Day tour in Kirtipur

An exciting Village experience

Kirtipur is an old Newar village, town. It lies about 8 km to the south-west of Katmandu on the top of a hill. Kirtipur day tour is for those who are interested in architecture, religion, culture, and history.

This ancient city has a very interesting history and unique culture. There are several temples, monasteries, and palaces for sightseeing. The temple of Adinath, on a top of the hill, the Chilamcho Stupa, the temple of Bagh Bhairav, Uma Maheshwar temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Shri Kirti Bihara, a Buddhist Monastery are also major attractions of Kirtipur.

In a very short distance, about half a kilometer, the Chovar sightseeing point lies from where you can see the water exit gorge of the Kathmandu valley.

Destination: Kirtipur, Nepal
Trip Routes: Kathmandu - Kirtipur - Kathmandu
Activities: Sightseeing
Season: Throughout the year

Group Size
2 days
400 m
Trans Alps Adventure
The Journey Begins Here

Detailed Itinerary

  • Drive to Kirtipur
    After having breakfast, you will drive towards Kirtipur for about 30 mins in a private jeep.
  • Kirtipur Sight-Seeing
  • Chilancho Stupa
    After entering the Kirtipur city, we visit the Chilamcho Stupa, a pagoda-style temple. It lies at quite a height surrounded by traditional homes all around. People living there and their lifestyle also seem to be very traditional and ritual.
  • Bagh Bhairab Temple
    We move down from Chilamcho Stupa to Bagh Bhairab Temple. It lies around half a kilometer from Chilamcho Stupa. The Bagh Bhairab temple comprises a statue of Hindu God Bhairab. From the backside of this temple, you can observe the panoramic Kathmandu valley view.
  • Uma Maheshwar Temple
    We leave for Uma Maheshwar from there, at the maximum height of Kirtipur town. From that place, we see the complete view of Kathmandu valley. We can locate the Swayambhunath, White Gumba, from the left-wing of the temple.
  • Shri Kirti Bihar
    At last, we reach Shri Kirti Bihar. There we find the statue of every stage in Siddhartha Gautam's life turning to Gautam Buddha. The enlightenment getting is so fascinatingly shown through carvings.
  • Drive back to Kathmandu
    In the evening, you will drive back to Kathmandu.

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What's Included

  • All ground transportation by private car
  • Entrance fee for sightseeing places
  • English speaking Guide

What's Excluded

  • All meals
  • Alcoholic/luxury drinks and Private expenses

Equipment List

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Black Sunglasses

Personal Hygiene

  • Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn toothpaste/brush set
  • Hand sanitizer gel
  • 1 synthetic towel

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If you’ve only got time to visit Kathmandu and little else then put Kirtipur on your list! It’s only 25 minutes away by bus or even faster by taxi. You can cover all the sights there in well under half a day trip. It’s away from the crowds. There’s no entrance fee. It’s a classic Newari heritage site. And, you get to go somewhere very few people know about!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book the package tour to Nepal?

If the tour itinerary given in the website suits you, you can book online, e-mail, call or fax us. It is also possible to customized the itinerary as per your desire.

When is the best season to travel to Nepal?

The best season to visit Nepal is from March to May and September to November.

Do we need to cover travel insurance?

Yes, we advise you to get your insurance cover from your respective country.

What kind trekking guide do you use for the trip?

We use honest, experienced and English speaking guides for the trip.

Should I feel embarrassed expecting a porter to carry my pack?

Definitely not. If you can afford a personal porter it is highly recommended.

Is Communication to home possible on trek?

There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls. We inform daily trekking report to your relatives to home.

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