Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath Tour Package 6 Days Itinerary
Explore the Sacred Places of Muktinath Temple with a Muktinath Darshan Tour/Yatra
Muktinath is an ancient Hindu temple of Nepal dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Here, you will find Pagoda style of temple that acts as a religious symbiosis among both Buddhists and Hindu people. Hindu perceives Muktinath as the Lord Vishnu, while Buddhists as the Lord Gautam Buddha. Pagoda is the prime shrine of this temple. The statue of Muktinath Temple consists of gold and is of enough height to be analogous with men. Moreover, other metal stautues depict Goddess Laxmi, Goddess Saraswati, Lord Vishnu, Janaki Mata, Lava-Kush, Garuda and Sapta Rishis.
Chumig Gyatsa is the central shrine of Muktinath temple and it acts as one among the eight sacred Hindu Vaishnavas shrines and one among the 108 Vaishnavas shrines. Furthermore, the temple acts as a home to an old monk of Buddhist religion in the temple. Each of the religious shrines and temples of Muktinath Darshan possess elevation of about 90meters above Ranipauwa.
Reach to the Holy Muktinath Temple
Journey to the holy Muktinath Temple involves 6 Days Kathmandu, Pokhara and Muktinath Tour Package, during which, you will get opportunity to explore plenty of beauties of the Mother Nature, sacred places and UNESCO listed heritage sites and various high mountains across the region. Especially, you will get opportunity to explore the heritage buildings of the capital city Kathmandu in Nepal, along with its famous Pashupatinath Temple.
Key Attractions of 6 Days Kathmandu, Pokhara and Muktinath Tour Package
Now, let us have a look on a few major attractions of Muktinath Temple, which you will come across while you are on your Muktinath Yatra with us.
Beside the Muktinath Temple, you will find 108 different waterspouts or Dhara called as Muktidhara. Each of these faucets are in the shape of a bull head arranged closely in semi-circle and has a gap of one foot in between different faucets at about 7feet height. Water that comes from Gandaki River flows consistently from the mouth of bull-shaped faucet. Pilgrims visiting the temple thus go for a holy bath in each of the dharas. According to Hindu devotees, individuals taking bath under 108 dharas chilled water get salvation or mukti definitely.
At the front of Muktinath Temple, you will find 2 water ponds named Kundas. Hindus call them Laxmi and Saraswati Kunda.
Once you complete your puja at Muktinath Temple, you should visit the nearby Gomba i.e. a monastery dedicated to Padmasambhava or Guru Rimpoche, whose image you will find at the northern part of the temple.
Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath Tour in autumn season (Sept – Nov)
Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath Tour during the autumn season is an excellent choice as it is considered the best time to visit Nepal due to its clear skies, mild temperatures, and minimal precipitation. Daytime temperatures are generally pleasant, making it comfortable for outdoor activities. The autumn season brings vibrant colors to the landscapes, especially in the hills and mountains. The skies are clear, providing breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks, including the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This season coincides with various cultural festivals in Nepal, including Dashain and Tihar. You may have the opportunity to witness and participate in vibrant celebrations, adding cultural richness to your tour.
Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath Tour in winter season (Dec- Feb)
on the Kathmandu-Pokhara-Muktinath Tour during the winter season in Nepal presents a different experience compared to other times of the year. Winter in Nepal brings colder temperatures, especially in the higher elevations like Muktinath. Daytime temperatures in Kathmandu and Pokhara can be cool, while higher-altitude areas may experience sub-zero temperatures. The landscapes, particularly in the Himalayas, can be beautifully serene with snow-covered peaks. The crisp, clear air provides excellent visibility, offering stunning views of the mountains. While trekking in higher elevations might be challenging due to snow and colder temperatures, lower-altitude trekking routes and adventure activities around Pokhara are still accessible.
Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath Tour in spring season (March- May)
Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath Tour during the spring season in Nepal offers a delightful experience. Spring is considered one of the best times to visit Nepal. The weather is mild and comfortable, with daytime temperatures gradually warming up. The skies are generally clear, providing excellent visibility for mountain views. The landscapes come alive with colorful blooms during spring. Rhododendrons, Nepal's national flower, adorn the hills and trekking trails, creating a vibrant and picturesque scenery. Visiting Muktinath during spring offers a pleasant climate, making the pilgrimage experience enjoyable. The sacred site is surrounded by blossoming flowers and lush greenery. Spring is a festive season in Nepal, with various cultural events and celebrations. You might have the opportunity to witness local festivals, adding a cultural dimension to your tour.
Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath Tour in monsoon season (Jun - Aug)
Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath Tour during the monsoon season in Nepal presents both challenges and unique experiences. Monsoon brings heavy rainfall to Nepal, leading to lush greenery and blooming landscapes. However, it also means frequent rain, making outdoor activities and trekking more challenging. The monsoon season can result in landslides and road closures, particularly in hilly and mountainous areas. This can impact travel plans, making certain routes inaccessible or requiring detours. While there are fewer tourists during the monsoon, some accommodations and services may close or operate with reduced staff. It's advisable to confirm the availability of essential services before planning your itinerary.
Important Notes during Kathmandu Pokhara Muktinath Tour Package
- While booking, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance.
- Nepal has a rich cultural heritage, and it's crucial to respect local customs and traditions. Dress modestly, especially when visiting religious sites, and remove your shoes before entering temples and monasteries.
- Always seek permission before taking photographs of people, especially in rural areas. Some locals may not be comfortable with photography, so it's essential to respect their privacy.
- Beverages, snacks, are not included in our packages, so you have to pay additional cash.
- You should have comprehensive travel insurance that covers tour activities including medical expenses and emergency evacuation.
- Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets like iodine, aquatabs tablets.
- Pack your clothes according to the seasonal basis.
- Carry enough Nepalese rupees for your trip, as not all places may accept credit cards.
- We suggest you not to book your international flights early as there may be sudden change in weather which will make your flights delay or even cancel.
- Be conscious of your environmental impact and practice responsible tourism. Dispose of waste properly, minimize plastic usage, and support local businesses and communities.