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Kathmandu World Heritage Tour

Kathmandu city of ethnicity

Price (P/P) US$ 150


Trip Overview

Visit four UNESCO World Heritage Sites in one day on this private guided tour with private transport. The tour includes visits to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupati Temple and is conducted by a professional guide who will explain the religious, cultural and historical significance of these four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This tour is selected to give a good overview of the religious, historical and cultural significance of the various sites in the Kathmandu Valley.
In the morning, you will be picked up at your hotel in a private car and brought to Kathmandu Durbar Square. Kathmandu Durbar Square is home to almost 60 temples, old royal palace, a museum and a chance to see The Kumari or Living Goddess.The trip to Kathmandu Durbar Square also includes a side visit to the hippie mecca of Freak Street. It was here in the late 60s and early 70s that the hippies flocked to find legal marijuana and spiritual experiences. The hippies and legal marijuana are now gone, but the place now feature interesting little boutique shops and eateries.The next stop is Swayambhunath, otherwise known as the Monkey Temple because of the abundance of rhesus monkeys that call this place home. The temple is up some long stairs on the top of a hill where there is an incredible overlook of the Kathmandu Valley. On top is a large stupa as well as a number of Hindu temples. Here, your guide will explain the unique synergy between Buddhism and Hinduism in Nepal.The trip then moves on to Boudhanath to view the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal. Boudhanath is also home of the largest community of Tibetans outside of Tibet. Enjoy lunch at a rooftop restaurant (own expense) for a fantastic view of the stupa.The day concludes with a visit to the final UNESCO World Heritage Site of Pashupati. This is the most sacred place for Hindus in Nepal and one of the most sacred pilgrimage sites for Hindus around the world. Your guide will explain the various temples that make up the site. There are also numerous cremation ghats where the faithful's ashes are scattered into the sacred waters of the Bagmati River.

  • Trip Code: KWHT

    Destination: Nepal

    Duration: 7 - 8 hours tour

    Trip Grade: Easy

    Trip Style: Cultural tour

    Departure Point: Nepal Nomad office ((address will be provided on the voucher)

    Departure Time: 9 AM

    Return Details: Returns to the original departure point

  • Trip Highlights

    • Full-day tour of Kathmandu landmarks
    • Visit the UNESCO-listed Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath stupa and Pashupatinath Temple
    • Marvel at the sacred Bouddhanath Stupa
    • Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
    • Small group ensures personal service
    • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Day to day itinerary

Trip Cost Details

Cost Include

  • Entrance fees
  • Private guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Cost Exclude

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

General Info

Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat
Please note that there has been significant damage to some of the sites visited on this tour due to the earthquakes and aftershocks.

Trip Note

Cancellation Policy: If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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