Kathmandu, Chitwan, Lumbini and Pokhara Tour of Nepal
Nepal has various Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Each temple and monastery is attached to a legend or belief that glorifies the miraculous powers of its deity. Some well-known pilgrimage sites are in Eastern part of Nepal - Baraha Chhetra which is considered one of the four greatest Hindu pilgrimage sites found in Nepal, Halesi Mahadev, Janakpur which becomes alive during different festivals throughout the year, Pathibhara and Tyangboche which is in the Sagarmatha National Park. From the monastery anyone who can travel here is blessed with magnificent views of Mt. Everest flanked by Lhotse and Nuptse. During the Mani Rimdu festival many pilgrims are found gathering here to celebrate. The pilgrimage site are in Central part of Nepal - Manakamana, Gorkha the hometown of the famous Gurkha soldiers, Lumbini birthplace of Lord Buddha, Muktinath, Gosainkunda in Langtang National Park, Tansen which has a temple dedicated to Goddess Bhagwati who is ferocious and loves blood sacrifices. Tansen is also a good travel destination to be combining with a visit to Lumbini or Chitwan National Park, and of course there are the many sacred pilgrimage sites of the Kathmandu valley and Western part Nepal are Swargadwari & Khaptad Ashram. Nepal is also the Gateway to Kailash Mansarovar, the mythical abode of Lord Shiva. Pilgrimage sites of Nepal like Muktinath and Gosainkunda make popular trekking destinations.