Jomsom muktinath trek to visit Jomsom, Kagbeni, Muktinath
Classic Jomsom Muktinath trek is located in Annapurna region which covers Jomsom Kagbeni and seared Muktinath temple. Jomsom Muktinath trek known as lower Mustang trek also situated in the north of Pokhara. The trekkers on this trail get exciting views of Annapurna I, II, III, IV, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, Hiunchuli, Fishtail, Tukuche etc. Apart from viewing the beautiful landscapes this is a pilgrimage trip for Hindus and Buddhist. The culture of this region is a mixed culture of Brahmin, Chhetri, Gurung, Magar and Thakali. Jomsom is a trading center in lower Mustang; those who go for the Jomsom Muktinath trek take the early morning flight from Pokhara to Jomsom takes 30 minute. From Jomsom, trekkers proceed to Kagbeni along the banks of the River Kali Gandaki. Trekkers enjoy scenery and visit to the ancient fortress on the Border of upper Mustang. From Kagbeni trekkers proceed to the famous Muktinath Temple.
Main attractions of Jomsom muktinath trek are Hindu’s and Buddhist’s sacred pilgrimage Muktinath temple, Dhaulagiri ice falls, Jomsom, Kagbeni, Jharkot, Marpha village, Tatopani (natural hot spring), Jomsom, Kali Gandaki River, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, deepest gorge in the world and magnificent mountain views. Kali Gandaki George situated between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri range. The rock formations on the route to Muktinath temple are spectacular. Instead of staying overnight at Muktinath, the trekkers get back to the nearby Jharkot village where one can find the traditional way of life. Muktinath is a pilgrim sight for both Buddhists and Hindus. For Hindus, this is place is for salvation. Hindus believe that those who take the holy dip in the water here attain salvation after death. According to Buddhists, their great sage Guru Rinpoche also known as Padmasambhava meditated here. This place is the source of fossilized ammonites known as “Saligrams.” “Saligrams” are found along the upper reaches of Kali Gandaki valley. Since major part of the Jomsom Muktinath trek is in a rain shadow region. The trekking trail provides a clear insight into the living style of the rural Nepalese people.
Annapurna ranges embrace a wide range of peoples and terrain, from subtropical jungle to a high and dry landscape similar to the Tibet. This trek offers dramatic close-up views of eighth and tenth highest peaks Dhaulagiri, Annapurna the most beautiful mountains in the world. Jomsom known as the gateway of the Nepal’s hidden forbidden kingdom Mustang (Lo Manthang). The Kali Gandaki River comes from the Tibetan Plateau and joins the River Ganges in India. Nayapul, which is one hour drive from Pokhara, is the either starting or ending point of the Jomsom Muktinath trek. This trek offers exclusive mountain views, gorge carved by the Kali Gandaki, trekking trail in fact crosses to the other side of the Himalayas. As a result this trek gives quite awesome views of the northern flanks. Jomsom trek is moderate trail not necessary previous trekking experience but good health and physical condition is required. Jomsom Muktinath trek can be accessed throughout the year. Best months of the year for Jomsom to Muktinath trek are March to May and September to December but trek can be done year round.
Jomsom muktinath trek itinerary
Day 01: Welcome to Nepal, upon your arrival in Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city tours and preparation for Jomsom trek.
Day 03: Drive / Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820 m).
Day 04: Flight to Jomsom then trek to Kagbeni (2800m).
Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3760m)
Day 06: Trek from Muktinath to Marpha (2670m).
Day 07: Trek from Marpha to Ghasa (2010m).
Day 08: Trek from Ghsas to Tatopani (1,190m).
Day 09: Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani (2,860m).
Day 10: Hiking to Poon hill 3210m. then trek to Tadapani (2630m)
Day 11: Trek from Tadapani to Landrunk (1565m)
Day 12: Trek from Landrunk to Pothana (1890m)
Day 13: Trek to Phedi (1130m) then drive to Pokhara (820m)
Day 14: Drive / flight to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 15: After this amazing Jomsom Muktinath trek if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing or more trekking in other region we organize trip according to your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.
Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.
5 star Hotel at Kathmandu for 3 nights with breakfast.
Full day Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
Transportation Kathmandu – Pokhara – Jomsom – Kathmandu drive / flight
All meals and accommodation during Muktinath trekking period
An experienced English speaking guide trained by Gov. of Nepal.
Highly experienced Jomsom Muktinath trekking staffs
All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
Down jacket, Sleeping bag, duffel bag, Medical Kit.
Travel and Rescue arrangements
Farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant.
Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
Hot and cold shower, battery recharge during the Jomsom valley trek
Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.
Personal Jomsom Muktinath trekking equipment’s / gears
Tips for guides, porters and driver
All others expenses not mentioned on price include section.
Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Jomsom Muktinath trekking is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking guide has the authority to cancel any part of Jomsom Muktinath trekking itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise trekking group leader follow the above itinerary.
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