Pashupatinath & Muktinath Darshan Tour 6 Day.

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About Pashupatinath temple

Nepal surrounded with many Himalayan regions located in Central Asia and also surrounded with many Himalayan regions, plenty of hills and mountains, and the Terai (plain) region. Kathmandu is the capital of Nepal. Located in Kathmandu is the holy Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest and pious temples of all Hindus, not only in Nepal, but also throughout the world. Lord Pashupatinath is the supreme God of the Hindus. Paying Homage to the “Jyotir Lingam” also means a great boon and a successful life to mankind.

paying homage proceses

While paying homage to Lord Pashupatinath, one has to pay homage first of all to the shrines of gods and goddesses outside the Pashupatinath Temple, or one can directly enter through the south gate of the Pashupatinath Temple and pay homage to 64 Lingams, KirtimukhiBhairav, UnmattaBhairav, Astamatrika, Nava Graha, Hanuman and advance towards the west side of the Temple by paying homage to Nandi, Trishul, Jaleshwor, Doleshwor, BasukiNaag,, Gupteshwor, Lal Ganesh, Surya, Jalasahi Vishnu, again paying homage to Aryaghat and resting for a while at Muktimandap.

Then, one proceeds by paying homage to Santaneshwor, Shree Krishna, and by touching the Dharmashila. Then one has to enter the main temple from the south side. One should not encircle Lord Shiva, instead one must make a half-circle. The reason being that one should not cross the holy water offered to Lord Shiva. By entering through the south gate, one has to pay homage to IshanMukh (face) and then the PurvaMukh (Eastern Face). Also one has to return then to the DakshinMukh (South Face), and in the same process, one has to pay homage to the Uttar Mukh (North face). And then lastly the PachhimMukh (West Face). While doing this, the holy water offered to Lord Shiva cannot be crossed over. By coming out of the temple, the entire homage  completed.

About Muktinath

Nepal consists 14 zones, one of them : Dhaulagiri zone, and it also includes Mustang district, a mountainous district of Nepal, where the 5th Dham (pilgrimage) of the Hindus, one major Shakti Peeth out of 51 others located. Many come to Muktinath and worship the holy Muktinath Temple. The journey begins from Kathmandu via Thankot, and from there, one has to cross many beautiful hilly bends, alongside the banks of the Trishuli River on the Prithivi Highway; then advancing towards Kurintar, Muglin, Dumre and Damauli. One drives to Pokhara for about six hours, the gateway to the Temple of Muktinath.
The beautiful Pokhara town is located at the foothills of the Annapurna Range. It is not only an important town from the natural point of view, but also significant from religious and cultural aspects.

Pilgrims reach Jomsom in a 25 – minute flight from Pokhara. From Jomsom, they take a jeep ride for about 2 hours alongside the Kaligandaki River bank right up to Kagbeni, and upwards to Jharkot, then to Rani Pauwa, and in about 10 minutes walk, one reaches the Muktinath Temple. Among many religious pilgrimage sites in Nepal, Muktinath is a very famous pilgrimage site. Muktinath is 389km away from Kathmandu. Located at 3750m above the sea level, Hindu pilgrims call it MuktiChhetra, and Buddhists call it ChhumingGyatsa in Tibetan language.

People also believe that by performing Darshan or paying homage to Muktinath, they get rid of all the sins committed during their lifetime. Muktinath is a common pilgrimage site for Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, and Vaishanab pilgrims. As per the Hindu belief, whoever performs Śrāddha (memorial service) in the name of dead ancestors, they go to heaven.

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Available departures

  • Day 01: Arrive in kathmandu and transfer to hotel, evening visit to Pashupatinath temple for arati and back to hotel for overnight stay.
  • Day 02: After breakfast, Darshan - Pashupatinath, Budhanilkantha, SwayambhunathStupa, and Krishna temple and back to Hotel.
  • Day 03: Drive to Manakamana temple and continue drive to Pokhara.
  • Day 04: Flight otJomsom and drive to Muktinath, visit &darshan then drive back to Jomsom.
  • Day 05: flight otPokhara and visit to PokharaFewa Lake afternoon fly back to Kathmandu.
  • Day 06: Final departure and fly to your destination.
  • Cost Includes
  • • Hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast
  • • Hotel in Pokhara with bed and breakfast
  • • Guided sightseeing tour with English / Hindi speaking guide
  • • Car, Jeep or mini bus for tour as fallow group size
  • • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu &Pokhara valley
  • • Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu by flight
  • • Full board hotel in Jomsom with full meal
  • • Darshan Devi Manakamana by cable car
  • • All entrance permit for sightseeing in Kathmandu &Pokhara
  • • Fare well dinner with Nepali cultural dance & song
  • Cost Exclude
  • • Personal expenses
  • • Tips
  • • Lunch & Dinner
  • • Any Extra services
  • • Mountain flight (Everest flight Nepal)

Nepal

Nepal

My country Nepal

Nepal is a very beautiful country. It is also a landlocked country. China lies in the east side of the country. Likewise, India in west, north and south. It lies in the northern hemisphere. Our country has three geographical zones. They are Himalayan, Mountainous and Terai. Here, we have monsoon climate. It is very cold and dry during winter. And hot, stormy and rainy in summer. Furthermore, it is rich in natural beauty and resources. Here are long and wide rivers. Such as Koshi, Gandaki, Karnali, etc. Moreover, here are large lakes also. Like Rupa, Begnas, Rara, etc. Likewise, we have green valleys, lovely water falls, etc. Similarly, it is rich in religious and historical heritages. Lumbini,  Janakpur, Kathmandu are the famous examples.

Nepal has highly diverse and rich geography, culture, and religions. The mountainous north has many mountains. It includes eight of the world’s ten highest mountains. This also includes the highest  mountain Sagarmatha. It is known as Mount Everest in English. The fertile and humid south is heavily urbanized. It contains over 240 peaks. They are more than 20,000 ft. (6,096 m) above sea level.

People of many castes and religions live here. About hundred languages are spoken  here. Our popular foods are dal bhat, dhindo, gundurk etc. Similarly, Dashain, Tihar, Lhosar, Id etc. They are the most popular festivals. We celebrate these festivals very happily. Most  of the people are farmers. They grow rice, corn, wheat, millet, potato etc. Some people in the cities are businessmen also.  Likewise, some have industries. Therefore, people living here are very laborious.

Nepal is rich in natural resources. So, tourists love to visit our country. They can see endangered birds and animals here. Also, they can enjoy natural beauty. So, tourism is our potential industry.

Nepal is small but rich in natural resources. Although it is poor by economic condition. Nepal is developing country. To develop soon,  we have to aware all the citizen. We must provide education equally. To both men as well as women. Government should bring advance program. This may help citizen in development process. And, provide different facilities to citizen. And it’ll give benefit to citizen. Finally, it’ll help the  government also.

Nepal is a beautiful country. So, we have to publish it all over the world. And it’ll help to attract tourist. In this way, we can control our economic condition. Therefore, we can achieve success by developing our strengths.

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