Gorkha Manakamana Tour

Trip Facts

Program Code: AHT-GMT03 | Duration: 3 days | Program Type: Tour | Maximum Altitude: 1600m | Minimum pax: +1 | Mode of Travel: Land | Start Trip: Kathmandu | End Trip: Kathmandu | Program Grading: grade

Trip Overview

  • Birth place of King Prithvinarayan Shah who found Nepal
  • Overlooking the snowy peaks of the Himalayan 
  • Beautiful old palace know as Gorkha palace, & Kalika temple. 
  • Goddess Manakamana is highly noted as a wishful filling goddess through out the country.
  • Nepal first Cable Car
  • Cave and Local custom 
  • Historical Museums  

Gorkha is 141km west from Kathmandu, birth place of King Prithvinarayan Shah who found Nepal. Gorkha palace & Kalika temple is situated on a hill overlooking the snowy peaks of the Himalayan beautiful. The Gorkha palace was established in the year 1560, by the legendary King Drabya Shah. From the year 1604 to 1641, the Shah dynasty would become famous and rule over Gorkha. Today, the reminders of this era stand proudly in the form of the Gorkha Royal Palace, the Gorkha Bazaar and Gorkha Durbar. Prithvi Narayan Shah is known for gathering his Gorkha soldiers and battling to unify all of Nepal by taking control of the Kathmandu. After his amazing victory, in the 18th century, Kathmandu became the capital of Nepal. Gorkha is famous for Gorkhali soldiers who show braved to British Indian company too.  

The holy temple of goddess Manakamana lies on a beautiful ridge west of Kathmandu valley. On the way to Gorkha Bazaar visit Manakamana temple where is available cabal is very enjoyable and interesting to join worship of Manakamana Goddess. Goddess of Manakamana is highly noted as a wishful filling goddess throughout the country. It is said that she is the younger sister of goddess Kali. She is regarded to be a very sacred goddess. The temple is important from the historical and archeological point of view. Manakamana is a famous pilgrimage site for Hindus. Before build cable car to reach Manakamana is four hours walk up hill from the highway. On the occasion of Visit Year 1998, the cable cars have been plied from Kurintar Village, Chitwan to the hill of Manakamana, which takes only 8 minutes to reach Temple.

Asian Hiking Team design 2 nights 3 days tour in Manakamana Temple and Gorkha. We start our tour after breakfast drive to Kurintar where the Cable car possible. 10 minutes by cable car to reach main building of temple platform. Joining worship programs in Manakamana Temple. After lunch one hour walking to Sita Cave which is very beautiful old cave in Manakamana village and explore the view point and village. Second day return to Kurintar, drive to Gorkha Bazar. After Lunch visit Gorkha palace and Kalika Temple, Gorkha Museum. It is also possible to visit Manakamana temple and same day to go Gorkha and next day return to Kathmandu. 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu drive Kurintar -cabal car to Manakamana Temple O/N
Day 02: Back to Kurintar by cabal and drive to Gorkha explore palace and temple O/N
Day 03: Drive to Kathmandu

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