Being the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu is considered as one of the must visit places for the tourism. This magical city is very popular for its bustling streets, vibrant culture, rich historical heritage, exquisite temples and religious sites. The sightseeing tour will give you an insight about the lifestyle of the people with vivid traditions found in this ancient city.
We have planned this trip for you in such way that you get chance to visit all those cultural and prestigious inheritances of Kathmandu.
Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle.
Late noon you would be exploring around the popular tourist destination Thamel and Ason. You can enjoy the glance of different Nepalese products and also can buy it as souvenirs to carry back home. (Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu)
Today you would be visiting different world heritage site that are very popular in Kathmandu. The places include:
Swoyambhunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)
You can watch over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. Swoyambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises.
Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)
Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and lies 5 kms east of the city center. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva.
Boudhanath Stupa(World Heritage Site)
It is 2500 years old Buddhist stupa in the Valley built in 5th century with four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels.
Kopan Monastery is a Tibetan Buddhist monastery near Boudhanath, Kathmandu.Its name comes from the name of the hill on which it was built.Kopan has become especially famous for teaching Buddhism to visiting Western foreigners. The annual month-long meditation courses takes place in this monastery. These courses generally combine traditional Lam Rim teachings with informal discussion, several periods of guided meditation, and a vegetarian diet. (Overnight in Hotel)
We continue our tour visiting the following places today:
Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th- century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar Square is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also three museums inside the palace building.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square(World Heritage Site)
Visit the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the Royal Residential Quarter of Bhupatindra Malla, famous five-storied temple of Nyatapola in Pagoda style, Batsala temple, Bhairavnath temple, Duttatraya temple, Pujari Muth and Palace of 55 windows.
Changu Narayan(World Heritage Site)
Situated in the small village of Changu in Bhaktapur district, it was built by the Lichhavis King, Mandev. Changu Narayan temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is also among the world heritage sites of Nepal.
In the evening you can enjoy farewell dinner in the Nepali Authentic Cuisine with some cultural performances
The trip concludes and later on our Airport Representative will drop you at the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal.
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