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.
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 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.
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 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.