Muktinath Temple, situated in the district of Mustang, is a pilgrimage for both the Buddhist and Hindus in Nepal. The temple is at an altitude of 3749 and is a pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Muktinath is a lord of Salvation and people from all over the globe come to get blessings. Behind the temple, there are 108 waterspouts cast in the shape of a cow-head that pours holy water. It is believed that bathing from the holy water will set you free from bad deeds of the past.
The temple is widely famous in Nepal and amongst different countries of the Hindu religion. Devotees from countries like India, Bangladesh, etc visit every year. Our 5 nights 6 days tour to Muktinath is put together after a thorough review of travelers' needs of short tours in Nepal. The tour starts with a drive to the Manakamana temple.
The Manakamana temple is situated in the Gorkha district of Nepal. It is the sacred place of Hindu Goddess Bagwati (an incarnation of Parvati). It is believed that Manakamana grants the w
ishes of all those who make the pilgrimage to worship her shrine. The temple is approximately 140 kilometers (87 miles) from Kathmandu which takes about 3-4 hours by drive. After our visit to Manakamana, we continue our drive further to the west, to Pokhara where we will be spending the night.
Early in the morning, after a light breakfast, we head to the airport in Pokhara to catch a flight to Jomsom, the center of Gharpajhong Gaunpalike (VDC). Upon reaching Jomsom, we drive to Muktinath temple. Once we tour the infamous Muktinath Temple, we head back to Jomsom for the night. Furthermore, we return back to Pokhara and go for sightseeing in Pokhara. Being a tourist hub, Pokhara is filled with exciting adventure activities and many beautiful destinations to explore.
To end the tour we drive back to Kathmandu. The next day, early in the morning we head to Pashupatinath Temple. The temple is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is one of the most important Hindu shrines in the history. The complex occupies large space, we will explore the temple before heading for the departure.
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