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Unique Experiences:
Experience the thriving cultural scene of Kathmandu
Kathmandu's Heritage site
Get to know mix religion of Kathmandu (Buddhist and hindu)
Know the rich history of Kathmandu
Trip Length: 4 Day(s) 3 Night(s)
Physical Rate: Enter a number from 1 to 5 with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most challenging./5
Age Policy: Adults: to years of age
Children: Prohibited
Infants: Prohibited
How to get here:
Our representative will be waiting for you at the airport or at the railway station, holding a sign with your name and will take you to Highlander Inn (https://goo.gl/maps/GjZxA8ps5ZBybcFMA)
Included in Price:
Accommodations: 3 nights at Highlander Inn in Standard Room (Fan)
Transportation: Kathmandu Airport (KTM) to Kathmandu Hotel by Private Car or Van (day 1)
Miscellaneous: Full day city tour with English speaking guide on day 2
Excluded from Price:
Travel Insurance (Compulsory)
Tips & Gratuities
Compulsory & Peak Season Surcharges
Optional visit to the Sacred Temple in Xi'An

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Itinerary

Day 1: Kathmandu

Welcome to Kathmandu!  

Meet our representative in the arrival hall for a private transfer to your hotel. Check-in on arrival and rest of the day at leisure to start exploring the city on your own.  

Transportation: Kathmandu Airport (KTM) to Kathmandu Hotel by Private Car or Van 
Accommodation: Highlander Inn Backpacker Fan Room (or similar) 


Day 2: Kathmandu

Meet your guide this morning in the lobby of your hotel and get ready for your city exploration. 

Known as Kantipur, the capital of The Kingdom of Nepal. Here you will visit the temple of the living goddess, who greets the devotees from the balcony of her temple residence, Kastamandap temple, the origin of the name Kathmandu, which is supposed to be built from the wood of a single tree and Durbar Square, the ancient palaces of the Nepalese Royalty that is believed to be overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka. The square is filled with temples and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

Located at the top of the hill approximately 4 km./2.5 miles west from Thamel. It is also known as The Monkey Temple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the north-west. It is an ancient religious complex consists of a stupa, variety of shrines and temples surrounded by forest. The stupa has a cubical structure present with eyes of Buddha, looking in all four directions with the word "unity" in the main Nepali dialect between them. The stupa is said to be 2000 years old. 

 Situated 5 km. east of Kathmandu city and is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated among a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River. The temple was built in pagoda style with beautifully carved wooden rafters and a gold pinnacle, which is a symbol of religious thought. The entrance of the temple are strictly prohibited for non-Hindus, however visitors are permitted to view the temple from the east bank of Bagmati River. Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimages for the followers of Hinduism. The temple is lit with ghee lamps throughout the night during the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February / March. 

This stupa is located 8 km. east of Kathmandu city. It is one of the largest stupas in the world and listed in one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It stands with four pairs of eyes in four cardinal directions, watching for righteous behavior and human prosperity. The BuddhisStupa was built by King Man Deva by the advice of the Goddess Mani Jogini. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is ringed by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priest. 

Return back to  your hotel with the evening at leisure. 

Accommodation: Highlander Inn Backpacker Fan Room (or similar) 

Day 3: Kathmandu

Today is free at leisure. Meet us at our Travel Center for some tips and recommendations! 

Accommodation: Highlander Inn Backpacker Fan Room (or similar) 

Day 4: Kathmandu

After check-out, continue to your next destination. 

 

 

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