- Duration 5 nights / 6 Days
- Indian Price from 11, 500
- Best Time Mar, Apr, May, June, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
- Difficulty Level NA
|Region||Mustang Valley, Nepal|
|Tour Activity Type:||Group Tour|
|Duration:||5 nights / 6 Days|
|Best time to travel||Mar, Apr, May, June, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec|
|Approx Trekking Km||NA|
|Trip Begins and Ends at||Gorakhpur(UP, India).|
|Maximum Altitude Gain||3, 800 meters / 12, 467 feet.|
|Type of Accommodation||Hotel|
Muktinath 6 nights 7 Days, guaranteed Fix Departure on 14-Oct-2019.
Sacred Muktinath Yatra is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists. Famous for its Shilas and Shaligram, the name of the temple itself means ‘the place of Moksha or liberation’. Located in Ranipauwa, Mustang (Nepal), it is visited by thousands of Vaishnav devotees every year. In this Muktinath tour, you will be visiting a small Pagoda style temple of Lord Vishnu which is worshipped by both the Hindus and Buddhists. Taking bath at 108 Divya Desam after visiting all four major pilgrimages of India is considered a way of getting ‘Mukti’.
Traveling to Muktinath Temple is a sort of activity that is well lined up to deliver you with a cherishing reward. If you chose to visit the unexplored regions during the Muktinath tour, you get to enjoy what nature without much human interference looks like.
The Muktinath yatra is one such example that readily packs an adventure and thrilling journey and rewards you with really admirable experiences. Among all pilgrimage sites of Nepal, Muktinath temple is the second popular place after Pashupatinath temple. Located at 3800m at the Mustang Valley of Nepal, the Muktinath journey is a perfect journey that lets you explore the rich traditions and culture of Nepal and also enjoy some enthralling views in the backdrop. The 6 days itinerary of the Muktinath Darshan takes you through a number of Holy stops along the way to the Muktinath temple. The captivating views of the Annapurna Ranges during the Muktinath tour are a sight to savor for a very long time. You will get the best of Muktinath and Mustang in our Muktinath Tour.
What does it include?
- 5 nights’ accommodation (in a standard hotel on twin sharing basis) with breakfast.
- Gorakhpur – Pokhara – Kathmandu – Gorakhpur by Vehicle (Toyota Innova, Tempo Traveler, Mini Bus, Bus, Mahindra Scorpio).
- Pokhara-Jomsom-Muktinath-Pokhara by SUV or Bus (Sumo, Scorpio, Mini Bus).
- Required permits.
- Visit Muktinath temple and other temples as per the itinerary.
- Kathmandu and Pokhara city tour as per itinerary.
What it does not include?
- Travel expenses to reach and return from Gorakhpur.
- Food not mentioned in “What does it include?” section.
- Soft-drinks / Beverages / Alcohols / Snacks / Chocolates Etc.
- Additional accommodation and food expenses if the trip gets delayed due to weather, health or any other reason.
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water,
- shower, etc.).
- Health Insurance, Personal Insurance, and other travel insurance.
- Expenses for evacuation and rescue operations due to natural calamity, mishaps, injury or any health problem.
- Nepalese visa fee (if required?).
- Tips for guide(s), support teams.
Day 1: Gorakhpur to Pokhara via Lumbini.
Arrive at Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Today the drive is about 280Km. The journey will be really beautiful as the road will pass through valleys, offering scenic views throughout. On the way, you will visit Lumbini (the birthplace of Gautam Buddha). All along you will get to amaze at lush green mountains. Follow the trail to reach the spectacular lake town Pokhara by evening and spend the night there.
Day 2: Pokhara to Jomsom (by SUV).
After breakfast you will proceed to Jomsom by a drive. Initial part of the road is really beautiful with a magnificent view of Machhapuchhre Mountain. After a few kilometers, the road goes in the mountains till Beni. After Beni, the drive runs alongside the mighty Kaligandaki River till Muktinath. This part of the journey is the best of the entire trip as the road goes in the high Himalayan zone. You will get to witness green pine forests, lots of waterfalls, snow-capped mountains finally leading to the treeless cold desert and reach Jomsom. Jomsom is a small town amidst Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains with a magnificent 360-degree view. Night stay at Jomsom.
Day 3: Jomsom to Muktinath and back to Pokhara.
Today the day starts early in the morning to Muktinath, the road from Jomsom to Muktinath runs alongside Kaligandaki river and within a cold desert. Anywhere your eyes go you can find treeless mountains. You will cross a few spectacular Buddhist villages on the way and the most famous village is Kagbeni which will come after Jomsom. You will reach Muktinath and proceed to the temple for Darshan. You can take a bath in 108 waterfalls inside the temple campus which considered the holiest thing in the entire trip. You can purchase Saligram and other local products from the Muktinath market. After the darshan, we will return back to Pokhara in the same way.
Day 4: Pokhara to Manakamana Devi Temple and Kathmandu.
Today you will be going by road for 200 Km. On the way, you will stop at the Manakamana Devi Temple. Experience the joy of a Ropeway, which is the largest in South East Asia. From here you will then drive to Kathmandu and before evening check into our hotel in Kathmandu. You can enjoy the evening in Kathmandu and do some shopping or strolling local markets. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 5: Kathmandu City Tour.
Have your breakfast in the hotel and in the morning leave for Kathmandu city tour. In Kathmandu, we will see Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Temple, Basantapur Durbar Square.
The evening will be at leisure and you can spend the rest of the day as per your choice. Our representative will be able to tell you what all you can do for the rest of the day.
Day 6: Kathmandu to Gorakhpur.
Have your breakfast and early morning proceed to Gorakhpur. The journey is long of about 380 Km. Overnight stay at Gorakhpur.
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Where is the Muktinath Temple?
Muktinath temple is situated in the Mustang district of Nepal. It is situated at 25 kilometers far from Jomsom and 175 Kilometers far from Pokhara.
How do I visit Muktinath Temple from India?
You can either make a by road journey from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh or arrive in Kathmandu Nepal and proceed with a by road or air journey to Muktinath.
Is it safe to visit Muktinath Temple?
It is really safe to visit Muktinath. The road conditions have improved a lot in comparison to the past. Muktinath can now be reached by air. One can fly to Jomsom from Pokhara or opt for a helicopter till Muktinath.
How do I visit Muktinath from Gorakhpur?
It will be a by road journey till Muktinath. The majority of the portion till Pokhara will be highways. Depending on your choice, you may continue till Muktinath by road or opt for air travel either till Jomsom or helicopter till Muktinath.
How do I reach Gorakhpur?
Gorakhpur is well connected by road and train from several major cities in India. Gorakhpur is also connected by air from a few Indian cities.
Is VISA required for Indians?
There is no need for any visa. However, it is advised you carry a government of India ID card like Voter’s ID card.
How is the road condition of Muktinath?
The government of Nepal has undertaken a lot of upgrade works and the roads are in good condition for a safe journey.
What type of vehicle do you provide to travel from Gorakhpur?
We provide vehicles based on group size. Some vehicles that we use are Toyota Innova, Tata Sumo, Tempo Traveler, Mahindra Scorpio, Mini Bus and Regular Bus.
What kind of vehicle do you provide from Pokhara to Muktinath?
We provide Mahindra Scorpio, Tata Sumo, Toyota Land Cruiser, Land Rover, and Bus Etc.
I want a helicopter tour to Muktinath, can you provide?
I want to do Muktinath Yatra all by flights, is it possible?
Yes, it is possible. You can fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and then to Jomsom or opt for a helicopter to Muktinath from Pokhara or Kathmandu.
I want to do Muktinath tour from Kathmandu and all by road, is it possible?
What’s the difference between Muktinath Yatra from Gorakhpur and from Kathmandu?
In our Gorakhpur – Muktinath package we provide the entire journey by road. And in our Kathmandu – Muktinath package we provide flight tickets for Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara.
What is the chance of flight cancellation if I travel to Jomsom by flight from Pokhara?
Usually, Pokhara – Jomsom flight gets canceled very often because of the bad weather.
What is the minimum group size required to travel to Muktinath?
Our minimum group size is 6 from the Gorakhpur-Muktinath package. And 1 from Kathmandu – Muktinath package. But you can customize it anytime based on your requirement and we will provide you the service irrespective of group size.
I will want you to make a package as per my choice. Is it possible?
Yes, you can. Please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your requirement and we will make it possible for you.