Bungmati Khokana 1 Day Tour

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Bungmati Khokana Day tour is one of the best day tours to learn about Newari culture and its tradition. We designed this tour for the people who enjoy learning ancient history and discovering authentic living.

Bungmati Khokana Day Tour
Visit the Ganesh and Machhindranath temples in Bungmati

  Bungamati is a Newar town on a spur of land overlooking the Bagmati River, leading to the modern Kathmandu valley. This village is one of the most sacred places of the Newari community where it is believed is the birthplace of the deity Rato Machhindranath. The Festival of Rato Machindranath, also called Rato Macchindra nath Jatra, is observed till today. The festival starts from the village of Bungati.  

Bungamati is famous for its rich cultural heritage, which reflects the traditional Newari way of life. Visitors can explore narrow alleys, ancient temples, and traditional Newari houses adorned with intricate wood carvings and brickwork. The village offers a glimpse into the architectural and cultural practices of the Newar community, one of the indigenous ethnic groups of the Kathmandu Valley.

Bungamati is renowned for its skilled artisans who specialize in woodcarving, pottery, and traditional crafts. Visitors can visit artisan workshops and observe craftsmen at work, creating exquisite wooden sculptures, intricate wooden windows, pottery, and other handicrafts. The village offers opportunities to purchase authentic Newari handicrafts directly from the artisans.






    Bungmati Khokana Day tour Itinerary

     During Bungmati Khokana Day Tour, After a visit to Bungamati our tour guide will lead you to the small settlement, “Khokana village”. Khokana, a traditional small newari village is about 8 kilometers south of Kathmandu and mainly known for the production of rich mustard oil since ancient times.  

    Khokana is another charming Newari village located near Bungamati, about 8 kilometers south of Kathmandu, Nepal. during Bungmati Khokana Day Tour offers visitors a glimpse into traditional Newari culture and architecture. Khokana is known for its well-preserved Newari architecture, characterized by narrow streets, traditional brick houses, and intricately carved wooden windows and doors. Visitors can wander through the village’s labyrinthine alleys, admiring the beautiful architecture and craftsmanship that dates back centuries.

    The focal point of Khokana is the historic Sikali Temple dedicated to the goddess Shikali Mai. The temple is an important religious site for the local community and is renowned for its unique architectural style and religious significance. Visitors can explore the temple complex and witness traditional rituals and ceremonies.

    Bungmati Khokana Day Tour
    Experience rural life in the Newari villages of Bungmati Khokana Day Tour

    One of the distinctive features of Khokana is its traditional mustard oil mills, known as “ghyun.” These mills, powered by water buffalo or traditional wooden machinery, have been used for centuries to extract mustard oil from mustard seeds. Visitors can observe the traditional oil extraction process and learn about the importance of mustard oil in Newari cuisine and culture.

    Timeline Bungmati Khokana day Tour for the Day tour

    • 10:30am-11:00am drive to Bhungmati village
    • 11:00am-11:30am see the Rato Macchendranath shrine
    • 11:30am-12:00pm explore Newari art and glimpse the locals’ everyday life
    • 12:00pm-1:30pm enjoy personal time to roam around the Bungmati village
    • 1:30pm-2:30pm head to Khokana village
    • 2:30 – 4:00 Pm Khokana Day toour – Visit to a temple
    • 4:00 – 4:30 PM Drive to you hotel

      A beautiful view of mustard fields, unique architecture, the temple of Goddess Rudrayani worshipped as the manifestation of Goddess Durga and the mother goddess of the town, music, newari food and its culture – all that are worth a visit to this special place. If you are lucky to be there in August, you will be part of Khokana’ Jatra, Sikhali Jatra festival and dance with the whole village.  

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    This is a day tour which does not comply more than a day so the Timeline for this day tour is as Below:

    • 10:30am-11:00am drive to Bhungmati village
    • 11:00am-11:30am see the Rato Macchendranath shrine
    • 11:30am-12:00pm explore Newari art and glimpse the locals' everyday life
    • 12:00pm-1:30pm enjoy personal time to roam around the Bungmati village
    • 1:30pm-2:30pm head to Khokana village
    • 2:30 - 4:00 Pm Khokana Day tour - Visit to a temple
    • 4:00 - 4:30 PM Drive to you hotel

    Bungmati Khokana Day tour Overview

    Bungmati & Khokana are 2 different Villages whose existence dates back centuries ago. These tour destinations are regarded as living museum of culture, tradition and artifacts of Nepal.

    Do you love village tour? Are you interested in anthropological exploration? This is a best suitable tour for your day stay in Kathmandu, for this time in Nepal Visit.

    Bungmati Khokana Tour Highlights

    • Old village of Newar with historical story from 14th century
    • Mythical story about chicken and Humans from your guide
    • Many temples of both Hindu and Buddhist
    • Chwok and stone taps with historical story
    • Village inside kathmandu valley
    • Art and architecture of the village
    • Local food & traditions

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    Note – Minimum people in group must be 02 so as to apply this price range.




    Service All InclLuxury

    Package /items/Price

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    Licensed Guide 


    Tour

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    Accommodation during trek

    ×PrivateStandard

    Transportation to trek start point

    SharedSharedPrivate

    Airport/bus terminal Shuttle service

    ×PrivatePrivate

    Hotel at KTM/Pokhara

    ×Standard5 star

    Food on trek(BLD)

    ×3 MealUnlimited Meal

    Desert

    ×FruitFrom Menu

    Soft drink

    ×1unlimited

    Porter

    ×SharedPrivate

    Company Cap

    ×

    Company T-shirt

    ×

    Dawn Sleeping bag

    ×

    Dawn Jacket

    ×

    Hard drink

    ××Local Brand

    Warm up hike

    ××

    Farewell party/dinner

    ××

    Buffer day for trek

    ××

    Shower


    Food in the city

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    We have self guided trek as well, which only includes guide service by phone.




    All Inclusive package

    Price for All Inclusive Package = USD $80 per person – for Min 2 people in the group

    “All inclusive package is a common package offered by all most all the trekking agencies in Nepal.”

    COST DETAILS OF ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE

    Cost Includes of Bungmati Khokana Day Tour – All inclusive package

    • All necessary paperwork entry permits.
    • Fluent English speaking and trained, Government licensed tour guide
    • All transportation, parking charge and maintenance during tour. A/C car or tourist micro bus or tourist bus depending upon your size.
    • All government taxes and office expenses.
    • Sightseeing entrance fees
    • Card fee for the online payable amount (during online payment).

    Cost Excludes of Bungmati Khokana Day Tour – All inclusive package

    • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport – Kathmandu). You need 30$ dollar visa fee for 15 days, cash money will be easier.
    • International airfare.
    • All alcoholic and non alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
    • Tips for Guide and Driver (tipping is expected).



    Guide+B/B Package OR Service package

    “Service package comes with all arrangement for your trek except food and accommodation in the cities – which you can do by yourself on this modern era.”

    Price for Guide+B/B Package (service Package) = USD $60 per person – for Min 2 people in the group

    COST DETAILS OF SERVICE PACKAGE

    Cost Includes of Bungmati Khokana Day Tour for Guide+B/B Package

    • All necessary paperwork entry permits.
    • Fluent English speaking and trained, Government licensed tour guide
    • All transportation, parking charge and maintenance during tour. A/C car or tourist micro bus or tourist bus depending upon your size.
    • All government taxes and office expenses.
    • Sightseeing entrance fees
    • Card fee for the online payable amount (during online payment).

    Cost Excludes of Bungmati Khokana Day Tour for Guide+B/B Package

    • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport – Kathmandu). You need 30$ dollar visa fee for 15 days, cash money will be easier.
    • International airfare.
    • All alcoholic and non alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
    • Tips for Guide and Driver (tipping is expected).
    • All food and accommodation
    • Anything not illustrated on the inclusion section



    LUXURY PACKAGE

    “Luxury package comes with comfortable trip possible in the Himalayan circumstances and inside Nepal. Every service we use for your Luxury package will be best available.”

    Price for luxury package = USD $130 per person – for Min 2 people in the group

    COST DETAILS OF LUXURY PACKAGE

    Cost Includes of Bungmati Khokana Day Tour for Luxury Package

    • All necessary paperwork entry permits.
    • Fluent English speaking and trained, Government licensed tour guide
    • All transportation, parking charge and maintenance during tour. A/C car or tourist micro bus or tourist bus depending upon your size.
    • All government taxes and office expenses.
    • Sightseeing entrance fees
    • Card fee for the online payable amount (during online payment).
    • All the non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks, tea or coffee.
    • Tips for the guide, porter and driver.

    Cost Excludes of Bungmati Khokana Day Tour for luxury package

    • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport – Kathmandu). You need 30$ dollar visa fee for 15 days, cash money will be easier.
    • Your Travel and medical insurance.

    Bungmati Khokana Tour Cost Details - General Inclusions

    • All necessary paperwork entry permits.
    • Fluent English speaking and trained, Government licensed tour guide
    • All transportation, parking charge and maintenance during tour. A/C car or tourist micro bus or tourist bus depending upon your size.
    • All government taxes and office expenses.
    • Sightseeing entrance fees
    • Card fee for the online payable amount (during online payment).

    Bungmati Khokana Tour Cost Details - General Exclusions

    • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport – Kathmandu). You need 30$ dollar visa fee for 15 days, cash money will be easier.
    • International airfare.
    • All alcoholic and non alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
    • Tips for Guide and Driver (tipping is expected).
    What is a 1-day tour of Bungamati Khokana?

    The Bungamati Khokana 1 Day Tour is a day trip that gives you the chance to tour two traditional Newari villages near Kathmandu, Nepal: Bungamati and Khokana. These settlements provide visitors a taste of the Newari people’s rich cultural history and way of life.

    What is the duration of the tour?

    Depending on the group’s pace and the amount of time spent at each place, the tour can last anywhere from 6 to 8 hours.

    How far away from Kathmandu are Bungamati and Khokana?

    Both Bungamati and Khokana are towns outside of Kathmandu. Khokana is around 10 kilometers south of Kathmandu, and Bungamati is about 9 kilometers to the southwest.

    What will I see in Khokana and Bungamati?

    You can visit the renowned Rato Machhindranath Temple in Bungamati as well as the typical Newari homes and winding lanes. You can experience the distinctive way of life in Khokana, see the historic Shri Rudrayani Temple, and see how traditional mustard oil is made.

    Is there an entry fee?

    In Bungamati and Khokana, there is typically no entrance fee. A minor admission fee or gifts could be required, nevertheless, if you visit some temples or cultural places within the villages.

    For the tour, may I hire a local guide?

    Yes, it is advised to hire a local guide as they can offer insightful information on the history, culture, and traditions of Bungamati and Khokana. Additionally, they can provide guidance around the communities and serve as translators if necessary.

    During the tour, is food served?

    Traditional Newari food may be found in Bungamati and Khokana’s small neighborhood restaurants and teahouses. You should take advantage of the chance to sample local specialties like “bara,” “yomari,” or “choila.”

    Are souvenirs available in Bungamati and Khokana?

    Yes, you can purchase customary handicrafts, ceramics, woodcarvings, and other souvenirs in Bungamati and Khokana’s modest shops and from local artisans. It’s a wonderful chance to support regional creators and bring back one-of-a-kind souvenirs.

    Do Bungamati and Khokana celebrate any holidays or host any special occasions?

    The villages of Bungamati and Khokana both have their own festivals and cultural celebrations, which are both very enthusiastically observed. If any festivals or events take place during your stay, it’s worth checking the local calendar, speaking with a guide, or getting advice from the tour operator.

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    Bungmati Khokana 1 Day Tour

    Bungmati Khokana Tour Info

    • Private Car
    • Easy
    • In Person
    • Anthropology
    • Small
    • English+Any upon request

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