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Kathmandu is Nepal’s charming capital, nestled in the lap of the gigantic Himalayas with colourful cultures to immerse in, stunning Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples to admire and a rich history dating back to the 12th century. Kathmandu offers wonderful diversity – from incredible natural beauty to an eclectic mix of iconic sightseeing spots, bustling streets and luxury hotels. There is so much to explore here; visit the beautiful Garden of Dreams, stroll around the Mangal bazar to buy everything from colourful shawls to paintings and local spices, and step inside one of the city’s traditional restaurants to bite into a range of signature Nepali dishes, including sel roti, gundruk and chatamari. Book luxury holidays to Kathmandu from India through Brightsun Travel.
Kathmandu is home to some of Nepal’s best attractions. The most iconic among them is the 5th century Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal’s largest temple complex designed in a classic pagoda style with an incredible gilded rooftop, silver-plated doors and beautifully carved columns. Another stunning attraction in Kathmandu is the Drubgon Jangchup Choeling Monastery which features various life-size statues of Tibetan, Nepalese and Chinese kings and queens. Then there’s the Kathesimbhu Stupa, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a renowned Tibetan pilgrimage which was constructed in the 16th century. Other must-see attractions in Kathmandu include the Hanuman Dhoka, Kumari Chowk and the Boudhanath Stupa, which is one of the world’s largest stupas.
Kathmandu offers lots of exhilarating activities, including zip lining, skydiving, trekking, mountain biking, rock climbing, paragliding and canyoning. You can also go river rafting through the Trishuli River, go-karting at Dhobighat and hiking to the top of the Annapurna Mountain to discover panoramic views of breath-taking landscapes. Finally, make sure that you visit the Kathmandu Fun Valley to enjoy various water games and amusement rides and afterwards, head to the nearby Tibetan border to take on bungee jumping across the Bhotekoshi River. Get in touch with Brightsun Travel to book exclusive holiday packages to Kathmandu from India and treat yourself to a dream holiday filled with plenty of thrilling adventures.