Trip Duration: 5 Days
Transportation: Private Vehicle/Public Bus
Tour Grade: Easy/Moderate
Group Size: 1 to 12
Muktinath Darshan Tour is a kind of a spiritual journey within the vastness of nature. An important pilgrimage site for the people of South Asian subcontinent. Muktinath is a Sanskrit word which resembles a place of “Liberation or Moksha”. There is a myth that in 12th-century guru Rinpoche- Padmasambhava meditated here who was the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. Muktinath lies at an altitude of 3,710m on a foot of the Thorung la mountain pass in Mustang district. Muktinath is a pagoda style of the temple of Vishnu, surrounded by a grove of trees. It is one of the sacred sites for both the Hindus, Buddhists and Vaisnava. One of the 8 most important shrines of Hindu Vaishnavas. Hindus people visit once after pilgrimage visiting of four religious sites in a perception of getting salvation. The temple also features 108 water spouts where a sacred bath can be taken for salvation . Elements like Fire, water, sky, earth and air together at the same place makes this place highly sacred. And also the Shaligrams found along the riverbed of Kaligandaki originates from the Muktinath. Muktinath features Gomba, Jwalamai temple, Saraswati and Laxmi Kunda, man-sized idol statue of Vishnu as well as the spectacular scenery around. March to June is a favorable month to visit here. The flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, Pokhara to Jomsom and finally a trek or jeep ride take you to Muktinath.