Duration: 6 to 7 Hours/ Days
Transportation: Private Car/Van
Group Size: Min.1 to Max 10Pax
Best season: Daily
Major Activity: Sightseeing
Departure From: Thamel
Culture: Hindus & Buddhist
Ends at: Thamel
This Kathmandu day tour i most important sightseeing tour in Nepal. It covers the four most famous world heritage sites inside Kathmandu valley.
The history of the city of Kathmandu, which is inseparable from that of the Kathmandu valley, dates back to ancient times. Archaeological explorations indicate that Kathamandu and the two other sister towns in the valley were the oldest towns and are traced to the period between 167 B.C. and 1 A.D. Excavations conducted at Hadigaon and Lubhu in southern part of the valley, in Kathmandu, have unearthed brick walls and stone age tools. The Buddha was also born in 563 B.C in the Kapilvastu District of Nepal near the Indian border.
Kathmandu is the capital and largest metropolitan city of Nepal. The city is the urban core of the Kathmandu valley in the Himalayas, which also contains two sister cities namely Patan and Bhaktapur It is also acronym as 'KTM'. The city stands at an elevation of approximately 1,400 metres (4,600 ft) in the bowl-shaped valley in central Nepal surrounded by four major mountains, namely: Shivapuri, Phulchowki, Nagarjun and Chandragiri. The Kathmandu valley with its three districts including Kathmandu district.
Kathmandu is not only the capital of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal but also the headquarters of the Central Region (Madhyamanchal) among the five development regions constituted by the 14 administrative zones of Nepal located at the central part of the country. The Central region has three zones namely,Bagmati Narayani and janakpur is located in the Bagmati Zone.Kathmandu, as the gateway to Nepal Tourism, is the nerve centre of the country’s economy. With the most advanced infrastructure among urban areas in Nepal.
Pashupatinath temple, Boudhnath, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square
9:00 am: After having morning breakfast, you will be taken to Pashupatinath temple for sightseeing the Lord Shiva. Explore the world heritage site and proced to Boudhanth, famous Buddhist monastery in Kathmandu. Explore about 1 hour here and after visiting drive to Swoyambhunath. You can see the beautiful view of Kathmandu valley from here. Spend about 2 hours here.
2:00 pm: Take your day meal and join for sightseeing of Kathmandu Durbar Square.You will spend 2 hours to explore the historical place. Your day tour will be complete for today.
4:00 pm: You will drop to Thamel by private car