Heritage and Cultural Tours
Nepal is a kaleidoscope of diversity branching off to different aspects like land topography, culture, traditions and natural beauty. It is called “the land of the Himalayas” and has a wide variance of ancient traditions and ethnicity of the people, holy pilgrimage sites, historical monuments and beautiful architectures. The Heritage and Cultures Tour provides you with packages that will let you experience these cultural monuments and temples up close and will also enlighten you about the brimming history and significance of the various places throughout the tour. The destinations in the packages all hold a strong distinctiveness about them, each of them has a very rich history and lore and the decorations of these sites and places are intricate with the unique adorations of Nepali architecture and style. The dexterity of the people who carved the details in the woodworks and the stones and the metal is to be reckoned with. The religious ambiance that the temples and various places of worship provide to the tour is breath-taking and absolutely beguiling. The Kathmandu Valley itself offers places listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Site List and hold a pronounced nature of nostalgia and rarity. The cities of Bhaktapur and Patan as well provide the sights of gorgeous religious and ancient Durbar Squares and opulent temples to the visitors. These cities were once a distinct kingdom in themselves, and the old city and the ancient buildings bring back the feeling of Nepal’s monarchial quintessence. Out of the ten World Heritage sites enlisted by UNESCO, seven of the heritage sites are set in Kathmandu Valley.
You will be subjected to visit the Durbar Squares in Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur. The compound of old opulent Palaces, courtyards and temples are captivating to look at and explore. The Kumari Ghar (home of the Living Goddess) and the Taleju Temple among many others have with them the piety of religious tenor. Observing fine arts, wood carvings and stone sculptures, idiosyncratic Nepali architecture and many Hindu and Buddhist places of worship, you would be transported back in time to medieval Nepal when these treasures were alive. The Golden Gate at Bhaktapur Durbar Square, the Batsala Devi Temple and the Nyatapol are some of the many attractive sites that you can see. The temples and the monuments and the arts all reflect Nepal’s ethos in a very monumental way.
You will also be having an excursion to Lumbini, the birthplace of Lord Buddha. Set in the natural sublimity of tranquil environments, Lumbini is very beautiful and has lots of destinations and significant buildings and temples for you to explore. The major attractions of Lumbini include the Maya Devi Temple, the Ashoka Pillar, the Sakyan Tank among many monasteries and structures built more than centuries before Lord Buddha’s birth.
The architecture of Nepal can be seen mostly manifested into three styles. The Stupa, the Pagoda and the Shikhara architectural styles are the most prominent in the buildings, Palaces and the temples. Escaper Himalaya provides you with optimal amount of sightseeing satisfaction regarding the heritage sites and temples all around Nepal. So come join us in this amazing adventure where you get the chance to excurse and explore the Heritage sites and old buildings and get to immerse yourself in Nepal’s rich history.