Bungamati is a place that holds historical and cultural significance. It signifies the glorious Newari culture. It is easily accessible by bus. The major point of Bungamati is the Rato Machindranath Temple, dedicated to the deity Rato Machindranath. Annually a chariot festival is hosted, which is a major highlight of the village. Alongside, Siddhi Binayak temple is another temple in the Bungamati which is significant to the local people over there. This temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesh. Bungamati is known for celebrating different festivals like Bisket Jatra, Indra Jatra, Ghode Jatra and so on.
The lifestyle of people in Bungamati is based on agriculture, specifically Paddy Cultivation. This will provide with an opportunity to explore and try out the traditional farming methods that have been practised since a long time back. You should definitely visit Bungamati to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city and immerse yourself in a relaxing experience.