Muktinath Tour

Muktinath Tour
Package Muktinath Tour
Duration 6N/7D
Price Rs. /person
Group Size N/A
Difficulty Level Difficult
Seasons March to May and September to November

Muktinath is a sacred site for both Hindus and Buddhists located in the Mustang district of Nepal. The site is situated at an altitude of 3,710 meters and is accessible via a 24 km trek from Jomsom or by helicopter. The trek to Muktinath is a popular pilgrimage route, and the site attracts visitors from all over the world. Muktinath is famous for its temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and contains 108 brass faucets that pour out icy-cold water. The water is believed to have medicinal properties and is said to cleanse the sins of those who bathe in it. The site is also home to several other temples and monasteries, including a monastery believed to have been built by Guru Rinpoche, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. The stunning views of the Himalayas and the surrounding landscapes make the trek to Muktinath a rewarding and unforgettable experience.

The best time to visit Muktinath is during the spring and autumn seasons. The months of March to May and September to November have moderate temperatures and clear skies, making for ideal trekking conditions. During these months, the weather is generally dry and the views of the surrounding mountains are spectacular.

In the spring season, the rhododendron forests around Muktinath are in full bloom, creating a beautiful and colorful landscape. The autumn season is also a good time to visit as the monsoon rains have subsided, and the skies are clear and blue.

It is important to note that Muktinath is located at a high altitude, and temperatures can drop significantly during the winter months (December to February). During this time, the trek to Muktinath can be difficult due to snow and icy conditions. Similarly, during the monsoon season (June to August), heavy rain can cause landslides and make the trekking routes impassable.

Overall, the best time to visit Muktinath is during the spring and autumn months for the best trekking experience and weather conditions.

A visit to Muktinath offers a range of highlights for travelers. Here are some of the top highlights of a Muktinath tour:

  1. The Muktinath Temple: This is the main attraction of the region and is one of the most sacred places for both Hindus and Buddhists. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and features 108 brass faucets that pour out icy-cold water, which is said to have healing properties.

  2. Trekking: Muktinath is located in the Annapurna region, which is a popular trekking destination in Nepal. The trek from Jomsom to Muktinath offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Dhaulagiri and Annapurna.

  3. Monasteries: The Muktinath region is home to several monasteries, including the Muktinath monastery, which is believed to have been built by Guru Rinpoche, the founder of Tibetan Buddhism. These monasteries are important pilgrimage sites for Buddhists.

  4. Scenic beauty: The region around Muktinath is incredibly scenic, with snow-capped mountains, lush forests, and traditional villages. The Kali Gandaki River, which flows through the region, is also a highlight for many travelers.

  5. Local culture: The Muktinath region is home to several ethnic communities, including the Thakali and Gurung people. Visitors can experience their unique cultures, traditions, and cuisines during their visit.

Overall, a Muktinath tour offers a blend of religious, cultural, and natural highlights, making it a memorable and rewarding experience for travelers


  • Day 1:

    Arrival in Kathmandu

    Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be met by a tour representative who will transfer you to your hotel. You will have the rest of the day to explore the city at your leisure.
  • Day 2:

    Fly to Pokhara

    After breakfast, you will fly to Pokhara, where you will spend the night.
  • Day 3:

    Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni

    After an early breakfast, you will fly to Jomsom and begin your trek to Kagbeni. You will trek along the Kali Gandaki River, passing through several traditional villages.
  • Day 4:

    Trek to Muktinath

    Today, you will trek to Muktinath, stopping at several monasteries and temples along the way.
  • Day 5:

    Explore Muktinath and return to Jomsom

    You will spend the day exploring Muktinath and visiting the temple and other sacred sites. In the afternoon, you will trek back to Jomsom.
  • Day 6:

    Fly to Pokhara

    After breakfast, you will fly back to Pokhara and spend the rest of the day exploring the city.
  • Day 7:

    Return to Kathmandu

    After breakfast, you will be driven back to Kathmandu and transferred to the airport for your departure flight.


  • Airport transfers
  • Domestic flights (or bus transportation)
  • Accommodation (budget to luxury options available)
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • English-speaking guide
  • Trekking permits
  • Entrance fees to temples and monasteries
  • All applicable taxes


  • International airfare
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses (such as drinks, snacks, and souvenirs)
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Extra activities (such as hot springs, horse riding, or mountain biking)

1Do I need a permit to visit Muktinath?
Yes, you will need to obtain a trekking permit to visit Muktinath. There are several different permits available, including the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) permit. Your tour operator can help you obtain the necessary permits.
2What should I pack for a Muktinath tour?
You should pack appropriate clothing for both warm and cold weather, including layers, comfortable walking shoes, a sun hat, sunscreen, a first-aid kit, and a camera. It's also a good idea to bring a reusable water bottle, as bottled water can be expensive and create unnecessary plastic waste.
3Is it safe to visit Muktinath?
Yes, it is generally safe to visit Muktinath, provided that you take the necessary precautions and follow the guidance of your tour operator or guide. It's always a good idea to consult with your doctor before embarking on any travel to ensure that you are up to date with any necessary vaccinations or medications.

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