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Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)
Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)

Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple)

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The oldest shrine complex in the Kathmandu Valley, Swayambhunath Temple (sometimes called the Monkey Temple) was said to have been built over 2,000 years ago. Situated at the top of a winding staircase, Swayambhunath has one of the city’s best panoramic views. The complex, containing multiple shrines and a stupa, is considered holy to both Buddhists and Hindus.

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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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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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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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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.00
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$34.00
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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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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

Half-Day Tour to Swoyambhunath Stupa

Half-Day Tour to Swoyambhunath Stupa

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Situated in the west of Kathmandu city, Swayambhunath Stupa is a primeval religious architecture atop a hill in the Valley. It is said that the entire Kathmandu valley was once filled with an enormous lake, out of which a lotus was grown up. The valley came to be known as Swayambhu, meaning "Self-Created." The name comes from an eternal self-existent flame (swayaṃbhu) over which stupa was built afterward. HIGHLIGHTS • Visit holiest Buddhist Chaityas • View the entire Kathmandu valley • See the combination of two major religion Hinduism and Buddhism • Observe ancient religious architecture • Find yourself among the monks • Learn the mystery of all the holy shrines in Kathmandu Valley • Transportation by private Car
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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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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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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Short Day Trip Hiking with 1 Hour Spa Massage in Kathmandu

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Short Day Trip Hiking with 1 Hour Spa Massage in Kathmandu

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This is the best,hassle free trip to explore outdoors, nature and hiking with 1 hour relax massage with unlimited steam, sauna and organic green tea offer. Our experienced trekking guide will explain you more about this trip.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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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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Kathmandu 1 Day UNESCO Seven Sites World's Heritage Tour in Nepal From Kathmandu

Kathmandu 1 Day UNESCO Seven Sites World's Heritage Tour in Nepal From Kathmandu

One Day Tour includes Seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley Civilization first came to the Kathmandu over 2000 years ago, and each dynasty has left their Unique mark upon the land. There are over 1000 temples in the Kathmandu Valley along with several royal palaces and monasteries. Narrow streets weave their way through the old quarters of the various cities of the Kathmandu Valley with narrow stone houses that rise several stories above the flagstone streets. The Kathmandu Cultural Tour will take you on a one day journey to Seven of the UNESCO Heritage Sites and takes full day . While the entire valley contains seven such sites, four of them can easily be visited in a single day. The tour will reflect a myriad of cultures and spirituality, dating back in some cases over 2000 years. Included in this trip are the following UNESCO sites: Changunarayn, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar & Museum, Pashupatinath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square & Swayambhunath temple.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$165.00
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Private Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Private Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Visit four of Kathmandu's top attractions on a private half-day tour. Start by traveling in your comfortable private vehicle from your hotel to the traditional heart of the medieval town. Visit Patan Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site; watch the monkeys frolic around another heritage site, Swayambhunath Temple; and take in the sacred prayer wheels and incense. Explore Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa, which has roots going back to 600 AD. Hear informative commentary from your guide throughout the day on this comprehensive tour.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$45.00
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$45.00
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Nepal and Bhutan Cultural Tour

Nepal and Bhutan Cultural Tour

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Nepal and Bhutan Cultural Tour is about exploring all the beautiful aspects and experience all the delights of both countries. In this tour activities like traveling by vehicle through the Bhutanese countryside, with optional walks and day hikes to visit temples, monasteries and villages. At the same time it includes other activities like visiting museum, handicraft shops and weekend market where you will be introduce to Bhutanese and Nepalese culture like food and eating habit and basic etiquette of both countries.
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  • 10 days
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$1,550.00
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Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour - 1 Day

Kathmandu World Heritage Sites Tour - 1 Day

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Visit several UNESCO World Heritages sites in and around Kathmandu on a full-day guided tour. Start in Kathmandu Durbar Square where your guide shares commentary on the historical buildings, and the aftermath of the 2015 earthquake. Continue to observe both Hindu and Buddhist traditions in Nepal as you visit Swayambhunath Temple (aka Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple. Your tour includes private guide and vehicle, entrance fees, and pickup and drop-off from your hotel or a central meeting point in Kathmandu.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$150.00
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$150.00
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Visit Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath Stupa with Guide

Visit Swayambhunath and Bauddhanath Stupa with Guide

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Quick and hassle free visit to world famous 2 Buddhist stupas of Kathmandu. Swayambhunath stupa and Baudhdhanath stupa with guide in Private car.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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Kathmandu City Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu City Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu Sightseeing tour is cultural tour of the Kathmandu City. You will visit several cultural, historical and religious sites in Kathmandu.  During the tour, you will preciously visit four UNESCO World Heritage Sites. These are Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath 'Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. Kathmandu Durbar Square is the ancient palace of the Kings in earlier times. It has several temples, shrines, palaces. Swayambhunath is a Buddhist Stupa located atop hill. One can have panoramic view of the Kathmandu Valley from here. Due to lots of monkey residing at it's forested area, tourist popularly call it as 'Monkey Temple'. Pashupatinath is the most scared Hindu temple of Lord Shiva. It is located at the banks of holy Bagmati River. One can also notice Hindu funeral ritual on it's banks. Nearby Pashupatinath is the Boudhanth. It's the biggest Buddhist Stupa inside the Kathmandu Valley.
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  • 6 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.74
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Kathmandu Valley UNESCO Sites Day Tour

Kathmandu Valley UNESCO Sites Day Tour

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Kathmandu Valley UNESCO Tour takes you through the old gallis (alleys) of Patan Durbar Square where timeless wood and stone carvings of hundreds of Hindu and Buddhist idols greet you from every temple wall. You can admire the countless designs on wood carved windows and the architectural achievements of Newar craftsmen of centuries ago. The stone-carved Krishna temple is one of the most amazing craftsmanship in the old Malla palace and the row of pagoda temples enriching the Durbar Square is a sight to see. The Patan Durbar Square is beautiful and filled with rich culture and architecture. You can also visit Swayambhunath and Baudhanath where you can enjoy a blissful time away from the noise and chaos of the city. Spinning hundreds of prayer wheels that encircle the main domes and becoming a part of spiritual enchantments and prayers that take place in the evenings gives you a whole new experience.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$60.00
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5-Day Sunrise Tour in Kathmandu Near Everest

5-Day Sunrise Tour in Kathmandu Near Everest

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Make the most of a short trip to Nepal on this guided five-day tour around the Kathmandu Valley. It combines the cultural highlights of the city and the natural, more rural outskirts. Tour this busy, often congested city without the stress of walking or hailing taxis on your own. Even on a short trip you can enjoy spectacular sunrise views of the Himalaya, on this tour. Accommodation, breakfast, and airport transfers are included.
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  • 5 days
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$350.00
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6 Days Highlights of Nepal Tour with Kathmandu and Pokhara

6 Days Highlights of Nepal Tour with Kathmandu and Pokhara

Be mesmerized by Nepal scenic beauty, historical and religious landmarks, and witness the highest misty mountains, beautiful lakeside town, sunrise over the Himalayas and unique culture & traditions. You will visit several UNESCO World Heritage Sites inside the Kathmandu City. Get enthralled by the natural wonders of the lovely lakeside town of Nepal - Pokhara and to finally end the tour at Kathmandu then fly back home.
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  • 6 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$572.12
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$572.12
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Annapurna Poon Hill Trek Package in Nepal Himalayas

Annapurna Poon Hill Trek Package in Nepal Himalayas

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Embark on one of Nepal’s most iconic expeditions—without the hassle of planning your own trek—during this multi-day, guided hike to Poon Hill. Venture deep into remote and stunning locations, from mountaintop stone villages to lush rhododendron forests, ending with a sunrise panorama over the famous Annapurna chain. Tours include round-trip transportation from Kathmandu, three tasty meals a day, and comfortable overnights.
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  • 6 days
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$599.00
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Kathmandu City Day Tour

Kathmandu City Day Tour

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Our One-day cultural excursion in Kathmandu gives a near glimpse of Nepal. It now not most effectively showcases the rich way of life of the Nepalese people however also takes you returned in time through its architectural marvels. The excursion takes you to 4 locations: Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Boudhnath and Syambhunath temples that preserve each nonsecular and cultural importance to the Nepalese people.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$130.00
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Tour on Wheel, Sunset in Monkey Temple and Night Hangout in a Music Bar

Tour on Wheel, Sunset in Monkey Temple and Night Hangout in a Music Bar

Highlights: 1. Cruise around the most popular World Heritage Sites on the Bikes 2. Observe the mesmerizing sunset over the city 3. Taste different teas during afternoon and evening in our favorite hotspots 4. Dance to your favorite live music in the evening 5. Explore the vibrant local markets and town Introduction: Do you wish to live like a local for a day in Kathmandu? If you do, this tour is for you. And don’t worry, at the end of the day, you will also crash in your favorite music bar. In the daytime, we will get on the ride and cruise the city, hop into some popular cultural and historical sites to learn a bit of local culture and history. We will drive through the colorful local markets. In front of the ancient royal palaces, we will sip our favorite local teas. After, we will head towards the Monkey temple for sunset. Finally, we drive back to Thamel and put our rides away for the night. And what’s awaiting for us is the drinks and the music. The food and the drink’s on you.
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  • 10 to 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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