A private day tour in Kathmandu

Boudhanath

The Great Boudhanath Stupa

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. It is surrounded by a valley full of history, art, culture and economy. Its rich history is nearly 2000 years old. It is the largest city of Nepal where is living mostly Hindu and Buddhist multi-ethnic groups and a few others.

Nepal’s only one International Airport is in the Kathmandu as the gateway to Nepal Tourism, is the nerve center pf the country’s economy. Thamel is the touristic area in the Kathmandu.

Kathmandu has four Cultural Wolrd Heritage Sites. We offer a private day tour package that covers must see in Kathmandu. This is as follows:

1) The Great Boudhanath Stupa:

After breakfast, drive to Boudhanath from Hotel. It is the tallest (43.25m in height) and largest spherical (120ft in diameter) Stupas in Asia. It is believed that this Great Stupa was built during the Kashyap Buddha’s end period and the beginning period of Shayamuni Buddha. It is recognized by UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 and has become the common monument of the people all over world. This Great Stupa is also called the Stupa of enlightenment or Bodhi Stupa. It is one of the major destinations of pilgrims who gather daily to make kora (ritual circumnavigation) of the Great Stupa. The best time to visit Boudhanath is in the morning when all the monasteries open around the Great Stupa between 08:00 AM to 9:00AM.

2) Pashupatinath Temple:

Pashupatinath is just 2.5km from the Boudhanath. It is one of the most sacred Hindu Temples of Nepal that is located on the banks of holy River Bagmati. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, built in the 5th century and later renovated by Malla kings, the site itself is said to have existed from the beginning of the millennium when a Shiva lingam was discovered. It is recognized by UNESCO World Heritage Site.