Private Tour Of World Heritage Sites In Kathmandu
OverviewYour 6-hour tour of World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu includes visits to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupati Temple. The historical and religious significance of the sites will be explained to you by your expert guide. Learn about Kathmandus rich cultural traditions, the citys history and its beautiful ancient art and architecture.
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Fully narrated tour
- Comprehensive tour of the city
- Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
Know More about this tourYour 6-hour tour will begin when you meet your guide at 10am at the assigned departure point. This trip is ideal for anyone who wishes to learn and experience the rich history, culture and traditions of Kathmandu. It not only showcases the rich culture of the Nepalese people but also takes you back in time through its architectural marvels.
Your visits to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites will begin at the Kathmandu Durbar Square, which showcases Nepalese art and architecture at its best. The architecture is typical of the Malla dynasty who ruled over Nepal from the 12thto 18thcentury.
The Swayambhunath Temple has a compelling mix of both Hindu and Buddhist shrines and stupas. It is popularly known as the Monkey Temple, owing to the large monkey population residing in the area.
The Bauddhanath Stupa,built on the ancient trade route to Tibet, is one of the largest stupas in South Asia. In addition to the main stupa, which was built in a Nepali-Buddhist style, there are over fifty Tibetan monasteries in the area built by Tibetan merchants and the large influx of Tibetan refugees over the years. Here, you not only get to appreciate the spectacular art and architecture of ancient Nepal but that of neighboring Tibet as well.
Pashupatinath Temple is situated on the banks of river Bagmati and is one of the main temples of Lord Shiva. The temple area is full of other smaller temples of numerous Hindu deities, which provides an ambiance of a sacred paradise.
Your tour will concludeat the same point from where the tour departs.
Inclusions for Private Tour Of World Heritage Sites In Kathmandu
- Transport by comfortable private vehicle
- English-speaking, trained and experienced local tour guide
- Monument fees
Exclusions for Private Tour Of World Heritage Sites In Kathmandu
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
Please note that there has been significant damage to some of the sites visited on this tour due to the earthquakes in April and May 2015
Minimum age is 12 years