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Kathmandu Full Day Tour

Highlights
  • An action-packed, full-day tour of top Kathmandu sights
  • Cover the city's highlights in a single day, perfect for travelers short on time
  • Get in-depth commentary on religious and cultural landmarks
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Kathmandu Full Day Tour
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Kathmandu Full Day Tour
US$74.00
Overview

Kathmandu is the history-filled capital of Nepal, a picturesque city packed with world-renowned historical and cultural sights. Top attractions are spread out among different neighborhoods, but you’ll tick off the highlights in a single outing during this action-packed and informative tour, which includes private transportation for added convenience. From sacred temples to ornate palaces and bustling royal squares, you’ll cover all of Kathmandu’s most impressive landmarks.

What to Expect

Kathmandu is packed with unmissable attractions, from a world-famous Shiva temple—patron deity of Nepal—to the one-of-a-kind palace of the Kumari, Nepal’s living goddesses. But sights are spread throughout Nepal’s bustling, sprawling capital, making it difficult for most tourists to navigate the city’s top attractions.

During this convenient and informative guided outing through the city, you’ll tick off top cultural and religious highlights in a single action-packed day. Start with UNESCO-listed Durbar Square, the monument-filled royal square that is still the beating heart of the Old City. Get a peek at unique landmarks, from the former palace complex of the Malla kings of Nepal to the towering, 16th-century Taleju Temple.

From there, you’ll head to two of Kathmandu’s standout temples: the hilltop monastery of Swayambhunath, famous for its resident monkey population, and one of the most renowned Shiva temples in the world, spread along the banks of the holy Bagmati river. Listen to stories behind the spectacular set of shrines before concluding the tour at Bouddhanath, where you can join Buddhists as they walk around the iconic stupa.

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1 - 5 of 7 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Great way to sightsee!

I had an excellent time spending the day with Birdoh. He was very knowledgeable, fun, and easy to be around. I felt he went above and beyond just showing us the main areas. He had a great insiders tips of showing us view points that...More

Thank Kinsey Y
Reviewed 1 week ago
Kathmandu Day-Tour

We had a great time on our tour with guide Radjen (hope correct spelling). He picked us up on time at the hotel and gave us a lot of info and insight on the history of Kathmandu, the traditions and the Hindu customs. Thank you!

2  Thank Klaus P
Reviewed 19 June 2018
Great time with Brucelee Adventure Travel in Nepal

Private Day tour with Brucelee Adventure Travel was awesome. we had a great time in Kathmandu. It was early morning, to start but we saw local activities done by them during the morning. The local foods are tasty, bit spicy for us though, we enjoyed.More

Thank BruceleeTravel
Arjun R, Manager at Outfitter Nepal, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Dear Sir, Thank you for your great review in trip adviser and it is our great pleasure to know that you had great tour in Nepal with our guide and team and wish to have good days ahead and wish to arrange your travel again...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile
Great tour for anyone with short time.

We were only in Kathmandu for a short period of time and this tour was perfect! We saw all the sites with plenty of time to have a decent look around. Our tour guide was full of knowledge and explained extensively about the different places...More

1  Thank Sarah H
Arjun R, Manager at Outfitter Nepal, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Dear Sarah, Thank you for your great review on trip adviser about your tour with us in Kathmandu Full day Tour and it is our great pleasure to know that you had wonderful tour in Kathmandu with our team. Wish you to have great days...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Great tour of Kathmandu with my guide Birodh Burlakoti

Birodh was an excellent guide and very informed of the locations we visited. It was a pleasure to be on his tour and I highly recommend this.

1  Thank Charles P
Arjun R, Manager at Outfitter Nepal, responded to this reviewResponded 24 June 2018

Dear Charles P, Thank you for your great review about our tour in Kathmandu and great to know that you had great tour in Nepal with our guide and team. Wish to serve you again in future and have a wonderful days ahead.

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