Nepal,Kathmandu valley has an exotic setting. It is surrounded by tier upon tier of green hill walls above which tower mighty snow-capped peaks. The valley covers an area of 218 sq miles. It is situated at 1350 meter above the sea level. It contains three fabled cities of great historic, religious and cultural heritage. Kathmandu,Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. Every town has Durbar Square (old palace) with its old temples and palaces, epimotizes the religious and cultural life of the people. The valley has often been described as an open air art gallery with thousands of sacred shrines in brick,stone,metal and wood scattered though out it.
Kathmandu Durbar Square :- While browse around Katmandu Durbar Square you will visit Hanuman Dhoka, the old and historic palace of Kathmandu named after monkey God, Hanuman. It is historic seat of royalty. The Kings of Nepal are crowned and their coronations also held inside the court yard here. There is a statue of King Pratap Mall sitting on the stone pillar in the front and temple of Jagannath from mediaeval period .Within the walking distance you will find the tall temple of Taleju from 1549 AD, the large stone statue of Kal Bhairav, the God of destruction,. the Big Bell and Big Drum and Hindu Lord Shiva and his consort Parvati peeping from window. Visit the temple of Kumari, the residence of Living Goddess within the vicinity. Kumari means the virgin girl. The girl is selected from Buddhist family. The building has profusely carved wooden balconies and window screen. Next a very interesting temple is Kasthamandap which is believed to be built from a single tree trunk and the name Katmandu is derived from this temple.
Patan Durbar Square:- The ancient city Patan is also known as Lalitpur, which means city of fine arts lies 5 km to the south of Katmandu. The whole complex of Durbar Square consists of different sections of ancient palace like Sundari Chowk (beautiful court yard) where exquisite windows and door carving are seen and the Tushahity (Royal Bath) a master piece of stone carvings and others are Mul Chowk (main court yard), Keshav Narayan Chowk. In front of the palace in the main square there is a statue of King Narendra Malla sitting on the stone pillar. Next to the pillar there is a famous Krishna Mandir temple with 21 pinnacles built all in stone. This is said to be a Shikhara architect from India. Rest you will see several pagoda style temples like temple of Bhimsen, and the public bath, dragon headed spout and the water runs 24 hours. There are also many other famous Buddhist temple like Hiranya Verna Maha Vihar (the Golden temple) and Maha Bouddha with ten thousands Buddha's images. Most of the people of Patan city are Buddhists. Patan is also very famous in its art work. There are many fine craftsmen in Patan who produce bronze/brass art work in different images/statues of Hindu/Buddhist Gods and Goddesses, silver jewelleries, wood carvings,. Most of the handicrafts you see in the local shops of Katmandu valley are produced in Patan.
Trekking Mode:Hotel Accommodation
Trip Duration:1 days.
Minimu Group Size:2
Trip Cost:Per Person $-
Day 01, Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02, After breakfast, walking to Kathmandu durbar square and sightseeing in historical place.then drive to Patan durbar square,Lunch at Patan, after lunch sight seeing in old and historical place in Patan then drive back to Kathmandu. (If you interest you can stay extra night at Patan).
Day 03, Your shoping day (Free day).
Note:- We can also organize your sightseeing in Kathmandu Nepal before your trekking trip and after your trekking trip.
Cost Per person $
Cost depends on your group size and duration of Days so please email: email@example.com Include:
# 3 night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast.
# All arrival and depature by private vehicle.
# All sightseeing entry fee..
# Your tour guide salary (Language guide)
# Transportation for sightseeing by private vehicle.
# Your lunch for sightseeing day. Exclude:
# Extra night hotel in Kathmandu.
# Your food in Kathmandu
# Your Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, Wifi,bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
# Tips for guide.