Trip Overview

Package Details

Visiting the city of Fine Arts

Highlights

  • Visit the Patan Durbar Square, Buddhist viharas and temples
  • Observe excellent craftsmanship of Newari people
  • Participate in Rato Machindranath and other local festivals

Patan carries a rich historical and cultural heritage. Designed around Buddhist Dharma Chakra, the city has an astounding 1200 Buddhist monuments.

Patan is one of the three ancient cities in Kathmandu Valley, known for its rich art and architecture visible in medieval palaces, temples and courtyards. Also called 'Lalitpur', or city of fine arts, it is one of the seven monuments inscribed in world heritage list.

Patan carries a rich historical and cultural heritage. Designed around Buddhist Dharma Chakra, the city has an astounding 1200 Buddhist monuments. It was once an independent kingdom ruled by Malla kings until it was annexed into modern day in Nepal eighteenth century. The original inhabitant of Patan are Newar ethnic groups. Newars are known internationally for their exception skills in woodwork, stone sculpture and handicrafts. You are bound to find a whole range of artistic handicrafts on display.

The core area of PAtan is focused in and around Patan Durbar Square. The square consists of paved alleyways, narrow gulley, courtyards, Krishna Temple, Maha Bouddha Temple, Hiranyabarna Mahavihara, Khumbheswar Temple, Bangalmukhi Temple and so forth. The city is famous for its Ratro Maccindranath festival and Bungah Dyah Jatra. The ancient town of Kirtipur and the botanical garden of Godawari are also an extension of Patan.

Patan today has evolved into a modern city with NGOs, restaurants, hotels, apartments and shopping centers. 


Tour Fact

Distance 5 KM south of Kathmandu
Activities Cultural Sightseeing of world Heritage Sites, Photography
Trip starts from 7  AM
Duration 3- 5 hours depends on the clients desire
Season Round the year
Transportation By PRIVATE CAR /PRIVATE VAN
Pick up Point The hotel you stay
Group Size 1 - 15 pax +
Type of the tour Private
Things To Do

Itinerary & Map

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  • Day 1
    Day Tour To Patan
    9.00 am

    We will walk around Patan Durbar Square.

    12.00 pm

    A lunch from the famous Newari Kitchen of Patan Durbar Square will be served.

    1.00 pm

    A drive to Karyabinayak, a Hindu temple located in Kathmandu district at about 10 kilometres south of Kathmandu.

    2.00 pm

    A drive to Bungmati. Bungamati, Newar Bunga, lies in Karyabinayak Municipality in Lalitpur District, Nepal. Bungamati is a Newar village on a spur of land overlooking the Bagmati River

    4.00 pm

    Drive to Khokana. Khokana is situated just north of Bungamati. It is a tiny Newari village with a reputation for its mustard oil and the local temple. The Newari who live here reside on a simple living off the land.

    6.00 pm

    Return trip

What you'll need

Includes excludes

Includes

  • Private vehicle with AC
  • Driver
  • Tour Guide

Excludes

  • Entrance Fees
  • Lunch
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