Bhaktapur/Changu Narayan/Nagarkot - 1 Day

Bhaktapur Durbar Square: Bhaktapur lies in the Eastern part of the Kathmandu valley. Also known as Bhadgaon or Khwopa, Bhaktapur is regarded as the abode of ancient Nepali culture, custom, and alluring arts pieces of excellent craftsmanship. Each historical monument represents the medieval culture, religion, and customs of Nepal. The Newari populace has largely dominated Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal that has remained untouched by western culture. Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple, and fifty-five windowed Malla palaces are the living pride of Bhaktapur. The place houses the finest restaurants and hotels to cater to the needs and requirements of tourists.

Changunarayan:
The two-tiered Changunarayan temple is 15 kilometers away from Kathmandu city. Changu Narayan is considered to be the oldest temple in Nepal. It remains a milestone in Nepali temple architecture with rich embossed works. The two-storey roofed temple stands on a high plinth of stone. It has an architectural style like to traditional Nepali temple. Many similar features are found at Gokarna Mahadev. The temple is surrounded by sculptures and arts related to Lord Vishnu. Also, we can find the temples of Lord Shiva, Ashta Matrika, Chhinnamasta, Kileshwor, and Krishna inside the courtyard of the main temple. There are four entrances to the temple and these gates are guarded by life-size pairs of animals such as lions, Sarabhai, griffins, and elephants on each side of the entrances. The ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu and the other idols are carved in the struts, which support the roof. The entrance door is gilded with carvings of Nāaga (snakes). On the main entrance gate (i.e. western entrance gate), we can find the Chakra, Sankha, Kamal, and Khadga all at the top of a stone pillar. These stone pillars have an inscription in Sanskrit. This inscription is considered to be the oldest inscription of Nepal and the stone inscription pillar was erected by Licchavi (kingdom) King Manadeva in 464 AD. The following monument is located while visiting the temple from the right side after entering from the main entrance (Eastern gate) to the courtyard.

Nagarkot Trek is a short and sweet trek near Kathmandu. Nagarkot, in its literal meaning,  ‘Nagar’ means a city, and ‘Kot’ means the top of the hill. The collective meaning becomes the top of the hill situated close to the town. Across the hiking trail, mind-blowing waterfalls and rivers perfectly blended with the trees and forests. Early sunrise view from Nagarkot is the most fascinating and mesmerizing view reflecting rays of the sun to the White Mountains. Nagarkot with a height of 2188 meters from sea level is on the edge of the valley and offers superb views of the mountains as well as Kathmandu valley.

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Overview

Bhaktapur is regarded as the abode of ancient Nepali culture, custom, and alluring arts pieces of excellent craftsmanship. Each historical monument represents the medieval culture, religion, and customs of Nepal. The Newari populace has largely dominated Bhaktapur. Bhaktapur is the only place in Nepal that has remained untouched by western culture.

Changu Narayan is considered to be the oldest temple in Nepal. It remains a milestone in Nepali temple architecture with rich embossed works. The two-storey roofed temple stands on a high plinth of stone. It has an architectural style like to traditional Nepali temple.

Nagarkot Trek is a short and sweet trek near Kathmandu. Nagarkot, in its literal meaning,  ‘Nagar’ means a city, and ‘Kot’ means the top of the hill. The collective meaning becomes the top of the hill situated close to the town.

 

Highlights

  • Lion Gate, Golden Gate, Art Gallery, Statue of King Bhupatindra, Nyatapola Temple, and fifty-five windowed Malla palaces of Bhaktapur
  • Changunarayan temple itself
  • sunrise view from Nagarkot

Itinerary

Day 1
Bhaktapur/Changu Narayan/Nagarkot

Bhaktapur/ChanguNarayan/Nagarkot tour starts at 9;00 am in the morning after lunch. Our guide and vehicle come to your hotel to pick up. Normally 5-6 hours sightseeing and drop our guest at your hotel.

Cost Includes

  • Culture expert guide.
  • Private transportation.
  • Guide salary, allowance

Cost Excludes

  • Entrance fees.
  • Tips for guide/driver.
  • Snacks, bar bills etc.
  • Lunch.

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Bhaktapur/Changu Narayan/Nagarkot

Trip Facts

  • Private vechicle
  • Minimum 2 person
  • Easy
  • All season

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