Here’s the ultimate list of the top 10 things to do in Kathmandu: 1. Stroll around Thamel: While you are looking for things to do in Kathmandu Valley and you are not sure of where to start, then take a stroll in the vibrant streets of Thamel. You will come across various types of restaurants shops and numerous sign boards which will surely give you an idea about your next activity. Visit the nearby Garden of Dreams and bask in sun and read your favorite book or go wild buying the beautiful pashmina shawls. Thamel offers variety of activities for your varied tastes. Look around and you will find an excess of all things imaginable; souvenirs shops, knockoffs, groceries, fancy restaurants, cheap tattoo parlors, trekking and tour companies etc. You can find hidden treasures of all sorts as you discover some nice shops and best restaurants while you explore the hidden alleys of Thamel. 2. Enjoy the view from Swyambhunath Temple: Swayambhnath is built on the site on one of the oldest religious structures in Nepal initially dating from 5 AD. […]
Kathmandu has been the center of Nepal’s history, art, culture and economy. It has a multi-ethnic population within a Hindu and Buddhist majority. Religious and cultural festivities form a major part of the lives of people residing in Kathmandu. Tourism is an important part of the economy as the city is the gateway to the Nepalese Himalayas. Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal. The city of Kathmandu is named after Kasthamandap temple, which stood in Durbar Square. In Sanskrit, Kastha means “wood” and Mandap means “covered shelter”. This temple, also known as Maru Satta: in the Newar language, was built in 1596 by Biseth in the period of King Laxmi Narsingh Malla.
Arrive to kathmandu and transfer to your hotel. Small tour of Thamel and visit Pashupatinath temple. First day arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal (Tribuvan International Airport) and transfer to Hotel.Half day small tour of Thamel and sightseeing to Pasupatinath Temple.
Visit Swayambhunath, Bouddhanath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Early morning after breakfast, Canoe ride in Rapti river, an opportunity to spot numerous species of exotic birds and crocodile. A short walk through forest and visit Elephant breeding center. Elephant safari in the forest where you can spot Royal Bengal tiger, one horned rhinoceros, leopard, wild boar, sloth bear, monkey and more. Transfer back to hotel.
Early morning, Sunrise view from Sarangkot. After sunrise take a breakfast, full day Pokhara sightseeing with visiting points; Fewa lake, Davis Falls, Seti Gorge, Gupteswor Cave and Bindabasini temple, Peace Pagoda, International Mountain Museum. You could try for adventure activities in Pokhara like; paragliding, bungee, Zip Flyer, Ultralight Flight, Hand glider etc. In afternoon you are free to explore lakeside or other places as you desire. Transfer to hotel.
After breakfast, morning ride to Phedi followed by a trek of 2-3 hours to Dhampus village. A small tour to Dhampus village to learn the local Gurung culture and lifestyle. An hour of trek to Australian Base camp and relax with a great view and varieties of cuisines. Overnight stay in camp.