Kathamandu City Tour - 1 Day

Kathmandu valley is known as the city of temple. Valley contains three districts Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur (Patan).  Here are many historical, cultural and religious places to enjoy. You will find small or large temples in every 100 meters. Beside temples, many ancient stupas are also located in Kathmandu valley. Among many of them, some sites are listed in UNESCO world heritage site. So it is very worthwhile to do at least a day tour at some highlighted sites with local guide.

Four sites you will visit on this tour:
Swoyambhunath (Swoyambhu, Monkey Temple): Its literal meaning is self-originated. It is about 5 km far west from tourist city Thamel.  Swoyambhu is also known as Money Temple as numerous monkeys habitat is there. It is a Buddhist stupa listed In USESCO world heritage site. Nice 360 degree view of Kathmandu valley can be seen from the top of clear day.
Patan Durbar Square: It is an ancient royal palace where the Malla Kings of Lalitpur resided. There are many temples and idols within the durbar square.
Bouddhanath: This stupa is one of the ancient stupa which is on the ancient trade route to Kathmandu from Tibet.
Pashupathinath (temple of lord Shiva): It is one of the historical and religious temple of hindu follower. You can also see the traditional Nepali funeral ceremony.  


Trip Facts

  • Trip CodeJNDT04
  • Duration1 Day
  • GradeEasy
  • DestinationNepal
  • Min Pax01
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Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Pick up from hotel/ place (within Kathmandu valley) at about 9 am. Greet by our tour guide and driver. A short brief about the tour and then start the tour from Swoyambhunath. After Swoyambhunath, you will be taken to Patan Durbar Square and then Bouddhan

Cost Includes:

  • A professional, government licensed English speaking tour guide
  • Air Con private transportation (Car/Van/Hiace, etc)
  • All expense of transportation like fuel, road tax, parking fee, etc

Cost Excludes:

  • Sightseeing entry fees (200: Bouddhanath, 250: Swoyambhunath,  500: Patan Durbar Square & 1000 at Pashupatinath)


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Trip Note

Our itinerary can be changed accordingly to your interest, duration and preference. If you want to do extra activities such as Mountain Flight, Jungle Safari, Sight Seeing, Jungle Safari, Peak Climbing, Rafting, Paragliding. We are ready to serve you. We are always happy to follow your suggestion accordingly. 

Certificate & Parthers

Nepal GovernmentNepal Tourism BoardTAANNepal Mounataineering Association Himalayan Resue Association Lovely Planet Trip Advisor