Indulge yourself on spiritual experience with a 4-hour private tour of Pashupatinath Temple which is holiest Hindu shrine with cremation ghats. Visit one of the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal - Boudhnath Stupa - encircled by Tibetan settlements.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and driver at your hotel. You will cover two major UNESCO Heritage sites located inside Kathmandu valley on a 4-hour sightseeing tour.
First visit temple of Pashupatinath which is holiest Hindu shrine and most visit place of any Hindu followers around the world. Pashupatinath literally means temple of “Living Being” and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Only Hindus are permitted to enter inside temple for Dshan however non-Hindus can go another side of temple and observe Hindu rituals. This temple is located on the bank of sacred River Bagmati. You will also visit Cremation ghats located on the bank of the river to see funeral rituals as per Hindu methodology. You can also encounter with Holy Shadus - Shiva followers and get information on their daily life, spiritual experience and enlightenment.
After visit to Pashupatinath, you will continue drive to Boudhnath stupa. Boudhnath stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist shrine for Tibetan Buddhist followers outside Tibet. This stupa is one of the largest dome shaped Buddhist monastery. Due to Tibetan settlements and monks from Tibet reside around the stupa complex, Boudhnath stupa often called as “Mini Tibet” inside Kathmandu valley. Encircle the giant stupa surrounded by Mani – prayers wheel and decorated with colorful prayers flag. Spend your time at stupa complex enjoying typical Tibetan culture, rituals and Buddhist prayer Music.
After tour, you will get dropped at your hotel located inside city center.
- Professional, licensed tour guide for sightseeing tour
- Air-conditioned private vehicle for sightseeing tour
- Monument entrance fees as applicable
- Vehicle cost such as parking, toll taxes, etc
- Government taxes as applicable
What's Not Included
- Hotels and meals
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (recommended)
Know Before You Go
• Only Hindus are permitted to enter inside Pashupatinath Temple
• Cremation Ghats and funeral procession may not suitable to all hence optional activity inside area possible - discuss with your guide your choice