Short Nepal Heritage Tour - 2024

  • Duration4 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Max. Altitude 1,400m
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Trip Type Heritage Tour
  • Accommodation Hotel
  • Transport Car/Van/Hiace/Coster

Visit the most revered temple in Nepal – Pashupatinath
Visit Palace Complexes (Durbar Square)
Visit Bhaktapur and Patan
Visit Swayambhunath, the Monkey Temple

Nepal Heritage tour includes staying at some of Nepal’s coziest hotels and enjoying
the striking splendor of historical glory. Nepal heritage tour is an exotic trip that
takes you along the bustling city of Kathmandu and introduces you to its busy back
streets, its divine temples, and ornate palaces. This short Nepal tour is a cultural and
historical city with different museums, historical and religious attractions.
If you are interested in experiencing the unique cultural heritage of Nepal, then a
Nepal heritage tour is a perfect way to explore the country's rich history and
traditions. In this short Nepal tour, you will visit the city of Kathmandu is a must-
visit destination on such a tour, as it is home to numerous ancient sites that are of
great significance to Nepal's cultural heritage. This Nepal heritage tour typically
includes visits to the three districts of Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur, which
were once separate kingdoms and are now united under one country. Each of these
districts has its own unique cultural identity, with distinct architecture, art, and
traditions that have been preserved over centuries.
This Nepal heritage tour takes us through some of the most culturally and
demographically diverse cities of the world; a walk in to a rich and varied
ethnographic, cultural, and traditional diversity. A Nepal heritage tour is an excellent
way to immerse oneself in the rich cultural heritage of Nepal and learn about the
history and traditions that have shaped this beautiful country. It is a journey that is
sure to leave a lasting impression and create memories that will be cherished for a
This short Nepal tour will be around the valley of Kathmandu, which alone has seven
UNESCO World Heritage sites (Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square,
Bhaktapur, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath Temple and Changu
Narayan Temple) and various other historical and religious complexes that continue
to shelter Nepal’s strong spiritual essence. All these amazing sites and more await
you in this Nepal heritage tour.
On this Nepal heritage tour, you will have time to discover some of the city’s most
revered cultural highlights, including some of the heritage sites. Against the
dominating backdrop of the Himalayan mountain peaks, this Nepal heritage tour
affords a chance to visit its bustling lanes, it’s beautiful temples, palace complexes,
and museums.

Nepal travel requirements
To take this Nepal heritage tour, there are a few essential travel requirements that
tourists must meet. Firstly, visitors must obtain a visa, which can be applied for online
or at a Nepalese embassy or consulate in their home country. A valid passport with at
least six months of validity remaining is also required. Although there are no mandatory
vaccinations required, it is recommended that travelers consult with their doctor to
ensure that they are up to date with any necessary vaccinations. Travel insurance is not
mandatory on Nepal heritage tour, but it is highly recommended to protect against
unforeseen circumstances. As of 2021, all visitors must provide a negative COVID-19
PCR test result taken within 72 hours of arrival, and fully vaccinated travelers may be
exempt from quarantine requirements. This Nepal heritage tour will take you some
historical sites which might require nominal entrance fees.
Nepal travel guide
While taking this Nepal heritage tour, you will find that this is a country that boasts a
rich cultural heritage and stunning natural beauty. The best time to take a Nepal
heritage tour is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to
November) months. During these months, the weather is mild and ideal for trekking and
other outdoor activities. The summer months (June to August) bring monsoon rains,
while the winter months (December to February) can be chilly and bring snow to higher
elevations. Nepal is also home to many impressive monuments that showcase the
country's rich cultural heritage. In addition to these monuments, Nepal is also known
for its diverse ethnic groups and their traditions. The country is home to over 100
ethnic groups, each with their own unique customs, languages, and dress. Visitors can
witness colorful festivals, rituals, and celebrations throughout the year that showcase
Nepal's vibrant culture and traditions.

Nepal tourist attractions
Take Nepal heritage with a tour in Kathmandu, the vibrant capital city. Delight in a
plethora of attractions, including the stunning Swayambhunath Stupa or the Monkey
Temple, perched atop a hill and adorned with prayer flags and wheels. Take in
panoramic views of the city from this breathtaking vantage point. The Pashupatinath
Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a must-visit destination for Hindu pilgrims
and tourists alike. Witness daily rituals and ceremonies performed at this sacred site.
Boudhanath Stupa, one of the world's largest stupas, beckons Buddhist pilgrims who
come to spin prayer wheels and circumambulate the site. At Kathmandu Durbar Square,
another UNESCO World Heritage Site, marvel at the ancient temples, palaces, and
shrines that have been immaculately preserved. Finally, the lively Thamel neighborhood
is a shopper's paradise with an array of shops, restaurants, and bars selling souvenirs,

trekking gear, and more. Take on a Nepal heritage tour and immerse yourself in the
culture, history, and beauty of this incredible destination.
Nepal tourist visa
Tourist visas for Nepal can be obtained on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in
Kathmandu, or at land border crossings from India or Tibet. To obtain a tourist visa on
arrival, you will need to bring a valid passport, a passport-sized photograph, and the
appropriate fee in cash. The fees vary depending on the length of your stay, with options
for 15, 30, or 90-day visas. If you prefer to obtain your visa prior to your arrival in
Nepal, you can apply at Nepalese embassies or consulates in your home country. You
can also apply for a tourist visa online through the website of the Department of
Immigration of Nepal. It is important to note that while the visa on arrival process is
usually straightforward, it can be time-consuming during peak travel seasons. To avoid
any potential delays, it is recommended to apply for your visa in advance.

Can I travel to Nepal right now?
Yes, you can. Nepal is open to tourists right now. You can take the Nepal heritage tour at
the best seasons which is in the spring of the autumn. However, there are also many
tourists who prefer to take this Nepal heritage tour in the winters as the weather isn’t
really cold in the winter season. Taking Nepal heritage tour, which is essentially a
short Nepal tour, is a great way to explore and experience the vibrant culture,
history, and attractions of Nepal's capital city. Kathmandu is home to numerous
UNESCO World Heritage Sites, ancient temples, colorful bazaars, and stunning
natural beauty. A guided tour can provide valuable insights into the city's history,
architecture, and local customs. Nepal heritage tour can also provide opportunities
to sample local cuisine, shop for souvenirs, and engage with the friendly locals. With
a wide range of options available, including private and group tours, there is
something for every type of traveler.


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Nepal Heritage tour includes staying at some of Nepal’s coziest hotels and enjoying
the striking splendor of historical glory. Nepal heritage tour is an exotic trip that
takes you along the bustling city of Kathmandu and introduces you to its busy back
streets, its divine temples, and ornate palaces. This short Nepal tour is a cultural and
historical city with different museums, historical and religious attractions.

Arrival at Kathmandu. Our representative will pick you up from the airport and transfer
you to your hotel. Pre-dinner orientation by an expert and brief about your trip. Dinner at a local restaurant with
staff from Golden Tibet.

  • Max. Altitude:1,400m
  • Meals:Bed and Breakfast
  • Accommodation:Hotel

Nepal heritage tour begins after breakfast you will visit Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, 
Kathmandu Durbar Square and Syambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple).
Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath is the temple of Shiva when he manifests
himself as the ‘Lord of the animals’. The temple complex spreads across 264 hectares
comprising 518 temples and monuments. It has four entrances and the roof of the main
sanctum has a golden spire. Inside, there are two chambers. The main shrine, which has
an idol that represents Lord Shiva, is in the inner chamber. You can also get to a nearby
hill and get picturesque views of the entire temple. The western bank of the river is the
Hindu cremation ground and is considered sacred. You can see the rites of passage
from a vantage point.
Kathmandu Durbar Square: The palace complex is home to an assortment of
traditional temples adorned with exquisite wood carvings. Among the structures are the
Jagannath Temple, Kotilingeshwara Mahadev, and Mahendreswara Temple, with the
largest and most revered being the Taleju Temple. You'll also have the opportunity to
visit Kasthamandap, the temple that served as the origin of Kathmandu's name. Close by
is the Kumari Bahal, a three-story temple with a courtyard that serves as the abode of
the Kumari, the living Goddess. In addition, the complex boasts a spacious museum that
is open for exploration.
Swayambhunath: The Swayambhunath (Monkey) temple, documented as the oldest
monument in the Kathmandu valley by religious texts, holds high reverence for both
Hindus and Buddhists and has a holy and captivating appearance. The Swayambhunath
complex is located atop a hill that provides stunning views of Kathmandu city and has
been a holy destination since the 5th century. The area is renowned for its impressive
giant domed Stupa and several other shrines and temples scattered around the complex.

  • Max. Altitude:1,400m
  • Meals:Bed and Brekfast
  • Accommodation:Hotel

After breakfast, drive 13 km east of the city of Kathmandu to Bhaktapur for sightseeing.
After lunch, visit Patan Durbar Square.
Bhaktapur Durbar Squire: Bhaktapur is a medieval Newari city that encompasses four squares:
Bhaktapur, Dattatreya, Taumadi, and Pottery. The city is renowned for its elaborate
temples and palaces. The Palace of Fifty-five Windows, situated in Bhaktapur Square, is
a significant historic building. While there are numerous ancient religious structures
such as the Rameshwar Temple, Badrinath Temple, Gopi Nath Temple, and Taduchhen

Bahal, the most prominent landmarks in Bhaktapur are the Dattatreya Temple and
Nyatapola. The Dattatreya Temple, which is the oldest in the complex, and Nyatapola, a
massive five-story temple dedicated to Goddess Siddhalaxmi, built during the reign of
King Bhupatindra Malla, are the main draws of Bhaktapur.
Patan Durbar Squire: Patan, situated in the Lalitpur district just north of Kathmandu and across the
Bagmati River, is famous for its exquisite tiered temples, historical buildings
embellished with intricate carvings, royal palaces, and the melodious chants of
devotees. The Bhimsen temple, Vishwanath temple, and the magnificent Stone Krishna
Mandir (Temple) constructed in the Avaran style are some of the noteworthy
attractions in Patan. The three-story stone temple, built by King Siddhi Narasingha
Malla in the 16th century, is especially remarkable.

  • Max. Altitude:1,400m
  • Meals:Bed and Brekfast
  • Accommodation:Hotel

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for departure.

    Cost Details
    What's Included
    • Private Transportation as per the group size
    • Accommodation on single/ twin sharing room basis
    • Meal Plan: Bed and Breakfast
    • Farewell Dinner
    • Experienced Tour Guide during the tour
    • Airport pick up and Drop Service
    What's Excluded
    • Nepal Entry Visa Fee
    • Flight Ticket
    • Lunch and Dinner
    • Insurance of any kinds
    • Nature and Political situation which is not beyond of our control
    • Personal expenses such as drinks, tips etc