Private Full-Day Tour Of Buddhist Temples In Kathmandu

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from your hotels inside ring road including Buddha area.
    Airports
    Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Kopan monastery is a study center for Monks such as Buddhist study, meditation, retreat, and Buddhism practice. Boudhanath and Swoyambhunath are two Buddhist UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu.
The full-day tour is a peaceful way to see these two World Heritage Sites and Kopan monastery, a path to ultimate happiness and freedom. The tour begins at 9 am from your hotel in a private car. It takes to Kopan to explore peace and knowledge. Next stop tour the immense Boudhanath Stupa. This is home to the largest Tibetan community outside of Tibet.
The next stop is then Swayambhu or Monkey Temple. Located on a hillock, it affords a wonderful view of the Kathmandu Valley. The site is approximately 2000 years old and features a large stupa. While it is primarily a Buddhist holy site, this place helps to understand the unique synergy between Hinduism and Buddhism which only exists in Nepal. Small group tour includes a private guide.

Highlights

  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kopan monastery, Kathmandu-nepal">Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

Kopan monastery is a study center for Monks such as Buddhist study, meditation, retreat and Buddhism practice.
The tour begins with a private car coming to the hotel in Kathmandu at 9 am. The drive to Kopan is quick and relaxing in the private car takes an hour to reach at Kopan. Explore the Kopan Monastery and around 10.30 am you are welcome to attend the Daily Dharma Talk (Mo - Fri). Explore around Kopan Monastery with guide and enjoy for lunch in the Kopan caf (Lunch is not included on the package) seeing the beautiful Kathmandu valley.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

Boudhanath Stupa is a home to the largest Tibetan community outside of Tibet.
it is a quick trip to Boudhanath arrives about 1.30 pm. This is the largest Buddhist Stupa in Nepal and the third largest in the world. It is hard to appreciate the immense size of the Boudhanath Stupa until it is seen in person.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Swayambhunath temple, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region

Swayambhu or Monkey Temple. Located on a hillock, it affords a wonderful view of the Kathmandu Valley. The site is approximately 2000 years old, and features a large stupa. While it is primarily a Buddhist holy site, this place helps to understand the unique synergy between Hinduism and Buddhism which only exists in Nepal.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off (within Kathmandu Valley)

Transport by private vehicle

Professional tour guide

Entrance fee

Entry/Admission - Boudhanath Stupa

Entry/Admission - Swayambhunath Temple

Exclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off (if outside Kathmandu Valley)

Food and drinks

Gratuities

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Infants must sit on laps

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

Not wheelchair accessible

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Traveler Reviews

  • 13-Sep-2016

    This is not a full day tour...unless you want to listen to 2.5 hours religious sermon ! Guide was knowledgeable and the tour is interesting.