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Muktinath Yatra – 06 Nights & 07 Days

Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom
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Duration

06 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

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Overview

Muktinathis a sacred place both for Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley (behind of the Grate Himalayan) at an altitude of 3,800 meters, on the way Annapurna Trekking route, Mustang, Nepal. Mukti Kshetra (51 Shakti pitham )which literally means the “place of liberation or moksha” or where the temple of Muktinath is situated, is mentioned in the Hindu Scriptures such as the Ramayana, Barah Purana and Skanda Purana. There are 108 sacred water spouts (springs) where pilgrims take a ritual bath. Nearby is a temple called Jwala Mai considered sacred and worshipped by both Hindus and Buddhists . An eternal blue flame keeps burning in the temple. 

Every year thousands of Hindus devotes comes to this Temple from around the world. This Temple is one of the famous holy places for Hindus & Buddies, so every year thousands of tourist visits this Temple. In this temple there is mix in culture Hindu God & Buddies priest (Jhum- buddies lady monk Aani). Jhuma (Priest) of this Temple is not allowed to marry.

The place partly owes its fame to the fossil stones, called Shaligram – considered holy by Hindus – found along the Kali Gandaki River. The fossil stones are said to represent Lord Vishnu in stone form. The temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu is simple in architecture and built in pagoda style. It is believed to have been constructed at the beginning of the 19th century. As the idol of Vishnu is considered to date from the 16th century. Many Hindu pilgrims from Nepal and India visit the site to worship Lord Vishnu. Buddhists call it Chumig Gyatsa, which in Tibetan means ‘Hundred Waters’. Although the temple is has a Vaishnava origin, it is also revered in Buddhism.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival – Kathmandu

Upon arrival in Kathmandu Airport, you will be greeted and assisted by our Representative. After completing your custom formalities, transfer to your hotel. Evening, attend aarati in Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight is at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2

Kathmandu – Pokhara

After breakfast, drive to Pokhara (about 210 km, 6/7 hrs. drive). En-route, visit Manakamana Temple by Cable Car. After darshan, continue drive to Pokhara. Arrive in Pokhara. Transfer to Hotel. Evening, free time or stroll around Lake Side area. Overnight is at Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 3

Pokhara - Jomsom (Fly 20 Minutes)

After breakfast, fly to Jomsom (about 20 mints).Arrive in Jomsom Airport. Transfer to Hotel. Drive to Muktinath by Jeep (about 23 km, 1 hrs.’ drive). Take off from Jeep and walk up (30/40 mints) to Muktinath Temple. Arrive in Temple. Muktinath is god of Salvation. It holds great significance for all spiritual people in the south Asian sub-continent. Have darshan and worship, walk back to Jeep station and drive back to Jomsom. Overnight is at Hotel in Jomsom.

Day 4

Jomsom - Pokhar (Fly)- Pokhara Sightseeing

Fly back to Pokhara.Arrive in Pokhara transfer to Hotel rest about 2 hours then sightseeing of Pokhara valley covering Devis water fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Seti River George (white river) and Boating on Fewa Lake - visit Taal Barahi Temple. Overnight is at Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 5

Pokhara – Kathmandu

After Breakfast at hotel drive back to Kathmandu by road it takes about (210 Km, 7-8 hours) having lunch on the way to Kathmandu.arrive at Kathmandu transfer to hotel check in. Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Day 6

Kathmandu Sightseeing

After breakfast, Visit Bouddhanath Stupa (world heritage site), Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), Jalanarayan Temple, Patan Krishna Temple (Krishna Temple), drive back to Hotel. Overnight is at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 7

Kathmandu -Departure transfer

After breakfast, the morning will be comparatively free and closer to the time of your flight; you will be transferred to the airport to board your flight for onward journey.

Included/Excluded

  • ACAP permit and TIMS card fees.
  • Traditional welcome on arrival.
  • Welcome drink on arrival (Non-alcoholic).
  • Jomsom - Muktinath - Jomsom by Jeep/Bus.
  • Air tickets for Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara.
  • Hotel Accommodation on double sharing basis.
  • All vehicle parking fees at the attractions.
  • All Applicable Taxes of Nepal Government.
  • Assistant Guide in arrival and departures / Hotels.
  • All sightseeing and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • All transfers & sightseeing by private Air condition vehicle.
  • Transport Kathmandu to Kathmandu by private basis in A/C vehicle.
  • 06 Nights’ accommodation in respective hotels on mention basis.
  • Transportation for Kathmandu - Pokhara – Kathmandu AC private vehicle.
  • Vehicles are not to be at disposal and are available as per itinerary only (point to point basis).
  • Entrance fees.
  • Emergency rescue.
  • Medical expenses.
  • Personal Insurance.
  • International Flight Airfare.
  • Expenses of personal Nature.
  • Other Services not mentioned in cost including.
  • Expenses due to the situation beyond our control (Such as; landslides, natural calamities, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc.).

Tour's Location

Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom

FAQs

When and where does the tour end?
Your tour will conclude in San Francisco on Day 8 of the trip. There are no activities planned for this day so you're free to depart at any time. We highly recommend booking post-accommodation to give yourself time to fully experience the wonders of this iconic city!
When and where does the tour start?
Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which gives you a chance to settle into your hotel and explore Los Angeles. The only planned activity for this day is an evening welcome meeting at 7pm, where you can get to know your guides and fellow travellers. Please be aware that the meeting point is subject to change until your final documents are released.
Do you arrange airport transfers?
Airport transfers are not included in the price of this tour, however you can book for an arrival transfer in advance. In this case a tour operator representative will be at the airport to greet you. To arrange this please contact our customer service team once you have a confirmed booking.
What is the age range?
This tour has an age range of 12-70 years old, this means children under the age of 12 will not be eligible to participate in this tour. However, if you are over 70 years please contact us as you may be eligible to join the tour if you fill out G Adventures self-assessment form.

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