Muktinath temple darshan
Explore the culture and monuments in Nepal
Incredible mountains views
Temple for both Hindus and Buddhist
Muktinath is a Pilgrimage place for both Buddhist and Hindu which is located in the district of Mustang at an altitude of 3710m. The temple is small with Pagoda shaped which contain a human-sized statue of Lord Vishnu. There are 108 waterspouts cast in the shape of cow behind the temple and water from Kali Gandaki river has been diverted to flow through the mouth of these cow-shaped waterspouts. Pilgrimages mostly take bath from this holy water. Muktinath is one of the harmonies of Buddhist and Hindu religion which is 48km away from the northeast of Jomsom.
The Hindus call the sacred place Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the “place of salvation”, Whereas Buddhist call it Chumming Gyatsa which means ‘Hundred Waters’.
Hindu Vashanavites consider the Muktinath to be one of the eight most sacred shrines on earth and also one of the 108 holy places where Lord Vishnu is worshipped. Buddhist considered it a sacred place of Dakinis goddesses known as Sky Dancers and also believe that Guru Rimpoche the founder of Tibetian Buddhism meditated here on his way to TibeAfter the prayers at the temple, people pass through Mebar Lha Gomba, the small monastery of ‘miraculous fire’ which is situated near the entrance of the temple. The monasteries are famous for continuously burning natural gas fire and a statue of the Buddhist Deity Chenrezig.
On your way to Muktinath, you will explore with the different views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri along with the villages in Nepal. You will also get to see the culture and tradition of Nepalese rural society. The word Muktinath is derived from two Sanskrit word “MUKTI” meaning salvation and “NATH” meaning God.
Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Fly Pokhara to Jomsom and drive to Muktinath and back to Jomsom
Fly back from Jomsom to Pokhara/ Pokhara sightseeing
Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu
Departure from Kathmandu
- Airport pickup and Transfer to hotel by private car
- Kathmandu and Pokhara sightseeing
- Accommodation in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Beni, Jomsom along with breakfast
- Private jeep for Muktinath
- Annapurna Conservation Area Trek permit
- Road tax, Driver allowance etc
- First aid medical box
- International Airfares and Nepal Visa
- Meals during the trek
- Entrance fee for the monuments
- All kinds of Drinks (Alcohol, hot, cold drinks)