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Kathmandu city and Lumbini Tour

Trip code
Package name Kathmandu city and Lumbini Tour
Duration 5
Max. elevation 1310 m
Level Easy
Transportation Private and Flight 
Accomodation +++3 Hotel
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route Kathmandu City & Lumbini
Cost USD 750 per person



Kathmandu city with Nagarkot & Lumbini Tour

The Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour, Nagarkot hill and Lumbini tour offer a unique opportunity to explore the cultural and historical landmarks of Nepal. The tour takes you through the vibrant city of Kathmandu, the scenic hills of Nagarkot and the birthplace of Lord Buddha in Lumbini.

The tour begins with a Kathmandu city sightseeing tour, which takes you to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square & Bhaktapur Durbar Square. These ancient sites showcase the rich cultural heritage and architecture of Nepal and are revered by both locals and visitors.

After exploring the city, the tour proceeds to the hilltop town of Nagarkot, located 32 km east of Kathmandu. The town is known for its stunning sunrise and sunset views over the Himalayan range, including Mount Everest. Nagarkot is also a popular destination for hiking and trekking, offering scenic trails and breathtaking landscapes.

The tour then proceeds to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha and one of the holiest sites for Buddhists. The town is located in the Terai region of Nepal and is home to several temples and monuments dedicated to Lord Buddha. The tour includes a visit to the Maya Devi Temple, where Lord Buddha was born and the Ashoka Pillar, which was erected by Emperor Ashoka in 249 BC.

Apart from these major landmarks, the tour also offers opportunities to explore the local culture and lifestyle of Nepal. You can interact with locals, sample traditional Nepali cuisine, and experience the country's rich art and crafts.

In summary

The Kathmandu Valley sightseeing, Nagarkot hill, and Lumbini tour offer an excellent opportunity to explore the cultural and historical landmarks of Nepal. The tour showcases the rich heritage and architecture of Nepal, offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan range, and takes you to the birthplace of Lord Buddha, one of the holiest sites in Buddhism. It's an ideal tour for those looking to experience the best of Nepal's culture, history, and natural beauty.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by a representative of the travel agency who will assist you in transferring to your hotel. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing and acclimatizing to the local surroundings.

Hotel: Hotel Moonlight or Similar Category 
Meal: No

Day 2 : Kathmandu City Heritage Tour

Kathmandu City sightseeing

After breakfast, you will embark on a full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. You will visit some of the iconic landmarks and cultural sites of the city including Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. You will learn about the rich history and culture of Nepal as you explore these fascinating sites.

Hotel: Hotel Moonlight or Similar Category 

Meal: Breakfast 

Day 3 : Patan, Bhaktapur and Nagarkot overnight

On the third day, you will head out of Kathmandu to visit the ancient cities of Patan and Bhaktapur. These cities are known for their stunning architecture and rich cultural heritage. In Patan, you will visit Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Bhaktapur, you will explore the famous Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is home to the 55 Window Palace and the Nyatapola Temple. After visiting these cities, you will head to Nagarkot, where you will spend the night.

Hotel: Hotel Country Villa or Similar Category 

Meal: Breakfast 

Day 4 : Nagarkot sunrise and fly to Lumbini and sightseeing

You will wake up early to catch the stunning sunrise over the Himalayas from Nagarkot. After breakfast, you will fly to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. You will visit the sacred site of the Maya Devi Temple and the Ashoka Pillar, which marks the spot where Buddha was born. You will also visit other important Buddhist sites in Lumbini including the sacred pond of Puskarni and the Buddhist Monastic Zone.

Hotel: Lumbini Hukke Hotel or similar category 
Meal: Breakfast 

Day 5 : Kapilvastu sightseeing and fly back to Kathmandu

On the fifth day, you will visit Kapilvastu, which is believed to be the childhood home of Lord Buddha. You will explore the important archaeological site of Tilaurakot, where the ancient city of Kapilvastu is believed to have existed. You will also visit the Kapilvastu Museum, which houses a collection of artifacts and relics from the ancient city. In the evening, you will fly back to Kathmandu. Evening we will have farewell dinner with cultural show in Typical Nepalese restaurant. 

Hotel: Hotel Moonlight or Similar Category 

Meal: Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6 : Departures

On the final day of your trip, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back home.

Meal: Breakfast 


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