Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour is a day tour visiting 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu city. The sightseeing tour mainly focuses on places of historical, religious and cultural significance, so they were inducted into the hall of fame as being UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Four such sites visited during Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath ‘Monkey Temple’, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. Each of them has its own architectural, religious and historical value build in the past by Kings and some of them being Buddhist stupas and sacred Hindu temples.
Kathmandu Durbar Square was the royal seat of the past kings with beautiful palaces, courtyards, temples and shrines. Swayambhunath is a Buddhist Temple Stupa Complex that lies atop a hillock on the western side of Kathmandu city providing a spectacular view of Kathmandu city and it’s surrounding mountains. Due to many monkeys residing in it’s area, tourists popularly call it ‘Monkey Temple’ also. Pashupatinath is a Hindu temple of Lord Shiva situated at the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Closer to Pashupatinath is Boudhanath which is the largest Buddhist stupa in the Kathmandu Valley.
Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour is about 5-7 hours in duration with your professional guide who gives in the intricate detail of the sites you visit. All of these tours are done by private vehicles and you are allowed lunchtime at restaurants facing one of these iconic monuments.
- Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Buddhist pilgrims of Boudhanath and Swoyambhunath
- Pashupatinath Temple
- The Kumari House (the home of living goddess)
- Urban lifestyle of people living in Kathmandu
- Traditional culture of local Newari people and other ethnic groups