PHARPING & DAKSHINKALI DAY TOUR

  • DURATION7 Hours
  • DIFFICULTY-LEVELEasy
  • GROUP SIZE1-12

Highlights

  • Visit monastery in Pharping
  • Visit Dakshinkali Temple
  • Visit Shesnarayan Temple

Trip Overview

Dakshinkali and Pharping day tour is a perfect day tour in Kathmandu and best suited to those want to explore Kathmandu and its cultural heritges and the day tour includes visit of Hindu temple and Buddhist monastery.

Dakshinkali and Pharping day tour is beat if you have an extra day in Kathmandu after any trekking or tour in Nepal such as Everest base camp trek or Annapurna base camp trek as visit of these places are not included in any of our other combo package. So, it is an extra add on day tour.

Pharping is located about 18 km south of Kathmandu on the valley rim and perched on a hilltop with a Buddhist monastery. The main attraction of Pharping is an elaborate 17th-century temple which houses a glided image of Goddess Bajra Jogini. Other fascinating sights in Pharping include a cave and a hand-imprint of the Buddhist saint Padmasambhav on the rock face over its entrance.

Dakshinkali temple dedicated to the Hindu goddess Kali. The shrine is especially crowded on Tuesdays and Saturdays when animal sacrifices are offered to the deity. There is Chobhar gorge located on the way to the temple and the tour includes visit of the Chovar gorge as well. The Bodhisatva Manjushree is said to have cut an incision Chovar to drain out the lake which once covered the valley. There is a small but picturesque temple of Adinath on the top of a hill from where you can have a panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains.

Dakshinkali and Pharping day tour also includes tour of Shesha Narayan temple that is located between Chobhar and Dakshinkali, the temple of Shesha Narayan represents one of the four Narayans of the Kathmandu valley. The other three Narayans are Changu Narayan of Bhaktapur, Visankhu Narayan of Patan and Ichangu Narayan of Kathmandu.

After visiting all these places, our guide will drop you back to hotel in Kathmandu.

Itinerary

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Our guide will come to collect you at your hotel in Kathmandu around 9:00 am or you can come to our office in Thamel alternatively. You will drive to Pharping, visit Pharping Visit Dakshinkali, Chovar Gorger and Shesnarayan temple.

Our guide will drop you back to your hotel after the tour is complete.

  • Pharping

What's Included

  • Private tourist vehicle.
  • Monument entrance fees.
  • Professional licensed tourist guide.

What's Excluded

  • Tip for the guide and driver.
  • Lunch.
  • Any thing not mentioned in the included section.