Pashupatinath Tour

1 Day

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Autumn and Winter months, from September to February
  • Guided
  • English
  • Available
  • Bus,Taxi

Trip Info

  • Hotel/Lodges
  • Autumn and Winter months, from September to February
  • Guided
  • English
  • Available
  • Bus,Taxi


Pashupatinath, a sacred Hindu temple in the Kathmandu Valley, is revered as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. Its pagoda-style architecture, adorned with intricate wood carvings and golden spires, epitomizes Nepal’s rich cultural heritage and invites visitors to immerse themselves in its spiritual ambiance.

Daily rituals, including the enchanting Aarati by the Bagmati River at sunset, offer a glimpse into the vibrant religious practices at Pashupatinath. The temple’s cremation ghats and the presence of sadhus contribute to the cultural tapestry, creating a profound and immersive exploration of Nepal’s cultural and spiritual heritage.

Located a short distance from Kathmandu’s city center, Pashupatinath is easily accessible. This spiritual haven not only provides panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley but also offers a multifaceted experience, blending religious significance, architectural brilliance, and cultural traditions for pilgrims and tourists alike.


  • Immerse yourself in the sacred ambiance of Pashupatinath
  • Marvel at the exquisite pagoda-style architecture of Pashupatinath
  • Experience the enchanting Aarati ceremony performed by the Bagmati River during sunset, creating a mesmerizing atmosphere of spirituality and devotion
  • Explore the vibrant cultural tapestry surrounding Pashupatinath, encountering sadhus, or holy men
  • Gain insights into Hindu funeral rites by observing the cremation ghats along the Bagmati River
  • Engage in the festivities and events that often take place at Pashupatinath
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley from the temple premises


1. Morning:
Arrival and Temple Exploration: Explore Pashupatinath's intricate architecture and morning rituals upon arrival.

Aarati Ceremony by the River: Witness the enchanting Aarati ceremony by the Bagmati River, soaking in the spiritual atmosphere.

2. Late Morning to Afternoon:
Cultural Exploration and Lunch: Engage in cultural exploration, encounter sadhus, and enjoy a local lunch for a taste of Nepalese flavors.

3. Afternoon:
Cremation Ghats and Panoramic Views: Visit the cremation ghats, gain insights into Hindu funeral rites, and capture panoramic views of the Kathmandu Valley.

4. Evening:
Festive Atmosphere (if applicable): Immerse in any ongoing festivals, absorbing the festive ambiance.

5. Departure with Blessings: Conclude the day with a peaceful stroll, absorbing spiritual energy, and depart with blessings.


Cost Includes

  • Airport/Hotel pickup and drop off-service (by car)
  • Entry fees
  • Accommodation (private)
  • Transportation (car)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Professional English speaking Guide
  • Taxes and Fees: Applicable taxes and government fees.

Cost Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visa Fees
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal Expenses


When is the best time to visit Pashupatinath?

The best time to visit Pashupatinath is during the autumn and winter months, from September to February, when the weather is clear and mild.

What is the significance of Pashupatinath?

Pashupatinath is one of the holiest Hindu temples, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It holds immense religious importance and is considered one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.

Are there any specific rituals or ceremonies to witness?

Yes, visitors can witness daily rituals and ceremonies, including the enchanting Aarati ceremony performed by the Bagmati River during sunset.

Can I explore cultural aspects around Pashupatinath?

Absolutely. The temple surroundings offer a rich cultural experience, including encounters with sadhus, witnessing diverse traditions, and possibly participating in ongoing festivals.

What is the recommended duration for a visit to Pashupatinath?

A day is typically sufficient to explore Pashupatinath thoroughly, allowing time for temple exploration, cultural encounters, and absorbing the spiritual ambiance.

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Pashupatinath Tour
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