About Kathmandu (KTM)
Lying in the breathtaking and lofty Himalayan Mountains, Kathmandu is one of the fascinating cities in Nepal. Nestled between the border of India and China, Kathmandu is a place which gives you a clear picture of Buddhism and Hindu Mythology. Here, you will find historical monuments and ancient shrines. Situated at an altitude of 1400 meters above the sea level, Kathmandu is a prominent city as well as tourism hub of Nepal. Besides the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu is also the commercial centre of the country. The entire Himalayan valley consists of two sister cities, one is Lalitpur and other is Bhaktapur. Both the cities have many small towns. The amazing thing which you find in Kathmandu is that it is surrounded by four major hills like- Shivapuri, Pulchowki, Nagarjun and Chandragiri. UNESCO has also awarded Kathmandu valley as the UNESCO World Heritage site. Another incredible fact about the city is its eight flowing rivers named- Bagmati, Bishnumati, Dhabikhola, Manohara, Hanumant and Tukucha.
With its deep rooted culture and historical backdrops, Kathmandu has a number places which are quite popular among the tourists across the world. Some of the finest places of this city are Kumari Temple, Swayambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Bodhnath, Kirtipur, Budhanilkantha Temple, Dakshinkali Temple, Nagarkot, Daman, Dhulikhel, Changunarayan Temple, etc. Moving in the city, you will surely have a great time with family and friends.
The natural surrounding and tranquil beauty of this magnificent city lures tourists and add some of the most cherished moments in your life. It is a heaven for those who love to do trekking and other mountaineering activities. The markets are also well built and give you a picture of ancient architecture. If you are looking to visit this beautiful city, then log onto MakeMyTrip.com where you can get the tour related information within few clicks of your mouse. Being India's leading online travel portal, MakeMyTrip offers your air tickets at reasonable prices as compared to other similar portals. Here, you can also book your rooms in hotels quite prior to your journey.
About Amritsar (ATQ)
Located in the north western part of India, Amritsar is a perfect blend of culture and tradition values. Formally known as Ramdaspur, the city is a religious center for the Sikh community. Due to the presence of educational institutions, business enterprises and industrial interests, the city is one of the most admirable and famous cities of Punjab. It is not just Indians who come here to have a glimpse of its beauty, but travellers across the world also love to visit Amritsar. The historical value of Amritsar is high and reflects a deeper side of Indian culture. The landmark of the city is the Golden Temple, officially called as Harmindar Sahib. Local people of the city commonly call it Hari Mandir that stands for ‘The temple of the Lord’ as well as Darbar Sahib which means ‘the court divine’.
Besides the Golden temple, there are some other popular places which also have great importance in the land of Punjab as well as India. Places like Jallianwala Bagh, Durgiana temple, Khalsa College, Guru Nanak Dev University and Harike Wetland Lake offer you some beautiful moments to spend with your loved ones. Amritsar is also quite near to Wagah Boarder (Indo-Pak line of control) where a large number of visitors love to go. The more you explore, the more you enjoy! That is the beauty of this magnificent city. Moving in and around the city, you will get the glimpse of handicraft items, carpets and fabrics. The ‘Punjabi Cuisines’ will give you sheer pleasure of visiting this part. You will simply love to taste the lip-smacking foods of this city. The best time to visit Amritsar is from the months of November to the months of February. During this time, the climate becomes quite pleasant and you can enjoy the best time here. Amritsar is also well connected to the Capital of India- Delhi, Chandigarh and Jammu.
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