Kathmandu Nagarkot Tour - 4 Nights/ 5 Days
Kathmandu Nagarkot tour package is full of natural scenarios, cultural artifacts with historical sites. The valley has unique cultural practices and life style. The valley gives opportunities of visiting many ancient temples, stupas and other religious sites, medieval monuments carved in wooden arts, stone arts, durbar squires etc. In Kathmandu, sacred Hindu Temple of Pashupatinath, Buddhist Stupa Swayambhunath, Krishna Mandir, Boudhanath, Kirti Bihar and many other temples and structures are enough to give cultural insight to the visitors.
Nagarkot is famous for wonderful sunrise views in the morning and sunset views in the evening over Himalayan range. Nagarkot is one of the very popular tourist sites among domestic and foreign visitors. This hill station is rich in its picturesque views of green hills, astonishing views of mountains and landscapes around it. Nagarkot is the nearest site crowded by the visitors where you can reach in 2/3 hrs drive from Kathmandu. Kathmandu Valley to Nagarkot tour is enough to experience natural beauty of Nepal. This hill town has standard hotels for luxurious stay and get refreshment including the opportunities to taste Nepali dishes.
Kathmandu Nagarkot Tour is a combination of the experiencing modern life of Kathmandu people and the rustic villages with exotic lifestyle. The tour package is enough to get short but profound glimpse of Nepal’s varied life standard. Kathmandu Valley Nagarkot Tour is full of exciting scenarios of natural beauty of Nepal with wonderful exploration of historical and cultural aspects. Real Adventure Nepal is glad to offer you this package for experiencing Nepal.
Kathmandu Durbar Squire
Known as Kantipur, the capital of the Kingdom of Nepal. Here you will visit the temple of the Living Goddess who acknowledges the greetings of the devotees from the balcony of her temple residence. Kashtamandap - the source of the name Kathmandu and supposed to be made from the timber of a single tree and the Durbar Square are with its array of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the ancient place of the Nepalese Royalty.
Located approximately 4 kms./2.5 miles, this Buddhist Stupa is said to be 2000 years old. The Stupa which forms the main structure is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. Painted on the four sided base of the spire are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. This hill is a mosaic of small Chaityas and Pagoda temples.
Patan Durbar Squire
5 kms/3 miles away from Kathmandu City. Patan also known as Lalitpur, is the city of fine arts, enclosed within 4 stupas said to be built in 3rd century AD, by Emperor Ashoka. You will see the Durbar square; the Krishna Temple built by Kind Siddhi Narsingh Malla, Hiranya Varna Mabavihar and Mahadouddha Temple.
A trip to The Tibetan Refugee Camp and the Handicraft Center will also be done while visiting Patan, where you will witness the hand weaving of Tibetan carpets and mounding of metal statues.
Pashupatinath Temple (Hindu Temple)
Situated 5 kms. east of Kathmandu City, Pashupatinath temple is one of the holiest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the bank of the sacred Bagmati river, the temple built in pagoda style has gilted roof and richly carved silver doors. Visitors will be permitted to view the temple from the east bank of Bagmati river, entrace in the temple being strictly forbidden to all non Hindus. Pashupatinath is the centre of annual pilgrimage on the day of shivaratri which falls in the month of February/March. Behind the temple are the cremation grounds.
Bodhnath Stupa (Buddhist Stupa)
This Stupa, 8 kms. east of Kathmandu City, is one of the biggest in the world of its kind. It stands with four pairs of eyes in the four cardinal direction keeping watch for righteous behaviour and human prosperity. This Buddhis Stupa was built by King Man Deva at the advice of the Goddess Mani Jogini. It is built on an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is ringed by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priest.
Nagarkot is one of the most scenic spot situated about 35 km east of Kathmandu from where an excellent view of snow-capped peaks of the Himalayan Ranges in eastern Nepal can be seen (if weather permits), as well as renowned for the spectacular sunrise.