Swayambhunath Stupa(Monkey Temple) Tour – Himalayan Friendship Trek

Swayambhunath Stupa(Monkey Temple) Tour


Sightseeing around Kathmandu is the perfect example of private one day tour in Nepal. One day Kathmandu sightseeing tour reflects the ancient culture and tradition that has been followed since hundreds of years. Especially the major sightseeing spots are listed in UNESCO world heritage namely Swyambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa and Kathmandu durbar square.

The visit to artistic pagoda style temples, ancient palaces and durbars built by Rana prime ministers quite looks like some of the palaces in Europe. The Kathmandu durbar square can be the perfect example. Also visit the home of living goddesses kumara full of architectural brilliance located in Kathmnadu durbar square area. Then, after a short 15 minutes drive leads us to swayambhunath stupa standing tall at the top of the small hill. Occupied by large number of monkeys, it is also known as the monkey temple. The visit to nearby monasteries reflects the traditional Buddhists culture and rituals. The view from the top of the hill is equally stunning that displays the bird’s eye view of Kathmandu valley. Next we will be heading towards Boudhanath stupa, one of the largest stupa in Nepal. The huge monument itself defines its presence and importance to the locals. The feeling of peace and tranquility automatically develops as soon as we reach there. Finally we will be visiting the Pashupatinath temple the holiest temple of Lord Shiva, watching the cremation rituals at the river banks along the sadhu babas reflects the Hinduism and its importance in Nepal. Finally we will drop off to your hotel after exploring the beautiful Kathmandu valley.