Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing in Kathmandu (1345)
The day beings with a meeting and introducing with the trek and tour guide. About 8 am we organize the meeting in your hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek, and your trek guide will suggest over your gears what you have. In meeting you need to bring, original passport, three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. And also we will bring your attention to clear the due amount, if any legal and sign the legally binding the trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimers.
Sightseeing will start after the meeting and your breakfast; the trip includes the guide and private tourist vehicle. Day tour covers the most important religious and popular royal palaces such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Swoyambhunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)
Swoyambhunath is the holiest place of Buddhism and also Hinduism, which lies at the top of the hill. On the top of the hill, there is a huge stupa, which is made for Buddhist other temples for Hindus. The place also called Monkey Temple because on the premises you can see the countless monkey.
Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Kathmandu Durbar Square was built in the era of the 12th/13th century, where Malla King Dynasty ruled over the city. Later on, King Prithvi Narayan Shah came from Gorkha District and invaded kingdom, finally select the Durbar Square for his own palace in 1769 AD. The Durbar has many difference exotic architectural design, wood carving in windows and doors. The courtyard, temples, Kumari (a living god) is the main attraction of Durbar Square. Inside the square, there is a museum of belongs to King’s and reflects off his regime period.
Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)
Pashupatinath Temple, most sacred Hindu shrines in the world, which is opulently decorated pagoda. Pashupatinath is a temple of Lord Shiva and his Linga (Phallic Symbol of Lord). According to the chronology, it was erstwhile to 400AD. In Pashupatinath, you can see the cremation of a dead body and devotees’ dips in holy river Bagmati. Just opposite the temple, there is a jungle, where you can see the monkeys, deer, and some other animals.
After back to the hotel, you will have few hours for your last shopping for trek and exploration the Thamel city, one of the busiest touristic town of Kathmandu.
Overnight at a hotel