Kathmandu City, a living museum city has been a cultural hub of Nepal for thousands of years. It is then unsurprising that this city endows an array of preciously historical and cultural heritage. "Nepal Reflection" tour package will give you an opportunity to appreciate the charming architectural heritages; the splendid palaces in Kathmandu and around as well as some of the most revere Buddhist monuments of the city will make you immersed into an enchanting ambiance of the medieval period. Meanwhile, you are offered a chance to touch the different facets of Kathmandu in the outskirt of the city. Not far away from the capital city, you can easily get the breathtaking sunset view over Himalayan range at a resort in Nagarkot. The fascinating ancient buildings in Kathmandu and around together with unspeakable beauty will certainly be an indelible imprint of your trip in Nepal.
Nagarkot is the best place for Nepal sunrise tour and sunset view tours very near from Kathmandu Valley. Sunrise view is possible nearby Kathmandu hills such as Nagarkot, Dhulikhel, Phulchowki .
Focus of this itinerary is Sunrise and Cultural sightseeing such as visit of World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu such as Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swyambuhath (monkey temple) and Boudhanath temple. Also visits the Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Day 1: Arrive in International Airport, Kathmandu, welcomed by the hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to your hotel. Meeting with the tour Guide and briefing about the itinerary. Welcome dinner in Nepalese Restaurant/ Overnight in Hotel.
Day 2: Boudhnath Stupa, Bhaktapur Darbarsquare Tour To Nagarkot
After breakfast, start the trip to visit Boudhnath Stupa visit. Bouddhanath is the largest stupa in South Asia, and it has become the focal point of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. The white mound looms thirty-six meters overhead. The stupa is located on the ancient trade route to Tibet, and Tibetan merchants rested and offered prayers here for many centuries. When refugees entered Nepal from Tibet in the 1950s, many of them decided to live around Bouddhanath. They established many gompas, and the \"Little Tibet\" of Nepal was born. This \"Little Tibet\" is still the best place in the Valley to observe Tibetan lifestyle. Monks walk about in maroon robes. Tibetans walk with prayer wheels in their hands, and the rituals of prostration are presented to the Buddha as worshippers circumambulate the stupa on their hands and knees, bowing down to their lord.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a conglomeration of pagoda and shikhara style temples grouped around a fifty-five window palace of brick and wood. The square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights the ancient arts of Nepal. The golden effigies of kings perched on the top of stone monoliths, the guardian deities looking out from their sanctuaries, the wood carvings in every place-strut, lintels, uprights, tympanums, gateways and windows, all seem to form a well orchestrated symphony. The main items of interest in the Durbar Square are:
The Golden Gate: The door is surmounted by a figure of the goddess Kali and Garuda (the mythical man bird) and attended by two heavenly nymphs. It is also embellished with mythical creatures of marvelous intricacy, in the words of Percy Brown, an eminent English art critic and historian, the Golden Gate is the most lovely piece of art in the whole Kingdom: It is placed like a jewel, flashing innumerable facets in the handsome setting of its surroundings. The gate was erected by King Ranjit Malla and is the entrance of the main courtyard of the Palace of Fifty five Windows.
Fifty five Windows: This magnificent palace was built during the reign of King Yakshya Malla in A.D. 1427 and was subsequently remodeled by King Bhupatindra Malla in the seventeenth century. Among the brick walls with their gracious setting and sculptural design, is a balcony with Fifty five Windows, considered to be a unique masterpiece of woodcarving.
After the Sightseeing of Bhaktapur Darbarsquare we drive to Nagarkot, admire yourself the stunning scenery of Himalayan sunset. Stay overnight in the resort.
Day 3: Patan Darbar Square, Kathmandu Darbar Square And Monkey temple Tour
It\'s an experience not to be missed - wake up in the early morning to witness the beautiful sunrise outlook from the resort before breakfast serving. After Breakfast we back to Patan Darbar square , Patan is the city of beauty is separated from Kathmandu only by the Bagmati River and is the second largest city in the valley lies in Lalitpur District. Lalitpur is fragmented from other cities due to its substantive architectural ancient masterpieces. Patan Durbar Square is absolutely packed with temples. It\'s an architectural center point with a far greater concentration of temples per square meter than in Kathamandu or Bhaktapur.
Krishna Mandir is one of the grandeur of the square was built in 1637 by the king Siddhinarsingh Malla. The entire temple is constructed from the stone.
Golden Temple is the unique Buddhist Monastery was founded in the 12th century which is a large rectangular building has three roofs and a copper gilded facade with the images of Buddha and Avalokitesvara where there are Buddha images and illustrations on the walls. The square has been unrestrainedly adorned by the Bhimsen Temple, Manga Hiti, Vishwanath Temple, Jagannarayan Temple, Golden Temple and numerous. Take the pleasure of discovering this Patan Durbar Square which has been entitled in the World Heritage Site.
Kathmandu\'s Durbar Square is in the Kathmandu Valley. It is the location of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace Complex, which was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century and where important ceremonies, such as the coronation of the Nepalese monarch. The two-hectare palace complex is divided into two main courtyards, and was initially constructed in the 16th century, although subsequent additions were made in the Shah dynasty in the 18th century and by the Rana rulers in the 19th century. The palace is decorated with elaborately-carved wooden windows and panels and houses the King Tribhuwan Memorial Museum, dedicated to the monarch who opened up Nepal to the outside world, and the Mahendra Museum, dedicated to his son, King Mahendra. It is also possible to visit the State Rooms inside the palace. At the southern end of Durbar Square is one of the most curious attractions in Nepal, the Kumari Ghar. This gilded cage contains the Kumari, a young girl chosen through an ancient and mystical selection process to become the human incarnation of the Hindu mother goddess. She is worshipped during religious festivals and makes public appearances at other times for a fee paid to her guards.
Swayambhu (Monkey Temple) is the golden spire of the 5th-century Swayambhu stupa is adorned with a colorful fluttering of prayer flags; it crowns a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley and offers fantastic views over the city of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath is one of the most recognizable symbols in Nepal and the painted eyes of Buddha watch all who ascend the worn stone steps. It is a World Heritage Site and one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal, and is at the source of the Valley\'s mythical beginning. Legend has it that the history of the Valley began with the draining of an ancient lake by an Enlightened Being to reveal the Valley and a lotus flower was transformed into the hill and the shining light became the stupa itself. Swarms of pilgrims and red-clad monks circle the complex, spinning the prayer wheels, while the scores of monkeys that give the temple its nickname, Monkey Temple, prance about in irreverent groups. Interestingly the temple complex is scattered with shrines and statues of Buddhist and Hindu deities and the assortment of pilgrims from both faiths characterizes the country\'s unique religious harmony.
Day 4: Kathmandu
Free Day In Kathmandu, Shopping and relaxing in Thamel.
Day 5: International Departure
Check the link filght then transfer to the international Flight point.