Kathmandu Day Tour - UNESCO World Heritage SItes Tour

Kathmandu Day Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

Key Infomation

  • Duration:1 Days
  • Trip GradeEasy
  • DestinationTIA Kathmandu
  • Max Altitude1,350 m
  • ActivityTour
  • Group SizeMax 10 Person
based on 3 reviews
Popular City Tour
Price fromUS$145US$190
Group Price Available
Group Price Available
peoplePrice
0 people - 2 peopleUS$ 145
3 people - 5 peopleUS$ 135
6 people - 10 peopleUS$ 120
  • Best Price Gurantee
  • No booking or Credit Card Fee
  • Free Cancellation

Kathmandu city is the capital of Nepal and historically, the culturally central valley of commerce and trade in Nepal. Kathmandu city has a glorious history of thousands of years and refined culture that ranks among the highest in Asia with a great number of Hindu temples, Buddhist Stupas, Shrines, and monuments. Kathmandu city along with neighboring districts of Patan, Bhaktapur commonly called Kathmandu valley has seven UNESCO World Heritage sites. So it is often called an open museum and city of temples. A beautiful Kathmandu valley is covered with green hills in its surroundings and mighty Himalayan peaks at the top of the layer. 

Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan have numerous temples, shrines, monasteries, and medieval pagodas. Right outside the city are numerous chances to enjoy a glimpse of rural village life the way it has been for hundreds of years. We offer opportunities for guided treks around the valley with a knowledgeable and friendly trekking guide. We also have programs designed for touring the famous religious and cultural sites of Kathmandu. Our knowledgeable and certified guides lead tours. Personal transportation is provided and all tours are private. So please let us introduce you to our home and history in Kathmandu.

Besides Kathmandu Valley Tour, you can go for the day hike in Chandragiri, Nagarkot, Mountain flight, helicopter tour, food hunting in Thamel, and many more activities you can do when you are in Kathmandu. For more details regarding the packages and itinerary of the day tour in Nepal, please do contact us anytime.

Highlights of Kathmandu Valley Tour with UNESCO World Heritage Site Excursion

  • Explore the Buddhist stupas, shrines, prayer flags, main walls, and majestic view of Kathmandu Valley from Swyambhunath Stupa. 
  • Explore the iconic Hindu Temple and its practices in Pashupatinath Temple. 
  • Explore the ancient art, culture, architecture, and crafts along with festivals in popular Patan Durbar Square. 
  • Explore one of the most popular Durbar Square and revered shrines of the Nepali people in Bhaktapur Durbar Square. 
  • Explore the largest spherical Buddhist stupa in the world in Boudhanath stupa.
  • A private day tour with a highly professional tour guide in private vehicles. 
  • Explore the authentic Nepali cuisine during the day trip. 

Itinerary

Expand AllCollapse All

 

Swayambhunath Stupa

Swayambhu stupa is one of the most popular Buddhist sites in Kathmandu which also falls under the world heritage site. This holy shrine lies 2 km west of Kathmandu city. Swayambhu Stupa is located on top of the hill that overlooks the valley of Kathmandu. It is also known as the monkey temple as there are holy monkeys living in parts of the temple in the northwest. Historical records found on a stone inscription give evidence that the stupa was already an important Buddhist pilgrimage destination by the 5th century AD.  One can see the painted eyes on four sides represent the all-seeing eyes of Buddha and are watching all the time wrong doers and good-doers.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar square ( Old Royal Palace) was built in the 12th century. The Durbar square provides you with numerous temples, Kumari Bahal ( House of Living Goddess), Kasthamandap (house of wood), and The old museum. This site is protected by UNESCO as a world heritage site. Durbar Square lies in the heart of this city. Locally also called Hanuman Dhoka Palace Square-an an ancient seat of the Nepalese Royalty.

Pashupatinath Temple

A short commute of 20 minutes on course towards Kathmandu International Air Terminal resides this Holy Hindu Temple of Pashupatinath by the bank of sacred Bagmati River. This ancient Temple of Pashupatinath is dedicated to Lord Shiva with four silver entryways in every corner and with a Golden Roof in Pagoda style. Only Hindus are permitted inside the primary Temple premises so non-Hindu can watch the Temple environment from outside. This spot is overflowed with pilgrims amid the favorable time in February according to the Hindu Lunar schedule of “Shiva Ratri” Shiva conception commemoration. It is the place of cremation of Hindus and cremation ceremonies of Hindus.

Boudhanath Stupa “The Little Tibet”

Among the UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley is the Boudhanath stupa, one of the holiest Buddhist stupa of South Asia. It is called Khasa Caitya or Khasi by Newars and Bauddha or Bodhnath by general Nepali natives. It resides around 11km away from the heart of the capital towards the northeastern edges of Kathmandu. The stupa's enormous size and Mandala make it one of the biggest round stupas in Nepal. It is said to be 2500 years of aged Buddhist stupa of the Valley established in the fifth century. This stupa is decorated with four sets of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal bearings keeping an everlasting watch over the general population of Nepal. Travelers will encounter Buddhist explorers from Tibet going round the stupa revolving the petition to God. This place is full of traditional Tibetan culture and Buddhist religious establishments.

  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • MealsBreakfast
  • Time1
  • Maximum Altitude1,300 m

What's Included

  • Private Vehicles transfer during the sightseeing. 
  • Professional and English-speaking tour guide during the entire day tour. 
  • Farewell dinner in an authentic Nepali restaurant with a cultural program. 
  • Salary and insurance for guide. 
  • Entrance Fees of heritage sites. 
  • Bootles of water during the trip. 
  • Airfare domestic and international
  • Nepal Visa fees & Your travel insurance
  • Any kinds of personal expenses
  • Any drinks like alcohol, mineral water, juice
  • Tips to guide and driver
  • Any meal in Kathmandu
  • Emergency rescue not expected

Client Reviews

TripadvisorGoogle-mapFacebook

Similar Trips

You May Also Like
Explore more