The first image that pops up when one thinks about Nepal Package Tour is the multi-storied beautiful, pagoda-shaped wooden temples of Kathmandu. Yes, the capital of Nepal is indeed its heart and a destination that somebody simply cannot afford to give a miss. Situated in central Nepal, the city of Kathmandu is surrounded by four mountains - the Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun and Chandragiri, which offer visitors a terrific landscape at this bowl-shaped valley.
Information available on the internet says Kathmandu is a world heritage site and why it is so is a question that you should seek the answer of by exploring this city which has got a history of 2000 years. The uniqueness of Kathmandu lies in the fact that here you will find ultra modern and historic civilization surviving side by side. The main city area bears a cosmopolitan look but the charm completely changes as you reach Durbar Square, the biggest attraction of the capital of Nepal. It is the zone where ancient history, art, culture, and heritage of Nepal has been preserved beautifully in the form of a huge square ornamented with palaces (in Hindi Durbar means palace) and temples.
The Square with its fascinating structures, especially Kasthamandap (wooden house) will leave you spellbound. Besides, there are several other palaces and temples that you can explore. It is the place from where the monarchs used to administer Nepal in the 15th century. Major temples in the square are the Kal Bhairav temple, Swet Bhairav temple, Taleju temple, Ashok Binayak, Shiva-Parvati temple, Kumari Palace, Shiva temple, Bhagwati temple, Krishna temple, and Maju Deval...
However, this is just to start with. Kathmandu is the gateway of Tourism in Nepal from where you can get access other prime attractions in the country like the world famous Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhu Temple, Buddha Stupa, Buddha Neelkanth Temple, Thamel Chowk, Narayanhiti Palace Museum, Freak Street and Kaiser Mahal. While Pashupatinath, Swayambu and Buddha Stupa are simply 'must visit' spots for devotees and pilgrims, the historic Freak Street, the hub of hippies is a charming place for youngsters.
Boudhanath Stupa - A significant place in Buddhism in Kathmandu
Pashupatinath Temple - The most sacred place for the Hindus and Nepalese
Swayambhunath Stupa - One of the most attracted temples in Kathmandu painted with the eyes and eyebrows of Lord Buddha
Thamel - A marketplace and haven for tourists visiting Kathmandu
Durbar Square Kathmandu - A palace and UNESCO World Heritage Site that reflect the beauty of Nepalese culture
Hanuman Dhoka Temple - It is a part of the Durbar Square of Kathmandu spread over 5 acres
Narayanhiti Palace - A palace that depict both, the regal lifestyle of the royals and their unfortunate massacred in 2001
Langtang National Park - It is the first Himalayan National Park in Nepal encompasses 26 Village Committees. The park has incredible variety of flora and fauna and is a perfect place for hiking and camping.
Nagarkot - A perfect place to enjoy the panoramic view of Himalaya. Sun rise is best observed from this place with stunning view.
Bhaktapur - A UNESCO World Heritage Site known from its rich culture, well-preserved palace courtyards and temples. Until the second half of the 15th century, it was the capital of Nepal.
Kopan Monastery - Located on the hilltop of north of Bodhnath it is a sacred Buddhist site.
White Monastery - Known as Seto Gumba, this monastery is surrounded by lush green valley and offer a magnificent bird's eye view of the Kathmandu Valley.