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Trip Highlights of Day Trip in Kathmandu Valley 

  • Short tour in Nepal covers sightseeing Tour of three major cities of Kathmandu Valley. (Kathmandu - Patan - Bhaktapur)
  • Observe the pottery square, five story tallest Nyatapol Temple and the rich culture in Bhaktapur.
  • “Boudhhanath Stupa” biggest stupa of Nepal.
  • Visit ancient shrine of Changunarayan temple
  • An opportunity to observe Living Goddess Kumari in Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Explore the historical temples, sacred landmarks, stone statues, arts and unique architectural values while wandering around the well preserved cities of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Scenic Drive to Nagarkot Hill station

Day Trip in Kathmandu Valley in itself is a holy act. Moreover, Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage Treks & Expedition considers every travel holidays being compared to the pilgrim activity. The team of the travel planner in the company has created the marvelous package where tourists can enjoy the UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES as well as religiously very significant places of the Kathmandu Valley. For the fabled tour  Day Trip in Kathmandu Valley package is the best option to choose while holidaying in Nepal.

Day Trip in Kathmandu Valley consists of the touring activities of architecturally significant and an example of excellent craftsmanship in the form of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square. For the holy and pilgrims point of view the places like Swyambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinathe are the places to go for. Finally, the monuments, history and faith along with the religious perspective can be witnessed in Changunarayan. After all the hustling bustling and architectural touring activities the tourists will find the tranquility in the hills of Nagarkot. Among these three Durbar Squares tourists will find the history of Malla kings who ruled during ancient times in Nepal. From the Stone temple to the multi windowed palaces tourists can find the wonders of the ancient time. The unique amalgamation of the religious harmony in the Swyambhunath famously known as Monkey Temple and the Bouddhanath trip offers the peaceful soul enhancement while the visit of the Pashupatinath imparts the strong belief of Nepalese people. After the visit of historical and aesthetic visits of these places you will have cracking time in the peaceful tranquil Nagarkot. The place is famous for the sunrise and sunset tour along with the panoramic view of the Mountains like Everest, Annapurna, Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh, Jugal, Manaslu, Langtang and many more.

Day 1
Full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu City:

Have a breakfast and starts sightseeing with our tour guide. Sightseeing time we will fix after meeting.

Morning: Soyambhunath and day time Kathmandu Durbar Square.Afternoon: Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath.After sightseeing drive to hotel and overnight at Hotel.

KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE

Durbar literally means Palaces is in the heart of old city Kathmandu in Basantapur. There are around 50 temples in the vicinity including the temple Taleju Bhawani which was brought from Indian continent by Mallas with them in around 9th Century. The Durbar is divided into two courtyards, the outer comprising Kasthamandap, Kumari Ghar, and Shiva-Parvati Temple, and the inner consisting of Hanuman Dhoka and the main palace. Important ceremonies, including the coronation of the Nepali monarch, are held in the Swayambhu literally means ‘Self-Existent One.’ Swoyambhunath is believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago. An inscription dated 460 A.D. states that the construction was carried out by King Manadeva. By the thirteenth century Swoyambhunath had developed into an important Buddhist learning site. The history of Kathmandu Valley is said to have started with the beginning of Swoyambhu. The largest image of the Sakyamuni Buddha in Nepal is in a monastery next to the Stupa. Behind the hilltop is a temple dedicated to Manjusri of Saraswati – the goddess of learning. Statues and shrines of Buddhist and Hindu deities dot the Stupa complex. Large numbers of Buddhists and Hindus alike visit Swoyambhunath. Swoyambhu is perhaps the best place to observe the religious harmony in Nepal.Pashupatinath is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for Shiva devotees. Pashupatinath, dedicated to Shiva the Destroyer, is the holiest Hindu pilgrimage destination in Nepal. Although the Pashupatinath Temple was only built in the fifth century and later renovated by Malla kings, the holy site is said to have existed from the beginning of the millennium. A gold-plated roof, four silver doors, and wood carvings of the finest quality decorate the pagoda temple of Pashupatinath. Temples dedicated to several other Hindu and Buddhist deities surround the temple of Pashupatinath. Behind the temple is the River Bagmati. On the banks of Bagmati are raised platforms used as cremation sites for Hindus. Pashupatinath, in a limited sense, literally means the Lord of the Animals. But animal is also a term that denotes the animal Bouddhanath is the center of Tibetan culture in Nepal. The 36-meter-high Stupa of Bouddhanath is one of the largest stupas in South Asia. Bouddhanath Stupa was renovated by Licchavi rulers in the eighth century. The Mandala design in Bouddhanath is a copy of the one in Gyangtse in Tibet. The Stupa is located in the area of ancient trade route to Tibet.

Day 2
Full day Sightseeing in Bhaktapur and Changunarayan and overnight at Nagarkot

Breakfast and drive to Bhaktapur and start sightseeing. After that you will drive to Changunarayan and enjoy the beautiful sunset view. Overnight at hotel.Bhaktapur Durbar Square another palace complex of the Malla King’s during 9th – 18th Century is located in the center of Bhaktapur. The Square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights some of the finest medieval arts of Nepal. The main items of interest in Bhaktapur Durbar Square are the Lion Gate, the Golden Gate and the statues of kings on stone monoliths. The Golden Gate was erected by King Ranjit Malla as the entrance to the main courtyard of the Fifty-five Windowed Palace. The Palace of Fifty-five Windows was built during the reign of King Yakshya Malla in A.D. 1427 and was remodeled by King Bhupatindra Malla in the 17th century.Changu Narayan is the temple of Vishnu, the Preserver, in the village of Changu in Bhaktapur. The origins of Changu Narayan go back to the fourth century. A fifth century stone inscription in the temple proclaims it as one of the oldest shrines of the Kathmandu Valley. The temple is believed to be sixteen hundred years old. It is embellished by the best examples of stone, wood, and metal craft.On the struts of the two-tiered Changu Narayan Temple, are the ten incarnations of Narayan. A sixth-century stone statue shows the cosmic form of Vishnu. Garuda, half man and half bird, is the steed of Vishnu, and his life-sized statue kneels before the temple.

Day 3
Full day sightseeing in Patan Durbar Square

Get up early in the morning for sunrise view and have a breakfast. We will drive from Nagarkot to Patan Durbar Square for sightseeing. After that you will drive to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. Evening you may bye souvenir and relaxes.

Patan Durbar Square:

Patan Durbar Square another royal palace complex of the then Malla Kings during 17th century is situated in the center of Patan city. This was taken as the youngest Kingdom. The Square and its surroundings provide very good example of ancient Newari architecture. Patan City is taken as Buddhist city and can be seen many Buddhist shrines, stupas, monasteries etc. The palace has three main courtyards the central and the oldest is Mul Chowk. To the west of the complex are a dozen free standing temples of various sizes and styles. Krishna Temple widely worshipped on Krishna’s Birthday, Bhimsen Temple, the Golden Temple of Hiranya Varna Mahavira and Sundari Chowk ( the bathing complex of the then Malla King’s ) mark the architectural excellence of its era. The Sundari Chowk with the sunken bath of Tusha Hiti, contains exquisite woodcarvings, stone, and metal sculpture. Patan Durbar Square also houses a temple of Taleju Bhawani. In this complex, there is amazing museum of art where the collection of Hinduism and Buddhism are displayed.

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Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation
  • 1-20
  • 1300 M
  • We will be staying at 3*** Hotel in Kathmandu,
  • Breakfast In Kathmandu and all the meal During The Hiking
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Easy
  • Nepal
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).
  • We advise you to bring all of your clothing and gear from home, however in Kathmandu there are many shops to buy and rent For trek And Tour related equipment.