One Day Trips In Kathmandu

  • Day Tours Nepal
  • Last Updated on Feb 26, 2024

Many travelers come to Nepal for trekking and adventure trips to see the Himalayas. There is only one international airport in Kathmandu Valley, but others are under construction in Pokhara and Lumbini. Kathmandu Valley is famous for its World Heritage Sites and its many daily festivals and events. For spiritual people, Kathmandu is one of the most important places in the world. For architecture lovers, the three ancient cities of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur, and Patan are the best places to learn about ancient architectural techniques. Kathmandu is also a great place to practice yoga, meditate, and learn about Buddhism and Hinduism. Whether you are looking for luxury day tours or budget-friendly day trips from Kathmandu, "Day Tours Nepal" is here in one stop.

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One-Day Trips In Kathmandu

Even if you are on a tight schedule for trekking or touring, it is worth spending at least one day in Kathmandu to visit the heritage sites. Almost all trekkers or people who come to Nepal for a short business trip don't want to miss some of the major sites, such as the Monkey Temple, Patan Durbar Square, and Nagarkot. We will suggest the best of Kathmandu based on your interests and the bookings we have received. In addition to temples, culture, and lifestyle, you can also enjoy short-day hikes and cooking classes.

Kathmandu City Tours

The city of Kathmandu is full of historically significant pagoda-style temples and venerable stupas from the medieval era. Visiting some of these places, you might feel as if you’ve stepped back in time to 500 years. Within 6–8 hours, you can visit some of the major heritage sites in Kathmandu. Not only can you see the temples and things, but you can also learn about the local people's lifestyle, food tasting, and cultural exchange. During the festival, you can see some amazing performances.

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Kathmandu City Tour Packages.

Tour Name: Kathmandu City Tour

  • Duration: 6 hours.
  • Places covered: Swayambhunath (Monkey) Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. 
  • Tour type: private or group.
  • Price: 75 USD per person (85 USD for 2 people).

Tour Name: One Day in Kathmandu. 

  • Duration: 6 hours.
  • Places cover Patan Durbar Square and Asan Market. 
  • Tour Type: Private or Group.
  • Price: 75 $ 1 person / 75 $ 2 persons.

Tour Name: Historical and Cultural City Tour.

  • Duration: 8 Hours +
  • Places Covered: Bhaktapur City, Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath (Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa. 
  • Tour Type: Private.
  • Price: 115 USD for 1 Person (125 USD for 2 people)

Tour Name: Monastery and Monks.

  • Duration: 1 full day. 
  • Places covered: Namobuddha Monastery, Pharping Monastery, and Boudhanath Stupa. 
  • Tour Type: Private.
  • Price: $150 for one person; $165 for two people.

Tour Name: Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour in Kathmandu.

  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Places covered: Swayambhunath (Monkey) Temple, Kopan Monastery, and Boudhanath Stupa. 
  • Tour Type: Private.
  • Price: $85 per person or $95 for two people.

Tour Name: Ancient Hinduism Tour

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Places covered: Pashupatinath Temple, Dakshinkali Temple, and Budhanilkantha Temple. 
  • Tour Type: Private.
  • Price: $115 or $120 per person.

Kathmandu Day Hiking Trips.

If you love walking and hiking, then from Kathmandu you can pick Nagarkot Day hiking trips, Champadevi Day hikes, and Ranikot Day hikes. Nagarkot is a popular place in Kathmandu for panoramic mountain views, sunrises, and sunsets. "Travelers Choice Nagarkot Day Hike". Ranikot village day hike is another place to see the unchanged lifestyle of mountain people within a day.

one day hiking trips from kathmandu

Everest flight (mountain flight)

An Everest flight is to see the world's tallest mountains by mountain flight from Kathmandu. It's a 1-hour flight for those who don't have enough time or don't want to go on big hikes to the Himalayas. The Everest flight starts early in the morning, and after the flight, you can enjoy the day in the Garden of Dreams, do last-minute shopping in Thamel, massage, and listen to live music in Thamel.


Whether you crave spiritual immersion amongst ancient temples, yearn for breathtaking mountain vistas, or seek a glimpse into local life through vibrant markets and festivals, Kathmandu offers a kaleidoscope of experiences within a single day. From historical tours and serene monasteries to invigorating hikes and awe-inspiring mountain flights, our curated one-day packages cater to diverse interests and budgets. Choose your Kathmandu adventure and let us take you on a journey through time, culture, and the breathtaking beauty of the Himalayas. So, ditch the "just passing through" mindset and make memories that will stay with you long after your departure. Contact us today and create your unforgettable Kathmandu story!

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