Under the Malla rule during medieval times, Kathmandu valley reached its height in terms of art and culture. The valley was divided into three kingdoms in the 15th century with each dynasty trying to outdo each in terms of cultural and historical grandeur. With pivotal role of royal patronage, several temples and stupas were built around the valley that paid homage to different deities. Even today when the valley has become a melting pot and the country’s main administrative hub, the temples and stupas tucked away in every other junction point and lane tells the story of a city that was once the cultural, spiritual, and an economic hub of the whole South Asia.
The relics of the such majestic past is reflected in the country’s spectacularly preserved heritage sites. The valley alone boasts of seven UNESCO world heritage sites that date back to several centuries. From largest stupa in the world dating back to 4th century to intricately build palaces and temples and palaces that encapsulate the absolute best of Newari architecture, Kathmandu Valley houses it all. What’s even more astonishing is all these sites lie within a radius of 15 kilometers, making the valley a living, breathing
What is the trip about ?
|Trip Standard||Tea House & Lodge basis|
|Trek Grade||Leisure with short walk and climb|
|Highest Spot||2,340 m at Chisopani.|
|Trekking||05 nights / 06 days.|
|Total Trip||REP 06 nights / 07 daysLACE|
|Season||All seasons except mid June to August|
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