Thamel - 29, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Visit Kathmandu, a city filled with ancient palaces and pagoda temples. Home to beautifully preserved UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath and the durbar squares – a trip to this cultural haven is a must for all. This short three-day trip has been designed to help you discover the cultural highlights of the city. Explore ancient Hindu temples, sacred Buddhist stupas and pagoda-roofed palaces of the Malla kings.
During the course of this trip, you will have a professional guide at your disposal, and travel on a comfortable private tourist vehicle. Accommodation during the tour will be at 2 or 3-star hotels. You will have ample opportunity to purchase authentic souvenirs, including carpets, handicrafts, carvings and Thankas (traditional painting) in this trip.
The sightseeing places we visit will include:
Kathmandu Durbar Square This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th- century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar Square is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also three museums inside the palace building.
Swoyambhunath Stupa – The Monkey Temple Watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of the Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. Swoyambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living on the premises.
Patan City Patan is an old Newar city where we will see the historic Durbar Square, the Golden Gate, the sky-piercing temple of Taleju and the statue of Yogendra Malla, Krishna Mandir, Sati Temple, Hiranya Varna Mahabir (the golden temple), Mahabouddha with views of old carved wooden windows through the streets, curios shop and Bazaars.
Pashupatinath Temple Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and lies 5 km east of the city centre. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior to 400 AD. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River flowing beside the temple.
Boudhanath Later visit Boudhanath, the 2500 years old Buddhist stupa in the Valley built in the 5th century with four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet going around the stupa spinning the prayer wheels.
In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner for you in a typical Nepalese restaurant with cultural dance and music.
You have the option to extend your trip to continue onto Chitwan jungle safari, rafting adventure, Kathmandu valley shopping tour, scenic Everest flight, mountain biking and other activities.
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Tips to guide and driver
Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour explores the land where Buddhism first sprouted its wings and today is recognized to be one of the most influential religions in the world. Kapilvastu, to be precise, is where the trip takes full flight and explores the grounds that shaped Gautam Buddha to transform into the man he later became. The tour also is insightful when considering that the Buddhist shrines around the vicinity of the valley are properly introduced to the travellers.
The tour starts as we arrive in Kathmandu and start exploring what’s in store for us. We visit the prominent Buddhist sites in and around the Kathmandu valley. It includes Swayambhunath-the Monkey Temple and Boudhanath-the largest stupa in South Asia. Other destinations are the caves of Naropa and Tilopa which is a site believed to have held the training of Naropa from his Guru Tilopa to attain knowledge and wisdom. Finally, we visit the Buddhist city of Patan where we through Patan Durbar Square to see local tradition, culture, and architectures. Next, we fly to Lumbini (Bhairahawa Airport) and tour to Mayadevi Temple, the temple named after the mother of Lord Buddha. Puskerni Pond and Ashoka Pillar too are of great essence from a religious point of view. Also, we will visit Chinese Monastery, Korean Monastery, and Royal Thai Monastery; each of which resembles the architecture of the monasteries from their respective origins. Enjoy the day with amazing memories that have been created. Next, we move to the beautiful place, Pokhara and visit Ramgram Stupa which is the only stupa which retains the cremation remains of Lord Buddha. Next, we come back to Bhaktapur to visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Later, we visit Milarepa Cave followed by exploration visit to Namobuddha. Finally, the tour heads to Pharping, the place where Guru Padmasambhava achieved the state of enlightenment. The trip ends as we move back to Kathmandu.
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The Nepal Experience Tour provides you with an opportunity to experience the genuine wonders of Nepal which have both natural and cultural excellence. Walking along the sight of mountains, strolling around the tranquil Phewa Lake, witnessing different cultural heritages and having a close encounter with the wild can really get you going with sublime excitement and merriment. The tour is a combination of all the good that lies within the boundary of Nepal and allows the travellers to relish the most as they head from one exotic destination to another.
We begin as we visit Pashupatinath temple which is the biggest Hindu temple and then to Boudhanath and Swayambhunath which are of great significance for the ones of the Buddhist faith. Later, we drive to Nagarkot hill station to get a sunrise view over the Himalayan horizon stretching as far as the Everest (8848m) and Manaslu (8163m). We continue our journey to Pokhara and start a half day sightseeing of Pokhara. Appreciate the spectacular view of the Mt. Fish Tail (6997m) mirrored in the silver surface of the Phewa Lake in the ‘Lake City’. After exploration of the valley, a drive to Nayapul and a subsequent trek will take us to Ghorepani. On towards Poon Hill, the remarkable views of mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m), TukuchePeak (6920m), Nilgiri (7061m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and several in the Annapurna range at sunrise are exquisite when described in the simplest of words. Then, we travel to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha followed by a drive to Chitwan for a full day safari in the Chitwan National Park; both of which are world heritage sites as well. The religious revelation transforms into awe-inspiring natural involvement as the tour traverses along the plane lands of Nepal.
The Nepal Experience Tour is an answer to the ones who seek to unravel Nepal in one fell swoop and as such we, at Himalayan Recreation, ascertain that your aspiration will be coupled with excellent services and facilities on the tour. An experienced tour guide, comfortable transportation, and logistics allow you to have the best of experiences.
There is no better way to explore Nepal and get knowledge about the major landmarks in a limited time period than the Kathmandu, Pokhara and Chitwan tour. This Kathmandu Pokhara and Chitwan tour is intricately carved for those working on the clock or for those that don’t want to indulge in heavy activities. Immerse yourself in the natural and cultural melodrama of these cities and learn what it means to be spiritually enlightened, culturally awakened, and most importantly happily satisfied.
Our tour commences from Kathmandu where you’ll get to first hand observe the history of the religious sites. The religious aura of Pashupatinath captivates you with the fragrance of essence and the sound of prayers. Escape monkeys at Swayambhunath and learn about the traditional Malla culture and architecture as you venture into the Durbar Square of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur. After taking in the beauty of Kathmandu, we venture into the naturally significant city of Pokhara. You’ll be amazed by the tranquil waters and sombre environment of the Phewa Lake. Make your way to the top of the World Peace pagoda temple and listen to the sound of silence. Observe the people paragliding and visit the Bindyabasini temple in the middle of the Phewa Lake to get some blessing from the lord. From Pokhara, we make our way to Chitwan. We explore the Chitwan National Park on the back of a majestic elephant and our wobbling journey will lead us into the wilderness of the forest where we can observe animals busy in their commute. Animals like Tiger, Gharial, and cranes are easily observable. Enjoy the Tharu cultural show in Chitwan and from there drive back to Kathmandu where your journey shall come to a stop.
If you wish to receive optimum satisfaction then you must choose the Himalayan Recreation. If you are thinking of tour in such a region, then we are more than happy to assist you, and we look forward to making your trip memorable with our best travel arrangement. This package is welcomed with a wide open arm and with our decade of experience in which there is complete satisfaction.