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    UNESCO Heritage Tour

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    About UNESCO Heritage Tour - 09 days

    At a Glance

    • Destination
      Nepal
    • Durations
      9 days
    • Trip Difficulty
      Easy
    • Activities
      Tours
    • Accommodation
      Hotel/Lodge/Tea House
    • Meals
      Breakfast
    • Vehicle
      Toursit Bus/Private Vechile
    • Max. People
      10

    Trip Highlights

    • Discover the rich cultural and historical heritage of Nepal with a visit to six out of the seven UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley.
    • Immerse yourself in the stunning Himalayan scenery and experience the local attractions in Pokhara, a popular destination for adventure sports and nature lovers.
    • Visit Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, and learn about the ancient kingdom and its significance in Buddhist history.
    • Experience the unique culture and traditions of Nepal through interactions with local communities, sampling traditional cuisine, and attending cultural events.
    • With knowledgeable guides and expert planning, the UNESCO Heritage Tour offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Nepal's most significant landmarks and attractions.
    • From ancient temples and palaces to breathtaking natural landscapes and religious monuments, the tour showcases the best of Nepal's rich cultural heritage and natural beauty.

    Don't miss out on this unforgettable journey through Nepal's UNESCO World Heritage sites and other must-see destinations. Book your tour today and experience the magic of Nepal for yourself!


    Trip Overview

    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?

    Kathmandu Valley

    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.

    Lumbini

    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.

    Pokhara

    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.

    Itinerary

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    Cost Details

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    What's Included

    Experience the best of Nepal's cultural and natural wonders with our UNESCO Heritage Tour. Our expertly crafted itinerary includes:

    • Hassle-free airport pickup and drop-off upon arrival and departure to ensure a smooth start and end to your journey.
    • Comfortable and luxurious accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis, providing you with the perfect opportunity to relax and recharge after a day of exploring.
    • Witness the breathtaking sunrise from Sarankot, a popular viewpoint in Nepal, and marvel at the panoramic views of the Himalayan mountain range.
    • Enjoy breakfast each morning, with a variety of delicious options to choose from, ensuring you have the energy you need for the day ahead.
    • Explore UNESCO heritage sites with licensed, experienced, and English-speaking tour guides who will provide in-depth knowledge and insight into the history, culture, and traditions of Nepal.
    • Travel in private vehicles, ensuring you have the freedom to move at your own pace and take in the stunning scenery along the way.
    • Savor a farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese restaurants, complete with traditional ethnic music and dance, for an unforgettable end to your journey.

    Join us on our UNESCO Heritage Tour and discover the beauty and magic of Nepal's cultural and natural wonders in comfort and style.

    What's Not Included

    • Airfare for domestic and international flights.
    • Cost for additional trips.
    • All monument entrance fees.
    • Nepal arrival visa.
    • Personal expenses.
    • Tipping to staffs (as an appreciation).

    Dates & Prices

    Book your trip with confidence

    We are excited to announce our fixed departure for the 2023/24 season, focusing on an unforgettable UNESCO Heritage Tour in the majestic Himalayas. Prepare to embark on a journey of a lifetime as we explore the rich cultural and natural treasures of this awe-inspiring region.

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    Useful Information

    Good to know before you travel

    If you're considering booking a UNESCO Heritage Tour in Nepal, it's important to have some knowledge about the destinations you plan to visit. The cities of Kathmandu, Lumbini, and Pokhara are rich in cultural and natural heritage, making them popular tourist destinations.

    Before you embark on your journey, here are a few things to keep in mind:

    UNESCO Heritage Tour Cost 2023/2024

    The cost of the UNESCO Heritage Tour for the year 2023/2024 is USD 880, ensuring affordability and value for our esteemed travelers. This all-inclusive package covers all necessary expenses, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the experience. From comfortable accommodation to transportation and expert guidance, we have meticulously designed every aspect to provide you with a seamless and enriching journey.

    Research the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Nepal

    Nepal has ten UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Durbar Squares of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, the Swayambhunath Stupa, the Pashupatinath Temple, and the Chitwan National Park. By researching these sites beforehand, you'll be able to plan your itinerary accordingly and ensure you don't miss any important landmarks.

    Consider the best time to visit

    Nepal's climate can vary greatly depending on the region, so it's essential to plan your trip accordingly. Kathmandu and Pokhara are best visited in the spring and autumn, while Lumbini can be visited year-round. Consider factors such as weather, festivals, and peak tourist season when deciding on the ideal time for your trip.

    Learn about local customs and etiquette

    Nepal is a diverse country with a rich cultural heritage. It's important to learn about local customs and etiquette, such as removing shoes before entering temples or not touching someone's head. This will ensure that you show respect and avoid any unintentional faux pas.

    Pack appropriately

    Depending on the season you visit, you may need to pack for a range of temperatures and weather conditions. Lightweight clothing is recommended for the hot and humid summers, while warm layers are essential for the chilly winter nights. Comfortable shoes are also a must, as you'll likely be doing a lot of walking.

    Book a reputable tour operator

    To make the most of your UNESCO Heritage Tour, it's essential to book with a reputable tour operator. Look for companies with positive reviews and a strong track record of delivering quality tours. This will ensure that you have a safe and enjoyable experience, and that you don't miss out on any of the highlights of your trip.

    Overall, a UNESCO Heritage Tour of Kathmandu, Lumbini, and Pokhara is a once-in-a-lifetime experience that offers a glimpse into Nepal's rich cultural and natural heritage. By keeping these tips in mind, you'll be able to plan a memorable trip that you'll cherish for years to come.

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