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
If you have day leisure while you are in Kathmandu, why don’t you explore Bungmati and Khokana, the two virgin Newari settlements! Lie in the south of Patan city; Bungmati and Khokana are the two medieval villages in the Kathmandu Valley are 12 kilometers away from Kathmandu. These are only the villages in the valley, where tradition and culture of Neweri community are still as it was.Highlights • Visit the Ganesh and Machhindranath temple in Bungmati • Observe rural life of the Newari community of of Bungmati and Khokana villages • See the villagers working at traditional crafts in Khokana • Explore an antique mill of Mustard oil of Khokana village • Taste the original of Newari cuisines
• 8 hours
From the traditional view point to the cultural and nature oriented perspective, the Bungmati and Kokhana Village tour is one of the most easy yet exciting and serene tours around the Kathmandu valley. From the culturally inclined Bugmati valley to the naturally beautiful Kokhana, this tour has a lot to offer. Bungmati is home to the famous RatoMachindranath Temple and KaryaBinayak Temple. Kokhana is famous for the green rice fields carpeted across the Newari village.
• 1 day
Catch a glimpse of rural Nepal while exploring the Newari villages of Khokana and Bungmati. Enjoy the hilltop views from Kirtipur and visit the city of Patan, known for its 21-pointed Krishna temple and the Buddhist monastery of Rudra Varna Mahavihar.
• 8 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
This 6-hour private tour from Kathmandu takes you to a journey back in time. Visit Bungmati and Khokana, villages that have retained its culture and traditions since the 6th century. Bungmati is believed to be the birth-place of deity Rato 'red' Machindranath. There's a large shikhar styled temple dedicated to him inside the village. After, see the lush green fields of the farming village of Khokana and learn about their unique harvesting process of mustard oil. There is also a spectacular three-storied temple in Khokana that is a sight to see.
• 6 hours
West Kathmandu Biking Tour explores around beautiful age-old village of Khokana and the Hindu temple of Goddess Kali ‘Dakshinkali’. The ride from Dakshinkali passes along small town, tea shops, ups & downs, green forests and goes towards the village of Khokana of the Newar community.
• 6 hours