Nepal

Travel through Kathmandu valley

The place of three royal towns

Petr Liška
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Travel through Kathmandu valley
Inserted: 01.03.2015
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Most tourists to Nepal reserve a few days for the case of unexpected circumstances and they usually spend them in Kathmandu or in its vicinity. It is quite surprising how many interesting and historical places are located here. So there is no need to stay only around Thamel, but you can enjoy the history of Nepal and admire the interesting views of Himalayas.  

1 to 2 day

Tour around Kathmandu

The first two days will take you a tour around Kathmandu with its famous Buddhist and Hindu sacred places.
 

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3 to 4 day

Royal towns

You can then explore the other two royal towns: Patan, which is now basically a suburb of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. As a bonus, you can set out to a small, but interesting Budhanilkantha temple, where is a large statue of sleeping Vishnu.
 

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5th and next days

Scenic hills of the Himalayas

You can then set out to interesting outlooks of the Himalayas. Perhaps the best known is Nagarkot. For hiking is ideal Shivapuri National Park.

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