Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal is a lovely city for couples to explore. It’s the kind of city which will grow on you the longer you stay the more you will come to like the city. If you are planning a couple of trip to Kathmandu then make sure you spend at least three nights to be able to soak in the experience and culture of Nepal.
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1. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Explore the ancient palaces, temples, and courtyards that once served as the royal residence of the Kathmandu Valley.
2. Boudhanath Stupa:
Discover one of the largest Buddhist stupas in Nepal, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and immerse yourself in the spiritual vibes while spinning the prayer wheels.
3. Pashupatinath Temple:
Witness the sacred cremation ghats along the Bagmati River, explore the intricately carved temples dedicated to Lord Shiva, and experience the vibrant Hindu rituals.
4. Swayambhunath Stupa:
Climb the steps to the “Monkey Temple” and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of the city, while soaking in the spiritual atmosphere and observing the playful monkeys.
5. Explore Thamel:
Stroll through the bustling streets of Kathmandu’s tourist district, Thamel, and indulge in shopping for handicrafts, spices, souvenirs, and enjoying delicious local cuisine.
6. Patan Durbar Square:
Visit the ancient city of Patan, known for its meticulously crafted architecture and rich cultural heritage, and explore the Durbar Square’s temples, palaces, and museums.
Take a short trip from Kathmandu to Nagarkot, a hilltop village famous for its panoramic views of the Himalayas, especially during sunrise and sunset.
8. Garden of Dreams:
Escape the noise of the city and relax in the serene and beautifully landscaped Garden of Dreams, inspired by European architectural style.
9. Bhaktapur Durbar Square:
Explore the well-preserved mediaeval city of Bhaktapur and its Durbar Square, where you can find impressive temples, ancient palaces, and stunning wood carvings.
10. Everest Mountain Flight:
If you’re seeking an unforgettable experience, take a scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to get a close-up view of the majestic Himalayas, including Mount Everest.