Nepal Heritage Tour (7N/8D)

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UNESCO identified World Heritage Sites as places that belong to all the peoples of the world, Nepal has 4 Properties inscribed on the World Heritage lists and there also 2 listed as a Cultural and another 2 as a Natural Sites.

  1. Kathmandu Valley (Cultural)
  2. Lumbini ( Cultural)
  3. Chitwan National Park ( natural)
  4. Sagarmatha National Park ( Everest/ Natural)

1. Kathmandu-Valley

i) Pashupatinath temple “Lord of animals”
Hindu temple of god Shiva one of the important god of Hindus dedicated to Pashupatinath is located on the banks of the Bagmati River.

ii) Boudhanath “one of the largest Stupa in the world”
Located in northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, about 30 minutes drive from heart of Kathmandu.

iii) Swayambhunath “Monkey Temple”
Located in top hill in the west of Kathmandu valley , majorly a Stupa one of the old religious complex place where we can see the brotherhood of the religion between Buddhist and Hindus.

iv) Kathmandu Durbar Square ” The place where God still exists”
Old royal palace of the former Kathmandu Kingdom held the palaces of the Malla and Shah kings who ruled over the city. Along with these palaces, the square surrounds quadrangles, revealing courtyards and temples. It is known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, a name derived from a statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, at the entrance of the palace.

v) Patan Durbar Square “The architectural heritage”
It is situated at the center of Lalitpur city. The Square floor is tiled with red bricks. There are many temples and idols in the area. The main temples are aligned opposite of the western face of the palace.

vi) Bhaktapur Durbar Square “Way back to Culture”
The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is located in the current town of Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon, which lies 13 km east of Kathmandu. While the complex consists of at least four distinct squares (Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square and Pottery Square), the whole area is informally known as the Bhaktapur Durbar Square and is a highly visited site in the Kathmandu Valley.

vii) Changu Narayan “Where Nepal’s history starts.”
An ancient Hindu temple located near the village of Changunarayan in the Kathmandu Valley on top of a hill at the eastern end of the valley.

2. Lumbini

“Birthplace of Buddha” 

was granted World Heritage sites by UNESCO in 1997.  The holy site of Lumbini is bordered by a large monastic zone. It is separated into an eastern and western monastic zone, the eastern having the Theravadin monasteries, the western having Mahayana and Vajrayana monasteries.

3. Chitwan national park

“wildlife Camp”
It was established in 1973 and granted the status of a World Heritage Site in 1984. Chitwan National Park is one of Nepal’s most popular tourist destinations and is also the first National Park.

4. Sagarmatha National Park

“Top of the world”
Protected area in the Himalayas of eastern Nepal that is dominated by Mount Everest.

Nepal Heritage Tour

7N/8D (BB Plan)

Day 01: (KATHMANDU)

  • Arrival at Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel for Check in.
  • You will proceed to heritage sites including Kathmandu Durbar Square, visiting Kumari Temple and Swayambhu from here you can overlook the scenery of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 02: (KATHMANDU-NAGARKOT)

  • Breakfast at Hotel.
  • This day you will be proceed another heritage sight of Nepal including Pashupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square, Patan Museum, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Museum and Changunarayan.
  • After exploring these heritage sights you will be transfer to beautiful place Nagarkot Hill to stay.
  • Overnight at Nagarkot Hotel.

 Day 03: (NAGARKOT-LUMBINI)

  • Breakfast at hotel with breathtaking view and Sunrise view from Nagarkot Hotel.
  • After breakfast visit Saraswatithan – Milarepa had done meditation at this place.
  • After visiting Saraswatithan you will be transfer to Lumbini.
  • Overnight at Lumbini Hotel.

Day 04: (LUMBINI)

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit Lumbini garden, Maya Devi Temple, Mahayana Buddhist Monasteries, Theravada Buddhist Monasteries, World Peace Stupa (Shanti Stupa).
  • Overnight at Lumbini Hotel.

 Day 05: (LUMBINI)

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit Ramgram – When Buddha attained ‘Mahaparinirvana’, his body was cremated, Kudan – The mortal relic was divided among the 8 claimants. Gotihawa was ancient Khemavati the birthplace of Krakucchanda Buddha, Niglihawa – is the birthplace of Kanakmuni Buddha, Sagarhawa – is the place where Sakyas were massacred by King Virudhaka.
  • After lunch visit Tilaurakot – is ancient capital of Sakya kingdom (Kapilavastu) where Siddhartha Gautama lived his early 29 years as a prince.
  • Overnight at Lumbini Hotel.

Day 06: (LUMBINI-KATHMANDU)

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • We leave Lumbini by road and back to Kathmandu.
  • Check in into Kathmandu Hotel.
  • Evening time will be leisure for your shopping.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu Hotel.

 Day 07: (KATHMANDU)

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit Bouddha, Charumati Bihar– This monastery was established in 3rd century B.C.
  • Visit Chusyabaha Monastery, Bikramsil Mahavihar, Hiranyabarna Mahavihar and Rudrabarna Mahavihar.
  • Evening time leisure for your shopping.
  • Overnight at Hotel

Day 08: (KATHMANDU-PHARPING)

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit Shesh Narayan Monastery and Vajra Yogini Temple
  • Today you will proceed Padmasambhava’s Asura Cave at Pharping – Pharping (Yanglesho) is the place where Guru Padmashambhava attained the state of enlightenment. There are two major caves blessed by Padmasambhava and visit Dakshinkali Temple.
  • Leisure time for your own activities.
  • Then transfer to airport to board your flight.

 Tour Ends

Inclusions: 

  • 03 nights’ accommodation at respective hotel in Kathmandu.
  • 03 nights’ accommodation at respective hotel in Lumbini.
  • 01 night accommodation at respective hotel in Nagarkot.
  • Arrival and departure transfer.
  • Sightseeing as per the itinerary in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, Patan and Lumbini.
  • Transportation Kathmandu / Nagarkot / Lumbini / Kathmandu.
  • Presently applicable Hotel Taxes (24.3% VAT and Service Charge)
  • Tour guide fees
  • Sightseeing entrance fees
  • Breakfast at Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Lumbini.

Exclusions:

  • International airfare
  • Tips for the guide/porter (Tips is expected).
  • Lunch & Dinner at Kathmandu, Nagarkot and Lumbini.
  • Personal expenses (Tips, beverage, laundry, telephone call, etc.) 
  • Travel Insurance 
  • Domestic airfare (If you want to take domestic flight from Bhairawa/Lumbini to Kathmandu rather than vehicle)

Note: If you will be bored by vehicle or you have limited time then you can travel through Domestic Flight as well. If you need we will arrange Domestic flight too.

 

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  • Trip Duration : 7N/8D (3N Kathmandu, 1N Nagarkot & 3N Lumbini)
  • Start - End : Kathmandu-Kathmandu
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