1 DAY
Bhaktapur City Tour
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"Bhaktapur with the splendid legacy of her fabulous heritage has retained the status of the Cultural Capital of Nepal. Geographically shaped like a conch-shell and geometrically designed onto the Tantric fabric shaped."


Shree Yantra. The town bears its historical origin dating back to early 7th century A.D. spread over an area of 6.88 sq.km. at 141 meters above sea level and 13 km. east of Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal), Bhaktapur gives shelter to over 80000 People.
The hypnotizing glamour of the Bhaktapur heritage sites attracts all the attention of one and all towards the cultural spectacle.
Invasions and natural calamities led to the devastation of most of the glamorous emblems of Human  Heritage in Bhaktapur. Yet, the Historical city has plenty to be the pride of her superb artifacts and subtle culture vividly depicted through the monumental remnants.
 
Predominantly comprised of the pleasantly, painting, carving, masonry, bronze-casting, jewelry, pottery, etc. are other traditional enterprises still existing in Bhaktapur. The religious mix of Hinduism and Buddhism have coexisted in harmony and drawn on inspiration from each other through the ages.
 
Bhaktapur is a “living heritage” displaying the vibrant depth of the Newari culture which is also a prime attraction of the city. Beyond the City’s fabulous artistry heritage, everyday traditional life spills out.

 


Trip Highlights


  • The old city of UNESCO heritage site.
  • The best preserved ancient tour
  • Explore the Newari culture, Activities, Heritage and local Faces.
  • See Traditional pottery technique and mud work at the pottery Square

Itinerary

  • One night.
  • 3-star Hotel
Welcome to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by Sherpa Expedition and Trekking staff with the warm welcome and transferred to the hotel with a briefing regarding the Bhaktapur City Tour Resting for an hour explore Bhaktapur Day tour. DURBAR SQUARE: The wide-open public square amidst the alluring cluster of exquisite designs around the temples, viharas, palatial buildings, and monumental structures silently welcome the visitors and the onlookers. Stone sculptures, woodcarvings metal crafts, inclusive of Golden Gate, Art gallery, fifty, fifty-five window’s palace Octagonal structure (Chyasimandap), Batsala Temple, Big bell, Erotica on the Pashupati temple structs are the focal point to visualize upon. THE GOLDEN GATE: An unrevealed of Specimen of repose art, the gate dates to 1754 A.D. was built by king Ranajit Mall. SIDDHI LAXMI TEMPLE: This temple is also known as “Lohan Dega” because it is made entirely of stone. This Shikhara style temple is guarded by mansion creatures, camels and rhinoceros, horses all of which are extremely rare in the valley. TAUMADHI SQUARE: Lying in two minutes walking distance to the east of pottery Square lined up by the souvenir stores. It suddenly captures the eyes of visitors. The sky scrapping five storied (Nyatapool) Siddhi Laxmi Temple, an excellent texture of Newari engineering glamour and three tired Bhairab Temple across the street, (conserved with the utilization of tourist service fee and people’s participation at an estimation fo Rs. 7.5 million) makes the visitors feel great at a glace. DATTATREYA SQUARE: Named after the triad deities Brahma(creator), Bishnu (preserver) and Mahesh or (emancipator)- Dattatreya square is a lively forum for connoisseurs of wood carving. Both the peacock and lotus windows along the pujari Math are the excellence in wood carving consecrated to humanity representing sixteenth-century technology. The museum of metal crafts with an enormous store of centuries-old utensils is another object of attraction. The Square abounds with numerous souvenir stores every here and there. POTTERY SQUARE: Tow outstanding pottery squares- Talako and Samadhi are the living workshops in pottery turning the traditional Wheels inserting physical strength and skill to shape a lump of clay to the desired form allows a charming view. The squares compounded with a living heritage and guarded by real Bhaktapurian dwelling houses makes the visitors feel dwelling houses makes the visitors feel enriched with eye-witness to carry reminiscences back home. WAKEUP I NARAYAN: This two storeyed temple is dedicated to the Lord Vishnu. And nowhere else than here would one see four Garudas, the bird vehicle of Lord Vishnu, at a single place. HANUMAN GHAT (CREMATION PLACE) This is the holy place where three main holy rivers Tamsa, Bira & Bhadra meet. All Hindus dead bodies are cremated or buried here believing emancipate their soul. Largest Shiva Linga of Nepal Locates in Hanuman Ghat premises with lots of Hindus and Buddhist sculptures. KAMAL POKHARI (Palawan Pukhu) Palawan Pukhu, the lotus pond is one of the reminiscences of the evolutionary period representing the history of Kathmandu Valley as it was a great lake. Yet to these days it is producing lotus as a gift to the human kind those who would pay a visit to it. Bhaktapur Municipality had conserved it with the utilization of the fee fund collected from the visitors and well-wishers. NAVADURGA TEMPLE: At a distance of a few minutes walks to the north-east of the Dattatreya Square keeps the Navadurga temple awaiting the visitors. Enshrined with the 16th-century Bhairav chariot the window occupies an interesting room for the visitors. The Façade in itself is an object of attraction to the on-lookers. It is also recently renovated by Bhaktapur Municipality with the utilization of tourist entrance fee. PRASHANASHILMAHABIHAR: Dedicated to Dipankar the Adi Buddha and built in the 10th century A.D. is one of the five monasteries structures in Bhaktapur. Located in the eastern section of Bhaktapur township the monasteries’ design is pretty close to the living structural heritage of Bhaktapur. TERRA-COTTA WINDOW: The unique window at Tuchhimala is an excellent example of Newari terra-cotta art. This is believed to have been built in the 16th century. SIDDHA POKARI: Constructed at an early medieval period, the Ta- Pukhu had been rehabilitated by Bhaktapur Municipality.

Services

What's includes:

  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder City Tour Guide.
  • Bhaktapur City sightseeing by private car.
  • All Bhaktapur City sightseeing tour program as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Overland transportation

What's Excludes:

  • Lunch & Dinner during the tour Kathmandu.
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from the date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Bhaktapur.
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).

Equipments

General

  • Cotton T-shirts
  • Water Bottle
  • Camera
  • Fleece Pants
  • Hat and  light gloves
  • Wind and waterproof jacket
 
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
 
  • A pair of half gloves
  • Sunglasses 
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
 
Hand
  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)

Center Body
  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops according to weather
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket 

Lower Body 
  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers) in winter
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable pants
  • Extra casual sport pants
Feet
  • A pair of good waterproof and easy boots
  • Light shoes and sneaker

First Aid Kits and Medicines
  • Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
  • Blister treatment
  • Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
  • Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
  • Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
  • Water purifying pills
(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the  tour, However, we recommend better to  bring your personal first-aid kit as well)

Miscellaneous, but must useable
  • 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
  • Water bottle & filter
  • Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
  • Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)
Extra things
  • Comfortable trekking poles
  • Best energy dry foods (up to you)
  • Power Bank and music players 
  • Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
 
 

Good to Know

Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd information about the trekking and tours in Nepal.
Here are some do”s and don’t which  you should follow:

Do’s

  • Do smile and greet the local people saying “Namaste”.
  • Shake hands whenever you get a chance.
  • Do walk in a group or keep a distance that you could see the person in front and the person behind you.
  • Do consult with your tour guide before trying anything new during the tour.
  • Do ask questions to the guide which you feel confused.
  • Do inform your tour guide if you are not comfortable with your health or if you need any pieces of stuff.
  • Enjoy your free time shopping.
  • Take lots of pictures. (no one knows what's going to happen tomorrow).

Don’t

  • Don’t disrespect the local culture and beliefs - even if you are uncomfortable with it.
  • Don’t take photos of local people you encounter on your tour without their permission. Doing so may be offensive to them.
  • Don’t be offended if local people stare at you. It is because they are surprised to see you. It is not their intention to offend you.
  • Don’t harm wild animals, birds, and plants during the tour and take a global perspective and responsibility to save and preserve this unique environment.
  • Don’t give money to children and beggars as it encourages them to beg more instead of working and earning
  • Do not wear short dresses when you are visiting temples.
  •  Do not Carry dangerous weapons on the trip.
  • Do not Hesitate to say "no" if somebody tries to sell you something that you don't want. You won't offend them especially if you smile and say, "no thank you".


 Note Regarding Itineraries:

Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of the successful tour that Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd.  Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your tour is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.
 

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