Nepal pilgrimage tour package will take you to several religious sites in Kathmandu valley and beyond. It covers major religious sites of Kathmandu valley, Pokhara and Mustang. All these temples are dedicated to Hindu God and Goddess. The ancient temples are built in different shapes and styles, which makes them rich culturally and historically. Most of these temples are built in Pagoda Style.
Hindus Temples are the Major Attraction of Nepal Pilgrimage tour package
First two days of sightseeing cover Pashupatinath temple, Jalnarayan temple, another major attraction in and around Kathmandu Durbar Square, Banglamukhi, Surya Binayak, Kailashnath and Krishna Mandir. After completing the cultural and historical heritage site visit in Kathmandu Valley, you will drive to Pokhara. Manakamana temple visit by cable car ride would be your best memory of the trip.
Muktinath temple is the other sacred site for both Hindus and Buddhists. Thousands of domestic and international tourist visits this holy place. It lies at the altitude of 3710 m. Moreover, visitors take flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and then drive to Muktinath in a sharing jeep. Pokhara also has Tal Barahi and Bindabasini temples dedicated to Goddess Durga as well as Gupteshwor Mahadev temple inside the cave.
The Nepal pilgrimage tour package can be customized upon the requirement of the guest. People also can experience some adventure activities during the trip. It is a suitable tour package for those who wants to visit specially temples in Nepal.
Nepal Pilgrimage Tour Package Highlights:
- UNESCO listed religious and cultural heritage sites visit
- Muktinath temple visit
- Manakamana temple visit by Cable car
- Kailasnath Mahadev Statue (Tallest Mahadev)
- Boating at Fewa Lake
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival
Your Arrival Time – Airport pickup and transfer to your Hotel.
6:00PM – Short briefing about your tour program. If you are arriving late (after 4 PM) then we will have briefing next morning at 9:00AM. If any payment is due, then it will be collected during briefing time.
Meal: Not included
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing (Full-day)
10:00AM – After breakfast your full-day sightseeing of Pashupatinath Temple, Jalnarayan, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square and Banglamukhi. All these attractions are UNESCO listed world heritage sites.
Optional – Everest Mountain Flight at 06:00 AM. take-off from Kathmandu Airport ( This is about an hour long flight to explore an eye-pleasing view of the Mt. Everest along with other Mountains )
Pashupatinath temple is the largest and holiest shrines for Hindus.This temple, situated on the bank of Bagmati river was built in the 5th century There are around 492 temples, 15 Shivalayas (shrines of Lord Shiva) and 12 Jyotirlinga (phallic shrines) to explore. No entrance fee is charged for SAARC nationals to enter the temple. Although only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple, visitors can clearly see the temple and the activities performed in the temple premises from the eastern bank of the Bagmati river.
Kathmandu Durbar Square is one of the three Durbar Squares of Kathmandu Valley. The Malla king Pratap Malla erected the statue of Hanuman (the Hindu god of power) in this place and it was named Hanuman Dhoka. Taleju Temple, Tribhuvan Museum, the house of Kumari (Living Goddess), Kasthamandap, the temple of Kal Bhairav along with few other temples are some places to explore.
Jal Narayan Temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu is also called Budhanilkantha. It is located 9 km north of the main city. The statue of sleeping Lord Vishnu seems like it is floating on the water.
Patan Durbar Square is 5 km southeast of Kathmandu. Major temples are Krishna Temple, Taleju Temple and Bhimsen Temple. Some places to explore there are Patan Museum, Mahaboudha, Kumbeshwor, Keshave Naryan, Vishwanath & Chyasin Dewal and Sundari Chowk.
Banglamukhi is one of the famous temples of Devi ( Goddess ) in Kathmandu. The temple of Baglamukhi is situated in Patan (Lalitpur). There are various other small temples inside the Baglamukhi temple premises. People visit this temple mainly on Thursdays as it is considered as the day of Bhagwati.
Day 03: Kathmandu Sightseeing (Full-day)
09:00AM – After breakfast your full-day sightseeing of Bhaktapur, Changunarayan, Doleshwor Mahadev, Kailashnath(Tallest Mahadev Statue) and Surya Binayak.
Bhaktapur Durbar Square which is also known as Bhadgaon has major 4 squares: Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatraye Square and Pottery Square. Some of the major attractions are Lu Dhoka (The Golden Gate)” which is said to be the most beautiful and richly molded specimen of its kind in the entire world, The Palace of 55 windows and Dattatraye Temple along with some other small temples.
Doleshwor Mahadev is a hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located at the south eastern Part of Bhaktapur district Which is also believed to be the head part of Kedarnath located in Uttarakhand, India.
Changunarayan temple is an ancient Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. This temple is believed to be one of the oldest pagoda style temples which is also listed in world heritage site by UNESCO.
Surya Binayak is a hindu temple dedicated to lord Ganesh located in Bhaktapur. It is one of the four popular shrines of Lord Ganesh in the Kathmandu Valley. The temple is also known as the temple of the rising sun.
Kailashnath Mahadev Statue is the tallest statue of lord Shiva which is located in Sankhu, 20 km from Kathmandu. The statue is 144 feet (44 m) in height, and was made using copper, zinc, concrete, and steel.
Day 04: Drive to Pokhara
08:00AM – After breakfast, drive to Pokhara (210 KM from Kathmandu, 7hrs). Visit Manakamana Temple on the way and continue drive to Pokhara .
Manakamana Temple: 10 minutes cable car ride from a station called Kurintar takes you to the temple of Goddess Manakamana who is believed to have the power to fulfill wishes. Kurintar is 104 km away from Kathmandu on the way to Pokhara.
Day 05: Fly to Jomsom and drive to Muktinath.
At Morning, Transfer to Pokhara Airport . Fly to Jomsom , check in at the hotel and drive to Muktinath by sharing Jeep.It will take about 2 hours to reach Muktinath. After getting off the jeep, you have to walk up for 30 minutes to reach the temple. After visiting Darshan and Pooja. , drive back to Jomsom for night stay. If you have time, you may visit the Mustang Eco Museum. Located near to the airport this museum houses ancient objects and manuscript relating to Tibetan culture, herbs, and medicine.
Meal: Breakfast and Dinner
Muktinath Temple is believed to be a place where Lord Vishnu got salvation from Brinda (wife of Jalandhar). The main shrine is a pagoda shaped temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is believed that one washes away all the pain and sins if they take shower in holy water coming from 108 sprouts just behind the temple. Another major attraction would be two ponds in front of the temple where people take a plunge into. Apart from these temple sites, one can enjoy the dramatic landscape of the valley surrounded by mountains.
Day 06: Fly back to Pokhara and Pokhara Sightseeing (Half day)
07:00AM – Fly back to Pokhara. Transfer to hotel. Later Half day sightseeing which Includes Tal Barahi ( A temple situated on a small island in the Phewa Lake), Davi’s fall ( Famous waterfall ), Gupteshwor Mahadev cave, Bindabasini Temple.
Day 07: Drive back to Kathmandu
8:00AM – After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu. Visit Manakamana Temple on the way to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, Drop at your hotel. Free evening for shopping around Thamel Area.
Day 08: Transfer to Airport
You will be free till your flight time. Transfer to the airport on time to board the outbound flight.(30 mins drive).
|No of Passengers||Vehicle Type(A/C)||Model|
|2-3 Persons||Car||Skoda, Toyota, Tata Manza|
|4-5 Persons||Van / Jeep||Toyota Van, Scorpio Jeep|
|6-10 Persons||Hi-Ace Van||Toyota Hi-Ace Van|
|11-14 Persons||Hi-Ace Van||Toyota Hi-Ace Van|
|15+ Persons||Coaster / Mini Bus/Coach||–|
Note: INR is for Indian National and USD is for Non-Indian National / Foreigners, all cost are per-person basis
|Group Size||Standard Package||Deluxe Package||Luxury Package|
|2-3 Persons||INR 28,000 | USD 505||INR 30,500 | USD 570||INR 44,000 | USD 830|
|4-5 Persons||INR 26,000 | USD 480||INR 29,000 | USD 545||INR 42,500 | USD 805|
|6-10 Persons||INR 23,000 | USD 430||INR 26,000 | USD 500||INR 39,000 | USD 755|
|11-14 Persons||INR 20,500 | USD 390||INR 23,500 | USD 455||INR 36,500 | USD 715|
|15+||Contact Us||Contact Us||Contact Us|
|Optional: Extra Night||INR 1100 | USD 25||INR 1750 | USD 35||INR 4000 | USD 90|
|Optional:Mt. Flight||INR 7500 | USD 200 (Including Transport)||INR 7500 | USD 200 (Including Transport)||INR 7500 | USD 200 (Including Transport)|
|Taxes & Fees||Included||Included||Included|
- Pick-up and drop-off at Kathmandu Airport
- Private vehicle with A/C for all transportation and sightseeing
- Kathmandu – Pokhara drive by private A/C vehicle
- All hotel accommodations on double/twin /triple sharing basis
- Daily breakfast at the Hotel
- Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara by domestic flight,
- Jomsom – Muktinath Temple – Jomsom by sharing Jeep,
- All Local and Government Taxes
- One local SIM card (returnable)
- Muktinath entry permit fee (ACAP)
- Personal expenses,
- Sightseeing entrance fees
- Lunch and dinner is excluded
- Pony hire at Muktinath Temple (Up to the temple from Jeep Park)
- Optional Everest Mountain flight (INR 7500 | USD 200)
- Optional Manakamana Cable Car (INR 500 | USD 20)
- Rescue and evacuation services
- Tips (not required but recommended)
All foreign nationals, except Indians, need visas to enter Nepal. Multiple entry visas for 15 days (US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency), 30 days (US$ 40) or 90 days (US$ 100) can be obtained from any Nepalese embassy or consulate. You can also get a visa on arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu or at the Immigration Office at the entry points of Nepal.
Tourist visas can be extended for a period of 120 days at the Immigration Department in Kathmandu. However, nationals of the following countries will not get a visa on arrival at the immigration entry points of Nepal: Afghanistan, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Liberia, Nigeria, Palestine, Somalia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. They need to obtain visas from Nepalese embassies or diplomatic missions in their respective countries prior to their arrival in Nepal.
Gratis (Free) Visa for 30 days is available only for nationals of South Asian countries like Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka for the first visit in one visa year (January to December). However, a visa fee is required for its extension beyond the 30 days.
Indian nationals do not require a visa to enter Nepal. For more information please visit to Nepal government official website here.
For online visa application click here. You will find information to get the Nepal visa online.
Generally, Nepal is for all seasons, however, if you are going to the high Himalayas for trekking, the best months are between September to November and February to May, when the weather is pleasant during the day and the temperatures do not drop rapidly during the night. You can still visit the mid-hills, including Kathmandu, Pokhara, Poon hill and flat area Lumbini and Chitwan during the winter months (January and February). June to August is rainy season in Nepal. The rain is expected every day. It brings landslides and clouds often cover the mountain views. It is the best time to travel in Nepal.
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Note: Standard = 2 Star Hotels | Deluxe = 3 Star Hotels | Luxury = 5 Star Hotels
|City||Standard Hotel (2 Star)||Deluxe Hotel (3 Star)||Luxury Hotel (5 Star)|
|Kathmandu||Hotel Thamel or similar||Kathmandu Arts or similar||Yak and Yeti or similar|
|Pokhara||Hotel Tulsi or similar||Hotel Batika or similar||Temple Tree Resort or similar|
|Jomsom||Hotel Majesty or similar||Om’s Home or similar||Om’s Home or similar|
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