From 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. or a maximum of 4 p.m. with a lunch stop.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
The morning after breakfast not later than 8:30 a.m. Our city / cultural guide receives you for a short drive to the city center at Hanuman Dhoka. Where exciting Old Durbar Square is located, steeped with old buildings from Malla to Shah Kingdom periods. Explore the exciting streets full of shops and vendors, the area with uncountable monuments. Tour of a traditional resident of the Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), and visit the ferocious Kal Bhairab, are a few interesting sights within the Square.
The buildings here are the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty from the 7th to 16th Century. The Square teems with colorful life around the Kasthamandap Temple, the name of Kathmandu derived. It means a temple built from the wood of a single tree.
A short walk to explore the exciting streets full of shops and vendors, the guide leads you to uncountable monuments around Kathmandu Durbar Square.
The traditional resident of the Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), ferocious Kal Bhairab, are a few interesting sights at the Square.
The buildings and old monuments are the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty from the 7th to 16th Century. The Square teems with colorful life around the Kasthamandap Temple.
After an interesting time around Old Durbar Square, drive the outskirt of Kathmandu city towards the west. Visit the famous landmark of Nepal the Swayambhunath, located on a hillock above Kathmandu city.
Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple):
Swayambhunath is a large dome of Stupa, popularly called the Monkey Temple. Due to a large number of Rhesus species monkeys, dwells around the forest of Swayambhunath premises.
The Stupa stands on a hill and is a mosaic of small Chaitiya and pagoda temples possessing great five Mahayana (Lamaism) and one Hinayana (Therbadist). Nearby, an important Buddhist shrine of Manjushree located.
The one who created the Kathmandu valley after draining the water from the lake. From Swayambhunath a short drive east of the city to Pashupatinath a holy Hindu Temple.
Pashupatinath is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva with a golden pagoda roofed pagoda roof. The shrine is carved in silver on four cardinal sides.
The temple stands on the bank of the holy Baghmati River, revered as a sacred temple for entire Hindu followers. As well as the nerve center of pilgrimage on the day of Shiva-Ratri. The auspicious day of Shiva’s birth anniversary is held in February as per the Hindu Lunar calendar.
After a visit to the Hindu Pashupatinath temple, a short drive north to Bouddhanath Stupa, huge dome monuments. Bouddhanath is also known as Little Tibet due to the large number of pilgrims and locals of Tibetan origin. It is Asia’s largest Buddhist Stupa, the ancient colossal Chorten built in the 6th century A.D. by King Man Deb.
A Stupa with three terraces, which is assumed as a lotus flower with whitewashed and saffron lining. On top of the mystical seeing eyes of Lord Buddha as it stands above a circular market. The Stupa embraces the authentic philosophy of Mahayana, a faith known as Lamaism in Nepal, Sikkim, Ladakh, Bhutan, and Tibet.
After an exciting tour and visiting the monasteries that surround the Stupa, enjoy lunch. The place is around with many excellent rooftop restaurants facing the magnificent Bouddhanath Stupa.
From here our wonderful full-day tour of Kathmandu concludes, driving back to the hotel.