Kathmandu Day Tour

Kathmandu Highlights in 3 Days

Duration Duration 3 Days
Meals Meals
  • Daily breakfast
Accommodation Accommodation
  • 3-star hotel in Kathmandu
Activites Activities
  • Sightseeing
  • Hindu Culture Observation
  • Buddhist culture exploration
Price Reduced US$ 350 Price Starts From US$ 430
Destination Destination
Nepal
Difficulty Difficulty
Easy
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
1410 Meter
Activities Activity
Sightseeing
Start and Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Season Best Season
March, April, May, Sept, Oct, Nov
Group Size Group Size
1 - 8 People
Transportation Transportation
Private Car
Activity Per Day Activity Per Day
5-6 hours sightseeing

Overview of Kathmandu Day Tour

For Kathmandu Day Tour, you will be picked up from your hotel in a car or vehicle in the morning, which will take you to Kathmandu Durbar Square. It is the home of the living goddess, Kumari, above 60 temples, a palace, and a museum.

The Durbar Square presents you with the unique chance to witness the history, culture, and architectural attractions built during the rule of the Malla dynasty in Nepal. Our expert local guides will give you detailed presentations on the effect of the April 2015 earthquake on these landmark buildings and monuments.


Kathmandu Day Tour Highlights

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Short tour in Kathmandu
  • Explore the Newari and Nepalese culture of Nepal

Off the bite, the famous hippie destination of the late 60s and early 70s, Freak Street, as it is popularly famous among tourists, would be a fascinating experience to make. You will be amazed that marijuana was legal in this part of the square. The giant idol of Kal Bhairav, the God of wrath, would make your camera lens busy as ever.

You will witness the city’s social, religious, and political focal point in Kathmandu Durbar Square.  The capital city of Nepal, i.e., Kathmandu, is derived from the temple Kasthamandap, which is supposed to have been built from the wood of a single tree that will spark your spiritual soul.

Swayambhunath

Swayambhunath temple is another attraction point on Kathmandu Day Tours. It is also known as the Monkey Temple. Swayambhunath temple symbolizes harmony between Hindus and Buddhists as both followers equally worship it. The majestic Stupa lies at the top of the hill from where the picturesque view of Kathmandu Valley can be seen from a 360-degree angle.

There is the belief that the temple emerged automatically once Manjushree diverted the water in the valley. Moreover, After this majestic sightseeing experience, we will take you to Boudhanath Temple.

This Tibetan-origin temple is the holy destination of the Buddhist followers; however, the temple’s unique design and décor make this place the site to visit for every person. We recommend you visit these two Buddhist Temples in the evening time. The incense and prayer candles lit up the temple magnificently.

Pashupatinath

Finally, we will take you to another UNESCO-designated heritage site, Pashupatinath. Without sightseeing, this place’s Kathmandu Day tour is not complete. This temple is the holy deity of the Hindus. The cremation process of Hindus could be a new experience for you.
Along with this experience, the “Jyotirlinga” resemblance to Lord Shiva ignites your spirituality and purity. The architectural design, Hindu rituals, and many religions. Historical monuments and their excellent descriptions in our trip guide will make your trip a resourceful one. After that, a car or a vehicle will take you to your hotel.

Kathmandu Day Tour Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival

    Our company representative hearty welcomes you at Tribhuvan International Airport or Bus Park and departs you at your pre-booked hotel. After a short rest at the hotel, we will provide a quick briefing on the tour.

    Meals: Not Included

  • Day 02: Full Day Kathmandu Sightseeing
    Pashupatinath Temple

    After breakfast, drive to Pashupatinath Hindu Temple, 28 kilometers North-west of Nagarkot is the holiest of all the Shiva shrines in Nepal and is the abode of Lord Pashupatinath, the guardian spirit of Nepal.

    The temple of Pashupatinath is a sizeable double-roofed pagoda of brass and gilt; the gateway is plated with silver. It stands on the western bank of the Bagmati about five-kilometer northeast of Kathmandu and contains the sacred Linga of Lord Shiva. Before the temple stands an enormous gift figure of the bull Nandi, the mount of Shiva, flanked by a golden trident.

    There is a crematorium outside the temple by the side of the vast but narrow river, and the wood environment is dotted with small monuments. On the occurrence of the yearly festival of Maha Shivaratri (February/March), the temple is visited by thousands of believers, including a large number of pilgrims from Nepal and India. The temple is also the site of several other festivals and rituals throughout the year.

    Bouddhanath:

    This Colossal Stupa, one of the biggest in the world, is situated 2 kilometers north of Pashupatinath. The splendid some of Bouddhanath Stupa is approximately 120 ft in diameter, 1hec in width, and 43m in height. Its straightforwardness of form is its principal feature, unique amongst massive Stupas in the valley in its lack of the attached five shrines of the Buddha.

    Some believe it characterizes fat Adibuddha (Half Buddha), the first or Primitive Buddha, free of conceptual releases. Only the steps built into it on the north side, seemingly the ladder that Sakyamuni ascended into Tushita heaven, berks its regularity. A thick layer of whitewash coats the dome, and the form of a double lotus depicted in saffron water paints it.

    This can be supported on various promising dates and is also done annually on Dashain Purne (Full Moon at the time of Dashain) occurring on the Full Moon in September by the Bouddhanath Area Development Committee. Bouddhanath, the dome, is an added terrace with a remarkable 108 niches filed with stone sculptured deities of the Nyingmapa School’s pantheon.

    They replace the usual five Buddha shrines in defining the content of the Stupa-Mandala; these images were almost certainly commissioned all at once by Sakya Zangpo in the 16th century when the present Stupa was built or after that. On top of the Stupa: Water, Ether, air, fire, and earth.

    Swyambhunath (Monkey Temple)

    It lies 10 km west of Boudhanath Stupa. It is two thousand years old, making it one of the world’s oldest and most well-known Buddhist charities. The Chaitys (Stupa), which forms the main structure, is composed of a solid hemisphere of brick and earth supporting a lofty conical spire capped by a panicle of gilt copper. Painted on the four-sided base of the spire are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. It stands on a hill, Stupa style.

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 03: Departure

    Post breakfast, you will be free for your shopping inside the Thamel. We will provide airport transfer service as per your international flight schedule.

    Meals: Breakfast


Includes/Excludes

What's included
    • Airport transfers and all land transportation
    • sightseeing entrance fees
    • Well trained and experienced tour guide
    • 3-star hotel accommodation with breakfast
    • Applicable Taxes and Company Service Charge
What is excluded
    • International Air-fare and Visa Fee
    • Lunch and Dinner
    • personal expenses like bar bills, beverages, tipping etc

Departure Dates

We have daily departures for this trip, so we recommend that you book it according to your schedule. We will customize the tour/trekking package to your specific needs. We are concentrating on the private trip, taking into account numerous elements such as COVID, trekkers' physical fitness, available time, and budget. Because these elements may or may not be compatible with the individual traveler.

Similarly, during the trek/tour, we will be pleased to supply you with pre/post accommodation as well as other supplementary services such as a domestic flight and an additional porter. Please fill out this customized form for your convenience.

Customize this trip with help from our local travel specialist that matches your interests.

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    Good to Know

    We accept major currencies such as the US Dollar, the Great Britain Pound, the Euro, the Australian Dollar, the Singapore Dollar, the Indian Rupee, the Swiss Franc, the Canadian Dollar, the Japanese Yen, the Chinese Yuan, the Saudi Arabian Riyal, the Qatari Riyal, the Thai Baht, the UAE Dirham, the Malaysian Ringgit, the South Korean Won, the Swedish Kroner, the Danish Kroner, the Hong Kong Dollar, the Kuwaiti Dinar, and the Bahrain Dinar.

    Type C, D, and M power plugs and sockets are used. The standard voltage and frequency are 230 V and 50Hz, respectively.

    Vaccinations You must be completely vaccinated against COVID-19 at least 14 days before traveling to Nepal. Vaccination documentation is required.

    On Arrival Visas are available at Nepal's entrance points for travelers. Travelers from Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Cameroon, Somalia, Liberia, Ethiopia, Iraq, Palestine, Afghanistan, and Syria, on the other hand, are required to obtain a visa through their nearest Nepalese diplomatic post (embassy/consulate).

    Tourist Visa Fee

    15 Days – US$ 30
    30 Days – US$ 50
    90 Days – US$ 125

    To confirm the trek/tour package, we want a deposit of at least 20% of the total tour/trek fee. The remaining balance must be paid when you arrive in Nepal. We take Visa, Maestro, MasterCard, American Express, and other major credit cards. The total cost of a Bhutan and Tibet tour must be paid in full at the time of booking.

    We strongly advise you to purchase a SIM card for reliable internet access throughout Nepal. Nepal Telecom (owned by the government) and NCELL (owned by the private sector) are the two main SIM card providers in Nepal. It is preferable to get a SIM card at an airport, where staff will assist with activation and data plan purchases. If you have a SIM card, it will be easier for you to contact us and locate our airport agent.

    You can charge your electrical devices at hotels and lodges because there are no power outages. In the Himalayan region, however, hotel owners may levy a nominal fee.

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