Hindu Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal


  • Explore Newari village of Pharping Hindu temple of Muktinath at 3800m and visit the Dakshinkali temple dedicated to Goddess Kali in Kathmandu Valley
  • Scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom with the views of mountains like Annapurna Massif, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, and Machhapuchhre
  • Sightseeing tour to the oldest temple in Pokhara, Bindabasini, and visits to Gupteshwor Cave, Bat Cave, and Davis FallBoating at the Phewa Lake and visit the Island Temple of Tal Barahi
  • Visit the holy Hindu temples of Pashupatinath and Budhanilkantha in Kathmandu A cable car ride to Manakamana Temple dedicated to Goddess Bhawani and Kailashnath Mahadev


Nepal Hindu Pilgrimage Tour explores central and northwestern Nepal's most important Hindu religious sites. The eight-day tour is a homage to the Hindu pilgrims, while for non-Hindu tourists, it is an in-depth exploration and insight into the Nepalese culture and traditions. The architecture, history, and traditions come alive with a touch of religion in the different temples witnessed in this trip.

The tour commences in the capital city of Nepal; Kathmandu, to witness the holiest Hindu temples of Pashupatinath and Budhanilkantha, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Vishnu, respectively. Tour progresses to Pokhara city for sightseeing around sites like Tal Barahi and Bindabasini temples. From there, a drive to Kurintar makes way for an exciting cable car ride to Manakamana temple atop a hill.

The latter part of the tour opens with a scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, the capital of Mustang. A further drive north leads to Muktinath temple, one of the highest temples. After flying back to Pokhara from Jomsom, a drive leads to Kathmandu to visit the Pharping village and the revered Dakshinkali temple inside the valley before a final departure homeward.

The Nepal Hindu Pilgrimage Tour offers the most spiritual experiences in a short period. The tour is mostly an overland drive with brief flights between cities while witnessing the snow-capped giants. This trip is best for those individuals and families seeking to explore the influence of the Hindu religion in Nepal within a short period with ease.

Hindu pilgrimage tour in Nepal initiates after your arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport followed by transfer to your hotel on a private vehicle along with a short pre-trip briefing. We start our Hindu pilgrimage tour in Nepal by visiting the greatest Hindu temple of Lord Pashupatinath around the northern corner of Kathmandu valley. Listed under UNESCO cultural world heritage site, Pashupatinath temple is also the center of attraction for all the tourists visiting Nepal. On the same day, we also take a short drive towards Sanga nearby Bhaktapur, where the world’s tallest statue of Lord shiva is located at top of the hill. The entire place is beautifully managed and also there are special places like spas, yoga, and meditation center in the resort over there. On the second day of the tour, we visit Dakshinkali temple in the southern and Narayanstahn or Budhanilkantha temple of Lord Vishnu located at the northern side of Kathmandu valley. The Hindu pilgrimage tour in Nepal is not only limited to Kathmandu valley only, further we will be visiting Manakamana temple on the way to Pokhara by cable car. Upon reaching Pokhara, we take a short flight to Jomsom and visit Muktinath temple and Jwala Mai temple. After praying for salvation at Muktinath temple, we fly back to Pokhara for exploring the beautiful city. We will be at the doorsteps of Bindabashini temple, tal barahi temple, gupteshowr cave and pray for the prosperity and good health of us and our loved ones. In this way, we finally end our week-long Hindu pilgrimage tour and drive back to Kathmandu followed by your international departure on an upcoming day

  • Day 1 - Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (KTM) Kathmandu

    Welcome to Hindu country Nepal! As soon as your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu you will be greeted by one of our representatives and transferred to hotel. Free for rest of the day. Overnight at hotel.

  • Day 2 - After breakfast proceed for sightseeing tour Pashupatinath temple & Kailashnath Mahadev

    We will begin our full-day sightseeing tour with a visit to Pashupatinath temple, the most sacred Hindu shrine of Lord Shiva, followed by a short half-hour drive towards Sanga around a huge statue of Kailashnath Mahadev on top of the hill.

    Pashupatinath is the most significant Hindu shrine in the world, and the temple itself is the biggest Hindu temple of Lord Shiva located on the banks of the Bagmati River. Almost every Hindu pilgrims wants to bow their head in front of the Pashupatinath temple at least once in their lifetime. The cremation site, nearby jungle, river, and whole surroundings are the major attractions around the Pashupatinath. The temple is even listed on the UNESCO world heritage site. A large number of devotees, including national and international celebrities, delegates have visited the Pashupatinath temple.

    After exploring the Pashupatinath temple, we head towards Sanga nearby Bhaktapur to visit Kailashnath Mahadev. And it is the world’s tallest Shiva statue standing at 143 feet in height. There are exclusive facilities for tourists on the resort with a health club, meditation center, spa, yoga center with deluxe rooms. Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 3 - After breakfast sightseeing tour around Dakshinkali temple & Narayanthan temple

    Today after having our instant meal, we will leave for Dakshinkali temple, the famous temple of goddesses “Kali” and believed to be the most powerful Hindu goddesses with lots of blessings to offer. Located at 22 kilometers south of Kathmandu valley, we will be there at our private vehicle driving through beautiful forested lands, valleys, rivers and settlements along the way. The temple was built in the time of Malla regime in Kathmandu when goddess kali appeared in the dream of King and he ordered to construct the temple. Every Saturday and during Dashain festival, large number of hindu pilgrims from all over visits the temple with great belief. Animals like male goat and cockerels are sacrificed in large number in the name of goddesses.

    Narayanthan temple also known as Budhanilkantha temple is the sacred temple of Lord Vishnu situated at northern side of Kathmandu. After short drive towards base of Shivapuri hill, we arrive at Budhanilkantha temple where we can worship the sleeping statue of Lord Narayan(Vishnu) which is 5 meters long in a small pond. Majorly the hindu pilgrims crowd can be seen during chaturmasya festival in Oct/Nov when it is believed that Lord Vishnu wakes up from his sleep. After being at the major hindu pilgrimage sites we get back to hotel for overnight stay.

  • Day 4 - After breakfast visit Manakamana temple and drive to Pokhara

    We begin our day with a scenic 100 km drive towards Kurintar to visit the “Manakamana” temple, also known as wish-granting goddesses. “Manakamana” in Nepali means “your wishes come true,” and it is believed that the wishes of all the pilgrims come true after worshipping goddesses. Upon arrival at Kurintar, we will ride a cable car, the fast and most accessible way on the top. It takes approximately 10 minutes to arrive at the top. The beautiful scenery awaits on the way.

    After visiting Manakamana temple, we returned downhill through the cable car and drove towards Pokhara for the next 100 km. You will be mesmerized by the scenic views of valleys, rivers on the way, and the astounding views of Annapurna Himalayas and lakes. After checking in at the hotel, we boated on Phewa Lake for beautiful sunset views. Overnight at Hotel.

  • Day 5 - Early flight from PoFlight from Pokhara to Jomsom then drive to Muktinath Temple and back to Jomsom - 35 minutes flight and 2 to 3 hours drivekhara to Jomsom and visit Muktinath temple and return Jomsom

    We will be having early breakfast today as we have to catch a short 30minutes flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. Upon checking in at the hotel in Jomsom, we head towards Muktinath temple on Jeep (20 km). The jeep only reaches till ranipauwa, from where we have to walk for around 45 minutes to finally arrive at Muktinath temple, the greatest pilgrimage site for Hindus all over the world. Muktinath is the god of salvation and it is believed that after taking a holy bath around 108 waters sprouts inside the temple, the one gets salvation. Further, we will visit the Jwala Mai temple where the natural gas emerges lighting the eternal flames which are believed to be created by Lord Brahma himself. We end our day after getting back to our jeep in Ranipauwa which takes us back to the hotel in Jomsom for an overnight stay.

  • Day 6 - Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara followed by full day Pokhara sightseeing

    Early morning we will schedule a flight to Pokhara and check-in at the hotel. Today we will explore the scenic lake city Pokhara. Initially, we visit Bindabashini temple, the holy site where the goddesses Bindabasnini fulfills the wishes of her devotees. The next attraction would be Devis’ fall, the spectacular water fall in the region. And we will visit Gupteshwor cave; which is named after Lord shiva. Further, a boat ride will take us to the Tal barahi temple or island temple in the middle of Phewa Lake. After exploring all the religious and touristic sites of the scenic Pokhara valley, we will stroll around the lakeside for individual activities. Overnight at the hotel.

  • Day 7 - Drive back to Kathmandu

    Finally, we head back to the capital city Kathmandu on a scenic 200 km drive. Crossing the valleys, rivers with beautiful views of gorges, ridges, and settlements, we arrive at Kathmandu and check in at the hotel for rest. Further exploration of Kathmandu valley till the end of the day. And pack for the flight back home tomorrow.

  • Day 8 - Bhaktapur and Patan Sightseeing

    After breakfast you will drive on to Bhaktapur, which was once the capital of Nepal and the Great Malla Kingdom during the 15th century. Its rich heritage, inspiring temples and artisanal history played a big part in Bhaktapur being named a UNESCO World Heritage site. Spend the day exploring Bhaktapur’s famous temples, starting at Durbar Square, which is reputed to be the most beautiful piece of art in Nepal. Durbar Square is home to the majestic Lion Gate and Golden Gate. You will also visit Patan Durbar square at the center of Latitpur city which is a marvel of Newari ancient architecture. Temple of Krishna, Golden Temple, Bhimsen Temple, Vishwanath Temple, etc. Patan is famous for arts and craftsmanship, so you might buy some beautiful souvenir from this city of artist. We drive back to Kathmandu and in the evening your will be free to explore on your own, soak up the incredible atmosphere in one of the local cafes, or just relax in your hotel. Accommodation: Hotel. Included Meal: B

  • Day 9 - Transfer to the airport for your final departure

    This is the day of your departure from wonderful Nepal. You will be transferred to the international airport for your flight after breakfast. Our representatives will bid you farewell in hopes that you will return for a similar exciting journey to other parts of Nepal.

    You might reminisce about the amazing tour around Kathmandu, Hindu and temples, Newari towns and villages, and more on your way back home.

  • Airport and hotel transfers as per itinerary in private vehicle
  • Four night’s deluxe accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive breakfast.
  • Two nights 3* category hotel in Pokhara including breakfast.
  • All tour activities as per above program.
  • Jomsom to Pokhara and Pokhara flight inclusive domestic departure Tax.
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu by private car/van.
  • All our government taxes.
  • Jomsom -Ranipauwa- Jomsom jeep.
  • Official expenses.
  • International airfares
  • Meals not specified in the 'Meal Inclusions' in the above itinerary
  • Entry permits and fees for all temple, park, monasteries, cultural and historical spots.
  • Tips for guide and driver. (Tipping is expected)
  • Personal clothing and equipments.

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