Jomsom Muktinath Trek - 12 Days

Overview

  • Duration12 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
  • Max Altitude 3,670m
  • Trip TypeTrekking and Tour
  • Arrival CityKathmandu

Highlights

  • Scenic flight to Pokhara
  • Beautiful Pokhara city
  • Mountain flight to Jomsom via the Nilgiri hills
  • Jomsom, trade center of Annapurna region famous for apple production
  • The holy Muktinath temple
  • Ghorepani. one of the famous Gurung villages in the Annapurna region
  • mountain view of Annapurna, Fishtail, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu etc

Jomsom Mukthinath is also known as the ancient trade route to Mustang to Tibet. It is one of the favorable trekking routes at the moment. Getting up to the Kali Gandaki river presents on e of the modern trekking trails. During your trekking you will find the comfortable lodge and teahouse run by Gurung and Thakali community.

Starting from Pokhara we ascend the Annapurna foothills through picturesque Gurung villages and continue through lichen-draped rhododendron forest to climb Poon Hill at dawn for spectacular views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. Later we will trek up the deepest valley in the world situated between two Himalayan giants, Dhaulagiri (8,167m/26,788ft.) and Annapurna (8,091m/26,538ft.). As we trek up the Kali Gandaki valley we pass though the traditional and prosperous villages of Tukuche, Ghasa, Marpha and Jomsom. The Thakalis, a traditional traders, have converted their charming and wonderfully clean homes into trekkers' lodges and are well known as one of the most gracious and successful inn-keepers in Nepal. Past Jomsom we reach the arid Tibet-like landscape of Mustang. At Muktinath, set below the Thorung La pass, we have a day to explore the temple and villages and enjoy wonderful mountain views before taking the flight back from Jomsom. Optinonally we can do further trek to Annapurna Base Camp if you have time. 

  • Explore the world's deepest Gorges
  • the Kaligandaki valley - and hike through very diverse terrains from substropical jungle to high and dry landscapes.
  • Discover Hindus and Buddhist history and traditions while hiking through Kagbeni and Muktinath villages.
  • Scenic Drive to Pokhara
  • Himalayas Flight to Jomsom

Itinerary

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Day Upon your arrival at Kathmandu, you will be met by a representative from Scenic Nepal treks and Transfer you to your Hotel in Kathmandu. Getting after refreshment we will give you a brief description about your journey. Overnight at Hotel. 

 

    Morning after your Breakfast at Your Hotel, we will drive to Kathmandu Domestic Airport and flight to Pokhara.  From Pokhara by Private Vehicle around one hour drive  to reach Nayapul from where we start our trekking journey. Subsequently, we will walk along the Bank of Modikhola and it takes only 15 minutes to reach Birethanthi.  From Birethanthi  you have to walk 3 hours to reach your destinations Tirkhedhunga.. On the way you will be the part to take delight of farming land and farmers working there.

      After Morning Breakfast at your Tea House, we will hike up to Ghorepani by Today.  We will take the killer mountain scenery from the Ulleri Villages. There we will pass through waterfalls, forest and some small villages Banthanti and Nagethanti and those incredible view makes our way easy.  After 5 hours walk we will reached the beautiful village Ghorepani. 

        Ghorepani is popular for adore to spot the allure of Nillgiri mountains and Annapurna south side mountains. Afterwards having breakfast, we will departure for tatopani where we can take a natural hot spring bath. 

          After Morning Breakfast , we hike to Ghasa. Overnight at Lodge. 

            This day you will hike the way of tiny forest through passes by the Lete khola. After walking  few minute we will reached at the point of Tukuche Village with beautiful environment and after that we will reached at Marpha village which reflect “mar” mean hard working and ‘’pha’’ mean people. Furthermore, the village is the Apple capital in the nation. It is an amazing less crowded around Annapurna circuit and heartily warm welcome area for tourist. So at night we will stay there. Next day, we will climb alongside through the beautiful village to reach the Kagbeni at night stay.

              Today we will climb alongside through the beautiful village. We will walk continuously before crossing over a low ridge to Jomsom Village. The climate of Jomsom wind increase gradually in the afternoon time. Also, we will continue our walk through the Kaligandaki river and after walking around 3 hours we will stay overnight at Kagbeni.

                During Kagbeni to Muktinath trek we will trek via Khinga and Jharkot Village. On the way you will feel the pleasing climatic ambiance, Himalayan Views and many more of mesmerizing nature and step foot towards the Mukthinath Temple which is famous for Hindu and Buddhist religion. Muktinath Temple is one of the most religious temple for our Nepalese people. In addition, there is a holy bath in 100 water taps and deep into the Kunda (pond) before entering the temple.  

                  Before reaching at Jomsom we will pass strange series of walls and across the Kali Gandaki River. This is our last evening in Mountain. So, you may have celebration of your successful Trip. Overnight at Lodge. 

                    Early in the morning, after having Breakfast we will take a flight to Pokhara. Pokhara is one of the top adventurous and leisure destination. After reaching Pokhara you can experience the excitement of Paragliding, Bungee jump, boating. Overnight at Pokhara.

                      After having breakfast we drive to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus. After reaching at Kathmandu, you can observe the Kathmandu city and at night we will celebrate the farewell dinner.

                        Scenic Nepal Treks & Expedition team will take you to the Airport for your flight to home. Optionally, you can take Mountain Flights which takes you Around Everest Mountains.
                        Later we will transfer you to International Airport for your final departure. Please note that you have to be at Airport before 3 hours of Flight time.

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                          What’s Included

                          Included

                          • Airport pick-up and drop-off (private car)
                          • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Standard
                          • Welcome Dinner or Farewell Dinner.
                          • Trekking Accommodation, Twin Sharing in Basic Tea-house lodge
                          • Licensed English-speaking guide
                          • Porters for carrying all goods and supplies. 2 clients 1 porter in Group
                          • Standard meals during the trekking( Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
                          • All necessary documents and permits for trekking, Acap/ Tims
                          • Sleeping bag, Duffel Bag & Down Jacket in necessary
                          • Staff insurance, medication and equipment
                          • All Govt. and Local Taxes
                          • Special Care with Daily Fresh Fruits
                          • Trekking Certificate by Company

                          Excluded

                          • International Airfares
                          • Travel/trekking insurance
                          • Nepal entry visa fees
                          • Hot and cold Drinks
                          • Mountain rescue charges or insurance
                          • Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic) and Hot Drinks
                          • Lunches and dinners when not trekking
                          • Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
                          • Personal expenses
                          • Special region permit and liaison officer fees (where applicable)
                          • Tips (Tipping are expected)

                          Useful Info

                          If above itinerary couldn't meet your need, we can design a tailor made itinerary to suit your needs. Please let us know whether you would like to make it shorter or longer. It is only reference itinerary and can be changed as you wish. Please feel free to write us at info@scenicnepaltreks.com

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