Half Day Kathmandu & Swayambhunath Tour

Overview

This half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu includes several prominent religious monuments. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a World Heritage site located in front of the old royal palace, and learn about the former Kathmandu Kingdom from your professional guide. Continue on to see the Tibetan Buddhist Stupa of Swayambhunatha. The Stupa is one of the most ancient in this part of the world and its worshipers come from diverse ethical backgrounds. Situated on the top of a small hill. Car parking is close to the stupa. It provides an excellent view of the Katmandu Valley. Huge prayer wheels and fine Buddhist paintings are displayed in the monasteries as well as the largest Buddha statue in the country. Swoyambhunath literally means ‘Self-Existent One.’ Swoyambhunath is believed to have been established more than 2,500 years ago. An inscription dated 460 A.D. states that the construction was carried out by King Man dev.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:
•Instant Confirmation
•Small group ensures personal service
•Step back in time on a history tour
•Opportunity to see living Goddess KUMARI
•Valley View from the Stupa
•All entrance fees included
• All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included

Listing created Jun 14, 2019

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