Kathmandu Cultural Heritage Tour

  • 01 Day(s)
  • Easy
  • 1,315m/4,314ft
  • US$90

Kathmandu Cultural Heritage Day Tour

Trip Highlights

Full day tour of famous temples-stupas and monasteries of historical importance. Visiting ancient cultural places around world heritage sites of great interest. Exploring best spots of Kathmandu city within its old tradition and full of colorful life.

Trip Overviews: an exciting day tour of famed Pashupatinath-Bouddhanath-Swayambhunath and Durbar square’

Kathmandu cultural heritage day tour a great fascinating day tour of 4-5 hours duration in the comfort of spacious seated vehicles lead by our Nepal Spirit Adventure expert guides showing you the wonders of medieval period Kathmandu.

Although Kathmandu a busy commercial and a capital city of Nepal, but still retains its old traditional way of life in the backdrop of ancient culture with historical and religious sites.

Kathmandu cultural heritage day tour leads you to impressive old Durbar (palace) square, temples and monasteries all listed as world heritage sites. Perhaps Nepal the only country in Asia with most of the world best heritage sites which includes countless of historical monuments blending well of both religions Hinduism and Buddhism.

Full Day Tour Detail:
In Kathmandu with morning sightseeing tour at places of interest around Kathmandu cultural heritage day tour, exploring local culture and way of life as it was for past hundreds of years. Morning after breakfast our expert city guide will take you on a tour of great delights with full of interest.

Pashupatinath Temple
Kathmandu cultural heritage day tour starts visiting holy and ancient Pashupatinath temple, a pagoda style Hindu temple with gilt roofing and richly carved silver doors dedicated to Lord Shiva situated at the bank of the holy Bagmati River. One of the most sacred temples in the entire Hindu world, Pashupatinath Temple is the nerve center of pilgrimage on the day of shiva-ratri (Shiva’s birth anniversary).

The small religious town houses the great temple is known as Debpatan and is situated 5 kilometers east of the capital city. Only Hindus are permitted to enter the main courtyard of the temple. Non-Hindu tourists can view the temple from the eastern side of the Bagmati River.

Bouddhanath Stupa
After a great moment a short drive leads to Bouddhanath also known as ‘Little Tibet’ where Tibetan origin people are seen.

Bouddhanath huge dome shaped stupa, stands as largest Buddhist shrine of South Asia. The ancient colossal chortens was built in the 6th century A.D. by King Man Deb. It rests on a series of three terraces and from the bird's eye view it takes the relevant shape or of a lotus flower which indeed remains a very holy object for all the devout Buddhists of the world.

The chortens is surrounded by a circular market, which forms a part of Tibet town. In this case, also the four pairs of the Buddha's eyes give a vivid flash to the four cardinal directions, meaning to keep a diligent watch over the people and their commitments all day all night. The chortens embraces the authentic philosophy of Mahayana the faith of which is known as Lamaism in Sikkim, Ladakh, Bhutan and Tibet.

"Afternoon (after lunch) tour of Kathmandu Durbar (palace) Square and Swayambhunath"

Kathmandu Durbar Square
Where you will be overwhelmed in the midst of countless monuments around Kathmandu Durbar Square. The house of the Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), the ferocious Kal Bhairab, the red monkey god, and hundreds of erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the Square! The buildings here are the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty, and they resulted from the great rivalry between the three palaces of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur.

The Square teems with colorful life with Kastamandap a rest house, built with the wood of a single tree and is the source from which the Kathmandu Valley got its name. Nearby are great drums which were beaten to announce royal decrees. All woodcarvings, statues, and architecture in this area are exceptionally fine, and Kathmandu Durbar Square is among the most important sights for travelers to see.

The complex also houses the Tribhuvan Museum that carries the mementoes of different Shah Kings. Other places of interests with the square are Akash Bhairab Temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Temple of Kumari, Kastha-Mandap.

Swayambhunath
After a glorious moment a short drive leads west of Kathmandu suburb visit of ancient Swayambhunath, the oldest and a landmark of Nepal also known as Monkey Temple to foreigners. Believed to be 25 centuries old and stands as one of the world's oldest Buddhist Chaitiya.

The Great Stupa of Syambhunath is the wonder that was Nepal, the glory that was Nepal. It is indeed listed a World Heritage for Site to prove that it serves as the nerve center of faithful worship for all the devout philosophy of Vajrayana in particular and honors Lord Adi-Buddha. It is dedicated to the self - originating flame God.

The stupa, which forms the salient structure, is well composed of a solid hemisphere of terra - cotta bricks and soil supporting a cornice of copper and gilt. Painted on the four -sided based of spiral are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha, keeping an eternal watch on the Valley distinguishing between vice and virtue. It is some two miles west of Kathmandu city proper across the holy Bishnumati River.

This stupa situated on the top of a hillock, it is about 500 feet above the level of the Valley. The whole hill is a mosaic of small Chaitiya and pagoda temples possessing great five Mahayana (Lamaism) and one Hinyana (Theravadas). On the hill located another important Buddhist shrine; it is called Manjushree. This Chinese Buddha is the God of Knowledge.

Kathmandu cultural day tour concludes with a short drive back to your hotel.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 : Kathmandu cultural heritage sightseeing tour.

Booking and Departure Dates

Departure Note

Kathmandu cultural heritage tour departs everyday from Kathmandu. Private city tour is best suited for couples, families, work colleagues and small groups of friends. Customized itineraries are available as per your travel require. You can select your own trip starting date for 2017 | 2018 as per your suitable Nepal holiday. For further details information please contact us

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23 February, 2018 23 February, 2018 Available USD 90
27 February, 2018 27 February, 2018 Available USD 90
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02 March, 2018 02 March, 2018 Available USD 90
07 March, 2018 07 March, 2018 Available USD 90
13 March, 2018 13 March, 2018 Available USD 90
19 March, 2018 19 March, 2018 Available USD 90
25 March, 2018 25 March, 2018 Available USD 90
30 March, 2018 30 March, 2018 Available USD 90
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03 April, 2018 03 April, 2018 Available USD 90
06 April, 2018 06 April, 2018 Available USD 90
11 April, 2018 11 April, 2018 Available USD 90
14 April, 2018 14 April, 2018 Available USD 90
18 April, 2018 18 April, 2018 Available USD 90
21 April, 2018 21 April, 2018 Available USD 90
25 April, 2018 25 April, 2018 Available USD 90
28 April, 2018 28 April, 2018 Available USD 90
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02 May, 2018 02 May, 2018 Available USD 90
05 May, 2018 05 May, 2018 Available USD 90
09 May, 2018 09 May, 2018 Available USD 90
12 May, 2018 12 May, 2018 Available USD 90
16 May, 2018 16 May, 2018 Available USD 90
19 May, 2018 19 May, 2018 Available USD 90
23 May, 2018 23 May, 2018 Available USD 90
26 May, 2018 26 May, 2018 Available USD 90
30 May, 2018 30 May, 2018 Available USD 90
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02 June, 2018 02 June, 2018 Available USD 90
08 June, 2018 08 June, 2018 Available USD 90
14 June, 2018 14 June, 2018 Available USD 90
20 June, 2018 20 June, 2018 Available USD 90
26 June, 2018 26 June, 2018 Available USD 90
30 June, 2018 30 June, 2018 Available USD 90
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02 July, 2018 02 July, 2018 Available USD 90
06 July, 2018 06 July, 2018 Available USD 90
11 July, 2018 11 July, 2018 Available USD 90
15 July, 2018 15 July, 2018 Available USD 90
19 July, 2018 19 July, 2018 Available USD 90
24 July, 2018 24 July, 2018 Available USD 90
28 July, 2018 28 July, 2018 Available USD 90
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02 August, 2018 02 August, 2018 Available USD 90
07 August, 2018 07 August, 2018 Available USD 90
11 August, 2018 11 August, 2018 Available USD 90
15 August, 2018 15 August, 2018 Available USD 90
18 August, 2018 18 August, 2018 Available USD 90
22 August, 2018 22 August, 2018 Available USD 90
25 August, 2018 25 August, 2018 Available USD 90
29 August, 2018 29 August, 2018 Available USD 90
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03 September, 2018 03 September, 2018 Available USD 90
07 September, 2018 07 September, 2018 Available USD 90
12 September, 2018 12 September, 2018 Available USD 90
15 September, 2018 15 September, 2018 Available USD 90
18 September, 2018 18 September, 2018 Available USD 90
22 September, 2018 22 September, 2018 Available USD 90
26 September, 2018 26 September, 2018 Available USD 90
29 September, 2018 29 September, 2018 Available USD 90
Start Date End Date Status Cost  
02 October, 2018 02 October, 2018 Available USD 90
05 October, 2018 05 October, 2018 Available USD 90
09 October, 2018 09 October, 2018 Available USD 90
12 October, 2018 12 October, 2018 Available USD 90
16 October, 2018 16 October, 2018 Available USD 90
20 October, 2018 20 October, 2018 Available USD 90
24 October, 2018 24 October, 2018 Available USD 90
27 October, 2018 27 October, 2018 Available USD 90
30 October, 2018 30 October, 2018 Available USD 90
Start Date End Date Status Cost  
02 November, 2018 02 November, 2018 Available USD 90
06 November, 2018 06 November, 2018 Available USD 90
10 November, 2018 10 November, 2018 Available USD 90
14 November, 2018 14 November, 2018 Available USD 90
18 November, 2018 18 November, 2018 Available USD 90
22 November, 2018 22 November, 2018 Available USD 90
26 November, 2018 26 November, 2018 Available USD 90
30 November, 2018 30 November, 2018 Available USD 90
Start Date End Date Status Cost  
04 December, 2018 04 December, 2018 Available USD 90
08 December, 2018 08 December, 2018 Available USD 90
12 December, 2018 12 December, 2018 Available USD 90
15 December, 2018 15 December, 2018 Available USD 90
18 December, 2018 18 December, 2018 Available USD 90
22 December, 2018 22 December, 2018 Available USD 90
26 December, 2018 26 December, 2018 Available USD 90
29 December, 2018 29 December, 2018 Available USD 90

Trip Note

  • We use best experienced guide  for the Kathmandu city sightseeing tours.
  • We can make tailor made trips depend on your budget & time.
  • Transportation  & group size can make cost difference.
  • Best quote for big groups, Travel Agency, family and students.

Day 01Kathmandu cultural heritage sightseeing tour. In Kathmandu with morning sightseeing tour at places of interest around Kathmandu Cultural Heritage Tour, exploring local culture and way of life as it was for past hundreds of years. Morning after breakfast our expert city guide will take you on a tour of great delights with full of interest. Morning tour starts visiting holy and ancient Pashupatinath Temple, a pagoda style Hindu temple with gilt roofing and richly carved silver doors dedicated to Lord Shiva situated at the bank of the holy Bagmati River. One of the most sacred temples in the entire Hindu world, Pashupatinath Temple is the nerve center of pilgrimage on the day of shiva-ratri (Shiva’s birth anniversary) The small religious town houses the great temple is known as Debpatan and is situated 5 kilometers east of the capital city. Only Hindus are permitted to enter the main courtyard of the temple. Non-Hindu tourists can view the temple from the eastern side of the Bagmati River. After a great moment a short drive leads to Bouddhanath also known as ‘Little Tibet’ where Tibetan origin people are seen. Bouddhanath huge dome shaped Stupa, stands as largest Buddhist shrine of South Asia. The ancient colossal chortens was built in the 6th century A.D. by King Man Deb. It rests on a series of three terraces and from the bird's eye view it takes the relevant shape or of a lotus flower which indeed remains a very holy object for all the devout Buddhists of the world. The chortens is surrounded by a circular market, which forms a part of Tibet town. In this case, also the four pairs of the Buddha's eyes give a vivid flash to the four cardinal directions, meaning to keep a diligent watch over the people and their commitments all day all night. The chortens embraces the authentic philosophy of Mahayana the faith of which is known as Lamaism in Sikkim, Ladakh, Bhutan and Tibet. Afternoon (after lunch) tour of Kathmandu Durbar (palace) Square and Swayambhunath. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Where you will be overwhelmed in the midst of countless monuments around Kathmandu Durbar Square. The house of the Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), the ferocious Kal Bhairab, the red monkey god, and hundreds of erotic carvings are a few examples of the sights at the Square! The buildings here are the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty, and they resulted from the great rivalry between the three palaces of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. The Square teems with colorful life with Kastamandap a rest house, built with the wood of a single tree and is the source from which the Kathmandu Valley got its name. Nearby are great drums which were beaten to announce royal decrees. All woodcarvings, statues, and architecture in this area are exceptionally fine, and Kathmandu Durbar Square is among the most important sights for travelers to see. The complex also houses the Tribhuvan Museum that carries the mementoes of different Shah Kings. Other places of interests with the square are Akash Bhairab Temple, Hanuman Dhoka, Temple of Kumari, Kastha-Mandap. After a glorious moment a short drive leads west of Kathmandu suburb visit of ancient Swayambhunath, the oldest and a landmark of Nepal also known as Monkey Temple to foreigners. Believed to be 25 centuries old and stands as one of the world's oldest Buddhist Chaitiya. The Great Stupa of Syambhunath is the wonder that was Nepal, the glory that was Nepal. It is indeed listed a World Heritage for Site to prove that it serves as the nerve center of faithful worship for all the devout philosophy of Vajrayana in particular and honors Lord Adi-Buddha. It is dedicated to the self - originating flame God. The stupa, which forms the salient structure, is well composed of a solid hemisphere of terra - cotta bricks and soil supporting a cornice of copper and gilt. Painted on the four -sided based of spiral are the all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha, keeping an eternal watch on the Valley distinguishing between vice and virtue. It is some two miles west of Kathmandu City proper across the holy Bishnumati River. Situated on the top of a hillock, it is about 500 feet above the level of the Valley. The whole hill is a mosaic of small Chaitiya and pagoda temples possessing great five Mahayana (Lamaism) and one Hinyana (Theravadas). On the hill located another important Buddhist shrine; it is called Manjushree. This Chinese Buddha is the God of Knowledge. Our Kathmandu Cultural Heritage Tour concludes with a short drive back to your hotel.

What is Included

  • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu as per your trip itinerary with applicable entrance fees.
  • Government & local taxes.

What is Not Included

  • International Airfare-Nepal entry visa- personal travel and medical insurance.
  • Expenses of personal nature-gratitude (Tips) and meals in Kathmandu as per the Itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu as per your require.

 

Trip Map

Upon Arrival in Nepal:

On arrival in Nepal at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International airport, our airport representative or staff will receive you with warm welcome with garland / Khada (Buddhist ceremonial silk scarf) and then transfer to your respective hotel. Afternoon or evening time we will review and discuss with much information regarding your trip itinerary and included / excluded services as per the trip itinerary chosen, at the same time introduce your guide who will help you with final preparation for your trek.

Accommodation in Kathmandu:

We provide 3- 4 stars deluxe hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast. We can also help you to book at different deluxe star category hotels on request for more details and information please feel free to contact us

Our Experience  Guides and Staff with Safety:

kathmandu city sightseeing  tour is in the interesting region, it is very necessary that you are accompanied by the very experienced and qualified, equipped leader (guide) for that safe and successful trip. We Nepal Spirit Adventure employee the local  guide and staff who are trained and qualified for the trip we worked on.

Easily he will share his local information, and provide advice on how to fill your free time as well as co- ordinate the day to day running of the tour, although occasionally he may need your understanding if things do not go according to plan.

All of our Tour guides are experienced from last 9- 10 years. We also provide training for our staff, thus attractive their work efficiency  your trip to supply the flexible needs of our peoples in the group joining basis trip from different countries, this doubly assures you that your trip is on  the right and expert management.

Our guides are well known with all local castes and customs along the trails and will share with you many cultural insights that are not covered in any guide book. You will have many chances to learn Nepali phrases and other cultural aspects during your trip.

Re-Charging Batteries of Electronic Items:

We can recharge your batteries, devices with electricity or solar power sources. In Nepal 220 240 volt 50 MHZ (50 Cycles per Second) power is supplied. Just need to have a plug adaptor in case of socket fitting, which you can buy in Kathmandu before the trip since the plugs in Nepal might be different.

Visa Valid Fee:

15 days US$ 25
30 days US$ 40
90 days US$ 100

Visa Extension:

Tourists can stay for a maximum of 150 days in a visa year (Jan 1 to Dec 31). For further information, please contact department of Immigration
Kalikasthan, Kathmandu.
Tel: 00977-1- 4429660 | 4438862 | 4438868 | 4433934
E-mail: mail@immi.gov.np.
Web site: http://www.nepalimmigration.gov.np/

Tour Season:

Nepal has two best seasons to attempt this tour, as this trip is a big trip for you, we always recommend you to come at the right time of the year as far as possible.

Tour in Nepal is possible at any time of the year, depending on where you are going. In Nepal you can trek somewhere in any of the four seasons, but the most popular trekking seasons are autumn and spring. Nepal Spirit Adventure offers you to consider the following advice on the outstanding aspects of each season.

How to Book Your Trip with Us:

While you decided to book your Nepal trip with us choose your Nepal suitable tour holiday trip what we have gone through online product, write and ask the information or phone us on our phone number for the trip booking confirmation.

To be very clear understanding about the trip services we have also  an online trip booking option, you may go to  that link chose your trip and date and follow the instruction with information required and summit us.

Once your trip booking request reached to us, sincerely we will suggest you the final trip booking procedure with advance payment of the trip, Non-refundable deposit of 20 percentages (per person) is required to confirm a place on your selected adventure Nepal activities.
Please feel free to contact us in relation to any questions you may have regarding our trip booking process.

Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal

Tour Cost: $90 Per person

Tour Duration: One Full Day in KTM City

Season: All Season in the Year

Sightseeing Route: Boudhanath Stupa - Pashupatinath Temple - Kathmandu Durbar Square- Swayambhunath Stupa

Group Size: Minimum 1 to 50 People in Group

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