Kathmandu is a truly a vibrant and exhilarating city boasting intricate pagoda’s, colourful markets and friendly locals. The city centres around Kathmandu Durbar Square where temples, palaces and golden gates create a magical outdoor theatre. The bustling district of Thamel is just a short stroll away and here you will find Buddhist Stupas, Hindu Shrines and lively bazaars. On the outskirts of Kathmandu Bodhnath and Swayambhunath make interesting visits to view the towering white Buddhist Stupas. Swayambhunath offers spectacular views across the valley whereas the Stupa at Bodhnath is surrounded by Tibetan shops and monasteries creating a very picturesque atmosphere.