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Muktinath Tour Package

Muktinath Tour Package

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Package: Muktinath Tour Package
Duration 7 days
Price USD 100 per person
Transportation Bus / Scorpio / Flight / Helicopter
Group Size 2+
Difficulty Moderate
Max Elevation 3800m
Accommodation Hotel and Lodges
Meal breakfast, lunch and dinner
Trip Start / Ends Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Trip Note: Price offered is full inclusive and it is quoted in USD. Trip will only starts when you will arrive to Kathmandu International Airport. The given itinerary is just a standard itinerary and could be customized on request.
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Trip Overview

Muktinath tour package: Muktinath temple is a religious symbol of both Hindus and Buddhists. According to Hinduism, Lord Vishnu got salvation from Brinda's curse, the wife of Jalandhar. That is why people worship Vishnu as Muktinath. This holy shrine is one of eight such shrines to have arisen on its own. Muktinath temple has a pagoda-style and is one of 108 Vaishnava shrines. Muktinath means Lord of Liberation. You get a gorgeous view of the snowcapped Annapurna range to the south or the Tibetan Plateau to the north from the temple.

Muktinath Meaning

Muktinath consists of two words, “Mukti” and “Nath,” where Mukti means “Salvation or Nirvana,” and Nath represents “God or Master.” The temple holds great importance among spiritual people in the south Asian sub-continent.

Muktinath Tour Package Highlights

  • Fly over the Himalayas
  • Enjoy the sunrise view
  • Trek to Muktinath
  • Amazing view of Himalayan ranges, including Annapurna and Dhaulagiri
  • Take a bath in 108 waterspouts and two kundas

Importance of visiting Muktinath Temple

According to Hindu Mythology, this world is an illusion, Maya of a cycle of birth and rebirth. All the people in this world want to get rid of this cycle and ultimately achieve nirvana. And the belief of visiting Muktinath will help to attain nirvana attract more and more people. In front of the temple, there are two kundas (ponds) and 108 waterspouts known as Muktidhara in this temple's backyard, where frozen water constantly flows. There is a belief that one can get salvation taking a bath in these 108 waterspouts and two kundas.

The cave architecture of the Muktinath Valley of Mustang is listed in the tentative list of world heritage sites.

We present to you the Reasons to Visit Muktinath. So check the article now.

Location of Muktinath Temple

Muktinath Temple is at 24km northeast direction of Jomsom at an elevation of 3710 meters from the sea level. To reach Muktinath Temple, one has to cross Thorong-La mountain pass in the Annapurna Conservation Area of Manang district in Nepal. The temple lies in the Annapurna Circuit, one of the most popular trekking routes of Nepal.

Best Time to Visit Muktinath

You can visit Muktinath Temple all year round. However, the best months for visiting are March, April, May, June, September, October, and November as the weather will be clear, and you will have fantastic views of the mountains during these months. Many local travel agencies offer a variety of Muktinath Tour Packages during this time. You can choose anyone from and customize it as your wish. We have explained this topic in detail and wrote an article for you, so check out the best time to visit Muktinath. Below is the table that shows the weather of Muktinath throughout the year.

Month Max°C Min°C
January 25.6 7.2
February 25.6 6.3
March 31.2 0.5
April 34.8 2.6
May 37.4 16
June 32.4 25
July 32.2 21.5
August 32 21.8
September 31.5 17.8
October 30.1 -1.1
November 26.3 19.9
December 26 1

How to Get to Muktinath? Options for Muktinath tour package

1st option: Muktinath Tour By Road - 3 nights (Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom - Muktinath)

Following the Prithivi Highway from Kathmandu, you can reach Pokhara, followed by crossing Bedi, Tatopani, Ghasa, Marpha Jomsom, and Kagbeni; the next destination will be Muktinath. There is an option of taking a bus or Jeep from Kathmandu or Pokhara. You can choose any travel agency that offers the Muktinath Jeep Tour package if you don’t want the hassle of booking buses and jeeps.

First Stop: The road of the Muktinath Tour that begins from Pokhara is quite comfortable. A night stay at Pokhara is what most travelers prefer as it is a tourist hub, and the facility of accommodation is available here from cheap guesthouses to high-class five-star hotels. Besides this, shopping centers and restaurants near the lakeside are other attractions to entertain its visitors.

Second Stop: The next stop of this trip will be Jomsom, lying at an elevation of 3734 meters from sea level is about 170km away from Pokhara. You will find the road condition fine for 100km from Beni and then rough for 70km to Jomsom. The duration of the trip is around nine hours. If you wish to visit Muktinath Temple on the same day, you can easily reach the temple, do some Pooja and even return to Jomsom.

You can make your trip the next day by catching a jeep after having a walk of around half an hour and then one and a half hour drive to Ranipauwa Jeep Station at Muktinath Temple. A hike of another twenty-five minutes from here will take you to the entrance of the temple. Once you reach the top, you can have Pooja at the temple and enjoy the surrounding views. You will have the option of either stop at Beni or head back to Pokhara.

2nd option: Muktinath Tour By Flight - 1 night (Kathmandu - Pokhara - Jomsom - Muktinath) 

There is no direct flight from Kathmandu, so Jomsom airport is the nearest airport to Muktinath Temple. So, first, you need to reach Pokhara and then take a trip to Jomsom. Flights to Jomsom are frequently delayed as the place is windy.

On the other hand, flights from Pokhara to Jomsom are operated only in the morning, so a night stay at Pokhara is compulsory. 

3rd option: Muktinath Tour By Helicopter - 1:30 hours (Kathmandu - Muktinath)

From Kathmandu, you can easily book Muktinath yatra by Helicopter. It takes around an hour and a half to reach Muktinath Temple from Kathmandu via Helicopter. There is a helipad at Ranipauwa, and half an hour of walk from here will take you to the temple.

4th option: Visit Muktinath By Trek - 7 nights

Apart from the pilgrimage tour, Muktinath is also famous for adventurous trekking. Starting from Nayapul, the trek goes to Tikhedunga, Ghorepani, Tatopani, Ghasa, Marpha, Kagbeni before reaching Muktinath. The duration of walking per day is about 7 to 8 hours.

Permits for Muktinath Temple Tour Package

Muktinath Temple lies in the Annapurna Conservation and trekking zone. You have to take a couple of permits to enter the area; the Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit (ACAP) and Trekker’s Information Management System Permit (TIMS).

Muktinath Tour Package for Indian

Both in Nepal and India, many travel agencies offer Muktinath Tour Package for Indian. You can find many spiritual tour packages to Muktinath for Indians in Nepal. Among them, one of the most popular ones is Muktinath Tour Package as the tour is not just a holistic tour but also is a great way to have a majestic view of alpine landmarks and the fantastic Himalayan range. The route is well-connected from Kathmandu via roadway or Helicopter.

Muktinath is the best place to visit for a couple as a honeymoon tour after spending time in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Nepal tour will be a lifetime experience for you. After a visit to Muktinath, you can further increase your tour to Chitwan and get a jungle safari.

There are also a variety of tour packages that you can get, such as

  • Jomsom – Muktinath Jeep Adventure
  • Muktinath Darshan Yatra by Jeep (Gorakhpur to Muktinath)
  • Muktinath Yatra packages from Banglore/Chennai/Hyderabad
  • Muktinath tour by Helicopter
  • Muktinath Darshan Yatra By Flight (Kathmandu to Muktinath), and many more.

Muktinath Jeep/Bus Tour Package Types

Sharing/Group Tour Package (Budget)

  • Includes breakfast only.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by Sharing Tourist Bus.
  • Pokhara to Jomsom by flight.
  • Jomsom to Muktinath by Sharing Bus/Jeep.
  • Pokhara Sightseeing by a Private Car.

Private 2 Star Tour Package (Standard)

  • Includes Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by a Private Car.
  • Pokhara to Jomsom by flight.
  • Jomsom to Muktinath by Sharing Bus/Jeep.
  • Pokhara Sightseeing by a Private Car.

Private 3 Star Tour Package (Deluxe)

  • Includes Breakfast & Dinner.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by a Private A/c Car.
  • Pokhara to Jomsom by flight.
  • Jomsom to Muktinath by Sharing Bus/Jeep.
  • Pokhara Sightseeing by a Private A/c Car.
  • An English Speaking Tour Guide escorts sightseeing.

Private 5 Star Tour (Luxury)

  • Includes Breakfast and Dinner.
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by a Private A/C Car.
  • Pokhara to Jomsom by flight.
  • Jomsom to Muktinath by a Private Jeep.
  • Pokhara Sightseeing by a Private A/C Car.
  • An English Speaking Tour Guide escorts the entire tour.

Muktinath Tour Package Price

Many travelers ask us about the price of the Muktinath package. So we present you with a flexible price ranging from INR 24000 to INR 45000. This price is valid for Indian Citizens only. 

For Nepali citizens, we have flexible costs. So you may enquire about the group size and price. The cost depends on the days and group size of the trip. We are providing different packages for Nepali. Choose an affordable package that you can afford and enjoy your holidays.

Muktinath Tour Package Cost for Nepali

Package Price (Per Person)
4 days 3 Night Muktinath Package by Jeep NRS 13500
5 days 4 Night Muktinath Package by Jeep NRS 15500
4 days 3 Night Muktinath Package by Bus NRS 10500
Muktinath Helicopter tour Package(1 day) NRS 50000

Muktinath Tour Package from Kathmandu For Nepali - Booking Open For Dashain

Itinerary:

  • Day 1: Kathmandu to Baglung / Beni
  • Day 2: Baglung /Beni to Jomsom / Muktinath
  • Day 3: Jomsom / Muktinath to Beni/Pokhara
  • Day 4: Beni/Pokhara to Kathmandu

What is Included?

  • Accommodation on sharing basic
  • Daily breakfast lunch(veg) and dinner(non-veg)
  • Transport

What is Excluded?

  • Travel insurance
  • person expenses
  • extension of the trip due to natural calamities

Places to visit in Muktinath

  • Shaligrama Mandir
  • Muktinath Temple
  • Saraswati and Laxmi Kunda
  • Swaminarayan
  • Gomba Samba
  • Muktidhara
  • Dhumba Lake
  • Kali Gandaki George

Muktinath Tour Package Itinerary

We present to you the most popular Muktinath tour package and itinerary. Please follow the below itinerary. You can customize the trip for your convenience.

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival.

  • You will be welcomed by our representative and transfer to the hotel, 7 km.
  • A brief introduction to the whole program.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.

  • 6:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 6:30 AM: Drop at Bus Station.
  • 7:00 AM: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus, 206 km - 7 hours.
  • Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
  • Overnight at Pokhara.

Day 03: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom & drive to Muktinath, Visit Temple & back to Jomsom.

  • As per the flight schedule, drop at the airport.
  • Fly to Jomsom, 15 mins.
  • Arrival and hike for a half-hour to catch jeep.
  • Drive to Muktinath by local sharing jeep.
  • Arrival at Ranipauwa and hike for 15 mins flat and 15 mins ascending to the temple.
  • Perform pooja, worship, and back to Jomsom following the same route.
  • Overnight at Jomsom.

Day 04: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara & Pokhara Sightseeing.

  • As per the flight schedule, fly back to Pokhara.
  • Arrival and proceed for sightseeing.
  • Visit Bindabasini Temple, Seti Gandaki River, Devis Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and Barahi Temple at Fewa Lake with boating.
  • Free time on your own.
  • Overnight at Pokhara.

Day 05: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 7:00 AM: Drop at the bus station.
  • 7:30 AM: Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Arrival and transfer to the hotel.
  • Free time on your own.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 06: Kathmandu Day Sightseeing.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 10 AM: proceed for Kathmandu sightseeing.
  • Visit Pashupatinath Temple, Jaal Narayan (Sleeping Vishnu God), Swoyambhunath Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  • Back to the hotel.
  • Free time on your own.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 07: Departure.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Hotel Check-out time noon.
  • Drop at the airport for your onward destination.
  • The trip finished here!

Trip Includes/Exclude

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Frequently asked questions

Where's Muktinath Temple Situated?

Muktinath Temple is 24 km northeast direction from Jomsom, 200 kilometers from Pokhara, and 406 kilometers from Kathmandu at Mustang District, Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal. 

Which God is Worshipped in Muktinath?

Lord Vishnu, the owner of the Parama Padam or the supreme adobe reaching where, is known as Mukti or moksha, or the ultimate salvation is worshipped in Muktinath.

How to go to Muktinath Temple?

Muktinath Temple can be easily achieved just in 1 day by taking 15 minutes flight from Pokhara to Jomsom afterward, one and half an hour jeep drive up into the Ranipauwa, and walk for 20 minutes up into the temple.
An individual may also employ one 4W Jeep from Kathmandu (3 times ) or Pokhara (two days) to Muktinath.
It's possible to reach at Muktinath Temple out of Kathmandu in only 1 hour 30 minutes traveling by Kathmandu's charter helicopter. 

How high is Muktinath above sea level?

Muktinath Temple is at an altitude of 3710 meters (13,000 ft.) above sea level.

What should I carry during Muktinath Tour?.

Regular items as you take for different excursions. Wind Sitter is always the best idea to bring to deceive the windy Jomsom. If you're traveling through Dec-Mar, then warm coats, thermals, gloves, and other warmer clothing may be deemed necessary.

Is there any direct flight from Kathmandu to Muktinath?

Five and four seated Helicopters are readily available to charter. Otherwise, Jomsom is the closest airport to achieve Muktinath out of Pokhara.
There are night buses which leave daily at 2 pm straight in New Bus Station in Kathmandu to Jomsom. Then, neighborhood sharing jeep drives up into the temple for one hour and a half. 

Is there any direct bus service from Kathmandu to Muktinath or Jomsom?

There are night buses that depart every day at 2 pm directly from New Bus Station at Kathmandu to Jomsom. You will reach the next day at 10 am in Jomsom. Then, local sharing jeep drives up to the temple for an hour and a half.

How is the road condition?

From Kathmandu to Beni for approximately 306 kilometers and Kagbeni to Muktinath (12 kilometers ), the streets are blacktopped and nice. In contrast, from Beni to Kagbeni, about 80 kilometers, roads are off-road, the rockiest and regular landslide happens during Jun-Sep. 

What types of hotels can I expect during Muktinath Yatra?

You can discover a budget to deluxe 5-star lodging at Kathmandu and Pokhara, but in Jomsom and Muktinath, just first lodge, teahouses are accessible with attached toilet. 

Do I get vegetarian foods during Muktinath Darshan?
Yes, you can get vegetarian foods from Kathmandu to Muktinath.

What are the places to visit at Muktinath?

  • 108 Mukti Dhara
  • 2 Mukti Kunda
  • Jwala Mai Temple
  • Mharme Lha Khang Gompa
  • Swaminarayan
  • Saligrams are the best to observe at Muktinath.

Do I need to obtain any permits to visit this temple?

Yes, two permits are required to collect before traveling to Muktinath.

  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit
  • Trekker's Information Management System Permit.

Is there any age restriction?

No, there is no restriction on age.

Which are the best months to travel?

The best time to visit Muktinath is from March to June and September to December. During these months, it is neither too hot nor too cold. You will find the perfect weather and smiling snow-capped mountains in the blue sky.

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