We start our journey from Kathmandu to Beni and then stay overnight at Beni.
Travel Facts: Kathmandu to Beni by Tourist private jeep.
Early morning after having breakfast we start our tour from Beni to Marpha. There are many places like Lete, Tukuche, Marpha, Jomsom and Kagbeni on the way.
-Tukuche: You can find mixed traditions and contains thakali people of lower Mustang district. It is the largest Thakali village offering an interesting view of the rural part of Himalayas. You can also have spectacular view of Tukuche peak in front of Dhaulagiri 1 and the Annapurna range.
-Marpha: This place is popular for liquors like marpha brandy produced from local fruits and high qualities apples. Besides apple farming, people survive here mainly based on tourism, mule rearing, lodges and restaurants.
-Lete: It is another beautiful village of Mustang district in northern Nepal with great sceneries of mountains like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Nilgiri and Tukuche peak.
The magnificent and heart touching views of Mt. Annapurana, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Manasalu, Mt Machapuchere etc are one of the most significant and amazing views along the way. You can also experience different rural habitat and cultures of Gurung and Thakali.
You will stay overnight at Marpha Hotel and will be welcomed through warm hospitability and love. As long as you will be there you will feel like you are at home.
At early morning you will be ready to worship Muktinath (God of Salvation),one of the famous pilgrimage sitesfor both Hindus and Buddhist located at tha base of Khatang Kang in Baraha Gaun. It is built in Pagoda style representing the combination of Hinduism and Buddhism and devoted to Lord Bishnu. It is a belief that to bath in the water here provides salvation after death. The place is equally important to Buddhist as the great sage Guru Rinpoche (Padmasambhava) meditated at this place. You can also find fossilized ammonities (known as Shaligrams) almost everywhere in the wide Thak Khola.
You can reach to Muktinath by many ways. We either can hike 8-9 hours from Jomsom or trek all the way from Pokhara through the valley of kaligandaki River which takes around 8/9 days.
There is Mukti Kunda in front of this temple. It is a belief that the one who dips into it will be free from his past sins or negative activities. Another point of attraction is 108 water spouts or Muktidhara around the temple. The water here continuously flows from Kaligandaki River. A special celebration also exists here in Janai Purnima.
Then you head towards south and little below the Muktinath temple to visit Jwala Mai temple full of miracles. We can see two continuously burning natural gas flames behind a curtain. To the North of MuktiNath Temple you can also visit Mharme Lha Khang Gompa dedicated to Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava). You can also find a small monument of Lord Shri Swaminarayanat who devoted his life to attain ecstasy and service to God.
After visiting many places in MuktiNath, you will return to Marpha by jeep,
On the way you can visit various places like Dumba Lake, Bird Monastry, KucheterngaGadesh, Leopard Cave, Thakali Museum, Gharapzghog View point, Apple Farm (as extra sightseeing) and Thini(for lunch).
Overnight stay at Marpha.
Early in the morning you will check out from the Marpha hotel and leave for Pokhara. Lunch on the way At Tatopani refresh with nature for a while with sightseeing and have bath in tatopani than, again continue our journey for Pokhara. Today, you will spend the night at Pokhara hotel.
Today you will be leaving Pokhara with sweet good memories of the trip by Tourist bus or private jeep to Kathmandu.
Total Cost: Nrs.14500 per person if there 7 pax traveling together