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  • Pashupatinath Temple
  • Muktinath Temple
  • Manakamana Temple

Hindu Pilgrim Tour

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Trip Duration

9 days.

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Trip Budget

USD 1290

Hindu Pilgrim Tour

Landlocked country Nepal has large diversity in land division. The people from the different division are practicing religions, lifestyle, language, culture and tradition on their own way.

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  • Start From: Kathmandu
  • Finish At: Kathmandu
  • Countries: Nepal
  • Destination: Kathmandu, Pokhara, Mankamana, Muktinath
  • Max. Altitude:3800m
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  • Group size: We offer huge discount for any large group
  • Daily walking Hour: 3.5 hrs.
  • Activities : Trekking, Cultural Tours, Sightseeing of Religious City


Landlocked country Nepal has large diversity in land division. The people from the different division are practicing religions, lifestyle, language, culture and tradition on their own way. About the 80 percent of the total populations are the following the Hinduism all over Nepal east west up to Mahabharat range. Hinduism is the oldest living religion in the world, which is mostly practicing in Nepal and India. The religion Hinduism has no single founder, scripture as like others. The recorded history shows that there have been many key figures they teaches different philosophies and writing numerous holy books.

The religion Hindu believes on the cycle of birth, death and rebirth that is governed by Karma; a Sanskrit word that refers to the meaning of action, virtuous action in harmony with Dharma and bad action against Dharma.

The entire tour covers the main Hindu Religious places, such as Pashupatinath, Living Goddess Kumari, Muktinath, Bindabasini, and Manakamana.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01
    Arrival at the Tribuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (1,345m)

    Our Airports representative welcomes at Airport and transfer to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 02
    Pre-trip meeting and sightseeing in Kathmandu (1345)

    The day beings with a meeting and introducing with the trek and tour guide. About 8 am we organize the meeting in your hotel lobby. The meeting finalizes the preparation of the trek, and your trek guide will suggest over your gears what you have. In meeting you need to bring, original passport, three copies of passport copy size photos, and travel insurance copy. And also we will bring your attention to clear the due amount, if any legal and sign the legally binding the trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimers.

    Sightseeing will start after the meeting and your breakfast; the trip includes the guide and private tourist vehicle. Day tour covers the most important religious and popular royal palaces such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Stupa, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

    Swoyambhunath Stupa - The Monkey Temple (World Heritage Site)
    Swoyambhunath is the holiest place of Buddhism and also Hinduism, which lies at the top of the hill. On the top of the hill, there is a huge stupa, which is made for Buddhist other temples for Hindus. The place also called Monkey Temple because on the premises you can see the countless monkey.

    Kathmandu Durbar Square (World Heritage Site)

    Kathmandu Durbar Square was built in the era of the 12th/13th century, where Malla King Dynasty ruled over the city. Later on, King Prithvi Narayan Shah came from Gorkha District and invaded kingdom, finally select the Durbar Square for his own palace in 1769 AD. The Durbar has many difference exotic architectural design, wood carving in windows and doors. The courtyard, temples, Kumari (a living god) is the main attraction of Durbar Square. Inside the square, there is a museum of belongs to King’s and reflects off his regime period.

    Pashupatinath Temple (World Heritage Site)

    Pashupatinath Temple, most sacred Hindu shrines in the world, which is opulently decorated pagoda. Pashupatinath is a temple of Lord Shiva and his Linga (Phallic Symbol of Lord). According to the chronology, it was erstwhile to 400AD. In Pashupatinath, you can see the cremation of a dead body and devotees’ dips in holy river Bagmati. Just opposite the temple, there is a jungle, where you can see the monkeys, deer, and some other animals.
    After back to the hotel, you will have few hours for your last shopping for trek and exploration the Thamel city, one of the busiest touristic town of Kathmandu.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 03
    Drive to Pokhara (900 m)by tourist bus -7 hrs

    This is the quite exciting day for the trekkers because this morning gets up early, have breakfast and get ready for the trek. Trekking staffs will pick you up at 6:30 am and take to the bus station. At 7:00 AM bus leaves to Pokhara from the station. You will stop in Gunadi for delicious lunch. And after a couple of hours, you will reach Pokhara. Pokhara, which is one of the best touristic city in Nepal lies on the bank of Fewa Lake, and north side sparks with Mt. Machhapuchhre( Fishtail) and Annapurna, Dhaulagiri in the west and, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu in the east. Once you check in the Hotel you will be taken to a short tour in the evening, which covers Fewa Lake and Barahi Temple.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 04
    Morning flight to Jomsom(2713meters) and trek to Kagbeni (2800 meters)

    The early morning scenic flight to Jomsom enables the stunning views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalaya. Once when you arrived in Jomsom you will meet your rest of team, have breakfast and heads off to Kagbeni.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 05
    Trek to Muktinath (3800m) - 5 hrs

    After breakfast, you will heads off to Muktinath.
    Muktinath is a holy town in the region, thousand of pilgrims especially Hindus and Buddhist visits every year; September is the prime month to visit. Literally, Muktinath is the place of Nirvana, home of Muktinath Temple and monasteries. Lord Vishnu is the main god of the Temple, the attractions of the temple is 108 waterspouts and Jwala Mai Temple. Jwala Mai is a temple which has a natural eternal flame fueled.

    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 06
    Trek back to Jomsom (2,713ms) - 5 hrs

    Today you again follow the same route via Eaklebahtti to get Jomsom.

    Overnight at a guesthouse
  • Day 07
    Morning flight to Pokhara 20mins. Drive to Kurintar and go to Manakamna by cable car.

    A short flight to Pokhara that takes 20-minute from Jomsom. Have short tea break and drive to Kurintar through the Prithvi Highway stopped at cable car gate and go to Manakamana Temple by cable car.

    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 08
    Worship and explore the Manakamana Temple and back to Kathmandu

    Get up early and worship in the Temple, and walk around the hill.

    Among of the sacred places, Manakamana Hindu goddess Bhagwati an incarnation of Parvati. It is situated in Gorkha district at the altitude of 1300m; it is believed that Goddess Manakamana fulfills the wishes of those who worship with the pure heart.

    Finally, drive to Kathmandu. And in the evening you will get a farewell dinner in Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance.


    Overnight at a hotel
  • Day 09
    Transfer to the international airport for your final departure

    Your guide will take you the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal


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Trip Includes

  1. Pick up and drop off from and to airport in a private vehicle.
  2. Twin sharing accommodation in a three star hotel in Kathmandu, and Pokhara with breakfast.
  3. Ground transportation from and to Kathmandu.
  4. Pokhara- Jomsom-Pokhara flights
  5. Cable car tickets up and down
  6. Guided sightseeing in a private vehicle.
  7. Apex the Asia Holidays’ English speaking guide who have government license.
  8. The require number of the ground staff during the tour.
  9. Entry permits and fees for all temples, parks, monasteries, and cultural & historical sites.
  10. All Government taxes and official expenses.
  11. Farewell dinner in Kathmandu on the night before departure.

Please Note:
USD 500 extra per person if you wish to upgrade the accommodation to a five-star hotel in Kathmandu, and Pokhara.

Trip Exclude

  1. International airfare and airport departure tax.
  2. Travel insurance (mandatory for the trip; should cover helicopter rescue charges worth a minimum of USD 50,000 per person).
  3. Nepal entry visa – you can get a visa easily upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu.
  4. Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Nagarkot
  5. Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks. Items of personal nature like laundry.
  6. Tips for tour staff and driver. (Tipping is expected)
  7. Others expenses not mentioned in the Price Includes section.

Equipment List

This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Nepal Vistas. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.

Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.

  1. Day Pack
  2. Duffel Bag
  3. Upper Body - Head / Ears / Eyes
  4. Baseball cap can protect your ear and neck from the sunlights.
  5. UV protection glacier glasses with side shields and a hard-sided storage case


  1. A pair of liner synthetic/ woolen gloves for the mild days.

Core Body

  1. Two cotton t-shirts.
  2. A synthetic t-shirt.
  3. For women two synthetic sports bras, no cotton!

Lower Body – Legs

  1. Two pairs nylon-hiking shorts, not cotton!
  2. Underwear, stay away from cotton
  3. Two pair lightweight long underwear
  4. A pair soft shell pants - synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable
  5. A pair cotton pants
  6. Especially for the women a full length skirt.


  1. At least two pair of liner socks, synthetic.
  2. A pair light trekking shoes or sneakers

Medicine and First Aid

  1. Ibuprofen for general aches and pains
  2. Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea

Miscellaneous, but Important

  1. Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  2. Airline ticket(s)
  3. Visa (if required and acquired in advance)
  4. Immunization record
  5. Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money and passport
  6. Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  7. Sunscreen. SPF 40 is recommended and should be relatively new since it loses its effectiveness over time
  8. Toiletry kit. Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc

The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.

Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.

Altitude Sickness Info

Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.

The trained and expert guides will everyday advise you about your health conditions, requirements and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.

Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.

There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.

Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekkers will have experience but no worries these are common.

  1. Need more sleep than normal sleep time
  2. Occasional loss of hunger.
  3. Vivid, wild dreams especially at around 2500-3800 meters in altitude.
  4. Periodic breathing.
  5. Runny nose.
  6. Increasing urination while moving to/at higher altitudes (a good sign)
  7. Dizziness.

Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms.The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.

  1. Hard to breath
  2. Dizziness
  3. Dry raspy cough
  4. Runny nose
  5. Loss of hunger
  6. Weakness
  7. Nausea
  8. Mild headache

What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?

  1. If the symptoms developing while walking, then stop and take relax, drink water. Drink frequently.
  2. If symptoms do not stop and developing continuously then stop take rest and drink water and take Diamox of 125 -250mg. Drink more water.
  3. If symptoms growing in the evening, take 125-250mg Diamox and drink plenty of fluids again.
  4. If symptoms partially go away but are still annoying it is safe to take another 250mg Diamox 6-8 hours later.
  5. If the symptoms continue getting worse then you have to descending for a few hours which is more merits than staying at the same altitude.

Serious AMS Symptoms

The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately

  1. Severe headache.
  2. Persistent vomiting and dizziness.
  3. Ataxia (loss of co-ordination, an inability to walk in a straight line, making the sufferer look drunk)
  4. Losing consciousness (inability to stay awake or understand instructions.
  5. Hallucinations.
  6. Liquid sounds in the lungs.
  7. Very persistent, sometimes watery, cough.
  8. Difficulty breathing.
  9. Rapid breathing or feeling breathless at rest.
  10. Coughing clear fluid, pink phlegm or blood (a very bad sign)
  11. Severe lethargy/fatigue.
  12. Marked blueness of face and lips.
  13. High resting heartbeat (over 130 beats per minute)
  14. Mild symptoms rapidly getting worse

Dangerous cases of AMS

High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)

The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.

Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.

High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)

The condition, that buildup the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.

Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

  1. Plenty of acclimatization above 3500 meters.
  2. Do not take sleeping pill, no alcohol and smoking
  3. Drink more water (Boiled, mineral/ clean or treated) or any fluids – at least 4 litters per day.
  4. Climb up high altitude and sleep at low altitude.
  5. Never do trek/ travel without guide and porters
  6. Follow the advice from your guide, hotel, local, and guidebook.
  7. Must have to decent if mild symptoms rapidly getting worse.

First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.

  1. Bandage for sprains
  2. Plasters/Band-Aids
  3. Iodine or water filter (optional)
  4. Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters
  5. Antiseptic ointment for cuts
  6. Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)
  7. Aspirin/Paracetamol - general painkiller
  8. Oral rehydration salts
  9. Broad-spectrum antibiotic (Norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)
  10. Anti-diarrhoea medication (antibiotic)
  11. Diarrhoea stopper (Imodium - optional)
  12. Antibiotic for Guardia or similar microbe or bacteria
  13. Diamox 250/500mg (for altitude sickness)
  14. Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)
  15. Gel hand cleaner.

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Trip Highlights

  • Visit Pashupatinath Temple
  • Watching Living Goddess
  • Scenic Flight to Jomsom
  • Manakamana Mandir Visit
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult Linda Nguyen
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