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muktinath tour package by drive

Muktinath Tour Package by Drive

A budgeted travel option to explore Muktinath temple.

6 Days Price Start From: INR 29,000 Per Person

Muktinath Tour Package by Drive Highlights

  • A private and customized tour package.
  • Holy visit to two great pilgrimages - Muktinath and Pashupatinath.
  • Adventurous drive from Pokhara to Jomsom.
  • Beautiful sceneries, Himalayan vistas and several other places to explore.
  • Manakamana temple visit by cable car on the way to Pokhara.

Trip Overview

Our Muktinath Tour Package by Drive is an overland travel option to reach the Muktinath temple in the Mustang of Nepal. The trip is scenic and beautiful as you can get a chance to explore the hilly region and mountain vistas in some parts of the way. Also, the entirely adventurous trip to Mustang indeed offers an experience worth exploring.

Muktinath temple is widely known for its pilgrimage importance. Many people visit Nepal to worship at the temple and also the trip covers some sightseeing in Kathmandu and Pokhara valley. The cultural attractions of Kathmandu and the natural attractions of the Pokhara valley are the major attractions of the trip. It also enhances the opportunities to witness a wide range of mountain vistas including some eight thousanders during the drive.

If you are not in short of time and want to enjoy the journey as it would have been, the drive option is the best. However, the trip is adventurous as some part of the road is not well blacktopped. But the trip is entirely different and offers a wide range of experiences. You will be exploring numerous waterfalls, lakes and mountain valleys in the Pokhara to Jomsom road segment.

The Muktinath temple, also known as Muktikshetra, is believed to be a place where Lord Vishnu got liberation from the curse. So, many people visit this place to wash away the impurities and sins and believe that the place would liberate them and make a way towards salvation in life. There are water sprouts, small ponds and temple structures in Muktinath. People take bath in these holy sprouts and worship the Lord Vishnu. Also, there are numerous other things to explore in the Muktinath area.

Trip Itinerary

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Kathmandu Arrival.

Kantipur Village
Not Included.

Your Arrival Time (?) Our representative will meet and greet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel.

At. 06:00 PM: We will give a short briefing about your tour program at the hotel. If you are arriving late (After 4 PM) then we will have a briefing next morning at 09:00 AM.


Kathmandu Sightseeing, Drive to Pokhara.

Pokhara Batika
As Mentioned

At. 08:00 AM: After breakfast at your hotel, you will visit first to the Pashupatinath Temple and then to Jal Narayan Temple before driving towards Pokhara. It will take about 6/7 hours to reach Pokhara from Kathmandu, once you reach there, check in at the hotel and rest for tomorrow's drive to Muktinath. 

Pashupatinath temple is the largest Hindu temple in Nepal which was built in the 5th century, situated on the bank of Bagmati river. There are around 492 temples, 15 Shivalayas (shrines of Lord Shiva) and 12 Jyotirlinga (phallic shrines) to explore. Pashupatinath reflects the dedication of other deities from the Hindu and Buddhist religions.

Jal Narayan Temple which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu is also called Budhanilkantha. It is located 9 km north of the main city. The statue of sleeping Lord Vishnu seems like it is floating on the water.


Drive to Muktinath, Stay in Jomsom.

Om's Home
Breakfast and Dinner Included.

At. 07:00 AM: Today early in the morning you will start your drive to Muktinath, which is about 180 KM, and takes 7-8 hours. After completing your Darshan, Puja and Holy bath in Muktinath temple, drive back to Jomsom for overnight stay. 

Important Note: After getting off the jeep, you have to walk up for 30 minutes to reach the temple from Jeep park. You can hire a pony on your own which costs INR 600 for a two way ride.

Situated 35 Km northeast of Jomsom, Muktinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It lies at an altitude of 3750M and offers a mindblowing trans Himalayan beauty in the district of Jomsom. The temple of Muktinath is a pagoda-shaped temple surrounded by 108 water sprouts and 2 holy ponds. 

While religious beliefs are the major reason for pilgrims to visit Muktinath temple, it is also remarkably known for the diverse geographical spectrums and wonderful settlement from where you can see the astounding Himalayan views. Taking a bath in the icy-cold holy pond at Muktinath is believed to wipe off all the sins and liberate. A glimpse of Muktinath is believed to bring good fortune to life and salvation of the soul to get rid of the cycle of birth and rebirth. 


Drive to Pokhara, Pokhara Sightseeing.

Pokhara Batika
Breakfast Included.

At. 07:30 AM: Today after having breakfast at your hotel, start driving down towards Pokhara, upon reaching check in at the hotel and take rest for the day after a long offroad drive. 

At. 03:00 PM: Visit for Pokhara Sightseeing, which covers Bindhyabasini temple, Devi’s Falls, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave and Barahi Temple in the middle of Fewa lake. 


Drive to Kathmandu.

Kantipur Village
Breakfast Included.

At. 08:00 AM: After your breakfast proceed with your drive towards Kathmandu. On the way, you can visit Manakamana temple by cable car. It takes approx. 3 hours to complete the sightseeing of the temple.

Note: The Manakamana temple cable car ticket cost (INR 550 Per Person) isn’t included in our given price. 


Transfer to Airport.

Breakfast Included.

Optional Activity: Everest Mountain Flight at 06:30 AM from Kathmandu airport to Kathmandu airport, a 50 minutes flight which takes you for an aerial view of Mt. Everest and several other mountains. (INR 10,500 Per Person)

You will be free until your flight time. We will drop you at Kathmandu airport 3 hours before on time for your onward flight back home. Additionally, you can choose to go sightseeing which depends on your departure time and cost. (30 minutes of drive)

Package Costs

With 3 Star Hotels

Group Size Standard Package (3 Star)
4-6 PAX INR 29,000 PP
7-10 PAX INR 25,000 PP

With 4 Star Hotels

Group Size Deluxe Package (4 Star)
4-6 PAX INR 34,000 PP
7-10 PAX INR 30,000 PP

With 5 Star Hotels

Group Size Luxury Package (5 Star)
4-6 PAX INR 38,000 PP
7-10 PAX INR 34,000 PP

Cost Includes

  • All airports pick-up and drop-off.

  • Private vehicle with A/C for all mentioned transportation and sightseeing.

  • All (5 nights) hotel accommodations are based on double sharing deluxe rooms.

  • Daily breakfast at the hotel.

  • Dinner in Jomsom.

  • Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara transfer by private scorpio jeep. (4/6 person in one Jeep)

  • One local SIM card (returnable) during your stay.

  • All local and government taxes.

  • Driver’s salary, fuel cost, parking and allowances.

  • ACAP permit to visit Muktinath.

Cost Excludes

  • Nature of personal expenses.

  • Lunch and Dinner are excluded. (Approx. INR 4/500 Per Person at a good Indian restaurant)

  • Sightseeing entrance fees are excluded. (Approx. INR 400 Per Person)

  • Pony hire from Jeep Park to Muktinath temple. (INR 600 for two way ride)

  • Tips. (not required but recommended)

  • Services that aren't mentioned above.

  • Boating cost at Fewa Lake. (4-6 people can hire a boat in combined for 1 hour, which cost INR 600 in total)



Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Muktinath famous for?

    Muktinath is famous for its pilgrimage activities. Many Hindu and Buddhist followers from different parts of the world visit this incredible place to know wisdom and fulfil their pilgrimage needs. Muktinath is also a famous trekking point in the Annapurna circuit trek. It lies at the base of Thorong La pass. So, there are possibilities for exploring other nature-based activities in the Mustang of Nepal. The village tour around Jomsom and Marpha is also an incredible activity that is so different from the rest of the places.

  • Which month is the best time to visit Muktinath?

    The months March, April, May and September, October, November are the best months to visit the Muktinath temple. During these months, due to the clear visibility and moderate weather and temperature, the experience is better and there are several other activities that you may want to explore in different places of Nepal. 

  • What is the airport pick up process upon arrival in Kathmandu?

    We will be at the airport (opposite of the main exit gate) with your printed name. After reaching Kathmandu airport you can connect the available free wifi and text us once you collect your baggage, which will help us to be ready outside.

  • How can you start your trip booking process with Holidays to Nepal?

    We require an advance payment of INR 10,000 Per Person to confirm the booking, after your advance payment, we will start all required arrangements for your trip. Booking advance can be paid in various ways.

  • What are the available payment options?

    Please click here to know more about our various payment gateways. Beside that we have our partner account in India, where you also can transfer the amount personally.

  • Is visa required for an Indian to visit Nepal?

    Indian nationals don't require a visa to visit Nepal. A "Valid Passport or Voter's Card"is sufficient to travel via flight. Read more about Nepal visa and Custom process.

  • What else can I do in Nepal?

    There are many activities to do in Nepal. Some of the major activities and the cost is given below for your reference.

    Activity Cost
    Everest Mountain Flight INR 10,500 PP
    Rafting in Trishuli River INR 2500 PP
    Paragliding in Pokhara  INR 5000 PP
    Ultra light flight in Pokhara INR 11,000 PP, 15 Mins. 
    Zip-Flying in Pokhara INR 4500 PP
    Bungee Jump in Kushma INR 7500 PP
    Everest Helicopter flight USD 1100 PP
    Annapurna Base Camp Heli Tour from Pokhara USD 400 PP
    Gosaikunda Helicopter  Tour from Kathmandu USD 400 PP

Muktinath Tour Package by Drive

6 Days INR 29,000