Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour | Popular Hindu Pilgrimage

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Muktinath pilgrimage tour is a journey to one of the holiest sites of Nepal – Muktinath Temple. Muktinath carries a lot of cultural significance to both Hindus and Buddhists. Whereas, “Mukti” translates to “salvation”, devotees believe that this is a sacred place to be washed away with all their sins. It is also one of the highest temples in the world, with an altitude of 3800m.

Jeep drive to Muktinath temple.

According to Hindus, one should visit Muktinath at least once in their lifetime. This 7-day tour will not only take you to Muktinath but also to the famous tourist sites of Kathmandu and Pokhara such as Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Budhanilakantha temple, Gupteshwor Mahadev cave, Bindabasini temple and many more. This pilgrimage tour is the best way to explore Nepal’s best destinations carrying both natural and cultural aspects. You will also get a chance to witness the mighty landscapes of Nepal and experience the heaven residing within the Earth.

One the way to Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour.

The Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour is designed in such a way that you will not miss any significant place in these beautiful cities. We have compiled the best destinations for you so that you can fully enjoy your journey peacefully. So let’s begin the Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour.

Myths related to Muktinath Temple

There are many myths and stories related to the origin of Muktinath temple. However, one interesting story related to Muktinath is that according to Swasthani Brata, after the death of Sati (the first wife of Lord Shiva), Lord Shiva carried her body and wandered places. The places where her body parts fell are famously known as the Shakti Peetha. Muktinath is one of them. There is a belief that Sati’s mouth (Mukh) was fallen here in Muktinath and hence it was honored with the name “Muktinath.”

Best time for the Muktinath Pilgrimage Tour

Muktinath temple is one of the highest-elevated Hindu temples in the Annapurna range of Nepal. In the winter season, it is very difficult for tourists to visit Muktinath as it will be snowing and the region becomes very cold. The ultimate time to visit Muktinath is Spring and Autumn season i.e. May-March and September-November. At this time, the weather is clear and the temperature is bearable.
Avoid visiting in the rainy season as the road conditions might not be good due to different factors like landslides.

Trip Info


The pilgrimage to Muktinath is a unique experience that combines stunning natural beauty with spiritual significance. The Muktinath Pilgrimage tour starts from Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. There you will visit many heritage as well as cultural sites including Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Budhanilakantha, and Swayambhunath. Then we move towards Pokhara and Jomsom which is not less than heaven.

It is one of the most beautiful places in Nepal. The Muktinath temple lies in the Mustang district and is one of the gems of Nepal. While returning, we will visit the popular sites of Pokhara and conclude the trip to Kathmandu. This trip overall gives you an idea of the culture, landscapes, history, and famous natural sites of Nepal.


  • Bathing in sacred water of Muktinath is believed to cleanse all the sins from a person.
  • Visit Pashupatinath Temple which is the biggest Hindu temple of Nepal and has significance for the Hindus all over the world.
  • Cable car ride from Manakamana Temple on the way to Pokhara.
  • Visit some of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu i.e. Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa.
  • Visit the city of lakes, Pokhara and enjoy the wonders of nature.
  • Some of the unseen landscapes of Nepal on the way to Mustang (Muktinath temple).


Day 1:
Arrival in Kathmandu

Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, one of our representative from Himalayan 360 will be there to receive and escort you to the hotel. On the way, you will be getting a short briefing about the trip. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2:
Kathmandu Valley sightseeing

On this day, we will be visiting the main touristic areas of Kathmandu valley. We will be heading towards Pashupatinath Temple early in the morning for the worship. After having breakfast, we will visit Boudhanath Stupa; one of the largest Buddhist stupas in the world. After that, our next destination will Budhanilakantha which is also known as Jal Narayan temple. And our last destination for the day will be Swayambhunath Stupa, also known as the Monkey Temple. It is one of the oldest and most sacred Buddhist sites of Nepal. Overnight at hotel.

Day 3:
Kathmandu to Pokhara

After having breakfast at hotel, we will be driving towards Pokhara en route Manakamana. Manakamana is another famous temple located in Gorkha district of Nepal. We have to take a cable car ride to reach to the temple. It is believed that all your wishes come true in Manakamana. Overnight at Pokhara.

Day 4:
Drive to Jomsom (Muktinath Darshan)

After an early breakfast in hotel, we will start drive to Jomsom. After our arrival in Jomsom, we will transfer to our hotel and then proceed for Muktinath Temple darshan by Jeep. After almost 2 hours of drive through mesmerizing landscapes, we will reach Muktinath temple From Jomsom. There you will visit the temple and worship the deities. It is believed that you get the Moksha (Salvation) after visiting the Muktinath temple. You can wash away your sins in the 108 water spouts and visit Mukti Kunda. Also, visit Jwala Mai temple and Mhame Lha Khang Gompa. After that, you will return to Jomsom following the same route. Stay overnight at a teahouse in Jomsom.

Day 5:
Drive back to Pokhara

On this day, we will drive back to Pokhara from Jomsom. You will then check-in into the hotel and rest for a while. Then we will spend the rest of the day doing sightseeing in Pokhara. We will visit Bindabasini temple dedicated to goddess Durga. It is one of the oldest and most significant temples in the region. It is situated in a hilltop and offers panoramic views of the city. Evening we will visit Barahi Temple with Arati then back to hotel and rest.

Day 6:
Pokhara to Kathmandu

After the breakfast, we move towards Gupteshwor Mahadev cave which is a popular tourist attraction known for its natural beauty and cultural significance. The cave is situated near the Davi’s Falls and provides mystical underground experience. After that for the last destination of the day, we move towards David fall.
Then, we drive back to Kathmandu from Pokhara. It will take us around 7-8 hours to reach Kathmandu. If you have time, you can explore the colorful streets of Thamel and do some souvenir shopping. Overnight at hotel.

Day 7:

It is the last day of our Muktinath Pilgrimage tour. After having breakfast, one of our representative from Himalayan 360 will drop you to the airport 3 hours prior your flight. It was nice doing this tour with you. Make sure to remember us in your next travel to Nepal.


Cost Includes

  • Airport transfers (Pickup and Drop) by Private Vehicles.
  • All ground transfer by private vehicle as per itinerary
  • All Sightseeing/activities by private vehicle as per Itinerary.
  • 3 nights Hotels in Kathmandu
  • 2 nights Hotel in Pokhara
  • 1 night Hotel in Jomsom
  • ACAP Permit fee
  • All local government taxes

Cost Excludes

  • All kinds of beverages including mineral water, Phone calls, laundry, during Tour
  • Sightseeing/Monuments Entrance Fee
  • Guide Fee
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended / Disposal
  • Extra vehicle used out of itinerary.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International - Airport Kathmandu
  • Services other than mentioned in the ‘cost included’ section.


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Which is the best month to visit Muktinath?

The months of September, October, and November are regarded as the best months to visit Muktinath temple. The average temperature condition is experienced in these months. Slight rainfall can be experienced in early September but the integrative experience is finest in these months.

What is special about Muktinath?

It is one of the world’s highest temples (3,800 m). Within Hinduism, it is one of the 108 Divya Desams and the only Divya Desam located outside India. It is known as Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the ‘liberation arena’ (moksha), and is one of the Char Dhams in Nepal.

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