Explore Kathmandu on Rickshaw


Explore Kathmandu on Rickshaw

USD 34


Trip Overview

Did you know that you can explore Kathmandu on Rickshaw and discover heritage, local communities and the hustle-bustle of the capital on this adventure?

Kathmandu Durbar Square is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where Nepal’s kings were crowned, lived and worshipped. Visit many temples and buildings, including Kumari Chowk (the courtyard of the living goddess), the Aakash Bhairav Temple, the Temple of Lord Machhendranath, and Itumbahal courtyard.

This rickshaw ride is designed to give you an authentic taste of Kathmandu while you sit back and relax. The expertly navigated ride takes you through the narrow streets of Kathmandu, where you can witness local life, small temples and stupas, shops selling trekking gear and souvenirs, restaurants and more.


Trip Highlights

  • Beautiful temples
  • Learn about the living goddess Kumari
  • Visit Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the historic heart of Kathmandu by rickshaw


Hotel to Kathmandu Durbar Square Transfer for Sightseeing. Rickshaw ride to Thamel. Drop transfer to your Hotel.

Start with a drive to Kathmandu Durbar Square, also known as Basantapur, which is the heart of Kathmandu. This vibrant public square was once the Kathmandu Kingdom’s royal residence and has one of the world’s highest concentrations of well-preserved ancient buildings, making for a stunning open-air museum. Although the square was damaged during the 2015 earthquakes, there is still a great array of architectural gems to see. It is surrounded with spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newar artists and craftsmen over several centuries. 

After exploring Durbar Square, you will take a ride on Rickshaw towards Thamel. The way pass through Ason Market, where you will see local shops with varieties of goods and products necessary for life in a Newar community. After enjoying your rickshaw and reaching Thamel a return transfer to your hotel is included.

  • Total time taken: 3 to 4 hours approx.

Services Included

  • Private Transfer from hotel to Kathmandu Durbar Square and Thamel to hotel
  • English speaking sightseeing guide
  • Rickshaw ride to Thamel

Services Excluded

  • Entrance and Monument fees
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any item not specified as included
  • Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of Royal Mountain Travel