Kathmandu One Day Tour
Kathmandu one day tour offers you a sprinkling of things to explore around Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu is a famous destination for historical and cultural exploration. During this one day tour, you will visit 5 of the UNESCO world heritage sites ( Swyambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Basantapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square). You start your tour from Swyambhunath stupa famously known as Monkey temple. This temple is a perfect blend of Hinduism and Buddhism. After exploring chaityas and stupas for a while, we will take you to Patan Durbar Square, which is the ancient Palace with a visually stunning concentrated mass of temples of Newari Architecture. Then you head out to Boudhanath Stupa, with one of the oldest monument of Gautam Buddha which is said to be built around the 14th century. One of the major places to explore during the day is Pashupatinath temple which is a Hindu pilgrimage site. It is a temple complex which is the sprawling collection.
per adult from
4 to 6 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private transportation
- Experienced Tour Guide
What's excluded :
- Entry/Admission - The National Museum
- Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
- Entry/Admission - Patan Durbar Square
- Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
- Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Stupa
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: The National Museum, Chhauni, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
You will see traditional Nepalese culture and lifestyle. Agrobassed culture and war history.
Duration: 15 minutes
Pass By: Pasupatinath Temple, Unnamed Road, काठमाडौँ 44600, Nepal
Pasupatinath Hindus Biggest temple in Nepal and India.Pashupatinath temple is a famous Hindu pilgrimage site situated on the bank of Bagmati River. This temple is known to be the seat of Nepal's national deity.
It is a temple complex which is the sprawling collection of different temples, ashrams, and inscriptions raised over the centuries. The structures of the two-storey buildings here are built in pagoda style. This sacred place will connect you with the historically rich culture of Hindus with an aesthetically pleasing view of ancient architectures and exotic arts carved on those temples. Being the oldest known temple of Kathmandu it sheds light on the history and lifestyle of ancient Nepal.
Spending a few moments with the monks here and with the help of our guide, you will get the insight of Hindu philosophy and culture.
Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Boudh, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Boudhanath stupa is said to be built around the 14th century. The huge monument is said to have been created just after the passing of Buddha. The building consists of a giant dome, buddhist pyramid is situated on the top of its dome.. All of these are situated on the top of the step shaped mandalas. Pair of eyes have decorated each side of the pyramid.The directions represent the all-knowing nature of the Buddha. It one of the more spectacular Buddhist sites in the world.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Patan Durbar Square, Patan (Lalitpur) 44700 Nepal
The royal palace of Patan is an ancient and magnificent Durbar Sq. What makes this Durbar Square visually stunning is the concentrated mass of temples of Newari Architecture. The temple reconstruction had gone to overdrive during the Malla period (14th to 18th centuries), particularly during the reign of King Siddhi Narsingh Malla (1619–60). Ancient arts carved in the temples of this area with the deeply profound architectural structure are yet another sight to behold in Kathmandu. However, the reconstruction of temples affected by the 2015 earthquake will continue for several years.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal
Kathmandu Durbar Square is a site,famously known for meditativeness,religion for spiritual seekers. The inner complex of Durbar Square is the site of the Old Royal Palaces. It is surrounded by fountains, ancient statues, small ponds, and a series of courtyards such as Mohan Chowk and Sundari Chowk. Royal Palaces(Hanuman Dhoka Durbar) used to house the kings of the Shah and Malla Dynasty, who ruled over the city until the 19th-century. The palaces have since been turned into museums. The outer complex of the durbar consists of many pagoda-style temples featuring the meticulously carved facades crafted by Newar artists, some of which date back to the 16th-century. After the earthquake damaged the area in 2015, many of the ancient temples and historic pagoda-style structures were severely damaged. Kathmandu Durbar Square was designated a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1979 and continues to undergo considerable post-earthquake renovations and reconstruction effort.
Duration: 30 minutes
Stop At: Swayambhunath Stupa, Swayambhu, BHAGANPAU 44600, Nepal
Swayambhunath stupa is one of the holiest Buddhist Chaityas in Nepal. Legends has it that it is evolved spontaneously when the valley was created out of a primordial lake more than 2,000 years ago. This setup is the oldest of its kind in Nepal and has numerous shrines and monasteries on its premises. There is a saying that Swayambhu was born out of a lotus flower that bloomed in the middle of a lake that once spread across the Kathmandu Valley once was. Behind the hilltop is a temple dedicated to Manjusri or Saraswati - the Goddess of wisdom. Swayambhunath stupa complex is filled with chaityas and stupas and shrines of Hindu and Buddhist deities . which also shows the harmony between Hinduism and Buddhism. The prayer bells have surrounded this hill entirely. Devotees can be seen around the stupa at all time.
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
Please give us name of your hotel and location, we will pick you from there.
Departure Time :9:15 AM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Most travelers can participate
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
- 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.