(Based on trip reviews)
Starting from: Kathmandu
Ending at: Kathmandu
Culture Encounter: Nuwar, Thakali, Mainly Hinduism then Buddhism
Most Attraction of the Tour: Visit Muktinath/Pashupatinath Temple then got overcome in a life.
Best Season: March, April, May, September, October & November
Transportation: By Flight then jeep,
Minimum Group Size: 01 to above
Itinerary Type: customized
Muktinath and Pashupatinath Tour is our most popular pilgrimage tour which discover Muktinath and Pashupatinath temple which are holy temples for Hindu’s. Pashupatinath is situate in Kathmandu, Nepal. Muktinath is situate in Mustang district of Nepal. Muktinath is a holy place for both Buddhist and Hindu. Pashupatinath is holy Place for Hindu’s lord Shiva. Its main shrine is a pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to lord Vishnu & shiva.
Within Hinduism, it is called the sacred place Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the “place of liberation or moksha”. This temple is considered to be the 105th among the available 108 Divya Desam, which are consider sacred by the Sri Vaishnava sect. The ancient name of this place in Sri Vaishnava literature, before Buddhist origin, is Thiru Saligramam. This houses the Saligrama shila considered to be the naturally available form of Sriman Narayana the Hindu Godhead. It is also one of the 51 Shakti peeth. The Buddhists call it Chumig Gyatsa, which in Tibetan means ‘Hundred Waters’. Although the temple is has a Vaishnava origin. For Tibetan Buddhists, Muktinath-Chumig Gyatsa is a very important place of Dakinis, goddesses known as Sky Dancers and one of the 24 Tantric places. They understand the murti to be a manifestation of Avalokitesvara.
Dedicated to Lord Shiva, Pashupatinath is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for devotees of Shiva. Built in the 5th century and later renovat by Malla kings. The site itself is said to have exist from the beginning of the millennium when a Shiva lingam was discover here. The largest temple complex in Nepal, it stretches on both sides of the Bagmati River which is consider holy by Hindus. The main pagoda style temple has a gilded roof, four sides covered in silver, and wood carvings of the finest quality. Temples dedicated to several other Hindu and Buddhist deities surround the temple of Pashupatinath.
This tour specialize for you. If you have less time but gave up priority to visit both temple to overcome in your this life.
- Kathmandu to Pokhara (O/N hotels),
- Pokhara to Jomsom (O/N hotel),
- Jomsom to Kathmandu (O/N hotel) via Pokhara,
- Pashupatinath Temple tour then farewell.
- Kathmandu to Pokhara (O/N hotels)
Flight to Pokhara is spectacular with Himalayan view all along its route. You can enjoy the ambiance of Pokhara in the natural settings with towering Himalayas in the back drop. Visit Devi’s fall and Tibetan Refugee Camp. Explore Phewa lakeside market. Phewa Lake boating is in the evening to catch the reflection of Himalayas.
- Pokhara to Jomsom (O/N hotel)
Reach to Jomsom. It is a major village in the Mustang area. From Jomson it will take about 3hours to arrive in Kagbeni via EkleBhatti. The houses in Kagbeni are flat roofed in the Tibetan style. Here you can pray beside the river side then you can head for Muktinath, the sacred place for Hindus and Buddhists. There are some things worthy of a special mention. There is the water wall which consists of fine streaks of water 108 spouts. The water springs out through rocks. Surrounded by this water wall, the main temple stands of Vishnu. After those worship we can descent down back to jomsom by same jeep.
- Jomsom to Kathmandu (O/N hotel) vai Pokhara
We can do 25 minutes flight jomsom to Pokhara in morning then pokhara to Kathmandu flight (35minutes) around noon.
- Pasupatinath tour then farewell.
In the morning tour around Pashupatinath – Guheswori then finished by noon and farewell,
- All food(Breakfast, lunch, dinner) & lodge’s,
- Flight ticket, KTM-POK-KTM, POK-JOM-POK
- Land transport Jomsom to Muktinath, Muktinath to Jomsom.
- Permits for Annapurna conservation area project.
- TIMS (Trekking information management system),
- Services only mentioned herein,
- All drinks & others,
- Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
- Personal expenses, any other unforeseen expenses and Personal all equipment,
- Services not mentioned herein,
Cancellation for this product is free up to 48 hours before the chosen start date - full refund will be given. If cancelling less than 48 hours before the chosen start date no refund applies.
Note:Please ensure names must be exactly the same as your passport (for ticketing/security purposes). You could incur extra costs or even miss your flight if the names are not correct.