English, नेपाली (Nepali), हिंदी (Hindi)
Pharping overnight stay will give exposure to Buddhism. A weekend in Pharping certainly does not require you to go out of the valley though it certainly feels like the same. South of central Kathmandu about an hour brings you to this place, surrounded by Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, Rice terraces with some remarkable Hindu and Buddhist shrines.
Because of its religious significance, Pharping itself is a Buddhist pilgrimage site, where Padmasambhava or Guru Rinpoche is said to have meditated in this holy cave. If we go a bit further, we will reach Dhakshinkali Temple where animal sacrifices are made. We will provide you with pick up and drop off from Kathmandu to Pharping.
You are highly recommended to stay in the Neydo Monastery guest house. Which is the monastery itself and every morning and evening there is a puja where you can participate. You can learn Buddhism from the monk, and you can certainly relax in this peaceful environment.
Drive to Pharping, and upon reaching the resort, we will have welcome drinks and check in to the hotel followed by a surrounding walk along the village. Evening we will attain the Puja with local monk and dinner and overnight.
Day 02: Wake up and leisurely breakfast, attain morning puja with the local monk and learn about certain Buddhism with the monk. Upon request and at extra cost you can get a 2-hour yoga class from an experienced instructor. Then we will relax for a couple of hours, and after lunch, we will drive back to Kathmandu.