Jomsom - Muktinath Trek

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Jomsom - Muktinath Trek

(14 DAYS HOTEL, LODGES AND CITIES)

The Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a travel adventure to high mountain region of western Nepal dominated by Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri Himalaya Range. The trekking course begins from the town of Jomsom ending at the Muktinath temple. The Jomsom is a town residing at the elevation of 2700 meters with the facility of Airport Terminal, major business center, lodging center for tourists and government district headquarter. Jomsom is the commercial and administrative center of Mustang District of Nepal and entry point to Muktinath temple. The Muktinath is a holy shrine for Hindus and Buddhists residing at the foot of Thorong La Pass at the elevation of 3710meters. The Muktinath temple is one of the ancient Hindu temples and eight most scared shrines of Vaishnava related to Tirupati and Badrinath. The temple of Muktinath has a golden statue of God Vishnu along a courtyard of 108 water sprouts made of bull faces which pours the holy Pushkarini water from it all the time.

The Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a challenging trekking adventure facing the semi desert region of Mustang and following the barren banks of Kali Gandaki River. The travelers have the option to take air-flight or vehicle ride to Jomsom district headquarter. The travelers land at Jomsom and start their trekking course towards Muktinath. The breathing natural beauty is experienced during trekking from Jomsom to Muktinath. The trekking trail follows the kali gandaki river domainated by Annapurna Himalayas on one side and Dhaulagiri Himalayas on other side. The trekking trail passes through lower mustang region ending at the village of kagbeni. The travelers after getting rest move towards Muktinath temple which is the end point of trekking trail.

Group Size

Trek Grade

Maxi. Altitude

Trek Start

Trek End

Hotel Accomodation

02-12 Pax Max

III

3710 mt.

Naya Pool

Jomsom

 

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu 1,300 mt.

Day 02: Kathmandu full day city Sightseeing.

Day 03: Fly or Drive to Pokhara 823mt. and transfer to hotel

Day 04: Drive to Naya Pool and Trek to Tikhendhunga 1,552mt. 4-5 hrs walk

Day 05: Tikhedhunda to Ghorepani 2,750mt. 6-7 hrs walk.

Day 06: Ghorepani to Tatopani 1,190 mt. 5-6 hours walk

Day 07: Tatopani to Ghasa 2,110 mt. 5-6 hrs walk.

Day 08: Ghasa to Marpha 2,680 mt. 4-5hrs walk.

Day 09: Marpha to Kagbeni 2,810mt. 4-5 hrs walk

Day 10: Kagbeni to Muktinath 3,710 mt. 5-6 hrs walk.

Day 11: Muktinath to Jomsom 2,715 mt. 5-6 hrs walk

Day 12: Jomsom to Pokhara by flight

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 14: Departure transfer to airport onward to flight.

Trip Duration:

14 Days

Best Time : 

Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and Spring (March to May)

Grade:

Moderate to Hard

Highest access of the trek:

3,800 meters

Culture:

Hindu and Buddhist Culture

Mode of trekking tour:

Homestay, Teahouse/Lodge

Himalayan sights:

Annapurna, Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri.

Most Attraction of the trek:

Have the honor of paying your respect to Muktinath, who according to the Hindu tradition is the God of Salvation. The scenery of the trail ranges from the forests of brilliant red rhododendrons to rocky cliffs and desert of Mustang.

Service Included

  1. Two airport transfer: Airport / Hotel / Airport by private car.
  2. One full day city sightseeing in Kathmandu as per itinerary by private car.
  3. Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by Deluxe bus.
  4. Four night hotel accommodation in Kathmandu in twin sharing on bed and breakfast basis.
  5. One night hotel accommodation in Pokhara in twin sharing on bed and breakfast.
  6. 8 days complete trekking arrangement on tea house trekking on full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  7. Trekking English speaking Nepali guide for trekking.
  8. One porter for two pax clients for luggage carries.
  9. TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) card for trekking.
  10. ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Are Project) permit card.
  11. Insurance for trekking crew's only for trekking period.
  12. Farewell Dinner before group departure.
  13. City entrance fees for sightseeing.
  14. City tour guide charge.
  15. All Government Taxes & VAT.

Service Excludes

  1. Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  2. Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  3. Hot and cold shower, battery recharge trek.
  4. Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.
  5. Personal trekking equipments/gears.
  6. Tips for guides, porters and driver.
  7. All others expenses not mentioned on price include section.