Kathmandu UNESCO Tour

Price

USD 75

Trip Duration

1 Day

Trip Grade

Very Easy

Highest Altitude

1400m

Transportation

Private Car/Van

Group Size

1-30

Best Season

All around the year

Kathmandu UNESCO Tour Introduction

Kathmandu UNESCO Tour includes four major historical attractions of the capital city of Nepal Kathmandu which is known as the home of UNESCO. In & around about 30Km we have 7 sites in Kathmandu making it the highest density of UNESCO on earth. All the different historical attractions have their own different historical, mythological & architectural significance. Each of the sites has been built at different times in history by different proposes.

The tour can be a wonderful escape for a day to get lost in the deep history of the “city of Art & Architecture”, “city of Temples”, “City of Gods” or “The home of the living goddess”

The tour altogether takes about 5-6 hours depending on the time you spend on each monument but our highly qualified tour leader will be cooperating & we will make sure you will have plenty of time on each monument, the places you are visiting are below:-

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Highlights

  • Visit Swyambhunath(Monkey Temple)
  • Explore Patan Durbar Square, City of Fine Arts
  • Experience the life& Death at Pashupatinath Temple(Cremation Ceremony)
  • Immerse yourself in vibrant Bouddhanath Stupa
  • Culture & History of Kathmandu & Nepal
  • Guided Private Tour
  • Pick Up & Drop for the sightseeing

Outline Itinerary

  • Kathmandu Full Day Sightseeing

Detailed Itinerary

Kathmandu Full Day Sightseeing

  1. Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple):
    • Start your day with an early morning visit to Swayambhunath, an ancient stupa on a hilltop with panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley.
    • Can see the Himalayas from the top on the clear day
    • Explore the stupa and its surroundings, observing the prayer flags, stupas, and the iconic Buddha eyes.
    • A special place on the top where there are two different religious temples together at the same place(Hindu temple & Buddhist stupa)
    • These days the monument is known as the Monkey temple
  1. Patan Durbar Square:
    • Drive to Patan, an ancient city, (established in 1482AD & Unified in 1768AD), and explore Patan Durbar Square.
    • Known as the “city of art & architecture”
    • Visit Krishna Mandir, Patan Museum, and other historic structures with exquisite Newari architecture.
    • Beautiful courtyard, wood carvings, doors & struts
    • Taleju temple & surrounds
    • Patan is also famous for metal handicrafts like statues of gods & goddesses, healing bowls, jeawlleari, carpets & all the metal handicrafts.
  1. Pashupatinath Temple:
    • Head to Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. (only allows for Hindu people to go Inside)
    • Witness the cremation ceremony at ghats along the Bagmati River and explore the temple complex, which is known for its intricate architecture and religious significance.
    • You can witness the ceremony
    • The place to observe the whole human life moment in one place where people celebrate the life & death together in the same place
  2. Boudhanath Stupa:
    • After Pashupatinath, visit Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest Buddhist Stupas in Nepal and a focal point for Tibetan Buddhism in the region.
    • Attraction point for tourist
    • Walk around the stupa, spin the prayer wheels, and soak in the spiritual atmosphere.
    • Lots of lamas & Buddhist monk
    • Very famous for Tibetan Buddhism
    • Visit the Guru Lakhang monastery

Includes

  • Highly Professional City Guide
  • Private Car/Van transportation with an experienced driver
  • Hotel Pick up & Drop Off after the Tour
  • All 4 UNESCO Sites Visit
  • Briefing & commentary on all the sites

Excludes

  • Entrance fees for the sites
  • Shopping/souvenir
  • Tips for Guide&Driver

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in the private Kathmandu day tour package?
Our private Kathmandu day tour package includes transportation in a private vehicle, an experienced local guide, entrance fees to monuments and attractions, and lunch at a local restaurant.
How long does the tour last?
The tour typically lasts around 4-6 hours, starting in the morning and ending in the late afternoon. However, we can customize the duration according to your preferences.
What attractions are included in the tour?
The tour covers major attractions in Kathmandu such as Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Patan Durbar Square. However, we can tailor the itinerary based on your interests.
Is lunch provided during the tour?
Yes, we can provide the time for lunch at a local restaurant in the tour package. We offer a selection of authentic Nepali cuisine as well as international options.
Is transportation provided during the tour?
Yes, transportation in a private vehicle is included. Our experienced driver will pick you up from your hotel and drop you off after the tour.
Can I customize the tour itinerary?
Absolutely! We understand that everyone has different interests and preferences. You can customize the itinerary to include specific attractions or activities that you'd like to experience during your day tour.
How do I book the tour?
To book the private Kathmandu day tour, simply contact us via email or phone with your preferred date and group size. We'll confirm the availability and provide further details regarding the booking process.
What should I bring for the tour?
We recommend bringing comfortable walking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and a camera to capture the beautiful sights during the tour. It's also advisable to carry some cash for personal expenses, Lunch and souvenirs.
Is the tour suitable for children?
Yes, the tour is suitable for children. However, please let us know in advance if you're traveling with children so that we can make appropriate arrangements.
What is your cancellation policy?
Our cancellation policy varies depending on the circumstances. Please refer to our terms and conditions for detailed information regarding cancellations and refunds.

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