Muktinath is one of the most ancient Hindu temples of God Vishnu. The Pagoda style Muktinath Temple is symbol of the religious symbiosis between both Hindus and Buddhists. Hindu regards Muktinath as Vishnu where as Buddhists regard as Buddha. The main shrine of Muktinath is a pagoda – shaped temple dedicated to the Lord Vishnu. The statue is of gold and is tall enough to compare with a man. The Statue is of gold and is tall enough to compare with a man. The depicts metal statues of lord Vishnu, goddess Laxmi, Saraswoti, Janaki, Garuda, Lava-Kush and Sapta Rishis.
Muktinath is an important pilgrimage place for both Hindu & Buddhist. The holy shrine at Muktinath is in a grove of trees and includes a Buddhist Gompa and the pagoda style temple of Vishnu Temple, Containing an Image of Vishnu.
The Hindus call it Muktichhetra (Place of salvation) is one of the four religious sites. Many Shaligrams (Ammonite) found here are considered by Hindu as incarnation of lord Vishnu and worship them. According to Hindu Myth lord Vishnu turned into Shaligram because of Brinda’s Curse.
Jomsom MuktinathSimilarly Buddhist calls this valley the Chumig Gyatsa (place of 108 waterspouts). It is believed that Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambha) the scholar founder of Tibetan Buddhism once meditated and gained lifetime achievement of spiritual knowledge here while on his way to Tibet on 12th century. The valley has seven historic village: Putak, Jhong, Chhyonkhar, Purang, Jharkot and khinga. Ranipauwa (lit.queen’s pilgrim hostel, named after queen Subarna Prabha Devi) is a new settlement founded by people of Purang. The main ethnic group of the valley is Bhotias. This place is opened through out the year but especially in Rishitarpani, Ram Nawami, and Bijay Dashami thousands of pilgrims gather here to celebrate the festival.
Tour Highlights: This unique tours offer Culture, Historical, heritage sites & ancient temple of city in Kathmandu, Kathmandu valley sightseeing, Pokhara city of Beautiful scenery of mountains & Rivers, Jomsom, Unique adventure place of Kaligandaki valeey, the place of Pilgrimage & across the Himalayas, Muktinath where god has got the salvation & Living place of god Bishnu, The place of Salagram
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu
Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan Airport pick up from airport, transfer to Hotel. After short preparation visit to Bouddhanath, the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal, continue to visit to Pashupathinath is Shiva who is Top of the Hindu God, one of the holiest oldest temples of the world revered and worshiped both by Hindus and Buddhists. Listed World heritage site, Temple is located on the western bank of Bagmati River, Evening there will be Arati at 6.00 PM every day, after see arati and have darshan back to Hotel and overnight.
Day 02 Kathmandu-Pokhara
After early Breakfast fly to Pokhara -25 min, Arrival in Pokhara, Tranfser to Hotel, after short preparation proceed for Pokhara city sight seeing places to visit Bindhabasini Temple, Bindhabasini is the mother goddess who fulfills the wishes of her devotees, Seti River, it is provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by its powerful flow Devi’s Waterfall is locally known as the Patale Chhango (Hell’s Fall). Devi’s Fall (also known as Devin’s and David’s) is a lovely waterfall, Gupeswor Cave is a sacred and natural cave there is temple of Load Shiva, So that is known Mahadev cave, The Barahi Temple is the most important monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the center of Phewa Lake, this two-storyed pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of’ Ajima where to go by boat ride in Fewa Lake. Fewa Lake, the second largest lake in the Country, is the center of all attraction in Pokhara. Return to Hotel. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Pokhara-Muktinath-Pokhara
After early breakfast, transfer to Airport fly to Muktinath by Helicopter-45 min, The Helicopter landed at Ranipauwa 3710 Mtr. Then you should walks to Muktinath temple 3800 Mtr. /40 Min., If somebody could not walk you can hire motorbike till Main entrance of Muktinath compound, it takes 10 min by motorbike, Muktinath is god of Salvation, it holds great significance for all spiritual people in the south Asian sub continent. Muktinath (the provider of salvation) has been one such holy site, where thousands of devotees flock for attaining the much sought after moksha, have holy bath on 108 waterspouts, name of “Muktidhara”. & Holy bath in Mukti Kunda (2 Kunda in front of Temple), Hindu devotees take bath under chilled water of 108 waterspouts “Muktidhara” & Mukti Kunda, its believing that it brings them salvation, Have darshan and worship to Muktinath god walk to Jwalamai Temple back to Ranipauwa where Helicopter is waiting and fly back to Pokhara by Helicopter, then conecting fly back to Kathmandu by Flight (fixed wing), arrive and transfer to hotel, free time for rest or individual activities, overnight.
Day 04: Kathmandu sightseeing
After Breakfast, you will proceed to Kathmandu Sightseeing places to visit. Bouddhanath the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal, Budhanikantha is a place of pilgrimage for all Hindus, is sleeping Vishnu, colossal statue of lord Vishnu reclining on a bed of snakes on Water pond. So is called Jal Narayan also. Swayambhunath, famous world heritage site with magnificent views of the Kathmandu valley and tribute to Buddhism, Kathmandu Durbar Square (Center of City). This square is famous for old palaces, temples, Kumari Ghar and Patan Durbar Square is known as the city of fine arts . The square is full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The city is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments. And Krishna Temple-Built in the seventeenth century, the temple of Lord Krishna holds a commanding position in the palace complex of Patan – 5/6 hrs and back to hotel,free time for individual programme. Overnight in Hotel
Day 05: AM breakfast, transfer to Airport and fly to yours onward Destination
Accommodation with all meals in Nepal, airport transfers and Pashupatidarshan tour, best available sharing accommodation in Jomsom, Jomsom-Muktinath-Jomsom by jeep, all veg meals, Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu Airfare.
Insurances, Pony, Porter, personal expenses like laundry , telephone calls, beverages etc.
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