knowledge of the area and the trek. Though our porter did not speak very much, Bheg was kind enough to translate when asked, and our porter was equally attentive in assisting Bheg and us to ensure a successful trek. Very competitive price and an excellent team and experience. I highly recommend them.