Muktinath, often regarded as Muktichhetra, is one of the four major religious sites of Nepal. It is known also as an area of Shaligram (Ammonite) which is taken by Hindus as holy stone holding the soul of Lord Vishnu. Muktinath is one of 108 Vaishnava shrines which apart from religious significance hold immense potential for nature viewing. Against a backdrop of incredible starkness, you can gaze into the snow covered Annapurna Range to the south and Tibetan plateau towards the north. Ceremonies are held each year in Ram Nawami, Rishi Tarpani and Vijaya Dashami during which thousands of Hindus and Buddhist pilgrims pay homage to the Muktinath Holy Premises.
Muktinath Tour (Yatra and Darshan) at ‘Adventure Himalayan Travels’ is specially crafted 6-days long tour package which initiates from Kathmandu and proceeds along Prithvi Highway through the scenic beauties of the Himalayas and terraced rice fields to Manakamana Temple where we will stop briefly to make our wishes to the wish fulfilling goddess before to continuing journey to Pokhara. After a one night stay, we will board a flight to Jomsom. A quick drive from Jomsom will take us to Muktinath - the place of salvation.
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Arrive at Kathmandu where our representative will pick you up and transfer to your hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed about your tour by our guide or tour leader. If you have any questions or doubts about your trip should be asked and clarified at this time. In evening we take you to special Puja (Aarati Darsan at Pashupatinath temple). Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Kurintar for Manakamana Temple visit. Take the Kurintar cable car ride to reach Manakamana. It takes about 10 minutes. After Manakamana, drive to Pokhara, one of the most popular tourist’s destinations of Nepal. Pokhara is also famous for boating, trekking, rafting and thrilling adventurous sports like: Zip Line, Ultra Light Flight and Paragliding. In evening, you will be relaxing near the lake, enjoying the fresh air. Overnight stay at hotel.
Breakfast is served early in the morning, then we drive to the Pokhara airport for your Jomsom flight, which takes around 35 minutes. Then we will take a jeep or Bus drive along the Kali Gandaki River to Muktinath Temple, which takes around 1 ½ hours. From the bus station, it's about 20 to 30 minute walk to reach Muktinath Temple, or you can hire motorcycle the cost around 800 Nepali rupees (not included in our package cost). After reach Muktinath have bath in the 108 Mukti Dharas (water sprouts) and dip into Mukti Kunda to cleanse off your sin, then Puja and worship at Muktinath. Afterwards, we drive back to Jomsom, Overnight stay at guest house.
After early morning breakfast, we fly back to Pokhara. After a short rest we proceed to beautiful Pokhara sightseeing tour. We'll go to David’s fall, Gupteshwor Cave, Barahi Temple, Bindabashini Temple and Seti Gorge. In evening leisure, overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive back to Kathmandu by bus or car, it takes about six hours. In evening leisure. We'll have a celebratory farewell dinner tonight in Kathmandu. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast you have some free time until to leave the international airport for final departure on your destination. We look forward to your next tour with Adventure Himalayan Travels and Treks!
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