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Nepal Himalayan Hindu Pilgrimage Tour  

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Nepal Himalayan Hindu Pilgrimage Tour offers you to observe and explore the religious and cultural part of the nation taking you through some of the famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites in addition to places with breathtaking natural beauty such as Mustang, Gosaikunda and Pokhara.
 
An additional highlight of this tour is chartered helicopter flight to famous pilgrimage sites of Gosaikunda and Damodar Kund.
 
DAY 01: ARRIVE KATHMANDU
DAY 02: FLY KATHMANDU – JANAKPUR
DAY 03: JANAKPUR SIGHTSEEING & FLY TO KATHMANDU
DAY 04: CHARTERED HELICOPTER FLIGHT TO GOSAIKUNDA
DAY 05: DRIVE KATHMANDU –MANAKAMANA- POKHARA            
DAY 06: FLY POKHARA – JOMSOM
DAY 07: DRIVE JOMSOM – MUKTINATH - JOMSOM                   
DAY 08: CHARTERED FLIGHT TO DAMODAR KUND
DAY 09: POKHARA SIGHTSEEING                    
DAY 10:  FLY POKHARA – KATHMANDU
DAY 11: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING                        
DAY 12: DEPARTURE
 
Tour Name: Nepal Himalayan Hindu Pilgrimage Tour
Tour Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Tour Destinations: Kathmandu, Janakpur, Pokhara, Jomsom, Muktinath, Gosaikunda, Damodar Kund
 
DAY 01: ARRIVE KATHMANDU
Upon arrival in Kathmandu, our Fishtail representative and driver will meet you at the Tribhuvan International Airport and escort you to your designated hotel. The representative will help you to check into your hotel. In the hotel, you will be briefed about your daily activities during the tour. In the evening you will observe Nepalese cultural program followed by dinner.  
 
DAY 02: FLY KATHMANDU - JANAKPUR                 
After breakfast, you will board a flight to Janakpur. Janakpur is the capital of the ancient state of Mithila and the Janaki Temple, located in the center of the city, is well known in the Hindu Kingdom (Nepal). Sita (Janaki) the wife of the legendary hero Ram was born in Janakpur. Throughout the year, many pilgrims come to pay their respects to Ram and Sita who are the main religious attractions in Janakpur. The city is thronged by worshippers and visitors, especially during the festival of Bibah Panchami. This annual festival is celebrated on the occasion of Ram and Sita's marriage and their wedding ceremony is enacted throughout the week. During this period, the city is enlivened by the wedding festivities. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 03: JANAKPUR SIGHTSEEING & FLY TO KATHMANDU
After breakfast, you will proceed towards remaining temples in Janakpur including Laxman temple. You will then proceed to Janakpur airport for a flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will pay a visit to Lord Krishna Temple in Patan Durbar Square. 
 
DAY 04: CHARTERED HELICOPTER FLIGHT TO GOSAIKUNDA
Today in the early morning, you will proceed to Kathmandu airport for a chartered helicopter flight to Gosaikunda.  Gosaikunda is one of the holiest lake of Nepal located in Rasuwa district at the height of 4,380m from sea level. It is on the way of a popular trekking route of Dhunche- Gosaikunda- Helambu trek. According to Hindu religion, the lake is believed to have originated from the digging of the land by the Trishul (holy three pointed sword) of lord Shiva after he drank the poison from Samundramanthan and desperately wanted cold water to quench the overwhelming heat of the poison. Upon taking a holy bath at the lake and performing puja, you will return to Kathmandu via helicopter. Rest of the day is free for your personal and leisurely activities. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 05: DRIVE KATHMANDU –MANAKAMANA- POKHARA            
After breakfast you will be driven to Pokhara (200KM / 6 hrs) observing the scenic views on the national highway along the Trishuli River. En-route you will visit Manakamana temple by cable car. After checking into the hotel in Pokhara, you can go for an evening walk around the tourist area of Lake Side and enjoy the view of western Himalayan ranges including Mount Fishtail. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 06: FLY POKHARA - JOMSOM
Today in the early morning, you will board a flight to Jomsom (approx. 30 mins) from Pokhara airport. After checking into the hotel in Jomsom, you can go for a walk around the Jomsom village like Kaligandaki Saligram area, Museums etc. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 07: DRIVE JOMSOM – MUKTINATH - JOMSOM                   
Today in the early morning, you will be driven in a Jeep to Muktinath.  In Muktinath you can take holy bath in 108 holy water spouts, holy kunds, and offer prayers to Lord Narayan.  You will then proceed to Jomsom. Overnight in hotel/resort.
 
DAY 08: CHARTERED FLIGHT TO DAMODAR KUND
In the early morning, you will proceed to helipad for chartered helicopter flight to holy Damodar Kund. Damodar Kund is a holy pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists religious groups and it is the most sacred place of festival “Full Moon August”. After taking holy bath in the kund and performing puja, you will return to Pokhara. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 09: POKHARA SIGHTSEEING                    
Pokhara is a globally renowned tourist destination for its natural beauty. You can spend entire day sightseeing and relaxing. Firstly, you can visit Fewa Lake where you can see the reflection of Mount Machhapuchhre if the weather is clear. The lake also houses Barahi Temple located in the middle of the lake. Other interesting destinations would be Devi’s Waterfall, Tibetan Refugee Settlement, Gupteshwor Cave, International Mountain Museum and Bindabasini Temple. Rest of the day you can explore lake side. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 10:  FLY POKHARA - KATHMANDU
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Pokhara airport for a flight to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu and after checking into the hotel, rest of the day is available for leisurely and personal activities like shopping at different super market & departmental stores, etc. You can also explore the tourist hub “Thamel”. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 11: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING                        
In the morning, after breakfast, you will visit renowned and one of the largest Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, Guheshwari Temple, and Budhanilkantha Temple. After lunch, you will visit Patan Durbar Square. Overnight in hotel.
 
DAY 12: DEPARTURE
After checking out of the hotel, our representative will take you to the Tribhuvan international airport for your flight towards onward destination.   
 
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