Located approximately 4 km (2.5 miles), Buddhist Stupa this is said to be 2000 years old. The Stupa which forms the main structure is composed of a solid hemisphere of bricks and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. This hill is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples.
This Stupa situated 11km/7 miles from Kathmandu City is one of the biggest in the world of its kind. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal direction keeping watch for righteous behavior and human prosperity. This Buddhist Stupa was built by King Man Deva at the advice of the goddess Mani Jogini. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is surrounded by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priests.
Situated 5 kilometers east of Kathmandu city, Pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati River, the temple built in pagoda style has gilded roof and richly carved silver doors. Visitors will be permitted to view the temple from the east bank of river Bagmati, entrance in the temple being strictly forbidden to all non Hindus. Pashupatinath is the center of annual pilgrimage on the day of Shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. Behind the temples are the cremation grounds.
5 kms/3 miles away from Kathmandu City. Patan also known as Lalitpur is the city of fine arts, enclosed within 4 stupas said to be built in 3rd century AD, by Emperor Ashoka. You will see the Durbar square; the Krishna Temple built by Kind Siddhi Narsingh Malla, Hiranya Varna Mabavihar and MahadouddhaTemple.
This is one of the most popular tourist destination enlisted in the World Heritage Sites. Clustered around the central Durbar Square is the old Royal Palace (Hunman Dhoka), numerous interesting temples, the Kumari Chowk or Kumari Bahal (House of the Living Goddessa0 and the Kasthamandap (House of wood) from which Kathmandu derived its present name. An inquisitive exploration in the Durbar Square reveals the ancient art and Architecture of Nepal which has proved to be a masterpiece to everyone accepting its genuineness.
Bhaktapur is also known as “the city of Devotees”. It is located at a distance of 14 km east of the capital. The ancient city covers an area of four squares miles, which still retains the medieval charms and treats its visitors with many wonders of historical, cultural and artistic achievements. The historic city was the capital of Kathmandu Valley between the 14th and 16th centuries. Much of the town’s great architectures dates from the end of the 17th century during the rule of King Bhupatindra Malla before the valley were divided into three smaller kingdoms (Bhaktapur, Patan and Kathmandu)
We have prepared the following exclusive itinerary that cover tours within Nepal. Whether of short or long durations, these programs have been specially tailor-made to suit the interests of our clientele gleaned from our experiences in operating these tours in the past. However, should they require more fine tuning to cater to your particular needs. We could adapt our itineraries accordingly for details tours.
Trip Profile: Heritage Tours (Durbar Square)
Duration: [ 3 Nights / 4 Days ]
Place Covered: Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur
DAY 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU
Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport.
Welcome by the Travel Staff, Meet with guides
Transfer to Hotel and briefing about the package
Rest of the day free for your own leisure.
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 02: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast at hotel
Full day Sightseeing around Kathmandu and Patan City.
Sightseeing Point – Pasupatinath Temple, Boudha Nath Stupa & Swyambhunath Stupa
Lunch break will be 45 minutes
Visit Patan Durbar Square
Overnight at hotel
DAY 03: BHAKTAPUR CITY SIGHTSEEING
Breakfast at Hotel
Half day sightseeing at Bhaktapur D. Square
Changu Narayan Temple
Lunch at Hotel
Afternoon Kathmandu Durbar Square
Overnight at hotel.
DAY 04: DEPARTURE
Breakfast at hotel
Departure transfer to airport for your final destination