Cultural Tour in Nepal is the best tour package for the cultural adventure seeking travelers. Nepal is a multi-cultural, multi-religious and multi-lingual country. The culture of Nepal is rich and unique. The cultural heritage of Nepal has evolved over the centuries. About 30 million people of different races and ethnic groups living in different regions with diverse culture, religion, language and dialects. There are more than 100 ethnic groups who speak over 100 languages. Their culture, tradition, and rituals are different from each other but they have harmony. It is also called a garden of different flowers. About 80% of population practice Hinduism, about 11% practice Buddhism, about 3.2% practice Islam and 3.6% of the population follows the indigenous Kirant religion and Christianity is practiced officially by less than 0.5%.
Hindu and Buddhist traditions in Nepal go back more than two millennia. Nepal has several Hindu temples and Buddhist monasteries which are listed in UNESCO’s cultural heritage sites as well as places of worship for other religious groups. Especially Kathmandu valley holds important world famous cultural monuments which includes Pashupatinath temple (an old and famous shiva temple), Bouddhanath stupa (the largest Buddhist shrine in the world), Swoyambhunath stupa (oldest Buddhist temple), Changunarayan temple(Hindu temple) and three historical monuments Kathmandu durbar square, Patan durbar square, Bhaktapur durbar square gives the complete immersion into cultural experiences. Lumbini, another cultural site is famous for Buddhist pilgrimage. It is a sacred place, where Lord Buddha was born. He is founder of Buddhism. This multi-dimensional heritage encompasses the diversities of Nepal’s ethnic, tribal and social groups and it manifests in music and dance; art and craft; folklore and folktales; languages and literature; philosophy and religion; festivals and celebration; foods and drinks. It’s culture is mostly influenced by Indian, Mongolian and Tibetan culture.
So, Nepal is the best destination in the world to experience the beauty of it’s diverse culture and cultural tour is the best trip to explore it.