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Kathmandu: Small-Group Kingdoms of Patan & Bhaktapur Tour

by Urban Adventures
per traveller Price is AU$142
Duration: 6h 30m Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English

Highlights

  • Incredible shrines, temples, pagodas & cute historic towns

  • Exploring ancient kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley

  • Opportunity to discover Patan, the “City of Living Art”

  • Medieval charm & stunning architecture in Bhaktapur

  • Maximum of 12 people per group for an intimate experience

Highlights

  • Incredible shrines, temples, pagodas & cute historic towns

  • Exploring ancient kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley

  • Opportunity to discover Patan, the “City of Living Art”

  • Medieval charm & stunning architecture in Bhaktapur

  • Maximum of 12 people per group for an intimate experience

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9:00 AM, Tour in English

Duration 6h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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per traveller
AU$141.50

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Kathmandu: Small-Group Kingdoms of Patan & Bhaktapur Tour

Activity Location

Kathmandu

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel Marshyangdi

    Chaksibari Marg

    Kathmandu 44600


Description

Enjoy a small-group tour that reveals the Kathmandu Valley's ancient kingdoms of Patan and Bhaktapur. Step back in time to a medieval era and delve into these cities' living history. Admire stunning shrines and ancient temples where the smell of incense marks the way.

Your first visit is the ancient city of Patan. The influences in the city have transcended centuries, culminating in the 12th to 16th centuries under the Malla Dynasty. Take your time to admire the religious structures surrounding the main square, some of which highlight the Hindu Trimurti – the gods Vishnu, Brahma and Shiva.

Your guide gives you some free time to continue exploring this mystic place. Next, your tour moves towards the city of Bhaktapur, also known as the “City of Devotees.” As you wander along bustling ancient alleys, your eyes naturally shift skyward towards the impressive pagoda rooftops.

The must-see building in Bhaktapur is the 99-foot-high (30 m) Nyatapola Temple, with five pagoda roofs towering above the market square. The temple still holds great importance to local people, with constant offerings taking place amid the clanging and tinkling of big and little bells.

With your senses enriched after wandering through the lands of these two charming ancient kingdoms, your tour heads back to Kathmandu.


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Patan and Bhaktapur

  • Admission to Patan Durbar Square and Bhaktapur

  • Roundtrip private transport between Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Admission to Patan Museum

  • Meals and drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • You must be able to climb and descend stairs and walk on unpaved or uneven terrain.

  • Maximum group size is 12 people.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Kathmandu: Small-Group Kingdoms of Patan & Bhaktapur Tour ratings based on 4 Verified Reviews

Expedia-Verified Reviews

5 out of 5

5/5 13 May 2019

Good knowledgeable guide no rushing plenty of time in both kingdoms.very good single trip with local food and back street touring.

MICHAEL K

United Kingdom

4/5 15 Jan. 2018

Guide was excellent although he arrived late. There was only myself no group so I received very good attention. It was an excellent visit.

Michael G

United States

28 Jun. 2017

The tour was excellent. The guide was very well spoken, knew the facts, and cared about the topics. The guide learned quickly what I was most interested in and focused on that aspect. The driver was very pleasant and I actually felt pretty relaxed with him driving. I really enjoyed this tour mainly because the guide made it very interesting.