Kathmandu Valley Cultural Tour
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Kathmandu Valley Cultural Tour
The Kathmandu valley cultural Tour is a newly developed trekking trail which is also a perfect short trek into the Himalayas. It tour displays the best of Nepal’s rural culture and beautiful Himalayan views that can be enjoyed with simple preparation. It is more like and lengthy walk that has a lot to offer, culturally, visually and physically. Convenient location and ease of access make it one of the best treks for those who have limited time in Nepal.
Kathmandu Valley Cultural Tour starts with a bus ride from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. We take you to some most popular hiking destination of Kathmandu Valley. The trail passes through Mulkharka, Chisapani, Manichaur, Nagarkot and ends at Changu Narayan. The tour will be of 6 days in total. We strive to make these 6 days one of the best days of your life. The trek presents the beautiful rural culture in the shadow of the stunning peaks extending from Dhaulagiri in the west to Everest and Kanchenjunga in the east. Though the trail is more of the culture trekking, we can see the beautiful forest of Rhododendron, waterfalls, streams, the view of the Kathmandu Valley and other natural wonder that definitely contributes to make this trek a perfect short trek. Some of the major attraction of the Kathmandu Cultural Tour is a visit to Changu Narayan Temple which was built during the 5th century, the beautiful view of sunrise from Nagarkot and the lush green Shivapuri and Nagarjun National Park. The itinerary designed by The Nepal Trekking Company includes sightseeing tour to the world heritage site of Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath, and the Kathmandu and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
The ancient cities of the Kathmandu valley Cultural Tour represent an essence of harmony in urban design, elegant architecture and refined culture. This three main historic cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur with many, old palaces and temples, angles traditions and legends make it a veritable living museum. So you should definitely plan for Kathmandu Valley Tour.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
As soon as you land in Kathmandu Airport, you will deal with custom and visa formalities and meet our representative. You will be picked up and transferred to the luxurious hotel or tourist standered hotel. You will get escorted to our Travel Agency. You will meet with other tour members. Enjoy your pleasant meal and get best accommodation in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Bhaktapur, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath tour
We will get wakeup call. We will have light breakfast and then we will begin our half day Kathmandu Valley Tour during which we will explore Pashupatinath which is the major Hindu Temple in Nepal. It has been enlisted as UNESCO enlisted cultural site. There are more than thousand shiv lingams and about 490 temples in Pashupatinath Complex. We will visit Bouddhanath which is Nepal’s largest Stupa. We will drive to UNESCO enlisted Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Bhaktapur Durbar Square once served as the royal residence of Malla kings. Fifty-five Window-palace, Nayatapol Temple, statue of Bhupatindra Malla, Golden Gate and National Art Gallery are things to see in Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Day 03: Tour of Swyambunath and kathmandu Dubar Square
After taking breakfast, we will visit Swyambunath- the Monkey Temple which is the world’s oldest Buddhist Stupa. We will also stop by Bouddhanath which is Nepal’s largest Stupa. Swayambhu stupa is located atop the hill and serves as the best view point for observing Kathmandu Valley. We will explore UNESCO site of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kasthamandap, Basantapur palace, Kumari House, Taleju temple and Hanumandhoka Museum.
Day 04: Final Departure
Kathmandu Valley Tour ends on this day. You will be shifted to Kathmandu Airport. We hope to see you again.