About World Heritage Site Day Tour Kathmandu
Kathmandu Heritage Tour is a cultural and historical tour to the sites approved by UNESCO. Kathmandu Heritage Tour will be the rewarding opportunity for students, researchers, innovator, historian and archaeologists. And those who have keen interest on Art, culture, history, lifestyle, civilization and archaeology will have a great opportunity.Total there are Ten UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu vallley. Eight of them carry Cultural importance s and two are Natural heritage sites.
The Kathmandu valley is a popular hub for age old temples, monasteries, stupas, monuments, arts, culture and civilization including historical settlements. Most of the heritage sites represent the history and civilization during ancient Lichhavi and Malla dynasty period.
Kathmandu Heritage Tour commences with an important visit to Kathmandu Durbar square where you would have an opportunity to observe medieval cultural and historical sites including palaces representing medieval art and culture. And the great opportunity of this visit will be a visit to Kumari, a living Goddess. Then the next visit to Swyambhu Nath Stupa also popular as monkey temple, will let you observe 200 years old art and civilization and also you will have an opportunity to view entire Kathmandu valley. The other visits to Bouddha Natha Stupa, the biggest stupa in the world, Pashupatinath Temple, Shiva’s temple, a famous pilgrimage site for Hindus on the bank of Holy Bagmati River will be a memorable pilgrimage tour within the valley.
Bhaktapur is the oldest citiy in the Kathmandu valley which is rich in age-old lively arts and civilization. The lively cultural cities full of fares throughout the year attract a number of tourists here. The local products like, yoghurt, handicrafts, tea, coffee, pottery and woodcrafts are very popular products of Bhaktapur.Changunarayan Temple which was built by King Mandev in Lichhavi dynasty period, is another attraction of Bhaktapur which is located at the top of the hill in the city.A visit to Patan will be more sacred and religious. The exposition of ancient medieval arts and architectures in the temples and carved woods and stones including idols will be an excellent representation. The tourist find Patan a cultural breeding centre.