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Private Tour of Swyambhunath and Kathmandu Durbar Square

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    Stop At: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Kathmandu 44600 Nepal

    Your expert English-speaking tour guide will meet you at your hotel at 10:30am or 1 pm to take you for your 4-hour sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath.

    First, stop is Kathmandu Durbar Square. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kathmadu Durbar Sqaure is one of three Durbar Squares in Kathmandu Valley. Though a few buildings collapsed after the devastating earthquake on April 25th, 2015, you can observe the spectacular art and architecture of the ancient Malla and Shah dynasties. It is also know as Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, derived from the statue of Hanuman at the entrance of ancient royal palace or Basantapur Durbar Square. 


    Duration: 2 hours

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

    After that, head to Swayambhunath. Swayambhunath, also know as the "Monkey Temple", situated on a small hillock on the west of Kathmandu city. It is a sacred place for Buddhist pilgrimages from all over the world. Large eyes painted on the four sides of the main stupa represents wisdom and compassion, and a dome at the base of Sutpa represents the entire world. Swayambhunath also could not escape from the devastating earthquake of April 25th, 2015, but one can still observe the art and architecture at Swayambhunath which is believed to date back to the beginning of 5th century.

    After that, your Kathmandu sightseeing tour ends and you will be transferred back to your hotel at 1:30 pm or 5 pm .

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    We offer pick up and drop off service from Hotels inside Kathmandu
    Duration
    4h
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Transportation by deluxe private vehicle
    • Expert tour guide
    • Entrance fees
    • Entry/Admission - Kathmandu Durbar Square
    • Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Temple
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    • Gratuities
    • Any meals
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age is 13 years
    • Please note that there has been significant damage to some of the sites visited on this tour due to the earthquakes in April and May 2015
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • We offer pickup and drop off service from Hotels inside Kathmandu city. Please provide us the name of Hotel.
    • Kindly choose the appropriate time 10:30 am or 1 pm to start the sightseeing
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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