- Trip Grade:Easy
- Total Duration:04 days
Gorkha and Manakamana Hiking and village tour, and homestay
Gorkha hill town has situated an altitude of 1135m, about 140 km west of Kathmandu valley and 60 km east of Pokhara. It is the ancestral home of Nepal’s royal family. Renowned as the birthplace of King Prithvi Narayan Shah, Unifier of the then fragmented Nepal into a strong and unified the kingdom, Gorkha is also popular as the home of the brave Gurkhas soldiers, still famous for their bravery and loyalty.
Gorkha Palace is the main attraction of the town. It is located in an hour steep of 1700s steps walk up a hill. The palace was built in the pagoda style. Kali Temple apart from the palace is very famous among the locals, national and international devotees and visitors. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Kali, the destructive incarnation of Parvati. Within the palace is the sacred Taleju temple of the king’s family. In the southern part of the palace, there is a religious cave of lord Gorakhanath.
You can also observe the spectacular view of Mt. Manaslu, Himchuli as well as a panoramic view of the green valleys around the Gorkha.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Kathmandu to Gorkha – 5 hours drive, Home stay
Day 02: Hiking Lower Palace and Royal palace, Visit Taleju temple, Kali temple, Gorakhnath cave,
Day 03: Hiking to Birimkali temple, Mountain view-points
Day 04: Gorkha to Kathmandu and departure.
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Beautiful country, great people, an amazing experience!
Spent about a month in Nepal last year with San trekking. It was such a beautiful experience. Trekking in Pokhara in the Annapurna region and mountain flight was just out of this world. Their team took great care of us. Beautiful country, great people, an amazing experience!
What a wonderful journey it was!
San Trekking provided us with a amazing trekking experience. Narayan took care of our each and every need. Their concern for our health, safety and well being was a credit to the company. I highly recommend this team for your next travel tour in Nepal. Cheers!