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Jomsom Muktinath Trekking - 15 Days

Jomsom Muktinath Trekking
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Jomsom Muktinath trekking in Annapurna region is popular trek to explore the beautiful nature and to experience the culture of locals. The diverse geographical landscape and incredible views of mountains are really impressive. Jomsom trek is best for family groups, religious travellers and more.

Highlights of Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

  • Seven-hour scenic drive to Pokhara
  • Mountain flight from Pokhara to Jomsom (25 minutes)
  • Visit Muktinath, the sacred temple of Hindus and Buddhists
  • Walk  through Kaligandaki valley
  • The warm hospitality of Thakali people and  their culture
  • World deepest gorge at Kaligandaki valley
  • Natural hot springs in Tatopani
  • Enchanting Sunrise from Poon hill (3210 m)
  • Panoramic view of Mt Dhaulagiri, Mt Annapurna I, Annapurna South and Annapurna rage
  • Walk through the rhododendron forest.

Jomsom Muktinath trekking – 15 Days is generally known as Jomsom Trek. Jomsom is situated at an altitude of 2700m in Mustang District and is also famous with the name as Dzong-Sampa. The Jomsom Muktinath Trek takes you to Pokhara thru the Valley of Kali Gandaki River to the Pilgrimage site of Muktinath. It is the part of the Annapurna Circuit Trek and prevails as one of the most appreciated and classic pilgrimage tour.

Jomsom Muktinath trekking – 15 Days gives you the possibility of observing the incredible Himalayas, stunning landscapes, Kali Gandaki valley (the private gorge inside the global). You will even experience the dry, wasteland-like Tibetan plateau with the physical beauty alongside the Jomsom Muktinath trek is breath taking. The15 Days Jomsom Muktinath Trekking trail is all surrounded by forests of brilliant red rhododendrons to rocky cliffs and barren region of Mustang. The routes follows the Kali Gandaki River ( Kali Gandaki is 1 / 4 of a mile wide river bed; during the winter the river is practically dry, but in the summer monsoon it fills with rainwater and melting snow). On one fact lies the Annapurna mountain diversity and on the other aspect is Dhaulagiri. Between the two ranges, there are views of gorgeous eight of the 20 highest mountains in the world. This unique and refreshing trek astonishes all fit visitors.

The Jomsom Muktinath trekking -15 Days starts once we take the flight from Pokhara to Jomsom or Pokhara to Ghorepani Poonhill. From there we start hiking through many charming Thakali villages referred to as Marpha widely known for the garden of apples, apricots, and peaches. You possibly can reveal it with the diverse lifestyle of various ethnic groups along with Brahmins, Chhetris, Thakalis, Magars, Gurungs and the lovely landscapes. Heading to the headquarter Jomsom; we move forward to the north to Kagbeni along the riverside manner of Kali Gandaki a historical fortress settlement at the border of higher Mustang trekking. We can locate many fossils at the banks of Kali Gandaki River that is the sacred rocks for Hindus to hope. The trail further weaves thru the lower Mustang vicinity of Nepal, Finishing at the village of Kagbeni, a Tibetan inspired village full of prayer wheels, chortens, and a Buddhist monastery. The path’s highlight is Muktinath at 3800 meters, a holy site of temples sacred to both Buddhists and Hindu devotees for centuries.

15 Days of Jomsom Muktinath trekking gives a wonderful presentation of the agricultural Nepalese existence. The most favorable time for Jomsom Muktinath Trek is from mid-Sept to Mid December and March to May, where as we can also travel in the rainy season in these parts of the trek. When the days are crisp and the sceneries are lovely. Consider “Above the Himalaya” for the best and adventurous journey with lots of experiences.

Day 1
Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu Upon arrival in Kathmandu.

Our team member will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few meters from the exit door. Please check your name at Show card. He will bring you to hotel in Kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes.After refreshment, we will brief your plan more visibly.

Day 2
Kathmandu (1400m) Tour

Population: counted nationwide in AD. 2011, Kathmandu had households: 434344 & population: 1744240. Today tour will be in Bodhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath, syombhunath, with Kathmandu durbar square. In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organized sightseeing tour Guide then Prepare for trekking.

Day 3
By tourist bus to Pokhara.

The bus journey will take 6 to 7 hours.Beautiful Pokhara valley, the beauty, they say, lies in the eyes of a beholder. That might be true to something beautiful, but what you want to tell about something sublime. If there is something that challenges Biblical Garden of Eden in its splendor and magnificence, it’s Pokhara – the ultimate destination for the wanderlusts and those who appreciate, of course, beauty in its pristine glory.The enchanting valley of Pokhara valley is situated at an altitude of 827 meters from sea level. An incarnation of the religious heaven, this celestial city is also known as the garden city of seven lakes, are here Begnas, Rupa, Khaste, Depang, Maidi, Neureni and Gunde. Just 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu, it is linked by Air and by road from Kathmandu and the Indian border Sunauli. Pokhara offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Fishtail, Manaslu, five peaks of Annapurna and others. This is one of the few places in the world to provide such a dramatic view in a sub-tropical setting. The nearest snow-capped mountain, Fishtail, is less than30 kilometers from Pokhara. Pokhara’s numerous lakes offer fishing, boating and swimming

Day 4
Pokhara to Tirkhedhunga(1577m)

(by car one hour to nayapul, trekking: 4hours) After breakfast take a bus ride to Nyapul(trek starting point) for one hour than trek to Birethanty for 30minates where conservation trekking permit and TIMS permit will be checked. The trail continues along the BurundiKholapassing through small villages and water fall you will reach a small village called Tirkhedhunga. Where you will spend a nights.

Day 5
Tirkhedhunga to Ghorepani(2800m)

(Trekking: 7 hours) After crossing the suspension bridge over the BhurungdiKhola, you will have to start a steep ascent to Ulleri( 2073m)using a continues stone steps. This is the hardest ascent in this course. From Ulleri trail continues gradually uphill through small village and Rhododendron forest you will be in Ghorepani.

Day 6
Ghorepani – Poonhill to Tatopani

(Trekking: 8 hours) Early in the morning climb uphill for one hour to reach poonhill(3210m) for sunrise tour and wider view of mountain. ininfront , you will see the imposing Dhaulagiri accompanied by Tukuche Peak, Annapurna south, and a Hiumchuli. After breakfast trail continues downhill (1600m) through forest and several villages to reach to Tatopani where it has a great hot spiring and it is a highlight of trek.

Day 7
Tatopani to Ghasa

(Trekking: 5 hours) From here, the course will follow along the Kali Gandakiriver to Dana. It is the winter village of Thakalis who live upstream. To reach Ghasa from here , there are two routes. One with rocky path via Kabre and other via Kapcepani.

Day 8
Ghasa to Tukuche

(Trekking: 6 hours) Passing through upper village of Ghasa the source of Kaligandakiriver become a wider and you will reach to Lete. From where one can have a great view of Dhaulagiri(8167m) and Annapurna(8091m). keep moving on from there soon you will reach to Tukuche.the center of Thakali people.

Day 9
Tukuche/ Jomsom to Kagbeni

(Trekking: 6 hours) The area beyond Tukuche has a strong south wind during the day. The road widens and the land is flat.the path will continue on the shores with little trees, looking up at Nilgiri North Peak(7061m)and Tilicho Peak(7134m) you will reach to Jomsom. It is an major village in the Dhaulagiri area. From Jomson it will take about 3hours to arrive in Kagbeni via EkleBhatti. The houses in Kagbeni are flat roofed in the Tibetan style. The inhabitants are also from the Tibetan family. This is the entrance of Mustang.

Day 10
Kagbeni to Muktinath

(Trekking: 5 hours) Walking through sandy path and stone path reaching to Jharkot and Ranipauwa you can see Muktinath, the sacred place for Hindus and Tibetan Buddhists. There are some things worthy of a special mention. There is the water wall which consists of fine streaks of water 108spouts. The water springs out through rocks. Surrounded by this water wall, the main temple stands of Vishnu.

Day 11
Muktinath to Jomsom

(Trekking: 5 hours) You now begin the descent down the dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge, initially through arid country in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet. After passing through Jharkot and Khingar villages with typical Tibetan architecture, you follow the valley floor most of the way to Jomsom which is sprawled along both banks of the Kali Gandaki .From here there are nice views of the Nilgiri peaks.

Day 12
Jomsom to Pokhara by Flight

Pokhara is set in a lovely valley at the foot of the Machapuchare so you get spectacular views of the mountains from all parts of the town. It is quite different from Kathmandu, with few temples, but it does have plenty of scenic attractions and is close to the mountains. There are some interesting short walks or bicycle rides from Pokhara, you can swim and canoe on Lake Phewa or just watch the last rays of the sun stream across the dip in the mountains that hold the lake. Along the lakeside road there is a continuous stretch of small hotels, restaurants and shops; it’s an area which still has a bit of the old hippy scene feel about it.

Day 13
Pokhara Tour

The activities of foreign visitors to Pokhara focus around two districts known as Damside and Lakeside (or Pardi and Baidam, in Nepali, respectively). These two areas, with their strips of hotels and restaurants, are a few kilometers south-west of the main Pokhara bazaar. Place to visit.

Day 14
Return back to Kathmandu by tourist bus.

The bus journey will take 5 to 6 hours.

Day 15
Farewell

Cost Include

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • Four night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast with two people sharing one room
  • Second day Side seen around Kathmandu with private car,
  • All government taxes, Annapurna National Park entry fees TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu tourist Bus,
  • Pokhara-nayapul-Pokhara by private car,
  • Accommodation & Meals (Breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the treks.
  • Hotel in Pokhara at tourist standard hotel with bed and Breakfast ( Centrally located, attach bath room, Hot and cold shower)
  • Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch, Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Water, any kind of Drinks and Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Personal expenses, any other unforeseen expenses and Personal trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein

Cost include for service treks

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • All government taxes, Annapurna Conservation area project entry fees and TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu tourist Bus,
  • Pokhara-nayapul-Pokhara by private car,
  • Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.
Cost Excludes for service trek
  • All food, drinks and Accommodation,
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Personal expenses, any other unforeseen expenses and Personal trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein,

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Price From USD$980/person
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Total $ 980 USD

Trip Facts

  • By bus/car
  • 1++
  • 3950m
  • Easy, Easy plus