Muktinath Yatra/tour lets you explore around Muktinath temple which is one of the holy places for both Hindus and Buddhists religion situated in Muktinath Region. It is situated at an elevation of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La Pass. Muktinath sanctuary is the sanctuary which is committed to Lord Vishnu is one of the celebrated sanctuaries in Nepal. This signifies “The god of Nirvana”. Likewise, Buddhists of Tibet called this sanctuary as Chumig Gyatsa which implies hundreds of waters. Similarly, they called this sanctuary is a place of Dakinis which implies goddesses that known as sky dancers. For Buddhists, this spot is one of 24 meditating spots. As a matter of fact, Hindu religion trust that the Lord Vishnu lives at Muktinath temple as ammonites which imply Shilas called Saligrama-Shilas.
Muktinath Yatra/Tour is a religious visit. Where there is a religion, there is a history of that religion. Without a doubt, Muktinath is one of the portals to one of the famous pilgrimage spots of the Hindus. According to the Hindus likewise, from the point of view of the Hindus, Muktinath is worth visiting. Muktinath a religious visit, it won’t be right by any stretch of the imagination. Furthermore, Hindus and the Buddhists hold the Muktinath in high regard. Likewise, this tour is 48 km far from the northeast of Jomsom. Muktinath Temple has a pagoda-style configuration, committed to Lord Bishnu, in a pleasant area. When you see 108 water gushes behind this lovely sanctuary, you will feel blessed regarding this tour.
Ways to Reach Muktinath From Kathmandu and Pokhara
During your Muktinath Yatra/Tour, you can choose among the different alternatives to reach Muktinath from Kathmandu and Pokhara. You can reach Muktinath by road, by air and by trekking. We have mentioned all the ways to reach Muktinath from Kathmandu and Pokhara. The fastest and reliable among all is Jomsom Muktinath Helicopter Tour.
Jomsom Muktinath Helicopter Tour is a simple and short approach to visit Muktinath (Lord Bishnu) temple in the knee of Himalayas. Hike on Trek gives you an astounding private charter helicopter outing to the well-known and sacred sanctuary of Muktinath.
Hikeontrek Jomsom Muktinath Helicopter tour itinerary is well prepared and well customized four-day itinerary that includes arrival day in Kathmandu, Muktinath Heli trip and one-day sightseeing in Kathmandu and eventually, a final departure at the fourth day. Likewise, you can customize this itinerary as per your wish. If you wish, you can do the one-day Muktinath tour only.
Muktinath Yatra by Road:
Muktinath Yatra/Tour can be done by Jeep from Pokhara or Kathmandu. As a matter of fact, the total distance from Kathmandu to Muktinath is 372 KM. Likewise, the distance from Pokhara to Muktinath is 171 KM. The road infrastructure is blacktopped until you reach Beni, Myagdi. The road from Beni to Kagbeni is in the phase of Upgrade. Finally, the 12 km road from Kagbeni to Muktinath is Blacktopped. Muktinath Yatra by road itinerary is: six Hours drive by jeep from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Overnight stay at Pokhara. 10 Hours Drive from Pokhara to Jomsom through Beni, Tatopani, Ghasa and Marpha. Overnight stay at Jomsom. Drive from Jomsom to Muktinath for Muktinath Darshan and drive back to Pokhara. Stay overnight. On the final day, Drive back to Kathmandu.
Flight to Jomsom and Trek to Muktinath Temple:
For Muktinath yatra by flight, you’ll drive to Pokhara from Kathmandu. Stay overnight at Pokhara. On the second day, you’ll take a flight to Jomsom from Pokhara Airport. Take a drive from Jomsom to Muktinath for Muktinath Darsan. Finally, drive back to Jomsom for overnight stay. On the final day, fly back to Pokhara from Jomsom. On the same day, you can fly or drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara.
Muktinath Yatra Through Trekking:
We can now trek to Muktinath through Annapurna conservation area via Ghandruk, Ghorepani, Tatopani, Ghasa, Kalopani, Marpha and finally Jomsom. Likewise, you can visit Muktinath during your Upper Mustang Trek and Annapurna Circuit Trek.
Muktinath Yatra packages comprise of the Muktinath Yatra by road on the jeep, Muktinath Yatra by flight, Muktinath Helicopter tour and Jomsom Muktinath Trekking package. The cost varies on the basis of the services on different packages.
Frequently asked questions regarding Muktinath Yatra Tour (FAQ)
What is the best time for Muktinath Yatra/Tour?
When it comes to best times for Muktinath Yatra, you can do it during Spring, Autumn and Summer. Hence, in Nepal, the best time to visit Muktinath temple is during the months like March, April, May, September, October, November and December.
How is the Muktinath weather in March?
As a matter of fact, March, April and May are the best time for expedition and trekking around the Himalayas in Nepal. Hence, you need not worry about the weather condition in Muktinath however, some precautions are really necessary to follow during this season. This is because of the weather in Muktinath is mostly windy in the month of March. You’ll have to walk to Muktinath early in the morning and return back to Jomsom as early as possible.
How is the Muktinath weather in October?
In Nepal, September, October and November fall under Autumn season. During this season, the beauty that Nepal offers is mesmerizing. And the weather during October is almost clear during the whole month, however, there can be exceptions since mother nature can surprise us. Hence, Muktinath weather can never be as best as in October than in other months.
Can I get some information regarding the Muktinath temperature?
you can get the full information regarding Muktinath weather and temperature in the link below. in this link, you can get the daily information of all current weather and temperature condition of Muktinath.
Can I get some more information on Jomsom weather conditions?
Here are the current Jomsom weather conditions.
Can I go to Muktinath in December?
During December, it’s winter in Nepal. However, the weather should not be too much of a problem still snow is certainly possible. still, there are several ways to reach Muktinath either by road or by flight and it is possible in December as well. The best way to reach Muktinath during December can be by Flight to Jomsom and then drive to Muktinath. However, the weather sometimes may be the worrying factor for flight sometimes.
How is the Muktinath road condition?
The road condition from Kathmandu to Pokhara is good. Likewise, the road from Pokhara to Beni is also good. When it comes to the section of road from Beni to Jomsom, the road is bumpy and Nepal government is upgrading this section of road currently. There is no such danger to worry in this section of road. But be prepared for bumping ride. No such accidents occur in this section so, you should be safe. However, in monsoon, the road condition becomes worse sometimes. After you reach Kagbeni in Jomsom, the road is blacktopped till Muktinath.
Yes, You can go for Muktinath yatra from India as well. You can travel to Pokhara or Kathmandu at first and then you can go to Muktinath either by a flight or by a bus or by Helicopter. Hike on travels provides Delhi to Kathmandu or Delhi to Pokhara bus Service. Hence, you can book your Delhi to Kathmandu/Pokhara bus and reach Kathmandu or Pokhara and later go for Muktinath Yatra.
Hikeontreks provide Pashupatinath and Muktinath Tour packgae from different cities in india like Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Calcutaa. In addition to that, you can book your tour to additional pilgrimage destinations in Nepal like Kalinchowk bhagwati tour, Manakamana Mandir darshan etc.
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Muktinath Yatra/Tour Travel Permit for Foreigners
There are two types of travel permit for Muktinath yatra. if you are not Nepali citizen then you need following permits for Muktinath Yatra-
Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) Permit
During your Muktinath yatra, you will go across the Annapurna Conservation Area. Likewise, due to the increasing number of visitors in Muktinath region, the consumption of forest resources from the Annapurna conservation area also increased. Similarly, pollution in that region should be maintained. Hence, ACAP permit raises the funds for such purpose. You can collect your ACAP permit from Nepal Tourism Board office in Kathmandu. If you book your tour with Hike on Treks we will do that for you.
Trekker’s Information Management System(TIMS) Permit
You can collect your TIMS permit from TAAN office from Saatghumti Thamel. Likewise, you can get it in Pokhara as well. For collecting these Permits, you’ll need four passport-sized photos and photocopies of your passport.