Kathmandu Culture & Heritage Tour- 4 Days
Nepal is an enigmatic country in South Asia bestowed with unique culture and heritage deep rooted since time immemorial. This Himalayan country is not only renowned for adventures but also enriched with cultural and religious heritage along with enticing natural beautiful Himalayas. In our Kathmandu Culture & Heritage holiday package we have included as many cultural, religious and historical spots recognized by UNESCO world heritage sites which reflect the richness and diversity of the Nepalese culture. Nepal is also known as a living cultural museum in the world.
Kathmandu Culture & Heritage package tour includes exploration of the vibrant Kathmandu valley including Patan and Bhaktapur with extraordinary collection of ancient architecture and temples, statues and narrow winding colorful streets. In Nepal, Hinduism and Buddhism are the two main religions. Both are co-existed and co-related down the ages and many Hindu temples share the same complex as Buddhist shrines. Hindu and Buddhist worshipers regard the same god with different names while performing religious rites. This package will focus your journey on the major world heritage sites such as listed by UNESCO. If you are visiting Nepal for the first time than Kathmandu Culture & Heritage Tour will fulfill all your expectations that you have read and heard about culture and Heritage of Nepal..
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1300m/4,265ft.) & transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport you will be greeted by Himalayan Mantra representative and transferred to hotel. This day there is no any tour activity unless requested. Depending on your arrival time in Kathmandu, you may spend rest of the day at leisure. A short briefing is held in the hotel lobby for your next day tour program. Overnight in hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
After breakfast at the hotel you will proceed for sightseeing tour of Kathmandu city which is the capital city of Nepal and the largest metropolis of the country by area. You will visit the following places.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: It is historic seat of royalty. The durbar square, with its old temples and places, epitomizes the religious and culture life of the people. We will visit here around 2 hours and after that we will back to hotel and enjoy evening dinner.
Pashupatinath Temple: Situated five kilometers east Kathmandu. The temple of Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath with two tied golden roof and easily see the temple and the activities preformed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati River. We will visit hereÂ for 1 hour.
Bouddhanath: This Stupa of Bouddhanath lies eight kilometers east of central Kathmandu. This colossal and ancient Stupa is one of the biggest in the world. We will visit here forÂ 1 hour.
Patan: In Patan you will visit ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The Patan Durbar square consists of three main Chowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk..Other attraction is Krishna Mandir which was built in the seventeenth century, dedicated toÂ Lord Krishna
Day 03: Kathmandu & Bhaktapur Sightseeing
Morning breakfast will be followed by sightseeing tour of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur cities. Today you will visit the following places.
Swayambu Nath Temple: This is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist Chaityas. It is said to be 2000 years old. Painted on the four sides of the spire bases are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is three kilometers away from Kathmandu city and is situated on a hillock. Here you will spend about 2 hours.
Bhaktapur: The major sightseeing places in Bhaktapur include: DURBAR SQUARE: The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces like the Lion Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the picture Gallery, the golden Gate, the 55 windows, the Batsala temple and the Bell of Barking dogs, etc. The statue of the king Bhupatendra Malla in the act of worship is placed on a column facing the palace. Of the many statues available in Nepal this is considered to be the most magnificent.
Day 04: Final Departure
A representative from Himalayan Mantra will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight time.
- All airport transfer on arrival/ departure
- 3 nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on twin sharing BB Plan
- Guided sightseeing tour with an English speaking tour leader as per program
- All necessary government taxes including VAT
- All necessary monument entrance fees
- All private transport as per itinerary
- International airfare
- Nepal entry visa
- Lunch and dinner
- Single supplement in hotel if required
- Travel insurance, expenses of personal nature, extra program other than itinerary, drinks, liquors, tip to the staffs etc.
- Travel and Medical insurance
Tour Name: Kathmandu Culture & Heritage
Total Duration: 4 Days
Tour Grade: Easy
Type of Accommodation: Hotel on B/B plan
Best Season: Spring/ Autumn/winter
Mode of Travel: Private land transport
Highlights: Culture and Heritage
Group Size: Min.2 and above
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