This offer includes a visit to the Kathmandu Valley’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu valley include Swyombhunath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Patan, Bhaktapur and Changunarayan. This visit takes us to the marvelous religious, cultural and historical sites and mesmerizes us with astonishing art, architecture, history, civilization, culture and religion. The keen explorers find the Kathmandu valley as a live museum to read about age-old culture and civilization. Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swyombhunath, Changunarayan and Patan are religious sites whereas Bhaktapur and Kathmandu Durbar Square are historical sites.
Key Attractions of Everest Scenic Tour by Plane with Hotel Pickup
- 7 UNESCO World Heritage (Swyombhunath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Patan, Bhaktapur and Changunarayan)
- Private Luxury Transportation
- Professional Local Tour Guide and Private luxury ride
- Get in touch with Ancient Heritages, Culture, Civilization and History
- Visit museums with collections of ancient objects
We will visit the Following Sites
1. Kathmandu Durbar Square(World Heritage Site):
This is an old and historical palace from the Lichhibi period representing Lichhibi art and architecture and history. This palace, actually, has been destroyed by the April-2015 earthquake and is now under renovation. We go to visit the museum and learn about historical objects like weapons. Further, we see giant Kal Vairab and also go to see the living goddess, Kumari. The peaceful surrounding of the palace makes us delighted. We can find restaurants, shops and cafes around Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kathmandu Durbar Square is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Kathmandu Valley.
2. Swyambunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site):
You can see the beautiful Kathmandu valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. Swyombhunath is a massive stupa or also called a temple among serene surroundings. We will see an impressive stupa with Buddha's eyes printed on it. The prayers flags, ponds, prayers wheels, etc make this tour more fascinating. Swyambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living on the premises.
3. Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site):
Pashupatinath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples of Nepal. It is located on the bank of the Bagmati River on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath is the most important temple dedicated to the god Shiva. We can observe the holy cremation on the bank of the Bagmati river.
4. Boudhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site):
Boudhanath Stupa is 2500 years old Buddhist stupa in the Valley built in the 5th century with four pairs of eyes of Lord Buddha in four cardinal directions keeping an eternal watch over the people and their doings. You will find Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet going round the stupa spinning the prayer wheels. The beautiful surrounding with typical Nepali houses and restaurants add splendor to this tour.
5. Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site):
Patan Durbar Square - located in central of city Lalitpur. It displays the Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the reign of Malla kings who were great builders and patrons of the arts. Krishna Temple, Patan Museum, Golden Temple and Sundari Chowk are major highlights of Patan Durbar Square.
6. Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur is the most ancient city among three major cities in Kathmandu valley ( Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur). This city is rich in age-old religious values, ancient arts, cultural traditions, handicrafts, and ancient sculptures. The magnificent wood carving, pottery, tea, coffee, and organic curd(JuJu Dhou) are popular in Bhaktapur. Tourists generally notice a marked uniqueness in the festivals, cultural events and Newari traditions performed by the locals of Bhaktapur. As a whole, Bhaktapur is a typical Nepali city with immense cultural and religious splendors which lure millions of tourists every year.
7. Changunarayan Temple (World Heritage Site):
Changunarayan Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu from the Lichhavi period. It is one of the most popular UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu valley. The astounding wood carvings with idols of gods and goddesses, art and architecture, the massive temple and pristine surround are the major highlights to Changunarayan Temple.