Muktinath tour Pokhara to Jomsom by flight & Jeep drive to Muktinath
Muktinath tour Pokhara to Jomsom by flight & Jeep drive to Muktinath short and easy pilgrimage trip for Muktinath Darshan. Hindus and Buddhists undertake Muktinath tour since Muktinath is a pilgrim spot for both Hindus and Buddhists. The Muktinath temple has the shape of pagoda and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The 108 waterspouts which have the shape of cow head provide holy water and the pilgrims take bath in this water. This temple is situated on high mountain range and Hindu devotees visit this shrine during the Janai Purnima Festival and worship Lord Muktinath.
The Muktinath shrine is in a groove and consists of a pagoda style temple of Lord Vishnu and a Buddhist Gompa. Hindus call this shrine Muktikshetra meaning place of salvation and Buddhist call this place Chumig Gyatsa meaning place of 108 waterspouts. Buddhists believe that the founder of Tibetan Buddhism Guru Rimpoche meditated at this place and gained spiritual knowledge while on his way to Tibet during 12th century. About 100 meter south of Muktinath temple there is another temple of Jwala Mai, the goddess of flame.
There are different ways to reach Muktinath in Mustang. Muktinath tour Pokhara to Jomsom by flight & Jeep drive to Muktinath is the most convenient way for Muktinath Darshan Yatra. The pilgrims can reach Pokhara from Kathmandu by flight. The mountain flight from Pokhara will take 20 minutes to reach Jomsom. It will take 10 to 11 hours to reach Jomsom from Pokhara by jeep or bus.
From Jomsom Airport the pilgrims reach Muktinath temple after the 90 minutes travel by jeep. Muktinath situated in the rain shadow region of the Himalayas. March to November are the best times for the Muktinath tour. For further details and Muktinath tour package information please do not forget to write us. We will be delighted to assist you.