Day 02 & Day 03 Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley
After breakfast, we arrange a short introductory meeting at the hotel lobby. On the meeting please kindly bring the two copies of passport size photos and travel insurance copy. Where our representative introduces the trek and tour guide, and also clear the payments, at meeting you can ask the question to your guides, representative in regarding your trips. After the introduction, your tour leader takes you in the cities for different places for sightseeing.
The places we visit will include:
Swoyambhunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)
Swoyambhunath Stupa is one of the most important holy places of Hindus and Buddhist, the main dome stupa is stand in the center of the hill which is referring for Buddhism and other small pagoda temples are for Hinduism. Not only for the religious people it is also the viewpoint of Kantipur valley, the open opera house of Monkeys.
Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Kathmandu Durbar Square is a Royal Palace built in Malla dynasty and most of the architectures are designed and built the regime of King Pratap Malla. In 1769 AD king Prithvi Narayan Shah announced his own royal palace for Kathmandu Durbar. The Durbar is decorated by exotic architectural wood carving, and the living goddess Kumari is the main attraction of durbar square.
Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
Patan Durbar Square and Stone Temple of Lord Krishna is the main noticeable of Durbar Square. The museum, handicraft center are the very interesting in Patan. Overnight at a hotel
Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)
Pashupatinath is the most visited temple in the world, one of four Dham of Hindus. Opulently decorated pagoda of Pashupati has four doors and a big bull statue just in front of the main temple. Pashupatinath is a temple of Lord Shiva and his Linga (Phallic Symbol of Lord). According to the history, its existence dates back to 400 BC. Pashupatinath temple is located on the bank of holy river Bagmati and it is also the place of dead body cremation. We reach Jungle just crossing the river where monkeys, deer, and other wildlife can be seen.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square (Bhadgaon)
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located on the northern bank river of Hanumate River, 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. The loom of Stupa is 36 meters height and presents captivating specimens of Stupa design.
Overnight at a hotel