Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour is a scenic trip leading you too far in the western Himalayas between the massive Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan peaks. With this Nepal tour, you will be at a photogenic spot at Muktinath. Some Buddhist followers consider it the holiest spot for all Hindu religions. So this tour is one of the best tours of Nepal for religious people.
Muktinath Jomsom Photography Tour allows you to take great shots of the unique local cultures of the Thakali people. Its villages are interwoven-ed with Buddhism religion and ancient heritage. Jomsom is located in the Mustang district, the headquarters and administrative town of Mustang. This is on the famous old Trans-Himalaya Salt Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet, which extends beyond the Upper Mustang towards Karo-la pass at the border of these countries.
This tour delights the traveler into visiting the holiest of all places within the sacred sites of Muktinath Temple. Moreover, this temple is believed to more thousands of years of history.
The photographic Tour of Jomsom Muktinath leads from the famous and scenic city of Pokhara. Pokhara is blessed with the natural wonders of the high Annapurna Himalaya and majestic Machhapuchhre Himal, known as Fish-Tail Peak.
Start our marvelous photo-session journey from Kathmandu toward scenic Pokhara. And then taking a short flight to Jomsom town, located on a shelf of Kaligandaki River. Now walk from Jomsom to reach the much higher destination at the holy Muktinath Temple premises. Here you can marvel at great views of the Dhaulagiri range of mountains.
The temple of Muktinath and its premises are regarded as the most sacred pilgrimage place for the Hindu religion. There is an influx of tourists from all parts of Nepal and India.
The unique natural elements excite you at Muktinath. The display of miraculous flickering blue flames of natural methane gas burning on water, stone, and earth in an offering said to have been first lighted by Brahma, the Hindu creator.
Muktinath purity goes back into the antiquity of thousands of years when you could observe the sight of natural power. On the route around Kaligandaki Valley, pilgrims search for glossy black fossils called Shaligram (ammonite), found in abundance around Kaligandaki River banks.
On the outside, they look like small rounded rocks but split open,, revealing the imprint of ammonites formed 140 million years ago. Because of its wheel-like shape, the Shaligram is associated with the Hindu god Vishnu.
After a peaceful and great photographic session at Muktinath, our journey leads you back to Jomsom for a scenic flight to beautiful Pokhara. And onward, we will be heading towards Kathmandu after a great shot and photograph with the marvelous experience of the Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour.
Best Seasons: March to May and September to December are the best months for a Photography tour in Jomsom and Muktinath. Monsoon, wet months from mid-June to August is the months to avoid. March to May is the best time for clear views till the afternoon with fantastic views of mountains. A day will be pleasant with cooler morning and nighttime.
October to December is another best pilgrimage tour with clear views of peaks. But short sunlight hours can be cold in the morning & night time in Jomsom and Muktinath on overnight stops.
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