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Close-up Kathmandu Tour - 05 Days

Kathmandu Durbar Square, the enticing conglomeration of ancient arts and craftsmanship in Nepal.

Kathmandu, the lively, charismatic and flamboyant capital of Nepal is not just a lavish display of sophisticated superstructures, but also an abode to some of the most famed world heritage sites. Right beneath the vivid newfangled façade of the city, stand the timeless temples, artistic ancient palaces and enigmatic edifices, hauling cultural and historical significance. The city is blessed in the sense that it is equipped with all the modern amenities and at the same time has not shed its traditional charm. Be it a posh luxury hotel, a lavish modern shopping mall or a pious shrine standing since the hoary antiquity, they are all here. Who might not want to take a close up look at this neo-classical city? The “Close-up Kathmandu Tour" is an entertainingly astounding trip that familiarizes you to every nook and corner of Kathmandu. Honestly, you will know this would be cosmopolitan capital of Nepal like you know yourself.  

During this 5 days’ tour, we enthusiastically explore the religious, cultural and historical landmarks of Kathmandu, like- Pasupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Basantapur Durbar Square etc.  After sampling these renowned world heritages, we drive to Nagarkot, a covetous hill station in the vicinity of Kathmandu.  From the tower at Nagarkot, we relish the jaw- dropping mountainous vistas of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and yes, the mighty Everest.  Besides the mountain views and stunning landscapes, the sights of sunrise and sunset are utterly fantastic. After an enticing indulgence in this heavenly hill station, we drive back to Kathmandu, which wraps up our tour.    

 

OUTLINE ITINERARY

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m)

Day 02: Kathmandu city sightseeing (1400m)

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot (2195/1hour) via Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Day 04: Witness the beautiful Nagarkot sunrise & drive back to Kathmandu(1400/1hour)

Day 05: Final departure                                                                                                               
 

  Important  Snippets 

The itinerary prescribed above is the standard template of the trip plan offered by Marron Treks which can be readily customized to match the guests’ preferences. However, the guests are expected to understand that the execution of the trip plan might be circumvented by an array of uncontrollable factors like bad weather, political turmoil, strikes, blockades and other unforeseen contingencies. Under such abnormal circumstances, the trip plans might undergo slight or sharp alterations, taking into consideration, the best interest of the clients. Wherever the changes are made, Marron Treks cannot be held responsible for the consequences. Nevertheless, we shall endeavor our level best to make sure that the trip is carried out with respect to the original trip specifics.


Kathmandu, the busy and flamboyant capital city of Nepal.Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1400m)

Upon arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you need to accomplish your entry/visa formalities. You will then be received by a representative from Marron Treks and transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. Welcome drinks will be served at the hotel and then we will have a quick pre-trip meeting. You can then spend the remaining time resting or as you please. In the evening you can stroll around the vicinity of your hotel just to get the feel of this wonderful city. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu; breakfast included.




Day 02: Kathmandu city sightseeing (1400m)Boudhanath Stupa, the gigantic stupa in Kathmandu Nepal, regarded as the one of the most revered sites for Buddhist pilgrims in Nepal.

After breakfast, hop in to our transport vehicle and head off for a guided tour to the renowned historical and cultural landmarks of Kathmandu. You will be visiting the sites like - Pashupatinath Temple (the most revered Hindu shrine), Kathmandu (Basantapur) Durbar Square and the Boudhanath (the Maha Stupa). All these sites have been listed in the UNESCO world cultural heritage list. After the entertaining and informative tour, we drive back to the hotel. You can spend the rest of the time as you wish or probably contemplating over your next day's face-off with the cultural marvels of Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu; breakfast included.



Bhaktapur Durbar Square, an ancient palatial culture in the historic city of Bhaktapur, Nepal, reflecting some incredible master pieces of ancient Newari arts and craftsmanship.Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Nagarkot (2195m/1hour) via Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Get off your comfy beds a the hotel, take a refreshing shower and settle for an energizing breakfast. You will meet your guide, the same amiable persona who familiarized you to the historical and cultural wonders of the city yesterday. You set off for a drive towards Nagarkot, one of the most picturesque hill stations in the vicinity of Kathmandu. On the way, we visit the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, an emblem of the historical wonder of Nepal. This palatial square encapsulates an impressive conglomeration of ancient buildings and monuments which exhibit the very best of ancient architecture. Bhaktapur is dominantly dwelt by the people of "Newar" community. One can vividly witness the prevalence of the Newari culture here. The Nagarkot View Tower in Nagarkot, Nepal is a magnet for nature lovers who reach there to capture the scenes of rising sun in the morning and when it is setting in the evening.Besides the palatial square and a unique Newari culture, there is one more thing that no matter how meager it might seem, has popularized Bhaktapur; it is the locally made curd known as "Dju Dju Dhau". This rich curd is made out of pure milk and is exceptionally tasty. If willing, we can sample the curd and tickle our taste buds. After all the fun and some enthusiastic clicks at Bhaktapur, our drive resumes. The roads ahead are narrow and curvy but they are quaint with plenty of greenery around, something in sharp contrast with the wide, busy roads of the world be cosmopolitan, Kathmandu. After about an hour's scenic drive, we eventually arrive at this blessed hill station of Nagarkot. The fresh air of the hills, seemingly never-ending stretch of greenery, astounding mountainous vistas, all makes Nagarkot one of the best excursion destinations. It used to be the summer camp of the former Royals in Nepal. With a chain of sophisticated resorts and restaurants, your stay at Nagarkot is going to absolutely comfortable. We check in to one of best resorts nearby and rest for some time. In the evening we head on towards the "Nagarkot Tower" to witness the marvelous sunset view. Overnight at hotel in Nagarkot; breakfast included.               

                                                                          

Day 04: Witness the beautiful Nagarkot sunrise & drive to KathmanduNagarkot, a beautiful hill station near Kathmandu, Nepal.  (1400m/1hour)

We wake up early in the morning and head towards the Nagarkot Tower to relish the fascinating view of sunrise over the Himalayas. After this scenic indulgence, we get back to our resort, freshen up ourselves and savor a succulent breakfast, simultaneously admiring the backdrop of an impressive Himalayan chain from our resort. It's time now we kiss good bye to this hilly paradise and get on the wheels back to the hullabaloo of Kathmandu. From the quaint environ or Nagarkot, an exciting curvy drive of about an hour brings us back to the rush, crowd and glamour of the capital. We drive to our hotel. The remaining time is on your own. You would probably want to get in to some souvenir shopping at Thamel. In the evening, Marron Treks will host a farwell dinner party, a full fledged Nepali fiesta, showcasing a range of traditional Nepali cuisines and an enticing cultural show. Enjoy to the fullest and sleep tight. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu; breakfast and dinner included.



Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu, the only international airport in Nepal.Day 05: Final departure

Unless you would want to extend your trip and try out some of our other adventurous packages like Bungy Jumping, Mountain Biking, Jungle Safari, White Water Rafting, Golfing & Paragliding etc., this will be your last day in Nepal. A representative from Marron Treks will escort you to the airport for the final departure to your homeland. We are certainly going to miss you because although you had come here as a tourist, you are going back as a friend!  Have a safe flight back home and we look forward to being your travel companion in Nepal once again.

Please let us know about your desire for trip extension so that we can make the necessary arrangements.


 

  Important  Snippets 

The itinerary prescribed above is the standard template of the trip plan offered by Marron Treks which can be readily customized to match the guests’ preferences. However, the guests are expected to understand that the execution of the trip plan might be circumvented by an array of uncontrollable factors like bad weather, political turmoil, strikes, blockades and other unforeseen contingencies. Under such abnormal circumstances, the trip plans might undergo slight or sharp alterations, taking into consideration, the best interest of the clients. Wherever the changes are made, Marron Treks cannot be held responsible for the consequences. Nevertheless, we shall endeavor our level best to make sure that the trip is carried out with respect to the original trip specifics.


Accommodation

During Close-up Kathmandu Tour  we opt you accommodate in 3 star or 5 star hotels like Hotel Royal Singhi (3star), Hotel Manaslu (3 star), Radisson (5 star), Yak & Yeti (5 star) or similar in Kathmandu City. In Pokhara City, we accommodate you in 3 star or 5 star hotels like Base Camp Resort (3 Star), Mt. Kailash (3 star) , Fishtail Lodge (5 star) , Shangrila Village (5 star) or similar. In Chitwan we accommodate you in Tigerland Safari Resort or Safari Narayani Hotel or similar.

 

Meals

We arrange the best quality food for all visitors. We could arrange Continental, Chinese, Italian and Indian cuisine like Pizza, Spaghetti, French Fries, Soups, Breads etc based upon your requirement.But it would be great if you  prefer  to use the local foods that would help you to interact with the local peoples and to know the rich culture of Nepal.

 

Best Months

Around the whole year the best months for these tour is January-May & September-December

 

Our  Guides

The Guides play a very active role at the time of trip. Marron Treks has experienced and helpful  guides who make your trip enjoyable as well as successful. Our Guides will help you to know the city, provide information and will let you know about the history  about all the sites you visit.

 

Travel Insurance

Before starting your journey with MarronTreks it is advised that you arrange your travel insurance before leaving your homeland. The main thing is to make sure your insurance covers you for both medical and evacuation costs. In some places it is not necessary but it would be better if you have the travel insurance with you all the time. That would make your trip safe and hassle free.

 

Safety

Nepal is a safe place and has always attract lots of visitors from all over the world.You are given the security from the Tourist-Police of Nepal and any time they are present for immediate help.

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Starting Price: USD XXX (On request) on twin sharing accommodation basis.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop services.
  • Hotel accommodation costs in Kathmandu & Nagarkot on "BB" basis as per the itinerary.
  • All ground transportation (private vehicle) costs as prescribed in the itinerary.
  • All applicable tourist entrance, monumental and local permit fees as deemed necessary for the tour.
  • Salary to an experienced city guide throughout sightseeing period.
  • Company’s t-shirt, cap and a day pack (provided as complimentary gears).
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Farewell dinner with live Nepalese cultural program.

 

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare and departure taxes.
  • Personal insurance for travel to Nepal.
  • Nepal entry visa fee – Visa can be obtained upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days costs US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days costs US $40 and $ 100 respectively. You will need a valid passport and 2 copies of your recent PP sized photos).
  • Lunch & dinner where ever not mentioned in the itinerary.Emergency rescue evacuation cost.
  • Tips to the guide, driver and hotel staffs (Tipping is expected).
  • Bar bills, alcoholic drinks & beverages.
  • Other expenses of personal nature (phone calls, laundry etc.).
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the 'Cost Includes' section above.

 Not Required...

Departure Date

Marron Treks has calibrated fixed departure dates for all the tour packages. We operate group as well as individual/private tours. Please pick the most palpable date for you and book your trip now. If the dates below don’t fit your schedule, kindly contact us directly and let us know about your preference.





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