Muktinath and Saligram Tour - 5 Nights 6 days

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Price : $950.00 : 33000.00

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ITINERARY


Duration: 05 Nights / 06 Days

Location: Kathmandu, Pokhara, Jomsom, Manakamana Devi and Muktinath

Price: USD 9,50/ INR 33,000

Maximum Altitude: 12171 Feet

Best Time to go: April to June, September to November first week

 

Itinerary Overview

 

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara

Day 3: Fly to Jomsom and Muktinath darshan and back to Jomsom

Day 4: Fly to Pokhara and Pokhara sightseeing

Day 5: Pokhara to Kathmandu drive via Manakamana temple

Day 6: Departure

 

The spiritual aura of Nepal attracts thousands of pilgrims to come together to devote their souls for the god. The eternal power of God always channelizes the inner energy to a particular path. The utter devotion to the Lord always influences the interests of the pilgrims to land onto these pilgrimage sites. The inquisitiveness of an individual takes them to miraculous sites. Without taking such pilgrimage tours, the devotees will never explore the omnipresence of the god and its empowering nature. The profuse imagery of the lord will make you feel the intensity of divine power. In due course of our life, we all embark upon a celestial journey. The devotees start believing the spiritual engagement with the wilderness of nature. Without internalizing the beauty of divine power, one can never concede to spirituality. It is believed, the spiritual journey brings a life-changing experience to the human world. In this itinerary, the devotees undertake an arduous journey to explore the spiritual belief and culture exists in Nepal. The devout Hindus once wish to travel to Muktinath temple to attain moksha. In Hindu philosophy, it is said that a glimpse of Lord Muktinath paves the pathway to heaven. It cleanses the sins committed by an individual consciously or unconsciously. The devotees acknowledge the impact of supreme energy in every spin of life. Located in Mustang district, this beautiful temple shrine will rekindle your belief towards the lord. The panoramic view of the surrounding mountains and feel of the spiritual aura will take to the paradise of tranquility. We, Nepal Tourism Package believe in ensuring the best kind of services for our clients. The pilgrimage tour occurs once in a lifetime and we respect in designing the best journey plan for our devotees. We want the devotees to bring home some meaning experience for a lifetime.

 

Tour Itinerary


Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

 

Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: 1400m

Distance: around the city

Mode of transport: private car

 

Upon your arrival at the airport, our driver will pick you up for the hotel. This capital city of Kathmandu will be visually fascinating. This mountainous city will be a soothing pleasure to your eyes. After a brief introduction to the itinerary, you can spend your evening by visiting Pashupatinath temple. Lord Pashupatinath is the national deity. In the evening you can visit the temple shrine to witness the cool breeze of Bagmati River and the rhythmic chimes of prayer bells will keep your spirits high. After encountering such a beautiful sight of the temple shrine, you will come back to the capital city.

At night you will stay in Kathmandu.

 

Day 2: Kathmandu to Pokhara

 

Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: 1400m

Distance: 204km (6hrs)

Mode of transport: private car

 

Early in the morning, you will enjoy the amazing mountainous sight in Kathmandu. After enjoying appetizing Nepalese cuisine for breakfast, you will start for Pokhara journey. The tourists love to visit this city for its spectacular view of the mountains. The mountain lovers use the gateway of Pokhara for trekking towards Everest Base Camp or Annapurna Base Camp. These picturesque landscapes of the terrain will take you to a dreamland. While driving across the mountainous terrains you will catch the blissful panoramic sight of the ambiance. Developed on the banks of Trishuli river, this beautiful city will leave an indelible mark in your mind. At night you will stay in Pokhara.

 

Day 3: Fly to Jomsom and Muktinath darshan and back to Jomsom

 

Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: Jomsom- 2743m, Muktinath-3710m

Distance: 158km (20 minutes flight) and then 1hr drive to Ranipauwa

Mode of transport: flight and then drive

 

Today early in the morning you will be taking flight towards Jomsom. Mostly the tourists take the early morning flight to avoid unfavorable weather conditions. After landing you will be walking towards the hotel. This rugged mountainous terrain is located at an elevation of 2700m in Mustang district. This beautiful city is extended on the banks of Kali Gandaki River. It is the gateway to be used for Muktinath temple. The crystal clear cold water of Kali Gandaki makes the land more beautiful. Jomsom is a small town where every hotel is in the vicinity of the airport. Therefore you will walk down to the hotel. After checking into the hotel, you will get ready for visiting Muktinath temple.

 

The hotels are located around the airport, therefore; you will have to walk for only 5 minutes. From there you will be going to the jeep station to board a car for Muktinath. You will be driving through the villages of Ekle Bhatti, Kagbeni and Jharkot to reach the village called Rani Pauwa. You will take around 2 hours to reach Rani Pauwa. From there, you will have to walk for 10-15 minutes to reach Muktinath temple along the course of Kali Gandaki River.

 

You will also find out the riverbed of Kali Gandaki nearby. It is the source of Shaligram Shila stones which are worshiped all across as the form of Lord Vishnu. This stone is of spiritual significance among the Hindus. The devotees collect the stones from the water of the river to bring it back home. All these stones are believed to be the physical manifestation of Lord Vishnu. After the temple visit, you will go to Mebar Lha Gomba, a small monastery located at the entrance gate of the temple. This monastery of “miraculous fire” is dedicated to Guru Rimpoche. You will also find out the deity of Chenrezig. Inside the shrine, you will find out the burning of a natural gas fire. The Hindus worship it as Jwala Mai, goddess of fire. It is believed that Brahma made this miracle fire as an offering. After the temple visit, you will be coming back to Rani Pauwa for lunch. You will stay overnight at Jomsom.

 

Day 4: Fly to Pokhara and Pokhara sightseeing

 

Meal: B/L/D

Distance: 158km (20 minutes flight)

Mode of transport: flight and then drive around the city

 

Today early in the morning you will be flying back to Pokhara. After landing on Pokhara, you will go out for the city tour. This beautiful mountainous city will etch to your heart with its beauty. After having a delicious breakfast, you will be visiting Bindebasini temple at first. It is one of the earliest temples located in the city of Pokhara. Kaski rulers built this temple. Goddess Durga is the prime deity of the temple. You will get a complete view of the Himalayas as well from this region. In the area of the local bazaar, you will find out the temple. With the visit to the temple, you will be visiting the old bazar premises as well. You will also go for visiting a waterfall called Patale Chongo, located around 2kms away in the southwest direction of Pokhara. In the summers and monsoons, you will get the view of the gushing water falling from the waterfall. Next, you will be visiting the Gupteshwar cave, located just on the opposite side of the fall. If you are an ardent lover of architecture, then you will find this cave fascinating due to its natural forms made out of the deposits of limestone. You cannot take photographs in the premises of the caves. You will stay overnight at the hotel.

Optional

If you are quite adventurous at heart then you must opt for adventurous games located across the valley. Bungee jumping, paragliding, white water river rafting all these adrenaline spirited games will take you deep to experience the thrilling vibes of the place. Many tourists avoid experiencing these adventurous sports due to risk issues. With 20 minutes flight across the mountains in an ultra-light flight, you will have a memorable experience to recollect for a lifetime. When travelers encounter the beautiful glimpse of the mountains closely, they start realizing the spectacular beauty of nature.

 

Day 5: Pokhara to Kathmandu drive via Manakamana temple

 

Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: Manakamana-1302m

Distance: Pokhara to Manakamana- 109km (3hrs), Manakamana to Kathmandu-95kms (2.5-3hrs)

Mode of transport: private car 

 

If possible wake up early in the morning to enjoy the amazing sight of sunrise in the laps of mountains. The tourists travel to this beautiful city to enjoy the enigmatic sight of mountains and the sunrise across it. You will feel the serenity in the terrains. It is a paradise for those nature lovers who want to spend times in seclusion.

 

After enjoying the sunrise you can start your journey towards Kathmandu. On the way, you will enjoy the hide and seek of the sunrays falling on the laps of the mountains. The extensive beauty of nature will completely make you awestruck. On your drive to Kathmandu, you will be visiting another notable temple located in Gorkha district. The Manakamana temple is famous among the devotees for fulfilling the desires. The etymological meaning of the name is desire coming out of minds. One travels to this remote place in the hope of fulfillment of desires. Bhagwati, the primary deity in the temple is an incarnation of Devi Parvati. The two words Mana and Kamana meaning heart and desire respectively. The devotees for years visit this auspicious site with a pure heart to get their wishes fulfilled. To reach Manakamana Temple one will have to drive till the bank of Trishuli River. From Kurintar, one will have to take a cable car ride to reach the top of the temple. This 3km long distance of cable car journey will take you to an amazing picturesque view of the surrounding mountains of Manaslu, Himachuli and Annapurna ranges. The four-storied pagodas styled temple of Manakamana stands on a stone square-shaped pedestal. There is a belief that if one wants his wishes to be fulfilled then should bring either one of them-almond, flowers, vermillion, oil lamp, incense sticks, saffron, vermillion, betel leaf, Janai and fruits, and foods.

 

After completing the puja, you will be driving back to Kathmandu. At night you will stay in the capital city.

 

Day 6: Departure

 

Meal: – B/L/D

Distance: - around the city 

Mode of Transport: – private car 

 

You have reached the last stretch of your journey. We believe in making your travel experience memorable. Our indomitable assistance from office staffs at every hour will make your journey hassle free. We try to bring out the spiritual aura of the country completely in a different manner for our clients. Our driver will drop you to the airport for your homebound flight 3 hrs. prior to the journey.  

 

Inclusions:

 

Accommodation on twin share basis

Daily breakfast and dinner at the hotel

Return Private vehicle for Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu

Transfers and sightseeing

Return flight from Pokhara to Jomsom Airport

Muktinath & Saligram Darshan by Jeep

 

Exclusions:

 

GST @ 5.0%

Personal expenses

Medical insurance

Anything not mentioned under inclusions

 

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