Swambhunath Stupa & Chhauni Museum - Walking Tour

Duration: 4h
Languages: English
Guru: Prem
Registered on April 13, 2023

I am a professional multilingual travel guide and travel entrepreneur from Nepal. With over a decade of experience in the sector, I started my own travel agency iFly Nepal from 2021. iFly Nepal is a prominent travel agency, providing an extensive array of activities including Travel, Tours, Trekking, Expeditions, Guide Services, Hotel Reservations, Vehicle Hire, Cooking Classes, Language Classes, Local Shopping, and numerous others to travelers arriving in Nepal from around the world. We are also committed to promoting gender equality and practicing sustainable tourism in the country. With my in-depth knowledge of local culture, history, cuisine, and various trekking routes and trails in Nepal, I am adept at tailoring my services to meet the unique needs and interests of my clients. As a friendly and approachable guide, I have earned a reputation for my professionalism and expertise in the field. My excellent communication skills and attention to detail enable me to ensure that my clients have a safe and enjoyable experience during their trips in Nepal. My goal is to provide my clients with the best possible service to ensure that they have a unique and memorable experience in Nepal.

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

During this free walking tour, walkers willl explore both Swayambhunath Stupa and Chhauni Museum on foot, offering a chance to immerse in Nepal's ancient traditions, religious practices, and rich history. These culturally significant sites make for a rewarding and enlightening experience amidst the picturesque landscapes of Nepal.

Swayambhunath Stupa, known as the Monkey Temple, is a revered religious site in Nepal. Situated atop a hill in Kathmandu Valley, it offers stunning views. The ancient stupa, over 2,000 years old, is adorned with Buddha's all-seeing eyes. A walk to the top reveals prayer flags, smaller stupas, and playful monkeys.

Chhauni Museum, also the Nepal Army Museum, is located nearby. Situated in the former Royal Palace complex in Chhauni, it showcases Nepal's military heritage. The museum displays a diverse collection of artifacts, weapons, uniforms, documents, and memorabilia, providing insights into the country's military history.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Swayambhunath, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
    Swayambhunath, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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    Please WhatsApp me +977-9851075128.

  • 1
    Outside visit

    As most travelers stay in Thamel, I usually pickup from their hotel and goto Swambhu by Taxi (3km, 20min) drive, or meet directly at the Swambhu.

  • 2
    Outside visit
    Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)

    Swayambhunath is the holiest and religious place for both Buddhist and Hindus in Nepal build about 2000 years back, is one of the most sacred sites in Tibetan Buddhism.

  • 3
    Outside visit
    Buddha Amideva Park

    Buddha Amideva Park, located in Nepal, is a serene Buddhist pilgrimage site. It features a giant Buddha statue and peaceful surroundings, inviting visitors for meditation and spiritual contemplation.

  • 4
    Outside visit
    National Museum of Nepal

    Located at the base of Swayambhu, a sacred hill in the Kathmandu Valley, is the first Nepalese museum. Covering an area of approximately 50 Ropani, the museum comprises various buildings, gardens, and open spaces within its premises.

  • 5
    Outside visit
    Thamel Marg

    We walk (45min) or take taxi back to drop off in the hotel.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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