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.
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.