Trip Facts

durationTrip Duration 1 Days
countryCountry Nepal
groupsizeGroup Size 1 To 25 Person
arrivalArrival On Kathmandu
departureDeparture From Kathmandu
seasonBest Season All Year Round
altitudeMax Altitude 1350M
easy-icon Easy TripGrade are those in which less hiking is required - about 3-4 hrs per day. Good for begineers and less intensive. City Tours, Jungle Safari are some easy ones. Acclimatization is not required. Trip Grade Easy
Day Tour Activities
Day Tour
5 / 5 Based on 17 Reviews

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour 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.

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour Itinerary

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.

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.

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.

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.

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour Cost

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

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour FAQ'S


 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Day Tour Reviews

Christna Leung
Hong Kong, China

Great tour and trek in 2018

Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions PVT Ltd has been great in arranging our trip this Oct 2018. Birendra and his team were caring and helpful during our trekking. He was able to book in advance the best accommodation with a private bathroom for our trek. He was experienced and flexible in adjusting our trip according to our ability. Highly recommend Birendra and his company.

Tan Ha Choi

4.9999 stars Tour company in Nepal

This was the second time I Mission Himalaya Treks and Expeditions Pvt Ltd service. I came to Nepal 5 years ago and spent over 21 days of trekking and Tours. This time I spent 14 days to trek Everest base camp and Kathmandu sightseeing. Mission Himalaya Treks is a reliable service base trekking company with a very knowledgeable guide and assistant guides, Respectful people that can carer and fulfill your needs. They provide you with options of flexibility on trips. I will definitely 100% sure be using Mission Himalaya services again the next time I come back to Nepal and recommended my friends and colleagues to trek to Nepal. Excellent company 4.9999 stars.

wendy lam

The best place for a holiday

We went to Nepal in a group of 6 young Guys. The staff from Mission Himalaya Treks were already waiting for us at the airport and they took care of well everything. We toured in Katmandu capital of Nepal, Pokhara, Trisuli River Rafting and a 4-day trek through the Ghorepani poonhill Annapurna. VERY appreciated and recommended! We are not all marathon runner But we did well done. Enjoying the view. Nepal is the best place for a Holiday. And mission Himalaya treks organize very well.

Wong Ada
Toronto Canada

Luxury vehicle and good arrangements

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.

Wilson Gonzalez

Nepal tour guide for sightseeing Kathmandu

In Nepal, We had a great time while sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley. We must thank for mission Himalaya having everything organized in advance and a wonderful tour, knowledgable guide. For the information and great tour please book the tour with an excellent guide. Mission Himalaya fulfills your needs.

Benjamin Williams

Kathmandu day tour was fantastic

My trip to Nepal was 3 years in the making, I finally fulfilled my ambition by booking the trip and I was not disappointed with Mission Himalaya. Every day the sense of achievement at the end of each day plus the awesome views were my daily reward by clusters of temples and Monastery in my Kathmandu sightseeing and tour. I would request you to book the trip with this Local Agency to make your dreams come true too.

Adam Miller

Amazing Experience in Nepal tour

We had a happy amazing experience in Nepal tour full of breathtaking scenery, incredible hospitality. I wish everyone could take to tour and trekking from Himalaya Mission company.

Dennis Weib

Local Agency for Kathmandu Tour

Tour to Kathmandu is a once in a lifetime experience and Mission Himalaya ensured that it was nothing but a positive one company local. Our guides Birendra was Expert, warm, friendly and enthusiastic, polite, respectful making sure that the trip ran without bore. It was a great way to get my first taste of both Nepal temples. Highly enough services. Patan Museum is so nice.

William Tremblay

Our Tourist Guide Was Fabulous

Birendra our tourist guide was fabulous. This Kathmandu tour and sightseeing is a great experience and would highly recommend to everyone.

Jacob Brown

Funniest best tour organizer

I had a great time with guide Chandra Gole were super friendly in my Nepal tours. Especially Birendra was the funniest best tour organizer. I could have hoped for best for them in the future.

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