Embark on a private cultural tour to explore some of the best attractions on the outskirts of Kathmandu valley. Explore Pharping, a prominent site for Tibetan Buddhists. Pay homage to Dakshinkali, a Hindu temple dedicated to Kali, the goddess of death, time, and change. Visit a beautiful lake called Taudaha Lake en route to Kathmandu. And last but not least, head to Chobar to explore one of the largest caves in Asia, Chobar Caves.
Pharping Dakshinkali tour commences with a scenic 1-hour drive to Pharping, about 20km south of Kathmandu, where you will explore Asura cave. We will then visit and offer homage to the Dakshinkali temple. On our way to Kathmandu, stop briefly to embrace the beauty of Taudaha Lake, famous for birdwatching. The last part of the tour will take us to Chobar, where we will explore Chobar Gorge.
|Day 1||Visit Pharping, Dakshinkali Temple, Chobar and Taudaha|
We will begin this tour with a 1-hour drive to Pharphing. Be sure to be ready by 10. am, and we will pick you up from your hotel. Pharping, a Newari town on the outskirts of Kathmandu, is one of the best places for weekend getaways and adventures. Embark on a short journey to Asura Cave, a cave sacred to Guru Rinpoche. We will also visit Vajra Yogini temple, Gorakhnath temple, and Shesnarayan temple.
We will be at Dakshinkali temple after the lunch break. Dakshinkati temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the goddess Kali. Hindu devotees drag animals like chickens, goats, and sheep and offer them to the goddess to satisfy her blood lust. This sacred temple is a popular hiking destination near Pharping village.
On our way to Kathmandu, we will visit this beautiful lake called Taudaha. It is also called "The lake of snakes." This lake is believed to be the abode of the Nagas and also one of the important sites for Bird watching. If you're lucky, you will spot migratory bird species.
At last, we will explore Chobhar. We will visit Chobhar Gorge and explore the Chobhar caves, one of the largest caves in Asia. And we will wrap our amazing day tour. Our guide will drop you off at your hotel.