The famous temple of Muktinath lies in the district of Mustang. Muktinath is a pilgrimage place for both Buddhist and Hindu. It is situated 48 kms north east of Jomsom at an altitude of about 3749 m. Its main shrine is a pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to lord Vishnu. Behind the temple there are 108 waterspouts cast in the shape of cow headed pour holy water. Here lots of pilgrimage takes bath from the ice-cold holy water. The temple is situated on a high mountain range. During the festival of Janai Purnima, Hindu devotees gather here to pay homage to lord Muktinath. Another famous temple of Jwaladevi, the goddess of flame, is situated about hundred meters south of Muktinath. Pashupati is one of the four most important religious sites in Asia for Shiva devotees. The Pashupatinath Temple is the largest Hindu temple and is considered to be the holiest of all Hindu Temples. This is a two-tiered golden temple with four silver doorways, hundreds of Shiva linga’s shrines and holy symbols. It is located on the holy river Bagmati, 6 kms east of Kathmandu. Non-Hindus are not allowed into this temple.
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Kathmandu sightseeing tour Pashupatinath Temple and Buddhanilkantha (Sleeping Bishnu).
Visit Manokamana Temple by cable car.
Muktinath Temple Darshan & Puja.
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU
Arrive Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport and Transfer to hotel and stay overnight.
DAY 02 : KATHMANDU
After breakfast, sightseeing tour Pashupatinath Temple and Buddhanilkantha (Sleeping Bishnu). Return back and stay overnight in hotel.
DAY 03 : KATHMANDU – POKHARA
Early morning drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus, on the way you will visit Manokamana Temple by cable car, and drive to Pokhora. Arrive Pokhora and stay overnight in hotel.
DAY 04 : POKHARA – JOMSOM – MUKTINATH
Early morning fly to Jomsom and have breakfast and drive to Muktinath by Jeep (21 kms) it takes 2 hrs by jeep and have Puja and Darshan of Muktinath and drive back to Jomsom. Stay overnight in hotel.
DAY 05 : POKHARA – KATHMANDU
Early morning fly back to Pokhora after breakfast, and drive to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus. After reach, stay overnight in hotel.
DAY 06 : KATHMANDU
Departure transfer to the Tribhuwan International Airport.