The Valley of Kathmandu

Bungamati Village, Kathmandu Valley


The Kathmandu Valley
Besides the 3 major cities of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur, Kathmandu Valley is full of villages, temples and stupas. "The crowds, traffic and modern trappings of Kathmandu can quickly be left behind for quiet villages and lush, terraced hills". What better way to explore this valley and its many villages than by car ? Hereunder a small collection of pictures of the Valley.


Paddy fields in the Kathmandu Valley


Gokharna temple


The villages of Banepa, Panauti and Dhulikel 




A lingam, symbol of Shiva, Dhulikel temple


Ganesh, popular God of prosperity and wisdom, son of Shiva and Parvati,  Dhulikel temple


The Budhanilkantha temple (sleeping Vishnu temple)


Changu Narayan village


Shanku village and Vajra Jogini


Bungamati village

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