Kathmandu tour itinerary is the most visited Nepal tour. It includes 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in a day tour itinerary Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath temple. We designed this tour to compliment to those who have a short time in Nepal and still want to visit the most interesting’s tourist sites in Kathmandu. The tour will be escorted by a highly professional city tour guide and will explain about culture, history, legend and heritage. Kathmandu is alive cultural city and there are chances to encounter with a cultural festival around the city.
Boudhanath Stupa with 2 ever seeing eyes of Buddha is a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the biggest stupa in the world. The stupa is situated at the base of 16 leave lotus flower. This is one of the most sacred stupas to the Tibetan Buddhist pilgrims. Early in the morning, the deep followers walk round the stupa to pay homage to Buddha. The evening they light the butter lamp to pray to Buddha and to fulfil their wishes.
The supreme GOD of the Hindu, Pashupatinath a UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most important religious sites was built in 5th BC. The multi-roof (Pagoda style) temple is also dedicated several Hindu Buddhist deities. The temple area is spread in a big compound where tourist can see Holy man, cremations site and other temples. Hundreds of Hindu pilgrims visit the temple in the major festival including Shiva Ratri from all over the country and India.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is one of the most worth visiting UNESCO World Heritage site in Kathmandu. It is also known as the open museum has four major squares Dattatraya square, Taumadi square and pottery square. The major attractions in Bhaktapur Durbar Square are 55 window palace, Vatsala Temple, Statue of Bhupatindra Malla, Golden gate, Lion Gate, Nyatapola temple, Bhairava Nath temple, Mini Pashupati Temple.
55 window palace: it was built in 17th century by King Bhupatindra Malla. The palace was built all available design of windows in that time. It is so impressive even today.
Vatsala Temple: This is a temple of Goddess Vatsala. This temple is locally known as the bell of a barking dog. The bell was used to sound a daily and morning time used to worship Goddess Taleju.
Statue of Bhupatindra Malla: The Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla in the act of worship can be seen on a column facing the palace. Of the square’s many statues, this is considered to be the most magnificent.
The Golden gate: Percy Brown, an eminent English art critic and historian, described the Golden Gate as “the most lovely piece of art in the whole Kingdom; it is placed like a jewel, flashing innumerable facets in the handsome setting of its surroundings.” This is one of the most beautiful and richly moulded specimens of its kind in the entire world
Lion Gate: This magnificent gate is one of the masterpieces of Nepalese stone carving. May tourist keen to see it especially who keeps knowledge in iconography.
Nyatapola temple: This five stories is made of Pagoda style. This is one of the biggest temples in Nepal. It is one of the examples of Nepalese perfect craftmanship which been intact even there were few strong earthquakes happened in Nepal.
Bhairava Nath temple: The Bhairab Nath Temple is dedicated to Bhairab the most fierce and manifestation aspect of Lord Shiva.
Mini Pashupati Temple: This temple is as a Pashupatinath temple in Kathmandu. The king had ordered to his people’s facility when there had not good relation with the people in Kathmandu.