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Kathmandu World Heritage Tour – 5 Days

Trip Facts

Weather

Weather 2°C to 28°C View Weather Detail

Duration

Duration 5 Days

Difficulty

Difficulty Easy

Accommodation

Accommodation Hotel

Meals Included

Meals Included Breakfast

Best Season

Best Season Sept, Oct, Nov, March, April & May

Transportation

Transportation Private

Daily Activity

Daily Activity City excursion

Religion

Religion Hindu and Buddhist

Ethnic People

Ethnic People Newar

Geographic Terrain

Geographic Terrain City

Region of Nepal

Region of Nepal Bagmati Province

Max. Altitude

Max. Altitude 1295m./4273ft.

The nation of Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, is a place rich in tradition and culture. The city is one of the most significant cultural attractions in the world thanks to its seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Kathmandu World Heritage Tour provides a special chance to discover the city’s rich cultural legacy and learn about Nepal’s intriguing history and traditions.

 

 

Here are some of the must-visit World Heritage Sites on your Kathmandu World Heritage Tour:

Pashupatinath Temple

On the banks of the Bagmati River stands the Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most revered Hindu temples. Thousands of people visit the Lord Shiva-dedicated temple each year. In a quiet and tranquil setting, the temple complex includes a vast assemblage of temples, ashrams, and other religious structures.

Boudhanath Stupa

One of the biggest stupas in the world, Boudhanath Stupa is a significant place of pilgrimage for Tibetan Buddhists. The stupa is embellished with exquisite carvings and vibrant prayer flags, and it is purported to house Kasyapa Buddha’s relics. There are numerous Tibetan monasteries and gift shops located close to the stupa.

Swayambhunath Stupa

Swayambhunath Stupa, popularly known as the Monkey Temple, is perched atop a hill in the western portion of Kathmandu. One of the most revered Buddhist sites in Nepal, the stupa is thought to have been constructed more than 2,000 years ago. The stupa is surrounded by various monasteries, temples, and shrines and is also a haven for many monkeys.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

A collection of 12th-century buildings, temples, and courtyards make up Kathmandu Durbar Square. The square, which is today a well-liked tourist destination, was formerly the seat of Nepalese royalty. The Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the Kumari Ghar (the home of the Living Goddess), and other temples and monuments are all part of the complex.

Patan Durbar Square

Another complex of palaces, temples, and courtyards from the 17th century can be found at Patan Durbar Square. The square, which is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was originally the seat of authority for the Malla rulers of Nepal. The Golden Temple, the Krishna Mandir Temple, and the Patan Museum are all part of the complex.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the old city of Bhaktapur and is home to various temples, shrines, and courtyards. The square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is one of Nepal’s best-preserved medieval city cores. The Palace of 55 Windows, Nyatapola Temple, and Dattatreya Temple are all part of the complex.

Changunarayan Temple

One of the oldest Hindu temples in Nepal is called Changunarayan Temple, and it is situated on a mountaintop to the east of Kathmandu. The temple is decorated with beautiful carvings and sculptures and is devoted to Lord Vishnu. Several additional tiny temples and shrines can also be found within the temple complex.

Background

Kathmandu world heritage tour is one of the first tour that you will get when you first arrive in Nepal. Moreover, all the tour provides the Kathmandu World Heritage Tour are limited. So, we Nepal ALternative Treks have made the ultimate Kathmandu World Heritage Tour. Which will hellp you understand the culture and tradition of Nepal. During your Kathmandu World Heritage Tour you will visit many UNESCO world heritage sites of Nepal.

About Us

Finally, the Kathmandu World Heritage Tour presents an exceptional chance to discover the rich cultural heritage of Nepal’s capital city. The city is a monument to Nepal’s rich history and heritage thanks to its various temples, palaces, and courtyards. Pack your bags and go out on a memorable exploration with Nepal Alternative Treks.

 

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Highlights

  • Exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Sites:
  • Learning about the local culture
  • Trying local cuisine
  • Enjoying stunning scenery
  • The architecture of Hindu and Buddhist temples and shrines in
January
2°C to 18°C
February
3°C to 20°C
March
6°C to 24°C
April
10°C to 27°C
May
15°C to 28°C
June
19°C to 28°C
July
20°C to 28°C
August
20°C to 28°C
September
19°C to 27°C
October
13°C to 24°C
November
6°C to 22°C
December
3°C to 19°C

Day-to-day-Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival at Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International Airport – TIA)

Day 1 Facts

Trekking Time Average

06 hours

Accommodation

Dwarika's hotel

Altitude

1295m./4273ft.

Included meals

Breakfast

The first day of your trip starts after you arrive in Kathmandu. After you arrive in Kathmandu the tour representative will transfer you to a five star hotel. After you arrive to the hotel the hotel will welcome you. And you can be ready for the upcoming journey

Day 2

Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing

Day 2 Facts

Trekking Time Average

06 hours

Accommodation

Dwarika's hotel

Altitude

1295m./4273ft.

Included meals

Breakfast

Your tour guide will pick you up from your Kathmandu hotel following breakfast. The day will begin with a visit to Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu temples in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will see the priests and followers performing their everyday rites and ceremonies. You will next go to Boudhanath Stupa, one of the biggest stupas in the world and a significant Tibetan Buddhist center. You will have the chance to go around the stupa and take in the Tibetan neighborhood. Once more a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Swayambhunath Stupa, better known as the Monkey Temple, will be your next stop. Once more a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Swayambhunath Stupa, better known as the Monkey Temple, will be your next stop. You will climb the stairs to the top of the hill to reach the stupa and enjoy panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley. The complex of palaces, temples, and courtyards known as Kathmandu Durbar Square, which dates back to the 12th century, will be your next stop after lunch. The renowned Kumari House, the home of the Living Goddess, as well as other historical structures will be visible.  After a full day of sightseeing, you will be back to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 3

Excursion to Bhaktapur/Changunarayan - Overnight in Nagarkot

Day 3 Facts

Trekking Time Average

28 km/1:30 hours

Accommodation

Club Himalaya

Altitude

(2,160 m/7,085 ft).

After breakfast, you will begin your Kathmandu Valley sightseeing tour. You will go to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a well-preserved medieval city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will see the Nyatapola Temple, the Palace of 55 Windows, and other historical sites. Being a second UNESCO World Heritage Site, Changunarayan Temple is situated on a hilltop with a view of the Kathmandu Valley and is accessible by car. You will tour the complex of temples and take in the elaborate stone and wood carvings. You will drive to Nagarkot, a hill town about 32 kilometers from Kathmandu, after lunch. On a clear day, Nagarkot offers expansive views of the Himalayas, including Mount Everest. After registering at your accommodation, you can take in the beautiful surroundings.

Day 4

Sunrise at Nagarkot, Patan excursion and return drive to hotel, Kathmandu

Day 4 Facts

Trekking Time Average

28km../01:30 hours drive

Accommodation

Dwarika's hotel

Altitude

(1295m./4273ft.)

You will awaken early in the morning to see the dawn over the Himalayas. As the sun rises beyond the horizon, you will be treated to a beautiful panorama of the snow-capped mountains.

You will check out of your accommodation and depart for Kathmandu after breakfast. Then, you will go to Patan Durbar Plaza in Lalitpur, another UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will see the historic palaces, temples, and shrines while learning about Newari culture and architecture.

You will have some free time once you arrive in Kathmandu to explore the city on your own or do any last-minute shopping

Day 5

Transfer to Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) for your international departure

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your international departure. Depending on your flight schedule, you can go to the Airport.

What do you get in the Trip?

Included

  • Tribhuan International Airport Transfer ( Airport – Hotel – Airport ) .
  • Hotel Accommodation ( Twin share basis) in Kathmandu/Nagarkot with breakfast.
  • Highly experienced Government licensed tour guide during the trip and his all expenses.
  • Private overland transport during tour as per mentioned in itinerary.
  • Entrance fees during city tour.

Not Included

  • Other meals as lunch/dinner during city tour.
  • Tips for guide/driver.

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Group Discounts Available

Group of 2 - 4 $1,220.00 PP $1,020.00 PP
Group of 5 - 8 $1,180.00 PP $980.00 PP
Group of 9 - 12 $1,140.00 PP $940.00 PP
Group of 13 - 16 $1,100.00 PP $900.00 PP
Group of 17 - 20 $1,060.00 PP $860.00 PP
Group of 21 - 25 $1,020.00 PP $820.00 PP

Need a private date?

The given rates are per person with guaranteed departure schedules. If the given dates are not appropriate for you, please feel free to contact us for requesting a new dates, we will gladly personalize the itinerary and schedule of the trip that fits for you.

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