Kathmandu Cultural Day Tour

Trip overview
Primary Activity: Cultural Tour, sightseeing, Heritage Tour, Visit to Hindu Temples & Buddhist Monasteries
Duration : 1 Days Trip Code : HNKCD001
Trip Grade : Easy Tour Max-Altitude : 1350m/4428ft
Meals : N/A Accomodation : N/A
Group Size : Min:2, Max: 10+ Transportation Private Vehicles
Trip Start : Kathmandu Trip End : Kathmandu
Route : Kathmandu Durbar Square- Pashupatinath-Buddhanath -Monkey Temple
Departure Dates
Best Season : Throughout the Year
Trip Notes / Guideline on Itinerary: This Tour is prepared to visit best outlook of Kathmandu Cultural and Historical Visits. Note: This Tour starts from your hotel and drop you back to your hotel. "Trip starts at 9:30 AM and end at 5:00 PM." We organize this tour every day


Exploring the cultural delights of Nepalese Capital, Kathmandu - Kathmandu Day Tour.

Ancient civilization prospered in Nepal and Kathmandu was the center of it. When the developed countries of the world were not even discovered, Kathmandu enjoyed civilized cultural life style and the city housed myriads of wonderful landmarks and architecturally constructed monuments, which now are the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Kathmandu City alone is the home to four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Our Day Tour in Kathmandu comprises all these sites ( Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatnath Temple, Buddhanath & Monkey Temple).

Peoples from any countries and any religion, and any age could do this tour with us.

  • Day 01: Guided Tour of Kathmandu Valley

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Day 01: Guided Tour of Kathmandu Valley

Firstly, you will be picked up from your hotel, then we drive to Swayanbhunath.  A Monkey Temple atop a hill overlooking Kathmandu is a popular Buddhist Stupa, where Tibetan culture spills all over. Early morning drive to Swayambhunath allows us with an opportunity to sight the beautiful sunrise view. Though the heritage site is damaged in quite a big scale, the main stupa is still intact and other small monuments in the premises are under rapid restoration process.

Next, the tour takes us to the largest Hindu Shrine of Nepal, Pashupatinath. The Temple dedicated to Supreme Hindu God; Shiva is revered Pilgrimage destination for Hindus all over the world. Greet holy saints in colorful attires and fearsome look at the temple premises and sight the Hindu cremation process at the bank of Bagmati, which is also known as Aryaghat. Then the tour continues towards Boudhanath. The largest Buddhist Stupa in the world, ringed by colorful outlets selling Tibetan products makes you feel like you are somewhere in the Tibetan territory. Circumnavigate the stupa and experience the best of Tibetan Buddhist culture in Kathmandu at Boudhnath. You could have your free time for Lunch here. 

Post lunch, we take you to Kathmandu Durbar Square. It is the complex of ancient and medieval times buildings where deities dwell in most of them. Though the Durbar Square was hit in the worst way by the quake, the place still has lot to offer. Explore around and if you are lucky, you could have a glimpse of Kumari, the Living Goddess at Kathmandu Durbar square. The day ends with the leisurely walk through Kathmandu’s oldest town, Asan, and drive to hotel. End of the tour!

Price Based on Twin/Double Sharing Basis
1 Traveler 2 - 3 Travelers 4 - 6 Travelers 7 - 9 Travelers
$ 0.00 Per Person $ 70.00 Per Person $ 0.00 Per Person $ 0.00 Per Person
What is included
  • English Speaking Tour Guide, all of his payment and insurance 
  • Private Car/ Van as per the group size- air conditioned vehicle, Cost of road taxes, parking fees and fuel, Pick up from hotel and drop to hotel after the tour ends
What is not included
    • Cost of sightseeing entrance and monument fees & Personal Tips

We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.

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Tour Transport:
For this tour, we use private car for group of 2 to 3 peoples and if group size is more, then we will use private group van for the tour. Our car/ Van is air conditined. 

Tour Guide:
For this tour, we will have fluent englsish speaking tour guide who have excellent informaton about the tour and guide is licensed and certify from the Nepal Gov, Department of Tourism. For travellers who do not speak english, we do provide their language guide to guide to this trip. 

For tour, we have Spanish speaking Tour Guide, Italian speaking Tour Guide, German Speaking Tour Guide, French Speaking Tour Guide & Russian speaking Tour Guide

Entracne & Monument Fees:
Visit to cultural and historical heritage in Kathmadnu Valley needs entrance fees to pay and travelers should be paying the fees by theirselves.

What to Bring:

For this tour, you should pack day jumper, rain coat and watter bottle. You should be using sports shoes on the tour. 

While travelling to a destination, there might occurs a series of questions, such as what should I bring, level of fitness, insurance, security, right time, visa procedure etc. Hence, to solve with such queries, here is prepared list with feasible answers.

Trekking in Nepal is walking in the Himalayas, on mostly level ground with a few sections of steep hillsides- ups and down. It is not so difficult nor too easy to trek Everest Base camp. Your health and physical fitness is vital. Hence, if you can walk 5 miles a day and in a good aerobic shape, you will definitely complete the trek. And you can trek smoothly if you are used to with some walking habits and even join some gym, aerobics. Also, it is better to build a habits of hiking for 3 to 6 hours once a week and use stairs ups and down to make your knees strong and comfortable to walk in the Rocky Mountains. If you are in a good shape, you can enjoy the overall experience.

Nepal is safe for travelling to anybody who wish to spend their holidays with fun and excitements. If you are travelling solo, involved with authorized company and make sure that you should be guided by licensed holder local guides. Individual Traveler are frequently trekking experiencing a good memories. Also, if you feel uncomfortable to trek alone, you can also join group departure that are published in our web sites.

Both group trek and private trek is organized for trekking in Nepal. In a Group Trek, participant from different nation, gender and ages joined the dates published in our websites. All the dates are guaranteed and you can join any dates that is suitable for you. The itinerary will be fixed with confirm services. Private Trek is organized on the individual request. It is good for those who do not like to join the group and wants some flexibility with itineraries and services.

The group is main thing while trekking in Himalayas. The trip will be full of fun and memorable while trekking in a group. While joining a group dates, we organize a group of minimum 2 people to maximum 8. In case private trip, there is no barrier in group size and could run from single person.

The Himalayas of Nepal is you trek in the remote site. However, most of the trekking destination are facilitated with the available of accommodating ranging from very basic to highly sophisticated. As you go up, the accommodation will be basic but neat and clean beds with comfortable mattress. Beds are quite small and shared bathroom (some lodges also offer attached bathroom). There is chimney heater in the dining hall where tables are set around to sit nearby heater. We provide clean and comfortable room with attached bathroom at the places where it is available. For meals, you will be served sufficient hygienic food. Our service includes a full board meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Tea/Coffee) based on lodge menu. Normally, for breakfast; porridge, cereals, toast or chapattis, omelets and a range of hot drinks are served. Likewise for Lunch and Dinner; you can taste some Nepalese food (esp. rice, lentils and curry), local food, Indian food, Italian Spaghetti, noodles, potatoes, even Pizza in some areas. It is obvious that you will receive fresh and organic food in the Himalayas of Nepal. Your breakfast and dinner will be served in lodge where you stay and lunch on the way during trek.

For trekking in Nepal, you will be guided by locally trained licensed holder trekking guide who are involved in trekking for many years and used to with the trail, local culture and surrounding. They speak good English and make you feel comfortable while trekking.

While trekking in high altitude, headache and diarrhea is common sickness and our guide will take some prescribed medicine. But for the serious illness and other factor, they are not authorized to take the medicine. But help to take you to the hospital or evacuated back to Kathmandu. Also, you can bring Diamox or other medicine after consulting with your doctor or general physician.

For trekking in Nepal, usually two season are considered best (i.e. Spring: March, April, May and Autumn: September, October, November). During spring time, temperature is mildly warm in low lands while moderate in higher altitudes with plenty of opportunities to have astonishing views of the mountains and landscape. At this time, the blossom flowers especially national flower of Nepal – rhododendron decorate the ascending altitudes with its generous color and beauty. Even the High altitude lodges get opened and get occupied with the mountain lovers. Autumn (September, October and November): This time is considered to be the best tourist season in Nepal with the end of summer and the winter to set in. The weather is highly pleasant so are the mountain views. The trekking routes get beautified with the presence of trekkers and expedition groups. Meantime, most of the festivals of Nepalese societies are enthusiastically celebrated at this time.

For Trek, we will provide you a Hiking Nepal T-shirt, down jacket and sleeping bag and duffel bag. Any other clothing, you should bring yourself. We can provide you the list of clothing and gear.

On your arrival in Kathmandu International Airport, our office representative and a driver will be waiting you outside of terminal gate displaying placard mentioning your name with Hiking Nepal. They will escort you to the Hotel and help you in Check-In at Hotel. Considering your feasible time, we will meet at Hotel or at our office for short briefing about the trip.

Hiking Nepal is run by the experienced tourism entrepreneurs working for 15 to 20 years with an intention to serve authentic services to the guest. For Hiking Nepal, Guest are safety of guest is foremost concern, hence, Hiking Nepal used experienced and trained guide for the trekkers and never compromise on service.

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