Bungmati Khokana Day Tour

bungmati Khokana Sightseeing

Bungmati Khokana Day Tour is also an impressive sight to visit. It is situated about 5.5 kilometers south of Patan durbar square located in the two medieval villages called Bungmati and Khokana. With the help of our professional tour guide, you can examine the cultural heritage of Patan and Bungmati Khokana.

Roughly around 5200 people are living in Bungmati and as well as around 3500 inhabitants in Khonkana village, which offer Bajra Barahi Shrine. Visit the Bajra Barahi temple is a prime attraction of our day tour.

Barahi is the name of one of the Mother Goddesses Ajima. It lies in the center of a thick grove, three hundred meters from the center of the village. The temple was built 500 years ago.

Most of the people are Newars still abiding its tradition as their significant part of life. From Bungmati to Khokana village takes about 20 minutes to hike. In these 2 villages, travelers can explore the typical Newari houses and their lifestyles. Likewise, Bungamati is a small Newari village with very less influenced by modern society just a few kilometers far from the village, Bungamati exemplifies the true beauty of the still-living age-old culture and civilization.

Your journey with Gokyo Treks and Expedition to Bungamti starts with a vantage point where one can behold the entire village of Bungamati and Khokana. Walking down the lanes of Bungamati, you will pass through local Newari people busy working intricate designs in wood or stone on their way to creating many more beautiful artifacts keeping their talents running for future generations to enjoy. Though, small in size, at least 100 people from the village earn their living through wood carving.

March, April, May, October, November, and December are the best months to see the sights there. If you visit in the spring season time, the tiny villages look colorful. They hand red chilly garlands from the top floor to the ground floor in the whole village.

Most of the farmers in these villages are either involved in spinning or oil pressing business. The Chilly mustard oil of Khokana is still popular in Kathmandu valley. This trip and timing can be personalized as per your interest. Please send us an e-mail to let us know your requirements. Thank you!

Bungmati Khokana Day Tour highlights

  • Experience rural life in the Newari villages of Bungmati and Khokana
  • Discover the local villagers working at traditional crafts in Khokana.
  • Explore ancient mill of Mustanrd oil of Khokana community.
  • Visit the Ganesh and Machhindranath temples in Bungmati
  • Feel one of the great view of almost whole Kathmandu valley and the surrounding hills
  • Discover the richness and ingenuity of Newari cuisine.

How to get Bungmati and Khokana village?

If you are in Kathmandu then take a private auto to the southern part of Kathmandu Valley. Or to reach these villages one has to follow the straight road from the Central zoo and even further via Tibetan refugee Camp on Jawalakhel.

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100% 5 star based on – 290 Based on TripAdvisor Reviews

Ammar was most helpful, responding promptly to my queries and providing useful suggestions for our special tours in the Kathmandu. Ammar and his guiding service is amazing. The driver was nice and friendly too so we enjoyed our Bungmati and Khokana village tour very much. Professional service, highly recommended. – Mike Donald, UK

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