Muktinath Tour by Road

Muktinath Tour by Road

Trip At Glance

Destination Muktinath Temple
Name of Trail Muktinath Darshan Yatra by Road
Grade Easy
Maximum Altitude 3800m
Transportation Private or Tourist Bus
Accommodation Hotel

Outline Itinerary

Day Acitivity
Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu
Day 2 Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 3 Drive to Pokhara
Day 4 Drive to Jomsoom
Day 5 Drive to Muktinath
Day 6 Drive back to Pokhara
Day 7 Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 8 Departure

Overview And Highlights

The Muktinath tour is one of the best ways to start exploring Nepal's scenic beauty and cultural heritage. Muktinath is located in the Annapurna region, in the lap of the mighty Annapurna range, and is a popular destination for both national and international tourists. Muktinath is Lord Vishnu's holy temple and a popular pilgrimage destination in the Annapurna region. This fascinating tour allows you to discover Mustang's unseen beauty. Muktinath is a Hindu and Buddhist sacred site located in Muktinath Valley at an elevation of 3,710 m at the foot of Mt.Thorong La pass in Mustang, Nepal.

Muktinath Tour by Road is a relaxing tour itinerary that includes Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudha, Patan Durbar Square, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and many other attractions. Our journey will begin and end in Kathmandu. We will visit many places along the way, including natural hot springs in Tatopani, breathtaking mountain views from Pokhara, Jomsom, and Muktinath, special darshan of Muktinath temple, and exploration of lower Mustang's scenic landscape. The tour package is intended for Indian pilgrims, but it is also suitable for Nepalese and other nationalities.

If you don't wish to visit Muktinath by road we have designed the  Holy Muktinath tour by Air. If you wish to visit Damodar Kunda with the Muktinath Tour then we have designed an itinerary for that also.

Highlights of Muktinath Tour

  • Enjoy the Panorama view of Mt. Annapurna, Machhapuchhre
  • Explore the local Tibetan lifestyle
  • Explore the orchards of Apple and orange
  • Explore the most dangerous and adventurous places in Nepal
  • Explore the Lower Mustang
  • Explore the unexplored caves and monasteries of Nepal

Best time to visit Muktinath by Road

You can visit a Muktinath temple at any time of the year. The weather is clean and green in the summer, so when you visit Muktinath temple, you will feel surrounded by green hills, clear blue sky, and cold air blowing all over the hills and Mountains.

During the winter, the hills and mountains are blanketed in snow. When the temple is covered in snow, it looks stunning. The environment becomes foggy, and cold air blows from all directions. The location appears to be most appealing during the winter. You can schedule it from March to May and September to October.

Some of the Frequently Asked Questions about Muktinath by Road

What is the distance between Pokhara to Muktinath?

The distance between Pokhara to Muktinath is 168km by road.

What is the distance between Kathmandu to Muktinath?

The distance between Kathmandu to Muktinath is 374km.

What is the condition of the road to Muktinath?

The condition of the road to Muktinath is black topped till Beni Bazar which is approx 375km. After Beni bazaar, the road is off-road and the condition varies from weather to weather. Sometimes it may be off-road only. Beni to Muktinath is only 75 km so you don't need to worry about the road.

What is special about Muktinath temple?

Muktinath temple is situated at a height of 3800m which makes it one of the world's highest temples situated at the height of 3800m. It is one of the 108 Divya Desams. It is the place where Lord Vishnu got salvation from the curse of Brinda. It is an important holy shrine for Hindus and Buddhists.

We also provide car and jeeps for rent to visit Muktinath. So you can also contact us for road transportation.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu

Namaste! Upon your arrival, we will welcome you at the international airport and transfer you to our hotel. Once you’re settled (relaxed and freshened up), we will take you to an authentic Nepali dinner. Where we can get to know each other better at the dining table while enjoying delicious food and setting clear expectations for each other regarding the rest of our days. This will also give you a more in-depth understanding of the upcoming tour.

Day 2

Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast, our sightseeing trip will start. We will visit many places like temples, museums, and World Heritage sites like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Thamel, Asan bazaar, and many more.

Day 3

Drive to Pokhara

Early morning drive through the beautiful Nepalese countryside to reach the Pokhara. You can have the chance to experience the serenity of the less traveled places in Nepal and to have a glimpse of the quaint villages along the way. Pokhara is a scenic and leisure hub where you can sit back and enjoy yourself beside the beautiful Fewa lake. Enjoy your own time after the long ride and rest overnight at the hotel.

Day 4

Drive to Jomsoom

Jomsom is 157km away from Pokhara. It takes nearly 6 hours to reach Jomsom. On the way to Jomsom, you can explore the greenery of Nepal. The route follows the Kali Gandaki river The kali Gandaki river is also one of the fastest-flowing rivers in Nepal. You will get to witness the mind-blowing views of different places like Ghasa, Lete, Kobang, Marpha, and Jomsom. On the way, you will get to see the most beautiful Rupse waterfall. It is 300m height waterfalls and the most popular place among tourists as it is on the way to Jomsom. 

Day 5

Drive to Muktinath

Early in the morning, we will drive to Muktinath temple. It is nearly 25km from Jomsoom. We can reach in 1 hour and after that, you can hire a horse and can go to the temple or else you can walk the stairs and reach the temple. After reaching the temple you can go and worship Lord Vishnu. After worshipping don.t forget to take bath in 108 water spouts and 2 ponds. It is believed that taking bath in spouts and ponds brings salvation. Enjoy the cultural and worshipping environment of devoted and vibe nature. 

After visiting the temple we will go to Kagbeni. It is famous among Hindu pilgrims. It is believed that doing puja in Kagbeni for Pitri helps the ancestors to reach Heaven.

Day 6

Drive back to Pokhara

Jomsom is 157 kilometeres from Pokhara. It takes almost six hours, but it will take nine to ten hours for us. We'll stop by the nearby monastery on the way to Pokhara. On the way, we'll stop at a few caves that have been there for almost a millennium. At the Rupse waterfall, we'll pause. You can play in the water and take pictures while doing so. After that, we'll go to a nearby Dhaba to eat a traditional Nepali meal. Before returning to Pokhara, we'll sing, dance, play games, and do other enjoyable things.

Day 7

Drive back to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we will travel to Kathmandu. On the way, we'll see the local way of life, the Marshyangdi and Trishuli rivers, a local Dhaba (Highway restaurant), and views of mountains and green hill stations. Grab the last chance to enjoy the vibes of Kathmandu and capture a memorable moment in Nepal.

Day 8

Departure

In the morning, we will serve you breakfast. If your flight is scheduled to depart in the morning. Our team member will accompany you to the airport in accordance with your travel plans (In a private vehicle). If your flight is in the evening, you can go shopping for souvenirs for your loved ones or simply stroll around Kathmandu. Furthermore, if you want to stay in Nepal for a few extra days, we can arrange some of the best adventure or tour activities.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off.
  • Sightseeing Tour Around
  • Breakfast is included in all accommodations.
  • All private transportation costs.
  • Knowledgeable tour guide 
  • tims and  permit.

What's Not Included?

  • Visa cost
  • International Airfare
  • Drinks and Beverage
  • Insurance cost
  • Personal expenses and tipping cost

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