Pashupatinath and Muktinath Tour

    Pashupatinath and Muktinath Tour Highlights
    • Pashupatinath Temple and other major attraction in kathmaKathmanduy 
    • Visit Manakamana temple by cable car on the way to Pokhara from Kathmandu 
    • Muktinath temple, bath at 108 holy taps and perform special worship 
    • Visit major touristic attraction in Pokhara including some temples 
    • Himalayan views from Pokhara, Jomsom and Muktinath

    6 Days Pashupatinath and Muktianth Yatra tour is within Kathmandu, Pokhara city and Muktinath that is including visit some more temples and tourist attraction. Tour starts from Kathmandu Nepal. First evening involve in Pashupatinath temple for Pashupatinath Aarati. Visit Manakamana temple by cable car riding while driving in between Kathmandu Pokhara. Next morning earlier flight from Pokhara to Jomsom which is 15 minutes scenic Himalayan flight. Another 3 hours driving journey with local jeep crossing Kagbeni village reach at Muktinath temple. Muktinath located at base of Annapurna Himalayan range in the altitude of 3,800 miters. 108 holy taps around the temple is to take holy bath that believe to wash sins done in whole life.

    Pashupatinath is one of the holiest and religious temple located in Kathmandu Nepal. Lord Pashupatinath is the supreme God in Hindusm. The richly ornamented pagoda temple is the sacred Lingam or holy symbol of Lord Shiva. Thousand of peoples attend for special performing during major festivals like Mahashivaratri, Bala Chaturdashi and Teej. Muktinath is one of the Shakti Peeth out of 51 others. Muktianth is common holy place for Hindu, Buddhist and Jain pilgrimages. Hindu peoples also believe that reaching there and perform special puja in the name of dead family member, they go to heaven.

    One full day sightseeing in Pokhara cover major attractions. Bindabasini Temple, David falls, Gupteswor Mahadev, boating at Fewa Lake and visit Tal Barahi temple. Fly back to Kathmandu and involve sightseeing in Kathmandu. Pashupatinath Temple, Gujeswori, Bauddhanath and Jalanarayan. Peoples also can combine this tour with Lumbini - The birth place of Buddha, Janakpur – The birth place of Janaki.

    Pashupatinath and Muktinath Tour Itinerary
    • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel 1350m. Overnight at Hotel
    • Day 02:Drive to Pokhara. En-route visit Manakamana Temple by cable car. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara 720m
    • Day 03:Fly to Jomsom and drive to Muktinath temple 3,800m. Drive back to Jomsom 2,700m for Overnight
    • Day 04:Fly back to Pokhara. Sightseeing and Overnight at Hotel
    • Day 05:Fly back to Kathmandu. Sightseeing and Overnight at hotel
    • Day 06:Departure
    • Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel 1350m. Overnight at Hotel

      Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport of Kathmandu. A representative from Nepal Highland Treks pickup and transfer to Hotel. Evening Aarti tour to Pashupatinath temple. Dinner and Overnight at Hotel 

    • Day 02:Drive to Pokhara. En-route visit Manakamana Temple by cable car. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara 720m

      After your breakfast in Kathmandu, start driving toward Pokhara. Reah at Mata Manakamana temple on the route by cable car. Take your lunch and continue drive to Pokhara. Pokhara is natural city of Nepal surrounded by Himalayas, Beautiful lakes and green hills. Dinner and overnight 

    • Day 03:Fly to Jomsom and drive to Muktinath temple 3,800m. Drive back to Jomsom 2,700m for Overnight

      Early in the morning drive to Pohara airport for your flight to Jomsom airport. it is only 15 minutes flight at early in the morning. Take local jeep drive from Jomsom to Muktinath. It is 3 hours driving one way till the temple. Walking about 20 minutes from Jeep station to Temple. There is option to take local horse or local motorbike to and from Jeep station. Drive back again to Jomosm after special ritual at Muktinath temple. Lunch en-route, Dinner at Jomsom and Overnight. 

    • Day 04:Fly back to Pokhara. Sightseeing and Overnight at Hotel

      Early in the morning, fly back to Pokhara from Jomsom. check in hotel and take breakfast. Start sightseeing with our guide in Pokhara. Boating at Fewa Lake, Visit Talbarahi temple, Davi falls, Gupteswor Mahadev and Bindabasini temple. Come back to hotel, Dinner and Overnight. 

    • Day 05:Fly back to Kathmandu. Sightseeing and Overnight at hotel

      After your breakfast in Pokhara hotel, fly back to Kathmandu and check in Hotel. Afternoon sightseeing at Jalanarayam Temple, Gujeswori Temple, Pashupatinath Temple and Bauddhanath stupa. come back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight 

    • Day 06:Departure

      Till departure time, you can be free for shopping around. It is important to reach at international airport before 3 hours from your original flight time. Representative from Nepal Highland Treks assist you up to outside of Airport. 

    Cost Details
    • Arrival and departure arrangement
    • Accommodation of 3 star category hotels in Kathmandu and in Pokhara, twin sharing rooms
    • Accommodation in Jomsom twin sharing in local guest house
    • Comfortable private transpiration
    • Reserve local jeep at Jomsom – Muktinath – Jomsom sector
    • All veg foods in entire trip
    • Entrance fees of Jomsom
    • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and in Pokhara as per itinerary with entrance fees
    • English and Hindi speaking guide
    • Flight ticket of Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara – Kathmandu
    • Cable car fees of Manakamana
    • Personal expenses
    • Extra activities
    • Bar bills, communication expenses    
    • Extra bills from Hotel 
    • Any tipping 
    Useful Information

    Tour cost for Pashupatinath and Muktinath tour package 

    Cost is depends on group size and the hotel category. We normally designing this package with three star category hotels. To make confirtable journey, we are including flights in the sector of Jomsom and Pokhara Kathmandu. Tour package cost have option to reduce by using transportation instead of flight and using below three star hotels. Tour also have option to use four or five star hotel in Kathmandu and in Pokhara. This package have optional services as per clietns wishes. Tour cost normally comes comfirtable with the group size of 5 peoples and above. But the tour can be run with any number of participants.

    Best time

    The best time for this tour is months of March till May and October November. During these month weather is warm and sunny. Clear weather and regular flight is in operation. Good weather in Muktinath region with scenic mountain views. Visit Pashupatinath of Kathmandu is any month suitable. Month of June till September mid is rainy months so that flight of Jomsom may disturb or cancel for several days. In this case, we have to manage road trip which is 2 days driving trip from to Pokhara to reach Muktinath temple. Month of December is still good month with starting of cold in the region. Jan and Feb month is still possible to reach Muktinath with proper warm clothes.    

    Altitude sickness in Muktinath

    Muktinath is in the altitude of 3800 meters. Peoples who are from zero altitude and does not have previous experience of being in the land of high altitude, may face altitude sickness in Muktinath. In this tour, we have shedule being in Muktinath is very short time, so that in the case of altitude sickness immediately driving down to Jomsom helps to skip more seriousness from it. It is very rare to make imergency evacuation due to altitude sickness but it can arrange immediately down to lower altitude or helicopter flight to Pokhara.  

    Packing list for Pashupatinath and Muktinath tour 

    You do not need to bring much things since there are only 2 days spending in Jomsom Muktinath area. It depends which month you are travelling. Temperature in Muktinath Jomsom feels cold in every months of the year so that you are suggest to bring one pair light warm clothes during this tour. If you are planning to travel in the rainy months, a raincoat or umbrela most to bring. Travelling in the winter month (December to Feb) most bring warm clothes. The minimum temperature goes minus in the month of December till Feb.  
    - One pair light warm clothes 
    - Good warm clothes during the tour in Dec-Feb
    - Good rain-coat or umbrela travelling in rainy season (Jun - Sep) 
    - Simple shoes (No need to bring hiking shoes special) 
    - Small Day bag to keep your entire goods

    Skip Jomsom flight for Muktinath Tour 

    If you do not want to take Jomsom flight or want to skip Jomsom flight, the driving tour is the option. Taking flight tour is 2 days plan and driving tour is also 2 days plan. Drive from Pokhara reaches Muktinath village to overnight. It is about 8 hours driving journey. Road condition is comparetevly well now a days. Second day of driving tour is till Pokhara after Muktinath temple visit. Muktinath temple main door opens from eary morning so that we can finish darshan of the temple before breakfast and start driving back on time reaching pokhara till evening. The cost of driving in less than the flight if you are group of more than 2 persons. Driving tour to Muktinath is also the opportunities to visit local villages on the way, enjoy the different scenic views.  

    Pashupatinath and Muktinath Tour FAQs

    • Aarati at Pashupatinath temple starts at 6 pm every evening. This is a ritual that allows everyone to be a part of it and creates an environment of union of God and the devotees. The location of Pashupatinath Aarati is at bank of Bagmati River closed to the main temple of Pashupatinath. It was established as a regular tradition since the year 2006. Aarati has been a regular practice captivating thousands of people every year. Aarati is considered as the highest form of prayer Lord. In Hindu religion, Aarati has been given most value. A Bhajan is considered more valuable than a song; prayer is considered more sacred than Bhajan; and finally Aarati is considered most important of them all. Since the Aarati is in open place, everyone can sit and enjoy the moments. It is about one and half hour ritual. 

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