Kathmandu City Tour

1 Day

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • English
  • Bus, Taxi
  • Available
  • Guided

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • English
  • Bus, Taxi
  • Available
  • Guided


Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of Nepal with the Kathmandu City Tour, a mesmerizing exploration of culture, history, and spirituality. Nestled in the picturesque Kathmandu Valley, this city is a vibrant tapestry of ancient traditions and modern dynamism. Your adventure begins with a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Swayambhunath and Pashupatinath. Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, is a sacred Buddhist stupa perched atop a hill, offering panoramic views of the valley and a serene atmosphere for introspection. Pashupatinath, a revered Hindu temple, immerses you in the spiritual ambiance of ancient rituals and ceremonies along the Bagmati River.

Continue your journey to the heart of Kathmandu, where the historic Durbar Square awaits. This ancient royal plaza is adorned with intricately carved palaces, courtyards, and temples, showcasing the architectural brilliance of the Malla kings. As you stroll through the narrow alleys of the bustling Thamel district, you’ll encounter a vibrant tapestry of colorful shops, local markets, and aromatic eateries. Dive into the cultural richness of the city by exploring the Kathmandu Valley’s museums, art galleries, and vibrant street life. Your Kathmandu City Tour promises an unforgettable experience, blending ancient heritage with the lively spirit of Nepal’s capital. Immerse yourself in the city’s enchanting atmosphere, where tradition and modernity coexist harmoniously, leaving you with cherished memories of a truly remarkable adventure.


  • Enjoy views at the Monkey Temple.
  • Witness Hindu rituals by the Bagmati River.
  • Explore Kathmandu's historic heart.
  • Dive into vibrant alleys and markets.
  • Museums, art, and lively streets.
  • Experience Kathmandu's unique blend.



1. Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple):
Start your day early to witness sunrise at Swayambhunath.
Explore the stupa, prayer wheels, and soak in the spiritual atmosphere.
Enjoy panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley.

Late Morning:
2. Pashupatinath Temple:

Head to Pashupatinath to experience Hindu rituals.
Explore the temple complex and observe the sacred Bagmati River.

3. Local Cuisine in Thamel:

Break for lunch in the vibrant Thamel district.
Taste local Nepali cuisine in one of the many atmospheric eateries.

4. Durbar Square:

Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Explore the historic royal palaces, courtyards, and temples.
Immerse yourself in the rich architectural and cultural heritage.

Late Afternoon:
5. Thamel Exploration:

Stroll through Thamel's lively streets.
Discover unique shops, local markets, and souvenir stores.

6. Cultural Immersion:

Visit a local museum or art gallery for a cultural touch.
Optionally attend a traditional Nepali cultural show.

7. Dinner in Thamel:

Conclude your day with a delightful dinner in Thamel.
Reflect on your Kathmandu adventure and savor local flavors.


Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel pickup and drop off-service (by car)
  • Entry fees
  • Accommodation (private)
  • Transportation (car)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Professional English speaking Guide
  • Taxes and Fees: Applicable taxes and government fees.

Cost Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Fees
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses


What are the must-visit attractions in Kathmandu?

Key attractions include Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Durbar Square, and the vibrant Thamel district.

How can I travel around Kathmandu?

Transportation options include taxis, rickshaws, and local buses. Walking is also a great way to explore the city’s narrow lanes.

Is it necessary to acclimatize before trekking in Kathmandu?

Yes, acclimatization is crucial, especially if you plan to embark on treks in the Himalayan region. Spend a few days in Kathmandu to adjust to the altitude.

What is the local currency, and are credit cards widely accepted?

The local currency is the Nepalese Rupee (NPR). While credit cards are accepted in many establishments, it’s advisable to carry cash for smaller shops and local markets.

Are there any cultural etiquettes I should be aware of?

Respect local customs and traditions. When visiting religious sites, dress modestly, remove shoes, and follow any specific guidelines provided at the entrance.

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Kathmandu City Tour
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/ Adult