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Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal is very rich in its cultural and historical beauty. Kathmandu day tour will give you immense satisfaction with its unique cultural and the importance it possess.


At a glance

Visits to UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Exclusive Private tour of the City
Visit the Kumari Goddess (living goddess)

Overview

Kathmandu Tour is designed for those who are visiting Kathmandu for a very short period of time. Kathmandu Tour provides a close glimpse of the countrywith visits to plenty of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Katmandu, Lalitpur (Patan) and Bhaktapur, which are all cities within the Kathmandu Valley. The trip not only showcases the rich culture of the Nepalese people but also takes you back in time through its architectural marvels.

Destination Covered: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa (World Heritage Sites)

Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)

This lies in the heart of the city. 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.

Swoyambhunath Stupa – The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)

It is believed that the original stupa existed 2000 years ago but the present stupa is said to be built after the 14th century. Swayambhunath means ‘ The shrine existing by itself’ – it is often called ‘The Monkey Temple’ by the westerners as there are lots of monkeys scampering around the place which amuse pinning the prayer wheels and the monkeys playing around the stupa make the place really interesting and alive.

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

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.

 

 

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Trip Highlights

Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)

This lies in the heart of the city. 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.

Swoyambhunath Stupa – The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)

It is believed that the original stupa existed 2000 years ago but the present stupa is said to be built after the 14th century. Swayambhunath means ‘ The shrine existing by itself’ – it is often called ‘The Monkey Temple’ by the westerners as there are lots of monkeys scampering around the place which amuse pinning the prayer wheels and the monkeys playing around the stupa make the place really interesting and alive.

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

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.



Inclusions

Price Includes and Excludes

Cost Included

Airport picks up & drops by tourist vehicle

Air-conditioned private tourist vehicle.

English Speaking Guide.

All permits and entrance fees along with government taxes

Official expense

Cost Excluded

Alcoholic drinks and cold drinks.

Items of a personal nature.

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