Experience the pristine cultural and spiritual richness amid the sophisticated and modern lifestyles of Kathmandu with our Kathmandu sightseeing tour. An hour of mountain flight adds more to the memory list.
Kathmandu which is popular as the city of temple and living Goddess is the capital of Nepal. Kathmandu is a perfect for travelers to experience the blend of modern influence with the ancient cultural heritages still intact in its original form. Amidst the sophisticated building and other structures calmly nestle the various UNESCO World heritage sites boasting its glorious artistic past. The city is inhabited by various ethnic communities with majority of Newars who are popular for their distinct attires, exquisite foods and various festivals Don’t forget to taste the mo:mos when you are in Kathmandu. Moreover, an hour mountain flight commencing from Kathmandu provides spectacular view of all the peaks of the Himalayas including the Everest.
We visit the ancient Durbar squares in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur. The former palaces are decorated with centuries old stone and wood sculptures and pagoda style temples in almost every corner. The travelers get opportunity to see two of the biggest buddhist Stupas in the world: Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) and the Boudhanath Stupa. Apart from those sites, visit to the holy temple of Lord Shiva provides an opportunity to closely encounter the Hindu rituals including the cremation along the Bagmati River. A walk in the narrow streets of Thamel and Basantapur provides an insight to the commercial activities of the local communities.
Bonus: Apart from Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour, you can eeek for Nagarkot tour when you're visiting Kathmandu, Nepal.
Attraction Of Kahthmandu
- Kathmandu Durbar Square :The Durbar Square of Kathmandu is in the old city and has heritage buildings representing four kingdoms (Kantipur, Lalitpur, Bhaktapur, Kirtipur); the earliest being the Licchavi dynasty. The complex has 50 temples and is distributed in two quadrangles of the Durbar Square. The outer quadrangle has the Kasthamandap, Kumari Ghar and Shiva-Parvati Temple; the inner quadrangle has the hanuman Dhoka palace.
The Durbar Square of Kathmandu is located in the old city and is home to over 50 temples. we will observe the following important in our programme.
♦ Kumari Ghar (Kumari Bahal)
♦ Kasthamandap Temple
♦ Mahadev Parvati Temple
♦ Jagganath Temple
♦ Hanumandhoka Palac
♦ Kakeshwar Temple
♦ Degu Taleju Temple
♦ Tana Deval Temple
- Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath Temple is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu. It served as the seat of national deity, Lord Pashupatinath, until Nepal was secularized. However, a significant part of the temple was destroyed by Mughal invaders in the 14th century and little or nothing remains of the original 5th-century temple exterior. The temple as it stands today was built in the 19th century, although the image of the bull and the black four-headed image of Pashupati are at least 300 years old. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site.Shivaratri or the night of Lord Shiva, is the most important festival that takes place here, attracting thousands of devotees and sadhus.
- Boudhanath stupa: It is a very popular tourist site. Boudhanath is known as Khasti by Newars and as Bauddha or Bodhnath by speakers of Nepali. About 11 km (7 mi) from the centre and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa's massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.Boudhanath became a UNESCO world heritage sites in 1979
The base of the stupa has 108 small depictions of the Dhyani Buddha Amitabh. It is surrounded with a brick wall with 147 niches, each with four or five prayers wheels engraved with the mantra, om mani padme hum.At the northerentrance where visitors must pass is a shrine dedicated to Ajima, the goddess of smallpox.
- Swayambunath Temple:Swayambhunath is a Buddhist stupa atop a hillock at the northwestern part of the city. This is among the oldest religious sites in Nepal. Although the site is considered Buddhist, it is revered by both Buddhists and Hindus. The stupa consists of a dome at the base; above the dome, there is a cubic structure with the eyes of Buddha looking in all four directions.There are pentagonal toran above each of the four sides, with statues engraved on them. Behind and above the torana there are thirteen tiers. Above all the tiers, there is a small space above which lies a gajur.
Included in Cost ( Received)
® International & domestic airport transfers as per the itinerary.
® 3 nights 3 star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB plan.
® Kathmandu sightseeing by Private Vehicle.
® One prefessional English speaking tour guide.
® Complementary farewell dinner in a Typical Nepali cultural restaurant.
® Allgovernment taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges and official expenses.
Not included in cost( canceled)
© International air fare to/ from Nepal.
© Entry Visa fees - at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
© Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
© Temple and monastery entry permit fees.
© Bar bills and Personal Expenses.
© Tips and gratitude provided to staff.
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