Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour

Tour Details

  • 3 Days(s)

  • Live Tour Guide

  • English, Hindi, Spanish, French Etc...

  • 1300 M

overview

This tour takes you on a short trip to the three major cities of Kathmandu valley, namely Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan and Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath temple. The squares present in these places list under UNESCO World Heritage Sites and these cities and their historical structures make the Kathmandu unique and significant; culturally as well as historically. Also, the three temples; stupas give you a look into the religious side of Kathmandu and Nepal as a whole.

If you are thinking of staying in Kathmandu for two or more days then you should go see and explore these places for you will get to study the rich culture of Kathmandu valley, the significant sculptures, structures and architectures and even the cultural tradition if you are lucky and come across different cultural events that happen around these areas. You can taste the local cuisines available there. These places have to offer you the chance to observe the local lifestyle and culture of Kathmandu at present and of past, in all its essence, so it is better not to miss it.

Tour Highlights

  • Savour the heritage sites present in Kathmandu
  • Enjoy the experience of Nepalese cultural lifestyle
  • Experience of colourful culture, exciting, graceful mountains & friendly people

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Itinerary

  • 5-6 Hours
  • Guest House

On this day, you will be taken around for a city tour and you will be assisted by our guide from Accessible Adventure. We start early as we head to Kathmandu Durbar Square where we can study the rich culture and history of Nepal closely. The main highlight of this place is the Kasthamandap Temple which is popular as the temple made up of a single tree. We move to the home of the living Goddess, Kumari and explore it.

We then move to Swoyambhunath which is one of the oldest shrines in Nepal and is revered by Buddhists. This Stupa also offers a viewpoint to see the Kathmandu city. Moreover, Swoyambhunath is listed under the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites. It is also known as the “monkey temple”.

After eating lunch, we go to the Pashupatinath temple. Non-Hindu people cannot get inside the temple but can explore the surrounding of the temple which has many shrines and monuments which extend on the sides of the river, Bagmati.

We continue our tour as we move to Boudhanath Stupa which is the biggest in Nepal and also comes under the UNESCO heritage sites’ list. This stupa is the focal point for Tibetan Buddhism here in Nepal. You can enjoy your time drinking Tibetan tea and exploring the area. You can buy souvenirs in the local shops too.

  • 5-6 Hours
  • Guest House

We start our day with a hot beverage as we first head to Bhaktapur city. This is a popular tourist spot in Kathmandu because of the serene cultural setting it has. You get the opportunity to enjoy the architecture and art forms here. From amazing pottery to stone and wood carvings, Bhaktapur has it all. The significant places in Bhaktapur that should not be missed include Nyatapola temple the national art gallery along with the fifty-five windows’ palace.

After Bhaktapur tour, we get lunch and head to Patan, also called Lalitpur. Patan is a major cultural hub in Kathmandu valley which is filled with amazing architectures, art, and religious spots. You get to explore the Krishna temple here and study the sculptures in the square present here. We get back to the hotel after having a wonderful time exploring these places.

  • 6-7 Hours
  • None

On this day, you will be provided with the wonderful opportunity to observe the folks of Kathmandu closely. The Newar people have inhabited Kathmandu for centuries and we can witness their amazing culture as well as tradition here in Kathmandu valley.

We reach a small town named Pharping, six kilometres away from the valley; this place is popular for its rich culture and unique lifestyle with scenic natural beauty. We can find a monastery here; it is believed that the Guru Rinpoche meditated here. Pharping is the entry point to the popular Hindu temple named Dakshinkali. We can go to CHovar gorge and the Manjushree park here.

We move to the historically significant Kirtipur now where we can see Newari neighbourhoods; we can taste the local cuisines and explore the age-old architecture. We can go visit the Bagh Bhairab Temple here.

We move to Gunmati and Khokana villages after having a great time at Kiritpur. The village tour is perfect for you to know about the lifestyle and history of ancient Nepal. The lifestyle here remains unchanged even after so much time has passed. There is a large population of Newars here.  The monuments are preserved by the locals and we can witness husbandry and farming techniques here.   This village is famous for authentic handmade garments as well as local mustard production. You will have a great time here away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

What’s included/excluded

Includes

  • Tour guide proficient in English (we also have different language guides) 
  • Private vehicle with driver.
  • City map 

Excludes

  • Airport roundabout tickets to your home 
  • Food and lodge 
  • Nepal visa charge
  • Entrance Fees

cancellation

In case of tour cancellation, you must let us know and inform beforehand in written to HopNepal; Before booking a holiday tour with Accessible Adventure, it is mandatory to agree and accept the following terms and conditions. This agreement is between you, the leader booker (henceforth referred to as “you”) and Accessible Adventure Travels & Tours Pvt. Ltd. (henceforth referred to as “Accessible Adventure”).

BOOKING, PAYMENT, AND REFUND

To book any trips which we have published at our website www.accessible-adventure.com, you should make 20% payment which is payable securely online through PayPal (all major credit and debit cards are accepted).

Note that no refund is available even if you do not make use of some facilities provided in the package. 

Good to know

Your entrance fees in monuments exclude.