’Bhaktapur is an ancient and medieval era city of great arts and crafts’
Bhaktapur City is one of the most magnificent and fascinating places to visit for a half-day or full-day within the ancient historical backdrop of old Malla period. Bhaktapur was once the capital of Nepal. You can witness beautiful Bhaktapur Durbar Square covered with masterpiece work of art and intricate carving on woods and metals.
Bhaktapur Tour leads you past Kathmandu city at a mere distance of less than an hour drive. One of the most marvellous cities within Kathmandu valley where you will soak within its ancient heritage and traditional life.
Bhaktapur is truly an impressive place to visit with world heritage sites within grand Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur Tour is interesting for half-day tour to full-day tour with interesting moments in the harmony and backdrop of local immense cultures.
For Half-Day or Full-Day Bhaktapur Tour from 9 a.m.to 1 p.m. (on a Half day) and it also extends to 4-5 p.m. on a Full Day tour with comfortable cars-coach as per groups size.
Place of interest around Bhaktapur city
Bhaktapur Durbar Square
Probably world best Nepal heritage sites reflect the city’s rich culture, art, and architectural design, it is also the central setting of the city for architectural monuments and arts.
Famous golden gate entrance on the main courtyard of the Palace of 55 windows; the gate is regarded as the world’s most beautiful and richly carved specimens of its kind.
Bhaktapur Nyatapol Temple
Highlights of Bhaktapur and landmark Nyatapol Temple, meaning 5 storied temples of 30 meter high, the tallest temple of Kathmandu valley.
It was built by King Bhupatindra Malla in 1708 AD. Each of its five terraces holds a pair of figures, starting from bottom wrestlers, elephant, lion, griffins, and goddesses.
The Bhaktapur National Art Gallery
Located within Bhaktapur Durbar Square treasures rare paintings and manuscripts with painted covers and illustrations are found in this museum. The gallery contains brass, bronze, stone and wooden images of medieval art tradition of Nepal. Gallery is closed on Thursday and public holidays.
Bhairavnath Temple of Bhaktapur
Originally built as one-story pagoda during King Jagat Jyoti Malla period, later changed into a three-story temple in 1718 A.D. by King Bhupatindra Malla, this temple now stands for its artistic grandeur. Bhairavnath temple is dedicated to Lord Bhairab – the god of Terror.
Built-in 1427 AD, the temple is said to have been built from a single tree visit a monastery having exquisitely carved peacock windows located near the temple area.
Pottery square and market
Around Bhaktapur there are two main pottery area, the first pottery square is at Suryamadhi east from Dattatreya temple square, it is the oldest pottery square, another pottery place leads south from the Nyatapol square at Talako’s Potter’s Square walking along interesting markets side streets the pottery is in full blaze, the wide open brick courtyard with a mix of small grey and brownish red clay pots, where each pot is examined by hand before being turned to face the sun at new angle or dipped into a bucket of colored water.
Observe skilled craftsman on wheels shaping the clay in a finely tuned system of human pottery rotation from past centuries of old tradition.
After a great impressive Bhaktapur and Nagarkot Day Tour return back to your hotel in Kathmandu with marvelous grand memories from early morning to late afternoon, truly a splendid wonderful day with scenic views along with local immense culture and heritage.
Extension of Bhaktapur Tour with ancient Changunarayan Temple Visit for an hour or more
A short drive of 45 minutes to reach Changunarayan Temple and its village, another famous and oldest temple of Nepal offers a panorama of mountains with views of Kathmandu valley.
Changunarayan temple and its village located in a peaceful surrounding with old traditional Newar houses, after a drive short walk up on steps to Changunarayan Temple premises.
The temple compound surrounded with marvelous work of arts and on its magnificent pagoda style Changunarayan Temple, one of the oldest monument in Nepal.
This temple listed in World Heritage Site, a fifth-century history stands on a hilltop 15 km. east of Bhaktapur the temple adorned with full of artistic works on metal and wood.
An inscription dating back to 464 AD found here is the first epigraphic evidence of Nepalese history.
After an interesting temple visit, head back to Kathmandu with a tour of Bhaktapur Durbar Square with full of arts and culture.
- Pick up and drop on our private vehicle.
- Well-come and Farewell Dinner with official staff.
- Two night hotel in Kathmandu on 3* hotel.
- Tour on the while private car/jeep.
- Well an English speaking Tour Guide.
- International Airfare.
- Visa Charges($25 for the 15 days, $40 for the one month).
- Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
- Your travel and medical insurance
- Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, tidbits etc.
- Entrance Fee of the Bhatapur Durbar Squire.
- Extra Accommodation in Kathmandu.
- Tip to our staff ( is not mandatory ) as for appreciation at the end of the trip.