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Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) Tours and Activities

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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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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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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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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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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

Cultural highlights round trip Nepal in 10 days

Cultural highlights round trip Nepal in 10 days

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Save yourself days of advance planning by opting for a 10-day tour of Nepal, during which your guide takes care of transfers, accommodation, and all activities. Ideal for first-time visitors, this tour allows you to overcome the language barrier and reveals a local side of Nepal that most first-time visitors miss.
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  • 10 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$970.12
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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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$599.00
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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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Sightseeing Day Tour of Kathmandu's Four UNESCO Heritage Sites

Sightseeing Day Tour of Kathmandu's Four UNESCO Heritage Sites

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Immerse yourself in the rich cultural and historical heritage of the Kathmandu Valley on this private tour. You'll enjoy dedicated attention from your guide and the ability to move at your own pace through the area's top attractions. Stops include UNESCO-listed sites such as Pashupati, Bouddha, Patan Durbar Square, Swoyambhu, and others.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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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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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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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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Explore the beauty of Pokhara- 7 Day Kathmandu Pokhara Tour

Explore the beauty of Pokhara- 7 Day Kathmandu Pokhara Tour

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Soak up two of Nepal’s most stunning locations on this scenic, multi-day tour—without the fuss of planning. Take in the highlights of Nepal, from UNESCO-listed historical attractions in Kathmandu to snow-capped mountains surrounding the lakeside city of Pokhara. Enjoy a relaxing, all-inclusive adventure, capped at only 14 people for a personalized and flexible experience. Upgrade to include domestic flights instead of ground transfers and a thrilling paragliding ride.
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  • 7 days
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$350.00
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Kathmandu Day Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Tour

Kathmandu Day Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Tour

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Get a comprehensive tour of Kathmandu, focused on its UNESCO World Heritage Sites, in a single day. With a guide in the lead, you'll follow a curated itinerary designed to show you the best of the city, including Swoyambhu, Patan Durbar Square, Bouddha and Pashupati. Your guide will provide primer on Nepali culture and tradition through narration as you travel.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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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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Private Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Including Lunch

Private Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Including Lunch

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Ideal for first-time visitors or travelers short on time, this action-packed VIP tours hits the highlights of Kathmandu, topped off with a savory Nepali lunch. Dig into your meal overlooking the largest Buddhist stupa in the world, and tick off UNESCO-listed heritage sites like the palace-packed Durbar Square and the sprawling Hindu temple complex of Pashupati. Tours include entrance fees and private hotel pickup.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$94.00
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Kathmandu Cultural Journey - Day Trip | Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

Kathmandu Cultural Journey - Day Trip | Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour

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Spend the day exploring the cultural landmarks of the Kathmandu Valley on a private sightseeing tour. Visit a number of Buddhist and Hindu temples as well as the historic Patan Durbar Square and learn about the significance of each location from your tour guide. This tour is ideal for first-time visitors who are short on time.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$40.00
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$40.00
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Kathmandu City Sightseeing Private Day Tour

Kathmandu City Sightseeing Private Day Tour

On this full-day, private day tour, you’ll cover the top historical and religious highlights in Kathmandu. Get a peek at centuries-old Newari shrines and palaces in history-packed Durbar Square, enjoy panoramic city views from the hilltop temple of Swayambhunath, wander around the iconic stupa of Boudhanath, and visit the sprawling pilgrimage site in honor of the god Shiva, Pashupatinath Temple.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Kathmandu world heritage site- Private Day tour

Kathmandu world heritage site- Private Day tour

The ideal introduction for first-time visitors, this private day trip covers four of Kathmandu’s most significant World Heritage attractions. Learn more about Hindu and Buddhist faiths at the sprawling Hindu complex of Pashupatinath, one of the largest stupas in the world in Boddhanath, and the hilltop temple of Swayambhunath. You’ll also enjoy time to explore Patan’s Durbar Square, one of the region’s most stunning heritage districts.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.00
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Incredible 5 World Heritage Sites One Day City Tour in Kathmandu

Incredible 5 World Heritage Sites One Day City Tour in Kathmandu

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Nepal, there are five awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu Valley. Dating back over 2000 years, the UNESCO World Heritage Sites rank as some of the finest in architecture and spirituality in all of Nepal. We know you want to see them, but what can you do when you are strapped for time? Himalayan Advisor is the first company in Nepal to develop a one day tour of all five of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites City tour in Kathmandu, 5 Incredible World Heritage Sites tour in Kathmandu. The day runs from 9 am to 3 pm. Travel by private car for the fastest time between sites. This trip includes not only those places in and around Kathmandu. It is around 7 to 8 hr hours a full day city tour of five different incredible places, architecture, and deep spirituality as you explore Buddhist and Hindu heritage sites.       
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$125.00
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Explore Kathmandu with Local Guide

Explore Kathmandu with Local Guide

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we wish our Guests could explore everything even smaller. Many travelers visit this major Sightseeing Place in Kathmandu. But very few people notice the small place inside UNESCO Heritage site.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.88
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$63.88
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Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour by Private Vehicle

Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour by Private Vehicle

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This package enables travelers to travel around Kathmandu valley accompanied by experienced English Speaking driver
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Kathmandu Sightseeing Day Tour (A full day tour of Kathmandu)

Kathmandu Sightseeing Day Tour (A full day tour of Kathmandu)

Kathmandu sightseeing day tour comes with a bang. There are many more attractions in Kathmandu which people can explore. It is a valley of attractions. It offers a unique blend of cultural practices, lifestyle, heritages, historical monuments and religious places. One day isn’t sufficient to complete Kathmandu valley sightseeing. But in one day, you can have wonderful major glimpses here. The Kathmandu full day sightseeing tour includes some of the major places of Kathmandu valley. In Kathmandu Sightseeing, you will visit one of the three Durbar Squares- Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Temple and Pashupatinath temple. Kathmandu is the city of Temples and monuments. This historical city has its own attributes. It has temples, ancient buildings, culture and traditions, heritage sites and many others. Every place in Kathmandu has its own beauty. Here, the ambience speaks, so does the lifestyle.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$90.67
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Kathmandu Sightseeing Private Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Kathmandu Sightseeing Private Tour - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Nepal, Kathmandu, there is nothing quite like the culture of the Kathmandu Valley. It is an ancient mix of spirituality and history. Here the major Eastern religions come together to form a unique synergy as Hinduism and Buddhist unite. In the Triple 1 Day Treat, this unique spirituality and history come alive as you visit in one day three of the most influential UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This includes Kathmandu’s Durbar Square, the beautiful Patan Durbar Square with its amazing art, Swayambhunath (aka Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, the largest Buddhist stupa and Pashupatinath, the holiest Hindu site in all of Nepal. This is a one day tour that allows you to really explore the unique combination of spirituality as well as the ancient history that spans nearly 1000 years. The modern comes face to face in a timeless quality that only the Kathmandu Valley can achieve. It’s the best way to appreciate the amazing UNESCO World Heritage Sites here in the Kathmandu Valley.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Kathmandu Valley Private Tour - Full day

Kathmandu Valley Private Tour - Full day

Kathmandu Valley Day Tour offers an interesting world heritage sightseeing tour of the historical and cultural architecture, religion and local lifestyle tour with pleasant scenery of the valley in private luxury Car/ Jeep.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.34
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) costs USD 21.34. Guided Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) tours start around USD 21.34 per person. See all 237 Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) tickets and tours on Viator.
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