Bungamati, a small Newari village lies in a Lalitpur district approximately 8km south of Kathmandu which was found in 7th Century. It is believed to be the home town of God Machhindranath, worshipped by both Hindu and Buddhist. Machhindranath is considered as the god of rain and compassion. Most of the local people here works as a farmer and woodcarver.
Near to Bungamati around 15-20 minutes of walk, lies another tiny beautiful village called Khokana. From the ancient time it is known for rich mustard oil production. Rudrayani Temple, De pukhu pond are the main attraction of Khokana. Khokana is the first village to light with electricity in Nepal. The unique thing about khokana is they don’t keep chickens at their home or around like other place in Nepal, they keep duck instead.
Those who wants to explore the Newari culture and tradition, Bungamati and Khokana are the perfect place. One can see the typical ancient life style of Nepal.
Nepal One Tours and Travels organizes day trip to Bungamati and Khokana. You can send your enquiries to us to book Bungamati and Khokana day tour sightseeing in Kathmandu.
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