Kathmandu day tour, Nepal is one of the best countries in the world for a cultural and historical sightseeing day tour with its long history, fascinating art, as well as distinctive and varied architecture, Nepalese people are renowned for the welcome and hospitality they offer to visitors and it is often this experience that people remember more than any other. Therefore, This half-day and full-day tour provides its visitors an opportunity to observe many rich Nepalese cultural traditions, a unique artistic world, and history. Our day tours are catering to short time travelers who wanted to see the country’s best city places listed in the world heritage sites. Our guide will pick up and drop you at your hotels.
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most popular and listed in UNESCO world heritage, Hindu temple standing on the banks of the Bagmati River. It is Nepal’s most sacred Hindu shrines and one of the subcontinent’s most magnificent Shiva’s sites, a collection of temples. Only the Hindu religion can enter the temple. We cant take photographs while in the temple. this is the perfect itinerary for the Kathmandu day tour.
It is regarding as the most sacred Hindu temple of Lord Shiva. It is the oldest temple and situated on the bank of the holy river Bagmati river in Kathmandu. A combination of art, culture, and religion, is the most visited tourist destination in Nepal. Interestingly, It is more than a religious destination and offers peace and devotion.
The temple is spread across 246 hectors wide area, is filled with temples and monuments completely.
The duration of the Pashupatinath Tour is 3 nights and 4 days.
Pashupatinath is a must-visit the temple for all the Hindus in their life i. Pashupatinath is open for a visit throughout the year, and anyone can visit any time. However, a crowd of people can be seen in the festive period, such as Mahashiva Ratri and Teej festival. In this period, people visit Pashupatinath to worship Lord Shiva. This temple is also a world heritage site since 1979 A.D, which is a matter of pride for all Nepali and list in our top placed for Kathmandu day tour.
Boudhanath, one of the World Heritage Sites, is also known as Khasi and one of the best places in our Kathmandu day tour. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries in the area. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the fascinating specimens of stupa design. King Man Deva built it at the advice of the Goddess Mani Jogini. One of the biggest festivals celebrated in Boudhanath is Lhosar, the Tibetan New Year in February, which attracts thousands of pilgrims.
We can start the Kathmandu day tour with the temple of Changu Narayan is the oldest temple found to date in Nepal, and it is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The God Vishnu is the preserver of creation to Hindus. The temple of Changu Narayan at Changu village is often described as the most ancient temple in the Kathmandu Valley. A fifth-century stone inscription, the oldest to be discovered in Nepal, is located in the temple compound, and it tells of the victorious King Mandel. The temple, built around the third century, is decored by some of the best samples of stone, wood, and metal craft in the Valley. Some of the tour guides say, “When you look upon Changu Narayan, you will see the complete cultural development of the Valley.”
Bhaktapur, locally known as Khwopa or Bhadgaon, is world-renowned for its elegant art, fabulous culture, and indigenous lifestyle. The Bhaktapur city is protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is one of pagoda and shikhara style temples grouped around a fifty-five window palace of brick and wood. You can observe one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights the ancient arts of Nepal. The Art Gallery contains old paintings belonging to the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of various periods and descriptions.
Another best Kathmandu day tour package is with visiting Patan Durbar Square is a concentrated mass of temples, This is the most stunning display of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. Listed as a World Heritage Site, the former Royal Palace complex is the center of Patan’s religious and social life and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and sacred objects. Patan city is, also known as Lalitpur or the city of fine arts is about five kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. It is fragmented from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpieces.
Swayambhunath is a traditional Buddhist shrine that sits on a hilltop of the Kathmandu valley. The word Swayambhunath means “the self-existent” in English. It is a prominent pilgrimage place for many Buddhists and Hindus around the world. The temple is also known as the monkey temple, as a large tribe of monkeys can comes here times. Swayambhunath is complete with Buddha’s eyes looking out across the valley, an iconic symbol. This Swayambhunath offers an opportunity to study religious harmony. Thus, enjoy this beautiful place in our Kathmandu day tour package.
Our Kathmandu half-day tour start from the Buddhist temple of Swyambhunath is one of the ultimate experiences of Kathmandu. The history of the Valley, according to the legends, begins with Swyambhunath, or the “the self-existent.” Swoyambhunath is complete with Buddha’s eyes looking out across the valley, an iconic symbol. The monkey temple offers an opportunity to study religious harmony.
National Museum is located two and a half kilometers west of Kathmandu. You can see the splendid collection of weapons, artifacts from ancient, medieval, and modern Nepal. Its archaeological and historical displays are worth seeing.
Listed in the Cultural World Heritage site by UNESCO, Kathmandu Durbar Square is a cluster of ancient temples, palaces, courtyards, and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries. This old palace lies in the heart of Kathmandu city truly reflects the history and culture of Nepal and its people. It is the house of the Living Goddess Kumari, the ferocious Kal Bhairab, the red monkey god, and hundreds of erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the Square.
In our Kathmandu day tour we visit, Boudhanath is a World Heritage Site, People also calling it Khasti. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries in the area. The atmosphere of the whole place lightens up with zest as a fragrance of incense drifts through the air. This Stupa is well-known as a Buddhist pilgrimage site. the local people say that Bouddhanath was constructed in the fifth century, but definite proof is lacking.
Budhanilkantha Temple another attraction for the Kathmandu day tour, It is on the Shivapuri hill. Although, the Kathmandu valley on the northern side. It is also known as the mystical Budhanilkantha temple or Narayanthan temple. Budhanilkantha means “Old Blue Throat.” The deity is about a thousand years old. The big statue of Lord Vishnu lying in a thirteen meter (forty-three fits) long tank as if floating with his legs crossed with his sleeping body. The statue is resting on the coils of Ananta and his 11 hooded head.
Bungamati and Khokana are the ancient Newari village (of the 16th century) alike Kirtipur in our Kathmandu day tour. Also, a visit to Khokana and Bungamati is a bit different from a visit to Kirtipur. The people in Khokana are also in traditional oil making. which is the main attraction of the village. And the people in Bungamati are more in conventional wood carving. Which one can see in the historical places in and around Kathmandu valley? This is the perfect Kathmandu day tour and sightseeing spot.
Kirtipur is a notable exception to the usual Newari settlements. Perched on twin hillocks and clinging to the saddle about 5 km from Kathmandu. Kirtipur has two satellite hamlets to the south, Panga, and Nagaon. The history of the Nepal village trekking dates back to the 12th century when it was an outpost of the Patan but later on became a separate kingdom. The kingdom was so strong then it was defeated the Most potent king of Nepalese history three times when he tried to unify it with Nepal.
Dakshinkali temple one of the most religious temples for Hindus and the best destination for our Kathmandu day tour. The temple Goddess liest at the stream bank. The nearby surroundings are dedicated to the goddess Kali. We will see the sight of the gorge is impressive, and it is worthwhile to walk down and across the old suspension bridge.
Chobhar is located 9km southwest of Kathmandu; this place is famous for its gorge. History says that all the water of the valley drains through from here. There is a small but picturesque Adinath temple on the top of a hill from where one can take in a spectacular view of snow-topped giant Himalayan peaks.
Our Kathmandu day tour full day starts from Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most popular and listed in UNESCO world heritage, Hindu temple standing on the banks of the Bagmati River. It is Nepal’s most sacred Hindu shrines and one of the subcontinent’s most magnificent Shiva’s sites, the collection of temples. Only Hindus religious can enter the temple. We can’t take photographs of Lord Shiva inside the temple.
Bouddhanath Monastery, the most loving Stupa is located east of Kathmandu day tour. It is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the world. This is the most popular holy site for the Buddhist faith. The atmosphere of the whole place lightens up with zest as a fragrance of incense drifts through the air. This Stupa, a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site, is on the World Heritage Cultural site list by UNESCO.
Swyambhunath temple also calling Monkey temple is on a hilltop of the Kathmandu valley. The word Swayambhu means “the self-existent” in English. The Swoyambhunath temple stands on a typically stylized lotus Mandala. Swyambhunath Temple. The Buddhist legend says that a single perfect lotus grew in the center of the lake. the bodhisattva Manjusri drained the lake with a slash of his sword. And in that time the lotus flower settled on top of the hill and magically transformed into the stupa.
Kathmandu durbar square is nearby walking distance of Thamel. It holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings who ruled over the city. This is the main focal point of the Kathmandu day tour. Durbar square is with spectacular architecture. It vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artists and artisans over several centuries. Kathmandu Durbar Square or Hanuman Dhoka; a name derived from the statue of Hanuman (monkey). Who devotee of Lord Ram, his statue is near the entrance of the palace. National Museum is located two and a half kilometers west of Kathmandu.
Patan is a UNESCO world heritage site. This is the second-largest city in the valley. Patan is about five kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. It is different from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpieces. Patan Durbar Square has a mass of temples, the most stunning display of Newari architecture in Nepal. Here are also many other famous Buddhist temples like Hiranya Verna Maha Vihar (the Golden temple) and Maha Boudha with ten thousand Buddha images. Most of the people of Patan city are Buddhists. however, you can see the metal sculpture is the Hiranya Varna Mahabihar, the “Golden Temple.”
The Bhaktapur city is on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Bhaktapur is also one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the valley as it highlights the ancient. You can see the style of pagoda and shikhara style temples grouped around a fifty-five window palace of brick and wood. You can see the architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights the ancient arts of Nepal. Therefore, The Art Gallery contains old paintings belonging to the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of various periods and descriptions. the most seeing monuments in Bhaktapur are the golden gate, peacock window, 55 windows Palace, Nyatapola temple, Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, two stone images of Bhairav (the dreadful aspect of Shiva), and Ugrachandi are the main attractions of the Kathmandu day tour.
The temple of Changu Narayan is the oldest temple in Nepal and It is the temple of Lord Vishnu. It is an impressive temple that lies on top of a small hill, which is approximately 16 km from Kathmandu. In the temple, built around the third century, We can see some of the best samples of stone, wood, and metal craft in the Valley.
Pashupatinath, or Pashupati, is a Hindu temple and the best place for a Kathmandu day tour. It lies on the banks of the Bagmati River. It is about 3 km northwest of Kathmandu. this is one of the four sacred Hindu temples in the world. The shrine of Pashupatinath is the Lord of Shiva. Built-in the 17th century, the temple glitters in gold and silver. the room of the temple features gold plates. and four entrances at four directions of silver, portraying artistic works of highly skilled artisans.
Boudhanath is a World Heritage Site and other best travel sites. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries in the area. The atmosphere of the whole place lightens up with zest as a fragrance of incense drifts through the air. The Lhosar festival is celebrating here every Tibetan New Year. Which is in the month of February.
Budhanilkantha means “Old Blue Throat.” The deity is about a thousand years old and best to watch in our Kathmandu day tour. We will see the big statue of Lord Shiva lying on the water. His four hands also hold the four symbols of Vishnu; the Shankha is a conch shell. Therefore, Chakra as a disc, Gadha as a club, and the Padma as a lotus flower.
Swyambhunath is one of the other places to take the experience of Kathmandu day tour. The history of the Valley, according to the legends. It begins with Swyambhunath.” The temple is also saying the monkey temple. As the large tribe of monkeys can are coming every at all times. It is one of the popular ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu Valley.
National Museum is located two and a half kilometers west of Kathmandu. The place has a splendid collection of weapons, artifacts from ancient, medieval, and modern Nepal. Its archaeological and historical displays are worth seeing in this Kathmandu day tour package.
Listed in the Cultural World Heritage site by UNESCO, Kathmandu Durbar Square is a cluster of ancient temples, palaces as well as courtyards, and streets that date back to the 12th and 18th centuries. This old palace also lies in the heart of Kathmandu city. It reflects the history and culture of Nepal and its people. It is the social, religious, and urban focal point of the Kathmandu day tour. Therefore one can see the spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artists and artisans over several centuries.