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Kathmandu City Tour

Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 250

Spend time in Nepal’s colourful capital and be amazed at the extraordinary and ornate temples and shrines which include the Temple of the Living Goddess. Also visit a Tibetan Handicraft Centre.


Kathmandu is the largest city and capital of Nepal. Situated at an elevation of approximately 1,400 metres/4,600 ft in central Nepal, Kathmandu is the urban core of Kathmandu Valley located in the Himalayas. It is rich with temples. The valley has seven World Heritage Sites and the city uniquely blends culture with the modern world.

On arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to your hotel for 2 nights’ accommodation. The next morning, have a tour of Kathmandu starting at Durbar Square located in the heart of the city with its colorful and ornate temples and shrines which includes the Temple of the Living Goddess. Afterwards drive to Swayambhunath also known as the Monkey Temple due to the many holy monkeys living there. This is a 2000 year old Buddhist Stupa.

In the afternoon, drive to Patan, one of the oldest Buddhist cities in the world, also known as the city of fine arts. Patan is one of three royal cities in the valley. Here you will visit Patan's Durbar Square. Patan is filled with wood and stone carvings, metal statues, ornate architecture, including dozens of Buddhist and Hindu temples and over 1200 monuments. Finish your day at the Tibetan Handicraft Centre established to assist Tibetan refugees and to provide them with employment opportunities.

The following day, depart from Kathmandu.

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Duration
3 Days
Prices From:
US$ 250

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive Kathmandu

Arrive into Kathmandu. Situated between India and Tibet, is the Kingdom of Nepal, home to Mount Everest. Upon arrival into the airport, you will be met by Goway's representative and transferred to your hotel. Kathmandu is the capital and largest city of Nepal and is rich with temples. The valley has seven World Heritage Sites and the city uniquely blends culture with the modern world.

Duration2 Nights
Accommodation

Samsara Resort

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    Samsara Resort



    Designed for both business and leisure travel, Samsara Resort is ideally situated in Thamel; one of the city's most popular locales. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. The resort offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities ...

    Designed for both business and leisure travel, Samsara Resort is ideally situated in Thamel; one of the city's most popular locales. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. The resort offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travellers. The hotel has 24 beautifully appointed rooms.

    Facilities

    • Bar(s)
    • Business Centre
    • Currency Exchange
    • Laundry/Dry Cleaning Service
    • Lounge(s)
    • Medical Services
    • Parking
    • Restaurant(s)
    • Room Service

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Day 2

Full Day Kathmandu Tour

Your morning tour begins at Kathmandu Durbar Square (an UNESCO World Heritage Site) which is located in the heart of the old city. There are around 50 temples in the vicinity. Durbar Square (or "meeting place") is the centre of old Kathmandu, a gathering of temples and shrines with intricate carvings. You'll see many temples including the Temple of the Living Goddess, or Kumari House where you may catch a glimpse of the "Kumar" at one of the open windows overlooking the inner courtyard. Afterwards, drive to Swayambhunath (also known as the "Monkey Temple" due to the numerous holy monkeys living by the temple). It is a 2000 year old world famous Buddhist Stupa and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

This afternoon you will drive out to explore Patan, one of the oldest Buddhist cities in the world, it is also known as Lalitpur, or the city of fine arts. Located on the southern side of the Bagmati River, Patan is one of three royal cities in the valley. Here you will visit Patan's "Durbar Square" and a UNESCO World. Patan is filled with wood and stone carvings, metal statues, ornate architecture, including dozens of Buddhist and Hindu temples, and over 1200 monuments.

Your tour ends with a visit to the Tibetan Handicraft Centre on the outskirts of Patan. It was established in 1960 with the aid of the Red Cross and the Swiss Development Corporation to help Tibetan refugees by providing them with job opportunities. Here you can observe how traditional carpets, and handicrafts like prayer wheels are made and sold in souvenir shops.

Meal Plan Breakfast and Lunch
Day 3

Depart Kathmandu

Today you will be transferred back to Kathmandu airport for your onwards flight.

Meal Plan Breakfast

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DEPARTURES:

Daily

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on single / twin sharing basis as per the itinerary, in hotels mentioned or similar.
  • Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast basis at all places.
  • Lunch at a local Nepalese restaurant on day 2.
  • Transport services using air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Meet and greet services by TWX/Associate office in each city.
  • English Speaking Local Guides at all places according to the program.
  • Entrance fees according to the program.
  • All currently applicable taxes.

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Any services other than the ones mentioned above.
  • Room service (Meals).
  • Any Airfare for Domestic sectors within India.
  • Visa charges, airport taxes, table drinks, telephone calls, tips to driver/guide/naturalist, camera fees, international airfare, laundry etc or any other items of personal nature.
  • Any other expense/changes due to unforeseen circumstances while in India.

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*Prices are "from", per person, based on twin share in low season. Subject to availability.

TB TRAVELWKAT0116SG: KCTM2
25 Sep 2017
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