13 DaysKathmandu to Kathmandu Grade:
Trip type: Exploring all world heritage sites in Nepal
Highest altitude: 3880m at Everest View Hotel
Season: All year round
Group : 2+
Nepal is a fascinating country with a lot of tangible, intangible valuables and hidden treasures too. The researchers and the historians get amazed when they get down to Nepal finding its rich significance and true beauty. World heritage sites in Nepal are no exception. So what does it really mean by world heritage site? How come is it famous? All of these queries are solved with a bit of wisdom in this subject.
A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area which has been officially recognized by UNESCO and legally protected by international treaties. They all are unique in their own ways in terms of geographical, historical, artistic and other significance. Nepal World Heritage Sites Tour is specially designed to see and explore all the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Nepal. Nepal has 10 heritages sites. There are 8 cultural and 2 natural world heritage sites. Kathmandu, the capital city only has 7 cultural heritage sites. The visit to 1) Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha, 2) Chitwan National Park, the hub for biodiversities and innumerable floras and faunas, 3) Sagarmatha National Park, which accommodate the Everest region, definitely adds charm to your Nepal world heritage sites tour and make your journey a lifelong memorable.
You cannot wait to show this experience and the beauty to your friends and family, can you? Don’t delay and pack your bags, bring your camera and immerse in the beautiful Nepal. Travel, explore and enjoy. :)
A. Inside Kathmandu valley
B. Outside Kathmandu valley
8. Lumbini - “Birth place of Lord Buddha”
9. Chitwan Pational park - "Home of diverse floras and faunas"
10. Sagarmatha National Park - "Top of the world"
Day 01:Kathmandu Arrival LD, Hotel.
Day 02:Kathmandu world heritage sites tour BLD, Hotel.
Day 03:Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour – 2nd day BLD, Hotel.
Day 04:Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding BLD, Teahouse lodge.
Day 05:Phakding to Namche Bazaar BLD, Teahouse lodge.
Day 06:Namche to Monjo BLD, Teahouse lodge.
Day 07:Trek back to Lukla BLD, Teahouse lodge.
Day 08:Fly back Kathmandu & drive to Chitwan BLD, Hotel.
Day 09:Various activities all day BLD, Hotel.
Day 10:Drive to Lumbini BLD, Hotel.
Day 11:Explore Lumbini all day BLD, Hotel.
Day 12:Drive back to Kathmandu BLD, Hotel.
Day 13:International Departure B, International flight.
Day 01Kathmandu Arrival LD, Hotel.- Warm welcome by the Nepal Adventure Team staffs at the hotel. - Transfer to hotel and brief introduction about the hotel and tours by the guide. - Welcome dinner at Nepali typical restaurant. - Overnight at hotel.
Day 02Kathmandu world heritage sites tour BLD, Hotel. - Full day sightseeing tour at Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambhunath.
Day 03Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour – 2nd day BLD, Hotel. - World heritage sites sightseeing at Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changu Narayan Temple.
Day 04Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding BLD, Teahouse lodge. - Early morning flight to Lukla, the gateway to Mount Everest - Meeting and briefing with your guide and porter - Short break before heading to Phakding on trek
Day 05Phakding to Namche Bazaar BLD, Teahouse lodge. - Get your first view of Everest today - Cross Dudh Koshi river several times before ascending to Namche Bazaar
Day 06Namche to Monjo BLD, Teahouse lodge. - After morning breakfast, climb to Sagarmatha National Park headquarter with a museum full of information regarding Everest or Khumbu region. - Observe the amazing views from the world’s highest hotel, Hotel Everest View. - Walk past Syangboche airstrip and downhill mostly to arrive at Monjo.
Day 07Trek back to Lukla BLD, Teahouse lodge. - 4-hour return hike to Lukla, retracing the route from an earlier part of the trek. - Explore the variety of shops around, meet with the locals - Bid farewell to the guide and porters
Day 08Fly back Kathmandu & drive to Chitwan BLD, Hotel. - After a short flight to Kathmandu, drive to Chitwan National Park to be welcomed by our local staffs with warm hospitality. - Visit National park info centre, Tharu cultural village. - Sunset view by the Rapti river bank - Tharu cultural program in the night
Day 09Various activities all day BLD, Hotel. - Main day and you will be immersed in a lot of fun activities. Elephant ride and jungle walk, Canoeing in Rapti river, Elephant bath show and breeding center visit, Back with elephant safari and more.
Day 10Drive to Lumbini BLD, Hotel. - Bird watching early morning.
- Drive to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha.
- In Lumbini the central attraction is the sacred garden with Maya Devi temple depicting the birth of Lord Buddha, Ashoka Pillar pinpointing the birthplace of Buddha and Shakya Tank where Maya Devi, the mother of Lord Buddha, is supposed to have taken a dip before bringing forth the baby – Lord Buddha. Around this holy site, there are remnants of Monasteries and Chaityas built over the centuries following Buddha’s birth in 632 BC.
Day 11Explore Lumbini all day BLD, Hotel. - Excursion to Tilaurakot (25kms) to the west, the ancient capital of Kapilvastu, the Kingdom of the Sakya Dynasty in which Lord Buddha was born. Afternoon tour of Monastery Zone and the Lumbini Village.
Day 12Drive back to Kathmandu BLD, Hotel. - After the spiritual moment in Lumbini, we will head back to Kathmandu.
- Shopping and market browsing at Kathmandu.
- Farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant.
Day 13International Departure B, International flight. - Your last day in amazing Nepal. As per international flight time, our staff will transfer you to international airport for your flight back home or to next port of call, after a great world heritage sites tour in Nepal.
Depending upon the clients choice and request, the itinerary can be shortened or lengthened. You could choose not to fly to Lukla or not to include Lumbini or anything which in result will change the tour price overall. All arrangements in Nepal are included in this special made package but be known it can be customized easily. Happy travelling.