The best way to explore the culture, history and traditions of Nepal is to take a tour around the old city of Bhaktapur with its pagoda roofed temples, ancient houses and different cultural mix of people.
What to Expect
This Bhaktapur tour is the best way to explore the historical city with its fascinating culture, tradition, hsitory and lifestyle of the people. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is as popular as Bhadgaun- a city of devotees. The city was probably founded in the ninth century and became the ruling city of Nepal by 1200 AD. Centuries old temples, Bahals ancient royal palace and various attractions are the most notable places there. Your guide will explain interesting myths related to different places and various god and goddess. Various Hindu and Buddhist shrines are the other prime attractions to this place.
The main sights to see in Bhaktapur are the Golden Gate, a palace of 55 windows, the National Art Museum, the Royal Palace, Pasupati Mandir, Nyatapola, Bhairav Temple, Peacock Window, Pottery Square and so on. The best preserved cultural heritage, art, wood carvings, ancient temples represent the icons of medieval art and architecture in Nepal. Besides touring Bhaktapur, you will pass by local streets bargaining with souvenir sellers for something special from Nepal. The traditional paintings, wonderful wooden carvings, pashmina scarves and singing bowl are some of the popular items found in Bhaktapur.
The tour normally starts at 9:00am from the lobby of your hotel and ends at about 2:00pm. You will be picked up and dropped off at your hotel if you are staying inside (Ring Road) Kathmandu. If not, you have to pay a bit extra for the service. An excellent English-speaking tour guide and private transportation will be provided for this tour. You will have the best memorable tour of Bhaktapur in few hours. It is also possible to change the start time of the tour.
- Private transportation
- Expert English-speaking tour guide
- Entrance fee to Bhaktapur Durbar Squrae
- All service charges, VAT and tax
What's Not Included
- Tips for guide and driver (tipping is expected)
- Travel insurance
- Other fees not mentioned in the cost inclusion
Know Before You Go
• Bring your passport if you are Chinese citizen