The Muktinath temple is one of the most popular pilgrimage sites of Nepal. Tucked in the middle of the Himalayas, it is the holiest temple mostly visited by Buddhist and Hindu travelers and pilgrims but it is open to people related to everyone regardless of religion, age, gender, or beliefs. This trek is not only for physical and mental relief but also very popular for the spiritual growth of oneself. The temple of Muktinath is believed to be the “Temple of Salvation”. It is believed once you step your foot in the premises of this holy region you are to follow the traditional bathing regulations. It is considered that anyone who takes a bath from the sacredly built 108 stone faucets and 2 water pools will be given salvation after death by the gods. This is a century-long belief that reflects the cultural diversity that this place spreads. This place mostly attracts people who are researching about the Tibetan, Buddhist, and Hindu culture along with scientists and geologists due to its remarkable one of a kind landscapes.
Starting Trek point: Jomsom
Ending Trek point: Jomsom
Highest altitude to gain: Muktinath (3855 m)
Difficulty: 2.5 out of 5
Seasons to avoid trekking here: None (Can be travelled any time of the year)