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Gorkha Manakamana and Bandipur Tour7 Days

Minimum Participants 1
Mode of Travel Easy
Accommodation hotel/resort
Meals Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner during tour
Transportation Private Vehicle

trip Overview

Gorkha Durbar is an ancient palace of the Shah Dynasty. It is the Birth Place of Brave King Prithvi Narayan Shah who unified small territories into a strong Nation. From the year 1604 to 1641 the Shah dynasty becomes the famous rule over the Gorkha. He is also well known for gathering all the Gorkha soldiers and battling to unite the nation by taking over Kathmandu. Gorkha Durbar is at the elevation of 1,000 feet above Gorkha Bazaar. The historical Gorkha palace offers spectacular views of the Himalayan range such as Mt. Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Himchuli, and many other peaks. It is also the temple complex of Gorakh Kali and Gorakhnath from which one can assume that the name of the place was GORKHA.

Manakamana Temple is also in Gorkha District. The place is widely popular as a sacred place of Hindu Religion, built in the 17th century. The belief is that the goddess Manakamana grants the wishes to all of those who come to worship here. The word Makamana means “Mana” is Heart and Kamana means Wish. The temple is lying 12KM south of Gorkha Bazaar. All devotees assume that Manakamana Devi fulfills the wishes. So pilgrimage tourists from all countries and all religions go to visit there. This tour is the famous pilgrimage tour of Nepal.

Bandipur is located at an altitude of 1030m from sea level which is located 143 KM west side of Kathmandu Valley and 80KM East of Pokhara. Bandipur is a famous town for its natural beauties and traditional craftsmanship. The town contains a typical Newari culture and the warm hospitality of its people. The picturesque town provides spectacular views of Annapurna Range, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri as well as Langtang. The wonderful sunrise view from Tundikhel and sightseeing around amazing caves on Bandipur provide you with the additional entertainment.

Short Itinerary


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Full-day Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley.
Day 03: Drive to Kurintar (4-5 hrs drive) & Drive to Manakamana temple by Cable car  (1300m, 30 mins drive).
Day 04: Drive to Gorkha/1220m (3-4 hours).
Day 05: Drive from Gorkha to Bandipur/1030m (3/4 hours drive).
Day 06: Bandipur to Kathmandu (3/4 Hours Drive).
Day 07: Departure to International Airport.

Detail Itinerary

35 minute drive BB plan Hotel/resort

Nepal Dream Path Treks guide will meet you on arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and transfer you to your respective Hotels. Nepal Dream Path Treks guide will brief about all necessaries required & do's and don't s related information.


10 am - 5 pm BB plan Hotel/resort

After the first night in Kathmandu, you will be well informed regarding the time for your sightseeing tour in Kathmandu at places of interest.

Click here for detail information about where to visit in Kathmandu Valley.


5-6 hrs drives All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Hotel

Our journey starts after having breakfast heading towards Kurintar by private transport. We cross Kathmandu valley and follow along the Trishuli river. We can enjoy the beautiful landscapes of Nepal followed by green giant hills and typical Nepali tea stops. After the drive of 4-5 hrs on Prithivi highway alongside the riverbank of Trishuli river, we will reach Kurintar, the entrance of Manakamana temple. After having lunch at the hotel, we will head towards the Manakamana temple by the thrilling Cable car ride of 30 mins. Manakamana temple holding a great historic and religious importance is a great place to worship Goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Goddess Parvati. After exploring this amazing religious site, we will drive back to Kurintar by Cable car. Overnight stay at Kurintar.

We can observe beautiful landscapes, streams and follow the river edge of Darundi Khola. We can observe the historical monuments of Shah dynasty kingdom at Gorkha district and the panoramic view of snow peaked mountains and the sunset also. Overnight stay at tea house there.


5/6 hours drive All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Hotel

After having breakfast at Kurintar, we will head towards another historical place Gorkha. A beautiful drive from Kurintar to Gorkha alongside the riverbank of Daraudi river decorated by the amazing landscapes and typical Nepali settlements.
After a drive of 4-5 hrs, we will reach Gorkha. After having lunch at Hotel, we will visit the historical monuments and museums of the Shah dynasty. Gorkha Museum is a great place to learn about the late Prithivi Narayan Shah, the unifier of Nepal. The museum holds two cannons on either side of the palace and every possible thing related to the late king Prithivi Narayan Shah. The design and the artwork of the palace are beautiful.
Overnight at Gorkha!


3/4 hours drive All meals includes- Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner, Tea/Coffee Hotel

Wake up in the early morning to enjoy the mesmerizing views of snow-capped mountains. After breakfast at Gorkha, we will head towards another destination Bandipur. After the drive of 3-4 hrs, we will reach Bandipur and have lunch there. We will spend the rest of the day exploring Bandipur.

We can visit Bindebasini Temple where you can worship God Durga and see the nice carving in the ancient walls. During this trek, you can visit the Newari-style Padma Library building having nice Newari carving on windows and beams. Visit silkworm farm then, go to Tundikhel viewpoint from where you can see the stunning panoramic views of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchhare (6997m), Langtang Lirung (7246m), Manaslu (8162m), and Ganesh Himal (7406m). Overnight stay at a hotel in Bandipur!


3/4 Hours Drive All meals during trek ( breakfast, lunch, dinner) Hotel

With the great experience of Gorkha, Manakamana, and Bandipur, drive back to Kathmandu. It takes 3-4 hours and transfers to the respected hotel. The rest time is for shopping and exploring the Thamel Area. You can enjoy the farewell dinner party given by us and share the experience with each other.


Today as per your international flight schedule, Nepal Dream Path Treks staff will transfer you to the airport for your final departure with the wonderful memory of the Tour with us.


What's included?

  • Airport arrival and departure transfer.
  • Sightseeing tour including private vehicle, entry fees and well experienced tour guide.
  • All transportation car, van, jeep, tourist coach or flight as per your requirement and agreed price.
  • All government tax and necessary paper works.
  • Friendly, knowledgeable & government authorize license holder tour guide.
  • Accommodation with BB plan in cities.

What's not included?

  • Your travel insurance.
  • International flight and departure tax.
  • Any expense of personal nature.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Any kinds of Bar bills.