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.
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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.