Gajendra Moksha Tour with Muktinath Tour

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Price : $900.00 : 42000.00

8 Nights 9 Days

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ITINERARY


Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days

Location: Kathmandu, Chitwan National ParkGajendramoksha Divyadham, Pokhara, Jomsom & Muktinath

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Tour Itinerary


 

Day 01: Kathmandu

 

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport. And sightseeing of Pashupatinath Temple.

Pashupatinath Temple: Pashupatinath, or Pashupati, is a Hindu temple on the banks of the Bagmati River in Deopatan, a village 3 km far from Kathmandu. It is dedicated to a manifestation of Shiva called Pashupati (lord of animals). It attracts thousands of pilgrims each year and has become well known far beyond the Kathmandu Valley. The temple is barred to non-Hindus, but a good view of the temple can be had from the opposite bank of the river. Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 02: Breakfast and transfer to Chitwan National Park

 

Chitwan National Park is the most popular destination for tourists wanting to have a good experience of the region’s wildlife. It was declared a National Park in 1973. In 1984, UNESCO designated Royal Chitwan National Park a Natural World Herita ge Site. The Park offers protection to 56 species of mammals including the one-horned rhinoceros, Bengal tiger, leopard, sloth bear, wild elephant, striped hyena, Gangetic dolphin and wild bison. There are estimated to be 470 species of mammals, over 500 species of birds, 126 species of fish, 150 species of butterflies and 47 species of reptiles in the park! A recent study also points out that over a third of Nepal’s tigers are in Chitwan. Evening view sunset from Narayani River.

 

Day 03: After breakfast drive to Triveni Dham for Balmiki Aasram and Gajendra Mokhsya

 

Enjoy the lunch as dry picnic carried from Sauraha hotel. Drive back to Sauraha, Chitwan National Park. O/N stay in Sauraha.

 

Gajendramoksha Divyadham (Triveni): According to Shreemadbhagavata and Baraha Purana, once upon a time there was a war between an elephant kng (Gajaraj) and a crocodile (Graha) that lasted for Hundreds of years. Lord Vishnu heard the prayers from the elephant and described and descended on Garuda to rescue him. As he arrived at the place, one leg of the elephant was already in the mouth of the crocodile. The god safely rescued the elephant from the menancing jaws of the crocodile. This place is situated in Nawalparashi district near the Indian border at the west bank of Narayani River it is known as Muktinath’s feet. It is the point where two rivers: Swornabhandra and Purnabhadra meet Narayani river. There are many temples out of which Laxminarayana Temple and Gajendramokshya Temples are famous.

 

Devghat Dham: Located at the border of three districts: Tanahu,Chitwan and Nawalparasi. Devghat is the confluence of three main holy rivers; Kali Gandaki, Seti Gandaki, and Trishuli. This is one of Nepal’s most important pilgrimage sites which contain numerous temples and a famous cave. It is believed that one gets the blessings equal to many good deeds. Scholars say that the name originally came from Devghatt.

 

Balmiki Ashram: It is situated insided Chitwan national park of Chitwan district. It is the Ashram of Rishi Balmiki. According to Hindu myth Balmiki Rishi has written Ramayana inside this Ashram. Two son of mother Sita are Lav and Kusha take born here. It is same place from where mother sita enter Patal (inner part of the earth).

 

Day 04: Chitwan jungle activities:

 

 Elephant Safari, Elephant Breeding Centre visit, Bird Watching, Tharu Cultural Village Experience etc. O/N stay in Chitwan.

 

Day 05: Early morning, after breakfast visit Manakamana Temple by cable car. Drive to Pokhara CHECK inn and  Overnight stay in Pokhara

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Day 06:Pokhara to Jomsom –Muktinath

 

Drop at the airport Board flight to Jomsom Darshan check inn and Same day Muktinath Darshan and back by evening Overnight stay at Jomsom

 

Please do note that Jomsom is a small village in the Mountains. Only basic accommodation is available here. The clients will have to walk from the airport to the hotel which takes about 2 minutes.Porters are sent to the airport to carry the luggage by the hotel. 15 Kg luggage per adult and 7 kg per child is allowed by the airlines on this sector. The aircraft is a Twin Otter or Doniar - average 15 seats.

 

Darshan of Muktinath temple.

 

To visit Muktinath, the clients will have to walk for about 15-20 minutes over the Kali Gandaki River. Here there is no means of transport as on the river  there is a narrow bridge - vehicles cannot cross. After crossing the bridge take the Jeep on sharing basis for Muktinath.  Originally the route from Jomson to Muktinath was a trekkers route only. Recently the route has been widened and 4x4 vehicles can only drive. The path is a Dirt road. The ride is Bumpy all the way. The drive takes about 1.5 hours one way. Upon arrival at Muktinath it is another 30 minutes walk from the base to the Temple.

Darshan on your own of Muktinath & following the same route return to Jomsom.

 

Day 07 : Jomsom Pokhara Kathmandu

 

Board flight to Pokhara City tour Davids Fall , Gupteshwor caves and Bindyabasini Temple and onward to Kathmandu check inn and Overnight stay at Kathmandu

 

Day 08: Kathmandu sightseeing: Budanilakantha, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swyambhunath etc.

 

Kathmandu Durbar Square; The square is the complex of palaces, courtyards and temples that are built between the 12th and the 18th centuries by the ancient Malla Kings of Nepal. It is the social, religious and urban focal point of the city. Taleju Temple, Kal Bhairab (God of Destruction), Nautalle Durbar, Coronation Nasal Chowk, the Gaddi Baithak, the statue of King Pratap Malla, the Big Bell, Big Drum and the Jagnnath Temple are some of the interesting things to see in this Square.

 

Swayambhunath; The most ancient and enigmatic of all the Valley's holy shrines lies 2 km west of Kathmandu city, across the Vishnumati River. The golden spire of Swayambhunath stupa crowns a wooded hillock and offers a commanding view of Kathmandu city. On clear days, one can even view a line of Himalayan peaks. The view is splendid at dusk as city lights flicker one by one, and even better when a full moon hangs in the sky. And evening free for shopping at Thamel. O/N at hotel.

 

Day 09: After breakfast drive to airport for departure flight.

 

Cost Includes:

 

-All accommodations with breakfast and dinner

Kathmandu Pilgrim Hotel

Pokhara Moonlight Hotel

Chitwan Jungle Nepal

Jomsom Trekkers Inn

- All meals in Chitwan

- Entrance fees

- Darshan of mentioned places

- Nice vehicle from arrival to departure

- Jungle activities (elephant ride, bird watching, village tour, jungle walk, Tharu cultural program etc.)

- Sightseeing in Kathmandu , Pokhara

-Airfare Pokhara Jomsom and back

-Same day Muktinath by sharing Jeep

-ACAP Permit

-All hotel tax

 

Cost Excludes:

 

- Expenses of personal kind

- Lunch and dinner except Chitwan

- Hot & cold beverages

- Tips for guide and others

- Manakamana cable car fee

 

Important Information’s on JOMSOM

 

(A)  “ACAP PERMIT” ( Annapurna Conservation Area Permit ) for Foreign and Indian Nationals to be collected from ACAP office in Kathmandu & Pokhara. Failing to obtain the ACAP permit at either KTM or PKR will require paying double the amount as a penalty at Jomsom. A copy of the passport and 2 copies of passport size photos are required while applying for the permit.

 

Clients will have to obtain this permit on their own as agents are not entertained. However we shall assist the clients for the same.

 

(B)   Airport taxes to be paid directly at the Airport (INR 125 per person per sector).

 

(C)   Temperature (approximate)

 

Jomsom (2754m/9000 ft)

 

Month

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Min ºC

-4

-2

2

3

5

10

12

12

12

8

3

-3

Min ºF

25

27

36

37

41

50

54

52

48

37

  32

27

Max ºC

13

14

14

22

25

27

27

23

18

14

10

8

Max ºF

55

57

57

72

77

81

81

81

77

72

61

57

 

(D) Weather Conditions

 

Month

Jan & Feb

Mar, Apr & May

Jun, Jul & Aug

Sep, Oct, Nov & Dec

Climate

Slightly Windy

Excellent

Slightly Warm/rainy

Slightly cold & clear

 

(E) Travel tips

 

1.       Entitled to carry only 15 kgs per person on flight.

2.       Take precaution for altitude sickness by taking Diamox tablet or Aspirin

3.       Carry own medicine for any health problem

4.       Drink plenty of water while trekking

5.       Sports shoes or trekking shoes

6.       Carry light luggage

7.       Walking stick

8.       Jacket

9.       Chap stick / Vaseline cream

10.   Cap

11.   Sun glasses

12.   Warm Clothing

13.   Sunscreen Lotion

14.   Moisturizer Lotion

15.   Thick socks and gloves

Days are relatively warm; especially when there is no wind in the late morning. The appropriate clothing as per the travel period (temperature) and a good walking shoes for rocky and uneven paths are highly recommended. Walking stick would help for those who need support.

 

Caution : Jomsom is a weather prone area. Frequent flight cancellations are obvious & any expenses that arise due to such cancellations will have to be borne by the clients on their own.

 

Please do note the following about Jomsom properties:

 

Jomsom is small village in the Mountains. No luxury options are available here. Hotel Om’s Home & Hotel Majesty are the two properties we use in Jomsom.

The properties are budget properties with basic facilities only. The clients should be aware about the place in advance so that they do not face any problem after they reach there. Jomsom is famous for its natural beauty, its surrounding, trekking and Muktinath.

 

Note:- All of our NTP Packages are  designer made and we can put together any kind of itinerary to suit your interests and budget.

 

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