Patan Durbar Square Tour introduces you to Patan (known as Lalitpur) one of the 3rd royal largest cities along with Kathmandu andBhaktapur Durbar square, is about 5km south of Kathmandu valley. The city is known for its rich tradition of arts and handicrafts, stone carvings, metal statues and also the birthplace of the great artists; Araniko and Kuber Singh Shakya. Economically, the place is based on trade and commerce, tourism, art, handicrafts and agriculture. Patan is the place for Buddhist and Hindu culture. One of the Buddha Jayanti festivals occurs on Jestha Purnima and the birthday of Lord Buddha celebrated by Hindus at Krishna Mandir in Paten.
Patan Durbar Square, situated in the heart of the city consisting artistic courtyards and gorgeous pagoda style temples, the main attraction of the city. Here are three different Durbar Squares in the valley, all listed in the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. There are 3 main courtyards or chokes, central mul choke, sundari choke and keshav Narayan choke in the square. Mul Chowk being the oldest choke is at the center of the Patan Durbar Square. The Sundari Chowk beholds masterpiece of architecture.The Keshav Narayan Temple is the site of the earliest Malla palace.
The Patan Durbar square tour reflects the Newari culture and architecture. The floor is square shaped tiled typical red bricks. The square holds old Newari residential houses, various temples and structures build by the Newa’s. Along with the square other highlights of the city which mesmerize any tourist are The AsokaStupak, marking the four corners of Patan (250 B.C), golden temple, ancient palaces, the Patan Museum which houses bronze carvings. This museum was originally a Malla Palace is open daily.
The history of Malla dynasties is known to establish the Royal Square. The palace is also one of the highlights, where the stone temple of Lord Krishna (Krishna Mandir) is located. The temple was Shikhar style constructed by the king Siddhinarshingha Malla in the 17th century. The temple carries varieties of work and has a total 21 spires, art depicting scenes from the Mahabharata and Ramayana in Patan Durbar square Tour. The Asoka Stupak is the highlights of this particular trek provided by Boundless Adventure, Also, it assures with the safe journey making it a lifetime experience.
Day 01: Picks up from Tribhuban International Airport.
Day 02: Full day Patan and Bhaktpur Durbar square sightseeing.
Day 03: Full day Bouddhanath and Pashupatinath temple.
Day 04: Full day Kathmandu Durbar square sightseeing and drive to Nagarkot over night.
Day 05: Explore around Nagarkot village and drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 06: Shopping day.
Day 07: Departure to the International Airport.