The magnificent temple of Lord Pashupatinath is located in the capital city of Nepal. The capital city, Kathmandu is the best travel destination to experience the vicinity of Nepal. The ancient history and rich Nepali culture is still prevailing in this city. The traveler’s hub, trekking point, center for nightlife or to experience diverse culture, Kathmandu, the city is encompassed with every entity.
The UNESCO listed world heritage site, Pashupatinath is the largest temple in Nepal. The main temple of Lord Shiva is situated at the center with several other small temples in the surroundings. The Pashupatinath area is the most favoured religious place for Hindus.
Here, we will be make you aware on how to reach Pashupatinath Temple Kathmandu from Varanasi. The most convenient way to travel from Varanasi is through airways.
Buddha Air, the best airline in Nepal has been operating direct flights between Kathmandu and Varanasi. The flights are operated weekly i.e. Monday and Friday from Varanasi to Kathmandu and from Kathmandu to Varanasi. Kathmandu is 55 minutes away from Varanasi. For more details on booking flights and schedules, please visit Flight Information.
Buddha Air flights from Varanasi to Kathmandu takes off at 18:05 (local time of India). You will land at 19:15 in Tribhuvan International Airport of Kathmandu, Nepal. From the airport, you can reach to your destination or your desired hotel by any means of transportation available from there. Next day, plan your visit to Pashupatinath Temple. The temple is located in Gaushala of Kathmandu. The place is near to the Airport. It is around 5 km to the east of Kathmandu Valley.
The time of Pashupatinath darshan starts from 4 am to 12 noon and reopens from 5 pm to 9pm. The temple stays closed from noon to 5 pm every day. While planning the visit plan accordingly. If you would like to attend the evening aarti please visit the temple by 6 pm.
Pashupatinath temple is stretched over Bagmati River which is considered holy for both Hindus and Buddhists. It is blessed with purification of sins. Several bodies are cremated here to get relief of re-incarnation process. Bagmati Aarti is conducted on these banks everyday starting from 6pm in the evening. With several devotees singing and worshipping together for Lord Pashupatinath has gained much popularity. Due to its amazing atmosphere, it is a must watch religious activity.
Varanasi stands as the city with religious importance for Hindus. Similarly, Kathmandu also carries the significant religious values. Moreover, both cities are connected spiritually. Thus, travel with us and enjoy your time at Kathmandu, Nepal.