Muktinath Tour

Muktinath Tour

The famous temple of Muktinath lies in the district of Mustang. Muktinath is a pilgrimage place for both Buddhist and Hindu. It is situated 48 km north east of Jomsom at an altitude of about 3749 m. Its main shrine is a pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to lord Vishnu. Behind the temple there are 108 waterspouts cast in the shape of cow headed pour holy water. Here lots of pilgrimage takes bath from the ice-cold holy water. The temple is situated on a high mountain range. During the festival of Janai Purnima, Hindu devotees gather here to pay homage to lord Muktinath.

Another famous temple of Jwaladevi, the goddess of flame, is situated about hundred meters south of Muktinath. There are two ways to get to Muktinath from Kathmandu. Either take a direct flight from Kathmandu via Pokhara to Jomsom, hike for a couple of hours via Kagbeni or trek all the way from Pokhara. There is also an air service from Pokhara to Jomsom.

Itenary

Day 1:
Reach Gorkhapur. Gorkhanath Temple Darshan and overnight at Hotel.

Day 2:
Gorkhapur - sunauli - Lumbini (Buddha Birth Place) - Reach Pokhara overnight at Hotel

Day 3:
Kathmandu- Pokhara Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. You could enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. You can also fly. Overnight at hotel

Day 4:
Jomsom - Pokhara by flight and Pokhara sightseeing and overnight at Hotel.

Day 5:
Pokhara - Manakamana Darshan - Kathmandu and overnight at Hotel.

Day 6:
Kathmandu - Pashupatinath - Guhewari - Swayambhunath - Bouddhanath - Kathmandu and overnight at Hotel.

Day 7:
Kathmandu - Sunouli - Gorkhapur Overnight at Hotel.