Susan Manandhar Private tour guide in Kathmandu - Nepal

Susan Manandhar

Guide profile:

Dear respected Guests,

Warm welcome to my beautiful country Nepal!

I am Susan from Kathmandu and since I am a Newar lady I really love Newari culture and festivals of Kathmandu which are exceptionally beautiful and precious. My intention is not only to guide my curious tourists but also let them know more about my country and its culture, festivals and people. I did my high School from "St. Mary's higher secondary School" a convent School and then completed my graduation degree in Management from one of the colleges under Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu. I did my Guide training 15 years ago from Hotel Management and Tourism Training Centre, Kathmandu before I started guiding the tourists through local esteemed Travel Agencies. So I am a licensed Guide authorized by Nepal Government. Besides, I am also a life member of "Tourist Guide Association of Nepal". I have guided the tourists from almost all the countries. I do not want to exaggerate myself because I would like you to evaluate yourself my performance which I think is more appropriate. You can also see some of the reviews on me from some of the guests who I have already served as a private tour guide. I am sure that you will also definitely have a life time experience of your holiday after you have visited my beautiful country with me as your private Guide. Please do not hesitate to write to me if you have any queries before coming to my country. I will be glad if you give me an opportunity to serve you as your private guide.

Recent reviews of this tour guide:

5 stars Chang Y.

We enjoyed very much with Susan around and she is very professional. Especially how she’s explained the places and history of the places we visited. She’s very flexible upon your request and I definitely recommend her as your guide in Nepal!

Tour guide services/sample itinerary:

Arrival or Departure transfer from and to Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu - USD 40.00 in a car up to two persons.

Full day guide charge for walikng tour USD 70.00 and by car USD 125 up to 7 hrs. from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm

A/c car rental without Guide - USD 8.00 per hour (minimum 4 hours will be charged).

Transportation by tour guide:

Transport can be arranged for USD 10.00 per hour. Minimum 3 hours to be hired.

Private sightseeing & group tours offered by this guide:

4 days Kathmandu-Pokhara package tour. Price Per Group 999.00 USD
6nights/7days Kathmandu/Nagarkot/Pokhara/Kathmandu Price Per Group 1600.00 USD
A full day city tour around Kathmandu#1 Price Per Group 125.00 USD
A full day city tour around Kathmandu#2 Price Per Group 125.00 USD
Full day guide service in and around Kathmandu. Price Per Group 65.00 USD
Full day tour of Patan and Bhaktapur. Price Per Group 200.00 USD
Half day tour around Kathmandu. Price Per Group 65.00 USD
Nepal special tour with transfers. Price Per Group 520.00 USD
Nepal special tour with transfers. Price Per Group 520.00 USD

Tour guide interests:

Kathmandu sightseeing tours

Kathmandu city tours personalized

Kathmandu travel tours for your needs

Kathmandu tour guide general services

Reviews of this tour – by clients who booked!

5 stars Chang Y. 21 Apr 2019

We enjoyed very much with Susan around and she is very professional. Especially how she’s explained the places and history of the places we visited. She’s very flexible upon your request and I definitely recommend her as your guide in Nepal!

5 stars Ryan F. 03 Feb 2019

Susan is a wonderful guide who works very hard for her clients, especially when they're on a tight schedule and such a short visit. I highly recommend her services and encourage you to stay several days in Nepal with her as your guide, she is the best!

5 stars Jeff R. 03 Jan 2019

Highly recommended: Susan provided personal and flexible professional service. Everything from fast tracking queues at busy locations to personal and informative guided tours, Beautiful views of the Himalayas. Paragliding in Pokhara, local Newari feast, Religious sights rarely visited by tourists. Quality affordable hotel accommodation and English-speaking drivers. I highly recommend Susan for her professional guided tour service and personal assistance navigating an unknown country and culture.

5 stars Mark C. 25 Oct 2018

Excellent tour from Susan, very knowledgeable and personable. She was very flexible in her approach, which resulted in an impromptu visit to a Kumari (Living Goddess).

All eight of our group were impressed with her professionalism and we would not hesitate to recommend her.

5 stars Karl B. 04 Oct 2018

Susan and her driver Kiran went out of their way to create a special experience for us in Nepal. In the beginning of the process, Susan was responsive, helpful, and knowledgeable. In Nepal, Susan was punctual, flexible, and spoke good English. She gave us a great tour of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur before dropping us off at Nagarkot. Kiran brought us back to Kathmandu and went out of his way to help us shop for high quality value based jewelry for our families back home. Susan and Kiran are great!

5 stars Nancy M. 24 Feb 2018

Susan was a fabulous guide: knowledgeable and helpful. She not only took us to the sites we requested but also took us to visit two Newari villages. Her driver, Stephen, navigated the heavy traffic getting us quickly to each site and was waiting for us when we finished. It was a great 2 days.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Nancy, Thank you so much for your beautiful review. Hope to meet you again in your next visit.

5 stars Sarah Y. 12 Dec 2017

Susan was a wonderful guide, she was very knowledgeable and spoke perfect English. I spent 2 days with Susan going around the main sights in Kathmandu Valley. Both days were well planned out and didn't feel to rushed or to slow. Susan made some very good suggestions of places to see that i wouldn't of thought of going to otherwise, like spending the night at Nagarkot. Overall was a fantastic 2 days and would really recomend Susan is definitely worth the money to have a guide.

5 stars George R. 08 Dec 2017

Had an excellent experience with Susan. I booked her for a day and a half during which we miraculously managed to cover the main sights in Kathmandu. She was a pleasure to talk to and she gave me a wealth of information on Nepal, Buddhism, and Hinduism as well as culture and life in Kathmandu. Couldn't have asked for a better insight into this lovely city.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear George, Thanks a lot for your wonderful review that inspires me to do even better in the future.

5 stars Philippe H. 27 Feb 2017

After a quick random check, I have selected Susan to be our tour guide in Nepal because she has been given top reviews. I can be very short. She is worth every dollar you spend on her. She is very knowledgeable and fits the desired program in an actual program.

Book her and you will NOT be disappointed.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Sir, Thank yiu so much for your positive review. It was so nice to guide you and your family during your visit to Nepal.

5 stars Sonia W. 31 Jan 2017

I was provided with a well planned itinerary and comprehensive background/history of the world heritage throughout my tour within the Kathmandu city. For sure will go for Susan and her husband Anil's tour service for my next visit to Kathmandu =)

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Sonia, Thanks a lot for your positive review and would like to guide you again when you come for your next trip to Nepal.

5 stars Justin W. 24 Dec 2016

Susan Manandhar is one of the best tour guide we've ever had. She was professional and knowledgeable. Super friendly and accommodating, adjusting to our numerous requests and give great advice. She was punctual and efficient. Excellent English. She knows Kathmandu and outside of Kathmandu (rest of Nepal) very well. We highly recommend future tourists to hire her as tour guide. And we are speaking from experience as we travel the entire world frequently and have used many tour guides in past.

Tour Guide Comment: Thank you so much for your wonderful review. I wish I could guide you in your future trip too.

5 stars Patrick X. 09 Jan 2016

Incredible job, we customized a tour to analyze disaster relief and she was wonderful. Easy to get along with, willing to talk about personal experiences in country, insightful, obviously knows the area, could take us to small places where I'm sure other tour guides did not, very flexible. All around a great time!

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Patrick, thank you so much for your positive review which I am sure will help me to connect with mor guests in future.

5 stars Ameenn A. 17 Mar 2015

Susan Manandhar was excellant. She was very gentle and proffesional. The itinrary she organized was just as I prefer.. In addition, she was so flexible whenever I asked for a change in the itinrary. I strongly recommend this tour guide.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Mr/s Ameen, It was so kind of you to write such a beautiful review for me. I too really enjoyed working with you and hope to serve you again in you future trip to my beautiful country Nepal.

5 stars ekaterina M. 19 Aug 2014

Susan is absolutely amazing. I have never met a guide that knowledgeable. She's done major studies to become a guide and takes her profession very seriously. She seems to have an answer to every question I asked, and I asked plenty. There is not even a hint of cheating or hidden costs, you can trust her. Her English is great, she explains things simply but with knowledge and lots interesting details. Don't even consider anyone else, other guides should learn from her.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Ekaterina, Thank you so much for your nice review on me. I wish you come back to Nepal and I shall guide you again.

5 stars JULIA N. 30 Jul 2014

Susan is very informative, fun and pleasant tour guide. She'll show u what being in Nepal really means. If you'd like off beaten path, just tell her so. And she'll show you the side of Nepal you'll never see with other guides. Susan is a great guide for family, group of friends, or single woman. She's patient, she's knowledgeable and passionate about her job. Highly recommended


Tour Guide Comment: Dear Julia, It was so nice of you to write all good words for me. I really appreciate your review which I am sure will help me get more tourists.

5 stars Steven E. 06 Apr 2014

Susan is so easy to get along with, it's like traveling with an old friend. A thoroughly professional guide, always on time, patient and knowledgeable. If you want to do more than just look at Nepal; book Susan, she's a gem.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Steven Thank you so much for your nice review.It is always the best reward to me kind easy going.You are just like my old friends.I had a good time with both of you and I will never forget you.Keep in touch.

5 stars Meera S. 14 Mar 2014

As four girls traveling alone in Kathmandu for the first time, Susan Manandhar was really all we could have hoped for. Not only is she an extremely enthusiastic, accommodating and flexible guide but she also showed us the most riveting sites in Kathmandu and allowed us to truly experience the history and culture through her knowledge. Susan adapted the tour according to our preferences, advised us on the best places to shop and drove us around everywhere that day. Overall- great experience!

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Meera Thank you very much for your review and 5 star rating on me.As we were all girls i had a very good time with all of you.Thanks for your trust and support.Keep in touch.

5 stars Hans M. 09 Mar 2014

My wife and me booked Susan for a tour in and around Kathmandu. We went to Nagarkot also with her. Susan is a very friendly and helpful tour guide with a good knowledge about culture, history and daily life of the Nepales people. Also she organized for us a trekking trip in the Annapurna region and she hands on discounts she get on to her customers.

We enjoyed our time in Nepal very much.

If we will come again, we will book her again for sure and I will recommend her to our frieds at home !

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Mr/s Hans & Barbara, Thank you so much. It was so nice of you to write such a good comment on me. I too really enjoyed to serve you as a tour Guide. I would like to serve you again in your next trip to Nepal.

5 stars Catherine M. 16 Feb 2014

We had a wonderful experience with Susan. Very knowledgeable and easy going. We had great discussions about the country and the customs. Very flexible and was willing to change our schedule based on weather etc. Would highly recommend her to future visitors to Nepal and don't miss Bhaktapur!

Tour Guide Comment: Dear John and Catherine Thank you for your rating and review on me.I will keep improving myself and look forward to welcoming you to Nepal again .

5 stars Monica J. 24 Sep 2013

Susan was wonderful to work with, easy going and always happy to help. She arranged for a driver to take us to an out of the way restaurant in Pokhara. She made us feel comfortable and we never felt any pressure to buy from certain stores or eat in particular restaurants, though we appreciated her advice. I would highly recommend anyone going to Nepal to book Susan as their guide.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Monica and Maher, Thank you so much for your kind words. It was really nice working with you as a Tour Guide. I hope to see you again in your next trip to Nepal

5 stars jean-marie S. 11 Aug 2013

The best way to see Kathmandu

Thanks to Susan my first visit to the Kathmandu valley was an excellent experience. She is a very professional guide: sensitive to the client’s needs, friendly, highly organized and always on time. Everything ran really smoothly. She was also simply great company.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Jean, Thank you indeed for your nice review. It was nice to take you around almost all the tourist interest places of the Kathmandu Valley. You are a well experienced traveller I ever had and I got an opportunity to learn more from you. Thank you once again for the book which I am sure will help me a lot in guiding the tourists in future.

5 stars Michael R. 05 Aug 2013

To fellow travellers considering a visit to Nepal who are requiring a memorable experience I strongly recommend you check out this lady.

Susan was absolutely brilliant! Everything needed in a tour guide:

Charming, friendly, a sensor of humour, professional, punctual, polite, honest and very enthusiastic about what she is doing.

Very flexible with the itinerary allowing adjustments to changing Nepal weather conditions, unexpected traffic delays or one’s personal requirements.

As a sole

Tour Guide Comment: Mike, thank you for your review.There is a saying - What you see in this World is your own reflection. You have appreciated me and my work because you yourself is so appreciable. You are always in our thoughts. During your short stay with us in our home as a paying Guest I never realized you were a Guest rather you were a member of our family.

4 stars John D. 19 Oct 2014

Susan knows her country well and answered any questions we had. We did two days of touring with her, the second day being my favourite, to Nagarkot with a short trek to Telkot. We spotted the Himalayas through the clouds, but unable to see Everest. We saw many temples and were given heaps of information on each.....if only it all stayed in my head!! We also found the trip to Pashupatinath a most interesting experience. Thanks Susan.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Mr.John, Thank you so much for your review. I wish I could guide you again in your next trip to Nepal.

4 stars Kusum L. 14 Feb 2014

I booked Susan for my friend and my friend was so happy to have her as his tour guide he said she is really great at her job and given him the true information about the cultures and places and he wants to book Susan again when he comes next time to Nepal and I'm really pleased with her too because she really took care of my friend when I wasn't able to give him my time

Thank you Susan.

Tour Guide Comment: Dear Kusum Thank you for your review on me and I am glad to hear that your friend was impressed with my work.Thank you for your trust and support.

4 stars Azreen A. 21 Dec 2013

Susan is friendly and willing to help throughout our before and after arriving Kathmandu. She seems professional, organized and always on time. Understand her client's need and simply a good guide to refer to!

Tour Guide Comment: Azreen, thank you so much for your review. I hope you and your sister had a nice and comfortable journey back home. I too, really enjoyed to be your Guide around Kathmandu. I look forward to serving you again in your next visit to Nepal. My regards to your sister too. May God bless all of us.

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