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Trek to Muktinath temple to know Nepal culture from close - Here’s why. The reason for which one should visit Muktinath temple is that, it is the sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists. Another reason behind it is that, while trekking around this place, you will come across such things that will tell you a lot about the Nepalese culture. Here are details related to it. Cultural diversity while going to Muktianth There are a lot of ways in which you could start the Muktinath tour. One way is to start from the place called Jomsom. This place, infact, is the best place to start your trekking from. If you start your trekking from this place, you are going to experience the life of various ethnic groups of Nepal in your way. Along with cultural diversity, you will get to see various landscapes and views all around. Here are some of the points that will tell you that why you should do to Muktinath yatra to know more about Nepalese culture 

Highlights of the Trek

If we talk about the highlights of this trek, then there would be a lot of things to discuss. Out of all those things that you will be amazed to visit, the Kali Gandaki River valley is the best. This happens to be the deepest gorge of the world. The origination of this gorge is in the Tibetan plateau and then ends up flowing in the River Ganges, in India. Now, there are stories related to this place that you will come to know from the people living in that place. 

The Temple and its rules

One need not focus on other things that much, as the main attraction point of our trek, which is Muktinath temple has so much to tell you about the place and people residing over there. When you start your Muktinath Tour, there are a lot of things that you will have to do according to the Nepalese convention and culture. If you are travelling with your partner, please avoid any physical contact openly, as people of Nepal are highly conventional and traditional. Do not even try to hurt any cow near the temple. If you are caught doing so, there are chances of facing any punishment. One even needs to put appropriate clothes, in order to visit the temple, as the people of Nepal like it that way only.


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Ethnic Groups

Now, if we talk about the ethnic groups that you will come to see here, then various groups are spread at various places. The area of Kali Gandaki is inhabited by the Gurungs and Magars. If you move towards Jomsom, then you will see the inhabitation of Thakalis and in the area where we end our Muktinath Yatra, the Lopas live. If you are passing through these places, you will get a chance to visit these places then you could see all people belonging to all these groups. This trek is best for observing the diverse culture and traditions of these groups. The lower regions are occupied by the Hindus, while when you move to the upper regions; you will see the Tibetan people. 

The Festivals

If by any means you visit the place in the month of September, you will get a chance to be a part of the very popular festival of Nepal. The annual horse racing festival happens at this time and is commonly known as Yartung. Attending this festival will again give you the chance to know the culture of Nepal closely. Going to a place and not exploring its cultural diversity, is not the characteristic of a good traveler. Muktinath is generally visited by people for religious purposes, but one could visit the temple even for knowing Nepal in other manners.

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Trek to Muktinath temple to know Nepal culture from close  

Muktinath Yatra the most important temples in Nepal. Muktinath tour considered most scared tour of the lifetime by Hindus and Buddhists. Joi...

Trek to Muktinath temple to know Nepal culture from close  

Muktinath Yatra the most important temples in Nepal. Muktinath tour considered most scared tour of the lifetime by Hindus and Buddhists. Joi...

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