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UNESCO World Heritage Sites Tour

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  • Duration 1 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Trip Destination UNESCO Heritage Sites
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Trip Type Day Tour
  • Transport By Car, Hiace, Bus


  • Easy online booking system
  • The best-guaranteed service and price 
  • Professional guide with fluent english 
  • Daily Guaranteed Departure 
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites Exploration
  • Interactive and Educational Activities
  • Immersive Cultural Experience

A full day tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nepal is an extraordinary activity in Kathmandu, Nepal. This experience provides a thorough exploration of the city's natural and cultural wonders. And a unique experience of monumental architecture. 

The UNESCO World Heritage Site Tour provides you a chance to explore the natural and cultural beauty of Kathmandu. During the one-day trip, you will get a unique experience of monumental architecture. 

A day surrounded by ancient temples gives you thrilling adventures and forms the basis of thousands of travelers experiences. I can say that the day will be fully entertaining!

The itinerary includes visits to several of Nepal's most significant UNESCO World Heritage Sites, such as the magnificent Swayambhunath Stupa, the historic city of Bhaktapur, and the lively Kathmandu Durbar Square.

The World Heritage Site Tour lasts for an entire day, during which participants visit the planned destinations over a moderate distance while taking in the local culture and scenery. Your tour will be interrupted by professional guides who will share insights into the historical and biological significance of each place, offering a memorable and informative experience for all participants.

Our Nepal UNESCO World Heritage Sites tour offer a perfect blend of guided exploration and free time for personal discovery, providing an educational and enjoyable experience. Also, our company is committed to providing the best-guaranteed service and price, with professional guides fluent in English to enhance your understanding of the sites visited. 

To book your UNESCO World Heritage Site Day Tour Package, take advantage of our easy online booking system and secure your spot for a day of cultural discovery and natural exploration.


  • Iconic Monkey Temple with an ancient stupa and panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Historical charm, ancient palaces, and temples showcase the living history of Kathmandu.
  • Well-preserved medieval architecture, the artistic brilliance of Newar craftsmen, and a cultural gem.
  • Medieval art and architecture, featuring courtyards, temples, and the timeless beauty of Bhaktapur.
  • The oldest Hindu temple in the valley is known for intricate carvings and a spiritual ambiance.
  • A sacred Hindu pilgrimage site on the Bagmati River, offering insights into Hindu traditions through rituals and ceremonies.
  • One of Nepal's largest stupas, emanating spiritual vibes with pilgrim activities and a fusion of culture and faith.

Why with us?

  • Simple and safe online booking system.
  • Trip postponement services with flexible itineraries.
  • Certified NTA Trek Guide with fluent English
  • Customizable packages according to your preferences
  • Inclusive Transportation Packages
  • Local Cuisine Experiences
  • Responsive customer support
  • 100% customer satisfaction till now


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    This full itinerary takes you on a cultural deep dive, exploring seven of Kathmandu's most stunning UNESCO World Heritage Sites in a single day. Buckle up for a day filled with architectural marvels, vibrant spiritual energy, and a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Nepali history and tradition.


    Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple): Begin your day at the iconic Swayambhunath Stupa, perched atop a hill overlooking Kathmandu. This ancient Buddhist monument, also known as the Monkey Temple, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a sacred pilgrimage site for both Buddhists and Hindus. Witness the sunrise, paint the stupa in golden hues, spin the prayer wheels, and observe playful monkeys frolicking around the complex.


    Kathmandu Durbar Square: Explore your surroundings in the heart of Kathmandu's ancient kingdom at Kathmandu Durbar Square. This vibrant plaza, once the royal palace grounds, is a treasure trove of intricate temples, ornate courtyards, and fascinating museums. Marvel at the Kasthamandapa, a three-story wooden temple believed to be built from a single tree, and discover the Hanuman Dhoka, the former royal palace.

    Kathmandu Durbar Square

    Patan Durbar Square: Next, hop over to the equally captivating Patan Durbar Square, a fine example of Newar architecture. Explore the intricate carvings and colourful facades of the Krishna Mandir, the Mahabuddha Temple, and the Golden Gate, a masterpiece of gilded metalwork. Don't miss the Patan Museum, which houses a rich collection of Nepali art and artefacts. 

    Patan Durbar Square


    Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Time for a trip back in time at Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a mediaeval town frozen in time. Stroll through the narrow alleys, admire the terracotta-tiled roofs and wooden balconies, and marvel at the Nyatapola Temple, the tallest pagoda in Nepal. Savour a local delicacy at a traditional restaurant and soak up the charming atmosphere. 


    Escape the city bustle and head to Changunarayan Temple, a 2nd-century Hindu temple nestled amidst lush greenery. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is believed to be the oldest temple in the Kathmandu Valley, boasting unique pagoda architecture and a serene atmosphere. Witness the panoramic views of the valley and let the tranquilly wash over you. 


    Pashupatinath Temple: As dusk descends, head to the sacred Pashupatinath Temple, a major Hindu pilgrimage site on the banks of the Bagmati River. Observe the cremation rituals along the ghats, a poignant reminder of the circle of life, and witness the evening puja ceremonies within the temple complex. Immerse yourself in the spiritual energy and witness a glimpse into Hindu beliefs. 

    Pashupatinath Temple

    Boudhanath Stupa: Conclude your whirlwind tour at the majestic Boudhanath Stupa, one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world. Walk around the stupa with prayer flags fluttering in the breeze, spin the prayer wheels, and soak up the vibrant atmosphere. As the sun sets, the stupa transforms into a golden beacon, offering a perfect ending to your unforgettable day.

    Boudhanath Stupa

    Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

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    What's Included

    Airport Pickup and Drop-off Services

    • International arrival pickup
    • Pickup from the hotel (before the tour)
    • Dropoff at the Hotel (after the tour)
    • International drop-off on your final departure day


    • Group transportation throughout the Tour 

    Guide/Porter Services and Their Liabilities

    • English-speaking government-licensed trekking guide (minimum of 10 years experience)
    • All meals for Guide/Porter
    • Insurances for Guide & Porter (Emergency evacuation and accidental medical expenses)
    • Salary as per the company standard rate (which is recommended by concerned association of tourism industry)
    • First-aid kit box carried by our team

    What's Excluded

    • Nepal visa fees upon arrival in Nepal
    • Hotels in Kathmandu
    • Lunch or dinner during the tour
    • Tips and gratitude to the guides, drivers, porters, other staff, etc.
    • Extra-day expenses apart from the scheduled itinerary
    • Heritage Site entrance fees 
    • Personal expenses like drinks, laundry, shopping, personal gear, a hot shower, electronic battery recharges, and WiFi
    • All the other expenses which not mentioned in cost includes list.
    • Travel Insurance: It must be covered for both medical and emergency evacuations with a minimum value of USD 100,000.
    Add-Ons & Options

    Entrance Fees - Per Person - USD 48 (Around NPR 6000)

    • Patan Durbar Square: NPR 1000
    • Bouddha Nath Stupa: NPR 400
    • Sywambhunath Stupa: NPR 200
    • Pashupatinath Temple: NPR 1000
    • ChanguNarayan Temple: NPR 400
    • Bhaktapur Durbar Square: NPR 1800
    • Kathmandu Durbar Square: NPR 1000

    Availability & Private Trip

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    Start DateStart: WednesdayJul 17, 2024End DateEnd: WednesdayJul 17, 2024PricePriceUS $60StatusStatusGuaranteed
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    1 Travelers x US $85TotalUS $85(No additional taxes or booking fees)

    Tourist Visa for Nepal

    Getting a tourist visa for Nepal is straightforward. Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you can quickly obtain your visa by presenting the required documents. The process typically takes 5-10 minutes, though there might be queues during peak tourist seasons. To avoid waiting, consider obtaining a visa from a Nepalese embassy or consulate before your trip.

    Transfer to Hotel

    Most travelers arrive by air. Our team at Nepal Trek Adventure will greet you at your entry point, usually at Tribhuvan International Airport. After collecting your luggage and completing security checks, look for our representative holding a sign that reads "Nepal Trek Adventure." They will escort you to your hotel in Thamel, a 30-minute drive from the airport.


    Once you're checked into your hotel and have had time to rest and refresh, we'll arrange an orientation session. This could be later the same day or the next morning during breakfast. We'll brief you on your upcoming trip, covering highlights, preparations, equipment, food, accommodation, and introduce you to your guide and porter. Feel free to ask any questions during this meeting.

    Last-Minute Booking

    We accommodate last-minute bookings, though they may be slightly more expensive than regular departures. Occasionally, you might find a last-minute deal if another traveler cancels their trip. We're always ready to help organize your trekking adventure, even at the last minute.

    Trip Extension

    If you wish to extend your trip, please let us know at least one day in advance. We'll arrange the necessary accommodations, transportation, and additional crew. Some additional costs will apply, which we'll discuss and agree upon.

    Currency Exchange

    You can exchange currency at Tribhuvan International Airport, your hotel, or various locations in Kathmandu. If you're in a hurry, you can also use USD, AUD, or CAD for your expenses, including accommodation, food, and tipping.

    Our Team

    The Nepal Trek Adventure team is professional, reliable, and experienced. Our staff are friendly, knowledgeable about local culture, history, food, and weather conditions, and trained in first aid. They are committed to making your trip memorable and enjoyable.

    Luggage and Storage

    You can store unnecessary items safely at your Kathmandu hotel while you trek. Your trip leader or hotel receptionist can help you with this before you depart.


    Meals are provided according to your itinerary. If your package includes only breakfast (BB), you'll receive breakfast only. Full-board packages include all meals—breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Vegetarian options are available, and our guides will ensure your dietary needs are met.


    Electricity is generally available throughout Nepal, allowing you to charge your devices. However, occasional load-shedding and technical issues may occur, especially in remote areas.

    Drinking Water

    Ensure you drink only safe, bottled, or purified water during your trip. Avoid drinking from local rivers, streams, and taps.


    Kathmandu offers excellent communication facilities. In remote areas, Wi-Fi may be available at hotels and restaurants, sometimes for a fee. Consider getting a local SIM card (NT or NCELL) for better connectivity, available at the airport or in Kathmandu. You’ll need a copy of your passport and a passport-sized photo to purchase one.


    We value your feedback, which helps us improve our services. You can provide feedback at our office, during the farewell dinner, or on TripAdvisor.

    Extra Personal Expenses

    Your personal expenses depend on your spending habits. Allocate some extra funds for alcoholic drinks, additional beverages, tipping, donations, and shopping.

    Typical Day

    A typical day starts with breakfast between 7-9 am. You'll then trek for 3-4 hours before stopping for lunch. After an hour-long lunch break, you'll continue tour  until around 4-5 pm. Always follow your guide's instructions for a safe and enjoyable experience.

    Nepal Trek Adventure Team

    Our team is here to ensure you have an unforgettable trekking experience in Nepal. From arrival to departure, we provide comprehensive support and personalized service, making your journey smooth and memorable.

    What Our Clients Say
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      Sarah WaltsonUnited States,March 25, 2024

      Seven UNESCO Sites Tour

      Wow, what a jam-packed day! Seeing seven UNESCO sites in one day felt ambitious, but this tour managed it flawlessly. Each site was incredible in its own way, from the serene Changunarayan temple to the bustling Kathmandu Durbar Square. Our guide was knowledgeable and passionate, bringing history and culture to life. Would definitely recommend it to anyone who wants a comprehensive and unforgettable experience in Kathmandu!

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      Ayana KebedeEthiopia,March 18, 2024

      UNESCO Sites Day Tour

      A bit rushed for my taste, but definitely a good overview of Kathmandu's UNESCO treasures. It's amazing how much history and culture are packed into this small city! I would have liked more time at each site to explore independently, but I understand the logistics. Still, a great introduction for first-time visitors. Highly recommended UNESCO SItes Day Tour and NTA.


    Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

    Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

    • Expert Guides
      Expert Guides

      Our experienced guides have extensive knowledge of the local area and culture, ensuring a safe and authentic adventure.

    • Top-notch Customer Service
      Top-notch Customer Service

      Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, from personalized trip planning to attentive support throughout your journey.

    • Flexibility

      We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

    • Unmatched Value
      Unmatched Value

      We strive to provide the best value for your money, with competitive pricing and transparent, all-inclusive pricing that eliminates hidden fees.


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