Swayambhunath Stupa

Kathmandu Buddhist Culture Tour

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Duration
5-6 Hours
Activity Type
Cultural Tour
Group Size
Private Group (Max -20 Each Group)
Start/End City
Kathmandu, Nepal
Places
Bouddhanath, Patan and Swayambhunath
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Estimate Cost
US$ 45 /PP Twin Sharing basis.
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Customize Your Trip

We offer Tailor-made Holiday and Customize your trip with help from a local Female Tour Guides.

Swayambhunath Stupa

Discover your most spiritual side with this tour that will allow you to delve into Hinduism and Buddhism. A unique opportunity to understand Kathmandu's culture and tradition while you know yourself better. Fill yourself with peace!

With our Kathmandu Buddhist Culture Tour in Nepal, you can deeply understand the rudiments of Buddhism in Nepal.

You will understand that Nepal is a true example of a mix of culture and religion after visiting the major Buddhist Pilgrimage sites. While the country's major population is Hindu, it is an amazing fact that Gautama Buddha (also known as Siddhattha Gotama or Siddhārtha Gautama or Buddha Shakyamuni)  was born here and so Buddhism is pervasive in most corners of the Nepalese culture.

Visit the major Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Kathmandu valley like the Boudhanath Stupa, see the unique structures at the Swayambhunath Temple or popularly referred to as the “Monkey Temple. Patan Durbar Square with Mahaboudha Bihar and Golden Temple. Experience the bliss and enlightenment that our Kathmandu Buddhist Culture Tour has to offer.

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Good To Know Before you Go

  • We offer to pick and drop off service from Hotels inside Kathmandu city ring road. For hotels outside the ring road, you need to pay an additional charge.
  • Recommended to wear necessary warm clothing as per the season
  • We will give the confirmation at the time of booking, Book Now Pay later.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Trip Cost and Responsibilities

This trip cost is approximately about US$ 45 per person in the twin shareing basis. Please Contact us for group price or more help.

We do our best to always offer you the lowest price. The price is only tentative Idea. Based on no of pax and interest price will be different.


Inclusion

Accommodation
Not Provided (addon)
Guide
Professional Female Tour Guides
Tour Style
Only Private Group
Meals
Not Provided (addon)
Vehicle
Comfortable Private Vehicle
Entrance Fee
Self Pay By Guest

Additional Notes

  • Professional English Speaking Female Tour Guides for sightseeing
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Staff salary, insurance
  • Monument entry fees during the Sightseeing tour
  • All ground transportation in private comfortable vehicles
  • One bottle of water

Guest Responsibilities

  • Optional excursions
  • Food and drinks (unless specified)
  • Cameras/photography gear
  • Gratuities/Tips for guides/drivers
  • Personal expenses
  • Monument entry fees during the Sightseeing tour

Entry Fees:

  • Patan Durbar Square: USD 11.50 per person
  • Boudhanath Stupa: USD 4 per person.
  • Swayambhunath: USD 2 per person.


Itinerary

9.:00 AM: ​The tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel.


Best Time to Visit

This Tour runs all time of the year but we recommend doing it during either Spring (March to May) or Autumn (September to November). Nepal is a country whose climate depends on the monsoon. There is usually a dry season, which runs from October to May, and the monsoon season, from June to September.

From June to September, the monsoon season is characterized by heavy and violent rains that reach their peak between mid-June and the end of August. We do not recommend this period of heavy rainfall when the heat intensifies. In September, the rains become less intense, especially in the valleys, especially those near Tibet where they are even non-existent.

The dry season, from October to April, is the most recommended. This is the time when Nepal's traditional festivals take place. The sunshine is important, the atmosphere pleasant during the day, with maximum temperatures reaching, in Kathmandu, 16 degrees C in January, the coldest month. February, March, April and November are the most pleasant as the air softens, with maximum temperatures reaching 24oC in April. Excellent period for tourism and trekking, the dry season is preferred to discover Nepal

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given to customers

  • How will the tour guides communicate with us? Are they experienced?

    We are Female tour guides and highly experienced. Most of our tour guides speak English, which is a common communication medium. They are also trained, experienced, and know the areas very well.

  • Will this Tour give us an understanding on Buddhism?

    Yes this tour is specifically designed to let you experience the Buddhist culture in Kathmandu Valley, all the sites you will be visiting are Buddhist Pilgrimage sites. You will get to know a lot about the religion and its spiritual essence.

  • Are your tour guides trained and professional?

    Yes all our climbing guides are veterans; they do this tour on regular basis and will also guide you with the facts. They know the routes like their backyard and will guide you with safely

  • What sort of vehicles will you use for Private Tour ?

    For the private tour, we will use private comfortable tourist buses, for smaller groups will use private comfortable minivans and if you want an individual tour we will use comfortable private cars.

  • How to stay in good health when travelling Nepal?

    Before coming to Nepal COVID 19 vaccines are compulsory, you are advised to take one or two vaccine for common diseases like Japanese encephalitis. When in Nepal, eat thoroughly cooked food. Drink only the reputed brand of bottled water. Soft drinks like Coke, Pepsi are fine to drink. Avoid Fast foods and salads only if the latter is soaked in iodine.

    Follow our advice to avoid drinking tap water and uncooked food. Wear a mask (if possible) when walking in the dusty and polluted streets, especially during the summer season in Nepal it can be tough to walk in the streets. Many private clinics and hospitals are open during the day. Drug stores near the hospital areas are open 24 hours.


Additional Information

COVID-19- Measures

  • Face masks required for travelers and guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout the trip
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Best Time to Visit

Important documents and items

  • Valid Passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets, Photocopies of passport, proof of travel insurance
  • Dollars, pounds, or Euros in cash for Nepalese visa (immigrations in Airport), for paying for restaurant bills and hotel accommodation, for tips/gratuities, and other personal expenses.
  • Credit cards online payments, ATM cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines etc. Recommended bringing a photocopy of your cards.

Arrival and Departure

We offer airport pick-up and drop-off services. On arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative will meet you and drive you to your hotel. On the last day of your trip you will be transferred to the international airport well in time (3 hours prior to your flight’s scheduled departure) to catch your flight.

Vaccinations

We advise you to visit a physician specializing in travel-related illnesses six months before your trip’s departure. Take the required boosters and vaccinations. Some of the vaccinations require six months for a complete course and it is advisable to take the full course before embarking on an adventure to a foreign country. You may not have to worry about tropical illnesses if you are trekking in the mountains. You highly recommended COVID 19 Vaccine.

Safety and Security

Nepal is one of the safest and hospitable countries in the world for travelers. Nepalese are very warm and friendly towards tourists and most of them go out of their way to help visitors visiting their country. Having said that, to be on the safe side one should always take care of one’s belongings. Keep your cash, jewelry and expensive gadgets and accessories in a safe place. Try not to venture out alone during nighttime, especially at places where there are less people.

Passport and Visa for Nepal

All foreigners except Indians need to have a visa to enter Nepal. Unlike other countries, Nepali consulates and embassies overseas issue visas without much fuss. Visas are also issued on the spot at Tribhuvan International Airport or at the border checkpoints.

It can easily be obtained at the Nepal/China border as well. When you arrive at the airport you must fill in an application form and provide a passport photograph. A single entry visa is valid for 15, 30 or 90 days and it costs $25,40. You can pay this amount in any major currency at the airport, but some land crossings insist on payment in USD. Children under 10 are required to have a visa but are not charged for the same. If you are planning to visit India, Tibet, and Bhutan you could apply for a multiple entry visa. You can change your single-entry visa to multiple entry visas at Kathmandu’s Central Immigration Office. Keep in mind that your passport must be valid for at least 6 months when you submit your visa application. For further information, you can easily contact the Embassy of Nepal.

All foreign nationals entering Nepal are required to arrange a visa either on arrival or beforehand. A Nepalese visa can be obtained either prior to your arrival at a Nepalese embassy abroad or on arrival in Kathmandu at the airport. Please note that nationals from Afghanistan, Iraq, Cameroon, Ghana, Somalia, Swaziland, Palestine, Zimbabwe, Nigeria, Ethiopia and Liberia cannot secure the Nepalese Visa upon Arrival. Nepalese visa can also be secured at entry points at Nepalese borders. A digital photo (size: 1.5” * 1.5”) will be required and the following fees either in USD dollars cash or the equivalent local currency:

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Recent Reviews

All reviews have been written by real customers who have booked trip with us

5 - Based on 2 Reviews

Amazing Day Trip

Hayley S , Austria
I really enjoyed the day trip to Bhaktapur and Panauti with Deepa. I have been on a few guided trips and found Deepa to be the most knowledgeable, eloquent and friendly guide. I have already recommended Deepa to some of my friends also travelling and when I am next back in Nepal I will definitely do more trips with her. Thank you Deepa for an amazing and insightful day.

Excellent Private Guide

Donald M, Malaysia
I had a wonderful full day private tour of Khatmandhu and nearby places with Deepa showing me around, she was very knowledgeable about the history and culture of everything we saw. I learned a lot and enjoyed myself greatly. Hope to return and use her services again.

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