Muktinath Darshan is considered to be one of the most important pilgrimages which one can take in Nepal. Dedicated to a manifestation of lord Vishnu people from far and wide make it a point to this holy shrine in Mustang Valley. You can now visit this holy Dham site by booking your Muktinath tour by helicopter. Available at the best available rates taking a helicopter for Muktinath will allow you to have a safe, quick and comfortable journey which in reality is moderately difficult. This package of 4 days and 3 nights will let you experience a unique spirituality.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Upon arriving in Kathmandu you will be greeted by our tour representative who will assist you to your allotted hotel here. By evening you will be escorted for the holy Aarti Darshan in Pashupatinath Mandir. You will be making your way back to the hotel where you will be staying the night.
Day 02: Kathmandu – Muktinath
You will be transferred to Muktinath early in the morning after the completion of your breakfast. This will be flying journey on a charter helicopter of 1 hour and 15 minutes. You will be dropped off at Ranipauwa helipad from where the temple is located at a mere distance of just 7 minutes from Bike and 25 minutes on foot. After completing your Darshan and taking a holy bath under the 108 Muktidhara which is believed to provide you with salvation, you will be taken back to the helipad of Ranipauwa from where you will be flown back to Kathmandu. You will be spending the remainder of your evening in leisure and you will also spend the night there.
Day 03: Kathmandu Sightseeing
You will be taken on a complete sightseeing tour of Kathmandu after breakfast in the morning. You will be covering the following places: Pashupatinath Temple – an important place for shiv followers and famous for being housing the head of the bull form of shiv; Jaal Narayan – located on the Shivpuri foothills at a distance of 12 km from the city of Kathmandu this place is also referred to as Budhanilkantha on the banks of the holy river of Bhagwati; Swayambhunath Stupa – a giant Stupa along with a number of shrines and temples dedicated to various gods and goddesses and is believed to have been built by Ashok; Kathmandu durbar square – a UNESCO world heritage site consisting of richly decorated structures and temples and market places.
After a fun day of Kathmandu Sightseeing, you will be taken back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Kathmandu Departure
Early in the morning after having your breakfast you will be made to reach your departure point which will mark the end of your helicopter tour of Muktinath with us.
Pick up and dropping off at the arrival and departure points
Accommodation facility in Kathmandu on the basis of twin sharing
Quality hotel in Kathmandu
Knowledgeable guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
Charter helicopter service for Kathmandu – Ranipauwa – Kathmandu
All the permits necessary for Muktinath Darshan
Annapurna Conservation Area trek Permit or ACAP fees
Trekking Information Management System or TIMS card
Airfare for international flight
Visa fees for Nepal of 40$ per person for a duration of 30 days
Domestic airport tax
Any entrance fees
Dinner and lunch meals at Kathmandu
Medical evaluation during emergency situations
All sorts of drinks
Personal insurances like medical and travel
Personal clothing items and gears which is also available for hiring online
All sorts personal expenses like laundry, helicopter rescue, tips etc.
Extra added charges incurred in case of landslides, mishaps, political unrest etc.
Any other such related expenses that is not mentioned in the inclusions sections
A chartered Helicopter Journey from Kathmandu to Muktinath
Muktinath Temple to Kathmandu in just 5 hours.
Breathtaking views of the majestic peaks of Mt. Manaslu (8th highest peak in the world).
Panoramic views of snow-capped peaks of mountain ranges like Annapurna, fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri etc.
Bird’s eye view of the Gandaki River, Jomsom, Mustang Valley, Kagbeni etc.
Horse ride experience from Muktinath helipad to the main temple entrance.
Holy bath under the chilled water coming out of 108 water spouts.
A soulful worship of Lord Vishnu.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q 1. How Much Time Does The Helicopter Journey Take?
Ans. The temple of Muktinath is situated at a flying distance of 1.5 hours from Kathmandu and 45 minutes from Pokhara. People generally opt for horse rides since hiking up to the temple may take some time. Upon reaching the helipad near Muktinath you will have 1 hour to complete your Darshan. Remember to be there on time for the departure and do not extend your Puja time duration.
Q 2. How Many People Does 1 Helicopter Carry?
Ans. One charter helicopter allows 5 to 6 people to make the journey. It is advised for you to go in a group which would split the cost otherwise it will be extremely expensive for just 2 or 3 people.
Q 3. Are There Any Permits Required For Muktinath Like In Chardham Yatra?
Ans. The temple of Muktinath is located in a conservational and trekking zone so yes, there are two permits required which everyone should avail before entering this area. One of them is the Annapurna Conservation Area Project or ACAP and the other one is Trekkers Information Management System Permit or TIMS.
Q 4. When Is The Best Time To Plan For Muktinath Darshan?
Ans. The best time to visit Muktinath temple is during the months of March, April, May, June, September, October and November. During this time there is no rainfall and the weather is very pleasant and comfortable for travelling and exploring. The clear weather will also allow you to gaze at the snow-capped mountains which surround this region.
Q 5. Will I Be Able To Stay In Pokhara Instead Of Kathmandu On The Journey Back?
Ans. Yes you will have the option of being dropped off at Pokhara instead of returning back to Kathmandu. You can explore this magnificent hill station and later on return back to Kathmandu via a tourist bus or a private car which takes 7.5 hours.