A Short Tour by Accent Himalaya to explore Kathmandu, the medieval city of Patan and Bhaktapur with Nagarkot.
Discover Kathmandu tour is perfect for those explorers wanting to explore Kathmandu city, get a brief introduction to cultures and traditions of the Nepalese people with some insights of the ancient historical sites. Some of these ancient historical sites are both pilgrimages to the Hindus and Buddhist.
We begin our tour by first exploring the tourist hub of Kathmandu; Thamel. Thamel is always occupied with people from different parts of the world. It is one of the best places to roam around here in Kathmandu which is filled with ancient arts and local handmade handicrafts. You will also find many handmade garments, bags, ornaments, paintings, souvenir and antique shops. Some of the shops also sell gears required for trekking. Thamel is a beautiful place with big hotels and their beautiful garden, restaurants, pubs, bar and much more. You will also see lots of westerners enjoying food, drinks, music and much more.
After Thamel, we will be exploring Kathmandu Darbar Square, which is a very ancient site, now turned into a museum. Here you get to see the unique art and architecture on the monuments build hundreds of years ago along with the royal history of Nepal.
The next morning we will be exploring other heritage sites of the Kathmandu which are Pashupatinath Temple, Swambhunath Temple, and the Boudhanath Stupa and drive to Nagarkot. After reaching Nagarkot, we will perceive the sunset view and next morning before heading toKathmandu - we will enjoy the sunrise view from the top of the hill of the Nagarkot and head back.
On the way, we will stop to visit the ancient city Patan. This city is filled with different ancient arts and architecture sites where you’ll find local people selling handicraft products, wooden masks etc. After Patan, we will explore Bhaktapur. In Bhaktapur, we will stop to visit ancient palace which has small fifty-five windows, also visit the golden gate, water sprouts etc.
We the Accent Himalaya arrange this tour year round but the flawless season would be spring on the month of March to May and autumn on the month of September to December. Please write or contact us if you want to inquire more about visiting these magnificent places which are really unique and hold lots of ancient history.
Our itinerary for Discover Kathmandu valley with Nagarkot is as: