"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.
- 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
- 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
- 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).
- Cotton T-shirts
- Water Bottle
- Fleece Pants
- Hat and light gloves
- Wind and waterproof jacket
Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes
- A pair of half gloves
- Neck warmer
- Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
- A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
- 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
- Thermal underwear (especially trousers) in winter
- windproof and waterproof trousers
- warmer trouser
- Comfortable pants
- Extra casual sport pants
- 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
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.)
- Comfortable trekking poles
- Best energy dry foods (up to you)
- Power Bank and music players
- Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)
Good to KnowSherpa 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 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 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".