Kirtipur is an old indigenous Newari town with live culture of the Kathmandu valley. Walking through the narrow alley would allow you to observe the life of the local people who have lived there for centuries. It is comparatively less polluted and offers a splendid view of the downtown and Himalaya in a clear day.
The tour “Cultural day tour around Kirtipur with authentic local lunch” includes the major touristic attractions around it.
Manjushree park: It is situated at the side of Chovar gorge from where all the water went from Kathmandu valley. from here tour starts to hike towards the Adinath temple which is about 30mi. It offers a amazing view to downtown. within the park, there is a cave which is believed the longest in Asia.
Adinath Lokshwor Temple: This 3 roofed temple was built in 15th century and its walls and courtyard were adorned with hundreds of metal plates, cups, dishes and etc. The newlyweds couple offer them to ensure a happy married life. The temple is important to Buddhist and The Hindu. From its yard, nice down town and mountain can be view nicely
Uma Maheshwor Temple: This Pagoda style temple was built in 1655AD by Rautra Vishwanath Babu, son of king Siddhi Narsing Malla. As other temple in the valley, it has a stone statue of elephant to all four direction. Uma is a another name of GOD mother Parvati and Maheshwor is an another name of GOD father Shiva. The temple offers a nice overlooking view to Kathmandu with Mountain backdrop
Bag Bhairab temple: It is a form of a angry tiger is one of the worth visiting temple around Kathmandu valley. This god is regarded as the guardian of Kirtipur and the locals call it Ajudeu, a grandfather god. Bhairab is a anger form of a GOD Shiva. The three storied temple has a nice carving and showed weapons which they have captured from their enemies.
Thai temple: A Thai style temple, A Theravada Buddhist monastery is situated in south east of Kirtipur.
Kagyu institute of Budhist studies: It is one of the important Gumpa around Kirtipur. There are young Monks to learn about Buddhism.
Local lunch: The another fantastic things of Cultural day tour around Kirtipur with authentic local lunch is to take you to traditional Nepali Lunch at a local house restaurant.