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$22 Cultural & Theme Tours

Private Tour of Kirtipur, Chobhar and Dakchhinkali Temple

Your private tour starts with a pickup from your hotel in Kathmandu at 9:30am (or at your requested time). Along with your guide, you will be visiting the places as follows:KirtipurKirtipur is a small town, eight kilometers south-west of Kathmandu on the top of a hill. Tribhuvan University is located at the foot of the hill. This historic town has many things to offer like old shrines and temples, old houses, the people typically dressed in old traditional costumes, people working on ancient loom. The Chilamchu stupa and the temple of Bagh Bhairav are major sights here. You can have a great view of Kathmandu from the Shiva Parvati temple. Kirtipur offers quaint streets and temple squares. The people are known for their skill in building and weaving. Walk to the village of Panga for an interesting outing.  ChobharOn the way down, stop at Chobhar gorge. It is the place where Manjushree cut a slash to empty the lake that was once the Kathmandu Valley. To the south is Taudaha Lake that Manjushree created as a home for the serpents who lost their home when the lake was drained.You will then drive to Pharping, 18 km south from Kathamndu.Shekha NarayanSituated between Chobhar and Dakshinkali, the temple of Shekha Narayan represents one of the four Narayans of the Kathmandu Valley. The other three Narayans are Changu Narayan of Bhaktapur, Visankhu Narayan of Patan and Ichangu Narayan of Kathmandu. Drive to Pharping village where you'll visit various monasteries, temple of Vajra Jogini, recently built Stupas, temple of Shesh Narayan and a cave of Padma Sambhawa.Dakshinkali TempleThe temple of Dakshinkali is situated about two kilometers south of Shekha Narayan. Dakshinkali is regarded as one of most important Hindu goddesses. Pilgrims visit this temple to offer their prayer and animal sacrifices to the goddess. Besides, this place has been developed as a popular picnic spot also.  The Hindu temple of Dakshinkali is a very popular place of worship. Located 22 km from the city on the southern rim of the Valley past Pharping village, the shrine is especially crowded on Tuesdays and Saturdays when animal sacrifices are offered. At the end of your tour, you will be dropped back off to your hotel in Kathmandu.

$80 Day Trips & Excursions

Dakshinkali and Pharping Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Dakshinkali Temple, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionDakshinkali Temple is a standout amongst the most popular sanctuaries in Nepal. This temple is committed to Kali, the dreadful incarnation of Lord Shiva's wife, Parwati. This Dakshinkali temple is located southwest of the Kathmandu, which is forty-five minutes’ drive by a vehicle. Hundreds of devotees gather in a vast mass particularly on Tuesday and Saturday where they more often sacrifice cocks and male goats. The Dashain celebration in October month is an authentic celebration here. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: PharpingPharping is a flourishing Newari town who’s ancient Buddhist pilgrimage sites have been assumed to control by vast numbers of Tibetans. A circuit of this religious destinations makes a convincing outing from Kathmandu. Increasingly Buddhist religious communities are opening up around here consistently, some of which acknowledge outside dharma understudies as well. A perfect place to rejuvenate in the tranquility and blessed aroma of the monasteries.Duration: 2 hours

$96 Cultural & Theme Tours

4 UNESCO World Heritage sites with Pharping, Dakshinkali Tour from Kathmandu

ItineraryDay 1: Guided Sightseeing of Kathmandu valleyStop At: Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionAt 10:30 pm our expert tour guide assists you at your hotel and transfer you to the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley which includes: Pashupatinath Temple the holy place of Hindu religions, Swayambhunath and Boudanath Stupa one of the ancient Stupa which is the holy place of both Buddhist and Hindu followers and Kathmandu durbar square, one of the ancient capital of Nepal and regarded as one of the cultural and political hub of the Kathmandu valley and transfer to your hotel.Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Guided sightseeing og Pharping, Dakshinkali and ChobarStop At: Pharping HydroPower Dam, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central RegionAt 10:30 am, your expert Guide for this tour will pick you up from your Hotel’s Lobby and drive for Pharping. By 11:30 am, you will reach Pharping and start sightseeing of Asura Cave, self-arising Ganesh, Vajrayogini temple, Shesnarayan temple, Gorakhnath temple. Lunch Break at 01:30 pm and continue sightseeing of Dakshinkali Temple. At 3:30 pm, drive back to Kathmandu. Visit Chobar George while returning back to Kathmandu and guides drop you off at your Hotel.Duration: 6 hoursNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$100 Tours & Sightseeing

1 Day West Kathmandu Biking Tour

Discover age-old temples & villages outskirts the Kathmandu City.Ride along both on & off roads in lush green environment.Explore unique culture & traditionEnjoy panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley & the surrounding mountains. Ride all the way to Dakshinkali from Thamel and then head towards the beautiful city filled with cultural heritage, Khokana where resides the Newar community. Later return back to Thamel via Jawlakhel. Along with the biking experience the tour also provides the opportunity to traverse the hidden beauty of nature following the biking trail. Tour trail passes through farmlands, small villages, age-old temples and monasteries, lush woodlands, overland roads, off-the-beaten paths. On the way you can witness the majestic views of mountain ranges in case of clear weather. The tour lets you to explore culture, tradition, history and nature of the the places you travel.

$2039.15 National Geographic Journeys

Nepal: Himalaya Highlights

Venture into the lively streets of Kathmandu, spend a night at a Buddhist monastery guesthouse, and take in astounding views of the Himalaya in Pokhara: these are just a few of the experiences that await on this 10-day journey through Nepal. From the famous rhinos and Bengal tigers of Chitwan National Park to the ancient temples of the Kathmandu Valley, encounter the essence of the Himalaya.

$3599 National Geographic Journeys

Explore India & Nepal

Discover northern India’s famed Golden Triangle and get immersed in Nepalese culture on a 17-day journey. Explore the Taj Mahal and encounter the iconic colors of Rajasthan. Spend a night at a Buddhist monastery and meet with one of the brave women from SASANE, a program that trains former victims of trafficking to become paralegals. From epic sights to intimate encounters, every moment packs a big punch.

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