Bhaktapur Sightseeing

City of Devotees
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  • 2 PAX US$1147
  • 3 PAX US$1083
  • 4 PAX US$1065
  • 5-10 PAX US$1036
  • 11-20 PAX US$1010
Price Per Person US$ 1010 All included Services

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  • Bhaktapur: The “City of Devotees” in Nepal’s Kathmandu Valley.
  • Culturally rich and historically significant city with UNESCO-listed heritage.
  • Exquisite cuisine, skilled artisans, and mesmerizing festivals.
  • Touch The Himalaya Treks: Trusted travel companion for an extraordinary experience.
  • Well-educated and experienced tour guides.
  • Meticulously planned journey for cherished memories.
  • Ancient temples, vibrant markets, and artistry of craftsmen.
  • Spiritually profound and captivating city to explore.

Explore Bhaktapur – The City of Devotees and Nepal’s Cultural Gem

Welcome to Bhaktapur, also known as the “City of Devotees,” a historically rich and culturally vibrant city located in the east corner of the Kathmandu Valley, Nepal. It offers a unique experience with its ancient temples, delicious cuisine, skilled artisans, and vibrant festivals. Let’s embark on a journey through this enchanting city and discover its Newar traditions, exquisite cuisine, skilled artisans, and mesmerizing festivals. With the help of Touch The Himalaya Treks, a trusted travel companion, visitors can explore the city’s rich heritage guided by experienced tour guides. From tasting local delicacies to witnessing the artistry of craftsmen, every moment in Bhaktapur is thoughtfully organized to create lasting memories.

Trust in Touch The Himalaya Treks to lead you on an unforgettable journey through the heart of this spiritually profound and captivating city.

Bhaktapur’s Historical Legacy

Discover the rich history of Bhaktapur, which traces its foundation back to the 12th century, as documented in the Gopal Raj Vamshavali. During the Malla dynasty, Bhaktapur served as the capital of Nepal, leaving behind a wealth of historical sites and monuments. Despite the devastation caused by the April 2015 earthquake, Bhaktapur’s essence remains intact, making it a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.

Nyatapola and the Royal Palace

At the heart of Bhaktapur, you’ll find the iconic Nyatapola, a five-roofed pagoda completed in 1702, and the former royal palace. These awe-inspiring structures constitute the tourism center of Bhaktapur and offer a glimpse into the city’s regal past. Marvel at the architectural brilliance and immerse yourself in the ambiance of ancient Nepal.

Festivals and Cultural Extravaganzas

Experience the vibrant and lively atmosphere of Bhaktapur during its numerous festivals and carnivals. The Biska Jatra, a grand spring festival, and the Saparu (Gai Jatra) carnival are integral parts of the local culture and contribute significantly to tourism. Join the celebrations and witness the captivating traditional dances that earned Bhaktapur the title of “Capital of Music and Dance” in Nepal.

Culinary Delights of Bhaktapur

Indulge your taste buds in Bhaktapur’s renowned cuisine, featuring unique delicacies like Juju Dhau, a delectable yogurt made from buffalo milk. The city’s traditional recipes will leave a lasting impression on your palate, providing a delightful gastronomic experience.

Bhaktapur’s Artisans and Handicrafts

Explore Bhaktapur’s rich artistic heritage through its skilled potters and handicraft industries, known nationwide for their craftsmanship. Witness the intricate designs and exquisite craftsmanship that have been passed down through generations, creating a vibrant and thriving artisan community.

Spiritual Journey to Sacred Sites

Embark on a spiritual journey to Bhaktapur’s sacred temples and shrines. Visit the stunning Shikhara-style building, the Silu Mahadeo temple, the revered Changu Narayan Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the majestic Kailashnath Mahadev, housing the world’s tallest Lord Shiva statue.

Bhaktapur Durbar Square

In the Nepalese city of Bhaktapur, there is a UNESCO World Heritage Site called Bhaktapur Durbar Square. One of the outstanding examples of Newari architecture in the Kathmandu Valley is the square, a well-preserved medieval settlement. Numerous temples, shrines, and mansions line all four sides of the plaza.

The well-known Nyatapola Temple, a five-story pagoda-style temple to the goddess Siddhi Lakshmi, is located in the square. The temple, which is regarded as one of the tallest in Nepal, is well recognized for its beautiful sculptures. The 55-Window Mansion, a classic Newari-style palace famous for its 55 windows and beautiful woodcarvings, is also located in the area.
Along with numerous other temples and shrines, such as the Bhairava Nath Temple and the Vatsala Temple, the plaza is also home to conventional homes, streets, and squares. Visitors can stroll around the square and discover more about the Kathmandu Valley’s history and culture.

The square is a well-known tourist destination where tourists may take in the stunning architecture, discover the history and culture of the Kathmandu Valley, and visit the nearby temples and shrines. The square is revered, thus visitors should remember to dress well and act appropriately while there.

With thousands of visitors coming to see the square each year, it is also one of the most visited tourist destinations in Bhaktapur.

All three squares are well-liked tourist destinations where visitors may take in the stunning architecture, discover the rich history and culture of the Kathmandu Valley, and visit the nearby temples and shrines. It’s crucial to dress appropriately and act respectfully when visiting these squares because they are revered.

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Cost Incluldes

  • Airport pick up and drop off by Car, jeep, Hiace or Bus. Depends on the number of arrives.
  • Complimentary welcome or farewell dinner according to the suitability of our client’s time.
  • Beginning two nights stay on arrival in Kathmandu in tourist standard hotel with breakfast included (twin share basis)
  • National transportation cost based on itinerary
  • All necessary trekking and area permit & fees, (National Park area special permit and TIMs cards).
  • Three meals a day during the trek (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
  • All accommodation during trek (Tea house/guesthouse)
  • An experienced, English-speaking, government-licensed, first aid trained special trekking guide and assistant guide (5 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • An expert local porter (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Duffel bag, (to be returned after trip completion), complementary trekking maps. If needed down jacket and sleeping bag will be provided in rent.
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, Equipment, transport, food and accommodations
  • Rescue arrangements if necessary.
  • Basic First-aid kit (carried by trekking guide)
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking, Agency service charge and government tax/vat.
  • Achievement Certificate

Cost Excludes

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fee.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than in the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal insurance which covers medical, emergency evacuation, loss or theft of property.
  • Personal gears and equipment.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, hot showers, battery charging, Wifi, etc
  • Entry fees and costs in sightseeing (temples, monasteries, etc)
  • Tips and gratitude provided to guide and porter.

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