The Kathmandu Valley lies at the crossroads of ancient civilizations of Asia, and has at least 130 important monuments, including several pilgrimage sites for Hindus and Buddhists.This short tour will take you to all the major sites within the valley. Kathmandu itself is a buzzing vibrant place but like most Asian cities it is getting busy nowadays. However strangely old and new live in relative harmony with ancient temples sitting sde by side with internet cafes nowadays yet often tucked away in an atmosphere of their own Once outside the city you are greeted by a lush green fertile valley dotted with small villages that opens up before you, each with their own particular story to tell. Over the four days there is enough time to soak up the local way of life passed down over many centuries with your guide filling in any questions you may have. The tour provides time to witness and partake in a very different pace to Nepali rural life and its rituals. There are also some great spots on the valley rim providing you with unsurpassed views of the mighty snow capped peaks of the Himalayas.