Private 7 UNESCO Heritage Sites Day Tour
Kathmandu is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, contains 7 monuments and historic sites that have been recognized by UNESCO. These monument zones are the Durbar squares of the three cities of Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, and the religious temples of Swayambhu, Bouddha, Pashupati, & Changu Narayan.
As one of the must visit legendary Hindu temple, this site welcomes millions of visitors every year. The temple is located on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, which runs down to the Ganges. Here, you get a chance to witness open public crematorium with all the rites and rituals being performed. You come to see even the holy men posing for pictures with painted face, dreadlocked hair & ash-applied body.
Swayambhunath is approx. 2600 years old Buddhist Stupa, looking over the entire Kathmandu valley. It is often referred to as the Monkey Temple due to the hundreds of monkeys- the local dwellers. The main Stupa, ancient sculptures, temple of child protector goddess, monasteries, etc are the main attractions here.
Bouddhanath is considered as one of the largest Stupas in the world, constructed back in the 4th century. The shrine itself resembles a Tibetan village since the locale comprises Tibetan monasteries. Besides this, there are a no. of painting schools with Lamas painting Thanka, the best souvenirs from Nepal.
Patan Durbar Square
Located about 5 km away from the capital city in the district of Lalitpur. It is a fusion of two influential religions, Buddhism and Hinduism. The town of patan perfectly showcased the genuine art, architecture, culture, religion and heritage. The classic architectural design displayed on the houses, fine handwork on the doors & windows represents the aesthetic ancient beauty.
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu Durbar Square is a historic site situated in the heart of old Kathmandu city. The durbar square is surrounded by palaces, courtyards and temples. It is a pleasant place to visit due to its historical significance, magnificent Newari architecture, & bustling bazaars.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur Durbar Square located in Bhaktapur, a city in the Kathmandu Valley showcases the rich cultural heritage of Nepal. It is renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture, temples, palaces, & intricate artwork. It is filled with numerous other shrines, statues, and courtyards, each displaying remarkable architectural and artistic craftsmanship.
Changunarayan Temple, one of the oldest temples in Nepal, is located on a hilltop in the village of Changu Narayan, near Bhaktapur. It is believed to have been built in the 4th century during the Lichhavi dynasty, making it one of the oldest surviving wooden structures in Nepal.
- Visit 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley
- Observe the unique architectural designs of the palace
- Historic Sites: Kathmandu, Bhaktapuur & Patan Durbar Square
- Religious Sites: Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath & Changunarayan Temple
- Get to meet & see one of the dominant ethnic group of Nepal i.e. Newar community
Outline Itinerary ( 1 Days ) Expand all +
Our guide and driver will pick you up from your pick up point and your guided sightseeing tour starts. You will have a lunch break between the tour and you will be escorted to your hotel in the late afternoon.
Include / Exclude
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Private (Car/Van/Hiace) transportation as per the program
- Experienced English speaking tour guide
- Government tax and service charge
- Sightseeing entry fees
- Personal expenses
What to bring:
- Passport or ID card
- Sunglasses and Sunhat
- Comfortable shoes and clothes
Know before you go:
- Please bring nepalese currency for monuments fees.
- Also, be aware of the walking involved, as we will be covering seven sites in one day.