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Malaysia, Singapore & Bangkok

Laser Travel - Kuala Lumpur, Singapore & Bangkok -7daysThe Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand package takes you 7 days on the way to explore most famous places of three cities; Kuala Lumpur, Singap...

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Experience Bhutan through its whole length as you drive from west to central valleys and to the far remote East. The trip includes variet...

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The Pasupatinath is situated 5 KMs east of Kathmandu on the banks of the sacred Bagmati River. The temple of lord Shiva, Pashupatinath, with a tiered golden roof & silver doors is famous for its superb architecture. Entrance to the temple precinct is forbidden to non-Hindus. The best view is from the terrace on the wooded hill across the river. The large gilded triple-roofed temple was built in 1696 AD though 300 years earlier there was a structure on this site. The Bagmati River is lined with Dharmasalas and cremation Ghats including a Royal Ghat reserved exclusively for members of the royal family. There is usually a cremation in progress on one of the platforms by the river, regarded as holy as it flows into the sacred Gangas. There are many occasions when the faithful take ritual purification baths in the river. One of the most colorful is the women's festival of Teej when dressed in their finest red and gold saris hundreds of women, laughing and singing converge on Pashupatinath.