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$22 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Tour of Kirtipur, Chobhar and Dakchhinkali Temple

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chobhar Caves, Chobar, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionChobhar is a village in Kathmandu District in the Bagmati Zone of central Nepal and part of Kirtipur Municipality. At the time of the 1991 Nepal census it had a population of 5,627 and had 1,109 households in it. Chobhar is known for the nearby Chobhar Gorge where there are the Chobhar caves. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Dakshinkali Temple, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionDakshinkali is a municipality in Kathmandu District in the Province No. 3 of Nepal that was established on 2 December 2014 by merging the former Village development committees Chalnakhel, Chhaimale, Sheshnarayan, Sokhek, Talku Dudechaur and Old-Dakshinkali.Duration: 2 hoursPass By: Pharping HydroPower Dam, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionPharping or Phamting is a small Newar town lying above the Bagmati river on the southern edge of the Kathmandu valley, about 23 km from the capital. It is now part of the Dakshinkali Municipality.

$75 Outdoor Activities

Champa Devi Day Hiking

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productBest hiking trail near Kathmandu valley.Pass By: Himalayan Adventure, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

$3850 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

14 Day Pilgrimage to Bhutan & Nepal

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival to KathmanduStop At: Tribhuvan International AirportArrival and pick up at Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu. We drive straight to a Tibetan Buddhist monastery in Pharping, the South Western corner of the Kathmandu Valley. Duration: 1 dayStop At: Pharping An introduction to the pilgrimage by instructorsDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Dinner: Organic Vegetarian meal will be served through out the pilgrimage journeyAccommodation included: Overnight at Tibetan Buddhist MonasteryDay 2: PharpingStop At: PharpingMorning meditation session followed by breakfastDuration: 2 hoursPass By: PharpingIntroduction session to Buddhist philosophy before lunchStop At: PharpingHike through rice fields to visit the Asura cave and the self-arisen Tara in PharpingDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Tibetan Buddhist MonasteryDay 3: Pharping - SwoyambhuPass By: Swayambhunath StupaMorning meditation and breakfastPass By: Swayambhunath StupaMeditation and talk about Buddhist philosophyMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Hotel in SwoyambhuDay 4: Swoyambhu - NamobuddhaStop At: Namobuddha MonasteryAfter breakfast we continue our journey to the lovely area of Namo Buddha, where we spend the next two nights. We will have lunch in the beautiful surroundings of the resort we will stay in, followed by a free afternoon. After dinner we will have a meditation session.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in resort at Namo BuddhaDay 5: Namo Buddha PilgrimageStop At: Namobuddha MonasteryMorning meditation session and breakfast at our resort in Namo Buddha.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Namobuddha MonasteryWe hike to pilgrimage in Namo Buddha.Duration: 1 dayStop At: Namo Buddha TempleWe visit the stunning monastery of Thrangu Rinpoche and the sacred Namo Buddha StupaDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in resort at Namo BuddhaDay 6: Fly to Paro / BhutanStop At: Tribhuvan International AirportAfter breakfast we depart for the international airport and fly to Paro, BhutanDuration: 5 hoursStop At: Paro International AirportWe visit Dhuntse and Kyichu Lakhang – the house of Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche, one of the greatest Tibetan Buddhist masters of this century.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in lovely resort Day 7: Jala DzongStop At: Paro International Airportwe drive to up the hill behind the dzong to begin our walk to Jala Dzong. We have lunch at camp and then visit the Dzong and enjoy the day at this location. This is also a famous location for encountering the national flower of Bhutan – the blue poppy – but only during summer season. We spend the night camping at Jala Dzong.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in camping at Jala DzongDay 8: Camp at Lataykha MonasteryStop At: Bemri LhakhangAfter breakfast, continue our walk to Lataykha monastery, which as retreat location for Buddhist practitioners of the region. From this location, we can enjoy Great views of Hemphug Monastery, Bemri and Phurdo Gompa.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in camp at monasteryDay 9: Hike to Bemri, the site ofthe 100,000 DakinisStop At: Bemri LhakhangAfter breakfast, we walk to Bemri a sacred site which is known as the mountain of 100,000 dakinis who took flight from here. We continue hiking for visits at Dhunkalha or Phurdo Gompa and return to hotel by vehicle. We spend the night at a beautifully located resort in ParoDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in resort at ParoDay 10: Chele La & Kilay NunnaryStop At: Chele La Pass, Paro, Paro DistrictWe rise early for the drive to Chele la and visit Kilay gompa (nunnery) along the way. We have a picnic lunch at the top of the pass where we will get great Himalaya views if the weather is clear. After this continue down the back side of the pass to Haa valley. We spend the night at a beautiful farmhouse.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in farmhouse which offer basic amenitiesDay 11: Visit to Shekhar Drak & ThimpuStop At: Buddha Dordenma, Thimphu, Thimphu DistrictWe visit Shekhar Drak (dedicated to Avalokitsvara) and continue on driving the back road of Haa. We will stop for a picnic lunch at the scenic Dobsey Dzong. We continue onto Thimphu and check into the hotel. In the afternoon – free time for exploring the city. Prior to dinner, we pay a visit to the Dordenma Buddha which sits above the city and overlooks the entire Thimphu valley.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in hotelDay 12: Return to ParoStop At: Paro International AirportWe spend the morning (half day) in Thimphu – select from visits to: Zorig Chusu the School of 13 Traditional Arts, Textile Museum, the Traditional Medical Center or Memorial Chorten. Lunch in Thimphu and then return to Paro with a stop at Tamchoe monastery the famous location of Iron bridge builder Thang Thong Gyalpo and see his chain bridge and other relics located here. We spend the night back at a beautiful resort in Paro.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in resort at ParoDay 13: Taktsang/ Tiger's NestStop At: Paro Taktsang (Tiger’s Nest), Paro, Paro DistrictWe begin our early morning pilgrimage walk to Taktsang Monastery or the famous Tiger’s Nest. On the way back down, we have lunch at the Taktsang “cafeteria”. Return to the hotel where an optional Bhutanese hot stone bath can be organized (at an additional cost) and a farewell dinner for our last night in BhutanDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in hotel at ParoDay 14: Return to KathmanduStop At: Boudha SadakWe return to Kathmandu, Nepal by morning flight and spend our last night in Boudha. Free day and farewell dinner at Kathmandu’s famous pizza joint, Fire and Ice.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight in guesthouse located at few minutes from Boudhanath Stupa

$41 Kid Friendly

Champadevi Private Full-Day Hiking Tour From Kathmandu

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Champadevi TempleDrive from Kathmandu to Pharping. After your morning breakfast at the hotel (own expense), your tour guide will pick you up at 8:30 am and take you to Pharping, a small village which is 16 km away from the valley.Short hike from Pharping to Champadevi hillSightseeing of the Pharping village and 3-hour hike to the small hilltop named Champadevi hill through the pine forest. Sightseeing on the hilltop with a spectacular view of mountains, temples and shrines. Hike back to Pharping: After exploring the beautiful area walk back to the Pharping village. As the trail is mostly downhill, it takes about 2 hours to get down. Back to your hotelAt the end of this hike, you will be picked up at Pharping village, driven back to Kathmandu valley and transferred to your hotel at 4:30 pm.Duration: 8 hours