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    Patan and Bhaktapur Day Tour

    Patan and Bhaktapur Day Tour

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      1 days
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    Patan and Bhaktapur Day Tour 1 days

    Patan and Bhaktapur are two of the most popular cultural heritage sites in Nepal that you just cannot miss out on. While a lot of places in Nepal, especially in the urban side of the country, have been overtaken by modernity, places like Patan and Bhaktapur are still rich in the culture and history that once ruled the places. These cities have the perfect blend of modernness and glimpses from ancient times. Finding transportation to either of the places is not a challenge. You can easily get a bus or book a taxi from your hotel to visit these places. There are several stops like temples, traditional houses, museums, souvenir shops, and eateries that will fascinate you throughout your Patan and Bhaktapur day tour.

    There are several things that you need to remember when you are touring during the daytime in Patan and Bhaktapur, and this article will guide you through just that. Make sure to read till the end of this article to know more!

    Patan Day Tour

    Patan is a quieter city in comparison to Kathmandu and Bhaktapur. You will find all the amenities required to remain comfortable on your day tour in Patan. The roads here are good, but the streets beyond the Patan Durbar Square are almost always busy and crowded. Patan is a marketplace for the most reasonable stuff in Kathmandu Valley. Hence, you won’t find it hard to get souvenirs at a low cost. There are lots of restaurants and museums that serve tourists and have special facilities, especially for tourists. Likewise, if you want to spend a longer time in the Patan area, you can easily find a decent hotel with good facilities around the Patan Durbar Square area. As soon as you enter Durbar Square, as a tourist, you will have to pay a certain sum to get through the entrance. Also, there is a tourist help post or information desk from where you can get all the necessary information about the place.

    Main attractions of the Patan Day Tour

    Some of the main attractions of the Patan Day Tour are Krishna Mandir, Bhimsen Temple, Patan Museum, Golden Temple, Mahaboudha temple, Mahabihar, etc. You can expect to see several old designs of houses in Patan. While a lot of old houses were destroyed during the earthquake of 2015, there still are houses that stand strong even today. These ancient houses are empty, and people have long left these residents due to safety concerns though. Likewise, finding pati and pauwas(seating areas) is very common in Patan. Though the busy lives of the people in the modern city of Patan have taken away the essence of what was once a place for the locals to sit and chitchat, your local guide will help you learn about what everything in the city once stood for.

    Since Patan has been the home to the Newari people for several centuries, the culture dominates the city. You can easily find eateries serving Newari food in almost every restaurant or fast food shop in Patan. Likewise, there are several other cuisines that the city’s eateries serve for anyone willing to eat from other cuisines.

    A day tour in Patan might cost you around Rs. 4000-Rs.7000, depending on how much you spend. The cost, however, is likely to go up or down than the assumed sum.

    Bhaktapur Day Tour

    Bhaktapur is one of the best places where you can explore the cultural heritage of the ancient kingdom that once ruled the city. This town is small and has a lot of local amenities that are only going to fascinate one with the Newari and Nepali typical traditions, food, and architecture. Finding a ride to Bhaktapur is not a chore at all. In fact, you can find a bus to Bhaktapur from almost anywhere inside the Kathmandu Valley. Booking a taxi is not hard either.

    Similarly, there are many old buildings in the city that are almost hard to spot in most other cities in the valley. Though urbanized, Bhaktapur has not lost its essence and touch of the old traditions and culture. The city is not expensive either. You can easily find hotels near the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which only becomes a plus point for anyone looking to find a place to stay near the city while also being able to cherish the beauty of the ancient city. There are plenty of tourist guides that you can find on your Bhaktapur day tour.

    Main attractions of the Bhaktapur Day Tour

    There are several old architectures that say a lot about Bhaktapur, like the Nyatapola temple, Changu Narayan, Doleshwar Mahadev Temple, Bhairavnath Temple, Taleju Bhawani Temple, Dattatreya Temple, Wakupati Narayan Temple, etc. These temples reflect the Hindu culture and religious significance among the people of Bhaktapur since the oldest of times. Similarly, there are other aspects that have been famous among everyone during their visit to the city, like the food here. Juju Dhau (curd), freshly made from heavy cream, is one of the specialties when you’re in the city. Similarly, most of the eateries here serve Newari cuisine, as a lot of people living here are Newars.

    You can also find plenty of souvenir shops in the area. If you are fond of creative activities, then Bhaktapur is perfect for you because here, you can practice pottery and clay arts. Finding things to buy and things to do is not hard when in here. You can spend a day touring through the temples and exploring the city from morning till the evening.

    The cost of a Bhaktapur day tour might go from Rs. 4000- Rs.7000. And the cost may go down or up depending on how much you spend.

    • Day01

      After Breakfast around 8 am start Tour with professional Tour Guide.

      After visiting both places which is around 6 to 7 hours trip drive back to Hotel where you stay.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Patan and Bhaktapur Day Tour

    • Professional Tour Guide with his salary and his expenses.
    • Private vehicle depends on group size.
    • Kathmandu Valley Map.
    • Mineral water.
    • Government Tax.

    What's Excluded in Patan and Bhaktapur Day Tour

    • Entry Fees for temple and Heritage site.
    • Lunch and your personal expenses.
    • Tipping for Guide and Driver.

    Departure Dates & Price

    Select a departure month

    • Start Date17th Jul 2024
      End Date17th Jul 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date19th Jul 2024
      End Date19th Jul 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date20th Jul 2024
      End Date20th Jul 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date22nd Jul 2024
      End Date22nd Jul 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date25th Jul 2024
      End Date25th Jul 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date28th Jul 2024
      End Date28th Jul 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date30th Jul 2024
      End Date30th Jul 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date4th Aug 2024
      End Date4th Aug 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date7th Aug 2024
      End Date7th Aug 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date11th Aug 2024
      End Date11th Aug 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date14th Aug 2024
      End Date14th Aug 2024
      USD 45Per person
    • Start Date16th Aug 2024
      End Date16th Aug 2024
      USD 45Per person

    Essential Information

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is Patan Nepal famous for?

    Patan in Nepal is famous for the excellence in craftsmanship and architecture of the ancient artisans of the city.

    What is the famous thing in Bhaktapur?

    Nyatapola temple is the most famous thing in Bhaktapur.

    Is Patan worth a visit?

    Patan is reasonable for a day tour and worth a visit.

    What is the old name of Patan?

    Patan was also known as Lalitpur since the old times.

    How much is the ticket for the Bhaktapur Art Museum?

    The ticket for Bhaktapur Art Museum is Rs. 150.

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