Bhaktapur - City of Devotion

Famous for being the ancient city of Nepal, Bhaktapur is located around 20 kilometres outside of Kathmandu city. This is the 3rd largest city of this country and renown as being a city of craftwork, traditional & beautiful temples, gilded roofs, open courtyards and rich culture. Our Bhaktapur tours not only focus on “Bhaktapur Durbar Square” but also offering you a great chance to discover this living museum on every corner, bustling street markets and arts. This is a perfect destination for those who are interested in Nepali culture & heritage.

Bhaktapur travel guide information

Bhaktapur Quick Facts

Bhaktapur is famous for being a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Travelling to this place, you will see hundreds of examples of traditional Newari architecture.

One of the most famous examples of architecture in this destination is Nyatapola Temple where you can climb up the temple’s long steps and witness the beautiful views of Taumadhi Square.

If you are a fan of regional & unique culinary, there are an abundance of homely meals that you’ll struggle to find anywhere else in this country. Don’t miss a chance to try Samay Baji which is an authentic Newari dish.

In 2011, Bhaktpur had a population of around 81,728 people in a total area of approximately 16.89 square kilometres (6.52 sq mi).

Best time to visit Bhaktapur, nepal

The best time to visit Bhaktapur is during the spring (from March to April) and autumn (October to November) when the weather is comfortable with clear, blue skies that provide flawless views of the scenery. You should consider travelling to Bhaktapur from June to August as it is either too hot or humid for exploring Bhaktapur.

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7Days

Fabulous Nepal Family Tour

Kathmandu → Bhaktapur → Pokhara
Nepal Nepal

Take a fun sightseeing day tour around Kathmandu’s highlights, including Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple and Bouddhanath Stupa

Visit Patan Durbar Square to see how Nepal would have looked like in the past

See breathtaking views of sunrise over the Himalayas from the Nagarkot top then explore the beautiful Nagarkot Village

Explore the authentic art and architecture of Bhaktapur, the oldest city in the valley

Free to take a stroll around Pokhara’s Lakeside and colorful bazars

Witness the beautiful panoramic views of Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and Fishtail Mounts from Sarangkot hilltop

Admire popular landmarks of Pokhara, covering David’s Fall, Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, World Peace Stupa

Enjoy a scenic drive through the hills, rivers and Himalayas from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Kathmandu → Bhaktapur → Pokhara
11Days

Nepal Photography Trip

Kathmandu → Bhaktapur → Bandipur → Pokhara → Chitwan
Nepal Nepal

Take awesome photographic opportunities in a full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu to its UNESCO world heritage sites

Explore the unspoiled and pristine Newari culture in Panauti Village

Admire ancient arts and architecture of Nepal at Bhaktapur Duber Square and Pottery Square

Walk around Bandipur village for a glimpse of local lifestyle in the rural

Visit popular landmarks of Pokhara, including World Peace Pagoda, David’s Fall, Gupteshwar Mahadev Cave, Seti George, …

Experience the panoramic views of the Himalayas at sunrise from Sarangkot hilltop

Enjoy a scenic boat ride at Phewa Lake in the evening or in the early morning

Learn about the Tharu culture and people from the Village Tour and Tharu Cultural Program in Chitwan

Participate many jungle activities in Chitwan National Park, like Jungle Walk, Elephant Safari, Jeep Safari, Canoe Ride,…

Kathmandu → Bhaktapur → Bandipur → Pokhara → Chitwan

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