Cultural tour is the subset of tourism concerned with a nation or region's culture, particularly the lifestyle of the people in those geographical areas, the olden times of those people, their art, structural design, faith, and other rudiments that helped shape their way of life. Cultural tour includes tourism in metropolitan areas, particularly historic or large cities and their civilizing facilities such as museums and theatres. It can also comprise tours in rural areas showcasing the civilization of aboriginal cultural communities, and their values and existence. It is generally agreed that cultural tourists spend significantly more than average tourists do. This form of tourism is also becoming by and large more admired throughout the world. The cultural tours can play roles in provincial development in different world regions. Cultural tour has been defined as 'The interested group of persons to cultural attractions away from their regular place of residence, with the intention to gather new information and experiences to satisfy their cultural needs'. These cultural needs can consist of the solidification of one's own cultural identity, by scrutinizing the exotic "other".
Cultural Tours in Nepal is one of persuaded way to monitor and appreciate the significance and uniqueness of Nepali culture, practice and standard of livings. Such tours will explain you with an in-depth knowledge on the cultural magnetisms of Nepal as we will perceive major cities, traditional bazaars, palaces, hills, museums, stupas and temples as well as take part in cultural shows. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization, cultural tourism is “actions of persons for basically for cultural enthusiasm such as study tours, performing art - talents and cultural tours, travel to carnivals and other cultural events, visits to sites and monuments, travel to ascertain nature, legends or art, and pilgrimages.”
We expand this definition to encompass the contribution of visitors in cultural activities whether those activities are the main purpose of their tour or not. You will be able to learn about the local culture and heritage immediately or directly and intermingle with local people. We will spend abundance of time experiencing local cuisines and taking in the natural attractiveness of the surrounding places. A local tour guide will help you explore and guide you through slender alleys, streets, courtyards and ancient towns. You will surely enjoy the magnificent views and spectacular assortments of cultural diversity that Nepal symbolizes. Some of the major destinations for cultural tours in Nepal are Kathmandu Valley (Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur), Dhulikhel, Namo Buddha, Nagarkot, Lumbini, Palpa/Tansen, Pokhara, Mutkinath, Damodar Kunda, Manakamana and Gorkha.