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World Heritage Tour

Are you ready for knowing the potential of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal? For ages, Kathmandu has been the famous place that highlights the Nepalese culture, unity and ancient glory. Even when visiting the places in Kathmandu is often, people never give importance to what the places actually stand for. This is your chance to discover what the places signify in a day’s time from your busy schedule.

Group size: 2 to 12 Max-Altitude: 1400
Destination: Nepal Fitness level: Low 
Arrival on: Kathmandu Departure from: Kathmandu
Meals: Culture Dinner
Accommodation: None

Trip Introduction

Have you ever wondered the myth about the capital city of any country? Kathmandu is named the capital city of Nepal for its exceptional featuring of Nepal’s archaeology, civilization and culture. Grasp the chance to rest your eyes at a number of UNESCO listed world heritage sites. with our world heritage tour. Four of the heritage sites are must visit sites.

Kathmandu Durbar Square sets your vision on the handmade art of ancient Nepal culture with the hint of the lifestyle of late kings of Malla and Shah Dynasty in Nepal. It is proved by the sculptures, monuments, temples around the area. Hanuman Dhoka, Taleju Mandir, Hanuman Temple, Royal Palace, and Kal Bhairab temple are major attractions of the place. You should surely visit the home of sacred lord Shiva, Parvati and the living goddess, Kumari. The place is so divine even an atheist would believe in God for the breathtaking view.

Swoyambhunath, on the other hand, is a place known for religious harmony. It is also termed “The Monkey Temple”. To know the inception of the civilization of Nepal on the bed of a lotus, take around at the place. The serene place has Mani walls and prayer wheels all over the place. You can also take pictures of monkeys in the temple. In addition, you can also see the Harati Temple and Saraswati temple for the Hindus. You can also position yourself to view the beautiful Kathmandu from atop a hill.

With that, the Pashupati temple also fulfils your religious interests, as it is a holy place for the Hindus to calm their souls. Many people get salvation from this place. You can actually see some wildlife if you go inside the jungle of Pashupati area.

Bouddhanath is a Buddhist stupa, which is one of the largest in South Asia. Come and calm yourselves in the beautiful place that is a result of the unity of the locals after the major earthquake that hit Nepal in 2015. You should surely try to discover various cuisines of Tibet famous in Bouddhanath.

Briefly, the Kathmandu Heritage tour will associate you to four famous UNESCO world heritage sites to make you familiar to the potential of Nepal.

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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square

After your early morning breakfast, representative of Nepal Big Mountain will pick you up for your religious day. Kathmandu Durbar square is one of the sites built by the late kings that are filled with the handmade arts Asians are famous worldwide for. Kathmandu Durbar Square sets your vision on the handmade art of ancient Nepal culture with the hint of the lifestyle of late kings of Malla and Shah Dynasty in Nepal in the 12th to the 18th century. The sculptures, monuments, temples around the area prove this point. Hanuman Dhoka, Taleju Mandir, Hanuman Temple, Royal Palace, and Kal Bhairab temple are major attractions of the place. You should surely visit the home of sacred lord Shiva, Parvati and the living goddess, Kumari. The place is so divine even an atheist would believe in God for the breathtaking view.

Major attractions:

  • The inception of your religious journey
  • Amaze yourself knowing the lifestyle of the late kings
  • Set your eyes on handmade arts Asians are famous worldwide for
  • Visit the home of sacred lord Shiva, Parvati and the living goddess, Kumari
  • Fulfil your religious interests from Hanuman Dhoka, Taleju Mandir, Hanuman Temple, and Kal Bhairab temple

Included meals: Breakfast

Day 1: Sightseeing in Swayambhu

Next, you will proceed to Swayambhu from the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Swoyambhunath is also known as the monkey temple and the temple that joins the Buddhist as well as Hindu culture. This will be a perfect day for your wonderful journey to Nepal giving you a hint of unity in diversity. You will get the opportunity to see the life cycle of Buddha carved in stones and various sculptures. The serene place has Mani walls and prayer wheels all over the place. You can also take pictures of monkeys in the temple. In addition, you can also see the Harati Temple and Saraswati temple for the Hindus. You can also position yourself to view the beautiful Kathmandu from atop a hill.

Major attractions:

  • Wonderful journey giving you a hint of unity in diversity
  • Opportunity to see the life cycle of Buddha carved in stones and various sculptures
  • Calm your soul in the serene place having Mani walls and prayer wheels all over the place
  • Bow down in the Harati Temple and the Saraswati temple for the Hindus
  • The vision of the Kathmandu from atop a hill

Included meals: Breakfast

Day 1: Sightseeing in Pashupati

After Swayambhu, you visit Pashupatinath, a famous temple that is visited by the Hindus as a sacred place. Pashupati is also famous for the monkeys. Pashupati Nath Temple is home to Lord Shiva. It has greater religious significance and has numerous Hindu deities around. You can feel the ambience of a sacred place here and watch the traditions of Hindu. You can examine the Baghmati River as well.

Major attractions:

  • Greater religious significance and has numerous Hindu deities around
  • Examine the Baghmati River as well.
  • Famous for the monkeys as Pashupati stands for the king of animals
  • Home to Lord Shiva
  • Place where people get salvation

Included meals: Breakfast

Day 1: Sightseeing in Bouddhanath

Moving on, you go to the last destination of the day, Bouddhanath. Bouddhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in South Asia. You can see Tibetan monasteries around it and explore stupa built in Buddhist style. The serene place has Mani walls and prayer wheels all over the place. Along with this, you can enjoy and discover various cuisines of Tibet.

Major attractions:

  • Explore one of the largest stupas in South Asia
  • See Tibetan monasteries around the stupa built in Buddhist style
  • Delight yourself in the serene place having Mani walls and prayer wheels all over the place
  • Enjoy and discover various cuisines of Tibet
  • Return from the religious visit with a satiated soul

Included meals: Breakfast

Important Note

Nepal Big Mountain Travel prioritizes your safety first. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Weather conditions, the health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

In any case, specified language speaking guides are unavailable, Nepal Big Mountain provides English speaking guide for your meaningful travel.

Included in the Cost

  • Experienced English/Chinese/Spanish/Hindi speaking tour guide
  • Guide fees, government taxes and office service charges
  • Welcome dinner – Nepali cultural cuisine with a cultural dance performance
  • All entrance fees
  • Sim Card
  • Airport pickups, transfers to hotel and drops in a private vehicle
  • All transportation charges as mentioned in the itinerary
  • One bottle of mineral water daily during a city tour
  • All accommodations throughout the journey in twin sharing basis
  • General first aid kits
  • Drive to sightseeing area – Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhu Temple, and Bouddhanath Temple

Not Included in the Cost

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips (Tipping is expected)
  • All other services not included in the itinerary
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Extra Food and Beverages
  • Optional: USD 25 per person per day for the provision of lunch and dinner in city tours

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Accommodations

None

Meals

The meals also provide you with a slight pinch of cultural taste. It comprises of welcome dinner and breakfast. Firstly, welcome embraces the refreshments after you reach the arrival destination, Kathmandu. Secondly, you can enjoy the traditional Nepali cuisine that is a blend of rice, lentils, vegetables, and pickle. We respect and provide the choice of vegetarian or non-vegetarian food. Lastly, breakfast consists of organic tea or fresh plump of organic fruits. You are given a choice of a range of bakeries and cookies.

The trip excludes the dinner so that you can explore the multiple choices of cuisines in Nepal without being bound by the travel agency. However, you can choose meals according to your preferences excluding the provision at your own expense.

Considering the difficulties in searching for appropriate places for eating, Nepal Big Mountain also provides a provision of lunch and dinner for the minimum amount of extra USD 25 per person per day.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Any interested aspirant can join the trip since it includes a short distance walk only. There is maximum convenience for the people who travel. Main pros of this trip are that it is suitable for any being who is an enthusiast on the tour for a meaningful journey. However, the traveller must specify any kinds of sickness, diseases, allergies or phobias before the trip because Nepal Big Mountain believes every traveller needs to be under the perfect care and guidance to enjoy the trip with the best convenience possible. Children, youngsters, adults, or elders, anyone is welcomed with open arms. In spite of this, the children and elders are to be under the guidance of their guardian.

Best Time to Travel

Classic Nepal tour welcomes its guests any time of the year, as the weather is well suited in all seasons. Along with it, the trip is a blend of adventure and culture in a short with great comfort. There is a rush of tourists during their vacations. It is suggested that you visit in the month of September-November as you can enjoy the spring weather with the biggest occasion of Nepal that lasts a month, Dashain and Tihar. You can experience the kites flying in the clear sky. Likewise, you will be able to view a lighted city that will warm your hearts at night.

Additional Information

Altogether, this is a trip of one day. However, if you are interested in customized trips, contact us. You can get some concession for group booking. Please contact Nepal Big Mountain for the group rates via email to info@nbmtravel.com. You must specify any kinds of a health condition that may have a negative effect on the traveller at an earlier stage before booking. This trip will provide you with the opportunity to visit wonderful UNESCO listed world heritage sites. All four-heritage sites are located in Kathmandu within the periphery of 5 km distance from Thamel. You will visit ancient temples of 12th to the 18th century.

Tips are also expected from the traveller if the tour guides show satisfactory performance.