Muktinath Tour Package - 7 Days

Muktinath Temple is located 24 km northeast direction from Jomsom. 200 km from Pokhara and 406 km from Kathmandu in Mustang District, Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal. Muktinath is a highly venerated sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists. Situated at an altitude of 3,710 meters (12,172 feet) at the base of the Thorong La mountain pass in the Mustang district.

Not too far from Jomsom you find Muktinath, the famous pilgrimage site for Buddhists as well as Hindus. To Hindus, Muktinath is a sacred place of salvation. They believe that bathing in the waters here guarantees salvation after death. Hindu believes that lord Vishnu got salvation from curse of Brinda (wife of Jalandhar) here. Therefore he is worshiped as Muktinath (Lit. the lord of salvation).

Nepal is unique and amazing opportunity to explore the diverse religions. Book your Muktinath tour 5 Nights / 6 Days from Kathmandu.

Muktinath Tour can be easily reached just in one day by taking 15 minutes flight from Pokhara to Jomsom then, one and half hour jeep drive up to the Ranipauwa and walk for 20 minutes up to the temple. One can also hire a single 4W Jeep from either from Kathmandu (3 days) or from Pokhara (2 days) to Muktinath.

So the best time to visit Muktinath is, either from March to May or September to October. Traveller can visit it after February before November. June to August is the Monsoon season when one have to face with extremely heavy rainfall.

  • Visit Pashupatinath, Shiva Temple.
  • Visit Changunarayan.
  • Visit Manakamana Temple by Cable Car.
  • Visit Barahi Temple by Boating at Phewa Lake.
  • Visit Bindabasini Temple and Seti River George.
  • Visit David’s fall and Mahadev cave etc.
  • Visit Jomsom and Museum.
  • Visit Muktinath Temple with 108 water spot holy bath.
Day 1
Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu (1350m). Overnight at Hotel

On arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, a representative from our office will greet you at the airport and escort you to your hotel. You’ll have rest of the day at leisure. Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 2
Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Pashupatinath Temple: Largest Hindu temple of Nepal, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Boudhanath : The largest Buddhist stupa Patan: the city of fine arts Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 3
Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara by Private vehicle - 5 hours

After breakfast, we will drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is situated about 200 km west of the capital Kathmandu and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal and second most populous city in the country. Due to its proximity to the Annapurna mountain range the city is also a base for trekkers undertaking many short or long treks. The serene of lakes and the magnificence of the Himalayas rising behind them makes Pokhara an ambience of peace and magic. Overnight: Hotel in Pokhara

Day 4
Fly to Jomsom, and drive to Muktinath by shared Jeep, walk about 30 minutes to Muktinath Temple

Today after breakfast in the hotel in Pokhara we drive to Pokhara domestic airport for flight to Jomsom. After landing in Jomsom airport, we take a shared jeep to Muktinath. We get down from jeep and walk for about 30 minutes to reach Muktinath temple-a place for salvation, which is at an altitude of 3,800 meters above sea level. There are 108 holy water spouts in the temple premises where we take bath and worship in the temple. Later we take a jeep drive back to Jomsom for overnight stay.If time permits we can visit the Marpha Apple farm or look for Saligram stones at the river bank. Overnight: Lodge in Jomsom

Day 5
Fly Jomsom to Pokhara and sightseeing in Pokhara

Early morning we have breakfast and fly from Jomsom airport to Pokhara. If the flight is on time and does not get disrupted due to bad weather conditions, you will have time for visiting Taal Barahi Temple in Fewa Lake where we go by boating, Bindhyabasini temple, Lord Shiva Cave and Davis Falls Overnight: Hotel in Pokhara

Day 6
Drive / Fly Back to Kathmandu.

After breakfast in the hotel we drive along river banks with wonderful views of hills and the rural Nepalese life. We spend our last evening in Kathmandu in a farewell dinner together sharing photos recalling the excitements of trip and exchanging emails in one of the traditional Nepalese restaurant. Overnight: Hotel in Kathmandu Meals: Farewell Dinner

Day 7
Final Departure

Today after breakfast you are in leisure on your own. You will be escorted to airport for your flight home at your flight time.

The Trip Cost Includes

  • Pick-up or Drop-off service from and to Airport(in our own vehicle)
  • Transportation to and from!!
  • Food all along the trip(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and a cup of coffee or tea) and accommodations during the trip in hotels with family environment
  • Transportation, food, accommodation and insurance of Guide during the trip
  • Down jacket, all-season sleeping bag, duffel bag and trekking map(in case if you don’t have your own. Down jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag must be returned after completion of the trip)
  • First Aid Medical Kit(Your guide will carry the Medical Kit but we also advise to bring yourself for your own use, as far as possible)
  • All the required permits and paperwork

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.

Frequently asked Questions

Where is Muktinath Temple located?

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

How to go to Muktinath Temple?

Muktinath Temple can be easily reached just in one day by taking 15 minutes flight from Pokhara to Jomsom then, one and half hour jeep drive up to the Ranipauwa and walk for 20 minutes up to the temple.
One can also hire a single 4W Jeep from either from Kathmandu (3 days) or from Pokhara (2 days) to Muktinath.
You can reach directly at Muktinath Temple from Kathmandu in just 1 hour 30 minutes flight by charter helicopter from Kathmandu.

How high is Muktinath above sea level?

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

Is there any risk of altitude sickness?

Since Muktinath is located at high altitude (3710m), one-night acclimatization at Jomsom is required before heading to the Temple. There is not any record that people got altitude sickness during ‘Muktinath Tour’ but it is always better to consult with your doctor first. In case of emergency, helicopter services are available to rescue.

What should I carry during Muktinath Tour?

Normal things as you carry for other tours. Wind Sitter will always be the best idea to carry to cheat the windy Jomsom. If you are traveling during Dec-Mar then warm jackets, thermals, gloves and other warmer clothes might be required.

Is there any direct flight from Kathmandu to Muktinath?

Muktinath Tour by Helicopter is the only option to reach Muktinath directly from Kathmandu. Five and Six seated Helicopter is available for charter. Otherwise, Jomsom is the nearest airport to reach Muktinath from Pokhara.

How is the road condition?

From Kathmandu to Beni for about 306 km and from Kagbeni to Muktinath (12 km), roads are blacktopped and fine whereas from Beni to Kagbeni about 80 km, roads are off-road, the bumpy and frequent landslide occurs during Jun-Sep.

Places to visit at Muktinath?

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

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Muktinath Tour Package
Price From
$ 1,150 $ 1,030 Per Person
Add Travelers
Adult
$ 1,030 Per Adult
Need Help With Booking? Send Us A Message

Trip Facts

  • 3,710m/12,172 feet
  • 3-15 people
  • Fly In / Fly Out
  • Religious Tours
  • March - May / Sept - Dec