Kathmandu Nagarkot Dhulikhel Tour
World Sight Journey offers Special Package Trip Kathmandu Nagarkot Dhulikhel Tour, The great civilizations of Kathmandu valley have over the years left a marvelous legacy in architecture, sculpture, painting, metalwork, literature, music and dance. Swayambhunath and Boudhanath are the two great stupas whose origins are lost in time, where monasteries are chant with prayer, where prayer wheels whir and the gongs call the Gods to earth. Pashupatinath, a large, gilded, three-tiered temple dedicated to Lord Shiva was built in 1696 on the banks of the sacred Bagmati river. The cremation grounds lie behind the temple complex. Fantastic for sunrise views, villages of Dhulikhel and Nagarkot set on hilltops, 30kms approx. east from Kathmandu is famous for scenic views of the snowy ranges from Cho-Oyu in the east to Himalchuli in the west.
The political, commercial and cultural hub of Nepal is the first stop for the majority of visitors to the country. Once a separate kingdom in itself, it contains three fabled cities – Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. Out of ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites, seven cultural heritage sites are in Kathmandu Valley.
Day 1. In Kathmandu
The representatives from World Sight Journeys will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival. We then transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Day 2. City tour and drive to Nagarkot
In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organized sightseeing tour visiting Boudhanath, Pusupathi Nath and Syambunath, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, the most famous Hindu temple in the country and the melting pot of both the Buddhism and Hinduism. The early afternoon after having lunch we will visit Patan and Bhaktapur. Then we drive to Nagarkot for the best vantage point to view the peaks from the Annapurnas to Everest, the peaks seem no more than a day’s walk away. Overnight at Nagarkot.
Day 3. Trek to Dhulikhel
Early morning sunrise from Nagarkot is regarded as the best option. Usually, the weather is clear in the morning and you are able to see the mountain views more distinctly. After having breakfast we trek to the ancient city of Dhulikhel which has been an important trading center on the ancient commercial route linking Nepal to Tibet. Since time immemorial, people of Nepal travel to Tibet to bring home salt and gold. In the present days, Dhulikhel is the administrative center of Kavrepalanchok District. We drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 4: Final Departure
Today, you take the returning flight to your hometown. Our representatives will assist you to reach the airport. You return to your home with an unforgettable travel experience in Nepal.