Kathmandu is political, commercial, cultural and natural hub and capital of Nepal. It is famous for its natural beauty and history. It is situated at an altitude of 1336m above the sea level and it covers an area of 218 sq. miles. The rich tapestry of the cultural heritage of Nepal synthesize in the valley, the home of ancient and sophisticated newari culture. The newar are the indigenous inhabitants of the valley and pioneers of the splendid civilization of its three cities kathmandu, lalitpur and bhaktapur. Being a natural hub, it has many places to visit
Pashupatinath temple, world heritage site is one of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world. The temple of pashupatinath is the focus of pilgrims from all over from India and Nepal. The temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and is built in the familiar pagoda style. Chronicles indicate the temple existence prior to 400 A.D. This holy place is picturesque collection of temple ad shrines. It lays 5 km. east of the main tourist center Thamel and near to the airport. Only Hindu is allowed to go inside the temple.
Kathmandu durbar square a world heritage site is an overwhelming frenzy of art and architecture, erected in different styles at the right hand site of the kumari temple. It is locally known as the basantapur durbar or nautale durbar. This monument was constructed in 1770 A.D. in the initiation of king prithvi narayan shah after capturing the valley in 1768 A.D. Next to the durbar square there is kumari temple. It is the home of the living Goddess, a young girl who regains as a goddess kumari until she reached puberty.
Swoyambhunath stupa is another world heritage site in the valley. It lies west from the main tourist center thamel. A massive white demo surrounded by a 13 stage spire, the stupa is one of the most sacred Buddhist site in Nepal. It is said to be 2000 years old. Its origins are linked to the founding of the valley by draining the water of the lake by boddhiasttva manjushree. Swoyambhu manifested in the lake as a brilliant light emanating from a lotus and manjushree let the water out by slashing a passage through the surrounding hills to facilitate paying homage to swayambhu, thus making the valley inhabitable
Bouddhanath stupa is another must visited place in town. It is the world's biggest stupa located about 2 km to the north of Pashupatinath temple. This colossal stupa is known by the bouddhanath, the God of wisdom. It is difficult to assign a period to it as some believe that it was built during the reign of either Shiva dev or anshu verma in the 7th century A.D. the design is much similar the swayambhunath stupa. It attracts Buddhist pilgrims from all over the world.
Not only above Kathmandu Sightseeing places but also there are many other natural, cultural and historical places in valley but all the places are not possible to visit in short period so we, Nepal trekking and tours Pvt. Ltd have customize and created best Travel Package to fulfill your dream of kathmandu tour. We hope and wish your Holiday will be memorable for whole life.
Day 01: While you Arrive at kathmandu Airport. You will be welcomed by our representative at the airport with marry gold garlands and will be transferred to the hotel and meet with our office manager at hotel and brief about trip program, hand over itinerary and collect payment. Rest of day free
Day 02: After breakfast, 09:30AM start your Kathmandu sightseeing tour by a private car with English speaking guide. Guide will take you as below visiting places.
Day 03 Early morning drop to Nagarkot for Sun rise and Mountain View, then by the same car drive back to Bhaktapur and sight seeing around Bhaktapur. After bhaktapur back to kathmandu Day 04: One hour mountain flight (if interesting)
As per your flight timings proceed to airport to catch the flight back home. If interesting to experience the snow Mountain View closely including world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest then one hour mountain flight offers luxurious option. One can clearly see and identify the peaks, Himalayan landscape and glaciers. We can there peak in one hour. Mt Everest, gosaithan Himal, Dorje lakpa Himal, phurbi himal, gaurishankar himal, cho oyu himal and many more