Pharping day trip

1 Day


  • Duration: Approximately 6-8 hours (including travel time and activities).
  • Distance: Kathmandu to Pharping is about 20 kilometers (12 miles), taking around 1 hour one way by road, depending on traffic and road conditions.
  • Transportation: Private vehicle car / Jeep/van/bus
  • Attire: Wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for walking. Carry a light jacket or shawl for cooler temperatures.
  • Meals: Enjoy lunch at Pharping, where local eateries offer traditional Nepali cuisine.



  1. Departure from Kathmandu: Start your day early, around 8:00 AM, to make the most of your time in Pharping.
  2. Travel to Pharping: Board your private vehicle  scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pharping. Enjoy the views of the countryside and traditional Nepali villages along the way.

Mid-morning: 3. Arrival in Pharping: Reach Pharping by late morning, around 9:00 AM. Begin your exploration of this historic town.

  1. Visit Asura Cave: Explore the sacred Asura Cave, located on a hillside overlooking Pharping. According to legend, Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) meditated in this cave and subdued a powerful demon.

Lunch: 5. Lunch Break: Enjoy a hearty lunch at one of the local eateries in Pharping. Sample traditional Nepali dishes like dal bhat (rice and lentils), momos (dumplings), or thukpa (noodle soup).

Afternoon: 6. Explore Yangleshö Cave: After lunch, visit Yangleshö Cave, another significant pilgrimage site in Pharping. This cave is believed to be where Guru Rinpoche attained enlightenment.

  1. visit Vajra yogini Temple and natural arisen Tara place 

Late Afternoon: 8. Return Journey: Start your journey back to Kathmandu in the late afternoon, around 3:00 PM.

Evening: 9. Arrival in Kathmandu: Reach Kathmandu by early evening, around 4:00-5:00 PM. Reflect on the experiences of the day and cherish the memories of your trip to Pharping.

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Pharping day trip