Discover the best of both city and village life on our Patan Bungmati Khokana Day Tour, the perfect day trip in Kathmandu! This tour offers a unique experience of Nepal’s rich culture, with visits to Patan Durbar Square, Bungmati village, and Khokana village.
Patan is renowned for its exquisite metal crafts and historical architecture, which you’ll have the opportunity to explore and appreciate. Meanwhile, Bungmati and Khokana villages offer a glimpse into traditional Nepalese farming life and culture.
During our tour, you’ll witness the daily lives of the local villagers, as well as the traditional handicrafts and farming practices that have been passed down through generations. You’ll also have the chance to enjoy local cuisine and interact with the friendly locals.
Bungmati-Khokana is a twin-village located in the southern part of the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal. These two villages are located next to each other, and they offer a glimpse of traditional Nepali rural life and architecture.
Bungmati is the larger of the two villages and is believed to have been established in the 6th century AD. It is known for its traditional Newari architecture, which is characterized by intricately carved wooden windows, doors, and pillars. Bungmati is also home to the Rato Machindranath Temple, which is dedicated to the Hindu god of rain and fertility.
Khokana, on the other hand, is a smaller village known for its mustard oil production. The village has retained its traditional agricultural practices and is known for its mustard fields and oil mills. Khokana also has several ancient temples, including the Karya Binayak Temple and the Rudrayani Temple.
Together, Bungmati-Khokana is a popular destination for tourists interested in experiencing traditional Nepali village life and architecture. The villages are located about 10 km from Kathmandu and can be reached by local buses or taxis. Visitors can explore the narrow streets, visit the ancient temples, and watch the traditional oil production process.
9:00 AM: Meet your guide and driver at your hotel in Kathmandu
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Drive to Bungmati village
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Explore Bungmati village, witness traditional Nepalese farming and daily life, and enjoy lunch at a local restaurant (not included in tour cost)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Drive to Khokana village
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Explore Khokana village, witness traditional Nepalese farming and daily life, and interact with the friendly locals
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM: Drive to Patan Durbar Square and explore the historic architecture and metal crafts
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Drive back to your hotel in Kathmandu
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