Kirtipur Day Tour
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This Kirtipur tour is a one-day private sightseeing package to the ancient city of the Kathmandu valley which is situated on a small hill at the southwest of the Kathmandu valley. Kirtipur is the ancient Newari town established in 1099. It is a natural fortress and is proud of its courageous history. Kathmandu Kirtipur hiking is the short hiking that provides the chance to explore the typical Newari culture tradition and lifestyle. In Kirtipur you find the artistic Newari houses, temples, and monasteries.
The Major Attractions of Kirtipur are typical Newari culture and their lifestyle, Chilamchu Stupa and the temple of Bagh Bhairav. Kirtipur also offers a great view of the Kathmandu valley.
Tribhuvan University which is the oldest university in Nepal is also located at the bottom of the Hill. Kathmandu Kirtipur tour can be combined with the visit to Chovar and Panga as well. On this trip, you also visit the famous historical and cultural heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley. In Kathmandu, you visit Boudhanath Stupa – the largest Buddhist Stupa of Nepal, Swayambhunath Stupa which is located on a hillock from where you can observe the 360-degree view of the Kathmandu valley.
You also visit the Pashupatinath temple, the oldest Hindu temple of Lord Shiva. 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. Another attraction of 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, Taleju Temple.