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Muktinath Tour

Do you have the want to engage yourself in a holy trip that will help you cleanse your soul? The most favored Muktinath tour is your choice in such a case. Either with friends or family, this tour is suited to all groups as it is not only religiously fulfilling but also the trip that will make you spellbound. Pack your bags and join Nepal Big Mountain for a tour you will never forget.

Group size: 2-12 Max-Altitude: 3800 m
Destination: Nepal Fitness level: Low 
Arrival on: Kathmandu Departure from: Kathmandu
Meals: Welcome Dinner and Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Accommodation: 3 – Star Hotels During a City Tour

Trip Introduction

Muktinath happens to be the holiest place for the Hindu people. However, it amazes people of various religions all around the world. This is the temple that will make you soothe yourself with the fulfillment of your spiritual needs.

Nepal Big Mountain has always considered its customer’s viewpoint while making any packages. Muktinath tour is one of the most loved packages of all time. With Nepal Big Mountain by your side, you have the power to customize your trips as well as the facilities that you require. You have the best service in your hands and the guides that will provide you the necessary directions and information about the place.

The trip will require you to travel through two domestic flights. Jomsom is the place where you will interact with various Thakali people. It has the coverage of a lower Mustang that is a famous travel destination.

In addition to this, you have the opportunity to set your vision on the Pokhara city of Nepal, which has an increasing number of tourists each year. Analyzing the beauty of the city, you can also be engaged in boating in the serene lake of the Fewa. The sunset striking in the Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Manaslu, and various other Himalayan Ranges will make your heart melt.

Reaching the Muktinath temple, there are lots you need to cover. The background itself will give you a religious feeling. There you can take a bath in the “Muktidhara” which has 108 water sprouts. It is believed that the bath in all the sprouts in one walk will cleanse your sins. You can then move forward to the Jwaladevi temple to warm yourself up in the ever-burning flame. It is surely amazing how the fire keeps burning. You can join your hands to the holy gods and say your prayers for gaining salvation.
Give yourself the best treat of your holiday.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (Altitude 1400 m)

Nepal Big Mountain Travel believes in persistence and belongingness. On day 1, arrival day, a representative in formal attire with garlands (Mala) and traditional Buddhist ceremonial scarf (Khata) will welcome you. This is a traditional welcoming gesture of Nepalese. The representative will guide you to the hotel. You can wander around the streets of Thamel and explore shops during the late afternoon. Then, a cultural dinner is presented overnight at 3 – star hotel in Kathmandu or a similar class.

Major attractions:
• Unique and traditional welcome
• Welcome dinner- traditional Nepali cuisine
• Wander around the streets of Thamel
• Explore shops during the late afternoon
• Traditional thankas and art crafts around the area

Included meals:

Day 2: Drive to Pokhara (5-6 hrs)

New daylight begins the day and you devour your breakfast early in the morning. Then, you go on an interesting long drive of 5-6 hours to Pokhara from Kathmandu. You will engage in observing the beauty of Pokhara passing through Himalayan Rivers – Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti. The high current of the rivers offers you a prospect of rafting which can be your next possible destination of another package we offer. During the afternoon, you can go boating in Fewa Lake. You observe the panoramic view of Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu ranges. In the evening, you can see the pleasant view of the sunset as well and capture the moment in your camera. You stay the night at a tourist standard hotel in Pokhara.

Major attractions:
• The magnificent sight of high current Himalayan Rivers- Trishuli, Marsyangdi, and Seti
• You can go boating in Fewa Lake
• Observe the panoramic view of Macchapuchre, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu ranges
• Set your eyes at the pleasant view of the sunset
• Capture the beautiful scenery in your camera for future reference

Included meals:

Day 3: Fly Pokhara - Jomsom, drive Muktinath (20min flight, 2-3 hrs drive)

Early in the morning, you take a domestic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom of 20-25 minutes enjoying the landscapes from above. You then move forward to the jeep stand and take a jeep ride to the holy temple Muktinath. In 2-3 hours ride, you will reach the place with the awesome views of the gorges of Gandaki River, various sacred monasteries and Kagbeni. Walking a little, you can enter the temple where you will be mesmerized by the religious environment. You will come across the “Muktidhara”, which has 108 water sprouts. It is believed that it is the holy water that cleanses all your sins. You can then go for the Jwalamai temple where the ever-burning flame will stun you as well as warm you in the cold. Joining hands to ode the gods, you will find your soul fulfilled spiritually. Then, you return back to Jomsom and stay at a hotel.

Main attractions:
• Awesome views of the gorges of Gandaki River, various sacred monasteries and Kagbeni
• Be mesmerized by the religious environment
• Come across the “Muktidhara”, which has 108 water sprouts
• Go for the Jwalamai temple where the ever-burning flame will stun you as well as warm you in the cold
• Find your soul fulfilled spiritually

Included meals:

Day 4: Fly back Jomsom - Pokhara, drive back Kathmandu (20min flight and 5-6 hrs ride)

Today, you wake up in the morning and have a warm breakfast. Then, you take a domestic flight back to Pokhara of about 20-25 minutes. After the flight, you will rest a little in Pokhara and then go for a ride back to the capital. You will engage yourself with the views of terrace farming, flowing streams, trees, and fresh air. You can even take a nap in the vehicle to drain out your tiredness. After reaching Kathmandu, you can stroll on the streets of Thamel to shop a souvenir and then go to devour your final cultural cuisine. You stay the night at a 3-star hotel or of a similar class in Kathmandu.

Main attractions:
• Engage yourself with the views of terrace farming, flowing streams, trees, and fresh air
• Take a nap in the vehicle to drain out your tiredness
• Stroll on the streets of Thamel to shop a souvenir
• Devour your final cultural cuisine
• Prepare for your departure tomorrow and rest for the day

Included meals:

Day 5: Departure

You have breakfast early in the morning. With the conclusion of the necessary steps for departure, a representative of Nepal Big Mountain Travel will drop you to Tribhuvan International Airport. Nepal Big Mountain expects a happy customer to travel again.

Major attractions:
• Departure day
• Concluding breakfast early in the morning
• A representative of Nepal Big Mountain Travel will see you off to Tribhuvan International Airport
• You are associated with your calmed self before you return to your daily life.
• Gain tranquility by rejuvenation and salvation through the fulfilling tour.

Included meals:

Important Note

Nepal Big Mountain Travel prioritizes your safety first. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Weather conditions, health conditions of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required. The availability of guides depends on the high seasons. In any case, specified guides are unavailable, Nepal Big Mountain provides an English guide for your meaningful travel.

Included in the Cost

  • Experienced English/Chinese/Spanish/Hindi speaking tour guide
  • Guide fees, government taxes and office service charges
  • Welcome dinner – Nepali cultural cuisine with a cultural dance performance
  • All entrance fees
  • Sim Card
  • Airport pickups, transfers to hotel and drops in a private vehicle
  • All transportation charges as mentioned in the itinerary
  • One bottle of mineral water daily during a city tour
  • All accommodations throughout the journey in twin sharing basis
  • Domestic Flight ticket
  • General first aid kits
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and Pokhara

Not Included in the Cost

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips (Tipping is expected)
  • All other services not included in the itinerary
  • Any kind of insurance
  • Extra Food and Beverages
  • Optional: USD 25 per person per day for the provision of lunch and dinner in city tours

The Trekking Group

Accommodations

You stay at 3 – Star hotel in all cities and teahouses throughout the tour. All accommodations are on a twin-sharing basis. After the tour, you can take a hot water bath in the hotel and recreate yourself for the amazing tour that awaits you the next day. Activities may include relaxing in your cozy rooms, enjoying a drink in the bar with your new travel friends and exploring the unique service every hotel provides. The stay in teahouses will be in a calm and cozy lodges with Wi-Fi so that you can watch YouTube vlogs and other sites of your choice. The bakery is the attraction of teahouses where you can choose from various sweet dishes. You can feel the natural beauty of the place through the serene hotel in a quiet environment away from the city pollution. You can upgrade your room and hotel with a reasonable extra charge. However, it might be difficult to find a single room at higher elevations.

Meals

The meals also provide you a slight pinch of the cultural taste. It comprises of welcome dinner and breakfast. Firstly, welcome embraces the refreshments after you reach the arrival destination, Kathmandu. Secondly, you can enjoy the traditional Nepali cuisine that is a blend of rice, lentils, vegetables, and pickle. We respect and provide the choice of vegetarian or non-vegetarian food. Lastly, breakfast consists of organic tea or fresh plump of organic fruits. You are given a choice of a range of bakeries and cookies. Breakfasts are only provided in the city tours.

The trip excludes lunch and dinner so that you can explore the multiple choices of cuisines in Nepal without being bound by the travel agency. However, you can choose meals according to your preferences excluding the provision at your own expense. Nepal Big Mountain also provides a provision of lunch and dinner for the minimum amount of extra USD 25 per person per day for city tours.

Physical Condition & Experience Requirements

Any interested aspirant can join the trip since it includes a short distance walk only. There is maximum convenience for the people who travel. The main pros of this trip are that it is suitable for any being who is an enthusiast in the tour for a meaningful travel. However, the traveler must specify any kind of sickness, diseases or phobias before the trip because Nepal Big Mountain believes every traveler needs to be under perfect care and guidance to enjoy the trip with the best convenience possible. All types of children, youngsters, adults, and elders are welcomed with open arms. In spite of this, the children and elders are to be under the guidance of their guardians.

Best Time to Travel

The sacredness of the Muktinath temple is always open for its visitors. As a travel agency, Nepal Big Mountain seeks the happiness of its customers. Hence, it is suggested that you travel in the months of March-May or from October- September when the weather favors you. Any other months are also equally satisfying for travel. However, you will have to deal with the cold weather during November- February or the rainy season from June- September. The suggested seasons will be the time of spring, which fills in the amount of energy you require to gain the maximum out of your favorite tour.

Additional Information

You will be able to view the world’s tenth highest peak, Annapurna during the trip. This trip will provide you with the opportunity to visit the promising city of Nepal, Pokhara. Altogether, this is a trip of 5 days and 4 nights. However, if you are interested in customized trips, contact us. You can get some concessions for a group booking. Please contact Nepal Big Mountain for the group rates via email to info@nbmtravel.com. Any kind of health condition that may have a negative effect on the traveler must be specified at an earlier stage before booking. Pack yourselves some warm clothes to fight with the cold weather. Tips are also expected from the traveler if the tour guides show satisfactory performance.