Kathmandu Day Tour – Explore the city of Temples – Everyday Departure
The ancient city Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and it is a kind of living museum of history, culture, and tradition. This diverse valley is located 1350m above sea level and has a unique combination of Buddhist and Hindu religions. A day tour inside this amazing town is not just sightseeing, it’s an opportunity to gain knowledge and information about this Buddha’s and Mt. Everest’s land.
Kathmandu is the city of temples, where on every corner you can see temples of different sizes and devoted to different gods and goddesses. Also, this is the gateway to exploring the Buddhist stupas and monasteries, and other religious shrines around the country. To learn Buddhism Nepal is the base place in the world because Buddha was born in Lumbini Nepal.
Kathmandu Day Tour starts with a drive from your hotel to Boudhanath Stupa (UNESCO Heritage Site). Bouddhanath Stupa is one of the most significant pilgrimage sites of Himalayan Buddhism. This magnificent gigantic Buddhist stupa is an eye-catching and most attractive stupa in the world and this is one of the world’s biggest Buddhist stupa as well. This 36-meter high Buddhist stupa is the focal point for Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal.
After spending quality time and gain some knowledge regarding Buddhism and Stupa, the tour will continue to Pashupatinath Temple. Pashupatinath Temple is also another UNESCO heritage site of Nepal and one of the most essential Hindu pilgrim sites of Hindu followers. The most fascinating thing to see in Pashupatinath is the cremation site and crimination ceremony on the bank of the holy Bagmati River of Hindu believers.
The Shadus (holy men) around this temple area is another attractive thing to explore. This temple is devoted to Lord Shiva(Mahadeva) and Pashupatinath is one of the four most vital sites in Asia for the devotees of Shiva and Shaivites. Pashupatinath Temple complex is the biggest temple complex in Nepal, extended on both sides of the Holi Bagmati River.
Then the tour proceeds towards the UNESCO heritage site Swyambhunath Stupa. Swyambhunath Stupa is another significant pilgrim site of Buddhism followers in the Kathmandu Valley. This hilltop stupa is the most attractive and picturesque Buddhist monument. From the top, a 360-degree angle view of the Kathmandu valley is stunning. If the weather is clear, the snowcapped Mountain View is also possible.
Swyambhu is the place where you can get more information about the meditation Buddha, Pancha Dhyani Buddha. Swyambhu is not only for Buddhist followers this is a place for Hindu as well, so the best place to see the religious harmony in Nepal.
Afterward, Kathmandu Day Tour will follow the direction to Kathmandu Durbar Square. One of the ancient royal places in Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu Durbar Square is also known as the Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square or Basantapurn Durbar Square and the square of temples.
This is one of the historical sites of Nepal, this place will allow all travelers to explore museums, Temples, and historical Basantapur Durbar. And the most compelling thing to see here is the living goddess Kumari. Kumari is a young girl who prays as a living goddess in the Kathmandu Valley by local people. Especially by the Newari community.
Kathmandu Day Tour starts at 10 am and our professional Tour Guide will come to your hotel in Kathamandu to fetch you at 9;30am and at 10 leave the hotel with our guide and private driver. The tour goes from Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square and once we have done the tour guide will take you back to your hotel.
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