Culture Tour in Kathmandu

Trip Duration

5Nights/ 6Days

Fixed Departure

On Request

Best Season in Nepal

March - April - May
September - October - November

Nepal is a melting pot of diverse religion ((Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Kirati, Islam, Jainism and Bon) and diverse ethnic groups. The latest census shows that there are over 103 ethnic groups in the country. Many religions and diverse socio-ethnic groups have co-existed through the ages. The most interesting thing is, many Hindu idols are found within Buddhist Shrines, so as of Kirantis and so on. Similarly, the Hindus visit Buddhist shrines and Buddhists visit Hindu temples so as the Kinrantis without a second thought as many worships in all the shrines. From east to the west or from north to the south, you find diverse and unique culture and rituals. Since Nepal is rich in the culture, socio-ethnic groups, many travel writers have lauded Nepal to be melting pot of the diverse culture, religion, language and ethnicity, the land of mysticism and exoticism, the country of non-stop festivals among others–these are the explicit and self-explanatory on a sort of culture of Nepal.

Nepal is tiny but you can find amazing due to its cultural and geographical variations. One of the features about Nepal is that there is unity in diversity, although there is diverse language, culture, religion; customs, tradition and strong belief on own faith. There are numerous social and cultural beliefs, rituals and customs among these different ethnic groups in Nepal. Similarly, the way of celebration, observing of the culture or festivals, the way of wearing things, customs, beliefs, and norms to name a few differences from one ethnic group to another. However, you can see strong bond among different ethnic groups. Since Nepal is culturally rich country, there are a number of places that you can have culture tour.

USD725 – Per Person

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PACKAGE DETAILS

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrive in Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) and transfer to Hotel then Alliance Adventure will brief about your trip Culture Tours. Overnight at Hotel – Included Breakfast & Dinner

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu World Heritage Site

After breakfast Alliance Adventure Tour Guide come to pick-up you in the Hotel to explore of the most historical and spiritual attractions in –

Kathmandu Durbar Square’s Landmarks are considered World Heritage Sites; including the historic Durbar Square, the houses of living Hindu goddess and “Kumari House’’.

Swayambhunath; stands top of the top hill and west of the city, people mostly know as “Monkey Temple”. This has been registered in UNESCO heritage site.

Buddhanath Stupa (people knows by Buddha eye Temple) is 5 km east of Kathmandu, one of the largest in the world and number of monasteries and many Tibetan artifacts selling shops.

Pashupatinath is the Hindus holy pilgrims, most impotent Hindu Temple in Nepal and all over from India. Bathing at occasionally, funeral pyres burning on the Ghats and Stands on the banks of Bagmati River – Overnight at Hotel –  Included Breakfast

Day 03: Sightseeing World Heritage Site and Drive to Bhaktapure

After breakfast tour continues in Dakshinkali, situated about two kilometers south of Shekha Narayan. Dakshinkali is an important place for pilgrimage, drawing over 400,000 pilgrims a year. Devotees visit this temple to offer prayers and animal sacrifices to the Goddess Kali. Apart from the religious aspects, the site has also been developed as a popular picnic spot.

Patan Durbar Square is the one of the oldest towns in Nepal and second largest town in the Valley. Patan Durbar squares most popular Golden temple, as knows “Kwa Bhahal”, an amazing Buddhist monastery, Krishna Temple incredible by stone crafts, famous of woodcarving, Metalworks, Temples, long Buddhist history, and beauty of the city.

Bungmati and Khokana, two antique village lies about 5.5km south of Patan Durbar square, offering Bajra Barahi Temple. Barahi is the name of one of the Mother Goddesses Ajima which lies 3oom from a center of the village. The temple was built 500 years ago. Rato Machhindranath Temple (dedicated to local deity Rato Machhindranath) and Karya Binayak Temple (dedicated to the natural stone known as Ganesh), are also the attraction of Bungmati village, is very less influenced by the modern society which symbolize true beauty of the still living age-old culture and civilization and Newari people busy working intricate designs in wood or stone on their way to create many more beautiful artifacts. Khokana, north of Bungamati is also a tiny Newari village with a reputation things like mustard oil, chilly and the local temple. You will see a woman sitting outside spinning, men crushing seeds, and other daily activities on the main street of Khokana. Drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Overnight at Hotel – Included Breakfast

Day 04: Sightseeing in World Heritage Site Bhaktapure and Drive to Nagarkot

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is situated at an altitude of 1,401 meters above sea level. Bhaktapur is the unique and old town in the valley. This city is divided into 24 traditional localities covering an area of 5 square kilometers. Founded by King Anand Dev in 889 AD Bhakatapur is said to have been built in the shape of conch shell a sacred symbol of Lord Vishnu. The word Bhaktapur means the city of devotees. Before the unification of Nepal, Bhaktapur was an independent principality ruled by the Malla Kings, who was very much devoted to religion, culture, and art. During the period many magnificent temples and mansions were built. This period is remembered as the golden period in the Nepalese art.

Changu Narayan Temple is situated on the hillock of Dolagiri on the northern part of Bhaktapur. It is one of the oldest temples in Nepal situated at an altitude of 5000ft. This temple has its distinct historical and architectural significance. The most authentic and oldest ever inscription is located in the precinct of Changu Narayan. The oldest inscription dated 464 AD is a credited to have been set up by Lichchshavi King Manadeva. The erection of Garuda Piller by Manadeva is the expression of his devotion and reverence to Chang Narayan as learned from the inscription, points that the temple of Changu Narayan was built since 464 AD.

Nagarkot is famous town for sunset and sunrise and east of Kathmandu as 32km from the city. it is good weather in Nagarkot will be can see Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shankar and Lamjung Himal. Overnight at Hotel – Included Breakfast

Day 05: Drive back to Kathmandu via Sightseeing and Farewell Dinner

Early in the morning catch Sunrise from the hotel and you can see Langtang Himalaya Range, Ganesh Himal Range and Gauri Shankar and more other peaks than back to the breakfast. The journey keeps continues through to

Namobuddha is situated on the hill above Panauti. There is an amazing story concerning Buddha being commemorated by an ancient stone slab and a Stupa with the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It is an ideal place for in meditation.

Panauti is one of oldest historical town in Nepal, as originally living Newari culture’s, settlement of the beautiful ethnic group of villages. Drive back to Kathmandu check in Hotel rest and fresh. After this pleasant  Alliance Adventure offers you Nepali typical culture dinner. Included Breakfast & Dinner

Day 06: Departure your Destination

Departure to Tribhuvan International Airport. Today is last minutes shopping packing and Alliance Adventure drive to the airport for your onward destination to your own country. Included Breakfast

  • Arrival Pick-Up and Departure transportation.
  • Welcome farewell Dinner.
  • 3Nights Hotel in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  • 1Night Hotel in Bhaktapur with Breakfast.
  • 1Night Hotel in Nagarkot with Breakfast.
  • Friendly Speaking English Tour Guide.
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing entries fee.
  • Luxury air-condition coach Bus or Hiace, Car, and Jeep during your tour in Kathmandu.
  • Cold drinks coke, fanta, sprite, mineral water, Phone calls, laundry, and bar bills on the tour.
  • Lunch and Dinner during your Tour.
  • Tips for guide and Driver.
  • Personal any kind of Insurance during your trip.
  • International flight ticket and Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend.
  • Keep all receipts that you have until you back to your home.
  • No flashy stuff-jewelry, valuables etc.
  • Strongly advised not to go wandering unless in large group (the “poor” men would have to suffer at the hands of the ladies who would want to shop), Always be aware of your surroundings.
  • Do not / not give money to street children/beggars.
  • Entrance to some temples may be prohibited for non-Hindus and Leather articles are prohibited inside temple precinct.
  • Windproof outer jacket, Lightweight walking shoes.
  • Comfortable trousers for men and loose skirts for women during the day.
  • Cap, sun glasses, sun block, lip balm, etc, to avoid sun burn.
  • Flashlight and spare batteries.
  • Day bag 20 to 25 litters.
  • We need your flight detail.
  • 50% deposit in the company account and rest of balance whence you arrive in Kathmandu airport then clear the payment in the office.
  • Nepal visa can apply on arrival gate in Kathmandu airport immigration. Nepal visa charge for 15 Days USD25 and for 30 Days USD 40.

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