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Dolakha Bhimsen Temple Tour

Country: Nepal
City: Kathmandu
Duration: 5 Day(s) - 4 Night(s)
Tour Category: Pilgrimage Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

Dolakha Bihmsen (Bhimeshwor) temple tour package is speial holy package for hindu people. Bhimeshwor temple is located in Dolakha Bazar of Dolakha district. The main statue of this temple is god Bhim. In Dolakha under the roofless temple, the idol of Bhim Sen is like a triangular in shape and rough stone. People regards this idol as Bhim Sen but it has three reincarnation as Bhim Sen himself, Goddess Bhagawati, who wants always sacrifice of animals as demon/devil and last one: God Shiva who never sacrifice the blood. The legend relates that long, long years ago there were 12 porters coming from elsewhere stoped at this spot and they tried themselves to make three stone stove to cook rice. There are so many faith incidents about the Bhim sen of Dolakha. The miraculous things of Bhim sen statue of Dolakha is sweating fluid like drops of warm water. The people, who lived in the Bhima''s kingdom, they had to live with sarrowful life from the Bhima and they pray to god Shiva to save their life, then god Shive was came there from Gaurishanker and killed the king Bhima. According to these history after the Bhima''s death statue of god at that spot was named by Bhimeshwor.

Trip Name: Dolakha Bhimsen Temple Tour
Duration: 5 Days
Destinations: Kathmandu, Patan, Bhaktapur, Dolakha
Trip Type: Guided serviceTour
Best season: Any time
Transportation: Jeep or Car
Accommodation: Hotel/ Resort in Kathmandu, Lodge at Dolakha
Culture: Newari

DETAIL ITINERARY:

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Our airport representative will come to pick you at the airport and drop you at your hotel. Check-in hotel with welcome drinks & relax at hotel. Evening you have meeting about your trip to hotel. Welcome dinner at Nepali restaurant. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu city:

After brekafast at hotel our tour guide will pick you from hotel. Today you will visit three different temple in Kathmandu city i.e: Pashupatinath "Holy Templ-Hindu Temple". Bouddhanath "Biggest stupa in South east asia" & Swyambhunath Temple "Monkey Temple" & Drive back to hotel. Overnight at hotel.

PASHUPATINATH:

Situated 5 kilometers east of Kathmandu city, Pashupatinath temple is considered to be one of the holiest Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated amidst a lush green natural setting on the banks of the Bagmati River, the temple built in pagoda style has gilded roof and richly carved silver doors. Visitors are permitted to view the temple from the east bank of river Bagmati as entrance into the temple is strictly prohibited to all non Hindus. Pashupatinath is the center of annual pilgrimage on the day of the Shivaratri festival which happens around February/March. Behind the temple are the cremation grounds.
BOUDDHANATH:
This Stupa situated 11km/7 miles from Kathmandu City is one of the biggest of its kind in the world. Standing with a pair of eyes in each of the four directions, it symbolizes watchfulness. It is said that this Buddhist Stupa was built by King Man Deva at the advice of the goddess Mani Jogini. It rises from an octagonal base inset with prayer wheels. The shrine is surrounded by houses of Lamas or Buddhist priests.
SWYAMBHUNATH:
It is one of the oldest Stupas in the Kathmandu valley. Sitting on top of the hill to the west of the valley, its unique architecture is one of the most easily recognizable symbols of Nepal. From here one enjoys sweeping and expansive views of Kathmandu City. Legend has it that once upon a time the valley was a lake known as the serpent's lake. Saint Manjushree cut the southern part of the valley and drained the water out, making Swayambhunath the first exit and an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Dolakha Bhimsen:

You will be transfer from Katmandu to Dolakha Bhimsen Darsan at Dolakha District lies in the eastern part of the Kathmandu valley. It’s about 4 hours driving distance to reaching at this temple and homage to pay Lord God Bhim. According to their legend said that, The God Bhim can be seen three difference faces on their different gods.

Day 04: Dolakha Bhimsen via Bhaktapur & drive back to Kathmandu:

Early in the morning Bhimesen Baba Darsan and drive back to Katmandu via Bhaktapur Durbar Square. After visiting at Bhaktapur then get back to Katmandu Overnight at hotel.

BHAKTAPUR:

Bhaktapur Durbar Squareis a conglomeration of pagoda and shikhara style temples grouped around a fifty-five window palace of brick and wood. The square is one of the most charming architectural showpieces of the Valley as it highlights the ancient arts of Nepal. The golden effigies of kings perched on the top of stone monoliths, the guardian deities looking out from their sanctuaries, the wood carvings in every place-strut, lintels, uprights, tympanums, gateways and windows, all seem to form a well orchestrated symphony. The main items of interest in the Durbar Square are:

The Golden Gate: The Golden Gate is said to be the most beautiful and richly molded specimen of its kind in the entire world. The door is surmounted by a figure of the goddess Kali and Garuda (the mythical man bird) and attended by two heavenly nymphs. It is also embellished with mythical creatures of marvelous intricacy, In the words of Percy Brown, an eminent English art critic and historian, the Golden Gate is the most lovely piece of art in the whole Kingdom: It is placed like a jewel, flashing innumerable facets in the handsome setting of its surroundings. The gate was erected by King Ranjit Malla and is the entrance of the main courtyard of the Palace of Fifty five Windows.

The Palace of Fifty five Windows:This magnificent palace was built during the reign of King Yakshya Malla in A.D. 1427 and was subsequently remodeled by King Bhupatindra Malla in the seventeenth century. Among the brick walls with their gracious setting and sculptural design, is a balcony with Fifty five Windows, considered to be a unique masterpiece of woodcarving.

Day 05: Final deparutre to Onward Journey:

After breakfast, final departure to the International airport for onward journey.

PRICE INCLUSIONS:

ACCOMMODATION:

  • 3 Nights hotel in Kathmandu
  • 1 NIght hotel in Dolakha

TRANSPORTATION:

  • Airports pick up
  • 1 full days guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Kathmandu drive to Dolakha
  • Dolakha dirve back to Kathmandu
  • Airport Drop

SIGHTSEEING TOUR:

  • 2 Full days guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • All entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu

MEAL:

  • 4 BREAKFAST
  • 2 DINNER (including welcome and farewell dinner)

COST EXCLUSIONS:

  • International flight ticket
  • International airport tax
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu & Dolakha
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, tips, etc.
  • Beverages like mineral water, juice, Coke, Fanta, Sprite as well as alcoholic drinks.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential).
  • Personal trekking equipment except stated above.
  • Tips for field staff and driver.
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