Muktinath Darshan Yatra - Muktinath Temple Tour

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Muktinath Yatra or Muktinath darshan pilgrimage tour takes you to one of the most sacred Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site at the temple of Muktinath. Muktinath is a Sanskrit word which is made by the combination of two different words Mukti and Nath which literally means Salvation or Nirvana and God or Master respectively. The Holy temple of Muktinath is abode by the Hindu deity lord Vishnu also worshiped by Buddhist as Avalokiteshvara is situated at the base of Thorang Peak in Baraha village in Mustang district of Central Nepal. The 

Major attraction of the Muktinath Darshan Yatra are the Laxmi Saraswoti Kunda also called as Mukti Kunda, Mukti Dhara,  Jwala Mai Temple, Mharme Lha Khang Gompa, Gomba Samba, Swaminarayan and Saligram. It is believed that those who dip into the Kunda will wash away all his sins. The Jwala Mai temple again adds another religious importance to the site. The temple of Jwala Mai (lit. Goddess of Fire) has a spring with three eternal flames namely “Holy flame from soil”, “Holy flame from rock” and “Holy flame from water” fed by natural gas.

 It is also believed that lord Vishnu got salvation from the curse of brinda in this Place where the Temple of Muktinath is situated today.  According to Hindu epic one who visits this sacred temple of Lord Vishnu will attain the Moksha / salvation state and do not have to take birth and rebirth in this worldly cycle of Maya (an illusion). The main temple of Muktinath is a pagoda style temple Dedicated to Lord Vishnu that symbolizes the religious symbiosis between Hindu and Buddhists. The temple is also abode by the metal statues of the Hindu goddess Laxmi, Saraswoti, Janaki, Garuda, Lava- Kush and Sapta Rishis. The pilgrimage site of Muktinath is said to have appeared on its own. The shrine is one of eight such shrines of which seven other are Srirangam, Sri Mushnam, Tirupati, Naimisaranyam, Thottadri, Pushkaram and Badrinath. This famous pilgrimage site lies at the gateway to mustang from Manang in Annapurna circuit at an altitude of (3800m.) from the sea level. 

There are many options for those seeking to go for Muktinath Darshan Yatra. You can either take a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and walk from Jomsom to Muktinath via Kagbeni and Jharkot or drive from Pokhara to Jomsom and trek to Muktinath or fly via helicopter from Kathmandu to Muktinath which will take 1 and half hour.

By Flight

Day 01: Arrival service from Kathmandu Airport & transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel

Day 02:  Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.). You depart early for the 5 hours drive by car to Pokhara (915m.), 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu, over night at Pokhara hotel

Day 03: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom (2713 m.) (06:00 Am) about 20 minute after having (or pack) breakfast at hotel/Jomsom and Jeep drive to Muktinath via Kagbeni (2895 m.) for about one and half hours, praise in Muktinath temple and jeep drive back to Jomsom for overnight At Hotel

Day 04: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (06:30 Am) which takes about 20 minutes. The flights are available during the morning time. The strong breeze blows during the day and after frequent change of the weather prevents the flight being landed and taken off in the afternoon. During the flights in the morning, the sky looks very clear which makes you able to enjoy the splendid views of different mountain peaks. After Lunch then full day sightseeing in around Pokhara city (e.g.: Fewa Lake boating a couple of hours, visit Barahi Temple situated Bindubashini Temple, Seti river, Old Market, David's Fall Tibetan Monastery,Begnash and Rupalake) and overnight in Hotel

By Road

Day 01: Arrival service from Railway Station and drove to pokhara if Time permit you can Visit lake side by walk and Overnight at hotel

 Day 02: after breakfast Pokhara to Beni to Ghasa to Jomsom by Bus/ jeep Public use transportation driving hrs around 10 hrs overnight at Hotel

 Day 03: Jeep drive to Muktinath via Kagbeni (2895 m.) for about one and half hours, praise in Muktinath temple and jeep drive back to Jomsom  After Lunch Transfer back to Tatopani same way overnight at Hotel at Tatopani

 Day 04: after breakfast transfer Pokhara after Lunch visit Some Tourist Place overnight at Hotel

 Day 05: after breakfast transfer to Kathmandu on the Way you can visit Manakamana Temple overnight at Hotel

Day 06:  After Breakfast you will be taken to visit Pashupatinath temple, Baudhanath Stupa, BudhaNilakantha (Narayan Temple) Swoyambhunath stupa,Kathmandu durbar  squire Over night at Hotel

 Day 07: Drive to Railway Station India Border departure for alternatively joins other program

Included in the price

  • Pickup and drove from/to Kathmandu airport. Or India railway Station
  • All surface Transportation by private vehicle as per Itinerary Or Public Use Transportation
  • Kathmandu/chitwan/pokhara/lumbini /Nagarkote Tour Package as per Itinerary
  • Jomsom Accomadatation
  • Two ways Airfare for Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara sector.
    Or Pokhara-Beni-ghasa-Muktinath public Transportation Jeep and from Jomsom to Muktinath and VV.
  • Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee)
  • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) Permit
  • Our service charges

Cost Exclude

  • Alcoholic beverages & Personal nature expenses
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
  • Local entrance fee. (like temple, durbar square, booting,  Domestic Airport tax) 
  • Airfare international flights
  • Mineral water, soft drinks, alcoholic drinks, laundry, phone calls, internet.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.

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