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Jomsom Muktinath Trekking


Jomsom Muktinath trekking follows the path through the north of Pokhara in Annapurna region. The Annaprna Himal is encircled by the deep valleys and high mountains. Jomsom Muktinath trekking holds wide range of peoples and terrain in its arm, from subtropical jungle to a high, dry landscape resembling the Tibetan Plateau. Most of the trekkers prefer to go this route.

You can find many lodges in different places en the route. You might find it difficult to draw the real picture of Nepal just beneath the flood of trekkers. However, scenery and cultures on the route are excellent to make your journey more exciting.

Trekking Styles in Annapurna region and Jomsom Muktinath

Most of the trekking routes in the Annapurna region are well serviced by Teahouse for most of their length. This is particularly true for the most popular treks the Jomsom trek, the Annapurna circuit , Annapurna circuit Jomsom Trek, the Annapurna sanctuary and Ghorepani, the short trek Ghorepani throughout Ghandruk and Annapurna Base camp Trek.

The treks in less developed areas, particularly the Dhaulagiri circuit and the treks start of Lamjung, definitely require trekkers to be self sufficient in food and shelter.

Major Attractions of Annapurna region and Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Most prominent ethic in the groups in the Jomsom and Muktinathare the Thakali, and Mangngba. The Thakali come from the upper Kali Gandaki Valley around Jomsom where their traditional forming has been supplement by trade and, in particular, hotel and restaurant business. Vishnu in Stone, the Tibetan traders of the Kaligandki valley are unrelenting in their efforts to convince you to buy their wares. One item is unique to this is the Saligram. These are black stones that, when broken open, reveal the fossilized remains of prehistoric ammonites formed about 130 million years ago.

When to Trek Jomsom Muktinath?

The best times for trekking in Jomsom Muktinath are the main seasons of spring (February to late April ) and autumn (late September to late November) winter and summer also are possible to trek in this area.

Highlight sights of Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

Annapurna I- 8091m. Annapurna II-7937m.Annapurna III-7855m, Annapurna IV- 7525m, Annapurna South 7819m, Varaha Shikhar 7847m, Himchuli 6441m,Dhaulagiri 1- 8163m, Dhaulagiri II- 7751m, Nilgiri 6940m, Thapa Peak 6015m, Tukche Peak 6920m, Machhapuchhre 6993m, Mardi Himal 5588m. Singu Chuli 6500m, Tharpu Chuli 5663m. Gangapurna 7483m, Lamjung Himal 6931m, more

Facts of Jomsom Muktinath Trekking:

Country Nepal
Trekking Destinatin: Jomsom Muktinath Trekking
Trekking Starts in: Jomsom
Trekking Ends in: Jomsom
Trip Duration: 11 Days
Activities: Trekking & Walking, Cultural Tours & Sightseeing,
Majors interesting: Gurung, Magar Thakali and Tibetan cultures. And Buddhist monasteries and Hindu temples,
Transportation: By tourist bus and flight
Accommodation: 04 Nights in Kathmandu, 02 Night in Pokhara, 04 Nights in trekking lodge
Trekking grade: Moderate
Max. Altitude: 3820m
Best season in Nepal: Mar, Apr, May, Sep, Oct & Nov
Mode of Trekking: Lodge Trekking (Tea house Trekking or Camping Trekking)
Cost Start: USD 580 TO USD 645 PER PERSON
Group Size: Min 02 PAX, Max 12 PAX

Itinerary for Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

Days Day to Day Activities
01 Arrival in kathmandu:
Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. As you fly, the panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range greets your sight. After the completion of Visa formalities, you have to come downstairs to collect Luggage and proceed to outside from terminal Building. Please look at your Printed Name and Our Company Signboard Annapurna Foothills Treks & Exp and follow them. Meet our representative and then you will be transferred to hotel. You will be served free welcome drinks, tea or coffee or juice at the time of check in.
The Managing Director or The Manager of company will meet you in hotel and will brief about the trip. You should clear your dues before we proceed for the trip. You are free to relax or explore around the city in the very first day.
02 Sight seeing Kathmandu
After the breakfast in the morning, our city guide will come to the hotel with vehicles and then we leave hotel to visit Kathmandu Darbar Square, the house of living Goddess Kumari, the ferocious Kal Bhairab, The Red Monkey God and hundreds of erotic carvings. Swayambhunath is the worlds most glorious Buddhist Chaityas.It is said to be 2000 years old.
Boudhanath is a huge Buddhist stupa located about 7 km east of Thamel. It stands on a massive mandala style platform and has features similar to the Swayambhunath, though it is bigger than Swayambhunath in size. It is said that this stupa was built during the 5th Century. Every year, Thousands of pilgrims from Nepal and neighboring countries visit Boudhanath, particularly in winter and Pashupatinath temple. Pashupatinath temple is one of the biggest Hindu temples.
03 Kathmandu to Pokhara:
Early in the morning, transfer to pokhara bus station & drive seven hours to Pokhara, check in at hotel and evening Phew lake exploration. Overnight stay at hotel.
04 Fly Pokhara to Jomsom, trek to Kagbeni.
Early in the morning, we go to Pokhara Airport to catch a flight to Jomsom. After reaching Jomsong, we take short trek to Kagbeni via Kaligandaki. (As the trail continues towards Jomsom, the landscape becomes increasingly arid and impressive with its mixture of browns, yellows and grey, contrasting with the white snowcaps of Tilicho and Nilgiri. By afternoon, the stiff winds begin to blow, hastening our way to Jomsom. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
05 Trek to Moktinath (3800M)
Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3795 m.) which takes about 4 hours. The Trail steeply ascends for couple of hundred Meters. While gradually walking, you can enjoy beautiful deserted landscape, Caves, old Tibetan Style Villages , apple Garden , Yaks Herds, Sheep Herds and so on. You can look at Thorong La valley straight up to the Muktinath. You can enjoy delicious lunch at Jharkot and visit Monastery believed to be built in 15 century. Now you head towards Muktinath following steep ascent path for half an hour. You stay overnight at Muktinath village. From here you hike to Rani Pauwa (3700m.), an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists. Here you come across Natural flaming which really exhilarates you. At this point, you can see splendid view of Dhaulagiri (8165m), Nilgiri (7061m.) and others. Now you walk for fifteen minutes to reach Muktinath Temple , where you can enjoy a holy bath of 108 Taps. The people of Kagbeni, Jharkot and Muktinath are close to the life style, culture, religion and idea of Tibetan people. Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
06 Rest day in Muktinath
07 Trek to Jomsom [2713m]
We now begin descent down the dramatic Kali Gandaki valley, initially through arid country in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet . After passing through Jharkot and Khingar, villages with typical Tibetan architecture, we follow the valley floor most of the way to Jomsom. En route, we sight tremendous views of both Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri. Jomsom is a large town sprawled along both banks of the Kali Gandaki River , and it is here we will spend the final night of our trek. [Walk approx 3 hours] Overnight stay at guesthouse with breakfast, lunch and dinner included with Tea and Coffee.
08 Flight Jomsom to Pokhara
We take an early morning flight to Pokhara. It is a spectacular flight along the Kali Gandaki Gorge and provides wonderful views of both the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. We then catch a further flight back to Kathmandu .
09 Pokhara to Kathmandu
Early morning, transfer to pokhara tourist bus station for driving back to Kathmandu and it takes around 6 hours, check in Hotel in Kathmandu , overnight stay at hotel.
10 Kathmandu city tour.
After breakfast, our city guide will come to the hotel with vehicles and then we leave hotel to visit Kathmandu Darbar Square , the house of living Goddess Kumari, the ferocious Kal Bhairab. Then we visit the 5th century Swayambunath temple with its characteristic Buddha eyes that keep a protective watch over Kathmandu Valley. Better known as the "monkey temple", pilgrims climb up the 365 steps to the temple. This climb is optional. Then we drive to the Patan Durbar Square for lunch, followed by a tour of the ancient Palace Square and temples.
At the end of the day, we even go to visit Tibetan Refugees center at Jawalakhel if time permits.
Then we return to hotel and you are free until the dinner is served. Tonight, attend a traditional Nepali dinner accompanied by a cultural program that presents glimpses of colorful Nepal. (Culture program), overnight stay at hotel.
11 Departure your destination.
Transfer to international airport for your final departure. The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal

Cost of Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

Group Size 1 pax 2-4 pax 5-8 pax 9-12 pax
USD (US$) per person Inquiry 645 600 580

Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trekking, and Helicopter rescue in Trekking, Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control.

The safety and security of clients is a matter of great importance for us. All of our trips are led by qualified professional and government license holder guides and they have received adequate training from the government of Nepal. We always carry first aid kits in our trip. Out duty is to work hard for you safety and comfort, no matter where we go. Therefore, we work very honestly to provide you with Himalayan experience following willingness your. Please feel free to put forward your queries for making your trip significant and memorable.

Jomsom Muktinath Trekking Service Includes

  1. Transportations from Airport – Hotel – Airport Car, Van, Heice and Coaster
  2. Transfer Kathamndu - Pokhara – Kathmandu by Car, Van and Heice
  3. Welcome dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program.
  4. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.
  5. English Speaking experienced Sherpa, Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder guide
  6. Porters (One porter for 2 people’s basis, Max 30 KGS per porter from Pokhara – whole Trek
  7. Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs.
  8. Transportations from Hotel – Airport – Hotel in Pokhara
  9. Full board basis during trekking, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Tea coffee and Bed
  10. Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara roundtrip Airfare and local Airport tax in Jomsom
  11. One Sherpa, (Guide assistance) group size more than 4

Jomsom Muktinath Trekking Service Excludes

  1. Beverages ( Coca, mineral water and beer )
  2. Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu - keep $ 10 to 14 for per meal in Tourist restaurant
  3. Tips for driver and guide (mandatory)
  4. Travel insurance,
  5. Personal expenses, what are not mentioned in above services?
  6. International roundtrip Airfare
  7. Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu & Pokhara can be managed upon your request (Click for Hotel)
  8. Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu can be arranged upon your request (Click for tour in Kathamndu)

Client Testimonials

While doing trek in the khumbu region, we will witness the different views of mountains such as Kwangde, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, the "horse saddle" of Kanteiga and of course the summit of Everest itself. We take a short rest for a while and it allows us little time for acclimatization. Here, you prepare yourself to explore the ascent of kalapatthar which is an altitude of 5545m. While climbing down from Lobuche, you will see some glacial moraine until the peak comes into view. Finally, you will be witnessing the north face of Mt. Everest . We return through a different route through Panboche to Lukla. We catch a flight for Kathmandu from Lukla.
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