This vacation if you are planning a visit to one of the most popular tourist destinations that is chaotic as well as charming, then pack your bags and get ready for a Melbourne to Kathmandu trip. Exploring Kathmandu is an experience in itself that will take you back in time. You will come across really old buildings, great architecture with intricate details, carved doorways and window frames made of wood etc.
While travelling from Melbourne to Kathmandu you will come across a land that is a mixture of chaos, hustle and bustle as well as fascinating and attractive. The atmosphere is unique where you will witness art, history, religion and culture. Nepal itself is a gorgeous land with simple and friendly people, some of the most famous mountain ranges of the world and a lot of amazing places to see. Kathmandu, being the capital of Nepal, must therefore be included in your itinerary.
Places to visit in Kathmandu:
The Pashupatinath Temple - dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is one of the noteworthy Hindu temples here which has also been declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Bodnath Stupa – Since vehicles are prevented from entering here, this tourist place is quite peaceful compared to others. You can get good Thai cuisine here.
Tibetan Refugee Camp – Considered one of the most historical locations of Kathmandu, this camp was built when the Dalai Lama and his disciples were trying to escape from the Red Chinese army.
Durbar Square – It comprises of 3 separate temple squares and is visited by thousands from all over the world. The important sites in this square are the Royal Palace, Kumari Ghar or residence of the “Living Goddess”, Ashok Vinayak Temple, etc.
Apart from these, other famous tourist attractions that you must visit in Nepal are: