Book 3 Days Cultural Kathmandu tour exploring UNESCO Heritage sites, temples, Buddhist stupas with ancient heritages, Royal complexes and century old traditions of valley.
You will explore Kathmandu valley visiting major attractions during 3 days Kathmandu tour. Kathmandu is often known as the only living cultural museum in the world. Kathmandu valley is dotted with 7 UNESCO Heritage sites. You will see Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage sites like Pashupatinath temple, Boudhnath stupa and Swoyambhunath stupa. Kathmandu valley offer excellent platform to witness culture and rituals of both Hindu and Buddhist followers. Similarly this tour also cover heritage highlights such as Patan city and Bhaktapur. There are three ancient Royal complexes inside valley. These heritage sites offer medieval architecture, heritage and atypical wood carvings.
Kathmandu valley is also famous for arts and crafts. Many travelers describe Kathmandu valley as “an enormous treasure house of art and sculptures”. Commencing 3 days Kathmandu tour, you will witness these antique arts and crafts made of wood, stone, metal, and terracotta.
Kathmandu is cosmopolitan city. This Valley is dominated with Newars who are the inhabitant of valley. Due to available facilities and being the capital region of modern Nepal, every year Kathmandu receive influx migration from East to west. Now this valley has mixture of ethnicity and culture. You can find all caste and ethnic background people inside the valley. However places like Patan and Bhaktapur still preserve ancient arts, traditions and culture of Newari people. Moreover the major festivals inside Kathmandu valley are Gai Jatra, Indra Jatra, Dashin, Tihar, Ghode Jatra, Bisket Jatra to name few.
Major sites that you will be visiting while doing 3 days Kathmandu tour are:-
Pashupatinath temple – Holiest Hindu Shrine and Shiva temple located n the bank of Bagmati river with cremation ghats.
Boudhnath stupa – Largest Buddhist stupa and also known as “Mini Tibet” due to Tibetan settlement around the area.
Swoyambhunath stupa – Buddhist stupa located on hill top overlooking Kathmandu valley and Himalayan ranges.
Patan Durbar Square – Ancient Royal complexes and best place to see Newari traditions, arts and architecture.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square – The best preserved ancient city inside Kathmandu valley. Bhaktapur offer excellent opportunity to witness century old heritages, faces of Newari people, rituals and lifestyle.