We have designed this Kathmandu city tour so that you can visit the most significant places in Kathmandu Valley in a day. We will arrange a professional city guide with this package so that you get to know about the importance and historic background of each place you visit in this Tour. The main attraction of Kathmandu city tour we have created includes Kathmandu durbar square, Swyambhunath temple (monkey temple), Pashupatinath temple and Baudhanath temple.
Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur durbar square) lies in heart of Kathmandu city. The Palace area consists of a huge Royal Square with tremendous variety of temples dedicated to different Hindu gods and goddess. The buildings we see around date from 15th to 18th century. The features of Durbar square are given below.
1. Taleju temple- tallest of all structures built in 1549 A.D.
2. Jagannath temple- built in the 16th century
3. Kal Bhairav- one of the largest stone idol in Kathmandu
4. Kumari (living goddess) Ghar- 17th century Kumari temple, an example of the highly developed Nepalese temple craft.
5. Kasthamandap- built from the timber of a single tree.
Entry fees Rs. 750 foreigners and Rs. 150 for SAARC countries
Swoyambhunath: This temple is also known as Monkey temple too. Located on top of a small hill about 77 meter high from the level of th Kathmandu city. The Stupa commands a magnificent view of Kathmandu valley as well as the breathtaking panorama of the north-eastern Himalayan range. The stupa is believed to built back in 250 B.C. and is one of the holiest Buddhist shrines in Nepal, and is another remarkable UNESCO world heritage site.
Entry fees Rs. 200 for foreigners and Rs. 50 for SAARC countries
Pashupatinath temple: It is a Lord Shiva temple and one of the holiest temple for Hindus. Pashupatinath Temple is considered as one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world. It is a double-roofed golden temple with four triple silver doorways. The date of construction of this temple is unknown. However, it is believed to be build in the 6th Century. Non-Hindus are not allowed inside the main temple but sight seeing can be done from the bank of Bagmati river where you will get a complete view of the temple.
Entry fees Rs. 1000 for foreigners and free for SAARC countries
Baudhanath: Baudhanath is a largest stupa in South Asia. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of Stupa design, which was renovated by Licchhavi rulers in the eighth century.
Entry fees Rs. 150 for foreigners and Rs. 40 for SAARC countries
|Stated price is for group size of two people||Price negotiable for group size more than 5|