Kathmandu Sightseeing Private Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Nepal, Kathmandu, there is nothing quite like the culture of the Kathmandu Valley. It is an ancient mix of spirituality and history. Here the major Eastern religions come together to form a unique synergy as Hinduism and Buddhist unite. In the Triple 1 Day Treat, this unique spirituality and history come alive as you visit in one day three of the most influential UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

This includes Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, the beautiful Patan Durbar Square with its amazing art, Swayambhunath (aka Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, the largest Buddhist stupa and Pashupatinath, the holiest Hindu site in all of Nepal. This is a one day tour that allows you to really explore the unique combination of spirituality as well as the ancient history that spans nearly 1000 years. The modern comes face to face in a timeless quality that only the Kathmandu Valley can achieve.

It’s the best way to appreciate the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites here in the Kathmandu Valley.

per adult from

$159

NZD

Duration

7 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • Transport by Private Car
    • Entry fee of all Heritage sites.
    • Professional tour guide.
    • Hotel pick up and drop off inside ring road including Bouddha area.
    • Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Amideva Buddha Park
    • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Basantapur Tower
    • Entry/Admission - Degu Taleju Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Kumari Chowk
    • Entry/Admission - Kala Bairav
    • Entry/Admission - Patan Royal Palace
    • Entry/Admission - Patan Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Taleju Mandir Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Patan Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar)
    • Entry/Admission - Vishwanath Mandir Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Bhimsen Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Swayambhunath Temple, Swayamhu Circle Road, Kathmandu 44620 Nepal

    Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the holy ground which is equally important for the Buddhist and Hindu communities. Listed as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal, the stupa is also called “The Monkey Temple”. You can see many monkeys roaming freely in the periphery of the temple. The main attractions of the Swayambhunath is a large dome on the top of a tree-covered hill, many large statues of Buddha around the hill, a thunder scepter (Vajra), and many shrines, gravestones, temples on the hill, offering places, and souvenir shops. You can explore the base of the hill which contains a perfect walkway and see the Hindu temples side by side with the Buddhist shrines and main stupa in harmony. Then you will head in the course of the western boundary of the Swayambhunath. You will see a sacred pond where people throw away coins for fun. Vendors are everywhere around the region with many Thanka arts and gorgeous souvenirs. On reaching the western side, big statues of Buddha can be found. You then will walk around the hill and find many prayers wheels of special sizes almost in every section around the mountain.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Amideva Buddha Park, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    Right near the hill where Swayambhunath temple is located, you can see a park that has three large statues of Shakyamuni Buddha. It is the Amidevi Buddha Park that is a small hangout place but very beautiful with glistening golden statues of Buddha and attractive attire in the periphery.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the royal squares of Kathmandu valley. You will see many historic and religious sites and architectural structures are in being reconstructed. However, there are however many locations around the area that are still a must-visit place. You will see big statues of many Bhairavs and visit the Hanuman Dhoka named due to a statue of Hanuman placed in the entrance. Also, you can explore the Kumari Ghar the place where the dwelling and living goddesses of Nepal reside. You will locate the vicinity energetic as there are close by humans and additionally nearby agencies selling artistic items and Thanka products around.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Basantapur Tower, Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    Basantapur Tower is one of the attractive places to visit in Durbar square.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Degu Taleju Temple, Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    Located in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Taleju temple was built in 1564.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kumari Chowk, Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    Visit a sacred attraction at Kumari Chowk, a courtyard inside a red-brick, three-level building that was once home to Kumari, a girl selected to be the town's living goddess until she reaches puberty and becomes a mere mortal.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Kala Bairav, Layaku Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    It is a statue of Bhairav in Kathmandu Durbar Square.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Patan Royal Palace, Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) Nepal

    What an amazing place around Durbar Square of Patan? Located in Lalitpur, situated in the midtown of Lalitpur and the oldest royal palaces of Patan. Krishna Temple, Tulaja Devi Temples, Patan Museum, Golden temple, Mangal Bazar are the major attractions of visiting here.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700 Nepal

    It is another “Royal Courtyard” located in Kathmandu Valley. It is the adobe for Newari architecture as you will find many temples and artistic creations established by the Newar community there. It is an ancient Malla palace with the floor layered with red bricks in the main square. It specifically consists of three courtyards: Sundari Chowk, Mul Chowk, and Keshav Narayan Chowk. First, you will visit the Sundari Chowk which has many statues and stoned sculptures. Then move along the Mul Chowk which has many temples. And Finally, the museum of Patan Durbar Square is the Keshav Narayan Chowk. You will see many things related to historical eastern civilization. The main attraction in the area is the Krishna Temple made using only stones with 21 shrines and carvings of Ramayana and Mahabharat. There is also a big bell in the same lane. Other temples there are Shankar Narayan Temple, Rudravarna Mahavihar, Macchehendranath Temple, and Mahaboudha Temple.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Taleju Mandir Temple, Mangal Bazaar, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700 Nepal

    After a fire in 1676, this temple was rebuilt by Srinivasa Malla.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Patan Museum, Royal Palace Complex Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700 Nepal

    While visiting Patan Durbar Square, you must go to the Museum of Patan. It is worth to visit inside the museum which you can observe a lot of old statues and carved windows and wooden pillar.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar), Kwalakhu Rd North of Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) 44600 Nepal

    Another important spot is the golden temple in Patan. It is a 12th-century temple with bronze statues. Covered in silver and golden decorations the temple is a pagoda-style temple with a golden image of Lord Buddha with a large prayer wheel.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Vishwanath Mandir Temple, Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700 Nepal

    During the reign of Siddhi Narsingh Malla, this temple was built and dedicated to God Shiva.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: Bhimsen Temple, Durbar Marg, Patan (Lalitpur) Nepal

    Build-in 1680 by Srinivasa Malla, the Bhimsen temple is worshiped as a god of business and trade by Newar Community.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, 44621 Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    Pashupatinath is a Hindu Temple complex which consists of over 500 shrines and temples. It is the main temple for all Shiva devotees. As you enter the temple complex, you will find many pagoda structures around along with a clean atmosphere. It covers around 0.64 hectares of land in total near the bank of Holy river Bagmati. The main temple is a pagoda-style structure with a two-level of the roof and a big bronze statue of Bull facing the temple. Other than the artistic importance, the temple complex is the cremation spot for all Hindu which takes place at the bank of the temple on the platforms created there. You can also observe Sadhus performing their daily activities there who are living there.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    As Nepal is also influenced by Buddhism, the Boudhanath Stupa is a symbol for it. The Stupa is a 36 meters high large dome-shaped structure that is surrounded by many prayer wheels and picture carvings of Buddha in the base of the Stupa. You can see the fluttering prayer flags hovering in the sky, as well as sweet scent of incense sticks, filling the atmosphere there. It is one of the largest Stupa in Nepal and an important Buddhist site in Kathmandu. At the time of prayers, the chants that echo the Stupa will fill your ears with a strong spiritual melody. Aside from the main stupa, there are other several small stupas, eateries and souvenir shops that you can make your moment there more interesting.

    Duration: 1 hour

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick from your hotel inside the ring road including the Boudha area.
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Himalayan Advisor P. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-64605P29

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