Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Easy
  • Trip Style: Tour
  • Group Size: 10
  • Max Elevation: 1400 m

Highlights

  • Observe the daily life of the people of Kathmandu as you walk through its bustling streets 
  • Visit two UNESCO World Heritage Sites 
  • Panoramic view of  Kathmandu Valley from Swayambhunath 
  • Explore oldest temples, shrines and durbar square

Description

This heritage walk take you through the heart of the city, past bustling streets, alleyways, old market squares and two UNESCO World Heritage Sites - Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swoyambhunath or Monkey Temple. 

We will start tour by walking from your hotel to Ason, the oldest market in Kathmandu, where you can witness the daily life of the locals. As you walk, follow the bustling streets, shops, squares and quaint temples. Then head to Kathmandu Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site,  historical and religious site, home to many temples, palaces and shrines. Take a stroll down nearby famous Freak Street, the most famous intersection in the hippie era. 

Then continue to the Swoyambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, perched on top of a hill that will give you the most breathtaking panoramic view of the entire Kathmandu Valley. Then walk back to Thamel or alternatively you can catch a taxi from Swayambhunath to Thamel.

What to Expect

  • Professional tour guide
  • Mineral water
  • Entrance fees
  • Private Expenses
  • Tips for guide

Useful Information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Cash

Know before you go

  •  Your  guide will pick you up from your hotel and please provide your hotel name at the time of booking