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Maha Shivaratri Festival Tour

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Maha Shivratri is the night of the worship of  Lord Shiva, Shivaratri festival in Pashupatinath is observed for a one day and one night only, Shivratri is considered especially auspicious for women. Married women pray for the well being of their husbands and sons, while unmarried women pray for an ideal husband like Shiva.Hindus offer special prayer to the lord of devastation. Shivratri (Sanskrit 'ratri' = night) is the night when he is said to have performed the Tandava Nritya or the dance of primordial creation, protection and destruction.

According to the Puranas, during the great mythical churning of the ocean called Samudra Manthan, a pot of poison emerged from the ocean. The gods and the demons were terrified as it could destroy the entire world. Then Shiva drank the deadly poison and protects the world.

The phallus symbol on behalf of Shiva is called the lingam. It is generally made of stone, soapstone, quartz, marble or metal, and has a 'yoni' or vagina as its base representing the combination of organs.

04Mar 016: Upon arrival  drive to hotel check-in lunch and sightseeing Kathmandu durbar square or Budhanilkhanatha Vishnu temple. Dinner o/night stay.

05Mar 016: Early morning breakfast drive to airport  fly to Pokhara 25 minute pick up and check in hotel, full day Pokhara tour including David fall, gupteswor cave, Seti river, bindabasini  dinner o/night stay.

06Mar 2016: Drive to Sarangkot hill view Annapurna Mountain sunrise  back to hotel after breakfast drive to Kurintar  stop and visit Manakamana by cable car darsan  Kali Temple,  back to kurintar lunch, then drive to Kathmandu, check-in free & easy, o/night stay.

07Mar 2016: Special day for Mahashivaratri 2016 we spend a full day in the Pashupatinath shiva temple for pray afternoon lunch in near Pashupatinath Temple and evening back to hotel. We will provide you a special entrance ticket for the Shivatri day so we don't need to queue for darsan.

08Mar 2016 : Breakfast and visit the world biggest shiva statue Sanga and back to hotel free day for shopping and relax  and drop to airport for onward departure.

Package Include:

  • Kathmandu Hotel Vaishali or Woodland  accommodation 3 nights  with breakfast
  • One night at Crown Himalaya Hotel in Pokhara with breakfast.
  • Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Transportation: The new. Comfortable, clean and good air-conditioned vehicle. All drop off and pick up services.
  • Ticket : Domestic filght ticket from Kathmandu to Pokhara one way.
  • Manakamana Cable car ticket
  • Pashupatinath  Darsan Special entrance ticket for Shivaratri day.
  • Monument Entry Fees : Every spot of the places visited as per your stated itinerary.
  • Guide :  English Speaking Guide for sightseeing in all places as per our stated itinerary

Package Exclude:

  • Hard and soft drinks:- Beer and coke
  • Personal telephone calls and laundry services