Private Sightseeing Tour Of Patan And Bhaktapur - Kathmandu

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    9am
  • Departure Details :
    Your hotel in Kathmandu
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This 6-hour private day trip takes you to the ancient cities of Patan and Bhaktapur to unleash the hidden treasures of the cities. This tour is designedfor travelers who have the limited time in Nepal but still want to explore the natural, cultural and traditional monuments of the cities. Witness age-old Nepalese culture, tradition, art and architecture during your visit to these two medieval cities.

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

At 9 am, your guide will pick you up from your hotel to drive towards Patan. You will cross theBagmati River and arrive in about 20 minutes or so,depending on traffic.

Upon reaching Patan, visit the popular landmarks, such as Patan Durbar square, Krishna Temple and Patan Palace. Patan also known as 'Lalitpur' is the second largest city inside the valley with Buddhist history. The four corners of Patan are marked by stupas built by King Ashok during 250 BC and other historical palaces, religious temples, Buddhist shrinesare located inside the Patan city.

The Patan durbar square stands as a symbolic monument of old Newari tradition and culture. It depicts the unique blend of Newari architecture and craftsmanship. The Patan durbar square is filled with numerous temples, shrines and statues and stone sculptures. The palace or durbar situated in the square once used to the official resident of the Malla Kings. The Krishna Mandir (Temple) is center of attraction and the most important religious center. The stone carvings, 21 golden pinnacles and carved pillars are amazing part of this temple. Patan durbar square is an ideal place to visit and discover traditional Newari architecture, culture and tradition while unveiling its exotic hidden beauty.

You will then head to Bhaktapur whereequally beautiful temples and palaces await you. Bhaktapur is another medieval city which has retained its culture and traditions, stillunchanged from the past. Visit attractions such asBhaktapur Dubar Square, Bhaktapur Palace with 55 windows, Golden Gate, Nyatapole temple and several other temples that showcasethe traditional art and architecture of Nepal.

You can also go for souvenirshopping around Bhaktapur and Patan. Afterwards, drive back to Kathmandu and you will be dropped back off to your hotel.

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Mineral water during the sightseeing
  • Professional tour guide
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Monuments entrance permit and fees
  • Food and Drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Minimum age is 3 years

Please note that there has been significant damage to some of the sites visited on this tour due to the earthquakes in April and May 2015