Kathmandu Valley Heritage Tour

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The three-day Kathmandu Valley Heritage Luxury Tour includes all three of the Kathmandu Valley's towns: Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur. Visiting the valley will give tourists a chance to learn about the rich cultural legacy and traditions of the different ethnic communities that call it home. Travelers flying into Kathmandu's airport will be able to observe the rolling hills encircled by towering mountains. The Kathmandu Durbar Square, the Boudhanath Stupa, the Swayambhu Stupa, and the revered Pashupatinath Temple are all UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal. On the third day's itinerary, both Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Squares are surrounded by ethnic Newari.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square also referred to as Hanuman Dhoka Square is one of the main attractions in Kathmandu Valley. it's declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Most of the cultural centers of Nepal are concentrated around the Kathmandu valley; among those cultural sites, the important one is that the Dhoka Durbar Durbar Square. The name Hanuman Dhoka Durbar came from the statue of Hanuman established by King Pratap Malla at the doorway of the royal palace in 1672 A.D. storeyed residence built by King Prithvi Narayan Shah in 1770s called Basantapur Durbar, the entire complex is additionally referred to as Kathmandu Durbar Square. Located in the guts of an ancient city in Kathmandu it's surrounding both Hindu and Buddhist temples. Most of them are inbuilt the pagoda style embellished with intricately carved exteriors also as Most of the buildings we see here go back 15th to 18th century. The Durbar Square, with its old temples, palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. the main Interesting things to ascertain here are "Kumari (The Living Goddess) Gar" "Kastha Mandap" Maru Ganesh, Mahadev Temple, Shiva Parvati Temple, Bhagwati Temple, Old palace, Saraswoti temple, Krishna Octangular Temple, Big drums, Kal Bhairav, Jagannath Temple, and Taleju Temple, etc.

The Durbar Square are is really made from two sub-areas. The outer complex is renowned for varied interesting temples as Kumari Ghar, Kasthamandap, Shiv-Parbati Temple, Jagannath Temple, Big Bell, etc, while the inner complex comprises the old palace area, Hanuman Dhoka and its courtyards as Nasal Choke, Mul Chowk, Sundari Chowk, Basantapur Durbar and other.

Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa is that the largest stupa in Nepal. Bodnath Stupa is that the most famous and old stupa that lies to the east of Kathmandu city nearby the famous Pashupatinath Temple.The holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet is that the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and is rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is found within the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.

Pashupati Temple

Pashupatinath temple is that the most religious temple for Hindus everywhere on the planet. it's the temple of Lord Shiva. Pashupati may be a Hindu temple on the banks of the Bagmati River in Deopatan, a village 3 km northwest of Kathmandu. it's dedicated to a manifestation of Shiva called Pashupati (Lord of Animals). It attracts thousands of pilgrims annually and has become documented far beyond the Kathmandu Valley. The temple is barred to non-Hindus, but an honest view of the temple is often had from the other bank of the river.

It is a square, two-tiered pagoda temple built on a single-tier plinth, and it stands 23.6 meters above the bottom. Richly ornamented gilt and silver-plated doors are on all sides.

On each side of every door are niches of varied sizes containing gold-painted images of guardian deities. Inside the temple, itself may be a narrow ambulatory around the sanctum. The sanctum contains a one-meter high linga with four faces (Chaturmukha) representing Pashupati, also as images of Vishnu, Surya, Devi, and Ganesh.

The priests of Pashaputinath are called Bhattas and therefore the chief priest is named Mool Bhatt or Raval. The chief priest is answerable only to the King of Nepal and reports to him on temple matters on a periodic basis.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Nyatapola Temple: This five-storied Pagoda Style temple was built by King Bhupatindra Malla in 1708 A.D. it's documented for its massive structure and subtle workmanship and is that the tallest pagoda structure within Kathmandu.

Bhaktapur or Bhadgaun is that the popular city inside Kathmandu valley. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square contains innumerable temples and architectural wonders like a Lion Gate, the Golden Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, Dattatraya Temple, etc. Bhaktapur Durbar Square was listed within the UNESCO World Heritage Monument List in 1979. The 55-window was built by King Yaksha Malla in 1427 and have intricately carved wooden balcony and windows.

Chagunarayan Temple

Changu Narayan said to possess been inbuilt 323 AD by King Hari Datta is that the oldest temple in Nepal. This ancient temple is devoted to the Hindu deity Lord Vishnu and is located on a hilltop 8 km east of Kathmandu. The pagoda-style temple contains several masterpieces of Nepalese art from as early as the 5th century.

 

Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.

After you arrive at TIA Kathmandu, one of our representative members will pick you up and transfer you to Hotel. Check-In the hotel and have a short reservation formality at Hotel. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 02 : Full day sightseeing around the valley.

A delicate breakfast at the hotel gives a push to our journey. Today will be filled with the sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city. Our tour starts from the UNESCO world heritage site listed Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Changu Narayan temple, and finally Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 03 : Full day Kathmandu city guided tour

After having breakfast at Hotel our sightseeing tour begins. Again, we will visit UNESCO-listed world heritage sites: Patan Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at the Hotel.

Day 04 : Departure from Kathmandu

After finishing the unique journey, it's time to return. Our representative will take you back to TIA Kathmandu with a warm farewell.

Trip Info

Highlights of Kathmandu Valley Heritage Tour

  • Enjoy the day by visiting UNESCO-listed world heritage sites 
  • Visit one of the biggest Buddhist stupas in the world - Boudhanath Stupa
  • Walk up to the hilltop shrine Swayambhunath, a sacred temple for Hindus and Buddhists
  • Explore the historic Kathmandu city and see wonderful works of art and architecture
  • Stroll around a medieval palace square - Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Visit the holiest Hindu temple of Nepal Pashupatinath Temple

Major Sightseeing places inside Kathmandu Valley

  • Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Hanuman Dhoka
  • Kala Bhairav
  • Patan Museums
  • Akash Bhairav Temple
  • Kumari House
  • Patan Durbar Square
  • Hiranya Varna Mahavir
  • Golden Temple
  • Krishna Temple
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • 55 window Palace
  • Mini Pashupati Temple
  • Vatsala Temple
  • Bhairav Nath
  • Pashupati Temple

Package Includes

  • All fees of sightseeing spots
  • Meals as specified in the Package
  • Tour Guide
  • Official Expenses
  • All accommodation inside the Kathmandu valley
  • All transportation costs as specified in the package

Package Excludes

  • International flight tickets and tax
  • Visa fees
  • Extra overnight and over days expenses besides the trip
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverage bills
  • Medical and travel insurance

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