Muktinath is a Vishnu temple, sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists. It is located in Muktinath Valley at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass in Mustang, Nepal. It is one of the world’s highest temples.
To Hindus, Muktinath is a sacred place of salvation. They believe that bathing in the waters here guarantees salvation after death. The Hindu god, Brahma, is said to have lit the eternal flames that burn at Muktinath. To Buddhists, Muktinath is a place where the great sage Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) who brought Buddhism to Tibet, came to meditate. Muktinath Temple is located at an altitude of 3710 meters above sea level and situated 24 km northeast direction of Jomsom, the headquarters of Mustang District.
This tour departs and ends from Birgunj (a city near Sunauli/Raxual Border) and is provided on an Bus.
This tour is created in mind for the Indian travelers who want to travel from Birgunj border to Muktinath!
The same tour is available by SUV. Click here for the SUV tour.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Birgunj/Belahia (India-Nepal Border)|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please reach the location at least 1 day prior to the departure.|
This tour gives a complete package and freedom to the passengers. We are a company formed by people having more than 20 years of experience in travels & tours around Nepal. We have handpicked the itinerary and vehicles, so that you have an amazing experience!
Highlights of the Tour are:
The tour starts from Birgunj, a city near Raxwal/Sunauli Border. We leave for Pokhara early at 7:00 from Birgunj Bus Park. Overnight Stay in Pokhara on sharing basis.
On the second day, We move early morning at 7:00 from Pokhara Tourist Bus Park, towards lakeside, and leave for Jomsom from 0 KM, Pokhara. Overnight Stay at Jomsom on sharing basis.
From Jomsom, we take a short road trip to Muktinath Temple and visit the village of Ranipauwa where the temple is located. After the seemingly short visit, we return to Pokhara. Muktinath Temple is located at a very high altitude and it is not recommended to stay in such low altitudes for longer periods of time as it may cause altitude sickness. After departing from Muktinath, we head back to Pokhara.
On the fourth and last day of the tour, we travel from Pokhara to Birgunj, hence ending the tour from where it started.