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Visit Nepal 2020

Patan, Swoyambhu and Bungamati Tour

Trip Duration:

  • 6 to 7 hours

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit to 2 World Heritage sites and suburbs of Kathmandu Valley
  • Beautiful and artistic Newari architecture in Patan
  • 2000 years old Swoyambhunath Stupa aka “Monkey Temple”
  • Visit to suburbs of Kathmandu valley to see the local culture and tradition

Additional Note:

  • Trip starts at approx. 9:30am from your hotel (Exact timing will be provided once tour is booked)
  • Mobile Confirmation is available
  • No wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum 2 persons are required to run this trip
  • This trip is good for 13 – 70 years old
  • This tour is on a sharing basis and will have a maximum of 12 persons

Cancellation Policy:

  • Any cancellation made 24 hours before the tour will be refunded fully.
  • Any cancellation made less than 24 hours before the tour is subject to no refund.
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In the morning, around 9:30 am you will be picked you up by our guide from your hotel and proceed for a full day trip in Kathmandu Valley.

You will commence your sightseeing with a visit to Patan Durbar Square (UNESCO World Heritage Site). Patan Durbar Square complex is perhaps the most photographed of the three durbar squares. Located in the heart of Patan city, this was once the palace of the kings of Patan. The square is a display of Newari architecture that had reached its pinnacle during the reign of Malla kings who were great builders and patrons of the arts.  

Next destination is visit to Khokana. Khokana is a small Newari Village located just 6 kilometers from Patan. At Khokana traditional craftsmanship still takes an important role. Villagers can often be seen spinning, winnowing and crushing mustard seeds. Especially the latter is what Khokana is most famous for, it's mustard oil. The village has a broad street leading into its center. On the left side the three storied’ Shree Rudrayani temple can be seen.

After exploring Khokana we will walk to Bungmati. This is an approximately 15 minutes’ walk through on the road dividing the agricultural land. Bungmati, just like Khokana, is a Newari village where traditional life still can be seen. The village houses the typical Newari buildings and has an interesting main square where one can view the Ganesh Temple and the Machhindranath Temple.

Lastly you will visit the 2000 years old Swoyambhunath Stupa, (UNESCO World Heritage Site) also known as "Monkey temple” The temple charms with its great dazzling Stupa, while at the same time, offering a view of Kathmandu city. The two-thousand year-old Stupa is the most profound expression of Buddhist symbolism in Nepal. There’s evidence to believe the hill was used for animist rites even before Buddhism arrived in the valley two thousand years ago.

Cost Includes: 

  • Pick up and drop off service from Kathmandu City Hotels.
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Entrance and Monuments fees
  • Bottled drinking water
  • All applicable taxes

Cost Excludes:

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratitude to guide and driver

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  • duration Trip Duration : 1 Day
  • difficulty_level Trip Grade : Easy
  • accommodation Accommodation : Not Included
  • start_end Places : Kathmandu
  • transportation Transportation : Included
  • best_season Best Season : Every Month

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