Trip Introduction: Mountain flight with Kathmandu heritage sites tour
Nepal Trekking Planner presents the Mountain flight with the Kathmandu Heritage Sites Tour, an exciting sightseeing led by an expert guide to show you the wonders of Nepal. Where you will be fully engrossed from early morning till late afternoon, visiting places of great religious and historical interest.
Mountain flight with Kathmandu Heritage Sites Tour, a perfect way to capture the country’s best places enriched with ancient monuments of both Hindu and Buddhism religions.
Enjoy a full-day sightseeing tour, from dawn till dusk starting with a sweeping mountain flight overlooking a grand panorama of Himalayan peaks. Includes grand views of the world's tallest peaks Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu, and Mt.Makalu with Mt. Kanchenjunga towards the far-east horizon. Truly a flight of enchantment facing breathtaking views of Nepal’s beautiful country landscapes with an array of snow peaks at close distance.
After an hour of exciting mountain flight, with time to relax back in the hotel for refreshing moments. The main activities begin, after a hearty breakfast where a short drive takes you to the heart of Kathmandu city. Where you will be captivated by walking amidst historical sites at Durbar Square in front of the former palace and royal courtyard.
Places of great interest around Durbar Square / Old Palace Courtyard:
Durbar Square within a modern city in the close backdrop of ancient heritage with uncountable monuments. The tour takes to the house of the Living Goddess (Kumari), the ferocious Kaal Bhairab, a red monkey god (Hanuman).
The mid-century monuments are the greatest masterpiece of the Malla regime, Durbar Square is full of colorful life witness the temple of Kasthamandap. Which was built from the wood of a single tree hence Kathmandu's name derived from this historical temple. Kathmandu Durbar Square important place to visit a historical museum of mementos of past different Shah Kings.
Tour includes Taleju Temple built by late King Mahindra Malla in 1549 A.D. Witness Great Bell and Big Drums. The main golden gate is guarded by Hanuman the Monkey-God, the main Hero of "The Ramayana Epic".
Visit the Temple of Goddess Kumari, a holy quadrangle with a Buddhist stupa with residential quarters of the Living Goddess called KUMARI. A great work of craftsmanship with carved wooden balconies and window screens.
The exciting tour within Kathmandu city:
After an exciting tour of Durbar Square, a short drive to Swayambhunath located west of the city. The famous landmark of Nepal an old Stupa of more than 2,600 years stands on a hillock above the valley floor.
The Great Stupa of Swayambhunath is listed as a World Heritage Site with the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha around four cardinal. This scenic green hill a mosaic of small Chaityas and pagoda temples houses various Buddhism monuments.
From Swayambhunath great views of Kathmandu city and the valley, on a clear day, one can overlook snow peaks towards the north.
From Swayambhunath after a wonderful moment, the tour extends heading east of Kathmandu city to Bouddhanath, stands a beautiful Buddhist shrine.
Bouddhanath, Asia’s largest colossal stupa built in the 6th Century A.D. by King Man Deb, a huge Buddhist monument. A series of three terraces with a relevant shape of a lotus flower when viewed from air distance. It is a holy site for all Buddhists the Stupa is surrounded by a circular market, also known as little Tibet.
The great Stupa with Lord Buddha's eyes in four directions, this spiritual site embraces the authentic philosophy of Mahayana. One of the main groups of Buddhism is known as Lamaism in Nepal, Sikkim, Ladakh, Bhutan, and Tibet.
Bouddhanath is one of the interesting and exciting places on the Kathmandu Heritage Tour from here a short drive to Pashupatinath Temple. The main hub of the Hindu religion is located south of Bouddhanath, and east of Kathmandu city.
An important Hindu pagoda temple with golden roofs, and four silver doors the temple of Lord Shiva. Located on the bank of the Bagmati River, Pashupatinath Temple is the nerve center for all Hindus. Once a year thousands of pilgrims from India and Nepal visit the Pashupatinath temple on the day of ‘Shiva-Ratri’, the birth anniversary of Lord Shiva.
Which falls in February as per the Hindu Lunar calendar, an exciting holy place to observe devotees in worship. Pashupatinath Temple is a large complex, one can spend time on the opposite bank of the river and witness religious activities.
After completing an exciting Kathmandu Heritage Tour, a short drive takes you back to the hotel.
- This trip departs every day of the year.
- This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your needs. Please contact us.
- This trip is available on both a Fixed Departure and a Private Group Basis.
- This trip can be booked privately if you’re traveling solo or privately or with family.
- Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
- We can help you make it fit your budget.
- We accept online payment.
- we accept the instant booking and online payment.
Best Season for Kathmandu Heritage Tour
Nepal for all seasons, however, the best time in spring, autumn, and winter seasons, is for this type of leisure tour. Spring starts from March to May and autumn/fall from September to November and winter begins from December to February. The most favorable time is spring and autumn seasons, during spring clear day with longer sunlight hours. Cold in the late afternoon, night, and morning time, days are pleasant for a pleasant tour. Autumn is another best season when days a clear for views and tours, much cold in the morning, late afternoon, and nighttime with short sunlight hours.
The winter season is also a good time for a tour, where days are clear with blue sky but can be very cold morning and nighttime with short sunlight.
Please remember, Mountain Everest Flight operates in good times of the season when days are clear for views of Himalayan peaks. Sometimes even at the best time of the year can get cloudy with an overcast day, where the flight can be delayed or canceled. For this type of inconvenience, Nepal Trekking Planner will try their best within the control of the company will try next morning. In case of cancellation payment for the flight will be refundable, but a charge for transportation to and from the hotel/airport will be levied.
On tour as per the season-wise, a proper dress code should be maintained especially visiting religious sites like temples and monasteries. Your guide will inform you of the guideline required on places of visit, including buying souvenirs guide will advise.
When you book for the Kathmandu Heritage Tour package, full payment should be made before you venture for a sightseeing tour.
Transportation will be on the latest vehicles cars, coaches, mini-bus, and land cruisers as per group size, well equipped with spacious seating.