- Explore several UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Visit the hole temple, Pashupatinath
- Do kora in Boudhanath Stupa
- Visit the Monkey Temple, Swaymabhunath
- Travel back in time in Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square
Kathmandu Heritage Tour will let you explore the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. You will visit all these monuments one after another. During the Kathmandu Heritage Tour, our highly experienced and knowledgeable guide will brief you about these monuments, the major events that happened here, and about the architecture. Kathmandu City Tour is the best way to know Nepal and its history.
During your visit to the monuments, you will get to know the rich history, art, and architecture of Nepal that cannot be found anywhere else. Every new landmark will offer you something distinctive. You will visit palaces, which used to be the royal residence back in the time. Very holy Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhnath Stupa. And, the Monkey Temple, Swayambhunath.
We, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition has designed our Kathmandu Heritage Tour itinerary professionally. You will be accompanied by a very professional and experienced guide. We assure you, with us, you will get the most authentic and best service. We will make sure that during your Kathmandu Heritage Tour 4 Days, you will enjoy and learn many things about Nepal.
Kathmandu Heritage Tour landmark
Located on the eastern part of Kathmandu Valley on Bagmati River, Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest temples of Hindus. It is a very famous and important pilgrimage site that is visited by thousands of devotees every year. The entire temple premises includes 518 temples with one main temple that are only allowed to enter by Hindus. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple is built in the 5th century and later renovated by Malla Kings.
Located 100 km in the northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, Boudhnath Stupa is the largest stupa in Nepal and South Asia. The stupa is located on the ancient trade route that goes to Tibet. The stupa is made to replicate the Gyangtse of Tibet in a mandala design. In the 8th century, the Boudhnath Stupa was renovated by Licchhavi rulers. You will see a pair of watching eyes on each side of the stupa that symbolizes awareness.
Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple. Situated on a hilltop, this landmark is very famous among tourists. You will need to walk on numerous stone staircase to reach the top. The entire complex consists of several temples and shrines. Among them, some dating back to the Licchavi period. From the top of the temple, you will get to see a nice view of the city. The temple is believed to be built by King Manadeva.
Three Durbar Squares
Three durbar squares include Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square. All of these durbar squares used to be the royal residence back in the days. Here, you will explore temples, shrines, palaces, courtyards, and museums. You will get to know a lot about Nepal during your visit to these monuments.
Culture & Ethnic Diversity
Kathmandu is one of the biggest and main cities of Nepal. Here, people from all over Nepal resides either for job or education. People here are kind and helpful. During the Kathmandu tour, you will visit several temples, monasteries, shrines, and palaces. All of those you will present to you the rich culture and tradition of Nepalese people.
Difficulty and Altitude Sickness
Kathmandu Tour is an easy activity. You will not gain any kind of elevation, therefore, there is no risk of altitude sickness.
Transportation and Bag Pack
During Kathmandu Heritage Tour, you will drive from one monument to another through a private tourist van.
Here is the list of things that you should carry during Kathmandu Heritage Tour:
- Pair of hiking pants and casual pants
- Casual outfits
- Sun hat
- Toiletries (hand sanitizer, sunblock, towel, sanitary napkins, etc)
- Miscellaneous (camera, extra batteries, journal, bars, etc)
Food and Accommodation during Kathmandu Heritage Tour
During a tour in Kathmandu, you will stay in a 3-star hotel or as per your budget. The room will come with breakfast. You will get a welcome dinner and farewell dinner as complementary. Other meals are on your choice. You can dine in any restaurant and cafes available in Thamel.
Best time to go on Kathmandu Heritage Tour
You can go on the Kathmandu Heritage Tour throughout the year. There is no such thing as the best time. However, be careful during monsoon because it can make the tour less fun.
Kathmandu Heritage Tour cost
Kathmandu Heritage Tour cost can differ from one travel company to another. The cost will involve monument entry permits, your stay in a hotel with breakfast, and guide expenses. Things like tips, travel insurance, and personal expenses are not included in the cost. You can get in touch to know more about the Kathmandu Tour cost.
- Ask your guide about the monuments and history behind them
- Do look for no photo signs as there are places that not allow taking photos
- Do taste local food