Kathmandu: Full-Day City Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu: Full-Day City Sightseeing Tour

From $95 per person

Discover the cultural and architectural history of Kathmandu on this guided tour of the city's most important religious and cultural sights.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
COVID-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 8 hours
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of the Kathmandu Valley
  • Visit the oldest temple in Nepal
  • Explore the historical Kathmandu Durbar Square
Full description
Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of the Kathmandu Valley on this guided tour. After getting picked up from your hotel, head to Kathmandu Durbar Square. Here, marvel at the architecture of the Royal Palace and admire several other buildings of religious and cultural importance including 3rd-century temples and courtyards. Continue your tour with a visit to Swyambunath Stupa. Here, get up close and personal with the site's resident monkeys and admire a range of shrines and temples before heading to your next stop, Bouddhanath Stupa. At Bouddhanath, pay your respects at the temple, which is considered to be the holiest temple in the world outside of Tibet, and marvel at the architecture at one of the world's largest stupas. Finally, visit Pashupatinath temple, which is one of the biggest Hindus temples in Nepal and believed to be the oldest in the country. Here, immerse yourself in Hindu traditions and learn more about why this temple is frequented by up to 7,000,000 devotees each year on the day of the Mahashivratri Festival. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of the day.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Certified tour guide
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
COVID-19 precautions

Customers must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers must bring their own headphones
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Water

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • A copy of your passport will be required for entry to some of the sites visited
  • Opening hours are subject to change
  • Entrance tickets are not included in the tour price and must be purchased on the day of your tour
  • Entrance prices vary depending on age and nationality—your guide will assist you with buying your tickets
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