Muktinath temple which is important for both Hinduism and Buddhist in Nepal. The blessed spot is set at plinth of Thorong-La Pass in the Annapurna conservation area where only allow to travel after obtained the ACAP permit from Pokhara or Kathmandu.
TThe abode of liberation is significant religious site in Mustang district, the territory beyond the Mount Dhaulagiri & Annapurna Himalayan range. Road distance of Muktinath complex from Gorakhpur junction train station is 450 km and from Pokhara is only 177 km. By flight is easiest optional mode to touch Muktinath temple, up to Jomsom can reach by regular schedule flight from Pokhara then 24 km drive on pave road by private jeep or regular bus to Muktinath Ranipawa. Musical Adventure Trekking bring special package for religious devotees with non-veg and veg meals optional. Our package let you explore measure imperative sights of the route including Sarankot Pokhara, Manakamana temple-cable car ride, Muktinath temple overland tour and private flight. The journey to nirvana is scenic tour with touching local culture at en route villages and scenic landscapes, including deepest valley in the world.
Lumbini: The most sanctified meditation garden in the world, where lord Buddha took birth. You will do tour around the lumbini garden and get opportunity to explore holy Maya Devi pond where Lord Buddha mother took a bathe before and after Buddha born. Then explore the iconic of Lumbini likely sacred Ashoka Pillar, the marked stone of lord Buddha and some monasteries from various countries.
Pokhara Valley: The most fabulous city of Nepal, it known as a courtyard of Annapurna Himalaya as well. You can do so many things around pokhara, you will visit Bindabashini temple, Taal Barahi temple, Gupteswar Mahadev temple and drive to Sarangkot to see sunrise on Annapurna Himalayan range.
Muktinath Tempel: Muktinath temple is lying at bottom of Thorong peak at height of 3,730 m in Mustang district. Muktinath is blend of Hindus and Buddhist, it is very important for both regions. Buddhist believe Guru Rinpoche stop at Muktinath temple for meditation while heading to Tibet, before Tibetan Buddhism found. Then Hindus believe god Visdhnu got mokshya (Libration) after taking bathe108 holy water spout. Both religions believe after taking bath from 108 waterspouts, you will be sin free in entire your life and go to heaven after death. Monastery, temple, Jwala mai temple, Shakti Peetha temple, Lasmi Narayan temple, Narsigma temple are the main featuring of Muktinath. Beside spiritual blessed, the area is god-gifted beauty of nature, it has beautiful barren landscapes with wider valley and soaring Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tilicho peak, Thorong La peak etc.
Manakamana Temple: A wishing goddess temple lying midst of Prithivi highway between Kathmandu and Pokhara. The temple can reach by riding cable from bank of Trishuli River to ridge. It is 10minutes cable car ride from highway to ridge and after that 10minute walk to main temple. This is a goddess temple and it was found in 17 century. it is believed that Goddess Manakamana grants the wishes of all those who make the pilgrimage to her shrine to worship her.
Kathmandu Valley: Kathmandu valley is rich of architecture and religious spouts. We will go to see aarati at Pashupatinath temple and visit main temple where you will see four faces of lord Shiva and 1025 lingam.
Jaal Narayan temple lying north of Kathmandu valley at bottom of Shivapuri-Nagarjun national, it is one of the largest statue of sleeping Vishnu. Then we will got o visit monkey temple where hundred of monkeys are living called Swayambhunath temple.
Gorakhpur Lumbini Pokhara Muktinath Manakamana Kathmandu Tour Itinerary
- Day 01:
- Receive from Gorakhpur train station then 4 hour drive to Lumbini (150 m/490 ft)
- Day 02:
- Lumbini sightseeing then 7 hour drive to Pokhara (850 m/2,788 Ft)
- Day 03:
- Fly to Jomsom then drive to Muktinath temple (3,800 m/12,465 Ft)
- Day 04:
- Fly to Pokhara then Pokhara sightseeing
- Day 05:
- Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,429 Ft & 8 hrs drive) via Manakamana Temple
- Day 06:
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing
- Day 07:
- Departure from Kathmandu
Note: The above itinerary is a guideline and standard pattern, which we provide you. Trek itinerary can be modified according to your interest, time and requirements. The trip cost will be according to Deluxe, Standard, Budget and group size so please kindly provides us your details for a customized program.
Day 01: Receiving from Gorakhapur Train Station then drive to Lumbini (150 m/490 Ft & 4 hrs drive)
We will meet you at Gorakhpur train station according to your train schedule. Then 3 hrs drive to Sunauli, border of Nepal and India. First we complete immigration process at both customs. We change Nepalese vehicle and drive onward through buzzing market to Lumbini, birth places of Lord Buddha. An hour's drive brings us Lumbini, first visit Maya devi temple complex where you will see Ashoka Pillar, Maya devi pond and temple of Maya devi where 7 steps marked Buddha kept. The Lumbini development trust keep
Overnight at hotel
Day 02: Drive from Lumbini to Pokhara (850 m/2,788 Ft & 7hrs drive)
First have an early morning delicious buffet breakfast at hotel then drive begins from hotel drive retrace to Bhairawa. Now drive on north direct pass the Butwal, the commercial confluence of between east and west Nepal and slightly drive higher on boulder cliff to Tansen bazaar. Northeast of Tansen bazaar ridge get glimpse of Himalayan vista then drive through Galyang, Syanja and finally arrive Pokhara valley. Lumbini to Pokhara is 7 hrs scenic drive of country side of Nepal. Before we go to hotel, visit Gupteswore cave and davi's fall at exodus of Phewa Lake. 150 m length cave is underneath with beautiful shiva statue erected on stone. The hotel located on lakeside, touristic hub of Pokhara.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Fly from Pokhara then drive fro and to Jomsom (2,860 m/9,383 Ft & 4-5 hrs drive)
You will be wake-up an early morning then buffet breakfast serve restaurant, after breakfast 10 minute drive to Pokhara airport. Pokhara to Jomsom flight schedule in the morning, the weather turn bad after 10 am in Kaligandaki valley. The 2 by 2 windows denier flight presents mountain vista of Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri with deepest gorge of the world. As flight land at Jomsom airstrip, the temperature and scenery change suddenly. The towering mount Nilgiri range and Tilicho peak see in east of Jomsom, leave airport and walk to hotel. After tea/coffee leave from hotel by bus/jeep to Muktinath, it is 2 hrs drive from Jomsom to Muktinath on bank of Kaligandaki River and semi-plateau. From Kagbeni village drive rapidly climb-up on off-road and village to Ranipawa village. The bus/jeep will stop at outside of village then motorbike transport to Muktinath temple. Muktinath temple (3,730 m) is one of the ancient Hindu shrine of lord Vishnu along yard of 108 water tape of different animal image like cow and pig. The religious travelers believe after taking cold bath from 108 water valve get liberation from sin in life. The temple of Narasingha (lion head god) reincarnation of Lord Vishnu which is truth respect of both Hindu and Buddhist disciples. The jwala devi temple (natural gas burning) is the correct places to find 5 element of life air, water, fire, sky and earth. Sakti peeth is another attraction along with stupa, monastery and temple at Muktinath, the striking view of barren land and vista of Mount Dhaulagiri seen from temple territory. After bath motor bike transfer you to midst village for hot lunch break. Later short walk to jeep station and again 2 hours' drive to Jomsom. After short puja, we trek down to Ranipawa and have a lunch then after lunch drive back to Jomsom.
Overnight at hotel
Day 04: 20 minute Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara and Sightseeing around Pokhara valley
The mountain flight normally schedule from early morning, our flight flying across between mount Dhaulagiri and Annapurnan right above the Kaligandaki gorge and most beautiful poon hill viewpoint. Panoramic Himalayan vista and lush country side landscape approach from the flight windows, both plane windows offers enormous view of barren mustang, lovely forest, close-up view of Annapurna range, Machhapuchhare and Dhaulagiri. As soon as arrive Pokhara begins cultural sightseeing on Pokhara valley. You will visit Bindabasheni temple (temple of Parvati) then boating at Phewa Lake and visit Barahi temple on middle of Phewa Lake.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,350 m/4,429 Ft & 9 hrs drive) via Manakamana Temple by cable car
Wake early morning and 30 minute drive to Sarankot, nearly 800 m ascend in 30 minute drive, Sarankot is tallest ridge near to Pokhara. You will see orange, red color before sunrise on far deep east then once sunrise, it will hit to high snow-capped, the entire Himalayas will be turned into light red orange for moment. Drive back to hotel for breakfast, next leaving from Pokhara then drive continuous on Prithivi highway. First section we drive 110 km which probably takes 3-4 hrs then take 10 minute cable-car to hill and 10 minute walk to Manakamana temple. Makamana temple is on renovation as it distrusted by 2015 earthquake, this is a goddess temple, which was found in 17th century and only one temple in Nepal with magar tribe priest. The statue of goddess and priest are staying in temporary temple until complete renovation. Before take cable car down, have vegan lunch near to temple.
we have to drive 100 km from Kuringhat to Kathmandu, now we are driving on Prithivi highway which is only one entrance connect from south and north Nepal to Kathmandu valley. Probably dense traffic on way and it takes 3-4 hrs to reach Kathmandu.
Overnight at hotel
Day 06: Kathmandu valley Sightseeing
If anybody willing to see Mount Everest while you are closed to it. Then do Everest flight in the morning, which will be 1 hrs fro and go flight, we ensure, it will be worth flight in your life. After mountain flight experience drive back to hotel for breakfast. Now Kathmandu valley excursion begins, first visit to Hanuman temple known as Swayambhunath temple in the Kathmandu, it set on midst of valley with offers great view of Kathmandu valley and crest of Langtang Himalayas.
Then we drive to next destination called Budanilkantha AKA Jaal Narayan temple, feature of temple is sleeping Lord Vishnu, and it is a one of the largest sleeping Vishu in the town. After that drive back to hotel for lunch and after lunch take rest and shopping around 5 pm drives to Pashupatinath temple to see aarati and get blessed from Lord Shiva.
Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Departure
Your Muktinath yatra journey end up with us by today and hope you had enjoyed able Himalayan holiday with us and get back home with lifetime memories. Have complimentary breakfast at the hotel restaurant in your convenient time from 07:00 hours to 10:00 hours in the morning then have leisure time until airport transfer. The Musical adventure trekking Pvt. Ltd airport representative transfer you airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight.
- Receiving from Gorakhpur train station by private vehicle
- Lumbini Garden Sightseeing with entrance fees
- Lumbini to Pokhara by private transport car/bus/jeep
- 1 Night A/C accommodation at Lumbini
- 2 Night A/c accommodations at Pokhara
- 1 Night NON A/C accommodation at Jomsom
- 2 Night A/C Accommodation at Kathmandu
- Jomsom – Muktinath – Jomsom by Jeep/Bus
- Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara 20 minute by flight
- Pokhara to Kathmandu overland journey
- Manakama temple Darshan with cable car fees
- Kathmandu valley sightseeing with guide, entrance fess and trasportation
- Pokhara Sightseeing with guide, entrance fees and transportation
- Kathmandu airport drop off
- Three time India veg meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) with tea/coffees
- All drinks ( Minerarl water, hard and soft drinks
- Travel insurance, should cover emergency evacuation such a helicopter
- Personal expense laundry, internet, telephone etc
- Tips for guide and porters
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Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve (3N/4D)
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Trisuli River Rafting (1D)
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