Muktinath Pilgrimage tour - 9 Days

Jomsom reveals Nepal’s most spectacular landscape diversity. Jomsom, a part of the Annapurna region is among the most popular trekking destination in Nepal. Muktinath Pilgrimage tour One of the famous Nepal tour package among Hindu and Buddhist, Muktinath tour is a very popular pilgrimage tour in the Annapurna Conservation Area of Nepal. The word “Muktinath” is from two words “Mukti” and “Nath” which means “Salvation or Nirvana” and “God or Master” respectively.

All thought, The high mountains and deep valleys that encircle the giant. Annapurna massif homes people of various terrain and culture as a subtropical jungle to dry landscape that resembles the Tibetan Plateau.

The flight to Jomsom from Pokhara offers a close-up view of the Himalayan Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. The trek starts at Jomsom and takes us to Muktinath-a Hindu & Buddhist shrines. In Muktinath, we get to explores their culture and rituals and Trek down the Natural hot spring to witness the best sunrise view from poon hill.

In conclusion, trekking through the Kali Gandaki River Gorge. The world’s deepest George is a blessing in itself. Muktinath is the ideal spot to find fossilized ammonites called Shaligram; which are found in the upper reaches of Kali Gandaki. Muktinath Pilgrimage tour is the famous tour in Annapurna Region.

Highlights:
•Scenic drive/ flight to and from Pokhara and Jomsom
•Stay at the local tea house where you can experience a home-like environment and witness various cultures
•Panoramic view of Mt Annapurna range and Mt Dhaulagiri,
•Witness the diverse topography of Nepal that ranges from sub-tropical and tropical vegetation in the lower region to deserted land in Mustang.
•Walking through the beautiful rhododendron and pine forest
•Visit Ghandruk village and Gurung museum
•Witness beautiful sunrise view from Poon Hill

Where to meet:
We will meet in TIA as soon as you land in Kathmandu.

Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport, our representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to a hotel. Later on, we will provide a short briefing of the journey which is followed by a welcome dinner.
Day 02: City Tour
Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital is a home for different cultural heritages and traditional spots. During your stay at Kathmandu, we will visit Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath. Pashupatinath is a famous Hindu pilgrimage which is the temple of Lord Shiva while Bouddhanath is the biggest monastery in Nepal.
Rest of the day can be spent shopping around Thamel and preparing for the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (1400m)
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara along the Trishuli River takes about 6/7 hours. During the journey, you can enjoy the view of suspension bridges above the Rivers, hills in the opposite side and few settlements along the highway. If we have enough time, we explore the Phewa Lake at Lakeside, Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara
Day 04: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (2804m) 4 to 5 hours
Early morning, we will fly to Pokhara, which is a scenic flight of about 25 minutes. Then we start our trek along the deserted landscape that lead us to Kagbeni. The trek is about 4 to 5 hours. Overnight in Kagbeni
Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni(2804m) to Muktinath (3710m) 6 hours
Early morning, our trail will commence from Kagbeni. Our trail moves along the bank of Kali Gandaki river. On the way, we encounter beautiful scenery as we walk on a steep path from Kagbeni to Khingar. Before we reach Jarkot, our trail climbs through a desert landscape and then to Muktinath. Overnight in Muktinath
Day 06: Trek from Muktinath (3710m) to Jomsom (2710m) 6 hours
Muktinath is a famous pilgrims place for both Buddhist and Hindu religion. In the morning, we will visit Muktinath temple and enjoy the short tour around the temple. Over there, we can witness the Tibetan traders and sadhus from south India. Then after, we will step back from Jomsom and enjoy the beautiful view of Mt. Dhaulagiri. Overnight in Jomsom
Day 07: Fly from Jomsom (2710m) to Pokhara
Today, we have a short flight (about 25 mins) from Jomsom to Pokhara. During the flight, we will experience the stunning scenery of the mountain as the plane passes between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountains. After landing in Pokhara we will visit beautiful places and do activities like boating in Fewa Lake and roaming in Lakeside. Overnight in Pokhara
Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
After early breakfast, it’s the time to leave Pokhara. We will take a tourist bus to Kathmandu where we can enjoy the beautiful views of terraced hills and Rivers on the way. After reaching Kathmandu we can either take rest or do some shopping around Thamel. Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 09: Final Departure

Trip Includes:
• Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
• twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
• One full-day guided city tour by private vehicle in Kathmandu
• Trekking permits like TIMS card and Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ANCAP)
• Transportation by Tourist Bus
• Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), during the trek
• Accommodation during the trek (Lodge/Tea House)
• Safe drinking water (Medicated), during the trek
• Seasonal fresh fruits (during the trek only) after dinner.
• Government-licensed, experienced, knowledgeable, well-trained, English-speaking guide and his entire expenses
• Farewell dinner.
• Porter and his entire expenses (One porter for every 2 trekkers)
• Insurance of Guide and Porter
• All required Government and local taxes
• Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
• First Aid service (Basic)

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport, our representative will welcome you at the airport and transfer you to a hotel. Later on, we will provide a short briefing of the journey which is followed by a welcome dinner.

Day 2
Day 02: City Tour

Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital is a home for different cultural heritages and traditional spots. During your stay at Kathmandu, we will visit Pashupatinath and Bouddhanath. Pashupatinath is a famous Hindu pilgrimage which is the temple of Lord Shiva while Bouddhanath is the biggest monastery in Nepal.

Rest of the day can be spent shopping around Thamel and preparing for the trek. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 3
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (1400m)

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara along the Trishuli River takes about 6/7 hours. During the journey, you can enjoy the view of suspension bridges above the Rivers, hills in the opposite side and few settlements along the highway. If we have enough time, we explore the Phewa Lake at Lakeside, Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara

Day 4
Day 04: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (2804m) 4 to 5 hours

Early morning, we will fly to Pokhara, which is a scenic flight of about 25 minutes. Then we start our trek along the deserted landscape that lead us to Kagbeni. The trek is about 4 to 5 hours. Overnight in Kagbeni

Day 5
Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni(2804m) to Muktinath (3710m) 6 hours

Early morning, our trail will commence from Kagbeni. Our trail moves along the bank of Kali Gandaki river. On the way, we encounter beautiful scenery as we walk on a steep path from Kagbeni to Khingar. Before we reach Jarkot, our trail climbs through a desert landscape and then to Muktinath. Overnight in Muktinath

Day 6
Day 06: Trek from Muktinath (3710m) to Jomsom (2710m) 6 hours

Muktinath is a famous pilgrims place for both Buddhist and Hindu religion. In the morning, we will visit Muktinath temple and enjoy the short tour around the temple. Over there, we can witness the Tibetan traders and sadhus from south India. Then after, we will step back from Jomsom and enjoy the beautiful view of Mt. Dhaulagiri. Overnight in Jomsom

Day 7
Day 07: Fly from Jomsom (2710m) to Pokhara

Today, we have a short flight (about 25 mins) from Jomsom to Pokhara. During the flight, we will experience the stunning scenery of the mountain as the plane passes between Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountains. After landing in Pokhara we will visit beautiful places and do activities like boating in Fewa Lake and roaming in Lakeside. Overnight in Pokhara

Day 8
Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu

After early breakfast, it’s the time to leave Pokhara. We will take a tourist bus to Kathmandu where we can enjoy the beautiful views of terraced hills and Rivers on the way. After reaching Kathmandu we can either take rest or do some shopping around Thamel. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 9
Day 09: Final Departure

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
  • twin sharing accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
  • One full-day guided city tour by private vehicle in Kathmandu
  • Trekking permits like TIMS card and Annapurna Conservation Area Entry Permit (ANCAP)
  • Transportation by Tourist Bus
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), during the trek
  • Accommodation during the trek (Lodge/Tea House)
  • Safe drinking water (Medicated), during the trek
  • Seasonal fresh fruits (during the trek only) after dinner.
  • Government-licensed, experienced, knowledgeable, well-trained, English-speaking guide and his entire expenses
  • Farewell dinner.
  • Porter and his entire expenses (One porter for every 2 trekkers)
  • Insurance of Guide and Porter
  • All required Government and local taxes
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • First Aid service (Basic)

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Meals in the city (Kathmandu/Pokhara) except breakfast and above-mentioned special dinner
  • Any kinds of hot/cold drinks during the trek
  • Wi-Fi, hot showers, battery charging services during the trek
  • Monument entrance fees during the city tour in Kathmandu (It cost about USD26 per person)
  • Your personal nature expenses like, mineral water, soft and alcoholic beverages, snacks, extra meal, etc.
  • Extra night accommodation in the city in- case of early arrival, late departure or early return from a trip (cause of any reason) out of planned itinerary,
  • Travel insurance that covers trip cancelation and Helicopter evacuation higher than 4000 meters
  • Tips (As an appreciation) and any other extending trips and accommodation.

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Trip Facts

  • Upper Mustang
  • 9 days
  • Teahouse (Lodge) during trek & hotels at Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Moderate
  • Pokhara
  • Pokhara
  • 3710m
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Tamang, Gurung, Thakali, Tibetan, Rai, Nepali, etc
  • Mountain Ranges, Nepalese cultural villages and exotic Bio-Diversity
  • Bus,Jeep & Car