Kathmandu Bhaktapur Heritage Sightseeing tour – 6 days

Visit this magical Buddhist ex-kingdom and explore its peaceful, challenging and unspoiled trails and landscape.
Trip Code : DH/T-02
Duration : 6 days

TRIP HIGHTLIGHTS

  • Potter Square: Various shape of clay made pots, old profession in the world
  • Dattatraya Square: Dattatraya temple, Bhimsen temple and pea-cocked window. 
  • Taumadhi Square: Nyatpolo Temple, Bhairab temple and Tilmadhev temple etc
  • Durbar Square: Golden Gate, Siddi Laxi Stone temple, Yeksheswor temple etc.
  • See traditional Pottery technique and mud work at Pottery Square
  • Witness Century Old Heritage, Nepali Architecture, Newari Traditions and Culture
  • Visit UNESCO Heritage site and best preserved ancient Royal Complex inside Kathmandu Valley

Trip Information

If you are wondering to explore an awesome place within Kathmandu, Bhaktapur is one of the best choices. Bhaktapur is a city of incredible culture, religion, and ancient art in the Kathmandu Valley. Bhaktapur, the ancient city is blessed with superb architectural buildings, countless stunning temples and pagoda along with traditional Newari culture, heritage. This fascinating medieval city is filled with old religious temples, a blend of art and southern mythology, finest architectural durbars, cultural heritages, the century old arts and many more. Exploring the stunning monuments like the pagoda and shikhara style of temples, traditional Buddhist monasteries, Vihars Vahis, stone water spouts, impressive stupas, City gates, autistics private houses and other historical and cultural heritage is really amazing. 
The Bhaktapur city lies about 20km east of Kathmandu and is easily accessible that we can reach within a 40 minutes’ drive. You will be overwhelmed when you see uncountable monuments with their fascinating structures; the building of the living Goddess, the red monkey god, the status of various Kal Bhairab all the stunning buildings are the great achievements of the Malla dynasty. Most of the temples such as the temple of Goddes Taleju are in the pagoda architectural style which are really spectacular to witness. The Golden Gate, The Lion Gate, Palace of Fifty-five Windows, Art gallery, Statue of King Bhupendra Malla and many more are major attractions in Bhaktapur that attract many travellers every year throughout the world.
Many travellers consider Changunarayan, the oldest and historic temple as a living museum of carving from Lichhbai dynasty. The temple is listed as a World Heritage Site and attracts hundreds of tourists every year. Beside artistic architectural monuments, Bhaktapur is also famous for an outstanding panoramic view of mountains and cityscape. 
Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu 
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Drive to Bhaktapur
Day 04: Bhaktapur Sightseeing and Nagarkot.
Day 05: Return back to Kathmandu
Day 06: Final Departure

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

  • Welcome you and transfer to the hotel.
  • Hotel check out
  • Take a rest and relax
  • Welcome dinner in the evening
  • Stay overnight in the hotel at Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing

  • Early morning breakfast.
  • Full day world heritage cultural tour.
  • Visit Pashupatinath temple, Swyambhu, Bouddhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square, UNESCO – World Heritage Site.
  • Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 3: Kathmandu to Bhaktapur

  • Early morning breakfast
  • Explore ancient cultural city of Bhaktapur
  • Witnessing and exploring famous artistic architecture and Pottery of Hindu Temple; Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Bhairavnath Temple, Changu Narayan Temple, The Nyataponla temple, Dattatreya Square and so on.

Day 4: Bhaktapur to Nagarkot

  • Morning breakfast.
  • Drive process to Nagarkot for Sunset view.
  • Reach to the Nagarkot, one of the most scenic spots.
  • Enjoy with the breath-taking view of the sunrise, sunset and impressive mountains scenery like; Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Sisa Pagma, Choyu, Gauri Shankar and so on. 
  • Overnight at Nagarkot.    

Day 5: From Nagarkot back to Kathmandu

  • Early morning breakfast.
  • Enjoy impressive sunrise views and magnificent mountains views.
  • Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Enjoy farewell dinner
  • Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 6: Final Departure.

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Drop you to airport before 3 hours of your flight.

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