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There are only a handful of places on earth where a visitor can experience the beautiful and magical combination of nature and culture similar to what is found in the Kathmandu Valley. Once you decide to come to Nepal, most visitors will find that the Kathmandu Valley is their first destination in Nepal. Among the verdant rolling hills, and deep river valleys this unique place contains a myriad of temples and monasteries. These unique sites house as many Hindu gods and idols and Buddhist monasteries and stupas as there are people. At an altitude of 1336 m above sea level, the valley covers an area of 218 sq. miles. There are four major cities which house these great historic, artistic, and cultural interests. They are the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, and Kirtipur. Nestled among green terraced hills and meandering river valleys, these cities are scattered throughout the Kathmandu Valley.

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Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking, 6 Days

from 705 USD / Days: 6 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Kathmandu Valley Rim Trekking is a short trek around the Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot boasts as a great viewpoint for the sunset and sunrise view over the mountains like Mt. Everest (8848m), Gaurishankar (7134m), Langtang (7227m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m) and many more. It is one of the most beautiful trekking routes offering with divine natural beauty, charming culture and lifestyle and panoramic...

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Hiking Trip to Changunarayan, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel and Namobuddha, 10 Days

from 1.840 USD / Days: 10 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Hiking and Sightseeing Tour to Changunarayan, Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Namobuddha and Balthali is an exciting and congenial journey that introduces the cultural prosperity of these regions to enthusiast all the while keeping in close proximity to the awe-inspiring natural beauty. The tour is one of the best short travel packages and encompasses the cultural and religious abundance with easy access...

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Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour, 5 Days

/ from 770 USD / Days: 5 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour offers you to visit different heritage sites in Kathmandu valley with our one of well experienced tour guides in a private vehicle. Kathmandu valley Sightseeing tour also includes short hiking to view magnificent mountains on the way to Telko from chagunarayan. In and around Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour designed by Swiss Nepal Family Trekking gives you an...

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Day Tours in Kathmandu

/ from 125 USD / Days: 1 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Some important monuments seen in this area are: The Taleju temple, it is the tallest of all structures built by King Mahendra Malla in 1549 A.D. The Jagannath temple, built in the 16th century, is known for the fascinating erotic figures carved in the wooden struts. The Kala Bhairav, one of the largest 17th century stone statue in Kathmandu, represents the terrifying aspect of Shiva. The...

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Hiking Around the Hills of Kathmandu Valley, 4 Days.

from 545 USD / Days: 4 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Hiking around the hills of Kathmandu Valley is not just walk but an adventure and cultural experience! Champa Devi located to the south of Kathmandu city, is one of the best hill for hiking in Kathmandu Valley rim. Leaving the village and monasteries of Pharping, the trail makes way through the pine forest. Most of the walk is along the ridge that offers spectacular mountains views with a...

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Hiking to Chisopani and Sunrise View Lodge Trek, 4 Days

from 360 USD / Days: 4 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
Combining the best of nature with some typical local life, gorgeous Himalayan views, captivating sunset and ethereal sunrise from Chisapani, this hike makes for an ideal vacation in a matter of two-three days. The trip starts with a short drive to Sundarijal, a popular hangout and busy picnic spot in the north of Kathmandu. Falling inside the boundaries of Shivapuri National Park, this is a place...

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Nagarkot Sunrise & Sunset View Tour, 4 Days

from 440 USD / Days: 4 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Nagarkot is a hilltop village located 32 km east of Kathmandu Valley passing the Bhaktapur City and at an elevation of 2195m high above the sea level. It is considered one of the most scenic view points in near the Kathmandu. It is renowned for its Sunrise and Sunset View of the Himalayas including Mount Everest, Langtang Range, Ganesh Himal, Ghaurisankar, Rolwaling Himal as well as other...

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Chandragiri Hill-Chitlang-Daman-Tistung Eco Village Trail Lodge Trek, 7 Days

from 795 USD / Days: 7 / Difficulty: 2 of 5 (Moderate)
 Chandragiri Hill, lies on the South-West of Kathmandu Valley and is 2410m from sea level. Soaring peaks and breath taking views of whole Kathmandu Valley covered with lush green blanket of flora makes Chandragiri truly a great bountiful and pristine landscape. The panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley & Himalayan ranges from Annapurna to Everest makes any one feel like seeing whole Nepal...

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Best Adventurous Travel Destinations in Nepal 13 Days.

from 3.035 USD / Days: 13 / Difficulty: 1 of 5 (Easy)
Best Adventurous Travel Destinations in Nepal 13 Days. This trip includes everything that makes Nepal a classic travel destination. Discover beautifully preserved palaces and temples in Kathmandu, see picturesque monasteries perched high in the hills, experience traditional Nepalese life and be constantly surrounded by timeless mountain views. Meet Sherpa people, see Newari wooden homes, dine on...

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