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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
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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

More Warnings and Dangers in Mount Everest

Respect the weather.

Bad weather can turn an easy, sunny climb into a horrible, fatal inferno. The change is often fast and unforgiving.Suddenly, you are blind, the wind freeze the blood in your veins, you can’t think and...
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iamcoolanddirty
Jun 22, 2016

this golden rule

Fear nothing except fear itself. Still, there are some if's and but's to this golden rule. The following are some of the mishaps that we have faced during our 4 years of Everest...
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iamcoolanddirty
Jun 22, 2016

PROTECT YOUR EYES FROM SNOW BLINDNESS

When you reach high altitudes make sure that you have a good pair of polaroid sunglasses as the strong sun reflecting on the snow can give you temporary snow blindness. Preferably the type with the...
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davidjo
Dec 07, 2015

CAREFUL OF THE BRIDGES

During your trek you will pass over countless bridges, some will only be made from wood, others will be a suspension type, and often the wooden floor boards will be missing so be careful. If there are...
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davidjo
Jul 27, 2014

IT IS NOT A WALK IN A PARK

Although you should be able to accomplish the Everest Trek quite comfortably if you are reasonably fit and healthy you will come across some parts of the trail which could be quite dangerous....
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davidjo
Jul 25, 2014

CAREFUL OF EATING MEAT

Sagamartha Park is a non-killing zone so try eat vegetarian food as all meat is carried up by porters from below Lukla, so try and avoid yak steaks and burgers as one never knows how fresh the meat...
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davidjo
Jul 12, 2014
 
 
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GLACIERS

Be extremely cautious crossing glaciers as they are moving slowly all the time, stick to the routes that wind across them and don't stray from the path. All glaciers that you are likely to see on the...
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davidjo
Jul 12, 2014

INSURANCE

GET INSURED as i have trekked Everest, Annapurna and various other treks several times. I have seen people badly injured, i have seen a dead tourist on the Thorang La, i have seen sick people carried...
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davidjo
Jul 12, 2014

PHORTSE

Make sure that you are acclimatised properly before arriving at Phortse. I felt a little altitude sickness there and was extremely worried as i could not go to a lower altitude without ascending a few...
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davidjo
Jul 12, 2014

Make sure you eat!!!

No matter how bad the food can get when you are in the middle of the mountains, you have to eat it!!!I was so sick of trekking food, I started to eat less and this caused head spins and not being able...
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Larnie
Oct 30, 2006

Altitude Sickness

This effects most people to some extent with shortness of breath, headaches, sleep disturbance and loss of appetite the commonest symptoms. To prevent the more serious brain and lung problems it is...
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bluedook
Oct 21, 2005

Beware the Yeti

The Yeti otherwise known as the Abominable snow man, believed to live in the Himalayas, has never been officially traced. Many sightings of the mythical Yeti have been reported by locals and western...
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Larnie
Jun 16, 2005

YAKS

Careful of the yaks on the trail as they get out of the way for no-one, so stand well back to give the beast room to pass. They are big beasts so take this warning seriously!
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davidjo
Jul 12, 2014

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