Muktinath via Pokhara Tour

Muktinath via Pokhara Tour

Trip At Glance

Destination Muktinath
Name of Trail Muktinath Darshan Yatra
Grade Easy
Maximum Altitude 3710m
Transportation Private Vehicle

Outline Itinerary

Day Acitivity
Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu
Day 2 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 3 Drive from Pokhara to Jomsoom
Day 4 Early morning Drive to Muktinath and Drive back to Pokhara
Day 5 Exploration Day at Pokhara
Day 6 Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 7 Departure

Overview And Highlights

Muktinath tour is one of the best tour to commence to enjoy the scenic beauty and cultural taste of Nepal. Muktinath situated at the lap of mighty Annapurna range into Annapurna region is the most popular destination for both national and international tourists. 

The Muktinath tour is one of the best tours to commence and enjoy the scenic beauty and cultural heritage of Nepal. Muktinath is situated at the lap of the mighty Annapurna range into the Annapurna region which is also the most popular destination for both national and international tourists. Muktinath is the holy temple of Lord Vishnu which is the popular pilgrim destination of the Annapurna region. This fascinating tour lets you explore the unseen beauty of Mustang. Muktinath is a sacred place both for Hindus and Buddhists situated in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 m at the foot of the Mt.Thorong La pass, Mustang, Nepal.

Muktinath trek via Pokhara is a fabulous sightseeing and cultural tour into the highland of Nepal below the Himalayas range. Muktinath the barren hills of Nepal is covered in snow for half of the year. Commencing this delightful tour lets you explore some of the most popular sightseeing places like Jomsom, Pokhara, and Mustang which offer you a scenic view of the mighty Himalayas. 

Muktinath via Pokhara tour starts with a scenic ride from Kathmandu to Pokhara. We drive an adventurous trail to Jomsom. Here you can enjoy the best scenic view, naturally beautiful landscape, and an entire range of high Himalayas. From Jomsom, we will trek for hours trekking on barren hills following the Kali Gandaki river to  Muktinath. Muktinath is one of the holy temples with sacred spiritual beliefs. This fascinating tour trail passes by the deepest George of Kali Gandaki offering you the best scenic beauty and cultural villages. Explore the natural beauty and experience the epic culture of Nepal.

Highlights of Muktinath Pokhara tour

  • A Popular destination for tourists from all over the world
  • Stunning view of Annapurna Massif
  • Holy temple of Lord Vishnu
  • Natural hot springs 
  • Tibetan culture

Best time to visit Muktinath temple

A Muktinath temple is a place that you can visit throughout the year. In the summertime, the weather is clean and green so when you will be going to Muktinath temple you will feel that you are surrounded by green hills, clear blue sky, and cold air blowing all over the hills and Mountains.

During the winter times, there is snow all over the hills and Mountains. The temple looks beautiful and awesome when covered with snow. The surrounding becomes foggy and cold air blows from every where. The place seems to be most attractive during the winter. You can plan it between March to May and September to October.

Frequently Asked Questions about Muktinath via Pokhara Tour

What is Muktinath via Pokhara Tour?

Muktinath via Pokhara Tour is a popular pilgrimage tour that takes visitors to Muktinath Temple, which is a sacred site for both Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal's Mustang district. The tour begins in Pokhara and takes visitors on a scenic journey through the Annapurna region, highlighting its natural beauty and cultural richness.

How long does the Muktinath via Pokhara Tour take?

The length of the tour depends on the itinerary chosen by the traveller. The tour usually lasts 7-10 days, with 2-3 days spent in Pokhara and the rest of the time spent travelling to and from Muktinath Temple.

What are the highlights of the Muktinath via Pokhara Tour?

The highlights of the tour include a visit to the holy Muktinath Temple, exploring the ancient city of Pokhara, a scenic drive through the Annapurna region, stunning views of the Himalayas, and experiencing the local culture and traditions of the region.

What is the best time to go on a Muktinath via Pokhara Tour?

The best time to go on a Muktinath via Pokhara Tour is from September to November and from March to May. During these months, the weather is usually clear and dry, and the views of the Himalayas are stunning.

How difficult is the Muktinath via Pokhara Tour?

The difficulty level of the tour depends on the itinerary chosen by the traveler. The tour involves traveling on mountain roads, which can be bumpy and challenging. The altitude gain can also cause altitude sickness, so it is recommended to acclimatize properly and take necessary precautions. However, with proper planning and preparation, the tour can be enjoyable for travelers of all ages and fitness levels.

What are the accommodation options during the tour?

There are various accommodation options available during the tour, ranging from budget guesthouses to luxury hotels. In Pokhara, there are many hotels and guesthouses catering to different budgets and preferences. In Muktinath, there are basic guesthouses and lodges available for travelers.

What is the cost of the Muktinath via Pokhara Tour?

The cost of the tour varies depending on the itinerary chosen by the traveler and the type of accommodation selected. The cost usually includes transportation, accommodation, meals, and guide services. It is recommended to book the tour through a reputable travel agency to ensure a hassle-free and enjoyable experience.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu

On your arrival, our team member will be waiting for you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Our team member  will warmly welcome you and transfer you to a hotel in Kathmandu (in a private vehicle). You can relax  for a while after checking into the hotel. We will meet you at our office and introduce you to your guides. The meeting will be followed by a warm welcome meal at one of Kathmandu's best traditional Nepali restaurants. Along with the meal you will get to experience the ethnic dancing and cultural music of Nepal. Rest overnight.

Day 2

Drive from Kathmandu 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 3

Drive from Pokhara 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.  

Jomsom is also known as Dzong-Sampa or New Fort. Jomsom is located in Nepal's Mustang District on both banks of the Kali Gandaki River. Mustang district's capital is Jomsom. The Kali Gandaki is the world's deepest gorge. Jomsom is situated at an elevation of 2700 metres. Jomsom has grown into a charming mountain town. With the snow-laden Himalayas and the azure blue sky as a backdrop, you'll find cosy shops and colourful blocks of residential houses.

Day 4

Early morning Drive to Muktinath and Drive back to Pokhara

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 it brings salvation. Enjoy the cultural and worshipping environment of devotes and vibe the 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. After visiting Muktinath we will drive back to Pokhara. Pokhara is 157km away from Jomsom. It takes nearly 6 hours but for us, it will be 9/10 hours. On the way to Pokhara, we will visit the monastery situated on the way. We will visit different caves located on the way which is there from nearly more than 1000 years ago. We will stop at Rupse waterfall. You can click pictures and have fun playing in the water. After that, we will visit the local Dhaba for having the local Nepali meal. We will sing, dance, play games and do fun activities and come back to Pokhara.

Day 5

Exploration Day at Pokhara

Pokhara's Exploration Day provides a plethora of exciting activities for adventure seekers. The magnificent Himalayan mountains and the scenic Phewa Lake, which offers a breathtaking view of the Annapurna range, surround the city. You can start your day by taking a boat ride or kayaking around the lake. The World Peace Pagoda, located atop a hill, provides a panoramic view of the mountains and the city. Pokhara has paragliding, zip-lining, and bungee jumping for the more daring, which provide a thrilling experience with stunning views of the city and mountains. You can also go to the International Mountain Museum, which exhibits Himalayan history and culture, and the Gurkha Museum.The Gurkha Regiment Memorial Museum honours the brave soldiers of the Gurkha regiment. Overall, a day of exploration in Pokhara is the ideal combination of adventure, culture, and natural beauty.

 

Day 6

Drive back to Kathmandu

The drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara is scenic and takes about 6-7 hours. The road winds through lush green hills and valleys, providing picturesque views of Nepal's rural countryside. You can stop at various viewpoints along the way to take in the breathtaking views of the Himalayas and the Trishuli River. The journey also takes you through several charming towns and villages where you can learn about Nepalese culture and lifestyle. The highway is well-kept, and there are numerous rest stops and eateries along the way, making for a pleasant journey. As you approach Kathmandu, you will notice the city's hustle and bustle, as well as the magnificent architecture and historic monuments that make it a cultural gem of the world.

Day 7

Departure

We will serve you breakfast in the morning. If your flight is planned for the morning. Per your travel plans, our team member will go with you to drop you at the Airport(In a private vehicle). If your flight is in the evening, you may go shopping and pick up some souvenirs for your loved ones, or you can just hang around Kathmandu city. Additionally, if you wish to stay in Nepal for a few extra days, we can set up some of the best adventure activities or tour activities there.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pick up and drop service. 
  • Sightseeing tour around.
  • All accommodation  with breakfast .
  • All private  transportation cost. 
  • Tims and  Permit.

What's Not Included?

  • Visa cost
  • International airfare
  • Excluded meals and accommodation. 
  • Drinks and beverage cost.
  • Insurance cost. 
  • Personal expenses, tips and shopping cost

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