Day 01 : Arrival and transfer to hotel.
On the arrival day, the representative of Orbit Alpine Adventure welcomes you at the Kathmandu Airport. Then, you will be relocated at the hotel booked for your lodging. After becoming fresh, you can walk around Thamel on your own.
Day 02 : Kathmandu and Patan Tour
The tour guide of the company takes you around cultural sites located in the Kathmandu Valley. You observe Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (the Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and Bauddhanath Stupa, and other important locations en route.
After that, you can visit Patan Durbar Square, one of the World Heritage Sites popular for Malla Dynasty’s art and architecture. You can also visit Krishna Temple nearby this site. In the evening, you drive back to the hotel.
Day 03 : Visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square and drive to Nagarkot
After having breakfast, you will begin going towards Bhaktapur Durbar Square in a local bus or a private jeep. You visit the 55-window palace built in the 12th century surrounded by the temples constructed in colossal Pagoda and Shikhar Syle. You will also go around the Golden Gate, Lion’s Gate, Nyatapola Temple and other sites. As Bhaktapur is popular for ceramics, you can also visit the local ceramics factory as well.
When you are done with the observation of Bhaktapur Durbar Square, you drive towards Nagarkot. After reaching this Hilly Station of 2,195m, you can have the mesmerizing sunset view of the Great Himalayas from Annapurna (8,091m) to Everest (8,848m). Overnight at hotel in Nagarkot.
Day 04 : Sunrise View and trek from Nagarkot to Dhulikhel
To have the splendid sunrise view of the Himalayas, the Kathmandu Valley and Panauti Valley, you must get up early. The soaring peaks of the ranges like Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Rolwaling, Gaurishankar, Jugal, Numbur and Everest unleash their beauties at the fullest. The sunrise view from Nagarkot is said to be the best of its kind in the world.
Having breakfast, you begin trekking towards Dhulikhel by following the easy trail. By enjoying the ethnic villages of mixed communities and the valleys cultivated with seasonal crops and vegetables, you move downhill. The scenery of the Himalayas and the green forests can be seen from this Newari Town as well. Stay overnight at Dhulikhel.
Day 05 : Return to Kathmandu
You explore the remaining cultural sites located around Dhulikhel while relishing the sunrise view of the Himalayas. Then, you drive towards Kathmandu by exploring a few locations en route. One of the location to reach is the world’s tallest statue of Lord Shiva at Sanga, Bhaktapur. It is 143 feet tall statue located at a foothill between Kavre and Bhaktapur. From here, you can see the green forests of Shivapuri National Park and Bhaktapur Valley.
Then, at Suryavinayak, you can visit the Ganesh Temple which is crowded by hundreds of pilgrims to pay homage to the deity. Spending some time over there, you return to the hotel. In the leisure time, you can go for shopping around the Melting Pot of the Kathmandu Valley, Thamel. In the evening, the agency organizes a farewell dinner at a cultural restaurant.
Day 06 : Airport transfer.
Today is the last day of Kathmandu Dhulikhel Tour. Therefore, the team member of the agency escorts you up to the Tribhuvan International Airport as per the flight schedule.