There are four UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nepal. Two are in cultural category and two are in natural category. World Cultural Heritage Sites of Nepal are Lumbini, the birth place of Buddha. and seven monuments of Kathmandu valley within a radius of 20km. The World Natural Heritage Sites are Chitwan and Sagarmatha National Park. Kathmandu Valley World Heritage Site comprises of three historical palaces – Kathmandu, Patan & Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Two Buddhist Stupa – Swyambhunath & Boudhanath Stupas. and two Hindus Temples – Pasupatinath and Changu Narayan. Each monuments offers incomparable scope to conncisseurs of art and culture to see and study different aspects of fine arts in its paintings, sculpture, wood carving and architecture.
3 Nights / 4 Days
On arrival at Kathmandu airport, meeting and assistance by our rep. and transfer to your hotel. Over Night at hotel.
After breakfast, full day sightseeing or Pashupatinath temple, Swyambhu, Bouddhanath Stupa and Patan Durbar Square. UNESCO – World Heritage Site.
Breakfast at hotel, Process full day sightseeing Kathmandu & Changu Narayan Temple. After Lunch, Visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square & Drive process to Nagarkot for Sunset view.
Early morning, Wake up call with follow up tea or coffee. Sunrise and mountain view from your hotel compound. From here you can see the majestic Langtang range. After breakfast – Drive process to transfer to international airport for the flight to onward destination.
SIGHTSEEING POINT: WORLD HERITAGE SITE OF NEPAL
PATAN DURBAR SQUARE:- Patan Durbar Square serves as the main identity of the district while likewise Ashoka Stupa, golden Temple, Nepal’s only zoo as well as numerous temples around the town are the major attractions. The pricturesque Godavari, Fulchowki, Khokana, Bungmati, Lakuribhanjyang, Bhainsepati, Chapagaon and others are the popular tourist destinations around the town of Lalitpur. The Palace Square located in the districet has been listed as one of the UNESCO’s world heritage sites. The Newari arts representing the indigenous culture of the town mesmerize any visitor.
SWYAMBHUNATH STUPA:- Swoyambhunath stupa, stands on a lovely little hillock located at a distance of 4 km from the Thamel. This religiouly important site for Buddhist is also popular among Hindus devotees and people of other faiths. This peaceful and clam hill commands the pictureque view of the Kathmandu valley and splended panorama of Himalayan range.
BOUDHANATH STUPA:- The ancient and one of the largest stupas in the world, Boudhanath or the Khasa Caitya is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Kathmandu, Nepal. Located about 11 km from the center and northeastern outskirts of Kathmandu, the stupa’s massive mandala makes it one of the largest spherical stupas in Nepal.
PASUPATINATH TEMPLE:-The Temple existence dates back to 400 A.D. With its astoniging architectural beauty the temple stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition. The beautiful richly – ornamented pagoda styled temple house the sacred linga or halilic symbol of Lord Shiva. thousands of pilgrimas from all over the world come to this temple all round the year to pay respect to Lord Shiva. Pashupatinath temple is also know as “The temple of Living Beings”.
KATHMANDU DURBAR SQUARE:- Hanumandhoka is the oldest palace of Nepal. Located in the Basantapur Durbar Square, the palace was known as Gutapau palace before the 16th century. The palace was renamed Hanumandhoka, after the then King Protap Malla set up a statue of Hanuman (the Monkey God) there. One can easily be fascinated by the sights of seemingly uncountable monuments at the square. The square constitutes the Kumari Ghar (the house of Living Goddess) and huge idols of Taleju, Deguta, Krishna, Hanuman (the Monkey God) and Kal Bhairab made at different times as artistic and cultural perspectives the palace is one of the main attractions for fireigners as well as internal tourists. It is listed as a world heritage site by the UNESCO.
BHAKTAPUR DURBAR SQUARE:- The most important of all the tourist sites in bhaktapur, Bhaktapur Durbar Square is renowned as one of the most attractive destination for Nepali as well as international tourists. The area is called “Layaku” in Newari language. Ancient temples and shrines, sculptures and historical heritage sites constructed in different eras carry the identity of this city.
Highlights of the ancients Nepali art like golden gate, 55 Window Temple, Statue of bhupatindara Malla, Museum, Krishna Temple. Big Beel, dog Barking Bell, Siddhilaxmi Temple, Taleju bhagwati Temple etc can be observed in one place here. this durbar square is also a hub for local residents to get some refreshment after fatigue and to stroll around to have some fun time. This place can sasily be reached through different parts of Bhaktapur. Foreigners have to apy an entry fee to visit this tourist destination,
CHANGU NARAYAN TEMPLE:- Often described as the most ancient temple of Nepal. Changu Narayan Temple lies 20 km eastward from Kathmandu and 8 km northward from Dudhpati of Bhaktapur. This ancient temple dedicated to Hindu god Vishnuis one of the most important temple of Nepal. The temple as well as its premises is full of fifth century stone inscriptions related to the Lord Vishnu.
The temple, built around the third century, is bedecked with some of the finest samples of stone, wood and metal craft, Listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO, the ancients temple has been a prefereed destination for foreign tourists. There lies a museum near to the temple for those who want to know about the history of the temple and Lichhavi era’s King Mandev. Different ancient items including coins from different eras have been showcased in the museum. It is said that visit to the Changunarayan Temple is indispensable if you want to observe the complete cultural development of the Valley. Respected as one out of the four Narayanas of Kathmandu, the temple is situated at a height of 1543m. Telko, Nagarkot and Sankhu lie at the distance of 7 km, 16 kilometers and an hour’s walking distance respectively from this temple.