Private Kathmandu Full Day Sightseeing Tour

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Explore four significant landmarks in Kathmandu, including the UNESCO World Heritage.Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and spirituality of Nepal in just one unforgettable day.

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Pickup Included

We will pick up from your hotel 


4-6 Hours

Private Group
Day Tours

Full Day Kathmandu sightseeing Tour Highlights:

  • Explore highlights of Nepal by visiting major attractions of Kathmandu.
  • Observe the unique architectural designs of the palace and authentic art and craft. 
  • Experience medieval culture, art, and traditions of Kathmandu
  • Learn the cultural and religious significance of the sites. 
  • Savor the classic beauty of Nepal.


Our full-day Kathmandu sightseeing tour offers a comprehensive exploration of Nepal's rich culture, arts, and architecture. Ideal for travelers with limited time, this guided tour ensures you experience the highlights of Kathmandu Valley. From the historical significance of Patan Durbar Square to the spiritual essence of Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath, each stop unveils unique insights into Nepal's heritage.

Discover the intricate architectural designs and authentic craftsmanship adorning palaces, windows, doors, pillars, and balconies. Encounter the Newar community, one of Nepal's dominant ethnic groups, and gain a deeper understanding of their customs and traditions. Delve into the spiritual significance of revered sites like Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath, where shrines, monuments, and statues hold profound meaning.

This sightseeing tour is meticulously crafted to showcase Nepal's exceptional art, culture, and architecture. Join us at Himalayan Social Journey for an immersive experience that celebrates the timeless beauty of Nepal.

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Outline Itinerary ( Days ) Expand all +

Start Time Options: 8:00AM/8:30AM/9:00AM/9:30AM/10:00AM/10:30AM

Pickup time: Start your tour with a hassle-free hotel pick-up. As we journey to our first destination, immerse yourself in an insightful introduction to today’s itinerary and delve into the rich history and culture of Kathmandu.

Swoyambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)

Travel Time from Customer Hotel to Monkey Temple: Approximately 10 - 30 minutes

Tour Duration: 1 hour

Things to do -

  • Explore the Stupa complex, and enjoy panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley
  • Observe the colorful flags and playful monkeys.

Patan Durbar Square

Travel time From Swayambhunath  to Patan Durbar Square: 35-40 minutes

Tour Duration: 2 hours

Things to do -

  • Marvel at the exquisite Newari architecture of temples, palaces, and courtyards dating back to the medieval period.
  • Explore the Patan Museum housed in an ancient palace, showcasing a rich collection of religious art, sculptures, and artifacts.
  • Visit Krishna Mandir, intricately carved Krishna Mandir, a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, known for its detailed stone carvings.
  • Visit the Golden Temple, a Buddhist monastery adorned with golden roofs, statues, and frescoes.

Lunch Break 

Enjoy a traditional Nepali lunch at local restaurant, offering a variety of flavors

Pashupatinath Temple

Travel time From Patan Durbar Square  to Pashupatinath Temple: 35-40 minutes

Tour Duration - 2 hours

Things to do -

  • Explore the temple complex
  • Observe the Hindu trails
  • Explore the banks of the Bagmati River, a significant site for Hindu ceremonies, including cremations.

Bouddhanath Stupa

  • Travel time from Pashupatinath Temple to Bouddhanath Stupa:  10-15 minutes
  • Duration: 45 minute - 60 minute

Things to do -

  • One of the largest stupas in the world, adorned with colorful prayer flags and surrounded by shops, monasteries and cafe
  • Visit several surrounding monasteries where you can witness monks in prayer or meditation and learn about Tibetan Buddhism.
  • Explore Traditional Tibetan paintings depicting Buddhist deities and scenes from the life of Buddha, often available for purchase.

Return to Hotel

At the end of the tour, think about all the cool stuff we saw today. We'll probably get back to the hotel by late afternoon or early evening. Remembering all the amazing places we visited today will make you understand and appreciate Nepal's culture and history even more.

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Departures & Availability

Personal Information

Additional information

Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. The personal information you provide will be kept confidential and will not be shared with a third party.

Include / Exclude

  • Private (Car/Van/Hiace) transportation as per the program
  • Experienced English speaking tour guide
  • Government tax and service charge
  • Hotel pickup /drop
  • Lunch (cost about US$4-$7 per meal depending upon what and where you prefer to eat)
  • Sightseeing entry fees (NPR 200+400+1000+1000)
  • Personal expenses

Additional Information

What to bring:

- Passport or ID card

- Sunglasses and Sunhat

- Comfortable shoes and clothes

Know before you go:

- Please bring Nepalese rupees for entrance fees.

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