Kathmandu day tour in Nepal is best day tour in Kathmandu valley as the tour includes tour of almost all the unique UNESCO cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu. Kathmandu day tour includes visit of Kathmandu Durbar squire, Swayambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. All these places are cultural heritages in Kathmandu and each of them has unique history and stories.
One of the attraction of this Kathmandu day tour is to visit monkey temple which is located on a hillock 3 km west of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is one of the holiest Buddhist Chaityas in Nepal and said to have evolved spontaneously when the valley was created out of a primordial lake more than 2,000 years ago. The stupa is the oldest of its kind in Nepal and has numerous shrines and monasteries on its premises that you visit on Kathmandu day tour.
Another attraction of Kathmandu day tour is to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square which is located in the heart of old Kathmandu city at Basantapur. Kathmandu Durbar Square never fails to impress first time visitors with its ensemble of palaces, courtyards and temples built during the Malla period. The Durbar Square includes the Hanuman Dhoka Royal Palace, the historic seat of the royalty; the magnificent Taleju Temple towering more than 40 meters; Kumari Ghar (temple), the residence of the Living Goddess, Kumari, Ashok Vinayak and Kal Bhairav, the God of Wrath. The capital takes its name from the giant pagoda of Kasthamandap temple which is said to have been built out of a single tree.
Another place that you visit in Kathmandu day tour is Bouddhanath Stupa which is located about 8 km to the east of downtown Kathmandu. The Bauddhanath stupa is one of the most imposing landmarks in Kathmandu and the largest stupa in the Kathmandu valley and is the center of Tibetan Buddhism.
You also have lunch in Bauddhanath and drive to Pasupatinath temple and the temple is another attraction of Kathmandu day tour. The Pasupati is the temple of Lord Shiva which is considered to be one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world. The two-tiered pagoda with golden roofs and silver doors houses the sacred linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva.
You return to Hotel in Kathmandu after visiting Pasupatinath temple.