Kathmandu Valley Tour

Overview

Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal is rich in art and craft. It is also the only international air gateway and major travel center. Tourism is the most important industry in Kathmandu Valley.

Kathmandu is the biggest and most multi-ethnic city, a meeting place of dozen ethnic groups. Numerous historical monuments, old palaces and palace squares, shrines and temples make the Kathmandu a living museum. The major places to visit in Kathmandu are: Syambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Kasthmandap area the Kathmandu Durbar squares, temples and museums.

Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal well known to the world as the city of Living Goddess ( Kumari) who is worshipped and taken in a chariot procession annually.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration

4 Days

Facts

Country: Nepal
Region: Kathmandu Valley
Activities: Tour Travel
Duration: 4 Days
Max. Altitude: 1350 m.
Difficulty: easy 
Group Size: 2-60
Season: All round the Year... Jan-Dec

Trip Details

Day 01 - Arrive Kathmandu. Visit Swoyambhunath in Afternoon.

On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be received by representative of The No Name Travel An treks and arrive to your hotel . We will then have a small briefing about the entire trip. Afternoon start your sightseeing trip to Swoyambhunath Stupa; and back to Hotel.

Swoyambhunath Stupa:

It is one of the world's oldest Buddhists shrines.The stupa is at the hilltop, 77 m. The huge dome-like structure is surrounded by 13 gilded rings representing 13 Heavens and an elaborate canopy. It is one of the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. Under the Mallas, various improvements were made and the great stairway to the stupa was constructed by King Pratap Malla in the 17th century.

 From the platform of the spot the marvelous changing view of the valley could be seen. The temple is also known as monkey temple as you can see the monkeys running here and there. There is also a road that leads almost to the base of the stupa.

Day 02 - Sightseeing of Pashupati, Bouddha and Kathmandu Durbar

Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing by private vehicle. The vehicles depend as per the group size.Sightseeing includudes Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. These all sites are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Pashupatinath Temple:

It is one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the world. Thetemple is two storied pagoda houses a sacred lignum or the phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. The temple is most noted for its gold-plated roofs and silver-coated doors.

Lord Shiva is worshipped as Pashupati, which means Lord of all living creatures. The temple of Pashupatinath is 6 km east of Kathmandu. Many Hindu Pilgrims from all over the Nepal, India and from other countries comes to Pashupatinath round the year. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu from all over World make Pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri (Night of Shiva, one day before black moon in February. Guheswori temple is the most important among other temples.The temple is a walk from this temple to Aryaghat near Pashupatinath temple.

Bouddhanath Stupa:

The stupa is one of the world's largest stupa of its kind. The stupa is unique. The unique in the way because this great Buddhist monument is set in the octagonal mandala design.  There is the presence of about four dozen monasteries around it which is another  notable aspect of the area. It is also the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu. The stupa is located in the town of Bouddha on the north-east outskirts of Kathmandu. After the arrival of thousands of Tibetans following the 1959 Chinese invasion, the stupa has become one of the most important centers of Tibetan Buddhist.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

Kathmandu Durbar Square is a place of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets. The square is well known for the social, religious point of the Capital City. The Palace Complex was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century. The palace is decorated with elaborately-carved wooden windows and panels. Darbur square also has a museum and the musumem is divided in three parts, mainly the King Tribhuwan Memorial Museum and the Mahendra Museum and Birendra.

Kasthamandap, Taleju Temple, Jagannath Temple, Dequtale Temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Nasal Chowk, Mul Chowk, Bnandarkhal, Ashokbinayak and Kumair Bahal are major attraction of this square.

Day 03 - Visit Patan and Bhaktapur

Patan Durbar Square:

Patan Durbar Square is in the surrounding of beautiful designed Royal Palace.There is numerous temples, that wonderful example of Newari architecture. The grand Krishna Mandir is a classical example of Nepali stone architecture. The Krishna Mandir of Patan Durbar Square was constructed during the 1600s under the direction of King Siddhi Narsingh Malla. The Krishna Mandir was built with the purpose of praising Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Krishna.

Another popular attraction in Patan Durbar Square is the Golden Temple or Hiranya Varna Hahabiliar. Inside this Newar monastery, one can see a marvelous collection of metal sculptures, statues, paintings and scriptures. Another religious site in Patan Durbar Square that features metal works is the Bhimsen Temple. The Bhimsen temple was built in honor of Bhim, a god worshiped by businessmen in Nepal.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square:

Bhaktapur means "The Town Of Devotees".it is also known as Bhadgaon. It is an ancient Newar town in the 13 km east of the Kathmandu. It is the third largest city in Kathmandu valley and was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom. It is the center of traditional art and architecture, historical monuments and craft works, magnificent windows, pottery and weaving industries, excellent temples, beautiful ponds, rich local customs, culture, religion, festivals, musical mystic and so on. In Bhaktapur Durbar Square, 55-window palace, Taumadi square, Dattatreya, Changu Narayan, Golden Gate, Magnificent peacock window, Nyathapola Temple are eyecatching.

Return back to hotel. Remaining day is free for shopping.

Day 04 - Departure from Kathmandu

After breakfast; morning is free for shopping or individual activities. Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu for Final Departure.Day 01 - Arrive Kathmandu. Visit Swoyambhunath in Afternoon.

On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be received by representative of The No Name Travel An treks and arrive to your Hotel. We will then have a small briefing about the entire trip.

Afternoon start your sightseeing trip to Swoyambhunath Stupa; and back to Hotel.

Swoyambhunath Stupa:

It is one of the world's oldest Buddhists shrines.The stupa is at the hilltop, 77 m. The huge dome-like structure is surrounded by 13 gilded rings representing 13 Heavens and an elaborate canopy. It is one of the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. Under the Mallas, various improvements were made and the great stairway to the stupa was constructed by King Pratap Malla in the 17th century.

 From the platform of the spot the marvelous changing view of the valley could be seen. The temple is also known as monkey temple as you can see the monkeys running here and there. There is also a road that leads almost to the base of the stupa.

Day 02 - Sightseeing of Pashupati, Bouddha and Kathmandu Durbar

Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing by private vehicle. The vehicles depend as per the group size.Sightseeing includudes Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. These all sites are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Pashupatinath Temple:

It is one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the world. Thetemple is two storied pagoda houses a sacred lignum or the phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. The temple is most noted for its gold-plated roofs and silver-coated doors.

Lord Shiva is worshipped as Pashupati, which means Lord of all living creatures. The temple of Pashupatinath is 6 km east of Kathmandu. Many Hindu Pilgrims from all over the Nepal, India and from other countries comes to Pashupatinath round the year. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu from all over World make Pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri (Night of Shiva, one day before black moon in February. Guheswori temple is the most important among other temples.The temple is a walk from this temple to Aryaghat near Pashupatinath temple.

Bouddhanath Stupa:

The stupa is one of the world's largest stupa of its kind. The stupa is unique. The unique in the way because this great Buddhist monument is set in the octagonal mandala design.  There is the presence of about four dozen monasteries around it which is another  notable aspect of the area. It is also the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu. The stupa is located in the town of Bouddha on the north-east outskirts of Kathmandu. After the arrival of thousands of Tibetans following the 1959 Chinese invasion, the stupa has become one of the most important centers of Tibetan Buddhist.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

Kathmandu Durbar Square is a place of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets. The square is well known for the social, religious point of the Capital City. The Palace Complex was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century. The palace is decorated with elaborately-carved wooden windows and panels. Darbur square also has a museum and the musumem is divided in three parts, mainly the King Tribhuwan Memorial Museum and the Mahendra Museum and Birendra.

Kasthamandap, Taleju Temple, Jagannath Temple, Dequtale Temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Nasal Chowk, Mul Chowk, Bnandarkhal, Ashokbinayak and Kumair Bahal are major attraction of this square.

Day 03 - Visit Patan and Bhaktapur

Patan Durbar Square:

Patan Durbar Square is in the surrounding of beautiful designed Royal Palace.There is numerous temples, that wonderful example of Newari architecture. The grand Krishna Mandir is a classical example of Nepali stone architecture. The Krishna Mandir of Patan Durbar Square was constructed during the 1600s under the direction of King Siddhi Narsingh Malla. The Krishna Mandir was built with the purpose of praising Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Krishna.

Another popular attraction in Patan Durbar Square is the Golden Temple or Hiranya Varna Hahabiliar. Inside this Newar monastery, one can see a marvelous collection of metal sculptures, statues, paintings and scriptures. Another religious site in Patan Durbar Square that features metal works is the Bhimsen Temple. The Bhimsen temple was built in honor of Bhim, a god worshiped by businessmen in Nepal.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square:

Bhaktapur means "The Town Of Devotees".it is also known as Bhadgaon. It is an ancient Newar town in the 13 km east of the Kathmandu. It is the third largest city in Kathmandu valley and was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom. It is the center of traditional art and architecture, historical monuments and craft works, magnificent windows, pottery and weaving industries, excellent temples, beautiful ponds, rich local customs, culture, religion, festivals, musical mystic and so on. In Bhaktapur Durbar Square, 55-window palace, Taumadi square, Dattatreya, Changu Narayan, Golden Gate, Magnificent peacock window, Nyathapola Temple are eyecatching.

Return back to Hotel remaining day is free for shopping.

Day 04 - Departure from Kathmandu

After breakfast; morning is free for shopping or individual activities. Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu for Final Departure.Day 01 - Arrive Kathmandu. Visit Swoyambhunath in Afternoon.

On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be received by representative of The No Name Travel An treks and arrive to your Hotel. We will then have a small briefing about the entire trip.

Afternoon start your sightseeing trip to Swoyambhunath Stupa; and back to Hotel.

Swoyambhunath Stupa:

It is one of the world's oldest Buddhists shrines.The stupa is at the hilltop, 77 m. The huge dome-like structure is surrounded by 13 gilded rings representing 13 Heavens and an elaborate canopy. It is one of the most popular and instantly recognizable symbols of Nepal. Under the Mallas, various improvements were made and the great stairway to the stupa was constructed by King Pratap Malla in the 17th century.

 From the platform of the spot the marvelous changing view of the valley could be seen. The temple is also known as monkey temple as you can see the monkeys running here and there. There is also a road that leads almost to the base of the stupa.

Day 02 - Sightseeing of Pashupati, Bouddha and Kathmandu Durbar

Full day Kathmandu valley sightseeing by private vehicle. The vehicles depend as per the group size.Sightseeing includudes Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. These all sites are listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Pashupatinath Temple:

It is one of the most sacred Hindu shrine in the world. Thetemple is two storied pagoda houses a sacred lignum or the phallic symbol of Lord Shiva. The temple is most noted for its gold-plated roofs and silver-coated doors.

Lord Shiva is worshipped as Pashupati, which means Lord of all living creatures. The temple of Pashupatinath is 6 km east of Kathmandu. Many Hindu Pilgrims from all over the Nepal, India and from other countries comes to Pashupatinath round the year. Hundreds of thousands of Hindu from all over World make Pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri (Night of Shiva, one day before black moon in February. Guheswori temple is the most important among other temples.The temple is a walk from this temple to Aryaghat near Pashupatinath temple.

Bouddhanath Stupa:

The stupa is one of the world's largest stupa of its kind. The stupa is unique. The unique in the way because this great Buddhist monument is set in the octagonal mandala design.  There is the presence of about four dozen monasteries around it which is another  notable aspect of the area. It is also the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu. The stupa is located in the town of Bouddha on the north-east outskirts of Kathmandu. After the arrival of thousands of Tibetans following the 1959 Chinese invasion, the stupa has become one of the most important centers of Tibetan Buddhist.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

Kathmandu Durbar Square is a place of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards and streets. The square is well known for the social, religious point of the Capital City. The Palace Complex was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century. The palace is decorated with elaborately-carved wooden windows and panels. Darbur square also has a museum and the musumem is divided in three parts, mainly the King Tribhuwan Memorial Museum and the Mahendra Museum and Birendra.

Kasthamandap, Taleju Temple, Jagannath Temple, Dequtale Temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Nasal Chowk, Mul Chowk, Bnandarkhal, Ashokbinayak and Kumair Bahal are major attraction of this square.

Day 03 - Visit Patan and Bhaktapur

Patan Durbar Square:

Patan Durbar Square is in the surrounding of beautiful designed Royal Palace.There is numerous temples, that wonderful example of Newari architecture. The grand Krishna Mandir is a classical example of Nepali stone architecture. The Krishna Mandir of Patan Durbar Square was constructed during the 1600s under the direction of King Siddhi Narsingh Malla. The Krishna Mandir was built with the purpose of praising Lord Vishnu in his incarnation as Krishna.

Another popular attraction in Patan Durbar Square is the Golden Temple or Hiranya Varna Hahabiliar. Inside this Newar monastery, one can see a marvelous collection of metal sculptures, statues, paintings and scriptures. Another religious site in Patan Durbar Square that features metal works is the Bhimsen Temple. The Bhimsen temple was built in honor of Bhim, a god worshiped by businessmen in Nepal.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square:

Bhaktapur means "The Town Of Devotees".it is also known as Bhadgaon. It is an ancient Newar town in the 13 km east of the Kathmandu. It is the third largest city in Kathmandu valley and was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom. It is the center of traditional art and architecture, historical monuments and craft works, magnificent windows, pottery and weaving industries, excellent temples, beautiful ponds, rich local customs, culture, religion, festivals, musical mystic and so on. In Bhaktapur Durbar Square, 55-window palace, Taumadi square, Dattatreya, Changu Narayan, Golden Gate, Magnificent peacock window, Nyathapola Temple are eyecatching.

Return back to Hotel remaining day is free for shopping.

Day 04 - Departure from Kathmandu

After breakfast; morning is free for shopping or individual activities. Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu for Final Departure.

Cost Details

Trip cost:

US$ 500 (1 Person) US$ 455 (2-4 Persons) US$ 408 (5-7 Persons) US$ 365 (7+ Persons)

Price Include

Departure drop to Airport

All sight seeing points by private vehicle, normal entrance fees as  mentioned in itineraries.

Accommodation on twin share basis with breakfast as per the package.

Office Service Charge

 

 

Price Exclude

 

Nepalese visa fee.

Meals other than breakfast/ or other than into inclusion.

Alcoholic drinks, cold drinks and other beverages as well as personal items.

Entrance fee (if extra than regular entries) for different

sightseeing places.

Personal expenditure, Beverages, Optional Program and tips.

Any extra cost arose due to natural calamities, political disturbance and delay arrival etc.

 

 

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