Pilgrimage Tour-8 Days

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The Pilgrimage Tour is a spiritual journey that takes participants to various sacred sites and holy places. These tours are often undertaken by individuals seeking religious or spiritual experiences, seeking blessings, or fulfilling their religious obligations. The destinations may vary depending on the specific pilgrimage tour, but they typically include temples, shrines, and other places of religious significance.

During a pilgrimage tour, participants engage in rituals, prayers, and acts of devotion according to their religious traditions. They may visit revered temples, perform religious ceremonies, offer prayers, and seek blessings from the deities or spiritual figures associated with the pilgrimage sites.

Pilgrimage tours can be found in many religious traditions worldwide, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, and more. These tours often provide a unique opportunity for participants to deepen their faith, gain spiritual insights, and connect with like-minded individuals sharing the same religious beliefs.

In addition to the religious aspect, pilgrimage tours often offer opportunities to explore cultural heritage, historical landmarks, and natural landscapes associated with the pilgrimage sites. Participants may also engage in community activities, interact with local people, and learn about the religious and cultural practices of the region.

Pilgrimage tours can vary in duration, ranging from a few days to several weeks, depending on the complexity and distance of the pilgrimage route. They can be organized independently or through tour operators that specialize in religious and spiritual travel.

The 8-day Pilgrimage Tour takes you through a spiritual journey, starting in Kathmandu. You’ll visit the revered Pashupatinath Temple and Budhanilkantha Temple before heading to Kurintar for a cable car ride to Manakamana Temple. The tour continues to Pokhara, where you’ll explore the city’s natural beauty and attractions. A flight to Jomsom is followed by a drive to Muktinath Temple, a significant pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists. After returning to Jomsom, you’ll fly back to Pokhara and then drive back to Kathmandu. The tour concludes with a visit to the sacred Dakshinkali Temple. This pilgrimage tour offers a blend of cultural exploration, scenic beauty, and spiritual experiences in the diverse landscape of Nepal.

Overall, pilgrimage tours provide a meaningful and transformative experience for individuals seeking a deeper connection with their faith, as well as an opportunity to explore and appreciate the religious and cultural heritage of different regions.

Trip Highlights


Day 1

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will be greeted at the airport and transferred to your hotel. You’ll have the rest of the day to relax and prepare for the upcoming pilgrimage tour.

Day 2

After breakfast, you’ll visit the famous Pashupatinath Temple, one of the most significant Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated on the banks of the Bagmati River, this temple is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, you’ll proceed to Budhanilkantha Temple, which is renowned for its colossal statue of Lord Vishnu reclining on a serpent.

Chandragiri Cable Car: Located on the outskirts of Kathmandu, the Chandragiri Cable Car offers a scenic ride up to Chandragiri Hill. The cable car ride provides stunning panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley and the surrounding Himalayan peaks. At the hilltop, visitors can explore the Chandragiri Bhaleshwor Temple, enjoy the breathtaking views, and engage in activities like hiking, picnicking, or simply relishing the tranquility of the natural surroundings.

Boudhanath Stupa: Boudhanath Stupa is one of the largest and holiest Buddhist stupas in Nepal and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is an important pilgrimage site for Buddhists and attracts devotees and tourists alike. The stupa’s massive mandala-like structure and the watchful eyes of Buddha painted on all sides create a peaceful and spiritual atmosphere. Visitors can walk around the stupa, spin prayer wheels, observe monks and pilgrims offering prayers, and explore the vibrant surrounding area with its monasteries, shops, and cafes.

Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple): Swayambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, is an ancient religious complex situated atop a hill in Kathmandu. The complex includes a stupa, shrines, temples, and a variety of Buddhist and Hindu iconography. One of the highlights of Swayambhunath is the presence of a large population of monkeys, which gives the temple its popular nickname. Visitors can climb the stairs to reach the main stupa, spin prayer wheels, enjoy panoramic views of Kathmandu city, and observe the religious rituals and practices carried out by devotees.

These Five attractions offer unique cultural and religious experiences in Kathmandu. They showcase the rich heritage, spiritual traditions, and breathtaking landscapes of Nepal, making them popular destinations for both locals and tourists seeking a deeper connection with the country’s history and spirituality.

Day 3

After breakfast, you’ll begin your drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. The journey takes around 3 to 4 hours and offers scenic views of the countryside, lush hills, and rivers along the way. Enroute, you’ll have the opportunity to visit the Manakamana Temple.

Manakamana Temple is situated in the Gorkha district of Nepal, and it is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Bhagwati. To reach the temple, you’ll take a cable car ride from Kurintar. The temple is perched on a hilltop, and it is believed that visiting this temple fulfills the wishes of devotees. After seeking blessings and spending some time at the temple, you’ll continue your drive to Pokhara.

Day 4

Early in the morning, you’ll take a scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, which offers breathtaking views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges. From Jomsom, you’ll drive to Muktinath Temple, a revered pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists. Muktinath is home to a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is believed to grant salvation to devotees. After the visit, you’ll return to Jomsom for an overnight stay.

Day 5

After breakfast, you’ll take a flight from Jomsom back to Pokhara, enjoying the magnificent mountain views once again.

Once you arrive in Pokhara, a picturesque city known for its stunning natural beauty, you’ll embark on a sightseeing tour. The tour includes visits to popular attractions such as Phewa Lake, the second-largest lake in Nepal, where you can enjoy boating and the serene surroundings. Devi’s Fall, also known as Patale Chango, is another famous landmark in Pokhara where the water from the Seti River cascades into an underground gorge. You’ll also visit Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, a sacred cave with a shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva.

Another highlight of the sightseeing tour is the visit to the World Peace Pagoda, a Buddhist stupa situated atop a hill. The pagoda offers panoramic views of Pokhara city, the Annapurna mountain range, and the surrounding landscapes. It is a place of tranquility and spirituality.

After the sightseeing tour, you’ll check-in at a hotel in Pokhara and spend the night there, rejuvenating for the next day’s adventures.

Day 6

After breakfast you’ll drive back to Kathmandu, a journey of approximately 7 to 8 hours. You’ll reach Kathmandu in the evening and spend the night at your hotel.

Day 7

On this day, you’ll visit the Dakshinkali Temple, located approximately 22 kilometers south of Kathmandu. This temple is dedicated to the fierce goddess Kali and is renowned for its animal sacrifices, particularly during the festival of Dashain. The temple is situated amidst a serene forested area and offers a unique spiritual experience. After the visit, you’ll return to your hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 8

After breakfast, We transfer to the international airport approx. 3 hours before your departure. We thank you for choosing Travel bird Nepal as you Nepal Travel Partner and hope to see you soon again for your next adventure in Nepal.

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What's Included

  • Assisted upon arrival at the airport by our office representative.
  • All Necessary Transport by private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • 04 nights twin/double room accommodation as per the above Hotel in Kathmandu on BB basis.
  • 02 nights twin/double room accommodation as per the above Hotel in Pokhara on bed & breakfast basis.
  • 01 night twin/double room accommodation as per the above guesthouse in Jomsom on bed & breakfast basis.
  • ACAP and TIMS Permits
  • All sightseeing tours and transfers as per the above itinerary with our local English-speaking guide including monumental entrance fees.
  • All government taxes, Vat, tourist Service and official expenses.

What's Excluded

  • International Airfare and taxes.
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in kathamandu & Pokhara and Jomsom
  • Bottled and alcoholic drinks during breakfast and dinners.
  • Tipping (Tips)
  • Personal expenses.
  • Any insurance
  • Nepal entry visa – you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying US $ 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying US $40 and $ 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos).
  • All Items of Personal nature like drink, Laundry etc.
  • Single room supplement on request.
  • Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section?



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