Bhaktapur – Patan Day Tour - 1 Day


The antique town- Bhaktapur and city of art- Patan bears their separate status concerning why to do 1-day tour in Bhaktapur and Patan. This excursion trip takes you to the gist of those cities that prospect the mysteries behind the thriving arts and architecture. 

Bhaktapur is traditionally identified as Bhadgaon. Yet the latest technological discoveries have not taken the beauty of the traditional dwellings of people, their spiritual devotion, wooden and stone architectures, pagoda style temples, old mansions, earthenware industry, and many more. If you adore seeing more, tour the museum and get deeper information. Bhaktapur Durbar Square has all these charms that have made the cultural excursion day tour in Bhaktapur special.

Patan has got an extra name to understand better, which is the city of fine arts. Patan Durbar Square is the most stunning world heritage site, where you can see the exquisite artistic creations. Temple of Lord Krishna, the museum, and the surroundings have made this place different.



The UNESCO-protected Bhaktapur city is a magnificent example of arts and crafts dating back to the medieval age. On the other hand, Patan will allow you a great chance to cherish not only the architecture but also the arts and beautiful metal wares. Bhaktapur Durbar Square is a gallery of ancient art and building with many examples of models, woodcarvings, and colossal pagoda temples dedicated to different gods and goddesses. Bhaktapur, where you will observe a unique experience and the finest example of craftsmanship. You will observe Bhaktapur’s well-known displays such as the Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple, and fifty-five windows Malla Palace.

Bhaktapur truly translates to ‘City of Devotees’ and lives up to this title as it has more temples than either Kathmandu or Patan. It is a charming place to wander as the cobbled lanes are free of traffic and full of temples, lawns, squares, walls, Ponds, and courtyards. Culture and antique traditions are swarming in Bhaktapur; you can observe artists producing their century-old arts of pottery and wood carving. It’s a magnificent place to buy souvenirs to take home. 

The five-story Nyatapola Temple is the most towering pagoda temple in Nepal. Devoted to the Goddess Lakshmi in 1702, its struts, entrances, windows, and tympanums are adorned with carvings of sacred characters, including a couple of two-meter giant stone statues of elephants, lions, griffons and a pair of tantric goddesses. It is said that the foundation of the Nyatapola Temple is deeper than the height of the temple itself.

Patan is dwelled 5 km distant from the center city, Kathmandu, and is entered by traversing the Bagmati River. It still preserves its old-world enchantment and ancestral professions such as woodcarving and particularly metal crafts though it’s near Kathmandu which is fully modern. As you stroll through the city you still listen to the tapping of tiny hammers as an artist works on a statuette or embroidery. Patan has enough temples and monasteries which look alike in their pagoda-style design and wood-carved windows. 

The city glorifies countless festivals both Hindu and Buddhist, many of them are the Rato Machhendranath Jatra and the display of Dipanker Buddhas which is thrilling. Patan takes pride in producing great Thangka and Pauwa painters whose works are shipped to many countries. Such paintings can be witnessed in the tiny lanes of the city. Art still thrives in this city of Newar artisans who have traditionally been fulfilling metal crafts to Buddhist monasteries throughout the country. The population is predominantly Newar whose castes usually conclude whether they denote Hindu or Buddhist.

Patan Durbar Square (Durbar indicates palace), a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the chief fascination with the old imperial palace and a proprietor of artistically architecture temples all within the square. The Patan Museum inside the palace has a subtle collection of metal craft, wood carvings, and a beloved fragile Malla era throne. In the Durbar Square is the divine Krishna temple built solely of stone which is the most significant Krishna shrine of the whole valley.

Trip Highlights:

  • Scenic ride from your hotel in Kathmandu to Patan and Bhaktapur.
  • Experience the historic cities with lovely handy crafts.
  • Enter Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is enlisted in The World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • Observe the majestic Lion Gate, Golden Gate, and Art Gallery in Bhaktapur.
  • View the alluring legendary Statue of King Bhupatindra and his incomparable history.
  • Witness architecturally challenging and awesome Nyatapola Temple, and fifty-five windows Malla Palace.
  • Experience the culturally significant Patan Museum.
  • Visit the soothing and religiously important Krishna Mandir and Patan Durbar Square which is enlisted in The World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • Lovely, charming, and hospitable individuals.
  • And also witness the local way of living.
  • Witness the great hospitality of our agency and also promote the local economy.


Day 1
Drive from you hotel to Bhaktapur & Patan -Full Day


There are a series of activities that you’ll follow to make your trek more fascinating and full of memories. Cherish every moment that you will spend in the vast vicinity of Patan and Bhaktapur. Explore the exquisite vicinity which is culturally and artistically rich. Here are some of the activities that well do to make this trek a grand success.

Begin your Pre-Trek schedule by freshening up yourself in your standard hotel of Kathmandu. After some time of quailing wait, our representative will pick you up in our private van. A very delicious breakfast will be there to tempt you. The breakfast treat is by our agency.

After the lovely breakfast gets inside your astounding ride. Then we’ll drive towards the beautiful vicinity of Bhaktapur. Make sure to enjoy the smooth ride of the highway. When we reach Bhaktapur you’ll see different ponds that are aligned in the same straight line and don’t dry out in summer. Then you’ll reach Bhaktapur Durbar Square.

Get down and sightsee the awesome places after receiving an entry ticket. Don’t worry tickets are on us. Make sure you don’t miss those lovely locations like the statue of Bhupatindra Malla. Legend says if the bird on the head on the statue comes alive, there’ll be the apocalypse. Explore the awesome locations and enjoy them. Then we’ll head towards the local shop for lunch. We’ll order a classic Nepali Cuisine for you which will make you go feel WOW. Make sure you try Jujudhau (yogurt), special of Bhaktapur.

Then we’ll bid farewell to beautiful Bhaktapur and head for our new goal Patan. Enjoy your comfy ride and hydrate yourself with the tasty fruity drinks provided by our agency. When we reach to artistically rich vicinity of Patan make sure you visit Patan Durbar Square. It is the most magnificent place one can ever encounter in his life. The remains from the Malla eras are truly alluring. Visit the architecturally challenging Krishna Mandir and enjoy the Shikhar Style.

Your trek will conclude after Patan. Hope you enjoyed it a lot. And as promised you’ll be dropped in your hotel. Freshen yourself up and rest. If you haven’t explored the heart of the city yet, then you can go out and sightsee the vicinity of astonishing Kathmandu. Witness the nightlife of Kathmandu.

Cost Included

  • Trained City Guide
  • Luxury car and Perfect driver
  • Entrance fees
  • Delicious Lunch at Bhaktapur
  • Local Yougard for local taste
  • Mineral water

Cost Excluded

  • Breakfast and Dinner
  • Accommodation
  • Personal day gears
  • Additional activities
  • Donation and Tip for the Guide and Driver
What We Need?

Here are some necessary trekking or sightseeing
apparatus that can be handy for you in the long run. They are shortlisted below.
 Accessories and Technical items
 Binoculars
 Camera
 Credit cards/ATM cards
 Umbrella (if it’s too hot or if it rains)
 Personal and Clothing items
 Thin T-shirts
 Sun hat
 Bandana (if necessary)
 Sunglasses
 Sanitizers and alcohol wipes
P.S: You’ve full control of your trip. This is just the
outline day package you can customize according to
your needs and desires.

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Bhaktapur – Patan Day Tour
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Trip Facts

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  • Kathmandu
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