Cheap Muktinath Tour Package by Land and Flight from Nepal
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A Sanskrit name Muktinath is a combination of two words Mukti and Nath. Mukti mean salvation and Nath mean god. So Muktinath Tour holds a great importance for all spiritual people in Indian sub continent. Muktinath has been such a holy site where thousands of devotees visit Muktinath in searching for freedom from the cycle of birth and rebirth. A visit to Muktinath Temple, and the Muktinath Tour will help them to get Moksha mean freedom.
Muktinath must be visited once after completing the four special religious sites, Chardham Yatra of India.This is sacred pilgrimage sites for both Hindus and Buddhists. It locates in Muktinath Valley of Mustang which is about 18km away from Jomsom. Muktinath temple sits at an altitude of 3800m in the bottom of famous mountain Thorong La Pass.
Hindus call it Muktichhetra, place of salvation is one of the four religious sites. It is also one of the 51 Sakti peetams. Many Shaligrams found here are considered by Hindu as incarnation of lord Vishnu and worship them. According to Hindu Myth lord Vishnu turned into Shaligram because of Brinda’s Curse. Muktinath region is also called Muktidham by Indian Pilgrims. Most of South Indian people compulsory visit this place in their life.
With our pleasure heart, we are happy to organize you this Muktinath Tour from Kathmandu for private and joining in a group tour on our confirm fixed departure dates from Kathmandu. Just drop us mail, and we are ready make your pleasant Tour to Muktinath.
Simply those who are willing to undergo physical discomfort and rigor can go to Muktinath. Above all, one should have the Grace of the Lord to visit Muktinath. The suitable routes to Muktinath from India are: via Gorakhpur, Sonauli, Bhairawa and Pokhara, the last big town on the way to Muktinath; via Raxaul, Birgunj and Pokhara or via Darjeeling, Siliguri, Kakar Bhitta and Pokhara. You can also fly from Delhi to Kathmandu and start the trip to Muktinath via Pokhara visiting Manakamana en route.
There are several ways to reach Muktinath Temple. Either take a spectacular flight from Pokhara to Jomsom then jeep drive to Muktinath for 3-4 hours return trips from Jomsom or nowadays the bus or jeep services are available from Pokhara to Jomsom via Beni, Tato pani, Ghasa, Tukuche, Marpha, it takes time about 10-11 hrs. There are only 4 WD jeep services after the Jomsom to Ranipauwa nearby Muktinath, it takes 2.30 hrs. The road is unpaved after Beni to Jomsom & Muktinath through the Kaligandaki river bank.
Also you can hike to Muktinath all the way from Pokhara through Kali-Gandaki valley which takes 8/9 days. There has a trekking route one of famous treks name of Jomsom Muktinath.
Helicopter services are also available from Kathmandu and Pokhara. The sight of the bewildering Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges will enchant you as you approach towards Pokhara Valley by air or surface. The next morning when you discover the clear sky and views of mountain, you then discover you are on your special journey to the Muktinath.
Early march to late May and September to mid November are the most suitable period to visit to Muktinath Temple since during these period weather condition in Muktinath will be much more fantastic but the flights from Pokhara –jomsom – Pokhara can be cancel due to fuggy and cloudy weather but it will be cleared within a day. After October there will be cold but can travel on November and February. December and January are off season here since there will be snowfall in the all of area more than 2 to 6 ft. so these months are not advisable period to travel.
June to August is monsoon season but it is possible to travel if weather did not turn bad. Normally the flight services are cancel due to bad weather on rainy season till uncertain days and the Jeep service are closed due to bad road condition, As the weather conditions would not be safe enough to travel on Rainy season and cold season but people are travelling even on rainy season and cold season.
Days are relatively warm; especially when there is no wind in the late morning. The appropriate clothing as per the travel period (temperature) and a good walking shoes for rocky and uneven paths are highly recommended. Walking stick would help for those who need support.
We suggest you to take normal warm clothes. Light warm jacket, woolen sweater, warm T-Shirts, comfortable shoes, trousers and cotton pants are enough for this trip. We recommend you to bring down jacket for the winter season.
Travel check list
- Entitled to carry only 15 kgs per person on flight.
- Take precaution for altitude sickness by taking Diamox tablet or Aspirin
- Carry own medicine for any health problem
- Drink plenty of water while trekking
- Sports shoes or trekking shoes
- Carry light luggage
- Walking stick
- Chap stick / Vaseline cream
- Sun glasses
- Warm Clothing
- Sunscreen Lotion
- Moisturizer Lotion
- Thick socks and gloves
Rule & Regulation
Muktinath lies in the Annapurna conservation area where entry fee required. Entry fee can be obtained from Kathmandu and Pokhara. A copy of the passport and 2 copies of passport size photos are required while applying for the ACAP permit.
The ACAP fee is person for Indians and others SAARC nationals Rs. 200.00 per Person and The others foreign nationals Rs. 2000.00 per person to at the above mentioned designated place. An equal extra fee (Rs. 400.00 and Rs. 4000.00) will levied if permits are issued from field check post. The Permit is non refundable, non-transferable and is valid for single entry. Children below 10 years do not required permits.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
On arrival at Kathmandu, meet and transfer to Hotel. Check in hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara(850m)
Breakfast and drive to Pokhara. Visit the Phewa Lake, Bindubashini Temple and Devi Falls.
Day 03: Pokhara/Jomsom/Muktinath/Jomsom(2850m)
Early breakfast, check out hotel and drop at Pokhara Airport to Connect mountain flight to Jomsom. On arrival Meet and transfer for Mukthinath Darshan and back to Jomsom by Jeep. Stay night there.
Day 04: Jomsom/Pokhara/Manokamana/Kathmandu.
Early breakfast, check out hotel and drop at Airport to connect flight to Pokhara. On arrival meet and transfer visit the Manokamana Temple by Cable car. Then proceed to Kathmandu. On arrival Check in hotel. Evening free at leisure.
Day 05: Kathmandu/Nagarkot/Kathmandu
After breakfast, proceed for a full day trip to Nagarkot and back. Evening free to explore the Kathmandu markets on your own.
Day 06:Kathmandu Tour
After breakfast, proceed for full day local tour in Kathmandu covering Pasupathinath, Swyambhunath, Patan Durbar Square.
Day 07: Kathmandu Airport
After leisure breakfast, check out hotel and drop at Kathmandu Airport to connect flight to home.
Airport pick up and departure transfer
All ground transfer and sightseeing by private/public by Non Air conditioned Coach
Accommodation on Twin/Triple sharing basis
Breakfast and Dinner on all days
Manakamna Cable car ride
All government taxes
Any meals other than mentioned in cost includes
Entrance fee to monuments, Temples, Camera, Guide fee etc
Personal nature expense such as portage, tips, laundry, Telephone etc.
Option 2: Muktinath Overland Tour
Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara
Arrive in Pokhara, transfer to Hotel. Evening free time for individual activities, overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.
Day 02: Pokhara/Beni/Jomsom (168 Km/9-10 hrs).
Early in the morning drive to Beni (83 km/ 3 hrs) and continues drive from Beni to Jomsom (85 Km/7-8 hrs) through the bank of Kaligandaki river via Ghasa, Marpha along the Kaligandaki Valley. Arrive in Jomsom, transfer to hotel.
Day 03: Jomsom/Muktinath/Jomsom
Breakfast and drive to Muktinath, and praying in the temple and drive back to Jomsom for overnight stay.
Day 04: Jomsom/Pokhara
After Breakfast, drive back to Pokhara(155 km/10 hrs). Arrival Pokhara, transfer to hotel, Evening leisure.
Day 05: Pokhara Tour
Pokahra tour visit David Falls, Barahi Temple, Seti George, International Mountain Museum and Bindabasini Temple.
Day 06: Pokhara/Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu. Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel.
Day 07: Kathmandu Tour
After breakfast, proceed for full day Kathmandu sightseeing tour visiting Pasupathinath, Swyambhunath, Patan Durbar Square.
Day 08: Kathmandu Airport
After leisure breakfast, check out hotel and drop at Kathmandu Airport to connect flight to home
- Airport pick up and departure transfer
- All ground transfer and sightseeing by private/public by Non Air conditioned Coach
- Accommodation on Twin/Triple sharing basis
- Breakfast and Dinner on all days
- All government taxes and company service charge.
- Any meals other than mentioned in cost includes
- Entrance fee to monuments, Temples, Camera, Guide fee etc
- Personal nature expense such as portage, tips, laundry, Telephone etc
- Tips for guide and porter.