Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour, truly a scenic trip which leads you far western Himalaya in between massive range of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan peaks. With this Nepal tour, you will be at photogenic spot at Muktinath. It is regarded as most holy spots for all Hindu religions to some Buddhist followers. 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 local impressive cultures of Thakali people. It’s villages are interwoven-ed with Buddhism religion and ancient heritage. Jomsom is located in Mustang district which is also a headquarter and administrative town of Mustang. This is on famous old Trans-Himalaya Salt Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet which extends beyond Upper Mustang towards Karo-la pass at the border of these countries.
This tour delights the traveler to visit the holiest of all places within sacred sites of Muktinath Temple. Moreover, this temple is believed of more than thousands years of history.
Photographic Tour of Jomsom Muktinath leads from famous and scenic city of Pokhara. Pokhara is blessed with natural wonders of high Annapurna Himalaya and majestic Machhapuchhre Himal known as Fish-Tail peak.
Start our marvelous photo-session journey from Kathmandu towards scenic Pokhara. And then taking a short flight to Jomsom town, located on a shelf of Kaligandaki River. Now walk from Jomsom to reach much higher destination at holy Muktinath Temple premises. Here you can marvel great views of Dhaulagiri range of mountains.
The temple of Muktinath and around its premises are regarded as most sacred pilgrimage place for Hindu religion. There is influx of tourists from all parts of Nepal and India.
The impressive natural elements excites 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 antiquity of thousands years back where you can observe the sight of natural power. On the route around Kaligandaki Valley, pilgrims search for black glossy fossils called Shaligram (ammonite), found in abundance around Kaligandaki River banks.
On the outside, they look like small rounded rocks but split open reveal 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 at Jomsom for scenic flight to beautiful Pokhara. And onward we will be heading towards Kathmandu after a great shot and photograph with marvelous experience of Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour.
Best Seasons: March to May and September to December are the best months for Photography tour in Jomsom and Muktinath. Monsoon, wet months from mid June to August is the months to avoid. March to May is best time for clear views till afternoon with fantastic views of mountains. A day will be pleasant with cooler morning and night time.
October to December is another best time for pilgrimage tour with clear views of peaks. But short sunlight hours can be freezing cold in morning & night time in Jomsom and Muktinath on overnight stops.