Nepal, the land of the world's tallest mountain peak, offers a mesmerizing combination of terrain, topography, culture, and religion. Despite being a small country, it boasts several natural and cultural features that make it a premier tourist destination. Among the many incredible destinations in Nepal, the UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour stands out as a must-see.
The UNESCO Tour by Himalaya Land Treks takes visitors to some of the most famous attractions in Nepal, including Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and the Lake City of Pokhara. This tour also provides an unforgettable excursion to the Kathmandu Valley, home to seven of Nepal's ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Each of these sites offers a glimpse into Nepal's artistic and architectural splendor, as well as its rich historical and religious significance.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour offers a comprehensive overview of Nepal's cultural, religious, and historical diversity. The intricacy and grandeur of each site provide a glimpse into Nepal's vast array of historical treasures and religious opulence, making it a perfect way to discover Nepal's essence.
The Kathmandu Valley, with its seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, is a major attraction of the tour. This area includes the Pashupatinath Hindu temple, the Buddhist shrine of Boudhanath, the Swayambhunath Stupa, and the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Visitors can explore the ancient Nepali culture and the two durbar squares of Patan and Bhaktapur in the cities of Patan and Bhaktapur, two other major cities of the Kathmandu valley.
Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, located in the Rupandehi district of Nepal, is also a part of this tour. Visitors can see the holy Mayadevi Temple and the excavation of the old royal palace where Lord Buddha grew up. Lumbini's stupas, monasteries, and the Ashoka Pillar reflect its spiritual, religious, and historical significance.
The tour also includes the vibrant city of Pokhara, known for its natural beauty and pristine scenery. With its breathtaking views of the Annapurna massif, the city offers visitors the chance to experience dancing springs, reflective lakes, busy streets, cool weather, and other attractions that make it a perfect place to unwind and relish the holiday time.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour can be enjoyed throughout the year, making it an easy tour package for anyone interested in exploring Nepal's heritage sites.
What are the major attractions Of UNESCO World Heritage Tour?
The seven world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley includes Swyambhunath, Bouddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changunarayan. This tour takes you to six out of seven heritage sites. Here you can explore the ancient Nepali culture.
The UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour starts at Kathmandu city, wherein lie four of the major sites. The UNESCO Heritages include the Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the Buddhist shrine of Boudhanath, the Swayambhunath Stupa and the Kathmandu Durbar square. Each of the temples is significant to the Hindu and Buddhist people of Nepal. Similarly, the tour then takes you to the cities of Patan and Bhaktapur- two other major cities of the Kathmandu valley beside the capital. There, the tour includes visiting the two durbar squares of Patan and Bhaktapur.
Located in the Rupandehi district of Nepal, Lumbini is known as the birthplace of Lord Buddha. The tour takes you to Lumbini where you can see the holy Mayadevi Temple and the excavation of the old royal palace where Lord Buddha grew up. This royal palace is regarded as a holy place by Buddhist pilgrimage. It has a huge spiritual, religious and historical importance. Lumbini was enlisted in the world heritage site by UNESCO in 1997. A lot of stupas and monasteries are built along with Mayadevi Temple and Ashoka pillar. You can feel the essence of peace and prosperity during the tour to Lumbini.
Correspondingly, the tour also includes Pokhara city- the tourist hub of Nepal, where the views of the Annapurna massif look down upon the bustling city that resides beside the pristine Phewa Lake. Pokhara is the most alluring city full of natural beauty and pristine scenarios. This place is blessed with dancing springs, silence filled deep reflective lakes, miraculous mountain views, busy streets, cool unpredictable weather and many more. Pokhara is the best place to enjoy and relish the holiday time.