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Muktinath Tour

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MUKTINATH TOUR

 

Muktinath is the blessed place for both Hindus and Buddhist positioned in Muktinath valley at the base of the Thorong La –part of the Himalayas in Mustang, Nepal. Muktinath is considered to be 106th among the available 108 superior temples. The muktinath temple is reflected to be Shakti Peetha for a yatra. In the early 90th century the Hindus hallowed a Vishnu Temple and named is muktinath (lord of freedom). The word Muktinath Sanskrit name itself has its meaning in it where Mukti means “recovery or enlightenment” and Nath means “god or Master”. Muktinath has been hallowed for over 2000 years. The Muktinath Temple is also the religious symbol between Hindus and Buddhists.

Muktinath has been one such holy site, where thousands of devotes assemble for reaching the must blessed place in earth. Muktinath temple is in Pagoda style. Two holy water ponds known as Laxmi Saraswati kunda positioned in front of the Muktinath temple. Many Shaligrams found during Muktinath Yatra over here are considered by Hindu as an incarnation of lord Vishnu and worship them. Muktinath Temple is open throughout the year but especially in Ram Navami, Rishitarpani and Bijay Dashami thousands of visitors gather here to rejoice the festival.

Muktinath is known by many names as south Indian people called this place “Muktidham”, Buddhist people calls this valley the Chumig Gyasta which means “Hundred Water” and some people also called this place as Salagrama. The main shrine of Muktinath is Pagoda (shaped temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu). The statue is of gold. The portrays metal statue of lord Vishnu, goddess Laxmi, Saraswoti, Janaki, Garuda, Lava-Kush and Sapta Rishis.

Tour to Muktinath with Leaf Holidays Treks and Expeditions  begins from Kathmandu and continues observing the terrific beauty of Nepal and also we will visit the Manakamana Goddess which is the sacred place of the Hindu goddess Bhagwati, an incarnation of Pārbati. Manakamana has also its own meaning where mana means “Heart” and kamana means “Wish”. The main attraction of our tour is Muktinath for sure but apart from that you will get the opportunity to observe many more beautiful places which are positioned in Nepal.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival to Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Manakamana Temple then to Pokhara
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom, drive to Muktinath and overnight at Jomsom.
Day 05: Fly back to Pokhara and sightseeing.
Day 06: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 07: Departure.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with Bed and breakfast
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the tour
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure
  • Emergency expenses like rescues, emergency medical treatment.
  • Personal insurance charges
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Trip in Details

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Trip Facts

Destination : Nepal

Duration : 7 Days

Difficulty Level : Moderate

Group Size : 2-15 people

Permits : Annapurna conservation area permit, tims

Activities : tour, sightseeing Pilgrims

Transportation : flight, Jeep, Van or Mini bus.

Accommodation : 3-4 star hotel in kathmandu, Normal hotel during tour

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