Muktinath and Pashupatinath Darshan – 7 Days
Price: NPR INR 22,400-
- Lunch & Dinner
- Airport Transfers
- Trip duration: 7 Days
- Package: Fully managed with all the accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinners and special entry permits.
- Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Jomsom
- Transfer mode: Cars / Vans and Jeep
- Pilgrimage sites: Pashupatinath temple, Barahi Temple and Muktinath temple
- Maximum Altitude: 3,710 meter
The pilgrimage tour of Pashupatinath and Muktinath Darshan Yatra is designed specifically for the Hindu devotees to pay homage to Lord Vishnu’s temple Muktinath, goddess of flame Jawaladevi and one of the most important religious and largest holiest site of Lord Shiva’s temple Pashupatinath. The Muktinath temple lies in district of Mustang situated at 48km of north east of Jomsom at an altitude of 3,749m. Its main shrine is a Pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to lord Vishnu. There are 108 waterspouts cast in the shape of cow headed pour holy water which you will find just behind the Muktinath temple. Lots of pilgrimage takes bath from the ice-cold holy water where they believe after bath in this holy water the sins would be washed. The temple is situated on top of the mountain with beautiful range of Himalayas. The tour starts from Kathmandu, then to Pokhara, Jomsom and finally to Muktinath by road. Do not miss to join this holiest Hindu pilgrimage tour “Muktinath and Pashupatinath Darshan” once in your life!
PASHUPATINATH DARSAN — DURBAR SQUARE — SWAYAMBHUNATH
Have your breakfast at your hotel and at 9am our team will pick you up to take to pay a visit to Pasupatinath temple which is one of the most significant Hindu temple of Lord Shiva in the world. You will have your free time to pay homage at Pashupatinath temple. After then we will drive to Kathmandu Durbar square where you will have sightseeing of historical Durbar square, surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artist and craftsmen over several centuries. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings who ruled over the city, quadrangles revealing courtyards and temple. The square is known as Hanuman Dhoka, a name derived from the statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram. After then, you will process to visit temple of Kalo Bhairwa, Seto Bhairawa and house of the living goddess Kumari. After exploring the Kathmandu Durbar square, you will be proceeding to visit well-known oldest Buddhist stupa Swayambhunath, enjoy the beautiful view and from atop hill and have some photograph of Kathmandu valley. Then drive back to hotel, have dinner and overnight in Kathmandu.2ND DAY
KATHMANDU — POKHARA; BY ROAD
Enjoy your morning breakfast at your hotel. Then your journey starts to Pokhara by tourist bus. The drive duration from Kathmandu to Pokhara is around 5 to 6 hours, it depends with traffic situation. On the way you will be by passing beautiful valley, river, waterfalls and typical villages. Finally, you will reach the beautiful Pokhara which is the 2nd largest city and one of the most popular tourist destination of Nepal which offers a very close view of the Himalayas. Check –in at hotel and rest for some time. After then you will be proceeding for sightseeing in Pokhara. During your sightseeing you will be exploring Bindabasini temple. The Bindabasini temple holds a great religious importance to Hindus, and is a vital hub of religious in Pokhara. After then we will proceed for the Davis’ fall. Mahendra cave and back to the hotel.
POKHARA - JOMSOM; BY ROAD
Early morning breakfast at hotel, then starts the drive to Jomsom which 168KM and takes about 9 – 10 hours off-road drive. After reaching Jomsom, we will overnight in hotel. Your Pilgrimage tour shall be started from Pokhara to Jomsom then further drive to Muktinath by 4WD Jeep. On the way, you will enjoy scenic drive and will explorer local culture and beautiful panoramic view through the river bank of Kaligandaki. The travel starts from Beni and drive along the Kali Gandagi river crossing the Tiplyang, Tatopani, Ghasa, Lete, Tukuche, Marpha (mouse to the Apple farm) to Jomsom.4TH DAY
MUKTINATH DARSAN AND DRIVE BACK TO POKHARA
Have your early breakfast. After then prepare small rucksack to carry your lunch pack then will walk to the Jomsom Jeep station to take a ride to Muktinath temple. You will have Jeep ride into the valley of Jomsom, Kagbeni and finally you reach the Muktinath in altitude of 3,710 meters. The trip is simply great with its panorama view of mountain, valley and landscape. The Muktinath temple is an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists. The most prominent shrine is the three storeys Temple fashioned in pagoda style of Lord Muktinath or the god of great salvation. For Hindus, it is one of the 106th sacred Muktichhetra (assured of salvation) of 108 sacred places of Vaishnavas, where Lord Vishnu got free from the curse of Sati. Likewise, for Buddhist it is the holy shrine of Chumig Gyatse. According to the Buddhist legend Muktinath was consecrated in the first (good) age by Padmasabhav and then again in the intermediate age by 84 great magicians. These magicians sanctified the water of Muktinath spring by sprinkling on to it by the water carried from the holy lake of Manasarovar. Thus, it is believed that drinking and taking bath in the 108 spouts in the premises of the temple washes away all the sins. Afternoon you will depart from Muktinath to Pokhara. At evening dinner at your hotel and overnight in Pokhara.5TH DAY
POKHARA – KATHMANDU; BY ROAD
Enjoy the breakfast at your hotel. Today, we will end our tours of Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu. As an optional; if you are tried of driving, you also can take a flight to Kathmandu which is just 20 minutes from Pokhata in an additional cost. Else, we will drive back to Kathmandu according to our original plan and overnight in Kathmandu.6TH DAY
- 3Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in Full board ( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
- 1 Night hotel accommodation in Pokhara in Full board ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- 1 Night in guest house or Lodge in Jomsom in Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- Transport from Kathmandu—Pokhara—Jomsom and back to Kathmandu by tourist bus and Van or Jeep.
- Transport from Jomsom—Muktinath– Jomsom by Jeep.
- Special Entry permits for Jomsom (ACAP and TIMS Fees)
- Sightseeing in Kathmandu and transfer by car or van guided tour by English speaking guide.
- Sightseeing in Pokhara guided by English speaking tour guide.
- All government Taxes 10% service charge and 13% VAT.
- Personal health insurance & travel insurance
- Visa Fees if required
- Any domestic ticket and applicable airport TAX if you take flight.
- Personal Expenses such as Liquor, Laundry, room Services, phone calls and Drinks.
- Tips to driver, camera fee ( still/ Video ) any portage at airport.
- Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/ cancellation/ hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities.
- Any meals except than mentioned in the itinerary.
Duration: 8 Days
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