Kathmandu Valley Tour is an all-time tour package in Nepal suitable for the people of all age groups. In recent years, Kathmandu has grown to be one of the major tourist destinations in the world. Many pulling factors have made this city one of the most loved ones for people from all over the world. Some of them are strategic location, diverse climate, age-old tradition, larger-than-life mysticism and rich cultural heritage.
The Kathmandu Valley is known as the City of Temples. In all three districts of this mystic valley, there exist the numerous cultural, religious and historical sites. You will come across such landmarks in every hundred meters’ distance. Realizing the cultural importance, the UNESCO has designated seven different places as World Heritage Sites.
Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (the Monkey Temple) and Bouddhanath Stupa lies in Kathmandu district. Patan district houses Patan Durbar Square, which is popular for its ancient art and architecture. Similarly, Bhaktapur includes Changunarayan Temple, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
In the historical city Bhaktapur, there are many more cultural sites worthy of visiting besides the World Heritage Sites. The world’s tallest statue of Lord Shiva is located in Sanga of Bhaktapur. Formally inaugurated on 21 June, 2011 on Teej Festival, the statue is just 11 km eastward from the durbar square. From this location, you can have the wonderful vistas of the Himalayas and Bhaktapur Valley.
Each year, hundreds of thousand people flock to these areas to see why they are the way they are. This 6 nights 7 days Nepal tour package shows you all the major attractions of Kathmandu Valley. The famous Nagarkot Sunrise View Tour rewards you with the best sunrise view on Earth. This famous site lies in Bhaktapur district situated at the elevation of 2,195m. On the fine days, you can see the Himalayas as far as Mt. Everest (8,848m).
You can book Kathmandu Nagarkot Sunrise View Trek to have the most rewarding view of 8 out of 13 Himalayan Ranges of Nepal. These are Annapurna (8,091m), Manaslu (8,163m), Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Jugal, Rolwaling, Mahalangur and Numbur Ranges. The splendid view of the Kathmandu Valley and Shivapuri National Park is beyond description!
You can pass evenings and nights with friends or make one in the bars, clubs and cafes lined in Thamel. Thamel is the main tourist centre, also known as the melting pot of the Kathmandu Valley. A prominent feature of Kathmandu Valley is its rich historical and cultural legacy. The valley will enchant and entice you with its thousands of shrines, medieval alleys and timeworn structures. The significant sites of socio-cultural wonders remind you how old the city really is!
Kathmandu Valley being the diverse art and craft centre, is also located at the crossroads of Buddhism and Hinduism. Hence, you see the number of iconic historical and religious monuments at every turn. This one week Kathmandu Valley tour rewards you with a deeper understanding of this tiny city in a tiny nation in the Himalayas.
1. What is Kathmandu Valley Tour?
Kathmandu Valley Tour is one week Kathmandu Valley excursion. It takes you around the cultural, historical and religious sites located in the valley. Out of 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you will go around 7 such sites located here. Apart from these sites, you can also go to Khokana, a Tentative Site of Lalitpur district. Nagarkot Sunrise View is one of the most remarkable beauties of this tour. You can have the splendid vistas of the 8 out of 13 Himalayan Ranges of Nepal. On fine days, you can see as far as the Everest region, too.
2. Can I customize Kathmandu Valley Tour?
Yes, you can undoubtedly. You can cut short the given itinerary if you have limited time pressure. Or, you can extend it to Chitwan Lumbini tour, Pokhara Sarangkot tour and many more. To know more, click www.orbitalpineadventure.com.
3. What are the major attractions of Kathmandu Valley Tour?
The UNESCO World Heritage Sites and numerous shrines are the major attractions of this tour. You go around these sites located in all three districts of the valley. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (the Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changunarayan Temple are the World Heritage Sites you visit on different days. Finally, you drive to Nagarkot Hill (2,195m) to have the breathtaking view of the Himalayas, Kathmandu Valley and Panauti Valley.
4. What type of transportation facility can I find during Kathmandu Valley Tour?
To move around the major sites, you can use the private jeeps or public buses as well. If you travel by public bus, it takes longer time although the cost is low. Contrarily, if you hire a private jeep, it is costly but reach the destinations comfortably. You can consult with Orbit Alpine Adventure about the right means of transportation.
5. Can I spend the night at tented camp, too?
You spend most of the nights at the hotel booked for your accommodation somewhere around Thamel. But you can spend the night at tented camp when you go for Nagarkot Sunrise View. However, there are quality hotels and resorts waiting for your services at Nagarkot as well. The choice is yours after all!