Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Himalayan rock Popular trek in Nepal through Kali Gandaki gorge and up to Muktinath, a famous pilgrimage settlement in the Annapurna region of Nepal.

Facts Of Trip

 


Grade: Grade II
Type: Lodge trek
Total duration: 8 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)

Day 06: Jomsom to Pokhara(820m)

Day 07: Pokhara to Kathmandu(1320m)

Day 08: 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):
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. We now begin the descent down the dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge, initially through arid country in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet. After passing through Jharkot and Khingar villages with typical Tibetan architecture, you follow the valley floor most of the way to Jomsom which is sprawled along both banks of the Kali Gandaki .From here views of the Nilgiri peaks are fine. Jomsom is head Qatar of Mustang district and one of the biggest  town of that valley. Overnight  at Jomsom.

Day 06: Jomsom to pokhara(820m):
As our trek has already completed, we head back to Pokhara via domestic flight in the morning. We can spen a quality time relaxing and sightseeing in Pokhara.

Day 07: Pokhara to Kathmandu(1320m):
Today we will be back to Kathmandu and as trip comes to an end. We can prefer to go by tourist bus(6-7 hours drive) or can fly by domestic air (35 minutes flight) too.

Day 08:Kathmandu to Departure: 
After breakfast , a Himalayan Rock Treks and Expedition responsible person will drop you to the international airport.

Cost Includes / Excludes
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 from Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus
- Flight Pokhara - Jomsom
- Airport tax flight Pokhara - Jomsom
- Flight Jomsom - Pokhara
- Airport tax flight Jomsom - Pokhara
- Accommodation during trekking in lodges / tea houses
- English speaking experienced guide (trained by Ministry 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 / airport taxes
- 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 flights

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