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Swayambhunath and changu narayan walking tour

Your guru: Suresh
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Suresh bhandari
  • Kathmandu
  • Available in: English

About the guru Suresh

Hello! I am Suresh Bhandari born and grew up in Dhading district of Nepal. I have been working in Travel and Tourism since 2002 initially worked as a porter, guide later on working as Trekking & Tour Operator and did all major trekking in Nepal. I do tackle with if any obstacles in the mountains. After long years working with different guests from different countries, I ... More »

Hello! I am Suresh Bhandari born and grew up in Dhading district of Nepal. I have been working in Travel and Tourism since 2002 initially worked as a porter, guide later on working as Trekking & Tour Operator and did all major trekking in Nepal. I do tackle with if any obstacles in the mountains. After long years working with different guests from different countries, I cultivate good experiences about traveling. I completed a Master’s Degree in English literature. So I like literature, history and cultures. I speak English, Nepali, Hindi, and a few French and Chinese. I have boundless knowledge of the Himalayas, natural diversity, different flora and fauna cultural varieties of the Himalayas. I did all the major trekking routes in Himalayas Nepal like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, Mustang, Dhaulagiri, Dolpo and many more. I have also visited a few countries like Thailand, Honking, Bhutan, Tibet India. I contribute to the protection and preservation of beautiful nature and culture for future generations. I do focus on Eco-tourism with Eco-friendly practices and a strong belief in improvement in the lives of local people by providing them maximum benefits of tourism. Now I am working tour operator in Sunrise Adventure Trek and I'm also trekking and tour leader of our company. You can meet me in Thamel, Kathmandu or just let me know I will come to meet your place and will enjoy tour. Everyone is welcome to join free walking tour see you in Kathmandu, thank you !

About the tour

Swayambhunath is one of the world heritage sites with beautiful structures and ancient values. It is also known as the “Monkey Temple” and walking to Monkey temple takes 50 to 60 minutes through the narrow streets and some shops along the way. Walking above the Swayambhu Marga you pass by the Bishnumati River. After reaching at Stupa, you can explore the beautiful view of Kathmandu valley from the hilltop. Saveral paintings, prayer wheels, statues are another highlights. You can observe by the museum of Swayambhunath. There is a temple beside the hill top dedicated to goddess “Saraswati”. As you can find temples and Chaityas of many Buddhists and Hindu deities in this complex, the Stupa is a reference of special bonding between Hindu and Buddhists.

Changu Narayan Temple is also a beautiful storied temple situated near the Swayambhunath Stupa in Nepal, this is also built during the time of Shah and Malla Kings.Offering the spectacular views of Kathmandu valley this temple provides you a chance to spend some special moments of your life. The temple between a small village called “Changu” all around surrounded by the “champak” tress makes your moments very precious. temple of Changu Narayan is dedicated to Lord “Vishnu” with the belief of reincarnation of lord “Vishnu” as “Narayan”. Here you get a great chance to explore ancient art works of Nepalese people in metal and wood. Those monuments, statues and images of goddess’s takes you back to the time period of ancient Kings . Changu Narayan, one of the four main Narayans in Kathmandu valley is worshipped by the people mainly in the months of Baisakh, Asar, Shrawan, Bhadra, Kartik, Poush and Magh during different festivals.

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

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