6D/5N Kathmandu & Lumbini Tour-3

6 Days Kathmandu Lumbini tour gives an awesome opportunity to visit landmark destination of Kathmandu loaded with cultural heritage with unique art and architecture and lumbini, the birth place of Buddha. These places have such heritage which was listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites which embrace culturally and historically significant places and holds enthralling cultural heritages making it one of…

Duration: 6 Days Trip Code: DNTT-T-6D-03
Maximum Altitude: 2175m/4136ft Destination: Nepal
Arrival on: Kathmandu Departure from: Kathmandu
Best Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Feb/Mar/Apr Physical rating: Easy

Why you'll love this trip?

  • Beginning and ending in Kathmandu, there's more than enough time to discover the Nepali capital's staggeringly rich cultural and artistic heritage.
  • This is the perfect trip for those who want a cultural insight, Birth Palace of Lord Buddha & Beautiful Himalaya range view with Lake into Nepal without strenuous trekking, with plenty of inclusions, as well as free time and comfortable accommodation in each destination.
  • Witness world-class mountain scenery from heavenly viewpoint, with a breathtaking Everest scenic flight.
Day 01. Arrival at the Kathmandu[altitude 1400 m/4595ft]
Day 02. Kathmandu-Lumbini[altitude 150m/492ft]
Day 03. Lumbini-Kathmandu-Nagarkot[2175m/4136ft]
Day 04. Nagarkot-Kathmandu
Day 05. Kathmandu
Day 06. Depart from Kathmandu
 
 

Birth Place of Lord Buddha Bhaktapur durbar square (World Heritage Site)Himalaya View from NagarkotPashupatinath temple (World Heritage Site)Boudhanath stupa (World Heritage Site)Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)Swoyambhunath stupa Traditional Nepali dance with Nepali dinner (Complimentary in our package)

Day 01. Arrival at the Kathmandu[altitude 1400 m/4595ft]
Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu
Welcome by Tour officer of DNTT  
Transfer to the hotel 
Briefing about program
We’ll discuss the trip details and co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. The evening is free to explore the streets of Kathmandu, whose mixture of ancient architecture and modern development, and rich artistic and cultural heritage, means it remains the famous destination it has been for decades. Busy markets and bazaars are the centre of Nepali life and the narrow streets are home to holy men, monks, bicycles, incense, goats and sacred cows. 
 
Accommodation: 
  • Hotel [1 Night]
Meals Included:
  • There are no Meals included on this day 
Day 02. Kathmandu-Lumbini[altitude 150m/492ft]
After breakfast, flight to Bhairahawa [35 min]; once arrived in Bhairahawa, drive to hotel about 1 hrs and check in. After check in, our local guide will come at hotel to guide you to visit around Birth place of Lord Buddha [Maya Devi Temple and surrounding monasteries. 
 
Accommodation: 
  • Hotel [1 Night]
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast 
Day 03. Lumbini-Kathmandu-Nagarkot[2175m/4136ft]
After breakfast, fly back to Kathmandu; once arrived in Kathmandu, start full day sightseeing tour of Changunarayan temple & Bhaktapur durbar square
 
Changunarayan temple is said to be the oldest Hindu temple still in use in the Kathmandu Valley. Bhaktapur, Durbar Square, a well preserved fine UNESCO world heritage site where you will witness the 55-window palace, the Golden Gate, Nyatapole temple, stone temple and many more.
Proceed to Nagarkot. After getting refreshed, self walk around the villages to witness day to day life of Nepalese villagers. Enjoy a sunset with full eastern Himalayan mountain ranges including the world’s highest peak- Mount Everest, weather permitting of course.
 
Accommodation: 
  • Hotel [1 Night]
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast 
Day 04. Nagarkot-Kathmandu
Wake up early to see the sunrise on the Himalayan ranges including Mount Everest. 
After breakfast, Drive to Kathmandu, full day sightseeing tour of Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple & Kopan Monastery 
 
Bouddhanath is one of the largest stupas in the world, and one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist destinations in Kathmandu. The area of Boudhnath is also famous for over 50 Tibetan Gompas or monasteries.
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus all over the world. Kapan Monastery is on a hilltop north of Bodhnath, Kopan is popular among foreigners for its courses in Tibetan Buddhism. Visitors are welcome to explore the monastery and join in the morning meditation sessions.
 
Accommodation: 
  • Hotel [1 Night]
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast 
Day 05. Kathmandu
After breakfast, full day sightseeing tour of Patan durbar square, Swoyambhunath stupa & Kathmandu durbar square
 
Patan Durbar Square is one of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. One of its attractions is the ancient royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided.
Swayambhunath, is located in the heart of the city and is also called Monkey Temple by the tourists owing to the large number of monkeys in the temple area. Kathmandu Durbar Square (“UNESCO World Heritage Site") holds the palaces of the ancient kings who ruled over the Kathmandu Kingdom. Here you can see Goddess Kumar, Temples etc 
 
Accommodation: 
  • Hotel [1 Night]
Optional Activities:
  • Nepali dinner with a live cultural show at the Nepali restaurant [complimentary]
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast 
Day 06. Depart from Kathmandu
Today is your last day in the highest country on earth. 
Free time until departure
Transfer to the international airport for final departure (Or stay longer for short tours - ask us)
We hope you had a magical experience in the Himalayas and we hope to see you again soon.
 
Meals Included:
  • Breakfast 

Optional Tours [ You can do bellow tour if you are agree with bellow price and time permitted during the standard tour operation]

2022 2023

Price For 2022
Package Categories Group size SRS extra bed child w/ bed child w/o bed
Single 2 Person 3 to 5 6 to 8 9 to 10
luxury 1705 1085 1055 935 885 350 905 550 350
comfort 1405 905 885 765 715 225 825 470 330
standard 1240 830 815 695 645 130 770 415 315
budget 1165 785 770 650 600 110 730 375 305
Price For 2023
Package Categories Group size SRS extra bed child w/ bed child w/o bed
Single 2 Person 3 to 5 6 to 8 9 to 10
luxury 1755 1110 1080 960 905 370 965 610 355
comfort 1430 920 900 780 730 230 860 505 340
standard 1265 855 840 720 665 135 805 450 315
budget 1195 800 785 665 615 120 740 385 305

Notes: 

  • The above rates are net inclusive all taxes & per person on twin/double sharing basis. 
  • SRS-single room supplement
  • If you are booking online to this package within 2 month of the travel date, Pls contact us for confirmation (WhatsApp/Viber: +977 9851148105)
  • All the above optional activities are just for your information and subject to available at the time of tour period. You will do these activities if time permitted during your travel time and you are interested. Our itinerary is already with day by day activities and we made itinerary to fit all tourist. 
  • The timing of sightseeing points shall be fixing by local operator due to traffic & weather conditions 
  • Non-refundable for any cancellation that made by clients after tour start  
  • Following guide are available on the supplementary charge: "Spanish, Germany, French, Italian, Chinese, Japanese & Korean etc as per your requirement"

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Airport pick up & drop by comfortable private air-conditional vehicle
  • All tours & transfer as per the given itinerary by comfortable private air-conditional vehicle 
  • Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with an English speaking trained, professional guide 
  • Lumbini tour with an English speaking local guide 
  • Kathmandu-Bhairahawa-Kathmandu flight tickets and airport taxes 
  • All applicable monument entrance fees
  • All government and local taxes
  • Daily buffet breakfast in all hotels
  • All accommodation in the mention hotel 

Category

Hotel Details

Luxury

3 Nights Yak & Yeti or similar in Kathmandu

1 Night Buddha Maya Garden or similar in Lumbini

1 Night Hotel Mystic Mountain or similar in Nagarkot

Comfort

3 Nights Maya Manor Boutique Hotel or similar in Kathmandu

1 Night Lumbini Garden NewCrystal or similar in Lumbini

1 Night Fort Resort or similar in Nagarkot

Standard

3 Nights Hotel Le Himalaya or similar in Kathmandu

1 Night Lumbini Buddha Garden or similar in Lumbini

1 Night Country villa or similar in Nagarkot

Budget

3 Nights Hotel Pilgrims or similar in Kathmandu

1 Night Lumbini Buddha Garden or similar in Lumbini

1 Night Chautari Paradise Inn or similar in Nagarkot

PRICE EXCLUDES:

  • Nepal Visa fees & International airfare   
  • Tips for driver & guide [It is not compulsory but recommended]
  • Entrance fees for children in case of needed in any sightseeing place 
  • Meals [Lunch & dinner: US$ 10-20 per lunch/dinner]
  • Personal expenses such as insurance, medical charges, laundry, shopping, liquor etc 
  • Cost arising by flight cancellation/road blockades/landslides/emergency evacuation and reasons beyond our control

Estimated Personal Expenses

Bellow total expenses is base on Market and estimated; it can be bit higher or lower as per hotels, shops and restaurants as well as how much you will do expenses. So, we will recommend you to use extra service out of the hotels like restaurant, department store, local market etc. We will also guide you how to save money during the your Nepal tours; once you will arrived in Nepal. This Information is just for your kind information to estimate your tour budget.

Package Category Lunch/Dinner Waters[3 bottle per day] Total per person on USD
Luxury  250 $8 $258
Comfort 180 $8 $188
Standard 150 $8 $158
Budget 120 $8 $128

Why choose DNTT?

  • We are local tour operator 
  • 99% satisfied customers
  • Prompt response
  • 100%  Instant booking confirmation
  • Secure online payment gateway without extra charges
  • Personal care 
  • 24 hrs & 7 weeks available in email & Viber/WhatsApp +977 9851148105
  • 12 years of experienced in tour & trekking operation
  • All insured vehicle we use in our tour 
  • All insured trekking guide & porter 
  • Government certified guide 
  • Trustworthy travel agency
  • Unbeatable value for money
  • Real care customer service
  • Tailor made itinerary as per clients interest 
  • Flexibility in itinerary, price, dates & during the tour operation 
  • You can book upto 10 person group directly through website; so you can travel togather with your family, co-worker, realtivies.

GENERAL INFORMATION
VISA 

All visitors except the Indian nationals must hold passport and valid visa. Visa can be obtained at the Nepalese diplomatic missions and consulates abroad. Visa is also issued at the entry points. It can be extended at the Department of Immigration, Kathmandu. Children under 10 years need not pay any visa fee. People willing to get entry Visa at the airport or any of the land entry points are required to fill a visa form with passport photograph. So, please download form from the link below (visa form) and get ready while you are passing through the immigration Point. Only People of these countries do not get visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal: - Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, and Palestine, Afghanistan. For more and updated information: Click here

On Arrival Visa Fee

15 Days – 30 USD
30 Days – 50 USD
90 Days – 125 USD

Tourist Visa Extension
* 3 USD per Day
* 5 USD per day as late fine in the case of delay 
* Additional 25 USD for a multiple re-entry facility 
Tourist visa extension is done for minimum 15 days from Immigration office and Department

Note:-  Gratis Visa (Visa for Free) is issued free of cost for following categories of Visa applicants:
Children below 10 years except US citizens
Up to 30 days for SAARC Citizen (except Afghanistan) visiting Nepal for the first time in a given visa year. Afghan citizens are eligible for Gratis Visa on Arrival only upon the recommendation of Department of Immigration.
Non Residential Nepalese (NRN) card holder
Chinese Nationals are eligible for 150 days tourist Gratis Visa in a given visa year

PASSPORT AND VISAS: 
You must carry a valid passport and have obtained all of the appropriate visas, permits and certificates for the countries in which you will visit during your trip. Your passport must be valid for six months beyond the duration of the trip. It is your responsibility to ensure that you are in possession of the correct visas, permits and certificates for your trip; please refer to the Trip Notes for details. We are not responsible if you are refused entry to a country because you lack the correct passport, visa or other travel documentation.

INFORMATION FOR INDIAN CITIZENS: 

Visa is not require for an Indian citizens For updated information: Click here

Identity documents required for Indian citizen going to/coming from Nepal by Air:-

  • Valid National passport.
  • Photo Identity card issued by the Government of India/State Govt./UT Administration in India to their employees or Election ID card issued by Election Commission of India.
  • Emergency Certificate issued by Embassy of India, Kathmandu.
  • Identity Certificate issued by Embassy of India, Kathmandu.
  • Persons in the age of group of above 65 years and below 15 years would be exempted from the requirement of approved identity documents mentioned at SL. No. (i),(ii),(iii) and (iv). However, they must have some documents with photograph to confirm their age and identity such as PAN card, Driving license, CGHS card, Ration card etc.
  • Children between the age group of 15 to 18 years may be allowed to travel between India and Nepal on the strength of Identity certificate issued by the principal of the school in the prescribed performa.
  • In case of a family (family means husband wife, minor children and parents) traveling together, the approved identification document at SL. NO.(i) ),(ii),(iii) and (iv) would not be insisted from all the family members if one of the adult members of the family has in possession of one of the prescribed identification document  at SL. NO.(i) ,(ii),(iii) and (iv). However, the other family members must have some proof of their identity with photograph and their relationship as a family viz. CGHS card, Ration card, Driving license, ID card issued by school/college etc.

Note:-

  • Aadhaar (UID) card is not an acceptable travel document for travel to Nepal/Bhutan.
  • Certificate of Registration issued by the Embassy of India, Kathmandu, Nepal to Indian nationals is not an acceptable travel document for travelling between India and Nepal.  
  • The Emergency Certificate & Identity Certificate issued by the Embassy of India, Kathmandu will be valid for single journey for travelling back to India

BOOKING CONDITIONS

Your booking will be confirmed by email once we receive your deposit of 40% of total trip cost & the balance 60% of total trip cost after on arrival in Kathmandu. 

CANCELATION 
In case of cancellation by the Traveller, the Agency has the right to charge a percentage cancellation fee according to the following scale:
•    Up to 30 days before the “Trip Start Day” a fee of 20% 
•    15-29 days before the “Trip Start Day” a fee of 30% 
•    7-14 days before the “Trip Start Day” a fee of 60% 
•    6 or less days until the “Trip Start Day” and in the event of non-appearance a fees of 90% 

TIPPING:
If you are happy with the services provided a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many destinations. We recommend that any tips are given to the intended recipient by a member of your group, rather than collected and passed on by the group leader.
The following amounts are based on local considerations and just our suggestion:
Hotel porters: NPR50-100 is adequate for porters that assist you with bags to your room.
Restaurants: Please check the bill and if there is an addition of 10% service charge, there is no requirement for tipping. Otherwise, 5-10% of the total bill amount is appropriate.
Local guides: Throughout your trip, you may at times have a local guide in addition to your leader. We suggest US$4-5 per person, per day for local guides. (Including city tour guides, jungle guides, rafting guides, assistant trek guides)
Porters: Throughout your trip, you may at times have a porter in addition to your leader. We suggest US$4-5 per person, per day, per porter.
Drivers: You may have a range of drivers on your trip. Some may be with you for a short journey while others may be with you for several days. We would suggest a higher tip for those more involved with the group however, a base of US$4-5 per person, per day is generally appropriate.
Local transport: For a city tour, we suggest US$3 per person, per day.
Your Group Leader: You may also consider tipping your leader for outstanding service throughout your trip. The amount is entirely a personal preference; however, as a guideline US$4-5 per person, per day can be used. Of course, you are free to tip more or less, as you see fit, depending on your perception of service quality and the length of your trip. Remember, a tip is not compulsory and should only be given when you receive excellent service.

NOTE: Please do not tip with coins or notes of or less than NPR50, or dirty and ripped notes. This is regarded culturally as an insult.