We can also find fossilized ammonities (known as Shaligrams) almost everywhere in the wide Thak Khola. 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.Nowadays there are also Jeep services available from Jomsom to Muktinath which took around 2-3 hours to reach there. It is a belief that the one who dips into it will be free from his past sins or negative activities.
Since the place was totally new for us, we were excited about "What would be the next?, we started our journey from kathmandu to Pokhara and then stayed overnight at Beni (a small town where there is fine lodging and food.We reached to Beni by Tourist Bus then from Beni there were only local buses available.Tags: Jomsom, Muktinath, Beni, Marpha The tour can be considered as one of my sweetest, most unforgettable and the most popular tour in Nepal.It not only provides a view of diverse landscapes with mountains, cultures and rural habitat of Nepalese people along the route but also a peace of mind, soul and spiritual happiness.Travel Facts: Kathmandu to Pokhara by Bus, 6-7 Hour, and From Pokhara to Beni: 3-4 hour.
So on first day we reached BENI from kathmandu after travelling 10 hours.
We took a bath in each of these Mukti Dhara with the hope that it brings us salvation.
A special celebration also exists here in Janai Purnima.
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.
To the North of Mukti Nath Temple we also visited Mharme Lha Khang Gompa dedicated to Guru Rimpoche (Padmasambhava).