Spend a relaxing night at Dulikhel hillstation. Dhulikhel is more popular places from which to observe the high Himalaya. From the edge of the ridge, a stunning panorama of peaks unfolds, enjoy a side trip to the sacred stupa at Namobuddha
Day 1: Hotel pickup, Bhaktapur sightseeing and overnight at Dulikhel
Stop At: Bhaktapur Durbar Square
1:00 pm: Your expert guide picks you up from Hotel Lobby and drive around 45 minutes to reach Bhaktapur. Upon arrival start sightseeing these spots:
55 window palace
The Palace of Fifty-five Windows , Prachalit: was built during the reign of the Malla King Bhupatindra Malla who ruled from 1696 to 1722 AD and was not complete until 1754 AD during the reign of his son Ranjit Malla.
Vatsala Temple was a stone temple dedicated to goddess Vatsala Devi that included many carvings. It was most famous for its silver bell, known to local residents as "the bell of barking dogs" as when it was rung, dogs in the vicinity barked and howled. The colossal bell was hung by King Ranjit Malla in 1737 AD and was used to sound the daily curfew. It was rung every morning when goddess Taleju was worshiped. Despite the Temple being completely demolished by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake, the bell remains intact.
Statue of Bhupatindra Malla
The Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla in the act of worship can be seen on a column facing the palace. Of the square's many statues, this is considered to be the most magnificent.
Nyatapola in Newari language means five stories - the symbolic of five basic elements. This is the biggest and highest pagoda of Nepal ever built with such architectural perfection and artistic beauty. The temple's foundation is said to be made wider than its base. The temple is open for the public once a year
Duration: 6 hours
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel
Day 2: Sunrise, Namobuddha and Panauti sightseeing and return to Kathmandu
Stop At: Namobuddha Monastery
Enjoy sunrise and after breakfast, drive approximately 1 hour to Namobuddha. Enjoy your sightseeing and listen to the old story related to Namobuddha. Then drive to Panauti around 30 minutes drive. Enjoy the old newari town and around 3 pm drive for Kathmandu. Your tour ends as your guide drop you off at your hotel in Kathmandu.
Duration: 8 hours
No accommodation included on this day.
1x Breakfast,1x Dinner,Accommodation included: 1 night,All private transfer,Hotel pick up and drop off service,All entrance fees,Guide fees,Accommodation in 3 star category Hotel (Hotel Mirabel) or similar