Kathmandu City Tour, the capital city of Nepal is also known as city of temples. Kathmandu valley was lake and drained by legendary figure Manjushree and civilization took place here. Different rulers had rules the valley and leftover wonderful culture, historical buildings, temples, palaces and monasteries and Gompas.
Pashupatinath (HinduTemple), Bouddhanath Stupa (Buddhist) and Syambhunath (Hindu and Buddhist) are popular pilgrim sites and also are UNESCO listed world heritage sites and display grandiose ancient architecture, wooden carving and embody historical facts. These places are always swarming up by pilgrims and the tourists always. Other UNESCO listed heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square and Durbar Squares of sister towns Lalitpur and Bhaktapur deliver information about ancient styles, tradition and system kingdoms. Three Durbar Squares (Royal Palaces) were kingdom of crowned king before unification of Nepal. The anecdotes, facts and events related with these palaces are interesting and carry the history of Kathmandu valley.
Kathmandu is most developed city of Nepal, highly modernized and civilized, however it still preserves culture since ancient time alive. As it is mainly inhabited by indigenous Newari people the festivals, feasts and religious ceremonies take place throughout the year. The chariots of different gods during various festivals are main attraction of feasts and carnivals.
Situated at the elevation of m Kathmnadu valley is surrounded by beautiful green hills all sides and the above mountain ranges to north. The green hilltops like Chandragiri, Shivapuri, Chovar, Hattiban and Nagarkot offer enchanting view of snowy capped peaks including Mt. Everest. Kathmndu valley also inhabits ponds and lakes with religious and historical values like Nagpokhari, Taudaha, Kamalpohari, Nag Pokhari, Rani Pokhari and other ponds. We explore not only the city life but also rural way of life nearby Kathmandu in the villages like, Pharping, Bungmati, Sankhu and Sanga.
The other places to visit in Kathmandu includes, Chagunarayan, Chovar, the gorge from where Manjushree drained water, Bungmati and Khokana the historical Newari village, Budanilakantha Temple, Golden Temple, Dhacchinkali Temple, Phulchoki hill and many more. You can plan short Shivapuri trekking to Chnadragiri, Nagarkot and Shivapuri National Park and wildlife reserve.
- Duration:4 Days
- Region:Kathamndu valley tour
- Trip:Tour in Nepal
- Activity:Kathamandu valley tour, Heritage tour, Nepal city tour
- Max.Altitude:1340 ft.