Bhaktapur City Tour

1 Day

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
  • English
  • Available
  • Bus,Taxi

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November)
  • Guided
  • English
  • Available
  • Bus,Taxi


Embark on a captivating journey through the timeless streets of Bhaktapur with our immersive city tour. This odyssey begins in Bhaktapur Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heritage Site adorned with intricately carved palaces, courtyards, and temples that whisper tales of the city’s regal past. As you explore the 55-Window Palace and the Vatsala Temple, the air resonates with the echoes of centuries-old craftsmanship.

Wander through the enchanting Pottery Square, where the hands of skilled artisans shape clay into exquisite pottery using traditional methods, providing a glimpse into the living heritage of Bhaktapur. The journey continues to Taumadhi Square, where the towering Nyatapola Temple stands as a testament to the city’s architectural prowess.

Venture deeper into the historical tapestry with visits to Bhairabnath Temple and Dattatreya Square, where each corner reveals intricate woodwork and centuries of cultural significance. The iconic Peacock Window and the serene Siddha Pokhari add a touch of artistic elegance and tranquility to your exploration.

As the day unfolds, you have the option to enjoy a cultural performance or indulge in a traditional Newari dinner, providing a perfect conclusion to a day filled with cultural immersion, historical marvels, and the indelible charm of Bhaktapur.


  • Explore the historic heart with the 55-Window Palace and Vatsala Temple.
  • Witness traditional pottery craftsmanship in action.
  • Admire the iconic pagoda in Taumadhi Square.
  • Marvel at the intricate Peacock Window and relax by Siddha Pokhari.
  • Optionally enjoy a cultural performance or savor a traditional Newari dinner.



Bhaktapur Durbar Square (8:00 AM - 10:00 AM):
Explore the historic Bhaktapur Durbar Square, witnessing the 55-Window Palace and Vatsala Temple.
Immerse yourself in the architectural marvels and historical legacy.
Pottery Square (10:30 AM - 11:30 AM):
Wander through Pottery Square, observing traditional pottery craftsmanship.
Interact with artisans and learn about their techniques.

Lunch Break (12:00 PM - 1:30 PM):
Enjoy a Newari lunch at a local restaurant, savoring traditional flavors.


Nyatapola Temple and Taumadhi Square (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM):
Admire the iconic Nyatapola Temple in Taumadhi Square.
Take in the vibrant atmosphere of the square, surrounded by traditional Newari architecture.
Bhairabnath Temple and Dattatreya Square (4:00 PM - 5:30 PM):
Visit the ancient Bhairabnath Temple and Dattatreya Square.
Appreciate the intricate woodwork and cultural significance.


Peacock Window and Siddha Pokhari (6:00 PM - 7:30 PM):
Marvel at the Peacock Window, a masterpiece of Newari artistry.
Relax by Siddha Pokhari, enjoying the serene surroundings.
Cultural Show or Traditional Dinner (8:00 PM - 9:00 PM):
Optionally, attend a cultural performance or indulge in a traditional Newari dinner to conclude your day.


Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel pickup and drop off-service (by car)
  • Entry fees
  • Accommodation (private)
  • Transportation (car)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Professional English speaking Guide
  • Taxes and Fees: Applicable taxes and government fees.

Cost Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Fees
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses


What is Bhaktapur known for?

Bhaktapur is renowned for its well-preserved medieval architecture, historic Durbar Square, and vibrant Newari culture. It’s often called the “City of Devotees.”

How far is Bhaktapur from Kathmandu?

Bhaktapur is located about 12 kilometers (7.5 miles) east of Kathmandu, making it easily accessible by road.

Are there entrance fees for Bhaktapur Durbar Square?

Yes, there is an entrance fee for Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The fee helps maintain and preserve the historical and cultural heritage of the site.

What are the main attractions in Bhaktapur?

Key attractions include Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pottery Square, Nyatapola Temple, Peacock Window, and Siddha Pokhari.

Can I explore Bhaktapur in a day?

Yes, it’s possible to explore the major attractions of Bhaktapur in a day. However, more time allows for a deeper exploration and a leisurely experience.

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Bhaktapur City Tour
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