Kathmandu Half-Day Tour (Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa)
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Kathmandu Half-Day Tour (Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa)

Kathmandu Half-Day Tour (Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa)

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Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

To understand the people of the Kathmandu Valley as well as Nepal requires a look at the religious backgrounds of the people of Nepal. Two of the most important religious sites are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Pashupati and Boudhanath.
The tour begins with a private car coming to the hotel in Kathmandu. The drive to Pashupati is quick and relaxing in the private car. The first stop is Pashupatinath, which is the holiest place in Nepal and one of the holiest places in all of Hinduism.
The place is located on the bank of the Bagmati River where numerous cremation ghats send the dead's ashes onto the next world. There are many temples on both sides of the river, along with colorful Sandhu priests who serve the needs of the faithful. A private guide takes visitors on a tour to explain the significance of the temples and religious symbolism of this holy place.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pashupati Nath, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

This is Temple area of largest Hindu Temple, where you will explore surrounding areas.Indian & Hindus are allow to go inside the main Temple.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: The Crematoria, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

It is a place inside Pashupatinath Temple where you can see the cremated of the dead body. You can observe how the Hindu religion cremated the dead body in the river bank. It is another interesting part to explore.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Aarya Ghat, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

This is cremation place of Bagmati River where you will visit during the Pashupatinath Temple visit.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Mrigasthali Deer Park, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

Mrigasthali deer park is one of the another attraction for tourist. It is upper part of Pashupatinath where you will have chance to see the deer at the fenced park.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

From Pashupati, it is a quick trip to Boudhanath. This is the largest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal and the third largest in the world. It is hard to appreciate the immense size of the Boudhanath Stupa until it is seen in person.
Boudhanath is home of the largest Tibetan community outside of Tibet. The stupa is surrounded by numerous Buddhist monasteries.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Boudha Stupa Thanka Center, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

While you visit Bouddhanath Stupa, you can visit Bouddha Stupa Thanka center if you like to see how the Thanka is painting. It is an amazing art of Buddhist literature.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Included
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Inside Ring Road including Bouddha area)
  • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
  • Entry/Admission - The Crematoria
  • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Private Guide and private tour
  • Full tour of Pashupati Temple area
  • Meet Sandhu Priests
  • Boudhanath Stupa Tour
  • Largest Tibetan Community outside of Tibet
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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