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Weekend in Kathmandu

Kathmandu valley is the home to ancient and medieval monuments. Seven of the mounuments are UNESCO cultural sites. Beside this, the northern valley rim offers great views of the Himalayas. We, at Thamel Travels and Tours, offer you great experience of the Himalayas and the cultural Kathmandu valley within three days of Kathmandu tour. This Weekend Kathmandu tour is suitable for all of our guests who have limited time in Kathmandu. 


  • Nagarkot sunrise and view of the Himalayas
  • Kathmandu and Bhaktapur sightseeing
  • Explore and relax at Thamel, the tourist district in Kathmandu

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Arrive Kathmandu. Transfer to Nagarkot. Overnight at Club Himalaya Nagarkot.

Day 02:Sunrise views from your room. Bhaktapur and Kathmandu Sightseeing.

Day 03:Morning Breakfasts at hotel and Kathmandu Sightseeing. Fly Back Home.

Detail Itinerary

Detail Itinerary

Day 1Arrive Kathmandu. Transfer to Nagarkot. Overnight at Club Himalaya Nagarkot. Arrive Tribhuwan airport. We will meet you at the airport and transfer to Bouddhanath Monastery. Sightseeing of Bouddhanath Monastery, about 30min with guide is enough and from here transfer to Nagarkot, 1hrs of drive--30KM plain city and uphill drive. Overnight at Club Himalaya or Hotel Mystic Mountain (4star level deluxe hotel). Evening sunset views depending on the weather and your arrival time. 
Your first day experience: Kathmandu is like most other south Asian cities. With crowds and traffics. The road for todays travel has less traffic though. But when you are out of city a bit further from Bhaktapur on the way to Nagarkot you will fee like being in a country side. Nagarkot is clean hill station with magnificent view station. 

Day 2Sunrise views from your room. Bhaktapur and Kathmandu Sightseeing. Early morning sunrise/himalayan views and breakfast. The sun will rise with snow covered mountains. It will be beautiful morning. Your hotel offers the best view point. Your room will have balcony and you could see it from your room or from the top of the hotel as most tourists do. Enjoy your morning with Breakfast at your hotel and At about 8am, drive to Bhaktapur durbar square. Sightseeing of Bhaktapur durbar square and Changu Temple. Changu is the oldest temple in Kathmandu valley. Afterwards, sightseeing of Pashupatinath temple and Bouddhanath Stupa (if not done on day 1). Overnight at Thamel in Kathmandu.

Day 3Morning Breakfasts at hotel and Kathmandu Sightseeing. Fly Back Home. Morning Breakfasts at hotel and Kathmandu Sightseeing.
We start the day from visiting Swayambhunath temple, 15min drive from hotel. We also call this the Monkey temple. From here you will see Kathmandu valley. The temple is about 2000 years old. Afternoon, free and easy shopping time at Thamel, the tourist district in Kathmandu.
Depending on your schedule and flight time, we will drive you to the airport 3 hours before your flight time. Or if you have 1 more night in Kathmandu, overnight same hotel. and fly back home on day 4.

Cost Includes
  • 2 or 3 nights best 3-4 star hotel accommodations with daily breakfasts.  
  • Private Jeep transfers throughout the trip
  • guided sightseeing tour and heritage sites entrance fees 
Cost Excludes
  • Lunch and Dinner

Key Info

  • Trip CodeThamelTT-013
  • Duration:3 Days
  • Trip Grade NA
  • Destination: Nepal