Bhaktapur City Day Tour
Bhaktapur City Day Tour explores the living museum city of Nepal, Bhaktapur. The city is one of the medieval capital cities of ancient Nepal. It has more temples per foot than the neighboring cities of Kathmandu and Patan. Located 20 km to the east of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur has well preserved the rich cultural heritages. Also, has well-protected ancient monuments and palaces and gilded roofs open courtyards. Another attraction of the city is wood carvings which form a part of palaces, pagodas and other ancient buildings. Bhaktapur is also known as ‘The City of Devotees’. Traditional Newari culture, cuisines and art crafts dominates Bhaktapur. Religious shrines, temples and unique-styled pagodas are all over the city.
King Ananda Malla and was the capital of Greater Malla Kingdom from 12th to 18th century found Bhaktapur. In the 12th Century the city rose to be a city famous for its crafts, culture and traditions. Also, was renowned for trading mostly due to being a part of ancient trading route through to Tibet.
What you see?
Bhaktapur City Day Tour takes you through the most famous four Squares of Bhaktapur. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square followed by Pottery Square, Taumadhi Square and the oldest Dattatraya Square having Dattatraya Temple. Also, Tourists can explore through The Golden Gate (one of the most detailed and well-decorated gates in the world). The Palace of Fifty-Five Windows and the Nyatapola Temple, 17th century Siddhi Laxmi Temple reflects the beauty of Bhaktapur. The Peacock Window (one of the most precious woodcarvings of Nepal)lies in this city. Besides these, one can explore Bhaktapur by enjoying the local crafts, souvenir stores, local cafes and ancient heritages. The Changu Narayan Temple is another attraction in Bhaktapur City Day Tour.
Once an independent kingdom, Bhaktapur provides an important insight to the ancient glory of Nepalese art, crafts, trade and culture. Join Luxury Holiday Trek for Bhaktapur City Day Tour to achieve a lifetime memory with an informative guide.
Duration of trip: Full day tour
Departure time: 09:00 am. From your hotel after an interaction with the tour guide.
Activity and attractions: Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pottery Square, Taumadi Square, Dattatraya Temple, Nyatapol Temple, Siddhi Laxmi Temple, The Golden Gate, The Palace of Fifty-Five Windows, etc.
Return point: Drop to Hotel at around 4:00 pm
- Fluent English speaking tour guide
- Food during the day tour
- Entrance fees
- Pick up and drop off from and to Hotel by private car or jeep
- Alternative excursion (outside of the itinerary)
- Showing appreciation
- Tips for guide and diver
#Note above a day itinerary. May be change depending on weather.