Day 02 and 03 - Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley.
We organize a short meeting in your hotel and introduce with your tour leader and briefing about the tour. You can ask for office representative and your guide if you have any questions regarding the tour. While you attending the meeting please kindly bring with you, three copies of passport size photos, and travel insurance with policy or customer number. Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting. After meeting the day trip will start at 9:30 AM
The places we visit will include:
Swoyambhu Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)
Swyambhu Stupa is located at the top of the hill, Kathmandu. This is the holiest place where both Hinduism and Buddhism believes and have own significance. The huge dome stupa is referring for Buddhism, and other pagoda temples are for Hindus. Besides the religion, it is the very popular place to watch the Kathmandu valley, live action of monkeys. Thats why Swyambhu is also known as the Monkey Temple.
Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Kathmandu Durbar is a royal palace, which was built in the era of Malla King Dynasty in the 12th/13th century. According to the history, most of building and temples were built by King Pratap Malla. After King Prithvi Narayan Shah came from Gorkha and invaded kingdom, then select the palace as his own palace in 1769AD. Living goddess Kumari, exotic architecture, the courtyard is the main attraction of the palace.
Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Patan Durbar is another royal palace which is decorated by exquisite courtyard and pagoda temples. A temple of Lord Krishna is noticeable for all, which is completely built by the stone in the 17th century. The trip to Patan is also the trip of handicraft center.
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.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Bhadgaon)
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located on the northern bank river of Hanumate Rive, 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, and art galleries.
Bouddhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site)
Buddhanath stupa is located in eastern part of Kathmandu city sacred pilgrim destination of Buddhist. It is also the center of meeting monks, learn about Thankas etc. The loom of Stupa is 36 meters height and presents captivating specimens of Stupa design.
Overnight at a hotel