Kathmandu Bhaktapur Day Tour

Bhaktapur is an ancient Newar city in the east corner of Kathmandu Valley. Bhaktapur is also known as Bhadgoan or Khwopa. Bhaktapur also has the best preserved Palace courtyards and old city center and is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples and artworks.

The main square of the city contains innumerable temples and other architectural showpieces like the lion gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the picture gallery, the golden gate, the palace of 55 windows, the batsala temple and the bell of barking dogs, etc. The statue of the King Bhupatindra Malla in the act of worship is placed on a column facing the palace of the many statues available in Nepal this is considered to be the most magnificent.

Detail Itinerary - Kathmandu Bhaktapur Day Tour

Day 1

Kathmandu Bhaktapur Day Tour

10:30 am – our driver will pick you up from your hotel and drop you to the Bhaktapur city (it will take around 1 hour to reach there).

11:30 am – your sightseeing will start. We will provide you a guide and he will show you all the places which are included in your sightseeing itinerary.

04:00 pm – your sightseeing will finished and our driver will pick you up and you will return back to your hotel.

Pick-Up and Drop

Transport

Tour Guide

Cost Includes - Kathmandu Bhaktapur Day Tour

01. Private vehicle (Pick-Up and Drop)

02. Guide

03. Entrance Fee
 

Cost Excludes - Kathmandu Bhaktapur Day Tour

• Personal expenses

• Air condition

• Accommodation

Trip Notes - Kathmandu Bhaktapur Day Tour

PLACES FOR SIGHTSEEING

The National Art Gallery
The national art gallery contains ancient and medieval paintings belonging to Hindu and Buddhist schools depicting Tantrism of various periods and descriptions.

The Golden Gate
The Golden Gate is the entrance to the main countyard of the palace of 55 windows. Built by King Ranjit Malla, the gate is one of the most beautiful and richly carved specimens of its kind in the entire world. This gate is embellished with deities and monsters of marvellous intricacy.

The Palace of 55 Windows
The Palace of 55 Windows was built in the 17th century by King Bhupatindra Malla. Among the brick walls with their gracious setting and sculptural design, is a balcony of 55 windows. This balcony is a masterpiece of wood carving.The Stone Temple of Batsala Devi which is also located in the Durbar Square is full of intricate carvings. This temple also sets a beautiful example of Shikhara style of architecture in nepal. There is a bronze be on the terrace of the temple which is also known as the “bell of barking dogs”. This colossal bell, placed in 1737 A.D. was used to sound curfew during that time.

Nyatapola Temple
This five storey Pagoda was built in 1702 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla. It stands in a five-terraced platform. On each of the terraces squat a pair of figures; two famous wrestlers, two Elephants, two Lions, two Griffins and “Baghini” and “Singhini” - the Tiger and the Lion Goddesses. This is one of the tallest Pagodas and is famous for its massive structure and subtle workmanship.

Bhairavnath Temple
This temple was first built as a one storey pagoda but later changed into a three storey temple in 1718 A.D. by king bhupatindra malla. The temple is noted for its artistic grandeur. It is dedicated to lord bhairav- the god of terror.

Dattatraya Temple
Built in 1427 A.D. this temple is said to have been built from trunk of a single tree. Near this temple is a monastery with exquisitely carved peacock windows

Changu Narayan
Situated at the end of a long ridge which runs well into the valley, it is said to have been built by King Hari Dutta in 323 A.D. and said to be the oldest temple in the valley.

Trip Reviews - Kathmandu Bhaktapur Day Tour

Tour Type
Sightseeing


Sightseeing Places

Bhaktapur
The National Art Gallery
The Golden Gate
The Palace of 55 Windows
Nyatapola Temple
Bhairavnath Temple
Dattatraya Temple
Changu Narayan

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