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Private Full-Day Tour of Kathmandu Valley's UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Overview
This full day private sightseeing tour takes you to Kathmandu's UNESCO World Heritage sites. Explore monuments that are considered some of the greatest achievements of the Malla dynasty. Appreciate the unique architecture of these famous sites and learn about the significance it plays in Nepalese history.
Highlights
  • Action-packed guided tour of Kathmandu's top heritage sites
  • Visit all UNESCO-listed attractions, and the city's three Durbar Squares
  • Cover the former medieval city-states of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan
  • See all the main landmarks in a single day, perfect for first-time visitors
What to Expect
Begin with convenient hotel pickup and head straight to Durbar Square for a insider’s look at the ornate, 16th-century royal residence. You’ll also see Kathmandu’s one-of-a-kind Kumari, or living goddess. See all the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites, hearing commentary from your private guide along the way and enjoying plenty of time to ask questions. Get a panoramic peek at the picturesque city from the hilltop temple of Swayambhunath before heading to Patan, a heritage hub famous for its well-preserved Newari and Malla temples. Perfect for first-time visitors or travelers short on time, the tour also covers the world’s most famous Hindu shrines and Kathmandu’s own “Little Tibet.”
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your hotel or accommodations in Kathmandu
Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
9h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point or transfer to airport
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water
  • Private tour guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
  • Entrance fees
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 1 people per booking is required
  • Minimum age is 10 years
  • Please expect to spend around the $10 USD for lunch purchased locally
  • 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
  • A maximum of 10 people per booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Free to Change the date and time
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 21 April 2019 via mobile

We had a great tour with Sudipa, a very friendly and well informed female guide. She has a good knowledge and answered all our questions. After all there’s so much to see and she taughed us also a lot about culture and the life in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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himalayanrecreation, Public Relations Manager at Himalayan Recreation - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2019

Dear Savyyyy Greetings from Himalayan Recreation Treks Kathmandu, Nepal! Thank you so much for taking your time to write this review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed tour in here and satisfied with our guide's service. and it was our pleasure to operate...More

Reviewed 12 February 2019

The guide was fine in the end, but they were over an hour late, and only came at all because my hotel called several times asking what had happened. When I called they claimed I had no booking. So I asked the hotel to help,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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himalayanrecreation, Public Relations Manager at Himalayan Recreation - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2019

Dear aaron9 Greetings from Himalayan Recreation Treks Kathmandu, Nepal! Thank you so much for writing this review. We are really sorry about that. We will definitely try our best to improve our services in uncoming days. We hope to serve you gain in the future....More

Reviewed 8 February 2019 via mobile

This is the 2nd time that my tour guide is Jamuna. She is very knowledgeable about the heritage sites and communicates very well. She can answer all the things that interests me and made me curious of the things I see. She is also good...More

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himalayanrecreation, Public Relations Manager at Himalayan Recreation - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2019

Dear Ahzi19 Greetings from Himalayan Recreation Treks Kathmandu, Nepal! Thank you so much for writing this review. It was our pleasure to operate your tour. We are really delighted to hear that you are satisfied with our tour guide service. Thank you for choosing us....More

Reviewed 29 January 2019

We toured these highlights of Nepal with Jamuna. She was an excellent tour guide, very punctual, friendly, kind, informative, sociable and she took us to a lot of extra spots for shopping and for food that were all great experiences. We saw a live cremation...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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himalayanrecreation, Public Relations Manager at Himalayan Recreation - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2019

Dear Tasha J Greetings from Himalayan Recreation Treks Kathmandu, Nepal! Thank you so much for this review. It was a pleasure to organize a tour for you.We are very happy to hear that you are also happy with our guide's service and had enjoyed during...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

This was my first trip to Nepal. I am absolutely in love with Nepal and her people. I toured the city with a friend with Jamuna as our guide. She arrived ahead of schedule for our pick up. Politely waited for us to finish our...More

3  Thank dieselfume
himalayanrecreation, Public Relations Manager at Himalayan Recreation - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Dear dieselfume Greetings from Himalayan Recreation treks Kathmandu Nepal! Thank you so much for writing this review & sharing your experience about Nepal. Since our main motto is to make our guest feel comfortable & provide the best service as we can So, we are...More

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