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Halesi Mahadev Tour

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Total Duration:0 Day


Trip Grade:Easy

Transportation:Private Transportation

Accommodation:Hotel and Guest Houses

Halesi is one of the ancient and holiest places of Nepal. It is equally popular among Hindu, Buddhist and Kirati.  The situation in the eastern part of Nepal, Mahadev Mahadev is religious as well as touristic place. It believed another Pashupatinath in eastern Nepal. The natural and huge cave is the 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 the temple. Behind the temple, there is a huge natural cave which is capable 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. A first cave called Haleswar Mahadev is an image of the image of Shiva. Second caved called Basaha cave is an image of Nandi. A third cave called Bhairava cave is an image of Bhairav. The first cave is the main part of the temple with a natural image of Lord Shiva. This cave is about 300 feet down from the surface and there are well managed 102 stone steps. Reaching Halesi Mahadev is not only about religion but also an exploration of local tradition, natures and other experience of the hilly region.

Reaching there

Helicopter flight to Halesi

Since Halesi Mahadev situated in the remote area of the hilly region, it is quite a 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. A 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 scheduled 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 kilometres reduce 232 via highway from Dhulikhel to Diktel. It is two days plan in total. First-day reaching Halesi Mahadev temple, visit and overnight. Second day morning visit and return to Kathmandu. Because of the hilly road, road condition can be changed as per season.

Haleshi Mahadev Tour can be combining with some other pilgrimage destination. Pashupatinath, Manakamana, Muktinath, Janakpur, Lumbini, Valmiki Ashram, Gajendramoksha Dham, Trivendham and many more. You can just dream of your destination. Touch Kailash Travels and tour fulfil your desire visit to any places you dreamed.

Accommodation and foods in Halesi and on the way are all locally managed foods and accommodations. Simple hotels are available in Halesi. Nepali types of foods are available in entire paces. 

Recommendations for Yatra

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:

  • Rest.
  • Relax-do not exert, be excited.
  • Reduce talking.
  • Walk slowly – adopt one third of your speed and space.
  • Keep your load light.
  • Walk for 15 minutes and rest for 5 minutes.
  • Whenever you feel uncomfortable, just stop; rest and relax.
  • Ignore the sudden outbursts of fellow pilgrims and avoid arguments.
  • Observe silence with smile.
  • Never go too high and too fast.
  • Consume plenty of liquids; never proceed with an empty stomach.
  • Chant a prayer or visualize everything around to suit your pleasant thoughts or put on the earphones and listen to your favourite music, bhajans, chanting etc.
  • Be careful not to catch a cold. It is better to be over clothed than under protected. En-route avoids taking bath or drinking water from Lake Streams or rivers, as your system is not conditioned for this.
  • Keep your boots/Ked inside tent. Protect yourself against dust and direct sunshine during the long stretches of driving. Face, feet and hands must be well protected.
  • The uneven ground, steep slope and slushy banks are full of potholes. Do not combine walking and sight seeing together.
  • Always listen to your guide or the one with experience. Never leave the group.
  • On this trip, over exertion is to be avoided and drinking plenty of fluids is recommendable. During winter, heavy warm clothing is a must.


  • Kindly consult your doctor and get yourself examined for this yatra
  • As Mount Kailash and lake Manasarovar is situated at high altitudes please start exercises like walking, jogging, yoga and other breathing exercises in order to have a successful yatra at least from a month before. 


  You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;

  • Passport with Photo copies, Photographs, Identity card, Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
  • Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
  • Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency.
  • Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
  • Any other document for personal purposes.


  • Big bag for putting your equipment and others
  • A small light trek bag
  • Water bottle / Thermos flask for hot water (1 liter).

Note: Touch Kailash Travel provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra


  • Enough clothing for the whole Yatra including 3 pairs trek suits/leisure wear/jogging troushers/4 to 5tea shirts/2 polar flees one light quilted /shirts/poloneck/salwar kameez etc. Do not over load.
  • Wool socks (around 4 pairs), thick tights, wool monkey cap, scarves, warm light gloves, scarf.
  • Wool/thermal long underwear
  • Rain wear (Umbrella or Raincoat)

Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra


  • Sports comfortable shoes/trainers (Good one Nike, Adidas etc). Have a spare one too
  • A pair of light Sleepers


  • Toileteries kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet rolls, towels etc).
  • Sun screen lotion/cream
  • facial tissues, wet once,


  • Tourch/Candle/match box/lighter/batteries
  • Knife
  • Plastic mug
  • Dusk masks/face masks


  • Any regular medicines that you take
  • Dark Sunglasses
  • Your favourite food which will keep you going including Nuts, biscuits, powder juice
  • Kapoor/Vicks/Inhaler etc
  • Binoculars/Camera/extra batteries
  • Milk powder for tea


  • First aid kit (typical backpacking kit for minor injuries/ our guide also will carry).
  • Diamox/Aspirin/pain killers
  • Lip balm/Mustard oil/Vaseline
  • Plasters
  • TCP, salt, mint, Vicks for sore throats


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