One of the very few queries while people are traveling to Muktinath is how to get to this place and what will be the best time to visit Muktinath. Lying at an altitude of 3710 meters from the sea level, Muktinath is one of the most religious and sacred temples of Nepal. It is situated on the foot of Thorong La which is a gateway to the greater Himalayas lying in between Tibet and Nepal. As Muktinath is a famous pilgrimage to the both Hindus and Buddhists. Many people from all over the world visit this place to attain Moksha or liberation.
Summer and Autumn are the best time to visit Muktinath.
Muktinath temple is one of the 8 sacred shrines for Hindus all over the world. Apart from carrying its own religious importance, this place also offers a mesmerizing view of the Himalayas and the environment around. Though Mustang is also considered as the desert of Nepal, the astounding view of the place will leave you speechless and make you visit that place all over again.
As in the case of Muktinath temple, it can be reached by either flight or jeep. People can also trek to Muktinath if they are interested. They can take a straight 15 mins flight from Pokhara to go there. Or either take a bus or a jeep to reach over there. People can visit Muktinath at any time. But as the place lies in one of the Himlayan regions of Nepal. So visitors might have to face the harsh weather if they accidentally get there on the wrong season. So the best time to visit Muktinath is, either from March to May or September to October.
Traveller can visit it after February before November. June to August is the Monsoon season when one have to face with extremely heavy rainfall.
Flight from Pokhara to Jomsom is the best and quickest way to reach at Muktinath temple.
So it is better to avoid going to Muktinath during rainy season as the roads are mountainous and rocky and one can face unexpected difficulties there. Apart from rainy season, it is also better to avoid going to Muktinath during winter season. Especially during December and January. During that time, temperature falls to minus degree Celsius. The environment is extremely frozen covered with snow all around.
If visited during the spring time which starts from March and till May, you can absolutely enjoy the amazing scenery around. One wouldn’t have to worry about any of the climatic hazards. There will be greenery all around with beautiful buckwheat plant all over. There will be abundant of different eye pleasing views one would want to see it everyday. If visited around September, one will get to see those beautiful apple orchards all over. If you are an extreme adventurous person, you can visit to this place anytime.