Kathmandu Valley Cultural Tour is a unique and most demanding program for short visitors in Nepal; it is unique in the sense that it carries the image of the whole of Nepal. Kathmandu valley includes three old and historical cities i.e. Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. This three historical kingdom, their antique temples, the stupa, shrine, monuments, etc will mesmerize the entire journey of any traveller visiting Nepal.
The city itself is the inhabitants of different ethnical groups of Nepal, so in every nook and corner of the city, diversity can be seen. Along with Kathmandu valley, one night stay in a popular hill station in Nagarkot will bless with a wide range of Himalayas and also the sunrise and sunset view from the Nagarkot tower. Keeping in mind Discover Altitude has especially designed this unique program to meet your demand.
Kathmandu Valley itself is famously known as the city of temples and the city of gods and goddesses has religious importance for both the followers of Hinduism and Buddhism. It’s a spiritual land full of mystery and magic, carries religious importance, so the history of the city itself has a story related to religion. Mixed with different ethnic settlement dwelling together in the city of Kathmandu, visitors will be stunned to view the festivals around the city.
As the people are in a festive mood every day; visitors will be able to encounter all the ceremonies going on around the city. Uncountable numbers of temples, stupas, and gumbos around make Kathmandu one of the unique and antic cities, an open living museum.
The narrow alleys around the city and people living in typical architectural buildings are fascinating views of the city with devotees everyday flourishing around the temples and stupas for their daily ritual ceremonies will make the tour one of the memorable moments for any traveller.
This 4 days tour in Kathmandu comprises of six UNESCO world heritage site of Kathmandu Valley which has religious as well as cultural importance, starting with the Swyambhunath Stupa famously known as the monkey temple, which lies at the top of hillock a beautiful place to view the Kathmandu valley, the Langtang Himalayan ranges, lovely stupa, and temples around filled with the monkeys.
Further, we will be heading towards Patan Durbar Square, one of the oldest settlements of Kirat king; the Palace, Golden temple, Krishna mandir, Sundari chok, Taleju temples, etc will be a soothing view for us and not miss the Ashoka stupa build during 2nd century BC.
Heading further from Patan Durbar Square towards Pashupatinath , one of the holiest Hindu temples, where every year millions of devotees from around the world come to pay homage to get liberation from their sin and also a place to view open cremation. If we visit this spot during the Shivaratri Festival which falls during the month of February, an easy view of Nanga Baba( necked Saddhu) smoking marijuana with devotees can be viewed, in this single day festival almost a million of people from around the world visit Pashupatinath, an important day for Lord Shiva.
Finally, our tour will end after visiting Bouddhanath Stupa, one of the biggest stupa 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 a blessing.
And talking about Kathmandu Valley and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, no words to express the beauty of these cities filled with the living colour, friendly people, small allies and the old local market will be a memorable day for us. The nine-floor palace, Kal Bhairab temple, living goddesses Kumari, freak street, etc are some of the interesting views of Kathmandu and about Bhaktapur, there is less to explain but more to observe and experience, as the city is one of the oldest and biggest in the valley so spending long hours in the morning will help us to view the living tradition of the local people with the animal sacrificial ceremonies in some of the temple.
Kathmandu Valley Tour is a short family tour in Nepal for any age group and gender for a blissful stay to explore the culture and Himalayas without trekking and hiking but a short couple of hours can be hiked depending upon your interest.
This short tour goes more in a relaxing way without any rush and hassle, so travellers with family or with friends can enjoy it a lot. This easy-going tour can be done by all age groups and gender; it is a relaxing tour in the country of the Himalayas to explore its hidden treasure.
We are flexible to design the itinerary according to our clients’ interests and schedule time.