Spiritual Trek

SPIRITUAL TREK

The part Nepal Himalaya offers different spiritual sites around the mountain ranges from East to West with spiritual lakes, mountains, monasteries, temples,meditation caves & kundas (small holy lakes with own importance in religion). All those sites provide experience of spirituality which we can not expect on our busy life. Beyond the Himalaya those places are perfectdestination for religion, culture, history, spirituality, archaeology, art and architecture. Real feeling of "Spirit" with meditation the main attraction of these programs. Persons have not enough time to experience spiritual destinations, we offer Helicopter tours for all places.

Spiritual Expeditions P. Ltd offers Spiritual trekking and tours with tailor made itineraries to the interests of our customers. We can guide to prepare programson the base of pilgrimages to religious shrines, explorations of the Holy sitesand historic monuments, rituals at ancient famous temples, retreats, meditationand more in Nepal and Tibet. Before trekking the program includes sightseeing tour of Kathmandu which covers spiritual sites & monuments in Kathmandu valley.

Spiritual expediton Nepal prepare Trekking and tour porgrams based on religion, culture, history, spirituality, archaeology, art and architecture. We can guide to prepare programs on the base of pilgrimages to religious shrines, explorations of the Holy sites and historic monuments, rituals at ancient famous temples, retreats and more in Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan.Those spiritual travel destinations provide spirit in all aspects which recharge your mind for upcoming future.

Nepal is one of the best places for spiritual tour due to mixed culture, mixed tradition and sacred sites around the Himalaya. There are hundreds of sites related with different religion below the holy Himalaya all related with five elements on both Buddhism and Hinduism. Besides the spiritual sites here Nepal is also famous destination for spiritual pursuits like meditation, yoga, astrology and retreat. It is believed that Nepal is a country where deities mingle with mortals. Nepal has rich cultural heritages all related with unique spirit and correlated with both religions. Kathmandu the capital city has more than 4000 temples, monasteries and stupas of different gods, goddesses and Buddha. Nepal is the center for all different branches of Buddhist and Hindus having their own spiritual sites. Nepal is also known the land of Buddha because Nepal is the birthplace of Shakyamuni Buddha due to this fact from all over the world wanting to get a glimpse of the sacred birthplace of Lord Buddha.

THE MAJOR SPIRITUAL SITE IN NEPAL

Around Kathmandu: Pashupatinath Temple ,Monasteries & Temples around Patan,Bhaktapur City & Changu Narayan Temple, Buddanilkhanta Temple (Sleeping Vishnu) , Swyambhunath Stupa , Kapan Monastery, Namobuddha,Dakshinkali, Bompo monastery, white monastery, Shivapuri Hill & Nunnery Monastery, harping monastery etc.

Around Terai: Lumbini(Birth Place of Buddha), Janakpur / Janaki Temple, Balmiki Ashram Etc.

AroundHimalaya: Muktinath Temple – Mustang, Holy Lake Gosainkund-Langtang, DamodarKund –Upper Mustang, Shay Gompa - Upper Dolpa , Lo-Mangthang -Upper Mustang , Lapche Monastery & Melarepa Cave – Gaurishanker range,Halashi – Makalu,Pathivara – Kanchenjunga, Dudh Kunda- Everest Region, Pach Pokhari – Rolwaling,Bhairav Kunda – Rolwaling, Narad Kunda – Manasalu, Ramaroshan –Khaptad area, Sworgadwari –Puythan, Monasteries trek - Everest Etc.

WEATHER CONDITIONS INNEPAL HIMALAYA

Thecondition of weather in Himalayas Range depends up on arrival of monsoon. Foradvance trek on Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Makalu, Kanchenjunga & Manasalu regions are suggested on the dry season (March – June) &(September – November). Soft village treks & short trek around Kathmandu and Pokhara can be operated around the year. The trekking in Himalaya shadow zone like upper mustang, Upper Dolpo & Humla can be operated even in rainy season (June – October), After October the region become cold as compare with other region.

MEALS

Weprovide hygienic foods for all trekking teams which stimulate your appetitede spite frequent altitude induced loss of appetite ,Breakfast includes porridgeand cereal followed by eggs (fried, boiled poached or omelettes) and eitherbread or chapattis with jam, honey, peanut butter etc. Lunch starts with juiceand may include chips, rice, lentils, vegetables, salad, sandwiches, beans, tinned fish and tinned meat. Dessert is usually fresh/tinned fruit and tea. Theevening meal always starts with soup (often with a healthy dose of garlic toaid acclimatization) accompanied by poppadums, popcorn or prawn crackers. Themain meal varies from local style – Dal Bhat (rice and lentils with an onion and vegetable sauce), Yak stew, momos etc. to western style – yak burgers,chips, pasta, pizza & Desserts are equally appealing and include apple pie,cake, custard etc. In T- house or Lodge trek we provide all meals from menu oflocals.

STAFFS & TIPPING

We provide you highly experience guides with government license for mountaineering, skillful high altitude cook with helpers, assistance sherpas to settle camps, Nepali Mountain group Leader ( Depends up on group size), Liaison officer ( Government ) & Essential porters, yaks or pony as per program. All the staffs will be well equipped & has insurance from local insurance company. We suggest our group to handover TIPS & BONUS for our staffs after the trip.  

FLIGHTS

Thedomestic flights are dependable on weather condition, in some case we may stuckfor long days in Himalayan airports Like Lukla, Jufal, Tumlingtar, Jomsometc  on that case we can arrange Helicopter but the cost will be extra. The accommodation before & after trip will be as per program so if there will be any extra cost you need to payus directly.

TRANSPORTATION

Weprovide all private transportation in Kathmandu which depends up on the groupsize but if in case you want to use transportation in mountain rough road, itis not possible to arrange private transportation but we can arrange reservelocal transportation as per program.

ESSENTIAL ITEM FOR TREKKING IN NEPAL

Large duffel bag, Bag lock, Sandals, Watch, Camera w/batteries and extra film,Binoculars, Passport (copies of passport photos), Book, Notebook w/pencil (business cards and Postcards / photos from home), Carry-on or small duffel bag  fanny pack/ money belt / passport bag.

TREKKING CLOTHING ITEM

Lightweighttrekking pants, Lightweight turtleneck shirts (P/C), Expedition Shirt (P/C),Polypropylene liner socks (thin) , Short loop stitch wool blend socks, Sunglasses(100% UV Protection), Trekking cap / baseball cap, Water bottles w/insulated pouch, Sunscreen (SPF 25 or greater), Lip Balm (w/ SPF 30 sunscreen), Bandanna, Nylon clothes line cord, Large insulated mug, Lighter, Sewing kit  (small), Toiletries: (soap / shampoo / toothbrush toilet paper / make-up).

FOOD / HYGINE  ITEMS

Herbal tea – Hot Chocolate, Personal snackfood, Gatorade / Lemonade mix packets, Anti-bacterial waterless soap scrub, Water Filter / Purifier, Handi-Wipes, Small garbage bags , Disposable earplugs.

 RENTAL ITEMS FOR PEAK CLIMBING

1. 1 pair Plastic climbing boots  2.Ascenders (Jumar) 3. Crampons  4. Carabineers 5. Figureof eight descender   

MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS [PERSONAL CHOICE ITEMS]

1. Down sweater (Replaces downjacket) 2.  Therma-rest chair adapter 3. Balaclava 4. Skigoggles 5. Insect repellent 6.Sink stopper 

Cancellation of Trekking  in Nepal:

Program cancelled within 45 days of the start of the tour program no cancellation charge

Program cancelled within 30 days - 15 % of the given cost

Program cancelled within 21 days- 20% of the given cost

Program cancelled within 7 days- 30% of the given cost

After arrival in Nepal : 100% of the given cost

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Shiva Shrine Trek in Nepal:
Surma Sarovar Lake trek, Haleshi Mahadev Trek,Gosainkund Trek,Dudhkund Trek,Bhairab Kund Trek,Manasalu – Narad Pokhari Trek,Ganesh Himal Trek, Panch Pokhari Trek.
Vishnu Shrine Trek in Nepal:
Muktinath Trek,Damodhar Kund Trek,Langtang Trek
Padmasambhava Trek/ Guru Rinpoche Trek/ Milerapa Trek in Nepal
Everest Monastery Trek,Upper Mustang Trek,Mustang – Lo mangthang Trek,Upper Dolpo –Shey Gompa Trek,Humla – Limi Valley Trek,Rasuwa Langtang Trek,Manang – Nar Phu Trek,Monastery circuit Trek ( Maratika Cave to Khotang)

Shaktipeths Trek in Nepal:

 Khayar Barahi Trek, Badimalika Trek,Pathivara Trek 

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