Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, it is also known as city of the Temple. In Kathmandu Valley there are many Temple, Stupa, Durbar Square, cultural monuments and historical place among them The Great Buddha Stupa, Hanuman-Dhoka (Kathmandu) Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath (monkey temple), Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Changyu Narayan Temple are main attraction of the visitors. This all monument was enlisted on world heritage site by UNESCO in 1979 and has become the common monument of the people all over the world. In the late afternoon we drive to the Nagarkot. We can enjoy from here, impressive sun rise and sun set view with the panoramic view of the Himalayas. We drive back to Kathmandu via Changu Narayan, which is the very famous pagoda style temple in Kathmandu.
Heartily welcome in Kathmandu, the Nepalese capital and cultural hub. We’ll be waiting with a warm greeting and easy transfer to your hotel by private tourist car and early evening overall briefing about your trip (introduction with guide).
After having breakfast in hotel we start our trip around 8 o’clock. In the morning
Buddha Stupa: This great Buddha Stupa stands approximately 6-7 km north east from center of the Kathmandu. It is believed that this great stupa was built during the Kashayapa Buddha’s end period and beginning period of Shakyamuni Buddha. This is one of the largest Buddha Stupa in the world.
Hanuman-Dhoka (Kathmandu) Durbar Square: Hanuman-Dhoka Durbar square popularly known as Kathmandu Durbar Square. Located at center of ancient city Kathmandu, it is a complex of beautiful temple and shrines, both Hindu and Buddhist. Most of them are built in pagoda styli, built between 12th and 18th centuries.
Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath is lord Shiva, God of the Gods. The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest temples of the world revered and worshipped both by Hindus and by Buddhists. The temple symbolizes Nepal’s national glory. In this temple has also burning Ghat the death body of the Hindu people are burn in this particular place. The Pashupatinath Temple is about 5 km far from center of the Kathmandu.
Swoyambhunath (monkey temple) visit: Situated on about 2 km North West in center of the Kathmandu valley, Swoyambhunath is both a Buddhist and a Hindu Temple. The origin of Kathmandu valley is closely linked to this temple. It is also known as Monkey Temple, where a lot monkey living in this area of temple. It is also small view point we can see Kathmandu valley in this temple.
The tours also start about 8 o’clock in the morning.
Patan Durbar Square visit: Patan Durbar Square is situated on about 10 km south direction of center of Kathmandu city. It is one of the three Durbar Squares in the Kathmandu Valley, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. One of its attractions is the ancient royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided. It is properly known as city of fine arts, where Metal, stone and wooden arts are very wonderful. Krishna temple (Stone Built Temple), Royal residence is the central attraction of paten Durbar Square. Full of ancient places, temples, and shrines noted for their exquisite carvings.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square: The cultural capital of Nepal situated on about 12-13 km East direction of center of the Kathmandu city. It is less crowded and very unique place. Juju Dhau (yoghurt), Bhadgaule Topy (Black Cap), HakyPatasi (Black Sari with red border) and handicraft are the identity of the cities. Here is the entire temple and shrines are unbillable structure and example of wooden and stone art.
“Were there nothing else in Nepal, save the Durbar Square of Bhatgaun, it would still be amply worth making a journey half way round the globe to see.” – E.A Powell (The last home of Mystery 1929, London.
After all of this we slowly move to Nagarkot it takes about an hour drive from Bhaktpur. After short rest and relax in the hotel we can enjoy the impressive sunset view from Nagorkot view point. Stay overnight in Nagarkot.
We wake up quite early today to catch up glimpse of the spectacular sunrise view over the high Himalayan ranges, which can be center attraction of overall this trip. From here we can nicely observe of natural link between hilly and mountain region in Nepal, The terrace field so amazing. After having hot breakfast in the hotel we back from Nagarkot. Next we visit beayriful temple Changu Narayan.
Changu Narayan: according to legend Lord Vishnu while fighting with the demon Kinf named, Chand, killed a Brahman named Sumati. Guru Sukracharya the teacher of the dead Brahman was angry at bishnu and cursed him that he will be beheaded by a Brahman in the future. After this incident, Vishnu lived in a tree of Champak (Michelia) forest and had paid for the curse. In the same place, the temple of Changu Narayan is standing as ancient temple. Historical Pillar at 464 AD, Garuda, Chanda Narayan, Sridhar Bishnu, Vishworup, Vishnu Vikrant and many more are the main monument of the temple.
Now we drive back to Kathmandu, stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! Wish you all the best!! Hence, exchange emails with your travel companions (ZamZam Trekking P. LTD) and organize your photos. A representative from ZamZam Trekking will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.
We kindly inform: please, if you want you make your own itinerary we are very flexible for this. Please note that, if it possible we always request one or two extra days in your trips will be always wonderful.