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Walking Tour of Kathmandu to Ason Markets
"Depart on your walking tour to the Ason market a stones throw away from the tourist hub of Thamel in Kathmandu.In 2.5 hours you will get a chance to taste spices and herbs and also shop like a local. You will visit the clothes bazaar the vegetable market the spice shops the herb shops the utensils market
From $25.00
 
Kathmandu Mountain Bike Day-Trip
"Here is the itinerary of this day of mountain-biking: Kathmandu - Nagarkot: Two-hour bike-ride (about 24km)After Kathmandu hotel pick-up you will be taken to Nagarkot from where you will experience a downhill bike ride descending more than 2800 feet starting from 7100 feet (2164 meters) with glorious mountain vistas from Nagarkot. Then you will have breakfast at one of the finest restaurants. Nagarkot to Telkot: 30-minute downhill bike ride (about 15km)Afterwards you will start riding towards the paved and less-busy Telkot hill and then ride uphill towards Changu Narayan on a dirt-road. Telkot to Changu Narayan: 20-minute bike-ride (about 7km).You will reach Changu Narayan. There you can admire the stone-carvings of lord Vishnu (dating back to the sixth century and attributed to the Newari artists). Changu Narayan is the oldest temple in the Kathmandu valley which was built in 4th century A.D. The main attraction of this temple i
From $120.00
 
Full Day White Water Rafting Trip on the Trishuli River
"You will be picked up at the meeting spot and transferred to the tourist bus station at 7am. From there you will be driven 3 hours to Charaudi the put-in point where a crowd of friendly local people eagerly wait to watch the proceedings.Once at Charaudi the crew will prepare the rafts after which you will head towards the river for a safety talk and some lessons on how to use paddles. After that you will start your rafting trip during which a number of Class I to Class III rapids are encountered (ratings are all given on the international rating scale).Two hours down the river at 12pm
From $50.00

Bodhnath Stupa Tips (37)

Boudhanath Stupa

Boudhanath Stupa was the best part of the trip in Kathmanu, a sense of calm and spirituality can be found at Boudhanath Stupa. it is one of the holiest sites in Kathmandu. I suggest an early morning...
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vinod-bhojak
Jul 12, 2014

BODNATH STUPA

Bodhnath stupa is one of the seven world heritage sites all over the Kathmandu valley.This picture was taken from the terrace of a bar in front of the stupa. It is a very peaceful place in Kathmandu...
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pink63
Mar 04, 2005

The Boudhnath Stupa-2

Thrangu Tashi Choling, located close to and facing the Great Stupa of Boudhanath, was founded by Thrangu Rinpoche is 1979 when construction began. The ancient stupa is a major pilgrimage site for...
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goutammitra
Sep 25, 2007

The Boudhnath Stupa.

We visited the Boudhnath Temple on 9th September. It is one of very old Stupa Of Boudhnath or Lord Buddha. The Stupa of Boudhanath lies eight kilometers east of Kathmandu. This colossal and ancient...
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goutammitra
Sep 25, 2007

Boudhanath

Boudhanath entrance NPR150 was one of if not thee most beautiful sight we visited in Kathmandu. The site is dominated by a large whitewashed stupa with the all seeing eyes of Buddha on each side....
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IreneMcKay
Feb 10, 2011

Very impressive

A visit to the huge Stupa at Bodnath was one of the highlights of my visit to Kathmandu. A huge stupa, surrounded by temples, shops and buildings with beautiful Newari architecture. This area is home...
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PierreZA
May 07, 2011

Enjoy the lack of traffic and the relative peace.

If you are stuck in Kathmandu for an extended period, really anything more than three days in that horrible place wold be extended, this place is almost a necessity. No cars are allowed, which will be...
rdh1079
Mar 05, 2011

The symbolism of the largest stupa in Nepal

Bauddhanath, probably one of the largest stupas in the world, lies 5 km from Kathmandu on the traditional trade route leading to Lhasa, the Tibetan capital occupied by China since 1950. The stupa at...
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josephescu
Jan 27, 2007

Buddhist temple at Bodhnath

The largest Buddhist stupa around Kathmandu is found at Bodhnath. This used to be out in the country - NE of Kathmandu, about 3-4 km from the ring road. It is north of the large Hindu temple complex...
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mtncorg
Apr 13, 2003

Bodhnath stupa, the most amazing one!

Bodhnath, one of the two biggest buddist stupa in the world is located 6Km far away from Kathmandu center, and it is the center of the religion for the population coming from Tibet that is actually...
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schlumpf
Feb 23, 2005

Flags festooning the Stupa at Bodhnath

To simply wander -clockwise, of course - around the Stupa and to observe the colors, the people, the shops, the smells - to mentally slow down and absorb. If only they could stop that New Age music...
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mtncorg
Apr 20, 2003

Boudha Nath Stupa

One of the oldest and the biggest Buddhist monuments ever built in Nepal, Boudhanath is an imposing structure standing some 36 meters. The Stupa stands on the massive three level mandala style...
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Peter_P
Jan 21, 2003
 
 
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The Garden of Dreams

Located between Thamel and the former royal palace, this garden was designed by Keshar Shumshere Rana in the 1920s. It is laid out like a European style garden and contains a restaurant, cafe, ponds,...
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Walk Around Thamel Area

Thamel is the Touristy area of Kathmandu, and the place where most tourists land once they are here. The area has nice hotels of all price range and restaurants serving delicious food. The thamel...
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The Toothache Shrine

A small ugly lump of wood with metal hammered into it. If you get toothache during your stay in Kathmandu drive a nail into this wood to make it go away. Several more modern dentists are located...
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Nagarkot

We booked transport through our guest house to go to Nagarkot and back plus spend two hours for NPR 2500. The drive through Kathmandu and the back of Bhaktapur was not particularly scenic. Once we...
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Rani Pokhari

The Rani Pokhari pool and temple were built by King Pratap Malla to console his wife over the death of their son. There is a fence around the pool to keep people out as there were several suicides...
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Freak Street

Freak street is the street where all the backpacker tourism to Nepal started in the 1960's. This was where all the hippies came to sit and smoke funny tobacco in exotic surroundings. The street used...
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