Kathmandu Heritage Package
The Kathmandu Heritage Package is designed to give you an insight to the real Kathmandu. It starts with the hotel experience designed to reflect traditional architecture and Nepalese values.
You will also sample traditional organic foods, local dance, and see some of the most important religious sites in the country. And of course, no stay would be complete without a glimpse of the magnificent Himalayas which form a backdrop to the country.
After you are picked up from the Tribhuvan International Airport in a private car, you will be taken to your hotel – Kantipur Temple House where you will stay for 3 nights.
Once settled in, your first visit is at the Swayambhunath Temple (the Monkey Temple). From here, you will see the entire Kathmandu Valley and the sprawling Kathmandu city.
After the Monkey Temple visit, you will enjoy a quite coffee (or tea) at the Himalayan Java Coffee house in Thamel. Here you will have time to reflect on the Monkey Temple visit.
From approximately 6.30pm, you will start a great evening enjoying authentic organic Nepalese food and local folk dances and songs.
Dining at Bhojan Griha, meaning House of Food, is a unique experience. Fascinating Nepalese cultural decor and artifacts bring past and present alive. A renovated 4 story building, it originally belonged to the royal priest of the king of Nepal dates back over 150 years.
After an in-house breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel at 9am where you will visit the medieval cities of Bhaktapur and Patan.
Bhaktapur was the largest of the three Newar kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley and was the capital of Nepal during the great ‘Malla Kingdom’ until the second half of the 15th century.
Bhaktapur has the best-preserved palace courtyards and old city center in Nepal and is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artworks.
Patan has many places of significance on religious, historical or architectural grounds. Patan, an ancient fortified city, was founded in 745 AD by Vanraj Chavda, the most prominent king of the Chavda Kingdom.
Lunch at Dhokaima Cafe
At approximately 12 noon, rest and recuperate with lunch in this courtyard cafe in Patan.
Explore the Market Area
From 4pm to 5pm, explore the early evening market activities.
Dinner at Fren’s Kitchen (100m walk from your hotel). Don’t be put off by the humble appearance, as the food and service is amazing.
Start the day with a Yoga session in the hotel garden. After, enjoy the in-house breakfast.
At 9am, you will be picked up and driven to Nargakot.
Nagarkot has a reputation as the top spot for enjoying Himalayan views. Just 32km from Kathmandu, the village is packed with hotels, stacked up on a ridge facing one of the broadest possible views of the Himalaya
Lunch at Peaceful Cottage & Café du Mont
As the name itself suggests , this place is very peaceful. Beautiful environment with a great view of high hills and great service. A wonderful setting for a relaxing lunch.
Dinner at at Kantipur Heritage Hotel
The in-house restaurant at Kantipur Temple House has a diverse menu offering Nepali, Indian, Chinese, Thai and Continental cuisines, serving fresh and home-made delicacies prepared by experienced chefs using mostly organic ingredients.
Walk to the early morning markets
At 6am, take a walk to the early morning markets. This is a great place to see the hustle and bustle of early morning Kathmandu. There are stalls galore selling everything that you could possible want.
Stop at any time to enjoy a breakfast along the way (not included in package)
Time to Explore or Relax
Take the time to Explore or Relax as you see fit. From approximately 10.30am to the time you need to be at the airport you can take the time to do as you wish. A private car will take you to the airport at a time that suites.