Highlights

  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu Valley
  • Explore the history and culture of Patan
  • Spin the prayer wheels in the Bouddhanath stupa
  • Nepal's oldest Buddhist temple, the Swayambunath Stupa
  • The architecture of Nepal's Hindu and Buddhist temples and shrines
  • Get exquisite views of Kathmandu Valley from the Monkey Temple
  • Climb the 365-step staircase through a forest populated with monkeys to reach Swayambhunath
  • Learn to know Nepal's political, religious, and cultural heritage

About Kathmandu Heritage Tour

Kathmandu Heritage Tour designed by Regulus Nepal is for those travelers who are curious regarding Nepalese culture, art, rituals, and lifestyles, & wants to know about historical sites in Kathmandu valley. This 4 day Nepal world heritage site tour in Kathmandu will take you to tour the Seven out of ten UNESCO-listed World heritage sites. There are 10 total world heritage sites in Nepal, eight of them represent Cultural sites and two are Natural heritage sites.  Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath,  Bauddhanath, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square & Changunarayan are the 7 listed world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley.

One of the outstanding features of Kathmandu Valley is its rich historical and cultural heritage. The valley encompasses the three cities of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Lalitpur. In each of these cities, you will come across some temples or images of gods and goddesses almost every hundred meters. Kathmandu Valley has always been a center of arts and culture. Arguably, it is also the place that holds the most significant place in the history of Nepal. Our 3 nights 4 days Kathmandu heritage tour will take you to the iconic historical and religious sites and monuments inside the Valley. It is for a reason that Kathmandu is known as a city rich in culture and history. To this end, we want to make sure that you will leave with a better understanding of the historical and cultural significance of Kathmandu Valley from this 4 days Kathmandu Heritage tour package. 

Itinerary

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Kathmandu Heritage tour itinerary is of 3 nights 4 days in Kathmandu, starts from Kathmandu & ends in Kathmandu. It's all about the tour of UNESCO-listed world heritage sites in Kathmandu. Among the 10 listed UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal, there are 7 World Heritage sites within a radius of 28 KM in Kathmandu valley. They are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa,  Pashupati Temple, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Changunarayan Temple. 

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal, a representative from Regulus Nepal will be there at the Tribhuvan International airport to meet & greet you and transfer you to the hotel by private vehicle. You will be given a short briefing about the tour programs on the following day. In your free time, you can either take a rest or can walk around the local market & explore the Thamel area (the main tourist hub of Nepal). Overnight at the hotel.

  • 3 star deluxe hotel
  • Kathmandu, Thamel
  • 1300 m

After breakfast at the hotel, we will proceed on a full-day Kathmandu sightseeing tour to the UNESCO-listed world heritage sites. 

Swaymbhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple is one of the oldest Buddhist stupas in the world. It is located high on the hill giving an aerial view of Kathmandu valley. 

Kathmandu Durbar Square, popularly known as Hanuman Dhoka & Basantapur Durbar is an ancient Royal residential quarter. It is surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. The living goddess Kumari Devi & Mahadev Parvati Temple are the main attractions here.

Patan Durbar Square, an ancient Royal residential quarter where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided is located in the center of Patan (Lalitpur) city. The ancient palace, temples, and shrines, unique culture, finest display of craftsmanship & beautiful carvings are the main things to explore here in Patan. We will visit the main attractions- Krishna Temple, Bhimsen Temple, and the Golden Temple of Hiranya Varna. 

The Bauddhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in South Asia and is built on the ancient trade route to Tibet.

  • 3 star deluxe hotel
  • Breakfast
  • Kathmandu, Thamel
  • 1300 m

Listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur is an attractive city with a fascinating local lifestyle preserved over centuries of isolation from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is home to a unique culture, artistic shrines, monuments, Nepalese handicrafts, paintings, & museums. Nayatapola, Dattatrayta and Pottery Square, Golden Gate, Lion Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupindra, and fifty-five windowed Malla Palace are the main honors of Bhaktapur which we will explore during the visit. Depending on your choice, you also can opt to visit Nagarkot for a stunning sunset view from the Nagarkot view tower. Nagarkot – is situated 32 kilometers east of Kathmandu at an altitude of 2175 above sea level. Drive back to Kathmandu.

  • 3 star deluxe hotel
  • Kathmandu, Thamel
  • Kathmandu, Thamel
  • 1400 m

After breakfast, depending on your flight schedule our driver will be there at the hotel to pick you up 3 hrs before flight time & drop you at the Tribhuvan Internation airport for final departure.

  • breakfast
  • Tribhuvan International Airport
  • 1310 m

What to Expect

  • All accommodation on twin sharing  with breakfast (Single supplement can be provided on request at an additional cost
  • All mentioned sightseeing tours & transfers by private a/c vehicle
  • Guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu with all entrance fees & park permits 
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for our staff during the tour.
  • All government and Local taxes, applicable hotel taxes
  • Farewell dinner in a fine Nepali restaurant
  • International Air fares 
  • Lunch and Dinner unless mentioned
  • Nepal Visa Fee/ USD 25 payable at the immigration desk
  • an hour Everest Experience Flight
  • Travel & Medical Insurance
  • Tips and gratitude to staff  (expected)
  • Bar bills and personal nature of expenses
  • Overhead extra cost beyond control of us like flight delays, natural calamities / Any kind of incidents and accidents.

Useful Information

  • Package cost is based on 2 pax 
  • Sightseeing Places Kathmandu: Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddhanath Temple, Bhaktapur Durbar  Square