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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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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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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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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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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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$997.21
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$997.21
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Evening Photography Tour of Kathmandu

Evening Photography Tour of Kathmandu

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Soak in the evening vibe of Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath the two most important sacred sites in Nepal. After sunset, these places liven up in a completely different way. Feel the mysticism and divine ambiance. The lights, devotees and the overall ambiance present you with wonderful photo opportunities. Our professional English speaking guide will come and pick you up from your hotel in Kathmandu and escort you to these sacred sites - Boudhanath and Pashupatinath Temple. He or she will brief you in detail about the monument and rituals. You can bring your camera to capture these wonderful sights. Please note, even though this is a photography tour, we won’t be providing a professional photographer to guide you. Our guide will only take you to places and let you experience moments that are deemed interesting and worth capturing.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.00
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$102.00
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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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Pashupatinath Temple and Bodhnath Stupa Tour from Kathmandu

Pashupatinath Temple and Bodhnath Stupa Tour from Kathmandu

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Explore the religious traditions of Kathmandu during this half-day visit to two UNESCO World Heritage sites, including Pashupatinath, a renowned Hindu temple, and the Tibetan Buddhist site at Boudhanath Stupa. Join your knowledgeable guide at these two iconic spiritual centers, witnessing the hum of daily activity and learning about Buddhism and Hinduism along the way. Want to earn some extra karma? Visit a local palm-reader for an optional reading. This small group visit, limited to just 12 guests, also includes site entrance fees.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$59.94
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$59.94
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Bhaktapur Sightseeing with Nagarkot Sunset Tour

Bhaktapur Sightseeing with Nagarkot Sunset Tour

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Spare yourself the risks of self-drive or the hassles of negotiating with taxis and relax in your own private vehicle on this guided tour of Bhaktapur and Nagarkot. Explore the medieval wonders of Bhaktapur Durbar Square, then soak up panoramic sunset views of the Himalayas from the hill town of Nagarkot.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Nagarkot sunrise with trip to Changu Narayan Temple and Bhaktapur Durbar Square

Nagarkot sunrise with trip to Changu Narayan Temple and Bhaktapur Durbar Square

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Nagarkot is located 25 miles east of Kathmandu, Nepal. It is on the northeastern rim of the Kathmandu Valley at an elevation of 6,800 feet above sea level. It is the most scenic spots renowned for its sunrise views of the Himalayas. You can see Mount Everest with its snow-topped peaks from an observation tower. The ancient Hindu temple of Changu Narayan is located on a high hilltop that is also known as Changu. This shrine is dedicated to lord Visnu and held in special reverence by the Hindu people. This temple is considered to be the oldest temple in the history of Nepal. Bhaktapur is the living representation of how the entire Kathmandu Valley would have looked like during the medieval periods. Its glorious architecture; sky-high temples built in pagoda style- the stairway to the heaven, fine clay pottery, and massive royal courtyards whose existence date back to the 12th century, where devotees, still, celebrate their pre-historic festivals by equal amount of gusto and passion.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$102.00
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$102.00
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Bhaktapur Old City and Durbar Square Half-Day Tour

Bhaktapur Old City and Durbar Square Half-Day Tour

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Travel with a knowledgeable guide on a half-day tour to Bhaktapur, an intriguing medieval city in the Kathmandu Valley. Once belonging to the Newar kingdom, the former capital of Nepal features ancient temples, palaces and artworks. Stroll the narrow pedestrian streets to Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage site situated in front of the royal palace. Explore the city's traditional neighborhoods, Nyatapola Temple, and Dattatreya Temple, with round-trip transport from Kathmandu.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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$70.00
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Namo Buddha and Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery Half-Day Tour

Namo Buddha and Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery Half-Day Tour

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Although it is close to Kathmandu, the village of Namo Buddha feels like a totally rural escape from the capital city. It’s a major Buddhist pilgrimage site, and on this convenient half-day trip you’ll visit a number of holy sites, such as the Namo Buddha Stupa and the Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Monastery. You don’t need to be religious yourself to appreciate the beauty and calm of these locations. Enjoy some of the best Himalayan views in the area from Namo Buddha.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$38.00
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$38.00
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City tour of Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square

City tour of Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar Square

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See some of the finest ancient royal palaces of the Kathmandu Valley on this small-group day trip to Bhaktapur, a medieval capital of the Newar kingdom. Marvel at the temples and royal palace of the UNESCO-listed Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Then pass through Dattatreya Square and Nyatpole Temple Square en route to Patan Durbar Square, another World Heritage site located in the city of Lalitpur. Visit the Patan Museum for a look at Newari art with your informative guide before departing the ‘city of fine arts’ for Kathmandu.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Half Day Budget Tour to Patan Durbar Square

Half Day Budget Tour to Patan Durbar Square

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Enjoy a half-day tour in the town of Lalitpur, Patan. As it is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Nepal, you will find many preserved culture, art, tradition, and architecture all around you. It is one of the budgeted tours made especially for those with less time on their hands. Explore many temples like Golden temple, Krishna Mandir, including the whole Patan Durbar Square which also includes Patan Museum having tantric and Hindu symbolism in them.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$50.00
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$50.00
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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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$45.00
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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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Day Trip to Bhaktapur and Panauti from Kathmandu

Day Trip to Bhaktapur and Panauti from Kathmandu

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Ideally suited for travelers short on time, this enriching tour of Patan and Bhaktapur covers all the top highlights of both centuries-old former kingdoms. Discover the pinnacle of Newari architecture with a peek at traditional stone carvings and ancient Malla temples in two distinct, well-preserved city centers. Tours include a private guide, free time to shop for local handicrafts and comfortable, and round-trip transportation from your Kathmandu hotel.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.34
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$62.34
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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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Swayambhunath Buddhist Stupa Hiking from Thamel, Kathmandu

Swayambhunath Buddhist Stupa Hiking from Thamel, Kathmandu

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Swayambhu is an ancient religious architecture atop a hill in the Kathmandu Valley, west of Kathmandu city. This temple is comes under World UNESCO heritage site. Easy hiking from Thamel, Kathmandu you will explore locals and uphill to Stupa makes you calm and peace as you gain new steps.
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  • 4 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.00
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$48.00
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$65.67
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$65.67
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Bhaktapur Heritage City and Nagarkot Mt Everest View Comfortable Trip by Car

Bhaktapur Heritage City and Nagarkot Mt Everest View Comfortable Trip by Car

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Bhaktapur is a UNESCO-listed former kingdom outside of Kathmandu, and Nagarkot is a scenic hilltop resort with views of the Himalayan range. Visit both stunning locations during this culturally rich combo tour, which includes complimentary hotel transfers. Admire centuries-old pagodas and intricate woodwork in Nepal’s best-preserved heritage city, then get a peek at the famous snow-capped silhouette of the world’s most famous summit: Mt. Everest.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Private Half-Day Tour to Bungamati and Khokana Villages From Kathmandu

Private Half-Day Tour to Bungamati and Khokana Villages From Kathmandu

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Learn about village life in Nepal on a private half-day tour to the twin villages of Bungamati and Khokana. Though located near bustling Kathmandu, the two villages retain their traditions and culture. Stroll around the streets of Bungamati engage to see traditional wood carvings and sculpture. In the small Newari village of Khokana, farmers grow chili, garlic, and onions, which hang outside their homes. Explore with your own private guide who shares commentary about the region. Includes private guide and air-conditioned vehicle, and hotel pickup and drop-off.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.00
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$70.00
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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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$85.34

Nepal Classic Tour

Nepal Classic Tour

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First-time travelers to Nepal will love this comprehensive tour that includes a range of different sights and experiences. Starting in the capital Kathmandu, you’ll spend 12 days learning about Nepal’s diverse cultures, seeing beautiful hill and mountain vistas, and even getting up close with jungle wildlife. This is an ideal tour for groups (such as families) with different interests, as there will be something to please everyone.
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  • 12 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,200.00
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