Patan Durbar Square Tour

Patan Durbar Square is a must-visit destination for those who want to learn about Nepal's rich history and culture.
80 USDfor a group of 1-10 people
Walking tour
7-8 hours
The start time of the tour is agreed upon with the tour guide

No booking fees at the time of ordering a tour. The tour guide will receive a request for this tour and will contact you.

Description of the tour

Tour itinerary: Lalitpur

Patan Durbar Square is a historic palace complex located in the city of Lalitpur, Nepal. It was once the residence of the Malla kings and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The square features stunning examples of traditional Nepalese architecture, including palaces, temples, and courtyards, dating back to the 16th century. Some of the notable attractions within the complex include the Krishna Mandir, Taleju Bhawani Temple, and the Golden Temple. Patan Durbar Square is a must-visit destination for those interested in Nepal's rich cultural and architectural heritage.
  • Itenerary:
  • 8:00: Hotel pickup after breakfast
  • 9:00: Visit Patan Durbar Square for sightseeing of temples, palaces, and courtyards from the Malla era, and museum (Keshav Narayan Chowk, Sundari Chowk, and Mul Chowk) with gilded doorways, and decorative stone baths and wells.
  • 11:00: Enjoy lunch
  • 12:00 Explore Traditional Village Khokana, one of the most ancient Newari villages that was once a thriving economic hub. Observe traditional Newari houses, Hindu and Buddhist shrines, acres of paddy fields, and visit the shrine of goddess Rudrayani, the patron goddess of Khokana, located at the village center. Witness the traditional mustard oil production process and visit an ancient oil mill that is still in use.
  • 14:00: Visit Bungamati, known as the home of the valley’s Rain God, Machhindranath. Admire the temple built in a shikara style, surrounded by traditional homes of the villagers. Stroll through the village streets lined with wood and stone carving workshops. Visit Bungamati Culture Museum, De Punkha (sacred pond), Karya Binayak Temple, and Bhairab temple, which are other places of interest.
  • 16:00: Drop off at the hotel.

The cost of the tour includes
Meeting at the hotel
Transportation to the hotel
Transportation costs
Entrance tickets
Food and drinks
Additional information
Book tour at least 7 days in advance
Tour suitable for children
Tour is suitable for the elderly

Important notes

Note: Be mindful of your belongings