6 days in Muktinath & Kathmandu Itinerary

6 days in Muktinath & Kathmandu Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nepal sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Jomsom Airport, Drive to Muktinath
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Muktinath
— 1 night
Drive to Pokhara, Fly to Kathmandu
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Kathmandu
— 3 nights
Fly to Nepalganj, Drive to Lucknow

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Muktinath

— 1 night
Muktinath is a sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists located in Muktinath Valley at an altitude of 3,710 meters at the foot of the Thorong La mountain pass (part of the Himalayas) in Mustang, Nepal. On the 24th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Kag Chode Thupten Samphel Ling Monastery and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dhumba Lake. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Muktinath Temple and then hike along Jomsom Muktinath Trek.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Muktinath road trip planner.

Lucknow, India to Muktinath is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 0.2 hours traveling from Lucknow to Muktinath. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Lucknow in February: highs in Muktinath hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Kathmandu.

Things to do in Muktinath

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Kathmandu

— 3 nights
Once synonymous with the mysterious and inaccessible Shangri-La, today Kathmandu draws an ever-increasing number of tourists, catering to independent travelers of various budgets.
When in Kathmandu, make a side trip to see Siddhi Lakshmi Temple in Bhaktapur, approximately Bhaktapur away. On the 27th (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boudhanath Stupa, visit Thamel, admire the natural beauty at Garden of Dreams, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kathmandu driving holiday tool.

Getting from Muktinath to Kathmandu by combination of car and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Muktinath in February since evenings lows in Kathmandu dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kathmandu

Historic Sites · Tours · Spas · Neighborhoods

Side Trip