Embark on a captivating journey through Kathmandu, where ancient traditions meet modern wonders. Our ‘Kathmandu Valley Day Tour: A Cultural Odyssey’ explores UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, from Swayambhunath Stupa’s spirituality to Patan Durbar Square’s architectural marvels. Discover Boudhanath Stupa’s tranquility, Pashupatinath Temple’s sacred rituals, and Basantapur Durbar Square’s royal past. With private transportation, this self-guided tour promises cultural immersion and discovery.
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Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Kathmandu City, where ancient traditions meet modern wonders.
Our "Kathmandu World Heritage Site Tour" offers a seamless exploration of all UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites in the city.
From the spiritual allure of Swayambhunath Stupa to the architectural marvels of Patan Durbar Square, every moment is a step into the rich tapestry of Nepali history.
Amidst the tranquil ambiance of Boudhanath Stupa and the sacred rituals at Pashupatinath Temple, you'll discover the profound spiritual essence of Nepal.
Finally, Basantapur Durbar Square unveils its royal past, crowned by the presence of the Living Goddess.
With private transportation and the freedom to explore at your own pace, this self-guided tour promises an unforgettable day of cultural immersion and discovery.
Your day begins with a convenient pick-up from Thamel, the bustling heart of Kathmandu. We'll explore a series of UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites, including:
Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple): Marvel at the stunning architecture and panoramic views.
Patan Durbar Square: Discover the intricately carved temples, palaces, and courtyards.
Boudhanath Stupa: Enjoy a leisurely lunch and savor delicious Nepali cuisine.
Pashupatinath Temple: Explore this important Hindu temple and witness rituals on the Bagmati River banks.
Basantapur Durbar Square: Admire ancient palaces, temples, and the iconic Kumari Ghar, home to the Living Goddess.
Finally, your driver will safely drop you off at the pickup point in Thamel, concluding your memorable day tour.
Time : 8:00 am
Kathmandu Valley Cultural Discovery
Embark on a full-day cultural journey through the heart of Kathmandu City, exploring UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites at your own pace. Your adventure begins with a pick-up from Thamel.
Time : 8:30 am
Begin your day with a visit to the iconic Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple. Marvel at the stunning architecture and enjoy panoramic views of the city while immersing yourself in its spiritual allure.
Time : 10:00 am
Patan Durbar Square
Explore the ancient city of Patan and its UNESCO-listed Durbar Square. Admire intricately carved temples, palaces, and courtyards showcasing Newar architecture and artistry.
Time : 12:00 pm
Enjoy a leisurely lunch at one of the charming restaurants near Boudhanath Stupa. Savor delicious Nepali cuisine in the tranquil ambiance of this impressive stupa, one of Nepal's largest.
Time : 1:30 pm
Visit the sacred Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most important Hindu temples globally. Explore the temple complex and witness sacred rituals on the banks of the Bagmati River.
Time : 2:30 pm
Basantapur Durbar Square
Conclude your cultural journey at Basantapur Durbar Square, a historical gem in the heart of Kathmandu. Admire ancient palaces, temples, and the iconic Kumari Ghar, home to the Living Goddess.
Time : 3:00 pm
Your private car and driver ensure a comfortable and flexible exploration throughout the day, and you'll return to Thamel by 3:00 PM, marking the end of your enriching cultural odyssey.
Private Vehicle: You'll have a private vehicle tailored to your group size, accompanied by a skilled driver for your comfort and convenience.
Fuel: The cost of fuel for the vehicle is included in the package.
Parking Fees: All parking fees incurred during the tour are covered, ensuring a hassle-free experience as you visit each destination.
Monumental entrance fees
Tips for driver and guide
any food or drinks
It's recommended to wear comfortable and modest clothing, covering your shoulders and knees, as a sign of respect when visiting religious sites.
No, entrance fees to the monuments and sites are not included. Guests are required to pay these fees on-site, which can vary for different nationalities.
Absolutely! We can customize the tour to include additional destinations or experiences according to your preferences. Just let us know your requirements in advance.
This is a self-guided tour; however, if you'd like to have a local guide, we can arrange one for an extra fee. Please inform us in advance.
Lunch is not included in the tour package. However, we will make a stop at Boudhanath Stupa around noon, where you can enjoy a meal at one of the local restaurants.
Our drivers usually speak basic English, which is sufficient for general communication during the tour.
Yes, the tour is suitable for travelers of all ages. Please let us know in advance if you have any specific requirements or mobility concerns so that we can make necessary arrangements.
To book this tour, you can contact our office directly or visit our website. We recommend booking in advance to secure your spot.
Our cancellation policy is as follows:
Cancellation 48 hours or more before the tour: Full refund
Cancellation less than 48 hours before the tour: No refund
Yes, your driver will drop you off at the original pick-up point in Thamel at the end of the tour, ensuring your convenience and safety.