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Unique Experiences:

•  Experiene the thriving cultural scene of Kathmandu
•  Kathmandus Heritage site
•  Get to know mix religion of Kathmandu (Buddhist and hindu)
•  Know the ancienty history of Kathmandu

Participants:

Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary.
You can be min. 1 and max. 8 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person, but we cannot guarantee more participants.

Trip Length: 1 Day(s) 0 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Every day
Travel Season:

All Year Round

Type of Transportation:

Private Ground transfer without Aircon (Car/Mini van) - depending on size of group

Type of Accommodation:

-

Physical Rate: 1/5
Child Policy:

Child age: Infants below 2 years of age
Child rate: No special children rates but pay same price as adults. Infants are free of charge
This tour is recommended for: All ages

Included in Price:

One English Speaking guide, Private car (non ac)

What to bring and What to expect?
Please find Gear List & Trekking Tips here: http://bit.ly/nepalkbyg

Excluded from Price:

•  All Entrance Fees while sightseeing
•  Client's personal expenses (meals, cigarettes, bar bills/soft drinks /mineral water)
•  Tipping
All other expenses not stated as included in the above

Map

Locations Visited:
Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square
Start City:
Kathmandu
End City:
Kathmandu

Itinerary

Kathmandu Durbar Square
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.

Swoyambhunath Stupa
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.

Pashupatinath Temple
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.

Boudhanath Stupa
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.

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