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  • Half Day Kathmandu Tour
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Above the Himalaya trekking is proudly  offer the Kathmandu and Pokhara City half day/full day city  tour catering the short time travelers wanted to see the country best city places listed in the world heritages sites. Our guide will pick up and drop you at your hotels.

 

Pashupatinath  & Boudhanath half day  depart daily 8:30 am and 2:30 pm

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most popular and listed in UNISCO world heritage, Hindu temple standing on the banks of the Bagamati River. Pashupatinath Temple. It is Nepal’s most scared Hindu shrines and one of the subcontinent’s greatest Shiva’s sites, collection of temples. Only Hindus religious are allowed to enter the temple and not allowed to take photographs of the Lord Shiva inside the temple.

Boudhnath is a World Heritage Site, is also known as Khasti. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries in the area. ouddha Stupa is also known world heritage sites. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating specimens of stupa design. It was built by King Man Deva 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.


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Changunarayan & Bhaktapur Half Day depart daily 8:30 am and 2:30 pm

The temple of Changu Narayan is the oldest temple found till date in Nepal and is dedicate to Lord Vishnu.  Narayan, or Vishnu, is the preserver of creation to Hindus. His temple near 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 Mandev. The temple now covers sixteen hundred years of Nepalese art history. The temple, built around the third century, is decorated by some of the best samples of stone, wood, and metal craft in the Valley. In the words of one tourist guide, "When you look upon Changu Narayan, you observe 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 life-style. The Bhaktipur city is protected as a UNESCO world Heritage site. The Bhaktipur is one of the most charming architecture showpieces of the valley as it highlights the ancient. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a conglomeration of pagoda and shikhara style temples grouped around a fifty-five window palace of brick and wood. The square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights the ancient arts of Nepal.  The Art Gallery contains ancient paintings belonging to the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of various periods and descriptions.


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Patan, Swayambhunath, half day depart daily 8:30 am and 2:30 pm

Patan Durbar Square is a concentrated mass of temples, the most stunning display of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. Listed in 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 religious objects. This ancient city of Patan 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 legendary Buddhist shrine that sits on a hill top of the Kathmandu valley. The word Swayambhunath means “the self-existent” in English. It is an important pilgrimage place for many Buddhists and Hindus around the world. The temple is also known as the monkey temple, large tribe of monkeys can seen every time. Swayambhunath is complete with Buddha eyes looking out across the valley, an iconic symbol. This Swayambhunath offers an opportunity to study the religious harmony.


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Swayambhunath , National Museum , Kathmandu Durbar Square half day depart daily 8:30 am and 2:30 pm

A journey up to the Buddhist temple of Swyambhunath is one of the definitive 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 eyes looking out across the valley, an iconic symbol. This Swoyambhunath offers an opportunity to study the religious harmony.

National Museum is located two and half kilometers west of Kathmandu. The National Museum has a splendid collection of weapons, artifacts from ancient, medieval and modern Nepal. Its archaeological and historical displays are worth seeing.

Listed in 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 ancient palace lies in the heart of the Kathmandu city truly reflects the history and culture of Nepal and its people. The house of the Living Goddess, the ferocious Kal Bhairab, the red monkey god, and hundreds of erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the Square.


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Boudhanath and Budhanilkantha half day

Boudhnath is a World Heritage Site, is also known as Khasti. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries in the area. The atmosphere of the whole place lightens up with zest as fragrance of incense drifts through the air. This Stupa is well-known as Buddhist pilgrimage site. Many people believe that Bouddhanath was constructed in the fifth century, but definite proof is lacking. The stupa is said to entomb the remains of a Kasyap sage who is venerable both to Buddhists and Hindus.

Budhanilkantha Temple is located at the base of Shivapuri Hill within the Kathmandu valley on the northern side. It is also known as mystical Budhanilkantha temple or Narayanthan temple .Budhanilkantha literally means “Old Blue Throat”. The deity is about thousand years old. Lord Vishnu is about five meter (Seventeen fits) long and lying in a thirteen meter (forty three fits) long tank, as if floating with his legs crossed with his sleeping body resting on the coils of Ananta and his 11 hooded head.


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Bungmati, Khokana, Kirtipur Half day

Bungamati and Khokana are the ancient Newari village (of the 16th century) alike Kirtipur but a visit to Khokana and Bungamati is a bit different to the visit to Kirtipur. The people in Khokana are involved in the traditional oil making which is the main attraction of the village and the people in Bungamati are involved more in traditional wood carving which one can see in the historic places in and around Kathmandu valley. This is the perfect "day hiking" trip in Kathmandu.
Kirtipur is a magnificent exception to the usual Newari settlements. Perched on twin hillocks and clinging to the saddle about 5 kms from Kathmandu. Kirtipur has two satellite hamlets to the south, Panga and Nagaon. The history of the village 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 powerful king of the Nepalese history three times when he tried to unify it with the Nepal.


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Dakshinkali, Chovar half day

Dakshinkali temple one of the strongest Hindus Goddess located at the stream bank. The sanctuary and its surroundings are dedicated to goddess Kali. On the way, 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. All the water of the valley drains through it. 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.

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Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, National Museum

Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most popular and listed in UNISCO world heritage, Hindu temple standing on the banks of the Bagamati River. Pashupatinath Temple. It is Nepal’s most scared Hindu shrines and one of the subcontinent’s greatest Shiva’s sites, collection of temples. Only Hindus religious are allowed to enter the temple and not allowed to take photographs of the Lord Shiva inside the temple.

Bouddhanath Monastery, Nepal’s largest monastery located east of Kathmandu. It is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in the world. Bouddhanath Stupa is one of Nepal’s most holy sites for the Buddhist faith. The atmosphere of the whole place lightens up with zest as fragrance of incense drifts through the air. This Stupa, a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site, is included in World Heritage Cultural site list by UNESCO.

Swyambhunath temple is a legendary Buddhist shrine that sits on a hill top of the Kathmandu valley. The word Swayambhu means “the self-existent” in English. The Swoyambhunath temple is stands on a typically stylized lotus Mandala. Swyambhunath Temple. According to Buddhist legend, a single perfect lotus grew in the center of the lake. When the bodhisattva Manjusri drained the lake with a slash of his sword, the lotus flower settled on top of the hill and magically transformed into the stupa.

The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings who ruled over the city. It is the social, religious and urban focal point of the Kathmandu city. Durbar square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artists and craftsmen over several centuries. Kathmandu Durbar square is also known as Hanuman Dhoka, a name derived from the statue of Hanuman (monkey), the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, near the entrance of the palace.

National Museum is located two and half kilometers west of Kathmandu. The National Museum has a splendid collection of weapons, artifacts from ancient, medieval and modern Nepal. Its archaeological and historical displays are worth seeing.

 

Pashupatinah, Boudhanath, Swyambhunath, Patan

Pashupatinath Temple Nepal’s most scared Hindu shrines and one of the subcontinent’s greatest Shiva’s sites, collection of temples. Only Hindus religious are allowed to enter the temple and not allowed to take photographs of the Lord Shiva inside the temple. The temple is made in pagoda style which has gold-plated roof, silver doors and find woodcarvings.

Bouddhanath, located in 11 Km from the center of Kathmandu, one of the biggest shrine in the world is main attraction of the tourists. This Bouddhanath Stupa is in peaceful place and a welcome break from the rest of Kathmandu. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries in the area.

Swayambhunath, is a legendary Buddhist shrine that sits on a hill top of the Kathmandu valley.The word Swayambhunath means “the self-existent” in English. It is an important pilgrimage place for many Buddhists and Hindus around the world. The temple is also known as the monkey temple, large tribe of monkeys can seen every time. Swayambhunath Temple is complete with Buddha eyes looking out across the valley, an iconic symbol.

Patan is the second largest city in the valley. This ancient city of Patan 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. Patan Durbar Square is a concentrated mass of temples, the most stunning display of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. Listed in 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 religious objects

 

Patan, Bhaktapur, Changu Narayan

Patan is protected by UNESCO world heritage site. Patan is the second largest city in the valley. This ancient city of Patan 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. Patan Durbar Square is a concentrated mass of temples, the most stunning display of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. Here are also many other famous Buddhist temple like Hiranya Verna Maha Vihar (the Golden temple) and Maha Bouddha with ten thousands Buddha's images. Most of the people of Patan city are Buddhists. The best place, however, to see metal sculpture is the Hiranya Varna Mahabihar, the "Golden Temple".

The Bhaktipur city is protected as a UNESCO world Heritage site. The Bhaktipur is one of the most charming architecture showpieces of the valley as it highlights the ancient. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a conglomeration of pagoda and shikhara style temples grouped around a fifty-five window palace of brick and wood. The square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights the ancient arts of Nepal.  The Art Gallery contains ancient paintings belonging to the Hindu and Buddhist traditions of various periods and descriptions. Some of the most popular monuments 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 main attractions. 

The temple of Changu Narayan is the oldest temple found till date in Nepal and is dedicate to Lord Vishnu. It is an impressive temple situated on top of a small hill, which is approximately 16 kms from Kathmandu. The temple now covers sixteen hundred years of Nepalese art history. The temple, built around the third century, is decorated by some of the best samples of stone, wood, and metal craft in the Valley. In the words of one tourist guide, "When you look upon Changu Narayan, you observe the complete cultural development of the Valley."

 

Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Budhanilkantha, Swoyambhunath, National Museum and Kathmandu Durbar Square

Pashupatinath, or Pashupati, is a Hindu temple on the banks of the Bagmati River in Deopatan, a village 3 km northwest of Kathmandu. Regarded as one of the four sacred Hindu temples in the world the shrine of Pashupatinath is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built in the 17th century the temple glitters in gold and silver. The two storied, pagoda styled temple features roofs made of gold plates and four entrances at four directions of silver, portraying artistic works of highly skilled craftsmen.

Boudhnath is a World Heritage Site, is also known as Khasti. There are more than 45 Buddhist monasteries in the area. The atmosphere of the whole place lightens up with zest as fragrance of incense drifts through the air. In the Tibetan New Year the most popular festival Lhosar celebrated here in every February.
Budhanilkantha literally means “Old Blue Throat”. The deity is about thousand years old. Lord Vishnu is about five meter (Seventeen fits) long and lying in a thirteen meter (forty three fits) long tank, as if floating with his legs crossed with hissleeping body resting on the coils of Ananta and his 11 hooded head.His four hands hold the four symbols of Vishnu, the Shankha as conch shell, Chakra as disc,Gadha as club and Padma as lotus flower. It is believe that the deity was carved in the seventh or eighth century during the Licchavi period.
Swyambhunath is one of the definitive experiences of Kathmandu valley. The history of the Valley, according to the legends, begins with Swyambhunath, or the "the self-existent". The temple is also known as the monkey temple, large tribe of monkeys can seen every time. It is the most ancient and enigmatic of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu Valley.
National Museum is located two and half kilometers west of Kathmandu. The National Museum has a splendid collection of weapons, artifacts from ancient, medieval and modern Nepal. Its archaeological and historical displays are worth seeing.
Listed in 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 ancient palace lies in the heart of the Kathmandu city truly reflects the history and culture of Nepal and its people. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings who ruled over the city. It is the social, religious and urban focal point of the Kathmandu city. Durbar square is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artists and craftsmen over several centuries.

Devis Falls, Gupteswor Mahadev Cave, Tibetean Taslling village, Bindabasini Temple

Locally known as Patale Chhango (Hell's Fall), Devi's fall (also known as Devin's or David's) is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. An interesting modern legend says that a foreigner named David was skinnydipping in the Pardi Khola (river) when the floodgates of the dam were opened, sweeping him into an underground passage beneath the fall, never to be seen again.

Gupteswar Mahadev Cave, a sacred cave, lies 2 km from Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway leading southwest from the city. The entrance is right across from Devi's Fall and the cave is almost 3 km long. It has some big hall-size rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all fours. This cave holds special value for Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered. An entrance fee of Rs. 5 is charged and taking pictures inside the cave is prohibited.

Tashi Ling Tibetan Village is located southwest of the Pokhara city.In this Village you can visit several Tibetan carpet shops,handicraft shops and small Shree Gaden Dargay Ling Gompa. Where you can buy handicraft and eat momos in real tibetan taste. 

Bindhyabasini temple is the center of religious activity in the old bazaar. It is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati, yet another manifestation of shakti. Worshippers flock here to perform sacrifices, and especially on Saturdays the parklike grounds take on a festive fair.

 

Devis Falls, Gupteswor Mahadev Cave, Tibetean Taslling village, Bindabasini Temple, Seti River Gorge

Locally known as Patale Chhango (Hell's Fall), Devi's fall (also known as Devin's or David's) is an awesome waterfall lying about 2 km south-west of Pokhara airport on the highway to Tansen. An interesting modern legend says that a foreigner named David was skinnydipping in the Pardi Khola (river) when the floodgates of the dam were opened, sweeping him into an underground passage beneath the fall, never to be seen again.

Gupteswar Mahadev Cave, a sacred cave, lies 2 km from Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway leading southwest from the city. The entrance is right across from Devi's Fall and the cave is almost 3 km long. It has some big hall-size rooms and some passages where you have to crawl on all fours. This cave holds special value for Hindus since a phallic symbol of Lord Shiva is preserved here in the condition it was discovered. An entrance fee of Rs. 5 is charged and taking pictures inside the cave is prohibited.

Tashi Ling Tibetan Village is located southwest of the Pokhara city.In this Village you can visit several Tibetan carpet shops,handicraft shops and small Shree Gaden Dargay Ling Gompa. Where you can buy handicraft and eat momos in real tibetan taste. 
Bindhyabasini temple is the center of religious activity in the old bazaar. It is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati, yet another manifestation of shakti. Worshippers flock here to perform sacrifices, and especially on Saturdays the parklike grounds take on a festive fair.

Flowing right through the city, the boisterous river runs completely underground at places. Amazingly, at certain points the river appears hardly two meters wide. But its depth is quite beyond imagination - over 20 meters! Mahendra Pul, a small bridge near the old Mission Hospital , provides a perfect view of the river's dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by its powerful flow.

 

Sarangkot Sunrise View

Situated in the western part of Nepal at an elevation of about 1700 meters Sarangkot is very popular for mountain scenery. Sarangkot offers a preeminent mountain view with scenic local villages of different culture and tradition of Nepalese natives. Sarangkot is one of the renowned spot for seeing the sunrise over the Himalayas.  From here you can observe the sunrise over the Whole Annapurna Himalayan Range such as Annapurna (8091m/ 26,545ft), Manasalu (8165m/ 26,781ft), Ganesh Himal (7446m/ 24,422ft), Dhaulagiri (8167m/ 26,795ft), Machhapuchre (the sacred mountain) and 25 other mountains over 6000 meters (19,680ft) high. 

 

Visit Begnas Lake

Begnas Lake is located about 15km from Pokhara at the end of a road that turns north from the highway to Kathmandu. Divided by the forested hillock called Panchabhaiya Danda, the lakes offer the perfect nature retreat because of their relative seclusion. Begnas is beautiful and undeveloped lake where one can boat and walks around the lake by enjoy with the nature.

Trip Facts & Figures:

Tour Duration: Full Day/Half Day

Tour Start Point: From your hotel

Tour End Point: To your hotel

Climate during the tour:
September to Nov: Autumn very pleasant and clear weather, the mountain views are the best. (Maximum 30 Degree Minimum 2 Degree)

March to May (warmest months) the temperatures are mildly warm ((Maximum 33 Degree Minimum 10 Degree)

December to Mid February (Winter) the weather is cold and the sky is clear (Maximum 24 Degree Minimum -2 Degree)

June to August: Summer/ Rainy Season (July/August has more rain) (Maximum 34 Degree Minimum 19 Degree)

Transportation: Good Condition Private Car/Van depends on group size for tour with good driver and tour guide.

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