This tour provides an opportunity to explore all seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in Kathmandu valley. These sites are Swyombhunath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu, Pashupatinath, Patan, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Changunarayan. Visitors will be amazed by the magnificent religious, cultural, and historical significance of these sites, which feature stunning art, architecture, and history that highlight the valley's civilization, culture, and religion.
For those interested in learning about the area's ancient culture and civilization, the Kathmandu valley is like a living museum. Some of the sites, such as Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swyombhunath, Changunarayan, and Patan, have great religious significance, while 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 for the tour
- 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 palace exhibits the distinct art, architecture, and history of the Lichhibi period and serves as a representation of that era. Despite being damaged during the earthquake in April 2015, the palace is currently undergoing reconstruction. During our visit, we can tour the museum and examine historical items such as weapons. We can also view the impressive Kal Vairab statue and visit Kumari, the living goddess. The serene ambiance of the palace offers a delightful experience for visitors. Kathmandu Durbar Square, which is situated in the Kathmandu Valley and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, has a range of restaurants, shops, and cafes in the surrounding area.
2. Swyambunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site):
Located on a hillock in the western part of Kathmandu valley, Swyombhunath or the Monkey Temple offers a stunning view of the beautiful surroundings. The temple is an impressive stupa surrounded by peaceful and serene surroundings. Visitors can enjoy the view of the stupa decorated with Buddha's eyes and other features such as ponds, prayer flags, and prayer wheels. The tour becomes even more fascinating due to these unique features. Swyambhu, also known as Samhengu, is named after its ancient origins and the numerous monkeys inhabiting the area.
3. Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site):
Pashupatinath Temple is located on the eastern edge of Kathmandu, near the Bagmati River, and is recognized as one of Nepal's most holy Hindu temples. The temple is devoted to the deity Shiva, making it an important religious center for Hindus worldwide. The temple's location on the banks of the Bagmati River adds to its religious significance, as visitors can observe the customary and sacred cremation ceremony..
4. Boudhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site):
Boudhanath Stupa is a Buddhist stupa located in the Valley that is over 2500 years old. It was built in the 5th century and is adorned with four pairs of Lord Buddha's eyes, one in each cardinal direction, keeping a constant watch over the people and their actions. Visitors will often see Buddhist pilgrims from Tibet circumambulating the stupa while spinning prayer wheels.
5. Patan Durbar Square (World Heritage Site):
Patan Durbar Square is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is located in the center of Lalitpur city. It showcases the finest examples of Newari architecture that flourished during the reign of Malla kings. These kings were not only great rulers but also patrons of art, culture, and architecture. Patan Durbar Square features many stunning temples, palaces, and courtyards with intricate carvings and sculptures. It is a must-visit destination for those interested in history and architecture.
6. Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Bhaktapur is the oldest city among the three major cities in the Kathmandu valley, which includes Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. The city is steeped in age-old religious traditions, ancient arts, cultural practices, handicrafts, and sculptures. Bhaktapur is renowned for its exquisite wood carvings, pottery, tea, coffee, and organic curd (JuJu Dhou), which are popular among locals and tourists alike. Visitors often notice a unique charm in the festivals, cultural events, and Newari traditions that are practiced by the locals of Bhaktapur. The city as a whole is a quintessential Nepali destination, offering an abundance of cultural and religious wonders that attract millions of tourists every year.
7. Changunarayan Temple (World Heritage Site):
The Changunarayan Temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, dating back to the Lichhavi period. It is considered one of the most renowned UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu valley. Visitors can marvel at the astonishing wood carvings featuring various gods and goddesses, along with the impressive art and architecture of the massive temple. The pristine surroundings of the temple are also a major highlight, adding to the overall charm of the experience.