Kathmandu Valley Tour with Everest Mountain Flight

Duration: 8 Days

About Kathmandu Valley Tour with Everest Mountain Flight

This 8 days Kathmandu Valley Tour with Everest Mountain Flight is specially crafted to provide visitors the experience of the culturally and historically rich Kathmandu Valley with an added adventure of 1-hour mountain flight which offers the opportunity to view the majestic Mt.Everest with many other peaks of the Himalayan range. This tour covers all the cities and villages of the Kathmandu Valley which were built during the ancient and medieval periods.

From the cultural and historical viewpoint, Kathmandu Valley is one of the most important places of Nepal which was inhabited by the indigenous,'Newari people' during the ancient and medieval times. Later, it was conquered by the Shah king of Gorkha in the 18th century as a part of his ambitious Nepal unification campaign. Since then, it has been home to the different ethnic groups making it more diverse than before.

The Kathmandu Valley is the center of art and architecture as well with many monuments, temples, stupas, chaityas, bihars mostly built during the Lichhavi and Malla dynasty which displays the perfect example of art and architecture mastery. During the tour, you will visit all the world heritage sites of the Kathmandu Valley (Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu), Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stupas of Swayambhu and Boudhanath and the Hindu temples of Pashupati and Changu Narayan). And the ancient and traditional settlements of Newari people like Khokana, Bungmati and Kirtipur, and many other amazing places like Chobar, Nagarkot, Budhanilkantha Temple, Bajrayogini Temple, Dakshinkali Temple e.t.c.

With a mountain flight to Mt. Everest, this tour is one of the best ways to dive into the ancient and medieval culture and history of Nepal. For those people passionate about exploring new cultures and a little bit of adventure, this might be the one to do. And let's not forget the diverse and remarkable art and architecture as well. 

Highlights

  • Sightseeing of all the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley rich in culture and history
  • Experience the stunning views of the mighty Himalayas during the 1-hour Everest mountain flight 
  • Suitable for all age groups and can be done throughout the whole year except the monsoon
  • Ancient and traditional settlements of Newari people like Khokana, Bungmati, and Kirtipur
  • Beautiful sunrise and sunset with a panoramic view of the Himalayas from Nagarkot

 

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

You will arrive at the Kathmandu airport where one of our team members will welcome you and take you to the hotel. And after he will brief you about the program.

  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M

You will meet your tour guide in the morning and after having breakfast, you will visit all the UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu- Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swyombhunath Stupa, and Boudhanath Stupa. Most of them were built during the ancient and medieval period. During the tour, you can visit lots of temples, stupas, monasteries, gompas, Bihar, ancient monuments e.t.c. and observe the different religious practices, culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the local people, and the amazing art and architecture of the heritage sites.

  • B&B
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M

You will go on a 1-hour mountain flight in the early morning. Then you will have breakfast. After then, you will visit the ancient Newari settlements of Khokana and Bungamati and Patan Durbar Square which is the ancient royal palace where the Malla kings lived. Khokana and Bungamati are two ancient traditional villages of the Newar people rich in culture and history with traditional houses and temples. After, you will visit Patan Durbar Square which is the capital of art and architecture.

  • B&B
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M

Today, you will visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is also the ancient royal palace of the Malla kings. You can visit many amazing temples and monuments here built with architectural perfection and artistic beauty. Then you will drive to Changunarayan Temple which is one of the oldest temples of Nepal built during the 5th century by King Manadev of Lichhavi dynasty. After visiting Changunarayan Temple, you will head towards Nagarkot for the sunset view. From here, panoramic views of Himalayas can be seen.

  • B&B
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Nagarkot
  • 2175 M

After the view of the beautiful sunrise and breakfast in the morning, you will start the tour of the day by leaving Nagarkot behind. Today you will visit some of the ancient, religious, cultural and historical places like Dakshinkali, Chobhar, Pharping, and Kirtipur located in the southern region of the Kathmandu Valley. These places have many religious and pilgrimage sites full of temples and stupas.

  • B&B
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M

Today you will visit Budhanilkantha Temple and Shivapuri National Park area. You will start after having your breakfast. You will drive to Budhanilkantha, where a giant statue of Lord Vishnu on the bed of snakes, lies at the base of Shivapuri Hill. It is a major pilgrimage site for Hindus. After then you will drive towards Shivapuri National Park. You will visit many Buddhists nunnery and stupas along the way. While driving on the dirt road of Gurje Vanjyang and Dadagaun, the panoramic view of Kathmandu valley can be seen which is amazing. 

  • B&B
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M

Today is a free day for you. You can visit around, roam around the bustling streets of Kathmandu or just rest. In the evening, you will be taken to an authentic Nepali restaurant for a farewell dinner organized by the company.

  • B&D
  • 3 star category hotel
  • Kathmandu
  • 1350 M

After having breakfast, one of the members of our team will take you to the airport for your flight back to your home.

  • B&B

What’s Included

  • All the hotel and airport transfers. 
  • Accommodation in 3-star category hotel on BB basis (A single supplement room will be served on request with an additional cost).
  • Private vehicle transportation service.
  • Professional English speaking tour guide.
  • All government and service charges.
  • Farewell dinner.
  • All the meals-Lunch and Dinner except farewell dinner.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Tips for Nepalese staffs(Tipping is expected).
  • Travel Insurance(Compulsory).
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.