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Trip to Halesi Mahadev Temple - 5 Days

Halesi Tour

Halesi tour in short can be cited as a pilgrimage tour. It is 220 kilometers away from Kathmandu. One can move past the routes of Dhulikhel, Nepalthok, Khurkot all the way to Okhaldunga, Jayaram and reach Halesi. This tour brings you to Khotang district. The Halesi Mahadev cave is only 26 kilometers west of the district headquarters of Diktel bazaar. The overall temperature of Halesi is cooler and the environment is found to be peaceful.

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This area is popular due to Halesi Mahadev cave. Inside the cave, is the two feet structure of Shiva ling. The two pillars before the Shiva ling makes a narrow pass. Myth was that sinners couldn’t pass through this passage. Only, those people who confessed their sin and took refuge under Lord Shiva had the access to pass by the pillar flanks. 

Religious beliefs

You will go to see the Basaha cave nearby. It has divine image of Shiva, Bhagwati, Vishnu and Ganesh. These are the supreme deities which have many Hindu devotees. Devotees worship and seek the divine blessings to do well in life. Two rivers, Dudhkoshi at right side and Sunkoshi at left side run across the Halesi Mahadev temple. For Buddhist, it is also a significant spot for pilgrimage.

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Legendary belief told that, Mandorava and Padmasambhava attained their Vidhyadhar for a long life inside the Halesi Mahadev cave. Hindus gather on the occasion of holidays during Ram Navami, Ganesh Chaturthi and Bhasmasur. Halesi tour is also known as Maratika tour. The best seasons for this tour are September to November, March till May. Monsoon (July to August) is rainy and winter is cold. 

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Myth was that sinners couldn’t pass through this passage.


Day 1
Arrival at Kathmandu

Welcome to Nepal, this is your first day here. We will pick up and drive down to your hotel room. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 2
Drive to Ghumri, JayRam Ghat and arrive at Halesi.

Today, we start early morning by driving through scenic villages, terraced fields, thatched roof houses for eight hours through Ghumri, Jay ram Ghat and all the way to Halesi. Overnight at Halesi.

Day 3
Halesi Mahadev Darshan

Today we will visit the popular Halesi Mahadev temple, Basaha cave. You will find Halesi Mahadev Temple between Dudhkoshi River on the right side and, Sunkoshi River on the left side. Overnight at Halesi.

Day 4
Sightseeing around Kathmandu

After full day sightseeing at Halesi we come back to Kathmandu. Rest of the day you will go on sightseeing to famous UNESCO World Heritage landmarks like Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Durbar Square before leaving Nepal. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Cost Includes:

  • Four nights accommodation on two people sharing basis with breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • On land transportation cost from Kathmandu to HalesiMahadev and back to Kathmandu.
  • All airport transfers by private car or van depending on group size.
  • Well experienced, government registered, English speaking local guide.

Cost Excludes:

  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses.
  • Gratitude and tips for guide, porter and driver.
  • Any other expense besides our cost includes.

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Trip Facts

  • Private Vehicle/ Car/ Bus/ Van
  • 2- 8 pax
  • 4734 ft.
  • 4 Days 4 Nights.
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