Muktinath - one of the Hindu holy shrine - a soul revival
The famous Stupa of Muktinath lies in the district of Mustang
and is situated 18 kilometers north east of Jomsom at an altitude
of about 3749 meters. The temple is situated on a high mountain
range and is accessible during fair weather. The visitors
get lodging facilities at Dharmasala and Maharani Pouwa
Muktinath is a sacred and
a pilgrimage site for both Hindu and Buddhists. The local
name of Muktinath is Chuming Gyatsa, which means hundred springs.
The traditional caretakers of this monastery are Tibetan Buddhist
nuns. You will see Tibetan traders as well as Sadhus from
the far south of India paying homage to Buddha at this place.
The place is great for meditation therefore most of the hermits
remain here for years. The shrine is situated in a grove of
trees and among others it includes a Buddhist monastery and
the Jwala Mai temple, which contain a spring, and an eternal
flame fed by natural gas underground. It is the earth-water-fire
combination that accounts for Muktinath's great religious
significance. Set into the walls around is 108 waterspouts
from which pour holy water. For the Buddhists, Muktinath is
a place of Dakinis, goddess known as sky dancers and Lord
Padmasambhava. Its importance in Buddhism increases because
of the fact that Chuming Gyatsa is one of the 24 Tantrik places.
Buddhists believe that all
miseries and sorrows are relieved once you visit this temple.
There are two ways to get to Muktinath from Kathmandu. You
may either take a direct flight from Kathmandu via Pokhara
to Jomsom and hike for 6-8 hous via Kagbeni or trek all the
way from Pokhara, which takes 7-8 days
: Muktinath Darshan - 3 Nights 4 Days
Arrival in Kathmandu before 13:00 noon and fly to Pokhara. Transfer to hotel.
Morning fly to Jomsom. 2 hrs Jeep drive to Muktinath. After Holy
bath and puja drive back to Jomsom.
After breakfast fly back to Pokhara and afternoon go for Pokhara city sight seeing
place to visit Bindhabasini Temple, Seti River gorge, Gorkha Museum, Devi's waterfall,
Mahadev Cave and visit the Barahi Temple by boat ride in Fewa Lake, Evening leisure
Departure to Kathmandu drive or fly back
Cost : Kathmandu -
Pokhara - Kathmandu flight cost INR 4600 Per Person
Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara
Flight cost - INR 7200 Per Person.
Tour, Hotel, transportation INR
Everest Mountain flight : INR 6600 with transportation
is Muktinath and why to visit Mukthinath Holi place :
Mukti (Salvation) holds grate significance for all spiritual people in the south
Asian sub continent. Muktinath (the provider of salvation) has been one such holy
site, where thousands of devotees flock for attaining the much sought after moksha.
The famous temple of Lord Muktinath lies in the district
of Mustang and is situated about 18 kms northeast of Jomsom in the north central
part of Nepal, at an altitude of about 3750 meters. Named after highly referred
Muktinath shrine the valley is one of religious place in Nepal for both Hindus
and Buddhist. Hindus call it Muktichhetra (Place of salvation). Many Shaligrams
found here are considered by Hindu as incarnation of lord Vishnu and worship them.
Similarly Buddhist calls this valley the Chumig Gyatsa (Place of 108 waterspouts).
are many ways to reach Muktinath. Either take a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom
or hike for 7-8 hours from Jomsom or trek all the way from Pokhara through Kali-Gandaki
valley, which takes 7/8 days. Helicopter services are also available from Pokhara
& Kathmandu. There has a trekking route one of famous treks name of Muktinath.
The sight of the bewildering Annapurana and Dhaulagiri ranges will enchant you
as you approach towards Pokhara Valley by air or surface. The next morning when
you discover the clear sky and views of mountain, you then discover you are on
your special journey to the Muktinath. Here we present following pilgrimage tour
: Muktinath Darshan - 4 Nights 5 Days
Drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu 200 k.m. west by
bus. And in the afternoon half day sight seeing in Pokhara city.
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
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.
Early morning after breakfast start trek back to
Jomsom and overnight there..
Early morning fly back to Pokhara and take a connection
flight back to Kathmandu.
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and Muktinath Trekking with Flight
(Tour and Trek)
Starting from: Kathmandu
Ending at: Pokhara
Grade: Easy Highest access of the trek: 3800m (Muktinath)
Culture: Gurung, Magar, Thakali Mode of trekking tour: Teahouse
sights: Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Annapurna range, Manaslu, Nilgiri etc
Attraction of the trek: Mountain View, villages, Monastary
:6 Nights / 7 Days Kathmandu Muktinath Tour Nepal
| Day 01
to Kathmandu o/n Hotel
Kathmandu to Pokhara
|| Pokhara to Jomsom by Flight, drive to Muktinath
and back to Jomsom.
||Jomsom Beni by Surface drive to Pokhara.
Kathmandu by Surface visiting Temples
on the way
to Air Port for on word journey.
Minimum Group size: 02
year (on windy, cloudy or rainy days no flight goes to Jomsom)
itinerary as described,
Air Fare, airport pick up, medium standard accommodation on twin sharing basis,
English speaking guide all meals on trek ( Not in Pokhara), tea, all fees and
beverages, tips, items of a personal nature, delay due to weather, equipment failure
or situations beyond our control. Items not mention above.
Muktinath Pilgrimage tour by road Itinerary
Cost : Please mail to us with your details and
number of persons in your group then we will give you cost details.
: 8 Nights / 9 Days Kathmandu Muktinath Tour and Trek
| Day 01
to Kathmandu o/n Hotel
Kathmandu to Beni
by land, By Bus
|| Beni to Jomsom by land by Jeep 8 pax in one
Muktinath - Jomsom By Jeep.
||Jomsom to Beni
and to Pokhara.
||Pokhara Sightseeing and rest in Pokhara
||Drive or fly to Kathmandu
||Transfer to Air Port for onword journey.
All meals ( Strictly vegetarian) as per itinerary, Accommodation
on twin sharing basis at hotel & lodges, Round trip flight Pokhara-Muktinath-Pokhara,
Airport Tax, ACAP Tax, Sight seeing of Pokhara City.
Important things for Muktinath tour:
All the programs to Muktinath & Damodar Kunda are subject to operate
with the service of flying capabilities of aircrafts, which sometime can be stopped
or cancelled by the extreme weather condition. In such case, the clients will
be charged minimum INR 500.00 per person per night Extra for their logistic at
the point of their halt.
Climate in Jomsom Muktinath
Nepal:Muktinath and its high
valley are located in the Mustang Bhote region. The climate and landscape here
are similar to those of the Tibetan Plateau since it is situated in the rain shadow
of the Greater Himalayas. The changes in climate from warm to cold take you to
the sacred shrine of Muktinath in Mustang district. Flowing through the region
from north to south and forming deep gorges is the Kali Gandaki river. The temperature
in summer (March to August) hover between Maximum of 16 to 18 degree Celsius and
Minimum 6 to 8 Degree Celsius. In the beginning of winter (September to November)
the temperature fluctuates between 14 to 16 degree Celsius and 0 to 4 degree Celsius.
In the winter (December to February) the maximum temperature will be 4 to 6 degree
Celsius and minimum 0 to -8 degree Celsius.
Season for Muktinath Tritha Yatra :
The most suitable time to visit Muktinath from March to May & October.
In November & February it can be cold, but you can travel. December and January
are for the diehard & snowfall in the all of area 4 to 10 ft. June to September
is raining season. As the weather conditions would not be safe enough to travel
in o ther months.
for Muktinath tour Nepal:
We suggest you to
take normal warm clothes. Light warm jacket, woolen sweater, warm T-Shirts, comfortable
shoes, trousers and cotton pants are enough for this trip. We recommended you
to bring down jacket for the winter.
Accommodation during Muktinath
Jomsom tour Nepal:
There is enough Hotels and lodges near by Muktinath in Jharkot and Ranipauwa.
The Hotels and lodges are fine there. Some Hotels have solar heated hot showers
and provide rooms with attached bath. Also local restaurant are available there.
They provide good food. For Hindu pilgrims there are also free Dharamsalas .
Facilities in Muktinath Nepal :
STD /ISD telephone services are available in Ranipauwa and Jharkot.
Health post and Post office in Jharkot. Police station, ACAP tourist information
center and Safe drinking water station at Ranipauwa. There are available Electricity
Rule & Regulation
lies in the Annapurna conservation area where entry fee required. Entry fee can
be obtained from Kathmandu and Pokhara. The ACAP entry fee is Rs. 200.00 Per person
for Indians and others SAARC nationals and Rs. 2000.00 per person to others foreign
nationals at the above mentioned designated place. An equal extra fee will levied
if permits are issued from field check post. The Permit is non refundable, non-transferable
and is valid for single entry. Children below 10 yrs. need not entry fee
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