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Kathmandu Heritage


Kathmandu is the largest city and capital of Nepal and the namesake of the Kathmandu Valley. Once thought to be the fabled and inaccessible Shangri-La, Kathmandu is now a hub for independent travelers as well as a growing vacation spot catering to all budgets.
For many, stepping off a plane into Kathmandu is a pupil-dilating experience, a riot of sights, sounds and smells that can quickly lead to sensory overload. Whether you’re barrelling through the traffic-jammed alleyways of the old town in a rickshaw, marveling at the medieval temples or dodging trekking touts in the backpacker district of Thamel, Kathmandu can be an intoxicating, amazing and exhausting place.

This endlessly fascinating, sometimes infuriating city has enough sights to keep you busy for a week, but be sure to leave its backpacker comforts and explore the ‘real Nepal’ before your time runs out.

Day 1: Early morning after breakfast, drive towards Kathmandu Durbar Square in front of the old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom. Durbar Square was surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. Many of the ancient temples have been destroyed by the earthquake and is under construction. After spending some hour we drive towards Narayanhiti Museum.
Narayanhiti museum was the royal palace before the reformation of new constitution. After new constitution the palace was transformed into national museum and visitors were allowed to enter and see the palace. After visiting museum we go for lunch and again as per schedule we drive towards Pashupatinath.
Pashupati which is the holiest place for Hindu. People from all over the world come to visit Pashupati. The Pashupatinath Temple is a famous, sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Pashupatinath and is located on the banks of the Bagmati River 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern city of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. This temple is considered one of the sacred temples of Hindu faith.
After spending some hour at Pashupati we drive towards Boudhanath stupa which is just 2-3km from Pashupati. The Buddhist stupa of Boudhanath dominates the skyline. The ancient Stupa is one of the largest in the world. Boudnath Stupa looks like a giant mandala, or diagram of the Buddhist cosmos. We can see the beauty of stupa from very close and back to hotel.

Day 2: After breakfast drive to Changu Narayan. It is considered to be the oldest temple of Nepal. It remains a milestone in Nepali temple architecture with rich embossed works. The two-storey roofed temple stands on a high plinth of stone. It has an architectural style which he would like to describe as a traditional Nepali temple. Many similar features are found at Gokarna Mahadev. The temple is surrounded by sculptures and arts related to Lord Vishnu. Also we can find the temples of lord Shiva, Ashta Matrika, Chhinnamasta, Kileshwor and Krishna inside the courtyard of main temple. There are four entrances to the temple and these gates are guarded by life size pairs of animals such as lions, sarabhas, graffins and elephants on each side of the entrances. The ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu and the other idols are carved in the struts, which support the roof.Then drive towards Bhaktapur.
Bhaktapur is filled with monuments, most terra-cotta with carved wood columns, palaces and temples with elaborate carvings, gilded roofs, open courtyards. The city is dotted with pagodas and religious shrines. Bhaktapur is filled with Hindu and Buddhist religious sites and art. After spending some hour there at Bhaktapur and having lunch we drive to Nagarkot.
Nagarkot commands one of the broadest views of the Himalayas in the Kathmandu valley (8 Himalayan ranges of Nepal out of 13 from here). The ranges include Annapurna range, Manaslu range, Ganesh himal range, Langtang range, Jugal range, Rolwaling range, Mahalangur range (Everest range) and Number range with views of the Kathmandu valley and Shivapuri National Park. Then drive back to hotel.

Includes:

  • Meals/Dinner (lunch) while on sightseeing.
  • Transportation in Private car with AC
  • A bottle of water
  • English Speaking guide

Excludes:

  • Any other services, activities, meals, liquor & whatever not mentioned in inclusion
  • Tips for guide & driver, Insurance for any loss & damage.
  • Travel insurance
  • Any other expenses
  • other personal expenses on the way.

What we provide?

  • Professional Guide.

What to bring?

  • Comfortable Sport Shoes and slippers
  • Camera, (If you have, if not never mind, we have one)
  • Sun glass, Sun Cream, Sunhat, Slipper.
  • Medicine (If you are under any medication) , first aid is available from us
  • Please bring some snacks, chocolates (if you like)

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Kathmandu, Nepal
2days
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$150.00

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