Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

Cultural and heritage exploration.

Trip Facts

duration Duration 1 days
trip-difficulty Trip Difficulty Easy
Average Group Size 2-10
trip-code Trip Code KSTAH
trip-code Area Kathmandu
trip-code Start Point Kathmandu
trip-start-point Trip End Point Kathmandu
trip-accomodation Accomodation Not Required
trip-meals Meals N/A
transportation Transportation On Private Basis

Trip Highlights

  • All UNESCO listed World heritage sites.
  • A tour guide on your preferred language.
  • The largest stupa in South Asia.
  • The biggest temple complex in the country.
  • Exploring Sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Ancient Kathmandu Durbar Square Palace.
  • Monkey temples visit with numbers of chaityas and monasteries.

Trip Overview

Kathmandu sightseeing tour comes with a bang. There are many more attractions in Kathmandu which people can explore. It is a valley of attractions. It also offers a unique blend of cultural practices, lifestyle, heritages, historical monuments and religious places. However,

One day isn’t sufficient to complete Kathmandu valley sightseeing. But in one day, you can have wonderful major glimpses here. Meanwhile, In Kathmandu Sightseeing, you will visit one of the three Durbar Squares- Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Temple and Pashupatinath temple.

With our one day Kathmandu sightseeing tour package you’ll be exploring some of the most popular religious places inside Kathmandu Valley. With our tour package itinerary, all the entrance fee or the cost throughout the day is covered too. You will be accompanied by a local tour guide who will help you to explore these places of Kathmandu Valley.

One day Kathmandu sightseeing tour include fascinating and lovely historical and cultural monuments listed in World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. This tour bequeaths you an opportunity to capture the snaps of the centuries-old monuments and historical crafts in Kathmandu city.

Kathmandu is the city of Temples and monuments. This historical city has its own attributes. It has temples, ancient buildings, culture and traditions, heritage sites and many others. Above all, Every place in Kathmandu has its own beauty. Here, the ambience speaks, so does the lifestyle.

One can explore the vibrant cultural practices in the streets of Kathmandu. The decade’s long history and artefacts are wonderful. There are so many interesting facts behind every place here. In every one kilometre, there is at least one temple in the Kathmandu valley.

With a circumference of every one kilometre, you have a lot of places to explore in Kathmandu. And every street has a unique story. Likewise, The amazingly decorated Kathmandu valley is one of the world’s most beautiful cities to visit. The one-day sightseeing program includes the wonderful places of Kathmandu. Therefore, one can have a  beautiful glimpse of the ancient historical royal site, highly revered pilgrimage sites of Hindus and Buddhists and the wonderful view of the entire Kathmandu.

The Kathmandu sightseeing tour covers four major attractions, which are:

Pashupatinath Temple

Pashupatinath temple is a highly revered temple of Kathmandu valley. There are a lot of places to see around Pashupatinath temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this temple offers wonderful spiritual experiences and surroundings. It is situated 3 km northwest of Kathmandu on the banks of the Bagmati River, including many holy areas Deupatan, Jaya Bageshwori, Gaurighat (Holy Bath), Kutumbahal, Gaushala, Pingalasthan and Sleshmantak forest. Likewise, There are around 492 temples, 15 Shivalayas (shrines of Lord Shiva) and 12 Jyotirlinga (phallic shrines) to explore. The total time for Sightseeing around the Pashupatinath temple will be about two hours.

Boudhanath Stupa

The Boudhanath Stupa belongs to Buddhists. It has great architectural values, ancient Buddhism philosophy and the Historical aspects. This Boudhanath Stupa is made up in a Mandala shaped area and has a giant dome. It is the central hub of Buddhism in Nepal and is surrounded by hundreds of monasteries. Lichchavi rulers renovated the staple during the 8th century, which was made in the shape of a Mandala. This is one of the most popular holy sites for Buddhist followers inside the Kathmandu valley. Boudhanath is one of the important artefacts of Kathmandu valley. Meanwhile, The total time spent at this temple will be around one and a half hours.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

This is another major historical place to see in Kathmandu. It offers wonderful places. It is impressive and wonderful. There are a lot of places to see in Kathmandu Durbar Square premises. Similarly, The wonderful temples and cultural sites give astounding experiences in the heart of Kathmandu valley. This is the ancient royal palace of Nepal. Many cultural practices were performed in this Durbar square. It takes around two hours to visit Kathmandu Durbar Square.


The Swayambhunath temple is one of the holiest Buddhist Chaityas in Nepal, residing in the western part of Kathmandu valley. This is the best place to see the entire city, as it is located at the top of the hill. Buddhists and Hindus both perform and worship here. However, there are a lot of small temples and monasteries to see around Swayambhunath temple. The wonderful views from the Swayambhunath temple are wonderful and it has huge significance as well. In addition, the total time spent at this temple will be around two hours and covers almost every part of the Swayambhunath temple.

Optionally, the sightseeing around Patan Durbar Square can be provided, but the charge will be extra. Meanwhile, Patan Durbar Square is a historical Durbar Square with lots of wonderful places around the premises. Newari architecture and monuments are the best attraction of this ancient place.

If our trip itinerary doesn’t suit your holiday schedule or you wish to modify the itinerary then feel free to inbox us. We want our valuable guests to enjoy their travel according to their needs and wills. We provide a variety of packages for student groups/family groups/corporate teams and many more. Every travel package is different according to the group size and the demand of the guests. We are also more than happy if you combine it with any travel plans, please let us know and we’ll create a tailor-made itinerary, designed especially for your travel group.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

Kathmandu Full Day Sightseeing

At 09:00 AM: Our guide and driver will meet you at your hotel and give a short briefing about your tour program.

As you are going to visit 4 major tourist places in Kathmandu. Swayambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath are them. It takes approx. 7 to 8 hours total with your lunch break. Once tour complete, they will drop you back to your hotel.

duration 6-8 Hours
duration 40 Km
transportation On Private Basis

Trip Guide

The information about the Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour is in-depth; feel free to contact us 24/7. We will be available on WhatsApp to assist you instantly. You can write an email if this trip doesn't fit your vacation schedule and requirements. Altitude Himalaya aims to offer the best possible travel experience to the customers. Depending on the needs of the visitors and the group size, we customize each vacation package. We will put together a bespoke itinerary just for your private group.

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Services Includes

  • A private vehicle as per the group size with A/C.

  • A guide, which you can choose with the language.

  • All sightseeing entrance fee.

  • One bottle of mineral water.

  • Driver’s salary, guide salary, allowances and fuel cost.

Services Excludes

  • Services that aren’t mentioned.

  • Lunch and any drinks which aren’t mentioned.

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