This tour has been prepared for those who don’t have much more time to visit around the Nepal but want to view the natural beauty through the naked eyes during their at Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Valley represents a cultural meeting point in the region which comprises the three ancient cities of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, which were once independent states ruled by the Malla kings from the 12th to the 18th centuries. The valley’s profound mystic culture and lifestyle are based on a unique amalgamation of Hinduism and Buddhism as well as many other faiths and belief systems. Kathmandu Valley, the cultural and commercial hub of Nepal, contains three fabled cities – Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur.
The valley is also home to hundreds of other exquisite monuments, sculptures, artistic temples and magnificent art – reminders of the golden era in Nepal’s architecture. The tour to Kathmandu will enable us to get candid with the local tradition and cultural part.Each has an artistic exposition of graceful temples, elegant palaces, brick paved courtyards and quaint streets. Multi roofed temples, exquisite monasteries, stone carvings and wooden carvings, and the age-old traditions and religious festivals have kept Kathmandu valley with immense vivacity until today.
The three cities house seven UNESCO World Heritage shrines which are together listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (Culture). The valley is also home to hundreds of other exquisite monuments, sculptures, artistic temples and magnificent art – reminders of the golden era in Nepal’s architecture.
- Highlight: The courtyards and chambers of the Royal Palace, Durbar Square with its highly-detailed wooden temples and the Red Towers for a view of the city and the surrounding mountain peaks. There are various interesting sights in the outlying area around Kathmandu such as Swayambhunath
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu & sightseeing Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhu
Day 02: visit Pashupati, Bhaktapur, and Patan
Day 03: Visit Boudhanath & then Airport drop
DAY 02: Visit Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur & Patan Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to three other UNESCO world heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley, Pashupati Nath, Bhaktapur, and Patan. The two-storied pagoda of Pashupatinath houses a sacred Lignum or the phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. The AryaGhat alongside Pashupati and on the banks of the Bagmati River is a famous funeral site for the Hindus. The medieval town of Bhaktapur, or the Town of the Devotees, preserves medieval arts, architecture, culture, and lifestyle to this date. One is sure to feel like traveling back into the past while walking along the Bhaktapur thoroughfares, squares and streets. The city of Patan is also known as The City of Fine Arts. Patan Durbar Square is full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings, mostly the Hindu and Buddhist monuments.
DAY 03: Visit Boudhanath & then Airport drop Today, after breakfast, we make a tour of the magnificent stupa of the Boudhanath. The Buddhists shrine of Bouddhanath is one of the largest stupas in the world, and one of the holiest Buddhist pilgrimage and tourist destinations in Kathmandu. The area of Boudhnath is also famous for over 50 Tibetan Gompas or monasteries built by the ancient Tibetan merchants as well as recent Tibetan refugees from China. After visiting Boudhanath, we take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. We hope you enjoyed the tour with us, and we are sure that you’ll be back to make another trip in the Himalaya Region again.
Trip Cost Include
- Airport pick & drop
- Accommodation in Kathmandu.
- All Tours to Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan, Entrance Permits.
- City Guides
- All Government and Local Taxes.
- Farewell dinner with Anu Treks in Typical Nepalese Restaurant.
Cost Does Not Include:
- Nepal Visa fee
- International Airfare to & from Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Extra night accommodation if needed
- Travel & Rescue Insurance
- Personal Expenses
Trip Duration: 2 Nights/3 Days
Location: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Lalitpur
Activities: Cultural & Historical Tour
Transportation: Private Vehicle
Max. Altitude: 1365 m
Tour Grade: Easy/Leisure Holidays
Tour Type: Kathmandu valley tour by private vehicle
Best Month: All Year round
Group size: 1 to 12