- Trip Grade:Easy
- Total Duration:06 days
Manakamana temple is located in Gorkha, on top of 1302 meter hill and 105 kilometers west from Kathmandu.
The temple is dedicated of Hindu goddess Bhagawati, an incarnation of goddess Parvati. The combination of two words Mana means heart and Kamana is the wish so that Manakamana is also a goddess of will fluffiness. It is believed that Goddess grants the wishes of all those peoples who worship her. The famous Manakamana Devi temple can be reached 5 hours drive from Kathmandu. It is the middle way of Kathmandu and Pokhara. You can enjoy spectacular deep valleys, the terraced field from the cable car and mountain views of Manaslu, Annapurna rages and Himchuli from the temple.
You can reach the temple in 10 minutes on the cable car from the cable car station at the bank of the Trisuli river. It is 2.8 kilometer from bottom till the hill. The bottom station of the cable car is placed at 258-meter altitudes and top station is placed at 1302 meter altitudes. You can stay overnight in well furnace hotels which also serve good food. The cable car operates from morning 8 am till evening at 5 pm. The service is halted for an hour for lunch In between from 12 noon till 1 o’clock is lunch time so that cable car service for an hour will be stopped. Be warned – on Saturdays and other public holidays, the place is over-crowded.
You can combine the tour to Manakamana with other famous pilgrimage tours like Muktinath tour, Janakpur, Lumbini and any other tours or trekking start driving either from Pokhara or from Kathmandu. Rafting in Trisuli River is another possibility to combine with Manakamna Day Tours.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing tour
Day 03: Kathmandu to Manakamana
Day 04: Manakamana to Pokhara
Day 05: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 06: Departure
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