Kathmandu Valley Full Day Sightseeing Tour

  • Duration 1
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Meals Tea House
  • Accommodation
  • Max. Altitude 1400m
  • Activity Trekking,hikking and climbing
  • Group Type Private
  • Group Size 1+
  • Best Season spring and Autumn

Kathmandu Valley Full Day Sightseeing Tour Overview

Kathmandu Valley Full -Day Sightseeing Tour is an opportunity to experience the locale of capital city of Nepal called as “City of Temples”. Kathmandu city showcases the rich society of the Nepalese individuals and additionally takes you back in time through its ancient monuments. The Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour is incorporated of four popular UNESCO World Heritage spots: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and Swayambhunath sanctuaries that hold both religious and social significance of both Nepalese society and South Asia.

Kathmandu Durbar Square showcases Nepalese craftsmanship and artistic structural engineering along with an ancient business center of prehistoric Nepal. The structural engineering is the preserved remains of the Malla period who ruled over Nepal from the twelfth to eighteenth century.

The Swayambhunath Temple is a convincing blend of both Hindu and Buddhist places of worship. It is prominently referred amongst foreigners as the Monkey Temple attributable to the vast monkey populace living in the territory. It has the city scape views of Kathmandu city as well as the oldest sanctuary which is said to be old than the country.

Pashupatinath Temple is arranged on the banks of sacred Bagmati River and is one of the fundamental sanctuaries of Lord Shiva which is considered as the oldest temple in the south-east Asia. The sanctuary region is overflowing with other small sanctuaries of various Hindu gods which gives the entire place a feeling of a sacrosanct heaven.

The Boudhanath Stupa is one of the biggest stupas in South Asia which was based on the old Tibetan civilization. Alongside the primary stupa there is an embedded Nepali Buddhist style monument. There are more than fifty Tibetan religious communities around Boudhanath Stupa fabricated by Tibetan dealers and the huge deluge of Tibetan displaced people throughout the years. In Boudhanath Stupa locale travelers not just get the chance to value the astonishing craftsmanship but they will be travelling in a world of Tibetan culture in design of old Nepal called as “Little Tibet”.

Good Morning  Meet  you at Hotel at 10:30: drive to Pashupatinath Temple, Nepal’s most sacred Hindu shrine and one of the greatest Shiva sites, is located on the banks of the Bagmati River 5 kilometres north-east of Kathmandu Valley in the eastern city of Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. The temple serves as the seat of the national deity, Lord Pashupatinath. This “extensive Hindu temple precinct” is a “sprawling collection of temples, ashrams, images and inscriptions raised over the centuries along the banks of the sacred Bagmati river” and is included as one of the seven monument groups in UNESCO’s designation of Kathmandu Valley as a cultural heritage site.

12:00: move to Boudhanath, the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. Bodnath was probably built in the 14th century after the Mughal invasions; various interesting legends are told regarding the reasons for its construction. After the arrival of thousands of Tibetans following the 1959 Chinese invasion, the temple has become one of the most important centers of Tibetan Buddhism. Today it remains an important place of pilgrimage and meditation for Tibetan Buddhists and local Nepalis, as well as a popular tourist site.

13:00: drive to Swayambhunath Stupa atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley. This a place of importance for both Buddhist and Hindu followers, and is possibly the most sacred amongst Buddhist pilgrimage sites. It is sometimes also known as the Monkey Temple as there are monkeys living in part of the structure!

14:30: move to Durbar Square, also known as Hanuman Dhoka. This is a 5-acre complex of royal residences built by the Malla kings and the Shah dynasty. Observe important works of art, and hear stories about the events that took place here.

Find out about the legend of the stone inscriptions, of which is said that if someone reads all 15 inscriptions in all 15 languages, milk will erupt from the stone. If you love dairy products and have an uncanny gift for languages, step up to the challenge!

15:30: you will be driven back to your hotel where the tour will end.

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Departure Dates
  • We have daily departures for this trip from March to May and from mid-September to mid-December. You can type in the number of passengers to book a reservation and select a date that is convenient for you. Due to group size, we never cancel a trip once you’ve made a reservation. If you would rather join the group, we will add more travelers on the selected date. You can let us know once you make a reservation or earlier.
FAQs
  • The best time for trekking in Nepal is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is generally clear, and the skies are crisp, offering stunning mountain views.

  • It is not mandatory to hire a guide or porter, but it is highly recommended, especially for high-altitude treks. They can help navigate the trails, provide information about the region, and assist with any emergencies.

  • The level of fitness required depends on the trek you choose. Some treks are more challenging than others, so it’s essential to choose a trek that matches your fitness level. Regular exercise and some training hikes before your trek can help.

  • For most treks in Nepal, you will need the TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) card and the necessary trekking permits, such as the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) or the Everest National Park Permit. Your trekking agency can arrange these for you.

  • Teahouse trekking is a popular style of trekking in Nepal where trekkers stay in local lodges or teahouses along the trekking route. These teahouses provide basic accommodation and meals, making it a convenient option for trekkers.

  • Yes, altitude sickness can be a concern, especially on high-altitude treks. It’s essential to acclimatize properly by ascending slowly and staying hydrated. If you experience severe symptoms of altitude sickness, it’s crucial to descend to a lower altitude immediately.

  • Some essential items to pack for trekking in Nepal include sturdy hiking boots, warm clothing, a down jacket, a sleeping bag, a first aid kit, sunscreen, and a water bottle. It’s also a good idea to pack some snacks and medicines for altitude sickness.

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