|Posted by nepaltravelexpert on March 10, 2012 at 10:30 AM|
Manakamana is situated in the height of Gorkha district, from 12 km south of Gorkha bazzar. Manakamana is the first place where Cable car was introduced in Nepal which becomes extremely popular among the locals as well as the tourists. This cable car is in Kurintar, from where Manakamana is 10 minutes distance via cable car. Kurintar is around 105 KM west of Kathmandu on the highway to Pokhara. Before the cable car was established, millions of pilgrims have to go to Manakamana by a long strenuous trek. Few numbers of people still prefer the foot path. The cable car ride covers a distance of 2.8 km. with 31 passenger and 3 cargo cars, each with a seating capacity of 6; the system has the overall capacity of handling 600 persons per hour.
his place is famous for the temple of Manakamana, one of the manifestations of the Hindu goddess Bhagwati. Manakamana temple is located 12 Km south of historic town Gorkha and situated on a prominent ridge (1302 mt. above sea level) overlooking the river valleys of Trisuli (south) and Marshyangdi (west). The unique location of the place is dramatized during winter when the ridge appears as an island above the sea of morning mist. People believe Manakamana Devi fulfills the wishes of her devotees, thus called the wish fulfilling Deity. The reward on reaching the shrine is both spiritual and physical exhilaration. Spectacular views include deep valleys, terraced fields and the Manaslu-Himalchuli and Annapurna ranges. The adventure is to getting your wishes fulfilled.
Cable Car in Nepal has become extremely popular activity within the local and tourists alike. It is the recent phenomenon in Nepal. The 10-minute cable-car ride takes the visitor to the temple of Goddess Manakamma. Cable-car ride starts at Cheres, 104 km from Kathmandu on the highway to Pokhara. The Bottom Station (258 MT) at Kurintar and the Top Station (1302 MT) at Manakamana houses the most modern cable car system imported from Austria. Facilities of international standards with high priority given to safety and customer service, Manakamana Cable Car have had an overwhelming response from all the visitors.
Nepal Travel Expert arrange Manakamana Darsha tour everyday.Every day 2,30 seaters coach leaves for Kurintar fromkathmandu.
Price- Rs 2500
Tour Includes-Transportation,cabel car tickets,Breakfast and lunch.
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