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Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) Tours and Tickets

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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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Swayamhu Circle Road, Kathmandu, Nepal, 44620
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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
  • Free Cancellation
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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
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$175.00
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$175.00
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Private Sightseeing Day Tour of Kathmandu's Four UNESCO Heritage Sites

Private 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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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.00
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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
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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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$90.00
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$90.00

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
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Private 6-Hour Kathmandu City Tour

Private 6-Hour Kathmandu City Tour

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Discover the UNESCO World Heritages sites of Kathmandu on a 6-hour tour with a guide. Explore the temples of Kathmandu's Durbar Square, then take in Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple to learn about the Buddhist and Hindu traditions of Nepal. Hear about the history and craftsmanship of the temples, royalty in Nepal, and recovery from the 2015 earthquake. Includes private guide and vehicle, entrance fees, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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$100.00

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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$57.10
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Seven World Heritage Day Tour - Private Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour

Seven World Heritage Day Tour - Private Kathmandu Sightseeing 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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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Private Guided City Day Tour of Kathmandu

Private Guided City Day Tour of Kathmandu

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Discover top sights in the Kathmandu Valley in a single day during this attraction-packed, full-day tour of Kathmandu, Patan, and Boudha. Visit multiple UNESCO-listed landmarks, including the Newar shrines and palaces of Durbar Square (home to the city's Kumari, or Living Goddess), and the sprawling, Shiva shrine of Pashupatinath Temple. Tours include door-to-door, air-conditioned transportation.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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Full Day Private Tour of Kathmandu - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Full Day Private Tour of Kathmandu - UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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This package is a combo of cultural, historical and religious tour in Kathmandu gives you a scattered yet closer glimpse about Nepal. This heritage tour is one of kind excursion that takes you back into Nepal's rich architectural medieval era. Each of these sites that you will visit is different in terms of its architecture, craftsmanship, civilization, and various cultural facets and attributes. This heritage tour takes you to four iconic landmarks: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Swayambhunath temples. These amazingly interesting places are known for its historical, cultural and religious significance that symbolizes Nepal and its existence.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.00
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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
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$180.00
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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$599.00
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$599.00
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Kathmandu Valley UNESCO Tour

Kathmandu Valley UNESCO Tour

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Learn more about the history and culture of the ancient Kathmandu Valley on this fascinating private day tour. You’ll visit a variety of UNESCO-listed Hindu and Buddhist cultural sites, including Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath and Swayambhunath Stupas, and Patan Durbar Square. Also get the chance to visit a thangka painting school and a singing bowl demonstration for a behind-the-scenes look at these traditional arts and crafts.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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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
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$50.00
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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
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$60.00
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Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square Half Day Tour in Kathmandu

Swayambhunath and Patan Durbar Square Half Day Tour in Kathmandu

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Discover ancient sites around Kathmandu on a tour with your own private guide and driver. Learn about Nepal's history and Hindu and Buddhist religions as you visit Swayambhunath Temple and Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was damaged during the earthquakes that hit Nepal in 2015.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$70.00
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Private Tour of 4 UNESCO Heritage Sites in Kathmandu by Car

Private Tour of 4 UNESCO Heritage Sites in Kathmandu by Car

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Make the most of a short stay in Kathmandu on this handy private half-day tour of the Kathmandu Valley. Visit several UNESCO-listed highlights, including Boudhanath and Swayambhunath Stupas, Pashupatinath Temple, and the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Learn about Kathmandu’s ancient Hindu and Buddhist cultures from your private guide without straining to hear in a large group. A must-do for travelers interested in history and architecture.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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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
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$35.00
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Private Full-Day Kathmandu City Tour

Private Full-Day Kathmandu City Tour

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Kathmandu is one of the world’s most fascinating capitals, but travelers short on time often miss out on key attractions. During this private, full-day tour, you’ll get an unparalleled immersion into Nepalese history and culture with four in-depth stops. Get a peek at the home of Nepal’s living goddess in Durbar Square, climb to the holy hilltop site known as “Monkey Temple,” walk around one of the world’s largest Buddhist temples, and discover a 4th-century Hindu mecca.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$99.00
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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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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
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$867.10
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Private Highlights Tour Nepal in 10 days
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Private Highlights Tour Nepal in 10 days

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Enjoy beautiful Nepal on a 10-day cultural highlights roundtrip. With Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini and Pokhara, this round trip covers all the highlights of Nepal. Your experienced professional tour guide will take you in 10 days to the best sights Nepal has to offer. This round trip includes: nice and cozy hotels including daily breakfast, comfortable air conditioned vehicles with professional driver, experienced English-speaking guide, great sightseeing tours, and unique activities.
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  • 10 days
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$844.62
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