Muktinath Overland Tour

5 Days


Muktinath Overland Tour is a perfect getaway for tourists looking for an easy, short, and cultural tour. The tour with easy drives explores famous cities with great beauty and cultures.  The trip to one of the most sacred Hindu temples is a must for anyone longing for a religious experience.

Muktinath is a sacred temple for Hindus and Buddhists all over the world that lies in the Muktinath valley at 3800 meters. The name Mukti Shetra translates to “Place of salvation” as devotees are believed to receive Moksha after visiting the temple. Buddhists call the temple “Chumig Gyatsa” which translates to “hundred waters”. For the Tibetan Buddhists “Muktinath” is a place of Dakinis goddesses, a sacred tantric place.

Muktinath is surrounded by 108 sprouts of holy water which is believed to cure all physical and mental problems if one bathes in them. A Buddhist Gompa and Jwalamai temple are also present in the temple premises. The spring and eternal flame, the earth-water-fire combination, give the temple its religious significance.

The tour is one of the most famous in Nepal due to easy accessibility, facilities and exposure to Gurung and Thakali lifestyles. The tour to Kali Gandaki river valley is a perfect family tour for its short duration and cultural experiences.

If you have a limited time and go Muktinath, you can take helicopter to Muktinath.

Outline Itinerary: Muktinath Overland Tour

Day 1: Arrival to Kathmandu (1400m)

Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m, 7hrs drive)

Day 3: Drive from Pokhara to Beni to Tatopani (2750m, 2hrs)

Day 4: Drive Tatopani – Jomsom- Kagbeni – Muktinath (3,762 m, 3-4hrs)

Day 5: Muktinath – Jomsom – Tatopani – Beni (899 m, 4 hr 21 min)

Day 6: Drive Beni – Kathmandu (1400m, 10 hr 41 min )

Day 7: Airport Drop – off

Detailed Itinerary : Outline Itinerary: 7 Days Muktinath Overland Tour

One of our representatives will receive you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. You will spend the night in one of the hotels after enjoying an authentic Nepali dinner. You spend the night in Kathmandu.

We will take an early morning drive from Kathmandu. The 6-7 hours drive passes through scenic routes with rivers, fields and hills. Once we reach our destination, we check-in to our hotels. If we have enough time, we visit various famous tourist spots in the beautiful city. Mahendra cave, Bat cave, Bindabasini temple, and World Peace Pagoda are some of the famous sites. We can spend the evening lounging around the lakeside area. We spend the night here.

From Pokhara we take a drive to Beni early in the morning. It takes about 4 hours to reach Beni where we rest for a while. It takes 2 hours drive from Beni to reach our destination, Tatopani. It is a famous tourist destination where we will spend the night.

Tatopani is famous for its natural hot spring. It is a very relaxing experience to take a dip in the springs and chat with other tourists.

From Tatopani, we have a day of driving to reach our ultimate destination, Muktinath. On our way, we first encounter a beautiful waterfall named Rupse Chhahara. As we proceed, we feel a change in climate and the terrain, from tropical green forests to arid land.

After a long drive passing through Jomsom and Kagbeni, we reach our destination, Muktinath. We spend the night here.

Early in the morning, we visit the holy site of Muktinath. We see the Gompa, Jwalamai temple along with a spring and an eternal flame in a temple. The temple is surrounded by 108 sprouts whose water is considered to be holy.  After spending some time in the area, we start our journey back.

We drive back to Beni through Jomsom and Tatopani. We spend the night in Beni.

We retrace our way back to Kathmandu on the jeep. After the long journey, we stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Our representative will drop you off at the airport and make sure of a comfortable departure. We would like to welcome you to visit Nepal again to explore its many treasures.

Cost Includes and Excludes

Cost Includes

  • Private Jeep with experience Driver
  • Road tax
  • Insurance

Cost Excludes

  • Accommodation /Meals /Permits /Tipping etc

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Muktinath Overland Tour
Group Discount Available
From $450
/ Adult
No. of person Price
1 - 1 US$ 1000
2 - 6 US$ 500
7 + US$ 450
  • Public/Private Vehicle
  • 2 - 20 Pax Max
  • 3800 m
  • Easy
  • Spring/Autumn
  • 7 Days
  • Kathmandu
  • Hotel/Lodge/Tea House

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