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Explore Kathmandu, Nepal’s captivating capital renowned for its rich cultural and historical tapestry. Discover seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, each a testament to the city’s fascinating legacy:
Step into the past at this ancient royal palace complex, adorned with temples, palaces, and statues dating back to the 12th century. Hanuman Dhoka, also known as Durbar Square, was once the residence of Nepalese monarchs until the 19th century.
Ascend to the sacred Swayambhunath Stupa, Nepal’s oldest Buddhist shrine, affectionately called the Monkey Temple. Crowned with small stupas and vibrant prayer flags, this hilltop sanctuary offers a spiritual journey through time.
Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Boudhanath Stupa, one of Nepal’s largest stupas located in the eastern suburbs of Kathmandu. A pilgrimage site for both tourists and Buddhists, its towering presence captivates the soul.
Pay homage to the revered Pashupatinath Temple, a Hindu sanctuary dedicated to Lord Shiva. Nestled on the banks of the Bagmati River, it hosts Hindu cremation ceremonies and stands as a symbol of religious devotion.
Marvel at the 17th-century architectural marvel, Patan Durbar Square, nestled in the city of Lalitpur. Adorned with intricately carved stone and wood, this palace complex stands as a testament to the city’s artistic prowess.
Step back in time at Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a 12th-century complex in the ancient city of Bhaktapur. Tourists flock to witness the beauty of its temples, palaces, and courtyards, adorned with exquisite wood and stone carvings. Experience the charm of Nepal’s cultural gem.
Climb to the oldest temple in Nepal, Changu Narayan Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Perched atop a hill, it offers panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley, showcasing a blend of spirituality and natural beauty.
7:30 AM: Visit the Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, to begin your day. From the top, take in the stunning view of the city and visit the Buddhist monasteries and shrines.
9:00 PM: Take a trip to the complex of palaces, courtyards, and temples known as Kathmandu Durbar Square. Explore the intricate carvings and sculptures and marvel at the Newari style’s architectural wonders.
10:30 AM: One of the world’s largest stupas is Boudhanath Stupa. Buddhists also use it as a significant place of pilgrimage. Watch the prayer flags flutter in the wind as you stroll around the stupa.
12:00 PM: Head to the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Take in the elaborate carvings and sculptures as well as the cremation ceremonies.
2:00 PM: In the city of Lalitpur, go to the Patan Durbar Square. Ancient courtyards, palaces, and temples can be found there. Take in the Golden Temple, Sundari Chowk, and Keshav Narayan Chowk.
4:00 PM: Go to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a second UNESCO world heritage site that is famous for its traditional architecture and cultural heritage. Witness the traditional way of life of the locals as you wander the museums, palaces, and temples.
6:00 PM: The Changu Narayan Temple, an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, is a good place to end your day. It has intricate sculptures and carvings and is one of the oldest temples in the Kathmandu valley.
Note: Depending on your preferences and interests, you can customize the times and order of your visits.
The city of Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and historically, culturally the central valley of Nepal’s commerce and trade. The city of Kathmandu has thousands of years of glorious history and sophisticated culture that ranks among the highest in Asia with a large number of Hindu temples, Buddhist stupas, shrines, and monuments. Along with Patan, Bhaktapur, the neighboring districts of Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Valley has seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Hence it is often called the city of open museums and temples. The beautiful Kathmandu valley is surrounded by green hills and towering Himalayan peaks.
There are many temples, shrines, monasteries, and medieval pagodas in Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan. Outside the city, there are many opportunities to enjoy a glimpse of rural village life as it has been for hundreds of years. We offer opportunities for guided treks around the valley with knowledgeable and friendly national tour guides. We have also made a program to visit the famous religious and cultural places of Kathmandu. Our knowledgeable and certified guides lead the tour. Apart from seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you can do Chandragiri, Kirtipur, Dachhinkali, Bugmati, Buddhanilkantha, Kapan, Sankhu, Nagarkot, Namobuddha, Panauti, day hiking, Himal flying, helicopter tour, food hunting in Thamel and many other activities that you can do while you are in Kathmandu. For more details about packages and day tour itineraries in Nepal, please contact us anytime for Kathmandu Unique Tour
Similarly, UNESCO has listed 4 World Heritage Sites in Nepal. Chitwan National Park and Sagarmatha National Park are Natural World Heritage Sites.
Pashupati Nath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Lalitpur Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swyambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa, and Changunarayan Temple are in World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu. Similarly, the birthplace of Lord Buddha (Lumbini) is in Cultural World Heritage Sites outside Kathmandu.
Nathan Changu: The oldest Hindu temple in the Kathmandu Valley, dating back more than 1700 years, can be found in the historic village of Changu Narayan, a UNESCO world heritage site. Explore the oldest Hindu temple in the Kathmandu Valley and the quaint streets of Changu Narayan to see craftspeople and the Famous Handmade Thanka Painting School at work as they have for centuries. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site for the entire village.
Duration: 30 minutes
Bhaktapur: The oldest royal site in the Kingdom of Bhaktapur and Bhaktapur Durbar Square are both World UNESCO heritage sites. commonly referred to as Khwopa village. approximately 13 kilometers east of Kathmandu. It is Nepal’s most popular tourist destination and city of architecture. The main draw is: Five hundred and fifty windows in the palace Nyatapola Temple Golden Gate Statue of Bhupetenda Malla Lion’s Gate Erotic Elephant Temple Ugrachandi – and Ugrabhairav Temple 3 hour.
Durbar Patan: Patan was its own kingdom until 1769, and it is across the sacred Bagmati River from Kathmandu. Amazing temples and carvings by the Newari people, who have called Patan home for hundreds of years, make it known as the “city of arts.” Patan has its own historic royal palace, incredible Hindu temples, and an outstanding museum that showcases ancient cultural art.
Duration: 1 hour.
Temple of Pashupatinath: The most well-known and significant Hindu site in Asia is Pashupatinath Temple. This temple, on the Bagmati River, is 4 km from the city center. It is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is also a Hindu cremation site and one of Nepal’s UNESCO sites.
Duration: 2 hours.
Stupa of Bouddhanath: The third-largest Buddhist Stupa in all of Asia can be found at this sacred Buddhist site. It is four kilometers away from Thamel’s famous tourist destination and main city center. It is home to Nepal’s largest Tibetan refugee community and is 36 meters (118 feet) tall. Explore Tibetan monasteries with their butter lamps flickering as you circumambulate the Stupa.
Durbar Square in Kathmandu: The cultural heart of Kathmandu’s ancient city is Durbar Square, which is home to more than 60 ancient temples and is also known as the old Royal Palace. Look around. Kumari is the living goddess who lives here and is frequently seen.
Duration: 1 hour,
Temple Swyayambhunath: The oldest Buddhist Stupa in the Kathmandu Valley dates back more than 2000 years. This UNESCO site is three kilometers from the main city. It is also called the Monkey Temple, and all of the rhesus monkeys there will keep you occupied. Numerous monasteries, stupas, and temples can be found on the site. Swayambhunath is on top of a big hill, giving visitors a great view of the Kathmandu Valley.
If you’re interested to involved in these trips by your interest, time, and physical and mental preparation it’s fine.
Besides this, Hot Spring Trek, Trek near Kathmandu, Panchase Trek, Ghalegaun Trek, Chepang Hill Trek, Chisapani Nagarkot Trek, and Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek are available.
Similarly, the Annapurna Circuit Trek – 14 Days, Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 14 Days, and many more are in the Annapurna Region.
Likewise, the Everest Base Camp Trek – 12 Days, and Everest Three Pass Trek – 17 Days are in the Everest Region
In Langtang Region Holy Gosainkunda Trek – 6 Days, Langtang Valley Trek – 9 Days, Langtang Gosainkunda Chisapani Trek – 13 Days are available.
Manasalu Area Trek – 15 Days, Upper Mustang Trek – 14 Days, Nar Phu Valley Trek – 12 Days, and Rara Lake Trek – 11 Days are in the Restricted Region.
As well as Ganesh Himal, Kanchanjunga, Makalu Trek, and programs are organized by Robinson Crusoe Holidays.
Among the cultural programs; Honeymoon Tour Package – is 10 Days, Nepal Pleasure Tour – is 8 Days, the Adventure Package Tour – is 14 Days, Historical Nepal Tour – is 10 Days, the Spiritual Tour Package – is 12 Days, Kathmandu Unique Tour – 5 Days, Historical Gorkha Village Tour 9 Days, Nepal India Cultural Tour – 10 Days, Nepal Bhutan Tibet Tour – 12 Days.
If you are interested to plan your tour and trek yourself according to your interest we manage it. According to your time duration and schedule, please go to our Plan Trip or Customize Trip.
Therefore, Robinson Crusoe Holiday is always ready to provide excellent services for our guests. Based on our cultural motto “Matri Debo Bhaba, Pitrii Debo Bhaba, Atithi Debo Bhaba.” Mother as a God, Father as a God, and Guest as a God.
Easy and informative guided tour about Nepalese & Kathmandu culture - Kapil is a nice and informative guy, knows a lot about the city, history, culture and religion. You can ask him nearly anything and he seemed to be interested in... read more us as well, and told us about his personal life as well. He connects easily with people around the area, gets conversations going, which makes the trip really nice. I would totally recommend the daily tour through Kathmandu as well.
Kathmandu tour - Kapil was very knowledgeable and informative! He also tailored the tour according to my interest. Highly recommend!
We had Kapil as our guide through Kathmandu for one day. He took us to four important places and could tell us a lot about them and about the history... read more of Nepal. He was very kind and made sure the tour was pleasant for us. I would definitely recommend getting him as a guide through Kathmandu!
Really good! - Visited a lot in Kathmandu with Kapil - it was a really nice experience! My friend and I would 100 procent recommend using these guys!
Kathmandu City Tour - Kapil was a lovely guide for our first day in Kathmandu. His passion for the history and stories of the region was infectious. We had a great time and appreciated... read more his enthusiasm throughout the day! Added bonus - he is an excellent photographer ????
KATMANDU TOUR with Kapil - So I did a city wide tour w Kapil to the various UNESCO sotes. Very Knowledgeable and friendly and knows the spots for the perfect picture. Pretty lucky to have... read more him.
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