Hindu Pilgrimage Tour Nepal

Nepal is Vedic land which carries over the ancient Hindu religion and sects and considered as purest Hindu land. Nepal is gateway to popular Mt. Kailash, the dwelling place of Lord Shiva, and housed famous temples Pashupatinath, Muktinath, Damodar Kund, Gosaikunda, Budanilakantha Temple, Chagunarayan Temples and hundreds of other Hindu pilgrimage sites. Nepal is land of god and goddess, the mythical creatures and signifies the great sense of spiritual solace. Not only the people who believes in Hinduism but the non-Hindu people also comes to Nepal to observe the splendid art and architecture, cultures, feast and festival as well as the religious life of Nepalese people, that is peaceful and nonviolent.

Nepal a holy place in the sense that, The Brahma (the creator), The Vishnu (preserver) and The Shiva (Destroyer) had been here and meditated. So Nepal has various temples and spots that carry the mythical stories that are mentioned in Hindu scriptures and holy books. The great war of Mahabharata and Ramayana had taken place in Nepal also. The birth place of God and Goddess, Nepal still preserves pure Hindu culture. Nepal is only country where more than 80% people are Hindus and was the one and only Hindu country in the world before 2008.

Nepal has unique Hindu Culture that is mainly based on Indo-Aryan legacy but Tibeto- Burman People also adopted the same religion in the course of time. So that, some of the temple likes Boudhhanath, Swayambhunath and Muktinath are worshipped by both Hindus and Buddhists also. So, Nepal has been good example for religious tolerance, peace, religious secularism since time immemorial.

The seven days, Hindu Pilgrimages tour begins with the sightseeing of the city of Kathmandu which houses the world popular Hindu destination, Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath, Budanilakantha, Chagunarayan and Boudhhanath. After Kathmandu we move to a temple of Goddess Devi Manakamana a popular temple in the historical Gorkha district. The queen of natural beauty, Pohara is also has famous Hindu temples like Tal Barahi (an island temple in Fewa lake), Barahi temple etc.

After Pokhara we visit Muktinath one of the Dhama (pilgrimage site ) of four Dhamas of Hindu religion. Muktinath is located in Mustang district of Himalaya region with mesmerizing view of snowcapped peaks. Visiting Muktinath is believed to be transcended and enlightened and to wash off all the sins committed in lifetime. We can go Muktinath by air from Pokhara and this is also reachable by Jeep and people also go trekking. Usually 30 minutes flight from Pokhara takes us to Jomsom and we drive for one and half hour to the bottom of Muktinath temple and again 25 minute walk to the gate. If we are unable to walk, the horses, motorbikes and porter are available for our service.

This is shortest but more inclusive tour packages for your convenience considering time and budget. We can modify and tailor the itinerary according to your time and interest.

 

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“Happy Hindu Pilgrimage Tour”

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal (1310 M)

Representative from Real Tour and Travel welcomes you in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel in heart of Kathmandu. After check-in, refresh and have some rest. A professional tour guide visits you and briefs you about the tour, explains the itinerary in details and suggests necessary preparation. Overnight in Hotel.

Day 02: Pilgrimage Kathmandu City tour

After breakfast we visit Hindu Temple, Pashupatinath. Pashupatinath is located in the both sides of Holy Bagmati River. This place was believed to be the place where Lord Shiva where lord Shiva took rest. According to myth it is believed that once the grazing cow in the bank of rivet was offering milk itself. Surprised cow herder found out the Shiva lingam and built the temple. Built in 5th Century, the giant structure is the pagoda style temple with golden color roof and silver doors. The Brahamanal, thousands Shiva lingams, giant Nadi,(bull, the vehicle of Lord Shiva)are main attraction of Pashupatinath. Pashupatinath are is large which houses, more than 400 hundreds temples, 15 Shivalayas (shrines of Lord Shiva) and 12 Jyotirlinga (phallic shrines) The UNESCO listed world heritage site Pashupatinath also comprises of Deupatan, Jaya Bageshori, Gaurighat (Holy Bath), Kutumbahal, Gaushala, Pingalasthan and Sleshmantak forest, Guheswori. The daily rituals performance stars from early morning 4 am to 8 pm. Apart from daily rituals, feast, festivals and other religious ceremonies keep this places always crowded especially in Maha Shivarat. After visiting Pashupatinath we move to Swayambhunath, a temple on hilltop in north side of Kathmandu valley. This shrine is worshipped by Hindu and Buddhist. The Stupa with Buddha eyes, temples, Gompas on the top of hill flapping with prayer flags, offers the beautiful view of Kathmandu Valley.After Swayambhunath we visit Budanilakantha, a temple of Lord Vishnu, the largest stone carved sleeping statue of lord Vishnu is worshipped as god of serpent, the servant of Lord Vishnu. Then we visit Chagunarayan, the oldest temple of Kathmandu valley. After lunch we move to Kathmandu Durbar Square (ancient king palace), a place with historical monuments, splendid arts of wood carving and architecture. We also visit the Hindu temples of Bhairav and Lord Ganesh there. Overnight in Hotel

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara Via Manakaman Tempel Darshan

Today we leave early from Hotel and have breakfast on the way. We leave Kathmandu valley behind after 20 minutes driving and descend to Dhading district via Prtithivi Highway. We follow the road alongside of Trishuli River, which is famous for white water rafting. On the way we enjoy the view of agriculture terrace on both sides of Trishuli River and settlements of hilly area of Nepal. About 2.5 hrs. drive takes us to Kurintar the gateway of Manakamana from where we take cable car. About 15 minutes sky journey in cable car provides alluring view of Trisuli River and the hilly settlements of Nepal beautified with orange orchards and green forests. After getting off from Cable Car we walk for 10 minutes through the local market of Souvenirs where we find beautiful pieces of wood carvings and other handicrafts. The typical local restaurants, hotels and lodges are there for the accommodation and recreational activities.Manakamana Temple was badly devastated during 2015 massive earthquake and has been recently renovated and open for devotees. Thousands of devotees visit this temple. This temple is known as the wish fulfilling temple and it embodies historical facts and mythical importance mentioned in Hindu scriptures and other historical documents. We will hand around and return back to Kurintar via cable car and take ride to Pokhara after crossing the bridge over Trisuli river in Mugling where road bisects to Chitwan and Pokhara. Within 2.5 hours we reach to Pokhara and check in Hotel, after check in Hotel we can walk around Fewa Lake and enjoy the scenery and peaceful atmosphere. Overnight in Hotel

Day 04: Pokhara Sightseeing Tour

After breakfast we will visit Fewa Lake in the morning, sailing on Fewa lake and visit famous Tlabarahi Temple. This island temple peaceful and provides the view of mountain peaks as well. After Talbarahi temple, we will visit the ghostly fall, David fall in the gorge of Seti Gandaki. The deadly fall claimed the life of Swiss tourist and named after him. After David fall we visit the oldest temple of Pokhara called Shree Bindhyabasini Temple nearby Pokhara-Baglung Highway situated at hilltop. Then we visit old market, the traditional market crowed with traders from various ethnicity selling local products. In evening we can visit Lakeside and enjoy the tourist activities and enjoy evening Aarati in Talbarahi Temple . Overnight in Hotel.

Day 05: Fly to Jomsom and drive to Jomsom via Kagbeni

Today we catch early morning flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. The flight itself provides enchanting view of Pokhara valley spotted with pristine lakes and enters into the gorges with close up view of Annapurna range Himalayans and the beautiful mustang valley. After landing at Jomsom airport we walk via Jomsom Bazaar to reach to Jeep Station crossing the bridge over Kaligandaki river. Kalaigandaki River is holy river originated from Muktinath and this river is popular for the Saligram(holy stone ). About 30 minute drive takes to Kagbeni, a religious place where we offer Pooja(Peetri Shrad) for the ancestor and dead member of our family. This holy place is situated in confluence of two rivers. After worshipping we drive up to Muktinath via Muktinath road in an amazing Trans Himalaya geography and looks like desserts and remain windy and sandy. After 30 minutes our jeep stops at Bus Park from there we walk for 25 minutes or we can rent bike ride or horse riding to reach to gate of temple and again walk 5 minute to reach to Temple. The temple is situated on the lap of mountain. There are 108 holy tap to take bath and two ponds; one to wash off your sins and one for getting positive vibes and salvation and Lord Vishnu statue. After visiting Muktinath Temple we return back to Jomsom for overnight stay. Overnight in Jomsom.

Day 06: Fly to Pokhara and drive to Kathmandu.

Today we will catch early morning scenic flight back to Pokhara airport and we drive back to Kathmandu via Prithivi highway for six hours. Check in hotel and today we will enjoy freely and take rest well.

Day 06: Free Day in Kathmandu

Today is the free day in Kathmandu. You can have shopping, visit place, walk around Thamel etc. Overnight in Same Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 07: Departure to Airport

Representative from Real Tour and Travel helps checking out and transfer to Kathmandu airport and bid you farewell.

Cost Includes
  • Airport pick up by private car on arrival
  • Airport drop on Last day for departure
  • Hindus pilgrimage site tour as per itinerary
  • All ground Transportation by private car
  • All accommodation in as per itinerary based on 3 star standard hotel on BB plan
  • A professional english speaking driver com guide
  • All expenses for driver, fuel, parking fees, accommodation etc
  • Domestic Flight: Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara
  • Local Transportation for Jomsom-Muktinath-Jomsom
Cost Excludes
  • All bar & beverage during tour
  • All sightseeing entrance fees
  • Flight fair: Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu = $220 for roundtrip
  • Lunch & Dinner during trip
  • personal travel insurance
  • International flight
  • Vias fees
  • Tips

Reviews

$699
7
Days

Trip Facts

  • Duration:7 Days
  • Grade:Easy
  • Rating:Best
  • Region:Hindu Pilgriamge Tour
  • Trip:Tour in Nepal
  • Activity:Kathmandu city tour, Pokhara city tour, Muktinath tour, Pashupatinath, Changu Narayan Temple, Budhanilkhantha Temple
  • Max.Altitude:3710 ft.

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