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Private Half-Day Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Temple

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    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    Kathmandu Durbar Square or Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, the plaza in front of the old royal palace of the then Kathmandu Kingdom. It is one of three Durbar (royal palace) Squares in the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The royal palace was originally at Dattaraya square and was later moved to the Durbar square location. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings who ruled over the city. Along with these palaces, the square surrounds quadrangles revealing courtyards and temples. It is known as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, a name derived from a statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram, at the entrance of the palace.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Swayambhunath Temple, Swayamhu Circle Road, Kathmandu 44620 Nepal

    Swayambhunath Temple, colloquially known as the 'monkey temple' because of the large tribe of roving monkeys who guard the temple. Situated on the top of a hill, it provides an excellent view of the Kahmandu Valley. It is said to have evolved spontaneously when the valley was created out of a primordial lake more than 2,000 years ago. The stupa is one of the most ancient in this part of the world and its worshipers come from diverse ethical backgrounds. Huge prayer wheels and fine Buddhist paintings are displayed in the monasteries, as well as the largest Buddha statue in the country.

    After visiting the temple, you will be dropped off at the airport or back to your hotel in Kathmandu.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We will pick you up from your hotel if located in downtown. Also from Kathmandu airport if you give us flight details in advance.
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Pickup and drop-off from your hotel or airport
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • English speaking local guide
    • 2 Mineral water bottles per person
    • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Temple
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Adult pricing applies to all other travelers
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    A trip well worth the adventures ! ancient stupa and monuments showing the spread of Buddhism .The influence of Buddhism in the region is well shown by the existence of these religious structures.
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    Response from Maps50302584398, Director of Sales at Private Half-Day Tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Temple
    Responded 20 Feb. 2019
    Thank you
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    I was not able to make the time because of the flight delay (Pokhara->kathmandu). Moreover, I was not able to make any call becasue I did not apply for global roaming service. However, I sent an email in the airport and the agent contacted guide. so we were able to meet at the
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    I have traveled many time usually in the morning, i love visiting this place every time, its absolutely outstanding place t visit
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