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Kathmandu Temple Tour

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Day 1 : KATHMANDU

Day 2 : PATAN

Day 3 : BHAKTAPUR

Day 4 : KATHMANDU

Day 5 : DEPARTURE

Day 1 : KATHMANDU

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), welcome by our representative in traditional Nepali style and transfer to the hotel. At hotel our representative will brief you about your tour. Rest of the day is free for you for acclimatization.
KATHMANDU:
Kathmandu, the largest city of Nepal, is the political as well as cultural capital of the country. Kathmandu is a city where ancient traditions rub shoulders with the latest technological advances. However, it is the grandeur of the past that enchants the visitor whose gaze may linger on an exquisitely carved wooden window frame, an 18th century bronze sculpture or the spiritually uplifting stupas. 
Overnight at hotel


Day 2 : PATAN

After breakfast, full day temple tour of Pashupatinath Temple, Guheswari Temple, Budhanilkantha Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa & Patan
Overnight at hotel
PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE
One of the biggest in the world of its kind and the popular Hindu pilgrimage site, Pashupatinath Temple, it lies 6 Km from central Kathmandu, One of the holiest Hindu temples for Hindu dedicated to Lord Shiva. Pashupatinath is Situated on the bank of the sacred Bagmati river, the temple, it is built in pagoda style, has a gilded roof and beautifully carved silver doors as well as will visit Guheshwori situated near Pashupatinath.
SWAYAMBHUNATH STUPA
Recognized as one of the oldest holy sites in Nepal, listed in UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, famous as Monkey Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa is located at the western part of Kathmandu City. SWAYAM= self, BHU=LAND and NATH=lord gives it a meaning SELF ORIZINATED LORD from the land. Being at the hilltop you can enjoy the wide view of KATHMANDU CITY.
PATAN DURBAR SQUARE:
Oldest of the THREE DURBAR SQUARES in the KATHMANDU VALLEY where the MALLA KINGS of LALITPUR resided. Surrounded with HINDUS TEMPLES & BUDDHIST MONUMENTS full of its metal arts and stone carvings will catch your eyes. UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
 


Day 3 : BHAKTAPUR

After breakfast, Tour of Sanga Mahadev, Changunarayan, Surya Binayak Temple & Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Overnight at hotel
BHAKTAPUR DURBAR SQUARE:
One of the must and most visited attraction of KATHMANDU VALLEY.  Historic old city of its own culture and arts famous for it’s wood arts and carvings. Several Temples, 4 Squares, Golden gate, 55 windows palace and Nyatapola temple the tallest temple in Nepal are the main attractions here.
CHANGUNARAYAN
Standing over the rice fields of Bhaktapur, Changu Narayan Temple is considered to be the oldest temple of Nepal as hisorty says it was build in the 4th century at the time of Lichhavi dynasty. Lord Vishnu is worshiped as incarnation of Narayan and is only open for Hindus.
KAILASHNATH MAHADEV, SANGA
World’s tallest statue of Lord Shiva of 143 feet in height is located 22km south east of Kathmandu city. It is made up of copper, cement, zinc & metal


Day 4 : KATHMANDU

After breakfast, sightseeing of Chandragiri Hills by cable car followed with Boudhanath & Kathmandu Durbar Square
Overnight at hotel
KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE:
An old palace from where the MALLAS and SHAH dynasty use to rule and reside before the construction of NARAYANHITI PALACE. The value of this palace is retained as all the main functions like crowning of the king and legitimizing use to take place here even after the new palace came into existence. Most of the constructions are from 16th to 17th centuries surrounded with temples and towers, mostly damaged due to the large earthquake in 2015. Renovation work needs time to complete but surely this UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE will bring you to the ROYAL old time. One of the main attractions here is KUMARI GHAR where the LIVING GODDESS “KUMARI” resides.
BOUDHANATH STUPA
Listed in UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE since 1979 one of the largest spherical stupa in world coz of its massive mandala, located 11km northeast of centre of Kathmandu city. Also a centre for large number of Tibetan refugees makes it popular as “Little Tibet”
CHANDRAGIRI HILLS
Lying on the southwest side of KATHMANDU VALLEY and 7km from THANKOT, CHANDRAGIRI is a hill religiously connected with both HINDUS & BUDDHISTS providing the panoramic view of KATHMANDU VALLEY and HIMALAYAN ranges of ANNAPURANA & EVEREST. Before was famous for its one day hiking but now with the cable car it’s a different feeling.
 


Day 5 : DEPARTURE

Spending 7 nights with us in Nepal and giving us the opportunity to serve you as your travel partner, we would like to thank you for your visit with us hoping you had a great time with Great Nepal Travels Team. Our representative will drop you to the airport for your further destination.
 


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Trip Facts

  Trip Code : GN/NPT-352
  Duration : 5
  Entry/Exit : Kathmandu
  Best seasons : All year around