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Kathmandu Heritage Tour

Be introduced to Nepal's capital

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  • Take in the grandiose architecture of Nepal's Hindu and Buddhist temples and shrines
  • See one of Nepal's oldest Buddhist temples, the Swayambunath Stupa
  • To reach the temple, climb the 365-step staircase through a forest populated with monkeys
  • Learn about Nepal's political, religious and cultural heritage
  • Roam the UNESCO-listed Durbar Square, also known as Hanuman Dhoka Square

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Half-day Tour

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What to expect

Uncover the wonders of Nepal in this day trip to two UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites. Explore Durbar Square, once the kingdom throne of the capital's rulers, and take in the ancient beauty of its numerous temples, shrines and idols. You'll also visit the Swayambunath Stupa, known as the most important Buddhist shrine in all of Nepal. Nicknamed Monkey Temple, the Stupa is situated atop a hillside that can be reached through a monkey-populated forest. Spend half a day getting to know this mountainous country through its rich, ancient history, as you thread landmark sites of religious and cultural landscape.

Kathmandu Heritage Tour
Be introduced to Kathmandu's culture and history by a professional guide
Boudha nath
Visit the largest stupa in Nepal, Boudhanath
Kathmandu Heritage Tour
Learn about this area's rich ancient history
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Spend some time exploring the UNESCO-listed Durbar Square
 Swayambhunath
Beware of the cheeky possession-grabbing monkeys that roam the Monkey Temple!

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Insider Tips:

  • They say one of the most memorable ways to experience the Swayambunath Stupa is by making it up the long staircase en route to the temple, which cuts through a forested hillside. The steps number to 365, but don't be daunted – you'll have monkeys for company on the way up

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