Pashupatinath temple is a Hindu monument place of religion. It is a place of religious and spiritual importance. This temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva and is enlisted on world heritage site since 1979. The temple looks simply amazing and has a double roofed pagoda of brass and gilt gold; the gateway is plated with silver. It lies on the eastern side of the valley along with the river Bagmati flowing on the sideway. The bank of the river Bagmati is also used for the cremation of the dead from around the city. It is believed by the locals that if a day is passed without a cremation then there would be a possibility of disaster occurrence, so the funeral directors would have to burn the body like structure (Putla) made out of hay for imitation. Pashupatinath Temple’s existence dates back to 400 A.D. The temple area is huge consisting of many other temples. Pashupati area is regarded as one of the most important places of pilgrimages for the followers of Hinduism. Thousands of devotees from within and outside the country come to pay homage to Pashupatinath every day. And on special occasions like Ekadasi, Sankranti, Mahashivratri, Teej, Rakshabandhan, Grahana (eclipse), Poornima (Full moon day) the whole atmosphere turns festive and mirthful as people gather here in a far greater number.
General description of Trek
After breakfast drive to north east of Kathmandu and reach to our Destination, Pashupatinath. Everyday large numbers of people gather here to offer their prayer to the Lord Shiva. Day tour to Pashupatinath consist of sightseeing of the temple , the pagodas , the scared religious linga(symbol of Hindu God lord Shiva} , temples of many Hindu deities , ancient idols and sculpture , the surrounding of numerous people along with saints and monks meditating and residing there and much more to discover. After certain time of visit we will drive back to hotel for a night stay.
- English speaking Tour guide
- Entrance fee
- Transport Car/Jeep/Van depending on group size
- Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
- Emergency rescue evacuation
- Personal expenses
- Gratuities (tips)
- Bar bills, mineral water on tour