If you have some spare days in Kathmandu after your previous travel or tour of any kind, Kathmandu sightseeing tour is the best way to spend your valuable days in Nepal. Two days Kathmandu sightseeing tour provides you the excellent glimpse of cultural and historical interest of the capital city of Nepal. Also known as the open museum of medieval art and history, Kathmandu has lot to offer for its visitors. Interestingly, there are altogether 7 UNESCO designated world heritage sites in Kathmandu and neighboring city Patan and Bhaktpaur.
Sightseeing around Kathmandu along with Patan and Bhaktapur is the shortest and easiest sightseeing tour available in Nepal. Kathmandu, the city of temple encompasses the intense cultural diversity. There exists multitudes of pilgrim and historic sites such as Pashupatinath (Hindu Temple Complex), Swyambhunath (Buddhist Temple Complex), Maha Boudha, Hanuman Dokha and Darbar Square. Similarly, Bhaktapur and Patan is repository of ancient architecture and history. Patan Darbar Square, Krishna Mandir, Zoo and Patan Industrial sites are the major focal point of Patan and likewise, Bhaktapur Durabar Square, The National Art Gallery, Palace of 55 windows and Changu Narayan carries the great cultural and spiritual significance in Bhaktapur. The premises of Kathmandu valley houses 7 UNESCO designated heritage sites that locates within 20km territory that is probably the largest available heritage sites in the world within such short distance. All these places display the unique mixture and importance of Hinduism and Buddhism in Nepal.
Kathmandu sightseeing tour with High Pass Trekking offers the comprehensive tour around city with expert and multi-lingual guide.
Day 01: Full Day Sightseeing Tour around Kathmandu (1,300m/4,389ft)
Sightseeing of Kathmandu valley includes the ancient temple complex of Hindus- Pashupatinath (also UNSCEO designated world heritage site) and Buddhist temple compex- Swoyambhunath (2,000 years old) and Boudhanath (Both are UNSCEO designated world heritage site). Also visit Hanumandhoka Darbar Square and Patan Darbar Square. Drive back to hotel and stay overnight.
Day 02: Nagarkot-Bhaktapur and Changunarayan Tour
After early morning breakfast, drive to Nagarkot from Hotel (2,200m/2 hours). Enjoy amazing sunrise view over Himalaya and incredible landscapes around. After dinner, drive to Bhaktapur and explore Bhaktapur Darber Square, Nyatpol, Changunararyan Temple and other historic sites. Drive back to hotel and enjoy leisure time.