Kathmandu City with SIX UNESCO Heritage Tour - 3 Days

Patan Durbar Square
Bhakatpur Durbar Square
Duration3 Days
Trip GradeEasy
Maximum Altitude1310 M
Group Size2 Min
Best TimeRound of the year

Experience the essence of Nepal with a captivating 3 days tour that delves into its rich cultural heritage. Begin your journey with visits to iconic landmarks like the Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, where spirituality and serenity intertwine amidst breathtaking architecture and panoramic views.

Explore the historical gems of Kathmandu with stops at Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site showcasing ancient palaces and temples and Patan Durbar Square, a testament to Newari craftsmanship and medieval architecture. Wander through the cobbled streets of Bhaktapur Durbar Square, where time seems to stand still amidst well-preserved temples and bustling markets.

Embrace the vibrant energy of Kathmandu city as you soak in its bustling streets, adorned with colorful prayer flags and bustling markets. Discover hidden treasures and cultural delights as you navigate through the city's maze of alleys and squares, each corner revealing a piece of Nepal's rich heritage.

Six Heritage Site Sightseeing Place

Pashupatinath Temple:

The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most sacred Hindu temples in Nepal and is dedicated to Lord Shiva, the destroyer in the Hindu trinity. Located on the banks of the Bagmati River, this temple complex is not only a place of worship but also a site for cremation ceremonies. Visitors can witness the intricate architecture of the temple, adorned with wood carvings and golden spires. The atmosphere is imbued with spirituality as devotees offer prayers and perform rituals along the riverbanks. The temple's significance and serene ambiance make it a must-visit destination for spiritual seekers and cultural enthusiasts alike.

Boudhanath Stupa:

Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in Nepal and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This imposing structure, adorned with colorful prayer flags and intricate mandalas, is a symbol of enlightenment and peace in Buddhist culture. Visitors can walk around the stupa, spinning prayer wheels and observing monks chanting prayers. The surrounding area is bustling with monasteries, shops selling religious artifacts, and cozy cafes where one can soak in the spiritual atmosphere while sipping on traditional Tibetan tea. Boudhanath Stupa is a beacon of tranquility and a testament to Nepal's rich Buddhist heritage.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

Kathmandu Durbar Square is a historical complex located in the heart of the city, surrounded by ancient palaces, temples, and courtyards. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a testament to the city's royal history and architectural splendor. Visitors can marvel at the intricately carved wooden structures of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the towering Taleju Temple, and the Kumari Ghar, the residence of the Living Goddess Kumari. The square is also a hub of cultural activities, with street performers, artisans, and vendors selling traditional crafts. Exploring Kathmandu Durbar Square is like stepping back in time to witness the grandeur of Nepal's royal past.

Swayambhunath Stupa:

Perched atop a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley, Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, is one of the oldest and most revered Buddhist sites in Nepal. The stupa is adorned with colorful prayer flags, intricate carvings, and a mesmerizing golden spire. As visitors ascend the staircases leading to the main stupa, they are greeted by the sight of playful monkeys and panoramic views of the city below. The peaceful ambiance of Swayambhunath, coupled with the gentle chiming of prayer wheels, creates a serene atmosphere conducive to meditation and introspection. It's a place where spirituality and natural beauty converge, leaving a lasting impression on all who visit.

Patan Durbar Square:

Patan Durbar Square, located in the city of Lalitpur, is another UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its exquisite architecture and cultural significance. The square is adorned with ancient palaces, temples, and statues, showcasing the Newari craftsmanship that flourished during the Malla period. Visitors can explore attractions such as the Krishna Temple, the Golden Temple, and the intricately carved stone water spouts known as "hiti." The vibrant atmosphere of Patan Durbar Square, with its bustling markets and traditional Newari architecture, offers a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square:

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a cultural gem located in the ancient city of Bhaktapur, known for its well-preserved medieval architecture and vibrant street life. The square is home to an array of palaces, temples, and statues, including the iconic Nyatapola Temple, with its five-tiered pagoda structure. Visitors can wander through narrow alleys lined with traditional brick houses, admire intricate wood carvings, and observe artisans at work creating pottery and weaving textiles. Bhaktapur Durbar Square offers a glimpse into Nepal's medieval past and serves as a living museum of Newari culture and craftsmanship.

Trip PlanExpand all

Your adventure in Nepal begins as you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu. Our representative will warmly greet you and assist with your transfer to the hotel. If your flight arrives early, we'll start our exploration right away with a visit to Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple.

Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the most sacred Buddhist sites in Nepal, perched atop a hill overlooking the Kathmandu Valley. As you ascend the steps to the stupa, you'll be greeted by the sight of playful monkeys and panoramic views of the surrounding cityscape. Explore the intricately carved shrines, prayer wheels, and colorful flags that adorn the stupa, while soaking in the spiritual ambiance of this ancient site.

After a mesmerizing visit to Swayambhunath, we'll return to the hotel for a comfortable overnight stay, allowing you to rest and rejuvenate for the exciting days ahead.

Today promises a full day of exploration as we embark on a journey to discover four of Kathmandu's UNESCO World Heritage Sites. After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, we'll set off to explore the cultural treasures of the city.

Our first stop is Bhaktapur Durbar Square, located in the ancient city of Bhaktapur. This well-preserved square is a living museum of medieval architecture, featuring intricately carved temples, palaces, and statues. Marvel at the craftsmanship of the Nyatapola Temple, the beauty of the Golden Gate, and the historic charm of the Bhaktapur Durbar.

Next, we'll visit Patan Durbar Square, situated in the city of Lalitpur. This architectural masterpiece showcases the Newari art and architecture of the Malla period. Explore the intricately carved wooden temples, ancient courtyards, and impressive monuments that adorn the square, including the Krishna Temple and the Golden Temple.

Our heritage tour continues with a visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, the historic heart of the city. Admire the stunning architecture of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, the intricately carved Taleju Temple, and the Kumari Ghar, the residence of the Living Goddess Kumari. Stroll through the bustling marketplaces and witness the vibrant street life that surrounds this cultural hub.

Our final destination for the day is Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest stupas in Nepal and a center of Tibetan Buddhism. Take a leisurely walk around the stupa, spinning prayer wheels and observing monks performing rituals. Immerse yourself in the tranquil atmosphere of Boudhanath as you soak in the spiritual energy of this sacred site.

After a day filled with cultural exploration, we'll return to the hotel for a well-deserved rest, reflecting on the rich heritage of Kathmandu.

On the final day of your tour, we'll visit the sacred Pashupatinath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the holiest Hindu sites in Nepal. Located on the banks of the Bagmati River, this temple complex is a place of pilgrimage and spiritual reflection. Witness devotees performing rituals and prayers along the riverbanks, and admire the intricate architecture of the temple adorned with wood carvings and golden spires.

After our visit to Pashupatinath, we'll transfer you to the airport for your onward journey, bidding farewell with cherished memories of your time exploring the cultural riches of Kathmandu.

This comprehensive 3-day itinerary offers a glimpse into the soul of Nepal, showcasing its rich cultural heritage and spiritual traditions. From ancient temples and stupas to historic squares and palaces, each day promises a new adventure and a deeper appreciation for the vibrant tapestry of Kathmandu.

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Cost Details
  • Two nights at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast included.
  • Airport transfers (pick-up and drop-off).
  • All ground transportation in a private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Guided sightseeing tours of Kathmandu's seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Entry fees to all heritage sites and monuments included in the itinerary.
  • Experienced English-speaking tour guide.
  • Breakfast at hotels in Kathmandu and Nagarkot.
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges.
  • Airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and dinner not included in the itinerary.
  • Snacks and beverages.
  • Personal items such as laundry, phone calls, and travel insurance.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Comprehensive travel insurance covering medical evacuation, trip cancellation, and personal belongings.
  • Activities not mentioned in the itinerary or considered optional.
  • Nepal visa fee.
  • Additional Services:
  • Any services not mentioned in the inclusions section.

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