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Kathmandu Attractions

Big cities like Kathmandu are packed with things to see and do — you just need to know where to start. Whether you're searching for rest and rejuvenation, exciting experiences or unique attractions in this national capital, we'll lead you to the fun.

Learn what makes Kathmandu tick with the very best tours & day trips. Look into our 2595 fun activities in Kathmandu, and book with confidence knowing that we offer free cancellation and no added fees.

Free Things to Do in Kathmandu

Leave your wallet in the hotel. It's a cinch to occupy yourself in Kathmandu without paying a penny.

Indra Chowk - Wander down the streets and appreciate the charm and character of this buzzing local hangout.

TU Central Library - If you want to see some of the more important or unique places in the community, this is a great place to start.

Explore The Neighborhoods of Kathmandu


Shopping and cafés are notable features of Thamel. You might consider a stop by Garden of Dreams while you're exploring the neighborhood.



Naxal might not have many top sights, but Garden of Dreams and Durbar Marg are two attractions nearby that you can check out.

New Baneshwor

Though New Baneshwor might not have many top sights, you can venture to the surrounding area to see attractions like Pashupatinath Temple and Durbar Marg.


Unique features of Boudhha include the gardens and spas. Make a stop by Boudhanath or Riwoche Monastery while you're exploring the area.



If you're looking for some top things to see and do in Gaushala and surrounding area, you can visit Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath.


When in Chhetrapati, you can plan a visit to Garden of Dreams and Kathmandu Durbar Square, some noteworthy sights in the nearby area.

Frequently Asked Questions

What to do in Kathmandu on a sunny day?

Make the most of the nice weather (and get some exercise too) with one or two of these top activities:

What to do in Kathmandu on a rainy day?

If it's pouring down outside and you're searching for something to do, throw down your umbrella and join a Private Guided Tour of Boudhanath Stupa in Kathmandu.

What is Kathmandu famous for?

No vacation in Kathmandu is complete without seeing Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath.

Are there cheap things to do in Kathmandu?

You'll find plenty of activities and tours here that are perfect if you're traveling on a tight budget:

What can you do in Kathmandu for free?

You'll barely have time to pull your wallet out of your pocket with so many incredible free things to do:

  • Kathmandu Durbar Square
  • Indra Chowk
  • Kathmandu Civil Mall
  • Freak Street