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Independent Trekking Guide in Nepal - Private Day Tours
Independent Trekking Guide in Nepal - Private Day tours offers a chance to explore the inner religious and cultural values of inhabitants of Kathmandu. On this one day limited tour our guests have a chance to discover the UNESCO listes palces and temples which have a unique value in Nepalese society. Independent Trekking Guide in Nepal - Private Day Tours stats form Kathmandu and ends at Bhaktapur Darbar square. You will be accompained by our experienced tour guides and team leaders. This one day tour is more suitable for those interested on historical, religious and cultural artifacts where years of untold stories is hidden inside it. Our guests will be visiting Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayambhunath (World Heritage Site), Bouddhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site), Pashupatinath (World Heritage Site), Bhaktapur Durbar Square (World Heritage Site).
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Darbar Square
It is the nine-storied palace structure built around 1770 A.D. This palace square was residence to Nepal's royal family before the construction of the Narayanhiti Palace. The house of the living goddess (Kumari), the ferocious Kal Bhairav, the red monkey god and hundreds of erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the square. All woodcarvings, statues and architecture in this area are exceptionally fine. Most parts of the palace premise are open for tourists throughout the week during office hours.
Swayambhunath (World Heritage Site)
Swayambhunath, a 2000 years old Buddhist monument looking out into the four cardinal directions, is situated on a hilltop overlooking the Kathmandu city. It is one of the world's most glorious chaityas about 3 km from the city center. Surrounding the hemispherical stupa are many temples and pagodas and large band red-faced monkey, believed to be the descendents of the 'Hanuman', the monkey god.
Bouddhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site)
It is the world's biggest Buddhist shrine located about 2 km to the north of Pashupatinath temple. It is a dome shaped eight-angled structure with the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha looking out into the four cardinal directions. It was built by the Lichhavi King Man Dev in the 5th century. Pilgrims and devotees walk clockwise turning prayer wheels around the base of the shrine.
Pashupatinath (World Heritage Site)
One of the holiest Hindu shrines in the world, Pashupatinath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior to 400 A.D. It lies 5 km east of the city center. This holy place is picturesque collection of temples, shrines, hermitages, images & inscriptions. All the dying persons are brought to Pashupatinath for cremation. Only the Hindus are allowed to go inside.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)