Muktinath Darshan Tour is a vital journey place for each Hindu & Buddhist. The holy shrine at Muktinath is during a grove of trees and includes a Buddhist Gompa and therefore the temple vogue temple of vishnu Temple, Containing a picture of vishnu. The Hindus decision it Muktichhetra (Place of salvation) is one amongst the four religious sites. Several Shaligrams (Ammonite) found here are considered by Hindu as incarnation of lord vishnu and worship them. In keeping with Hindu story lord vishnu became Shaligram as a result of Brinda’s Curse.
Similarly Buddhist calls this vale the Chumig Gyatsa (place of 108 waterspouts). it’s believed that Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambha) the scholar founding father of Lamaism once meditated and gained lifespan action of religious information here whereas on his thanks to Xizang on twelfth century. The vale has seven historic villages: Putak, Jhong, Chhyonkhar, Purang, Jharkot and khinga. Ranipauwa (lit.queen’s pilgrim hostel, named when Queen Subarna Prabha Devi) could be a new settlement based by folks of Purang. the most ethnos of the vale is Bhotias. This place is opened throughout the year however particularly in Rishitarpani, Ram Nawami, and Bijay Dashami thousands of pilgrims gathers here to celebrate the competition.
The Famous Temple Of Lord Muktinath Lies In The District Of Mustang And Is Suited About 18kms Northeast Of Jomsom In The North Central Part Of Nepal, At An Altitude Of About 3750m.Names After Highly Referred Muktinath Shrine The Valley Is One Of Religious Place In Nepal For Both Hindus Buddhist. Hindus Call It Muktichhetra (Place Of 108 Waterspouts).
Muktinath and its high valley are located in the Mustang Bhote region. The climate and landscape here are similar to those of the Tibetan Plateau since it is situated in the rain shadow of the Greater Himalayas.The changes in climate from warm to cold take you to the sacred shrine of Muktinath in Mustang district. Flowing through the region from north to south and forming deep gorges is the Kali Gandaki River. The temperatures in summer (March to August) hover between Maximum of 16 to 18 degree Celsius and Minimum 6 to 8 Degree Celsius. In the beginning of winter (September to November) the temperature fluctuates between 14 to 16 degree Celsius and 0 to 4 degree Celsius. In the winter (December to February) the maximum temperature will be 4 to 6 degree Celsius and minimum 0 to -8 degree Celsius.
The most suitable time to visit Muktinath from March to May & October. In November & February it can be cold, but you can travel. December and January are for the diehard & snowfall in the all of area 4 to 10 ft. June to September is raining season. As the weather conditions would not be safe enough to travel in o there months.
We suggest you to take normal warm clothes. Light warm jacket, woolen sweater, warm T-Shirts, comfortable shoes, trousers and cotton pants are enough for this trip. We recommended you to bring down jacket for the winter.
There are enough Hotels and lodges nearby Muktinath in Jharkot and Ranipauwa. The Hotels and lodges are fine there. Some Hotels have solar heated hot showers and provide rooms with attached bath. Also local restaurant are available there. They provide good food.
STD /ISD telephone services are available in Ranipauwa and Jharkot. Health post and Post office in Jharkot Police station, ACAP tourist information center and Safe drinking water station at Ranipauwa. There are available Electricity facilities also.
Rule & Regulation
Muktinath lies in the Annapurna conservation area where entry fee required. Entry fee can be obtained from Kathmandu and Pokhara. The ACAP entry fee is Rs. 200.00 Per person for Indians and others nationals and Rs. 2000.00 and $ 10 TEMS per person to others foreign nationals at the above mentioned designated place. An equal extra fee will levied if permits are issued from field check post. The Permit is non refundable, non-transferable and is valid for single entry. Please don’t forget to carry per person 2 Passport size Photo for issued Permit.