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    • Duration4 hrs.
    • AccommodationN/A
    • Start | EndKathmandu
    • ActivityHalf-Day Tour
    • Max Altitude1300 meter
    • DifficultiesEasy
    • Best SeasonAll season
    • Group Size1-20 pax
    • MealN/A

    Kathmandu half-day tour is a short tour in Kathmandu valley visiting Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. It is up to 4 hrs. tour package costs US 60 per person (based on two pax group) including tour guide, transportation and entrance fee.

    We are local tour operator offering cultural tour in Nepal. We are offering few hours trip in Kathmandu valley for those who have very limited time for sightseeing. This private trip offers two must visit destination in Kathmandu.

    Boudhanath stupa
    Regarded as the holiest place for Tibetan Buddhism and one of the largest hemispherical stupas in the world, the Boudhananth is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and said to hold the remains of Kasyapa Buddha.

    Pashupatinath temple and Arati
    Famous and sacred Hindu temple complex dedicated to lord Shiva is the most important pilgrim for Hindu residing on the banks of holy river Baghmati, surrounded by minor shrines.


    There are many must visit places in Kathmandu valley. Among them we are offering short visit to Boudhnath stupa and Pashupatinath temple in this Kathmandu half-day tour

    • Boudhanath stupa and Pashupatinath temple tour


    Visiting Tibetan Buddhist shrine and monk in Boudhanath stupa, Holy Hindus temple- Pashupatinath and get blessed from Sadhus are major highlights of this Kathmandu half-day tour. You will also enjoy the Aarati at the bank of Bagmati river.

    • Visit two of seven UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu valley.
    • Tour of Hindus and Buddhist shrine and stupa.
    • Meet the Monks and Sadhus and get blessed.
    • Witness the Aarati at the Bagmati river bank.


    Kathmandu half-day tour costs USD 60/Pax including private tour guide, air conditioning vehicle and entrance fee

    What is included in the tour price ?

    • Documentation - No hidden charges There are no hidden charges such as company service charges
    • Entrance fee(Entrance fee for Pashupatinath temple and Boudhnath stupa)
    • All land transportationPrivate vehicle as per the group size (car, jeep, van or a bus) with parking and petrol
    • 1 X English speaking tour guide(Experienced, government licensed and ministry of tourism trained)


    • Personal nature expenses (All alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, hot and cold drinks during the tour time)
    • Insurance(Your travel insurance)
    • Tipping / gratis for guides and drivers(Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it’s never expected, it’s always very much appreciated.)
    • Unexpected expenses (Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Eyes on Nepal.)
    • DonationDonation to temples and stupas


    Cancellation policy is only applicable to package tariffs. The cancellation charge will be against the total package cost after deducting non-refundable expenses such as permits, transportation costs, airfare expenses that have been paid as part of the trip.
    • If you cancel your trip 30 days prior to the program start date, 15% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charged.
    • Any cancelation made 15 days prior to the program start date, 30% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • If you cancel your trip 1 week prior to the program start date, 50% cancellation fees of the total package cost will be charge.
    • cancelation made less than one week prior to the program start date, it will be deemed as no show and hence no refund will be made.
    • You must notify us about cancellation through writing via email.

    Impact Footprints

    "Leave nothing but foot prints, take nothing but photos & memories"
    • We suggest to stay in locally-owned lodges or tea houses
    • Waste management (We request to bring back all the waste materials you have carried on your way)
    • Kindly respect local culture and dress code.



    There are several routes to make this Kathmandu half-day tour. Please find the shortest and less traffic route map below.


    The beautiful up to 4 hrs. Kathmandu half-day tour is one of the must do activities in valley if you don’t have time for longer trip. 

    Kathmandu half-day tour

    Morning Drive for one and a half hour from Pokhara to Nayapul, a distance of about 40km. Trek starts from Nayapul reaching Birethanti in about 30 minutes. Birethanti hosts TIMS and ACAP counters. It takes two and a half hours trek along motorable road to reach Syauli Bazaar, where you will rest for lunch. Another 2 hrs uphill trek takes us to Ghandruk, a Gurung village perched at the altitude of 2012m. The views of Annapurna South, Hiunchuli and Mt. Fishtail become more pronounced and clear from Ghandruk. Dinner will be served in hotel.


    4 hrs.







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    Kathmandu half-day tour packing List

    This checklist helps you decide what to pack for your trip. Smart packing makes travel fun.

    Packing list Summer season

    During summer, the temperature in the day is about 30- 35 degree Celsius and 20 degree Celsius in the morning/evening. Sometimes due to unexpected weather, the temperature drops to 10 - 15 degree Celsius. While you touring you should travel as light as possible so we advise to carry less gadgets and belongings. Below is a list of items you need to include:
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Sun Hat
    • Shorts / pant
    • Normal shoes
    • Mosquito cream
    • Hand sanitizer

    Packing list winter season

    During winter, the temperature in the day is about 15 - 23 degree Celsius and 3 - 9 degree Celsius in the morning/evening however it is a bit chilly early morning. Sometimes due to unexpected weather, the temperature drops to 0 - 5 degree Celsius. While touring you should travel as light as possible so we advise to carry less gadgets and belongings. Below is a list of items you need to include:
    • Day backpack
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Camera or mobile phones
    • Normal shoes
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Mask
    • Warm clothes for normal temperature


    Eyes on Nepal provides some essential and common gears that can be use again and wont charge for it.
    • Umbrella
    • Mineral Water


    Kathmandu half-day tour is one of the best selling Nepal half day tour package. Here are some important information about this trip.

    Nepal visa info(UPDATED)

    Nepal Visa Fee
    15 Days – 30 USD
    30 Days – 50 USD
    90 Days – 125 USD
    Visa fee for travelers of SAARC Countries and China is fully waived. Indian nationals require no visa to enter into Nepal. Visit here for more info

    I’m a solo traveler, is there a single supplement?

    The displayed rate is based on two persons. If you are travelling alone, you need to bear the all sharing cost by yourself. So, there will be an extra single supplement charges. More numbers of participant will decrease the trip fare.

    Do I get refund if I cancel the trip?

    Eyes On Nepal offers a lifetime deposit policy that allows you the flexibility to transfer your deposit to anyone or any other trip. If it is must to to cancel your booked trips, certain cancelation charges apply. Please visit our booking terms and conditions for detailed clarification and information.

    Who are my tour staffs?

    Eyes on Nepal provides very experienced guides who are local and can communicate very will in English. Guides are well train and have deep knowledge of the heritage sites, people, culture hygiene and safety.

    We have specially trained and instructed our guides to respect our guest most specially children and women.

    What should I pack for this trip?

    We suggest you to travel light but it is must of have all necessary things. Kindly read the packing list for more information.



    Is the pick up and drop off available?

    Yes, this is a private tour organize by Eyes on Nepal tours and treks. Here the vehicles will pick you up from your hotel and drop off you to your hotel.


    As this a half-day tour, accommodation is not included.

    Is entrance fee required?

    Yes, according to the place you visit, entrance fee is required. But don’t worry we already had included entrance fee in the package cost.


    All 12 months of the year is suitable for this tour.


    This is very exciting program that you can do in Nepal. We will do our best to assist you from all possible way. We will assist you in every activities.

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    Solo Traveller

    I had tour with Eyes On Nepal. Mr Siddhartha is simply the best man to organise tour. Good price and very trusty person. I will come back for family trip