Kathmandu Valley Tour leads you to most exciting and fascinating places of great interest where you can soak within impressive cultures and visiting ancient temples, stupas, and monasteries including old palace courtyard. Amazing to know that the Kathmandu valley tour covers most of World Heritage Sites within its city areas, although a metropolitan hub and capital of Nepal still retains its ancient glory of beautiful monuments of historical and religious sites of great wonder.
Kathmandu valley probably the only country in this world where Hindu and Buddhist religions blend in peaceful harmony with temples and monasteries side by side close to each other. Kathmandu Valley Tour includes Patan / Lalitpur and Bhaktapur cities where interested people can join in our tour for half-day to full day or more to a week duration lead by our expert city / cultural guide to show you magnificent places of great interest.
KATHMANDU VALLEY TOUR:(for half day to full days or more) 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on a full day or 9 a.m. till 1 p.m. on a half day. Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Approx: 1-2 hrs with short drive and walks. Kathmandu Durbar Square with houses Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), the ferocious Kal Bhairab, the red monkey god, where the visitor can wander around the Square with its round temple in the pagoda architectural style, the temple of Goddess Taleju (legend has it that She played dice with King Jaya Prakash Malla), and an image of Shiva and Parvati sitting together among the many monuments.
The Square teems with colorful life as Kathmandu Durbar Square is among the most important sights for travelers to see, the area houses the Tribhuvan A museum that carries the mementos of different Shah Kings.Hanuman Dhoka:
The Durbar Square, houses old Royal Palace Complex dedicated to Malla and late Shah monarchs, classified as World Heritage Site. The age-old temples and royal residences typify the religious and social way of life of the general population.Temple of Kumari:
Temple and holy quadrangle with a Buddhist stupa at the center form the private quarters of the Chaste Virgin Living Goddess called KUMARI. The traditional building with carved wooden balconies and windows screens where KUMARI recognizes their welcome from the center window of the gallery especially put something aside for her alone and preview is carefully restricted.Kastha Mandap:
Situated close Temple of Kumari, a one of a kind wooden sanctuary otherwise called Maru Satal built in 1596 A.D. by King Laxmi Narsingh Malla. History shows that the timber used for construction was sawed out of a single tree and the capital of Kathmandu derived its name from the very "Kastha Mandap" Today it housed the Hindu God namely Gorakh-Nath.Pashupatinath Temple:
A pagoda style Hindu sanctuary with overlaid material and lavishly cut silver entryways dedicated to Lord Shiva and is situated at the bank of the holy Bagmati River. A sacred temple for the entire Hindu world, Pashupatinath Temple is the nerve center of pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri (birth anniversary of Lord Shiva). The moment religious town itself which houses the extraordinary sanctuary is known as Debpatan and is arranged 5 kilometers east of the capital city. Only Hindus are permitted to enter the main courtyard of the temple. Alien tourists can view the temple from the eastern side of the Bagmati River.Bouddhanath Stupa:
Stands as largest Buddhist shrine of South Asia, the ancient colossal Chorten built in 6th century A.D. by King Man Deb. It rests on a series of three terraces and from the bird's eye view it takes them pertinent shape or of a lotus blossom which in reality remains an all-around heavenly item for all the devout Buddhists of the world. The Stupa surrounded by circular market, which forms as a part of Tibet town where four pairs of the Buddha's eyes give a vivid flash to four cardinal directions, keeping a diligent watch over people and their commitments all day all night.
The chhorten embraces the authentic philosophy of Mahayana the faith of which is known as Lamaism in Sikkim, Ladakh, Bhutan, and Tibet.Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple):
History of more than 25 centuries old, stands as one of the world's oldest Buddhist Chaityas. The Great Stupa of Swayambhunath the wonder that was Nepal and the glory that was Nepal. Listed in World Heritage for Site and a nerve center of faithful worship for all devout philosophy of Bajrayana in particular honors Lord Adi Buddha. It is dedicated to self - originating flame God. Situated on top of a hill with pagoda temple possess great five Mahayana (Lamaism) and one Hinyan (Therbadist). On the hind hill is located another important Buddhist shrine; it is called Manjushree. This Chinese Buddha is the God of Knowledge.
The stupa forms salient structure, well composed of a solid hemisphere of terra -cotta blocks and soil supporting a cornice of copper and plated, painted on the four-sided based of spiral all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha.