About Jomsom Muktinath Trek
The cultural diversity and religious aspect make Jomsom Trekking a beautiful experience for trekkers. The inhabitants of this place are mixed—Buddhist and Hindu. The prayer flags and prayer wheels combined with the natural beauty is awe-inspiring.it is a classic trek circuit that follows Kali Gandaki Valley which lies in between Annapurna Mountain and Dhaulagiri Mountain. The sight of snow-capped peaks above and winding river below is mesmerizing. The vegetation of the area is green accompanied by flowers.
This part of Nepal shares border with Tibet, Autonomous Region of China. Due to this reason the area is highly influenced by the culture of Tibet. Muktinath is a popular shrine here. More than 100,000 pilgrims having faith in both religion—Hindu and Buddhist—visit here. It is a common shrine of Hindu and Buddhist. The temple enshrines Lord Vishnu. In the campus premises of Muktinath, there is a temple of Jwala Mai which means Goddes of Flame and it is worshipped as Female Energy. The word Mukti means salvation and Nath refers to Lord. It is believed that the glimpse of temple will liberate pilgrims from the chain of birth and death.