kathmandu Valley city tour
Nepal is one of the best countries for sightseeing, with its long history, fascinating art and distinctive and varied architecture. sightseeing in Nepal is one of the popular tourism activities for the travelers /adventure seekers who has desire for cultural package , historical monuments sightseeing around kathmandu valley and out side of the valley. The vast diversity of people, their culture, language and traditions will intrigue anyone. The two predominant religions, Hinduism and Buddhism, are ever present with the variety of gods and goddess, numerous temples, stupas and monasteries, and depict the deep faith of the people. The panoramic mountain scenery and a diversity of beautiful landscape will enchant you and make your visit one of the most romantic and memorable ones you have ever experienced. Nepal is the land where Buddha was born - Buddha, the symbol of peace.
Katmandu Durbar square:
Katmandu Durbar square Pashupatinath is protected by UNESCO world heritage site. Katmandu Durbar square (old Royal palace) which built in 12th century. The Durbar square provides you numerous temples, Kumari Bahal (House of Living Goddess), Kasthamandap (house of wood) and the old museum.
Pashupatinath : Pashupatinath is protected by UNESCO world heritage site. Pashupatinath is te holiest Hindu pilgrimage destination in Nepal. There are linga images of Shiva a long with the statues, shrine and temples dedicated to other deities in the complex. A temple dedicated to Shiva existed at this site in 879AD.However the present temple buil by King Bhupatindra malla in 1697AD.A gold plated roof, silver doors and woodcarvings of the finest quality decorate the Pagoda construction. There are rows of Shiva shrines and Hindu pilgrims from all over south Asia offering(Puja)worship to Shiva tile of lord of destruction. The Bagmati rivers follows close by and the Arya Ghat cremation grounds are there.
BoudhaNath Stupa : Bouddhanath is protected by UNISCO world heritage site. Bouddhanath is among the largest Stupas in the south Asia and it has become focal point of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. The white looms 36 meters overhead. The stupa is located at the ancient trade route to Tibet and Tibetan merchants rested and offered prayers have for many centuries. When refuges entered Nepal from Tibet in the 1950 century many of them decided to live around Bouddhanath. They established many Gompas and little Tibet Nepal was born. This little Tibet still the best places in the valley to observe Tibetan life style. Many people believe that Bouddhanath was constructed in the fifth century. The Bouddhanath is the visual feast of the colorful Thangkas, Tibetan jewellery hand-woven carpets; mask and Khukuri (knives) are sold in surroundings stalls.
Syambhunath /Monkey Temple :Syambhunath is protected by UNISCO world heritage site. The History of the valley, according to the legends begins with Syambhunath or the self-existent in times uncharted by history, Budhisattva Manjusiri came across a beautiful lake during his travel. he saw a lotus that emitted brilliant light at the lake center, so he cut a george in a southern hill and drained the waters to worship the lotus. Men settled on the bed of the lake and called it the Katmandu valley from then on the hill top of the self existent lord has been a holy place. Syambhu is the major land of the valley and looks like a becon below the Nagarjun hill. It provides excellent views of the Katmandu valley. Katmandu city also provides you other very famous and interesting gods and goddess temples which will take you the spiritual way. The Katmandu city offers you life style of Newar people and them colorful festival
Patan city : Patan is protected by UNISCO world heritage site. Patan is the second largest city in the valley. It is some time referred to as Lalitpur, which means city of beauty. Patan has long Buddhist history and the four corners of the city are marked by stupas. Patan's central Durbar square is absolutely packed with temples. It an architectural feast with a far greater concentration of temples per sq meter than in Katmandu or Bhaktipur. Numerous other temples widely diverse style as well as many Buddhist monasteries are scattered around this fascinating town. The Patan Durbar square is a concentrated mass of temples, undoubtedly the most visually stunning display of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. There is also many others numerous temples are Krishna, Bhimsen, Taleju bell, Bhai Dega and others many temples gives you more experience about Nepali people faith and respect on religion. All the temples are decorated by numerous arts and architecture. The Patan also offers you Newari people culture and them life style.
Bhaktapur city : The Bhaktipur city is protected as a UNESCO world Heritage site. Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon, it means city of the Devotees. It is the third major town of the valley and in many ways the most mediaeval. The Bhaktipur is on of the most charming architecture showpieces of the valley as it highlights the ancient The main items of interest in the Bhaktapur are: The lion gate: Dating as far back as AD1696, this gate is guarded on either side by two huge statues of lions. A long side, there are two stone images of Gods. TheGolden gate: The golden gate is said to be the most beautiful and richly molded specimen of its kind in the entire world. The Golden is the mostly lovely piece of art in the whole Kingdom.
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,295 m/4,273 ft.)
Arriving in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA),Transfer by Private car/ Van (depends on size of group) to the selected hotel at thamel in Kathmandu . Stay overnight on b/b basis.
Day 2: Visit world heritage sites in Kathmandu
Full day Kathmandu sight seeing (world heritages sites) - Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple and Monkey temple by private car/van (depends on group size) and tour guide. Stay at same hotel on b/b basis.
Day 3: Visit Kathmandu durbar square, Patan Durbar square and Boudhanath stupa and stay at same hotel on b/b basis.
Day 4: Departure to your next program or back to home.
*Airport Pick up drop
*Hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis as specified above
*Daily breakfast in the hotel
*All local transportation by non Ac car as per the below itinerary,
*All Entrance Fees,
*English Speaking Guide
Service Does not Includes
*All personal nature expenses
*Single supplement Charges
*Lunch & Dinner
*Everest Mountain flight charges
*Anything which is not specifically mentioned above.
NOTE: The above information is an example of our standard tour, and can be customized to meet your specific requirements.