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Muktinath Overland Tour

Trip Price

Per Person

Total Duration:2 Days


Trip Grade:Moderate

Meals:Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Transportation:Private Transportation

Accommodation:Hotel and Guest Houses

Muktinath Overland Tour is driving all the way from Pokhara to Muktinath temple by private jeep takes 8 to 9 hours. The total drive of 219 kilometers is driving in the paved and rough road. The first section road of 100 kilometers from Pokhara to Beni is well paved. The rest of 119 is all rough roads. Most of our drive is a bank of Kaligandaki River. Touristic villages including some of the historical places, apple fields, and natural hot springs are pass by your driving.

The main purpose of Muktinath Overland Tour is pilgrimage but there are opportunities for exploring beautiful Nepali villages, plateau landscape, Himalayas, natural hot spring. The route is famous trekking trails of Upper Mustang, Annapurna circuit, Dhaulagiri and Jomsom Muktinath. The accommodation and food facilities are easy in this area. Top of the valley lies Muktinath Temple. Muktinath is a sacred place for Hindu and Buddhist peoples. The altitude of 3710 meters Muktinath Temple lies in a foot of Thorong La mountain pass. You will overnight on the way for a night if your purpose is only reaching at Muktinath Temple. You also have the option to take a 15 minutes flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and reach Muktinath by taking another 3 hours driving.   

General Itinerary 

Day 01: Drive to Muktinath from Pokhara (8/9 Hours - reaching at 3710 miter altitude)
fter your breakfast in Pokhara, start driving to Muktinath. 100 kilometer and 3 hours’ drive in the well-paved road till Beni (900-meter altitude). enter your drive in the rough road and it goes up to Muktinath. Land elevation grows up contentiously with driving. Reach Jomsom (2700 miter height) after 4 hours of driving from Beni, which cross 1800 meter altitudes. Another 2 hours driving from Jomsom reaches Muktinath temple. More 1000 meter elevation from Jomsom. Today we have the option to stay the night at Jomsom and the next day morning reaches Muktinath Temple. If high altitude really occurs you, better to stay here in Jomsom. Next day early drive to Muktinath Temple and drive back to Pokhara.

Muktinath Tour is easier taking flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and back to Pokhathe the next day. To explore more and take the experience of driving in altitude Muktinath Overland Tour is suitable. You can stay more days around this area. The area is with beautiful landscape with Himalayan views. Another option of reaching Muktinath is taking direct heli flight from Pokhara of Kathmandu. 

Cost Include

  • Accommodation in Twin sharing based at Hotel and Guest House
  • All veg foods during tour 
  • Entrance fees of Muktinath
  • Private traportation in wntire trip 
  • A Guide 

Cost Exclude

  • Personal expenses, Extra activities

Recommendations for Yatra

Trip insurance is important documents. Touch Kailash Travels and tours do not need your insurance policy for permit and visa confirmation. it is only for your secure and immergency. make sure your insurance cover travelling up to 5600 miter altitude and cover Emmergency rescue and Medical bills.  

Oxygen level is less at higher altitudes. The inclement weather and high altitude induces certain illness generally not encountered over the plains. Headache, nausea, lassitude, lethargy, breathlessness, general uneasiness [malaise], high irritability, light loss of balance, disorientation, incoherence and insomnia are a few. It is common to all irrespective of the age, sex and physical fitness. Gradual acclimatization is the best answer. Tranquilizers, sleeping dose and strong anti-biotic must be avoided. Some of symptoms indicate that the body mechanism is readjusting to new environments. The best idea is deliberately slow down all the activities and follows the following rules:

  • Rest.
  • Relax-do not exert, be excited.
  • Reduce talking.
  • Walk slowly – adopt one third of your speed and space.
  • Keep your load light.
  • Walk for 15 minutes and rest for 5 minutes.
  • Whenever you feel uncomfortable, just stop; rest and relax.
  • Ignore the sudden outbursts of fellow pilgrims and avoid arguments.
  • Observe silence with smile.
  • Never go too high and too fast.
  • Consume plenty of liquids; never proceed with an empty stomach.
  • Chant a prayer or visualize everything around to suit your pleasant thoughts or put on the earphones and listen to your favourite music, bhajans, chanting etc.
  • Be careful not to catch a cold. It is better to be over clothed than under protected. En-route avoids taking bath or drinking water from Lake Streams or rivers, as your system is not conditioned for this.
  • Keep your boots/Ked inside tent. Protect yourself against dust and direct sunshine during the long stretches of driving. Face, feet and hands must be well protected.
  • The uneven ground, steep slope and slushy banks are full of potholes. Do not combine walking and sight seeing together.
  • Always listen to your guide or the one with experience. Never leave the group.
  • On this trip, over exertion is to be avoided and drinking plenty of fluids is recommendable. During winter, heavy warm clothing is a must.


  • Kindly consult your doctor and get yourself examined for this yatra
  • As Mount Kailash and lake Manasarovar is situated at high altitudes please start exercises like walking, jogging, yoga and other breathing exercises in order to have a successful yatra at least from a month before. 


  You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;

  • Passport with Photo copies, Photographs, Identity card, Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
  • Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
  • Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency.
  • Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
  • Any other document for personal purposes.


  • Big bag for putting your equipment and others
  • A small light trek bag
  • Water bottle / Thermos flask for hot water (1 liter).

Note: Touch Kailash Travel provide you big bag and small day carry bag for Yatra


  • Enough clothing for the whole Yatra including 3 pairs trek suits/leisure wear/jogging troushers/4 to 5tea shirts/2 polar flees one light quilted /shirts/poloneck/salwar kameez etc. Do not over load.
  • Wool socks (around 4 pairs), thick tights, wool monkey cap, scarves, warm light gloves, scarf.
  • Wool/thermal long underwear
  • Rain wear (Umbrella or Raincoat)

Note: Down Jackets and Sleeping bags will be provided on returnable basis at Kathmandu for the Yatra


  • Sports comfortable shoes/trainers (Good one Nike, Adidas etc). Have a spare one too
  • A pair of light Sleepers


  • Toileteries kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet rolls, towels etc).
  • Sun screen lotion/cream
  • facial tissues, wet once,


  • Tourch/Candle/match box/lighter/batteries
  • Knife
  • Plastic mug
  • Dusk masks/face masks


  • Any regular medicines that you take
  • Dark Sunglasses
  • Your favourite food which will keep you going including Nuts, biscuits, powder juice
  • Kapoor/Vicks/Inhaler etc
  • Binoculars/Camera/extra batteries
  • Milk powder for tea


  • First aid kit (typical backpacking kit for minor injuries/ our guide also will carry).
  • Diamox/Aspirin/pain killers
  • Lip balm/Mustard oil/Vaseline
  • Plasters
  • TCP, salt, mint, Vicks for sore throats


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Trip Highlights

  • Kaligandaki River valley 
  • Passing through beautiful Nepali villages 
  • Natural hot spring in Tatopani village
  • Plateau land scape 
  • Muktinath Temple and 108 holy taps 
  • Scenic Mountain view 

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