SHIVARATRI FESTIVAL 2023

Shiva StatueShiva Temple

SHIVARATRI SPECIAL:
Shivaratri is a Hindu festival that is celebrated in honor of Lord Shiva, one of the main deities in Hinduism. It is typically celebrated on the 14th day of the dark half of the lunar month of Phalguna (February or March). It is a day of fasting and prayer, and many devotees spend the day meditating, performing puja (worship), and reciting prayers or chanting the name of Lord Shiva. Some people also visit temples or participate in processions to mark the occasion. It is believed that observing this festival can bring blessings and spiritual growth.

TRAVEL Info:

Route: Kathmandu - Manakamana - Pokhara - Jomsom - Muktinath
Duration: 8 Days Package
Minimum Pax: 4 to 6 Pax Required
Mode of Travel: Complete Overland Service by Jeep
Celebration Festival Date on: 18th Feb 2023 (Saturday)all over the Nepal at Shiva Temple

Shivaratri festival Highlights:
Fasting: Many Hindus observe a fast on Shivaratri, either by refraining from food or by consuming only a specific type of food, such as fruits or milk.

Puja: Special puja (worship) rituals are conducted in temples and homes on Shivaratri. These may include offerings of flowers, incense, and fruit to a deity of Lord Shiva.

Chanting: Chanting the name of Lord Shiva or the Om Namah Shivaya mantra is a common practice during the Shivaratri festival.

Visiting temples: Many Hindus visit Shiva temples on Shivaratri to offer prayers and seek blessings.

Processions: In some areas, processions are held to mark the occasion, with devotees carrying statues of Lord Shiva and singing hymns and devotional songs.

Meditation: Some devotees spend the day in meditation, seeking to connect with Lord Shiva and attain a higher level of spiritual awareness.

Special food: In some regions, special foods are prepared and shared with family and friends to celebrate the occasion.

Pilgrims Tour in NepalPashupatinath Area
Suggested Tour Plan: # Day 1 Plan: Arrival KATHMANDU:
Your Arrival Time AM or PM – Arrival at Kathmandu Airport.
– Transfer to Hotel & Check in.
– Visit Pashupati Temple & Darshan / Aarati.
– Transfer to Hotel for night halt.

# Day 2 Plan: SHIVARATRI FESTIVAL DAY:
Morning Breakfast – Visit Pashupatinath Temple Festival & Budhanilkantha Temple
# Day 3 Plan: MANAKAMANA & POKHARA
– Breakfast
– Drive Process to Manakamana Temple (3hrs)
– Temple Darshan by Cable Car
– Drive to Pokhara from Kurintar
– Reach at Pokhara & Transfer to Hotel.

Manakamana DarshanManakamana Darshan
Pokhara City
# Day 4 Plan: POKHARA to JOMSOM:
– BREAKFAST & Get Ready
– Drive to JOMSOM VIA BENI BAZAR (APPROX. 8/9 HRS JOURNEY)
– Lunch Break EITHER GASA OR LETE
– DRIVE TO MARPHA & VISIT MONASTERY
– CHECK IN JOMSOM HOTEL FOR NIGHT HALT

Muktinath DarshanMuktinath Darshan
# Day 5 Plan: TO MUKTINATH DARSHAN
– Breakfast
– Drive process to RANI PAUWA
– SHORT HIKE TOWARDS THE MUKTINATH TEMPLE
– MUKTINATH TEMPLE DARSHAN | PUJA | BATH
– DRIVE PROCESS TO BACK TATOPANI KUND FOR NIGHT HALT

# Day 6 Plan: TO POKHARA BACK
– Breakfast
– Process DRIVE TO POKHARA
– Check in Hotel at Pokhara. After Lunch, Short Visit Pokhara City
– Join the Fewa Lake Arati | Bhajan

# Day 7 Plan: RETURN BACK KATHMANDU
– Breakfast at HOTEL Restaurant
– DRVIE BACK TO KATHMANDU - EVENING FREE TIME FOR SHOPPING ETC

# Day 8 Plan: FINAL DEPARTURE
– Morning Breakfast & Process tranfer to International Airport for the flight to onward destination. Service End

Tour Cost
TOUR PRICE COST SUPPLY ON MAIL REQUEST

Tour Cost Includes
– AIRPORT PICK UP & DROP
– SIGHTEEING TOUR AS PER ABOVE ITINERARY
– TWIN SHARING HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
– DAILY BREAKFAST
– 4WD TRANSPORTATION BY PRIVATE VEHICLE THROUGHOUT TRIP
– TRAVEL PERMIT ANNAPURNA CONSERVATION & TIMS CARD
– CITY TOUR GUIDE OR TOUR ESCORT GUIDE

Tour Cost EXCLUDES
– MEALS LUNCH & DINNER DURING TRAVEL JOURNEY
– TEMPLE / MONASTERY & MONUMENTS ENTRANCE FEE DURING SIGHTSEEING POINT
– OPTIONAL TOURS WHICH IS NOT MENTION IN OUR ITINERARY
– PERSONAL NATURE EXPENSES - TRAVEL INSURANCE / DOMESTIC & INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT TICKET
– EXTRA COST IF CLIENTS WISE TO STAY EXTENSION NIGHT

HOTEL NAME: STANDARD PLAN BASED
– KATHMANDU - Kathmandu Regency Hotel - 3 Nights on BB Plan (Twin Sharing Room)
– POKHARA - View Point Hotel - 2 Nights on BB Plan (Twin Sharing Room)
– JOMSOM - Snowland Hotel OR Similar - 1 Night on BB Plan (Twin Sharing Room)
– TATOPANI OR BENI BAZAR - Tourist Standard Hotel - 1 Nights on BB Plan (Twin Sharing Room)
HOTEL NAME: DELUXE PLAN BASED
– KATHMANDU - Le Himalaya Hotel - 3 Nights on BB Plan (Twin Sharing Room)
– POKHARA - Cultual Resort & Hotel - 2 Nights on BB Plan (Twin Sharing Room)
– JOMSOM - Majestic Hotel OR Similar - 1 Night on BB Plan (Twin Sharing Room)
– TATOPANI OR BENI BAZAR - Best Available Hotel - 1 Nights on BB Plan (Twin Sharing Room)
Recommended Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal:
1. Buddhist Spiritual Pilgrimage Tour Nepal - Buddhist Pilgrimage Tour
2. Hindu Piilgrimage Tour Nepal - Hindu Pilgrimage Tour

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