Bungmati Khokana Day Tour


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Bungmati and Khokana village sightseeing

Bungmati and Khokana Tour Summary

    1. Sightseeing duration: Single day tour
    2. Touring Hours: 5 Hours
    3. Sightseeing Group-Size: 1 – 15 People
    4. Best time: All months
    5. Transportation: Car / jeep / Hiace Van

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 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’s center of a thick grove, three hundred meters from the center of the village. The temple was built 500 years ago.

Your journey with Gokyo Treks Agency 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.

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 1 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 the ancient mill of Mustard oil of the Khokana community.
  • Visit the Ganesh and Machhindranath temples in Bungmati
  • Feel one of the great views of almost the 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 the Tibetan refugee Camp on Jawalakhel.

Bungmati ∓ Khokana village Tour Itinerary

Bungmati & Khokana are 2 different Villages whose existence dates back centuries in the past. These tour destinations are regarded as living museums of the culture, tradition, and antique inventions of Nepal.

10:30 – 11:00: Drive to Bhungmati village
11:00 – 11:30: Explore the Rato Macchendranath shrine.
11:30 – 12:00: See Newari art and glance at the local people’s daily life.
12:00 – 13:30: Get enjoy personal time to roam around the Bungmati village.
13:30 – 14:30: Walk to Khokana village.
14:30 – 16:00: Khokana Day tour – Visit a temple
16:00 – 17:00: Drive back to hotel and trip finish.

What’s included in the Bungmati and Khokana village tour Price:-

  • Air-conditioned private car with fuel and driver as per the above plan.
  • English-speaking Certified tour guide during the 1 day tour.
  • All government Taxes/VAT & Gokyo Treks Agency service charge.

What’s not-includes in the Price

  • Tourist’s food and drinks during the tour plan.
  • Museums and monuments entrance fees.
  • Your Lunch and dinner cost.
  • Gratuities for Tour guide and driver [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].

Best time to go

Travel and holidays in the Nepal Himalayas are the most popular tourist activity and basically, it’s good to visit all months. Expect monsoon months, there will be great weather all the time. Even in the monsoon Rain often at night and during the day is almost clear with the sun shining.

Departure & Return Departure Point:

Have in mind that we pick up all the travelers from your hotel to the tourist spots and drop you back.

What To Expect

This is a single-day tour with multiple hours of sightseeing in the southern part of Kathmandu. Most of the people are Newars still abiding by their tradition as a 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.

Additional Information (TIPS AND TRICKS)

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
A wheelchair is accessible during the tours.
A maximum of 15 people per booking
Old travelers, Travelers with back pain, and pregnant can join this tour also.
It’s a single day private tour activity.

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 48 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 48 hours before the experience’s start time. If you cancel less than 48 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid as a deposit will not be refunded.

Any changes made less than 48 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Best of Nepal tour notes for travelers:-

The sightseeing at Bungmati and Khokana village tour itinerary is a multi-hour but a single-day tour package is subject to change due to Travel conditions. Covid-19 travel protocol might affect your travel plan, so please let us know on time if there are any changes that might occur.

What makes the Bungmati and Khokana village tours special?

a visit to Bungmati and Khokana is a unique and special experience that offers a glimpse into the traditional Newari way of life in Nepal. The combination of traditional architecture, ancient temples, local crafts, agricultural practices, and local festivals make it a must-visit destination for anyone interested in experiencing the rich cultural heritage of Nepal.

We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professionals and experienced and licensed local guides who know the destination better.

Bungmati and Khokana village Traveler’s Review

Short visit to Kathmandu

November 24, 2019

Ammar was most helpful, responding promptly to my queries and providing useful suggestions for our special tours in 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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Response from Gokyo Treks Nepal

Thank you Mike Donald for your time regarding Bungmati and Khokana tour review. We hope to serve you again.

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