Muktinath Tour by Flight - 5 Days
Muktinath Tour by flight takes you to the sacred place in the Muktinath Valley of Mustang district, Nepal. Situated at an altitude of 3710m, the destination is visited by both Hindus and Buddhists to make the Muktinath pilgrimage tour.
There are two ways to achieve Muktinath trip either take a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and hike for 7-8 hours from Jomsom or trek all the way from Pokhara through Kali-Gandaki valley, which takes 7/8 days. It is believed that one should visit this temple after completing the pilgrimage of four special religious sites in India . This temple held sacred by Hindus as well as Buddhists. The Jwala Mai temple nearby contains a spring and an eternal flame fed by natural gas underground. Jomsom is a major centre in the Annapurna region.
Muktinath Tour by Flight Itinerary
Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel. Tour briefing by our representative.
Day 2: Fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
Half day sightseeing around the Pokhara city including Mahadev cave, David’s fall and Bindabasini Temple, boating on the Phewa Lake. Evening, stroll around Lakeside and Pokhara market. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Early morning flight to Jomsom. Drive to Muktinath. Perform Puja, darsan by taking holy bath in the sacred 108 water spouts surrounding the temple; Also Darshan of Jwala Mai, Patal Ganga, Shiva Mandir. Then drive back to Jomsom. Overnight at hotel, Jomsom.
Day 4: Early morning return flight to Pokhara. And fly back to Kathmandu. Evening, stroll around Thamel market. Overnight in hotel, Kathmandu.
Day 5: Final departure flight
Muktinath Tour by Flight Cost Includes:
- Pick up and drop at Kathmandu airport
- Transportation by private vehicle (Bus, Car, Van)
- All hotel accommodation with breakfast
- Group medical supplies (First Aid kit )
- English speaking tour guide
- All necessary monument entrance fees
- Kathmandu – Pokhara – Jomsom flights and return
- Farewell Dinner before departure
Muktinath Tour by Flight Cost Excludes:
- Airfare international flights
- Nepal entry visa fee, visa issuance is easy at the arrival
- Hotel Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
- Personal expenses like Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets
- Emergency rescue evacuation if required
- Tips, gifts, souvenirs
Muktinath and its high valley are located in the Mustang Bhote region. The climate and landscape here are similar to those of the Tibetan Plateau since it is situated in the rain shadow of the Greater Himalayas. The changes in climate from warm to cold take you to the sacred shrine of Muktinath in Mustang district. Flowing through the region from north to south and forming deep gorges is the Kali Gandaki river. The temperature in summer (March to August) hovers between Maximum of 16 to 18 degree Celsius and Minimum 6 to 8 Degree Celsius. In the beginning of winter (September to November) the temperature fluctuates between 14 to 16 degree Celsius and 0 to 4 degree Celsius. In the winter (December to February) the maximum temperature will be 4 to 6 degrees Celsius and minimum 0 to -8 degree Celsius.
The most suitable time to visit Muktinath from March to May & October. In November & February it can be cold, but you can travel. December and January are for the diehard & snowfall in the all of area 4 to 10 ft. June to September is raining season. As the weather conditions would not be safe enough to travel in other months.
We suggest you to take normal warm clothes. Light warm jacket, woollen sweater, warm T-Shirts, comfortable shoes, trousers and cotton pants are enough for this trip. We recommended you to bring down jacket for the winter.
There are enough Hotels and lodges near by Muktinath in Jharkot and Ranipauwa. The Hotels and lodges are fine there. Some Hotels have solar heated hot showers and provide rooms with attached bath. Also local restaurant is available there. They provide good food. For Hindu pilgrims there are also free Dharamsalas .
STD /ISD telephone services are available in Ranipauwa and Jharkot. Health post and Post office in Jharkot. Police station, ACAP tourist information centre and Safe drinking water station at Ranipauwa. Electricity facilities are also available there.
Rules and Regulation
Muktinath lies in the Annapurna conservation area where entry fee required. The entry fee can be obtained from Kathmandu and Pokhara. The ACAP entry fee is Rs. 200.00 Per person for Indians and others SAARC nationals and Rs. 2000.00 per person to others foreign nationals at the above mentioned designated place. An equal extra fee will levied if permits are issued from field check post. The Permit is non refundable, non-transferable and is valid for single entry. The entry fee is not charged for children below 10 yrs.