Bhaktapur Tour is a specially designed day tour package for the traveller who wishes to visit the ancient kingdom of Nepal. It includes two popular UNESCO listed World Heritage Site of Bhaktapur district i.e. Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changu Narayan Temple. Both are a very popular site for research-oriented travellers, it depicts the story of the ancient era of Nepal (which is also known as the golden era in Nepali history) and its people, and moreover, it shows the developmental skill and craftsmanship as well.
Bhaktapur Day Tour will help us to observe the Bhaktapur a medieval city that symbolizes unity and integrity among the different Newari community is one of the best well- preserved and well-maintained kingdoms in Nepal with the typical ancient flavour. Bhaktapur is also known as Khwopo and Bhadgaun in the local Newari tongue is the earliest settlement area of the Newari community.
Bhaktapur was the first Newari kingdom of Kathmandu valley among the three kingdoms (the other two being the Kathmandu Kingdom and Patan or the Lalitpur Kingdom) and was the capital city of Nepal from 12th to 15th century AD; and was the largest and richest kingdom as well, before the separation of Kathmandu and Patan kingdom. Bhaktapur is famously known as the ‘city of devotees’, lies at an altitude of 1401m above the sea level, where hundreds of temples, Bahis, Vihars, Lonha Hiti, Ponds, Pati, Matth Gumbas, Sattal, Monastery do exist till to date, handed down from generations to generations so well preserved.
Filled with colours of antiqueness, Bhaktapur Sightseeing will take us to the Bhaktapur Durbar Square a place to visit four very famous squares within 1. Durbar Square2. Pottery Square3. Taumadhi/ Natapola Square and 4. Dattatraya Square, the Royal Palaces, Golden Gate, 55 Window Palace, Pujari Matth, 5 Storey Temple, Taleju Temple, Pashupatinath Temple with erotic carvings, Char Dham Temples, Tilmadhav Narayan Temple, Royal Bath etc, old building joining together and small alleys to pass by will take us to the world of fantasy, from Bhaktapur Durbar Square to Pottery Square to Natapola Square to Duttatraya Square visiting all the four squares of the Bhaktapur city will broaden our view about Nepal and its people.
All mixed together makes Bhaktapur the Island of Integrity, with different religious practices and people living together. Visiting Bhaktapur will take us to historical palaces, temples, museums,s and many more.
Moreover, in Hanuman Ghat one can see open cremation going on, the city is self-sufficient with all their needs, so the rulers and people during the ancient times had the concept of building all the necessary structures needed for the kingdom and its people. Our Bhaktapur tour guide will make sure your visit to the ancient city or kingdom of Nepal is priceless in terms of its research-oriented views of the surrounding areas. So, what To Do In Bhaktapur won’t worry you; let it pass to us.
Furthermore heading towards the east to a hillock some 15minute drive will take us to another very popular World Heritage Site of Bhaktapur district popularly known as Changu Narayan village named after the famous temple of Lord Vishnu (Changunarayan) of 3rd century AD.
This is a popular site in terms of religion in Nepal, as it is the centre of attraction for both Hindu and Buddhist followers; for Hindu it is dedicated to Lord Narayan; whereas Buddhist worship lord as Hari Hari Vahan Lokeshwor.
Changunarayan is filled with art, culture, architecture, and history of Nepal. Numerous numbers of stone inscriptions, stone and bronze idols of god and goddesses dates back from 4-5th century AD is well preserved around the compound of the temple where devotee has direct contact with such antique images.
Religious ceremonies, festivals are observed in and around the temple premises all day, as temples are open every day for ritual ceremonies. As the location of the temple lies at the altitude of 1541meter above sea level, the enchanting view of the Kathmandu valley and the massif Himalayas around makes the place a must to visit the spot of Bhaktapur district.