Manakamana day Tour with cable-car ride

An exciting Cable car experience

Mountain Sun Valley Treks has been providing the Manakamana Day tour Package daily. Manakamana temple lies 140km south from Kathmandu city at Gorkha and on a prominent ridge overlooking the river valleys of Trisuli (south) and Marshyandi (west). It dramatizes the unique location of the place during winter when the ridge appears as the island above the sea of morning mist.

The temple of Manakamana lies 140 km to the west of Kathmandu. Traveling on a vehicle from Kathmandu to Kurintar which is 258m (846ft) high above sea level, we take 10-15 minutes of ride on Cable Car from Kurintar to Manakamana Temple, to an altitude of (1302m/4271ft), of Goddess Manakamana who Hindus believe to have the power to fulfill wishes.

This trip is very famous for the Hindu religion followers. You can enjoy the beauty of nature and enlighten yourself with knowledge, culture, and religion of Nepal. This is a perfect trip for exploring nature, culture and unusual landscapes of Nepal. You can also have a wonderful view of distant mountain peaks, namely Manalsu, Annapurna Mountains and Himalchuli.

Destination: Gorkha, Nepal- Province: Gandaki Pradesh
Trip Routes: Kathmandu - Kurintar - Manakamana Temple - Kurintar - Kathmandu
Activities: Temple Darshan and sightseeing
Season: All seasons throughout the year

Group Size
1 - 10
1 days
1302 m
Trans Alps Adventure
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Detailed Itinerary

  • Early in the morning, we leave for Kurintar, after reaching Kurintar in around 3 to 4 hours we will get on Cable Car and head directly towards Manakamana Temple. Enjoying spectacular views we will reach Manakamana Temple, full of religious treasure and beauty. We darshan Manakamana temple and enjoy the view and return to Kurintar in Cable Car and to Kathmandu in the vehicle.
  • Early in the morning at 6:00 am, we will come to your hotel to pick up you. We will begin our drive towards Kurintar for about 3 hours by Hi-ace/Jeep. After reaching Kurintar, we will use Cable Car to reach the Manakamana temple. You can do puja and tour around the Manakamana temple. You can enjoy the beautiful mesmerizing scenarios from the top of the hill. Then you will come down to the road by Cable car again and then we will drive you back to Kathmandu and drop you to your hotel.

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Cost and dates

We do small group trek or private trip as your request.
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What's Included

  • Meals like Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner throughout the trek.
  • All ground transportation as per itinerary.
  • Lodge and Teahouse accomondation in between trek.
  • Salary, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments for guide and porter(s).
  • English speaking guide holding government license and necessary porter(s).
  • Treking permit, TIMS, monastery fees, entry fees.
  • Travel insurance for our staffs.
  • Down sleeping bag(s) if you don't have any.
  • First-aid kit.

What's Excluded

  • Hotel and food in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All alcohol and bottled drinks.
  • Travel Insurance for clients.
  • Personal expences.
  • Clients international Plane fare and airport taxes.

Personal Hygiene

  • Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after-sun lotion in case you do get a sunburn toothpaste/brush set
  • Hand sanitizer gel
  • 1 synthetic towel

Equipment List


  • Sun hat or scarf
  • warm fleece hat
  • Black Sunglasses

Upper Body

  • T-shirts
  • Weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Down vest or jacket
  • Lightweight hand gloves

Lower Body

  • Underwear
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof pants


  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers or sandals)

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  • Category Two Way
  • Normal NRS. 675.00
  • Student NRS. 505.00
  • Child NRS. 405.00
  • Elderly NRS. 470.00
  • Disabled NRS. 335.00
  • Indian Citizen NRS. 840.00
  • Indian Child NRS. 552.00
  • SAARC and Chinese USD. 10.00
  • SAARC and Chinese Child USD. 07.00
  • Foreigner USD. 20.00
  • Foreigner Child USD. 15.00
  • Goat NRS. 240.00

Child Category

  • 3 Feet up to 4 Feet
  • Children below 3 Feet

Cable Car Operation Timings

  • 9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM
  • LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 NOON TO 1:30 PM
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book the package tour to Nepal?

If the tour itinerary given in the website suits you, you can book online, e-mail, call or fax us. It is also possible to customized the itinerary as per your desire.

When is the best season to travel to Nepal?

The best season to visit Nepal is from March to May and September to November.

Do we need to cover travel insurance?

Yes, we advise you to get your insurance cover from your respective country.

What kind trekking guide do you use for the trip?

We use honest, experienced and English speaking guides for the trip.

Should I feel embarrassed expecting a porter to carry my pack?

Definitely not. If you can afford a personal porter it is highly recommended.

Is Communication to home possible on trek?

There are telephones in many villages along the popular trekking routes from which you can make international calls. We inform daily trekking report to your relatives to home.

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