Patan Bhaktapur Tour

Trip Facts

Program Code: HT-NST07 | Duration: 1 days | Program Type: sightseeing | Minimum pax: 01 | Start Trip: Kathmandu | End Trip: Kathmandu | Program Grading: grade

Trip Overview

  • Recognized by UNESCO
  • Patan Durbar Square
  • Bhaktapur Durbar Square
  • ChnguNarayan temple has its distinct historical and architectural significance
  • Bhaktapur was an independent principality ruled by the Malla Kings
  • Most of the monuments in this square date back to the medieval Malla period 15th to 17th century as the golden period of Nepalese art and architecture

Patan Bhaktapur day tour is a sightseeing tour by experience tour guide and private vehicle. Asian Hiking Team organize Patan Bhaktapur tour early morning drives to Chagunarayan temple 1.30 hour. Explore the oldest temple Chagunarayan temple than drop to Bhaktapur durbar squire. The city of devotees Bhatgau sight tour than continues drive to Patan durbar squire. Patan the "city of arts" tour is very worth after that finally return to Kathmandu. Here is description the place where we bring to you. 

Changu Narayan Temple; the temple of Changu Narayan situated on the hillock of Dolagiri to the north of Bhaktapur is one of the oldest temples in Nepal. Changu Narayan is situated at an altitude of 5000 ft.  ChnguNarayan temple has its distinct historical and architectural significance. The most authentic and oldest ever inscription is located in the precinct of Changu Narayan. The oldest inscription dated 464 AD is a credited to have been set up by Lichchshavi King Manadeva. The erection of Garuda Piller by Manadeva is expression of his devotion and reverence to Changu Narayan as learnt from the inscription points.  

Bhaktapur Durbar Square; situated at an altitude of 1401 meter above sea level. Bhaktapur only is a very unique old town. Bhaktapur city divided into 24 traditional locality covers an area of 5 square kilometers. The word Bhaktapur means the city of devotees. Founded by King Anand Dev in 889 AD, Bhakatapur is said to have been built in the shape of conch shell a sacred symbol of Lord Vishnu. Before the unification of Nepal, Bhaktapur was an independent principality ruled by the Malla Kings, who were very much devoted to religion, culture and arts. During the period many magnificent temples and mansions were built. That period was remembered as golden period in the Nepalese art and remains a unique example.

Patan Durbar Square; Patan located on lovely little plateau across the Bagmati is only 7km southeast of Kathmandu. Patan city roughly inhabited by more than 125000 people in considered oldest of all three cities of Kathmandu valley. Patan city founded in 3rd century AD, by King Veera Dev has a finest Newar crafts since time immemorial. Meaning the city of fine arts has hundreds of fascinating Hindu and Buddhist monuments scattered in and around. Patan Durbar square is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site. The Square has been described as one of the most picturesque collection of buildings that have been set up so small a place by the piety of oriental man. Most of the monuments in this square date back to the medieval Malla period 15th to 17th century as the golden period of Nepalese art and architecture. The important things to be seen in this area include the Golden Gate and the Golden Window of the old Palace, the beautiful piece of traditional metal crafts, the famed Krishna temple with 21 golden pinnacles, the Royal bath of Sundari chowk, perfect piece of the classic work in stone, Royal Taleju temple, Viswa Nath Temple and Char Narayan temple are the finest examples of the unique craftsmanship in wood. The temple of Bhimsen with the magnificent golden balcony overlooking the square outside plus many other shrines and sculptures scattered in and around the square.

Outline Itinerary

Day Programs :-
8.30 AM drive to Chagunarayan Temple 1.30 hours
Explore Bhaktapur Durbar square have a lunch inside Square
1 PM and drive to Patan durbar square
5 PM return to Kathmandu dinner Overnight Kathmandu.

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