BHAKTAPUR & PATAN DAY TOUR

  • DURATION6 Hours
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-30

Highlights

  • Visit Bhaktapur Durbar squire
  • Visit Golden gate and the 55 windows palace in Bhaktapur
  • Visit Pottery squire in Bhaktapur
  • Visit Taumadhi Square- Nyatapol Temple in Bhaktapur
  • Visit Dattatreya Square in Bhaktapur
  • Visit Patan Durbar Squire
  • Visit Golden Temple (Hiranya Varna Mahavihar) in Patan
  • Visit Kumbheshwor Temple and Krishna Temple in Patan

Trip Overview

Bhaktapur and Patan day tour is one of the best one day tour in Kathmandu to explore Nepal’s culture, architecture, arts and history. The day tour includes visit of 2 finest durbar squire (ancient royal palaces) of Kathmandu valley and both are equally interesting, unique features and has long history and interesting stories.

The main attraction of this day tour is the visit of Bhaktapur. The Bhaktapur is biggest durbar squire in Kathmandu valley among all the durbar squires. The 15th century Palace of 55 carved windows, the palace entrance, the Golden Gate are masterpieces in art that have added grandeur to Bhaktapur Durbar Squire square.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square offers extraordinary monuments that reflects the glory days of the Malla dynasty in Nepal when art and architecture thrived in the three cities of the valley. There are innumerable temples and architectural showpieces like the Lion Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla and Batsala Devi Temple in front of the palace building. The stone temple of Batsala Devi is full of intricate carvings and is a beautiful example of Shikhara-style architecture in Nepal. There is a bronze bell on the terrace of the temple which is also known as the Bell of barking dogs.

Another attraction of tour is Patan Durbar Square which is located in the heart of the city and was once the palace of the kings of Patan. The square is an enchanting blend of palace buildings, artistic courtyards and graceful pagoda temples that display of Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the reign of the Malla kings.

The Sundari Chowk in Patan with the sunken bath of Tusha Hiti is a showcase of exquisite woodcarvings, stone and metal sculptures of Nepal. The magnificent Krishna Temple with its 21 gilded spires - built in 1637 AD, and the Manga Hiti are few examples of its opulence. The Krishna Temple, built entirely of stone, is said to be the first specimen of Shikhara-style architecture in Nepal.

Itinerary

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Our will pick you up from your hotel in Kathmandu or alternatively, you may be asked to come our office in Thamel to start the trek.

You then drive to Bhaktapur, visit Bhaktapur Durbar Squire and drive to Patan. You can have lunch in Patan then visit the Patan Durbar Squire.

Our guide will drop you back to your hotel in Kathmandu once the tour is complete.

  • Bhaktapur & Patan

What's Included

  • Private tourist vehicle.
  • Professional licensed tourist guide.

What's Excluded

  • Monument entrance fees.
  • Lunch.
  • Tips for guide and driver.
  • Anything not mentioned in inlcuded section.

Check Available Dates

Bhaktapur and Patan day tour is available on every day so, select your date and book the tour.

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Start Date25 Oct, 2020End Date30 Oct, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$20
Start Date26 Oct, 2020End Date31 Oct, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$20
Start Date27 Oct, 2020End Date01 Nov, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$20
Start Date28 Oct, 2020End Date02 Nov, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$20
Start Date29 Oct, 2020End Date03 Nov, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$20
Start Date30 Oct, 2020End Date04 Nov, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$20
Start Date31 Oct, 2020End Date05 Nov, 2020AvailabilityAvailablePriceUS$20