Pashupatidham, Muktidham, Devghat, Tribenidham, Damodarkund, Janakidham, Gosaikund & Lumbini Tour – It covers all the Hindu pilgrimage sites of Nepal.
DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN THE CITY OF ARTS & ARCHITECTURE- KATHMANDU [1400m] | Welcoming the guests is our passion (29.9oC/3.2oC)*
Embarking on our journey begins from Kathmandu, the city with the remarkable architecture dated back to 16th Century. Our team representative will welcome you at the Tribhuwan International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. Our representative will help you to check in to the hotel. You will be welcomed, facilitated and served with a beautiful hotel room. The first arrival day is entirely a break day. In the evening, you can walk around nearby touristic hubs like Thamel and Basantapur Durbar square.
DAY 02: FULL DAY PILGRIMAGE SIGHTSEEING TOURS | Hail Sambhu, Jay Sambhu | Approx 10hrs | |29.9oC/3.2oC*|
After breakfast we leave for full-day Pilgrimage sightseeing tour to Pashupatinath temple- one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to lord Shiva, Guheswari temple- Temple of Goddess Parvati &, Budhanilkantha Temple- temple of Sleeping God Bishnu. We stop for a lunch as per the choice of yours at the most convenient pure vegetarian or general restaurant. After lunch we proceed to visit Kumari temple- temple of leaving Goddess. Return to hotel & overnight.
DAY 03: FULL DAY PILGRIMAGE SIGHTSEEING TOURS | Visiting the ‘Head of Kedarnath Temple’ |Approx 10hrs | 29.9oC/3.2oC*|
After breakfast we leave for full day Pilgrimage Sightseeing tour to Sri Krishna temple located inside Patan Durbar Square- famous temple of God Sri Krishna, Taleju Bhawani Temple located inside the Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Doleswar Mahadev Temple- the head part of Kedarnath temple & Tallest Statue of Lord Shiva Sanga. Return to hotel and overnight.
DAY 04: DRIVE TO POKHARA [900m] | 31.8oC/7.8oC*| VIA MANAKAMANA [1302m]
After breakfast we leave for Pokhara which is 220 Km from the capital city. It takes around 5 hrs smooth drive passing through the valleys, rivers and terraces fields. On the way, we can also witness the view of different Himalayan ranges. En-route we visit Manakamana temple by cable car. Manakamana, the goddess of Durga Bhawani is considered as “wishes fulfilling goddess”. After visiting this amazing temple, we leave for Pokhara along with the great view of Trisuli and Marshyangdi rivers. Upon arrival in Pokhara and we check in to hotel. In the evening we walk along the shore of Phewa Lake and enjoy the view of Himalayan ranges and sunset. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 05: FLY TO JOMSOM [2743m] |30mins| & DRIVE TO MUKTIDHAM [3710m] | Mukti means Salvation or Liberation |
From Pokhara we board an early morning flight to Jomsom. Even on the aircraft, we enjoy splendid views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains. After we check in to the hotel we walk to the local Jeep stand for further journey to Muktidham . Once we arrive at the base of the Muktidham temple, we climb approx 300 steps to main temple. We take holy bath at 108 holy water spouts, visit and pray Jwala Mai temple and other many temples. We come back to Jeep stand for return journey to Jomsom. Overnight at hotel in Jomsom.
DAY 06: CHARTERED HELICOPTER FLIGHT TO DAMODARKUND [4890m] | The head of lord Bishnu | 30mins | & FLY TO POKHARA | Barahi temple in the middle of the lake [45mins] 31.8oC/7.8oC* |
Right after breakfast we walk to airport for chartered helicopter flight to Damodarkund.DamodarKund is a source of giant Kaligandaki river which is considered as the head of lord Bishnu. During flight we can enjoy the mesmerizing view of various mountain peaks and hilly landscapes. Once we reach Damodarkund, we take a holy bath and make a Puja and worship or darshan. As soon as we are done with all the religious activities we then return to Jomsom and fly back to Pokhara by scheduled flight. On arrival in Pokhara we will be transferred to hotel by the help of team representative. Pokhara is a globally renowned tourist destination for its natural beauty and amazing temples. After getting refreshed we walk outside for city sightseeing covering Seti gorge, Bindabasini temple, Barahi temple in the middle of the Fewa Lake, Devis fall also known as Patale Chhango, Barahi Temple (in the middle of the Fewa Lake) & Mahadev Cave. Rest of the day is free for personal activities and self exploration. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
DAY 07: DRIVE TO LUMBINI [150m] The birth place of Gautama Buddha | 37.2oC/8.6oC*| 5hrs |
After breakfast we drive to Lumbini via Tansen (190 Km). We can witness amazing snake shaped road along with beautiful valleys, hilly landscapes and paddy fields on the way to our destination. Once we arrive in Lumbini we check in to the hotel. In the afternoon we visit and pray various temple and monasteries including Mayadevi temple, eternal flag etc. Overnight stay in hotel.
DAY 08: DRIVE TO JANAKPUR DHAM [74m] | 34.8oC/9.1oC*| VIA DEVGHAT& TRIVENI DHAM |36.4oC/9.7oC*| Through the junction of two huge rivers | 7hrs |
Early in the morning, we drive to Janakpurdham via Devghat and Trivenidham (270 Kms). Devghat is one of the famous holiest & religious place for Hindus. It is also a home to various temples and caves. We can see the junction of two huge rivers, Narayani and Kaligandaki. Devotees take a bath first and worship. Once we are done with puja and arati we leave for Janakpurdham and check in to the hotel. In the evening we join for Arati Puja at Ram Janaki temple. Overnight stay in hotel.
DAY 09: TEMPLE TOUR IN JANAKPURDHAM [74m] | 34.8oC/9.1oC*| The remarkable piece of architecture| The place where the Lord Sita was born | Approx 10 hrs |
After breakfast we leave for local temple tour to Ram Janaki temple, Bibah Mandap, Hanuman temple, Ganga Sagar lake etc. Janaki Mandir is one of the finest examples of Koiri architecture in Nepal. This temple is built in bright white and constructed in the area of 4860 sq feet in a mixed style of Mughal and Koiri domes. After visiting all the amazing temples we return to the hotel. Once we are done with our lunch we can go for self exploration. Overnight stay in hotel.
DAY 10: FLY BACK TO KATHMANDU [1400m] |29.9oC/3.2oC* |
After breakfast we check out and transfer to airport for flight to Kathmandu. We arrive in Kathmandu and we will be transferred to the hotel again. Rest of the day is free for personal activities and self exploration. In the evening farewell dinner will be organized at Nepali restaurant with cultural dance program. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
DAY 11: CHARTERED HELICOPTER FLIGHT TO GOSAIKUND [4460m] | Lord Shiva created a lake by piercing a glacier with his trident to obtain the water to quench his thirst after consuming poison gathered from the churning of the oceans | 15-20mins |
After breakfast we are off to the airport for chartered helicopter flight to Gosaikund. Gosainkunda (Holy Shiva’s lake) is particularly sacred place of pilgrimage. Lots of religious devotees come to this place in summer (especially in the day of JanaiPurnima, which is the one of the popular festival of Hindus). According to the Hindu mythology, lord Shiva created a lake by piercing a glacier with his trident to obtain the water to quench his thirst after consuming poison gathered from the churning of the oceans. We take a holy bath; attend puja or darshan on the holy lake. We can also walk around the lake if we have a spare time otherwise we return to Kathmandu. Rest of the day is free for personal activities and self exploration. Overnight stay at hotel in Kathmandu.
DAY 12: FINAL DEPARTURE | To know how satisfied our guests are measured not only by how tight the goodbye hugs are but by staying in touch with us forever.
This is the last day of your visit. You can enjoy shopping and buying souvenir to friends and relatives. We will drop you to the airport 3 hrs prior to the departure time. The memories that you have shared with us matter a lot. Waving hands and goodbye hugs are just not enough, we tell our beloved guests to stay in touch with us, and this is how we feel satisfied by our services.
*Note: The figures shown above are the minimum and maximum temperatures in summer and winter respectively | Source: Department of Hydrology & Metrology, Nepal.