Muktinath Tour in Nepal – Jomsom Muktinath Trek by Helicopter
Muktinath Tour in Nepal
Muktinath Tour in Nepal is one of the most visited tourist destinations. These villages lying at an altitude of 3710 meters from the sea level and also known as the highest temple in the world. Muktinath is also known as the third holiest place. Heaven is a myth, Nepal is real. You can experience the true feelings of this statement by visiting Nepal. Every year more than thousands of International visitors visit Nepal to explore its natural beauty and lie on the lap of the giant mountains.
Muktinath village has a Hindu temple with a picturesque view of mount Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. The main festival celebrating in Muktinath is ‘Janaipurnima,’ and the place is most crowd during this festival. There are 108 water taps behind the temple; the ice-water coming from the tap is considering as the holy water. There is an eternally burning flame burning in the temple.
Muktinath is the temple of Lord Vishnu, it believes lord Vishnu got salvation from the curse of Brinda here. The temple of Muktinath has a Pagoda style which is the dedication to the ‘lord of salvation’ Vishnu.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek
This is usually known as Jomson Trek. Jomsom the Himalayan town lying at an altitude of 2700m in Mustang District and is also famous with the name Dzong-Sampa. The trekking trail goes through the Valley of Kali Gandaki River to the Pilgrimage site of Muktinath. It is a part of the Best Annapurna Round Trek and prevails as one of the most admired and classic pilgrimage tour.
Jomsom Muktinath trek gets us to see the incredible Himalayas, stunning landscapes, Kali Gandaki valley (the private gorge inside the global). The landscapes and its surroundings alongside the Jomsom – Muktinath trek is breathtaking. The trekking trails start from thick forests of brilliant red rhododendrons to rocky cliffs and the barren region of Mustang.
Jomsom Muktinath mostly goes on the riverbank of the famous Kali Gandaki River. During the winter, the river is practically dry, but in the summer monsoon, it fills with rainwater and melting snow. This river is following between the Annapurna mountain and on the other aspect is Dhaulagiri. Between the two ranges, there are views of eight of the 20 highest mountains in the world. This trek can be a unique enjoyment for all fit visitors.
Trekking to Kali Gandaki Valley
The perfect and slight trekking path starts once we take the flight from Pokhara for the Jomsom Muktinath trek. The way of life a number of the path is luxurious (a combination of Hindu and Tibetan Buddhism). The trail weaves through the lower Mustang vicinity of Nepal, Finishing at the village of Kagbeni, a Tibetan inspired community full of prayer wheels, Chortens, and a Buddhist monastery.
The final point of the trek is Muktinath a holy site of temples sacred to both Buddhists and Hindus for centuries. We can explore a day around historical Muktinath temple; a pagoda fashioned temple of Lord Vishnu. We can do the trek most of the time but the best time for the trek from mid-Sept to Mid December and March to May, we can travel in the rainy season also these part of the trek. When the days are crisp and of the scenery lovely.
Visit Vishnu God Temple
Muktinath temple is the temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu is one of the famous temples in Nepal. A sacred place Muktinath is renowned among the Hindus and Buddhists. It is lying in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters. It lies at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas), Mustang district, Nepal. The real meaning of Muktinath is “The god of Nirvana.”
It is also believing that this temple will make people relieve their sorrows and miseries. This temple name Chumig Gyatsa (which means hundreds of waters) by Buddhists of Tibet. Another name given for this temple is Dakinis, which means sky dancers goddesses. For Buddhists, this place is one of 24 tantric places.
It is the temple of Hindu Lord Vishnu
Muktinath is the temple of Lord Vishnu and man Hindus visit here to pray the Lord Vishnu. We believe that lord Vishnu got salvation from the curse of Brinda here. According to Buddhist culture, Muktinath is also the founder of Tibetan reliance ‘Guru Rinpoche,’ who was there and devoted himself to meditation there. The main inhabitants of the area are Gurungs and Sherpa native people living around the Muktinath area. Muktinath Tour is one of the exciting and pleasurable tours in Nepal.
Muktinath tour is the sacred and secretive place; it was unfamiliar to the outer world, are, but since 2006, many developmental activities are being done in the Muktinath area. Now the site is famous inside and outside the country. Nowadays you can visit the temple in just 20 minutes flight from Jomsom. Mustang is situated between the Himalayan and Tibet in the Annapurna region. Muktinath Tour is also known as the treasure hunt of Nepal. Mustang is one of the very remote places in Nepal where not any modernization has occurred. Thus, this place is far from noise and dust.
Muktinath Helicopter tour
Muktinath Helicopter tour offers fantastic Himalayan views. The beautiful landscape, Kali Gandaki valley (the deepest gorge in the world), and the famous apple garden in Marpha and Tukuche. Nevertheless, you are rewarded with some spectacular and unusual views of the high Annapurna Region. We can see Kagbeni during the Muktinath Helicopter tour. From flight, you will have a magnificent view of the Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri, Throng Peak as well as, Tilicho Peak.
The Muktinath helicopter tour offers magnificent views of the Himalayas. We will get your first glimpse of the stone houses with juniper and firewood stacked on the flat roofs and a stunning view of the Mountains. In no time, you are landing on the runway on the banks of the Kali Gandaki River. this tour is also an easy and short way to visit the holy site in the lap of Himalayas. Muktinath shrine is near the headwaters of the Jhong River, a tributary of the Kali Gandaki in the north-eastern corner of Thak Khola, a dry Himalayan valley in Mustang District of Nepal. Your helicopter will land nearby the Muktinath temple.
Jomsom Muktinath Tour by Helicopter is for the people who have a high desire to visit the holy place Muktinath without any physical difficulties within a short time frame. The trip allows you to visit the Muktinath shrine within an hour and flying back to Pokhara. You will go to very close up towards the entire Annapurna trekking region massif. This tour is with us makes you feel very heavenly and spiritual with a lot of experiences and adventures.
This place holds Hindus and Buddhists’ ethnic and spiritual importance. Muktinath is located at the valley in the mustang district. In Hindu, Muktinath is also called Mukti-Chhetra, which means it is the place of deliverance. It is the oldest temple in Nepal.
The cost of the Muktinath tour package also depends upon the trip duration and from where the tour starts. The Muktinath yatra includes driving from Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu and a flight from Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara.
Muktinath Yatra is all possible by any medium of transportation. According to their choice, people can choose between domestic flight, adventure road trip, or anyone can also opt for helicopter tours as well. All these medium of transportation depends upon the total period of each individual, the total budget of the Muktinath Tour.
Above the Himalaya will provide all the necessary things to their clients at a reasonable price. We can provide all the services ranging from giving deluxe to budget services as per their requirements.
You can reach easily from Kathmandu to Pokhara by an easy scenic drive of 5/6 hrs. Meanwhile, you can visit and explore the second largest country, Pokhara. A private jeep or any tourist bus would be easy to reach to Pokhara. For your kind information, there is a daily bus service operation from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Major Attraction of Muktinath Tour Package:
Muktinath temple, the temple of Lord Vishnu, has lots of spiritual and religious importance. Besides, there are various Kunda, Dhara, saligram, etc. around Muktinath temple, which is considered as the major attraction of this area.
Mukti Kunda is the two holy water ponds, which is also known as “Laxmi Saraswati Kunda.” This Kunda is located in front of the temple. It is believed that, if you take a plunge in that Kunda, you all sin will be rinsed away.
Mukti Dhara is another major attraction of this temple. You can see 108 bull-headed shape waterspouts in the backside of this temple. In those 108 waterspouts, holy water from Gandaki river flows.
Jwala Mai Temple:
Julia Mai Temple consists of a continuously burning holy flame. This flame is generated from a rock that is located inside of the Dhola Mebar Gompa. This place is just situated five minutes far from the walking distance and situated in the southern part of the temple side.
Pharma Lha Khang Gompa:
The Monastery, located in the north region of the temple, is dedicated to Guru Rimpoche, which is also known as Padmasambhava.
Swaminarayan: Swaminarayan is called as the Satguru of Sabij Yoga.
Another main attraction of this temple is Shaligram. Shaligram is the Jurassic Park of the ages. These Fossils are found on the edge of the Kali Gandaki river. The stone’s color is black, and it symbolizes Lord Vishnu. These are usually kept in the prayer room in the home.
Brief Itinerary for Muktinath Tour Package
Muktinath tour is a pilgrimage tour. It takes seven to eight days to complete this tour. People trek Muktinath for salvation. Muktinath is essential for people following Hinduism and Buddhism. You will also get to see the beautiful landscape, dense forests, and the fantastic Himalayas along to your visit to Muktinath Temple.
Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu
You will first have to reach Kathmandu for this trek. Our office representative will greet you and picked up at the Hotel. Have some welcome drink and check-in at the hotel. After getting some refreshments there, you can take a short walk inside Kathmandu Valley. For the rest of the day, you can visit and roam around Kathmandu. After sightseeing Kathmandu, you will have a group discussion with the team above the Himalayan about the trip.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Drive to Pokhara
The next morning of the Muktinath tour, you will be visiting the temple of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu valley, the most magnificent temple of Lord Shiva. This temple is in the world heritage site by UNESCO. After having lunch, you then head towards Swayambunath stupa by driving 1 hr from there. At midday, you will be driving to Pokhara(200km), by the beautiful 6 hrs scenic drive. We can also visit Manakamana Temple through the Cable car.
You can buy the ticket at the station or also in advance. Get the breathtaking views of the magical Himalayas, Hills, farming land, etc.
If you are in a sort of time, then you can also take the Everest mountain flight.
Overnight in Pokhara
Day 03: Fly to Jomsom & drive to Muktinath Temple
Distance: Jomsom 2700 m, Muktinath (3800 m)
The third day of the Muktinath tour will be a little exciting. We will take you to the airport and catch a flight to Jomsom. This will take you exactly 25 mins to reach there. After the arrival of Jomsom, you will directly walk to the hotel there, which is nearly 5 mins from Airport. After a short break, walk to the jeep stand, and your journey to Muktinath begins from there. Muktinath is approximately 20 km from Jomsom and takes an easy 2/3 hrs. Along the way, you can also see the beautiful natural scene, the gorge of Gandaki river, Various monastery, and Kagbeni.
You will then reach to Ranipauwa (3710 m) and have a short 40 min walk towards Muktinath Temple. There you will have 40 mins holly bath on 108 waterspouts. These waterspouts are also calling as “MuktiDhara.” And there is also 2 Kunda n front of the temple called as Mukti Kunda.Overnight in Jomsom. After visiting and receiving blessings from the temple, walk to Jwalamai Temple. This temple is a continuously burning flame, and from there, walk to Ranipauwa. Drive back to Jomsom by Jeep and go to the hotel.
Overnight at hotel in Jomsom.
Day 04: Fly back to Pokhara/ Pokhara Sightseeing
End day of our Muktinath tour, in the early morning, You will go to Jomsom airport. Then catch a short flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. This day you will have a full day sightseeing in Pokhara.
Pokhara offers tons of adventure activities for entertaining you. Pokhara is the city full of lakes and temples, such as Phewa Lake, Rupa Lake, Begnas Lake, Gude Lake, Neutani Lake, and Maidi Lake, Barahi Temple, Bindyabasini temple and many others. You can also have Sarankot day hiking, visit World peace pagoda, David falls, Barahi Temple, Fewa Lake, Gupteshwor cave, Seti Gorge river, etc.
Overnight in Pokhara
Day 05: Drive back to Kathmandu
In the early morning, you can have a spectacular sunrise view above the skyline of the majestic Himalayan ranges. Seeing the stunning views of the Mt. Fishtail, Mt Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Mt Annapurna would surely melt your heart.
Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 06: Final Departure
This is the last of your stay in Nepal. You will be drop off to the international airport by our office member 2 hours before your flight. This concludes your end of the Muktinath Tour Package.
Muktinath temple lying in the height of about 3710 meters, and standing on the foot of the Himalayan region has huge importance in today’s society. It lies in the Mustang Valley region and passes along the Thorong La pass in Nepal. The sacred place Muktinath is especially for both Buddhists and Hindus Pilgrimage. The site is famous for Mukti Kshetra and includes Moksha or the location of Liberation.
A large number of domestic as well as international tourist influxes there, considering the importance of the temple. You can choose any package tour based on your budget and time. Muktinath tour that resides on the laps of the snowcapped mountains is beyond the expectation.
Thus, the visit Nepal 2020 campaign has been pushing and motivation every adventurous lover to visit Nepal and explore it once in a lifetime. While visiting Nepal, you can visit the Moksha related Muktinath Temple. Along with this, you can also visit another famous temple in Nepal, such as Pashupatinath, Halesi Mahadev, Bouddhanath, etc. Sightseeing and field visits are the main activities we can do during this trip.
You can contact Above the Himalaya team for the Muktinath tour. for having a safe and comfortable package. In addition to this, we will offer you a customized itinerary based on your choice.