Kathmandu valley which is also called the open museum of the world is rich in cultural, artistic and historical aspects. Kathmandu valley covers the cities of great historic and cultural interest - Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktpur. Out of 10 UNESCO enlisted heritage sites of Nepal, Seven heritage sites are located in the Kathmandu valley. In this Kathmandu/ Patan/ Bhaktpur tour package, you explore the cultural and historical highlights, ancient temples and shrines of three medieval kingdoms Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan. In this trip you explore the mystical history of the Kathmandu valley where the past still remains alive in the present and tradition tirelessly repeats itself into a culture. In this trip you visit the UNESCO heritage site Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Changu Narayan Temple, Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktpur Durbar square as well as the Nagarkot.
In this trip you visit the oldest Hindu temple, Pashupatinath. It is the most sacred temple of Hindu Lord Shiva in the world. This temple with its astonishing architectural beauty stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition. Near the Pashupatinath you see the cremation site where you will witness Hindu’s ritual of cremating a corpse. The Buddhist Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa are two major sites of Kathmandu city. Boudhanath Stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist site in Kathmandu. Boudhanath sputa is one of the largest Buddhist Stupa in the world and was enlisted as UNESCO heritage sites in 1979. Swayambhunath Stupa is holiest Buddhist sites of Kathmandu which is located on a hillock. From the Swayambhunath temple you can observe the 360 degree view of the Kathmandu valley. Another attraction of the Kathmandu is the Kathmandu durbar square where you visit Hanuman Dhoka, the old and historic palace of Kathmandu, the temple of Kumari which is the residence of Living Goddess, Teleju Temple.
After visiting Kathmandu you head to Patan durbar square which is also rich in arts and crafts. You visit the famous Krishna Mandir temple with 21 pinnacles built all in stone. In Patan you also visit the Kumbheshwor Mahadev temple. You also visit the Bungmati village which is the typical Newari settlement. You can explore the Newari culture there. Bhaktapur durbar square is another major cultural heritage site of the Kathmandu valley. In Bhaktapur you can see the many wonders of historical, cultural and artistic achievements. There you visit the Bhaktapur durbar square where you see artistic five storeys Nyatpol temple, 55 windows Palace, Batsala temple, barking Bell, the statue of King Bhupatendra Mall on a stone pillar, Golden Gate etc and Changu Narayan Temple. You also hike to Nagarkot from where you can see the fantastic Mountain views of Annapurna ranges, Langtang rages etc as well as the beautiful view of the sunrise. Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur city tour gives you the lifetime memory.