Best Time to Visit :
All year round
Location :
Kathmandu
Group Size :
1-15+

4 Days

Kathmandu Valley Heritage Tour

On our Kathmandu Valley Heritage tour, visit amazing World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu such as historic Durbar Square and the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. Next, enjoy sunset and sunrise views and the Himalayan panorama from Nagarkot. Also, marvel at the rich ancient arts and architecture in Patan Durbar Square and experience the authentic local lifestyle preserved over centuries of isolation in Bhaktapur.

Among these spectacular places are the seven world heritage sites nominated by UNESCO which incorporate the Durbar Squares of Hanuman Dhoka (Kathmandu), Patan and Bhaktapur, the Buddhist stupas of Swayambhu and Bauddhanath and the Hindu temples of Pashupati and Changu Narayan. Some of these are more than 2000 years old. Kathmandu valley is one of the most culturally rich cities in Nepal. The ancient temples and the monuments that are at abundance here reflect the rich architectural, cultural and historical significance of the valley. These historical monuments are the center of attraction for the people who visit here.

This tour is especially designed for the people who are interested in observing the culture, art and the historical sites around the Kathmandu valley. The senescent Temples, Stupas, Monuments and historical aspects of the city will truly amaze the visitors.
If you are the kind of person who is interested in visiting historic, magnificent & beautiful age-old places then this tour is just for you. This tour by design takes you to the heart of the various ways of life inside the valley. So if you want to embark on this marvelous journey contact us without any further ado.  Because we are here to fulfill your wishes.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft), explore Thamel and Durbar Square
  • Day 02: Visit World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, drive to Nagarkot and see sunset views
  • Day 03: Sunrise in Nagarkot, sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur, drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 04: Final departure

Trip Itinerary


  • 1

    Day

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m/4,264 ft), explore Thamel and Durbar Square

    Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a Random Adventures representative will pick us up from the airport. We will then be transferred to our hotel. After freshening up, we can visit Random Adventures’s office in Thamel and explore the area which also a popular tourist hub. Later we can tour Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Random Adventures. Overnight in Kathmandu.
    Included meals:Dinner

  • 2

    Day

    Day 02: Visit World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu, drive to Nagarkot and see sunset views

    After breakfast, we begin our sightseeing tour by visiting UNESCO World Heritage Sites within Kathmandu. Swayambhunath Temple is popular among the foreigners as the Monkey Temple owing to the large monkey population residing in the area. Pashupatinath Temple is situated on the banks of river Bagmati and is one of the principal temples of Lord Shiva. The Bauddhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in South Asia which is built on the ancient trade route to Tibet. Next, drive to Nagarkot, a tiny village in the outskirts of the Kathmandu Valley known for its mountains, sunrise and sunset views. Overnight in Kathmandu.
    Included meals:Breakfast

  • 3

    Day

    Day 03: Sunrise in Nagarkot, sightseeing in Patan and Bhaktapur, drive back to Kathmandu

    We enjoy sunrise from the mighty Himalayas before leaving for the city square of Bhaktapur, an irresistible city with an authentic local lifestyle preserved over centuries of isolation from the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu. While in the city square, we get to admire the Nyata-Pola Temple, the Golden Gate, water spouts and the 55 Window Palace which merge together to provide an ambience of a magical outdoor theater to its visitors. We also immerse ourselves in the authentic delicacy of the locals in Bhaktapur. Next, we visit Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that showcases rich ancient arts and architecture of the valley. Overnight in Kathmandu.
    Included meals:Breakfast

  • 4

    Day

    Day 04: Final departure

    Our tour of the Kathmandu Valley comes to an end today! A representative from Random Adventures will take us to the airport approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight.

Cost Include


  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu and resort in Nagarkot
  • Breakfast during the trip
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
  • English speaking, trained and experienced local tour guide
  • T-shirt and city map
  • Heritage sites fees
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude


  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Airfare for international flights
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Extra night accommodation if required
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Personal expenses
  • Services not mentioned in the What Is Included section

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