Would you prefer to mix trekking and pilgrimage? It is a superb option for the Hindus and the Buddhists around the world to do two-in-one. It is a place of worship for people of both faiths. For Buddhists, it is Chumig Gyatsa. Hindus believe that It is one of the 10 ‘Swayambhuva Devasthanams’ (temples arose their own), all other being in India and include Srirangam, Sri Mushnam, Tirupati, Naimisaranyam, Thottadri, Pushkaram, and Badrinath. This temple also included one of the 108 Divya Deshams by Vaisnavaites within Hindu and a must-visit temple in the lifetime.
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Day 1- Arrival in Kathmandu:
Arrive in Kathmandu and settle in your hotel. Meet with your tour providers.
Day 2- Drive to Pokhara:
Our tour operators will meet you at the hotel lobby and take accompany you to the bus stand to Pokhara. Arrive in Pokhara, settle in the hotel and stroll around the city, lakeside and enjoy beautiful mountain views.
Day 3-Pokhara to Jomsom and Kagbeni:
Excited? Obviously, as you fly to Jomsom at 2720 meters for 25 minutes, you will have captivating views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna! Upon landing, you climb up the trail with a gorgeous view of Kali Gandaki valley for 4 hours to Kagbeni at 2800 meters.
Day 4-Kagbeni to Muktinath:
You are walking 5 hours to an amazing place of Muktinath, where a temple idol is worshipped by both Buddhists and Hindus.
You advance to Thorong La pass, which is also part of the Annapurna circuit and then proceed to Muktinath, one of the 108 DivyaDesham for Vaisnavites (Hindus) and ‘ChumigGyatsa,’ for Tibetans which means “A Hundred Waters”.
Day 5-A Day in Muktinath:
Worship, feel spiritual, wander around the places for a day.
Day 5-Trek to Jomsom:
You are in your last leg of the trekking! Walk 5 hours to Jomsom and your journey on foot is over. You walk to Jharkot and Khingar, and then to Jomsom, Be proud of what you achieved in your days hiking in the mountains and relax and stroll Jomsom town.
Fly back to Pokhara: Fly appreciating the beauty of the Gandaki valley and mountains while in the sky and arrive at Pokhara, and enjoy the day and night and wait to be transferred to Kathmandu.
Day 7-Pokhara to Kathmandu:
After days of walking, you will be driven to Kathmandu and for 7 hours, you will be passing through beautiful landscape and arrive in Kathmandu, the city of temples. Settle in the hotel, relax, and buy your souvenirs to take home!
• Hotel pickup and drop-off
• All ground transportation
• Local English-speaking guide
• Bottled water
• Food and drinks