Halesi is one of the ancient and holiest places of Nepal. It is equally popular among Hindu, Buddhist and Kirati. Situation in eastern part of Nepal, Mahadev Mahadev is religious as well as touristic place. It believed another Pashupatinath in eastern Nepal. Natural and huge cave is main attraction of Halesi Mahadev. The cave is associated with guru Rinpoche in Buddhism and Lord Shiva to Hinduism. There are several occasion big ceremony goes in temple. Behind the temple, there is a huge natural cave which is capacity of thousands of monks for meditation. Near the temple Matrika Monastery lies, which is famous among Buddhist peoples.
There are three mysterious caves. It is believed to be three eyes of Lord Shiva. First cave called Haleswar Mahadev is image of image of Shiva. Second caved called Basaha cave is image of Nandi. Third cave called Bhairava cave is image of Bhairav. First cave is main part of the temple with natural image of Lord Shiva. This cave is about 300 feet down from surface and there are well managed 102 stone steps. Reaching at Halesi Mahadev is not only about religion but also exploration of local tradition, natures and other experience of hilly region.
Helicopter flight to Halesi
Since Halesi Mahadev situated in remote area of hilly region, it is quite long way to drive and take others optional. Helicopter charted from Kathmandu airport and return again is only a day plan. Helicopter chartered flight to Halesi Mahadev Temple provide enough time to explore caves, temple, monastery and surroundings. It 2 hours both way flight from Kathmandu and to Kathmandu. Total number of person accommodate in helicopter depend on total weight. Normally four to five peoples can share a small heli in this tour.
Option 02 reaching Halesi Mahadev
You have next option to reach by schedule flight to Lamidanda and take local transportation to Halesi temple. Morning flight to Lamidanda from Kathmandu and It takes 4 hours to reach halesi from Lamidanda airport. Stay overnight at Halesi and next day drive to Lamidanda for your flight back to Kathmandu. Flight to Lamidanda is remote area flight and weather condition is really affected.
Option 03 reaching Halesi Mahadev
Drive to Halesi temple now is more comfortable than before. With new road construction, total kilometers reduce 232 via highway from Dhulikhel to Diktel. It is two days plan in total. First day reaching at Halesi Mahadev temple, visit and overnight. Second day morning visit and return to Kathmandu. Because of hilly road, road condition can be changes as per season.
Haleshi Mahadev Tour can be combining with some other pilgrimage destination. Pashupatinath, Manakamana, Muktianth, Janakpur, Lumbini, Valmiki Asram, Gajendramoksha Dham, Trivendham and many more. You can just dream your destination. Touch Kailash Travels and tour fulfill your desire visit of any places you dreamed.
Accommodation and foods in Halesi and on the way is all locally managed foods and accommodations. Simple hotels are available in Halesi. Nepali types of foods are available in entire paces.
Trip insurance is important documents. Touch Kailash Travels and tours do not need your insurance policy for permit and visa confirmation. it is only for your secure and immergency. make sure your insurance cover travelling up to 5600 miter altitude and cover Emmergency rescue and Medical bills.
Oxygen level is less at higher altitudes. The inclement weather and high altitude induces certain illness generally not encountered over the plains. Headache, nausea, lassitude, lethargy, breathlessness, general uneasiness [malaise], high irritability, light loss of balance, disorientation, incoherence and insomnia are a few. It is common to all irrespective of the age, sex and physical fitness. Gradual acclimatization is the best answer. Tranquilizers, sleeping dose and strong anti-biotic must be avoided. Some of symptoms indicate that the body mechanism is readjusting to new environments. The best idea is deliberately slow down all the activities and follows the following rules:
You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;
Note: Touch Kailash Travel provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra
Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra
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