Muktinath and Pashupatinath Darshan - 7 Days

Muktinath and Pashupatinath Darshan

Muktinath and Pashupatinath Darshan is a must-visit holy pilgrimage tour once in a life for Hindu devotees. Many Hindu devotees from Nepal and India pay homage to Lord Vishnu in Muktinath and for lord Shiva in Pashupatinath. Additionally, in Muktinath, you will visit the goddess of flame Jawaladevi. Similarly, Pashupatinath is another most important religious and largest holiest site of lord Shiva in Kathmandu.

Muktinath temple lies in the district of Mustang situated at 48 km of the northeast of Jomsom at an altitude of 3,749m. Muktinath temple’s main shrine is a Pagoda-shaped temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. There are 108 waterspouts cast in the shape of cow headed pour holy water. Lots of pilgrimages take holy bath on those tapes from the ice-cold water. The devotees believe after taking the bath from those cows headed tapes all your sins would be washed.  The Muktinath temple is situated on top of the mountain with a beautiful mountain range. Do not miss to join this holiest Hindu pilgrimage tour “Muktinath and Pashupatinath Darshan” once in your life.


Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu. Our team will welcome you at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to your Hotel. Check-in and relax the evening at your hotel premises or walking around the city. In the evening you will be served your dinner. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Bed and Dinner

Day 2

Have your breakfast at your hotel and at 9 am our team will pick you up to take to pay a visit to Pashupatinath Temple which is one of the most significant Hindu temples of Lord Shiva in the world. You will have your free time to pay homage to the Pashupatinath temple. After then we will drive to Kathmandu Durbar square where you will have sightseeing of historical Durbar square, surrounded by spectacular architecture and vividly showcases the skills of the Newari artist and craftsmen over several centuries. The Kathmandu Durbar Square holds the palaces of the Malla and Shah Kings who ruled over the city, quadrangles revealing courtyards and temple. The square is known as Hanuman Dhoka, a name derived from the statue of Hanuman, the monkey devotee of Lord Ram. After then, you will process to visit the temple of Kalo Bhairwa, Seto Bhairawa, and house of the living goddess Kumari. After exploring the Kathmandu Durbar square, you will be proceeding to visit the well-known oldest Buddhist stupa Swayambhunath, enjoy the beautiful view and from atop the hill and have some photographs of Kathmandu valley. Then drive back to hotel, have dinner and overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 3

Enjoy your morning breakfast at your hotel. Then your journey starts to Pokhara by tourist bus. The drive duration from Kathmandu to Pokhara is around 5 to 6 hours, it depends on the traffic situation. On the way, you will be bypassing a beautiful valley, a river, waterfalls and typical villages. Finally, you will reach the beautiful Pokhara which is the 2nd largest city and one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nepal which offers a very close view of the Himalayas. Check-in at the hotel and rest for some time. After then you will be proceeding for sightseeing in Pokhara. During your sightseeing, you will be exploring the Bindabasini temple. The Bindabasini temple holds great religious importance to Hindus and is a vital hub of religious in Pokhara. After then we will proceed for the Davis’ fall. Mahendra cave and back to the hotel.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4

Early morning breakfast at the hotel, then starts the drive to Jomsom which 168KM and takes about 9 – 10 hours off-road drive. After reaching Jomsom, we will overnight in a hotel. Your Pilgrimage tour shall be started from Pokhara to Jomsom then further drive to Muktinath by 4WD Jeep. On the way, you will enjoy the scenic drive and will explorer local culture and beautiful panoramic views through the riverbank of Kaligandaki. The travel starts from Beni and drive along the Kali Gandaki river crossing the Tiplyang, Tatopani, Ghasa, Lete, Tukuche, Marpha (mouse to the Apple farm) to Jomsom)

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5

Have your early breakfast. After then prepare a small rucksack to carry your lunch pack then will walk to the Jomsom Jeep station to take a ride to Muktinath temple. You will have Jeep ride into the valley of Jomsom, Kagbeni and finally, you reach the Muktinath in altitude of 3,710 meters. The trip is simply great with its panorama view of mountain, valley, and landscape. The Muktinath temple is an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists. The most prominent shrine is the three stories Temple fashioned in the pagoda style of Lord Muktinath or the god of the great salvation. For Hindus, it is one of the 106th sacred Muktichhetra (assured of salvation) of 108 sacred places of Vaishnavas, where Lord Vishnu got free from the curse of Sati. Likewise, for Buddhists, it is the holy shrine of Chumig Gyantse. According to the Buddhist legend, Muktinath was consecrated in the first (good) age by Padmasabhav and then again in the intermediate age by 84 great magicians. These magicians sanctified the water of Muktinath spring by sprinkling on to it by the water carried from the holy lake of Manasarovar. Thus, it is believed that drinking and taking bath in the 108 spouts in the premises of the temple washes away all the sins. Afternoon you will depart from Muktinath to Pokhara. At evening dinner at your hotel and overnight in Pokhara.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6

Enjoy the breakfast at your hotel. Today, we will end our tours of Pokhara and drive back to Kathmandu. As optional; if you are tired of driving, you also can take a flight to Kathmandu which is just 20 minutes from Pokhara at an additional cost. Else, we will drive back to Kathmandu according to our original plan and overnight in Kathmandu.

Accommodation: Bed, Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7

Today is your departure day. Have your breakfast at your hotel and coordinating your departure time we will transfer you to Kathmandu International airport. Check-in and fly back to your home country.

Accommodation: Breakfast


  • 3Nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in Full board ( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • 1 Night hotel accommodation in Pokhara in Full board ( Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • 1 Night in guest house or Lodge in Jomsom in Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
  • Transport from Kathmandu—Pokhara—Jomsom and back to Kathmandu by tourist bus and Van or Jeep.
  • Transport from Jomsom—Muktinath– Jomsom by Jeep.
  • Special Entry permits for Jomsom (ACAP and TIMS Fees)
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu and transfer by car or van guided tour by English speaking guide.
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara guided by English speaking tour guide.
  • All government Taxes 10% service charge and 13% VAT.


  • Personal health insurance & travel insurance
  • Visa Fees if required
  • Any domestic ticket and applicable airport TAX if you take flight.
  • Personal Expenses such as Liquor, Laundry, room Services, phone calls, and Drinks.
  • Tips to driver, camera fee ( still/ Video ) any portage at the airport.
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/ cancellation/ hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities.
  • Any meals except than mentioned in the itinerary.

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Muktinath and Pashupatinath Darshan

Trip Facts

  • 7 Days
  • 1,400m to 3,710m
  • Hotels in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Jomsom
  • 3 Times a day meal (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) + 1 Bottle Mineral water per day
  • 2 - 12 Persons
  • Off-road Jeep - Scorpion or TATA
  • Young Children to Elderly for the Pilgrimage
  • Pashupatinath temple, Barahi Temple and Muktinath temple
  • Kathmandi Tribhuwan International Airport (KTM)

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