Tour Theme: Cultural Excursion
Destination Covered: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhnath Stupa
Tour Type: Private Guided Tour
Language Available: German, Italian, English, Japanese, Chinese, Spanish, French
Highlights: Newari Culture, Traditions, Heritage, Architecture and Many more….
Day 01: Full-day Sightseeing tour
Morning your guide will come at your hotel to pick-up. Explore full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley covering the below highlights.
Pashupatinath temple: One of the holiest Hindu Shrine for Hindus followers around the globe, Pashupatinath temple attracts thousands of religious tourists every year. Located on the bank of sacred Bagmati River this ancient Shiva temple is excellent place to see morning rituals, holy Sadhus and cremation activities. This two storied temple is listed on UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Boudhnath stupa: Boudhnath stupa is one of the largest Buddhist stupa in the world dotted with colorful Tibetan settlement and often called as “Mini Tibet”. Boudhnath stupa is listed on UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. This stupa is symbol of Tibetan culture and best place to observe Tibetan Traditions and faces inside Kathmandu valley.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: This ancient Royal Place in Old Kathmandu City center is also known as “Hanuman Dhoka Square”. Dotted with temples, Old Royal Palace and Century Old Heritage was the center of all important Royal events and ruling seat. At the junction of Kathmandu Durbar Square lies Kumari Bahal which is home to Virgin Goddess “Kumari” a symbol of cultural unity. The ancient courtyard is perhaps the best ancient courtyard enclosed by superbly carved wooden balconies, windows and doors.
Ason and Indra Chowk: The twin old market located inside old Kathmandu city is famous trade center for inhabitant of Kathmandu valley. It is said that in Ason and Indra Chowk all kind of general consumption products available from Salt to Gold, Leaf to Sandal wood, different species from black pepper to Saffron etc. Most of the indoor shops and street vendors are Newari people hence best place to see the faces of inhabitant of Kathmandu valley.
Swoyambhunath stupa: Swoyambhunath stupa is located on the hill ridge of Kathmandu valley. Painted with eyes of Buddha on four corners of dome shaped stupa, it is believed that Buddha is looking for righteous behavior of valley inhabitants. Swoyambhunath stupa is famous pilgrimage site for both Buddhists and Hindus followers. This is the best place to see Cultural harmony with best bird-eye view of Kathmandu valley floor with Central Himalayan ranges. Swoyambhunath stupa is also popular with the name of “Monkey temple” among tourists.
After sightseeing, drop back to your hotel.
- 1 full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu using private air-conditioned vehicle
- Guide for full-day sightseeing tour
- Parking & taxes
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