Hindu Shrines Tour

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Outline Itinerary

Day 1 : KATHMANDU

Day 2 : KATHMANDU

Day 3 : KATHMANDU-DHULIKHEL

Day 4 : DHULIKHEL-HALESI

Day 5 : HALESI-RAJBIRAJ-JANAKPUR

Day 6 : JANAKPUR-DEVGHAT-BHARATPUR

Day 7 : BHARATPUR-POKHARA

Day 8 : POKHARA-JOMSOM-MUKTINATH-POKHARA

Day 9 : POKHARA-KATHMANDU

Day 10 : KATHMANDU

Day 11 : DEPARTURE

Day 1 : KATHMANDU

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), welcome by our representative in traditional Nepali style and transfer to the hotel. At hotel our representative will brief you about your tour. Rest of the day is free for you for acclimatization.
KATHMANDU:
Kathmandu, the largest city of Nepal, is the political as well as cultural capital of the country. Kathmandu is a city where ancient traditions rub shoulders with the latest technological advances. However, it is the grandeur of the past that enchants the visitor whose gaze may linger on an exquisitely carved wooden window frame, an 18th century bronze sculpture or the spiritually uplifting stupas. 
Overnight at hotel
 


Day 2 : KATHMANDU

After breakfast, full day temple tour of Pashupatinath Temple, Guheswari Temple, Budhanilkantha Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa & Patan
Overnight at hotel
PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE
One of the biggest in the world of its kind and the popular Hindu pilgrimage site, Pashupatinath Temple, it lies 6 Km from central Kathmandu, One of the holiest Hindu temples for Hindu dedicated to Lord Shiva. Pashupatinath is Situated on the bank of the sacred Bagmati river, the temple, it is built in pagoda style, has a gilded roof and beautifully carved silver doors as well as will visit Guheshwori situated near Pashupatinath.
SWAYAMBHUNATH STUPA
Recognized as one of the oldest holy sites in Nepal, listed in UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, famous as Monkey Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa is located at the western part of Kathmandu City. SWAYAM= self, BHU=LAND and NATH=lord gives it a meaning SELF ORIZINATED LORD from the land. Being at the hilltop you can enjoy the wide view of KATHMANDU CITY.
PATAN DURBAR SQUARE:
Oldest of the THREE DURBAR SQUARES in the KATHMANDU VALLEY where the MALLA KINGS of LALITPUR resided. Surrounded with HINDUS TEMPLES & BUDDHIST MONUMENTS full of its metal arts and stone carvings will catch your eyes. UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE


Day 3 : KATHMANDU-DHULIKHEL

After breakfast you will be visiting Krishna Mandir at Patan Durbar Square then to Changu Narayan followed with Bhaktapur Durbar Square then to Sanga Mahadev. Drive to Dhulikhel
Overnight at hotel
PATAN DURBAR SQUARE:
Oldest of the THREE DURBAR SQUARES in the KATHMANDU VALLEY where the MALLA KINGS of LALITPUR resided. Surrounded with HINDUS TEMPLES & BUDDHIST MONUMENTS full of its metal arts and stone carvings will catch your eyes. UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
CHANGUNARAYAN
Standing over the rice fields of Bhaktapur, Changu Narayan Temple is considered to be the oldest temple of Nepal as hisorty says it was build in the 4th century at the time of Lichhavi dynasty. Lord Vishnu is worshiped as incarnation of Narayan and is only open for Hindus.
KAILASHNATH MAHADEV, SANGA
World’s tallest statue of Lord Shiva of 143 feet in height is located 22km south east of Kathmandu city. It is made up of copper, cement, zinc & metal
BHAKTAPUR DURBAR SQUARE:
One of the must and most visited attraction of KATHMANDU VALLEY.  Historic old city of its own culture and arts famous for its wood arts and carvings. Several Temples, 4 Squares, Golden gate, 55 windows palace and Nyatapola temple the tallest temple in Nepal are the main attractions here.
DHULIKHEL
Yet another hill station, 30km southeast of Kathmandu city, with the wide range of Himalayas at 1550m above the sea level. Also famous for different short trekking routes with the background of snow capped Himalayas.


Day 4 : DHULIKHEL-HALESI

After breakfast a long drive to Halesi to Visit Halesi Mahadev
Overnight at hotel
HALESI MAHADEV
Between the two holy rivers DUDH KOSHI and SUN KOSHI, at the altitude of around 3500ft from the sea level, 185km south east of Mt. Everest a temple inside the cave famous as EASTERN PASHUPATINATH is Halesi Mahadev. The famous story here is Lord Vishnu hid himself here from demon Bhasmasur in the cave for 6000 years.
 


Day 5 : HALESI-RAJBIRAJ-JANAKPUR

After breakfast drive to Rajbiraj to visit Chinnamasta Devi then drive to Janakpur.
Overnight at hotel
JANAKPUR
Janakpur is the holy land where Sita was born. The Janaki Temple, situated at the very center of the city, quite famous in our Hindu Kingdom. Sita the wife of the legendary hero Ram was brought up in Janakpur. Across the year, many visitors come to pay respect to Ram and Sita who are the center of religious attractions in Janakpur. In Janakpur region, one of the famous festivals, in which their wedding is enacted by decorating temples and monuments, burning of oil-lamps surrounding the temple and other historical sites in the region, is carried out 


Day 6 : JANAKPUR-DEVGHAT-BHARATPUR

After breakfast drive to Devghat.
Overnight at hotel
DEVGHAT
A sacred place at the junction of two rivers KALI GANDAKI & TRISHULI, Devghat is famous for holy bath and big melas at the time of Makar Shankriti.
 


Day 7 : BHARATPUR-POKHARA

After breakfast, drive to the most beautiful city of Nepal known as SWITZERLAND OF NEPAL, Pokhara.
Visit Davis Fall & Gupteswar Cave boating at Fewa lake to visit Barahi Temple
Overnight at hotel
POKHARA
Pokhara, the center of adventure in Nepal is located in the mid western Nepal and it is six hours drive or 20- minutes flight from Kathmandu. Pokhara is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal after Kathmandu. The valley is filled with lush vegetation, swift flowing rivers and dotted with clear, shimmering lakes. It is one of the major towns of Nepal, providing a perfect gateway from the chaotic life in the cities. 
 It is also the only place in the world from where one can enjoy the magnificent view of mountains having the elevation above 8000 meters while sitting below 1000 meters above the sea level. Out of the 14 highest mountains of the world, known as the Thousanders, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu can be seen from Pokhara.
 


Day 8 : POKHARA-JOMSOM-MUKTINATH-POKHARA

Early morning flight to Jomsom, breakfast and then visit to Muktinath Temple then drive back to Pokhara.
Overnight at hotel
MUKTINATH
Religious shrine of Muktinath is elevated 90m above Ranipauwa. We find no hotels around and camping is forbidden by the Temple committee. Muktinath is a religious place for both Hindu & Buddhist. The holy shrine at Muktinath is in a grove of trees and includes a Buddhist Gompa and the pagoda style temple of Vishnu, Containing an Image of Vishnu. Temple is surrounded by walls all around from which 108 waterspout casted in the shape of cows heads, pour holy water. Moreover, it is believed sacred water that is issued from rock inside the ancient Tibetan style Jwala(flame) Mai Temple is more holistic. Holy flame alongside a spring is the source of the religious importance of Muktinath.


Day 9 : POKHARA-KATHMANDU

After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu visiting Manokamana Temple on the way by cable car ride
Overnight at hotel
 


Day 10 : KATHMANDU

After breakfast, visit Dakshinkali Temple then tour to Chandragiri hills by cable car. Rest of the day is free for your own. Enjoy the city buy some souvenirs.
Overnight at hotel
CHANDRAGIRI HILLS
Lying on the southwest side of KATHMANDU VALLEY and 7km from THANKOT, CHANDRAGIRI is a hill religiously connected with both HINDUS & BUDDHISTS providing the panoramic view of KATHMANDU VALLEY and HIMALAYAN ranges of ANNAPURANA & EVEREST. Before was famous for its one day hiking but now with the cable car it’s a different feeling.


Day 11 : DEPARTURE

Spending 10 nights with us in Nepal and giving us the opportunity to serve you as your travel partner, we would like to thank you for your visit with us hoping you had a great time with Great Nepal Travels Team. Our representative will drop you to the airport for your further destination.
 


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  Trip Code : GN/NPT-352
  Duration : 11