1. Nepal
  2. Kathmandu
  3. Pashupatinath Temple

Kathmandu: Full-Day City Sightseeing Tour

Product ID: 348181
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Discover the cultural and architectural history of Kathmandu on this guided tour of the city's most important religious and cultural sights.
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Duration: 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Please wait in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Immerse yourself in the culture and traditions of the Kathmandu Valley
  • Visit the oldest temple in Nepal
  • Explore the historical Kathmandu Durbar Square
Full description
Immerse yourself in the rich culture and heritage of the Kathmandu Valley on this guided tour. After getting picked up from your hotel, head to Kathmandu Durbar Square. Here, marvel at the architecture of the Royal Palace and admire several other buildings of religious and cultural importance including 3rd-century temples and courtyards.

Continue your tour with a visit to Swyambunath Stupa. Here, get up close and personal with the site's resident monkeys and admire a range of shrines and temples before heading to your next stop, Bouddhanath Stupa. At Bouddhanath, pay your respects at the temple, which is considered to be the holiest temple in the world outside of Tibet, and marvel at the architecture at one of the world's largest stupas.

Finally, visit Pashupatinath temple, which is one of the biggest Hindus temples in Nepal and believed to be the oldest in the country. Here, immerse yourself in Hindu traditions and learn more about why this temple is frequented by up to 7,000,000 devotees each year on the day of the Mahashivratri Festival. Get dropped off back at your hotel at the end of the day.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transportation
  • Certified tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera
  • Water
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• A copy of your passport will be required for entry to some of the sites visited
• Opening hours are subject to change
• Entrance tickets are not included in the tour price and must be purchased on the day of your tour
• Entrance prices vary depending on age and nationality—your guide will assist you with buying your tickets
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