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Sacred Shivapuri
 
Day One  
 
Pick up from airport. Drive 15 minutes to Park Village from airport.
Receive guest with garlands at Park Village Hotel. Check in Hotel
Welcome drink (tea/coffee)
1.00 pm
Lunch at hotel overlooking Shivapuri National Park.
Nature watching and stroll in the extensuive peaceful garden of the hotel.
6.00 pm Power-point presentation : orientation on the cultural heritage of Nepal:
7.00 pm
Dinner and meditation. Meditation mats are provided in every room. Over-night at Park Village Hotel.
   
Day Two  
6.00 am Meditation at the meditation center on the bank of Bishnumati stream in the hotel premises.
7.00 am 
Breakfast
8.00 am
Visit Sleeping Vishnu, the largest sculpture of Sleeping Vishnu carved on a single monolith. Probably one of the best artwork during Lichhavi Period.  Visit to Vipasanna meditation center established by Goenka, Visit Buddhist Monasteries representing various sects of Buddhism.
1.00 pm Lunch at the hotel.
2.00 pm
Visit Nagi hill on four-wheel drive. This is a monastic village decorated with prayer flags. This Urgeyen Choeling Monastery is established to teach Buddhist nuns. The evening prayer starts at around 4.00pm. The sound effects of Buddhist chant accompanied by traditional resonating trumpets and reverberating sound of drum beat is truly a spiritual experience.
5.00 pm Return to hotel, refresh and rest
7.00 pm Dinner and overnight at Park Village Hotel & Resort
   
Day Three  
6.00 am Meditation at meditation center
7.00 am
Breakfast
8.00 am
Hike westward following the jeep track to Vishnudwar, the cradle of holy river Vishnumati. It takes about two hours to reach Vishnudwar. Stop for pack lunch.
1.00 pm
Climb northeast following the hiking trail through matured oak and laurel forest. Visit Shivapuri Baba’s hermitage at the summit.
6.30 pm Camp at the summit (2730m). Fantastic place to see Himalayan range.
   
Day Four  
7.00 am  Breakfast
7.30 am
Proceed downhill towards Bagdwar, the origin of holy river Bagmati. Descend to Nagi Hill. Visit monasteries situated at Nagi Hill. Continue to Chisapani.
12.00 noon
Lunch at Tare Bhir. Hike following the jeep track to Chisapani.
5.00 pm Reach Chisapani for overnight stay in tents.
   
Day Five  
7.00 am Breakfast
7.30 am Proceed to Manichur via Dhap.
12.00 noon
Lunch stop at Dhap. It is a marshy area in between the ridges of Manichur and Shivapuri range. It is a picturesques place with meadow.  A tranquil place recommended for meditation.
5.00 pm
Reach Manichur campsite. It is a legendary place where a reincarnated Buddha sacrificed to offer his brain. A pond with a sculpture depicting the scene is still present at this site.
Overnight in tent at Manichur.
   
Day Six  
7.00 am Breakfast
7.30 am
Proceed to Bajrajogini Temple situated at the foothills surrounded by forest. Sankhu Town lies just below the temple.
12.00 noon Lunch at Bajrajogini
1.00 pm Proceed to Sankhu and transfer by private coach to Park Village Hotel and Resort
3.00 pm Refresh  and rest at Park Village Hotel & Resort
6.00 pm Debriefing and listing of scared places list.
7.00 pm Dinner and overnight at Park Village Hotel & Resort
   
Day Seven  
8.00 am Breakfast
Leisure
Departure
 


 
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