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Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal

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Best Price
Price starting from

$1,499 USD 899

per person

Duration

10 days

Max. Elevation

1350.00m

Group size

2+

Level
EASY
Transportation
Private vehicles /Tourist Bus/Flight
Best Season
Around the year but best September- June
Accomodation
Double/Twin shearing in hotel/lodge
Meals
Full board in Chitwan & Breakfast basis in City
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu
Trip Route
Kathmandu-Manakamana Temple-Pokhara-Lumbini-Chitwan National Park-Kathmandu-Dakshinkali-Kathmandu

Highlights


Whatever scientific advances are made in the world, spirituality and religious sites with powerful spiritual memory, like any other spiritual text, are sometimes what people need. Those seeking inner serenity should spend their holiday among spiritual and religious sites. A Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal is an excellent way to revitalize your spirituality.

Because Nepal is a multicultural country, pilgrimage tours are quite popular. Nepal is recognized as a land of temples, Gods, and Goddesses, as well as one of the world's most holy spiritual sites. Pilgrims from all over the world have travelled to Nepal's shrines and holy sites over the years on pilgrimage tours in Nepal

Nepal contains several Hindu and Buddhist holy pilgrimage destinations. There are countless Temples, Monasteries, and Stupas with diverse Gods and Goddesses. Kathmandu is Nepal's capital city as well as the religious capital. Despite having a mostly Hindu population, Nepal's two primary religions, Hinduism, and Buddhism, have joined and coexist in complete harmony and mutual respect. Nepalese people visit and worship one other's sacred locations, which is uncommon in most parts of the globe. There are also Mosques, Churches, and Sikh Gurudwaras in Kathmandu. Nepal respects all religions and their adherents.

Pashupatinath one of the most revered Hindu temples, Bouddhanath one of the largest Buddhist Stupas, Swayambhunath and Changunaryan temple are all classified as world heritage sites in Kathmandu. Guhyeswari, Sheshnaryan, Budhanilkantha, Dakshinkali, Banglamukhi, Kumbheshwar, Bajrayogini and Kapan monastery are among the other holy sites. Gosaikunda is a popular Hindu pilgrimage place in Nepal. The birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Lumbini is also a prominent Buddhist pilgrimage destination. Other important religious monuments and temples devoted to various gods and goddesses in Nepal carry religious significance for the people of Nepal.

Holiday Tours Nepal has a long history of creating and conducting pilgrimage tours in Nepal. We also organize pilgrimage trekking in Nepal, such as Jomsom, Muktinath and Gosaikunda treks. We also provide tailored packages and itineraries for individuals and groups. Holiday Tours Nepal will give you with all the necessary assistance and suggestions to make your vacation enjoyable, magical and trouble-free.

Trip Itinerary

Day

1

When you arrive at Nepal's international airport, our airport agent will meet you and transport you to the hotel. After a brief introduction to the tripe, you will have time for a short break before driving to Kathmandu Durbar Square to learn about the living goddess Kumari. Tonight, we will offer you with a welcome supper at one of Kathmandu's well-known cultural restaurants. Stay at the hotel for the night.

Day

2

The days begin with a magnificent Mountain Flight in the early morning. One of our office employees will meet you at your hotel at the specified time and take you to the domestic airport, where you will complete the necessary paperwork and board your flight. Mt. Everest scenic fly takes you from east to west across the peak. After the flight, return to the hotel, have breakfast, and then prepare for a day of sightseeing excursions to Swayambhunath stupa, also known as the monkey temple; a blend of Hinduism and Buddhism from which you will get a good perspective of Kathmandu valley.

Drive to Patan Durbar Square (City of Living Arts), Pashupatinath, a prominent Hindu temple located beside the holy river Bagmati, and then to Buddhanath stupa, one of the world's largest and oldest stupas. A pre-trip meeting with your guide will take place in a hotel later in the day. Our office staff will update you on our tours and give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about a future trip with a guide. And spend the night in Kathmandu.

Day

3

After an early breakfast, you will travel for around 4 hours to Kuringhat, where you will ride a cable car for about 10 minutes to the summit. This is a beautiful vantage from which you can see the Annapurna and Manaslu mountain ranges. A visit to the Manakamana Bhagwati temple is said to grant desires. This is also relevant to the history of Nepal. Stay the night in Manakamana at a hotel.

Day

4

This is a beautiful vantage from which to witness the sunrise over the mountain. After breakfast, you will take a cable car to Kuringhat and then a 4-hour journey to the lakeside city of Pokhara. Pokhara is the second most important tourist destination after Kathmandu. After checking into the hotel, you will be taken on guided sightseeing excursions to Barahi Temple, Gupteshwor Mahadev cave, and Bindhyabasini temple. Stay at the hotel for the night.

Day

5

After breakfast, you will take a winding and switchback rural journey to Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, which is in the south of Nepal and is an important pilgrimage destination for Buddhists. Pilgrims from all over the globe visit Lumbini. Lumbini has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1997. Stay at the hotel for the night.

Day

6

After a lovely stay in Lumbini, you will have a 4-hour journey to the Chitwan National Park, which is internationally famous for its one-horn rhino and bangle tiger. When you arrive, you will be served a welcome drink, and after that, you will participate in some of the park's safari activities. You will be able to witness a cultural program in the evening. Spend the night at the hotel.

Day

7

Elephant-back safaris, nature walks, jungle drives, canoe ridges, and bird watching are among the full-day jungle activities available in the park's 360 square miles of beautiful grassland and deep trees. We will try to locate some of the Terai's most elusive animals, including as the one-horned rhino, various deer, boar, and leopard types, and, if we are exceptionally lucky, the elusive tiger. Tharu Cultural Dance will be performed later this evening. Stay in a hotel for the night.

Day

8

Today in the morning you will have one of the activities before breakfast then after breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu through the scenic countryside. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day

9

After breakfast, you will drive to the south of Kathmandu to visit the Dakshinkali Temple. Pharping is a lovely Newari village in the valley. This shrine honors the goddess, Kali. She was one of Shiva's three wives. Kali is a demon-killer. She is frequently shown with blood on her hands and a demon's head in one of her left hands. Animal sacrifices, such as goats, are used to worship Kali. Back in Kathmandu, spend the day relaxing at the hotel. Stay at the hotel for the night.

Day

10

After a wonderful time in all most of the popular pilgrimage side of Nepal, today you will transfer to the international airport for final departure or join other activities with us.

Inclusions

Includes

  • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle
  • Mountain Flight with airport transfer
  • 04 Nights twin/double shearing accommodation on BB in Kathmandu
  • 01 Night twin shearing accommodation on BB in Pokhara
  • 01 night in Manakamana and 01 night in Lumbini twin/double shearing accommodation on BB.
  • All the pilgrimage tours with private vehicle and a highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance
  • Kathmandu to Manakamana to Pokhara to Lumbini to Chitwan to Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • 02 night/03 day safari activities on full board in chitwan national Park

Excludes

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate fee in USD and two passport size photo)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu (no need to pay departure tax for international flight)
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu, Manakamana, Lumbani and in Pokhara
  • Meals during the traveling time
  • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation
  • Extra night accommodation and lunch and dinner in city because of early arrival, late departure and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) then the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (phone call, baggage charge, laundry, bar bill, battery recharge, bottle or boiled water, etc)
  • Tips to the guide and drive
  • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
  • Anything not included in service includes column

Complimentary

  • Welcome Dinner in Authentic Restaurant
  • Holiday Tours Nepal’s T-shirt, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)

Frequently Asked Questions

The best way to apply for visa is from the Nepalese diplomatic missions in your home country. The other choice is to get it from Immigration office at the entry points of Nepal.

There’s no problem in it. The Immigration Department of Kathmandu or Pokhara can extend the visa for another 30 days and the charge for this is US$ 50. Indeed the visa can be extended for a total of 120 days, an additional 30 days visa may be granted on reasonable grounds from the Immigration Office. Nevertheless, a tourist cannot stay in Nepal under tourist-visa for more than 150 cumulative days.

The weather is probably the best guide for deciding when to plan your trip to Nepal. The best time to visit Nepal is between September to November and February to May.

Nepal’s national language is called Nepali. It is written in Devanagari Script. This script is the same as the one used in Hindi language – the national language of India. There are more than 72 different spoken languages in Nepal. It is also official language of Nepal.

It is called Namaste or Namaskar. You can say the greeting in words as well as do it using a gesture. Join your palms together and bring them close to your chest and about 5 to 7 inches below your chin. The word Namaste has many meanings such as Hello, How are you? I am glad to see you, nice to meet you, good morning, etc.

  • Take off your shoes before entering a temple or one’s home
  • Ask for permission before entering a Hindu temple
  • Taking photographs inside the most temples are considered illegal
  • You need to ask permission before taking photograph of any temples or ethical culture people.
  • Please be friendly to the Nepalese people because they like to share or exchange culture.

Nepali time is GMT/UTC plus 5 Hours 45 minutes. Area code for dialing to Nepal: Country Code: 977 Kathmandu City Code: 01 (e.g. 977 01 4410329 First three digits is the country code, second is the area code, the last digits are telephone numbers.

Yes, in Kathmandu and Pokhara. International credit cards (Master Card, Visa Card etc) are also accepted in all leading hotels, shopping centers, bars and restaurants in Nepal.

Please, Contact your service provider and check if Nepal country is included in their `Global roaming’ package. Please note, not all parts of Nepal are covered by the GSM Network in Nepal.

Nepal does not require any specific immunization for visitors. It is however best to have vaccine before coming to Nepal. Your doctors can advice you on the type of vaccine to be taken to travel to third world countries like Nepal.

The crossing between Nepal and Tibet via Kodari is only open to organized groups but not to individual travelers heading north. Be prepared with alternative plans if you’re thinking about using this route, because landslides regularly make it impassable during the monsoon.

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