Kathmandu to Muktinath Tour by Flight 2024

Jomsom Airport
Kathmandu to Muktinath Tour by Flight 2024

Trip Facts

5 Star
NOV 19, 2023
6 days
3800 meters
2 people
Muktinath Tour Package


Kathmandu to Muktinath Tour by Flight is the best package for senior citizens. It is a convenient and time-saving option, especially for those who may have difficulty with long road journeys. This tour saves a considerable amount of time by replacing long road journeys with short flights. We may experience less fatigue, muscle soreness, and motion sickness during the flight portion of the journey. Air travel is generally less physically demanding compared to a long road trip.

Flying trips can be a safer option, especially during challenging terrain. It reduces the risk associated with bumpy road journeys. For those undertaking a spiritual journey to Muktinath Temple, the convenience of this tour can enhance the overall experience. It allows instant transfer between major destinations.

In our Kathmandu to Muktinath Flight package, we have three major destinations to cover: Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Muktinath. The nearest gateway to visit Muktinath Temple from Kathmandu is Pokhara, which is located 206 km away. Typically, we would expect this journey to take around 6 hours due to the hilly terrain. However, it's important to note that road widening work is currently underway in some areas, significantly impacting the road conditions and causing it to become bumpy and dusty. As a result, the journey to Pokhara now takes at least 8 to 9 hours.

Similarly, despite the geographically challenging terrain, our government is working diligently to widen the road from Pokhara to the Korola Border. This road serves as a vital connection between Nepal and China through Tibet, and it also passes by Muktinath Mandir. Consequently, we can anticipate encountering similar road conditions in this area as well.

The good news is that we can bypass this lengthy and challenging road journey by choosing a convenient flight option instead.

Muktinath Tour Pictures

The flight option not only provides comfort during our journey but also offers breathtaking views of the majestic Himalayas. During this tour, we have the opportunity to closely encounter three major mountains that stand above 8000 meters: Mt. Manaslu (8th highest), Mt. Annapurna I (10th highest), and Mt. Dhaulagiri (7th highest). Our flight journey will be truly mesmerizing as we witness the splendor of these gleaming, snow-capped mountains.

However, we should not forget to note that air travel also comes with its own considerations, such as potential flight delays and cancellations due to the unpredictable weather conditions in the Himalayan region. Therefore, when planning our Kathmandu to Muktinath package, we should be prepared for these possibilities and make our travel arrangements accordingly.

In this package, as there are no direct flights from Kathmandu to Muktinath, or even from Pokhara to Muktinath, we need to split our journey into 3 segments. First, we fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara and spend one night there because the Pokhara to Jomsom flight operates exclusively in the morning, typically from 06:00 AM to 10:00 AM. After 10:00 AM, Jomsom experiences windy conditions that can make flight operations unsafe. On the second day, in the morning, we take a panoramic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. Once we reach Jomsom, we have completed the most challenging part of our journey, and from there, Muktinath is conveniently just an hour's drive away. After Muktinath Darshan, we returned back to Kathmandu following the same route.

Kathmandu to Muktinath Travel Routes:

  • Kathmandu to Pokhara by 72-seater ATR Flight. Flight Journey is 25 mins.
  • Pokhara to Jomsom by 18-seater Twin Ottar Flight. Flight Journey is 20 mins.
  • Jomsom to Muktinath by 7-seater private vehicle. Drive Duration is 1 hour.

Sightseeing Spots:

  • Kathmandu:¬†Guheshwori Shakti Peetha, Pashupatinath Temple, Budhanilkantha Temple (Jal Narayan/Sleeping Vishnu God), Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath MahaChaitya, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  • Pokhara: Bindabasini Temple, Seti Gorge, Devi's Waterfall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, Tal Barahi Temple at Fewa Lake, and sunrise view at Sarangkot Hill.
  • Muktinath: Mukteshwor Mahadev Temple, Vishnu Paduka, Swaminarayan Nilkath Varni Meditation Spot, Shree Guru Ramanujacharya Temple, Narshing Gompa, Muktinath Temple, 108 Holy Water Springs, 2 Mukti Kunda, and Jwalamai Temple.

Best Months to Visit Muktinath Temple:

  • First season: March, April, and May.
  • Second season: Mid of September, October, and November.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival.

  • Kathmandu Airport Arrival.
  • Greet and meet at the airport.
  • Then transfer to the hotel.
  • Short rest and complete official formalities.
  • A brief introduction to the whole program.
  • Evening visit Guheshwori Shakti Peetha and Pashupatinath Temple for Arati Darshan.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu.
Pashupatinath Temple

Day 02: Kathmandu Half Day Sightseeing and Fly to Pokhara.

  • 07:00 AM Breakfast at the hotel.
  • 08:30 AM: Proceed for sightseeing.
  • Today we visit Budhanilkantha Temple (Jal Narayan) and Boudhanath Stupa.
  • 02:00 PM: Airport Check In Time.
  • 03:00 PM: Fly Kathmandu to Pokhara, 25 mins flight.
  • Enjoy the panoramic giants snow-capped Annapurna Range Mountains.
  • Arrive at Pokhara and transfer to the hotel.
  • Free evening.
  • Overnight at Pokhara.
Budhanilkantha Temple

Day 03: Fly Pokhara to Jomsom, Drive to Muktinath, Darshan, and stay at Jomsom.

  • Morning transfer to the domestic airport.
  • Today is the test of our luck because of the weather dependable flight to Jomsom.
  • Jomsom Airport is located across the giant mountains where the weather changes frequently.
  • Flight delays and cancellation is very normal here.
  • Hope there will not be any weather obstacles and we can fly as per the flight schedule.
  • It takes 20 mins to reach Jomsom.
  • The flight offers magnificent views of the snow-capped mountains.
  • After landing, transfer to the hotel, 5 mins walk.
  • Short rest and then, drive from Jomsom to Muktinath following the Kaligandaki River, 1:30 hrs drive.
  • Arrival at Muktinath and walk 2 km up to the temple.
  • If unable to walk then horses are available to ride.
  • Take a holy bath under 108 water springs and 2 Kunda.
  • Perform ritual activities at Muktinath Temple.
  • Visit Mukteshwor Mahadev Temple, Vishnu Paduka, Swaminarayan Nilkath Varni Meditation Spot, Shree Guru Ramanujacharya Temple, Narshing Gompa, and Jwala Mai Temple.
  • Then, back to Jomsom following the same route.
  • Overnight at Jomsom.
Muktinath Temple

Day 04: Fly Jomsom to Pokhara and Sightseeing.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Hope there will not be any weather obstacles.
  • As per the flight schedule transfer to the airport, 5 mins walk.
  • Fly back to Pokhara.
  • Arrival and proceed for Sightseeing.
  • Visit Bindabasini Temple, Seti Gandaki River, Devi's Fall, Gupteshwor Mahadev Cave, and Barahi Temple at Fewa Lake.
  • Hotel Check IN and Free Evening/Shopping.
  • Overnight at Pokhara.
Fewa Lake at Pokhara

Day 05: Fly back to Kathmandu.

  • Early morning we drive to Sarangkot Hill for Sunrise view over snow-capped Annapurna Mountain.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking majestic mountains views that soars to the sky and back to the hotel.
  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Free Morning.
  • 11:00 AM: Transfer to the airport.
  • 12:15 PM: Fly back to Kathmandu.
  • Arrival and proceed for Kathmandu Sightseeing.
  • Viist Swayambhunath MahaChaitya and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  • Then transfer to the hotel.
  • Free and easy time.
  • Overnight at Kathmandu.
Annapurna Mountain view from Flight

Day 06: Departure.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Hotel Check-Out Time 12 Noon.
  • Airport Check-In Time 3 hrs before the flight.
  • As per your flight schedule transfer to the airport.
  • Fly to your onward destination.
  • Our trip is complete here!
Plane Departure

Kathmandu to Muktinath Tour by Flight Group Joining Price & Dates 2024 (5% DIS)

Arrival Date Dep. Date Cost (INR) Status Inquiry
02 OCT 2024 07 OCT 2024 - Open -
12 OCT 2024 17 OCT 2024 - Open -
27 OCT 2024 01 NOV 2024 - Open -
18 DEC 2024 23 DEC 2024 Open Inquiry

NOTE: Single Supplementary Charge Extra INR 17,500/-

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Cost Includes

  • Kathmandu and Pokhara Airport transfer by a private vehicle.
  • Twin/Triple Bed Sharing 3-star Hotel accommodation at Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation at Jomsom. Note: No A/C, No TV, Difficult for hot shower.
  • Everyday breakfast at the hotel.
  • Flight Tickets from Kathmandu to Pokhara and back.
  • Flight Tickets from Pokhara to Jomsom and back.
  • Private Jeep from Jomsom to Muktinath to Jomsom.
  • Kathmandu and Pokhara city tour by a private vehicle.
  • Muktinath Darshan Permit (ACAP).
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu and Pokhara is escorted by a guide.
  • Entrance/Monuments Fees during sightseeing at Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals and Beverages.
  • Tips to staff.
  • Expenses in case of Jomsom/Pokhara flight cancellation.
  • Horse charges at Muktinath.
  • Expenses incurred due to Medical evacuation, mishaps, landslides, strikes, political unrest, etc.
  • Rest of all that are not mentioned in the cost included list.
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