Muktinath Jomsom Trek

  • Trip duration 13 Days
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Located at an altitude of 2700m in Mustang District, Jomsom Muktinath trek takes you through the Valley of Kali Gandaki River to the Pilgrimage site of Muktinath. It is a part of the Annapurna Circuit Trek and prevails as one of the most admired and classic pilgrimage tour.Jomsom Muktinath trek gives you the amazing views of incredible Himalayas, stunning landscapes, Kali Gandaki valley with the deepest gorge in the world. The journey to Jomsom Muktinath is not lush green, but the beauty in the dry and barren vastness is sure to leave you baffled. The rocky roads, the great canyons, and the windy afternoons are all characteristics of the Jomsom Muktinath trek that makes this trek different and unique. You will even undergo the dry, wasteland-like Tibetan plateau. The physical beauty alongside the Jomsom – Muktinath trek is breathtaking. The surroundings of the trail tiers from forests of brilliant red rhododendrons to rocky cliffs and barren region of Mustang. The path follows the Kali Gandaki River. The Kali Gandaki is 1 / 4 of a mile wide river bed; during the winter the river is practically dry, but in the summer monsoon it fills with rainwater and melting snow. This river forms the biggest gorge in the world. On one facet lies the Annapurna mountain variety and on the other aspect is Dhaulagiri. Between the two ranges, there are views of eight of the 20 highest mountains in the world. This trek can be a unique enjoy for all fit visitors.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu- Pokhara(823m/2,700ft), 06-07 hrs drive
  • Day 03: Pokhara -Tikhendhunga (1,552m/5,090ft): 4-5 hours trek
  • Day 04: Tikhedhunda to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020ft): 6-7 hours
  • Day 05: Ghorepani to Tatopani (1,190m/3,904ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 06: Tatopani to Ghasa (2,110m/6,922ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 07: Ghasa to Marpha (2,680m/8,792ft): 4-5hours
  • Day 08: Marpha to Kagbeni (2,810/9,218ft): 4-5 hours
  • Day 09: Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,710m/12,170ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 10: Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m/8,910ft): 5-6 hours
  • Day 11: Fly back to Pokhara: 15 minutes flight
  • Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
  • Day 13: Final departure

Cost Includes:

Airport-Hotel-Airport private transporation,

Kathmandu & Pokhara accommodations (BB Basis),

Bus Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu (Yourself & staffs) or flight in option,

Private car Pokhara-Naya Pool,

Flight Jomsom-Pokhara,

Annapurna Conservation Entry Permit (ACAP),

TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management System),

Teahouse (Lodge) accommodation during the trek,

Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,

Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide,

Experienced & strong mountain trekking porter,

All program according to itineraries on full board,

Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other facilities to staffs during the,

Company T-shirt, Duffel bag and Trip map,

Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,

All kind of rescue arrangements,

All kind of local and government TAX-VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu & Pokhara,

Your Travel/Trekking insurance,

International airfare,

Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),

All kind of alcoholic and soft drinks

Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.

Nepal Entry Visa fee,

Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,

Any others expanses which are not mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01Arrival at KathmanduAfter your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, our office representative will pick you and transfer you to the requested category hotel. Overnight at hotel, (Bed and Breakfast basis)
  • Day 02Kathmandu- Pokhara(823m/2,700ft), 06-07 hrs driveDrive from Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus. Along the way enjoy scenic valleys, hills and rivers. We reach to the beautiful city Pokhara after drive of about 7 hours. Overnight at Hotel, (Bed and Breakfast basis)
  • Day 03Pokhara -Tikhendhunga (1,552m/5,090ft): 4-5 hours trekPokhara -Tikhendhunga (1,552m/5,090ft): 4-5 hours trek
    We fly to Pokhara early in morning and enjoy amazing views of the valleys, hills and mountains from our airplane. After landing in the Pokhara airport, we drive to Naya Pul (1 hour and 20 minutes) and start the trek. We walk towards the Bhurundi Khola after which we ascend through lush forests and trails on the side of cliffs. Next, we cross a suspension bridge over the Modi Khola (river) and reach Tikhedhunga. Overnight in Tikhedhunga. Teahouse/Lodges, (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Day 04Tikhedhunda to Ghorepani (2,750m/9,020ft): 6-7 hoursWe descend and cross a bridge over the Burundi Khola. From here we begin ascending to Ghorepani. The trail leading up to Ulleri is very steep. We continue ascending further and reach Ghorepani which literally means “horse-water” in Nepali. The village used to be an important campsite for horse traders before it became a trekker’s stop. Overnight in Ghorepani.Teahouse/Lodges, (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Day 05Ghorepani to Tatopani (1,190m/3,904ft): 5-6 hoursWe enjoy views of Annapurna South and Nilgiri mountains in the morning before starting our trek to Tatopani. We begin with a descent to Sikha Village and continue descending to Ghar Khola Village. After crossing a suspension bridge, our trail climbs up to Tatopani. While here we can enjoy hot spring water and relax. Overnight in Tatopani.Teahouse/Lodges, (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Day 06Tatopani to Ghasa (2,110m/6,922ft): 5-6 hoursWe begin our trek after breakfast and ascend gradually on a trail with Kali Gandaki River on our right. We cross a suspension bridge over the river and continue our walk. The trail passes through the beautiful waterfall, Rupse Chhahara. We ascend further to Ghasa which is beautifully located in the lower part of the Kali Gandaki Valley and is warm and green. The village is also a popular place for bird-watching enthusiasts. Overnight in Ghasa.Teahouse/Lodges, (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Day 07Ghasa to Marpha (2,680m/8,792ft): 4-5hoursWe ascend on a steep trail through a forest to the Lete Khola (stream). After walking further, we reach the Lete village. Next, we continue our trek on a trail east of the river and reach Larjung Village. On our trek today we also see beautiful apple orchards and vegetable farms. Marpha is known in Nepal for its tasty apples. Overnight in Marpha.Teahouse/Lodges, (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Day 08Marpha to Kagbeni (2,810/9,218ft): 4-5 hoursFrom Marpha we trek on a trail that clings to a valley. We ascend gradually on a ridge and reach Jomsom Village. From here we trek to the north towards Kagbeni, up the Kali Gandaki River which is the deepest gorge in the world. It gets windy after walking a while so it's important to walk carefully at a steady pace. We pass through Eklebhatti village and continue towards Kagbeni. From Kagbeni, we get great views of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri and Tukuche peaks. Overnight in Kagbeni.Teahouse/Lodges, (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Day 09Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,710m/12,170ft): 5-6 hoursOur journey starts with a special permit check and then onwards to the riverbank of Kaligandaki up stream. During the walk we will have scenic picturesque places to stop by and admire. From Kagbeni the path climbs steeply to re-join the direct trail leading to Khingar at 3200m. The trail climbs through a desert landscape untill Jarkot Village. A further climb reaches us to Muktinath.Teahouse/Lodges, (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Day 10Muktinath to Jomsom (2,715m/8,910ft): 5-6 hoursMuktinath is an important place of pilgrimage for Nepalese of both Buddhist and Hindu faiths as these two religions are intricately woven together in Nepal. We visit the main temple in the morning and tour its surrounding. We can admire the water spouts before paying a visit to a Buddhist monastery nearby. From Muktinath, we retrace our steps back to Jomsom, enjoying good views of Mt. Dhaulagiri. Overnight in Jomsom.Teahouse/Lodges, (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Day 11Fly back to Pokhara: 15 minutes flightWe take an early morning flight to Pokhara. The airplane passes through a gorge between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains making the flight itself an amazing experience. After arriving in Pokhara, the beautiful ‘Lake City’, we can spend the rest of the day in leisure. Boating in the Fewa Lake and strolling in the quaint streets of ‘Lake Side’ is a popular choice among visitors. Overnight in Pokhara hotel.(Bed and Breakfast basis)
  • Day 12Drive from Pokhara to KathmanduAfter breakfast, we say goodbye to the beautiful northern skyline of Pokhara and drive towards Kathmandu. This will be a journey along river banks with wonderful views of terraced hills and the rural Nepalese lifestyle. After reaching Kathmandu, we take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey, we will have a farewell dinner in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.(Bed and Breakfast basis)
  • Day 13Final departureOur Jomsom Muktinath Trek in Nepal comes to an end today!

Trip Note

The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.

Price subjected to change if there are more than 2 people in a group.

We have got other additional programs like: Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultra light, Sightseeing, Jungle safari etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.

Necessary documents to book this trip (Passport’s Copy, Photographs, Insurance copy & Advance payment).

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