Best Time to Visit Muktinath Temple

Best Time to Visit Muktinath Temple

Looking for the Best Time to Visit Muktinath Temple then September, October, and November is the best time to visit Muktinath Temple. The temperature remains calm in these months. Monsoon will be over and pre-snowfall time is the perfect time to visit this religious destination. Muktinath Temple is situated 3710 Meters from sea level. The magnificent view of the Mountains and the chilling temperature are some of the best parts of this time. Muktinath Temple is among the 8 sacred shrines for Hindus over the globe.

Muktinath Temple FACTS

Country:  Nepal

Province Name: Gandaki – 4

District: Mustang District

Location: Muktinath (Dhawalagiri)

Altitude: 3710 Meters


Best time to Visit: September, October, November, March, April & May

Muktinath is also the ending point of Annapurna Circuit Trekking so in this time you will get encountered with thousands of tourists on this route. Especially, you will see the huge traffic of domestic tourists who traveling on their vacation of Dashain & Tihar which is the biggest festival in Nepal. Recently the road from Kagbeni to Muktinath has been blacktopped so this might be one of the best travel routes in the world you ever had traveled.

Best Time to Visit Muktinath Temple

Looking for the best time to visit Muktinath Temple but don’t have time for  September, October and November then Spring Season( March, April & May) is the other best time to visit Muktinath Temple. This is the time of pre-monsoon. You can see a green forest, flowers, Nepal national flower Rhododendrons on the way to Muktinath Temple.  Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India also visited Muktinath Temple in the Spring Season.

Summer might be the best time to visit Muktinath Temple by the surface. But you can take a 15 Min flight from Pokhara to Jomsom to reach Muktinath temple. Due to rainy seasons, roads might be blocked with landside so we don’t suggest travelers to travel by land to Muktinath in this season. Lower lands are affected by rain, however, Jomsom and Muktinath are the places where low rain will be measured.

Winter is the best time to visit Muktinath Temple if you want to play with snow and experience the fresh snow. Almost part of the mountains seems like a white carpet of snow. Visit Muktinath by Road or Helicopter is the best way to visit Muktinath Temple due to changes in the high cancellation of a flight to Jomsom. And the other thing you need to keep in mind is the temperature. Muktinath temperature goes under 0 degrees which you can’t bear if you are traveling from the low land and also need to keep in mind is about altitude sickness. Traveling from 850 Meter ( Pokhara) to 3000 + Meters can affect your respiration process.

After taking bath in 108 taps which are inside Muktinath Temple premises and dipping into the pond in front of the temple is believed to wash all the sins done during your life. Muktinath is also a picturesque place for visitors.

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