Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour


KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE (World Heritage Site):
The Square teems with life as vendor’s children tourists and other crowed around the temple of the Living Goddess Kumar Goddess Taleju and the Kastamandap Resthouse. Many pay homage to the monuments of Kal Bhairab Lord Hanuman and to the images of Shiva and Parbati. The buildings here are the greatest achievement of the Malla dynasty and they resulted from the great rivalry between the three palaces of kathmandu Patan and Bhakatpur. Most wood carvings statues and architecture in this area are exceptionally fine.
 

Kathmandu became the seat of Valley’s royalty when King Jayasthiti Malla unified the valley in the 14th century (although it was divided later by his descendants). The Malla kings’ royal palace was located at Hanuman Dhoka, and it is still retained as the ceremonial palace of the present Shah dynasty. Although the present King Birendra does not reside there, important traditional royal ceremonies including the crowning of the king are still conducted at Hanuman Dhoka.
 

PASHUPATINATH HINDU TEMPLE (World Heritage Site):
The holiest Hindu pilgrimage place in Nepal pashupati has received the attention of worshippers for at least fifteen hundred years. Dedicated to shiva the lord of Destruction the temple is situated on the banks of the Bagmati river. A circuit of the Pashupati area takes visitors past a sixth century statue of the Buddha an eighth century statue of Brahma the Creator freshly painted skeletal images guarding temple gates, and other magnificent temples dedicates to various deities in the complex.
 

BOUDHANATH STUPA (World Heritage Site):
Boudhanath is a colossal stupa north east of Pashupatinath and lies a further two 2 kilometers by road. The origin of this stupa is rather obscure. A legend says that a woman named Kangma was banished from heaven by Indra for stealing flowers and was reborn on earth as a swineherd’s daughter. Rearing and selling geese, Kangma accumulated a considerable amount of wealth. One day, she went to request the king for a plot of land to build a temple dedicated to the Buddha Amitabha. She asked that she be given land the size which a buffalo’s hide would cover. The king agreed to what he thought was a harmless request, but Kangma very shrewdly cut the hide making it into one very long strip of leather. Stretching it out to form a very large circle, she asked for and was given this huge plot where Boudhanath stands today.

SWAYAMBHU NATH STUPA (World Heritage Site):
Swayambhunath is a best place to observe religious harmony between Nepalese Buddhists and Hindus.  The stupa is one of the most ancient in this part of the world and its worshippers come from diverse ethical backgrounds. Situated on the top of a hill. It provides an excellent view of the Katmandu Valley. Huge prayer wheels and fine Buddhist paintings are displayed in the monasteries as well as the largest Buddha statue in the country. Special butter lamps can be ilt after monetary gifts are offered to the images.

BHAKTAPUR DURBAR SQUARE (World Heritage Site):
Durbar Square (World Heritage Site). This former royal palace complex offers the elegant 15th-century Palace of 55 Windows, artistic courtyards, the Golden Gate, a masterpiece in repousse art, and an entrancing medley of pagoda temples scattered all over. Potters' Square. A two-minute walk to the south of Durbar Square brings you to Bolachhen, also known as Potters' Square. Here you can watch potters molding wet clay into different kinds of earthenware. It has a display of fresh pottery left out to dry in the open.

PATAN DURBAR SQUARE (World Heritage Site):
The streets in this region are homes to metal sculptures of the present day and some of the best pieces of sculpture are in the Golden Temple. This place is a monastery with wall painting fourteenth century statues and ancient scriptures also to see are the Krishna Mandir, Bhimsen Temple the Mahaboudha Temple in terra cotta and oku bahal.

  • Day 1 :
    Arrive Kathmandu. O/N in hotel
  • Day 2 :
    Full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley including Pashupatinath Temple - The Hindus Shrine, Boudhhanath Stupa - Buddhist Shrite, Swoyambhunath Stupa - Monkey Temple, Kathmandu darbar square and the only living goddess Kumari
  • Day 3 :
    Full Sightseeing tour to Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. O/N hotel
  • Day 4 :
    Departure from Kathmandu.

Cost Includes:

Arrival / departure transfers
Hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis with breakfast
Luxury Ac transport as per itinerary for sightseeing
All sightseeing with English speaking guides, entrance fees

Cost Excludes
Personal expenses, lunch & dinner, telephone calls, laundry, bar bill

Since it is a city sightseeing tour, no special equipment is required

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  • JATA
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  • IATA
  • Village Tourism
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