Kathmandu which is also known as the open museum in the world is the famous tourist destination of Nepal. It is surrounded by the tier of mountains. Kathmandu city, the capital city of Nepal is rich in historical, cultural and artistic heritages. Kathmandu city sightseeing tour is the popular sightseeing tour as it is the home to 7 out of 10 UNESCO enlisted world heritage sites. The UNESCOenlisted sites of Kathmandu city are Kathmandu durbar square, Patan Durbar square, Bhaktapur durbar square, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Chagunarayan Temple. In this sightseeing tour, you visit these cultural and historical sites as well as other famous places of Kathmandu valley.
Kathmandu Durbar square is the historical palace where you see the Hanuman Dhoka, Kumari Temple- the temple of the Living Goddess, Kastamandap- the temple built from a single Sal tree, Telaju temple which were build during the medieval period. You also visit Boudhanath sputa which were built in the 5th century. It is one of the biggest Buddhist Stupa of the world. Then you visit the oldest Hindu temple of Lord Shiva Pashupatinath temple which is situated on the bank of the Baghmati River. This temple is built in Pagoda style with astonishing architectural beauty which stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition. There you can also see the cremation site where dead bodies are cremated according to the Hindu rituals. Another attraction is Swayambhunath Stupa which is situated on the hillock and built about 2500 years ago. From the Swayambhunath Stupa you can also have the beautiful view of the Kathmandu valley.
In this Kathmandu sightseeing tour, you visit Patan durbar square which is another historical palace of the medieval period. Patan Durbar square is also rich in artistic beauty. There you visit Patan museum, Krishna Mandir which was built with stone and has 21 pinnacle, Tushahity (Royal Bath) – a master piece of stone carvings etc. there you can see visit Buddhist Stupas and the pagoda style Temple. Then you head to Bhaktapur durbar square where you see the highest pagoda temple Nyatpol Mandir- a five storey temple, 55 windows palace, golden gate, statue of Bhupatindra Malla etc. you finally visit the Chagunarayan temple the oldest Hindu temple which is enlisted in UNESCO as the world heritage site. Beside the cultural resources, it is well decorated by wonderful natural scenarios from the surroundings. Among them Nagarkot is very famous for its fantastic location and sunrise view. Another days “Kathmandu Nagarkot Tour” takes you to world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley and Nagarkot as well. This package is appropriate for those who have very short stay in Kathmandu. Especially Business people, students and pilgrims may join the trip to enjoy the scheduled mixture of culture and nature.
Day to Day Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m.)
Day 02: After taking breakfast we will provide you the guide who will take you the famous cultural and historical site of Kathmandu. Among them the UNESCO enlisted world heritage site may the primary place of visit. Boudhanath (Buddhist shrine), Pashupatinath (sacred Hindu temple), Swayambhunath (monkey temple), Durbar square, Hanuman Dhoka Durbar etc.
Day 03: Early morning drive to Nagarkot. Sunrise view over the central and eastern Himalayan ranges in Nagarkot. Breakfast Pack-up for sightseeing of Bhaktapur Durbar Square “City of DEVOTEES”Take you to the well-famous tour place of Bhaktapur and Lalitpur (Patan). Patan Durbar Square, Krishna Mandir, Patan Dhoka, Ratnakar Mahavibar, Kumbheswor Temple, national zoo are the most visited place. Similarly, our tour goes to the Bhaktapur after completing Patan. In Bhaktapur we focus on Bhaktapur durbar square, Taumadhi square, Changu Narayan and national art gallery. Overnight at Mi casa Hotel Hotel.
Guide with medical kit, all local transport fees, Temple and Monastery entrance fees and one night accommodation in mountain(for a 2 day trek).
Soft and alcoholic beverages, personal expenses and insurance.