Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists localted in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3710 M af the foot of Thorong la mountain pass( pass of the Himalayas ) in Mustang, Nepal. The site is close to the village Ranipauwa, which is sometimes mistakely called Muktinath.
Within Hinduism, it is called Mukti Kshetra, which is literally means the “ palace of Liberation or Moksa”. This temple is considered to be 106th amoung the available 108 Diya Desam considered sacred by the sri Vaishanava sect. The ancient name of this place is Sri Vaishanava Literature, before Buddhist Origin, is Thiru Saligramam. This house is Saligram shila , considered to be the natural available from the Sriman Narayana- The Hindu Godhead. It is also one of the 51 Shakti Peethams. The Buddhists call it chumig Gystsa, which in Tibetian means” Hundred Waters “. Although the temple has a vaishnava origin, It is also revered in Buddhism. For Tibetian Buddhists, Muktinath is a very important place for dakinis, Goddness known as sky Dancer, and one of the 24 Tantric places. They understand the murti to be a manifestation of Avolokitesvara, who embodies the compassion of all Buddhas.
Visit to Poon Hill early in the morning (3210 mtr. 1 hour walking) for the best sunrise view and the magnificent Annapurna ranges then back to Ghorepani. Take breakfast and then trek to Tatopani (1120 mtr. 7 hours walking) over night at Lodge.
Necessary Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment. (one porter for two people)
Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
Warm clothing & trekking gear for staff including porters: Gortex jacket & trousers, fleece jacket and pant, trekking shoes / boots, woolen hat, gloves, socks etc.
What are not included?
Nepal entry Visa fees,
Your travel insurance of any kind
International Airfare and Airport Tax
Lunch and Dinner except mentioned on Itinerary
All Drinks and main meals in cities. (Kathmandu and Pokhara)
Tips and Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, Telephone, beverage drinks, mineral water and extra tea and coffee on the trek etc.
The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.