Jomsom Muktinath Poon Hill trek
Jomsom Muktinath Poon Hill trek

Himalayan rock Combination of Kali Gandaki gorge, Muktinath pilgrim place, high mountain like Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Nilgiri and famous Himalayan viewpoint of Poon Hill. Finish your trek in Pokhara, the beautiful village at Phewa Lake.

Facts Of Trip

Grade: Grade II
Type: Lodge trek
Total duration: 13 days
Cost: Please see price details
Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu(1330m)

Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara(820m)

Day 03: Pokhara to Jomsom(2770m) to Kagbeni(2800m)

Day 04: Kagbeni to Jharkot to Muktinath(3800m)

Day 05: Muktinath to Jomsom(2770m) to Marpha(2686m)

Day 06: Marpha to Ghasa(2010m)

Day 07: Ghasa to Tatopani(1190m)

Day 08: Tatopani to Ghorepani(2750m)

Day 09: Ghorepani to Tadapani(2600m)

Day 10: Tadapani to Ghandruk(1940m)

Day 11: Ghandruk to Nayapul to Pokhara(820m)

Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu(1320m)

Day 13: Kathmandu  Departure

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu(1330m):Meet our representative at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel. All the required documents ,photos, passport copis etc. are collected for the preparation of all legal documents required during the trek. On the same day you'll be meeting your guide for the trek.

Day 02: Kathmandu to Pokhara(820m):After the breakfast we will be heading to Pokhara by tourist bus which takes around 6-7 hours. On the way we would be seeing the beautiful view of the Trishuli river which is flowing side by side through out the most of our way to Pokhara. We even get to witness the people doing rafting in Trishuli river.

Day 03: Pokhara to Jomsom(2770m) to Kagbeni(2800m):An early morning transfer to airport , 25 minutes flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. This is one of the world's exciting flight to see mountains (Annapurna I (8091m) , Dhaulagiri (8167m), Fishtail (6997m) and other numerous peaks)   closely through plane. We begin our trek to Kagbeni following along the bank of Kali Gandaki river which takes around 3 hours. En-route, we pass through arid part of Kali Gandaki river.  Overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Kagbeni to Jharkot to Muktinath(3800m):Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath takes about four 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. We can look at Thorong La valley straight up to the Muktinath. We can visit Monastery at Jharkot believed to be built in 15 century. Now you head towards Muktinath following steep ascent path for half an hour. Overnight at Muktinath village.

Day 05: Muktinath to Jomsom(2770m) to Marpha(2686m):Early in the morning we go to pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists  where we come across Natural flaming which really exhilarates you. At this point, you can see splendid view of Dhaulagiri (8165m), Nilgiri (7061m.) and others. Then, we start our  trek to Jomsom which takes about approximately four hours. From Jomsom views of the Nilgiri peaks are fine. We further start trek to Marpha which takes around 1 hour. Marpha  is a large Thakali village which still retains the typical architectural features of narrow alleyways , flat roofs , and whitewashed buildings.

Day 06: Marpha to Ghasa(2010m):Today we start our trek along the side of the Kali Gandaki river but crossing it several times further as trail continues. On the way we cross villages like  Tukuche, Khobang , Larjung etc. with the majority of the Thakali people living there. It takes around 5-6 hours to reach Ghasa which is also a small Thakali village which lies by the side of the small pine forest.

Day 07:Ghasa to Tatopani(1190m):We start our trek to Tatopani after we have our breakfast. Today, the trail continues down the Kali Gandaki gorge. This is considered to be the deepest in the world which is situated as it is between the 8000m peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Walking slightly down we reach Rupse Chhahara from where we can see stunning waterfall. We continue trek to Tatopani crossing Dana on the way. Overal it takes around 4-5 hours to reach Tatopani from Ghasa.

Day 08: Tatopani to Ghorepani(2750m): As always we start our trek after the breakfast and this time to Ghorepani. Today it will be a trek about 6-7 hours continuously walking up hill until the Ghorepani. On the way we cross the villages like Ghara , Shikha , Chitre etc. Our last 2 hours of the trek before Ghorepani will be through the Rhodendron forest which is totally red due the flowers durng the months of February to April.

Day 09: Ghorepani to Tadapani(2600m):Today, very early in the morning, we start an hour hiking to Poon Hill , a brilliant spectacle; this vantage point provides a superb view of sunrise over the high Himalayas, including the Annapurnas, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhare. In Poon Hill we will spend about 1 hour, we then return to Ghorepani we take a hot breakfast at the hotel and continue our trek to Tadapani.Along the trail towards Tadapani, we make climb along ridges and through pine- and rhododendron forests. Our final destination for today, Tadapani, offers magnificent views of Machhapuchhare and Annapurna South.

Day 10: Tadapani to Ghandruk(1940m):Today we take enough time to wake up and have breakfast as our trek is only 3 hours down hill today to Ghandruk. It is a large, prosperous Gurung village and after arrival we have time to explore the maze of narrow alleyways separating the neat slate-roofed houses and watch the sunlight on Annapurna South and Hiunchuli.

Day 11: Ghandruk to Nayapul to Pokhara(820m): Today is the last day of our trek and we start our trek  from Ghandruk we descend down to Syauli Bazaar. From Syauli Bazaar it is a pleasant easy walk following the river to Birethanti where we cross the bridge. A short walk from the village brings us to the road at Naya Pull from where we go to pokhara by private transport which takes 1 hour drive.

Day 12: Pokhara to Kathmandu(1320m):Today we will be back to Kathmandu and as our trip comes to an end. We can prefer to go by tourist bus(6-7 hours drive) or can fly by domestic air (35minutes flight) too.

Day 13:Kathmandu  Departure: After breakfast , a Himalayan Rock Treks and Expdition responsible person will drop you to the international airport. 

Cost Includes / Excludes
PRICE DETAILS:

Euro .. 2-pax
Euro .. 4-pax

Included:
- airport pickup on arrival at Kathmandu airport by private coach
- airport departure drop off at Kathmandu airport by private coach
- 2 nights accommodation in Kathmandu
- 2 nights accommodation in Pokhara (Lakeside)
- transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus
- transfer Pokhara to Naya Pull by taxi (before start trek)
- flight Jomsom - Pokhara
- airporttax flight Jomsom - Pokhara
- accommodation during trekking in lodges / teahouses
- English speaking experienced guide (trained by Ministery of Tourism)
- porter(s), generally 1 porter for 2 pax (max 12 kg per person)
- food, salary, accommodation and insurance for our Nepali staff
- Annapurna Conservation Fee
- TIMS (trekking registration card)
- Annapurna region trekking map
- service from our office in Kathmandu, Thamel

Not included:
- international flight to and from Nepal / airporttaxes
- vaccination and Nepal visa
- meals and drinks
- personal insurance and other personal expenses
- tips for trekking staff (tipping is expected)
- extra cost due to delay or cancellation Jomsom - Pokhara flight

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