Nepal is a country rich in cultural as well as geographical diversity. Being a country rich in cultural diversity, Nepal has many temples, stupas, and monasteries that people can visit. As Nepal is the home for unlimited gods and goddesses, there are numerous Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples found in Nepal. Although Nepal was known as a Hindu country a few years ago, it is a secular country now, and people here respect every religion. Hence, the pilgrimage tour on Nepal is an amazing opportunity to explore the diverse religion, culture, monuments along with temples and monasteries of Nepal.
The pilgrimage tour in Nepal covers many popular temples, monuments, and stupas of Nepal, along with some significant religious places with historical and cultural beliefs. Our team will help you explore the cultural and religious beauty of Nepal and explore the religion, culture, and tradition of Nepal, along with the ancient arts, architecture, and heritage sites of Nepal.
To start the pilgrimage tour in Nepal, in the beginning, we start with the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu itself. As we begin to explore the Kathmandu Valley, we go through the famous religious places in Kathmandu like Pashupatinatinath, Bouddhanath, and Swyambhunath. If you want to explore the valley in detail, the tour can also take you to the Changunarayan temple, DakchinKali, Guheyswori, and Jalnarayan too. However, the most famous places are; Pashupatinath, Swyabhunath, and Bouddhanath. As these places are listed in the World Heritage Site by the UNESCO, the popularity has increased as well. We also help you explore the ancient palaces of Nepal, which includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square, and Patan Durbar Square. After completing the tour of Kathmandu Valley, we take you to the pilgrimage sites out of the valley.
As we explore the pilgrimage out of the Kathmandu valley, we first take you to the Manakamana temple, which is just around 3-4 hours ride from the Kathmandu valley. The drive to Manakamana Temple can be refreshing as you will drive through the beautiful hills of Nepal and explore the beauty of nature too. After you reach Kurintar, you need to travel through the ropeway to reach to the Manakamana Temple. This can be refreshing and can help you in the adventure too.
After completing our tour to the Manakamana Temple, we then travel to Pokhara, which is around 3 hours drive from Kurintar. As Pokhara is the destination for many tourists, you can also be refreshed by the beauty of Pokhara. From the two nights stay in Pokhara, you can visit the popular religious destinations in Pokhara like Tal Barahi temple in Phewa Lake, Gupteswor Mahadev cave, Bindabasini temple, and World Peace Pagoda. Also, Jangchub Choeling Tibetan Monastery, Matepaniu Gumba, and Kedarshwar Mahadev Mani Temple are the major religious destinations that you can visit in Pokhara.
The tour will then lead you to Jomsom. On the way, you will explore the beauty of the Kali Gandaki river and the beauty of Kagbeni village. Kagbeni is the primary religious destination for Hindu as it is the meeting point for certain rivers like Ganga and Jamuna, Alaknanda, Prayaga-Ganga, and Deva-Prayad, which are the major rivers which have religious importance. It is a sacred place for Pitri Puja of Hindus. After Kagbeni, the trip will lead you to the Muktinath Temple of Mustang. Not only due to its religious importance, but Mustang is also a popular tourist destination because of the beautiful restricted valley of Nepal. The Muktinath temple is sacred for both Hindus and Buddhists and has great religious importance. It is a place of liberation for both Buddhists and Hindus.
The trip also covers the exploration of Janaki Mandir, located in the Mithila region of Nepal. This temple dedicated to the goddess Sita and Ram of Nepal has a great religious and cultural importance. The beauty of the temple is mesmerizing and has attracted many tourists too. After you complete the trip to Janaki temple, we will then take you to the birthplace of Gautam Buddha, Lumbini. Lumbini is a Buddhist pilgrimage and has a great significance in the Buddhism religion.
Hence, the pilgrimage tour in Nepal covers the major tourism and religious destination of Nepal which includes: Pashupatinath Temple, Bouddhanath Stupa, Swayambhu Stupa, Manakamana Temple, Tal Barahi Temple, Bindabasini Temple, Kagebni, Muktinath Temple, Janaki Mandir, and Lumbini. You can choose your favored time and plan your trip to the significant religious destinations of Nepal. The tour will be refreshing and enlightening as you will explore the natural beauty of Nepal along with the ancient and modern pilgrimages.
We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.