Kathmandu Full Day City Tour
Kathmandu used to be known as a city of temple as there used to be more temples then the house. There are many touristic sites in Kathmandu which are enlisted in World Heritage sites which emphasizes the importance of doing this city tour while you are here in Nepal.
This cultural tour will help you get acquainted with diverse facets of Nepal and Nepalese culture. This carefully designed trip takes you to the major sightseeing destinations in Kathmandu, such as Durbar Square of Hanuman Dhoka, Buddhist Stupa of Swoyambhunath and Boudhanath, Hindu temple of Pashupatinath. After Kathmandu, you will get to visit the famous cultural and religious sites of Patan like Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor Temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, etc.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Driver for the car having English language
- Fuel required for the car
- Round-trip private transfer
- Parking Fees
What's excluded :
- Food and drinks
- Kathmandu Durbar Square:
Kathmandu Durbar Square is situated at the heart of the Kathmandu surrounded with many artistic temples, different section of palaces, spectacular art images and other unique construction. The main palace was built in 14th century whereas some of the British looks to the building was given in late 18the century. This Durbar Square is a historical seat of royalty where the kings are crowned and their coronations are solemnized. UNESCO noticed its importance and listed it as one of the world heritage sites in 1997.
Situated at the hilltop, Swayambhunath Stupa is a legendary Buddhist shrine. The stupa has a white lofty white dome and a glittering golden spire. On the top of the dome are the famous painted eyes of the Buddha gazing in the four directions. Swayambhunath is also known as the monkey temple due to the numerous holy monkeys that roam the temple grounds. The beautiful view of the city is what rejoices you the most.
Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupa found in Nepal and also the holiest of all Buddhist temples outside of Tibet. This stupa stands at a height of 36 meters. It is huge. The stupa stands upon the three layered pedestal, having the shape of Mandala. It is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu where one can observe traditional Tibetan lifestyle.
The magnificent temple of Pashupatinath, situated approximately 5 km north east of Kathmandu is the oldest Hindu temple in Kathmandu and its one of the major site for Hindu pupils. With a sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions rose over the centuries along the bank of Bagmati River, it is a sacred temple of deity; Lord Shiva. It is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. Non Hindu visitors are not allowed to enter inside the temple premises but there is enough space outside the main entrance where one can visit, take pictures and see what it actually is.
Patan Durbar Square:
Like the other cities, Patan had it its own monarch in the age of 14th century and they had their own interest and capability. The wooden art and the stone carving shows how beautifully people had worked here to live their king in a luxurious way. The main royal palace is now acts as museum but all other supporting blocks, courtyard and the different temples surrounding the palace has so many things to show you in advance. The Durbar is a marvel of Newa architecture and is listed under UNESCO world heritage sites.
Departure Point :Your centrally located hotel in Kathmandu or Adventure Bound (P.) Ltd Thamel office.
Departure Time :9:15 AM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
- Please note that there has been significant damage to some of the sites visited on this tour due to the earthquakes in April and May 2015
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.