Tag: Bhaktapur

Bisket Jatra: The serpent festival of Nepal

Bisket Jatra: The serpent festival of Nepal

This post is about how to celebrate Bisket Jatra in Nepal as a tourist. Bisket Jatra is one of the biggest and most popular festivals of the Newar community in Bhaktapur. The 9 day long festival sees a number of different rituals and celebrations that 

Kathmandu valley: Places to visit near Kathmandu

Kathmandu valley: Places to visit near Kathmandu

This post is about the best places to visit near Kathmandu. Many tourists head straight to the mountains to explore the Annapurnas or to see Everest. As beautiful as they may be, Kathmandu valley has its own charms that are often overlooked. History of the 

Kathmandu to Bhaktapur: a day trip guide

Kathmandu to Bhaktapur: a day trip guide

This post is about how to plan your day trip from Kathmandu to Bhaktapur. It is only 12 kilometers from Kathmandu to Bhaktapur, but it feels like a completely different world. Bhaktapur is one of the three ancient medieval cities in the Kathmandu valley. Unlike