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Kathmandu World Heritage Tour

Kathmandu World Heritage Tour provides a close glimpse of Nepal. It is carefully designed for the visitors who have enormous interest on Art, Culture, Lifestyle and Historical sites around Kathmandu valley. The tour takes you to three places: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath temples that hold both religious and cultural importance to the Nepalese people. A visit to the UNESCO approved World heritage site of Nepal is best opportunity for researcher, innovator or historian to assemble historical and socio-cultural significance of the landmark city. The architectural history of the valley is said to have begun with the Lichhavi and the Malla kings.

Kathmandu World Heritage Tour

Highlight of trip:

  • You will visit the Kathmandu Durbar square. Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the important historic and tourist destinations in Nepal. It is a complex of palace, courtyards and temples built between 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of medieval Malla Kings of Kathmandu. It is also known as Hanuman Dhoka Square. Hanuman Dhoka Palace complex consists of a huge Royal Square exposing a tremendous variety of temples dedicated to different Hindu gods and goddesses. This is an UNESCO protected world heritage site. The Durbar Square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries.
  • You will also visit Patan Durbar square, it is the oldest city among 3 cities of Kathmandu valley. It is also called as Lalitpur, the city of beauty. This city supposed to be founded in 3rd century BC as Emperor Ashoka visited this city to promote Buddhism in the Kathmandu valley. Emperor Ashoka visit was marked in the city by erecting Ashok Stupas in the four cardinal direction of the city. There are three main courtyards or chowks, so named central MulChowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk in the square. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal bath called Tushahity. The best place to see fine metal sculpture is Hiranya Varna Mahabihar, the Golden Temple, a Newar monastery, which contains wall paintings, fourteenth century statues, and scriptures.
  • The Swayambhunath Stupa watches over the valley from a height of 75 m from the average level of Kathmandu. It is one of the world most glorious Buddhist Stupa, it is said to be 2000 years old. Visitors often call it Monkey Temple Swayambhunath is complete with Buddha eyes looking out across the valley, an iconic symbol. It is a World Heritage Site and one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal.

This land of diversities and contrasts attracting more visitors & becoming a major tourist destination of the world. Not only the ancient temples and monuments that make the valley interesting but also the diverse cultural groups that make their home here.

Half Day Tour : 9:00 Am Sightseeing start

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Be ready at the Hotel lobby at 9.00am. Our car driver & English speaking guide will meet you & be introduced to each other.You will visit the Kathmandu Durbar square. Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the important historic and tourist destinations in Nepal. It is a complex of palace, courtyards and temples built between 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of medieval Malla Kings of Kathmandu. It also knows as Hanuman Dhoka Square. Hanuman Dhoka Palace complex consists of a huge Royal Square exposing a tremendous variety of temples dedicated to different Hindu gods and goddess. This is an UNESCO protected world heritage site. The Durbar Square is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries.

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Then You drive to Patan Durbar square, it is the oldest city among 3 cities of Kathmandu valley. It is also called as Lalitpur, the city of beauty. This city supposed to be founded in 3rd century BC as Emperor Ashoka visited this city to promote Buddhism in the Kathmandu valley. Emperor Ashoka’s visit was marked in the city by erecting Ashok Stupas in the four cardinal direction of the city. The square is full of ancient places, temples, and shrines noted for their exquisite carvings. The former royal palace complex is the center of Patan’s religious and social life and houses a museum containing an array of bronze statues and religious objects. There are three main courtyards or chowks, so named central MulChowk, Sundari Chowk and Keshav Narayan Chowk in the square. The Sundari Chowk holds in its center a masterpiece of stone architecture, the Royal bath called Tushahity. Then you will drive back to the kathmandu and visit the Swayambhunath Stupa, Watches over the valley from a height of 75 m from the average level of Kathmandu. It is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist Stupa, it is said to be 2000 years old. Visitors often call it “Monkey Temple” Swayambhunath is complete with Buddha eyes looking out across the valley, an iconic symbol. It is a World Heritage Site and one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal. After having concluded three spots, you will return to your Hotel. Service ends.

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Tour Package Includes

  • Tour Entrances fees of the monuments.
  • Professional local English speaking Tour Guide of Kathmandu city.
  • All transfer and sightseeing tour by private deluxe Car / Coach with Air condition.

Tour Package Excludes

  • Travel& Health insurance.
  • Any meals (Breakfast, Lunch &Dinner).
  • Special Drinks.
  • Cost of personal nature such as laundry, telephone, Tips etc.