Nepal World Heritage Sites Tour

0 Comments 1 Jan 2019 ADV

The UN administering body UNESCO has defined World Heritage Sites as spots that have a place with every one of the general population on the planet. Nepal is home of World Heritage sites.

The sites are all man-made monuments, temples that have historical values and aged as long as 2500 years. Kathmandu is the key destination for it. There are many places to trek in Nepal but world heritage sights tour in Nepal around old and famous places like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square are some of the famous World Heritage Sites in Nepal.

Nepal has fundamentally three unique sorts of world heritage sites and they are exceptionally well known in the sense of art and design, culture and religion and the last one is natural heritage. In total, there are 10 heritage sites in Nepal.

1.Art and Cultural Heritage Sites
Kathmandu is the Capital city of Nepal and is extremely wealthy in art and culture. In Kathmandu valley, there are three measure urban areas and in every city, there are old regal royal residences .These regal royal residences are exceptionally wealthy in art and culture which was produced in the twelfth century to the eighteenth century. One can watch and concentrate that art and architecture. So UNESCO kept them in the list of world heritage sites.

2.Cultural and religious heritage sites
Kathmandu is the place that is known for sanctuaries, Stupas and cloisters. The craftsmanship and design utilized in sanctuaries and Stupas give the extraordinary significance of culture and religion. So UNESCO chose them to keep in the list of world heritage sites. In Nepal, there are five imperative landmarks that recorded on the world heritage destinations. Lumbini is the origination of the Lord Buddha, Pashupatinath and Changunarayan are vital Hindu sanctuary, Swoyambhunath and Bouddhanath are the greatest Stupas in South Asia.

3.Natural heritage sites
In Nepal we have two Natural heritage destinations. One is the Chitwan National park and another is Sagarmatha or Everest National Park. Chitwan is loaded with thick timberland and place of the in excess of 450 types of feathered creatures, regal Bengal tiger, one horned Rhino, Gharil Crocodile, Asian elephant and sloth bear. Chitwan National park is extremely wealthy in widely varied vegetation. Sagarmatha National Park is another characteristic legacy sites in Nepal that is the Home of the world\’s most noteworthy Mountain Mount Everest and in addition many pinnacles. Thousands of trekkers visit to the foot of Mt. Everest every year.

The Famous Pashupatinath Temple Tour
Someone may ask you, “What’s the holiest temple among Hindu people?” Your answer must be the Pashupatinath Temple. The temple is situated 6km east of Kathmandu.

The structure is a two-story assembling and is built in pagoda style. The site is an accumulation of sanctuaries, ashrams, pictures and engravings. The structures in this edge were raised throughout the hundreds of years and lie right other than the banks of the blessed Bagmati stream. The sanctuary has been on the World Heritage sites list since 1979.

Swoyambhunath Temple or The Monkey Temple Tour
The Tibetan individuals have given the name for this site as “sublime trees” as the diverse assortments of trees are found on the highest point of the slope.There are a few relics shop, hotels, and eateries inside the sanctuary premises. As Pashupatinath sanctuary is a journey for Hindu religion supporters, this is the journey for the Buddhist religion people. For the Tibetan people, it’s the second sacred religious destination.

Boudhanath Stupa Tour 
The largest Stupa of the world-Boudhanath has become the major destination for Tibetan peoples. You can reach to Boudhanath after a 20 minutes’ drive from the heart of the Kathmandu valley.

Monks walk around the Stupa in maroon robes. It is believed that the Stupa was built during the 5th century but the exact information is still lacking. Thangka paintings, hand-made carpets, Buddhist dresses, Khukuri, and knives are sold around the stupa.

Changunarayan Temple-Where Nepalese History starts
The area is called an ancient Hindu temple area. Located at the top hill of Bhaktapur city makes the place more religious. The temples cover 16 hundreds of Nepalese art history. The temple was built around 3rd century and are now decorated with stones and woods. The temple of Vishnu or Narayan is the most ancient one in the Nepalese history.

Kathmandu Durbar Square Tour
The Place is actually an old royal palace. Malla and Shah Kings used to live in the palace and rule over the Kathmandu valley. The palace consists of the beautiful temple known as Hanuman Dhoka Temple.
After the unification of Nepal, the area was officially opened for public visitors. The massive earthquake of 2015 destroyed the area. Now, the bordered side of the palace is forbidden to walk. Still, many people love to sit around the palace.

Patan Durbar Square-The Architecture Heritage Tour
The area is situated at the center of Lalitpur city. There are many temples in the area. Krishna temple is the best example of a stone temple in the world.
There’s believe that King Anshuvharma built a palace called ‘Kailashkut Palace’ around the area. But nobody knows about its existence. It’s an imaginary palace these days. The finest architectural works can be seen throughout the area. Bhaktapur Durbar Square-Way back to Culture.
The fifty-windowed temple of this area is famous around the globe. The palace is one of the finest works of woods and bricks. The Lion Gate, the Golden Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, and the   Art gallery are the main attraction of the palace. Thousands of visitors roam around the area every year.

Lumbini-The birthplace of Lord Buddha Tour
Five hundred years ago, Siddhartha Gautam was born as the Prince of Kapilvastu area of Lumbini. Later, he was enlightened and is known as ‘Lord Buddha’. He is the founder of Buddhism.
Maya Devi temple, Ashoka Pillar, and the beautiful gardens are the main attractions of the place. There is a stone image oat Maya Devi temple-Maya giving birth to Lord Buddha. The garden is surrounded by leafy Bo tree where Buddha got enlightenment.

Chitwan National Park Tour
The national park is located in inner Terai region and covers 932 sq. km of land. It was established in 1973 and was listed under World Heritage sites in 1984.

The park is now a famous tourist destination place. It’s home to a wide range of flora and fauna. The endangered species of animals like one-horned Rhino has been protected in the national park.

Sagarmatha National Park Trekking 
The area lies in the Himalayan region of Nepal covering Mt. Everest-the highest peak in the world. The park covers 1148 sq. km of total area.
The park was declared as world heritage sites in 1979. Trees such as juniper, rhododendron, and pine are found at the top elevation above 4000m. The summer period is full of rhododendron in the Namchhe area.

Source: Adventure Discovery Treks Blog Updates 

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