This is the one of the best tour for the Hindu religious visitor. This tour start from Kathmandu. If you have enough time you will go for aarati puja to Pashupatinath temple on the same day evening. Next morning you will drive to Pokhara (6 hour). On the way you will visit Manakamana Temple via cable car ride (15 min) , than drive to Pokhara. Next day early morning you will fly to Jomsom from Pokhara airport. Same day drive to muktinath temple. You will do your puja in Muktinath and overnight stay you will back to Jomsom. Next morning fly back to Pokhara and visit sightseeing places like Bindabasini Temple, Seti Gandaki River, Devis Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave and Barahi Temple at Fewa Lake. In Kathmandu you will visit to Sleeping Vishnu God, Swoyambunath Temple (Monkey Temple), Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square and Pashupatinath Temple.
Muktinath is a god of salvation. It is the one of the four holy site that all Hindu have to visit during their life. The Muktinath has 108 waterspouts and two muktikunda. This is such a big holy site that once you take bath to Muktidhara and Muktikunda god will give you Salvation.
Day 1: Arrival
Kathmandu, you will be received at the airport and transferred to your hotel. A briefing by your tour leader and then evening you will visit to Pashupatinath Temple for Aarati Darshan ( If you have enough time).
Pashupatinath Temple, with its astonishing architectural beauty, stands as a symbol of faith, religion, culture and tradition. It is regarded as the most sacred temple of Hindu Lord Shiva in the world. Pashupatinath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, this is Nepal's most sacred Hindu shrine and one of the subcontinent's great Shiva sites. Pasupatinath temple also being the temple of Lord Shiva possessed its two-storied golden roof and silver doors and is famous for its superb architecture. The temple is situated 5 kilometer east of Kathmandu heart, on the banks of sacred Bagmati River. Only Hindu pilgrims can enter the premises of the temple. Non-Hindus can admire the beauty of the temple from the other side of the Bagmati River, on the banks of which Pashupatinath Temple stands.
Day 2: Drive to Kathmandu- Pokhara via Manakamana
After early morning breakfast in Hotel you will drive to Pokhara (200 km). On the way you will see the Trishuli river which is very famous for river rafting. When you arrive to Kuringhat you will stop for Manakamana darshan. Manakamana temple is in 1302 m hight where we will take 10 minute cable car ride. This temple is very famous among the Hindu religious. It is believed that Goddess Bhagwati will fullfil your wishes. After finish your temple darshan you will drive to Pokhara, where you will arrive late afternoon.
Pokhara is very famous with its natural beauty as well as heritage sites such as Phewa lake, Many caves, Temples, Stupa. If you have enough time you can boat to Phewa lake, which is just down to the Fishtail lake.
Day 3: Fly Pokhara- Jomsom and drive to Muktinath.
After breakfast you will transfer to airport for Jomsom flight. The flight takes 25 minute. When you arrive to Jomsom you will check in to Hotel then walk around 20 minute to reach to Jeep station for Muktinath drive. This Jeep is local sharing and takes approximately one and half hour to reach muktinath temple.
Muktinath is a god of salvation. It is the one of the four holy site that all Hindu have to visit during their life. The Muktinath has 108 waterspouts and two muktikunda. This is such a big holy site that once you take bath to Muktidhara and Muktikunda god will give you Salvation. After you finish darshan and worship to Muktinath temple you will drive back to Jomsom by local Jeep and overnight stay at Hotel in Jomsom.
Day 4: Fly Jomsom- Pokhara and Pokhara sightseeing
Early morning you will take flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. When you arrive to Pokhara airport we will transfer to Hotel and you will have breakfast than you start your Pokhara sightseeing by visiting Bindabasini Temple. This temple is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati and is very popular among the Hindu people in Pokhara. The next place you will visit to Pokhara is Seti Gorge. Seti Gorge is place where Seti Gandaki river run through the middle of the town where the wide of the river is hardly two meter but the depth is more than twenty meter. It provides a super view of the river’s dreadful rush and deep gorge made by its powerful flow. Devi’s fall is one of the popular place to visit in Pokhara. This is a waterfall place and it is mysteriously disappeared to the underground. It is also called Patale Chhango by local people. Gupteshor Cave is located in Chorepatan. Inside the cave you will find the temple of lord Shiva. That is why it is popular destination point. Barahi Temple is situated middle of the Phewa lake which is made in Pagoda style and has two storyed.
Day 5: Drive Pokhara- Kathmandu
You will take tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes approximately 6-7 hour. On the way you will see the beautiful village, green paddy field and beautiful Marshyandi and Trishuli river. You will arrive to Kathmandu late afternoon. You have enough time roaming around Thamel town and surrounding area.
Day 6: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Budanilkantha Temple this temple is dedicated to lord Vishnu. This temple is situated below the Shivapuri hill. Lord Vishnu’s large stone statue is sleeping on to the water. The Budhanilkantha Temple has become the site where Haribondhini Ekadasi Mela takes place on the 11th day of the Hindu month of Kartika (October–November). Attended by thousands of pilgrims, it is the temple's principal festival in celebration of the awakening of Lord Vishnu from his long sleep.
It is one of the world’s most glorious Buddhist Stupa, it is said to be 2000 years old. Visitors often call it "Monkey Temple", the main structure brick and clay which supports a lofty conical spire capped by a pinnacle of copper gilt. There are the all-seeing eyes of Lord Buddha on the four sides of spire. Being situated seventy meter above the level of valley, the hill of Swayambhunath is a mosaic of small stupa and pagoda temples. Being located in the top level of valley, this place is famous for visitors for sightseeing.
Bouddhanath Stupa is the largest stupa in Nepal and the holiest Tibetan Buddhist temple outside Tibet. It is the center of Tibetan culture in Kathmandu and rich in Buddhist symbolism. The stupa is located in the town of Boudha, on the eastern outskirts of Kathmandu. After 1959, many Tibetans arrived and settled in Bouddhanath area. The stupa, a well-known Buddhist pilgrimage site, is included in World Heritage Cultural site list by UNESCO.
Patan Durbar Square is Situated in the center of Patan city this historical site boasts the varied range of unique architecture. Also known as Lalitpur this durbar square consists of ancient palaces, temples and shrines with exquisite carving. The major attractions of this site are Krishna temple with 21 golden pinnacle, Tushaty royal bath, Vishwanath temple and temple of Bhimsen with a striking golden terrace overlooking the square.
Day 7: Final Departure
As this is the last day of Hindu’s Pilgrims tour, you will prepare for your departure on this day. Make sure you have got all your souvenirs in your luggage and have all the necessary documents to make it easy for the immigration officials at the International airport. You will be transferred to the airport by Car/Van. The tours around Kathmandu, Pokhara and Muktinath ends but the memories will be eternal.
Trek Duration: 07 Days
Best Seasons: All the Season
Trip Grade: Easy
Trip Start/End: Kathmandu
Group Size: 2-12 Pax