KATHMANDU VALLEY SIGHT SEEING & NAGARKOTE
KATHMANDU VALLY SIGHT SEEING PROGRAME
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU AND TRANSFER TO HOTEL
DAY 01:Departure from Hotel around 9.30 a.m., and drive to
(1) SWAYAMBU NATH TEMPLE: This is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaityas. It is said to be 2000 years old. Painted on the four sides of the spire bases are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is three kilometers of Kathmandu city and is situated on a hillock about 77m.above the level of the Kathmandu valley. We will visit here about 2 hours.
(2)BUDDHA NATH: This Stupa of Buddhanath lies eight kilometers east of Kathmandu. This colossal and ancient Stupa is one of the biggest in the world. We can visit here 1 hour.
(3) PASHUPATI TEMPLE: Situated five kilometers east Kathmandu. The temple of Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath with two tied golden roof and easily see the temple and the activities preformed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati River. We can visit here 1hour.
(4) DURBAR SQURE: It is historic seat of royalty. The durbar square, with it’s old temples and places, epitomizes the religious and culture life of the people. We will visit here around 2 hours and after that we will back to hotel and enjoy evening dinner.
DAY 02: BHAKTAPUR (BHADGAON)
Situated at an altitude of 1,401m.Bhaktapur covers area of 4 square miles. Shaped like a couch-shell. Bhaktapur means the city of devoees. Pottery and weaving are it’s traditional industries. The city lies about 14 kilometers East of Kathmandu and can be reached by public transport and by trolley buses. The major sightseeing places in Bhaktapur include: DURBAR SQURE: The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces like the Lion Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the picture Gallery, the golden Gate, the 55 windows, the Batsala temple and the Bell of Barking dogs, etc. The statue of the king Bhupatendra Malla in the act of worship is placed on a colum facing the palace. Of the many statues available in Nepal this is considered to be the most magnificent. Main point we will visit here above places.
1.THE NATIONAL ART GALLERY
2.THE GOLDEN GATE
3.THE PALACE OF 55 WINDOWS
4.THE STONE TEMPLE OF BATSALA DEVI
We can visit here 3 hours, as you like. After that we will drive to Patan Durbar Square.
DURBAR SQUARE OF PATAN:
Situated the heart of the city constitutes the focus of visitor’s attraction. The square is full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The Patan Durbar square consists of three main Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk. The Sundari Chowk holds in the center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Rayal bath called Tushshity. KRISHNA MANDIR. Built in the seventeenth century, the temple of Lord Krishna holds a commanding position in the palace complex of Patan. It is supposed to be the first specimen of Shikhara style architecture in Nepal. It is the only temple having 21 spires and is completely. Hear main point we are going to see:
1.PATAN DURBAR SQUARE,
2. KRISHNA MANDIR,
3. MAHABOUDHA TEMPLE,
4. HIRANYA VERNA MAHAVIHAR.
And many more temples we will see from this place. This two old city visits after that we will back to hotel to enjoy evening dinner.
DAY 03 DAKSHINKALI:
Canopied by four gilded serpents spiraling up to make up the pinnacle, this open shrine is dedicated to the ferocious Hindu female deity, Dakahinkali. It is one of the Valley’s many Kali shrines, and devotees and picnickers through this place, particularly on Tuesdays and Thursdays, to offer blood sacrifice to the goddess. Its location in the mist of a soothing jungle makes it a perfect get way from the city bustles, just 20km away the north.
Situated atop a strategic hillock 10km southwest of Kathmandu, Kartiour (local name Kipu) indeed embodies courage and bravery. Though this township went into backwater following its final defeat in 1768 at the hand of the Gurkhas, it still retains its old glory in art and culture. So those, who enjoy basking in antiquity, should never miss to go around this historic place to have closed-up views of the typical lifestyle of its Newar inhabitants and their much admired skills in producing textile and other handicraft items. The height of Kritipur also makes it a favored place for viewing the Kathmandu valley as well as the Himalayas in the distant north. And for those, who wish blending their cultural trip with a touch of spiritual salvation, there are the Buddhist Chilamchu Stupa, Shiva Parvati temple and many other remarkable mountains. Its gem, however, lies in the three-storied Bagh Bhairav temple, which is adorned with, among others, the weaponry the warriors of Kritipur had taken away from the Gurkha Soldiers.
DAY 04 NAGARKOT:
Today we will have half day rest in Kathmandu and after noon we will drive to Nagarkot. Nagarkot is a popular tourist resort of Nepal. It is situated 32km east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2,175 m. above the sea level. The panorama of the major peaks of eastern Nepal Himalayas including Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) can be seen sun seat Morning & sun rising. And we will back from here after the Sun Rising
DAY 05 THIS IS THE FULL FREE SHOPING DAY.
DAY 06 FINAL DEPARTURES