Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tour

Bhaktapur Durbar Square day tour

Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tour cost: $75 per person (Minimum Group Size: 02)

Bhaktapur, situated in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley, is an ancient Newar town called Bhaktapur, also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa. It is located in the Bhaktapur District in the Bagmati Zone. It was once the capital of Nepal during the great Malla Kingdom until the second half of the 15th century; it is also the third largest city in Kathmandu Valley. Bhaktapur is also listed as a World Heritage by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, wood, metal and stone artwork. The term Bhaktapur refers to The Town of Devotees.

It is the home for traditional art and architecture, historical monuments and craft works, magnificent windows, pottery and weaving industries, excellent temples, beautiful ponds, rich local customs, culture, religion, festivals, and musical mystic and so on. Bhaktapur is still untouched my modernization and is well preserved as an ancient city, which in fact, is itself a world to explore for tourist. From time immemorial it lay on the trade route between Tibet/China and India. This position on the main caravan route made the town rich and prosperous.

Detail Itinerary - Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tour

Day 1

Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tour

Our guide will pick you up from your hotel from Kathmandu.

We will visit the Golden Gate was built by King Ranjit Malla as the entrance to the main courtyard of the Fifty-five Window Palace. The Palace of Fifty-five Windows was built during the reign of King Yakshya Malla in 1427 AD.and renovated by King Bhupatindra Malla in the 17th century.

The Art Gallery has a fascinating collection of ancient manuscripts, thangkas, centuries-old stone sculptures, antique paintings that belong to Hindu and Buddhist traditions of various periods. This gallery is open every day of the week except Tuesdays.

Besides the Durbar Square, Bhaktapur city hosts the following monuments and sites of historic and cultural value:

• Three Squares: Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, and Dattatreya Square.

• Popular Places: Changu Narayan (World Heritage Site), Nagarkot, Surya Vinayak, Kamal Vinayak, Siddha Pokhari, Chonga Ganesh.

• Divine Miracolus Vision: largest Shiva lingum, Golden Spout and Gate, magnificent peacock windows, and around 40 temples.

Pick-Up

Transport

Guide

Cost Includes - Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tour

• Car or van.

• English speaking tour guide.

Cost Excludes - Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tour

• Entrance for Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

• Lunch.

• Personal expenses.

• Tipping.

Trip Notes - Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tour

Trip Reviews - Bhaktapur Durbar Square Day Tour

Tour Type
Sightseeing Tour


Places to See

Bhaktapur Durbar Square


 - Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, and Dattatreya Square

 - Changu Narayan (World Heritage Site), Nagarkot, Surya Vinayak, Kamal Vinayak, Siddha Pokhari, Chonga Ganesh

- Divine Miracolus Vision: largest Shiva lingum, Golden Spout and Gate, magnificent peacock windows, and around 40 temples

 No Accommodation

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