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This is the first and initials phase of the grade. The grade belongs with the trips, which, has a short itinerary, finishes in lower altitude, walking less than 5 hours in a day, walking places are most of the Historical and Religious places.
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, which is lies in the center part of Nepal at the altitude of (1345m). The city is famous for historical heritage, vivacious culture, pagoda style temples, religious sites and bustling streets.
Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, which lies in the center part of Nepal at the altitude of (1345m). The city is famous for historical heritage, vivacious culture, pagoda temples and religious sites and bustling streets. The valley Kathmandu is also called Kantipur Nagari (Kingdom of Kantipur); it covers three districts, Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur. All these are the main historical city, and reserving a royal palace, Kathmandu Durbar Square which is located in Basantapur. It is the Royal palace, invaded by King Prithvi Narayan Shah over the Malla king. Bhaktapur Durbar is the oldest durbar of Kantipur valley, it was built in centuries ago. The 55 windows durbar square, tallest pagoda temples, pottery arts, water ponds are the highlights of Durbar square.
Lalitpur is an another kingdom and the there is also a very attractive royal palace, museum, noticeable stone Krishna temple. And the also the showcase of handicraft.
In Kathmandu highlights, we visit other religious places and villages, such as Pashupatinath Temple, Buddha Stupa, Swaymbhu Stupa, Changunarayan Temple, Pharping village, Dakshinkali Temple, Bungmati Khokana etc.
Beside the city tour, Kathmandu valley highlights include some interesting hiking. Shivapuri hiking which is fabulous hike inside the National Park can see some wildlife and birds. Nagarkot (2195m) is another hill where you stay overnight and watch the sunrise, stunning view of Langtang Himalayan Range and Ganesh Himal.
Handcrafted souvenirs from Nepal is universally Known!
Our Airport representative welcomes at Airport and transfers to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
The day beings with a meeting and introducing with the tour guide. About 8 am we organize the meeting in your hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the tour, and your tour guide will suggest you about gears what you have. In meeting you need to bring, two copies of passport size photos, and travel insurance copy. And also we will bring your attention to clear the due amount, if any and 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. Today you will visit three World Heritage Site:
Swoyambhunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)
Swoyambhunath is the holiest place of Buddhism and also Hinduism, which lies on 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 we can see the countless monkey.
Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Kathmandu Durbar Square was built in the 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 an 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 crimination of the 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.
Today your tour will around the valley covering the historical, natural and religious places.
Pharping is lying in the southern part of the city, which is renowned. Pharping is also known as Shikharpuri Mahanagari. The state is accepted as an independent Newari state; there you can see the typical Newari Culture.
Dakshinkali is 22 KM far from Kathmandu city via Pharping. It is a temple of Kali, terrible form Parvati (wife of Lord Shiva). The main goddess of the temple is Six- armed form of Kali, a black stone; the main method of worship is sacrificed especially on Saturday and Tuesday.
Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Patan Durbar Square is a palace decorated with artistic courtyard beautiful pagoda temples. A noticeable temple built to dedicated to Lord Krishna, which is made of stone in the 17th century. In Durbar Square there is a museum containing bronze statues and religious objects. The trip of Patan also covers the Tibetan Refugee Camp and Handicraft Center. Overnight at a hotel
Bouddhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site)
Buddhanath stupa is located in eastern part of Kathmandu city sacred pilgrim destination of Buddhist. The loom of Stupa is 36 meters height and presents captivating specimens of Stupa design.
Changunarayan Temple (World Heritage Site)
Chagunarayan Temple is located in the countryside of Bhaktapur. King Hari Dutta Verma built the temple in 323 AD, which is richly decorated with sculptures and carvings. The main god of the temple is Lord Vishnu and building is under the architect under the pagoda.
Nagarkot is a best and nearest hill station from Kathmandu, from where you can see the excellent view of snow-capped peaks of Himalayan Range in the eastern part. Nagarkot is also the best for sunrise view. Overnight at a hotel
Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Bhadgaon)
Early wake up to watch the sunrise and after having breakfast you drive back to Kathmandu via Bhaktapur Durbar Square. It is a durbar square, which has a collection Shikhara, and Pagoda style temples and 55-windows palace of brick and wood. The main fascination of Bhaktapur is Lions’ Gate, Golden Gate, Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, art galleries, and 55 windows palace. After completing the tour you will back to Kathmandu and evening you will take to farewell dinner in a local typical cultural restaurant.
Finally, your trip completed. Your guide will come to your hotel and pick you up and drop to International Airport.
|Start Date||End Date||Price||Note||Status||Booking|
|20 Dec, 2017||25 Dec, 2017||US$750||GUARANTEED||Start Booking|
|24 Dec, 2017||29 Dec, 2017||US$750||GUARANTEED||Start Booking|
|27 Dec, 2017||01 Jan, 2018||US$750||GUARANTEED||Start Booking|
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USD 300 extra per person if you wish to upgrade the accommodation to a five-star hotel in Kathmandu.
The entire tour covers only the lower altitude; specially Kathmandu, Pokhara and southern part of Nepal.
The following gives you a general idea of the personal items to be brought by you for Explore Kathmandu tour. The personal items are of individual interest, and choice. You must consider the time of the year you traveling.
Personal belongings of the travelers that you may need for the day like money, water bottle, camera, sun cream and toilet paper etc. should be carried by you. So you are briefed to pack items in two different bags.
Recommended Equipment list.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult