4 days Kathmandu valley cultural tour
The itinerary is designed for these tourists visiting Kathmandu valley only. You will visit ancient temples and religious shrines of the three previous medieval kingdoms, now known as Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur cities.
Fly into Kathmandu on a clear day gives you the enchanting views of snow-capped mountain peaks. Upon arrival you will be met, assisted and greeted by our tour officer who will escort you in chauffer driven vehicle to your hotel. The representative will help you check in at the hotel and will be brief you about your daily activities. B=breakfast
After breakfast our guide will take you to the major sightseeing spots in Kathmandu, which includes historic monuments, temples, monasteries, palaces and World Heritage Sites of UNESCO like and Boudhanath and Pashupatinath. First you will visit Swoyambhunath, which offers a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Stupa of Swoyambhunath epitomizes Buddhism. At Boudhanath, you will gain a valuable insight into Buddhism, which makes you feel as if you have just been to a spiritual journey. Further south of Kathmandu Valley you reach the Patan City where the awesome Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple welcomes you to an open museum showcasing intricately carved windows, intrinsic roof struts, statues of gods and goddesses, temples designed in pagoda style with erotic carvings and reposes metalwork facades and many other exquisite facets. You will also get to visit the handicraft centre in Patan.
After breakfast we drive to Bhaktapur yet another eastern city of the Kathmandu valley. Here you will see unique culture and finest display of craftsmanship. Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, Nyatapola (Five storeys) Temple, fifty-five window- Malla Palace are the living prides of Bhaktapur which you will visit during this tour.
After this tour the driver and guide escort you back to hotel. Afternoon free explore thamel on your own such as souvenir shopping or simply relaxing at a cafe.
Morning airport transfer or border transfer for further trip to Tibet.