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Bhaktapur day tour

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Suresh bhandari
  • Kathmandu
  • Available in: English

About the guru Suresh

I was born in Dhading which is close to Ganesh Himalaya trek and started to work in tourism since 2002 as a porter and after two-years of hard work and dedication, I became a trekking guide. After few years as a guide I became treks & tour operator as a senior guide in reputed company. I have done my Master’s Degree in English Literature from Tribhuvan University, Nep... More »

I was born in Dhading which is close to Ganesh Himalaya trek and started to work in tourism since 2002 as a porter and after two-years of hard work and dedication, I became a trekking guide. After few years as a guide I became treks & tour operator as a senior guide in reputed company. I have done my Master’s Degree in English Literature from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. I possess strong enthusiasm and long years experience having being involved in tourism in Nepal. From my young age I have been very passionate about the beauties and secrets of the Himalayas. This together with my love for hospitality & attachment with nature has encouraged me to play an active role in the tourism field. Professionally, I have 10 years experience in Tourism as a Trekking guide; I have led all the Major Trekking Routes in Nepal like Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Dhulagiri etc. and have visited few parts of India and Tibet too. I contribute towards protection and preservation of this beautiful nature and culture for future generations & am dedicated to Eco-friendly practices and a strong belief in improvement in the lives of local people by providing them maximum benefits of tourism. Presently I am working as a senior trekking leader and trip operator in Sunrise Adventure Trek. I am very enthusiastic about nature and can tackle all the obstacles on the way through trekking. I am cheerful, friendly with fluency in English and knowledge in French, Chinese, and Hindi language.

About the tour

Bhaktapur is much larger and more spacious than Kathmandu's and much less crowded with temples than Patan. Bhaktapur Durbar square is one of the seven UNESCO world heritage sites located in the Kathmandu valley. Some of the most popular monuments golden gate, peacock window and Nyatapola temple are main attractions. Victorian illusrations show that it was that it was once packed with the monasteries,temples and artistic building, almost one third of which were dsetroyed by the earthquake of 1934. The Bhaktapur Durbar Square contains many temples and others architectural ones like Lion Gate, the statue of King Bhupatindra Malla, the picture gallery, the Golden gate, Nyatapola temple (Built in 1702 AD), the palace of 55 windows (Built in 1700 AD), Dattatraya temple (Built in 1427 AD), Bhairabnath temple (Built in 1718A AD), the Batsala temple and the Bell of the Barking Dogs and many other ancient monuments.

Before the unification of Nepal, Bhaktapur was an independent principality ruled by the Malla Kings, who were very much devoted to religion, culture and art. During the period many magnificent temples and mansions were built. This period is remembered as golden period in the Nepalese art and remains a unique example. The ancient Royal palace is remarkable and an excellent example of 18th century architecture made by king Bhupatindra Malla whose statue stands in front of the Golden Gate. Around the Durbar square the curio shops, woods and stone carvings, thangkas have become a good attraction.

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How to find me: Either at Airport or Office with Your Name slip holding high in the SKY.
Tour Languages and Schedule:
  • Gb English | Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday | 10:00

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