Kathmandu half-day tour designed for the short-time tourists who can spend 3 hours in sightseeing place with a professional tourist guide and car. Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swayambhunath Stupa are the most popular UNESCO world heritage sites. The trip begins from your hotel every day at nine o’clock in the morning. It is interesting to visit the capital city of Nepal with its ancient monuments in limited time. After the half-day (three hours) sightseeing, you can return to your hotel or Tribhuvan International Airport.
Kathmandu half-day tour is short, however, useful for all kinds, limited time tourists in the capital city Kathmandu. The professional guide explains on Nepal, heritage site, Nepalese culture, and art in short. You will be excited with an excellent woodcarving, stone sculpture, bronze art, museum, and architecture of the temple and monastery, hippie trail, and the Living Goddess (Kumari). Feel free to ask the things seen or not seen to your guide. Photography of temples, pilgrims, Assamese macaque, monuments, and Kathmandu city may be notable. The half-day sightseeing (three hours) places are below.
Kathmandu Durbar Square (12th to 18th Century)
The medieval palace square is known as the Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square located in the center of the Kathmandu city. There are at least 50 popular monuments, including the House of The Living Goddess, Freak Street, temples, and museum, the historical wooden pavilion (Kasthamandap), Shiva-Parvati Temple, biggest bell, nine-stored palace tower, Jagat Narayan Temple (with Kama Sutra), Statue of Kala Bhairab and Seto Bhairab with the Hindu holy man Sadhus are fascinating. A café and restaurants are available here for the taste of local and international cuisines.
Swayambhunath Stupa (1st century)
Swayambhunath Stupa is the most sacred Buddhist Temple situated top of a green hill with the majestic views of Kathmandu city, green hill, and snow-clad peaks. An activity of the Assamese monkey, pilgrim, monk, and visitors are noticeable. The statue of Buddha (stone and bronze), monkey swimming pool, Vajradhatu Mandala, 365 stone stairway, an architecture of the Stupa, Harati Temple (Children Protector), Vihara, and monastery, souvenir shop, art school, are worth exploring.