Tour - MUKTINATH
Muktinath (3800 M. Altitude) is a pilgrimage
center for both Buddhist and Hindu. It's main shrine is
a pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to lord Bishnu. Behind
the temple there are 108 waterspouts cast in the shape of
cow headed pour holy water. Here lots of pilgrimage take
bath from the ice cold holy water. The Jwala Devi temple
near by contains a spring and eternal holy flame fed by
natural gas spewing out of the ground.
An auspicious combination of earth, fire,
& water that is responsible for the religious importance
Muktinath is situated in north-center of Nepal in the elevation
of 3800 m.. The holy place is five days tour from Pokhara.
Itinerary for the trip:
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
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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