Kathmandu Valley Tour, the political, commercial and cultural hub of Nepal; consists of dozens of Historic Temples and Monuments which are listed in World Heritage Sites. The history of the Valley begins with the Buddhist saint Manjushree who slashed a passage through the surrounding hills to drain out the primordial waters and make it inhabitable. Over the centuries, a refined urban civilization emerged, built on a unique synthesis of Hinduism and Buddhism. Trade and the arts flourished. Known as the city of temples, Kathmandu Valley is deep- religious Newar inhabitants built fabulous cities and artistic temples which helped to attract devotees as well as foreigners to explore around it. In the Late 18th century, Kathmandu Valley was made as a capital.
One of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world which are listed in the World Heritage Sites of UNESCO. It lies 5 km east of the city which is located at the bank of Holy River Bagmati. The richly ornamented pagoda houses the sacred linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. The temple’s existence prior to 400 AD. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the Holy Bagmati river flowing beside the temple.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
The city of Palaces, courtyards, and temples built between the 12th and 18th centuries, the place of the ancient Malla Kings. An intriguing piece here is the 17th century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. Durbar Square is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Swayambhu Nath Stupa
The huge stupa which watches over the valley from the top of a hillock. This place is regarded as the holiest Buddhists sites in Nepal. Its establishment is linked to the creation of Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. This site is regarded as the most glorious Buddhist Stupa. Therefore it is a major landmark of the valley that provides an outstanding view of entire Kathmandu Valley.
It is the largest stupa in the valley. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design. It represents the stages of enlightenment and sympathy. Boudhanath is an indispensable place which magnetizes pilgrimage of Tibetan from a different part of the country. A World Heritage Site, which history is unremarkable it is known as Khasti, or dew drops, after an account that builders had use dew to mix the mortar as Kathmandu was suffering from a severe drought during its construction.
Patan Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square like its counterpart in Kathmandu which is famous for its unique architectures an enchanting mélange of palace buildings, artistic courtyards, and graceful pagoda temples. It is the center of Patan’s religious and social life, and the houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. Durbar Square monument here is a 17th-century temple dedicated to the Hindu god Krishna. It is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. A place that boasts incredible and unique architectures.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
A place which can be overcome by a feeling of inner harmony. The 15th-century Palace of 55 Windows, the city gate, inspires admiration, a showpiece of the valley as it dignified the ancient art of Nepal which is related to King Bhupatindra Malla. The Golden Gate, the places of 55 windows, the Batsala temple and the bell of barking dog etc are the major attraction sites. The city of devotee medley of temples and various designs.
Changu Narayan Temple
Situated on a ridge overlooking the Valley. Changu Narayan temple decorated with sculptures and carving and it is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. One of the finest and oldest specimens of pagoda architecture which is embellished with exquisite wood and stone carvings. It is listed in World Heritage Sites.
Kathmandu Valley Tour is a divine combination of vibrant religion and their norms and traditions. The major highlights of Kathmandu Valley Tour are to explore around idealistic monuments which have its own significant role in their belief.
After your arrival check into a Hotel as per the detailed mentioned in itinerary. Then gets refreshed Lunch, Sight Seeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath, back to the hotel and overnight at Hotel.
Early in the Morning after breakfast, sightseeing of three World Heritage Sites. Experiencing the Nepalese Culture and traditions life style,the prestige and devotion towards the religion and culture, and overnight at Hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Bhaktapur for sightseeing. Normally Bhaktapur renowned to old Bhaktapur kingdom famous for its unique arts and culture, tradition and palaces. Then drive to Dhulikhel ,visit local village, and their norms and tradition. and back to Nagarkot, over night at Hotel.
Early morning see the sunrise around the mountain vista. After Breakfast drive back to Kathmandu for sightseeing places. Over night at hotel.
Departure to onward destination.
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