6 days Kathmandu Valley Tour and Hiking Package
|Package:||6 days Kathmandu Valley Tour and Hiking Package|
|Transportation||Private vehicle or tourist bus|
|Accommodation||Hotel and Lodges|
|Meal||breakfast, lunch and dinner|
|Trip Note:||Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.|
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Kathmandu valley tour will take you through the various cultural insights and highlights of Kathmandu city. Kathmandu valley is comprised of three medieval periods of Malla principalities. These three medieval principalities preserve very fierce rivalry and fought several wars but also withstand in building temples, palaces, and development of arts and architectures; many of them still exist with all charm and glories and have been listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. The UNESCO heritage sites in Kathmandu are the Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu), Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stupas of Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath and the Hindu temples of Pashupatinath. Kathmandu valley tour provides you unique experience of art and culture from the centuries. Filled with temple and stupas; Kathmandu is “City of Devotees”.
Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour is one of the popular tours in Nepal. Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour is known as Kathmandu valley tour included 7 UNESCO world heritage site such as Kathmandu Durbar square, Bhaktapur Durbar square, Patan Durbar square, Syambhunath known as monkey temple, Boudhanath stupa, Pashupatinath temple & Chagunarayan temple. Kathmandu valley tour takes to you all the world heritage sites only in Kathmandu valley tour. Kathmandu city tour fit for all age group travelers for less than one week. Kathmandu valley tour can do after or before any package tour in Nepal. Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour explore Nepalese Hindu & Buddhist temple, God & goddess including Living Goddess Kumari, Monasteries & Gompas, cultural heritage as well as the political history of Nepal.
- Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. Briefing in the evening
- Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
- Day 3: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
- Day 4: Drive to Sundarijal
- Day 5: Hike to Nagarkot
- Day 6: An early morning rise for those who wish to see the sunrise over the Himalayas. After breakfast in Nagarkot, Drive to Changunarayan and Bhaktapur
6 days Kathmandu Valley Tour and Hiking Package Itinerary
Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel. Briefing in the evening
Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Boudhanath: This ancient colossal Stupa is one of the biggest in the world. The base of the stupa takes the shape of a mandala (symbolizing earth): on this four-tiered base sits the dome (symbolizing water): then comes the spire (symbolizing fire): the umbrella (symbolizing air) and the pinnacle (symbolizing ether). The spire is made up of 13 steps, representing the 13 stages on the journey to nirvana. Pashupatinath: The most important Hindu temple in Nepal. It’s one of the most important Shiva temples on the subcontinent and draws numerous devotees from all over Nepal and India. Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar in Nepali means ‘palace’ and in Patan and Bhaktapur, as well as Katmandu, there are Durbar Squares in front of the old palaces. The king no longer resides in the old Royal Palace in Katmandu: the palace was moved north to Narayanhiti about a century ago. Clustered around the central Durbar Square and the old Royal Palace (Hanuman Dhoka) are numerous interesting temples, the Kumari Chowk or Kumari Bahal (House of the Living Goddess) and the Kasthamandap (House of Wood)
Day 3: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
Patan Durbar Square: Patan is separated from Kathmandu only by the Bagmati River and is sometimes referred to as Lalitpur, which means ‘city of beauty’. Patan has a long Buddhist history and the four corners of the city are marked by stupas said to have been erected by the great Buddhist emperor Ashoka around 250 B.C.Patan’s central Durbar Square is absolutely packed with temples: it’s an architectural feast with a far greater concentration of temples per sq. meter than in Kathmandu or Bhaktapur. Swayambhunath: The Buddhist temple of Swayambunath, situated on the top of a hill west of the city, is one of the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. The temple is colloquially known as the ‘monkey temple’ after the large tribe of monkeys that guard the hill and amuse visitors and devotees with their tricks and antics.
Day 4: Drive to Sundarijal
Sundarijal means beautiful water and you will see numerous waterfalls along the way. Hike uphill to Chisopani. The views of Himalayas are stunning from this area. About 6 hours of walking.
Day 5: Hike to Nagarkot
Day 6: An early morning rise for those who wish to see the sunrise over the Himalayas. After breakfast in Nagarkot, Drive to Changunarayan and Bhaktapur
Bhaktapur: The third of the valley’s ancient cities is another century-long rival of Katmandu. It has an impressive number of artistic treasures; it is rightly called “a living museum”. The oldest part of the town is around Tachupal Tole (Dattatraya Square), to the east. Bhaktapur was the capital of the whole valley during the 14th to 16the centuries and during that time the focus of the town-shifted west, to the Durbar Square area. Much of the town’s great architecture dates from the end of the 17th century during the rule of King Bhupatendra Malla. ChanguNarayan: The beautiful and historic temple of Changu Narayan stands on a hilltop at the eastern end of the valley, about four km north of Bhaktapur. Although the temple dates from 1702 when it was rebuilt after a fire, its origins go right back to the 4th century and there are many important stone images and sculptures dating from the Licchavi period. Drive to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.
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