Kathmandu Winter Special Tours

Kathmandu Winter Special Tours

Posted Nov 28th, 2010 under Company News, Travel Guide,

If you are wondering where to spend your Winter vacation, we suggest you pack your bags and head towards Kathmandu. Yes, this winter take a break with or without your loved ones and discover the wonders of Kathmandu – a city with an urban facade and a rich cultural heritage.

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River Bagmati,  flowing through the city of Kathmandu

Narayanhiti Palace Museum

Narayanhiti Palace Museum – Former Palace of the dethroned King Gyanendra Shah

Stroll through ancient bazaars and medieval palace squares and explore  UNESCO World Heritage sites, take a short hike through wooded hills and Newari villages surrounding the valley’s rim and enjoy the splendid Himalayan panorama – Kathmandu has a lot to offer and we assure you, you will never  experience a moment’s boredom in this city.

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Boudhanath Stupa – UNESCO World heritage Site

Kathmandu is made up of three ancient cities – Kathmandu, Patan & Bhaktapur. Behind every old monument, shrine or street you visit, you will discover an interesting story.

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Emerald waters of  Rani Pokhari ( Queen’s Pond)a jewel in the middle of  the city

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Palace of 55 Windows built during the Malla period  – Living testimony of the skill and artistry of Nepalese artisans

Many of these stories define Kathmandu’s rich cultural heritage. Amidst the maze of ancient palaces and bazaars, there also exists an urban milieu. The capital is home to some world class hotels, casinos, pubs and restaurants. There are art galleries, chic boutiques and shopping malls with shops selling branded items at prices cheaper than what you get back home. Surrounding the valley are small hills and villages that are ideal for day hikes and excursion, perfect getaways from the hustle and bustle of city.

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A farmstead on the outskirts of Kathmandu

Pottery-square,Bhaktapur

Pottery Square, Bhaktapur

A blend of old and new, Kathmandu has much to offer – be it culture or fun outdoor activities. So pack your bags and head for this Himalayan capital.  Choose a suitable program by clicking here.

(Photos courtesy : Fishtail Air, Sabeen Shrestha, Rozanne Greene)

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