Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour Cost

  • Last Updated on Feb 7, 2024

Kathmandu city tour is one of the most famous and in-demand day tours near Kathmandu Valley. This tour is becoming more popular as people realize they can visit many historical, religious, and world heritage places in Nepal in a day.

Exploring the city's historic landmarks, temples, palaces, and streets felt like stepping back in time. And learning about the people of Kathmandu's rich history and way of life is something different that one can experience during the sightseeing tour.

In this blog, we will discuss the overall cost of the Kathmandu valley tour. You don't have to spend a lot of money to go on a trip to Kathmandu. In this blog, we're looking for the city's best-kept secrets without emptying our wallets.

You did hear that correctly! Our goal is to show that you don't have to spend a lot of money to enjoy the best of Kathmandu. We'll tell you how much a day tour costs and what is included in that price.

How much does a day tour in Kathmandu cost?

Nepal Trek Adventure offers a comprehensive Kathmandu valley tour package at an attractive price of $95 per person. This all-inclusive package covers a range of services, such as convenient pick-up and drop-off, private vehicle transportation, the expertise of a knowledgeable local guide, and engaging sightseeing experiences at various world heritage sites. Additionally, the cost covers all relevant local and government taxes, ensuring a hassle-free and enjoyable exploration of the captivating Kathmandu valley.

Here's a breakdown of the main expenses you can expect:

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Food Cost

Here are some estimates of how much food might cost during your day trip in Kathmandu. How much it costs depends on what you want.


Approximate Cost (in USD)


$1.25 - $4.20

Mid-Morning Snack

$0.40 - $1.70


$2.50 - $6.70

Afternoon Tea/Coffee

$0.40 - $2.10

Evening Snacks

$0.85 - $2.50


$3.35 - $8.40


$0.85 - $2.50

Cost of food during a one-day city tour of Kathmandu:

  • Low Budget: $9.65 - $12.90 

  • Mid-Range: $12.90 - $24.50

  • High Budget: $19.30 - $45.65

Note: Keep in mind that these are just estimates, and the real prices may be different depending on what you choose. If you want to save money on food, try local street food, eat at local restaurants, and share meals when you can. During your city tour, it can be cheap and fun to try out the different kinds of food that Kathmandu has to offer.

Accommodation Cost

When planning a city tour of Kathmandu, the cost of accommodation is an important thing to think about. If you are staying in Kathmandu for five days before or after the tour, then there are many different places to stay in the city that fit different budgets and tastes.

The price of a place to stay can change based on its type, location, features, and time of year. Here's how much it costs to stay in Kathmandu during a city tour:

Accommodation Type 


Approximate Cost range 

Budget Accommodation


$5 - $15

Budget Guesthouses

$15 - $40

Mid-Range Accommodation

3-Star Hotels

$40 - $100

Boutique Hotels

$60 - $150

Luxury Accommodation

4-Star and 5-Star Hotels

$150 - $500+


$200 - $500+

Note: Please keep in mind that the prices in the table are just estimates that can change based on things like the season, area, and hotel amenities. For the most accurate prices, it's always best to check with specific accommodations and booking sites.

Entrance Fees Cost

When planning your Kathmandu city tour, it's important to think about how much it will cost to get into the different attractions and historic places. Some places are free to get into, but you need a ticket or permission to get into others. Here's a list of the most common entrance fees you might find on a city tour:


Approximate Cost

Pashupatinath Temple

$9.00 - $13.50

Kathmandu Durbar Square

$9.00 - $13.50

Boudhanath Stupa

$2.25 - $3.60

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

$13.50 - $16.20

Patan Durbar Square

$9.00 - $13.50

Swyambhunath Stupa

$1.80 - $3.60

Garden of Dreams

$1.80 - $2.70

Transportation Cost 

When planning a city trip in Kathmandu, private transportation can be convenient and give you the freedom to see the city at your own pace. But it's important to think about the prices of private transportation to make sure it fits into your budget.

The cost of private transportation depends on the type of car, the distance traveled, and how long your tour is. During a city trip of Kathmandu, you can expect to pay the following prices for private transportation:

Vehicle Type        

Approximate Cost  (USD)    




$ 255


$ 255








If you want to stay in Nepal for a few days, you can book a Kathmandu city day tour with us. Also, the above information can be beneficial when budgeting for a group or solo tour in Kathmandu. Book your Kathmandu city tour now and immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage and breathtaking landscapes!

Manju Mahato

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