Kathmandu Full Day Sightseeing Tour is the easiest and simple way to visit to UNESCO World Heritage sites in a day. Kathmandu provides a look of Nepal's rich cultural heritage, historic buildings, and vibranttraditions. Discover the best of Kathmandu on a full day tour with sightseeing of Durbar Square of Kathmandu or Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa and Boudhanath Stupa. You will take a private car, jeep, or hiace according to your group size to the essential sites around the city.
If you have some spare days before or after the trekking in Nepal or looking for regular sightseeing then, this itinerary will be a great choice. With our One Day Kathmandu Sightseeing you will explore amazing Durbar (Palace) Square, old temples along with cultural experience. Our local guide will share about the history of this ancient city. Every point during sightseeing has distinct characteristics. There are temples, historic structures, cultural and traditional places, as well as many other things.
Sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square is well known best attraction lies in old town of Kathmandu, within the site of the old Royal Palaces. Previously palaces were held by the Malla and Shah Kings who ruled over the city. It is one of the three Durbar Square listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is also simply well known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square. The construction of this Durbar square is believed to be around third century. It was renovate due to destructed in earthquake but, still gives the feeling of ancient and has maintains its original building style. Immerse yourself in the daily rhythms of life in Kathmandu. Surround yourself with the spectacular architecture and distinctly showcases skills of Newar artists and craftsmen. You will have a chance to see the living Goddess Kumari and the beautifully carved windows. The highlights spot are Kasthamandap, Ashok Binayak, Kumari Bahal, Trailokya Mohan, Shiva Temple, Hanuman Dhoka (the old royal palace), Talaju Temple and Kala Bairav. Explore beautiful carvings on the windows, doors, and around the temples.
Indulging in a Spiritual Journey at Pashupatinath Temple
Pashupatinath Temple is must visit sight in Kathmandu, one of the most popular and listed in UNESCO world heritage. It is more than just a religious destination with combination of arts and culture. Pashupatinath is also one of the few living cultural heritage sites in the world. These temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, located on the banks of River Bagmati. Explore some of temple which are Dome style, Pagoda style, Shikhara style and so on. Foreigners and other religious peoples can visit all other buildings beside main temple of Pashupatinath. Be prepared to see open air cremations where the last rites of Hindus are performed.
Explore Monkey Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa
Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the crowning glories and oldest Buddhist temples in Nepal. It is famously known as the "Monkey Temple", which is belived to be reincarnated from the head lice of Manjushri. This destination receives pilgrims and tourists from every nook and corner of the world who have been in Nepal for a long days trip or short. The area is surrounded with chaityas, temples, painted images of deities and numerous other religious objects. The enormous whitewashed dome with all seeing eyes of Buddha and golden spire crowning a conical wooded hill is visible from miles away. The five Dhyani Buddhas are associated with a distinct color, gesture, and symbolic animal. Shantipur, Harati Devi Temple, Pratapur and Anantapur, Shree Karma Raj Mahavihar, Vajra are popular attraction along with the views of Kathmandu Valley.
Spin the Prayer Wheels at Boudhanath Stupa
Boudhanath Stupa is the majestic Boudha Stupa and center of Tibetan culture in Nepal. The stupa is located in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. It was built right after the demise of Lord Buddha during the 5th century AD in the reign of King Manadev. The old Stupa is 36 meters over the road and rules the horizon. It is jewel point in the center of a natural mandala, a store of scared energy. On each side seeing eyes of the Buddha symbolizing awareness. The prayer flags are tied all around which carries mantras and prayers into the universe. Watch view from a close by housetop eatery, espresso and take round.
Wander Through Patan’s Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square is a marvel of Newar architecture. The town is considered as the oldest among all the three town. It is a quadrangle filled with several temples, palaces and courtyards. Patan Museum, Hiranya Varna Mahavihar, Golden Window, Mahaboudha Temple, Golden Temple, Krishna Temple are the popular highlights of Patan Durbar Square. Krishna temple built entirely of stone which is the most important Krishna shrine of the valley. Patan is full of temples and monastries which look similar to pagoda style architecture and wood-carved windows. It is also well known as the "City of Fine Arts".
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