8 Nights 9 Days Nepal Temple Tour

Explore all Hindu temples of Nepal with 9 Days Nepal Temple Tour. Visit Pashupatinath, Manakamana, Dakshinkali, Muktinath, Krishna temple with best cost.

Nepal Temple Tour is also known as Nepal Pilgrimage Tour and covers all major Hindu temple in Nepal. Witness Hindu culture and religious rituals discovering the century old traditions. Explore scenic places while undertaking this tour.

Visit Pashupatinath temple “Abode of Lord Shiva” in Kathmandu. Pashupatinath temple is the holiest Hindu shrine and temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located on sacred river Bagmati on eastern outskirt of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath temple is masterpiece of Hindu architecture. The roof on the temple is made of the gold with four doors made of silver.The two-storied roof is made from copper and is covered with gold. This richly decorated temple with wooden sculptures is believed to make wishes come true. One of the most astonishing decorations of the temple is the huge golden statue of Nandi – Shiva’s bull. Only Hindus are permitted inside the temple complex. For other religion followers can go other side of temple and see the views of the temple. For Hindus, Pashupatinath temple is holiest and need to visit once in a lifetime.

Next famous temple is Budanilakantha temple located on north of Kathmandu. The Budhanilkantha statue of the Hindu god Vishnu, located approximately 10 kilometers from the center of Kathmandu at the base of the Shivapuri Hill, is the largest and most beautiful stone carving in all of Nepal. It is also the most enigmatic. Carved from a single block of black basalt stone of unknown origin, the Budhanilkantha statue is 5 meters in length and it lies in a reclining position inside a recessed tank of water (representing the cosmic sea) that is 13 meters in length. Called the Sleeping Vishnu, or Jalakshayan Narayan, the statue depicts the deity reclining on the twisting coils of the cosmic serpent Shesha (Shesha is the eternal, multi-headed king of the serpent deities known as Nagas, and also is the servant of Vishnu). Vishnu’s legs are crossed and the eleven heads of Shesha cradle his head. Vishnu’s four hands hold objects that are symbols of his divine qualities: a chakra or disc (representing the mind), a conch-shell (the four elements), a lotus flower (the moving universe) and the club (primeval knowledge).

Visit Dakshinkali temple located 22 kilometers (14 mi) outside Kathmandu and about 1 kilometre (0.6 mi) outside the village of Pharping, is one of the main temples of Nepal dedicated to the goddess Kali. Animal sacrifices, particularly of cockerels and uncastrated male goats, are the main way that the goddess is worshipped, and this is especially seen during the Dashain festival.

Another highlights of this tour is Manakamana temple. Situated atop a 1300-meter hill, 105 kilometers to the west of Kathmandu, the Manakamana Devi temple is a highly venerated sacred place of the Hindu Goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Parvati. The name Manakamana is derived from two words, Mana, meaning heart and Kamana, meaning wish. It is believed that the Goddess Bhagwati rewards those who make the pilgrimage to her shrine by granting their wishes, and she is especially popular with Newari newlyweds who pray for sons.

Muktinath Temple Tour is the holiest Vishnu temple located in Mustang region of Nepal at altitude of 3800 meters. Hindus call the site Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the “place of salvation” and it is one of the most ancient temples of the God Vishnu and the Vaishnava tradition in Nepal. The shrine is considered to be one of the eight sacred places known as Svayam Vyakta Ksetras (the other seven being Srirangam, Srimushnam, Tirupati, Naimisharanya, Totadri, Pushkar and Badrinath), as well as one of the 108 Divya Desam, or holy places of worship of Lord Vishnu. Additionally, it is also one of the 51 Shakti Pitha goddess sites.

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Tour Type: Pilgrimage Tour

Duration: 8 Nights/9 Days

Destination Covered: Kathmandu, Pokhara, Muktinath

Group Size: 1 & above

Arrival city: Kathmandu

Departure City: Kathmandu

Meals: Daily Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotels

Price: Budget & Standard

Day 01: Arrival Transfer

Arrive in Kathmandu, upon arrival transfer to your hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02: Temples inside Kathmandu Valley

Commence on a full day sightseeing tours covering major temples inside Kathmandu valley. Today you will visit the holiest Hindu shrine – Pashupatinath temple. After darshan you will visit to Bodhnath stupa. In the afternoon, you will visit Budanilakantha temple which is also known as Sleeping Vishnu, or Jalakshayan Narayan. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 03: Drive Pokhara visiting Manakamana temple

Morning drive to Pokhara located 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. En-route visit Temple of Wish fulfilling Goddess – Manakamana temple by cable car. Continue to Pokhara and check-in at hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara

Day 04: Fly to Jomsom and Muktinath darshan

Transfer to Pokhara airport to board flight to Jomsom. Upon arrival, meet local guide and check-in at hotel. Proceed for Muktinath darshan sharing local jeep. Return back to Jomsom for overnight stay. Overnight at Hotel in Jomsom

Day 05: Fly back Pokhara and Sightseeing tour

Fly back to Pokhara. Transfer to your hotel. Later enjoy sightseeing tour of Pokhara visiting Bindabashini temple, Seti gorge, Devis fall & Gupteshwor Cave. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara

Day 06: Drive back Kathmandu & visit Krishna temple at Patan Durbar Square

Morning drive back to Kathmandu and check-in at hotel.

Later, visit to Patan Durbar Square another UNESCO site located in Kathmandu. In Patan visit Krishna temple, Mahaboudhi stupa and Golden temple. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 07: Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Chagunarayan temple

Mornng drive 14 Kilometers east of Kathmandu to visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square. In Bhaktapur visit Nayatapola temple, Kaal bhairav temple, taleju temple and Dattratraya temple.

Proceed further to out-skrit of Bhaktapur to visit Chagunarayan temple. This is one of the oldest temples in Nepal. This temple is dedicated to Narayanan. Return back to Kathmandu for overnight stay. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 08: Dakshinkali temple & Chobar

Morning drive south of Kathmandu to visit Dakshinkali temple. Also visit Cbobar with Adi-sheesh Narayan temple. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 09: Departure Transfer

Transfer to Kathmandu airport in time to board your flight back home.

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Service Includes:-

– Hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Jomso as per your budget

– Daily breakfast a Hotels in respective places

– Pokhara/Jomsom/Pokhara flight tickets as applicable

– Necessary airport transfers in Kathmandu & Pokhara

– Sightseeing tours as per the tour itinerary using private vehicle

– Surface transfers as per the itinerary using private vehicle

– Local guide in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Jomsom

– Local Jeep on sharing basis from Jomsom to Muktinath & back

– ACAP permit fee

– Manakamana Cable Car tickets as applicable

– Vehicle related costs

– Government taxes as applicable

 

Monument entrance fees, meals except breakfast and Nepal visa fee will be extra and payable directly.

Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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Muktinath Tour (5 Nights 6 Days)

Book Muktinath tour and visit Muktinath temple in Mustang- the temple of salvation with other holiest Hindu temples and shrines located in Kathmandu.

The major highlights of our 6 Days Muktinath Temple tour is to visit the temple of Mokshya located in Mustang region of Nepal. You will arrive in Kathmandu and enjoy sightseeing tours of the holiest Hindu shrine “Pashupatinath temple”. Pashupatinath temple is located on the bank of Bagmati River. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and often known as “abode of Shiva”. Only Hindus are permitted to enter inside the temple complex for worship however other can go other side of temple to see the rituals of Hindu people and morning activities.

You will also witness rare ceremony of funerals as per Hindu traditions at cremation ghats on the bank of holy river Bagmati. If you are Hindu then you can go inside temple and have darshan of the Lord Shiva in the form of the four-face (chaturmukha) linga.

You will also cover some of the Buddhist stupas which show the religious harmony in Nepal. Both Hindu and Buddhist in Nepal share as temples or stupas to homage the gods. This is the rare example of the harmony between two religions. You will also visit Boudhnath stupa which is best point to see Tibetan Buddhism and one of the largest Buddhist stupa of its kind.

Next day you will drive to Pokhara by visiting Manakamana temple en-route. Manakamana means temple of wish fulfilling Goddess. You will visit this temple by cable car. In Pokhara you will witness the natural beauty with Himalayan view and snow-fed lakes. Pokhara is also known as Himalayan Shangr-la and one of the best place for relaxation. Pokhara valley is also a gateway for treeking at Annapurna area and a base for Muktinath excursions.

The highlights of our 6 Days Muktinath Temple Tour is the holiest Vishnu temple located in Mustang region of Nepal at altitude of 3800 meters. Hindus call the site Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the “place of salvation” and it is one of the most ancient temples of the God Vishnu and the Vaishnava tradition in Nepal. The shrine is considered to be one of the eight sacred places known as Svayam Vyakta Ksetras (the other seven being Srirangam, Srimushnam, Tirupati, Naimisharanya, Totadri, Pushkar and Badrinath), as well as one of the 108 Divya Desam, or holy places of worship of Lord Vishnu. Additionally, it is also one of the 51 Shakti Pitha goddess sites.

The temple is small and contains a human-sized golden statue of Vishnu as Shri Mukti Narayana. In addition to Mukti Narayana, the temple has bronze images of Bhoodevi (the Earth-goddess form of Lakshmi), the goddesses Saraswati and Janaki (Sita), Garuda (the mount of Vishnu), Lava-Kusa (the sons of Rama and Sita) and the Sapta Rishis (Seven Sages created by Lord Brahma).

Behind the temple is a semi-circular wall with 108 stone faucets at a height of seven feet. The faucets all have the same shape of the head of a bull and are separated by approximately one foot. Water from the ice-cold Kali Gantaki River has been diverted to flow through the mouths of these bulls and hardy pilgrims who visit the temple often stand beneath each of the spouts.

The Kali Gantaki riverbed downstream from Muktinath is the sole source of the rare Shaligram stones that are required to establish a temple of Vishnu anywhere in the world.

Muktinath temple is equally important for Buddhist followers. You might be amaze to know that the priest at Muktinath temple is Buddhist and this sets a perfect example of the respect and care of the both Hindu and Buddhist religion in Nepal.

Tour Type: Pilgrimage Tour

Duration: 5 Nights/6 Days

Destination Covered: Kathmandu, Pokhara & Muktinath

Group Size: 1 & above

Arrival city: Kathmandu

Departure City: Kathmandu

Meals: Daily Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotels

Price: Budget & Standard

Day 01: Arrival & Pashupathnath Darshan with Boudhnath stupa visit

Arrive in Kathmandu. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by airport representative waiting at Kathmandu airport with sign-board with your name just outside the arrival hall. You will be assisted and transfer to your hotel.

Afternoon, you will proceed with sightseeing tour of Pashupatinath temple located on the bank of Bagmati River. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and often known as “abode of Shiva”. Only Hindus are permitted to enter inside the temple complex for worship however other can go other side of temple to see the rituals of Hindu people and morning activities. You will also witness rare ceremony of funerals as per Hindu traditions at cremation ghats on the bank of holy river Bagmati.

After visit at Pashupatinath temple, you will proceed to Boudhnath stupa located 3 Kilometers away from the temple. Boudhnath stupa is also known as “Mini Tibet” and one of the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal. This stupa is surrounded by Tibetan settlements and monasteries. You will witness Buddhist rituals and traditions at Boudhnath area which is en-circle by Buddhist prayer flags and mane. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara visiting Manakamana temple

Morning drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is famous for wonderful views of Himalayas and its snow fed lakes. The reflection of Mt. Fishtail & Annapurna range on Lake Phewa is breathtaking. Pokhara is also base camp for the trekking on Annapurna region with other day hike tours around valley rim.

En route you will visit Manakamana temple which is known as temple of wish fulfilling Goddess by Cable car. After darshan, continue to Pokhara and check-in at hotel. Free day on own to stroll around Phewa Lakeside area. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara

Day 03: Fly to Jomsom & Muktinath darshan

Transfer to Pokhara airport to board flight to Jomsom. Upon arrival, meet local guide and check-in at hotel. Proceed for Muktinath darshan sharing local jeep. Return back to Jomsom for overnight stay. Overnight at Hotel in Jomsom

Day 04: Fly back Pokhara and Sightseeing tour

Fly back to Pokhara. Transfer to your hotel. Later enjoy sightseeing tour of Pokhara visiting Bindabashini temple, Seti gorge, Devis fall & Gupteshwor Cave. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara

Day 05: Drive back Kathmandu

Morning, drive back to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is free or you can take optional tours with extra cost. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 06: Departure Transfer

Transfer to Kathmandu airport in time to board flight back home.

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Service Includes:-

-Pokhara/Jomsom/Pokhara airfare as applicable

-2 nights at Hotel in Kathmandu as per your budget

-2 nights at Hotel in Pokhara as per your budget

-1 night at Hotel in Jomsom with breakfast

-Daily breakfast at hotels at all places

-Necessary airport transfers in Kathmandu & Pokhara

-Sightseeing tours as per the itinerary in Kathmandu & Pokhara

-Kathmandu/Pokhara/Kathmandu private surface transfer

-An English speaking guide for sightseeing tours in Kathmandu & pokhara

-Local Escort at Muktinath for Muktinath Darshan

-Local Jeep on sharing basis from Jomsom to Muktinath and back

-Manakamana Cable Car Fee as applicable

-ACAP permit fee as applicable

-Vehicle related expenses such as Parking, Toll taxes & fuel

-Government taxes as applicable

 

Monument entrance fees, meals except breakfast and Nepal visa fee will be extra and payable directly.

Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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2 Nights 3 Days Pashupatinath Darsan Tour

Visit Pashupatinath temple “Abode of Lord Shiva” in Kathmandu. Witness evening Arati in temple and morning rituals at holiest Hindu shrine.

This 3 days tour itinerary is especially created covering Hindu temples in Kathmandu. The main highlights of this tour id Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath temple is the holiest Hindu shrine and temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located on sacred river Bagmati on eastern outskirt of Kathmandu.

Pashupatinath temple is masterpiece of Hindu architecture. The roof on the temple is made of the gold with four doors made of silver.The two-storied roof is made from copper and is covered with gold. This richly decorated temple with wooden sculptures is believed to make wishes come true. One of the most astonishing decorations of the temple is the huge golden statue of Nandi – Shiva’s bull.

Only Hindus are permitted inside the temple complex. For other religion followers can go other side of temple and see the views of the temple. For Hindus, Pashupatinath teple is holiest and need to visit once in a lifetime.

Along the right bank of Bagmati numerous platforms for funeral pyres are built. The cremations on these platforms are a common activity.

According to a legend recorded in local texts, especially the Nepalamahatmya and the Himavatkhanda, the Hindu god Shiva once fled from the other gods in Varanasi to Mrigasthali, the forest on the opposite bank of the Bagmati River from the temple. There, in the form of a gazelle, he slept with his consort Parvati. When the gods discovered him there and tried to bring him back to Varanasi, he leapt across the river to the opposite bank, where one of his horns broke into four pieces. After this, Shiva became manifest as Pashupati (Lord of Animals) in a four-face (chaturmukha) linga.

We have designed this itinerary covering the major festivity and rituals inside temple. You will see colorful evening Arati on the bank of the river. The next morning you will visit Pashupatinath on the four door opening time to offer worship at temple.

Similarly, you will also cover other major temples located inside Kathmandu area.

Tour Type: Pilgrimage and Heritage

Duration: 2 Nights/3 Days

Destination Covered: Hindu and Buddhist Pilgrimage site

Group Size: 1 & above

Arrival city: Kathmandu

Departure City: Kathmandu

Meals: Daily Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotels

Price: Budget, Standard, Deluxe & Luxury 

Day 01: Arrival transfer and Evening Arati at Pashupatinath temple

Arrive in Kathmandu. Upon arrival you will be welcomed by airport representative waiting at Kathmandu airport with sign-board with your name just outside the arrival hall. You will be assisted and transfer to your hotel.

In the evening, you will drive to Pashupatinath area. Enjoy short darshan of the temple and go to the bank of the holy river Bagmati to witness evening Arati dedicated to Lords of the animals “Pashupatinath”. Return back to hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02: Full-day visit to temples and Stupas – Pashupatinath, Budanilakantha temple & Boudhnath

Morning start your sightseeing tour with first visit to Pashupatinath temple. Enjoy full darshan inside temple and if interested for “Special Pooja” then can do the same at this time. For special pooja you need to obtain special permit at-least a week in advance and we can organize the same for you. However the price depends on the pooja you are looking and every arrangements will made by the temples.

After visit at Pashupatinath temple, you will proceed to Boudhnath stupa located 3 Kilometers away from the temple. Boudhnath stupa is also known as “Mini Tibet” and one of the largest Buddhist stupa in Nepal. This stupa is surrounded by Tibetan settlements and monasteries. You will witness Buddhist rituals and traditions at Boudhnath area which is en-circle by Buddhist prayer flags and mane.

In the afternoon, you will visit to Budanilakantha temple located on north of Kathmandu.

The Budhanilkantha statue of the Hindu god Vishnu, located approximately 10 kilometers from the center of Kathmandu at the base of the Shivapuri Hill, is the largest and most beautiful stone carving in all of Nepal. It is also the most enigmatic.

Carved from a single block of black basalt stone of unknown origin, the Budhanilkantha statue is 5 meters in length and it lies in a reclining position inside a recessed tank of water (representing the cosmic sea) that is 13 meters in length. Called the Sleeping Vishnu, or Jalakshayan Narayan, the statue depicts the deity reclining on the twisting coils of the cosmic serpent Shesha (Shesha is the eternal, multi-headed king of the serpent deities known as Nagas, and also is the servant of Vishnu). Vishnu’s legs are crossed and the eleven heads of Shesha cradle his head. Vishnu’s four hands hold objects that are symbols of his divine qualities: a chakra or disc (representing the mind), a conch-shell (the four elements), a lotus flower (the moving universe) and the club (primeval knowledge). Return to hotel for overnight. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 03: Patan Durbar Square with Krishna temple and Departure transfer

Morning visit to Patan Durbar Square another UNESCO site located in Kathmandu. Patan is known as “City of Beauty” and visit to Patan Durbar Square offer excellent opportunity to see local Newari people, ancient Royal complexes and architecture of medieval era. Stroll narrow lanes of Patan visiting Patan Durbar Square, Krishna temple, Mahaboudhi stupa and Golden temple. Patan is also famous for metal works and wood carvings.

Today special highlights at Patan is famous Krishna temple. It is built in the Shikhara style imported from India although it is unique in its own way. The stone carvings along the bean above the first and second floor pillar is most notable. The first floor pillar carvings narrate the events of the Mahabharata, while on the second floor there are visual carvings from Ramayana.

The temple was built in 1637 by King Siddhinarasimh Malla. It is said that one night the King saw the Lord Krishna and his consort Srimati Radha standing in front of the royal palace. He ordered a temple to be built on the same spot. There are 21 golden pinnacles in the temple. Below the pinnacles are 3 stories. The first floor holds the main shrine of Lord Krishna with shrines of Radha and Rukmini at each side. The second floor is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the third to Lokeshwor(Lord Buddha).

The square is crowded with thousands of Hindu Pilgrims and devotees during Krishnastami.

After visit, transfer to Kathmandu airport in time to board your flight back home.

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Service Includes:-

-2 nights at Hotel in Kathmandu as per your budget

-Daily breakfast at hotel

-Necessary airport transfers in Kathmandu with assistance

-Air-conditioned private vehicle for sightseeing tours and airport transfers

-An English speaking professional guide for sightseeing tours

-Vehicle related expenses such as Parking, Toll taxes & fuel

-Government taxes as applicable

 

Monument entrance fees, meals except breakfast and Nepal visa fee will be extra and payable directly.

Name of the client Travel Date Nationality Service Rating*
Mark Hsu 13 Sep 2010 China Excellent
Shalu Lamba 8 Sep 2011 India Excellent
Jacqui Rehman 25 Oct 2011 Australia Excellent
Richard Wales 01 Mar 2013 UK Excellent
Kelly Clark 09 Apr 2014 USA Excellent
Holly Walker 12 Oct 2015 Belgium Excellent
Peter Richard 18 Mar 2016 UK Excellent
Shanti Valentino 20 Apr 2016 Italian Excellent

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