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.
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.
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:
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.
Muktinath tour by Helicopter captures awesome Himalayan perspectives, Kali Gandaki and wonderful apple garden in Marpha and Tukuche. In any case, you are compensated with some marvellous perspectives on the high Annapurna Region and Kagbeni amid the tour. From flight, you will have a glorious perspective on the Himalayas including Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Throng Peak, and Tilicho Peak.
The tour offers eminent perspectives on the Himalayas as it flies through the tips of two Himalayan views; Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I. You get your first look at the stone houses with juniper and kindling stacked on the level rooftops. In the blink of an eye, you are arriving on the runway on the banks of the Kali Gandaki River. Muktinath Heli Tour is a simple and short approach to visit the blessed site in the lap of Himalayas. Your helicopter will arrive at close-by Muktinath temple.
Muktinath Helicopter Tour from Kathmandu is for the general population who want to visit the blessed spot Muktinath with no physical challenges inside a brief timeframe outline. The outing enables you to visit Muktinath place of worship inside an hour and flying back to Pokhara you will be taken close towards whole Annapurna trekking district massif. The helicopter tour of Muktinath with Hike on Trek makes you feel all around eminent and noteworthy with a great deal of experience and adventurous.
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.
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.
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Day 1: Greeting at Tribhuvan International Airport (Transfer to Hotel)
Our Hike on Trek member will meet you at the airport and exchange to your inn. As you spruce up after your long voyage, you will be approached to visit our office for instruction on your program. You will have a gathering with your trekking guide and if you arrive around evening time, we will have a similar discussion in the next day morning.
Day2: A full day recreational tour of Kathmandu
The exceptionally next morning, after breakfast you will be taken for an entire day touring visit around Kathmandu valley. You can visit the focal point of pilgrimage Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, exceptionally ancient and basically enrolled in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The greatest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhanath may make you feel quiet and harmony and visit Patan the city of expressive arts and Durbar Square is brimming with Hindu sanctuaries and Buddhist landmarks. On an adventure back to the lodging, you can investigate the neighborhoods and way of life. After your supper, you can maybe go for a relaxed walk through the well-known streets like Thamel and Durbarmarg.
Day3: Drive to Pokhara
Today, after having our breakfast, you drive to Pokhara, following the Trishuli River. Pokhara is one of the cleanest and the loveliest urban communities of Nepal. Also known for the city of Lakes, Pokhara offers a fantastic perspective on mountains, Annapurna, Machhapuchhere, Manaslu, and Dhaulagiri. The spots that you can visit in Pokhara are David falls and Mahendra cave. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day4: Early morning fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni about 3hrs.
After breakfast, you will fly from Pokhara to Jomsom by the snow-secured crests, for example, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You will feel at the front line, that is, the point at which you see these scaling crests rising, and when your sudden eyes experience the profundity of the world’s most profound chasm. Breezy Jomsom is extraordinary, and from here you take care of Kagbeni by trekking. At an elevation of almost 3000 m, Kagbeni is situated at an ideal goal with the sceneries of mountains and abandoned slopes, surprisingly extraordinary, and a remote spot like this is constantly looked down, yet intermittent night in such a spot is inarguably like having a magnificent inclination. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day5: Trek to Muktinath visit around, medium-term Hotel
After breakfast, you will climb to a sensational height of 1000 m of elevation as you reach Muktinath, which is a famous traveler place for the Hindus and the Buddhists. The present agenda takes you to beautiful small villages, for example, Khungar and Jharkot; the trekking course might be tiring yet this last village has an animating stronghold. Following the on-going trekking course, you will continue strolling to Muktinath, where the lodging may not be that lively.
Day6: Visit Muktinath sanctuary and trek back to Jomsom
Today’s our trek will be to investigate the region and see an everlasting fire. For the Hindus, the significance of the holy place is somewhat extraordinary. Hindu Vashanavites consider the Muktinath place of worship to be one of the eight most hallowed holy places on earth. They view the Muktinath as one of the 108 sacred spots where an individual should venerate ruler Vishnu.
Day7: Early morning fly back to Pokhara, exchange to hotel
After breakfast, you take a morning trip to Pokhara, 20-minutes. If you would prefer not to remain night at Pokhara, it is conceivable to take off to Kathmandu via air or by nearby transport or a private vehicle on this day.
Day8: Drive back to Kathmandu
After breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu along the bank of Marsyangdi and Trishuli River. These two streams are the greatest river of Nepal and celebrated for Rafting. Back to the inn for medium-term with goodbye supper and breakfast.
Day9: Fly back to your home
Today is free or a minute ago you have few hours uncommon looking for your friends or relatives. If you have additional time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. We will drop you to the International Airport to get your trip back to your home and wish for your Safe journey.
- Holy spot for Hindus and Buddhist Temple
- The consonance of Buddhist and Hindus religion
- Perspective view of Mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, beautiful villages around Muktinath
- Visit UNESCO world cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley.