Discover the cultural, historical, and religious sites of the Kathmandu Valley on a full-day guided sightseeing tour. You’ll explore the Newari cities of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur, and will have a glimpse of Newari village life as well.
What to Expect
On this full-day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu’s World Heritages Sites you’ll travel by private car or mini-van, depending on the size of the group, and see the most important cultural and religious sites of the Kathmandu Valley.
Visit Kathmandu’s Durbar Square and see the Hanuman Dhoka, the historic palace of Kathmandu named after Hanuman, the Hindu monkey god. This is the historic seat of Nepalese royalty.
Swayambhunath is a 2,500 years old stupa situated on a 77-meter-high high overlooking Katmandu Valley. The painted eyes on four sides represent the all-seeing eyes of Buddha. See Pasupatinath as well, the temple to Lord Shiva.
The ancient Boudhanath stupa is one of the largest in the world, and is surrounded by Buddhist monasteries. This is an important holy site for Tibetan Buddhists, who come here in the thousands during the winter festival to pay tribute.
Your guide will show you Kirtipur, an old Newari village town, where people still make a living by farming and follow their traditional culture.
Visit Patan’s Durbar Square. The ancient city Patan is also known as Lalitpur, which means the city of fine arts. The Durbar Square complex features the ancient Sundari Chowk palace, with exquisite windows and door carvings, and the Tushahity royal bath, a masterpiece of stone carvings.
In Bhaktapur’s Durbar Square you’ll marvel at the beautiful Lion Gate, and the Golden Gate, the palace with 55 windows, the Batsala temple, the statue of King Bhupatendra Mall on a stone pillar, and the temple of Pasupatinath.
- Transportation by car or mini-van
- English-speaking guide
- All entrance fees
What's Not Included
- Expenses of a personal nature
- Food and beverages