Jomsom Muktinath Trek

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Trip Facts

Primary Activity Trekking Secondary Activity Cultural Trek
Trip Difficulty Moderate
Duration 14 Days
Trip Cost 770 USD Group Size Min 2 Pax
Country Nepal Meals B/B in KTM and B/L/D during Trek

Trip Introduction

Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is situated North of Pokhara, Nepal’s spectacular diversity appears at its finest The deep valleys and high mountains encircling the giant Annapurna Himal embrace a wide range of peoples and terrain, from subtropical jungle to a high, dry landscape resembling the Tibetan Plateau. The deep valleys and high mountains encircling the giant Annapurna Himal embrace a wide range of peoples and terrain, from subtropical jungle to a high, dry landscape resembling the Tibetan Plateau. This is one of the most popular trekking regions. It’s also among the tamest areas, with excellent lodges lining the main routes. Finding Nepal beneath the flood of trekkers can be difficult, but the scenery and culture are top-notch, and you can avoid the peak-season crush and still get fine weather and views.

Jomsom muktinath trekking starts with a one and half hour drive from pokhara to Nayapul after start to our trekking via Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani. And next day morning we go up to Poon Hill, which is very famous for panoramic view of annapurna Himalayas range including sunrise after that we descend to tatopani, which is natural hot spring. ubsequently to the Kali Gandaki gorge (Kali Gandaki Gorge is deepest gorge valley in the world) passing through many fascinating Thakali villages called Marphas, along the way and then to the headquarter of the district called Jomsom. we head to the north to Kagbeni along the river side way of Kali Gandaki an ancient fortress settlement on the boarder of Upper Mustang trekking. Then, we have a hike on the following day through to the Muktinath temple. The terrain at Muktinath gives way to the Tibetan plateau providing some of the fascinating rock formations on route, and step up an hour and reach Jharkot village from Kagbeni then we heading on to Muktinath and explore a day around Muktinath temple and descend to the Jomsom and next morning we flight to Pokhara.

Day 01: Katmandu (1310m/4298ft).
Our airport representative will be received you at the airport and transfer to Hotel. It is 7km and takes about 10 minutes. O/N at hotel, B & B plan

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus (910m/2986ft.).
Driving 5:30, O/N at Hotel at 3 stars, AP plan

Day 03: An early morning fly to Jomsom for 25 to 30 minutes then trek to Kagbeni (2750m/ 8327ft).
Walking 3:30 hours, O/N at guest house, AP plan

Day 04: Kagbeni to Muktinath 3802m/11512ft).
Walking 5 hours, O/N at guest house, AP plan

Day 05: Muktinath to Marpha via Jomsom (2665m/8743ft).
Walking 6 hours, O/N at guest house, AP plan

Day 06: Marpha to Ghasa (2080m/6824ft).
Walking 6 hours, O/N at guest house, AP plan

Day 07: Ghasa to Tatopani(Natural hot spring) E11110m/13361f) Walking 6 hours, O/N at guest house, AP plan

Day 08: Tatopani to Shikha(1935m/5859ft). Walking 5 hours, O/N at guest house, AP plan

Day 09: Shikha to Ghorepani (2834m/9298ft). walking 4:30 hours, O/N at guest house, AP plan

Day 10: Ghorepani(2834m/9298ft) to Poon Hill(3210m/10531ft) to Tadapani (2520m/8268ft). walking 6:30 hours, O/N at guest house, AP plan

Day 11: adapani to Ghaundrung (1950m/6398ft). Walking 3 hours, O/N at guest house, AP plan

Day 12: Tadapani to Nyapul and drive to Pokhara by car for an hour. Walking 5 hours, O/N at Hotel at 3 stars, AP plan

Day 13: Drive back to Katmandu by tourist bus. Driving 5:30 hours, O/N at Hotel at 3 stars, MAP plan

Day 14: After breakfast transfer to the Airport for departure.



Equipments

  • You must bring the following items:
  • Hiking boots
  • Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat
  • Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Head torch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L.
  • Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel
  • Daypack, 25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*
  • Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets