Day trips and sightseeing, in Nepal, are probably the best way to enjoy the local culture and customs, attached to the ancient history of religious importance.
Nepal cities, especially around Kathmandu valley steeped in ancient religious sites and old royal palaces. Includes a beautiful courtyard that can be visited on a day tour. Most monuments and places of great historical places are included in UNESCO.
World Heritage Sites, where one can visit on a day tour: Most day trips and sightseeing in Nepal start from the capita trips and sightseeing in Kathmandu, as well as the main commercial hub of the country. Although a semi-modern and metropolitan city retains its age-old glories of ancient times with the historical background of early past centuries.
Places of interest for a day or more, within Kathmandu and its adjoining cities of Patan / Lalitpur and Bhaktapur. Tour takes you to the magnificent Old Durbar Square full of life, in the heart of Kathmandu city.
Where ancient palaces and old monuments are located. Includes residents of Kumari the Virgin Living Goddess and Kasthamandap, a temple built from the wood of a single tree. Hence the name Kathmandu name derived from, the tour extending toward the old Buddhist Stupa of Swayambhunath stands on a hillock west of Kathmandu city.
The Stupa is a more than 2,500 years old religious background, as well as a famous landmark and pride of the country. Another day tour is the visit to Pashupatinath temple, an important religious and pilgrimage spot for all Hindu followers.
The temple with beautiful golden pagoda roofs and silver doors dedicated to Lord Shiva. Close to Pashupatinath temple, the tour of another famous Buddhist place of Bouddhanath, a large three-tier Stupa. With mystical all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha watching over the daily life of Nepalese people.
This great lovely place is also called Little Tibet, where one can witness similar culture and customs of Tibetans.
Day tour extends to the neighboring city Patan, also known as Lalitpur means the city of fine arts and crafts. Where one can witness, beautiful intricate carving of masterpiece works on temples and old palaces and its royal courtyard. Tour another marvelous city Bhaktapur, where you can feel and experience a living museum.
Takes you back to the Middle Ages or Medieval Period times of the 5th to the late 15th Century. Truly worth visiting, one can add it to your day tour list or for the next day.
Day tours of different places of interest in and around Kathmandu can be extended for more days to scenic areas of Nagarkot, Dhulikhel old town offers stunning sunrise/sunsets over a Himalayan range of peaks. Beyond Kathmandu, other scenic and historical places like Pokhara city, are blessed with the natural beauty of mountains and lakes, including the ancient sites of Lumbini the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
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