Cultural Heritage Tour

Trip Description

Kathmandu
Kathmandu is the capital and the largest metropolitan city of Nepal , with more than one million inhabitants. The city is the urban core of the Kathmandu Valley in the Himalayas, which contains two sister cities: Lalitpur (Patan), 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) to its south and Bhaktapur or Bhadgaon, 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) to its east, and a number of smaller towns. It is also acronymed as 'KTM' and named 'tri-city'.This ancient square crowded with palaces & temples, including the current incarnation of the Kasthamandap or "Wooden house" that gives the city its name. The square has been in active use since the construction of a palace around 1000 AD. This site is the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Site in Nepal.

Patan

Patan is the oldest city among of the three ancient cities of the Kathmandu valley which once ruled by the Mallas. Patan is also known as Manigal. It is best known for its rich cultural heritage, particularly its tradition of arts and crafts. It is also called as city of festival and feast, fine ancient art, making of metallic and stone carving statue. The city is full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples with fine bronze gateways, guardian deities and wonderful carvings Patan is still populated mostly by Newars, two-thirds of them being Buddhist.

Bhaktapur

Bhaktapur is known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa  in Nepal Bhasa is an ancient Newar town in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. It is the third largest city in Kathmandu Valley and was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom until the second half of the 15th century. Khwopinggram is the ancient name of Bhaktapur. The term "Bhaktapur" refers to "The City Of Devotees". Bhaktapur is listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artwork.

Changu Narayan

Changu Narayan is an ancient Hindu temple located near the Kathmandu Valley on top of a hill at the eastern end of the valley. It is 6 kilometres to the north of Bhaktapur and 22 kilometres from Kathmandu. The temple is one of the oldest Hindu temples of the valley, and is believed to have been constructed first in the 4th century. Changu Narayan is the name of Vishnu and the temple is dedicated to him. A stone slab discovered in the vicinity of the temple dates to the 5th century, and is the oldest such stone inscription discovered in Nepal. It was rebuilt after the old temple was devastated. Many stone sculptures here date to the Licchavi period. Changu Narayan Temple is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.

 

Day 01: Kathmandu
Day 02: Swayambhunath- Pashupatinath- Bouddhanath- Patan Durbar Square-Nagarkot
Day 03: Changunarayan- Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Day 04:  Budhanilkhantha-Narayanhiti Durbar Museum
Day 05: Dakshinkali-Pharphing Village- Kritipur
Day 06: Kathmandu

 


Cost Includes

  • 1 night Accommodation at kathmandu (summit hotel)
  • 1 night Accommodation at nagarkot(The Fort Resort)
  • 3 nights accommodation at kathmandu (Summit Hotel)
  •  twin sharing basis on B &B Plan.
  • All Transportation byVehicle.
  • Well English Speaking Guide.
  • All travel related information.
     

Cost Excludes

  • Personal Expenses
  • Camera fees & entrance fees(if any).
  • Mineral water, energy drink, table drink.
  • The services of vehicles is not included on leisure days.
  • Medical/insurance.