Manakamana (mana means soul and Kamana means wish) to fulfill temple is 100 km / 3 hrs away from Kathmandu. Cable car sweeps up an almost impossibly steep hillside to the ancient Manakamana temple, one of the most famous temples in Nepal. Hindus believe that the goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Parvati, has the power to grant wishes. Pilgrims sacrifice the goat or free pigeon according to their vow as their wishes are fulfilled. Besides being the center of culture and religion, the ridge top Manakamana temple also overs good view of mountain ranges.
Gorkha, 140 km west of Kathmandu at an altitude of 1,135m, is the ancestral hometown of Nepal's royal family. Gorkha's small town is perhaps the most important historical town of Nepal. From its hilltop fortress, King Prithvi Narayan Shah had unified Nepal. The British term "Gurkha" evolved from the name Gorkha, referring to the famed fighting soldiers of the region. Its main attraction is the magnificent Gorkha Durbar with a fort, a palace and a temple with extensive views of the surrounding valleys, and the Mansalu range.
Note: At least two people needed for the package
|2-night hotel accommodation at the basic lodge on a room only basis during your hiking|
|Staff/Guide costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.|
|Transport from Kathmandu to Kurintar and Gorkha to Kathmandu in private vehicle. Cable car cost|
|All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (Permit, TIMS)|
|Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)|
|Food and drinks/ Beverage bills|
|Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels|
|donation in temples, schools, monasteries etc .|
|Personal Hiking gear, personal kits|
|Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind|
|Good wind/rain Jacket|
|Sun hat or scarf|
|Sunglasses with UV protection|
Nepalis a landlocked country which has borders with India & China. You can either fly in or enter by land borders that are attached to China or India.
Yesyou can get a visa on arrival. The rates are as follows-
MultipleEntry – 15 Days – 25$
MultipleEntry – 30 Days – 40$
MultipleEntry – 90 Days – 100$
Absolutely, Nepal is safe. Nepal is considered one of the safest countries to travel.Chances are Nepal is safer than your own home country.
Yes, the food and water are hygienically standard during trekking. Our experienced guides check the food before preparing in the kitchen to make sure its Okay.You will get boiled water in the lodges, you can also buy sealed water or purify water using tablets.
Your guide will be a Nepalese but fluent in English. They are carefully selected with the appropriate experience, attitude and leadership skills. We can also provide French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Spanish speaking guides.
Yesyou can bring your medication. Please make sure to put it in your original packet and bring your prescription with you.
The tourist police office is located near Nepal Tourism Development Board’s office.They are well trained and fluent in English to assist foreigners. You can always call 100 for police assistance.
We take a private vehicle to Kurintar, gateway to Manakamana Temple, which takes about 3/4 hours drive. You can either take the cable car to Manakamana Temple or hike uphill for 4 hours to reach Manakamana temple. Afterward, roam around the temple area and take rest. Overnight in local lodge/homestay at Manakamana.
After breakfast, we start our trek to the village of Baskot. On the way, we can visit Mahadev temple and Lakhan Thapa (Nepal’s first martyr) statue and his village. The Himalayan view looks spectacular from the Lakhan Thapa cave and above. The trail further follows the ridge through the forest. After a 6-7 hours walk, we reach Gorkha, where we can visit Gorkha palace, museum and lot of other attractions. Overnight in hotel at Gorkha.
After breakfast, we pack our bags and hop on the vehicle to Kathmandu. Check-in at your hotel and have rest.
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