Nepal World Heritage Tour – 9 days

Nepal World Heritage Tour – 9 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

8N/9D

Grade

Easy

Max Altitude

1400 meters

Meals

B+B

Accomodation

Hotel/Resort

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Highlights

Kathmandu Valley:

Kathmandu Durbar Square: Marvel at the ancient palaces, temples, and courtyards that adorn this UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcasing exquisite Newari architecture and craftsmanship.
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple): Climb the hilltop to admire panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley and explore the sacred complex adorned with prayer flags and intricate Buddhist shrines.
Boudhanath Stupa: Experience the serene ambiance of one of the largest stupas in the world, surrounded by Tibetan monasteries and bustling pilgrim activity.
Pokhara:

Phewa Lake: Enjoy a tranquil boat ride on the picturesque lake, with the reflection of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre mountains creating a stunning backdrop.
Davis Falls and Gupteshwor Cave: Explore the mystical waterfall and the cave adorned with stalactites and stalagmites, offering an intriguing underground adventure.
International Mountain Museum: Learn about the history, culture, and mountaineering heritage of the Himalayas through exhibits, artifacts, and interactive displays.
Lumbini:

Maya Devi Temple: Visit the sacred garden where Lord Buddha was born, and explore the ancient ruins, Ashoka Pillar, and various monasteries representing different Buddhist traditions.
Lumbini Museum: Gain insights into the life of Buddha and the development of Buddhism through archaeological findings, artifacts, and historical displays.
Chitwan National Park:

Jungle Safari: Embark on an exhilarating safari adventure to spot diverse wildlife including Bengal tigers, one-horned rhinoceroses, elephants, and rare bird species.
Elephant Bathing: Witness the unique spectacle of elephants enjoying a refreshing bath in the Rapti River, providing an intimate encounter with these majestic creatures.
Tharu Cultural Experience: Immerse yourself in the traditional culture of the Tharu community through cultural performances, village tours, and interactions with local artisans.

Nepal World Heritage Tour Overview

The Nepal World Heritage Tour sounds like a great option for travelers who are interested in learning about the history, culture, and religion of Nepal. The tour takes you to some of the most important UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal, including the Kathmandu Valley, Lumbini, and Chitwan National Park.

In the Kathmandu Valley, you will visit the Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Monastery. These are all important religious sites for Hindus and Buddhists, and they offer a glimpse into the rich history and culture of Nepal. You will also visit the Patan Durbar Square and the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which are two of the most beautiful and well-preserved old towns in Nepal.

In Lumbini, you will visit the Maya Devi Temple, the birthplace of the Buddha. This is a sacred place for Buddhists from all over the world, and it is a great place to learn about the history of Buddhism.

In Chitwan National Park, you will go on a jungle safari to see the park’s many wild animals, including rhinos, elephants, and tigers. This is a great opportunity to experience the natural beauty of Nepal and learn about the park’s conservation efforts.

Nepal World Heritage Tour is a great option for travelers who are looking for a well-rounded experience of Nepal. You will get to see some of the most beautiful places in the country, learn about the culture and history, and enjoy some wildlife safari.

Here are some of the pros and cons of the Nepal World Heritage Tour:

Pros:

Covers a variety of activities, including sightseeing, cultural visits, and wildlife safari

Well-organized tour with experienced guides

Includes all of the necessary transportation, accommodation, and activities

Opportunity to see some of the most beautiful places in Nepal

Learn about the culture and history of Nepal

Enjoy a wildlife safari

Cons:

The tour can be quite rushed, as you will only have a few days in each destination

The accommodation is basic, but clean and comfortable

The food is simple, but delicious

The wildlife safari can be expensive

Overall, the Nepal World Heritage Tour is a great option for travelers who are looking for a well-rounded experience of Nepal. It is a well-organized tour with experienced guides that will help you make the most of your trip.

We would recommend this tour to travelers who are looking for an active and exciting trip that will allow them to experience the best of Nepal. The tour is well-organized and includes all of the necessary transportation, accommodation, and activities. The guides are experienced and knowledgeable, and they will help you make the most of your trip.

Here are some additional tips for planning your Nepal World Heritage Tour:

Be sure to book your tour in advance, especially if you are traveling during peak season (October-November and March-May).

Pack light clothing for the cities and warmer clothing for the mountains.

Bring insect repellent, sunscreen, and a hat for the safari.

Be prepared for altitude sickness if you are going to Chitwan National Park.

Drink plenty of water and eat plenty of snacks to stay hydrated and energized.

Have fun and enjoy your trip!

Detail Itinerary

Arrival in Kathmandu:

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative will be there to greet you. Look for a sign with your name.

Transfer to Hotel:

You will be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Rest and Relaxation:

After the journey, take some time to rest and refresh at your hotel.

Tour Briefing:

In the afternoon, our tour office will conduct a detailed briefing about your Nepal tour. This will include information about the itinerary, places to be visited, activities, and any other essential details.

Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu:

Enjoy your first night in Kathmandu, getting ready for the exciting adventures planned for the upcoming days.

Early Morning Mountain Flight: ON Option

Start your day early with an optional Mountain Flight. This scenic flight offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan mountain range, including Mt. Everest, and is a great way to kickstart your Nepal adventure.
Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square:

After the mountain flight (if chosen), proceed with a tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square. This historical site, also known as Hanuman Dhoka Square, is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the ancient temples, palaces, and courtyards that reflect the rich cultural and architectural heritage of the Kathmandu Valley.
Visit to Swayambhunath Monastery:

Next, visit Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple. This iconic stupa sits atop a hill and provides panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley. Explore the stupa and its surroundings, adorned with prayer flags and intricate carvings.
Afternoon:

Take a break for lunch.
Tour of Patan Durbar Square:

In the afternoon, embark on a tour of Patan Durbar Square, another UNESCO World Heritage site. Discover the medieval architecture, temples, and unique craftsmanship of this historic square.
Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu:

Rest at your hotel, reflecting on the cultural richness and historical significance experienced during the day. Prepare for more exploration in the days to come.

Full Day Heritage Tour:

Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel.

Visit to Pashupatinath Temple:

Explore Pashupatinath Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Witness the religious rituals along the banks of the sacred Bagmati River.

Visit to Boudhanath Stupa:

Next, visit Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest stupas in Nepal and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Absorb the spiritual atmosphere as you circumambulate the stupa, surrounded by vibrant prayer flags and the rhythm of chanting pilgrims.

Lunch Break:

Take a break for lunch.

Explore Bhaktapur Durbar Square:

Spend the afternoon exploring Bhaktapur Durbar Square, another UNESCO World Heritage site. Admire the medieval architecture, courtyards, and intricately carved temples that showcase the cultural richness of Bhaktapur.

Visit to Changunarayan Temple:

Conclude the day with a visit to the Changunarayan Temple, the oldest Hindu temple in the Kathmandu Valley and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the temple premises and appreciate the ancient art and architecture.

Return to Kathmandu:

After the full day of exploration, return to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu:

Rest and relax at your hotel, cherishing the diverse cultural experiences and historical wonders encountered throughout the day. Prepare for the next phase of your Nepal

Drive to Chitwan National Park:

After breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu, embark on a scenic drive that takes approximately 5 hours to reach the Royal Chitwan National Park.

Transfer to Resort:

Upon reaching Chitwan, check into your chosen resort. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage site known for its rich biodiversity, including various wildlife species.

Lunch at the Resort:

Enjoy a delicious lunch at the resort.

Afternoon Elephant Back Safari:

In the afternoon, experience an exciting elephant back safari in the lush jungles of Chitwan National Park. Traverse through the park on the back of an elephant, providing a unique perspective for wildlife viewing.

Evening at Leisure:

After the safari, you have the evening at leisure. You can choose to relax at the resort, explore the surroundings, or engage in optional activities offered by the resort.

Overnight at Resort in Chitwan:

Rest at the resort, surrounded by the natural beauty of Chitwan National Park. Prepare for more jungle activities and wildlife encounters in the days ahead.

Full Day Jungle Activities:

Morning:

Start your day with an early breakfast at the resort.

Canoe Trip:

Embark on a serene canoe trip along the Rapti River. Enjoy the peaceful surroundings and observe the aquatic life and various bird species along the riverbanks.

Nature Walk:

Follow a knowledgeable guide on a nature walk, exploring the diverse flora and fauna of Chitwan National Park. Gain insights into the park’s ecosystems and learn about the wildlife that inhabits the region.

Tharu Village Tour:

Explore a Tharu village to experience the traditional lifestyle of the indigenous Tharu community. Learn about their culture, customs, and daily activities.

Lunch at the Resort:

Return to the resort for a hearty lunch.

Afternoon:

Elephant Breeding Center:

Visit the Elephant Breeding Center, where you can witness efforts for elephant conservation and get up close to adorable elephant calves.

Evening Tharu Cultural Stick Dance:

In the evening, enjoy a vibrant Tharu cultural stick dance performance. The Tharu people showcase their traditional dance forms, providing an entertaining and cultural experience.

Dinner at the Resort:

Conclude your day with a delicious dinner at the resort.

Overnight at Resort in Chitwan:

Rest at the resort, reflecting on the immersive jungle experiences of the day. Prepare for the next set of adventures in the heart of Chitwan National Park.

Drive to Lumbini:

After a satisfying breakfast at the resort in Chitwan, embark on a scenic drive to Lumbini.
The journey takes you through the Mahendra Highway, offering picturesque views along the way.
Check-in at Hotel:

Upon reaching Lumbini or Bhairahawa (near Lumbini), check into your chosen hotel.
Afternoon Boating on Lumbini Lake:

In the afternoon, embark on a tranquil boating experience on Lumbini Lake. Enjoy the serene waters and the peaceful surroundings.
Leisure Time:

After the boating experience, you have some leisure time. You may choose to explore the nearby areas, relax by the lake, or engage in any optional activities offered by the hotel.
Overnight at Hotel in Lumbini:

Rest at your hotel in Lumbini, anticipating the exploration of this sacred pilgrimage site associated with the birth of Lord Buddha in the days to come. Prepare for a journey into the historical and spiritual aspects of Lumbini.

Morning Exploration in Lumbini:

Visit International Monasteries:

After breakfast at your hotel in Lumbini, start your morning by visiting some of the international monasteries surrounding the sacred garden. Each monastery represents a different country and showcases unique architectural styles and cultural influences.

Mayadevi Temple:

Explore the Mayadevi Temple, the main pilgrimage site in Lumbini. This temple is believed to be the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama, who later became Buddha. The sacred garden around the temple is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Ashokan Pillar:

Visit the Ashokan Pillar, erected by Emperor Ashoka to commemorate his visit to Lumbini. The pillar bears an inscription identifying Lumbini as the birthplace of Buddha.

World Peace Pagoda:

Explore the World Peace Pagoda, a symbol of peace and harmony. The pagoda provides a serene atmosphere and panoramic views of the surrounding landscapes.

Afternoon Drive to Kathmandu:

After the morning exploration in Lumbini, drive back to Kathmandu.

Evening in Kathmandu:

Check into your hotel in Kathmandu.
The evening is at your leisure. You may choose to relax at the hotel or explore the local surroundings.

Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu:

Rest at your hotel in Kathmandu, reflecting on the spiritual journey through Lumbini. Prepare for your departure or any additional activities planned for the following day

Rest and Leisure Day:

Today is a leisure day, allowing you to take a well-deserved rest or engage in optional activities based on your preferences.

Options for the Day:

Rest at the Hotel:
Take the day to relax at your hotel, perhaps enjoying the amenities or taking some quiet time to reflect on your journey.
Shopping for Souvenirs:
If you haven’t already, explore local markets to buy souvenirs and gifts for family and friends. Kathmandu offers a variety of traditional crafts, textiles, and unique items.
Optional Activities:
If there are any specific places or activities you missed during the tour or if there’s something you’d like to revisit, this day provides the flexibility to do so.

Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu:

Spend your last night in Kathmandu, relishing the memories of your Nepal tour. Prepare for your departure the following day or any additional activities planned.

Departure Day:

After breakfast at your hotel in Kathmandu, check out from the hotel.

Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport:

Our representative will pick you up from the hotel and assist with your transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your onward journey.
Bid farewell to the enchanting landscapes, diverse cultures, and warm hospitality of Nepal.
We hope you had a memorable and enriching experience during your visit, and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future.

Safe travels and best wishes for your onward destination!

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Airport Transfers - Car/Van/Bus/Jeep
  • Accommodation on B/B basis in Kathmandu and Lumbini
  • All entrance Fees of Temple, Monastery, Museum, Durbar Square, Monuments and cultural program at evening.
  • City Tour in Kathmandu and Lumbini
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Chitwan, Lumbini to Kathmandu
  • Tour Guide in Kathmandu and Lumbini and also Chitwan National Park
  • All Jungle Activities
  • Tharu Culture Dance in Chitwan
  • What is Excluded
  • Any unexpected costs that occur due to: Weather, Trail, Road Blockage, River conditions,
  • Due to circumstances such as: Sickness, Government action, flight delays,
  • Insurance, Emergency Rescue Trip Starts: Kathmandu
  • Personal and free-time expenses
  • Cold drinks or alcohol
  • Extra hotel expenses
  • Laundry
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Airport taxes
  • Entry visas to Nepal
Quick Inquiry

    Useful Info

    Kathmandu:

    Kathmandu Valley is home to seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, which are adorned with ancient palaces, temples, and pagodas reflecting the Newar architecture and craftsmanship.
    The sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, dedicated to Lord Shiva, is a significant pilgrimage site and a center for cremation rituals along the Bagmati River.
    Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest stupas in the world, is a revered Buddhist site where visitors can observe monks, pilgrims, and prayer rituals.
    Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, offers panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley and is adorned with colorful prayer flags.
    Pokhara:

    Pokhara is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, with the serene Phewa Lake and the reflection of the Annapurna and Machhapuchhre (Fishtail) mountains creating a picturesque setting.
    Explore the mesmerizing Davis Falls and the nearby Gupteshwor Cave, adorned with stalactites and stalagmites, providing a mystical experience.
    Visit the International Mountain Museum to learn about the culture, history, and mountaineering heritage of the Himalayas.
    Lumbini:

    Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, holds immense religious significance and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Explore the sacred garden where Buddha was born, featuring the Maya Devi Temple, Ashoka Pillar, and various monasteries built by Buddhist communities from around the world.
    Gain insights into Buddhism’s history and philosophy at the Lumbini Museum and research center.
    Chitwan National Park:

    Chitwan National Park is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, offering opportunities for jungle safaris, elephant rides, and birdwatching amidst lush tropical forests and grasslands.
    Spot exotic wildlife including endangered species such as the Bengal tiger, one-horned rhinoceros, Asian elephant, and gharial crocodile.
    Immerse yourself in the Tharu culture by visiting nearby villages and witnessing traditional dances, rituals, and lifestyles.

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