Kathmandu valley offers a variety of activities to the travellers,
culturally and naturally. The valley has its own unique natural and
cultural importance that makes it stand out with other popular cities in
Nepal so far. We have tried our best to list out some of the top 9
things to do in Kathmandu valley, of Nepal.
So here are some of them described below:
Kathmandu Valley is also called the city of temples”. Here are
numerous temples, where you can visit, and enjoy the temple tours. Here,
in the valley, you can also see how Hinduism and Buddhism, co-exist
harmoniously in the Nepalese society. The some of the famous Hindus
temple in the valley are Pashupatinath temple, Banglamukhi temple, Kaal
Bhairav, Bhat Bhateni, Shankara, Mahankaal etc. Also the Buddhist shrine
like Boudhanath temple and Swoyambhunath temple in the valley.
As walking through the valleys, you will likely to discover more
temples with their values to the locals. Visiting the temples of
Kathmandu is one of the best thing among the Top 9 Things to Do in
Actually, Kathmandu valley owns three Durbar Squares:- Kathmandu
Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square. All
these durbars have its own unique art and culture to surprise you out.
When walking through these Durbar squares, you will feel like, you have
travelled centuries back in time. Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley to visit the historical palaces is another thing among the Top 9 Things to Do in Kathmandu.
Each Durbar squares holds it’s own history and tales. To explore more
about its art and culture, of the place, you can also visit museums
which are packed with information and historical statues and antiques.
In Kathmandu Durbar Square, you can spot Kumari, the only living goddess
of the world, peeking from her window.
Kathmandu Valley also offers a variety of outdoor activities, and
programs, as it is surrounded by the luscious green hills in all the
sides, you can probably explore in the rich natural beauty of the
outskirts of the valley.
The popular hikes around the valley are Nagarkot hike, Chisapani hike,
Champa Devi hike, Nagarjuna hike, Chandragiri hike etc. You will enjoy
the lifestyle of the people changes as you move away from the crowded
city life. And you should not miss enjoying the spectacular sunset and
the sunrise over the mountains while hiking through these beautiful
hills but not so far from the city.
This is one of the best options for those, who love short hikes.
The visit to Nepal but without an exciting Everest Mountain flight is
a very bad idea. So why don’t you try it once? As the country Nepal is
also called the countries of mountains, it is a golden opportunity to
take a short Himalayan flight to view the world’s highest mountains. You
will definitely enjoy the magnificent view from the window seat as you
fly over the spectacular mountain region of the country. A one- hour
mountain flight will definitely be an ideal thing to do when you cannot
afford weeks to view Everest without any physical efforts.
Kathmandu Valley has several monasteries which are centuries old,
that holds great importance to the Nepalese culture with the beautiful
status of Buddha.
There are various monasteries in Kathmandu and Patan which reflects Vajrayana Buddhism.
Kapan monasteries, White Gumba, Red Gumba etc are the famous
monasteries of Kathmandu valley. Thus, the monastery visits offer the
best scenic experiences and provide the ultimate peace away from the
Bazaars in Kathmandu has got its own charms. The traditional, old
bazaar sells every basic requirement to satisfy the needs of simple
Nepalese life. The main bazaar in Kathmandu is Asan Bazaar and Mangal
Bazaar. The special item of these bazaars is Pashmina shawl, thankas
paintings, dancing dolls etc. It feels great to see, outstanding to
visit and interesting to buy something in this bazaar.
When you are in Kathmandu but hadn’t visited Thamel yet, then get
ready to start to take a stroll in the vibrant streets of Thamel.
Here in the Thamel, you will come across various types of
restaurants, shops, and thousands of signboards, which will definitely
give you an idea about your next activity. Thamel also offers a variety
of activities for you as per your tastes. Look around and you will find a
lot of things imaginable, souvenirs shops, groceries, fancy restaurants
and clubs, cheap tattoo parlour, spa, trekking and tour companies etc.
It is so amazing especially at evening time.
Kathmandu also offers a great place to practice some yoga and
meditation. Many monasteries, here offers courses on yoga and
meditation. They may also give you some spiritual guidance. The yoga and
meditation is a great opportunity for you to find spiritual peace in
this materialistic world.
Kathmandu is one of the popular city in Nepal. You can enjoy most of
the luxuries in the world, distressed of travelling to the remote areas
of Nepal. This is one of the ideal places to enjoy some multinational
cuisine and relax in a spa or an in a dashing nightlife. Kathmandu
provides a variety of hotels for accommodation, where you can enjoy the
hot Kathmandu weather will a stroll near the pool or with relaxing
massage in the spa.
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