Religious and spiritual tour conducted by Black Diamond Expedition offers Nepal as a major spiritual destination of the world. Many holy scripts describe Nepal as the land of God and Goddesses and the spiritual tours bring a greater level of happiness and fills life with abundant positive vibes. Visiting temples and monasteries located in the lofty mountains gives you a marvellous opportunity to witness traditional rituals dated back to thousands of years. Places of adoration including the largest Hindu temple, Pashupatinath or the hilltop monkey temple, Swayambhunath gives you an insight into the life of renunciation and salvation of the priests and monks. You will have an opportunity to light a rare traditional butter lamp in the monasteries. You will definitely be kindled with high levels of divinity and mysticism with a short sojourn to the birthplace of Lord Buddha in Lumbini, or a visit to Janaki temple in Janakpur and Muktinath temple at Muktinath. Nepal, being bordered to Tibet, also provides access to Mt. Kailash and lake Mansarovar, the mythical abode of the great Lord Shiva.
Being a part of this religious journey, you will not only discover a quiet, mysterious and divine world but also witness the ancient richness of the religious and spiritual preservations. You will have ample opportunities for spiritual pursuits like yoga, meditation, retreat and astrology by spending tranquil time in an incredibly beautiful place amidst the nature blessed by the Himalayas.
Muktinath temple, located at an elevation of 3700m, is one of the high altitude religious destinations in the world. Muktinath literally means the the God of salvation and therefore is visited by majority of both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. Muktinath is accessible with a short flight of half an hour from the lake city Pokhara to Jomsom which leads you to the starting point of the trek. At Muktinath trekkers have an opportunity to explore the holy temple and the 108 waterspouts. A rare view of earth, fire, and water come together and the eternal flame burns night and day, giving the place an aura of mystery at Muktinath. Gosaikunda is also a famous pilgrimage site of Nepal. It lies 60 km north of Kathmandu. This holy place is located in the periphery of Langtang National Park. Many Hindus gather in Gosaikunda Lake during the full moon in August despite the bad weather. According to the legend, the Hindu god, Lord Shiva, stayed overnight at Gosainkunda while going to Mt. Kailash.
Lumbini, the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautam, the one and only ultimate Buddha, the enlightened one, is the pilgrimage destination for the world’s millions of people faithful to all schools of Buddhism. This historical site, where you will see the commemorative pillar erected by the Great Indian Emperor Ashoka, is listed as World Heritage Site. Black Diamond Expedition's religious and spiritual tour also includes sightseeing to major religious spots in Kathmandu valley along with a visit to Pokhara, renowned lake city of of Nepal.