Kathmandu Heritage Walk


TRIP FACTS

Trip Start/End:
Kathmandu
Trip Grade:
Easy
Best Season:
All over the year
Accomodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Transportation:
September - November/ March - May

Kathmandu is the city of Temples. There are many heritage walks in Kathmandu city. The most famous are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Patan Durbar square and Bhaktapur durbar square. These 4 days trips start from Kathmandu sightseeing where you can visit four different temples. We will then visit Patan and Bhaktapur durbar square where you can see the perfect examples of ancient Nepalese art and architecture.


Itinerary

Upon arrival, a representative from Mountain Leaders will receive you at the Airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending upon your arrival time, we will arrange for activities for the day. In the evening, you will enjoy the welcome dinner alongside a lovely cultural performance program. Overnight in Kathmandu.

After breakfast visit Pashupatinath, BuddhaNath, Swyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square
Pashupatinath Temple:
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most important shrines of the Hindu followers. It is one of the biggest and most powerful Shiva’s temples. This place possess much more of cultural behaves and exchanges. The art and the architecture can be seen scattered around each and every corner of the Pashupatinath temple.

Boudhanath:
Boudhanath is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu and the largest one in Nepal. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. After the sightseeing of Boudhanath we will drive further ahead till Sankhu and start the hike. The hike passes through beautiful villages and forests with excellent views of the mountains on the background. The hike is usually 3-4 hours walk depending upon the person’s walking skills.
Swayambhunath:
Swayambhunath is one of the most important sites for the Buddhist followers. It is also one of the oldest temples in Nepal. It is the symbol of peace and eternity all around the globe. It is situated at a hilltop from where whole Kathmandu city can be observed. It is not only important for religion but also for art and culture. Being habitat for monkeys around the jungle it is also called "Monkey Temple".

Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Kathmandu Durbar square reflects the palaces and the livelihood of kings of that era when Nepal was just coming into existence. This was the place where the foundation of modern Nepal is formed. This place used to be and still is the center heart of Kathmandu. It’s filled with palaces astounding monuments, perfect handicrafts and art, the home of living goddess (Kumari) called Kumari Gahr, biggest example of a pagoda style monument. And back to hotel. After sightseeing drive back to hotel.

After breakfast ,visit Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar square.

Patan: Patan also known as Lalitpur which is lies around five kilometers southeast of Kathmandu. It is the best representation of Nepalese art and architecture. It has the highest density of temples as compared to Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. Some of the common monuments are Krishna Mandir, Patan Durbar square, Mahaboudha, Hiranya Varna Mahavihar, Kumbheshwor and many more to see.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a perfect example of Ancient Nepalese art and architecture. One can also observe the lifestyle of ‘Newa People’. This square boasts up with numerous temples, ancient palaces, monuments and importantly culture.
After seightseeing we will drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Tribhuvan international airport from hotel for your final departure.


What are included?

  • Welcome dinner on the day of arrival with Nepali Cultural show program.
  • Airport pickup and drop by private transportation.
  • All private transportation as per the itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
  • Government Licensed city tour guide (English speaking) in Kathmandu .
  • Government tax.

What are not included?

  • Travel Insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu .
  • Entrance fees during the city sightseeing.
  • Tips for guide, driver and other staff.
  • Any expenses of personal nature like any hard and soft drinks, snacks, laundry, telephone expenses, etc.
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Anything not included in the cost includes section.


Trip Enquiry

The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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