Kathmandu Valley Day Tour with Local Guide
Kathmandu is a well known travel destination for its rich social and chronicled legacy that lies in the Central Region of Nepal. This is the focal center of the nation showing its importance as main worldwide airplane terminal and remains as the port to each niches and corners of Nepal. It is the junction for travelers to stay and start their travel to the Himalayas, the Terai, and the cool hilly range.
Kathmandu valley day tour is a standout among st the most mainstream tourism activities in Nepal. Kathmandu city is the capital city of Nepal and is enclosed for its regular excellent, noteworthy and comprehensive tourism areas. Kathmandu valley day tour incorporated of ancient legendary town called Kasthamandap or Kantipur. Kathmandu city has an aesthetic work of smooth sanctuaries, exquisite royal residences, block cleared portico and monster avenues. It is encompassed by green mountain dividers and compelling snow capped crests. Kathmandu city is the journey places for both Hindus and Buddhists pilgrims.
Kathmandu valley day tour is intended to the individuals who want to see the ‘City of Temple.’ This is a simple and best visiting alternative for the individuals who are looking for a fabulous visit around the Capital of Himalayan Kingdom. Kathmandu valley day tour takes you to the popular and UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu that incorporates, Soyambhunath which is otherwise called Monkey Temple; a well known Buddhist Monastery place on the highest point of the kathmandu city, Pashupatinath; an ancient sanctuary of Hindus which is arranged on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, Boudhanath; the biggest Buddhist stupa and center for Tibetan religious community in South Asia; Famous Kathmandu Durbar Square which is otherwise called Basantapur Durbar Square along with Kumari Ghar, the residence of Living Goddess of Nepal where one can get an opportunity to see Kumari, Living Goddess.
The spots that travelers visit amid our Kathmandu valley day tour are described below:
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu’s Durbar Square is a ancient royal residence of the Capital City of Nepal during Malla Period at 18th century. It is called “The Hanuman Dhoka Palace “in local language which was the imperial Nepalese respected place in the 18th century where important cultural, religious, government, social activities and festivals are celebrated which still happens today. The two-hectare castle complex is separated into two principle chowks or junctions where the royal residence is enhanced with extravagantly cut wooden windows and houses made of ancient Nepalese art and culture. The King Tribhuwan Memorial Museum along with King Mahendra Museum are the conceivable places to visit inside the castle. At the southern end of Durbar Square is a standout amongst the most inquisitive attractions in Nepal, the Kumari Chowk. This protected sanctuary is the residence of the Kumari, the Living Goddess of Nepal. Living Goddess of Nepal resembles or lives inside a young lady picked through an antiquated, determined and enchanted procedure to turn the young lady into the human incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess, Durga. She is adored amid religious celebrations and shows up at different times during festivals for people to worship. Beside that there are other places to visit like Kastamandap Temple, an old chronicled Pagoda Temple where Kathmandu derived its name which means a Temple crafted from the wood of a solitary tree. There is temple of Akash Bhairb, a scared statue defining the angry incarnation of Lord Shiva of Hindu religion which resides close to the old royal residence of Hanuman Dhoka. The antique Telaeju Temple resides high above Old Palace of Hanuman Dhoka, a seventh Centaury noteworthy Pagoda Sanctuary which opens only once in a year in end of September or first week of October amid the festival of Dashain.
Swaymbhunath (Monkey Temple):
Swaymbhunath lies in the west of Kathmandu Valley on one of the highest peak of the city offering the opportunity to witness the cityscape of kathmandu. This place is one of the oldest sanctuaries of over 2,500 years of aged Stupa with “All Seeing Eyes of Buddha “at four sides of the Stupa. This Stupa of Buddhist religion is worshipped by Hindus too. Encompassing Swaymbhunath there other smaller models of Stupas, statues of Buddha and gallery with historical antiquities with Temple of Vajra Yogini where pilgrims visit to cure their kids from chicken fox ailments. Swaymbhunath Sanctuary offers fabulous perspective of Kathmandu valley and during the unmistakable fine weather the perspectives of Langtang, Ganesh and Jugal Himalayan ranges are seen from the place.
Pashupatinath ancient Hindu Temple:
A short commute of 20 minutes on course towards Kathmandu International Air Terminal resides this Holy Hindu Temple of Pashupatinath by the bank of scared Baghmati River. This ancient Temple of Pashupatinath committed to Lord Shiva with four silver entryways in every corner and with a Golden Roof in Pagoda style. Only Hindus are permitted inside the primary Temple premises so non-hindu can watch the Temple environment from outside. This spot is overflowed with pilgrims amid the favorable time in February according to Hindu Lunar schedule of “Shiva Ratri” Shiva conception commemoration. It is the place of cremation of Hindu and cremation ceremonies of Hindus.
Boudhnath “The Little Tibet”
Among the UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley is the Boudhanath stupa, one of the holiest Buddhist stupa of South Asia. It is called Khasa Caitya or Khasti by Newars and Bauddha or Bodhnath by general Nepali natives. It is resided around 11km away from the heart of the capital towards the northeastern edges of Kathmandu. The stupa’s enormous size and Mandala makes it as one of the biggest round stupas in Nepal. It is said to be 2500 years of aged Buddhist stupa of the Valley established in fifth century. This stupa is decorated with four sets of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal bearings keeping an everlasting watch over the general population of Nepal. Travelers will encounter Buddhist explorers from Tibet going round the stupa revolving the petition to God. This place is full of traditional Tibetan culture and Buddhist religious establishments.
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