Nepal Pilgrimage Tours
Nepal has heritage and pilgrimage sites as well that are very important to the people and their distinctive and respective cultures. These range from the Nuwakot Palace to Gorkha Palace, from Muktinath to Dev Ghat dham. Most of these sites are remotely located, and have communities grown around them. These sites are important from historical as well from religious points of view. Most of these sites are also proven to be very good trekking routes, as in Muktinath and Gosaikund. Tours to these sites are highly encouraged not only for religious purposes but also for witnessing and appreciating the various cultural and traditional ethos of this small but diverse country. Most of these sites are open throughout the year for tourism because they are considered living museums. One of the very interesting Pilgrimage tour can be that of Manakamana which can be vistied by Cable Car.
There are many pilgrimage sites in Nepal, such as Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, Barah Chhetra, Gosainkunda, Pathibhara, Tengboche; Manakaman, Gorkha, Lumbini, Muktinath, Halesi Mahadev, Janakpur, , Tansen, and Swargadwari, Khaptad Ashram ect. Nepal is also the Gateway to Kailash Mansarovar, the mythical abode of Lord Shiva. Devotees from various parts of Nepal and India throng the temples during special festivals.
10 Days Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
Buddhism in Nepal dates from the birth of Siddhartha Gautama himself. This tour is especially made to highlight the major Buddhist heritage sites of Nepal. For those who are curious about Buddhism, this tour is made to provide them the opportunity to get to know the details about Buddhism and its culture. It takes you to the major Buddhist pilgrimages in the valley and to the birth place of Lord Buddha to Lumbini. In the valley you will visit Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath listed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO and Lumbini (birth place of Lord Buddha) out of the valley. During the trip, visitors can see the Buddhist devotees chanting religious hymns in their religious attire totally devoted to Buddhism. Lumbini is known as the birth place of Lord Buddha "The Light of Asia."
Attraction: Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath, Namobuddha, Lumbini with various monasteries
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu.
Meet assist at the airport and transfer to the hotel. O/N in Hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Durbar Square and Swyambhunath Sightseeing. O/N in Hotel.
Day 03: Boudhanath Stupa Sightseeing and Drive to Dhulikhel. O/N in Hotel.
Day 04: Short hiking to Namobuddha Visit ancient Monastery and back to Dhulikhel. O/N in Hotel.
Day 05: Explore Dhulikhel and Back to Kathmandu. On the way Sightseeing of Bhaktapur City. O/N in Hotel.
Day 06: Transfer to Lumbini by surface.
Day 07: Lumbini Sightseeing with various monastery and ancient palace. O/N in Hotel.
Day 08: Transfer Kathmandu by surface. O/N in Hotel.
Day 09: Visit to Kopan Monastery. O/N in Hotel.
Day 10: Transfer to the International airport to connect onward flight.
08 Days Hindu Pilgrimage Tour
Besides the famous shrine of pashupatinath and historic sites as Lumbini and Janakpur a number of other popular pilgrim destinations are also found in Different parts of the country.
Nepal has hundreds of the Hindu Pilgrimage sites along with the Buddhist. We feel proud that the source of Buddhism and Buddha hood started from Nepal. In these tour programmes you will visit Muktinath Temple which is fine example of the religious harmony rested in the lap of Himalayas. Similarly, Gosainkunda Lake for Hindu and Lumbini for Buddhists are equally important to visit and worship. In Words its thousands time worthy and blissful to visit those places than you spend.
Attraction: Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Budhanilkhanta, Manakamana, Pokhara, Janaki Mandir, Ram Mandir etc.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu. Meet assist at the airport and transfer to the hotel. O/N in Hotel.
Day 02: Visit to Pilgrimage sites; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and Budhanilkhanta. O/N in Hotel.
Day 03: Transfer to Pokhara, On the way Visit to Manakamana Temple by Cable car. O/N in Hotel.
Day 04: Visit to Barha Temple, Bindyabashini Temple with Gupteshwor Mahadev Darshan. O/N in Hotel.
Day 05: Transfer to Janakpur by surface. O/N in Hotel.
Day 06: Sightseeing of Janaki Mandir, Ram Mandir etc. O/N in Hotel.
Day 07: Drive to Kathmandu. O/N in Hotel.
Day 08: Transfer to the International airport to connect onward flight.
09 Days Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour
The famous temple of Muktinath lies in the district of Mustang and is situated 48 km north east of Jomsom at an altitude of about 3749 meters. The temple is situated on a high mountain range and is visited during fair weather. During the festival of Janai Purnima, Hindu devotees gather here to pay homage to lord Muktinath. The visitors get lodging facilities at Dharmasala and Maharani Pouwa. Another famous temple of Jwaladevi, the goddess of flame, is situated about hundred meters south of Muktinath.
Attraction: Kathmandu Valley, Pokhara, Jomsom, Muktinath
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu. Meet assist at the airport and transfer to the hotel. O/N at Hotel.
Day 02: Visit to Pilgrimage sites; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and Budhanilkhanta. O/N at Hotel.
Day 03: Transfer to Pokhara by surface or Flight. O/N at Hotel.
Day 04: Early morning flight to Jomsom and trek for two hours to Kagbeni. Explore Kagbeni Village. O/N Hotel.
Day 05: Trek to Muktinath for Darshan and Holy Bath. O/N at Hotel.
Day 06: After breakfast start trek back to Jomsom. O/N at Hotel.
Day 07: Early morning fly back to Pokhara. Explore Pokhara. O/N at Hotel.
Day 08: Transfer to Kathmandu by surface or flight.
Day 09: Transfer to the International airport to connect onward flight.