Devghat Pilgrimage tour
Devghat is a famous pilgrimage site located at the confluence of the kali Gandaki and Trisuli Rivers. It lies just north of the jungle safari destination of Chitwan National Park. During the Makar Sankranti festival in January, Hindu devotees gather here to take holy dips in the river. There are a number of sacred and historical sites around Devghat which provide interesting side trips; the Triveni temple and Balmiki ashram where the great sage Balmiki had his retreat, the Someswar kalika temple and fort, Pandavanagar where the protagonists of the Mahabharat once lived and the Kabilaspur fort built by the kings of Palpa.
Devghat Pilgrimage Tour – itinerary
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport, warm reception and transfers to hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley including Kathmandu durbar square, Patan durbar square, Soyambhunath, Buddhanath and pasupatinath. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Morning breakfast, drive to Devghat, Overnight at local houses.
Day 04: Visit Devghat and surrounding, evening drive back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Transfer to airport, fly back home.
Private cars and jeeps are possible to hire in Kathmandu, we will help you on this regard. Buses shuttle between Narayanghat and Devghat, taking about half an hour, but the one hour walk along the footpath parallel to the river through the woods is more pleasant.
Local shelters are available but there are no lodges and guesthouses at Devghat.
The trip cost will vary depending on the number of person in your group, trip duration and standard of services required. Please contact us or send us a quick inquiry with your details to obtain a quote.
Note: If above itineraries couldn’t meet your needs, we can design a tailor-made itinerary to suit your needs. It is also possible to combine with some other activities such as white water rafting and wildlife safari.