Himalayan culture Tour

Himalayan Culture Tour -11 days

The tour package includes most popular historic, cultural and religious sights of Kathmandu Valley – Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur. These three Newari cities reveal the best of traditional art, crafts

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Himalayan Culture Tour

The tour package includes most popular historic, cultural and religious sights of Kathmandu Valley – Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur. These three Newari cities reveal the best of traditional art, crafts and architecture. Each city surrounds Durbar Square which is complex of countless temples, courtyards and museum.

Pashupatinath, on the bank of Baghmati River, is the largest temple complex in Nepal and one of the most sacred places dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva in the whole subcontinent. The temples have great view from the opposite side of the river bank.

Boudhanath Stupa is the largest stupa of Nepal and holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. Boudhanath is rich in Buddhist symbolism attracting thousands of pilgrims, particularly Tibetans, from throughout the Buddhist Himalaya.

Patan’s museum exhibits exceptionally impressive long span of Nepal’s cultural history and some rare treasures which is Patan famous for. Well preserved city still spreads the essence of medieval town.

Swayambhunath Stupa, perched atop a hill with a golden spire crowning is the most ancient and enigmatic holy shrines of the Kathmandu Valley. Historical evidence proves Stupa to be an important Buddhist pilgrimage destination since 5th century A.D.

Bhaktapur an ancient town of Kathmandu valley, is a UNESCO world cultural heritage site, home to the palace and many other ancient temples. Bhaktapur stands for the city of devotees and is supposed to have been built in the shape of conch shell, a scared symbol of Lord Vishnu. Bhaktapur Durbar Square, five- story Nyatapole temple (The tallest templeof Nepal), narrow streets and life style of Newari people are the main attractions of Bhaktapur and many more.

Kathmadu Durbar Square is also popular as Hanuman Dhoka Palace. It is a complex of tremendous variety of temples, courtyards and palaces like Hanumandhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar (Abode of the Living Goddess), Taleju temple (used to be the seat of the ancient Malla Kings of Kathmandu.

Chitwan National Park was granted the status of world Heritage site in 1984. Situated at tropical Terai region close to the borders with India, the park is famous for the houses exotic flora and fauna, rich bird species and rare animals like one-horned Rhino and Royal Bengal Tiger. Additionally, elephant safari for sightseeing exotic wildlife and diverse ecosystem, canoeing, bird watching, a walk in the wilderness accompanied by a trained guide and many more adventurous trip will presents you a memorable travel experience.

Lumbini is the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautam – the founder of Buddhism, known as the Buddha or the enlightened one. This is confirmed by the existence of an inscribed pillar erected in 3rd BC by the great Indian Buddhist emperor Ashoka, and the presence of a number of ancient ruins. Fittingly, Lumbini is an example of the ephemeral nature of human endeavor.

Pokhara is Nepal’s most beautiful natural valley, which is also the most popular tourist destination. Despite being a comparatively smaller valley, its geography varies dramatically from 780 m to 1350 m in within just few kilometers from north to south. The Annapurna, Machhapuchre (Fishtail) and uncountable Mountains always stand high welcoming every visitor with a smile.

Bandipur is a small hilltop settlement yet famous for its nature and captivates the visitor with its cultural appeal and pristine scenery. Bandipur is a marvelous place offering beautiful views of Himalayas and the view of Marsyangdi valley. It is situated 73 km from Pokhara and 143 km from Kathmandu above the highway town of Dumre.

Trip Information

The Cost Includes:

All airport transfer

Hotel accommodation – on twin sharing with breakfast

Meet & Greet upon arrival at airport

All sightseeing and transfers by private AC vehicle

English speaking local guide

All entrance fees as per itinerary

Government tax

The Cost Does Not Include:

Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.

Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head

Cost for Insurance.

Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

Payment for service provided on a personal request.

Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.

Lunch & Dinner

Price:

  • The given price is in US dollars.

Visa Information:

You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu Nepal.

  • Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Note: Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos to issue visa.

Insurance:

Guide / Porters  : RMT (Royal Mountain Trekking) provides insurance facility to our guides and porters as per state law.

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