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Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur) Tours and Activities

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The heart of Kathmandu, the Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur) is a vibrant public square was once the Kathmandu Kingdom royal residence. It has one of the world’s highest concentrations of well-preserved ancient buildings, making for a stunning open-air museum. Although the square was damaged during the 2015 earthquakes, there is still an array of architectural gems to see.

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Seven World Heritage Day Tour of Kathmandu Valley

Seven World Heritage Day Tour of Kathmandu Valley

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Kathmandu’s top sights are spread throughout the sprawling capital, meaning most visitors end up missing key attractions. On this action-packed day tour, you’ll cover all of the region’s UNESCO-listed highlights. Travel in a comfortable private car between locations in the city, with a private guide on-hand to supply information and background. You’ll also enjoy lunch in stunning Bhaktapur and venture to Changu Narayan, the oldest temple in the Kathmandu Valley.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$175.00
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$175.00
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Kathmandu World Heritage Full Day Culture Tour

Kathmandu World Heritage Full Day Culture Tour

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On this private tour of the Kathmandu Valley you’ll discover four UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupati Temple. Explore these landmarks with your own personal guide who describes the religious, historical and cultural significance of each location. A perfect introduction for first-time visitors to Nepal, this full-day trip offers a fantastic overview including round-trip hotel transport in the comfort of a private vehicle.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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One Day Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour

One Day Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour

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Discover four of Kathmandu’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites on a private sightseeing tour. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, the Swayambhunath stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and the Boudhanath stupa over the course of the day. Learn about the cultural significance of each place as well as their histories from your tour guide and leave Nepal with a newfound appreciation for Hindu and Buddhist culture.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.00
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$83.00
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Seven World Heritage Day Tour in Kathmandu Nepal

Seven World Heritage Day Tour in Kathmandu Nepal

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Visit all seven of the Kathmandu Valley’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 12 hours on this action-packed tour. But, you won’t feel rushed as you’ll travel between each site in a comfortable private vehicle with a knowledgeable local guide. This convenient tour includes popular central sites—such as the Kathmandu Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple—as well as lesser-known ones, like Changu Narayan, on the green rural edge of the city.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$180.00
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$180.00
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Swayambhu and Kathmandu Durbar Square Half Day Tour

Swayambhu and Kathmandu Durbar Square Half Day Tour

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This half-day tour is a handy way to learn more about the culture and history of Kathmandu, through visiting two of its UNESCO World Heritage sites. The Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa are two beautiful and culturally important sites that reveal a lot about Hindu and Buddhist Nepali traditions. Learn about these from your local guide, and understand a lot more than you would if touring independently.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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$60.00
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Everest Base Camp Trek

Everest Base Camp Trek

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Everest Base Camp trek, is designed to fulfill the dream of many people of experiencing the historic route to the base of the world's highest mountain.
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  • 17 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$2,741.96
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Private Full-Day Tour With Nagarkot Sunrise and Bhaktapur From Kathmandu

Private Full-Day Tour With Nagarkot Sunrise and Bhaktapur From Kathmandu

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Take a full-day private tour that combines the sunrise viewing at Nagarkot with a sightseeing trip to Bhaktapur—a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Rise early to depart from Kathmandu and reach high altitude Nagarkot in time to watch the sun rise over the Himalayas. Continue to Bhaktapur after breakfast and visit top attractions in the culture-rich city, including Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nyatapole Temple, Dattatreya Temple, and 55 Window Palace. Your tour includes breakfast, private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
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$55.00
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 Everest View Short Trek

Everest View Short Trek

The Everest View short Trek is a short, sweet yet luxurious trek in the Everest region. If you are on a tight schedule, then this trek is the one for you. As the trek explores the Khumbu Valley, you can also enjoy the biodiversity in the Sagarmatha National Park.Likewise, the Sherpa villages like Namche and Khumjung offer insight into the unique culture and traditions. The trip begins from Kathmandu Airport pickup to last day Kathmandu airport drop. This trek includes a short flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. After landing at the Tenzing Hilary Airport in Lukla, you head north towards Phakding. As the trail continues along the Dudh Koshi River, you enter the Sagarmatha National Park and reach Namche Bazaar. Then, you explore the nearby areas and hike to HEV. Since the trail only reaches the hotel, you’ll find the route relatively easier than the other ones in the Khumbu Valley. The hotel provides luxurious 360o view of the Everest range, which is hard to find elsewhere in this region.
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,000.00
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$1,000.00

5-Day Himalayas Trek: Mt Everest Region with Round-Trip Flights from Kathmandu

5-Day Himalayas Trek: Mt Everest Region with Round-Trip Flights from Kathmandu

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For fit and adventurous travelers, this Everest-area tour provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla, then trek with an experienced guide for a memorable four days in the Himalayas. Enjoy panoramic views of Mt Everest, and stay overnight at teahouses in the villages of Phakding, Namche Bazaar and tiny Monjo. Be prepared to cross fast-flowing rivers, make the ascent to the world's highest hotel and experience the majestic Himalayas with a small-group limited to 12 people, allowing for personalized attention from your guide.
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  • 5 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,133.00
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$1,133.00
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Kathmandu Sightseen Tour

Kathmandu Sightseen Tour

We will go on the full day guided sightseeing tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We will head towards the Boudhanath Stupa, which is the largest Stupa of South Asia. We will then visit one of the religious temples of Hindus, Pashupatinath Temple. From here, we will move towards the Swayambhunath Stupa, which is also popularly known as Monkey Temple. Further, we will move towards Patan Durbar Square where we will see temples, shrines, palaces, and courtyards.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$53.34
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3-Day All Inclusive Chitwan Safari Tour from Kathmandu

3-Day All Inclusive Chitwan Safari Tour from Kathmandu

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Nepal may be best known for its mountains, but it’s also home to some of the world’s finest jungles. Head to Chitwan National Park—and try your luck tiger-spotting—on this VIP private tour, with includes four-star accommodation and freshly prepared meals. Explore the nature reserve by foot, jeep safari, and boat, and get a peek at crocodiles and rhinos. You’ll also meet with local communities in a Tharu village.
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  • 3 days
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$190.00
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$190.00
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Kathmandu World Heritage Tour

Kathmandu World Heritage Tour

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Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour: Our One-day social visit in Kathmandu gives a nearby look at Nepal. It not just grandstands the rich culture of the Nepalese individuals yet in addition takes you back in time through its building wonders. The visit takes you to four spots: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bauddhanath, Swayambhunath sanctuaries and Patan that hold both religious and social significance to the Nepalese individuals.
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  • 10 to 15 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.34
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Kathmandu World Heritage Site Tour

Kathmandu World Heritage Site Tour

Kathmandu world heritage site tour is best sightseeing in Kathmandu valley. It is full of temple and Stupas. It is a cultural hub that the valley preserves centuries old pagoda style temples. This sightseeing tour takes you to these cultural and religious sites. There are seven UNESCO sites in total inside the Kathmandu valley, which are the major attractions of the sightseeing in Kathmandu. Kathmandu world heritage site tour begins with your pickup from the hotel. Then you visit Swayambhunath Stupa, which is situated at the top of the hill, in Kathmandu. It is believed that it had emerged automatically. Buddhist devotees perform their prayers there. The historical palace Kathmandu Durbar Square, It is an open museum with various pagoda temples and a Kumari (living goddess) Pashupatinath is a golden roofed pagoda temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is lies on side of Bagmati River, Boudhanath is another remarkable site, which is the biggest Stupa in Asia.
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  • 8 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$73.34
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Island Peak Climb

Island Peak Climb

Island peak was first ascended in 1953 by a British team as preparation for climbing Everest. Island Peak climbing trip fulfills the dream of every amateur and serious climbers, who have been seeking the thrill of adventure and wish to take adventure climbing trips beyond simply trekking in Everest. Island peak is the most popular trekking peak in Nepal. The summit is interesting and attractive with a highly glaciated west face rising from the Lhotse Glacier. The mountain itself is the extension of the South Ridge of Lhotse Shar separated by a small col. In order to acclimatize prior to climbing Island Peak (6,189m), we trek through the Khumbu Himalayan Valley and Gokyo lake, Gokyo Ri, Chola Pass.
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  • 22 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$4,467.84
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Private Full-Day Tour of Kathmandu Valley's UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Private Full-Day Tour of Kathmandu Valley's UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Take in Nepal's rich heritage on a private full-day tour of several UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Kathmandu Valley. Your private guide takes you to the Durbar Squares, Swayambhunath Temple (Monkey Temple), Pashupatinath Temple and more. Learn about the history and significance of each place as you explore the Buddhist and Hindu sacred sites with your guide. Includes private guide and vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off from Kathmandu. Entrance fees are at your expense.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.00
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$55.00
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Best Nepal Tour Package

Best Nepal Tour Package

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Explore both Pokhara and Nepal over the course of six days on this private tour. Planning a multi-day excursion like this one may be logistically challenging; booking this package means everything is arranged for you. You can just enjoy the sights, smells, and sounds of Nepal and listen to guided commentary as you explore. A private tour promises personalized attention, a flexible itinerary, and the chance to ask questions.
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  • 6 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$419.34
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$419.34
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Om Kathmandu Hindu Pilgrimage Tour

Om Kathmandu Hindu Pilgrimage Tour

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Kathmandu is definitely one of the ultimate Hindu destinations for religious pilgrimages. Within the lifetime of every devout Hindu, one should make at least one pilgrimage to the beautiful Kathmandu Valley to see some of the most sacred of places.  The Om Kathmandu Hindu Pilgrimage Tour takes you to four of the most sacred sites in the Kathmandu Valley. This will include Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, and Budhanilkantha. These four holy places embody the spirit of Hinduism as they pay homage to many in the pantheon of the Hindu gods and goddesses, including that of Shiva and Vishnu.  This is a one day tour which begins when a private vehicle takes you from your hotel to the four places and returns you back in the evening.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$110.00
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22 days 200 hour Authentic Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal

22 days 200 hour Authentic Yoga Teacher Training in Nepal

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Don’t just learn how to teach yoga. Become a yogi! Cultivate happiness, develop your personal growth and gain self-confidence. We are devoted to spreading authentic wisdom and inspiring both new and experienced practitioners. Is your journey to go deeper in your yoga? Do you want to undertake an internationally recognised course? Are you a beginner hungry for more? Our YTT provides a strong foundation to all levels. We've helped hundreds of students to develop spirituality, understand meditation, pranayama, yogic philosophy and the workings of the body and mind. Our YTT is conducted by highly experienced yoga teachers, compassionate gurus and devotees who infuse students with yogic traits. Upon successful completion, you will receive certificate of International Yoga Teacher recognized by Yoga Alliance, valid all around the world. You will be able to start teaching immediately. So – ready for a new challenge and life transforming travel? Sign up now and welcome to Nepal…
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  • 22 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,846.16
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Guided Trek to Chisapani Nagarkot

Guided Trek to Chisapani Nagarkot

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The Guide Trek Chisapani Nagarkot is one of the most popular hiking routes around the Kathmandu Valley. As it is near to the capital, foreign as well as local tourists gather to do this short trek. You get to experience the rural Sherpa and Tamang lifestyle and norms while on the trail. Along with it, you get to enjoy the Shivapuri National Park and the surreal biodiversity. Thus, it is the perfect getaway for the people who are exhausted by the city life. This short trip lasts for 3 days and begins from Kathmandu. Firstly, you drive to Sundarijal, east of Kathmandu, and enjoy the pristine waterfall. Then, you trek to Chisapani where you stay overnight. Further, you trek to Nagarkot along with a surreal display of the Jugal and Langtang ranges. After observing the beautiful sunrise from Nagarkot, you head to Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$375.00
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$375.00

Hippie Trail

Hippie Trail

"Let's go back to 1960 &1970 Hippie Era" Weed is illegal in Nepal so we are not able to encourage you to smoke weed in this trail. Our goal is to take back to Hippie Era and give you the complete information and shows you the places where hippies used to live. Note: Hike is planned in this trail to escape out from city life and focusing on your fitness in this trail.
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  • 1 day 8 hours
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$184.62
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Walking tour of Kathmandu with awesome local guides

Walking tour of Kathmandu with awesome local guides

A walking tour is one of the best ways of getting a close-up, intimate look at a city. On this walking tour of Kathmandu you will visit several important UNESCO World Heritage Sites while also getting an insight into the local life and street culture found along the way. Learn about the history of Kathmandu from your English-speaking guide while stretching your legs and seeing the sights.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.00
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Exclusive Mix-Max Tour of Kathmandu

Exclusive Mix-Max Tour of Kathmandu

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Exclusively unique mix max vehicle (Jeep, motorcycle and bike) Kathmandu tour to visit most beautiful places.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$190.00
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$190.00
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Kathmandu Full Day Tour

Kathmandu Full Day Tour

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This small-group sightseeing tour of Kathmandu includes several prominent religious monuments. Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in front of the old royal palace, and learn about the former Kathmandu Kingdom from your professional guide. Continue on to see the Tibetan Buddhist stupa of Swayambhunath and visit Pashupatinath Temple—a shrine that honors Lord Shiva—both sacred sites designated by UNESCO. Finish at the imposing Bouddhanath stupa, the largest in Kathmandu Valley.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Including Bhaktapur

Full Day Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Including Bhaktapur

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Take in the major attractions of Kathmandu Valley with a private guide on a half-day tour from Kathmandu. Travel in a comfortable private vehicle to UNESCO World Heritage sites, Swayambhunath Temple, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Gain insight into the history and culture of Nepal, and hear about the impact of the 2015 earthquake during this comprehensive private tour.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$160.00
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur) costs USD 10.26. Guided Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur) tours start around USD 10.26 per person. See all 471 Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur) tickets and tours on Viator.
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