Kathmandu City Tour – 4 Days
Kathmandu is one of the best city for sightseeing. With its long history, fascinating art and distinctive and varied architecture in Nepal make this city more attractive. The vast diversity of people, their culture, language and traditions will fascinate anyone. Row of green mountain walls above which tower mighty snow-capped peaks surrounds the Kathmandu valley (1300m). This tour might be one of the best trips for the full picturesque view of the valley. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal as well as the largest city in Nepal. The city lies in Kathmandu Valley that also contains two other cities – Patan and Bhaktapur.
The rich cultural heritage of Nepal is synthesized in the Kathmandu valley including further closest religious and cultural destination. Kathmandu valley is also the political, commercial and cultural hub of Nepal and is the first stop for the visitors to the country. The valley incorporates three major settlements; Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. Each city has their own distinctive characteristics with outstanding temples, works of art and architecture and a varied calendar of feasts and festivals. All three have their roots in being capital cities of the valleys three principality’s in. These three cities also contain 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu. Day 02 : Sightseeing tour of UNESCO world Heritage Sites. Day 03 : Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and Nagarkot for Sunset view. Day 04 : Fly out from Kathmandu.
Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu. A representative from HSA will pick you up from the airport and take you to the respective hotel. Day 02 : Sightseeing tour of UNESCO world Heritage Sites. Boudhanath Stupa Bouddhanath Stupa is a massive, whitewashed stupa which rises 36 m above the street. It is among the largest stupa in the World and the biggest in Nepal. It is the heart of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. Posters of smiling Dalai Lama, traditional art workshops and local restaurants are in abundance throughout the narrow streets of Bouddha. It remains an important place of pilgrimage and meditation for Tibetan Buddhists as well as for local Nepalese. Entry Fee: Rs 400 per person Swyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple) Also known as the ‘Monkey Temple’ Syambhunath stupa is believed to be the first place of pilgrimage in the Kathmandu Valley. Syambhunath complex consists of several other temples dating back to 7th century, however the Tibetan Monastery have been recently built. It takes 40-50 minute walk from Thamel. The area is a landmark because it offers the best view of Kathmandu Valley. Entry Fee: Rs 200 Per person Pasupatinath Temple Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is the holiest Hindu site in Nepal and the country’s largest shrine complex. The temple stands for the symbol of faith and culture holding its ground beside the holy river – Bagmati. Every year thousands of Hindu followers from all over the country as well as from India pay a visit to this temple as it holds a huge proportion of religious significance among the Hindu society. Entry Fee: Rs 1000 Per person Kathmandu Darbar Square Kathmandu Durbar Square is situated right in the heart of Kathmandu. This historical attraction is a known for its religious, cultural and commercial importance. The remarkable variety of temples are dedicated to various gods and goddess and was built between the 12th and 18th centuries. Some of the attractions of Kathmandu Durbar Square are Taleju Temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Nasal Chowk, Mul Chowk, Bhandarkal, Manju Deval, Kumari Bahal, Kasthamandap temple and the museum inside the palace. Entry Fee: Rs 1000 per person OR Patan Darbar Square Located about 5 km south of Kathmandu, Patan Durbar Square is well known for its fine Pagoda style temples, stone statues and unique architectures. Likewise, the palace complex is home to various Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments with bronze gateways and exquisite carvings dating back to many centuries. The major attraction of Patan Durbar Square includes Keshav Narayan Chowk, Sundari Chowk, Mul Chowk, Patan Museum, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, Mahabouddha Temple and Golden Window. Entry Fee: Rs 1000 per person Included Meal : Breakfast Day 03 : Sightseeing tour of Bhaktapur and Nagarkot for Sunset view. Nagarkot Nagarkot is Just an hour drive away from Kathmandu, or 32kms, there’s a lovely hill overlooking a beautiful valley and facing the milky Himalayas. This hill, my friends, is the coveted Nagarkot. And, it’s a perfect getaway from the dirt and traffic of the modern Nepal, right onto the lap of nature with just a small tinge of civilization. Bhaktapur Sightseeing The ancient city of Bhaktapur or Bhadgaon (as it was known in the old days) is painted with bright colors of Newari culture and brushed with rich architectural wonders. To speak of the distance, it’s located just about 14kms east of Kathmandu, and has comparatively small traffic than that of Kathmandu. And, like with Kathmandu and Patan, Bhaktapur too has its own magnificent Durbar Square (palace plaza), open to the public and welcome to the tourists. It’s in fact a UNESCO world heritage site. Included Meal : Breakfast Day 04 : Fly out from Kathmandu. Our driver will take you to the International Airport for final departure. Included Meal : Breakfast
- 3 Star Category hotel in Kathmandu including Breakfast.
- Sightseeing by Private Vehicle .
- Tour Guide
- All personal Expenses
- Entrance Fees for Sightseeing
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