Kathmandu sightseeing tour Nepal is a dream destination for trekkers. It is the capital city of Nepal. The natural scenery and peaceful hiking destination give more life to it. Kathmandu is home to several temples and historical monuments. It is blessed with rich history and culture.
Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour Nepal is a fantastic decision to spice up dull days. The entire city is composed of historical sites of Kathmandu, Patan, and Bhaktapur. Moreover, it is surrounded by the Himalayas.
Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour Nepal can be guided or solo. If you wish somebody by your side to guide you with fresh information. You can book or get information from a Local travel agency like Happyland Treks. Despite that, Kathmandu is one of the safe destination for solo travelers as well.
What can you do as a one-day traveler in Kathmandu?
Kathmandu has variety of options for the travelers. Meanwhile, if you are here for just one day, you can enjoy sightseeing in several places. If you book a tour from trekking agencies like Happyland Treks, you can have:
-Half-day tour by private car
-Full-day tour by private car
-Private car and driver hire for the tour
-A experienced tour guide to fill you with information
However, it all depends on what sort of tour you have booked. Some of these might include lunch/breakfasts.
If you are thinking of traveling alone, you can hire a taxi. However, it might not be clean and safe. Apart from that, local vehicles are quite cheap but crowded. You can also walk around with a map or google maps on your phone. You do not have to worry about getting lost. Anyone can help you on your way. However, you have to be safe from pickpocketers, thieves, or bad-intentioned people.
The options you can have for sightseeing are:
Temple Kathmandu Durbar Square
Kathmandu durbar square is located in the city of Basantapur Kathmandu. It is also known as Hanuman dhoka. It is one of the major attractions and an old antique building.
Swayambhunath Temple (Monkey Temple)
Swayambhu is an amazing piece of architecture that symbolizes Nepal’s past greatness and wonder. It is one of the oldest Buddhist Chaityas in the world. It is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Swayambhu gives you magnificent views of Kathmandu valley. In addition, you can also see the distant snow-capped hills seen from the temple add beauty to it.
Entry Cost- Rs. 200 for foreigners and Rs. 50 for SAARC members.
Pashupatinath is the heart of Kathmandu Valley. It is the holiest in the Hindu world. This pagoda-style temple has a golden dome and carved silver doors. The main courtyard is only open for Hindus, but many visitors visit this place. During Shivratri, the crowd is insane. It is also a place for cremation which is located on the bank of the Bagmati river. Pasupatinath Temple is renowned for its Sandhya Arati.
Entry Cost- Rs 1000 and free for Nepali and Indian pilgrims.
Boudhanath is a sacred place for Buddhist pilgrims. It is regarded as South Asia’s largest Buddhist temple. Additionally, it appears in the shape of the lotus flower from above. The buddha’s eyes imprinted on the stupa are said to watch over people and their commitments. The color, architecture, and the market around are just so peaceful to be there.
Tour of Patan/ Patan Durbar Square
Patan or Lalitpur is a city nearby to the south of Kathmandu. It is the city of arts. It is also extra clean, green, and highly stuffed with historical and cultural significance. Equally important, the old-fashioned buildings and wood carvings are wonderful to spare your time. Patan Museum, Krishna Mandir, Patan Durbar square, Golden Temple, etc, are the attractions in this area.
Chisapani Nagarkot Hike
While in Kathmandu, A short Chisapani Nagarkot Hiking is a must if you love nature. It is a beautiful village in central Nepal at the rim of Kathmandu. It is prominent for its sunset and sunrise views. Nagarkot is also the home to many butterflies. Moreover, it offers panoramic views of Kathmandu Valley. Nagarkot lies at an altitude of 2175m. Nagarkot is just a 1-2 hour ride from Kathmandu. This is one of the great locations for peace, and nature lovers.
There are also many other hikes that you can do while in Kathmandu. Indeed, it is very tough to select one out of those. However, whatever you choose is going to be the best. Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour Nepal is a wonderful idea to escape from the everyday world.
In addition, Kathmandu offers you a wide range of services for the people who love adventure:
Rafting: An ultimate Experience
Nepal is rich in Natural resources and the swiftly flowing rivers are wonderful for rafting. Trishuli, Bhotekoshi, Sunkoshi, etc., are some famous rivers for rafting in Nepal. Booking your trip to Happyland would include such packages for Kathmandu Sightseeing Nepal.
Kathmandu is perfect for recreational activities. It offers you the option of Bungee Jumping. In addition, jumping from a height to the deep Bhotekoshi River is a bucket list for most people. You can experience the blend of adventure and recreation.
The Flight to Everest
Undoubtedly, one’s visit is incomplete if they do not visit the Himalayas. One of the great ways to explore is through Everest Mountain flights. Let your feelings flow into reality and experience the breathtaking things while in Kathmandu.
Rock climbing is one of the most demanding sports you can experience here. It is a perfect sport to water your thrust of electrifying adventures. Undoubtedly, it is one of the most adventurous things to do to relieve stress. Additionally, it is a great way to test out your body skills.
Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour Nepal has much more to bless its visitors with. However, the above-mentioned are some unique things most people love to do. Indeed, booking your trips from Happyland Treks is one great way to explore everything and relax fully.
Hot Air Balloon Ride
A Hot Air balloon ride is perfect for exploring the beauty of the Himalayas and waterfalls. Indeed, it’s an amazingly unique experience in Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour Nepal. It takes you 3000 m above. This ride is more like a once-in-a-lifetime experience.