Duration: 6 HRS Days
Trip Grade: Easy
Group Size: 1 to 20
Best Season: Whole Year
Activities: Day Tour
Departure : Every Day
Bungamati is only 10 kilometers from Kathmandu, the absence of simple access to the city and whatever remains of Nepal has saved it from a significant part of the improvement and social debasement that has happened in different spots.
On this entire day outing youll respect the customary design and rich culture that are reminiscent of the medieval time. Youll see ladies, men, and kids sitting in the roads or in like manner patios, weaving, visiting, playing, and working under the sun.
As you stroll along the avenues, youll discover many marvelous wood carvers and artists offering you high quality things at deal costs. The greater part of them work from home and they might even offer you different articles available to be purchased also.
The ladies invest their extra energy weaving, sewing, and hand sewing. Be that as it may, the town is most likely best known for its woodcarvers, whose skill in their field turns out to be promptly evident.
Bungamati and Khokana go back to the sixteenth century or prior, and both towns brag some extremely great landmarks and antiquated sanctuaries.
Bungamati is the origination of Rato Machhendranath, the supporter of the valley, and the substantial shikhara-style sanctuary in the town square is his home for half of the year. He invests whatever is left of his energy in Patan. The procedure of moving him around Patan and to Bungamati and back is vital to one of the valleys most critical yearly celebrations.
In the ckowk around the sanctuary you can see the heart of a working Newari town. See the numerous chortens and a tremendous request to God wheel, obviously indicating the different religious conventions.
In the middle of Bungamati and Khokana youll discover the Karya Binayak Temple, committed to Ganesh. The perspectives from this spot are astounding, and you can watch out over the Bungamati valley to the foothills.
Khokana is arranged only north of Bungamati. It is a modest Newari town with notoriety for its mustard oil and the neighborhood sanctuary. The Newari who live here squeeze out a straightforward living off the area.
Youll see that regardless of where you go in this little town, a huge 3-storied sanctuary will get your attention. The sanctuary is devoted to the nearby mother goddess, Shikali Mai. A comparative sanctuary toward the north-east of the town is utilized amid times of scourges.
Youll be picked up at your Kathmandu hotel by your personal guide and driver and head out to the Newari villages of Khokana and Bungmati.
Green Valley Nepal Treks provided an excellent first time trekking experience for me and my three friends. We met one of the co-owners, KP, at the hostel he owns (Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel - a great place to stay). My group went to Nepal with no itinerary and KP was amazing at ...read more
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