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Discover Nepal's scenery and culture during a leisurely hiking tour that includes an early morning arrival in Nagarkot for the sunrise. Watch the distant Himalayas catch the morning light, then take a hike to reach Changu Narayan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Pass through Brahmin, Tamang, and Newari villages along the way, and stop to purchase breakfast and lunch at small restaurants for an authentic local experience. Includes round-trip transport in a private vehicle from Kathmandu.
Visit all seven of the Kathmandu Valley’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 12 hours on this action-packed tour. But, you won’t feel rushed as you’ll travel between each site in a comfortable private vehicle with a knowledgeable local guide. This convenient tour includes popular central sites—such as the Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple—as well as lesser-known ones, like Changu Narayan, on the green rural edge of the city.
Visit four of Kathmandu's top attractions on a private half-day tour. Start by traveling in your comfortable private vehicle from your hotel to the traditional heart of the medieval town. Visit Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site; watch the monkeys frolic around another heritage site, Swayambhunath Temple; and take in the sacred prayer wheels and incense. Explore Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa, which has roots going back to 600 AD. Hear informative commentary from your guide throughout the day on this comprehensive tour.
Kathmandu’s top sights are spread throughout the sprawling capital, meaning most visitors end up missing key attractions. On this action-packed day tour, you’ll cover all of the region’s UNESCO-listed highlights. Travel in a comfortable private car between locations in the city, with a private guide on-hand to supply information and background. You’ll also enjoy lunch in stunning Bhaktapur and venture to Changu Narayan, the oldest temple in the Kathmandu Valley.
Immerse yourself in the rich cultural and historical heritage of the Kathmandu Valley on this private tour. You'll enjoy dedicated attention from your guide and the ability to move at your own pace through the area's top attractions. Stops include UNESCO-listed sites such as Pashupati, Bouddha, Patan Durbar Square, Swoyambhu, and others.
Many visitors to Kathmandu miss nearby Bhaktapur, a well-preserved medieval city-state and UNESCO-World Heritage site. Discover one of Nepal’s prettiest attractions during this behinds the scenes peek at the Newari city, famous for its intricate pagodas and delicate handicrafts. The in-depth tour also includes a visit to Panauti, where you’ll have a chance to meet with local entrepreneurs.
The tour gives you glimpse of cultural life of people of Nepal in general. This is a great way to observe spiritual practices of Nepal which is blend of Hinduism, Buddhism and Tantrism. Walk through the medieval town designed with principles of Vastu Shastra (material science) architecture and visit the neighborhood of Ayurveda. Feel the 'Little Tibet in Kathmandu' as Boudhanath Stupa. Visit Pashupatinath and watch the Hindu 'Karma' and 'Bhakti' based lifestyles. Learn the philosophy behind cremation and the life after death.
Visit Lalitpur (Patan), the city of fine art and discover the hidden monasteries including the 'Golden temple'. Know why it is called the oldest existing Buddhist city in the world.
Learn the history of Gurkha and visit Kumari, the living goddess of Kathmandu. Walk through the colorful market of Ason back to your hotel.
Note: This tour visit cultural centers to local life and their spiritual practices and doesn't include entrance fees at any heritage sites.
Spare yourself the risks of self-drive or the hassles of negotiating with taxis and relax in your own private vehicle on this guided tour of Bhaktapur and Nagarkot. Explore the medieval wonders of Bhaktapur Durbar Square, then soak up panoramic sunset views of the Himalayas from the hill town of Nagarkot.
This small-group sightseeing tour of Kathmandu includes several prominent religious monuments. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in front of the old royal palace, and learn about the former Kathmandu Kingdom from your professional guide. Continue on to see the Tibetan Buddhist stupa of Swayambhunath and visit Pashupatinath Temple—a shrine that honors Lord Shiva—both sacred sites designated by UNESCO. Finish at the imposing Bouddhanath stupa, the largest in Kathmandu Valley.
A day trip begins from Kathmandu with first sightseeing at Panauti Village. Then continue sightseeing of Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Panauti is a historical Newari town which is around 32 km southeast of Kathmandu on the confluence of the Rosi and Punyamati rivers. In Nepali society, such rivers are considered to be sacred. Panauti, once a major trading center with its own royal palace, today consists of a variety of Buddhist and Hindu religious monuments, and is considered to be one of the area's most important medieval sites.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square, is a museum of medieval art and architecture with many examples of sculptures, woodcarvings and colossal pagoda temples consecrated to different gods and goddesses. Bhaktapur, where you will witness unique culture and finest display of craftsmanship.You will see Bhaktapur's renowned attractions such as the Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple and fifty-five windows Malla Palace.
Cover the highlights of Kathmandu in a short amount of time on a private full-day tour that visits four UNESCO World Heritage sites. Your private guide shows you around Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa, and shares details about Hindu and Buddhist traditions in Nepal. Includes transport by private air-conditioned vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
See some of the finest ancient royal palaces of the Kathmandu Valley on this small-group day trip to Bhaktapur, a medieval capital of the Newar kingdom. Marvel at the temples and royal palace of the UNESCO-listed Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Then pass through Dattatreya Square and Nyatpole Temple Square en route to Patan Durbar Square, another World Heritage site located in the city of Lalitpur. Visit the Patan Museum for a look at Newari art with your informative guide before departing the ‘city of fine arts’ for Kathmandu.
The ancient kingdom of Patan includes some of the finest temples, palaces, and traditional Nepali architecture in the Kathmandu Valley. Learn about the distinct culture and history of this area, which is now part of Kathmandu city, on this easy half-day tour. Visit highlights like the Patan Museum, the Durbar Square, and the Golden Temple.
One of the most mesmerizing rituals at Pashupatinath Temple is the Pashupati Bagmati Aarati.
Aarati is a ritual of worship in which light from wicks soaked in ghee (purified butter) is offered to God. Pashupati Bagmati Aarati follows three priests conducting the custom with oil lamps, lanterns and other religious elements by chanting sacred mantra.
The priests perform the Aarati by taking oil lamps and moving them in circular motion and dedicating their act to the Divine. Bhajan (songs with religious theme) are sung by devotees during the Aarati, creating blissful surrounding. The Aarati starts at 6 pm every evening. Monday is considered the right day to worship Lord Shiva ensuring a large number of followers that day. This is a ritual that allows everyone to be a part of it and creates an environment of union of God and the devotees. Aarati is marked by hailing for the wellness of every living soul and thanking God for his kindness.
Kathmandu Valley Day Tour offers an interesting world heritage sightseeing tour of the historical and cultural architecture, religion and local lifestyle tour with pleasant scenery of the valley in private luxury Car/ Jeep.
Ideally suited for travelers short on time, this enriching tour of Patan and Bhaktapur covers all the top highlights of both centuries-old former kingdoms. Discover the pinnacle of Newari architecture with a peek at traditional stone carvings and ancient Malla temples in two distinct, well-preserved city centers. Tours include a private guide, free time to shop for local handicrafts and comfortable, and round-trip transportation from your Kathmandu hotel.
Private tour of world heritage sights in Kathmandu including Pashupatinath temple, Bouddha Nath Stupa, Patan Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa that cover most of the example historical sites in Kathmandu. Among these 4 places Bouddha nath Stupa is one of the largest stupa of the world, Pashupatinath temple, temple of lord SHIVA is the most holy temple of Hindus in the world, Patan Durbar Square is one of 3 major Durbar Squares in Kathmandu and Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the oldest Buddhist shine of Kathmandu. In a clear day you can see Mountain ranges, Kathmandu valley and beautiful sunset view from the hillside in Swayambhu.
Take a full-day private tour that combines the sunrise viewing at Nagarkot with a sightseeing trip to Bhaktapur—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rise early to depart from Kathmandu and reach high altitude Nagarkot in time to watch the sun rise over the Himalayas. Continue to Bhaktapur after breakfast and visit top attractions in the culture-rich city, including Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nyatapole Temple, Dattatreya Temple, and 55 Window Palace. Your tour includes breakfast, private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
Kathmandu walking tour is a fantastic day tour where you will be following the local trails to bazaar, temples, courtyards and join with locals to worship the gods and more. You will get to know many interesting and untold stories related to culture, history, heritage, and people of Kathmandu from your local tour expert.
Nepal is well-known to have historic and architecturally rich sites to which we will be visiting during this Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour. You will get an opportunity to explore them all in a hassle-less way via private car. Mix with the local crowd and roam around the large Kathmandu Durbar Square; soak in the essence of the capital’s rich temples like the Swayambhunath and Pashupatinath Temples. You can also explore the museums in Patan which is also called as Lalitpur and marvel at the largest spherical stupas across Nepal in Boudhanath Stupa.
Visit Dakshinkali Temple on Tuesday or Saturday for ceremonies held on animal sacrifices.
Visit Pharping - a thriving Newari town which is ancient Buddhist pilgrimage site.
Visit Kirtipur for authentic experience of the Newari culture.
A day to know about Hinduism and Buddhism
This is a Group Joining sharing Trip organized by Nepaltrekstour.com. This tour is a conducted by experienced Tour professionals and guides working in Nepal for more than 10 years.
We want to show you the main cultural and historical sites of Kathmandu Valley in 1 day. The tour will take 6 to 7 hours. This is a sharing tour and we do introduction with each other before the tour. You can have fun traveling with your new friend which you just made in Kathmandu for the whole day. We are fun loving person that's why we are in a tour business so our idea is to provide you fun along with your travel.
Take in Nepal's rich heritage on a private full-day tour of several UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley. Your private guide takes you to the Durbar Squares, Swayambhunath Temple (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and more. Learn about the history and significance of each place as you explore the Buddhist and Hindu sacred sites with your guide. Includes private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Kathmandu. Entrance fees are at your expense.