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Kathmandu Cultural Heritage sightseeing


Nepal Cultural Tour takes you around culturally affluent small towns and settlements in and around Kathmandu valley. Nepal is a small country on area but it should be taken as an example for the world that how people from different religious backgrounds, caste and cultures are living in peace and harmony. Join in our cultural tours in Nepal, visit temples, stupas and monasteries to get insights into various cultures, interact with local people, acknowledge their lifestyle and compare the difference that you will surely find insightful and great learning experience.

We embark in for Nepal Cultural Tour after your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, meet and greet by our friendly office staff and transfer to your hotel. During our first day of Nepal Cultural Tour, we go for sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage site Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath stupa. Visit to these sites will let you explore not only cultural aspects but you will be rewarded by picturesque architectural magnificence that keeps you enchanting for long time. Next day we will be heading towards Southern Kathmandu to get blessings from goddess Dakshinkali, drive through ancient Kirtipur that holds prime importance in History of Nepal. Along the way, you can enjoy great views of forested valleys, rivers terrace farming, ponds, waterfalls and settlements. Visit to nearby small town of Bungmati and Khokana gives us traditional view of Newari culture.

Our Nepal Culture Tour is different from others as we will not only be sightseeing but interacting with locals and get to know their perspective on life. In this way we get to know and understand each other in a better way. In our following day, we head towards village of Bandegaon, Vajrabarahi in the morning and will be sightseeing around Patan museum and Tibetan refugee camp at end of the day. Further,  visit to nearby Bhaktapur town would astonish you as being so close to central Kathmandu, you can experience century old homes, temples, museums, and life style of people following their traditional occupation. At the end of the day we drive further towards Dhulikhel, from where great sunset and sunrise views are in offer. We stay overnight there and drive to nearby village of Panauti. Panauti is famous for its natural beauty, the famous local picnic spot with clear river streams, nearby monasteries, hills and temples; we explore them all and head towards Nagarkot hill at end of the day. Nagarkot is famous for its unmatched sunrise views that attract tourists from thousands of miles away. After witnessing best of sunrise views over the Himalayas, we drive to Telkot and hike to another world heritage site of Changunarayan Temple. Finally, we drive back to Kathmandu announcing the end to Nepal Cultural Tour and catch your onward flight next day.

Classic Himalaya Travels and Tours welcomes all the travel enthusiasts from all over the world to join in our Nepal Cultural tour and experience what Nepali culture and tradition has to offer while visiting best of natural attractions, villages and sites.  We can organize Nepal culture tour during any time of the year and if you want any customization in itinerary, we are flexible in making the trip just the way you like it. Contact us now if you have any further inquiries on Nepal culture tour.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival

Upon arrival at culturally affluent capital city of Kathmandu, meet our office representative at airport terminals and he will transfer you to your respective hotel. Remaining day at leisure. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu City Sightseeing

After having our breakfast, we embark in for the sightseeing tour day tour around UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley. Initially we visit Swayambhunath which is also commonly known as a monkey temple. And after having our lunch, we og for sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath temple which is the holiest among the Hindus and nearby Boudhanath Stupa. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Visit Dakshinkali, Kirtipur, Bungmati and Khokana

After having our early meal, we go for further sightseeing tour around Dakshinkali temple at south of Kathmandu valley with visit to culturally rich medieval town of  Kirtipur. In the similar passion, after having our lunch, we continue our sightseeing tour at Bungamati and Khokana before we drive back to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 04: Visit Bandegaon and Vajrabarahi

We continue our Nepal Cultural Tour as we visit around Bandegaon and Vajrabarahi temple.  And after lunch, sightseeing tour continues Patan city, Patan Museum and Tibetan Refugee Camp. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 05: Visit medieval town of Bhaktapur

Today after having our early meal, we go for sightseeing tour of nearby Bhaktapur city that gives us insight into local Newari culture and tradition and lifestyle with professions that has been followed since years. After lunch, we go for sightseeing tour of Dhulikhel towards east which is a beautiful small hill station offering great views of Himalayas and local cultures and festivals. Overnight at Hotel in Dhulikhel.

Day 06: Panauni Exploration

Today, after breakfast we either hike or drive to beautiful Panauti which is believed to be stated on one single rock. Visit many temples and specially hike upto Namobuddha monastery. And after lunch we take a drive to Nagarkot and witness spectacular sunset views.  Overnight at Hotel in Nagarkot.

Day 07: Nagarkot to Telkot, Changunarayan and return Kathmandu

After we enjoy panoramic views of Himalayas during sunrise ,we will be driving towards Telkot and hike to Changu Narayan for further cultural and religious exploration. And finally drive back to Kathmandu.
Eve: Farewell dinner at Nepali restaurant with cultural program. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 08: Transfer to airport for onward flight.

After completion of amazingly insightful Nepal Cultural Tour, we drop you to Tribhuwan International Airport for your scheduled flight towards onward destination.