Kathmandu City Tour will make you understand the culture, religion, and medieval Nepal at its fullest visiting every nook and corner of the city. Kathmandu is famously known as the city of temples and the city of gods and goddesses carries religious importance both to the followers of Hinduism and Buddhism.
It’s a spiritual land full of mystery and religious importance. Thus, the history of the city itself has a story related to religion.
Mixed with different ethnic settlements dwelling together in the city of Kathmandu, you will be stunned to view the festival around the city. As the people are in a festive mood every day.
You will be able to encounter all the ceremonies going around the city. Uncountable numbers of Temples, Stupas, and Gumbas make Kathmandu one of the unique and mystic cities, an open living museum, and the heritage city of Nepal.
The narrow alleys around the city and people living in typical architectural buildings are fascinating views and devotees every day in the morning flourishing around the Temples and Stupas for their daily ritual ceremonies will make the tour one the most memorable moments.
Kathmandu City Tour is not a mere observation; it’s filled with spiritual and mythical supremacy and beautiful stories related to it, which one can experience throughout the visit.
Day Tour in Kathmandu comprises four UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley which have religious, historical as well as cultural importance.
Starting from the Swyambhunath Stupa famously known as the Monkey Temple, lies at the top of a hillock a beautiful place to view the Kathmandu valley, the Langtang Himalayan ranges, lovely stupas, and temples filled with the monkeys surrounding the entire spectrum.
Further, you will be heading towards Patan Durbar Square, one of the oldest settlements of the Kirat king; the Palace, Golden temple, Krishna mandir, Sundari Chowk, Taleju temple, Royal bath, etc will be a soothing view, and never miss the Ashoka stupa build during 2nd century BC.
Heading further from Patan Durbar Square towards Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu temples, where every year millions of devotees from around the world flock to pay homage to get liberation from their sin and also a place to view open cremation.
If you are to visit this spot during the Shivaratri Festival which falls in February/March, an easy view of Nanga Baba (necked Saddhu) smoking marijuana with devotees can be viewed.
In this single-day festival, almost a million people from around the world visit Pashupatinath an important day for Lord Shiva during the Shivaratri festival tour.
Finally, your tour will end after visiting Bouddhanath Stupa, one of the biggest stupas dedicated to Buddhism, a culturally mixed area for both Hindu and Buddhist followers.
With numerous monasteries around where lamas will be performing ritual ceremonies, praying flags, and strolling praying wheels around the stupa to get the blessing and finally enjoying your lunch at one of the rooftop restaurants, you will drive back to your respective hotel.
Required Fees for the Kathmandu City Tour
1. Swyambhunath Stupa or Monkey Temple
2. Patan Durbar Square
3. Pashupatinath Temple
4. Bouddhanath Stupa