Kathmandu Travel 8 days tour takes you to the interesting places of Nepal. These are important heritage sites of Kathmandu. Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu is full of historic sites, ancient temples, shrines, and fascinating villages. Mingle with locals and animals amid Durbar Square’s monuments. Rafting in Trisuli river and join on mountain trekkers in the beautiful lake city Pokhara.
Travel to Kathmandu is also a densely populated city with a gorgeous Himalayan backdrop. It is gateway to the Himalayas. Nepal has a plethora of things to offer to the tourists. So Nepal is the paradise for mountain trekkers.
Similarly, 8 days Kathmandu travel once is not enough. It makes perfect sense as you can’t absorb everything on your first visit. Nepal is more than adventure trekking. You can easily see this when traveling in Kathmandu.
The cultural magnitude of Kathmandu is an age-old cultures and their rich traditions.This is one of the most fascinating tour to Kathmandu, Bandipur and Pokhara with a day rafting in Trisuli river.
Kathmandu travel package offers everything to give you a taste and feel of Nepal. It includes medieval temples, the heritage of Durbar square and the breathtaking view of the valley. The rolling green hills surrounds Kathmandu which is amazing.
Kathmandu travel highly recommends for everyone. This is a four season tour. The three seasons like Autumn, Spiring and Winter are the best. The travel package suitable for all ages group people family with children to senior and young. No matter you are a solo and a small group travellers.
45 minutes take from Kathmandu to Thamel BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
You will be received at Kathmandu airport by our representative holding your name plate. After formal meeting,and welcome with a traditional flower garland and transferred to your hotel. There is an option of familiarization walk to the old Kathmandu in the suburb of tourist center of Thamel.
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Today Kathmandu tour visit Swayambhunath, the 2000 year old, world famous Buddhist Stupa also known as the "monkey temple". Its lofty white dome and glittering golden spire are visible for many miles from all sides of the valley. Painted onthe four-sided base of the spire are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. Above each pair of eyes is the 'third eye' signifying the wisdom of looking within.
Continue on to Durbar Square means "meeting place", very much the centre of old Kathmandu. Here you will find a gathering of temples and shrines with intricate carvings, the temple of Kasthamandap, which is believed to be made from the timber of a single tree; the three storied Akash Bhairav (God of the sky) Temple and Hanuman Dhoka, the old royal palace, named after the monkey god. From the entrance gate of the Hanuman Dhoka you will enter the Nasal Chowk. Although the courtyard was constructed in the Malla period, many of the buildings around the square are later Rana constructions. During that time Nasal Chowk was used for coronations, a practice that continues to this day on the coronation platform in the centre of the courtyard. Just by the entrance there is a surprisingly small but beautifully carved doorway, which once led to the Malla King's private quarters. There is a tradition of worshiping young girls as manifestations of the divine female energy or "Devi" in Hindu religious traditions and your tour also includes a visit to the Kumari house.
This afternoon we visit Patan City, also known as Lalitpur and one of the oldest Buddhist cities in the world. It is best known for its fine arts and crafts and rich cultural heritage. Here you will see the Durbar Square and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Your tour ends with a visit to the Tibetan Handicraft Centre where you can witness the hand- weaving techniques used to make Tibetan carpets and the moulding of metal statues. Its main objective is to help the Tibetan refugees by providing them job opportunities.
3-4 hour rafting then move to Bandipur MAP Plan-Breakfast, & Lunch or Dinner Standard Accommodation hotel in Bandipur
Get tourist bus drive to Trisuli river for 3-4 hour river rafting trip, and then drive to Bandipur, a picturesque town nestled in the Himalayan foothills of Nepal, a land as famous for its natural beauty as for the hospitality of its people. Here you will get to see the traditional Newari houses, with carved wooden windows and overhanging slate roofs. Overnight in Bandipur.
2/3 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Pokhara
This morning you will enjoy a walking tour around Bandipur. This Newar town has maintained its age-old flavour, and presents sightseers with a mix of history, architecture, incredible views, caves and unspoiled landscapes. Feast your eyes on a spectacular panorama of the entire Annapurna Range plus the peaks of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu and Langtang from here. You will also gain an insight into Newar culture, while enjoying the pristine scenery. This afternoon drive to Pokhara, a remarkable place of natural beauty. Situated at an altitude of 900m from the sea level and 200 km west of Kathmandu valley, Pokhara is known as a center of adventure and the starting point for most treks The enchanting town has several beautiful lakes and offers stunning panoramic views of Himalayan peaks. The serenity of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them create an ambience of peace and magic.
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Pokhara
Today before breakfast, drive to Sarankot to see sunrise and the Himalayan Panorama view of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manalsu, Fishtail and other Mountain Peak. Breakfat and visit important sites of Pokhara that should not miss that is David Falls, Gupteswor cave, Tibetan refugee camp, International Mountain Museum, seti gorge and bat caves, and stroll around Phewa lake in the afternoon and visit Barahi temple. Stay at hotel in Pokhara
Full day Sightseeing BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Pokhara
Wake up, breakfast and adventure tour to Paragliding for short flight, free day on your own, lunch and drive to world peace stupa to see sunset view and the Panorama view of Annapurna, Dhaulaigiri and Annapurna plus the Phewa lake view and pokhara valley view which is an amazing.
200 km, 6 hours BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Breakfast and get tourist bus drive back to Kathmandu that takes 6 hours if everything goes smoothly. It is also possible to drive by private car and can also take flight, the cost for it comes addtional. Stay night in Kathmandu.
Before 3 hours you will have reach TIA airport BB Plan-Breakfast Back to your final destination
Breakfast, receive you at your hotel and transferred from your hotel to the airport to get your flight back to home.
Full fledged Cost
- Airport transfer - hotel/airport/hotel
- Twin sharing standard hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu before and after travel we can book only on your request.
- Private vehicles transportation/ Tourist Bus service for all tour destination.
- English Speaking guide and all his expenses like salary & allowance.
- All government taxes, vat, company service charge.
What's not included?
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
- Entrance sightseeing fee in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
- Travel Insurance in case of emergency for rescue and other medication.
- Nepal visa fee
- All kind of hot and cold drinks - coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of water, hot water, tea, coffee etc.
- Tips for guide and porter
- Personal expenses like wifi, hot shower, telephone, battery charge fee.
- All the cost not mention on above cost includes.
Yes, you can get on arrival tourist visa at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Most of people can obtain visa on entry to Nepal. There are some countries visa will needed to be organize prior to travelling. $25 for 15 days of visa from the date of issue, $40 for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days tourist visa. You need two photos.
You can apply online visa from 1st of March(http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/).
Yes, our agency airport representative will pick you up from airport. We will be displaying name card of Mission Eco Trek with your name on it. and when you finished you trip we will drop you to airport. Pick up and drop is complimentary from our company.
Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May), these are the best season to go on a trek. But according to the will of the traveler, the visiting and travelling in Nepal can be managed. Travelling in Nepal should be done during the summer time or September to November and March to May at the low lands can be done at throughout the year.
The travelling at the different parts of Nepal will be different according to the distance of the travelling destinations. Generally, there are different places where one can go for short and long travelling takes generally about 1 day or more week also.
While travelling in Nepal, meals are prepared good quality standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetable soaked . The food along the trail will be simple and a mix of local and international cuisine. If the traveler is camping , then they will mainly be served with the local foods of Nepal and as well as continental and western foods. In Kathmandu you will find meals in good quality tourist restaurants. Most of hotel serve good quality meal & filter water which is safe. It is possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trip.
While visiting to Nepal, tour guides is almost mandatory to travel in Nepal for everyone. When you hired one your trip will lot more informative and memorable. You get lots of knowledge about country. But if the traveler is well experienced and have visited at different places of Nepal many times then s/he may not need the tour guides. But tour guide can play big role to make your travel. They will provide informative information about the destination along with its surroundings. Similarly, if any problems will arise during the travel, then the guides will solve it easily and it will be rather difficult for the traveler themselves to solve them.
Yes, Nepal is safe to Travel. Safety during the trekking or travel in Nepal is one of the prime concerns that every trekker or traveler want to know. In the past, Nepal has experienced political unrest, however since November of 2006, the signed Nepal Peace Agreement, between the Government of Nepal and the Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) has brought this unrest to a close. but now there is the situation of peace and tranquility in the field of trekking as well as in whole Nepal.
Besides, the trekking stakeholders in Nepal are also forwarding several steps for the safety of the trekkers. Now after election democratic parties will lead the government and rule the nation that’s why the huge possibility has seen in safety. Yes, there are pick pockets here, as you find in other countries so keep your belongings safe at all times. You need to take usual precautions as you would traveling anywhere in the world.
If someone get sick in the group, a fellow trekker in the group has to descend, then a porter/assistant guide would go with them. So the person descending would be well looked after and it would not impact on the rest of the group's experience. Emergencies are dealt with by the guide and depending on the severity.
Our Guides carry a comprehensive medical kit. But you should bring your own personal kit and carry it with you when on the trek. It should contain antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, headache pills, diarrhoea treatment, re-hydration salts eg Dioralite, Lemsip, plasters and Compede for blisters.
The hotel in Kathmandu provides the free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel or you can leave in our office too.
This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the travel.
Yes, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimum additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking
According to thee size of your groups, it differs. The vehicles will be small and light so that it can be handled easily and safely through the narrow roads of Nepal. It can be a car, minibus, land cruiser, van, Jeep.