(Based on trip reviews)
Starting from: Kathmandu
Ending at: Kathmandu
Culture Encounter: Thakali, Mainly Hinduism then Buddhism
Most Attraction of the Tour: Visit Muktinath Temple then got overcome in a life.
Best Season: March, April, May, September, October & November
Transportation: By land courser jeep
Minimum Group Size: 07 to above
Itinerary Type: customized
Nepal Trekking in Himalayas company is offering you Muktinath tour as a pilgrimage tour. It is the famous holy tour purpose of visit Muktinath temple situated in Mustang district of Nepal.
Muktinath is a holy place for both Buddhist and Hindu. Its main shrine is a pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to lord Vishnu. Beside the temple there are 108 water tabs in the shape of cow head. Pilgrim used to a take bath in icy water.
The temple is situated on 3800m. Janai Purnima and Hindu devotees many Hindus are gather here to pay homage to lord Shiva. Jwaladevi, the goddess of flame, is situated about hundred meters south of Muktinath temple. Here is plenty of hotel & lodge.
Janai Purnima, the Sacred Thread Festival, requires Hindu men, especially the Brahmans and Chettris to perform their annual change of Janai worn across the chest. This thread is given to males during a religious ceremony called the ‘Bratabandhan’. The ‘triple cord’ is a symbol of body, speech and mind, and when the knots are tied the wearer is supposed to gain complete control over each.
This is also the day of Rakshya Bandhan when male, females, and children regardless of station and caste tie a sacred yellow thread around their wrist. Raksha means ‘protection’ and Bandhan means a bond, which is supposed to bring good vibes to the wearer and if tied to the tail of a cow in Laxmi Puja, according to religious beliefs, once the wearer dies, the cow will help him to cross the river Bhaitarni, by allowing the dead to cling to her tail.
- Kathmandu to Tatopani,
- Tatopani to Kagbeni,
- Kagbeni to Kalopani via Muktinath,
- Kalopani to Kathmandu,
- Kathmandu to Tatopani (land cruiser, around 11 hours.)
It is 301km to Tatopani. Via Prithvi Highway, Baglung Rajmarg, Pokhara – Baglung highway maldhunga-Beni road then Beni-Jomsom road. It is in Beni-Jomsom road.
- Tatopani to Kagbeni (7 hours) it is 62km fully off road. we will continue to Beni Jomsom road. On the way will pass those place too Kalopani, Marpha, Jomsom then Kagbeni.
- Kagbeni to kalopani (8 hours) it is 69km fully offroad. Muktinath, kagbeni, jomsom, marpha, then Kalopani. Early morning pray in kagbeni temple, beside the riverside. After finish the pray then head to Muktinath, here also we can pray the god & take a path in 108 taps.
- Kalopani to Kathmandu (13 hours).
It is 323 km in total. Around 35 km is off road and rest of it is fine road. We just follow the same way to back Kathmandu via Pokhara.
- Land cruiser for three nights four days,
- One Diver with all expenses,
- Road tax and all local tax,
- Permits for Annapurna conservation area project.
- TIMS (Trekking information management system),
- Services only mentioned herein.
- All food & lodge’s cost,
- Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
- Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc),
- Personal expenses, equipment and any other unforeseen expenses.
- Services not mentioned herein
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