Grade

Easy

Group Size

1-15 pax

Transportation

Private Car

Max Altitude

1,400m (4,600ft)

Activity

Sightseeing

$99

*All Price are in USD*

Kathmandu Valley Day Tour – Trip Overview

Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal and is known as the city of God and the goddess. You will find a temple or stupa in every corner of the city. This chaotic city has seven of the 10 heritage sites inscribed on the UNESCO list in Kathmandu. Our day trip to Kathmandu offers art, culture, architecture and craftsmanship, and statues on the walls, pillars, architecture and heritage are fascinating. The ancient palaces of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur reflect the royal taste of the ancient Malla kings of Nepal. Similarly, temples such as the Pashupatinath Temple and Changu Narayan Temple reflect the religious aspects of Nepalese Hindus. Similarly, Lumbini, the birthplace of Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa and Gautama Buddha, will provide you with some knowledge about the Buddhist religion.

A day trip to Kathmandu can help you understand the unique cultural aspects of Nepal. The art and craftsmanship of forests, metals and stones in temples and palaces reflect the artistic taste of the people who live here. Walking through the streets of Kathmandu will familiarize you with the standards, values and lifestyles of people. Tasting authentic Nepalese cuisine and other snacks in the restaurant will add to your lifestyle and your gastronomic journey. Therefore, explore Kathmandu in just a few hours from the Himalayan Adventure Nepal.

The highlight of a day trip in Kathmandu

Kathmandu Durbar Square: is an ancient palace of art and large building built by the King of Mala in the middle Ages. It is located in the center of Kathmandu and is busy most of the time. The pillars, buildings and windows of the palace reflect art, architecture, craftsmanship and design. There are many small temples around the palace that give it a fascinating look. The palace is also known as Hanuman Dhoka. A large statue of Hanuman was placed in front of a door in Durbar, whose name was Hanuman Dhoka. Built in the 14th century, this magical palace is the crown of the king when he ruled the monarchy. Since 1997, it has been on the list of UNESCO heritage sites in Kathmandu.

Swayambhunath Stupa: one of the oldest Buddhist stupas in the Kathmandu Valley. Located at the top of the hill, it is a perfect view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Since the pagoda has many monkeys, the pagoda is also known as the Temple of the Monkey. In this stupa you can find Buddha statues, large Buddhist statues in monasteries and public places, and the influence of Buddhism. According to mythology, the pagoda is in the same place where the legendary Manjushree meets the lotus in the valley lake.

Pashupatinath stupa – the oldest temple of Lord Shiva, is of great value among Hindu pilgrims. You can find buildings that are older than life. Only Hindus can enter the temple. For others, you can enjoy the surroundings, including the crematorium, where the body burns to ashes. The unique characteristics of Sandhus: those who use the ashes of the body and fear are seen here as a unique feature.

Boudhanath Stupa – It is the largest Buddhist stupa in the world. We can see that the monks are busy singing their rituals around the temple. It is the most sacred pagoda outside of Tibet and has a high value in Buddhist pilgrimages. The white dome and the shiny golden needles symbolize peace and are unique to this stupa. The stupa is located on a three-story staircase and presents the exterior of the mandala.

Trip Profile

  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade:Leisure Holidays
  • Total Duration:5 hours
  • Group Size:Min 1 People
  • Category
  • Location
  • Grade
  • Days
    1
  • Group Size
    1-15 pax
  • Transportation
    Private Car
  • Max Altitude
    1,400m (4,600ft)
  • Activity
    Sightseeing


Included
During your trek/tour what the things are included? Does the cost include full board meals and drinking water?  What is the ratio between trekker and porter? What safety back up on trek? Please kindly check the following inclusive and exclusive cost details of trip package:  
  • Airport picks up & drops by tourist vehicle
  • Air-conditioned private tourist vehicle.
  • English Speaking guide
  • All permits and entrance fees along with governmental taxes
  • Official expense
  • Hotel picks up & drops off by a tourist vehicle.
 
Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks and cold drinks.
  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Tips for hostess and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Travel insurance.
  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Nepal entry visa - you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu (A tourist visa with multiple entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on 'Price Includes' section.
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