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Kathmandu One Day Tour

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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 Boudha, 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: Swayambhu Maha Chaitya, Kathmandu 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
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Important Information
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
  • Private transportation
  • Experienced Tour Guide
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - The National Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa
  • Entry/Admission - Patan Durbar Square
  • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Entry/Admission - Swayambhu Maha Chaitya
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Additional Info
  • 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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