Duration: 05 days
Cost: USD Contact Us
Trip Type: Hotel,lodge
Altitude: 1318 m
Activities : seightseeing
Meal : Full Board while On Tour
Best Month : Around The Year
Group Size : 1 To 15 pax
Transport: Private car,Bus
Patan City is listed in UNESCO world heritage monuments site in 1979.it is 5 km southeast of Kathmandu. It is known as the city of fine arts. This city is full of Buddhist monuments and Hindu temples with fine bronze gateways, guardian deities and wonderful carvings. Krishna Mandir, which is one of the grandeur of the square, was built in 1637 by the king Siddhinarsingh Malla.The entire temple is constructed from the stone. Noted for its craftsmen and metal workers, it is known as the city of artists. The diversity of the medieval culture that allowed both Hinduism and Buddhism to flourish has left a rich legacy of impressive sightseeing in this city for today's visitors. This imposing sight fascinates the visitors at the first glimpse.
Numerous other temples widely diverse style as well as many Buddhist monasteries are sacttered around this fascinating town. The Patan Durbar square is a concentrated mass of temples, undoubtedly the most visually stunning display of Newari architecture to be seen in Nepal. Krishna, Bhimsen, Taleju bell, Bhai Dega and others many temples gives you more experience about Nepali people faith and respect on religion. All the temples are decorated by numerous arts and architecture. Other sites including the Mahabouddha Temple and Uku Bahal are only a few minutes’ walk away from the square. Central patio which is lit by oil lamps and the dancers wear impressive complicated costumes with antique mask is a sight to see. Golden Temple which is the unique Buddhist Monastery was founded in the12th century which is a large rectangular building having three roofs and a copper gilded façade with the images of Buddha and Avalokitesvara where there are Buddha images and illustrations on the walls. Patan is the oldest of the three ancient cities of the Kathmandu valley which once ruled by the mallas. Patan is still populated mostly by Newars, two-thirds of them being Buddhist.
Patan durbar square: The city is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments. The diversity of medieval culture that allowed both Hinduism and Buddhism for low rich has left a rich legacy of Impressive sightseeing in this city for visitors. Patan Durbar Square constitutes the focus of visitors' attraction. The square is full of ancient palaces, temples, and shrine noted for their exquisite carvings. The square consists three main courtyards, the central courtyards, Sundari Courtyards, and eshar Narayan courtyards. The Sundari Courtyards holds in its center a master piece of stone architecture.
Krishna mandir: It is the Temple of Lord Krishna built in 1637 AD by late King Siddhi Narsingh Malla, this temple is made of pure stone. It is a marvelous structure constructed completely out of stone, except for the few pinnacles or the spires adjusted out of metal. This is pure example of architecture. The carvings on its friezes depict battle scenes from the ancient Hindu epics of South Asia, the Ramayan and the Maha-Varat in particular. Opposite remains the single stone pillar with a Garud sitting on, paying decent homage to Lord Krishna.
Patan Museum: It is inside the Patan Durbar square and is considered as the best museums in Asia. It opens daily from 9:00am to 5:00 pm.
Patan Industrial Estate: This industrial estate is well known for Nepali handicrafts such as wood carvings, metal crafts, carpets and thanka paintings and there is also a shopping arcade where all of the handicraft product are displayed and for sale.
The Zoo: It has many animals, birds and reptiles which entice all the visitors. It is situated at Jawalakhel. The zoo is a very popular picnic spot for families on the weekends
Hiranya Varna Mahavihar: In this place you will find the three story golden pagoda of Lord Buddha. Many Buddhist visit here. It is one of the most mystical sights in Patan.
Also in Patan, there are many other sights that you can see such as Rudra Varna Mahavir, Jagatnarayan Temple, Kumbheshwor, the Ashokan Stupas, Temple of Macchendranath and Minnath etc. We suggest you take a fall day sightseeing here, or even better stay O/n in Patan and make use of a local guide to make the most of this splendid area.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m.)
You will be received by our representatives and will be transferred to hotel. After checking into our rooms, stay Overnight in hotel Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour.
Half day Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour of three places: Kathmandu: Swayambu Nath Stupa, famous hindu Temple of Pashupatinath and buddhist pilgrims of Bouddhanath Stupa , Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Patan sightseeing tour.
Day 04: Mountain flight and free day.
Day 05: Final Departure from Kathamandu.The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. Patan Sightseeing tour can be modified according to your time and requirements.
Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances.