Kathmandu City Tour
Kathmandu city tour leads you to an exciting day or more where visit leads to impressive places of great interest within the world heritage site that makes the city one of the most fascinating places to visit.
Kathmandu is the nerve and commercial hub of Nepal as it is the capital of the country. It is probably the one and only city in the world where religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam and other blends in perfect harmony with temples, monasteries, and mosques close to each other. Heaven Nepal Adventure offers customize-able Kathmandu Tour Packages to help you witness the best places around Kathmandu.
Kathmandu City Tour Overview
Kathmandu City Tour Package takes you around the following interesting sites accompanied by expert guides and also offers all the information about the area of the visit.
- Syambhunath (Monkey Temple)
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Afternoon Pashupatinath-Bouddhanath
For Half-Day, the Kathmandu tour package starts from 9 am to 1 pm and it extends to 4-5 pm for a Full Kathmandu city day tour. We will provide comfortable cars, jeeps or coaches as per the group size.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Durbar Square teems with active life visiting uncountable monuments including the House of Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar) and the ferocious Kal Bhairab, a red monkey god.
The buildings are of great importance as they have standstill since the Malla regime. The visit leads around the Square to witness round temple pagoda architecture and the temple of Goddess Taleju with an image of Shiva and Parvati sitting together among the many monuments.
Kathmandu Durbar Square is full of life and the most important places to visit include historical museums of different Shah Kings.
Hanuman Dhoka falls to the historic regime of past royals, especially to the Malla dynasty. The old Royal Palace is dedicated to the Malla monarch and is also classified as a World Heritage Site.
The old aged temples and palaces epitomize the religious and cultural lifestyle of the people. The interesting things to view include Taleju Temple built by late King Mahindra Malla in 1549 A.D.
Similarly, you can also observe Great Bell and Big Drums. The main golden gate guarded by Monkey-God is called Hanuman, a faithful devotee of Lord Ram Chandra-the Hero of the Epic “Ramayana.”
Temple of Kumari
Temple a holy quadrangle with Buddhist stupa with residential quarters of the Chaste Virgin Living Goddess called KUMARI, a traditional building with carved wooden balconies and window screens.
Located near the Temple of Kumari, a unique wooden temple also known as Maru Satal, built-in 1596 A.D. by King Laxmi Narsingh Malla. It is believed that Kathmandu comes from a very ‘Kastha Mandap.’ Today it housed the Hindu God namely Gorakh-Nath.
A pagoda Hindu temple with gilt roofs, carved with silver doors dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated at the bank of the holy Bagmati River. Regarded as the most sacred temple of all Hindu religions, Pashupatinath Temple is the nerve centre of pilgrimage on the day of ‘Shiva-Ratri’. ( Birth anniversary of Lord Shiva). It is often said that a Kathmandu City Tour is incomplete without visiting Pashupatinath Temple.
One of the oldest Buddhist sites of more than 25 centuries old and stands as one of the world’s oldest Buddhist Chaityas. The Great Stupa of Swayambhunath the wonder and landmark of Nepal are listed World Heritage Site, painted on the four-sided spiral all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha, keeping an eternal watch on the Valley distinguishing between vice and virtue. Boudha is regarded as a must-visit for Buddhists during the Kathmandu city tour.
Swayambhunath Stupa is located to the west of Kathmandu City across a place on a hillock, about 500 feet above the level of the Valley floor. The whole hill is a mosaic of small Chaitya and pagoda temples possessing great five Mahajan (Lamaism) and one Hinyan (Therapist).
Bouddhanath Stupa stands as the largest Buddhist shrine in South Asia. This ancient colossal is built in 6th Century A.D. by King Man Deb. Bouddhanath commonly known as ‘Bouddha’, rests on a series of three terraces with a bird’s eye view and relevant shapes of a lotus flower. It is a very holy flower for all Buddhists the Stupa is surrounded by a circular market, which forms like a small Tibet.
The four pairs of Lord Buddha’s eyes give a vivid flash around four cardinal directions, the Stupa embraces the authentic philosophy of the Mahayana Buddhism faith known as Lamaism in Sikkim, Ladakh, Bhutan, and Tibet.
A visit to all these places concludes our Kathmandu City Tour. The package can be customized according to your requirements.