2 Days Kathmandu Nepal Tour

Kathmandu day tour with World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley; Kathmandu, Bhaktapur & Patan  ||   Extermly Popular  ||   2 Days - Private Tour

Kathmandu Nepal Tour, who have a very short time and willing to visit most important monuments, this is a ideal way to do a guided city tour of Kathmandu valley with Patan & Bhaktapur. This cultural day tour gives you rich heritage of world heritages sites.

Major Attractions Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, Swoyambhunath, Basantapur, Patan Durbar Square & Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Transportation options Private AC Vehicle
Best Season Any Season

Short City Tour of Kathmandu 2022/2023

Day 01: Tour of Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Pashupatinath & Bouddhanath Stupa.
A captivating morning tour with Everest Vacation, our city, and cultural guide will receive you from the hotel in the first hour of the day. You will then start the day with a guided tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square. A place with a stockpile of old history and rich culture, visiting old Royal Durbar Square is experiencing medieval Nepal as a whole.

One of the major attraction here was Kastamandap Temple (where Kathmandu was named) a temple built from the wood of a single tree. Sadly, the temple with a couple of other monuments was destroyed from the earthquake of 2015. However, you can still visit the ruins of these temples. Then you will have a tour of Kumari Goddess Temple (Only living goddess in Nepal). The Divine Goddess is here from her tender age, and she remains in the position until her puberty period. The priests then select the next Goddess to replace her.

Walk around the world famous freak street, A popular destination in Kathmandu in the early 1960s to ’80s for budget tourist and hippies before Thamel established as a tourist center.

From here you will travel towards the western delight of the Valley. Located in the hilltop Swoyambhu Stupa is the oldest shrine of this nation. Attended by Hindus and Buddhists alike this place is an excellent destination for a quick hike and some fresh air.

About 2500 years old, Swoyambhunath is also the oldest UNESCO Heritage site in Nepal. An environment with positive vibes and abundant pilgrims circumambulating the area, you can just feel in the atmosphere all day long. The white dome in the top of the hill is the main structure here. With the abundant population of monkeys residing in the Temple, Swoyambhunath area is also popular as ‘The Monkey Temple.’ From the hilltop, you can enjoy the panoramic view of most parts of Kathmandu and the hills that surround the city. in clear weather you can also view multiple mountain ranges in the far North.

After your lunch, take a short rest and be ready to experience the most significant Hindu temple of Nepal, you head towards the north of the city towards the holy temple of Pashupatinath Temple in the late afternoon. As Non-Hindu tourists and personnel cant enter the main temple area, you can explore the other monuments and shrines under the vast field of Pashupatinath. Extending in both sides of the Holy Bagmati river the temple complex has more than 518 temples in a 264-hectare area.

From Pashupatinath, you drive further north-east to reach the Boudhanath Stupa. This stupa is the biggest stupa of Nepal and also listed in the UNESCO world heritage list. Boudhanath is the center of Tibetan Buddhism in Nepal. The majestic architecture of the dome is balanced with the Buddhism vibe going all around it. You can spend some time here Taking sips of Tibetan tea and enjoying the view from one of the rooftop here. You will also get a chance to shop for your souvenirs in the shops surrounding the Stupa.

After the nice refreshing tour of the Heritage and religious sites, return to your hotel and get some rest and refreshments.

Day 02: Tour of Bhaktapur & Patan Durbar Square
Your morning starts with some hot beverage, and you move to the third major city of Bhaktapur. Also known as Bhadgaon(the land of rice), Bhaktapur offers you the less disturbed cultural places in the Valley. Walking through the stone patched streets here you can admire the art form and architecture in every corner. The area is famous for beautiful pottery as well as wood and stone carvings. The significant places not to miss in your visit are The Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Nyatapola Temple square with surrounding temples, Bhaktapur national art gallery and the 55 windows palace.

After your trip, Bhaktapur has lunch and proceed towards the city of arts, Patan. Also known as Lalitpur, this city is the second largest city in the valley. A quieter neighborhood than the capital, Patan is a living cultural destination in your trip. You’ll have a visit to the Patan Durbar Square, where full of architectural brilliance and art packed streets wait for you. Explore the Krishna Temple, One of the most eye-catching and religiously essential sculptures of the square. People believe that this vast temple was carved into a single enormous stone. After your experience rich visit, return to your hotel.


Outline Itinerary

- Tour of Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath.
- Tour to Swoyambhu Stupa & Basantapur Hanumandhoka (Kathmandu durbar square).
- Tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
- Tour of Patan Durbar Square.

Alternate Tour - 2 days easy hiking / trekking around Kathmandu & Pokhara

Alternate Tour - 2 Days Kathmandu Cultural Tour + 1 day hike

US $160/pp, if single traveler
US $120/pp, if 2-3 pax
US $90/pp, if 4-7 pax
US $70/pp, if 8 pax & above

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    What's included?

    • Fully private trip (even 1 traveler) with private guide and vehicle.
    • Transportation in comfortable private vehicle(s).
    • Vehicle fuel, vehicle tax.
    • English speaking cultural city tour guide.
    • Drinking Water.

    Trip Reviews

    5 - Excellent Based on 1 Reviews

    Kathmandu tour by Turkish people

    Travelling in May 2019

    Pinar & Gursu, Turkey

    Great experience in Kathmandu valley with Everest flight

    We spent 2 great days in Kathmandu, Nepal.

    Tour operator, Everest Vacation (Netra gave fast responses to our emails) created a unique and tailor-made program for us including Everest flight. As our research and suggestion of Netra, we visited all “must see” places (UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley) as well as Kapan Monastry. They arranged Everest flight for us to on 2nd day early morning. Everest flight was amazing (even 1 hour, unbelievable experience. During the 2 days private tour, the driver and guide were excellent and always on time. The guide also joined us during Thamel bazaar walk.

    Thanks to Everest Vacation for 2 days arrangements in Kathmandu and recommend everyone.


    FAQs for Kathmandu & Bhaktapur Tour

    1. How can I Reach Kathmandu?

    - You can enter Kathmandu by international flight from Europe and other parts of Asia, Australia and USA with stopover and transit on route flight to reaching Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International airport),

    - Overland from Delhi, Sikkim, and Darjeeling from India

    - To enter from China catch a flight or train to Lhasa (Tibet) and then drive/fly to Kathmandu.

    2. How to get Visa for Kathmandu?

    All valid Passports are required with a proper visa for you to enter Nepal. Visa can be obtained from your countries through Nepal Embassy and Consulate, or one can get a permit on arrival at any port of entry at the border or Kathmandu international airport. Minimum visa of a week and a maximum of 1 month can be obtained from here. If you urge to elongate the stay, your visa extension can be done for an extra cost per day or week basis.

    3. How to find & book a good and reliable travel agents in Nepal?

    Most of the travel agents in Nepal, especially in Kathmandu and other touristic areas, are reliable and certified by the government. Some of these agencies have been running for more than a decade with the utmost experience in travel line. However, as per your taste and duration in Nepal, you can book with us as we provide topnotch services with a flexible period of your journey.

    We have an expert knowledgeable local guide with complete training and experience in culture, history of the destination you will visit. With us, you will be able to experience the destinations to your fullest without missing a thing. We keep in touch with you throughout your journey till your departure and aid you in your tour. Similarly, we have a wide range of transport vehicles for your ease and a standby team for any complications during your trip.

    4. How is the weather like in Nepal?

    Nepal has four seasons including the monsoon (wet months). The climate is not too cold in winter and mildly hot in summer. The country experiences a moderate climate in every other time of the year.

    You can experience the destinations differently in each weather, and the memories will be equally delightful. As for sightseeing and cultural tour, You can visit this country at any time of the year. However, the best time will be from the month of March to May and October to November when the views are clear especially of the high snow-capped mountain range.

    5. What to expect on tours?

    Depending upon the duration and area of your tours, you can expect something new in every destination. Nepal will surprise you with delights as this place is like no other when it comes to traveling. Famous for numerous historical, cultural monuments which are mostly listed in World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, Nepal is a travel lover's Zion.

    Nepal is a melting pot of Hindu and Buddhist with small minority of Islamic, Christians, Jain and Sikh religions.

    Most of the monuments temples and monasteries are of Hindu and Buddhist religions, other places of interest are old historical Durbar squares as the palaces of former kings.

    Nepal embraces you with its unique Himalayan setting full of mountains, rivers, and thick jungles as well. One can take an elephant safari in one most famous national park of Chitwan to observe wildlife and nature from close. Rare Royal Bengal Tiger, one-horned rhinoceros many different types of deer and other wildlife and 700 species of exotic birds live in these jungles.

    The other experience of Nepal is its panoramic scene of snow-capped mountains in the comfort of nice and cozy hotels and resorts and with the warm hospitality of native villagers in homestay facilities.

    Whatever your taste and interest are? Nepal is an amazing country with everything you would want in a travel destination.