Bhaktapur also known as Khowpa because of the living goddess of devotee. Day Bhaktapur Tour explores the local newari people's lifestyle and their cultural heritage. Bhaktapur is one of the oldest durbar of ancient period. Unlike Patan, Bhaktapur has also has four different beautiful garden square and couples of ponds. We offer private and a small group day tour to Durbar Square along with side trip to Changunarayan Temple.
Receive you at your hotel and drive to Bhaktapur for an hour drive by car. Explore main durbar square and then walk toward nearby Datrataya, famous for masterpiece of wooden art like sample of Peacock window. After that we walk to Taumadi with tallest Nyatapol temple.
And next we go to Pottery Square which is a living museum of clay work. You can see the process of converting dusty mud into clay to make different types of pot, clay statue and many more. We then drive to Changunarayan temple, the oldest temple of Nepal.
We can do Bhaktapur tour all year around. The best time is Autumn and Spiring. If you travel on the month of October, you will observe the Nepali festival Dashain and Tihar. Similarly, We can see Bisket Jatra festival on April every year.
When you are travelling in Kathmandu Valley, pls do not miss to visit the day tour of Bhaktapur the richest of cultural heritage and natural activity. Hence Bhaktapur tour highly recommeds. Bhaktapur day tour fits for all like family with children, couple and senior citizens.
Full day Sightseeing ,6/7 hours take BB Plan-Breakfast Standard Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu
Receive you at your hotel after breakfast, and drive to Bhadgaon also known as Bhaktapur-the "city of devotees". Founded in the 9th century it is the home of medieval art and architecture. Here you can visit the Durbar Square with its array of temples, and the Palace of 55 Windows. This Palace is the best example of the Pagoda style of architecture and stands on five terraces on each of which stands a pair of figures two strong men, two elephants, two lions, two griffins and two goddesses. Walk around Bhanktapur that includes Nyatpole temple, Dattratraya sqaure and Pottery square,lunch there and continue drive to Changu Narayan, set amidst verdant hills and valleys and it is one of the most popular places to witness the perfect panoramic views of Himalayan peaks ranges of Langtang and Ganesh Himal, and also walk around the oldest pagoda temple of Kathmandu valley, and then get drive back to Kathmandu and the rest of the day is at leisure on your own.
Full fledged Cost
- Airport transfer - hotel/airport/hotel
- Twin sharing standard hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu before and after trek we can book only on your request.
- Private vehicles transportation/ Tourist Bus service for tour destination.
- English Speaking guide and all his expenses like salary & allowance.
- All government taxes, vat, company service charge.
What's not included?
- Lunch and Dinner
- Entrance fee in sightseeing places
- Travel Insurance in case of emergency for rescue and other medication.
- Nepal visa fee
- All kind of hot and cold drinks - coke, fanta, beer, whisky, bottle of water, hot water, tea, coffee etc.
- Tips for guide and porter
- Personal expenses like wifi, hot shower, telephone, battery charge fee.
- All the cost not mention on above cost includes.
Yes, you can get on arrival tourist visa at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Most of people can obtain visa on entry to Nepal. There are some countries visa will needed to be organize prior to travelling. $25 for 15 days of visa from the date of issue, $40 for 30days and 100US$ for 90 days tourist visa. You need two photos.
You can apply online visa from 1st of March(http://www.online.nepalimmigration.gov.np/).
Yes, our agency airport representative will pick you up from airport. We will be displaying name card of Mission Eco Trek with your name on it. and when you finished you trip we will drop you to airport. Pick up and drop is complimentary from our company.
Autumn (September to November) and spring (March to May), these are the best season to go on a trek. But according to the will of the traveler, the visiting and travelling in Nepal can be managed. Travelling in Nepal should be done during the summer time or September to November and March to May at the low lands can be done at throughout the year.
The travelling at the different parts of Nepal will be different according to the distance of the travelling destinations. Generally, there are different places where one can go for short and long travelling takes generally about 1 day or more week also.
While travelling in Nepal, meals are prepared good quality standards of hygiene, fruit and vegetable soaked . The food along the trail will be simple and a mix of local and international cuisine. If the traveler is camping , then they will mainly be served with the local foods of Nepal and as well as continental and western foods. In Kathmandu you will find meals in good quality tourist restaurants. Most of hotel serve good quality meal & filter water which is safe. It is possible to buy the bottle of mineral water in the trip.
While visiting to Nepal, tour guides is almost mandatory to travel in Nepal for everyone. When you hired one your trip will lot more informative and memorable. You get lots of knowledge about country. But if the traveler is well experienced and have visited at different places of Nepal many times then s/he may not need the tour guides. But tour guide can play big role to make your travel. They will provide informative information about the destination along with its surroundings. Similarly, if any problems will arise during the travel, then the guides will solve it easily and it will be rather difficult for the traveler themselves to solve them.
Yes, Nepal is safe to Travel. Safety during the trekking or travel in Nepal is one of the prime concerns that every trekker or traveler want to know. In the past, Nepal has experienced political unrest, however since November of 2006, the signed Nepal Peace Agreement, between the Government of Nepal and the Nepal Communist Party (Maoists) has brought this unrest to a close. but now there is the situation of peace and tranquility in the field of trekking as well as in whole Nepal.
Besides, the trekking stakeholders in Nepal are also forwarding several steps for the safety of the trekkers. Now after election democratic parties will lead the government and rule the nation that’s why the huge possibility has seen in safety. Yes, there are pick pockets here, as you find in other countries so keep your belongings safe at all times. You need to take usual precautions as you would traveling anywhere in the world.
If someone get sick in the group, a fellow trekker in the group has to descend, then a porter/assistant guide would go with them. So the person descending would be well looked after and it would not impact on the rest of the group's experience. Emergencies are dealt with by the guide and depending on the severity.
Our Guides carry a comprehensive medical kit. But you should bring your own personal kit and carry it with you when on the trek. It should contain antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, headache pills, diarrhoea treatment, re-hydration salts eg Dioralite, Lemsip, plasters and Compede for blisters.
The hotel in Kathmandu provides the free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel or you can leave in our office too.
This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you to spend minimum 10% of your total trip cost for tipping entire local staffs, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.
Yes, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimum additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.
According to thee size of your groups, it differs. The vehicles will be small and light so that it can be handled easily and safely through the narrow roads of Nepal. It can be a car, minibus, land cruiser, van, Jeep.