• Tour Duration
    7 – 13 Days + –
  • Accomodations
    Client Should Book
  • City
  • Tour participants
    1-18 but Flexible
  • Best Time of Year
    Spring and Autumn
  • Transportation
    Private vehicle
  • Price: 160 or + –

Overview of Kathmandu private tour

Kathmandu private tour is a full-day tour of the old and historic Kathmandu city’s UNESCO world heritage sites. There are 4 world heritage sites in Kathmandu that you will discover on your Kathmandu Private tour. Kathmandu is known as a city of glory where you can see part of the history and authentic Newari cultures as well as living goddesses of the Kathmandu valley. In this tour, you will see how Hindu people live their lives and how they believe in Hinduism as well as their rituals and cremations process on the Bank of the Bagmati River. There are many other things that you will discover in this Kathmandu private tour. Travelers can see the different peoples with different beliefs as well as traditions in the very small area of Kathmandu. Buddhists and Hindus are major groups that you can observe on your tour. So here are 4 UNESCO world heritage sites that you discover on your Kathmandu Private tour.

Pashupatinath temple

The temple is known as the greatest temple of the hindus from all around the world and dedicated to lord shiva. Pasu means animal and Pati means master so it means the protectors of all living beijing is pashupatinath. The temple is expanded in the big area where you can see the different temples and monuments which are dedicated to the different gods and deities. Different types of the festivals such as the Teej, Shivaratri are the major festivals that get the temples overwhelming numbers of the devotees from Nepal and India. Hindus do the cremations on the bank of the Bagmati River just underneath the pashupati temple. This is the first temple which you will visit on your Kathmandu Private tour.

Swayambhunath and Boudhanath temple

The other two important sites we visit are Boudhanath and Swayambhunath respectively. Both are Buddhist stupas and it is one of the greatest places for the Buddhists to be here. Boudhanath Stupa is the biggest stupa of Nepal and is believed to have the relics of the Kashyap Buddha. Shaped as a polygonal shape and has a 3 plinth and above it, there is a dome where the stupa stands with the hanging colorful prayer flags. It has several monasteries around it plus different types of authentic and unique Tibetan thangkas plus handicrafts. Tibetan people who live around here maintain the rituals and preservations of the Stupas.

Swayambhunath stupas

The self-originated stupa is another attraction of the Kathmandu Private tour. Located on the top of the small hill of the valley offers great views of Kathmandu. The stupas are quite smaller as compared to Swayambhunath but have a great significance of Kathmandu valleys name and civilization formations. Swayambhunath stupa is a self-originated temple. In the early time when there were no people in the valley, civilization began from this temple.

Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square is another historical and cultural royal palace of Nepal. There is a temple called Kasthamandap temple from the name of that Temple the Kathmandu city name kept. There are many other important and historical temples such as Kumari Temple, Taleju Temple, Kala Bhairav Temple, Museum and so many other things to see. Kumari Temple is also known as a temple of the living goddess. The girl’s kid is put here as a god and has some religious as well as mythological aspects too. Apart from that, there is a well-crafted royal palace as well as a terrifying Kal Vairav statue. Travelers will also know how these Newari people live with their vibrant cultures and traditions. Visiting the old markets is another attraction of the Kathmandu private tours.

Kathmandu private Tour Highlights

  • Sightseeing at the 4 UNESCO world heritage sites
  • Know about Hindusim and Buddhism, rituals, festivals, cultures, traditions, and peoples of the Kathmandu valley
  • Visit the old and authentic Kathmandu city
  • View of Kathmandu Durbar square, its amazing architecture, locality, Newar people and their culture, temples around Kathmandu Durbar square
  • Live Blessing from Living Hindu Deities (Kumari) and live view of her temples in Hanuman Dhoka Durbar square
  • Spectacular view from Suryachaur and Kakani as well as marvelous easy hike through the Shivapauri Nagarjun National Park.
  • Super view of the Langtang Mountain range, Annapurna Range, Ganesh Himal, Mt Manaslu, and many other peaks

What makes kathmandu private tour more special

Not only the cultural and Religious sites of Kathmandu, you will also explore the scenic views of the Langtang Himalayan range on this tour. Kakani or Surya Chaur are our destinations to see the Himalayas. Normally, we take you to the Surya chaur hiking from where you can see the stunning views of the Langtang Himalayan range. If the weather is good you can see the Langtang Lirung 7200 Meters, Ganesh Himal 7,422 Meters, Manaslu 8,153 Meters, Annapurna II 7940 Meters and Many other peaks from the Surya Chaur.

Travelers can also do hike from Kakani to Surya Chaur on their Kathmandu private tour

Those of you, who want to see nature and mountains on their Kathmandu private tour can do this as well. The hike is 3 hours from Kakani to Surya Chaur and gives the best chance to see the Himalayas and jungle.
Not only the cultural and Religious sites of Kathmandu, but you will also explore the scenic views of the Langtang Himalayan range on this tour. Kakani or Surya Chaur are our destinations to see the Himalayas. Normally, we take you to the Surya chaur hiking from where you can see the stunning views of the Langtang Himalayan range. If the weather is good you can see the Langtang Lirung 7200 Meters, Ganesh Himal 7,422 Meters, Manaslu 8,153 Meters, Annapurna II 7940 Meters and Many other peaks from the Surya Chaur.

Mountain flights to enhance the Kathmandu private tour experience

If you want to see Mt Everest and other high Himalayas on your private tour then you can do the Everest Mountain flight from Kathmandu. The mountain flight is 1 hour and takes you to the High Himalayas of Khumbu. You can see the Everest 8,848 m, 29020 ft, Shishapangma 8,013 m,26289 ft, Makalu 8,481 m, 27,825 ft, Lhotse 8,516 m, 27939 ft, Cho Oyu 8201m, Dorje Lakpa 6,966 m, Gauri Shankar 7,134m, Melungtse 7,023m, Numbur 6956 m, Karyolung 6511m, Gyachung Kang 7952m, Pumori 7,161m, Nuptse 7855m and many other peaks.

Kathmandu private tour with Suryachaur Hiking

  • Day 01: Sightseeing in Kathmandu (4 world heritage sites)
  • Day 02: Drive to Gurje Bhanjyang and hike to Surya Chaur

Kathmandu private tour Itinerary with Kakani hike

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport.

    Nepal Trek hub’s airport representative will be at Tribhuvan international airport, we will be there to welcome you with a private vehicle then together we will go to Hotel and talk about the plan more.

  • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley

    Nepal Trek Hub’s guide would be there in your hotel early in the morning. We recommend you to have breakfast as early as you can because today we are going to see the 4 world heritage sites which are described down below.

    Pashupatinath temple

    It is a sacred Hindu holy temple. Millions of Hindu devotees visit each year to be blessed by the Hindu’s greatest god Lord shiva. Indian and Nepali devotees come here mostly. Travellers can understand how Hindus are performing their dead cemetery and their rituals work. There are many temples such as a Bishnu Temple and other deities temples. There are numerous things to see in Pashupatinath.

    Boudhanath stupa :

    This is the big stupa located in the middle of the Kathmandu city which is a UNESCO world heritage site. Thousand of Tibetan Buddhist people visit this stupa. This used to be a trade route point between Nepal and Tibet. It is a rounded stupa with a massive height. They said that there are relics of Kashyap Buddha on the bottom of the stupa.

    Swayambhunath stupa:

    Located on the top of a hillock from where you can see the view of Kathmandu perfectly. They believe that this stupa was built by the greatest monks from the China Manjushree. There are many things to see in Swayambhunath such as Basabandhu Stupa, Santi Bihar, Anantapur, Pratappur, Harati Mata temple and more importantly Swayambhunath stupa itself.

    Kathmandu Durbar Square

    Kathmandu durbar square is the historical landmark of Kathmandu valley. This is a place to learn how the Kathmandu used to be ruled and Whole Nepal. After the unification of whole Nepal, it was the place from where Nepal used to be ruled for a long time before they made the NarayanHiti Royal palace. Living Goddess Kumari is the main attraction of Kathmandu durbar square.

  • Day 03: Drive or Fly To Pokhara

    We will drive to Kakani Scout camp first which takes about an hour and half with off road, then we leave the car here and starts the hike. The hikes is about 3 hours long and reach to the other side of the forest Surya Chaur. You will see the breathtalking views of the Langtang Himalayan range and beautiful landscapes of the Nuwakot. From Bhnajyang we will drive back to Kathmandu and your Kathmandu private tour will be finish

Kathmandu private tour includes

  • Kathmandu international airport transfer by private vehicles.
  • flight Cost
  • Tour guide during the Sightseeing
  • Tour guide during Hiking
  • Private vehicle with A/C
  • Airport Transfer
  • Kathmandu sightseeing by tour guide with private veichle
  • Domestic Airport Transport
  • All land transportation as per written on above itinerary

Cost excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee cost US$ 40.
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Lunch and Dinner during the staying in Kathmandu and also during the hike
  • Personal trekking equipment and Clothing.
  • Personal nature expenses, any drinks and bar bills.
  • Your travel insurance (it is mandatory in case of emergency).
  • Any donation and monuments entrance fees.
  • Tips for the crew (Note : TIPS is not compulsory but highly expected)
  • Any other things which are not mentioned above

Frequently asked question about Kathmandu Private Tour

Below, on the frequently asked question regarding Kathmandu private Tour. If you are looking to do the Kathmandu pokhara tour then the following questions answer may be very effective to you.

When is the best time to do a Kathmandu private tour?

You can do Kathmandu private tours all time of the year but doing tours in the Spring and autumn seasons are good. In those seasons you can see the mountain view clearly because the weather is sunny and fantastic.

Can I also do mountain flights while on the Kathmandu private tour?

While you do the Kathmandu private tour on a morning you can do the mountain flights then on the day you can do the tour. Mountain flights do not take that long. It is just a 1 hour flight plus time to go to the airport and come back.

Can I see Mountains on Kathmandu Private Tour?

Yes, In Pokhara you can see the Whole Annapurna Range in a Panoramic way. That is the reason we will take you to the Saragkot Hill stations for the view of sunrise over Annapurna Mountain Range. Fishtail(Macchapurche 6,993 Meters, Annapurna II 7,940 Meters, Annapurna III, Lamjung Himal and Mt Manaslu 8,153 Meters are the major peaks which you can see on your tour.

Is Kathmandu private tour customizable?

Yes, this tour is totally flexible with your time and needs

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