Kathmandu Heritage Tour

Visit Kathmandu, a city filled with ancient palaces and pagoda temples. Home to beautifully preserved UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath and the durbar squares – a trip to this cultural haven is a must for all. This short three-day trip has been designed to help you discover the cultural highlights of the city. Explore ancient Hindu temples, sacred Buddhist stupas and pagoda roofed palaces of the Malla kings.

During the course of this trip, you will have a professional guide at your disposal, and travel on a comfortable private tourist vehicle. Accommodation during the tour will be at 2 or 3 star hotels. You will have ample opportunity to purchase authentic souvenirs, including carpets, handicrafts, carvings and Thankas (traditional painting) in this trip.

per adult from

$433

AUD

Duration

3 days

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 2 nights
    • Pick up from and drop off service at the hotel and the airport on a private vehicle
    • Twin sharing accommodation in a three star hotel in Kathmandu, breakfast included
    • All Ground transportation by Private Tourist Vehicle
    • All Guided city tour mentioned in day-by-day itinerary on a private vehicle
    • Ace the Himalaya’s licensed English-speaking guide
    • The required number of ground staff during the tour like driver, helper etc
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for our field staff
    • Entry permits and fees for all temples, parks, monasteries, and cultural and historical sites
    • Free Ace the Himalaya duffel/kit bag and sunhat (yours to keep)
    • All government taxes, VAT, Tourist Service charges and official expenses
    • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Stupa
    • Entry/Admission - Patan Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Pashupatinath Temple
    • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
    What's excluded :
    • International airfare and airport departure tax
    • Your travel insurance
    • Nepal entry visa
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • All items of personal nature like drink, laundry, etc
    • Tips for tour staff and driver (tipping is expected)
    • Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu

    Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
    Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Three-star hotel

    Day 2: Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu

    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th- century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar Square is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also three museums inside the palace building.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Swayambhunath Stupa, Swayambhu, BHAGANPAU 44600, Nepal
    Watches over the valley from the top of a hillock on its western side. The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of the Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. Swoyambhu is also known as Samhengu and the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700 Nepal
    Patan is an old Newar city where we will see the historic Durbar Square, the Golden Gate, the sky piercing temple of Taleju and the statue of Yogendra Malla, Krishna Mandir, Sati Temple, Hiranya Varna Mahabir (the golden temple), Mahabouddha with views of old carved wooden windows through the streets, curios shop and Bazaars.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Pashupatinath Temple, 44621 Pashupati Nath Road, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines in the world and lies 5 kms east of the city center. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temple’s existence prior to 400 AD. Devotees can be seen taking ritual dips in the holy Bagmati River flowing beside the temple.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
    Later visit Boudhanath, the 2500 years old Buddhist stupa in the Valley built in 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.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner: Farewell dinner in a Nepali restaurant with cultural performances
    Accommodation included: Three-star hotel

    Day 3: Depart Kathmandu

    Stop At: Tribhuvan International Airport, Ring Rd, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
    The trip concludes – our airport representative will drop you at Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from the airport even if you arrive earlier. Airports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Ace the Himalaya

Activity ID: V-33122P19

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