Nepal Overland Tour is one of the best ways to explore the culture, tradition, religion and bio-diversity of a country, Nepal. Through this tour, tourists visit the main traditional old temples, Monasteries, Stupas and Durbar Squares (Royal Palaces) in and around the Kathmandu Valley. In addition, this tour presents the traditional cities in Kathmandu Valley, mostly inhabited by the Newar people.
Day 01: Pick up from international airport and drop off at the hotel by our office representative in a private coach
Day 02: After breakfast -proceed to Jamal and view the 17th century pond named ‘Rani Pokhari’ (Queen’s Pond)
-Visit the 15th century ‘Kathesimbhu’ Stupa
-Visit ‘Nardevi temple’
-Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, old temples and royal palace and the living goddess ‘Kumari’ in Kumari house (view the fantastic image of god ‘Bhairab’, the 16th century ‘Jagannath’ temple with full of erotic picture and ‘Taleju Bhawani’, the tallest temple in Kathmandu valley, that opens once a year during major festival ‘Dashain’ in October
-Visit ‘Sankata Mandir’ close to the new road gate and ‘Mahakal Mandir’
-Visit ‘Annapurna’ temple’ means the god of the food by a walk through the crowed Asan street
-Visit ‘Seto Machhendranath’, ‘Bangemudha’ and ‘Toothache log’. People believe they can cure toothache by nailing a coin to the log
-Back to the hotel
Day 03: After breakfast-visit ‘Swoyambhunath’ Buddhist stupa and visit ‘Pashupatinath’ Hindu Temple. Both are listed world heritage site by the UNESCO
Day 04: After breakfast -drive to ‘Sankhu’, a small Newari traditional town.
-A short walk to ‘Bajra Yogini’ temple, the tantric goddess
-Visit ‘Bouddhanath’ stupa, a Buddhist monument which is the biggest stupa in South Asia. Around the stupa there are very important Buddhist monasteries.
Day 05: After breakfast -drive to Bhaktapur a traditional and cultural city in Kathmandu valley.
-Visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Royal Palace ) and the amazing temples of Bhaktapur. This city also listed in the Worlds Heritage site by the UNESCO. The pottery square , Nyatapola temple and temple of the Dattacyarya are the major attraction of the Bhaktapur city
-Drive to Nagarkot for the beautiful snow capped and panaromic mountain views
-Explore sunset and sunrise in the evening and morning. Stay overnight in Nagarkot
Day 06: After reakfast, drive to ‘Changunarayan’, one of the best temples of god Vishnu on the top of the hill
-Observe many representation statues of god Vishnu built in 7th century
-Drive to Panauti, a small Newari traditional and cultural town
-Visit the ‘Indreshwor Mahadev’ temple.
-Drive to Dhulikhel, a very important Newari town to view snow capped mountains , sunrise and sunset. It is also a view point. Overnight stay in Dhulikhel
Day 07: After breakfast, drive to Patan, the city of the fine arts
-Sightseeing of Patan city and drive back to hotel in Kathmandu. Farewell dinner
Day 08: Drop off at the airport and fly back home.
Area: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Swayambhunath, Nagarkot and Dhulikhel
Tour grade: Easy
Duration: 8 days
Activities: Tour and sightseeing
Transportation: Car, van, jeep, bus.
Number of packs: 5-25 packs
Best time: Throughout the year.
Accommodation: Hotel, lodge and resort as mentioned in the itinerary
Tour Category: Luxurious tour
USD 900 per person (for minimum 2 pax) for 3*** hotel
USD 1250 per person (for minimum 2 pax) for 5***** hotel