Temple & Pagoda Tour with Everest Experience Mountain FlightThe 5 days Nepal Holiday Tour with Everest Flight has been designed to cover most of Nepal's natural and cultural grandeur. We begin our tour with by a scenic Mt. Everest flight among the high and mighty Himalayas and later followed by visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu Valley and some cultural and natural spots.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1336m / 4382 ft). Overnight at Hotel.
Assisted upon arrival at the airport by our office representative.
Day 02: Everest Experience Mountain flight and visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhu, Pashupatinath & Boudhanath. Overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast Culture Guide leads to four of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhu, and Boudhnath. Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the medieval Kings who ruled over the then Kathmandu Kingdom. Swayambhu meaning the “the self-existent” is one of the oldest Buddhist Stupas in the world. The stupa is also famous for being on the hilltop and is popular among the foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large number of monkey population residing in the area. The Pashupatinath along with the Aryaghat or Funeral Site near the Bagmati River is one of the world’s most sacred places of worship for the Hindus. The Buddhists shrine of Bouddha Nath is one of the largest stupas in the world. It’s one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist destinations of Kathmandu.
Day 03: Full day sightseeing tour to Patan, Budhanilkantha Temple & Nagarkot for Overnight.
Today after breakfast start tour of some cultural and natural spots Patan, also nicknamed as “The City of Fine Arts” is full of ancient places, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings then drive to Budhanilkantha. This temple is located at the base of Shivapuri Hill within the Kathmandu valley on the northern side. It is also known as mystical Budhanilkantha temple or Narayanthan temple .Budhanilkantha literally means “Old Blue Throat”. It is only nine kilometer away from the main city. It is a deity of Lord Vishnu; Lord Vishnu is also known as Narayan.It is called Vishnu (Narayan) Jalasayan lying on Ananta Sesa, in the cosmic ocean. The deity is about thousand years old. Lord Vishnu is about five meter (Seventeen fits) long and lying in a thirteen meter (forty three fits) long tank, as if floating with his legs crossed with his sleeping body resting on the coils of Ananta and his 11 hooded head.His four hands hold the four symbols of Vishnu, the Shankha as conch shell, Chakra as disc,Gadha as club and Padma as lotus flower. It is believe that the deity was carved in the seventh or eighth century during the Licchavi period. Hindus can walk down the steps and touch his feet, but foreigners cannot walk and touch. It is with the sacredness of this particular god that a deep seated belief was created by King Pratap Malla through a prophetic dream. It was his strong belief and fear that should the King of Nepal visit the Budhanilkantha temple, death would be threatening immediately to fall upon his departure then head toward to Nagarkot lying 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175m (7,136ft) above sea level. We stay overnight at Nagarkot to enjoy the magnificent sunrise and sunset views over the major peaks of eastern Nepal Himalayas including Mt Everest. Overnight Nagarkot.
Day 04: Sightseeing: Nagarkot, Changu Narayan & Bhaktapur. Overnight at Hotel.
After enjoying the golden sunrise views over the Himalayas from Nagarkot and taking our breakfast, we head toward Changu Narayan, the oldest pagoda temple in the Kathmandu valley, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The route to Changu Narayan passes through small villages and farmlands with farmers working in their fields. Similarly, the Town of the Devotees, preserves medieval arts, architecture, culture, and lifestyle to this date. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the best preserved one of the Valley’s three Durbar Squares. The Durbar Square was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Monument Listed in 1979. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 05: Final departure to home.