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Kathmandu: 1-Day Private UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

Product ID: 239627
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Explore 4 of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley in a private car and immerse in the area’s history and culture with an English-speaking guide.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Hotel pick-up and drop-off service inside Kathmandu city is included.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Learn about the history and culture of Kathmandu Valley and Nepal
  • Enjoy beautiful views of Kathmandu city from the Monkey Temple
  • Admire the architecture of Pashupatinath Temple, a scared Hindu temple
  • Visit the Buddhist sites of Boudhanath Stupa and Swayambhunath Stupa
Full description
Discover 4 different UNESCO listed World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Valley including the Pashupathinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swyambhunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Learn the history from an English-speaking guide and embark on a 6-hour sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley.

Kathmandu Durbar Square
Begin the tour at Kathmandu Durbar Square, one of the royal palaces and known as one of the cultural and political hubs of Nepal. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kathmandu Durbar Square is also one of three Durbar Squares in Kathmandu Valley. Though a few buildings collapsed after the devastating earthquake on April 25th, 2015, you can observe the spectacular art and architecture of the ancient Malla and Shah dynasties.

Swayambhunath Temple
Continue the tour and head to the Swayambhunath Temple, also known as the “Monkey temple”. Situated on a small hillock on the west of Kathmandu city, it is a sacred place for Buddhist pilgrimages from all over the world. The painted eyes on the 4 sides of the main stupa represent wisdom and compassion. One can still observe the art and architecture at Swayambhunath which is believed to date back to the beginning of the 5th century.

Boudhanath Stupa
Boudhanath Stupa is one of the biggest UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world and a sacred site for Buddhist pilgrimages. Boudhanath is located on the ancient trade route between Nepal and Tibet. The Stupa is said to entomb the remains of the Kassapa Buddha.

Pashupatinath Temple
On the last stop of the tour, you will visit the Pashupatinath Temple. The sacred Hindu shrine Pashupatinath is located on the bank of the Bagmati River to the eastern side of Kathmandu. The main temple of Pashupatinath was built using Pagoda style architecture with four main doors. Though some of the buildings in the Pashupati area were damaged, the main building remained intact during the 2015 earthquake.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Tips
  • Entrance fees
  • Any drinks
  • Meals
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• Hotel pick-up and drop off service from Kathmandu hotels located within the city ring road is included
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Liberty Holidays

Product ID: 239627