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+977 985-1081173 / +977 980-1054414 [email protected] Govt.Regd.No 189775/74/075

Pashupatinath and Muktinath Yatra: A 8-Day Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal

Pashupatinath and Muktinath Yatra A 8-Day Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal

Pashupatinath and Muktinath Yatra: A 8-Day Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal

Introduction

Nepal is a land of ancient temples and monasteries, and is home to two of the most sacred pilgrimage sites in the world: Pashupatinath Temple and Muktinath Temple. This 8-day pilgrimage tour will take you to these two holy sites, as well as other important cultural and religious destinations in Nepal.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. After checking in, you can relax and explore the surrounding at your own pace.

Day 2: Cultural and Heritage Tour in Kathmandu

Today, you will embark on a full-day cultural and heritage tour of Kathmandu. You will visit some of the city’s most iconic landmarks, including:

  • Pashupatinath Temple: This sacred Hindu temple is one of the most important religious sites in Nepal. It is located on the banks of the Bagmati River, where funeral pyres burn day and night.
  • Boudhanath Stupa: This massive stupa is the largest in the world and is one of the most important Buddhist pilgrimage sites in Nepal.
  • Patan Durbar Square: This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a former royal palace complex that is now a popular tourist destination. It is home to many beautiful temples, palaces, and courtyards.
  • Swayambhunath Stupa: This ancient Buddhist stupa is also known as the Monkey Temple due to the large population of monkeys that live on its grounds. It offers stunning views of Kathmandu city and the surrounding mountains.

Day 3: Drive to Pokhara via Manakamana Temple Darshan

Today, you will drive to Pokhara, a beautiful lakeside city in the foothills of the Himalayas. On the way, you will stop at Manakamana Temple, a popular Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Manakamana. The temple is located on a hilltop overlooking the surrounding countryside and offers stunning views.

Day 4: Drive to Muktinath Temple

Today, you will drive to Muktinath Temple, a sacred Hindu and Buddhist temple located in the Mustang region of Nepal. The temple is situated at an altitude of 3,800 meters (12,467 feet) and is one of the highest pilgrimage sites in the world.

Day 5: Muktinath Darshan and Return Back to Pokhara

Today, you will have the opportunity to visit Muktinath Temple and perform darshan, the ritual of paying respect to the deity. The temple is home to the Mukti Kunda, a sacred water tank that is said to have the power to cleanse all sins.

After darshan, you will return back to Pokhara.

Day 6: Sarangkot Sunrise, Vindabashini Temple, Pumdikot Mahadev, World Peace Pagoda, Davis Fall, Gupteshowr Cave, and Taal Barahi

Today, you will wake up early to watch the sunrise from Sarangkot, a hilltop village that offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna mountain range. After sunrise, you will visit Vindabashini Temple, a popular Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Vindabashini.

Next, you will head to Pumdikot Mahadev, a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located on a hilltop overlooking Phewa Lake and offers stunning views.

In the afternoon, you will visit the World Peace Pagoda, a Buddhist stupa built to promote peace and harmony. You will also visit Davis Fall, a beautiful waterfall located on the outskirts of Pokhara.

Finally, you will visit Gupteshowr Cave, a sacred Hindu cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The cave is home to a number of Hindu deities and is a popular pilgrimage site.

Day 7: Return to Kathmandu

Today, you will drive back to Kathmandu.

Day 8: Departure

Today, you will depart from Kathmandu and fly home.

Conclusion

This 8-day pilgrimage tour of Nepal is a unique opportunity to visit two of the most sacred pilgrimage sites in the world: Pashupatinath Temple and Muktinath Temple. You will also have the chance to experience the rich cultural and natural heritage of Nepal.

This tour is suitable for pilgrims of all ages and fitness levels. The tour itinerary can be customized to meet your specific needs and interests.

Cost includes:

  • Round-trip transportation from Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) to your hotel and back
  • Accommodation in 3 nights in Kathmandu, 3 nights in Pokhara, and 1 night in Muktinath/Jomsom
  • Breakfast on Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Pokhara to Muktinath to Pokhara by 4WD Jeep
  • All sightseeing tours and activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private transportation throughout the tour

Cost excludes:

  • International flights
  • Guides Service (Can be arranged at additional cost)
  • Lunch and dinner
  • All meals in Muktinath/Jomsom
  • Personal expenses such as souvenirs, laundry, and tips
  • Any entrance fees/cable car ticket to temples, monasteries, and other attractions that are not mentioned in the itinerary

The price of the 8-day Pilgrimage tour of Nepal will vary depending on the following factors:

  • Hotel level: The tour is available in three different hotel levels: standard, deluxe, and luxury. The price will increase with the hotel level.
  • Group size: The tour is available for groups of all sizes. The price per person will decrease as the group size increases.
  • Number of days: The tour can be customized to include more or fewer days, depending on your budget and time constraints. The price will increase with the number of days.
  • Seasons: Nepal has two main seasons: peak season (October to May) and off-season (June to September). The price will be higher during peak season.

If you are interested in customizing the tour to include more or fewer days, or to include different activities, please contact us. We will be able to provide you with a more accurate quote.

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