The Kathmandu Valley

The Kathmandu Valley is surrounded by the green hills and spread over 218 square miles, above the 1250 meters (4200 feet) sea level in average. There are three historic mediaeval towns namely Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur (of Malla dynasty’s). The Durbar Squares including four other monuments recognized by UNESCO like Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Changunarayan and Swoyambhunath. The valley is full of artistic temples and shrines with vibrant cultural practices during the festivals. Kathmandu is the hub of Nepal being the capital city, it offers many services including international airlines, hotels and other facilities. One also enjoys Kathmandu for night life, shopping and of course for the mountain views with weather permit.

Attractions in Kathmandu Valley, around and from Kathmandu Valley

  • Bhaktapur Bhaktapur is the third largest city in the Kathmandu valley. Bhaktapur was the capital of Nepal from 12th to the 15th century. After the demise of King Yakshya Malla, his offspring couldn't hold the i

  • Bungamati Village 10km from Kathmandu and 5 km from Patan stands a small but graceful Bungamati village which dwell hundreds of master wood carver and sculpture producers. Visitors often encounter with smiling teeth an

  • Changu Narayan The temple, situated at Changu village 12 km to the east of the city, is fully dedicated to the Hindu God Vishnu (the god of protection). The temple is believed to be the most ancient temple in the Ka

  • Dakshinkali Dakshinkali Temple is about one and half-hour driving distance from Kathmandu and famous for the animal sacrifices made to goddess Kali- the fearful form of Lord Siva’s consort, Parvati. The main de

  • Kathmandu Kathmandu, the capital city and gateway to Nepal is a 218 square miles of area and is situated above 4400 ft above sea level. The valley consists of three historic, artistic and cultural towns namely

  • Kirtipur Kirtipur-the town of Glory is one of the many places within the valley that despite being close from Kathmandu has remained isolated and unexplored. Spread in 14 hectares of land, Kirtipur is located

  • Panauti Panauti is an ancient Newar town, built at the confluence of three streams, the third one being invisible. The confluence is a famous bathing and pilgrimage site where a festival is held on the first

  • Patan The ancient name of Patan is Lalitpur, meaning city of beauty. It is indeed a city of beauty and grace and is planned on a circular format with Buddhist stupas at each of the four points of the compas