Muktinath Tour

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Outline Itinerary

Day 1 : KATHMANDU

Day 2 : KATHMANDU

Day 3 : KATHMANDU-POKHARA

Day 4 : POKHARA-JOMSOM-POKHARA

Day 5 : POKHARA-KATHMANDU

Day 6 : DEPARTURE

Day 1 : KATHMANDU

Arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), welcome by our representative in traditional Nepali style and transfer to the hotel. At hotel our representative will brief you about your tour. Rest of the day is free for you for acclimatization.
KATHMANDU:
Kathmandu, the largest city of Nepal, is the political as well as cultural capital of the country. Kathmandu is a city where ancient traditions rub shoulders with the latest technological advances. However, it is the grandeur of the past that enchants the visitor whose gaze may linger on an exquisitely carved wooden window frame, an 18th century bronze sculpture or the spiritually uplifting stupas. 
Overnight at hotel
 


Day 2 : KATHMANDU

After breakfast, full day sightseeing of different temples and world heritage sites located in Kathmandu such as Pashupatinath Temple, Guheswari Temple, Budhanilkantha Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa & Patan.
Overnight at hotel
PATAN DURBAR SQUARE:
Oldest of the THREE DURBAR SQUARES in the KATHMANDU VALLEY where the MALLA KINGS of LALITPUR resided. Surrounded with HINDUS TEMPLES & BUDDHIST MONUMENTS full of its metal arts and stone carvings will catch your eyes. UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE
SWAYAMBHUNATH STUPA
Recognized as one of the oldest holy sites in Nepal, listed in UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE, famous as Monkey Temple, Swayambhunath Stupa is located at the western part of Kathmandu City. SWAYAM= self, BHU=LAND and NATH=lord gives it a meaning SELF ORIZINATED LORD from the land. Being at the hilltop you can enjoy the wide view of KATHMANDU CITY.
PASHUPATINATH TEMPLE
One of the biggest in the world of its kind and the popular Hindu pilgrimage site, Pashupatinath Temple, it lies 6 Km from central Kathmandu, One of the holiest Hindu temples for Hindu dedicated to Lord Shiva. Pashupatinath is Situated on the bank of the sacred Bagmati river, the temple, it is built in pagoda style, has a gilded roof and beautifully carved silver doors as well as will visit Guheshwori situated near Pashupatinath.
 


Day 3 : KATHMANDU-POKHARA

After breakfast drive/fly to Pokhara, most beautiful city of Nepal known as SWITZERLAND OF NEPAL.
                Half day tour of Davis Fall, Gupteswar cave followed by boating in Fewa Lake visitng the Barahi Temple
                Overnight at hotel
POKHARA
Pokhara, the center of adventure in Nepal is located in the mid western Nepal and it is six hours drive or 20- minutes flight from Kathmandu. Pokhara is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal after Kathmandu. The valley is filled with lush vegetation, swift flowing rivers and dotted with clear, shimmering lakes. It is one of the major towns of Nepal, providing a perfect gateway from the chaotic life in the cities. 
 It is also the only place in the world from where one can enjoy the magnificent view of mountains having the elevation above 8000 meters while sitting below 1000 meters above the sea level. Out of the 14 highest mountains of the world, known as the Thousanders, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Manaslu can be seen from Pokhara.
 


Day 4 : POKHARA-JOMSOM-POKHARA

Religious shrine of Muktinath is elevated 90m above Ranipauwa. We find no hotels around and camping is forbidden by the Temple committee. Muktinath is a religious place for both Hindu & Buddhist. The holy shrine at Muktinath is in a grove of trees and includes a Buddhist Gompa and the pagoda style temple of Vishnu, Containing an Image of Vishnu. Temple is surrounded by walls all around from which 108 waterspout casted in the shape of cows heads, pour holy water. Moreover, it is believed sacred water that is issued from rock inside the ancient Tibetan style Jwala(flame) Mai Temple is more holistic. Holy flame alongside a spring is the source of the religious importance of Muktinath.


Day 5 : POKHARA-KATHMANDU

After breakfast, drive back to Kathmandu visiting Manokamana Temple on the way by cable car ride
Overnight at hotel


Day 6 : DEPARTURE

Spending 4 nights with us in Nepal and giving us the opportunity to serve you as your travel partner, we would like to thank you for your visit with us hoping you had a great time with Great Nepal Travels Team. Our representative will drop you to the airport for your further destination.
 
 


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  Trip Code : GN/NPT-353
  Duration : 6