Patan Heritage Tour

Patan is a treasure trove of Newari heritage, where history and art intertwine in majestic temples and palaces.
100 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, located in the city of Lalitpur, Nepal, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a treasure trove of ancient palaces, temples, and exquisite Newari architecture. The square showcases the rich cultural heritage of the region and offers a glimpse into the artistic and architectural brilliance of the Newari people. Visitors can admire the intricately carved wooden structures, stone sculptures, and ornate pagodas that adorn the square, creating a truly captivating and immersive experience. Patan Durbar Square stands as a testament to the historical and artistic significance of the region, making it a must-visit destination for history and architecture enthusiasts. Patan Durbar Square is not only an architectural marvel but also a hub of cultural activities and traditional craftsmanship. The square is known for its metalwork, woodcarving, stone carving, and thangka painting traditions. Visitors can witness skilled artisans at work, creating intricate sculptures and artwork that have been passed down through generations.


8:00 AM: Hotel pickup

9:00 AM: Explore Patan Durbar Square - Temples, palaces, and courtyards from the Malla era. Visit the museum and admire the gilded doorways and decorative stone baths and wells.

11:00 AM: Lunch

12:00 PM: Visit Traditional Village Khokana - Experience the ancient Newari village surrounded by paddy fields. Explore traditional houses, Hindu and Buddhist shrines, and witness the traditional mustard oil production at an ancient oil mill.

14:00 PM: Proceed to Bungamati - Discover the home of the Rain God, Machhindranath. Explore the shikara-style temple, wood and stone carving workshops, and visit places like Bungamati Culture Museum, De Punkha, Karya Binayak Temple, and Bhairab temple.

16:00 PM: 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

Carry essentials like sunscreen, hats, and comfortable shoes to ensure a pleasant experience. The itinerary and price may change depending on the chosen activity, duration, and service.