Looking for Pokhara Muktinath Jeep Rental then we offer Pokhara to Jomsom/Muktinath Temple Jeep hire service at an affordable price. Renting a jeep from Pokhara to Muktinath Temple Darshan is the best way to pay homage to the Hindu and Buddhist temples. Pokhara to Muktinath by a jeep is the best option if you are scared of flight. For the visit to Muktinath Temple, you need to go with an all-wheel-drive jeep (4wd) because of off-road terrain. You can reach Muktinath temple from Pokhara on the same day and the next day can be returned back to Pokhara.
Pokhara Muktinath Temple by Jeep – Fact Sheet
|Trip Name||Pokhara Muktinath Jeep Rental|
|Trip Duration||2 Days|
|Jeep Types||Jeep (Scorpio or Sumo) or Land Cruiser|
|Maximum Capacity of Jeep||8 People|
|Minimum No of Pax||1 People|
|Jeep Price||INR 19,000.00 for 1 Night 2 Days Pokhara Muktinath Jeep|
|Price Includes||Jeep, Fuel, Parking Charges, Driver’s salary, and Driver’s accommodation|
|Price Excludes||ACAP Permit, TIMS Card, and Accommodation|
|Baggage Storage Option||Can be stored on top of the Jeep Carrier|
About Muktinath Temple
Muktinath Temple is a temple of Vishnu which is nested in the lap of Thorang La Pass Mountain at the height of 3800 Meters from Sea level. Muktinath Temple is visited by thousands of Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage yearly, which makes Muktinath Tour Packages the most popular among pilgrimage. According to Hindu mythology, Muktinath Temple is a Mukti Kshetra which means people who visit this temple get Peace of liberation.
Muktinath Temple is also considered one of 4 Dham in Nepal. And for Buddhists, Muktinath another name is Chumig Gyatsa, which in Tibetan means “Hundred Waters”. There are 108 taps in the temple premises, it is believed that taking bath in these taps helps to wash sins done in past. Besides taps, there are 2 ponds in front of the temple.
View of Buddha Statue inside the Muktinath Temple premises along with Mountain View of surroundings. Among the five most holy sites dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the four – Badrinath (north ), Jagannath Puri (east), Ramaeshvararn (south), and Davaraka (west) lies in four cardinal directions of India, and the fifth site Muktinath (north-east ) is situated in the central part of the Himalayan Kingdom of Nepal, near Tibet. These five holy centers radiate the light of bestowing wisdom and relief from transmigration. Muktinath (Mukti = salvation, Nath = god) acknowledged with Shalagrama, Kali Gandaki.
Muktinath Darshan Yatra Itinerary
Day 1: Early morning drive from Pokhara to Muktinath. We will drive approx 175 KM today which includes on and off-road drives. We will enjoy our lunch on the way to Muktinath from Pokhara. On the way, we will cross one of the biggest waterfalls in Nepal: Rupse. Our experienced driver makes your journey safe and comfortable. Overnight in Muktinath.
Day 2: Wake up early and take a shower and walk towards the temple which takes 15 min of walk. Take a shower in holy 108 taps inside the Muktinath Temple premises and participate in puja and arati. Explore the temple and surroundings and hike back to the hotel for breakfast. Once the breakfast is done, we will drive back to Pokhara which is another 175 KM. We will have our lunch on the way to Pokhara and drop you at your hotel in Pokhara.
Road Condition of Pokhara to Muktinath Temple
The narrow road from Beni to Korala Border is now widened by the Nepalese army and it’s not connected with China for trade. If you skip 15 KM road from Rupse Waterfall to Kavre Bhir then the rest of the road is in perfect condition and ready for blacktop. There are few bumpy parts in the road compared to previous road conditions. You can enjoy the scenic view and Kaligandaki River view on the way to Muktinath.
Booking Process of Pokhara Muktinath Jeep Rental
In order to confirm your Pokhara Muktinath Jeep Rental, we need some advance payment during the time of reservation. We will share our account details for the payment or you can directly visit our office in Thamel, Kathmandu. Or if you are in Pokhara then we will send our office representative to your hotel for payment then only we will send the vehicle to your hotel the next day.
Permits Required for Muktinath Jeep Tour from Pokhara
Muktinath Temple lies in the foothill of Thorang La Pass which is the highest elevation of Annapurna Circuit Trek. And to enter this area, you need to obtain 2 permits for every citizen besides Nepalese. It doesn’t matter what mode of transfer you use, a permit is a must.
ACAP Permit: ACAP generally refers to Annapurna Conservation Area Permit which can be obtained from Nepal Tourism Board, Bhrikutimandap, or Pokhara.
TIMS: TIMS generally refers to Trekker’s Information Management System which can be obtained from Mali Gaun, Saatghumti, or Pokhara.
Kindly be informed that to receive these two permits, carry 4 passport size pictures along with you along with a copy of your passport or National ID.
Hotel in Muktinath
There are plenty of hotels and resorts in Muktinath for accommodation as per your budget and a kind of luxury you want to spend a night in the lap of Mountain. Muktinath temple is situated at a height of 3800 meters from sea level. You can enjoy the magnificent view of mountains from the temple and hotel.
Most hotels in Muktinath offer a good bed along with hot water for showers and typical Nepali, Indian and Continental food for travelers. Depends upon your group size – if you need a couple rooms or a group room – they are ready to offer it for you.
Hotel rooms in Muktinath used to be sold out during the high season of the trek so making a reservation in advance is a wise decision. Here is the list of hotels and resorts in Muktinath where you can stay for a night during your tour to Muktinath temple.
- Hotel Tower House Muktinath
- Hotel Grand Shambala
- Hotel Bob Marley
- Hotel Norling
- Hotel De Purang
- Hotel Golden Leaf
- Annapurna Inn Muktinath
- Hotel Buddha & Himalayans Restaurant