Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour ! Kathmandu Tour

Kathmandu Valley is the historical center of Nepal and the place where kingdoms rose and fell, palaces and temples were built and rebuilt, and Nepalese art and culture were developed and refined. Kathmandu valley has been called one large museum where a vast store of Hindu and Buddhist art can be seen. There are more shrines and temples per square km than anywhere else in the world. Nepalese culture has immense vitality and countless festivals are celebrated each year institutions such as the ''Living Goddess'' forms a direct link between the past and the present.

kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

The valley is approximately 25 km from east to west and 20 km from north to south it covers an area of 570 square km roughly the same size as broader London and it has a population of around 2 million. The altitude of Kathmandu is around 1300 meters while the surrounding hills range from 1500 meters to 2800 meters in height. Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Gaurishanker and Everest are visible from different points in the valley.

Patan situated across the Bagmati river to the south of Kathmandu is known to this day for its excellent works of art and carving in wood and bronze. Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon, is the most medieval of the valleys three principalities and is situated in the eastern part of the valley. While Kathmandu and Patan have undergone great changes in the six decades since Nepal its isolation, Bhaktapur has changed much less.

Patan locally referred to as Lalitpur and situated at the south of Kathmandu is the second largest town valley. Patan's great building boom took place under the Mallas in the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. Numerous temples of widely diverse style as well as many Buddhist monasteries are scattered around the fascinating town. This city is famous for its crafts and metal works which are wonderful souvenirs to be carried home.


Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu. Sightseeing spots are Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar square and Patan Durbar Square.

Day 03: Warm Departure.

Details of Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival Kathmandu  (By Flight)
Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport  meeting assistance at airport & transfer to the Hotel. Rest day free for Leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel. 
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
After breakfast proceed for city tour of Kathmandu visiting Pashupatinath and Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Sqaure & Patan Durbar Square. Pashupatinath Temple is situated five km east of Kathmandu, the temple of Lord Shiva, Pathupatinath with two tired golden roof and silver doors is considered one of the holiest shrines of Hindus. The Boudhanath stupa lies 8kms east of Kathmandu. This ancient colossal boudhanath stupa is one of the biggest in the world and the center of Buddhism in the world. It was listed in the UNESCO Heritage Monument in 1979. Kathmandu  Durbar Square, the complex of palaces, courtyard and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. Swyambhnath Stupa, atop the hillock is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal enlisted in the World Heritage Site. Patan City is an enchanting melange of palace buildings, artistic courtyard and former palace complex. One remarkable monument here is a 16th century temple dedicated to the Hindu God Lord Krishna, built entirely of stone. Evening back to the hotel. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 03 : Kathmandu Departure
Free for adequate personal activities until your departure transfer from hotel to the International.