Situated at an altitude of 3710 meters above sea level, Muktinath Temple is one of the popular pilgrimage spot for both Hindu and Buddhist. The temple is located in the Mustang District of Nepal across the Annapurna Mountains in Annapurna Conservation Area. Hindu called it Mukti Kshetra and Chumig Gyatsa by Buddhist.


There is a Vishnu God Statue inside the temple which is worshiped by devotees as the god of salvation. Being 51st Shakti Peethams (Power Shrine), the temple itself is must visit places for Hindu pilgrimage. According to Hindu Myth it is belief that this world is "MAYA" (an illusion) of life cycle of birth and rebirth. Everybody seek to get rid of this cycle and get nirvana. A visit to Muktinath will help to achieve this goal. There are 108 waterspouts in the back yard of this temple called as Muktidhara where froozen water are continuously flowing from the bull head and two Kunda (ponds in front of the temple). Taking bath in these 108 waterspouts and two kunda belive that it brings them salvation.


Muktinath Temple is also popular place to explore the great landscape. Above picture is the beautiful Annapurna Range Mountains taken from Muktinath.

Muktinath Temple is connected by road from Kathmandu with 406 km distance. The nearest airport is Jomsom, situtated at an altitude of 2734 meters above sea level. From Jomsom, Muktinath Temple is 20 km in distance and lots of Jeeps departure in short interval of time. Muktinath Yatra by Jeep from Kathmandu takes 7 days staying overnight at Pokhara, Jomsom and Muktinath. There are several travel agent providing the best tour packages for Muktinath including Lumle Holidays. They provide the full assistance from the beginning till your departure days. Staffs are friendly, nice and descriptive.


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