Day 1: Kathmandu. Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu. A traditional warm welcome by our airport representative. Briefing about the package in the hotel. Rest time at Leisure. Evening typical welcome dinner. Includes: (D).
Day 2: Kathmandu. This morning we start our sightseeing program and cover Bhaktapur, the medieval city of devotees and the best preserved of all the old cities of Kathmandu Valley. From here we visit two very important religious centers: Pashupatinath temple for the Hindus, nearby along the banks of the river Bagmati is the cremation area for the dead. Bodhnath is possibly the largest stupa in the world and a center for Tibetan school of Buddhism. We are free in the afternoon. Includes: (B).
Day 3: Kathmandu. We continue our tour with a visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, the palace of the Malla and then the Shah Kings of Nepal. Places of interest here are the Kasthamandup, a medieval rest house said to give Kathmandu its name, Kumari Temple, abode of the virgin goddess. From here we visit Swoyambhunath stupa, on top of a hill overlooking Kathmandu valley. In the evening we have a Nepalese cultural show accompanied by a typical local dinner. Includes: (B), (D).
Day 4: Kathmandu. Departure. We are free today until our departure transfer to the airport. Includes: (B).
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