Bhaktapur (literally translates to "city of devotees") one of the major highlioghts of kingdon in Kathamndu valley. It is one of the Newa kingdoms of the Kathmandu Valley and was the capital of Nepal during the great 'Malla Kingdom' until the second half of the 15th century. It has a population of more than 81,728, of which the vast majority are still Newa Nepa . Historically more isolated than the other two kingdoms, Kathmandu and Lalitpur, Bhaktapur has a distinctly different form culture, architecture, life style and language.
Bhaktapur has the best-preserved palace courtyards and old city center in Nepal and is listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO for its rich culture, temples, and wood, metal and stone artworks. This is supported by the restoration and preservation efforts of German-funded Bhaktapur Development Project (BDP).
The result is that today, Bhaktapur is a must visit for travellers, with a fantastic ambience and feel!
We courage and allow travellers to experience it as this city wakes up, when citizens start the day like they did several centuries ago, going about their daily chores - worship, walking down street, people engaging in local markets, carrying vegetables , curd and milk products at early dawn of morning . This allows us a unique Photography take to capture real Nepali local people even yet in today 21st century.
Dawn is also a time when this place looks magical and the best time for photography of surroundings, local city, people , chanting of bells from temples etc.
5 am : Our morning Photography of Real Bhaktapur @ Dawn begins . Wakeup and group at courtyard of hotel premises . With guided tour, we take our step at local streets of Bhakatapur behind Natyapole temple and rejuvenate the morning local sightseeing . This is perfect moment to capture on camera pictures of all the local sightseeing . The early sunrise , local people getting ready on their daily life routine, sweepers sweeping the streets, local women taking buckets and pots to fill water down the stone spouts . Stop at the Natyapole temple, Durbar square court, inner street , temple , pottery square to see the best of real Bhaktapur life style and capture best pictures .
8 am: Return back to hotel and breakfast.
Rest Easy and Free .
All government Taxes
Bhaktapur Entrance fee
Tip for tour guide