Glimpse of Nepal Tour

Duration: 4 Days
At a Glance
  • Duration 4 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Start/End Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Group Size 1-12
  • Max. Altitude 1345m

Highlights

  • Four days short tour package for a quick tour in Nepal
  • Customizable itinerary
  • Introduce you to Nepali culture, tradition, and history
  • Perfect tour package if this is your first time in Nepal and has a limited budget & holiday to explore the country
  • No challenging walks or activities, so any age group can join us
  • Explore the famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu like Monkey Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc
  • Have a very immersive experience and enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals
  • Spend a night in Nagarkot, a popular hill station near Kathmandu
  • Escape the bustle of the city, unwind, and get to see views of the Himalayas

Glimpse of Nepal Tour: 4 Days

The glimpse of Nepal tour is one of our favourite short tour packages with us. It is a four-day short tour program that will introduce you to Nepali culture, tradition, and history. It is a perfect tour if this is your first time in Nepal and have a limited budget & holiday to explore the country. The glimpse of Nepal tour is easygoing and will not burden you in any way. Our package cost involves a bed and breakfast with a farewell dinner.

A fantastic short tour program in Nepal for travelers bound by time. No preparation is needed. You can join the tour right away as our booking process is very easy and smooth.

As the package cost covers all big expenses, you only have to budget additional money for your personal expenses, meals and international flight fares. Therefore, it is one of our very budget-friendly tour packages in Nepal. If you wish, you can upgrade it to a luxury tour as well. You might be wondering who can do our 4 days glimpse of Nepal tour. Well, anyone can join this tour with us. You can do it solo, with your friends or family. There is no age limit as well.

As the name of the package says, the tour lets you have a glimpse of this beautiful country. From cultural heritage to welcoming locals and bustling markets you will have a very immersive experience. To make the tour more impactful, we will take you to a famous hill station called Nagarkot, located just outside of Kathmandu valley. This part of the tour will allow you to escape the bustle of Kathmandu city and spend some time in peace.

And on top of that, you'll get to have a glimpse of the Himalayas. Yes, you read it right. Nagarkot is very famous for its serene environment and the distant panorama of the Himalayan mountains, including mount Everest. You will get to catch a gorgeous sunset and sunrise. With this excursion, the glimpse of Nepal tour ends. The entire tour is guided by a friendly and experienced tour guide. We will also make sure the tour guide we assign you can communicate with you comfortably.

Major attractions of the Glimpse of Nepal Tour

Patan Durbar Square

Patan Durbar Square is located in the heart of the city of Patan (also known as Lalitpur) in Kathmandu, Nepal. The square is home to many ancient temples, shrines, and palaces, and is an important historical and cultural site in the Kathmandu Valley.

The popular Krishna Temple is considered one of the finest examples of stone architecture in Nepal. The temple is dedicated to Lord Krishna and is adorned with intricate carvings and statues of deities.

The Patan Durbar Square is also home to many other temples and shrines, such as the Bhimsen Temple, the Jagat Narayan Temple, and the Viswanath Temple. These temples are known for their beautiful carvings and intricate architecture.

In addition to the temples and palaces, Patan Durbar Square is also home to many traditional markets and shops selling traditional Nepali items such as thangkas, prayer flags, and handicrafts. These markets are a great place to experience the local culture and purchase souvenirs to take home with you.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is home to many temples and shrines, such as the Nyatapola Temple, the Bhairavnath Temple, and the Vatsala Temple. These temples are known for their exquisite carvings, intricate architecture, and rich history.

The 55 Window Palace, also known as the Palace of Fifty-Five Windows, is famous for its intricate wooden carvings and is considered one of the most beautiful examples of traditional Newari architecture in Nepal.

You can see many traditional markets and shops selling traditional Nepali items such as pottery, handicrafts, and traditional masks. These markets are a great place to experience the local culture and purchase souvenirs to take home with you.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square is also known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square. It is an important historical and cultural site in the Kathmandu Valley. One of the main attractions in Kathmandu Durbar Square is the Hanuman Dhoka Royal Palace, which was the royal palace of the Malla and Shah kings of Nepal. The palace is a complex of buildings that have been rebuilt and renovated over the centuries.

The palace is home to many beautiful carvings, statues, and courtyards, including the famous Taleju Temple, a three-tiered temple dedicated to Taleju Bhawani, a Hindu goddess.

Similarly, Kasthamandap Temple, also known as Maru Sattal, is said to be built from a single tree in the 12th century and is considered the oldest temple in Kathmandu. The temple is an important religious site for both Hindus and Buddhists.

Many other temples, like Kal Bhairav Temple, the Jagannath Temple, and the Narayan Temple, are famous in this durbar square. In addition to the temples and palaces, Kathmandu Durbar Square premises has many cafes, restaurants, and souvenir shops for visitors to relax.

Monkey Temple

Also known as Swayambhunath Temple, it is a famous Buddhist temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Monkey Temple is considered one of the oldest and most sacred Buddhist temples. The temple is situated on a hilltop and is known for its striking white dome and golden spire.

The temple complex is made up of several structures, including the main stupa, or pagoda-style temple, which is embellished with intricate carvings and statues of deities, animals, and scenes from Buddhist mythology. The main stupa is surrounded by several smaller stupas, shrines, temples, and a large collection of prayer wheels and prayer flags.

The history of Swayambhunath Temple goes back to the 3rd century AD. According to legend, the temple was built by the great King Manadeva. This temple is believed to be a powerful place of pilgrimage and is considered to be a place of spiritual enlightenment. The temple is especially popular during the festival of Buddha Jayanti when thousands of devotees come to the temple to offer prayers and perform rituals.

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath Temple is considered one of the most sacred temples of Lord Shiva in Nepal. The temple is situated on the banks of the holy Bagmati river. This temple is especially popular during the festival of Shivaratri. Thousands of devotees come to the temple to offer prayers and perform rituals.

The temple complex is made up of several temples, shrines, and statues. The main temple is a two-story pagoda-style structure, with a golden roof and four silver doors. The temple is adorned with intricate carvings and sculptures of deities, animals, and scenes from Hindu mythology.

The history of Pashupatinath Temple can be traced back to the 4th century AD. According to legend, the temple was built by King Bhupatindra Malla in the 17th century. The temple's main structure was extensively renovated by King Pratap Malla in the 17th century.

Boudhnath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa is a large Buddhist stupa in Nepal. The stupa is situated on a large mandala-shaped platform. The architecture of Boudhanath Stupa is unique and distinct. The stupa is a hemispherical dome with a square base, with a central dome or the "all-seeing-eye" of the Buddha, which is surrounded by 13 rings of prayer wheels.

The structure is topped with a spire and a crescent moon and sun, symbolizing the union of wisdom and compassion. There are also 108 small images of the Dhyani Buddha Amitabha and various other statues and frescoes depicting various aspects of Buddhism.

Boudhanath Stupa is especially popular among Tibetan refugees and is often referred to as "Little Tibet" because of the large Tibetan community living in the area.

Nagarkot

Nagarkot is a small hill station located about 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu, Nepal. It is popular for its picturesque setting and breathtaking views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest. The hill station is situated at an altitude of 2,195 meters and is surrounded by lush forests and terraced fields.

Nagarkot offers visitors a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. You will get to enjoy a relaxing and serene time here. Catch a gorgeous sunrise and sunset.

Itinerary

Find the detailed itinerary for the Glimpse of Nepal tour for 4 days. The 4-day Glimpse of Nepal is a short tour in Kathmandu that also include your arrival and departure days to and from Nepal/Kathmandu.

The 4-day Glimpse of Nepal tour is designed for those who have limited time in Kathmandu and the itinerary for this tour is always customizable according to the time-gram and the interests of clients. So, feel free to contact us for a customized tour program for Kathmandu.

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Airport representatives from Outfitter Himalaya will welcome you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. They will assist you with your luggage and escort you to your private transfer vehicle. The drive to your hotel will take approximately 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic and your hotel's location.

We understand that traveling can be tiring, so we have made sure that the transfer from the airport to your hotel is as smooth and stress-free as possible. We want you to start your journey in Nepal on a positive note, and we hope that you enjoy your stay in Kathmandu.

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A full-day guided tour of Kathmandu is an excellent way to immerse yourself in the art, architecture, and culture of Nepal. The tour includes a visit to several iconic sites, including the Monkey Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

This tour will give you a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of Nepali history and beliefs. The tour will be guided by an experienced and knowledgeable local guide who will provide you with valuable insights and information about the sites you visit.

You will also have the opportunity to interact with local people and learn about their customs and traditions. This tour is a great way to experience the rich culture and history of Nepal in a single day.

After the tour, you will be transferred to Nagarkot, a beautiful hill station located around 32 km east of Kathmandu. Nagarkot is famous for its panoramic views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, and is a popular spot for sunrise and sunset viewing.

Option: You have option to take one hour scenic Everest mountain flight in the morning.

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After seeing the Sunrise view and breakfast, you will procceed for tour to Bhaktapur and Patan. The Patan and Bhaktapur tour is a great way to explore two of the most historic and culturally rich parts of Kathmandu valley. These medieval cities are located just outside of Kathmandu and are known for their beautiful temples, traditional architecture, and rich history.

Patan, also known as Lalitpur, is one of the three royal cities in the Kathmandu Valley. Some of the famous places to visit in Patan are Patan Durbar square, the Golden Temple, and Kumbeshwar Temple.

Likewise, Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon, is renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture. The famous places to visit in Bhaktapur are Bhaktapur Durbar Square, 55 Window Palace, and the Nyatapola Temple.

After the tour, Transfer to hotel and meet at the evening for farewell dinner.

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As your time in Nepal comes to an end, our representative will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure flight back home.

The transfer to the airport is usually scheduled a few hours before your flight, to ensure that you have enough time to check in, go through security and immigration, and board your flight on time.

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Inclusions

  • Airport transfers
  • 2-night Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 1-night Accommodation in Nagarkot with breakfast
  • All the applicable entrance fees
  • Local tour guide throughout the tour
  • All the transportation by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) during the tour
  • Your personnel expenses
  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide & driver
  • Anything not mentioned in the included section

Essential Info

Join us on this short tour in Nepal with Outfitter Himalaya

Unlike the trekking packages, you can enjoy tours in Nepal throughout the years, especially the glimpse of Nepal tour. If you have never been to Nepal before, then this is your sign to travel to this wonderful country and befriend it. And no doubt, the 4 days glimpse of Nepal tour package is the perfect way to start your adventurous story in Nepal.

  • You will be traveling with a very professional and old travel company by joining us. Our service and care for our guests have always kept us ahead in the industry.
  • For more information, you can connect with us through our email or text/call on this number +977 9851137380.
  • We always have special discounts for big groups, so contact us now to book your seat.

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