Kathmandu and Around Kathmandu Tour
Kathmandu becoming a capital of Nepal is a center for Nepal’s political, economic, spiritual and cultural life. The valley is located at an elevation of around 1300m. above sea level. Kathmandu is also a largest piece of flat ground in the hilly region of Nepal. With a six different UNESCO world heritage site in relatively very small area, it is often considered "open air museum". Originally Kathmandu valley was divided into three different kingdoms, the capital of whose are now popular by the name Durbar squares namely Kathamandu durbar square, Patan durbar square and Bhaktapurdurbar square. All these durbar squares are listed as world heritage sites by UNESCO. Kathmandu also houses two popular Buddhist temples; they are Swoyambhunath, located towards the western part of Kathmandu and equally popular by the name monkey temple among the foreigners. Swoyambhunath is also popular view point of Kathmandu valley as in a clear day more than 60% of Kathmandu is visible from here. Boudhanath, another popular Buddhist temple located totally inside the town on northern part of Kathmandu. The history of Boudhanath is traced up to 5th century.
The tour of Kathmandu and surrounding area gives visitor insight knowledge about all the cultural world heritage sites by UNESCO and small towns around Kathmandu.
Highlight of Kathmandu around Kathmandu tour
Discover the world famous palace complex from 16th-17th century popular by the name durbar squares,
Circumambulate the famous Buddhist temples of Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath like locals,
Participate in a hike from Nagarkot to Telkot to observe the village lifestyle in outskirt of Kathmandu,
Visit the oldest temple in Nepal which date back to 5th century,
Observe the open crematorium and religious activities before burning the body,
Visit one of the famous pilgrimage centers for Buddhist people, Namobuddha and the biggest monastery in the area,
Discover the ancient town of Panauti and Kirtipur with its alleys,
Two different opportunities to observe the snowcapped mountain from terrace of the hotel while holding your favorite drinks