Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour

The famous temple of Lord Muktinath is situated about 18 kms north east of Jomsom in the north central part of Jomsom in the north central part of Nepal, at an altitude of about 3750m. The sight of the bewildering Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges will enchant you as you approach towards Pokhara valley by air or surface from Kathmandu.Muktinath is a pilgrimage center for both Buddhist and Hindu

Muktinath is of the religious importance to both Hindus and Buddhist. The main shrine of Muktinath is a pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to the Lord Vishnu. In the walls around the temple are 108 waterspouts. The Jwala Mai Temple near has a spring and eternal flame fed by natural gas. It is believed that one should visit this temple after completing Pilgrimage of four special religions sites in India. That's “Chardham Yatra”. The serenity of the place really soothes your bird and beckons you into spiritualistic journey. You will enjoy panoramic views all around.

 

 

Facts of This Trip

  • Duration: 05 Days
  • Activities: Pilgrimage Tour
  • Accommodation: Tea house
  • Region: Annapurna
  • Grade: Easy
  • Group size:Min. 1- Max.12
  • Season:
  • Max. Altitude: 3700m
  • Transport: Overland/Flight

Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour Itinerary

Day 01: Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu 200 k.m. west by bus. And in the afternoon half day sight seeing in Pokhara city.

Day 02:
Early morning take a 20 minutes flight to Jomsom and trek for two hours to Kagbeni and stay overnight there for acclimatize. Afternoon we can walk around the small Kagbeni village which is medieval - looking village with Tibetan influenced as closed as you can get to Lomangthang, the capital of the legendary Kingdom of Mustang further to the north.

Day 03: Trekking to the Muktinath all the way is up hill. Takes about 6 hours. Lunch break on the way and overnight in Muktinath and do puja and take holy bath.

Day 04: Early morning after breakfast start trek back to Jomsom and overnight there.

Day 05: Early morning fly back to Pokhara and take a connection flight back to Kathmandu.

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