- A short & comfortable Stay to see glimpses of Kathmandu Valley.
- Discovery of the UNESCO sites, fascinating historical, cultural antiquities of Kathmandu.
- The Hindu & Buddhist Heritages, a harmonious socio cultural life.
- Option to take Mountain Flight – See Himalayas; its great panorama till Mt. Everest
Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, in Kathmandu. You need to fill the arrival form. If you don’t have visa, you please fill the on arrival visa application form with 3 photographs. Then pay the visa fee [ $ 25 (USD) for 15 days; $ 40 (USD) for 30 days; or $100 for 90 days] in bank then follow the queue to obtain visa. After passing immigration, please collect your luggage then come out of the airport. Do not let anybody to take care of your baggage while you will come out.
Your Tour Guide will welcome you at the arrival. Short transfer from airport to the hotel.
The altitude of Kathmandu valley is 1300 meters. You will notice that the city is under reconstruction. This valley contains three major cities: Kathmandu, Patan & Bhaktapur. Every city is ancient having magnificent cultural centers, historical monuments, squires, art and architectures of unique kind. Time to Installation in Hotel.
In the case of sufficient time, we go for short visit of UNESCO heritage sites –Kathmandu Durbar Squire. ( This is a medieval historical squire having dozens of monuments: edifices, temples, courtyards, palaces as well as a seeing a little girl known as Kumari or the living goddess. She is the incarnation of Deity Taleju. A very ancient culture is still alive in practice. Furthermore the greatest festival of Indrajatra is celebrated during September where involvement of Kumari is main feature. She was once the Royal Goddess. Around the area, we can walk through older marketplace, typical as well as wonderful experience of people’s daily life.
Overnight – (Star) Hotel
Day – 2 Visit of Bhaktapur city, Buddha Nath & Pashupati Nath.
This is an exceptional day to discover the most ancient city of the Valley called Bhaktapur, the city of devotees. We will discover its unique settlement. The community of Newar people live in this city have amazing social life. Visit of its historical Durbar Squires that is unique in space, architectures surviving despite massive earthquakes from centuries. The city is very rich for ancient temples, inner settlement style, ceremonies, celebrations, colors and combinations. Furthermore we see extra ordinary architectures, the pagodas, palaces, pottery squires etc.
Next visit will be the world famous and largest stupa of Buddhanath, greatest Buddhist spiritual center on the Planet. Here we will have glimpses of Tibetan people and their culture mixed with local culture.
It is believed that the relic of Kashyapa Buddha was kept inside this stupa hemisphere. This huge monument records its history of construction around 5th century. People walk clockwise turning the prayer wheel. we can see Buddhist people including monks in maroon dress will be prostrating, meditating. Visit of some monasteries in the area. We will have an approach to Buddhist philosophy, cultures and symbolisms.
You can buy some amazing hand paintings called Thanka, as local and also Tibetan styles.
Last visit will be Pashupatinath, a unique site to discover an ancient cultural heritage from thousands of years. This is one of the main Hindu Shrines on planet. The area is wide spread in large space where a sacred Bagmiti river crosses and divides the area in two sides. There are dozens of stone and brick edifices including main temple, which is magnificent pagoda architecture dedicated to Shiva. One most significant part of this visit is to witness the Hindu way of cremation in open space. It is possible to see the main process of bringing the corps here, its funeral and then the traditional culture of burning dead body on fire. This culture is extremely rare to se elsewhere on the planet.
– Over Night – Star Hotel in Kathmandu
- Meal - Breakfast included
Day – 3 : Visit of Patan: the City of Fine Arts, transfer to Airport
As part of short stay, we visit Patan which is also known as a city of fine arts. Its structure is based on community based settlement for living together that is the part of Buddhist sangha as majority of them follow Buddhist culture.
The city is a fabulous space that was once a great learning center for Himalayas. In every corner we will see smaller or bigger structure and courtyards in the form of Buddhist Monastery. Its Golden Temple, Thousand Buddha Temple, Kumbheshwor Pagoda, and numerous other sites are fascinating to see including artifacts from 1st century. We further reach the core of the city where magnificent Durbar Squire preserves series of pagoda and pyramid styled edifices built in medieval era. This city is historically the greatest for craftsmanship that even traveled to Tibet and China. We have an option to visit the Museum inside the palace.
Here you can buy famous and traditional hand made healing bowls. They are worth to use for relaxation and self healing whenever needed in your daily life. They are genuine products and reasonable in price in a good center.
Depending on the flight time, we will transfer you to airport three hours before your flight time.
*** In the morning of Day – 2, there is a possibility to Take morning Mountain Flight to see Himalayas, including Mt Everest. This is an opportunity to take Himalaya Experience flight: a domestic plane will fly at 5000 meters during almost one hour. It goes closer to the Himalayas offering extremely amazing view of larger as well as central part of this greatest mountain ranges including 5 peaks above 8000 meters also Mount Everest and turns back to Kathmandu.
Price from $ 295 Per head - (Budget Option) - economy services:
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