Bhaktapur Old City Half-Day Tour

Overview

Bhaktapur is the most ancient city among the three major cities in Kathmandu valley ( Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur). Bhaktapur is a pristine and serene city maintained by the local people for the protection and promotion of its age-old tradition and civilization. Many ancient temples and monuments can be observed in this one place. This place is easily accessible through different parts of Kathmandu valley. Bhaktapur can be reached in 30 minutes from the International airport. This tour belongs to one of the best day tours near Kathmandu.

This city is rich in age-old religious values, ancient arts, cultural traditions, handicrafts, and ancient sculptures. The magnificent wood carving, pottery, tea, coffee, and organic curd(JuJu Dhou) are popular in Bhaktapur. Tourists generally notice a marked uniqueness in the festivals, cultural events and Newari traditions performed by the locals of Bhaktapur. As a whole, Bhaktapur is a typical Nepali city with immense cultural and religious splendors that lure millions of tourists every year.

Key Attractions
➺ Luxury Holidays Nepal will provide private Luxury Transportation
➺ Professional Local City Tour Guide
➺ 55 Window Palace
➺ Nyatapola Temple
➺ A serene city with marvelous arts and architectures
➺ Museum with ancient collections 
➺ Unique souvenirs 

Departure & Return Details
Departure Point: Traveler pickup is offered and we pick up from all hotels inside Kathmandu Valley.

Pickup Time: Between 9 -10 am
Yow will be notified by the company about your departure time as per your schedule.

Itinerary Details
The Major attractions of Bhaktapur Darbar Square
55 Window Palace: 
This is the main architectural structure dominating the entire Durbar Square. This magnificent monument was built in the 15th century AD. Seated on a huge column top in a position of prayer to God is King Bhupatindra Malla.
Golden Gate: 
This is the main entrance to the palace. The craftsman who worked on this wonderful gate must be from Heaven. It is an eternal beauty in itself.
Lion's Gate: 
This gate has two beautiful stone statues of Hindu deities installed on either side. It is said that the hands of the artisans who produced this were cut off immediately after he gave a finishing touch to them. A jealous Bhadgaon King did this so that the artisan could not produce any more such arts.
Mini Pashupati Temple: 
Some people call it a royal dream temple. Folklore says - once a Bhadgaon King, who was a great devotee of Lord Pashupati had a dream in which Lord told the king to build a temple for Pashupati right in front of this palace.
Vatsala Temple: 
This temple dedicated to a mother goddess is full of intricate work on stone. This temple is known for its dog-barking bell. This bell is believed to produce a death knell when it is rung up.
Nyatapola Temple: 
It is the most famous pagoda in Nepal. Nyatapola in the Newari language means fire tires - the symbol of five basic elements. This is the highest pagoda of Nepal ever built with such architectural perfection and artistic beauty. This temple is dedicated to Siddhi Laxmi, the Tantric goddess of supreme power and success.

Museum 
The museum is a collection of ancient objects representing history and civilization. The art and architecture, paintings, wood carvings are the major attractions of the museum. 

Cost Inclusions:
✓ Private Luxury Transportation 
✓ All taxes, fees and handling charges
✓ Salary and food for Tour Guide

Gratuities (recommended)
Entrance Fees (See sightseeing and entrance fees)
Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Information
⇒Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
⇒In the event of poor weather or bad traffic conditions, the tour itinerary is subject to change without notice. No cancellations or refunds will be issued.
⇒We recommend you bring warm clothing during winter
⇒Wheelchair not accessible

Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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