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Kathmandu Sightseeing Day Tour

Kathmandu City Sightseeing Day Tour

Kathmandu City Sightseeing Day Tour is a package specially designed for travelers who have the zeal to explore the cultural, traditional and historical monuments of Kathmandu in a short period of time. Kathmandu is a mystical city and it carries with it a blended beauty of cultural, natural and traditional monuments.  Kathmandu City Sightseeing Day Tour is a special package offered by Breakfree Adventures for the travelers who are passionate to explore the exotic world heritage sites of Kathmandu and other attraction of the city.  Kathmandu city sightseeing day tour endows you with mesmerizing tour to the famous UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, famous Hindu pilgrimage Pashupati Nath temple, Swoyambhu Nath Temple (Monkey Temple) and world famous Buddhist monument Boudhanath. The tour further lets you discover the tradition and culture of local Newari People and other ethnic groups residing in Kathmandu. You will have lot more to see and understand about the traditional Nepali life styles, origin and existence of ancient royal palaces, centuries old monuments, Shrines, Statues etc. Kathmandu city sightseeing tour is an ideal package to unleash the hidden beauty of Kathmandu.

Destination Covered: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhu Nath Temple, Boudha Nath Stupa and Pashupati Nath Temple

Trip Highlights

  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Buddhist pilgrims of Boudhanath and Swoyambhunath
  • Pashupatinath Temple
  • The Kumari House (the home of living goddess)
  • Urban lifestyle of people living in Kathmandu
  • Traditional culture of local Newari people and other ethnic groups

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (the Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath and Boudhanath (Buddhist Stupa).

What is Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off.
  • City tours inclusive of private vehicle.
  • Professional tour guide.
  • Mineral water during the tour.
  • Government taxes & service charges.

What is Not Included

  • All monuments entrance fee during tour.
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks etc.
  • Tips & Gratuities
  • Any other not mentioned in Includes Section.

Day 01 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (the Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath and Boudhanath (Buddhist Stupa).

Tour guide
We have a team of highly experienced and professionally trained tour guides who are thoroughly versed in culture and history of each place of the places you will be visiting.

Tour Availability
We operate Kathmandu Sightseeing Day Tour privately with your personal guide so that you don’t have to confront with other people who might have different interests or attitudes. To keep our tours private and comfortable we limit our groups with 10 people per guide. Please contact us if you have a bigger group and we will arrange several guides for you depending on group size.

Vehicle
We use comfortable car/mini-van for the sightseeing tours. For up to 2 people, car is provided and mini-van is for the group 3-10 people.
 
Tour duration
The tour duration is about 6-7 hours. It can be shortened upon your request. The starting time of the tour is up to you and may vary from 7.00 am to 7.00 pm.

Clothing
Clothing varies with the type of tour and season. It’s warm in Kathmandu from April to October-end and from November to March-end, days are usually warm but evening colder. Summer clothes are okay during the day time but the evening requires a light jackets. Winter is from December till February so bring along sufficient winter wears like jackets, sweaters, trousers etc. Or you can purchase clothes of your choice in Kathmandu clothing stores too.

Meals
There will be one hour lunch break (excluded) during city sightseeing tour at one of the restaurants serving oriental and continental dishes.

The sightseeing places we visit will include:

Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)
This complex of palaces, courtyards and temples, built between the 12th and 18th centuries, used to be the seat of the ancient Malla kings of Kathmandu. An intriguing piece here is the 17th- century stone inscription set into the wall of the palace with writings in 15 languages. The Durbar Square is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. There are also three museums inside the palace building.

Swoyambhunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)
The huge stupa is one of the holiest Buddhists sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of the Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. Swayambhu is also known the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living in the premises. The stupa is towards the western side of the Kathmandu valley atop a hillock commanding great view of the entire Kathmandu Valley.

Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)
Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines located 5 kms east of the city center. The richly-ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the temples existence prior to 400 AD. The holy Bagmati River flowing beside the temple is also the cremation ground for Hindus.

Bouddhanath Stupa (World Heritage Site)
The Bouddhanath Stups is the largest stupa in the valley located about 6 kms to the east of downtown Kathmandu. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating
specimens of stupa design. Buddhanath is also known as Khasti, or dew drops, after an account that builders had to use dew to mix the mortar as Kathmandu was suffering from a severe drought during the construction of Bouddhanath.

Please contact us if you have any special requirements – we are always happy to fit in with your plans to ensure you have “the TIME of your life!”
 

Important Note

The above program is just the guideline and can be customized as per your requirements. Please contact us for with your desired program.

Trip Facts

Destination: Nepal

Duration: 01 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Easy

Activities: Cultural and Historical Tours

Best Season: All Year Around

Transportation: Private vehicles

Tour Duration: Approximately 6 hours

Starts/Ends: Hotel or any other place in Kathmandu valley

Start Time: 09:00AM

Price start from US$ 80 per person on twin sharing basis

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