Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Private Day Tours
Nepal, located in the lap of the Himalayas is a country full of diversity. There are many things in this tiny nation that attract the tourist of all age groups and interests. Not only Mount Everest and the to 8 mountains but also the religions of Nepal have also been a major attraction for tourist in Nepal. Hinduism and Buddhism grew along side in this country for centuries. This day trip around Kathmandu gives you an insight of the Kathmandu valley. With an experienced tour guide this is a special opportunity to see what Kathmandu beholds. You can explore 3 sites, all of which are UNESCO world heritage sites and helps you understand Buddhism in a better way.
Places to visit
Atop a green hillock west of Kathmandu, stands the great stupa of Swaymbunath. This is a site that is over 2500 years old marking the point where the legendary patriarch Manjushree discovered the lotus of the ancient valley lake. For centuries an important centre of Buddhist leaving, the painted eyes of the Buddhist gaze out from all four sides of this monument. Constructed to specific rules each with a symbolic meaning, the stupa of Swaymbunath is a model of its kind.
Patan Durbar Square
Patan Durbar Square located at the city centre is the focal point of all the heritages in Lalitpur, the other name of the Patan city which means city of Fine arts. This palace complex from where the ancient rulers of this city ruled consists of 19 monuments in and around it. The Durbar Square was designated as World heritage site in 1979. It is small but has been successful in preserving its original character than other palaces of the Kathmandu valley. It is most impressive architectural site with complex of temples
This is the largest stupa in Nepal and one of the largest in the world located east of the valley. It was built by the Lichchhavi King Mana Dev in the 5th century A.D. The Rinpoche who reside here have established Boudhanath as one of the most flourishing centers of Tibetan Buddhism in the world. The colossal ancient stupa is 36 meters high.
Price USD: 50.00 P/P (Based on minimum 2 person)
- Private Vehicle
- Professional tour guide
- World Heritage Site entrance fee