Applaud the spellbinding beauty of the UNESCO listed world heritage sites in Kathmandu with Kathmandu City tour. It is an opportunity to get acquaint with the historical, cultural and religious aspect of Nepal at once. It lets you explore the artistic beauty of the magnificent palaces, temples and historical buildings built in the medieval period in Nepal. As per the mythology, Kathmandu valley was a lake. The great legend Manjushree had cut the hills to make a passage of the water in the lake and introduced the Kathmandu valley.
There was a lotus in the valley and Swayanbhunath stupa is believed to be placed on the same location where the lotus was placed. In the ancient period, Kathmandu valley as a whole was three different small states; Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur inhabited by local Newar people and ruled by different kings. Each state had a palace which has now turned into Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square.
Besides these historical centers, Kathmandu has Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Boudhanath stupa as the major attractions of the city. Kathmandu City tour starts with a sightseeing tour in the UNESCO listed heritage sites in Kathmandu. The sightseeing tour initiates with the visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square which is followed by the visit to Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath Stupa.
After the Kathmandu sightseeing Tour, we are a drive to Nagarkot. On the way; the magnificence of Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changunarayan are also the highlights of Kathmandu valley tour. Kathmandu valley tour ends with a visit to Nagarkot with relaxing views of mountains, sunrise, and sunset amidst the pleasing environment.
Everest Hiking Service Pvt. Ltd. organizes a comfortable Kathmandu City tour so that you will be able to experience every wonderful aspect of Kathmandu valley. The journey helps you revive yourself with the positive energies of historical places, temples and religious sites of Kathmandu Nepal.
- Swayambhunath Stupa
- Pashupatinath temple
- Boudhanath Stupa
- Bhaktapur Durbar Square
- Visit Nagarkot with relaxing views of mountains, sunrise, and sunset
Arrive at the airport in Kathmandu! You will be received by our representative and transferred to a hotel in Kathmandu. Check in to the hotel and spend the rest of the time on your own. Our representative will brief you about your plan ahead. Stay at the hotel for the night.
Today you will be headed to the UNESCO listed world heritage sites in Kathmandu. After your breakfast, your guide will receive you at the hotel and transfer you to the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Here, you can explore the historical monuments, temples, and palaces built during the medieval period in Nepal. It is a fine piece of art, culture, and history. After exploring the artistic beauty of those palaces, temples, and museum, you will be headed to Swayambhunath stupa, a reflection a Buddhist religion at a top of a hill that offers a picturesque view of Kathmandu city as a whole. Next on the sightseeing journey is the ancient and popular Pashupatinath temple. It is a temple of Lord Shiva that holds high value amongst the Hindu pilgrims. We wander around the temple, explore its religious value and head towards Boudhanath stupa. We enjoy our evening around the stupa placed on the three-layered mandala and wrap up our journey for the day. You will be dropped at the hotel for the night.
Today, we head towards other UNESCO listed heritage sites around Kathmandu valley. At first, we visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which resembles that of the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Like Kathmandu Durbar Square, it has a grand ancient palace with many temples, monuments and artistic crafts around. The main portion of the palace is transformed into the museum which consists of things of historical importance. It was built in the medieval period of Malla reign. The durbar square as a whole is considered to be a fine piece of art and architecture. After visiting the square, we drive towards Changunarayan, an ancient temple on the top of a hill which in too included in the list of UNESCO world heritage sites. After exploring the temple, we drive towards Nagarkot through lush landscape. Upon arrival, we check in to the hotel, rest for a while. After lunch, we explore Nagrkot. We can get a view of magnificent mountains from this place on a clear day. We stay at a hotel in Nagarkot for the night.
Nagarkot is considered as a popular viewpoint near Kathmandu. The place offers panoramic views of mountains in Nepal. It is said that, on a clear day, even Mt. Everest is visible from here. We wake up early in the morning for mesmerizing views of sunrise from the view tower in Nagarkot. The golden rays of the sun from the towering ranges of Himalayas look appealing. After relishing the glory of the pristine environment, mountain views of sunrise views from the view tower, we descend down to our hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, we rest for a while and drive towards Kathmandu. You will be dropped at the hotel in Kathmandu. You can enjoy the rest of the time on your own.
After the relaxing trip, you will be transferred to the airport for your journey ahead.