Kathmandu Rim Valley Tour
Trip Name: Kathmandu Rim Valley Tour
Trip Duration: 08 Days
Grade: Easy to moderate Grade
Activities: Cultural Tour, Sightseeing, short hiking
Starts/ Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel/ Resort
Transportation: Private car or tourist bus
Places to Visit: Different places in the Kathmandu valley
Kathmandu Valley Rim tour is a wonderful package that includes the Kathmandu valley sightseeing and the short hiking through the picturesque scenery of mountain and rivers, pristine jungles. Kathmandu Rim Valley Tour serves as a remainder to Nepal’s glorious past; with monuments and religious sites conveniently concentrated in the Kathmandu Valley. The tour creates a flashback to a splendid historic Nepalese era.
To experience pastoral Nepal, one needs to be into the countryside. Fortunately, if you are a non- trekkers, there are easy day trips to fascinating villages with historic and sacred sites nearby and a number of viewpoints facilitated with clean and comfortable accommodation. The sedentary expert of fine mountain scenery can enjoy it all from the comfort of a deckchair.
Kathmandu the capital city of Nepal is visited by thousands of tourist every year. Tourists from different places visit Kathmandu with different purposes. Some visit the place for paying homage to the most famous Hindu and Buddhist shrines, some visit to study the art, architecture and culture of the place whereas some visit to enjoy the most pleasing natural beauty of the place. Apart from all above reasons people also visit this beautiful valley to explore the incredible beauty of nature and rural culture.
This Kathmandu Rim Valley tour package has specially been designed for those who love to explore the natural beauty of the exotic rural villages in Kathmandu in a convenient way. You hike all the way through the forests filled with the flower and its aroma pleasing the environment. You hike along the rim of the valley which touches some of the beautiful hillocks and best sunrise/sunset viewpoints. In this Kathmandu valley rim tour you will get an opportunity to view the most spectacular mountain view of the Mountain ranges including Mt. Everest.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu at the Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative will welcome you and transfer you to the Hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley and spare time to prepare for the trek
At morning after having breakfast you will go for Kathmandu valley sightseeing where you will visit historically and culturally important places like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupati Nath Temple, Swoyambhu Nath, Boudha Nath stupa which are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Day 03: Kathmandu - Sundarijal - Chisapani (2194m)
You drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal via private vehicle. As you reach Sundarijal you begin hiking gradually up hills passing through the waterfall in pristine rhododendron forests of Shivapuri National Park then passing via Tamang villages you hike up to Chisapani. From here you can observe spectacular Mountain View of the Himalayan range from Manaslu to Everest.
Day 04: Chisapani - Nagarkot (2,020m)
Chisapani is one of the best Himalayan view points from where you can observe spectacular sunrise and sunset view from the backdrop of the Himalayan range. On the next day you continue along the hills and forests on the way to Nagarkot offering you the best vantage point for mountains & sunrise views. The spot on the way offers you an excellent view of the sunset and Mt. Everest can be seen on a clear day.
Day 05: Nagarkot – Dhulikhel
Early in the morning we visit the sunrise/sunset view point for spectacular dawn. After sometime with the sunrise you will get to see the red and yellows lightest sun rising from the backdrop of the Himalayan range with the golden patches of sun on the edge of Kanchenjunga and Everest in the Far East and Annapurna and Dhaulagiri in the West.
Day 06: Dhulikhel – Kathmandu
Dhulikhel is yet another beautiful tourist spot in Nepal. From Dhulikhel we visit the popular and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage site of Namo Buddha. According to the legend it is believed that Lord Buddha sacrificed his own flesh to feed a starving tigress and her cubs. On the way back from Dhulikhel to Kathmandu in a place called Sanga you can see 143 ft. tall statue of Lord Shiva which is the tallest Shiva statue of the world. On your arrival to Kathmandu you transfer to hotel.
Day 07: Free day in Kathmandu or join the onward program
You can either go for Pokhara City tour/ One day Rafting or go on a two day safari Chitwan National Park through the jungle before ending the trip and heading back home with all your wonderful memories.
Day 08: Final departure
Today is your last day in Nepal. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to your country or you can extend your Nepal tour trip by joining other tour packages and activities.
- All airport/hotel transfers
- Accommodation in Kathmandu for three nights
- Accommodation and meals in Nagarkot, Dhulikhel and Chisapani
- An experienced English-speaking tour guide
- All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit)
- All government and local taxes
- All ground transportation
- A comprehensive medical kit
- Salary, insurance & food for the tour guide
- Nepal Visa fee
- International airfare
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
- Tips for guides and drivers