Manakamana Tour outline itinerary
1 Day program
Departure from Kathmandu in the Morning by AC Haice or Tourist bus. And visit to the Manakamana on cable car. Darshan Manakamana Devi & worship. Visit around Manakamana temple, Drive back to Kathmandu in evening.
Day1: Drive to Kurintar by Hieace with AC and transfer to Manakamana by cable car. sun view, Dinner at Hotel & overnight at Hotel.
Day2: Darshan Manakamana Devi and pooja. Enjoy the surrounding atmosphere and Mt. view. Return back from cable car and drive to Kathmandu by our Hiece.
Photos of the Trip
Manakamana Tour takes you to the wishes fulfilling goddess called Manakamana Mai. Manakamana temple is one of the most popular and old cultural heritage of our country Nepal. Manakamana is temple of Durga Bhawani (hindu goddess),it is situated in Gorkha District of Nepal it is situated at about 1300 meters at a top of a hill surround by a small village community. It is about nine km north-east of the town of Mugling and at about 90 km west from Kathmandu and east from Pokhara.
Specially Manakamana means the “wishes”. It is believed that Goddess Manakamana fulfill the wishes of ones who worship her with pure heart. It is very true when some one wish something from the heart; it is fulfill by the God. Manakamana temple it is very attractive, powerful, and mostly important area(place) of tourism the invasion of different religious people as well as tourists are seen their. As per Hindu mythology all objects in this universe is consists of five cosmic elements the earth, water, fire, air and ether or space or sky. Therefore the arrangement of pooja samagri is done on the basis of these elements than it helps in balancing and regulating the activated five comic elements in the universe. The worshipper than gets the maximum benefit both manifests and unmans fest frequencies empitted from the god and goddess. Devi is worshiped with the same elements,and in Nepal there is a tradition to offer cloth (bastra) to god and goddess. Especially red is considered as saubhgya (long life in Nepal)so Devi is offered almost everything is red color and the pooja thali should contain at least the following in a pooja basket along with pancha patro,
Abir (kumkum) for saubhagya, kesar represent earth, Flower and leaves, Dhup for scent (Fragnace), Diyo for light, cloth (Bastra or dress) and mirror, fruits and foods for Prasad (coconut and aweet deserts), Bell for sounds betel nut and janani, little amount of rice (anna,grain) the priest takes the pooja material when devotee reaches hear the Devi statue and he offers their pooja samagri to goddess and returns the same after offering her. People do sankalpa (vow) and Bhakal (resolution) in the temple. The priest asks the devotees if they have any vow ar resolution for which they are in the temple to offer. If they have any, the priest offers the pooja materials to goddess in the name of sunkalpa and bhakal off the devotee.
why would you to visit??
Manakamana is the most amazing, mysterious, and attractive places in which place, different religious people, common people different castes and dourest use to come in the purpose of worshiping, visiting and celebrating their wishes.there is a tradition of sacrificing animals at the temple devotes stand in line for eve for 5-10 hours during festivals people can be seen standing in line with pooja samagri(worship materials) and sum of them carrying duck, cock or goat with them. People seen to enjoy standing in the line without food. People when go for manakamana tour they can feel so real living of life heaven.
There are motels, hotels and lodges around manakamana temples. A single room cost rs 100 to rs 600 depending upon facilities one wants to avail. In cold days, most of hotels are closed but open sufficient enough to hold the guests at the winter. Manakamana tour is also famous for the sweet juicy small oranges (Tangerine). The hill of manakamana. Is full of oranges in the seasons.