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Kathmandu durbar

Kathmandu cultural walking tour

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Suresh bhandari
  • Kathmandu
  • Available in: English

About the guru Suresh

I was born in Dhading which is close to Ganesh Himalaya trek and started to work in tourism since 2002 as a porter and after two-years of hard work and dedication, I became a trekking guide. After few years as a guide I became treks & tour operator as a senior guide in reputed company. I have done my Master’s Degree in English Literature from Tribhuvan University, Nep... More »

I was born in Dhading which is close to Ganesh Himalaya trek and started to work in tourism since 2002 as a porter and after two-years of hard work and dedication, I became a trekking guide. After few years as a guide I became treks & tour operator as a senior guide in reputed company. I have done my Master’s Degree in English Literature from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. I possess strong enthusiasm and long years experience having being involved in tourism in Nepal. From my young age I have been very passionate about the beauties and secrets of the Himalayas. This together with my love for hospitality & attachment with nature has encouraged me to play an active role in the tourism field. Professionally, I have 10 years experience in Tourism as a Trekking guide; I have led all the Major Trekking Routes in Nepal like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Dhulagiri etc. and have visited few parts of India and Tibet too. I contribute towards protection and preservation of this beautiful nature and culture for future generations & am dedicated to Eco-friendly practices and a strong belief in improvement in the lives of local people by providing them maximum benefits of tourism. Presently I am working as a senior trekking leader and trip operator in Sunrise Adventure Trek. I am very enthusiastic about nature and can tackle all the obstacles on the way through trekking. I am cheerful, friendly with fluency in English and knowledge in French, Chinese, and Hindi language.

About the tour

The capital city Kathmandu is mostly known for the architectural and historical environment with beautiful buildings created by the ancient emperors of Nepal. Some of the buildings and monuments are listed under the world heritage sites including Swayambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. In this trip our company offers you free walking tour to the worlds famous Stupa “ Swayambhunath Stupa” which is also known as the “Monkey Temple” and the royal palace known as “Kathmandu Durbar Square”.

Swayambhunath offers the beautiful lush green sceneries surrounding the temple along with those ancient arts, statues and prayer wheels. The Stupa resembles special bond between Hindus and Buddhists as we can found temples, Chaityas and staues of Buddhists and Hindu deities in the complex. There is a temple behind the hill top which is dedicated to the goddess “Saraswati”. From the hill top we can see the panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley. Then, we move towards the royal palace, Kathmandu Durbar Square, this offers us the amazing arts and craftsmanship of ancient Newari people from the period of Malla and Shah kings. This Square is also known as “Hanuman Dhoka Durbar” and we can see a statue of Hanuman at the entrance of Durbar. Hanuman is a monkey devotee of “lord Ram”. Trailokya Mohan Narayan Temple, Taleju Bhawani Temple, Hanuman Statue, Basantapur Temple, Kal Bhairav at Hanuman Dhoka Durbar, Ashok Vinayak, Kakeshwor Temple, Indrapur Temple, Hanuman Dhoka Museum and Courtyard of Kumari Bahal are some of the main places and architectures of Kathmandu Durbar Square. After completing this, we walk through the Thamel street exploring local shops and peoples.

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How to find me: In front of Moonlight Hotel, Thamel

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