Kathmandu Half Day Tour

Duration: 4 Hours
At a Glance
  • Duration 4 Hours
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Destination Nepal
  • Start/End Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Group Size 1-30
  • Max. Altitude 1345


  • Kathmandu Durbar Squire Half-Day Tour
  • Bouddhanath Stupa Half Day Tour
  • Pashupatinath Temple Half-Day Tour
  • Swayambhunath Stupa Half-Day Tour
  • Kathmandu Durbar Squire & Swayambhunath Stupa Half-Day Tour
  • Bouddhanath & Pashupatinath Temple Half-Day Tour
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Squire Half-Day Tour
  • Patan Durbar Squire Half-Day Tour

Kathmandu Half-Day Tour

Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal and the largest city of Nepal too. The only international airport in Nepal, the Tribhuvan International airport is in Kathmandu, So, all the travelers to Nepal have to land in Kathmandu and also have to take the return flight home from Kathmandu.

Kathmandu has plenty of places to visit as it is the cultural city itself and holds 7 cultural UNESCO heritage sites. Furthermore, there are many other places of interest in Kathmandu. And, you do not have to be worried if you do not have full day in Kathmandu as we have many half-day tours in Kathmandu. If you have a few hours free in Kathmandu, the half-day tour of Kathmandu is the best way to spend your time in Kathmandu.

Since, Kathmandu is the entry & exit point wherever you are traveling in Nepal or taking transit in Kathmandu or traveling Nepal for other purposes such as for the meeting, trades, official visits, or any others. We have many half day tours in and around Kathmandu if you have a day free in Kathmandu.

How long is the Half-day Tour in Kathmandu?

The half-day tour in Kathmandu is for 1-3 hours. We can arrange the half day tour as per the time you have and the places you want to visit.

When the Half-Day Tour starts in Kathmandu?

We start the half day tour in Kathmandu twice a day. The first half day tour starts at 8:00 am and is complete at 11:00 am and the second half-day tour starts at 3:00 pm and is complete at 6:00 pm. This is our schedule for the half-day tour in Kathmandu, However, the half-day tour is mostly private as different people have different times available. So, if the above schedule is not suitable for you, we can arrange the half-day tour on your available time.

From where the Kathmandu Half-Day Tour starts?

We start our Half-Day Kathmandu Tour from our office, located in Thamel, Kathmandu, find the Location. However, we also provide pick up and drop at your place/hotel if your location is inside the Ring Road of Kathmandu, and if your location is outside of the Ring Road, there will be an additional cost.

Is there a guide on a Half-Day Tour in Kathmandu?

Yes, we provide a local expert guide to guide & interpret the destinations you visit on a half-day tour in Kathmandu.

What modes of transport are used in a Half-Day Tour in Kathmandu?

We provide private tourist transportation on our half day tours in Kathmandu and we provide the following travel vehicle as per the group size.

  • Car for 1-2 people
  • Jeep/Van for 3-5 people
  • Hiace Van for 5-13 people
  • Tourist bus for 14- 30 people

Where to visit on the Half-Day Tour in Kathmandu?

There are many places to visit in half-day. Minimum 1 to maximum 2 places can be visited in the half day tour in Kathmandu. Some of the places are big and even one full day is not enough to visit every corner of the destination. However, we have designed some of the best half-day tours.

Kathmandu Durbar Squire Half-Day Tour

A half-day tour in Kathmandu to visit the Kathmandu Durbar Squire is the best if you have a few hours left in Kathmandu.

Kathmandu Durbar Square is the core of old Kathmandu city in Basantapur, which never fails to inspire first-time guests with its complicated wood carvings and rich history. Encompassed by concrete buildings, the complex is a desert spring in a quick-creating, chaotic modern city.

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Bouddhanath Stupa Half Day Tour

If you are looking for a half-day tour in Kathmandu, the tour to visit the Bouddhanath Stupa is the best for you.

The primary stupa at Boudhanath was fabricated at some point after 600AD, when the Tibetan ruler, Songtsen Gampo, changed over to Buddhism. Regarding elegance and virtue of line, no other stupa in Nepal approaches Boudhanath.

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Pashupatinath Temple Half-Day Tour

A half day tour to visit the Pashupatinath Temple is perfect to know and learn about the greatest Hindu temple in Kathmandu.

Pashupatinath Temple is devoted to Lord Shiva. It is one of the most religious places in Asia for the devotees of Lord Shiva. Pashupatinath Temple is built in the fifth century and later renovated by Malla Kings. Moreover, the landmark is said to have existed from the earliest starting point of the thousand years when a Shiva lingam was found here.

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Swayambhunath Stupa Half-Day Tour

Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the world's most great Buddhist Stupa, which is Painted on the four sides of the spire bases are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha. The Swayambhunath Stupa is one of the world heritage sites in Kathmandu and is worthy to visit on your half-day tour of Kathmandu.

A half-day tour of Swayambhunath Stupa is perfect to know and learn about the Swayambhunath Stupa.

Know more: Swayambhunath Stupa

Kathmandu Durbar Squire & Swayambhunath Stupa Half-Day Tour

We at Outfitter Himalaya mostly have a visit to one destination on our half-day tour. However, the Kathmandu Durbar Squire & Swayambhunath Stupa are close in distance and we have covered these two heritages in our half-day tour.

  • Kathmandu Durbar Squire
  • Swayambhunath Stupa

Bouddhanath & Pashupatinath Temple Half-Day Tour

Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath Temple are near each other. Bouddhanath & Pashupatinath Temple both are UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu. Your travel to Nepal is incomplete without visiting these two places. We at Outfitter Himalaya have designed a half-day tour of Bouddhanath & Pashupatinath Temple.

  • Bouddhanath Stupa
  • Pashupatinath Temple

Bhaktapur Durbar Squire Half-Day Tour

Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a piece of the ancient Newari city of Bhaktapur (Bhadgaon or Khwopa - Newar ख्वप लायकू) best known for its attractions. The square contains a regal royal residence that became the overwhelming focus as one of three imperial capitals during the fifteenth century in the Kathmandu Valley.

Today, The Bhaktapur Durbar Square is one of the four fundamental attractions inside the old city known as "Bhaktapur". During the Malla regime, Durbar Square procured the majority of its wonderful structures and conspicuousness as an extraordinary city in The Kathmandu Valley when it gathered the epithet "City of lovers".

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Patan Durbar Squire Half-Day Tour

Patan Durbar Square is the most staggering example of Nepalese engineering in an urban context. The initial history of Patan Durbar square remains undocumented. According to a few chronicles is stated that the Thakuri dynasty built the palaces and made reforms to the local areas however there is no concrete evidence of it. Right in the middle of bustling downtown Mangal Bazar stands the popular royal residence of the Malla king known as Maningal Rajprasad, of the royal residence of Maningal, likely built during the Lichchhavi period (start of the first century to the ninth century).

Know more: Patan Durbar Squire

The above is some of the best half-day tours in Kathmandu. However, there are many other places to visit in Kathmandu. So, let us know where you want to visit in Kathmandu. We can customize a half-day tour in Kathmandu as per your need and interests.

If you have full day time in Kathmandu, We do have many full day tour in Kathmandu and the Most popular Full-day tours in Kathmandu are:

If you want to see the Himalayas, we also have Everest Mountain Flight Tour & Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour.


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Our driver will come to pick you up at your hotel (place) at the given time and he will take you on a half-day tour as per the fixed places at the time of booking.

And you will return to the hotel after the half-day tour is completed.

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    • Transportation by private tourist vehicle
    • Professional tourist guide
    • A bottle of mineral water


    • Monument entrance fees
    • Tips for guide and driver
    • Anything not mentioned in included section

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