Nepal Heritage TourNepal Heritage Tour

Nepal Heritage Tour

Trip Summary
  • Trip Duration9 Days
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Exploring the cultural landmarks including the durbar squares, temples, stupas, and others
  • Stunning Everest experience mountain flight to observe the Himalayas
  • Pilgrimage to the land of Lord Buddha, Lumbini
  • Incredible hospitality of the Nepalese people
  • Pilgrimage of the Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath
  • Sightseeing opportunities in the lake city of Pokhara
  • Exploring the traditional homes and settlement of the local Newar community
  • Tasting the delicious Newa cuisine
  • Exploring the Chitwan National Park and its various rare and endangered species
  • Going in the various jungle activities like safari, canoeing, bird watching, breeding center visit etc

Nepal is a cultural paradise with incredible centuries old heritage sites. This tiny nation is a melting pot of various religions, cultures, and ethnic groups. The unique local settlements hold hundreds of years of traditions and heritage. Nepal heritage tour provides travelers with an immense opportunity for cultural exploration in Nepal.

Our tour starts in the capital city of Kathmandu. Kathmandu valley is also the cultural capital of the country with its medieval palaces, ancient temples, and mystical courtyards. The city boasts of centuries of old world heritage sites recognized by UNESCO. There are three distinct durbar squares in the three cities of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur.

The durbar squares are stunning in its heritage of old Malla era palaces, temples, and Buddhist Bihars. There with the help of a guide you can learn about the history and significance of the place. You can also visit the museum with important arts and artifacts of the region. The durbar square is also surrounded by cafes, restaurants, and hotels where you can chill around in a vibrant atmosphere.

Moreover, there are other world heritage sites in Kathmandu like the majestic stupas of Boudhanath and Swayambhunath. They are a testament to the impact of Buddhism in Nepal. Pashupati, Changuranayan and other temples denote the Hindu heritage of the country. People in the country live in religious harmony and practice tolerance.

Additionally, you can take the scenic Everest experience mountain flight as well. This beautiful mountain flight will take you on a Himalayan journey from where you can observe the scenic mountains. The snow clad mountains look stunning from an up close view. The tour will then proceed to the next destination of Pokhara.

Pokhara is an enchanting lake city in the country. Magical caves, mythological falls, serene lakes, and awe-inspiring Himalayas are the prime attractions of Pokhara. You can spend a day exploring and sightseeing around the major landmarks in the city. From there you can go on a pilgrimage to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The city also boasts of Mayadevi temple, monasteries, and other Buddhist landmarks.

Our next destination is Chitwan where you can indulge yourself in the jungle activities at the National Park. There you can observe the Royal Bengal Tiger, One-horned rhino, Gangetic Dolphin, and other endangered wildlife species. You can also go on a luxury safari and also participate in bird watching, breeding center visits, canoeing, etc. The lush jungles of Terai will provide visitors with a different perspective of the country.

We offer this Nepal heritage tour for you at a reasonable cost. You can contact us to learn about the trip and further bookings. Happy traveling!

Major Attractions of the Nepal Heritage Tour

Basantapur Durbar Square

Basantapur durbar square is the central square of Kathmandu. The Durbar square is a temple complex with many palaces, temples, bihars, and other heritage sites. These temple complexes date back to medieval times and are listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO. The Durbar square also includes various cafes, restaurants, and other hotels. The Durbar square is also a great place to hang out and chill in the evening due to its vibrant atmosphere.

Patan Durbar Square

Patan durbar square is another beautiful attraction in the region. There are many temples and palaces in the area. The Patan durbar square also includes various Bihars and Buddhist heritage sites. The beautiful trail will lead you through the area's attractive destinations, including some temples dating back to ancient times. The temple complex dates back to the Malla era regime, with some temples from the Licchavi period.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Bhaktapur is located in the eastern part of the Kathmandu valley. The beautiful tour allows you to explore the region's cultural heritage. You will find many temples and palaces in the region. Beautiful architectural designs in these temples date back to the Malla era. You can also participate in the pottery and interact with the locals. There are beautiful Newa civilizations that you can explore on tour.


Pashupatinath is a Hindu temple complex located on the banks of the Bagmati River. It is dedicated to Lord Pashupatinath, an incarnation of Lord Shiva which is the most sacred temple of Hinduism. The UNESCO World Heritage Site and is visited by thousands of pilgrims each year on the occasion of Shiva Ratri.

Pashupatinath is among the four most important religious sites in Hindu mythology. There are various small and large temples and other sacred heritage sites in the area. It makes the entire vibe of the region quite spiritual.


Swayambhunath is a Buddhist temple complex located on a hill in Kathmandu, Nepal. It is called the “Monkey Temple” due to the large number of monkeys in the area. The temple was built in the 5th century and is significant for Buddhists and HIndus alike. There is also a beautiful viewpoint from where you can observe the entire vista of the Kathmandu valley.


Boudhanath is a Buddhist stupa located in Kathmandu, Nepal. It is a large stupa and is an important pilgrimage site for Tibetan Buddhists. The stupa contains the Kashyapa Buddha's relics and is surrounded by many monasteries and shops selling traditional Tibetan goods.

The entire area is known as "Little Tibet," as many Tibetan refugees settled in the area from Tibet. The region has beautiful Thangka galleries, cafes, hotels, and others. Legends had it that it was built over many years with the help of water from early morning dew.


Nagarkot is a great hill station located just 32 km from Kathmandu. Nagarkot is a beautiful location to observe the spectacular vista of the snow-clad mountains of the region. You will get to travel through the serene terrains to arrive at the destination. It is famous for Himalayan sunrise and sunsets. There are many activities that you can perform in the area as well.

Everest mountain flight

The Nepal heritage tour also takes you on a scenic mountain flight to Mt Everest. You will observe the region's snow-clad mountains, including Mt Everest (8848.86m). The mountain flight will provide you with a unique perspective of the mountains in an upclose manner.


Pokhara is located in the country's western region and is the gateway to the Annapurna mountain range. The city is around Phewa Lake, a popular spot for boating and fishing. There are numerous sightseeing, hiking, and traveling destinations in and around Pokhara. Pokhara is also home to the International Mountain Museum, which showcases the culture and history of the mountain people of Nepal.

Lumbini, Birthplace of Lord Buddha

Lumbini is a Buddhist heritage in the Rupandehi District of Nepal. It is the birthplace of Gautama Buddha, the founder of Buddhism. The Lumbini complex includes the sacred Mayadevi Temple, where the Buddha was born. Lumbini is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that thousands of Buddhists and tourists visit annually.

Chitwan National Park

Chitwan National Park in Nepal's Terai region is a home of many natural beauties. It is a wildlife conservation area, including tigers, rhinos, elephants, and crocodiles. The park also offers a range of activities, such as jungle safaris, elephant rides, and canoe rides on the Rapti River. Chitwan National Park is one of Nepal's most popular tourist destinations.

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Our tour starts as you arrive at the TIA in Kathmandu. You will get greeted and picked up by the staff members as you continue your trip to the hotel. In the hotel, you will be greeted by the hotel staff, who provide you with a cozy place to stay. You will rest for the night and prepare for the beautiful tour.

    On this Nepal Heritage tour day, you will go sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley. You will visit the world heritage sites of the region, including the religious heritage sites of Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, and Boudhanath.

    Pashupatinath Temple is a Hindu temple complex located on the banks of the Bagmati River. It is considered one of the holiest temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and attracts thousands of Hindu pilgrims each year. Boudhanath Stupa is the largest stupa in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is an important pilgrimage site for Tibetan Buddhists and is also known as the "Little Tibet" of Kathmandu.

    Swayambhunath is a Buddhist stupa on a hilltop with ecstatic views of the city. It is one of the most ancient holy shrines in Kathmandu. You will get to observe the entire Kathmandu valley from the viewpoint at the top of Swayambhunath. The tour will also take you to Kathmandu Durbar Square, also known as the Basantapur Durbar Square.

    Basantapur Durbar Square is a great historical site with many temples, palaces, and other heritage sites. The palace complex includes Hanumandhoka palace, Kumari Ghar, Taleju Bhawani Temple, and others. After exploring the beautiful city, you will enjoy a traditional Nepali Dinner with cultural shows. In the evening, you will rest overnight at the hotel.

      The beautiful Everest experience mountain flight is also in the cards on this day. The flight takes you on a stunning journey where you can observe the tallest Himalayan peaks including Mt Everest (8848.86m). This mountain flight happens in the early morning as there is generally clear weather. You will then return to Kathmandu, where you will explore the other heritage sites of the city.

      On this day, you can explore the Patan durbar square, where you can find a beautiful vibrant atmosphere. You can visit the palace complex, temples, museums and others. Then, you can proceed to the Bhaktapur durbar square with stunning Newa settlements. There are a large number of temples and palaces that you can visit in the region.

      You can also visit the Changu Narayan temple, the oldest temple in the country, built in the Lichavi period. Along the tour, you can also interact with the locals in the region. Finally, after exploring around you will travel to Nagarkot in the evening, where you will spend the night.

        You will wake up to breathtaking sunrise views overlooking the region's snow-clad mountains. The tour on this day takes you to the lake city of Pokhara. You will continue your tour through the winding highways of the region to arrive at the destination of Pokhara.

        The drive to Pokhara takes around 6-7 hours and covers a total distance of 230 km. After arriving at the lake city of Pokhara, you will rest overnight at the hotel in Lakeside, Pokhara.

          The trail on this day of the Nepal Heritage tour will lead you through the beautiful landmarks of Pokhara. You will then visit the various sightseeing points in the city, including the World Peace Pagoda, Lake Phewa, Lake Begnas, Devis Falls, Tal Barahi temple, etc.

          There are incredible sightseeing points in Pokhara that are quite enchanting. You can visit the beautiful sightseeing points in the city in a day and then travel to your next destination. You will then drive to the birth place of Lord Buddha in Lumbini. You will arrive after traveling for around 5-6 hours and then rest at the hotel.

            On this Nepal Heritage Tour day, you will visit all the main monuments of Lumbini. There you can visit the Mayadevi temple and other monuments. There you can visit the beautiful Buddhist monasteries built by various countries.

            The serene temples and monasteries will enchant you along the tour. After exploring the beautiful landmarks of the Lumbini, you will travel to the Chitwan National Park area. The Chitwan National Park area is quite a naturally significant site. You will stay overnight at the hotel.

              On this day, you will explore the Chitwan National Park. You will get to participate in various jungle activities like elephant bathing, breeding center visit, bird watching, canoeing, and jungle safari. You can either take the jungle safari on a jeep or an elephant. After exploring the jungle area, you will return to your hotel in the evening.

                The beautiful tour continues along the trail to arrive at Kathmandu on a scenic drive from Chitwan. You will continue your journey passing through the serene terrains of the region. The trip from Chitwan to Kathmandu takes around 5-6 hours. You can also explore the city in the evening or go shopping in Kathmandu on this free day.

                  The Nepal Heritage tour finally ends as you will take the flight back home or to your desired destination.

                    Essential Information

                    Best Time for the Nepal Heritage Tour


                    Spring is the best time for the heritage tour. You will travel in favorable conditions during the tour. These seasons are best in terms of weather conditions. There are clear blue skies with incredible views of the snow-clad mountains. In the Spring season, you will get colorful trails with the rhododendrons and other wildflowers in the region.

                    You will get to travel in the area in a chill atmosphere with a vibrant atmosphere. The beautiful weather will also bring fewer weather-related challenges like heavy rainfall, heavy snowfall, landslides, avalanches, etc. Hence, it is one of the best times for the Nepal heritage tour.


                    The Nepal heritage tour is also ideal in the Autumn season. The beautiful trail will lead you through some of the region's major landmarks. You will continue your time, passing through the serene terrains of the area in the beautiful landscapes.

                    The beautiful trail has incredible weather with climatic conditions. You will travel without weather-related challenges like rainfall, snowfall, harsh winds, and others in the region. The course will lead you to the region's beauty, and the weather will provide you with the best adventure.

                    Off seasons

                    The off seasons of the travel and tour in the country are summer and winter. The summer season coincides with the rainy season. Hence, you will have to tackle weather-related challenges like heavy rainfall, landslides, slippery and muddy trails, etc.

                    Moreover, in the winter, you will need to face frigid temperatures in the region. There is chilly weather which is challenging for all travelers. Therefore, it is ideal for traveling in the Spring and Autumn season. However, you can also tour any time of the year if you are well prepared.

                    Why Go for the Nepal Heritage Tour?

                    Complete cultural exploration

                    The heritage tour will take you to some of the significant cultural landmarks of the country, including the durbar square. You will also visit the region's religious temples, including the Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and others.

                    You will also get to see the birthplace of Lord Buddha, Lumbini. Exploring a New community civilization and tasting the delicious cuisine is also on the cards. Hence, cultural exploration is one of the primary reasons for the tour.

                    Sightseeing in a short duration

                    The Nepal heritage tour is ideal for all travelers due to its short duration. You will travel for a short time, but you will get to explore many landscapes. The tour will take you through the diverse landscape of hills and terrain in Nepal. You will get to explore and cover many destinations in a short amount of time.

                    Natural exploration

                    This heritage tour also provides excellent natural exploration in the region. You will get to explore the natural vista of Pokhara, including the many sightseeing points. There is also an opportunity for travelers to go on a stunning Everest experience flight, where you can observe the snow-clad mountains, including Mt Everest.

                    You will also get to explore the Chitwan National Park. You can perform jungle activities like elephant bathing, bird watching, canoeing, jungle safari, etc. The beautiful trail will ensure you will have a great time in the region.

                    Relaxing and Comfortable tour

                    The tour will lead you through the various points of the region in a relaxed and comfortable manner. You will pass through some of the region's major landmarks on a deluxe travel bus. You will stay in comfortable hotels and have the best meals during the Nepal Heritage tour.

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