What can be the barrier to accomplishing the journey to one of the most sacred sites in Nepal- the Muktinath temple? Nepal Kameleon Holidays has brought a budget of 1 night/2 days and 2 nights/3 days Pokhara to Muktinath Jeep Tour Package to address your adventure, pilgrimage, and cultural exploration tour.
Full Road Trip Video: Jomsom Muktinath Tour Highlights
Jomsom Muktinath Tour from Pokhara begins after breakfast. The tour takes you through the impressive landscape with incredible views of the River valley, gorge, forests, natural hot spring site, the deepest Kali Gandaki gorge, and the outstanding arid landscape of the Mustang region. The tour connects you from Annapurna to the Mustang region. The itinerary of the Pokhara Muktinath Tour lets you the wonderful moments to capture the hidden Himalayan scenery through your lens, of the beautiful Jomsom, Kagbeni, and the surroundings of the Muktinath Temple.
Based on your budget, time, and interest, the Muktinath Jeep Tour from Pokhara can be customized with either 1 night 2 days or 2 nights 3 days. Please, let us know once you decide via WhatsApp: +977 9851159455 or Email: [email protected]
If you want to take Jomsom Muktinath Tour from Kathmandu, please find this package: Jomsom Muktinath Jeep Tour from Kathmandu
Are you confused about what is the equipment to pack for the Muktinath Jeep Tour? Find this: Equipment List for Muktinath Jeep Tour
Note: The Nepal government has made a mandatory rule to take ACAP permits and TIMS cards through agencies of Nepal. So, please contact us now for more details.
After the Muktinath Tour, you may enjoy our Chitwan Jungle Safari Tour Package (02 Nights/03 Days)
The best season for the Muktinath Jeep Tour
Jomsom Muktinath Jeep Tour becomes comfortable throughout the year, except during monsoon. In the lower part (Beni-Tatopani), there will be heavy rainfall during monsoon, so expect it, you can enjoy the Mustang Jeep tour throughout the year.
March-April-May: They are great. Usually, travelers start the Mustang Muktinath Jeep Tour in March and it continues in April and May. March, April, and May offer great weather and amazing views. Days are usually warm and nights will be cool. But please, note that you must bring a head covering hat and better to take mufflers. It remains so windy throughout the Kali Gandaki valley in the afternoon.
Accommodation in Muktinath Tour
Lower Mustang Muktinath region is loaded with several lodges, hotels, and guest houses. They offer neat and clean accommodation. Most of them have hot shower amenities. Rooms are single-bed, double-bed, triple sharing, or group-sharing. It depends on how much to spend. For luxury travelers, there are hotels with heavy amenities and highly deluxe accommodation options.
Food availability in Muktinath Tour
Food is perfect on the Jomsom Muktinath route, but not everywhere. If you find someone who is a local guy or guide/driver, who knows the region better can easily find good places for food. 'Thakali Khana' the typical food offers a unique delicacy for travelers, who visit the Mustang region. This name is not only famous in Nepal, but around the globe too.
High altitude sickness in Jomsom Muktinath Tour
Muktinath temple is located at 3750 meters altitude above sea level, which is pretty high for travelers. Sometimes, they may experience high altitude sickness. To be safe from it, it's better to spend at least an overnight below 3000 meters. So, Lete/Marpha or Jomsom can be the best point, before you proceed to Muktinath temple.
However, there are some preplan for high altitude sickness in case it might happen. Here are some tips:
- Drink plenty of water
- Drink tea/coffee frequently
- Ginger and garlic are good for your health in high-altitude
- If you feel any symptoms like insomnia, dizziness, vomiting, lack of hunger, and others, you need to take a rest
- If you need any medicine, you must bring it on your own as it needs to be advised by the doctor
What can you see and explore in the Muktinath Tour Package?
On the Pokhara to Jomsom Muktinath Tour Package, you will see and explore various attractions if you want besides the pilgrimage at the Muktinath temple.
Galeshwor temple stands on the large Chakra-Sila Covering an area of 9 Ropani (4578.48-meter square) near the holy confluence of Kali Gandaki and Rahu river is considered to be very important from the Religious, historical, and mythological point of view.
Tatopani is a small town on the way from Beni to Jomsom. It is dominated by lodges and hotels as it has a natural hot spring site, where people prefer to have a bath that is regarded as a cure for various skin diseases.
Lete is in the beginning part of Lower Mustang. It offers amazing views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas. Lete is also known as a political epicenter of Mustang. It has got several tea houses and hotels for travelers.
Marpha is an iconic Tibetan Buddhist village in Mustang. It is known as an apple orchard and produces a huge amount of apples every year. Besides, alpine potatoes and apricots are produced in this town. Many guest houses and hotels welcome thousands of travelers every year. Marpha is a real place that Nepal Kameleon Holidays recommends this town for at least an overnight stay as it is a magical place for travelers. Antique-looking houses, colorful monasteries, viewpoints, facilitated guest houses, and a walking gully make this place a remarkable place to explore. Thakali people of Marpha offer Thakali food, which is just mouth-watering.
Jomsom is a district center of the Mustang district. The settlement of Jomsom is a linear way, where banks, hospitals, airports, restaurants, and hotels along with bakery and security posts are located. This is the first point of Mustang to land if you take a flight from Pokhara. As it is located on the Kali Gandaki corridor, Jomsom remains extremely windy afternoon. Nilgiri and Tilicho Peak are the best views from Jomsom.
Kagbeni is another antique and scenic town in Mustang, at the juncture of the Kaligandaki River and Jhong River. This magnificent town is beautifully located with closely packed mud brick houses, dark alleys, and imposing Chhortens. Kagbeni opens the gateway to Upper Mustang Lomangthang, which is a controlled region of Nepal. Some of the attractions in Kagbeni include Kag chode, the new Buddhist Temple at Kagbeni, an alleyway, a ghost trap, and others. Kagbeni is one of the most sacred destinations for Hindu devotees, where they do Shraddha (memorial of the dead members of a family).
Muktinath Temple is located at 3750 meters altitude above sea level. The temple is globally renowned for its spiritual fascination. A legendary myth about this temple is if you visit Muktinath temple, all your sins will be washed away. Hindu devotees around the globe visit this temple as their pilgrimage trip. Devotees take holy baths under 108 water sprouts and ponds. Due to the altitude, some travelers may find it difficult to reach the temple by walking, and for this reason, you can hire a pony or carry yourself on a stretcher.
For senior citizens and for time-bounded travelers, you can get a heli ride to Muktinath temple.
Dhumba Lake of Mustang is a romantic Lake on the bosom of Mt. Nilgiri Peak, neighbored by Tilicho Peak. Located 5km south of Jomsom, the Lake serves as a wonderful day hike/tour destination for travelers who stay overnight at Marpha or Jomsom. Travelers, who visit Muktinath temple can cover this lake and enjoy precious time with their loved ones/family or themselves. It's also a beautiful viewpoint of Jomsom and Marpha.
Jeep and Driver in Pokhara to Muktinath Tour
Professional Driver is an essential part of the Pokhara to Muktinath tour. As the route is adventurous and thrilling, travelers need to feel safe. So, Kameleon Holidays' drivers are professional and experienced. They use properly Maintained Jeeps for the tours.
What is Mustang Muktinath known for?
- Amazing Landscape
- Sacred land with temples and monasteries
- Tibetan Buddhist culture
- Mouth-watering dishes- Thakali Khana
- World-renowned Hindu temple- Muktinath
- Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayan range on its surroundings
- Glacial Lake
Upper Mustang-close to the border region of Tibet. It is a great destination to visit with ancient sandy caves. However, you need a special permit to go there.