|Duration:||1 day (8 hours)|
|Group size:||1 - 12|
Amongst the hustle and bustle of modern day Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, you will find ancient palaces, thousand year old monuments, and colossal pagoda and shikhara style temples that are a testament to the valley's rich cultural, spritual and artistic heritage. On our Kathmandu in a day private tour, you will witness the political, social and cultural evolution of Kathmandu valley over two millennia as you explore four UNESCO World Heritage Sites accompanied by a knowledgeable and friendly local guide.
|Day 1 -:||8:30 am: Pick up from hotel and drive to Boudha Stupa.|
|Day 1-:||9-10 am: Explore Boudha Stupa - an important place of pilgrimage and meditation for local Nepalese and Tibetan Buddhists alike.|
|Day 1-:||10-11:30 am: Visit Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most important Hindu temples of Nepal dedicated to Lord Shiva. The golden pagoda style temple dates back to 400 A.D. and towers over the cremation ghats to the east.|
|Day 1-:||11:30-1:00 pm: Drive to Bhaktapur and enjoy authentic Newari food for lunch.|
|Day 1-:||1-3:00 pm: Explore the medieval monuments, temples and palace square of Bhaktapur on a guided walking tour.|
|Day 1-:||3-4:00 pm: Learn to paint Thangka, a traditional art form of Kathmandu valley.|
|Day 1-:||4:00 pm: Drive back to hotel|
Cost Includes: Hotel pick up and drop •On tour transportation by private vehicle •Experienced local guide • Entrance fees (worth USD 30) • Lunch • Thangka painting class (45 minutes) • Applicable taxes
If wishing to travel at other times alternative itineraries are available.