Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
Kathmandu is a Capital city of Nepal. Kathmandu valley is a surrounded by four hills- Fulchowki, Chandragiri, Shivapuri and Nagarjun. Kathmandu valley has three major cities Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur. There are four world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; these places are likely to be visited. These placeses are rich in culture, ritual activities and traditions. One can get impressed by the specimen of workmanship. Different art according to Newari culture during the Malla period are fascinating. Swyambhunath is known as Monkey temple. There are many rhesus macaques living around the stupa. Unique Tibetan Architecture makes this stupa lively, especially the Bajrayana Buddhism influence. There is a conical type hill station from where we can view the early beautiful sunrise and sunset views.
Kathmandu Durbar square has a museum that reflect the contemporary society this place is dominated by the Hindu temple, countryard destination etc. The living Goddess-KUMARI is one of the most important attractions of this place. Visitor can enjoy the square doing shopping around there.
Bouddhanath is one of the largest stupas in the entire South Asia; its located in Bouddha, This stupa represents Nepali architecture with Tibetan influence. There are many Buddhist monasteries. This was built by Lihhavi king Manadeva in 5th century. It was buit in 5th century. Many Buddhist monks walk around the (circumambulating) the stupa with prayer wheels on their hands. It is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Nepal.
Pashupatinath is the famous Hindus pilgrimages site in Nepal; it covers 264 hector of land including monuments, Ghats, river and (Slesmantak jungle) forest. Dead bodies are burnt at the bank of Bagmati River (ghats) at Pashupatinath area.
World Heritage list. Some of the major attraction are:
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Swayambhunath Stupa ( Its know as Monkey Temple).
- Patan Durbar Square.
- Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
- Pashupatinath Temple.
- Bouddhanath Stupa.
- Chngunarayan Temple.
Trips details: Today you will be picked up from the hotel at 8:00 a.m. Then we begin our tour to swayambhu, the monkey temple, you can choose any way as per your interest for hiking up to 360 steps to the top. The easy way will be from the western side. You will enjoy looking different ritual activities, people walking around the stupa chanting mantra. After this we move to another place to Kathmandu durbar square. This place is bit crowded than other places but the old carving amazes you. We go to Boudhanath after visiting Kathmandu Durbar Square. This place is peaceful and you can feel the real vibration of chanting, meditation there. You can have lunch in the roof top restaurant. Pashupatinath is just 2 km away from Bouddhanath. If we walk toward the eastern bank of Baghmati River, we can enjoy the different activities of sadhus and monks. Short walk around the Pashupatinath area will be interesting. After completing the tour around Pashupatinath, we return back to the hotel.
DAY TO DAY ITINERARY
Day 01: Kathmandu valley sightseeing-five hours
- Pickup and drop off the hotel inside Kathmandu valley
- Private vehicles during the tour
- A government licensed holder tour guide
- All Nepal government Tax and Vat, Service charges
- An entrance fee for the monuments during the tour
- Tips for the guide & the driver
- Any other cost not mentioned the ‘cost includes’ section.
If the above itinerary does not meet your needs, we can design individualized travel sightseeing plans based on your preferences.
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