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Kathmandu

Kathmandu

The tour of Kathmandu City (also known as Kantipur) includes visit to the temple of the Living Goddesses, who acknowledges the greetings of the devotees from the balcony of her temple residence. Kasthamandap - the source of the name Kathmandu supposed to be made from the timber of a single tree and the Durbar Square are with its array of temples overlooked by the Hanuman Dhoka Palace.

Continue to Swyambhunath, the most ancient and enigmatic of the Valley’s holy shrines the golden spired stupa of Swyambhunath tops a wooded hillock. Records of its history date as far as the 5th century, but its origins are believed to be older. It is the Kathmandu Valley’s most sacred Buddhist shrine and whilst its worshippers include the Vajrayana Buddhists of northern Nepal and Tibet, Newari Buddhists are the most fervent devotees. The tour of Kathmandu City (also known as Kantipur) includes visit to the temple of the Living Goddesses, who acknowledges the greetings of the devotees from the balcony of her temple residence. Kasthamandap - the source of the name Kathmandu supposed to be made from the timber of a single tree. Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel pick-up.

Pick-up time: Morning tour at 9am. Afternoon tour at 2pm.

Drop-off time: Morning tour at 12pm. Afternoon tour at 5pm.

Duration: 3 hours.

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Others: Alternative in case of conditions which affect the activity operation. In case of cancellation of tour due to unavoidable circumstances, tour shall be conducted on the following day. We recommend to dress appropriately and comfortably.

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