Exploring Kathmandu Sightseeing Day Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Kathmandu

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Kathmandu Sightseeing day tour offers extraordinary tour experience in Kathmandu valley. Our guests can enjoy their valuable time to explore the mediaeval arts and architectures with the professional guiding of our tour guides. Among seven UNESCO listed world heritages sites in the Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu day tour includes four monumental sites of Hindu and Buddhist’s cultural heritages.Highlights • UNESCO listed world heritage sites • Hindu and Buddhist religious monuments • Pagoda temples and Stupas • Historical palaces • Museums
ItineraryAfter the breakfast Around 9AM, drive to Pashpatinath temple. It is located on the bank of the holy Bagmati River. The rambling collection of temples, house for old people, hermitage ashrams, images and inscriptions have shown the rich architectural creations. The temple was established in the 15th century. Vasuki nath temple, Unmatta Bhairav temple, Budanilkantha shrine, 184 shivalinga shrine and other are significant.Boudhanath Stupa is located about 5 km eastern outskirt of Kathmandu. It is the biggest stupa in Nepal and a Buddhist. It is believed to have built in the 14th century in the form of gaint Mandala. After the Chinese invasion in 1959, Boudhanath Stupa became significant Tibetan Buddhist centre. The prayer wheels are attached on all sides of the Stupa. The steps are regarded as the way of enlightenment.  Swayambhunath Stupa is a golden spire crowning located at the hill top in Kathmandu. It is a mystical and historical white doom that stays glistening and can be seen from a far distance. It is a 5th century Buddhist pilgrimage center. Swayambhu means to have self-created, which symbolizes the spiritual light and a sacred destination of getting enlightenment. Newari and Buddhism is flourished here.Kathmandu Durbar Square Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the chief UNESCO monumental sites in Nepal. It is also popular as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square or Banasntapur Durbar Square, which is known as the open museum. It is surrounded by the pagoda style temples, Newari arts and crafts. Kasthamandap building of the square was built using wood from a single tree. There is an abode of Kumari, who is the living Goddess of Nepal.  Kala Bhairav’s statue is another attraction of the Square.

What’s included

  • Professional art historian guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks