|Max Altitude:||2760.00 meters|
|Trip Category:||Overland Tour|
| Places Covered
Tribhuvan International Airport, Tal Barahi, Jomsom, Beni , Lake Side , Bindabasini Temple, Budhanilkantha Temple, Manakamana Temple, Gongabu/Kathmandu Bus Park, Baglamukhi Temple Kathmandu, Kumbheshwor Temple Kathmandu , Baglung Kalika Temple,
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Muktinath Yatra on a private vehicle is one of the most sought pilgrimage tours in Nepal. Out of several holidays to this pilgrimage sites, this particular category is more of a relaxed one and takes you to all the major shrines before heading to the temple of Muktinath itself.
This holiday begins by visiting the highly regarded temples in Kathmandu on a private vehicle. The group size can be as small as 4 people and as big as 20 people and the vehicle arranged will be accordingly. After visiting all the major shrines in Kathmandu, we will move towards the tourist capital of Pokhara. Before embarking on the highway to Muktinath, you will first receive the blessing from the guardian goddess of Pokhara.
En route we will take you to another shakti peeth, the temple of Baglung Kalika. Once we are done paying homage to the goddess Kali, we will finally head to our final destination of the tour. Likewise, we have packed in a perfect weekly escape that not just bound to Muktinath temple but also to several other important temples. For your comfort, we have as well planned proper rest in between. Furthermore, we take extra care as Muktinath Yatra takes place on high altitude and visiting this temple without any precaution may lead into fatalities.
|Day 1||Arrival in Kathmandu|
|Day 2||Kathmandu temple Tour|
|Day 3||Kathmandu - Pokhara|
|Day 4||Bindabasini Darshan - Baglung Kalika - Jomsom|
|Day 5||Jomsom - Muktinath Darshan - Pokhara|
|Day 6||Tal Barahi Darshan - Manakamana Darshan - Kathmandu|
Arrival in Kathmandu
Places Visited: Tribhuvan International Airport
Activities: No Activities
A representative from Budget Trekking private limited will receive you upon arrival in Kathmandu and then transfer you to your hotel. On this day you will not do much but meet your tour guide who will brief you about your Muktinath Yatra by private vehicle. Please feel free to visit the surrounding of your hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Kathmandu temple Tour
Kathmandu temple tour begins with early morning Pashupatinath darshan; the savior and guardian god of Nepal. Once you complete darshan of the deity and the deities in the complex, you will move forward towards darshan of Budhanilkantha; temple of reclining Vishnu. After paying homage in Budhanilkantha, you will break for a while for breakfast. Moving ahead, you will visit one final destination of Patan. Here, you will worship the goddess Bagalamukhi and as well the deities Kumbeshwar and Bhairav. The fountains of Kumbeshwar is believed to have come down all the way from the holy pond of Gosainkunda. The very pond which is believed to have been created from the trident of lord shiva in order to pacify the pain in his throat caused by swallowing the poison. From Bagalamukhi you will return back to your hotel and prepare for the next day travel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Kathmandu - Pokhara
Places Visited: Lake Side
Activities: Kathmandu to Pokhara bus experience
On this day, you will basically travel on a national highway to the touristic town of Pokhara. Through scenic and coiled roads of hilly terrain, you will drive along some major tributaries like Trishuli, Marsyangdi and seti. You will as well witness beautiful roadside settlements, some amazing waterfalls and if blessed with clear weather, even the mountains in the Annapurna. Once in Pokhara, you will be transferred to your hotel. Overnight in Pokhara.
Bindabasini Darshan - Baglung Kalika - Jomsom
This day begins early in the morning, and we will begin our day by paying a quick visit to the Bindabasini temple; the temple dedicated to guardian goddess of Pokhara. Once we pay homage to the deity and receive blessings and tika, we more forward with our Muktinath Yatra. We will make one more stop in the shrine of Baglung Kalika, the temple dedicated to the powerful goddess Kali. This temple is as well one of the highly regarded temples in the entire Baglung and Myagdi. People flock to this temple in hope of their wishes being fulfilled by the almighty. Leaving Baglung Kalika behind and reaching the riverside town of Beni, your yatra then will embark on off road conditions. After plenty of breaks in between and having your permits checked at frequent stops, you will finally make it to Jomsom after almost 12 hours. Once in Jomsom, you will call it a night in a hotel surrounded by high himalayas from all sides.
Jomsom - Muktinath Darshan - Pokhara
Places Visited: Jomsom
On this day, you will reach to an elevation of 4100 meters from 2900. Although you will be back to below 3000 meters in the next couple of hours, it becomes very difficult for some to adjust to the elevation. It is advised to you to drink plenty of water beginning from day 4 and continue to do the same on this day. We begin this day before the sun kicks in and as early as 5. It takes around 2 and half hours on off road in arid terrain. If you are a nature lover, you will enjoy the views of himalayas and the beautiful green oasis in the heart of dry and arid landscape. Once in the holy shrine, you will have to conclude muktinath puja as early as possible and board your vehicle downwards to not fall victim to the altitude. On this day, you will begin heading towards ending you Muktinath Yatra tour. After stopping and grabbing your belongings from the hotel in Jomsom and grabbing your breakfast, you will head towards Pokhara. You will take the same highway back and once in Pokhara, you will call it a day. Overnight in Pokhara.
Tal Barahi Darshan - Manakamana Darshan - Kathmandu
Before ending your Muktinath Yatra and heading back to Kathmandu, you will head towards Tal Barahi temple at the heart of Phewa Tal. The temple dedicated to the goddess namely barahi; a form of goddess durga. Upon returning, you will grab your breakfast and board the vehicle and head towards a highly sought pilgrimage site of Manakamana devi. Past Mugling, you will have to board on the cable car which takes 15-20 minutes to reach the temple of Manakamana. This temple is believed to be one of the most powerful temples when it comes to the almighty accomplishing your wishes. It is believed that one need not speak of their wish but just wish from their heart and the wish will be heard and be granted by the goddess. Upon finishing the darshan, you will have the lunch of your choice in the temple premises and then head down towards cable car and finally your vehicle. From the cable car site of Kurintar, you will enjoy another 4-5 hours of highway journey before reaching Kathmandu. Once in Kathmandu, we will transfer you to your hotel.
Activities: No Activities
Thank you for choosing Muktinath Yatra on private vehicle with Budget trekking! We are pioneer travel agents of pilgrimage holidays in Nepal and hence, we believe your yatra was a pleasant one. Saying that, we will transfer you to the airport/Bus stop as per your schedule and your tour officially comes to an end once we wave you off for departure.
Muktinath Yatra on a private vehicle is one of the most sought pilgrimage tours in Nepal. Out of several holidays to this pilgrimage sites, this particular category is more of a relaxed one and takes you to all the major shrines before heading to the temple of Muktinath itself.Wishlist Book Now