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Private Tour of Kathmandu
Activities in Kathmandu

Private Tour of Kathmandu

  • English English
  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Hotel pick up

Discover Kathmandu's most important places of interest with an exclusive English-speaking guide just for you and your group. Explore Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, the Temple of the Monkeys and much more on this private tour.

Private Tour of Kathmandu

The beautiful capital of Nepal awaits us on this private tour of Kathmandu. After picking you up from your hotel at the selected time, we'll drive to the city centre ready to begin exploring.

We'll embark on a guided walking tour of Kathmandu, and more specifically of Durbar Square, or "Royal Palace Square", home to many buildings and monuments of interest. Admire the Hanuman Dhoka, an enormous palace complex where the former Nepalese monarchy lived until 1886, while your guide takes the opportunity to tell you about one of the most important events in Nepal's history, and about how Hinduism and Buddhism influence the day-to-day lives of its people.

Hopping back into the car, we'll cross Freak Street, so-named for its hippy atmosphere, before reaching Kumari House. Here, we'll hear all about the Living Goddess or Kumari, a young girl who is venerated as a deity. Do you know how the next kumari is chosen? You'll learn all about it on the tour!

The car will then take us to Swayambhunath, a religious complex that offers incredible panoramic views of Kathmandu thanks to its hilltop location. The temple, which is over 2500 years old, captivates visitors with its golden colours and the imposing image of the Buddha's eyes portrayed on all sides of the building.

Our private tour of Kathmandu will come to an end back at your hotel, after three and a half hours exploring this unique city and its fascinating temples, palaces and history.

Why book a private tour?

When you reserve one of our private tours, you not only enjoy personalised service from an exclusive English speaking guide just for you and your group, you can also choose to do your tour on any day of the week. What's more, if you're a larger group, you'll save money too!

Entrance fees not included

On the day of your tour of Kathmandu, you'll have to pay 10 US Dollars per person to enter Durbar Square and another 2 US Dollars per person to enter Swayambhunath Temple. This should be paid directly to your guide in cash.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


This is a private tour organised for you and your partner, family or friends.

Private English language tour
Up to 2 people Up to 3 people Up to 6 people Up to 10 people
US$ 50
US$ 75
US$ 93.75
US$ 112.50

Private English language tour

  • Up to 2 people

    US$ 50
  • Up to 3 people

    US$ 75
  • Up to 6 people

    US$ 93.75
  • Up to 10 people

    US$ 112.50

More Information


3 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.


Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by car.

English speaking guide.

Private and exclusive tour, there will be no one else in the group.

Not included

Entry to Durbar Square (10 USD per person).

Entry to Swayambhunath (2 USD per person).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

Per group from
US$ 50
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 3 days before


Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.