Art and Architecture tour in Nepal

Art and Architecture Tour in Nepal

Nepal is the country which has magnificent art and architecture from last many centuries, still live on temples, monasteries and many monuments. The Arts, crafts and architectural are based on Tantra, Ayurveda, Vastu Shastra , Meditation, Mudra, daily life style, profession and other eternal knowledge. Art and Architecture tour can be arrange around the world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley including monuments around Bhaktapur city, Patan city and historic monuments outside Kathmandu valley. Temples generally categorized as Pagoda and Shikhara Architecture. We can get combined architectures around all monuments in Nepal, Krishna Temple at Patan and Nyatapola Temple in Bhaktapur are the special examples of Shikhara and Pagoda Architecture in Nepal.

There are different types of Arts around the Temples, Monuments and Monasteries around the country since last many centuries, Bhaktapur city is famous in world for wooden art since last many centuries has very fine wood carving around. Erotic Art is one of the fine art that we found around the monuments in Nepal, Among fine arts in Nepal Erotic carving has special important and local beliefs on different views but according to Tantra it symbolize the worship practice as defined as vowel and consonant letters made the strong Mantra. Temples in Nepal are considered sacred, divine, pure and holy in all aspects. Erotic Art and erotic scenes displayed across the struts could be considered as an art of desecration. Decoration of erotic carvings lies on centre of numerous tales that attempt to explain the remarkable motifs. There is believed that Erotic carvings protect the temple from being struck by lightning (Suppose as Virgin) the bestial scenes help to drive her away as she views such subjects with utter disgust.

The most and reliable aspects of erotic carving is related with Hindu and Vajrayanic Tantric practices. Tantra can be summarized as the body of beliefs and practices which work from the principle that the universe is purely and physical manifestation of divine energy.

ITINERARY

Day 01:   Arrive Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel. Evening sightseeing tour Swyambunath Stupa offers beautiful view of Kathmandu valley at evening. O/N hotel

Day 02:   Drive to Pashupatinath Temple and Bhaktapur city. After Lunch sightseeing tour of 55 window palace (wood Carving), Nyatapola Temple (Best Architecture Pagoda Temple), Shiva Temple (Erotic carving), Datatraya Square and Datatraya Temple (Fine wood carving), evening drive to Changu Narayan Temple and back to Kathmandu O/N Hotel

Day 03:  After Breakfast drive to Patan city. Visit Krishna Temple (Best Architecture Shikhara Temple), Jagannath Temple, Bhimsen Temple, Hiranya Varna Maha Bihar ( Golden Temple), Patan Shiva Temple, Rudra Varna Mahabihar ( Pagoda) and Mahabouddha ( Shikhara). After Lunch drive to Khokana and Bungmati (Machhendra nath temple) Back to Kathmandu O/N Hotel

Day 04:  Drive to Boudhanath Stupa (Little Tibet), sightseeing around stupa and different monasteries. After lunch sightseeing tour of Kathmandu darbur square, Kumari temple, Kasthamandap, Hanuman Dhoka,Shiva Parvati Temple, Bhairab Temple, Indra temple, Ganesh Temple,Bishonath Temple and Basantapur. Evening free O/N hotel at Kathmandu.

Day 05:  After breakfast drive to Budhnilkhanta (Sleeping Vishnu) Temple, after lunch drive to Dhulikhel or Nagerkot – Hill station offers beautiful Mountain views with sun rise and sun set O/N hill station.

Day 06:  After breakfast departure transfer to airport for final departure.

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Trip Facts

  • Trip Days: 5 to 8 days
  • Best Time: Round the Year
  • Difficulty: Easy