In this tour you will be visiting the following three most important UNESCO World heritage sites of the Kathmandu Valley:
Boudhanath – The biggest Buddhist Stupa of Nepal, also known as little Tibet as one can see a majority of Tibetan people in this locality. A pair of eyes painted on its four sides and looking through the Stupa symbolizes “All seeing eyes of Buddha” which means God is the ultimate witness. The Stupa was erected in the 5th century A.D.
Pashupatinath – The holiest Hindu temple of Nepal that stands on the banks of the Bagamati river is the most famous Hindu pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Hindu belief has it that every Hindu must visit this temple at least once in life to complete the pilgrimage. You can also see a cremation ground on the banks of the river. This is here where you find the Sadhus (holy men) always prepared to pose for photographs with the tourists with an expectation of some tips.
Bhaktapur – The 12th century A.D. town is known for its old temples and the palace of 55 windows. This is a medieval town that takes you back to centuries. The majority of people in Bhaktapur are local Newar farmers who are also very good in wood carving and pottery work. The tour highlights in Bhaktapur are Durbar Square, Pottery Square, Taumadhi Square and Dattatreya Square.
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|$100||1 day||Kathmandu||Kathmandu||Maximum 2 persons (special group rate and customized tour available upon request).|