Kathmandu Sightseeing Day Tour

1 Day


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 a lot more to see and understand about the traditional Nepali lifestyles, 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.

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


Meet your guide at the hotel's lobby then proceed with sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath (the Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath and Boudhanath (Buddhist Stupa). Lunch (on own) will be around in noon. Afterward, drop back to your hotel.


What is Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off.
  • Guided Kathmandu city tour at 4 UNESCO World Heritage Sites with private guide.
  • All transfers & city tours by a private vehicle.
  • Professional government licensed tour guide.
  • Mineral water during the tour.
  • All government and local taxes, VAT.

What is Not Included

  • Monuments entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu.
  • Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold beverages/drinks etc.
  • Tips & Gratuities

Trip Information

Tour guide
We have a team of highly experienced and professionally trained tour guides who are thoroughly versed in the 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 other people who might have different interests or attitudes. To keep our tours private and comfortable we limit our groups to 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.

We use a comfortable car/mini-van for the sightseeing tours. For up to 2 people, the car is provided and a mini-van is for the group of 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 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 daytime but the evening requires a light jacket. 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.

There will be a one-hour lunch break (excluded) during a 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 Buddhist sites in Nepal and its establishment is linked to the creation of the Kathmandu Valley out of a primordial lake. Swayambhu has also known as the Monkey temple because of the countless monkeys living on the premises. The stupa is towards the western side of the Kathmandu valley atop a hillock commanding a great view of the entire Kathmandu Valley.

Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)
Pashupatinath is one of the most sacred Hindu shrines located 5 km east of the city center. The richly ornamented pagoda houses the sacred Linga, or phallic symbol, of Lord Shiva. Chronicles indicate the existence of the temple 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 Stupa is the largest stupa in the valley located about 6 km to the east of downtown Kathmandu. It looms 36 meters high and presents one of the most fascinating
specimens of stupa design. Boudhanath 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!”

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Trip Facts

  • 1 Day
  • All year round
  • Private vehicle
  • Easy
  • Your hotel in Kathmandu
  • Your hotel in Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing at temples, palaces, Buddhist Stupas
  • Cultural and Historical Tours
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunat 'Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa (All UNESCO World Heritage Sites)

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