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Seven Unesco Heritage Sites Day Tour in Kathmandu

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Kathmandu Durbar Square- Swoyambhu Nath -Boudhanath Stupa-Patan Durbar Square- Bhaktapur Durbar Square-Changunarayan Temple


  • An amazing tour amidst bustling cities and yet retains its age-old glorious.
  • Fascinating and interesting tours of great landmarks of Nepal within Kathmandu.
  • Explore the magnificent ancient palaces and royal courtyards of cultural interest.
  • Kathmandu cities with a blend of both great old religions Hinduism and Buddhist.
  • Tour within the city and beyond to the old traditional town of Changu Narayan.


Seven World Heritage Sites Day Tour leads to a remarkable experience around the three ancient cities of Nepal. The Kathmandu, Patan-Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur, with famous landmarks of the country, are located. Leads you to fascinating places of great historical, religious, and cultural interest.
The Seven World Heritage Sites Day Tour covers all the best parts of the Kathmandu Valley. Nepal is an exciting country with natural beauty, including the world’s 8th highest peaks. As well as renowned for ancient historical and religious places designated in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. 
In Nepal, there are a total of Ten World Heritage Sites, including the seven around Kathmandu Valley, the three cities. Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath Temple, and Bouddhanath Stupa with Patan and Bhaktapur Durbar Squares, including Changunarayan Temple. 
The rest of the three are beyond Kathmandu, the Chitwan National Park in the Nepal mid-south, and the Sagarmatha National Park in the Everest region. 
Includes Lumbini, located in Nepal’s Far South Mid-West, the birthplace of Lord Buddha, the Light of Asia. On this day, the tour covers the seven World Heritage Sites around Kathmandu Valley
Explore from the hub of Kathmandu city and beyond towards the west, south, and east of the valley. Besides visiting the old historical and religious sites, visitors will have the opportunity to soak in local impressive cultures. 
The seven World Heritage Day tours take you to magnificent places with views of the distant snow-capped peaks. Visitors will be amazed, immersing in the old historical sites of the three cities of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur.
Visiting the great Seven World Heritage Sites is not just only a tour. It is also an educational way to gain knowledge of the ancient, medieval times era of artistic work and civilization. It is a perfect tour for all types of people and age groups, as well as school and college students.  

The Kathmandu Durbar Square and old palace:

Located in the hub of Kathmandu city, a few minutes walks from the parking, the old Durbar Square. Steeped with ancient monuments, and masterpiece works of arts and architecture. The palace from Malla to Shah dynasty kingdoms with 
temples, and old public meeting place. Beautiful royal courtyard. Includes residence of Living Goddess Kumari, and Kasthamandap, the temple built from a wood of single tree. Where the name of the capital Kathmandu derived from this old temple of Kasthamandap.

The Swyambhunath Stupa:

After Kathmandu Durbar Square a short drive west to Swyambhunath. Located on a hillock, covered in a small forest, also known as the monkey temple.
Where large numbers of Rhesus monkey dwells, Swyambhunath, is the famous landmarks of Kathmandu and Nepal. Of more than 2,500 years old history, the Stupa and the complex, are well preserved and has great work craftsmanship skills. Although Buddhist monuments, all religions enjoy visiting Swyambhunath, which offers grand views of Kathmandu city and the valley.

The Pashupatinath Temple:

From Swyambhunath, drive east of the city to Pashupatinath Temple, the holiest of all Hindu religious sites. Stands on the banks of the Baghmati River, the temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Once a year great religious festival take place, as per the Hindu Lunar calendar called Shiva Ratri. A golden roofed temple with four cardinal silver doors, non-Hindus are not allowed to enter the main temple premises. But can observe the devotees in worships and prayers from the opposite side of the Baghmati River.

The Bouddhanath Stupa:

A short distance drive north from Pashupatinath Temple to Bouddhanath Stupa.
The largest dome shaped Stupa of Nepal and probably in Asia a Buddhist monuments and a holy pilgrimage site. The surrounding area is a hub of Tibetan life, as it is also called ‘Little Tibet’. Due to large number of Tibetan origin people with the same culture to their Tibetan predecessor. Probably a lunch break, at Bouddhanath close to the Stupa in its many international standard and best restaurants.

The Patan Durbar Square:

After an hour or more, tour of Bouddhanath and the Stupa complex, drive heads south to Patan Durbar Square. Located in Lalitpur district, an adjoining city of Kathmandu. The name for Patan is Lalitpur, means city of fine arts, cultures, history and religion. A fabulous city and the Durbar Square to experience, the magnificent intricate carving on temples and palace windows.

Bhaktapur city Durbar Square:

From Patan Durbar Square, after an interesting visit, drive head beyond Patan and Kathmandu city towards east. A drive of less than an hour to reach Bhaktapur city and the Durbar Square. 
Bhaktapur Durbar Square, listed as the best among all Royal Courtyards of Nepal, by UNESCO on World Heritage Sites. An amazing city of medieval time period with its ancient cultures and old monuments. Bhaktapur city, is a living museum, the visit leads around its magnificent Durbar Square. Includes the Golden Gate with palace of 55 Windows and the five storied old Nytapola Temple.

Changunarayan Temple:

Enjoying lovely time at Bhaktapur Durbar Square, drive heads up on winding road to Changunarayan Temple. Located in Bhaktapur district, one of the least-visited of all heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley. A beautiful ancient temple of more than 3,000 years old, a two-storied pagoda roofed temple of Lord Vishnu.
Changunarayan Temple is the oldest temple in Nepal and represents a turning point in the country’s architecture and culture. Situated on a high hill, amidst tranquil surrounding of lovely woods of pines, close to interesting old town of Changunarayan. 
After a great wonderful experience visiting all the Seven World Heritage Sites Tour of Kathmandu Valley three cities. Our tour concludes with drives back to Kathmandu by late afternoon time on time for refreshment and dinner.

Best Season for Seven World Heritage Day Tour:

Visitors can enjoy the Seven World Heritage Sites tour of Kathmandu and around nearly all seasons of the year. But except for the wet monsoon of summer times. 
The right favorable and the best seasons are spring and autumn/fall. 
Spring begins in early March and ends in May, where most days are bright with sunshine for longer hours. From early 6:30 am till 5 pm, it can get cloudy afternoon sometimes with chances of light rains. 
The next best season is autumn/fall, from September to November, where most days are fine and clear for views and walks. But much colder morning, late afternoon, and nighttime. Cold during the late afternoon, however, a pleasant season of autumn/fall for the Seven World Heritage Day tour. Visitors can also enjoy during the winter time of Christmas and New Year Holidays. Most days are bright and sunny, and cold mornings till late afternoon. It is an enjoyable time for views and scenic tours with Seven World Heritage around Kathmandu's three cities.

Important Note

Short Trip Profile:

Tour Grade: Leisure to Moderate walks with short ups and downhill.
Highest Point: 1,600 m/ 5,249 feet at Changu Narayan Temple. 
Location:     Kathmandu, Patan-Lalitpur and Bhaktapur cities.
Tour Duration: Approx. 7-8 hours with drives both ways.

Trip Itinerary


The seven World Heritage Day Tour, involves a long hours of visiting from one exciting places to another. Covering Kathmandu Old Durbar Square (ancient palace and royal courtyard), Swyambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa with Patan Durbar Square. 

The tour extends to Bhaktapur Durbar Square and the old temple of Changunarayan. Treklanders city and cultural guide and staff will take you around these fascinating places of great historical and religious interest.

The tour begins early after breakfast with a lunch break in between the tours, driving a short distance. The vehicle either a car, coach or luxury bus, as per the size of a group. The guide will decide from where to start and end this wonderful seven world heritage sites day tour. 

The Kathmandu Durbar Square and old palace:

Located in the hub of Kathmandu city, a few minutes walk from the parking, the old Durbar Square. Steeped with ancient monuments, and masterpiece works of art and architecture. The palacesTHE  from Malla to Shah dynasty kingdoms with 

temples, and old public meeting place. Beautiful royal courtyard. Includes residence of Living Goddess Kumari, and Kasthamandap, the temple built from a wood of single tree. Where the name of the capital Kathmandu derived from this old temple of Kasthamandap.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Certainly, it is a long day visiting all the magnificent heritage sites of historical, religious, and cultural wonders. This program is designed for people with limited time in Nepal, allowing them to cover all the best places in a day which is a great experience, but if some visitors want to break the tour for two days. It can be arranged by informing Treklanders Adventure well in advance of booking this tour

Various aspects to experience on this 7 world heritage tour, besides the famous landmarks and heritage sites. Visitors will have the opportunity can witness the rural traditional farm life en route to Bhaktapur and Changunarayan.

As well as the local immense cultures of the native Newari, the main tribes of Kathmandu's three cities. Includes views of the Himalayan peaks on tour especially from Swyambhunath, Patan, or at Bhaktapur and Changunarayan. When the days are clear for views of the Himalayan peaks.   

Yes, can enjoy refreshing lunch stops, in between the tours either in Bouddhanath, Patan, or Bhaktapur. Depending upon the hours of the tour and for lunchtime, the guide will take you to the best restaurants. 

Depending upon the seasons of the year, it is good to carry your personal necessary items for the day. As well as carrying rain gear, during spring and autumn times, can get overcast sometimes, during the afternoon.

For early spring, autumn, and winter times, carry warm gear, a down jacket, fleece, hat, or woolen top. Trousers for all, and short pants for ladies are not appropriate, when visiting Hindu and Buddhist religious sites.  As well as wearing long-sleeved shirts or jackets, when visiting the holy places in Nepal. 

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