Duration: 01 Days
Starts from: Kathmandu
Ends on: Kathmandu
Transportation: Private vehicles
Kathmandu valley owns various art, culture, lifestyle and historical sites of Nepal. It is crowded with old temples, Stupas, monuments and historical settlements within the diameter of 30 kilometers.
This day tour takes you to four places – Kathmandu durbar square, Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa.
Your day tour begins from Kathmandu durbar square, heart of the city, which contains the ancient Nepali architectures and numerous temples. The durbar is a typical malla art who ruled valley from 12-18 century. It is a home of living goddess kumari.
Then you will climb a slight uphill to Swayambhunath stupa. Swayambhunath contains both Hindu and Buddhist shrines and stupas. It is worshiped by both Hindu and Buddhist religion. It has the perfect architecture and historical importance. This temple is also known as the monkey temple being home to massive numbers of monkeys. The swayambhunath stupa is the oldest stupa in world founded some 2000 years ago.
Pashupatinath Temple is another famous temple in the bank of Bagmati River. It is one of the main temples of lord Shiva. It has numerous temple of Hindu deities. It is a sacred paradise for Hindus blessed by sadus or holy men roaming around the temples.
Boudhanath stupa is largest stupa in South Asia located on ancient trade route to Tibet. There are around 50 Tibetan monasteries. It is one of the spectacular arts of ancient of Nepal.