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the touristic and political capital of Nepal

Highlights

  • Visit Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal and tourist hub of Thamel
  • Explore six world heritage monuments and more
  • Observe Newari culture and festivals
  • Learn about the history and architectural wonders of Kathmandu

Kathmandu has a cultural and societal history dating back to thousands of years. A glorious Newari civilization developed in the past centuries with their rich tapestry of unique art, architecture, language, festivals and rituals.

Kathmandu has a cultural and societal history dating back to thousands of years. A glorious Newari civilization developed in the past centuries with their rich tapestry of unique art, architecture, language, festivals and rituals. Kathmandu host a complex of its artistically built courtyards, palaces, temples and museums stand today as a testament to prosperous cultural heritage of the valley.

Kathmandu is drenched and made fertile by Bagmati, Bishnumati and Dohikhola rivers and surrounded on all four sides by green hills and dense forests that have recently been turned into national parks. The saying goes that there are as many houses within Kathmandu as there are Hindu and Buddhist temples and as many people as there are Nepali gods and goddesses.

Kathmandu thrives today as a multicultural and multiethnic center of Nepal. Kathmandu city is the capital of Nepal being developed into a modern metropolis as urbanization speeds up. Much of the fertile lands are now occupied with modern apartment or recreation facilities as more and more people from within Nepal and abroad travel here for work, recreation and settlement.   

In 1979, the Kathmandu Valley was inscribed as a World Heritage Site in recognition of the cultural and artistic achievements and distinguished history. A total of seven monuments have been entered into the list which includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashpuatinath and Changu Narayan. The durbar squares consists of palaces built between the 12th and the 18th century by Malla Kings of three cities. Taleju Temple, Krishna Temple, Kal Bhairav Statue, Dattatraya Squaer, Mahavihar, Jaganath Temple are some of the notable structures.

Swoaymbhunath and Boudhanath are the two biggest stupas in the world built some 2000 years ago. It was once the center of Tibetan Buddhism when Tibet extended its influence up to Nepal. The 7th century Pashpuatinath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and located on the banks of Bagmati River. Likewise the temple of Changu Narayan houses the staute of Lord Vishnu and contains the oldest stone inscription of Nepal.

There are many other important touristic sites such as Budanilkantha, Dakshinkali, Godawari, Nagarkot, Sunarijal, Nagarjun, Kirtipur etc that are equally worth a visit for every traveler. Thamel located near Kathmandu is the leading tourist hub of Nepal with sleek restaurants, trekking shops, music and nightlife.

Fast Fact :

Name of the Tour Kathmandu Durbar Square Tour
Distance Heart Kathmandu City
Activities Cultural Sightseeing of world Heritage Sites, Photography
Trip starts from 8  AM
Duration 3- 5 hours depends on the clients interest
Season Year round
Transportation By PRIVATE CAR /PRIVATE VAN
Pick up Point The hotel you stay at
Group Size 1 - 15 pax
Type of the tour Private
What you'll need

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Includes

  • Private vehicle with AC
  • Driver
  • Tour Guide

Excludes

  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch
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