Tour Extension - Kathmandu Nepal

Maximum of 20 guests (Minimum of 6) | Starting from $2,099 CAD

With an altitude of 1, 370 metres, Kathmandu’s breathtaking views will amaze you as will the elaborate ornate palaces, temples, and squares. Nepal’s capital city is an extremely captivating, interesting place to visit. You will enjoy being able to stroll through the city of Kathmandu as it is ideal for exploring by foot. As you wander through the city squares you will come across many markets and craft shops where you can buy locally made goods. The people of Kathmandu are known to be some of the friendliest people in Asia and you will be captivated by their hospitality everywhere you go. Nepalese cuisine is also going to tempt your palate as you experience the tastes and flavours of the region. As you visit the Durbar Square with its highly detailed wooden temples and Swayambhunath, a 2,000 year old Buddhist stupa, you will begin to appreciate the history of this enchanting ancient city.

Tour Highlights

  • Experience the life and style of this ancient kingdom as you visit Durbar Square.
  • Learn ancient cuisine secrets as you have a cooking lesson with a local Nepalese family.
  • Thrilling panoramic views greet you as you experience the top of the world in a once in a lifetime plane ride with views of Mt. Everest.
  • Gain spiritual insight as you visit the ancient temples and holy monuments of this captivating land.
  • Explore the unique streets of Thamel while enjoying the sights and sounds of this bustling area.

Tour Inclusions

  • First Class Accommodation
  • Escorted Roundtrip Airport Transfers
  • Daily Breakfast & Dinner
  • All Sightseeing Tours with Chauffeur in an Air Conditioned ar
  • Local Airfare
  • Roundtrip Mount Everest airfare
  • Entrance Fees to All the Monuments
  • Local English Speaking Tour Guide
  • All Activities & Exclusive Events Per Program  

Day 1: Fly to Kathmandu

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. Upon arrival, an Explore India representative will greet you and transfer you to your hotel.

In the afternoon we will enjoy a drive to a local market followed by a rickshaw ride to Kathmandu’s Durbar Square. Durbar Square is a generic term used to describe places opposite old royal palaces in Nepal. There are 3 Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley and all three are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Later, we will attend a Nepalese cooking class at the home of local family.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel & Resort

Shangri-La Hotel & Resort


Day 2: Kathmandu

In the morning enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu. We will visit Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath Temple which is one of the most significant Hindu temples of the Shiva in the world, located on the banks of the river in the eastern Kathmandu. A glimmering spire crowning a cone shaped wooden hill, Swayambhunath Stupa is the most ancient and mysterious of all the holy shrines in the Kathmandu valley. We will also visit the Budhhhanath, the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside of Tibet.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel & Resort

Shangri-La Hotel & Resort


Day 3: Kathmandu

After breakfast we will embark on a sightseeing tour of Patan. Officially called Lalitpur, Patan is one of the major cities of Nepal located in the South central part of Kathmandu Valley. Later, we visit Bungamati village development committee in Lalitpur, a village dating back to the 6th century.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel & Resort

Shangri-La Hotel & Resort


Day 4: Kathmandu

In the morning (weather permitting) we will enjoy a luxury one hour flight around Mt. Everest, also known in Nepal as Sagarmatha. Mt. Everest is earth’s highest mountain and is located in the Mahalangu mountain range in Nepal and Tibet. These are the most breathtaking views you will ever see of this spectacular site, make sure your cameras are ready!
Later, we will visit Bhaktapur, the“City of Devotees”, located 8 miles east of Kathmandu. Bhaktapur is one of 3 royal cities in the Kathmandu valley and is considered a cultural treasure. With the best preserved palace courtyards and old city center in Nepal it is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, we will drive to visit the beautiful and historic temple, Chagu Narayan Temple – another UNESCO world heritage site and the oldest temple in Nepal. After lunch we will discover some interesting old Nepalese houses and interact with the very engaging local people.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel & Resort

Shangri-La Hotel & Resort


Day 5: Kathmandu – Delhi

After breakfast you will transfer from your hotel to the airport for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival, an Explore India representative will greet you and transfer you to your hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Shangri-La Hotel & Resort

Shangri-La Hotel & Resort


Day 6: Delhi – Home

At the specified time, you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport where you will board your flight home.

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