Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

Trekking is definitely a great way to spend your holidays and it also gives you so much of insight into the place you’re traversing through. This is what the Jomsom Muktinath exactly does. A package of the perfect amount of stunning landscapes and ancient cultures and traditions, this trek is definitely something to look out for. We take you through few of the most sought out destinations among tourists, such as the vibrant Lake city of Pokhara, the hot springs of Tatopani, the apple fields of Marpha, the stunning landscapes of Kagbeni and the 108 spouts temple of Muktinath.

Like most of the treks, we begin at the city of Pokhara, which is perfect to unwind ourselves and prepare for the trek. We begin with a drive to Nayapul, and the trek commences onto several villages, Whitewater Rivers, suspension bridges, rhododendron forests, oak forests, obviously with the staggering Himalayan scene surrounding us. Explore and indulge in the cultural haven of the Tibetan monasteries with their prayer wheels and flags and if you dare, cleanse and atone your sins at the 108 water spouts at the Muktinath temple.

The perfect months to trek the Jomsom and the Muktinath are October to November and the final weeks of February since the weather during these months aren’t intense. Our team of experts will assure you with their perfect guidance, as they take you through the most amazing trails and picturesque spots that will be memorable throughout your life.

Outline Itinerary:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m)
  • Day 02: Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation
  • Day 03: Fly to Pokhara (823m) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,552m): 30 minutes flight, 4-5 hours trek
  • Day 04: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,750m): 6-7 hours
  • Day 05: Ghorepani to Tatopani (1,190m): 5-6 hours
  • Day 06: Tatopani to Ghasa (2,110m): 5-6 hours
  • Day 07: Ghasa to Marpha (2,680m): 4-5hours
  • Day 08: Marpha to Kagbeni (2,810): 4-5 hours
  • Day 09: Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,710m): 5-6 hours
  • Day 10: Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m): 5-6 hours
  • Day 11: Fly back to Pokhara: 15 minutes flight
  • Day 12: Drive/fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 13: Final departure

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01 :Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m) Leave everything at the hands of our representatives upon your arrival, who will take the trouble from this point on. Loosen up and unwind yourself after the tiring flight.
  • Day 02 :Kathmandu: sightseeing and trek preparation Spend the day as you wish, by prepping and doing some final shopping for the trek. Upon your demand, we can likewise sort out a short visit for you to explore the ancient monuments of Kathmandu. Pashupatinath, Boudhanath and other historic monuments are in a city and we can go for visiting these places.
  • Day 03 :Fly to Pokhara (823m) and trek to Tikhedhunga (1,552m): 30 minutes flight, 4-5 hours trek Today, we embark on our trek. We board a 35-minute flight amidst the snowcapped mountains to get to Pokhara. We begin our trek with a rough 2-hour ride to Nayapul. Upon getting at Nayapul, brace yourselves for the 4-5 hour trek to Tikhedunga which takes us through the calm and serene river's valley along with pristine waterfalls and forest.
  • Day 04 :Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,750m): 6-7 hours Another trail awaits to be overcome. The trek to Ghorepani is going to be calm and serenading through cascading rivers and picturesque fields. In the blink of an eye, we get to Ghorepani, where we spend the night.
  • Day 05 :Ghorepani to Tatopani (1,190m): 5-6 hours A quick stop at the Poonhill to catch the sunrise will definitely be worth it. Absorb the beauty and calmness of the sun as it rises and majestically. After enjoying the sunrise, we make our way through several trails. Eventually, when we get to Tatopani, we take a dip in the hot water spring to relax our muscles after the tedious trek.
  • Day 06 :Tatopani to Ghasa (2,110m): 5-6 hours Early in the morning, we embark on our trek to Ghasa. As we walk right next to the white waters of the Kali Gandaki, we experience nature at its finest. Yet another wobbly suspension bridge over the strong currents of the river which brings us to the wonderful waterfall, Rupse Chhahara. We eventually get to Ghasa which also happens to be a popular bird-watching site.
  • Day 07 :Ghasa to Marpha (2,680m): 4-5hours Walking through several trails which brings us to the famous Thakali village of Lete, a bit further lies Kalopani and walking a bit more ensures our arrival at Larjung. Our destination for tonight is a favorite amongst trekkers, Marpha. On our way, as usual, we encounter several beautiful spots. We carry on and finally get to the beautiful village of Marpha, which constitutes of picturesque narrow alleys.
  • Day 08 :Marpha to Kagbeni (2,810): 4-5 hours On our way to Kagbeni, we take dangerous trails which cling on to the edge of the valleys, which bring us to the bustling Jomsom village. From here, we walk north which acquires us to the most profound crevasse the world, the Kali Gandaki River. A few more steps eventually bring us to the popular village of Kagbeni.
  • Day 09 :Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,710m): 5-6 hours Today, we collect our permits and land upon the banks of the Kaligandaki. Come across the finest of landscapes and take time to admire these beauties. After 5-6 hours of trekking, we get to Muktinath, which is home to one of the most significant Hindu temples in Nepal.
  • Day 10 :Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m): 5-6 hours Today, we visit the important pilgrimage site of Muktinath which bears great significance for the Hindus and Buddhists. A quick trip to the temple will give us plenty of insights of the culture of Nepal. We then make our way back to Jomsom, while we enjoy the stunning landscapes.
  • Day 11 :Fly back to Pokhara: 15 minutes flight All good things come to an end and so has our trek. We make our way to the tiny airstrip of Jomsom and fly back to the vibrant Lake city of Pokhara.
  • Day 12 :Drive/fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu Today, we advance back to Kathmandu. We can either, hop on a bus which takes us 6 hours to get to Kathmandu or board a 35-minute flight to Kathmandu and catch final glimpses of the Himalayas.
  • Day 13 :Final departure Time has come to say farewell to Nepal and all the brilliant recollections. We trust you have a safe flight and we are quick to go on another trek with you, as of now.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off private transfer
  • Drop to Nayapul and Pick up from Nayapul by Private Van
  • Hotel in Pokhara and Kathmandu.  Category 2-3 star
  • Farewell Dinner by Company
  • Trekking Accommodation, Twin Sharing in Basic Tea-house 
  • English-speaking guides/ Who has excellent knowledge.
  • Porters for 2 guest one porter
  • All meals( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)  with tea and coffee
  • Fresh Fruits after dinner every evening.
  • Transportation to and from the trail head
  • All necessary documents and permits for trekking
  • Trekking equipment including sleeping bags       
  • Staff insurance, medication and equipment
  • All Govt. and Local Taxes, First Aid Kit
  • Trekking Certificate by Destination Unlimited.

Cost Excludes

  • International airfares, Kathmandu sightseeing and entrance fees
  • Travel/trekking insurance/ Nepal entry visa fees
  • Mountain rescue charges or insurance
  • Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and hot drinks
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
  • Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc 
  • Which is not mention in email
  • Tips(Tipping are expected)

 

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Key Information

  • Trip Duration 13 Days
  • Destination Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty Moderate
  • Trip Style Trekking
  • Max Altitude 3710m
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