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Timal a religious site:

Timal tour is one of the very interesting and popular pilgrimage tour site. Both Hindus and Buddhists and also known as a very low tourist area in Kavre district.  This place is also popular for the Buddhist prayer beads, which can find only in this village. These prayer beads are worthy according to their size. It is about 75km. east from Kathmandu. We drive through Araniko high way to Bhakundebensi via Dhulikhel on the way to Sinduli, Okhaldunga, and Solukhumbu. The road is asphalt up to Bhakundebensi and thereafter it is a gravel road. But partly it is also graveled but not complete yet.

The Panoramic view of mountains

So for the Timal tour, one can take a jeep or Bus according to the group size. From the top of the Timal danda, one can enjoy the breathtaking, mesmerizing and panoramic view of the surrounding mountains. Such as the mountain range of Langtang, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lhakpa, Gaurisankar, and the Mahalangur Himalayan range. Besides this one can also visit the pilgrimage site like the footprint of Guru Padmasambhava and the caves where he meditated before moving to Pharping.

He chased away the demons called Yaksha Nakpo from this area. You can see the small pond below the Narayan than the temple, in this pond once the demons are disappearing while der Guru Padmasambhava chases away, then he knows it and he goes down to the next pond and blocks the way that the demons not run away again and give trouble in the village. Finally, he destroys the demons here so this place name Yaksha Nakpo dhul in the Tibetan language it means destroyed the demons.  There is also a Buddhist monastery where the Guru Padmasambhava meditated and the weapons that he used at that time. So this is one of the very historic places to visit.

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  • To see the magnificent view of the surrounding Mountains of Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, Gauri Shankar and the Mahalangur Himalayan range.
  • To explore the lifestyle of Tamang people in Timal & their culture and tradition.
  • To get the history of Guru Padmasambhav and the Demon called Yaksha Nakpo.
  • To explore both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site.
Day 1
Drive about 75km. east from kathmadu on the Arniko highway via Dhulikhel to Bhakundebensi and from there we have to turn left to Timal. from here is the way graveled, not paved.

cost includes:

  • 1. Transportation from kathmandu to Timal and back to kathmandu with jeep.
  • 2. lunch at Timal after visiting the pilgrimage site.

cost excludes:

  • 1. The beverage like coke, mineral water, biscuits and choclate on the way.
  • 2. The price what is not above mentioned.

FAQs

what is the highest point of this tour ?

The highest point of this tour is actually 3200m. but it takes more than a weeks long trek which is called sailung trek. Only up to here for this day hiking the highest point is 1960m. from sea level.

How long does it takes from kathmandu to this point ?

It takes about 3 to 4 hours with the Jeep or Bus. It is almost 75km. east from kathmandu, the road goes to Arniko highway to Bhakundebensi and tunrn left to Timal from there.

what is the main attraction in this place ?

It is one of the very popular and historic place in Kavre district, Nepal. very rare tourist are visit this place, because of unknown area. One can visit this place at once when you are in Nepal.

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Trip Facts

  • Bus/Jeep
  • 02-08
  • max. 1960m.
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