Trip Duration:

1 Days



Group Size:

1 To 25 Person

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Trip Overview

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour is an absolutely unfeigned rove that literally schleps the traveller from the present to centuries-old historical Nepal. Obviating the stress of mundane daily life experiences the zephyrs amidst the historical treasures of Nepal.

Wallowing in this venture, even time-bounded business personnel can return their home with evocative moments. For climbing or trekking rookies, this one-day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu appears to be prolific. 

For the family group too, this Kathmandu City tour suits you well enough. In addition, Kathmandu World Heritage Sightseeing Tour Cost is comparatively lower for budget visitors too. Thus, to tick off Nepal from your travel bucket list what you need to do is just set off to Nepal.

Beyond the historical tales and facts, the UNESCO listed sites of Nepal unveils the exquisite artworks in each craft. Furthermore, the religious significance of these sites is comparable to nothing.

Vetting every urbane art and architecture, you can know Kathmandu as well as the entire nation from different visages. Accredited by the world, the UNESCO world heritage sites mark well the buzzing streets of Kathmandu Valley. 

Teemed with such gems, every UNESCO listed World Heritage Site of Kathmandu deserves your visit during your tour in Nepal. However, rambling around each of ten UNESCO listed sites within a day does not let you relish their beauty to the fullest.

Thus, with the intention to make you satiated we have excluded some of the sites from this one day Kathmandu Heritage Tour package. Though few, the full exploration of the selected UNESCO listed sites namely Swayambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath temple pacifies your mood with merriment.

The thunderbolts and all-seeing eyes of Swayambhunath, dazzling prayer wheels and prayer flags of both Swayambhunath and Boudhanath, Living goddess of Kathmandu Durbar Square and evening aarti ceremony of Pashupatinath temple leaves you with verve.

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour short Itinerary:

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour starts at 10 am and ends at 4 pm. It lasts for 6 hours. We will especially include Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath in our day tour itinerary.

Starting at 10 am.

Ending at 4 pm.

Trip duration: 6 hours.

Departure from Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions Pvt Ltd. (Thamel-29, Kathmandu, Nepal).

We can also arrange hotel pick-up and drop upon request.


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Phase 1:

Pick up for Swayambhunath Stupa Sightseeing Tour

Depending upon your time schedule, we will send a chauffeur along with a guide to your hotel room. From there, you will be escorted directly to the Swayambhunath Stupa location. To reach the stupa’s precise location, you have to walk for around 5minutes from the vehicle parking location on the western gateway. If you choose to climb 365 staircases on the eastern entrance then make sure you have that stamina.

Revered by both Hindus as well as Buddhists, another name for Swayambhunath Stupa is  Monkey Temple. Adore the presence of a plethora of monkeys at this location. 

Further, don’t miss the palatial scenery of the entire Kathmandu Valley from this hilltop stupa. Besides, there are many other things you get to experience at this holy place. Your guide will explain every single detail related to this temple. Take your camera to seize the wonderful moments.

Phase 2:

Admire the allure of Kathmandu Durbar Square

Followed by the Swayambhunath Stupa Sightseeing, Kathmandu Durbar Square Sightseeing is another targeted destination of our Kathmandu World Heritage Sightseeing Tour. The beguiling historical monuments built during Mallas and Sha’s namely Kasthamandap, Nautale Durbar and likewise are the central attractions of Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Alternatively referred to as Basantapur Durbar Square, it is the place where you can witness the living goddesses Kumari. Hearing of worshipping the living goddess, you might have several questions in your mind. But, it is so true. Kumari temple is the gem of this main heritage.

Phase 3:

Engulf in the peaceful ambience of Boudhanath Stupa

Life seems peaceful at the ambience of Boudhanath stupa. Intricating the life stories of Gautam Buddha, there are several statues and shrines located here. Doing nothing much you just appreciate the vying beauty of the prayer flags and prayer wheels of this world’s one of the largest stupa. 

After the stroll around the stupa, enjoy your lunch from one of the rooftop restaurants around Boudha. You will have a variety of viands here.

Phase 4:

Appreciate evening Aarti show at Pashupatinath temple

Pashupatinath temple is the highlighted Hindu temple of Nepal. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this is a must-visit place in Nepal. Being at the periphery of this revered site, spiritual and religious vibes surround your entire soul.

If you manage your time to attend the evening aarti ceremony then you are blessed with something very big. Cherishing the pleasing aarti ceremony on the eastern bank of the Bagmati river, witness the Hindu Cremation which is held on the bankside where the main temple of Pashupatinath lies.

After the propitious soul-healing vigil around the Pashupatinath Temple, our guide will transfer you back to your designated location.

  • Entrance fees of the four world heritage.
  • The excellent tour guide who can brief you about history.
  • Private car with driver.


Q. 1. Is it possible to customize the itinerary of the Kathmandu World Heritage Site Day Tour on my own?

Ans: It all depends on your interest in how you want to enjoy the Kathmandu City Tour. Normally the tour lasts for around 6 hours. Within this duration, you can visit any of the UNESCO World heritage sites.

However, as per the given time schedule, our mentioned Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour itinerary works quite well.

Alternatively, if you have more than 1 day, then there are other world heritage sites awaiting you at every corner of Kathmandu city.

Q. 2. What sort of attire suits well during the Kathmandu World Heritage Sightseeing Tour?

Ans: Depending upon the different seasons, varies what to wear in Kathmandu. As most of the time Kathmandu sees the cold weather, you better bring your warm clothes.

Even in the summer season, full-sleeved cloth matches pretty much. However, walking around the streets during the daylight, you might regret not wearing normal summer clothes like T-shirt and shorts. thus bring whatever you feel comfortable. Else you have the option to buy comfortable wears at this bustling city of Kathmandu.

Q. 3. How is the condition of Kathmandu World Heritage Sites after a devastating 2015 earthquake?

Ans: Though the destructive earthquake of 2015 had the worst impact on the heritage sites and livelihood of the Nepalese people, the country has made a fast recovery in every aspect.

When visiting Nepal, you still see the under-construction works at the ambience of cultural and religious heritage sites. However, most of the reconstruction works has already been completed.

Q. 4. Does this one day Kathmandu Heritage Tour ensures the safety of solo and Female travellers?

Ans: With years of experience in the tourism field, our highly specialized licenced tour guide always puts first the safety and security of our guests. Thus, you no more need to think of your safety. The guide will always be there to give you the essence of security and safety.

Q. 5. What type of physics is required for this Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour?

Ans: Regardless of age and gender, this one day tour to Kathmandu city fits well for solo travellers as well as family groups or other group tours. Further, the leisurely walk during the sightseeing does not require a high fitness level. A normal health condition is enough to accomplish this tour.

Q. 6. What are the entrance fare of UNESCO World Heritage Sites that we will be visiting on this one day package?

Ans: The entry charge of Swayambhunath and Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath in total is around $30. Comparatively the entry cost of the former two is lower than that of the entry fare of the latter two sites Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple.

Wong Ada
Wong Ada
Toronto Canada

Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions really take care of all of us on our holiday to Nepal. The vehicle they provided is so luxury and all the time the guide and driver on time. Even in Nepal lots of traffic jams, they try to make arrangements so well. I really appreciated their effort and help. They take care of safety regarding, trekking, provided food, health care, goods supplies, lodging, etc so well. See you Next time for long trekking. highly recommend all of them who go to Nepal.

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