On 1 Day Kathmandu Tour, experience a captivating one-day tour of Kathmandu, where you’ll discover the cultural and spiritual heritage of Nepal’s capital city. From stunning Buddhist stupas to sacred Hindu temples and historic palace squares, this itinerary takes you to the must-see places in Kathmandu. Begin your day with a visit to Bouddhanath Stupa, where you can spin prayer wheels and observe Buddhist worshippers. Visit Guhyeshwori Temple and Pashupatinath Temple, both offering unique spiritual experiences. Stroll through Kathmandu Durbar Square, filled with beautiful palaces and temples that showcase the city’s rich history. Enjoy a delicious local lunch before ascending to Swayambhunath Stupa, where you can admire breathtaking views of Kathmandu and playful monkeys. This one-day tour promises an exciting journey through Kathmandu’s culture and traditions, creating lasting memories of your time in Nepal’s vibrant capital.
Highlights of 1 Day Kathmandu Tour are:
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Private Car or Jeep with a professional driver.
Staff costs include their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
Food and drinks/ Beverage bills.
Your Personal Expenses.
Entrance fee for World Heritage Sites.
Professional Guide (You can hire one for $40 per day).
Donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc.
Any other items not mentioned in the includes section.
Day 1Early morning drive to Bouddhanath, Hike to Guhyeshwori Temple & Pashupatinath Temple, Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square & Swayambhunath and Drive back to Hotel
After breakfast at your hotel, your private driver will pick you up and drive you to Bouddhanath Stupa, one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world. Take your time to explore the stupa, spin the prayer wheels, and soak in the spiritual atmosphere.
Next, you’ll visit Guhyeshwori Temple which is a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Guhyeshwori. You will also visit Pashupatinath Temple which is a significant Hindu complex dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Afterward, you’ll proceed to Kathmandu Durbar Square, a historic square that houses palaces, temples, and courtyards. Immerse yourself in the architectural wonders of the Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Kumari Ghar (home of the living goddess), and various pagoda-style temples. Explore the square and learn about the rich history and cultural heritage of Nepal.
For lunch, you can enjoy a meal at a nearby restaurant, where you can savor local cuisine and take a break from sightseeing.
In the evening, you’ll visit Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple. Located on a hilltop, this sacred Buddhist site offers panoramic views of the city. Explore the stupa, visit the shrines and monasteries, and keep an eye out for the mischievous monkeys that inhabit the area.
After a fulfilling day of exploration, your driver will drive you back to your hotel, where you can relax and reflect on the memorable experiences of the day.
Note: You can also hire a professional guide for the tour. (Extra cost charges)