Kathmandu Walking Tour - 1 day

Kathmandu Walking Tour - 1 day


Kathmandu Walking Tour is an amazing day tour that takes you to the heart of the city through the busy street of Kathmandu. Hire a local guide to navigate the busy streets, alleys, and old market places and immerse in the beauty of Kathmandu Durbar Square and the popular Swayambhunath Stupa. Explore two prominent UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu. As you walk, take in what the city has to offer. Enjoy the panoramic view of Kathmandu valley from Swayambhunath Stupa. Witness the interesting daily lifestyle of local people, and gain insight into the culture and history of Kathmandu from your local guide.

We will commence the tour at 9.00  am in the morning. A guide will pick you up from your hotel. So please mention the name of your hotel when booking this tour. We will walk towards Asan Market, the oldest marketplace in Kathmandu. Watch the daily lifestyle of people in this busiest market square in Kathmandu. We will then march towards Kathmandu Durbar Square and explore the different temples and beautiful courtyards. The tour progresses to the stupa atop a hill called Swayambhunath Stupa. Embrace the stunning view of Kathmandu valley from this stupa. The tour finally concludes after we walk back to Thamel from Swayambhunath Stupa.

Swayambhunath

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Trip Highlights

  • Walk through the busy streets of Kathmandu and explore two UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Visit Swayambhunath stupa and admire the stunning view of the Kathmandu valley.
  • Stroll around Kathmandu Durbar Square, a medieval palace square
  • Discover exquisite works of art and architecture in the old Kathmandu city
  • Explore temples, shrines, and squares in the courtyard of Kathmandu Durbar Square.

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 1 Swayambhunath Stupa, Thamel, Ason, Kathmandu Durbar Square

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Swayambhunath Stupa, Thamel, Ason, Kathmandu Durbar Square

Kathmandu Durbar Square Kathmandu Durbar Square

We will start the tour from your hotel, walking to Ason Market near Thamel. The busy alleys of Ason are jammed with street vendors and tiny shops selling everything from spice vendors to yak tails and chocolates. Witness the daily lives of local people there and visit squares and ancient temples. Don't forget to visit the three-storey Annapurna Temple. Next, walk towards Kathmandu Durbar Square through the busy street.

We will then continue the walk to Swayambhunath Stupa, a UNESCO world heritage site in Kathmandu. Swayambhunath Stupa is popular for the panoramic view of the entire Kathmandu Valley. This stupa in Kathmandu is among the favorite places of travelers. At last, we will walk back to Thamel. You will have the option to hire a taxi to Thamel from Swayambhunath. The local guide will arrange it for you.



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