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Gorkha Manakamana Tour

Manakamana Temple is believed to be one of the holiest temples in the country. For Hindus, the site is known to be a pilgrimage one. The temple is dedicated to goddess Manakamana. The name of the temple suggests as ‘Wishes of the Heart’.

Manakamana Temple is believed to be one of the holiest temples in the country. For Hindus, the site is known to be a pilgrimage one. The temple is dedicated to goddess Manakamana. The name of the temple suggests as ‘Wishes of the Heart’. Followers of Hinduism strongly believe that visiting and worshiping this temple fulfils their wishes.

Among the Manakamana temples, the holiest one ever believed lies in the lap of Gorkha. The king of Gorkha was once blessed by goddess Manakamana after which he was able to gain victory over several small kingdoms and weave them into a single kingdom Gorkha. A special fair named ‘Panchami’ is held every year in this temple and pilgrims from all the corners of Hindu kingdom visit the site in order to worship. Some years ago, it was very difficult to gain access over the temple. But, due to urbanization, cable car has been built over the hills so that pilgrims can visit the site within no time. The cable car at the site is known to be the first cable car ever operated in Nepal.

After visiting the holy temple, Gorkha Manakamana Tour allows you to explore several other attractions of Gorkha. Further phase of the tour takes you to the urban area of Gorkha where lodges and hotels provide luxurious accommodation facilities. Prime attractions of Gorkha such as the Gorkha Museum, Gorkha Durbar, Gorakhnath temple and several others can be explored. Along with these, a short sightseeing of the kingdom is arranged at the final phase of the tour.

Gorkha Manakamana Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Upon arrival in Kathmandu International Airport [1,338m/4,389ft] you will be warmly greeted by our representatives and you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing of Soyambhunath & Patan, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath in Kathmandu. Back to hotel in the evening and overnight stay

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Kurintar [304m/997ft] that takes about 3 hours. Ride cable car to visit Manakamana temple [1,292m/4,239ft]. Return back to Kurintar from Manakamana hill and drive to Gorkha bazaar. Hotel overnight

Day 04: Full day sightseeing of Gorkha Bazaar [1,152m/3,780 ft]. Visit Gorkha durbar, Gorakhnath temple, Gorkha museum and village near by bazaar. Overnight stay at lodge in Gorkha

Day 05: Drive back to Kathmandu. Free time for shopping in Thamel. Overnight stay at hotel

Day 06: Final departure

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • All surface transfers as per itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Fooding, lodging, insurance and other expenses of the staffs
  • Fooding; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner [as per itinerary] and lodging of the clients
  • Necessary National Park fees
  • All necessary paper works and permits
  • Guided sightseeing tour
  • Camping equipments such as very high quality North Face or Mountain Hardware tents for camping
  • Kitchen, dining, toilet tents, mattresses and other kitchen equipments
  • Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs
  • All ground transportation by private vehicles as per the itinerary program
  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, cook, assistant leader [4 trekkers: 1 assistance] also a personal Sherpa on request
  • Porter’s Charges [Porter can carry up to 20kg]
  • Tea and coffee during Mountain Climbing
  • Teahouse/Lodge and tented accommodation during trekking and climbing session
  • Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available]
  • Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep record of tourist [This is for your safety]
  • Seasonal fresh fruits such as orange, apple, banana, mango, grape and other Nepali local fruits

Cost Exclude

  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Domestic / international airfares
  • Nepal entry visa fee [Visa fees US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days & US$ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days.][ Visa can be easily issued upon the arrival of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu which will require 2 passport size photos]
  • Airport tax required for the Domestic / International flights
  • Expenses such as laundry, phone calls, internet and others
  • Personal trekking equipments
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing
  • Any extra transportation except in itinerary [we can arrange upon request]
  • Any kind of personal expenses
  • Helicopter rescue due to out of control
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price
  • Some extra assistance like if you cannot walk properly our guide will arrange you horse to came back [if applicable this you have to pay them directly]
  • Tips to staffs. After working everyone expect some Tips. We don’t mention fixed amount, it’s is up to you and up to their service, but generally tourists provide 10% of the total cost
  • International airfares to and from Kathmandu as per your destination
  • Single supplement charges [if required]
  • Departure tax from Kathmandu
  • Your travel insurances
  • Cold drinks and beverages