Our day tour of the historical palaces in Kathmandu is a discovery of local culture, cuisine, art and architecture of different squares located within Kathmandu Valley. Kathmandu, the center of the ancient salt trade route, was a prosperous and rich capital where previous rulers created fascinating temples and palaces. Our experienced and knowledgeable tour guide will escort you to the different temples and palaces explaining their history and significance. We will show you around the palace squares of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square and Kirtipur. Our tour is aimed to provide you deep knowledge of culture, history and architecture of these areas. We also want to introduce you to real cuisine of local Newari people. We will be visiting really hidden local eateries throughout the tour.

If you want to get deep knowledge of the historical sites, see the beauty of the fascinating temples or just spend a good day exploring the local cuisine then this tour is perfect for you. A full day of culture and local food is guaranteed.

Trip Starts: Kathmandu

Pick up at your hotel

Trip Ends: Kathmandu

Drop at your hotel

Trip Duration: 8-9 hours Trip Type: Cultural Day Tour
Transportation: Private Car Group Size: 2-6 People

Single person upon request

Price Per Person: group of 6: $60

group of 4: $75


group of 2: $95

Single person upon request


Pick up at your hotel, drive to Kathmandu Durbar Square- explore around the area, drive to Kritipur- explore the ancient temples, view of Kathmandu Valley and lunch at a small local Newari restaurant, drive to Patan Durbar Square- explore the temples, narrow allies and observe the living goddess ‘Kumari’,  drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square- explore the temples, pottery square and try the famous King curd. Then drive back to Kathmandu, and we will drop you at your hotel.

Meals: Lunch

What is included in the price?

Entrance fees for Bhaktapur, Patan and Kathmandu Durbar Square 

Transportation by a private car/van throughout the tour

English speaking tour guide 


All government taxes and fees

Whats is not included in the price?

Personal expenses like souvenir shopping, donations etc

Alcoholic beverages 

Tip for the guide & staff