Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Sightseeing Tour in Nepal
Nepal is a wonderful basket of mysterious nature and distinct culture. The incomparable natural beauty, the warmth and hospitality of the Nepalese people and their interesting history and culture always beckons you to visit Nepal time and again.
As far as sightseeing is concerned, Kathmandu valley is the best option. Most of the world heritages of Nepal fall here. Pokhara, with its natural beauty and Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha attracts thousand of tourism every year.
Different factors play role to make Nepal one of the best tourism destination for sightseeing tour in Nepal. First, Nepal is well known for some of the most spectacular, exciting and breathtaking sights that nowhere can be found in the world. Direct exploration of world famous snow peaks like Mt. Everest, twinkling lakes like that of Fewa, flowing rivers, streams and falls are all there to delight its visitors.
Moreover, Nepal's cultural diversity enables its visitors to explore distinct forms of human civilization. World famous Hindu temples like Pashupatinath, world famous Buddhist shrines like those of Swyambunath and many other historical art and crafts takes its visitors to the land of mystery.
Our specific Sightseeing programme provides its visitors an opportunity to observe many rich Nepalese cultural traditions, a unique cultural world and history as well.
The valley of Kathmandu is covered with hundreds of Hindu and Buddhist divinities. At every turn, one encounters beautiful pagodas, intricately carved wooden windows, huge stones images and inconspicuous shrines. For in Nepal, the practice of religious puja is a part of everyday life. Teeming with images of gods and goddesses, crowded with temples and shrines, the city streets and country roads of Kathmandu valley seem like a museum, a museum without walls, where Kathmandu valley is filled with temples having struts decorated with intricate design.
Legend has said that Kathmandu valley was once a great lake and Manjushree is said to have slashed a hill, which is presently known as Chovar, to drain the water to give us Kathmandu valley, as we know it. Today it is no longer an expansive watery body but a vast lake of architectural and cultural wonders...... read more »
This ancient city of Patan also Known as Lalitpur or the city of fine arts is about five kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. Lalitpur is fragmented from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpieces. Patan's central durbar square is absolutely packed with temples: it's an architectural center point with a far greater concentration of temples per sq. meter than in Kathamandu or Bhaktapur.
Krishna Mandir, which is one of the grandeur of the square, was built in 1637 by the king Siddhinarsingh Malla. The entire temple is constructed from the stone. Golden Temple which is the unique Buddhist Monastery was founded in the12th century which is a large rectangular building has three roofs and a copper gilded façade with the images of Buddha and Avalokitesvara where there are Buddha images and illustrations on the walls. Take the pleasure of discovering this Patan durbar square, which has been entitled in the World Heritage Site....... read more »
Bhaktapur, locally known as Khwopa is world-renowned for its elegant art, fabulous culture and indigenous life-style. It is known for its majestic monuments, colorful festivals and the native Newars best known for their generations-old craftsmanship. The ancient city is also popularly known as the “city of culture”, “the living heritage” and “Nepal’s cultural capital”
Bhaktapur is located at 14 km east of Kathmandu and is the third largest city in the Kathmandu valley. The city was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom from the 12th to the 15th century. Bhaktapur is a home to Traditional art and architecture, pottery and weaving industries, rich local customs and culture, and the every-day life of Bhaktapur people. All that and more will have you visit this untouched ancient city more than once! Nepal's Malla dynasty's achievements in arts and crafts are reflected throughout the Bhaktapur city. ....... read more »
Pokhara is the most popular destination in Nepal after Kathmandu. Its flame rests on the natural beauty of its lakeside location and its proximity to the mountains, not on any great historical or cultural endowment, it is the starting point for some of the most famous treks in Nepal. And there are also plenty of short walks and day trips, suitable for children and weary trekkers that can be made around valley. More than 65% of the total trekkers of Nepal trek in Annapurna region. It is only 35 minutes flight and 6 hours drive from the capital city Kathmandu. There are around 25 flights and several deluxe tourist bus services daily. There are hundreds of tourist standard hotels including non star to five star levels. All kinds of tourist facilities such as, foreign currency exchange, ACAP entry permit, visa extension, flight ticket reconfirmation etc. are available in this multi -cultural city. This city popularly known as "City of Tourism” is absolutely free from any type of pollution. For those seeking short and relatively easy trekking at warmer, lower elevations, there are a few options available, although these former treks have been modified by new roads, making them more suitable as day hike area....... read more »
Lumbini (306Km. -east); this World Heritage Site is not only a place of pilgrimage but also an international tourist attraction where Lord Buddha was born, who ultimately got enlightenment and preached his message to the world. This nativity site was identified by Indian Emperor Ashoka's commemorative pillar. The main attraction at the Lumbini remains the Sacred Garden that is spread over 8 sq. km, the Mayadevi Temple , Ashoka Pillar, sacred pond, China Temple etc. The sacred Garden possesses all the treasures of the historic area. The Mayadevi temple is the main attraction for pilgrims and archaeologists alike. Here we find a bas relief of Mayadevi, the Buddha's mother giving birth to him. Standing west to the Mayadevi shrine is the oldest monument of Nepal ; the Ashoka's pillar. Emperor Ashoka built the pillar in 249 BC to commemorate his pilgrimage to the sacred site. To the south of the pillar, we fine the sacred pond, Puskarni, where Queen Mayadevi had taken a bath just before giving birth to the Buddha. Today the holy site is being developed as the supreme Buddhist pilgrimage ....... read more »