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Manakamana Darshan

Duration
1 days
Max. Elevation
m
Group Size
Min 1
Level
Easy
Transportation
<div><span style="font-size: 13px;">Private Car</span></div><div><br></div>
Best Season
Mar, Apr, May,Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec
Accomodation
Meals
Starts at
kathmandu
Ends at
kathmandu
Trip Route

Highlights

  • Manakamana Temple: Sacred Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Bhagwati, believed to fulfill the wishes of devotees.
  • Cable Car Ride: Scenic journey on the Manakamana Cable Car, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the Trishuli River valley.
  • Spiritual Experience: Opportunity for prayers, offerings, and seeking blessings at the temple.
  • Panoramic Views: Magnificent vistas of the surrounding mountains, forests, and villages from the temple premises.

Overview

Journey to Manakamana Temple for darshan promises a spiritual and scenic adventure amidst the picturesque landscapes of Nepal. Located atop a hill in the Gorkha district, Manakamana Temple is dedicated to the Hindu goddess Bhagwati, believed to fulfill the wishes of devotees who visit her shrine with reverence and devotion. The journey to Manakamana often begins with a scenic drive through the winding roads of the Himalayan foothills, offering glimpses of terraced fields, lush forests, and traditional villages. Alternatively, travelers can opt for the exhilarating experience of riding the Manakamana Cable Car, one of the longest cable car rides in Nepal, which ascends to the temple from the base station in Kurintar.

As visitors approach the temple, they are greeted by the serene ambiance of the hillside surroundings and the melodious chants of pilgrims offering prayers to the goddess. The temple complex, adorned with intricate wood carvings and colorful decorations, exudes a sense of peace and spirituality, inviting devotees to partake in rituals and seek blessings from the divine. Inside the sanctum sanctorum, the idol of Goddess Bhagwati, adorned with garlands and offerings, radiates a divine presence that inspires reverence and awe among worshippers.

After seeking the blessings of Goddess Bhagwati and offering prayers for the fulfillment of their desires, devotees often take a moment to soak in the panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and valleys from the temple premises. The tranquil atmosphere and stunning vistas serve as a reminder of the divine beauty and majesty of nature, fostering a sense of gratitude and humility in the hearts of all who visit Manakamana.

Whether undertaken as a religious pilgrimage or a soul-nourishing excursion amidst nature's splendor, a visit to Manakamana Temple offers an enriching experience that leaves a lasting impression on the mind and soul. The spiritual significance of the temple, combined with the breathtaking beauty of its surroundings, makes it a cherished destination for devotees and travelers seeking solace, blessings, and divine grace.

Trip Itinerary

7:00 AM: Pick up from your hotel. Explore on a pilgrimage to Manakamana Temple, dedicated to the Hindu goddess Bhagwati, located in the Gorkha district of Nepal. After breakfast, begin your journey from Kathmandu, traveling by road to Kurintar, which is approximately a 3 to 4-hour drive. Upon reaching Kurintar, you can take the scenic cable car ride to reach the temple. The cable car journey offers breathtaking views of the Trishuli River and the surrounding lush hillsides. Arrive at Manakamana Temple, situated atop a hill, and offer prayers to the goddess for blessings and fulfillment of your wishes. Take some time to explore the temple complex, soak in the spiritual ambiance, and enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayan ranges on clear days. Afterward, descend back to Kurintar via cable car and return to Kathmandu, reflecting on the spiritual significance of your visit to Manakamana Temple. Drive back to Kathmandu. Drop to your hotel. Trip finished here!

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Includes

  • Kathmandu to Kurintar and back by a private vehicle.
  • An English speaking professional guide.
  • Cable Car Tickets.

Doesn't Include

  • Meals.
  • Tips.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Rest of all that are not mentioned in cost includes.

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Art representing various natural and cultutal heritages of Nepal