Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing is one of the most beautiful tours in Nepal is a short sightseeing tour designed by Ambition Himalaya. Kathmandu Valley Tours is a simple tour taking you to major attractions around Kathmandu.
This tour includes almost every sightseeing attraction in the valley; Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan, Bhaktapur, and the Most Famous view point Nagarkot, etc. Doing this Kathmandu valley sightseeing, you will visit most of the places listed as world heritage sites. This is a tour and able to see mountain and city temples and squares.
The city of heritage sites and culture is the best combo to please the people on the tour. Historical cities artistically designed temples and palaces, carefully engraved stone and metal pictures, carved wooden columns and pillars, and history-laden shrines and chaitya provide witness to the medieval period’s superiority in art and architecture.
Another fascinating tour for Kathmandu city is the Kathmandu Valley tour of 3 days where you will get all this sightseeing tour with additional hiking with magnificent Himalayas views.
|01||Tour||Kathmandu -4 Major places||1,300||6/7 hrs||----||Entrance fee|
|02||Tour||Patan/Bhaktapur - Nagarkot||2,175||6/7 hrs||Hotel||Dinner|
|03||hike/drive||Nagakot /Changynarayan - KTM||1,300||5/6 hrs||----||Breakfast|
We will have breakfast in the hotel and start our sightseeing tour. Our sightseeing tour will take us to most of the popular destinations in the valley as listed below:
Swoyambhunath: The tour will start from Swayambhunath; also known as ‘Monkey Temple’ among tourists. Swayambhunath is one of the most popular holy sites for Buddhist people all over the world. This area is inhabited by lots of monkeys and that is why the area is called Monkey Temple by tourists. Swyambhunath is a holy place situated on the top of the hill on the west of Kathmandu valley.
Pashupatinath Temple: After Swayambhunath, we will continue our tour to Pashupatinath. Pashupatinath is the biggest and most popular Hindu holy temple among Hindus, mostly in Nepal and India. This is a popular temple located on the bank of the Bagmati River in Kathmandu valley in the east of Kathmandu. Only typical Hindus are allowed to enter the main entrance of the Temple. Pashupatinath Temple is one of the oldest temples in Kathmandu.
Bouddhanath Stupa: Bouddhanath is another most popular and sacred Buddhist stupa in Kathmandu valley. This holy place is popular among Buddhist people all over the world. This stupa is located in the North-East of Kathmandu valley. The stupa’s massive mandala makes the stupa one of the largest stupa in Nepal. The Bouddhanath area is inhabited by Tibetan refugees for a long time.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Finally, we will conclude our tour to Kathmandu Durbar Square; one of the most advanced sites in Kathmandu. Kathmandu Durbar Square gives you a spectacular example of the Tradition architecture of Kathmandu Valley. The whole palace is crafted with amazing crafts by the typical people of Kathmandu Valley; Newars. This palace was originally a royal palace before the royal family moved to another palace. Another characteristic of the palace is the only ‘living goddess of Nepal. Every year there is a celebration in the palace during the Dashain festival with the ‘Virgin Living Goddess of Nepal’.
Our first day of sightseeing in Kathmandu will be started after having breakfast in the hotel. The director of the company will introduce us to our tour guide. We will start the trip by sightseeing in Patan. Patan is a wonderful heritage site situated in the valley with thousands of years old monuments and creativity. Continuing our trip, we will go to Bhaktapur; one of the major heritage sites of Nepal, as also listed by UNESCO.
Bhaktapur also has different kinds of attractive and creative carvings to look at. Bhaktapur was a palace a long time ago and now all these palaces are here for sightseeing. Ending our trip to Bhaktapur, we will drive to Nagarkot; a magical hill station. Nagarkot is a popular hill station at a 1 and half-hour drive from Kathmandu. This top of the hill is popular for sunrise and sunset viewing. For those who do not have time to go Trekking, this hill has been a good option for viewing the Himalayan panorama.
Meals include: Dinner
We will have breakfast in the hotel and start walking down to Changu Narayan Temple. This temple is also an old Hindu temple situated near the Kathmandu valley. The hike to Changu Narayan is pleasant, hike through small villages and pine forests. The hike is about 3 hours from Nagarkot and it’s downhill almost everywhere. We will explore tiny towns and smiling local people. Finally, after reaching Changu Narayan, we will take a look there and plan for a drive to Kathmandu.
Meals Included: Breakfast
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