7Night/8Days
Duration
Changunarayan, Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Shivapuri
Location
Tour Highlight
  • Explore the historical monuments of Kathmandu valley.
  • Catch the view of Kathmandu valley through the watchful gaze of the Shivapuri hill while being amidst beautiful array of flora and fauna.
  • Traverse the mighty hills surrounding Kathmandu valley.
  • Experience the tranquil ambience of Nagarkot.

Kathmandu valley is beautifully ensconced within various majestic hills and Shivapuri, the second highest among them, is definitely a must go. Enriched with multitude of vegetation, the trek to Shivapuri offers a unique view of the Kathmandu valley. The trek provides a lasting experience of the rural life just a few kilometers away from the capital and has the added benefit of being suitable for all seasons. Cap off your journey in the tranquil environment of Nagarkot which caters to every need of a traveler. So pack your bags and experience Kathmandu valley like never before.

 

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car
1

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu

You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by our representatives and be transferred to your hotel.

A brief orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide. Overnight stay at your hotel. 

2

Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast your tour around Kathmandu will commence where you will be accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include a visit to the following places:
  • Boudhhanath: A major Buddhist stupa located at the north eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Pashupatinath:The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Swayambhunath: Sitting atop a hill, it is the most prominent Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal and is one of many sites of Nepal included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient courtyard the then Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is abundant is breathtaking architecture.

Overnight stay at your Hotel.

3

Drive to Budhanilkantha and trek to Shivapuri

After breakfast, you will be driven to Budhanilkantha which houses a temple with a statute of Lord Vishnu reclining on a coiled snake, the “shesnag”. It is one of the most revered site in Kathmandu Valley.

From Budhanilkantha the trail leads to Shivapuri, which is the second highest hill within which the Kathmandu valley is ensconced and is also the site of the Shivapuri National Park.

The trek begins from the southern border of the hill upto the Nagi Gomba which will take around one and a half hours. The place houses the nunnery monastery. Beyond the monastery, the trek includes an uphill climb for another 3 hours which rewards you with the glimpses of various types of vegetation. Once atop the Shivapuri hill, you can view various mountatins including Ganesh and Lantang among others.

Overnight stay at Shivapuri.

4

Shivapuri Lekh to Dhap

The trek begins in the wee hours of the morning where you will travel from Shivapuri lekh(hilltop) to Dhap via Chisapani. The trek begins with a one hour walk along a plain trail. From there a 3 hours flat hill trail leads you to Chisapani.

The trek offers one the experience of various flora and faunas which culminates into Dhap, which is an expansive and beautiful field surrounded by forests.

Overnight stay at Dhap.

5

Dhap to Nagarkot

The trek from Dhap to Nagarkot takes around 5-6 hours. After breakfast you will initially travel to Chauki Bhanjyang which takes around 2 and half hours where you will stop over fpr lunch. From there you will trek towards Nagarkot for another 3-4 hours. Nagarkot is by far the most preferred tourist retreat in Kathmandu valley with its range of hotels, scenic view of various mountains and an apt location to catch the view of sunrise and sunset.

Overnight stay at Nagarkot.

6

Nagarkot to Changunarayan and drive to Kathmandu

After breakfast you will trek downhill towards Changunarayan temple, which is touted to be the oldest temple of Kathmandu valley. The trek provides a view of Sankhu village and Bhaktapur city and its duration is of around 3 hours. Form Changunarayn you will be driven to Kathmandu towards your hotel which will take about an hour.

Overnight stay at your hotel.

7

Kathmandu: A day for yourself

Relax and enjoy by yourself and collect souvenirs to recollect memories of Nepal. The day also includes a farewell dinner. Overnight stay at your hotel.
8

Departure from Kathmandu

You will be taken from your hotel to the airport as per your schedule. You will reach the airport 2 hours prior to your flight.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin /double sharing 2-3 star accommodation at Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Escorted with English speaking guide. Private transportation. Entrance fees
  • Private vehicle transportation
  • Accommodation in Normal tea house during trek
  • Meals – Breakfast with 2 cups of tea/ coffee, lunch, dinner – during trek
  • Sleeping bag
  • Langtang trekking map for group
  • All necessary paper work & permits
  • A First Aid and Eco trained & government licensed English speaking guide
  • One porter between each two members during trek
  • Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of trekking staff
  • National Park fee
  • TIMS
  • First Aid Kit
  • Travel & rescue arrangement
  • All government taxes
  • Farewell dinner

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa Fee (USD 40 for 30 Day)
  • Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Drinking water, Hot shower and Electricity bills during trek
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency
  • Personal gear & clothing – these may be available for hire
  • Tips, any expenses of personal nature, client’s insurance
  • Soft/hard drinks
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Anything not specified in the Cost Include section