Explore Bungamati Khokana and Botanical GardenExplore Bungamati Khokana and Botanical Garden

Bungamati Khokana and Botanical Garden

  • Duration1 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Difficulty Level Easy
  • Group Size 2-10+
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity Day Tour, Cultural exploration

A typical Newari town,  Explore Bungamati Khokana and Botanical Garden, 1350m offers you to stumble upon a predictable Newari town situated at 9 kilometers in the south of Kathmandu Valley. Bungamati is the cultivating town of Newars and it's a living gallery that reviews medieval occasions.

Discover the history and traditions of typical Newari culture and their daily life style.

  • An opportunity to know the custom and traditions of Newari culture
  • Enjoy the food and arts of the village
  • Visit the ancient lifestyle of people which still seems to be unchanged
  • Experience the typical lifestyle of people around the village

The agriculture Newari town Bungamati is the origin of Rato Machhendranath (the God of Rain), viewed as the supporter of the valley, and the enormous shikhara-style sanctuaries in the focal point of the town square are his home for six months of the year. Machhendranath invests the remainder of his energy in Patan. The way toward moving him around Patan and in reverse and advances to Bungamati is integral to one of the most significant yearly celebrations in the valley. Additionally, the way of life of Newars, numerous chortens, and an enormous petition wheel, obviously indicate the synergistic idea of the Newari religion. Strolling around Bungmati takes you through a customary house run-of-the-mill where woodcarvers can be seen handcrafting the models and covers.

Khokana, The cultivating network of Newars who live here are for the most part reliant on horticulture and quite a bit of their everyday activities happen outside of their homes. There are ladies sitting outside spinning, men smashing seeds, and other everyday activities. The town is acclaimed for its surprising mustard-oil reaping process in which a substantial wooden shaft is utilized to pulverize the mustard seeds so as to remove the oil. It is accepted that a common framework was utilized in the past here. This oil can be expended whenever wanted, yet it can likewise be utilized for a restorative back rub. This was additionally the primary town, in fact, the principal home, to be jolted, before Kathmandu.

Likewise, inside is a three-story sanctuary, Sri Rudrayani, with an especially wide central avenue, particularly for a town of such little size. Khokana has been designated to be recorded as a UNESCO World Heritage, speaking to a vernacular town and its mustard-oil seed mechanical legacy.

"Khokana is a special town which can be taken as a model of a medieval settlement design with an arrangement of waste and Chowks. It houses Chaityas and a Mother Goddess sanctuary. The mustard-oil seed industry has turned into the living legacy of the town. One can have an awesome time seeing the mountain ranges, and obviously the excellent scene and cultivation over it.

In August the Khokana Festival is held to exhibit the kind parts of the town. Social Newari dance, for example, the Dhime dance and Devi dance, Newari nourishment, for example, Newar pancake (woh), a sweet steamed dumpling loaded up with molasses and sesame (Yomari) and solid Nepali wine (Ayla), artworks, music, and the towns mustard creation were all in plain view.

Nepal Nomad has precisely organized this Day tour even if you have a condensed time to explore around, our professional guide will accompany you and make you explore all the little things surrounding you and also let you know all the culture and traditions of the local people. Contact us to know more about the day tours of Kathmandu Valley.

What's Included

A private vehicle as per the group size with A/C.
A guide, which you can choose with the language.
All sightseeing entrance fees.
One bottle of mineral water.
Driver’s salary, guide salary, allowances, and fuel cost.

What's not Included
  • Services that aren’t mentioned.
  • Lunch and any drinks which aren’t mentioned.
  • Tips for guide/driver.
  • Snacks, bar bills.
  • Lunch.