Golden Trangel tour Of Nepal

Heritage of nepal

Golden Trangel Tour. Kathmandu City of gods and goddesses. A land whose geologic history is intermingled with mythology, where it’s rumored the gods once roamed. Capital city of Nepal. The stuff of legends. Located in the wide Kathmandu Valley and surrounded by hills on all sides, Kathmandu is one of three cities in the valley – Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur – comprising what’s known as the “Golden Triangle.One such myth describes the origin of Kathmandu Valley. According to legend, Kathmandu Valley once sat at the bottom of a lake filled with lotuses but was drained when the god Manjushree swung his sword at a flame emerging from a lotus, cutting a gorge near Chobar, six kilometers southwest of Kathmandu. The water drained to reveal the valley floor.

Since the creation of the valley, many different dynasties have ruled over Nepal. Bhuktaman from the Gopal dynasty was the first king of Kathmandu Valley, then came Abhir Dynasty, Kirat dynasty, Lichavi Dynasty, Malla Dynasty, and Shah dynasty. In 1768 after the rise of Prithvi Naryan Shah, Kathmandu Valley was declared the capital city of Nepal. With pleasant weather year round, Kathmandu is a city rich in art and culture that offers many places to visit, including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

The history of Kathmandu is really a history of the Newar people, the main inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley. While the documented history of the valley goes back to the Kiratis, around the 7th century BC, the foundation of Kathmandu itself dates from the 12th century AD, during the time of the Malla dynasty.

Day 1
Arrivel In Kathmandu

Upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel, after getting to hotel, briefing about trip and evening free /overnight at hotel.

Day 2
Golden Triangle Tour

1 Pashupatinath

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva. Built in the 5th century and later renovated by Malla kings, the site itself is said to have existed from the beginning of the millennium when a Shiva lingam was discovered here. The temple is situated in Holy River Bank of Bagmati. This side was listed on 1979 AD as a world heritage sites by UNESCO. There are different legends about the origin of

pashupatinath. According to the one of the Legend Lord Shiva and Parvati once took the form of an antelope and sported unknown in the forest on the Bagmati river east bank. The gods later caught up with him and grabbing him by one of his horns, forced him to resume his divine form. The broken horn was worshipped as a Sivalinga but over time it was buried and lost. Centuries later astonished herdsmen found one of his cows showering the earth with milk. Digging deep at the site, he discovered the divine linga of Pashupatinath. And later on a temple was made there.

On the festival like Mahashiva Ratri Pilligrimage from the all over the World came to visit here. Hindus has the great devotion to the Pashupatinath and their divine god Shiva & Parbati. The cremation of Hindus is also done on the aryaghat which is inside the

pashupatinath Temple Area territory.

2 Boudhanath

Boudhanath the largest stupa in Nepal and one of the largest stupas in the world is a focal point both for Buddhist pilgrimage and for daily devotion. Boudhanath is one of the three great stupas of Nepal, the other two being Swayambhunath and Namo Buddha. It is called Khasti, by Newars, Baudha or

Boudhanath by Nepalese and Jarung Khashor or Lhundrup Tsek by Tibetans. The origin of Boudhanath dates back to the 600 AD and has different myths about the origin of Boudhanath. According to the Newar Buddhist Myth the holy place Boudhanath was constructed by collecting Dew drops only due to scarcity of water on that period. According to the Tibetan Buddhist Myth the whole structure of Boudhanath was built by the Old Woman and her 4 sons by gaining the king’s permission to build the monument in the remembrance of Kāśyapa Buddha. Boudhanath was enlisted in World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979 AD. Momo and Thukpa noodle soup, Laphing etc are the famous Tibetan Cuisine which are found near the

Boudhanath. As well as Silk thangka paintings are the famous souvenir which can easily be found near the shops of Boudhanath.

3 Swayambhunath : The Monkey Temple

Swayambhunath Stupa which means self created is one of the religious sites of Buddhism which is located inside the Kathmandu Valley is a focal point both for Buddhist and Hindus pilgrimage. It is believed that the existence of Swayambhunath came in 5th Century and has a different myth for the origin and existence of Swayambhunath. Legend says that once the Kathmandu valley was a lake in which Swayambhu hill existed as an island. On top of that hill stood a natural crystal stupa. Buddha, when visiting the place, declared that it was a wish-fulfilling stupa and whoever is touched by the wind that passes over the stupa receives the seed of liberation from the cycle of existence.Later a Buddhist monk from China who was an emanation of the Wisdom Buddha Manjushree drained the lake and thus made the crystal stupa accessible for people. Swayambhunath was enlisted in World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1979 AD. The structure represents the four elements of earth, fire, wind and water. The 13 rings of the spire symbolize the 13 steps of the ladder leading to Nirvana. There are 365 steps passing through which you will reach the holy site of Swayambhunath stupa. Momo and Thukpa noodle soup, Laphing etc are the famous Tibetan Cuisines which are found in the Swayambhunath. As well as Silk thangka paintings are the famous souvenir which can easily be found near the shops of Swayambhunath. From the top of Swayambhunath the wonderful view of Kathmandu Valley can be seen.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is the royal palace of the old Bhaktapur Kingdom, which is located in the current town of Bhaktapur, also known as Khwopa, which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. The origin of Bhaktapur Durbar Square was built during the reign of the Malla King Yaksha Malla in 1427 AD and was remodeled by King Bhupatindra Malla in the 17th century. It was enlisted in World heritage site by UNESCO in 1979 AD. Nge Nyapa Jhya Laaykoo (55 window palace), Vatsala Temple, Statue of Bhupatindra Malla, Nyatapola Temple, Bhairava Nath Temple, Lun Dhwākhā (Golden Gate), Lion’s Gate, Mini Pashupati Temple, Erotic elephants temple, Ugrachandi and Ugrabhairab, Rameshwar Temple, Badrinath Temple, are the major attraction inside the Bhaktapur Durbar Square.Newari Cusine, Jujudhai, Local Potato are the local food of this area. Woodcraft, Clay Vessels, Bronze Vessels are the souvenirs which are found on the Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Day 3
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Golden Trangel tour Of Nepal