Cultural tour of Kathmandu

Cultural tour of Kathmandu

Posted May 7th, 2013 under Trip Report,

 

Tony Evans an Operation Director of Travel Directors Australia accompanied by Juan Carlos- a Peruvian partner of Travel Directors led the tour for 20 Aussies all the way from Beijing, China. From Beijing the visitors arrived to Lhasa, Tibet- an autonomous region of China. After, the completion of Overland Tour of Tibet as the Aussies arrived to Friendship Bridge on April, 26 2013, Explore Himalaya stepped in as their travel partner in Nepal. The tour led by Tony Evans was scheduled with three days of cultural tour of Kathmandu. The group drove along the Araniko Highway via Dhulikhel and was straight away escorted to Malla Hotel on April 26.

Next day the cultural tour to the sacred Buddhist and Hindu shrines began early morning. First day was scheduled for the Mega Hindu pilgrimage of Nepal- Pashupatinath and the Buddhist Mecca- Boudhanath. The day also entertained the visitors with the walking tour of Thamel .

Next day the Aussie group resumed the glorious tour with an hour long scenic mountain flight which included the panoramic aerial view of Everest. After, the Mountain flight the group once again was at the cultural sites of the valley. They explored the prehistoric Buddhist’s sacred temple Swayambhunath, which is also called as Monkey Temple and the artistic example of medieval Nepal- Kathmandu Durbar Square and Kumari Temple.

On April 29, 2013 the group made an exodus to Paro Bhutan.

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