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Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

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Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour
Trip Duration 2 Days
Max-Altitude 1400
Group Size 1-15
Start & End Point Kathmandu
Trip Difficulty Easy
Best Season Spring and Autumn
Trip Price
US$ 200
US$ 150 Per Person
Trip Introduction

Overview of Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

Exploring Kathmandu’s spiritual and historical depth becomes a journey of enlightenment with the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour. This carefully designed 2-Day Tour is your passport to the heart of Nepal, spotlighting the seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites that are the soul of Kathmandu. It’s an intimate glimpse into the essence of Nepalese culture and spirituality, making it an essential expedition for anyone keen on history, spirituality, and cultural immersion.

Trip Schedule

Itinerary of Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

Jeep 7-9 hours
Accommodation Excluded
Meals Excluded
Max-altitude 1350

A Journey Through Kathmandu’s Spiritual and Historical Landmarks

Tour Start Time: 9 AM

Morning – Swayambhunath Stupa: Begin your Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour with a visit to the serene Swayambhunath Stupa, often called the Monkey Temple. Perched on a hill, it provides panoramic views of Kathmandu and offers a tranquil space for contemplation. Its ancient artefacts and the iconic stupa are central to the spiritual experience here.Kathmandu Day Tour Private (11)

Late Morning – Pashupatinath Temple: Next on our tour is the revered Pashupatinath Temple, a pivotal site for Hindu devotees. Situated along the Bagmati River, the temple’s grounds are alive with spiritual ceremonies and rituals, offering a glimpse into Hindu traditions. Its stunning architecture and the bustling cultural atmosphere are highlights of the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.Kathmandu Day Tour Private (10)

Afternoon – Boudhanath Stupa: Following lunch, we proceed to the peaceful Boudhanath Stupa, recognized as one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world. Engage in a kora with monks and pilgrims, circling the stupa in a meditative walk that radiates peace and spirituality, emblematic of Buddhist practices.Kathmandu Day Tour Private (14)

Late Afternoon – Kathmandu Durbar Square: Our last stop is Kathmandu Durbar Square, a testament to Nepal’s rich history and architectural grandeur. Explore the royal palace and surrounding temples that date back to the Malla kings, showcasing exquisite craftsmanship. This site beautifully wraps up the first day of the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour, offering insights into the city’s royal and cultural legacy.Kathmandu Day Tour

Evening: With the day’s journey complete, we return to our starting point. This exploration through Kathmandu’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites provides a deep dive into the city’s spiritual heart and historical depth, promising more adventures ahead.

Jeep 7-9 hours
Accommodation Excluded
Meals Excluded
Max-altitude 1400

Tour Start Time: 9 AM

Morning – Patan Durbar Square: Day two of the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour opens with Patan Durbar Square. Renowned for its architectural beauty and artistic treasures, Patan Durbar Square is a showcase of Newar craftsmanship. The square, alive with history, is surrounded by ancient temples and palaces, each telling its own story of Nepal’s past.Patan Kathmandu Day Tour

Late Morning – Bhaktapur Durbar Square: We then move to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a living museum of Nepalese culture and architecture. Bhaktapur, the ‘City of Devotees’, transports you in time with its well-preserved palaces, courtyards, and temples. Highlights include the iconic 55 Window Palace and the mesmerizing Golden Gate, making this stop a memorable part of our tour.Kathmandu Day Tour

Afternoon – Changunarayan Temple: Concluding our journey, Changunarayan Temple awaits atop a lush hillside, offering sweeping views of the Kathmandu Valley. This ancient temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is revered for its rich history and exquisite carvings. The serene surroundings and architectural grandeur provide a fitting finale to our cultural exploration.

Evening: With the tour’s conclusion, we return to Kathmandu, carrying the profound experiences and insights from visiting Nepal’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This journey through the heart of Nepal’s cultural and spiritual landscape promises to leave lasting impressions of its ancient beauty and traditions.


Added Insights

Includes/Excludes

What's Included?

  • Expert English-speaking Guide: Enjoy guided tours with an experienced guide fluent in English, covering all guide-related expenses for a comprehensive cultural experience.
  • Private Vehicle with All Expenses Covered: Experience seamless travel in a private vehicle, including fuel, parking, and tolls, ensuring a comfortable journey through Kathmandu’s historic sites.

What's Excluded?

  • Entrance Fees: Costs for entry to all tour sites are not included and must be covered by participants.
  • Food and Drinks: Meals and beverages are not provided as part of the tour package.
  • Tipping: Gratuities for the guide and driver are not included and are at the discretion of the participants.
Good to Know

Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour Information

Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour Highlights 

  • Swayambhunath Stupa’s Ancient Wisdom: Kick off the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour with the serene Swayambhunath Stupa, where spirituality meets panoramic views, offering a unique perspective of Kathmandu.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square’s Royal History: Delve into the heart of Nepal’s regal past at Kathmandu Durbar Square, a pivotal stop on the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour, showcasing splendid architecture and cultural depth.
  • Spiritual Journey at Pashupatinath Temple: Delve on a spiritual exploration at Pashupatinath Temple, a cornerstone of the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour, offering insights into Hindu rituals and architecture.
  • Peaceful Reflections at Boudhanath Stupa: Experience the tranquillity of Boudhanath Stupa, where peace and spirituality envelop you, making it a memorable part of the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.
  • Cultural Exploration at Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Discover the timeless beauty of Bhaktapur Durbar Square, where history and culture converge, highlighting the diverse heritage on the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.
  • Artistic Patan Durbar Square: Immerse yourself in the artistic ambience of Patan Durbar Square, where the legacy of Nepalese art and architecture shines, a key highlight of the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.
  • Changunarayan Temple’s Ancient Mystique: Conclude your tour at Changunarayan Temple, which offers a glimpse into Nepal’s ancient religious practices and art and is an essential finale to the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.

Swayambhunath Stupa

Known as the Monkey Temple, Swayambhunath is a beacon of peace and ancient wisdom atop a hill overlooking Kathmandu. It’s a key spiritual site for Buddhists, featuring a captivating stupa and prayer wheels, making it a highlight of the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour (1)

Kathmandu Durbar Square

This historic square is the heart of Kathmandu’s old town and was the royal Nepalese residence until the 19th century. With its palaces, courtyards, and temples, Kathmandu Durbar Square epitomizes the city’s rich cultural and architectural heritage, making it a must-visit on any Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour (2)

Pashupatinath Temple

Situated along the banks of the Bagmati River, Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Its intricate architectural beauty and the surrounding ghats where rituals are performed attract many visitors to the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

Boudhanath Stupa

One of the largest stupas in the world, Boudhanath is a symbol of enlightenment and a key pilgrimage site for Buddhists. The stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the most impressive sights on the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour (4)

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Located in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, this square is famous for its architectural marvels, including palaces, temples, and statues from the Malla period. Bhaktapur Durbar Square offers a glimpse into Nepal’s medieval history, making it a fascinating stop on the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour (6)

Patan Durbar Square

Known for its artistic atmosphere, Patan Durbar Square is surrounded by finely crafted temples and buildings. It’s particularly famous for its intricate metal and woodwork, a testament to the city’s historical importance as a centre for crafts and arts on the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour.Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour (5)

Changunarayan Temple

As the oldest temple in Kathmandu Valley, Changunarayan Temple is renowned for its rich decorations and historical artefacts, some dating back to the 4th century. This temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu, offers a serene and spiritual end to the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour, surrounded by forest and traditional Newari villages.Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour (7)

Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour Pricing

Explore the architectural marvels and spiritual sanctuaries of Kathmandu with our guided tour. Whether solo or with a group, we have tailored pricing options to fit your needs. Discover the cost breakdown below and choose the best fit for your journey into the heart of Nepal’s heritage.

Number of ParticipantsPrice Per Person
1 PersonUSD 300
2 peopleUSD 250
3 peopleUSD 200
4 peopleUSD 180
More than 4 PeopleUSD 150

Embrace the opportunity to witness the timeless wonders of Kathmandu’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites at a value that suits your group size. From solo explorers to larger groups, this tour offers an inclusive look at Nepal’s rich history, culture, and spirituality, ensuring an unforgettable experience for everyone.

Why Book the Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour?

  • Tailored Pricing: Flexible pricing options make it accessible for solo adventurers and groups.
  • Comprehensive Exploration: Visit all seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, including the renowned Durbar Squares, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa.
  • Expert Guidance: Led by experienced English-speaking guides, gain deeper insights into each site’s historical and cultural significance.

Secure your spot on this journey through Kathmandu’s history and spirituality. Contact us to book your Kathmandu UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour and start planning your adventure today!

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