This Manakamana and Muktinath Temple tour package is designed for visitng the hindu temple Manakamana on the way of Pokhara and Muktinath temple in Mustang. Hindu devotees believe that goddess Manakamana fulfils the wishes of the people. The term ‘mana’ means the ‘heart’ or ‘soul’ and ‘kamana’ means the ‘wish’. The most popular temple of Manakamana is in Gorkha. It is said that a King of Gorkha was blessed by the goddess to get victory over small kingdoms and make a big Gorkha. Manakamana of Gorkha is a popular place for a specific fair called Panchami. The temple was initially inaccessible and one had to ride on horseback for 2–3 days. Now it is easily accessible by Cable Car.Another destination to visit during the tour in Nepal is Muktinath which is lies in the north of Pokhara. Muktinath is a sacred place both for Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas), Mustang district, Nepal. The site is close to the village of Ranipauwa, which sometimes mistakenly is called Muktinath as well.The Hindus call the sacred place Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the "place of salvation". Mainly the temple is with a predominant Sri Vaishnava origin and worshipped by Buddhists. This temple is considered to be the 105th among the available 108 Divya Desam. The ancient name of this place, before Buddhist origin is known as Thiru Saligramam. This houses the Saligrama sila considered to be the naturally available form of Sriman Narayana the Hindu God HEAD. It is also one of the 51 Sakthi peetams. The Buddhists call it Chumig Gyatsa, which in Tibetan means 'Hundred Waters'. For Tibetan Buddhists, Muktinath-Chumig Gyatsa is a very 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 Avalokitesvara. Muktinath is popular destination tour pilgrimage tour in Nepal.
Day 01: Arrival at the airport and transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival at Kathmandu airport, you will be met, assisted and greeted by our tour officer who will escort you in chauffer driven vehicle to your hotel. The representative will help you check in at the hotel and will be brief you about your daily activities. overnight at desire hotel in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing of Swoyambhunath & Patan, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath
After breakfast, start the sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley. First you will visit Swoyambhunath, which offers a majestic view of the entire Kathmandu valley. Stupa of Swoyambhunath epitomizes Buddhism. Afterwards your will be guided along the interesting places around Patan, like Patan Durbar Square, Mahaboudha Temple, Kumbeshwor temple, Krishna Temple, Golden Temple, etc. You will also get to visit the handicraft centre in Patan. After lunch, you will drive to visit Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple. At Boudhanath, you will gain a valuable insight into Buddhism, which makes you feel as if you have just been to a spiritual journey. Pashupatinath is a hindu temple.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Kurintar ( 3-4 hrs )
Manakamana is the name of a Hindu Goddess. It is believed that the Goddess fulfils the wishes of the people. The term ‘mana’ means the ‘heart’ or ‘soul’ and ‘kamana’ means the ‘wish’. after workship of Manakamana , sightseeing around local village, overnight at Guest house in Manakamana. There is cable car service, the only cable car service in Nepal, from Kurintar to Manakamana, It is 10 minutes cable car ride from Kurintar to Manakamana. Kurintar is 95 km, 2 hours drive, from Kathmandu on the way to Pokhara. Kurintar is at an altitude of 258 meter high from sea level. When there was no cable car service people used to walk 3–4 hours all the way to Manakamana. Due to the Cable Car it is now very easy to get to this one of the most famous religious destination.
Day 04: Drive from Manakamana to Pokhara ( 3 hrs )
Overnight at hotel in Pokhara. Pokhara is the tourist hub for Annapurna region trekking
Day 05:Fly out From pokhara to jomsom After 20 minute flight Trek to Muktinath
Muktinath is a sacred place both for Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas), Mustang district, Nepal. The site is close to the village of Ranipauwa, which sometimes mistakenly is called Muktinath as well.
Day 06: Jomsom To Pokhara Flight
Day 07: Pokhara Sightseeing
Day 08: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 09:Final departure to your destination