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Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal-10 days

Duration
10 days
Max. Elevation
3762m
Group size
Min 2........
Level
EASY
Transportation
All Ground Transportation as per itinerary 
Best Season
All Round the Year
Accommodation
3 star category hotel in Kathmandu, Gorkha and Pokhara and best available lodge in  the mountain
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch And Dinner
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu/Pokhara
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Gorkha-Pokhara-Muktinath-Kathmandu

Highlights

    • Explore and visit holy UNESO World Heritage Sites in the Kathmandu valley including Hauman Dhoka Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square with sacred Krishna Temple, Budhanilkantha, Pashupatinath, Sanga etc.
    • Offer an auspicious prayer to Manakamana and Gorakhkali Temple
    • Explore Pokhara city wit some holy sites including Gupteswor Mahadev Cave and Pumdikot
    • Enjoy magnificent mountain panoramas including Annapurna massif, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Himal Chuli, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.
    • A very special and holy visit to Muktinath Temple with massive mountain panoramas located at Lower Mustang region of Nepal

‘Visit and explore Hindu Pilgrimage Sites of Nepal and get enlightened spiritually’

The Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal is truly a religious and spiritual venture in the holy land of Nepal from east to west and the north. You will explore the world heritage Hindu pilgrimage sites located in Nepal with a very knowledgeable tour crew or very professional tour guides.

You will explore and experience the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites in Nepal including Pashupatinath Temple, a world heritage site located in Kathmandu, Sanga where a massive Shiva statue is located, Patan Durbar Square where Krishna Temple is located, Hanuman Dokha Durbar where the massive Bhairab statue is located, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Changunarayan Temple, Dakshinkali Temple, Manakamana Temple, Budhanilkantha,  Gorkha Palace and Gorakhkali Temple, Pokhara City Tour with Gupteswor Mahadev Cave and a massive Shiva Statue located in Pumdikot and the most sacred and the powerful Muktinath located in Mustang at the lap of Himalayas.

The holy Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal commences in Kathmandu with a significant visit to Hanuman Dhoka Durbar to see the grand Bhairab statue which is believed to wash away all the miseries and sorrows, then, to Patan Durbar Square where Krishna Temple is located. The lord Krishna is popular as a deity of love and compassion among Hindus.

Next, the Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal takes you to Dakshinkali Temple where Hindus offer animal sacrifices like hen, duck and he-goat. You will, then, explore Pashupatinath Temple with massive bull and the holy Bagmati river with cremation site and Budhanilkantha where the tremendous lord Vishnu’s statue is located in the pond asleep. After that, we go to Changunarayan and Bhaktapur, the oldest city with several Hindu pilgrimage sites. This visit will be very exciting to have an insights of ancient Hindu sacred sites in the town. We further drive to Sanga where the largest/tallest Shiva statue is located.

The holy temple Manakamana and Gorakhkali Temple and Gorkha palace are also part of this popular Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal. You will find some astonishing insights of old Hindu cultural and religious insights while visiting these two sites located in Gorkha district.

We go to the city of natural and religious astonishments which is Pokhara city in Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal. We go to visit Guptwswor Mahadev Cave and Pumdikot where a giant Shiva Statue is built. The Pumdikot and this massive statue of Shiva and its premises offer you some magnificent mountain panoramas including Annapurna massif, Machhapuchhre, Gangapurna, Himal Chuli, Manaslu and Ganesh Himal.

Ultimately, we drive to holy Muktinath located in the lower Mustang region at the lap of the Himalayas in Nepal. We experience and explore the holy Muktinath Temple, 108 water taps and a natural flame which never goes out. One can have an opportunity to have a holy bath from 108 water spouts and offer a spiritual prayer to Muktinath Temple which is believed to wash all the sins from your body and life.

After this holy visit to Muktinath Temple, also known as Muktinath Yatra, we drive back to Pokhara and finally Kathmandu to end our special spiritually blessed Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal.

If you want only particular or certain Hindu Pilgrimage sites among the aforementioned holy sites, you can still do it and request to us to set the itinerary accordingly. For this, contact us directly: 977-9841718385, 9851172420 whatsapp, viber and call. 

Major Places Connected: Kathmandu, Gorkha, Pokhara and Muktinath. 

Mode of Travel: Driving 

Average Driving Hours - 7 

Means of Transportation: Private Jeep

If you want to know the entrance fees of world heritage sites and the Hindu pilgrimage sites in Nepal: Click World Heritage Sites Entry Fees. 

Important Note

Tour Mode:  3 star accommodation in the cities and On best available lodge en-route in the mountain.

Tour Grade Easy
Highest Point: 
Muktinath (3,762 m (12,343 ft)
Local Culture/Religion:   Buddhism and Hinduism 
Tour Duration:  08 nights/9 days
Total Trip in Nepal:  08 Nights and 09 Days from arrival to departures.

Best Seasons for Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal
Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal, visitors/ tourists can enjoy walks nearly all seasons of the year. Except the wet monsoon times from mid-June to August. The best seasons are spring and autumn/fall, the peak time for trekking/tour and other adventures around Nepal and the Himalayas.

Springtime begins from March onward to May, when wildflowers are in seasonal bloom. The day is much longer full of sunshine, and can get cloudy in the afternoon sometimes. Chances of light rain on treks sometimes. 
However fine sunny days for views and pleasant walks, cold morning, late afternoon, and nighttime. 

The next best time is autumn/fall, days are mostly clear with enough sunshine, but shorter days, due to limited sunlight hours. Cold mornings and nighttime, could get snowed sometimes during the trek/tour on higher areas above 2,500 m.

If you want to know some more authentic details about Weather in Nepal, please click the link: weather-in-nepal

Must Know Information 
High Altitude Sickness
High altitude sickness is a condition can occur when our body not adapting well to having less atmospheric pressure and oxygen at high altitude. It typically affects individuals who are not acclimatized  high altitudes can be potentially dangerous if progresses to more severe forms without treat. Symptoms of altitude illness can begin to occur around 8000ft(2400m) but serious altitude illness is rare below 10000ft(3000m). Body tries to adapt to lower amount of oxygen in the air by increasing the rate and depth of breathing so you breathe faster and deeper which presses try to bring more oxygen in the body. Increase in the number of red blood cells(hemoglobin)occur after staying longer at high altitude.

Causes of Altitude Sickness
Low atmospheric pressure: The decrease in at atmospheric pressure is primarily due to the thinner air at high altitude. Low atmospheric pressure at high altitude has several effects on human body and develop altitude illness. 

Less oxygen:  The primary factor to altitude sickness, oxygen pressure becomes thinner at higher altitudes. This leads to hypoxia, in this condition body tissues inadequate oxygen.

Rapid ascent: Ascending to high altitude rapidly does not give your body enough time to adjust to the changing altitude and the reduced oxygen levels.
You need to learn more about High Altitude Sickness while doing Annapurna Base Camp Trek. For this, click this link: altitude-sickness-information

You must know this thing/information about High Altitude Sickness because you are going up to around 3800m which is Muktinath and there is sometimes possibility of high altitude sickness. 

Call for help: For any kind of emergency cases that might arise during your trekking and climbing, rescue service might be needed. 

Trip Itinerary

Our staff will pick you up from the airport and bring you to the hotel, where you can refresh and relax. Our team and guides will provide you necessary information about the trip by the evening. 

Max. altitude

1338

Accomodation

Hotel

Meals

Dinner

Today, we go and visit Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, Patan Krishna Temple, Dakshinkali Temple, Budhanilkantha and Pashupatinath Temple. Most of these holy sites are UNESCO World Heritage Sites located in Kathmandu Valley. 

While exploring these sacred sites , the tourists can have an astonishing insights of authentic Hindu religious and civilizational highlights which will leave an everlasting impacts on you. 

End the tour and stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. 

Max. altitude

1350

Accomodation

Hotel

Meals

Breakfast

Hours

5hrs

Initially after breakfast, we will head to Changunarayan and explore and offer a holy prayer to lord Vishnu. Actually, Changunarayan is the ancient Hindu Temple from Lichhavi Dynasty of Nepal. 

Next, we go to Bhaktapur and visit all Hindu religious temples and palaces from the ancient times. The authentic Newar culture and civilizations along with the authentic Newari cuisines will mesmerize you during the visit. 

More importantly, you will head to Sanga where the massive statue of god Shiva stands to welcome you. This holy visit will bless you immensely with Hindu blessings of Shiva/Mahadev.

Finally, you will drive back to Kathmandu for overnight stay. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu. 



Max. altitude

1350

Accomodation

Hotel

Meals

Breakfast

Hours

5hrs

You will, initially, leave Kathmandu and drive for Manakamana Temple. Before you get to Manakamana/Kurintar or Cable Car, you will drive through several country settlements and popular Trishuli River. Trishuli river is very popular for white water river rafting in Nepal among the adventure lovers.

Arrive at Kurintar and ride cable to get Manakamana Temple located at the top of the hill. The temple is astoundingly popular among the Hindu devotees and the also offers some magnificent mountain panoramas including Manaslu and Ganesh Himal. 

You offer a holy prayer here at Manakamana Temple which is believed to fulfill your wishes. After that, you will drive to Gorkha where you will visit two sites: Gorkha Palace and Gorakhkali Temple. The temple and the palace were forts in the past and now you can offer sacred offerings to the goddess Kali as a Hindu devotee. The palace and the temple also offer you some astonishing mountain views including Manaslu, Himal Chuli and Ganesh Himal.

You will stay overnight at Gorkha Bazaar at hotel. 

Max. altitude

1300

Accomodation

Hotel

Meals

Breakfast

Hours

7hrs

After you have breakfast at hotel, you leave Gorkha for Pokhara. Within 4-5 hours of drive, you will arrive in Pokhara and check in Hotel and get refreshed. In the late afternoon, you will go for sightseeing tour to Davis Fall, Gupteswor Mahadev Cave, Talbarahi Temple, Mahendrabarahi Temple and the grand Shiva statue located in Pumdikot. Pumdikot also offer you an incredible mountain panoramas including Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Himal Chuli, Annapurna and Machhapuchhre. 

Stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara.  

Max. altitude

850

Accomodation

Hotel

Meals

Breakfast

Hours

5hrs

You leave Pokhara for Muktinath after a beautiful breakfast. You drive to Beni first, then, to Muktinath. You will drive along the smooth concrete road and later along the off country road at the end while you are approaching to Muktinath temple and the Jomsom city. 

Then, you will go to visit Muktinath Temple, offer a holy prayer and have a sacred and refreshing bath from 108 water taps. You will enjoy this holy pilgrimage visit to Muktinath Temple with the giant mountain panoramas to astonish. 

Stay overnight at lodge at Muktinath. 

Max. altitude

3762

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Hours

7hrs

Actually, sometimes, we can not reach Muktinath on the same day after we drive from Pokhara and we have to use an extra day for the visit, prayer and exploration. So, you can use this day as an extra day exploration and rest day at Muktinath. 

Optionally, you can drive back to Pokhara as well if you want.

Stay overnight at lodge at Muktinath or hotel in Pokhara. 

Max. altitude

3762

Accomodation

Lodge

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

You will leave Muktinath celebrating a beautiful drive along of country off road and then you will begin driving along the smooth and comfortable road. 

This drive today will be enjoyed by every traveler as the landscapes and the mountain views are magnificent to view.

Drive through Beni, Nayapool, Naudanda and Kande and get to the hotel in Pokhara. Check in hotel and get refreshed. You will enjoy a beautiful dinner at the Lakeside, Pokhara. 

Max. altitude

850

Accomodation

Hotel

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Morning, after breakfast depart from the hotel for interesting drive or fly back to Kathmandu. The road follows on main busy highway, after leaving the Trisuli River, and then the road climbs on winding up to the outskirt of Kathmandu valley. From the high end of the valley rim, the drive slowly enters the busy bustling city of Kathmandu. On reaching Thamel or near about then check into respective hotels, afternoon free at leisure for individual activities and evening Farewell Dinner with Nepali  cultural program.

Max. altitude

1350

Accomodation

Hotel

Meals

Breakfast
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What's Includes

    • All Arrival and Departure Transfer from airport to hotel and vice-versa, vehicles according to group size.  
    • Twin sharing room on best tourist standard hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara
 on bed and breakfast basis only. (For single supplement at extra cost).
    • Transportation on Luxury Tourist Bus service such like Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu.
    • Twin sharing accommodation on best available lodges/Guesthouse.
    • Necessary ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area 
Project) Entrance Fees.
    • Comprehensive Medical Kit carried by our staff if required for minor wounds and sickness.
    • Gift of Haven Holidays Company T-shirt or Cap or other special things.
    • An Oximeter monitors the Oxygen and Pulse when you are in the mountain.
    • Government local tax and Vats.
    • Four-wheel Jeep/Bus drive service in the mountains, from Pokhara to Pokhara.
    •  Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.

What's Excludes

    • Nepal Visa, Personal Medical & Travel Insurance.

    • Personal Expenses
    • Gratitude or tipping for Guide and Driver.
    • Personal gear, and down jackets..

    • Emergency Evacuation if required by any means of transportation.

    • Personal medical kit, as advised by your doctors.

    • Early return from the trip due to personal domestic or medical reasons, no refund will be entertained on breaking the journey.
    • Domestic tickets fare like Kathmandu - Pokhara and Pokhara - Kathmandu. 

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