Pokhara Jeep tour
Pokhara Jeep Tour is one of the most demanding jeep tours in the Nepal. This tour will lead you to one of the popular pilgrimage sites for both Hindu and Buddhist religon .
This tour will be fulfilling for those who prefer to enjoy being in the Himalayas of Nepal in a short span of time covering varied vegetation, and multicultural and multidimensional facades of entire Nepal in a glimpse.
Traveling through the wild of Nepal into the deserted Himalayas, passing by the splendiferous valleys, rivers, natural hot water springs, villages, and the orchid garden will help soothe all our tiredness. The journey will be a journey into paradise on the earth.
you will reach Muktinath (3760m/12336ft) the highest elevation of the entire tour and one of the holiest pilgrimage sites of spiritualism.
Muktinath is a Vishnu temple, sacred to both Hindus and Buddhists. It is located in Muktinath Valley at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass in Mustang, Nepal. It is one of the world’s highest temples (altitude 3,800 m). Within Hinduism, it is one of the 108 Divya Desams, and is the only Divya Desam located outside India. It known as Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the ‘liberation arena’ (moksha) and is one of the Char Dham in Nepal.
This temple is considered to be 106th of the 108 Divya Desam considered sacred by the Sri Vaishnava sect. Its ancient name in Sri Vaishnava literature is Tiru Shaligramam. The Gandaki river, which flows nearby, is considered to be the only source of the shaligrama shila, the non-anthropomorphic representation of Vishnu.
Buddhists call it Chumig Gyatsa, which in Tibetan means “Hundred Waters”. For Tibetan Buddhists, Muktinath is an important place of dakinis, goddesses known as Sky Dancers, and one of the 24 Tantric places. They understand the murti to be a manifestation of Avalokiteśvara, who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas.
Muktinath tour will be a journey to the abode land of Lord Vishnu, as Muktinath is a holy salvation land for attaining enlightenment from the materialistic attachment of the modern world. It is a temple where you attain ‘Moskh’ another word for liberation from all your earthly sin.
As it is believed having a bath in the 108 water tap of the temple will help one to be liberated from the circle of rebirth.
Through the journey towards Muktinath you can see boundless majestic views of the real Himalayas, traveling in between the mighty Annapurna (8,091m/26,546ft) and Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,796ft) Himalayas will take you into the deepest Kali Gandaki river gorge, famous for fossil/ammonite whiich makes it popular towards many guests.
After that we are arriving at Jomsom (2,720m/8,924ft) the capital city of Mustang, where you can take a walk on the bank of the Kali Gandaki River, the deepest river gorge.
Further, heading towards the deserted mountains, crossing the same river into the Kagbeni, a holy river bank that devotes does the ‘Pinda Daan’ as a way of showing respect to the beloved departed soul.
Kagbeni is a small town that works as a border between the Annapurna and Mustang region of Nepal. It is also the ancient trade route to Tibet.
Finally, diverting into the Annapurna region, you will arrive at Muktinath, a most desired spot. Muktinath carries religious and spiritual importance for both Hindu and Buddhist followers. Every year thousands of devotees flock to the temple to attain the ultimate goal of their life i.e. ‘Moskh’.
So, if you want to enjoy a short pilgrimage jeep tour in the Himalayas of Nepal, Pokhara jeep tour will be the best and most easy-going tour for any age group. Jomsom- Muktinath Jeep Tour can be started from either Kathmandu or Pokhara and also the ending point can be either Pokhara or Kathmandu. this depends upon your location and interest. To make it further less time-consuming, we can customize the Itinerary accordingly. Please feel free to contact us.
If you want to avoid a long drive to Muktinath, an easy alternative option is to take a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara (35-minute) and from Pokhara to Jomsom (30-minute) and then drive for an hour to Muktinath.
-Scenic drive to Muktinath via Pokhara
-Explore various parts Jomsomo and visit the museum along with the holy river Kaligandaki
-Drive through the two of the most popualr Himalayan region Annapurna and Dhaulagiri
-View of the majestic Himalayas of Nepal and the sunlight view over
-Visit the holy temple of Muktinath and another monastery
– Bath at famous 108 water tap to attain liberation
-natural hot-water bath at Tatopani
-Visit Pokhara also known as city of lake and explore some of the historical sites along with boating.