Muktinath Tour [4 Days] - Adventures Snow Mountain

Muktinath Tour [4 Days]

Trip Duration: 4 Days

 

Trip Intro:

Muktinath, the sacred God of Salvation: holds great significance for all spiritual people in the South Asian sub-continent. Muktinath has been one such holy site, where thousands of devotees flock for attaining the much sought after moksha (salvation), have holy bath on 108 waterspouts, a.k.a. “Muktidhara” and holy bath in Mukti Kunda (2 Kunda in front of Temple), Hindu devotees take bath under chilled water of 108 waterspouts “Muktidhara” & Mukti Kunda, in a strong belief of getting a salvation.

The tour begins driving from Kathmandu to Pokhara (6 hourrs). Next day ealry morning fly from Pokhara to Jomsom (15 mins) and same day drive to Muktinath Temple. After worship back to Jomsom and overnight stay at Jomsom. Early morning, fly back to Pokhara, visit sightseeing places like Bindabasini Temple, Seti Gandaki River, Devis Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave and Barahi Temple at Fewa Lake. Next day, drive back to Kathmandu.

Note: Flying from Pokhara to Jomsom can be an option for driving overland. You can always customize the trip and choose to drive throughout the trip. This can even be more adventurous where you will be enchanted by the unprecedented surprises offered by the nature en route.

Itinerary in brief:

Day 01: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara, Check in at hotel and leisure in the evening, overnight at Pokhara.
Day 02: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom, drive to Muktinath, and overnight at Jomsom.
Day 03: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara and sightseeing tour. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 04: Drive back to Kathmandu.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu  to Pokhara 
In the morning, drive to Pokhara (200km), departure at 7:00 AM, approximately six hours drive by private vehicle. En route, enjoy the view of the nature, villages, farmlands, hills, rocky mountains, along the road Trisuli River which is famous for Himalayan Wild River rafting and reach Pokhara.

  Pokhara is tourist’s paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa Tal (lake) to the white peaks of the Machhapuchhre, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges which is the most beautiful Himalayan panoramas in the world.

Overnight stay at Pokhara.

Day 02: Fly From Pokhara to Jomsom and drive to Muktinath – Jomsom. 
After breakfast, drive to Pokhara airport and fly to Jomsom 15 minutes flights. Land at Jomson airport, check in at hotel at Jomsom. Get refreshed and walk around 15-20 minutes to reach at Jeep Station and drive to Muktinath by Local Sharing Jeep (1.30 hrs.) along the Kaligandaki river. To reach at Muktinath Temple needs to walk ascending around 30 mins. Those who can’t walk can hire a motor bike in extra cost.

  Muktinath is god of Salvation; it holds great significance for all spiritual people in the south Asian sub-continent. Muktinath has been one such holy site, where thousands of devotees flock for attaining the much sought after moksha(salvation), have holy bath on 108 waterspouts, a.k.a. “Muktidhara” and holy bath in 2 small ponds in front of the Temple, a.k.a. “Mukti Kunda”. Hindu devotees, take bath under chilled water of 108 “Muktidhara” & Mukti Kunda to get the salvation within, has a strong belief.

Have a darshan and worship at Muktinath Temple drive back to Jomsom by jeep.

Overnight stay at Jomsom.

Day 03 Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara and Pokhara Sightseeing Tour 
In this morning, you will fly back to Pokhara, pick up from the airport and transfer to hotel. After breakfast, proceed to Pokhara city for sightseeing.

  Bindabashini Temple: Bindabashini is also one of the most popular temple in Pokhara. The temple is dedicated to goddess Bhagwati, another manifestation of Shakti. Bindabashini is the mother goddess who fulfills the wishes of her devotees.

  Seti Gorge: Another of Pokhara’s natural wonders that unfailingly interests visitors is the Seti Gandaki River. Flowing right through the city, the boisterous river runs completely underground at places. Amazingly, at certain points the river appears hardly two meters wide. But its depth is quite beyond imagination over 20 meters! provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by its powerful flow.

  Devi’s Fall: Locally known as the Patale Chhango (Hell’s Fall). Devi’s Fall (also known as Devin’s and David’s) is a lovely waterfall lying about two km south-west of the Pokhara airport on the Siddhartha Highway. Legend has it that a trekker (Devin, David.) was washed away by the Pardi Khola and mysteriously disappeared down into an underground passage beneath the fall.

  Barahi Temple: The Barahi temple is the most important monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the center of Phewa Lake, this two-storyed pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of’ Ajima, the protesters deity representing- the female force Shakti. Devotees can be seen, especially on Saturdays, carrying male animals and fowl across the lake to be sacrificed to the deity

  Gupteswar Cave: Another cave famous for its religious importance located in the southern end of the city, Chorepatan. This cave is a sacred and natural cave; there is temple of Load Shiva.

In evening leisure, overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu 
After breakfast, check out from the hotel, drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by private vehicle, approx. six hours drive. En route to Kathmandu from Pokhara one can enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, farmlands, rocky mountains, rivers different villages, etc. You can briefly get acquainted with the changing geography of the part of the country as well. Arrive Kathmandu and drop off at the requested hotel.

 

Inclusion

  • Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private car.
  • Twin Bed Room hotel accommodation with breakfast at Pokhara based on 2 star hotels.
  • Standard hotel accommodation and breakfast at Jomsom.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by private car.
  • Entrance Fees during Sightseeing.
  • Flight fare from Pokhara to Jomsom to Pokhara.
  • Jomsom to Muktinath to Jomsom by local sharing/private Jeep.
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit (ACAP).
  • Trekkers Information Management System Permit (TIMS).
  • Pokhara sightseeing is escorted by an English speaking guide.
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara by private car.

Exclusion

  • Lunch/Dinner
  • Breverages, non/alcoholic, etc.
  • Tips, souvenirs, etc.
  • Extra expenses in case of Jomsom/Pokhara flight cancellation.
  • Horse/Motor Bike at Jomsom/Muktinath.
  • Client’s insurance, Items of personal nature.
  • Expenses incurred due to Medical evacuation, mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc.
  • Personal expenses.