Our capital city Kathmandu plays host to thousands of travelers every year, creating opportunities for exploration of plethora of historical and monumental sites, graceful temple complex of Hindus and Buddhist, museum and other many interesting attractions. Interestingly, there are 7 UNSCEO protected world heritage sites in Kathmandu.
If you have 1 day of spare time in Kathmandu after your previous travel and trekking in Nepal or simply heading to Kathmandu, you’ll no doubt want plan the trip in the best way so that you can explore as much as possible. We know the city well and help you manage the trip in the best possible way.
One day Kathmandu sightseeing tour in Nepal offers an array of entertainment, shopping, informative sightseeing and dining option. One Day Kathmandu sightseeing tour starts with the sightseeing of Kathmandu that includes Pashupatinath (Hindu Temple Complex), Swoyambhunath (more than 2,000 year old) and Boudhanath (Buddhist temple). Later, we drive to Patan and Bhaktapur, which were once independent state ruled by Malla regime from 12th century to 18th century. Patan and Bhaktapur carries great cultural, historical and religious significance of Nepalese people. We explore all the historical sites that includes Patan Darbar Square, Bhaktapur Darbar Square and Changunarayan during this one day trip in Kathmandu. Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur collectively houses 7 UNSCEO designated world heritage sites that locates at the distance of about 20 km. The valley is also known for hundreds of other exquisite monuments, sculptures and fascinating art that portrays the golden era in Nepal’s architecture.
One day Kathmandu sightseeing tour is perfect for those seeking to immerse deep in Nepalese ancient culture, tradition, way of living and hear untold stories that historical monuments carries.
06:00 Drive from Thamel to Pashupatinath that takes about 10-15 minutes. Explore Pashupathinath (Hindu Temple, UNSCEO world heritage site) and surrounding landscapes for 2 hours.
8:00 AM Drive from Pashupatinath to Boudhanath (Buddhist Stupa, UNSCEO world heritage site). Exploration of Boudhanath for 1 hour.
10:00 AM After lunch, drive from Boudhanath to Swoyambhunath (monkey temple, UNSCEO world heritage site) that takes around 30 minutes. Explore swoyambhunath and surrounding landscapes for 2 hours.
12:00 PM Drive from Kathmandu to Patan Darbar Square that takes around 1 hour. Explore all the heritage sites, museum and temple complex for 2 hour.
2:00 PM Drive from Patan to Bhaktapur (1 hour drive)
Drive from Patan to Bhaktapur that takes around 1 hour. Sightseeing of Bhaktapur Darbar Square, Shidda Pokhari, 55 window palace and more for 2 hours.
05:00 PM Drive back to hotel (1 hour) and conclude your day tour in Kathmandu.
Airport pickup and drop facility
Hotel Accommodation at Kathmandu in bed and breakfast basis
English/Japanese speaking guide with extensive knowledge
Private vehicle for sightseeing
Nepal entrance visa fee
Personal nature expenses like alcoholic beverage, shopping and more
All entrance and monumental fee
Meals at Kathmandu
Trip Name: One day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour
Activities: Sightseeing and exploration
Duration: 6-8 hours
Starting Point: Kathmandu
Ending Point: Kathmandu
Starting Time: 6:00 AM
Ending Time: 5:00 PM
Trip Grade: Easy
Transportation: Private Vehicle