Kathmandu Valley, the capital city of Nepal, is the valley surrounded by green hills, terraced fields and lofty snow-capped peaks in the background. This beautiful city is also called an open museum of medieval arts and architecture since it has numbers of Hindu temples, Buddhist stupas and monuments all around. Kathmandu City Tour takes you to all these sites carrying great historic and cultural importance and helps you understand all the ancient tradition and culture that has been followed since hundreds of year.
Our well designed Kathmandu City Tour package takes you to the lively and colorful places of Kathmandu where culture, religion, and tradition are the parts of everyday life. This extremely popular tour starts off with a bundle of tourist attraction sites of Kathmandu valley covers seven world heritages sites out of 10 heritage sites of Nepal listed by United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). During the visit, you will be visiting various such sites like Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Changunarayan and Patan Durbar Square. Besides these, you will also visit other important cultural and religious sites in the valley including Bungmati, Khokana and much more.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: Built in the 12th century, this old royal palace provides you numerous temples, the house of living goddess (kumari), Kasthamandap (House of Wood) and the oldest museum of Nepal.
Pashupatinath: It is the holiest Hindu pilgrimage destination in Nepal. It is believed that the temple dedicated to Shiva existed at the site in AD 879. However, the present temple was built by King Bhupatindra Malla in 1697. A gold-plated roof, silver door and woodcarvings are the major attractions in the temple.
Swayambhunath: This stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal which is said to be almost two thousand years old. The four sides of the stupa are printed with the eyes of Lord Buddha so, it is also known as the watchful eyes of Buddha. Watching over Kathmandu valley from the temple is in itself a divine experience one can ever have.
Patan architectural city: Patan Durbar Square is a marvel of Newari Architecture. The major attractions of this city are numerous temples and idols dating back hundreds of years. Krishna mandir, Bhimsen Temple, Vishwanath Temple, Taleju Bhawani Temple are few of the many temples located in this city.
Bhaktapur city: Protected as a UNESCO world heritage site, Bhaktapur is the third major town of the valley. The city is one of the most charming architecture showpieces as it highlights the ancient monuments like The Golden Gate, Statues of Lions etc.
Apart from visiting above mentioned sites, you can also visit many other monuments like Bouddhanath and Changunarayan which carries historic and cultural importance. Having said this, to really feel the soul of the city we recommend you take a walk through the backstreets, where the capital’s timeless cultural and artistic heritage reveals itself in hidden temples, yards full of chilies and rice and tiny hobbit-sized shops.