3-day Kathmandu Valley and Nagarkot Cultural and Heritage Journey.

Trip Facts
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Style Family, Group & Solo
  • Trip Type Single or Group
  • Best Time All Season


  • Scenic Sunset & Sunrise: Witness breathtaking sunsets and sunrises in Nagarkot, offering panoramic views of the Himalayas.
  • Bhaktapur Heritage: Discover the rich history and architecture of Bhaktapur Durbar Square and its Nyatapola Temple.
  • Homestay Experience: Experience the warmth of Nepalese hospitality with a homestay in Nagarkot.
  • Authentic Cuisine: Savor authentic Nepali cuisine, including dal bhat and momo, amidst scenic settings.
  • Photography Opportunities: Capture stunning landscapes, architecture, and daily life with your camera.
  • Relaxation: Find moments of serenity in temples, courtyards, and serene gardens.


Prepare for an unforgettable 3-day odyssey that will transport you through the enchanting tapestry of Nepal's culture, history, and natural beauty. With Admire Nepal Tours & Trek as your guide, you are about to embark on an immersive experience that transcends the ordinary. From the ancient treasures of Kathmandu Valley to the ethereal sunrise views in Nagarkot, this journey is a testament to the wonders of Nepal.

Nepal, nestled within the Himalayan range, is not just about towering peaks and epic treks. It's a nation steeped in cultural heritage, where history, spirituality, and tradition intertwine harmoniously. The "3-day Kathmandu Valley and Nagarkot Cultural and Heritage Journey" is designed to be an all-encompassing exploration of this cultural mosaic, framed against the backdrop of Nepal's serene landscapes.

Kathmandu Valley: A Timeless Tapestry of History and Culture

Your adventure begins in the vibrant heart of Nepal - the Kathmandu Valley. As you traverse this valley, you'll encounter historical marvels and living traditions that have withstood the test of time.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

This sprawling complex, also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, serves as a living testament to Nepal's royal legacy. It's a UNESCO World Heritage Site that boasts palaces, courtyards, and temples adorned with intricate Newari architecture. Every brick and stone exudes the history of Nepal's Malla and Shah Dynasties, with tales of grandeur, conquest, and intrigue.

Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple):

Perched majestically on a hill, the Swayambhunath Stupa, or Monkey Temple, is a serene sanctuary. Its whitewashed stupa, prayer flags fluttering in the breeze, and the iconic Buddha's eyes gazing in all directions make it a spiritual and cultural marvel. From its vantage point, you'll take in panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley, immersing yourself in the essence of Nepal's spirituality.

Boudhanath Stupa:

A colossal stupa encircled by a sea of fluttering prayer flags, Boudhanath is an iconic pilgrimage site for Tibetan Buddhists. Its imposing presence and intricate mandala design beckon travelers and seekers of peace alike. The air resonates with the chanting of mantras and the spinning of prayer wheels, making it an atmospheric journey into Tibetan culture.

Pashupatinath Temple:

Nestled on the banks of the sacred Bagmati River, the Pashupatinath Temple is the quintessential representation of Hinduism's devotion and reverence. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a sprawling complex of temples, ashrams, and shrines, that exude a profound spiritual aura. Witness the intricate pagoda-style architecture, observe the rituals, and contemplate the river of life and death that flows before you.

Nagarkot: Where the Himalayan Skies Unveil Their Splendor

As you conclude your exploration of the Kathmandu Valley, you journey to Nagarkot, a serene hill station that holds the promise of breathtaking sunrises and nature's tranquility.

Nagarkot Sunrise View:

The highlight of your Nagarkot sojourn is the spectacular sunrise over the Himalayan ranges. As the first light of day illuminates the Langtang, Annapurna, and Everest ranges, you'll be spellbound by the panoramic spectacle. The skies transform from shades of indigo to hues of gold and pink, painting an awe-inspiring canvas that defies words.

Nature Walks:

Nagarkot is more than just a vantage point. It's a gateway to Nepal's natural beauty. As you take strolls through lush forests and terraced fields, you'll encounter charming villages where the rhythm of life has remained untouched by time. This is an opportunity to witness the simplicity, warmth, and resilience of the local communities.

In this 3-day journey, you'll traverse the landscape of Nepal's rich past, its vibrant present, and its promising future. Admire Nepal Tours & Trek ensures that every moment is a memorable experience, seamlessly blending culture, history, and nature. Prepare to be captivated by the allure of Kathmandu Valley's historic treasures and enchanted by the ethereal beauty of Nagarkot sunrise. Your journey awaits, and Nepal's cultural and natural wonders beckon you to explore them. Join us, and let's embark on an adventure of a lifetime.

Embrace Diversity and Discover Unity

Joining the "3-day Kathmandu Valley and Nagarkot Cultural and Heritage Journey" is not just about visiting destinations; it's about embarking on a transformative experience. We welcome you, regardless of who you are or where you come from. Our tours are a celebration of diversity, and they serve as a reminder that our differences enrich our journeys and bring us closer to the world.

In Nepal, you'll discover a nation that embraces diversity and finds unity in its myriad of cultures, languages, and traditions. We invite you to be a part of this cultural tapestry, to explore, learn, and grow as an individual, and to find common ground with fellow travelers who share your spirit of adventure.

In this spirit, we extend an open invitation to all who wish to experience the cultural, historical, and natural wonders of Nepal through our "3-day Kathmandu Valley and Nagarkot Cultural and Heritage Journey." Together, we will explore, connect, and create cherished memories that transcend boundaries.

Trip Itinerary

Embark on a captivating journey through Kathmandu Valley and Nagarkot, immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of Nepalese culture and history. Explore iconic temples, hidden gems, and ancient sites that tell the tales of centuries past.

  • Day 1:Arrival In Kathmandu
  • Day 2:Exploring Kathmandu's Culture
  • Day 3:Sunrise in Nagarkot and Bhaktapur's History & Departure

When you arrive at Kathmandu's airport, we'll be there to welcome you. We'll take you to your hotel so you can check in and take it easy for a bit. Use this time to adjust to the local surroundings and get ready for the exciting cultural experience ahead.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsWelcome Dinner

Start your day with a tasty breakfast at the hotel. We'll take you to Kathmandu Durbar Square, a place filled with old buildings that tell stories of the past. Then, visit Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, where you can see the whole Kathmandu Valley. After a good morning, enjoy lunch at a local restaurant. Next up is Boudhanath Stupa, a special place with colorful flags. Finally, we'll explore Pashupatinath Temple, an important spot for Hindus. The night will be spent in the peaceful surroundings of Nagarkot.

The night will be spent in the tranquil surroundings of Nagarkot, which is approximately 28 kilometers (17.4 miles) from Thamel.
  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast & Lunch

Rise early to witness a stunning sunrise over the Himalayas. Enjoy breakfast with breathtaking mountain views. We'll then drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square for a historical tour of this ancient city. After absorbing the history, we'll head back to Kathmandu, approximately 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Thamel, marking the end of your cultural journey. Depart with fond memories of Nepal's rich history and magnificent landscapes.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsBreakfast & Lunch

It is our regular itinerary if you are looking for a personalized or planning an offline trip. Please, feel free to share our travel experts.

Cost Details

  • Airport pick up and drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • Welcome and Farewell suprise
  • 2-4 star hotel in Kathmandu, and Nagarkot inlude brakfasr
  • Fully guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu & Nagarkot on private vehicle.
  • Government licensed Englsh & Hindi speaking local Guide 
  • All land transportation (private vehicles)
  • Large size photo of your tour in a big Frame for Memory.
  • All government taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges and official expenses.
  • International flight tickets.
  • Mountain Flight Tickets (If you want to go for a Mountain Flight)
  • Nepal entry visa: you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 50 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 120. Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos.)
  • Any bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, and cold drinks), cigarettes, client’s personal insurance, any kind of unforeseen expenses.
  • Travel insurance (should include high altitude resuce in an emergency)
  • Tips for Guide and Porter (Tips are not compulsory but expected).
  • Other adventure activities such as Bungee, paragliding, rafting.
  • Lunch & Dinner 

Essential Info

Who Can Join

At Admire Nepal Tours & Trek, we firmly believe in the value of inclusivity, fostering a spirit of exploration and adventure that transcends boundaries. Our "3-day Kathmandu Valley and Nagarkot Cultural and Heritage Journey" is designed to be an experience that welcomes individuals from all walks of life, regardless of age, background, or travel preferences. We understand that each traveler is unique, and our commitment to providing an inclusive and enriching journey is deeply rooted in our core values.

The Spirit of Inclusivity

Our tours are open to a wide spectrum of travelers, and we embrace the spirit of inclusivity with open arms. We are committed to creating a safe, welcoming, and enriching environment for all who wish to partake in the cultural and natural wonders of Nepal. Our dedication to inclusivity extends to the following categories:

1. Private Travelers

Individuals and Couples: If you seek a more personalized experience or wish to embark on this journey with a loved one, our private tours are tailored to cater to your specific preferences and needs. We recognize the importance of privacy and autonomy during your travels.

Solo Travelers: We celebrate the courage and spirit of solo travelers. Our tours provide an opportunity for solo adventurers to immerse themselves in the culture and history of Nepal while forming connections with fellow travelers along the way.

2. Group Travelers

Families: Families are the cornerstone of many journeys. Our tours are family-friendly, providing opportunities for parents and children to bond, learn, and create lasting memories together. We understand that family dynamics are unique and ensure that our itineraries are adaptable to accommodate various age groups.

Friends and Groups: For groups of friends or colleagues seeking an adventure together, our tours offer a platform to strengthen bonds, explore new horizons, and create shared experiences that last a lifetime. We provide the flexibility to tailor our itineraries to group preferences.

A Moral Commitment to Inclusivity

Our dedication to inclusivity extends beyond the logistical aspects of travel. It is a moral commitment that underscores our belief in the transformative power of travel. We are guided by the following principles:

Respect and Equality: We hold that every traveler, irrespective of their background, is deserving of respect, dignity, and equal access to the benefits of travel. We are committed to fostering an environment that encourages mutual respect and cultural exchange.

Accessibility: We strive to make our tours accessible to individuals with varying physical abilities. While some destinations may pose challenges, we work diligently to ensure that all travelers can participate to the fullest extent possible.

Cultural Sensitivity: We are committed to promoting cultural sensitivity and encouraging travelers to engage with local communities in a respectful and meaningful way. We believe in the power of cultural exchange as a force for positive change.


  • Q1. Q1: What's the best time to visit?

    The best time to visit is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) for pleasant weather and clear mountain views.

  • Not at all. Kathmandu Valley and Nagarkot are at lower altitudes compared to trekking destinations, making it suitable for everyone.

  • The official currency is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR).

  • Yes, most travelers require a visa to enter Nepal. You can obtain one on arrival or apply in advance.

  • While not mandatory, we highly recommend travel insurance to cover unforeseen events.

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