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Small-Group Day Tour of Kathmandu

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    What to Expect
    Meet your driver and guide around 8:30am at your hotel in Thamel to begin your full-day exploration of Kathmandu. Your driver will bring you to four of the most notable sights in Kathmandu so you can explore these iconic places.

    1. Pasupatinath Temple

    Begin with a trip to what is considered one of the holiest temples in Hinduism. A UNESCO Heritage site, Pasupatinath is situated on the side of a lush green natural forest. Built in pagoda style, the temple features a gilded roof and richly carved silver doors. See the Holy River Bagmati as it flows alongside the temple. The temple is frequently visited on Mondays; and you'll find crowds of devotees on the special occasion of Shivaratri in February and March. You may also visit the Guheswori Temple which lies near by the Pashupati Nath Temple.

    2. Syambhunath

    Next, head to Syambhunath Temple, the popular feature and most recognizable symbol of Nepal. The temple lies on the top of a hill west of the city and overlooks the Kathmandu Valley below. The 2000 years old Buddhist shrine provides a breathtaking vantage point to see the valley. While you're here, make a stop at the Saraswati (goddess of Study) Temple. Along the way, perhaps even catch a glimpse of some native monkeys.

    3. Patan Durbar Square

    Then drive to Lalitpur, just outside Kathmandu, to see the iconic Patan Durbar Square with its complex of temples. See the palace of the Malla Dynasty that dominates the east side of the square. 'The city of fine arts,' Patan boasts remarkable monuments including Krishna Temple, Banglamukhi Temple, Patan Museum, and many more.

    4. Boudhanath Stupa

    Heading back toward Kathmandu, make a stop at the Boudhanath Stupa located on the northeastern outskirts of the city. A UNESCO World heritage site since 1979, Boudhanath is one of the most popular tourist sites in the Kathmandu area and one of the largest stupas in Nepal. The Stupa is thought to house the remains of Kassapa Buddha. See over 50 Tibetan Gompas (or monasteries) that were also constructed around Boudhanath.

    Tour ends with drop-off at your hotel in Thamel at approximately 4:30pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Time
    8am - 9am
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    • Entry fees for the temple and monasteries.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for children aged 9 and under
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    When me and some of my friends decided to visit Nepal, we were really excited about it. But we did not know anything specific about Nepal. I decided to look online and search for any assistance. That was when I saw the name “Exciting Nepal”. Without any further ado, we booked
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    Response from subashkc, Owner at Small-Group Day Tour of Kathmandu
    Responded 16 Aug 2019
    Dear Davidwayne009, Thank you so much that you have booked your Kathmandu valley trek with us, It was our great pleasure to serving you. It was nice to read that you liked the service of our guide Basu. Thanks a lot that you have spent your precious time to reviewed our listing. Hope that we will get another chance to serve you. Wish you all the very best and good luck. Thank you. Best Regards, Subash and Team of Exciting Nepal
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    Our main guide was Drubha and Subash. Both sorted any problem within minutes, except the infrastructure of main area in Kathmandu. :) Any queries and questions were answered, communication was excellent, and all needs met by these outgoing people. Highly recommended.
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    Response from sabina A, Owner at Small-Group Day Tour of Kathmandu
    Responded 3 Dec 2017
    Dear Jon, Thank you so much for choosing our company for your trip to Nepal. It was so nice to serve you and your group. Glad to know that you like our service and found an excellent. We hope to see you again, wish you have good time, Thank you. Best regards, Subash and Team
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    I am returning after an unforgettable week in Kathmandu and the surrounding area. As part of a small photography group we were guided by Dhruba and his partner, who both dedicated themselves to all our needs. They put together a programme that suited our photography appetite,
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    Response from sabina A, Owner at Small-Group Day Tour of Kathmandu
    Responded 3 Dec 2017
    Dear RobAgius, Thank you so much for using our service as well as thanks a lot for spending your precious time to review our company. It was so nice to serve you and your group. It is so glad to read that you had a great time and you liked the places that we choose for you for your sightseeing. We hope that we will get another chance to serve you again. Wish you have a great time. Thank you. Best Regards, Subash and team
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