Nepal Cultural Tour takes you around culturally affluent small towns and settlements in and around Kathmandu valley. Nepal is a small country on area but it should be taken as an example for the world that how people from different religious backgrounds, caste and cultures are living in peace and harmony. Join in our cultural tours in Nepal, visit temples, stupas and monasteries to get insights into various cultures, interact with local people, acknowledge their lifestyle and compare the difference that you will surely find insightful and great learning experience.Visit to nearby small town of Bungmati and Khokana gives us traditional view of Newari culture. Where you can interact with local people and can see their life style with traditional occupation.
There are few other places in the world with such a harmonious blend of cultures as Nepal. Take a cultural tour in the Kathmandu to discover about the Newari founders, or take an ox cart village tour in the Terai region to truly discover Nepal's fascinating mix of cultures.
Nepal's convenient weather, fertile soil, and natural setting were the lucrative position for many emperors and tribes to settle in the history. Various, mighty, dynasties ruled Nepal throughout the episodes of the history, bringing many cultural and religious perspectives to this tiny land.Geography and religion, Nepal's cultural environment is as diverse as its natural settings. However, Nepal - now - is a federal democratic republic country that cocoons 101 ethnicities and protects every religion beliefs and practices.
Nepal is divided into three layers, according to its geographical settings - Himalayan region, Mid-hills, and Terai region (flat land). Himalayan region is the home of legendary Sherpas, who are renowned for climbing mountain Everest.One of the first mountaineers (two) to climb Mt. Everest is Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Sherpas follow Tibetan Buddhism, the "ancient school" by religion, friendly in nature and share part of a culture of Tibet. Trek to the northern-most region of Nepal to see the rich mix of culture and lifestyle.
Mid-hills of Nepal are populated by many hill tribes of Nepal like Gurung, Magar, Rai, Limbu, Tamang, Chettris, Brahmins, Newars, etc. Before the unification of the modern Nepal, Gurung, Rai, Magar, Tamang had their independent countries, and still have their independent culture; manner of practicing religion, language, cuisine, music and dance, and their architectural settlement is distinct to each other.
Newars, being indigenous the Kathmandu Valley, are rich in metal works, arts, crafts, and building castles and temples. Chettries (Khas) and Brahmins are Hindus by religions and historians state they are ancient settlers of Karnali region of Nepal. They have carried their cultural values - with them - wherever they settled.Terai is the home of Tharu tribes, and of Madhesis. They have distinctive cultures and lifestyle, though their social life is influenced by Aryan culture and Hindu religion. The tradition, custom, art & pottery, and language resemble the ancient Aryan culture and civilization. Being a hot province of Nepal, people of Terai region wear light, cotton, clothes, but, yet, works hard during the day time.
02Kathmandu Half day sightseeing
03Kathmandu to Bhaktapur
04Drive to Bungamati
05Dhulikhel / Namobuddha
Day 01Arrival Arrive Kathmandu. Upon arrival, meet assist and transfer to hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02Kathmandu Half day sightseeingAfter breakfast city tour of Swayambhunath. and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Rest day free on own. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03Kathmandu to Bhaktapur AFter Breakfast drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Which is one of the best collections of the finest medieval arts of Nepal included many beautiful temples, palaces and traditional Newari building. This is superb architecture included the golden gate, the 55 window palace, Nyatopola temple etc. Later back to Kathmandu hotel and overnight.
Day 04Drive to BungamatiAfter breakfast sightseeing tour of Bungamati. It is the one of the oldest Newari Tradition village situated south of Kathmandu valley. Visit near by Khokona for the famous sightseeing of tradition mustard oil manufacture and nepali hand made crafts. Later return back to hotel and overnight.
Day 05Dhulikhel / Namobuddha After breakfast drive to Namobuddha. It is the famous temple of Buddhist pilgrim. Later drive to Dhulikhel and at evening view of stunning sunset. Overnight at Dhulikhel hotel.
Day 06KathmanduAfter breakfast drive back to Kathmandu . Rest day free on own and overnight.
Day 07Departure After breakfast, timely transfer to International airport for onward flight.