Annapurna area is the most famous trekking area in Nepal which confers a splendid view of the deep valleys and towering peaks around the enormous Annapurna, picture from subtropical jungle to a geographic extension of high, arid, Tibetan Plateau. This combination of lush floras, mountain peaks and gather with different ethnic people turns this trek into exceptional one. Most appreciably, you will observe the well-known temple of Lord Muktinath which is located in the Mustang district. It is situated around 18km north-east to Jomsom (3802m.).
Meaning of Muktinath has been derived from Mukti and Nath which means salvation and God respectively. The pagoda temple devoted to Lord Vishnu, 108 water taps pouring sacred water, the Jwala Mai temple nearby has a Kunda spring, an eternal flame of natural gas; and shrines like Gomba Samba, Swaminaraya, Shaligram are the major fascination parts. People believe that one should visit this holy place after completion of pilgrimage to 4 Dhams (religious sites) in India.
Muktinath tour holds both religious and spiritual significance since this sacred spot is renowned as the set of salvation for both Buddhists and Hindus. This place is symbol of two religions sharing the same sacred place with communal admiration and respect. Apart from a holy temple to go around at Muktinath, one can also see fabulous views of peak ranges of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna all the way through the trip.
There are not many ways to get to Muktinath; you can directly move from Kathmandu to Muktinath by helicopter which will take around one and half hour or take usual flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 30 min then once more catch a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom which takes another 30 min after that walk to Muktinath or take a jeep trip from Jomsom to Muktinath. Also, you can drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara and trek from Pokhara all the way through Kali-Gandaki valley which takes around 8 days.
We Visit Nepal Tibet Treks organize Muktinath tour every year for both group and individual in different season. Please let us be acquainted with your interest and food we will give you the detail information about the Muktinath Tour. If you seek for going to this holy spot just drop in your queries and we will certainly help you.
Rules and Regulations of Muktinath Tour
Muktinath temple lies within the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP), the primary and biggest conservation region in Nepal where entrance permit is obligatory. Entry permit can be acquired from Kathmandu and Pokhara. A copy of your passport and 2 passport size photos will be essential for getting entry permit. The ACAP fee for foreigners is NPR.2000.00 per person. Visit Nepal Tibet Treks arranges it all for you.
Attractions of Muktinath Tour
Kunda (water pond) - Jwala Mai Temple - Gomba Samba - Swaminarayan - Shaligram.
Muktinath tour - is the most famous Pilgrimage Tour in Nepal for all religious peoples and we get spectaculars view of mountains when we go for the Darshan of Muktinath temple, located in district of Mustang.
How to reach Muktinath?
1. Direct helicopter ride from Kathmandu to Muktinath in about 1.30 hrs
2. Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara 30min and Pokhara to Jomsom 30min then you can drive to Muktinath by Jeep.
3. Trekking about 7-8days from Pokhara