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Details of : One Day Kathmandu Valley Tour
KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE (UNESCO World Heritage Site): Kathmandu Durbar Square is situated in the heart of old Kathmandu city at Basantapur, it never fails to impress first time visitors with its ensemble of palaces, courtyards and temples built during the Malla period. The Durbar Square includes the Hanuman Dhoka Royal Palace, the historic seat of the royalty; the magnificent Taleju Temple towering more than 40 meters; Kumari Ghar, the residence of the Living Goddess, Kumari; Ashok Vinayak, also called Kathmandu Ganesh, a temple without a filial ; and Kal Bhairav, the God of Wrath. The capital takes its name from the giant pagoda of Kasthamandap, which is said to have been built out of a single tree. Since the time of the Malla kings, the Durbar Square has been the citys social, religious and political focal point.
SWAYAMBHUNATH STUPA (UNESCO World Heritage Site): located on a hillock 3 km west of Kathmandu, it is one of the holiest Buddhist Chaityas in Nepal. It is said to have evolved spontaneously when the valley was created out of a primordial lake more than 2,000 years ago. This stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal and has numerous shrines and monasteries on its premises.
Climb the full 365 steps to the top, take a breather on the way up to enjoy the small stupas
Circle the stupa at the very top Do visit the small temples and shrines around the main stupa Visit one of the many singing bowl stores in the back streets at the top Enjoy the view of Kathmandu from the top If you have time walk down the stairs behind the stupa to the world peace pond.
Beware of the monkeys - they steal food, shiny objects and will take things from your hand or bag.
PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE (UNESCO World Heritage Site): Pasupatinath Temple is Situated 5 km east of Kathmandu, the temple of Lord Shiva is considered one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world. The two-tiered pagoda with golden roofs and silver doors houses the sacred linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple existed before 400 A.D. Near the Pashupatinath Temple on the banks of the Bagmati River lies Guheswari, where, according to mythology, a portion of Sati Devi, Lord Shivas consort, fell when a grief-stricken Shiva wandered aimlessly across the earth carrying her dead body on his shoulders following her self-immolation.
BOUDDHANATH STUPA (UNESCO World Heritage Site): Bouddhanath Stupa is Situated 8 km to the east of downtown Kathmandu, Bauddhanath is one of the most imposing landmarks in Kathmandu, visible as soon as you land at the Tribhuvan International Airport. It is the largest stupa in the Kathmandu Valley and is the center of Tibetan Buddhism.
Day 01: 9:00 AM, pickup from your hotel ( Thamel area). Take you to four places [KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE (UNESCO World Heritage Site), SWAYAMBHUNATH STUPA (UNESCO World Heritage Site), PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE (UNESCO World Heritage Site), BOUDDHANATH STUPA (UNESCO World Heritage Site) ] , this is guided tour by our english speaking tour guide in sharing basis.
around 5 PM we will drop you back to the place of origin.