It is quite difficult to travel because of tough weather conditions. Only those who are willing to undergo physical discomfort and rigor can go to Muktinath. Above all, one should have the Grace of the Lord to visit Muktinath. The convenient routes to Muktinath from from Pokhara to Jomsom by flight.
There are many ways to reach Muktinath. One can fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and then from Pokhara to Jomsom Airport. From there, one can take a jeep to Muktinath. From Jomsom to Muktinath it takes 1.30 hrs by Jeep.
The sight of the bewildering Annapurana and Dhaulagiri ranges will enchant you as you approach towards Pokhara Valley by air or surface. The next morning when you discover the clear sky and views of mountain, you then discover you are on your special journey to the Muktinath.
Apart from walking to Muktinath all the way, there are many ways one can travel, depending on time and budget.
Starting From Pokhara to Jomsom:
By Flight: Pokhara to Jomsom by air in about 30 minutes
By Trek: Pokhara to Nayapool by vehicle then do the 7/8 days trek to Jomsom,
By Jeep: Pokhara to Beni to Ghasa, via Tato pani, Marpha, Tukuche to Jomsom about 10-11 hrs.
Starting from Jomsom To Muktinath
By treks: Walk to Kagbeni to Jharkot to Muktinath in about 7-8 hours.
By Transport: Go by local rented motorbike with driver & by Jeep in about 1.30 hrs.
By Horse: Go by a local rented horse in about 7/8 hrs.
Arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuvan Airport pick up from airport, transfer to Hotel. After short preparation visit Pashupathinath Temple World heritage site, oldest temple Top of Hindu temple (God Shiva) Pashupatinath , Have darshan and Worship at Evening there will be Arati at 6.00 PM, After see arati and have darshan back to Hotel and overnight.
After breakfast drive to Pokhara -210 Km/5-6 hrs, on the way you will visit Manakamana (Hindu goddess of willing) is a temple of one of the manifestations of the Hindu goddess Bhagwati. Bhagwati is believed to have the power to fulfill wishes. Where to go by cable car, it is 2.8 Km from down station to upbeat station It takes 12 min for one way. After puja & darshan continues drive to Pokhara, Arrive and transfer to Hotel. Evening free time for individual activities. Overnight.
After early breakfast, transfer to Airport fly from Pokhara to Jomsom by Schedule flight -25 min, Arrival at Jomsom (2700 Mtr), transfer to Hotel, after short preparation walk to Jeep stand (10-15 Min.) and drive to Muktinath by Jeep 20 km /2.30 Hrs. Arrival at Ranipauwa 3710 Mtr. walks to Muktinath temple 3800 Mtr. /40 Min. arrive in temple, Muktinath is god of Salvation, it holds great significance for all spiritual people in the south Asian sub continent. Muktinath (the provider of salvation) has been one such holy site, where thousands of devotees flock for attaining the much sought after moksha, have holy bath on 108 waterspouts, name of “Muktidhara”. & Holy bath in Mukti Kunda (2 Kunda infront of Temple, Hindu devotees take bath under chilled water of 108 waterspouts “Muktidhara” & Mukti Kunda, Have darshan and worship to Muktinath god its believing that it brings them salvation, walk to Jwalamai Temple, Continuously burning flame, the Jwala Mai temple has a spring and there are three eternal flames, The Hindu believes that this miracle of fire lighting was offering made by Brahma himself, (the creator of universe) set water on fire. And walk back to Ranipauwa and drive back to Jomsom by Jeep (2.30 hrs), Arrival Jomsom. Walk back to Hotel Overnight at Jomsom
After cup of tea Transfer to Jomsom airport for Schedule flight to Pokhara. Arrive and transfer to Hotel, After short preparation proceed for sightseeing places to visit Bindhabasini Temple, Bindhabasini is the mother goddess who fulfills the wishes of her devotees, Seti River, it is provides a perfect view of the river’s dreadful rush and the deep gorge made by its powerful flow Devi’s Waterfall is locally known as the Patale Chhango (Hell’s Fall). Devi’s Fall (also known as Devin’s and David’s) is a lovely waterfall, Gupteswor Cave is a sacred and natural cave there is temple of Load Shiva, So that is known Mahadev cave, The Barahi Temple is the most important monument in Pokhara. Built almost in the center of Phewa Lake, this two-storyed pagoda is dedicated to the boar manifestation of’ Ajima where to go by boat ride in Fewa Lake. Fewa Lake, the second largest lake of the country, is the centre of all attraction in Pokhara. Return to Hotel. Evening free time for individual activities, overnight
Early in the morning go for Sunrise from Sarankot by Private vehicle, This place is situated in 1592 m from sea level, you will see the clearly the most stunning of Pokhara’s sights is the spectacular panorama of the Annapurna range which forms its backdrop. Stretching from east to west, Fist-tail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Lamjung Himal, Mt. Annapurna I, II are in Annapurna range and other mountains, and feel like touch the mountain from here. Drive back to hotel. After breakfast fly or drive back to Kathmandu, arrive and transfer to Hotel, Evening free time for individual activities, overnight
After breakfast, you will proceed to Kathmandu Sightseeing places to visit Bouddhanath, the holiest shrine for the Buddhist culture in Nepal, Budhanikantha is a place of pilgrimage for all Hindus, sleeping Vishnu /Jal narayan, colossal statue of lord Vishnu reclining on a bed of snakes on Water pond. Syambhunath, famous world heritage site with magnificent views of the Kathmandu valley and tribute to Buddhism, Kathmandu Durbar Square (Center of City ). This square is famous for old palaces, temples, Kumari Ghar and another durbar square of Kathmandu valley is Patan Durbar Square is known as the city of fine arts. The square is full of ancient palaces, temples and shrines, noted for their exquisite carvings. The city is full of Hindu temples and Buddhist monuments. And Krishna Temple-Built in the seventeenth century, the temple of Lord Krishna holds a commanding position in the palace complex of Patan – 5/6 hrs and back to hotel overnight.
AM breakfast, free time till departure, Transfer to Airport by private vehicle for final departure and fly to your destination