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Private Tour: Kathmandu Temples from Thamel
"See the sights of the Kathmandu Valley over the course of 6-hours. The Kathmandu Valley has often been described as an open-air art gallery with thousands of sacred shrines in brick stone metal and wood scattered throughout it. Start your day with a pick up from your Thamel accommodations by your English-speaking guide. Bhaktapur Durbar Square an old Newar town in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley will be the first stop on your journey. Close by is the Golden Gate which leads into Mulchok Court
From $52.00
 
Private Kathmandu Temples and Palace Day Tour
"In the morning you will be picked up by your driver and private guide in the language of your choice.This tour's first stop is Patan Durbar Square home to the former Patan Royal Family. After exploring this complex including the Krishna Temple and Rudra Varna Mahavihar the Buddhist monastery housing local treasures you will drive to the Swayambhu Stupa. 365 steps lead to the temple. On a clear day you will get a panoramic view of Kathmandu and on a clear day far beyond. During the day you will enjoy the included lunch at one of the major tourist sites.Our next stop is Baudhannath Stupa
From $115.00
 
Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Including Bhaktapur
"We Begins with Kathmandu Durbar square which is the nearest destination from thamel a local touristic place in Kathmandu.The Durbar square is home to a house full of woodcarvings of different gods and goddesses. In this 3-story palace you will also find the living Goddess Kumari. Both Hindus and Buddhists venerate her and she serves as an illustration of the harmony between the Hindu and Buddhist people.One of the popular temples of Kathmandu Durbar Square is Kashamandap locally known as Maru Sattal is completely collapse by the recently earthquake in Nepal on 25th of April. It is believed that the name of Kathmandu City is derived from the name of this temple and it is said that this temple is built by one single Sal (sorea robusta) tree. At the center of this temple one can see the statue of a Hindu god Gorakhnath and in the 4 corners of the temple one can see Ganesh statues.After Durbar square drive 30 mins west to vist Swayambhunath. Swayambhunath is a 2500-year-old Stupa situated overlooking Kathmandu Valley. Its name comes from the holy monkey living in part of the complex. The painted eyes on 4 sides symbolize the all-seeing eyes of Buddha
From $110.00

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The souvenir shop is verygood and it has many things, right from Alchohol to Chocolate. But the prices are a bit high. But I hope nobody would mind to pay little high amount if you are staying in a...
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Bodnath Stupa

This is an important Buddhist temple and is a landmark of Nepal. After visiting the temple, you could just sit on the raised platform there and spend sometime relaxing there. The fluttering of the...
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Mountain Flight

Several local airlines offer 45 minute flights every morning around the Himalayas in a small plane. I talked to a lot of people who took this and were disappointed the plane doesn't get closer to...
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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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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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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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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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"Nagarkot: Nepal King's Summer Retreat"
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"Peaceful cottage and cafe dumont"
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Assenczo

"Most magnificent view point ever"
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"Top of the World"
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"What a contrast!"
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