Bhaktapur and Panauti tour is a perfect day trip to escape the hustle and bustle of Kathmandu and immerse in ancient Newari culture. This trip lets you explore the medieval town of Panauti and Bhaktapur, home to a UNESCO world heritage site. If you have a day in Kathmandu and are on the lookout for a convenient day trip, this could be your perfect day tour.
The tour starts with a scenic drive to Bhaktapur, where you will explore the UNESCO world heritage site. This well-preserved medieval city has a lot to offer. Enjoy a pleasant walk to three squares – Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, and Dattatreya Square. Explore Nyatapole Temple, Golden Gate, Palace of 55 Windows, Pujari Math, Siddhi Lakshmi Temple, Bhairavnath Temple, Naag Pokhari, and Pashupatinath Temple. Head to Panauti, a historical city offering a unique ambiance brimming with Newari culture and lifestyle.
5 to 6 hours
Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Panauti
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The trip's price depends on the type of services chosen by our clients and the group size. The cost of each trip we organize is different because we see travelers as individuals having their own particular needs and preferences.
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|Trip to Bhaktapur and Panauti from Kathmandu
You will begin the day at around 8:00 AM, then take a drive from Kathmandu to Bhaktapur. By 9:00 AM, you will reach Bhaktapur. Take a leisurely stroll around Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a UNESCO world heritage site in Nepal. Explore three squares: Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, and Dattatreya Square, and gain insights into Newari architectural skills and traditional crafts of pottery. Nyatapola Temple, Golden Gate, Palace of 55 Windows, Pujari Math, Siddhi Lakshmi Temple, Bhairavnath Temple, and Naag Pokhari are the major attractions of Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Try ‘Juju Dhau’ (king of yogurt), the finest yogurt available in Nepal. After spending quality time in Bhaktapur, we will head to Panauti, a UNESCO tentative site since 1996.
A historical city in Nepal, Panauti is one of the oldest towns in Nepal. This ancient town is located at the confluence of the Roshi Khola and Pungamati Khola, blessed with ancient temples, shrines, and stupas. You can Indreshwor temple, which is one of the largest and tallest pagoda-style temples in Nepal. There are many important religious and cultural sites you will visit on this day. Your guide will take you to Panauti Durbar Square, which was once the palace of the Malla Kings. After an exciting day, interact with the locals and enjoy the authentic Newari dishes.