Jomsom Muktinath Trek

  • USD 925 Per Person
  • 12 Days

Jomsom Muktinath trek is also a part of the Annapurna circuit trek, which is located behind the Annapurna Himalayan trail. Jomsom receives the least rainfall all-round the year. Muktinath is a pilgrimage site of Buddhist and Hindus located in the Muktinath valley. These two places lie on the Tibetan plate at maximum altitude of 3800 m. Panoramic view of Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri can be observed. Besides snow capped mountain, world deepest gorge Kali Gandaki gorge also can be observed. This trek involves walking along the small and big hills, bank of Kaligandaki river, forest, hill,  desert, etc. There are lots of viewpoints on the trail, out of which one of the famous view point is Kagbeni.

The best season for Jomsom Muktinath trek is autumn and spring. Beside these two seasons the trek is possible in winter, but in winter the weather is very cold and heavy fall may obstruct the trail. Summer season is impossible for trek due danger of landslide, avalanche due to rainfall. Besides children and very old age group, this trek is suitable for all other ages. This track consists of walking all along the Annapurna trail for 15 to 21 days which vary with people.

Jomsom Muktinath trek consists of various stuffs such as hot springs, rivers, gorges, spectacular sunrise etc. Trekker can enjoy hot spring on this trek for relaxation. Along the trail different villages inhabited by various ethnic group are encountered. Mostly, a Gurung Village on the way offers paid guest. Gurung people have warm hospitality. The houses in those reasons are unique of architecture made up of mud and stone which are constructed to prevent cold wind and keep them warm. Hotels and lodges are presently in trekking route with tasty continental food and fine accommodation. People with a walking problem can also have a transportation facility on gravel road.

The scene is breathtaking. Jomsom Muktinath trek provides the world best mountain scenery. Those spectacular views help trekkers to relax and bond with the nature. These reason receive least rainfall in Nepal so there is little vegetation which provide the uniqueness to the hills of that area. Nepal Pioneer Treks & Expedition is glad to operate this tour for you to make it your lifetime experience.

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4160 ft)
Day 02: Drive to Pokhara (820m/6240ft), 5-6 hrs drive
Day 03: Fly to Jomsom (2720m/8704ft), trek to Kagbeni(2800m/8960ft) 3-4 hrs walk
Day 04: Trek to Muktinath (3,760/8832ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 05: Trek to Marpha (2,670m/8,544ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Day 06: Trek to Ghasa (2,010m/6,432ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Day 07: Trek to Tatopani (1,190m/3,808ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 08: Trek to Ghorapani (2,860m/9152ft), 6-7 hrs walk
Day 9: Trek to Tikhadhunga (1,480/4736ft), 4-5 hrs walk
Day 10: Trek to Nayapul & Drive to Pokhara, 3-4 hrs walk & 1hour drive
Day 11: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1,300m/4160 ft), 5-6 hrs drive
Day 12: Departure from Kathmandu

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu

Upon on your arrival at the Tribhuban International Airport, one of our staff will be there to warm greeting you with beautiful garland that is our respect and the culture to welcome to the new stranger. After welcoming you our staff will transfer to you to the hotel. After your long journey on a plane, you may get tired, so be fresh and take a bit rest, then our manager will come to meet you to the hotel and talk about the plan of your trip  details.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara

Today you are heading to Pokhara. One of the most beautiful city of Nepal and very much touristy place. Our guide will come to pick up you at your hotel, then take you to the tourist bus station. The bus journey about six to seven hours, including breakfast and lunch break. While you are driving on the highway, you will enjoy to the country sites, rivers and the mountain views like as Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung and the Annapurna. Once you arrived in Pokhara, our guide drops you to the hotel, then he will talk about the plan for the next day trip. Today you are free, you have dinner on your own wherever you like then stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 03: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom then trek to Kagbeni

Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom in the morning. The flight to Jomsom in the afternoon is not possible because of the strong wind in Jomsom. It may take about 20 minutes to fly. The flight to Jomsom is incredible. You will be very close to Annapurna  and Dhaulagiri mountains. Once you reached in Jomsom, have breakfast, then start your trek to Kagbeni. Jomsom is the headquarter of the Mustang district. You should check our trekking permit there. You should follow the river bank of Kaligandaki valley, takes about three to four hour walk. You can explore sometimes in Kagbeni in the evening to visit the oldest Monastery. Stay overnight at Kagbeni.

Day 04: Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath

Trek to Muktinath, takes about three to four hour walk. The trail to Muktinath a bit harder because you should ascent, Muktinath is very famous for the pilgrimage sites. Many more people come to visit this place from India. The temple is dedicated to the Lord Bishnu of Hindu Religion. Our guide will take you to visit the temple in the afternoon, then back to the hotel and stay overnight at Muktinath.

Day 05: Trek from Muktinath to Marpha

Trek to Marpha. Today you should back down all the way to Marpha. The place Marpha is just one and half hour further down from the Jomsom. Marpha is the most beautiful village in Mustang district and very famous to grow apples. The trail you should follow the river bank of Kaligandaki, takes about five, six hour walk and stay overnight at Marpha.

Day 06: Trek from Marpha to Ghasa

Today you trek to Ghasa. The trail so much beautiful, you can pass the beautiful village of Tukucha where you can see the distillery. The trail is much easier than the last days, less windy and you can see more vegetation, river views and mountain views If the weather is good and you may chance to see the Annapurna 1st  from the Kalopani. The trek hours, six to seven today to reach to Ghasa and stay overnight there.

Day 07: Trek from Ghasa to Tatopani

Trek to Tatopani. Today is one of the most beautiful day trek in this trip because you may see the Kaligandaki George. This is the deepest George in the world. The trail mostly the down hill to Tatopani. Tatopani is much warmer places than the last few days trip. You can enjoy the natural hot spring in the evening then back to the hotel and stay overnight at Tatopani.

Day 08: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani

Trek to Ghorepani. The day must be the hardest in your trip. You should ascend at least 1600m. Even you get much tired today, you enjoy more about the stunning mountain views and the scenery. You can pass some of the villages and the country sites. You may get the chance to know about the country site people and their life style. The walk about seven, eight hours in total today and stay overnight at Ghorepani.

Day 9: Trek from Ghorepani to Tikhedhunga

Trek to Tikhedhunga. Poon Hill is the best mountain views place in the world. You should wake up early in the morning today and walk about an hour up to the Pun Hill to see the sun rise and the spectacular mountain views. Take some of the beautiful photographs and back to the hotel at Ghorepani, have breakfast the trek down to Tikhedhunga. You can enjoy the scenery and the mountain views while you walk. It takes four to five hours walk today and stay overnight at Tikhedhunga.

Day 1o: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Nayapul then drive back to Pokhara

Trek back to Pokhara. It takes about three hours walk to Nayapul then drive back to Pokhara by car. After getting Pokhara, take rest, be fresh and enjoy your dinner on your own and stay overnight at Pokhara.

Day 11: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Drive back to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus. It takes about six hours. Our manager will meet you at the hotel in the evening then take you the restaurant for the farewell dinner then stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 12: Departure day

Departure for home. We drop you to the International Airport by car. Wish you have a nice and safe journey back home.

Trip Includes:

  • Four nights accommodation including Kathmandu and Pokhara with twin sharing at tourist standard hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
  • All Ground and air transportation.
  • Full board meal 3 times a day (B+L+D) during the trek days including tea & coffee (served in a cup).
  • English speaking trekking guide who has been authorized by the government and necessary number of porters (According to the group size) with their insurance, salary,accommodation and meals.
  •  welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Cultural show.(Ethnic music and dance)
  • All the necessary official documents , TIMS Permit,Trekking Permit etc.
  •  Sleeping bags and down jackets if necessary.
  • First Aid kit.
  • Trekking Route map.
  • Insurance of Guide and Porters.
  • All require local and government tax.

Trip Excludes:

  • Nepal Visa fee and International flight.
  • Meal except Breakfast in Kathmandu.
  • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, extra tea / coffee, snacks, battery re-charge, laundry service, etc.
  • Personal clothing and gears.
  • Tips to guide and porters.
  • Cost raised by flight cancellation, emergency rescue charges , landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control.
  • Monument entrance fees.

: Sun Glasses

: Scarf Face Mask

: Fleece Bennie

: Sunscreen

: Cap stick

: Hand Towel

: Cold weather Down Jacket

: Wind Stopper

: Rain Coat

: Fleece Jacket and Trouser

: T-shirt (short or long selves)

: Trekking Trousers

: Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom(two pairs)

: Trekking Boots

: Socks and under wears

: Head torch

: Snow Gaiter(depends on trekking region)

: Camel Pack or water bottle

: Trekking Poles

: Day Pack minimum 25 L with side pocket to keep bottle

: Spare batteries for Camera

: Down Jacket

: Sleeping Bag

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