Overview

Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing: 1 Day

This full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing takes you around the fascinating capital city of Nepal, also known as the ‘City of Temples’ OR the ‘City of Glory’. The city has so much to offer to the travelers from far and wide in abundant. This exploration embraces the visit to the ancient temples and Stupas that includes the world’s largest Buddhist Stupa of Boudhanath and the ancient Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. Further you would explore the Kathmandu’s Durbar Square that gives you the history of ancient architecture and Kathmandu monarchy. Visit to the Swyambhunath Stupa is another attraction with the panoramic view of the entire valley.

the ancient monuments in Kathmandu durbar square, Kathmandu Valley sightseeing

Sightseeing Attractions:

Exploring these highly venerated religious sites is very spiritual. Furthermore, they give you the understanding of beautiful harmony that exists in Nepal between Hinduism and Buddhism. There’s no other place in the world that could deliver you the evidence of harmony between the two different religions. To get more deeper into this beautiful cultural blend many choose to do Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour. Going around the biggest Stupa of Boudhanath turning the prayer wheels is very divine and soothing to the soul. Anyone is so amazed to witness the liveliness of activities around the Stupa. Swyambhunath Stupa, located on the high hill offering anyone the marvelous view of the city is mesmeric on its own. It is famous with a name “Monkey Temple” due the number of monkeys you’d see in the temple.

Built around 5th Century, Pashupatinath Temple is one among the prominent Hindu pilgrimage site. Dedicated to Lord Shiva it’s a temple where Traditional Cremation takes place every-day which is remarkable. Finally, Kathmandu Durbar Square gives you abundant history of Nepal’s ancient craftsmanship skills. Besides, many other beautiful attraction the Durbar Square is a home of KUMARI (The Living Goddess). Visit to the palace of the Living Goddess is equally thrilling and peaceful.

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Short Itinerary

  • DAY 01: Exploration to KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE, PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE, BOUDHANATH STUPA, and SWAYAMBHUNATH TEMPLE

Important Note

The given itinerary and the time schedule are subject to alteration as per the circumstances under diverse factors such as weather condition, political issues, festivals on major city areas, transportation issues etc. Under the unpredictability of circumstances, for your security concern the tour may likely to delay, reschedule or postpone.

Highlights

Explore Kathmandu, the city of temples.

Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)

✅ Discover the ancient monuments of Kathmandu’s Durbar Square (the world heritage site) with the history of former Kathmandu monarchy and the ancient architecture.
✅ Witness the early skills and craftsmanship.
✅ Visit to a number of temples with the mesmerizing idols and Taleju temple with the legends of Kumari, the Living goddess of Nepal.
✅ Visit to the old Royal Palace
✅ Enjoy the history and folklore from your city tour guide.

Boudhanath Stupa 

✅ Explore the ancient 2500 years old Boudhananth Stupa which is considered to be the largest in the world.
✅ Know the Tibetan Buddhism culture that has never failed to lure the travelers from around the world.
✅ Witness the pilgrims taking the holy circle around the Stupa and worshiping with various offerings including the lighting of butter lamps.
✅ Admire the lively activities of the locals in and around the Stupa.

Pashupatinath Temple (Hindu temple)

✅ Explore Pashupatinath temple, one of the oldest Hindu temple built around 5th century.
✅ Admire the Pagoda style architecture and the lively activities of the worshipers.
✅ Observe the holy dip and the traditional Hindu cremations at the holy Bagmati River.

Swayambhunath Stupa 

✅ Visit Swayambhu Nath Stupa popularly known as ‘The Monkey Temple’ with the most stunning panoramic view of the mountains and the entire valley.
✅ Comprehend the religious harmony between Hinduism and Buddhism with shrines of both at the same place.
✅ Listen to the legends of Kathmandu once being a lake and Swayambhunath being an island with eternal flame and the visit of Manjushree, the god of wisdom.

Detailed Itinerary

KATHMANDU VALLEY SIGHTSEEING: 1 DAY

This full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing takes you around the fascinating capital city of Nepal, also known as the ‘City of Temples’ OR the ‘City of Glory’. The city has so much to offer to the travelers from far and wide in abundant. This exploration embraces the visit to the ancient temples and Stupas that includes the world’s largest Buddhist Stupa of Boudhanath and the ancient Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. Further you would explore the Kathmandu’s Durbar Square that gives you the history of ancient architecture and Kathmandu monarchy. Visit to the Swyambhunath Stupa is another attraction with the panoramic view of the entire valley.

HIGHLIGHTS:

⭐ Discover the ancient monuments of Kathmandu’s Durbar Square (the world heritage site) with the history of former Kathmandu monarchy and the ancient architecture.
⭐ Witness the early skills and craftsmanship.
⭐ Visit to a number of temples with the mesmerizing idols and Taleju temple with the legends of Kumari, the Living goddess of Nepal.
⭐ Visit to the old Royal Palace
⭐ Enjoy the history and folklore from your city tour guide.

HIGHLIGHTS:

⭐ Explore the ancient 2500 years old Boudhananth Stupa which is considered to be the largest in the world.
⭐ Know the Tibetan Buddhism culture that has never failed to lure the travelers from around the world.
⭐ Witness the pilgrims taking the holy circle around the stupa and worshiping with various offerings including the lighting of butter lamps.
⭐ Admire the lively activities of the locals in and around the stupa.

HIGHLIGHTS:

⭐ Explore Pashupatinath temple, one of the oldest Hindu temple built around 5th century.
⭐ Admire the Pagoda style architecture and the lively activities of the worshipers.
⭐ Observe the holy dip and the traditional Hindu cremations at the holy Bagmati River.

HIGHLIGHTS:

⭐ Visit Swayambhu Nath Stupa popularly known as ‘The Monkey Temple’ with the most stunning panoramic view of the mountains and the entire valley.
⭐ Comprehend the religious harmony between Hinduism and Buddhism with shrines of both at the same place.
⭐ Listen to the legends of Kathmandu once being a lake and Swayambhunath being an island with eternal flame and the visit of Manjushree, the god of wisdom.

Dates & Cost

Trip Start Date Trip End Date Price Status
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Inclusive

Cost Includes

✅ Transportation
✅ City Tour Guide
✅ All entrance fee

Cost Excludes

❌ International flights
❌ Food and drink
❌ Tips

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