Trip can also run by picking up you from Nepal India boarder side. It can from Gorakhpur, Birjung or any other boarder. Our itinerary is ideal one; it can be changed as per client’s interest. You also can choose another trip plan for Muktinath Tour. Muktiath Tour by Helicopter or Tour by Flight.
6 nights 7 days Muktianth Tour by Road is comfortable tour plan including Pashupatinath in Kathmandu, Mata Manakamana temple by cable car, visiting Pokhara and reach at Muktinath temple. Entire trip is driving with comfortable jeep. Our tour plan is starting from Kathmandu. Reach at natural city Pokhara, Natural hot spring in Tatopani, stunning mountain views from Pokhara, Jomsom, Muktinath, special darsan of Muktinath temple, exploration of scenic landscape of lower Mustang. Nepal Highland Treks can make trip itinerary customize and start the tour either from Pokhara or from any boarder of Nepal India. Tour package is specially focused for Indian pilgrimage but it is also suitable for Nepalese and other nationalities. We provide pure vegetarian foods in entire tour. Serve twin sharing accommodation, comfortable vehicle and friendly, helpful Hindi and English speaking Nepali guide.
Pashupatinath Temple: Muktinath Tour by road includes special darsan at Pashupatinath Temple. Pashupatinath temple is one of the sacred Hindu temple located on bank of Bagmati River in Kathmandu. The twelve Jotirlinga in India are the body and Jotirlinga at Pashupatinath Nepal is the head over this body. Temple is dedicated to God Shiva. Bagmati is sacred river which meets another holy river Gangas. Bank of the river have crimination areas. Peoples want to die at Pashupatinath to take another birth as Human. The main temple of Pashupatinath is building with a bunk roof and golden spire. It is a cubic construction with four main doors, all covered with silver sheets. The two-storied roof is made from copper and is covered with gold. This richly decorated temple with wooden sculptures is believed to make wishes come true. One of the most astonishing decorations of the temple is the huge golden statue of Nandi - Shiva’s bull. Hundreds of other small temples with Hindu architectures are around the main temple. The temple complex is on UNESCO World Heritage Sites list since 1979.
Mata Manakamana Temple lies in the middle way of Kathmandu Pokhara. Temple is wish fulfilled goddess of devi Mankamana which is Hindu goddess Bhagawati, an incarnation or goddess Parvathi. Manakamana originates from two worlds, Mana meaning heart and Kamana meaning wish. Goddess Manakamana is wish fulfill for those who worship her. Temple reach bu cable car from Kurintar.
Muktinath Temple located at altitude of 3,800 miters inside Annapurna conservation area at the bottom of Thorong La Himalayan range. Muktinath is as Mukti Chhetra which literally means the place of liberation or Moksha. Muktinath is one of the 51 Shakti Pithas. The Shakti of Muktinath Shrine is addressed as "Gandaki Chandi", and the "Bhairava" as "Chakrapani". Sati Devi's temple on the forehead is believed to have fallen here. It is considered to be one of the holiest places of pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists. It has 108 water springs and this number carries great significance in Hindu philosophy. Devotees take bath in those taps and 2 other ponds in front of Muktinath temple.
Day 01:Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu (1350m). Overnight at Hotel
Day 02:Drive to Tatopani from Kathmandu (330km - 10 Hours) . Overnight at local tea house
Day 03:Drive to Muktinath (80km - 7 Hours). Overnight at local tea house
Day 04:Drive back to Pokhara (209 km - 10 Hours). Overnight at Hotel
Day 05:Sightseeing in Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu via Manakamana temple. Overnight at Hotel
Day 06:Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel
The benefit of Muktinath tour by road
Kathmandu to Muktinath is about 375 kilometer one way. It reached with 2 days of driving with 4wheel jeep. About 300 kilometers road is good and well paved. Rest of 75 kilometer is rough mountain road after Beni. It is also under construction. This is going to be one of the highways till the Tibet border through Lomanthang Upper Mustang.
There is benefit driving tour to Muktinath. First benefit is to save your money by skipping expensive domestic flights of Pokhara Jomsom. Another major benefit is to stay away from flight cancellation of this sector. Pokhara Jomsom flights frequently get canceled due to bad weather in Jomsom or Pokhara. Flights operated only at morning time.
Accept the above reasons, there are other benefits of Muktinath tour by road. You can include visiting many other interesting places on the way to driving. Some of those are as below.
Day 1Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu (1350m). Overnight at Hotel Representation from Nepal Highland Treks pick up you from Airport and transfer to Hotel. Evening Aarati tour to Pashupatinath temple and visit Gujeswori temple too. come back to hotel and talk about your trip.
Day 2Drive to Tatopani from Kathmandu (330km - 10 Hours) . Overnight at local tea house We srat very early drive after your breakfast in Hotel. it is 5/6 hours driving to Pokhara. Another 3 hours drive reach at Beni and meet rough road toward Muktianth. From Beni, it is another 2 hours drive in rough road to reach Tatopani. Taking bath at Natural hot spring here in Tatopani.
Day 3Drive to Muktinath (80km - 7 Hours). Overnight at local tea house After your breakfast, start driving to Muktainth (3,800m). Cross several local villages like, Kalopani, Ghasa, Marpha, Jomsom. reach at Muktinath temple and spend your time. come down to tea house and overnight. You can enjoy view of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri himalayan range.
Day 4Drive back to Pokhara (209 km - 10 Hours). Overnight at Hotel Start driving from early in the morning. it is all the way downhill with same route. Have enough time for your lunch, Photo break. By late evening reach at Pokhara and transfer to Hotel. Dinner and Overnight
Day 5Sightseeing in Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu via Manakamana temple. Overnight at Hotel After your breakfast in Hotel, Sightseeing in major attraction in Pokhara. Boating at Fewa Lake, visit Tal Barahi temple, Gupteswor Mahadev Cave, David falls and Bindabasini temple. Late morning, start driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu. Visit Mata Manakamana temple on the way. Reach Kathadu at night. Dinner and overnight at Hotel
Day 6Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel From late morning, start sightseeing in Kathmandu. Swoyambhunath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Squire. Half day free for shopping and walking around.
Day 7Departure Drop you to International airport for your final departure