Muktinath Pilgrim Tour
Muktinath is the most sacred Hindu site in Nepal after the temple of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu which is situated on the upper part of the river Kali of Buri Gandaki on the north side of the main Himalayan range and south of Lo-Manthang or Mustang. Its precise location is 29° 11’ N. latitude and 83° 53’E longitude, at an elevation of 3,810m on the western slopes of the Damodar Himal, northern extension of the Annapurna Himalayan massif. The main shrine is a pagoda shaped temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Sets into the wall around it are 108 waterspouts from which pour holy water. The temple is situated on a high mountain range which is decorated by Mt. Nilgiri and Mt. Tilicho to the southeast, Daulagiri to the southwest and Thorong-La and Yakawa Kang to the north. There are several ways to get to Muktinath, take a direct flight by helicopter, regular flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, overland tour from Pokhara or Kathmandu or we can just trek all the way from Pokhara through Kaligandaki valley, which takes approximately a week from Pokhara to get to the Holy temple of Muktinath.