Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour takes you around Kathmandu “the City of Temples and Monuments” and its SEVEN UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites — A Day is Not Enough !!!
Nepal, though a very small country, is a home of 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Nonetheless, Kathmandu, the Capital city of Nepal is illustrated by seven world Heritages that include – The Buddhist Stupas of Boudhanath and Swayambhunath. The ancient Hindu temples of Pashupatinath and Changu-Narayan. The Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. All these Heritage Sites are our landmark that has so much to do with Nepal’s historical and cultural significance. Kathmandu World Heritage sites Tour takes you into this spiritual excursion which is away from the world.
Positioned at the foothills of the high Himalayas and vibrant hills Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal displays these seven magical inheritances. Kathmandu’s world heritage sites tour certainly reflects on the unique culture, ancient history, and the amazing legacies. All these are there for ages and has been preserved ever since with admiration and significance. All these unique heritages reflect the genuine harmony between Hinduism and Buddhism that prospered in Nepal since ages. These monuments reveal the exceptional cultural traditions, the incomparable craftsmanship, and the unique architecture. They are remarkable evidence of our traditional evolution that has indeed traveled a long way amid now civilization.
Feel The beauty of local Kathmandu :
However, Visiting these places gives anyone a real sense of serenity and comfort. All these ancient monuments produce a strong magical inspiration leaving anyone with ultimate tour experience. These landmarks are uniquely special that has indeed a deep cultural significance. It’s equally quite surprising to see these stunning prehistoric legacies amid busy and lively Kathmandu city. Furthermore, a day isn’t enough to adore all these seven sites. We recommend to take it slow and easy to benefit and to understand the mysticism, unique history and mythology behind this antique inheritances. Consequently, we recommend at last of two days for Kathmandu world heritage sites tour.
Special discount for the Group of 4 or above !!
Tour to Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa – drive back to the hotel.
Tour to Changu-Narayan Temple, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square – drive back to the hotel
The given itinerary and the schedule are subject to alteration as per the circumstances under diverse factors such as weather conditions, political issues, festivals on major city areas, transportation issues, etc. Under the unpredictability of circumstances, for your security concern, the tour may likely to delay, reschedule or postpone
Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour:
Compared to most, Nepal, though a very small country is a home of 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Kathmandu, the Capital city of Nepal is illustrated by seven world Heritages that includes – The Buddhist Stupas of Boudhanath and Swayambhunath, The ancient Hindu temples of Pashupatinath and Changu-Narayan and The Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. All these Heritage Sites are our landmark that has so much to do with Nepal’s’ historical and cultural significance.
Equivalent to Varanasi in India on the sacred River the Ganges, Pashupatinath situated at the bank of the sacred river Bagmati happens to be one of the most famous pilgrimage sites of Hindu faith. Various legends link to this mesmerizing temple. Hindus and Buddhists from around the world visit the temple every year to pay homage to Lord Shiva, Hindus’ highest divinity. During the Maha-Shivaratri festival that falls around February/March thousands of devotees from around the world including locals come to honor Lord Shiva – this is when Pashupatinath is livelier than any-other special occasions. Besides, the festival of Teej, observed by the Nepal women is another occurrence of significance which is passionately celebrated. It’s a temple where anyone can witness a traditional cremation which is a daily activity yet the serenity is impressive.
Boudhanath, stand 8 km from center Kathmandu and happens to be one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world. There are too many legends to speak of in regards to the foundation of this stupa. Also known as the Stupa of Enlightenment, Boudhanath is a very significant monument for Buddhists. This Heritage site has an exceptional charm of its own that has always persuaded anyone to have faith in its power of serenity.
Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Centered in Kathmandu, Kathmandu Durbar Square was badly affected by the major earthquake of April 2015, yet it has so much to offer with its unusual monuments and temples giving you ample history of the Newars architectural and craftsmanship skills. This ancient royal capital of Nepal has never failed to impress the visitors with its sophisticated wood carvings, stunning monuments, and rich history. It’s where Kathmandu’s living goddess, Kumari resides, where the tantric blending of Newari, Hindu and Buddhist beliefs all join together. There is a saying that a day isn’t enough to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square.
Very popularly known as the ‘Monkey Temple’ among the tourist Swyambhunath Stupa stands high up on the ridge with the grandiose panoramic view of the city and the surrounding hills. Legend speaks of it being an island with the eternal flame and Kathmandu is a lake which was later drained by the God of Wisdom, Manjushree. This is the reason why it is said that the Glory of Kathmandu started from Swyambhunath temple. Swyambhunath which means “self-Existent” or ‘Self Born’ is a perfect place to see the blend between Hindu and Buddhist that exist in harmony in Nepal.
DAY 02 Changunarayan :
19 km away from the Capital city of Kathmandu exquisitely located among the traditional terraced fields and lush forest of Bhaktapur is the Changu Narayan temple that dates back to as early as 3000 years. It is historic and the oldest temple found to date in Nepal and is listed as the World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the living museum of Changu Narayan temple bores the ancient history of the Lichchavi Dynasty.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square:
Bhaktapur, the world heritage site and one among the 3 royal cities of Nepal is another great attraction. Bhaktapur, very popularly known as ‘Nepal’s Cultural Gem’ is an open museum with its majestic monuments, ancient craftsmanship and exceptional edifices cherished for their exquisite artworks. Arriving at Bhaktapur instantaneously drifts everyone back to the ancient era with its primitive ambiance setting. Furthermore, Bhaktapur is surrounded by mountains and provides a magnificent view of the Himalayas. This living heritage of Bhaktapur gives you the ancient history of the Malla Dynasty and their artistry skill.
Patan Durbar Square:
Situated in the heart of the city Patan Durbar Square is one among the 3 royal cities beside Kathmandu and Bhaktapur is yet another attraction that gives you the ancient history of Malla Dynasty, its ancient palaces, temples, and their exquisite carvings. The city is known for its rich tradition of arts and handicrafts and as the birthplace of master craftsmen and artists such as Arniko and Kuber Singh Shakya. The city of Patan is believed to have been built in the 3rd century B.C. by the Kirat dynasty. It was expanded by Lichhavis in the 6th century A.D. and again by the Mallas in the medieval period. The Malla kings ruled Kathmandu Valley until the ascension of the Shah dynasty.
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