Culture Tours


The ancient history of Kathmandu begins from Manjushree (The Buddhist Saint). Before it begins as, before Manjushree came to the Kathmandu it was a lake, he cut southern side of the lake and drained out the water and made it inhabitable. Kathmandu contains three fabled cities named Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. Their local names are Yoe, Yela and Khwopa respectively. Many dynasties came and went. Trade and arts flourished. There are seven UNESCO heritage sites in the valley.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

A couple of palaces, temples and traditional art of culture is built in the middle in middle Period. It is protected as the Heritage Site in the social, religious, and urban focal point of the city. It is called as Hanuman Dhoka,. The site guarded by God Hanuman , the temple - resident of Royal Kumari; (The Living goddess ) . The place where Kumari lives is known as Kasthamandap, after which the word Kathmandu is named .There are number of temples and palaces in this area.

Swyambhu Nath

An ancient stupa at the top of a steep hill. Believed to be more than 2000 years old. The over looking eyes of the Buddha on central stupa seen from all round in the four sides is a glamorous view to watch. Countless prayer are seen in the evening. Beside the central stupa many other small sizes of stupas can be seen all round. This temple is also called as Monkey Temple.


Five CMS south of Kathmandu across Bagmati river. The best place to see Buddhist and Hindu temples, monasteries and traditional Nepali artisan at work. The centuries old Durbar Square palace, Krishna Temple (masterpiece of Multishikara temple). Many types of temples like, temple of thousand Buddha Maha Bouddha temple, Hiraya- Varna Mahavir, Khumbeswor temple etc can be seen and studied about.

Pashupati Nath

The Pashupatinath temple stands along the side of Bagmati river. It is the holiest Temple for the Hindus. Many people from different part of Asia visit Pashupati Nath temple. Pashupati Nath, dedicated to lord Shiva, is also a site for Hindu cremation. During the festival; Shiva Ratri, there is a vast crowd from many parts of Asia, as this festival is the biggest festival of worshipping lord Shiva.

Boudha Nath

Possibly the world’s largest stupa and centre of Tibetan Buddhist Culture in Nepal. The monastery is surrounded by the antique shops where you can buy the things of your interest relating to Buddhist. During the Tibetan new year, there are many Buddhist visiting Bouddha.


The city Bhaktapur known also as Bhadgaon "City of Devotees is 14 kms east of Kathmandu. The exquisitely carved 55 windows palace, The Golden Gate an old palace, 5 storey Nyatapola temple and Bhairav temple nearby and Duttatray square etc can observed. Bhaktapur is the one of the richest cities of the world and best preserved of the traditional city system of the valley.

Changu narayan Temple can also be visited from Bhaktapur. It lies north of Bhaktapur on a ridge over looking the valley.

Places of Interest


About an hour drive passing Bhaktapur through beautiful country side takes you to the top of Nagarkot (2157m). This place is very famous to view the spectacular Himalayan Range from Manaslu to Everest and eastwards including. Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Himal chuli, Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) etc. From there we can walk to Bhaktapur or to Kathmandu passing through Changu Narayan Temple and also day hiking choices. Numerous hotels can be found in Nagarkot.


30Km east of Kathmandu valley. The way to Tibet and is one of the scenic spots of valley. Mt. Langtang to Mt. Everest are to be viewed from Dhulikhel. It has some interesting temples and old houses in the city. Number of short and long walks can be taken from here. Namabudha a pilgrimage place of Buddhists can also be visited in a day. There are also hotels and lodges to stay.


The birth place of Buddha and of the most important pilgrimage sites in the world lies in the western part of Nepal. Buddha, known as the light of Asia and symbol of peace and harmony. Lumbini contains historical and religious monuments, such as Maya Devi temple, the Ashoka pillar the sacred Viharas.

A combining round trip of 1-3 days rafting, Chitwan, Lumbini, Tansen, Pokhara and back to Kathmandu can be made. Please contact us for the time planning.


Bhutan is recognized as 'The Kingdom of Dragon', the Buddhist kingdom is may be the last Shangri-La. Bhutan largely shares the great concentration of mountains and living heritage of Buddhism with Nepal. It's a paradise for those who are interested in Buddhist culture and philosophy. Trekking and tours in Bhutan is only land in the world, where Mahayana, sect is the state of religion and accepts only limited tourists.

Package trips to Bhutan can be arranged from Nepal. Twice a week flights to Paro from Kathmandu.

3 Nights 4 Days

Area: Thimpu.
Days: 4

Day 01: Fly to Paro on Druk Air. Transfer will be provided to hotel in Thimpu (65 kms; approximately 2hrs).

Day 02: Full day local sightseeing tour in Thimpu. Visit Zeleukha Nunnery , National Library and Memorial chorten of His Majesty Late Jigme Dorjee Wangchuk.. In the afternoon visit Handicraft Development Corporation displays all kinds of traditional handicraft product of Bhutan.

Day 03: Thimpu - Paro (65 kms; approximately). After breakfast drive through Paro to see the Drukgyel Dzong/Kyichu Lhakhang. Best view of Jhomolhasi Mountain (mountain of goddess 7314m). Visit National Museum located in the Ta Dzong, which displays a rich collection of fine arts and weapons. Overnight in hotel.

Day 04: Departure transfer to Paro Airport.


Everest Base Camp   Tibet

Area: Gyanste
Days: 10

Day 01: Fly Kathmandu - Lhasa. Overnight on hotel.
Day 02: Full day sightseeing in Lhasa. Overnight on hotel.
Day 03: Full day sightseeing in Lhasa. Overnight on hotel.
Day 04 Lhasa - Drive to Gyanste. Overnight on hotel
Day 05: Gyanste - Drive to Sigatse. Overnight on hotel.
Day 06: Sigaste - Drive to Tuigri. Overnight on hotel.
Day 07: Tuigri - Drive to Rangbuk. Overnight on hotel/Guest house.
Day 08: Explore Everest Base Camp. Overnight on guesthouse or camp.
Day 09: Drive to Nylan. Overnight on Guesthouse.
Day 10: Nylan - Drive to Kathmandu.

For More Information

Himlung Treks P. Ltd.
P. O. Box 5515 Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel: 258596 Fax: 977-1-258597

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