Explore twin villages of Bungamati and Khokana located near Kathmandu to see village life style, traditions and culture. Bungamati is home of Machhendranath which is considered as the patron god of Patan. The local people mostly engage on traditional wood carving and sculptors. Khokana is a small Newari village next to Bungamati. Khokana is also known as village of farmers and most of the homes and windows are decorated with chili, garlic and onion garlands. Visit Khokana to witness life inside a typical Nepalese rural village.
• 4 hours
Champadevi (about 2200m) is a pure nature walk , located in the southwest of Kirtipur, an ancient city of Kathmandu. Join this day tour where you can hike without any disturbance of vehicles and pollution. As you go higher up the hill, see mountain peaks and a bird's eye view of the valley. Enjoy the cool air when you arrive at the top of Champadevi hill. Have your lunch, take pictures, and hike down to Kirtipur where your car will be waiting to take you back.
• 6 hours
Patan is one of three medieval Malla principalities, In the medieval times, these three principalities maintained a very fierce rivalry and fought several wars against each other. They also competed with one another in the building of temples, palaces as well as the development of arts and architectures. Many of these creations still exist with all their charm and glory and have been listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. You will visit the temples, palaces, stupas and monasteries and traditional Newari villages, Bungamati and Khokana.Highlights • Visit the Durbar Square of Patan. • Stroll around the traditional Newari village of Bungamati and Khokana. • Discover the ingenuity of Newari cuisine. • Visit local people and cultural villages, Hindu and Buddhist temples
• 7 hours