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Kathmandu Valley Tour
The Kathmandu Valley is indeed a sole type of valley, wearing an unusual setting. Twenty-five centuries back it stood as a large lake. The Kathmandu valley (1300m) is surrounded by row of green mountain walls above which tower mighty snow-capped peaks. This tour might be one of the best trips to have a full picturesque view of the valley. The rich arras of the cultural heritage of Nepal is synthesized in the Kathmandu valley as well as further closest religious and cultural destination. Kathmandu valley is the political, commercial and cultural hub of Nepal and is the first stop for the majority of visitors to the country. The valley today incorporates three major settlements; Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan, each have their own distinctive character with outstanding temples, works of art and architecture and a varied calendar of feasts and festivals, all three have their roots in being capital cities of the valleys three principality's in times gone by. The three cities contain 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The ancient cities of the valley – Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, Kirtipur, Chovar and Dakshinkali represent an epitome of harmony in urban design, elegant architecture and refined culture.
Day 01: Arrival at airport, welcome by our representative, transfer to hotel, brief explanation of the tour program, welcome dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Full-day sight-seeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (the two thousand years old stupa is the most profound expression of Buddhist symbolism in Nepal) and Patan Durbar Square ( see ancient Newari architecture, Krishna temple, Bhimsen temple, the Golden temple of Hiranya Varna Mahavira and Sundari Chowk etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Full-day sight-seeing tour to Pashupatinath Temple(Nepal's holiest Hindu pilgrimage site: of exotic temples, cremation ghats, whers dead people are cremate, ritual bathers etc), then see Bouddhanath (one of the world's largest stupas Boudha is generally acknowledge to be the most important Tibetan Buddhist monument outside Tibet. Sight Seeing Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Free till departure. Transfer to airport to connect onward flight.
Planning your trek
Upper Mustang Region