The holy Muktinath Temple excursion is one of the popular Nepal pilgrimage tour Packages among Hindus and Buddhists and the Temple is a very famous pilgrimage site in Nepal situated in the Annapurna Conservation Area of the Annapurna foothills. The Holy Temple is located at an altitude of 3960m above sea level in the Mustang district and is also recognized among the Hindus as Mukti Chhetri or the abode of salvation. With the Muktinath Temple tour, you will be visited a small pagoda-style temple of Lord God Vishnu which is adored by both Hindus and Buddhists. The Buddhists worship the deity as one of the Bodhisattvas and Mukti Kshetra by Hindus. 108 sacred water spouts are flowing with icy cold water where devotees take a quick bath. Nearby is the temple of Jwala Mai, or the Goddess of Flame, with the extraordinary underground blue flame.
Muktinath Temple is the only place on earth where one can find all five elements – Fire, Water, Sky, Earth, and Air. They were found in their own form at the place near Jwalamai Devi Temple. Thus, is known as Sri Murthy Mahatmyam.
Trip cost for Indian passport holders: INR 25000 per person based on a group joining tour.
Best season for Muktinath Temple Yatra
March, April, May, September (mid), October, November, and December are considered the best time to visit Muktinath Temple. During these months the weather used to be clear all day and snow-capped mountains will be welcoming you with a big smile.
Muktinath Tour Permits
Before beginning your journey from Pokhara to Muktinath by road, trek, or by flight, you shall require to collect two permits. They are like Annapurna Conservation Area Project Permit (ACAP), this permit can be collected from Nepal Tourism Board located at Bhrikuti Mandap, Kathmandu, or at Pokhara. And,
Trekker's Information Management System Permit (TIMS). This permit can be collected from TAAN located at Saatghumti, Thamel, and another at Mali Gaun, Kathmandu, or Pokhara.