Popular Kathmandu Tours

Popular Kathmandu Tours

During your stay at Hotel Friends Home, you can visit a number of local attractions and choose a variety of outdoor activities depending on how much free time you actually have.

You can take a guided sightseeing tour of all seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley, or visit a couple of those. Likewise, you can enjoy the following activities:

For more information and arrangements, please feel free to consult with our tours and activities specialist at our Travel Desk beside the reception. Rest assured that you will get what you want at very reasonable rates and wihout any hassle. And if you wish to plan your activities even before you arrive, you are welcome to contact us.

Outdoor Himalayan Treks | Travel partner of Hotel Friends Home | Kathmandu, NepalYou can also select from a wide variety of adventure tours, treks and holiday packages offered by our trusted travel partner, Outdoor Himalayan Treks. Express your requirements clearly and you can have the perfect trip tailored exclusively for you! Outdoor Himalayan Treks also offers holiday packages in India, Bhutan and Tibet.

Some of the popular tours and activities in Kathmandu offered by the travel desk at Hotel Friends Home are featured below.

Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking

Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking begin from Dhulkhel, a small beautiful touristic town, located at height of 1550m, is away from urban hustle and bustle life.

30 km south-west drive from Kathmandu along the Araniko highway, different communities of Newars, Brahmin, Tamang , Chhetris and Dalit lives in Dhulikhel. It is historic town with old houses and temples.

Starts the hike from Dhulikhel via Goukhushwar Mahadev uphill hike to Kavrekot, Kali Mandir (temple) and reach Namobuddha. The hike is approximately 10 kms that takes 4 hours, the highest point is Nabomuddha (1750m). Glimpses of Himalayas, Newari village, temples, Gumba and Chaityas are most attraction of the Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking.

On a clear weather day one can witness the alluring Himalayan Panorama of Gaurishankar, Dorje Lakpa, Chovabhamare, Langtang, Shishapangma, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Numbur, Rolwaling etc. Besides the Himalayan view, Namo Buddha is one of the most scared pilgrimage sites for among the Buddhist people. The Thrangu Tashi Yangtse Moastery is the main attraction of Namo Buddha village.

Dhulikhel Namobuddha hiking highlights

  • Enjoy Magnificent Himalayan views from Namobuddha
  • Experience the Buddhist culture by visiting the monastery
  • Maximum Altitude of the trip is 1750m at Namobuddha
  • Hiking starting at Dhulikhel and ends at Panauti
  • Average walking duration is around 4 hours but it's depends on your pace
  • Transportation: Private transportation before and after the hiking
  • Enjoy walking through various villages and beautiful terrace landscape

Dhulikhel - Namobuddha hike itienrary:

07:00am: Pickup at Hotel, drive to Dhulikhel (30 kms, 1.5 hours)
08:45am: Start hiking from Dhulikhel to Namobuddha which will about 4 hours.   Lunch will be taken at Namobuddha. 
02:30pm: Drive back to Kathmandu, it will take 2 hours to reach Kathmandu.

Inclusion in the Package


  • Private transportation
  • English speaking tour/hiking guide


    • Hotel accommodaiton & food in Kathamndu
    • Tip for guide and driver
    • Insurance for the trip
    • Entrance Fee 




Everest Base Camp Helicopter Tour

Everest base camp helicopter tour is one the of the most glorious  flight to base camp of Mt. Everest also takes you to very close up to the world's highest peak Mt. Everest (8848 meters). This Everest base camp helicopter tour landing chopper flight is one of the most wonderful lifetime memorable experience holiday in Himalayas of Nepal.  The trip allows you to observe the closest view of Mt. Everest as a day outing from Kathmandu. The flight duration will be for 3 to 5 hours every day from Kathmandu with offering a holding time at Kalapathar (5545 meters) to capture the beautiful moment on cameras and in your heart and soul.  This wonderful Heli sightseeing tour to Mount Everest region allows you see all the splendid peaks of the surrounding area.

This is a one day heli flight from Kathmandu to Everest base camp via Lukla airport of Everest region to fascinate with alluring nature and enjoy the breakfast at Hotel Everest view in front of mighty Himalayas in 2023/2024.

Garb the wonderful opportunity during your visit to Nepal to place your feet in front of world’s tallest Himalaya and feel blessed yourself. We have every day flight with the option with breakfast or lunch at Everest view hotel or without any meal as per your choice. Also you can join with other tourist for the flight or fly as a private trip.

The Mount Everest base camp helicopter flight first lands at Lukla (2800 m) and then fly to Kala Patthar summit viewpoint hill which is above base camp at 5455 meters high above sea level recognized as most closet viewpoint of Mt. Everest.  Then fly back to Everest view hotel to enjoy the Everest  panorama  and breakfast (optional).  From Everest view hotel, having wonderful experience of Everest base camp helicopter tour the flight back to Kathmandu via Lukla.

The cost for Everest base camp helicopter tour starts from US $1350. The cost varies as per your requirement and options.

Everest base camp helicopter tour Departure date: Everyday, please contact us for the time and group size for EBC heli tour!

Mt. Everest base camp helicopter tour highlights

  • Tour Duration: 3-5 hours
  • Starting & Ending Point: Kathmandu domestic airport
  • Best of the Tour: Visiting spectacular Everest region
  • Transfer: Airport pick up and drop
  • Meals: Self along the tour
  • Minimum Group Size: 4 persons at least (if you want to have sharing option, 1 perosn also can book.

from 1350 Per Person

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Everest Experience Flight

The Everest Experience flight is an unparalleled flight in the entire world, for it gives you the opportunity to fly over the Himalayas and see Mt. Everest as well as many other majestic peaks that form the northern wall of Nepal. At Hotel Friends Home, we provide fast and easy booking of the Everest Experience flight at very nominal rates. Transportation charge extra: (USD 15  up to 5 People)

from USD 240

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Kathmandu Heritage Tour (2 Days)

A perfect starter for Nepal visitors, our Kathmandu Heritage Tour gives you the opportunity to visit all seven World Heritage Sites enlisted by UNESCO in Kathmandu Valley. The sites you will visit in this 2-day sightseeing tour are Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changunarayan Temple.

Included in the package are private transportation (air-conditioned car up to 4 persons) if the group is more than four persons, please contat us. However, entry fees to the heritage sites and temples are not included, which you need to pay on the sites.

Guide Charge per day USD 35

from USD 120

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Sundarijal - Nagarkot Scenic Hike

This is a 3-day hike that routes through Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park and includes two stopovers, the first night in Chisapani and the second night in Nagarkot. Suitable for people of all ages, our Sundarijal - Nagarkot Scenic hike is quite enjoyable. Book this trip with Hotel Friends Home and get free private transportation from Kathmandu and back.

from USD 280

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