Kathmandu is the largest city and capital of Nepal and the namesake of the Kathmandu Valley bounded by green mountain walls and mighty snowcapped peaks.The Kathmandu Day Tours includes visit of Kathmandu Durbar square, Swayambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath temple. A friendly and qualified guide will escort you to make your trip a memorable one. Behold the brilliance of architecture of the ancient era in a small-group tour around the Kathmandu city.
Kathmandu is the namesake of Kathmandu Valley with Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur district as a part of the valley. Being the largest Himalayan state in Asia, Shivapuri, Phulchoki, Nagarjun, and Chandragiri mountains surround the valley in four sides.
Historically, the Kathmandu Valley and adjoining areas were known as Nepal Mandala. Bhaktapur was the capital of the valley until the 15th century. During the Rana and Shah eras, British historians called the valley itself “Nepal Proper”. Today, Kathmandu is not only the capital of Nepal, but also the headquarters of the Central Development Region of Nepal. Kathmandu is located in the Bagmati Zone of the central region.
The establishment of Kathmandu city spans around 2000 years ago. It has become the place glorified with the rich diversities in culture, social, ethnicity, religion, values, customs, traditions and festivals. It has a multiethnic population within a Hindu and Buddhist majority. One of the major community of Nepalese society, Newars, are prominent in the city with their unique arts, architectures and lifestyle. Nepali is the most commonly spoken language in the city.
Highlights of the tour
- Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
- Private guide for a more personalized experience
- Excellent value for money
- Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
- Private tour and all activities as per itinerary
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- English speaking, trained, Professional and experienced tour guide
- Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s)
- All entrance fees
What's not included
- Airport pick-up and drop-off
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (recommended)
- Miscellaneous personal expenditure - drinks and souvenirs etc.
Is this trip right for you?
ELEVATION: 1,400 m
CURRENCY: Nepalese rupee (NPR)
Nearest Airport: Tribhuvan International Airport
TIME ZONE: Nepal Standard Time (UTC+05:45) DST not observed
TRAVEL STYLE: DAY TOUR
Greater exploration, insider access, and the freedom to roam – all without sacrificing comfort.
SERVICE LEVEL: UPGRADED
Quality accommodations,affordable public and private transport; lots of optional activities.