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Kathmandu City Sightseeing Tour

7 Hours

Main Highlights:

Kathmandu city sightseeing tour takes you around wonderful historical, religious places where most areas listed in world heritage sites of great historical wonders. While in Kathmandu one can join in for sightseeing tour for a half-day to full day or more of few days all leads to interesting places full of old time glorious that Kathmandu and Nepal was in the past hundred of centuries.

For a Day Tour (from 9 a.m. to 3 to 4 p.m. with short drive and walks)

Kathmandu Durbar Square with Syambhunath (Monkey Temple) Afternoon Pashupatinath-Bouddhanath.

At a Glance




Hotels and Local lodge

Trip Difficulty





1 Day




Lunch and Dinner


Private Car

Ancient Kathmandu City

Tour Highlights

  • This historic royal palace complex is the heart of Kathmandu Durbar Square, featuring intricate Newari architecture.
  • The square is a testament to the rich architectural and artistic heritage of Nepal, blending Hindu and Buddhist influences.
  • Pashupatinath is one of the most important Shiva temples in the world, attracting thousands of devotees and pilgrims annually.
  • Visitors can immerse themselves in the rich spiritual ambiance of the temple complex, witnessing daily rituals and prayers.
  • Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple, is one of the oldest and most important stupas in Nepal, dating back over 2,000 years.
  • The stupa is built in the form of a mandala, representing the universe in Buddhist cosmology, with the central dome symbolizing Mount Meru, the axis mundi.

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Cost Includes:

  • Airport picks up & drops by tourist vehicle
  • Air-conditioned private tourist vehicle.
  • English-speaking guide
  • All permits and entrance fees along with governmental taxes
  • Official expense
  • Hotel picks up & drops off by a tourist vehicle.

Cost Excludes:

  • Alcoholic drinks and cold drinks.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Tips for hostess and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Nepal entry visa - you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (A tourist visa with multiple entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $25 or equivalent foreign currency. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • Any others expense which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.

Trip Introduction

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

Durbar Square teems with active life visiting uncountable monuments includes House of Living Goddess (Kumari Ghar), the ferocious Kal Bhairab, a red monkey god. The buildings of great achievements during Malla regime, tour takes around the Square to witness round temple pagoda architecture, the temple of Goddess Taleju with an image of Shiva and Parbati sitting together among the many monuments.

The Square full of colorful life and other crafts around witness Kastamandap rest house. The rest house built with a wood of single tree where Kathmandu name derived from. Kathmandu Durbar Square most important sights for tour where the complex also houses historical museum a mementoes of past different Shah Kings

Pashupatinath Temple:

A pagoda Hindu temple with gilt roofs, carved with silver doors dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated at the bank of holy Baghmati River. Regarded as most sacred temples for all Hindu religion, Pashupatinath Temple is the nerve center of pilgrimage on the day of ‘Shiva-Ratri’.  (Birth anniversary of Lord Shiva).

Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple):

One of the oldest Buddhist sites of more than 25 centuries old and stands as one of the world’s oldest Buddhist Chaityas. The Great Stupa of Swayambhunath the wonder and landmark of Nepal, listed World Heritage for Site, painted on four -sided spiral all seeing eyes of lord Buddha, keeping an eternal watch on the Valley distinguishing between vice and virtue.

Located west of Kathmandu City proper across places on a hillock, about 500 feet above the level of the Valley floor, the whole hill a mosaic of small Chaitya and pagoda temples possessing great five Mahayana (Lamaism) and one Hinyan (Theravadas).

Bouddhanath Stupa:

Stands as largest Buddhist shrine of South Asia, this ancient colossal a chhorten built in 6th Century A.D. by King Man Deb. It rests on a series of three terraces with bird’s eye view and relevant shapes of a lotus flower, a very holy object for all Buddhists the Stupa surrounded by circular market, which forms like a small Tibet.

Where four pairs of Lord Buddha’s eyes give a vivid flash around four cardinal directions, the Stupa embraces authentic philosophy of Mahayana Buddhism faith known as Lamaism in Sikkim, Ladakh, Bhutan and Tibet.

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FAQ's of Kathmandu City Sightseeing Tour

1. What is the must-visit attractions in Kathmandu city?

Explore iconic sites like Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and the Garden of Dreams.

2. How long does a typical Kathmandu city sightseeing tour last?

Depending on the itinerary and pace, a typical tour can last anywhere from half a day to a full day.

3. Is transportation included in the city sightseeing tour?

Yes, most tour packages include transportation via private vehicle or tourist bus to navigate between the attractions.

4. Are entrance fees to the attractions included in the tour package?

Entrance fees to some attractions may be included, but it's essential to confirm with the tour operator beforehand.

5. Can I customize my Kathmandu city sightseeing tour?

Yes, many tour operators offer customizable packages where you can tailor the itinerary according to your interests and preferences.

6. What should I wear during the sightseeing tour?

Comfortable clothing and footwear are recommended as you'll be doing a fair amount of walking and may need to cover up while visiting religious sites.

7. Are English-speaking guides provided during the tour?

Yes, most tour packages include the services of knowledgeable English-speaking guides who provide insights into the history, culture, and significance of each site.

8. Is food included in the tour package?

Generally, meals are not included, but the tour may include stops at local eateries or restaurants where you can purchase food.

9. Can I take photographs at the attractions?

Photography is usually allowed at most attractions, but it's advisable to check with your guide, as some places may have restrictions.

10. Is the Kathmandu city sightseeing tour suitable for children and elderly travelers?

Yes, the tour can be adapted to accommodate travelers of all ages, but it's essential to consider the physical requirements of visiting certain sites.

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Kathmandu City Sightseeing Tour