Every Year people from many states and from all over the world arrive at Nepal to visit or spend their holidays like Pokhara, Kathmandu, the enchanting and mesmerizing beauty of Himalayas but the most visited place from last many years is Muktinath darshan.
Muktinath had been a sacred place for not only Hindus but also for Buddhism. it is located at 3700 meters approx at Thorong La mountain pass in Mustang. For Hindus it is Muktikshetra.
The central shrine of Sri Muktinath is considered by Hindu Vaishnavas to be one of the eight most-sacred shrines, known as Svayam Vyakta Ksetras; the other seven being Srirangam, Srimushnam, Tirupati, Naimisharanya, Thotadri, Pushkar and Badrinath. The temple is very small. Muktinath is one of the most ancient Hindu temples of God Vishnu. The murti is of gold and is tall enough to compare with[clarification needed] a man.
The Tibetan Buddhist tradition states that Guru Rinpoche, also known as Padmasambhava, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism, had meditated at Muktinath on his way to Tibet. This temple is praised by many saints of Hindu tradition. The scripts narrating the importance of this temple are available in Vishnu Purana with the Gandaki Mahathmya.
Pashupati travels had organized more than 50+ group tours for Muktinath darshan or Muktinath Yatra.not only for Muktinath darshan but for Lumbini, Janakpuri, Kathmandu, Pokhara etc. We had been one of the oldest travel companies in Gorakhpur, We also offer catering, Volvo bus and every sort of other facility required during Muktinath darshan or other.
There are many sources from which you can reach Muktinath.
- You can Fly Pokhara to Jomsom & hike for 7-8 hours from Jomsom to Muktinath.
- Jeep are also available from Pokhara to Jomsom via Beni, Ghasa, Tato Pani, Tukuche, Marfa, it takes time about 10-11 hours. There are only 4 WD jeep services after the Jomsom to Ranipauwa nearby Muktinath, it will take around takes 2.30 hours. The road is not good after Beni to Jomsom & Muktinath through the Kaligandaki river bank & hill area.
- Helicopter charter service / Helicopter are available from Pokhara & Kathmandu.