Jomsom Muktinath trek

  • Overview
  • Details Itinerary
Jomsom Muktinath trek covers the important places for Hindus and Buddhists in the Annapurna and Mustang regions, loaded with spectacular views of mountains, exciting cultures experienced at different settlements and moderate adventure. It is a blend of breathtaking landscape and plenty of cultural experiences with spiritual touch. You shall pass through several small and large settlements, dense forests full with rhododendron, through the world's deepest gorge of Kali Gandaki, and get opportunities to soak your exhausted body into the natural hot springs at Tatopani.

This is a 13 days trek, starting from your flight to Pokhara, exploring and passing through Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Tatopani, Ghansa, Marpha, Kagbeni, Muktinath, Jomsom, and returning back to Pokhara and Kathmandu. At Kathmandu, you will be visiting the UENSCO's World Heritage sites enlisted from this city, and shall also taste various local Newari dishes and typical Nepalese cuisines. You do not require any strenuous physical fitness to accomplish this trek. Your body must endure long duration of walking for somedays in a row, and shouldn't have any problem related to knee or ankle. Throughout the trek you should ensure that you are taking proper care of your personal hygiene and are consuming hygienic food. We can further tailor this itinerary as per your need and requirement. 

Itineary
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 : Flight to Pokhara/Trek to Tikhedhunga
Day 3 : Trek to Ghorepani
Day 4 : Trek to Tatopani
Day 5 : Trek to Ghasa
Day 6 : Trek to Marpha
Day 7 : Trek to Kagbeni
Day 8 : Trek to Muktinath
Day 9 : Trek to Jomsom
Day 10 : Flight to Pokhara
Day 11 : Drive to Kathmandu
Day 12 : At Kathmandu
Day 13 : Departure
 
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
Welcome to Kathmandu. Our representative shall receive you from the airport and take you to your hotel. After you take rest, you can do buy gears for your trek starting from the next day. After a short debrief session, we will be enjoying Nepalese dishes at the Welcome Dinner hosted by us. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Flight to Pokhara/Trek to Tikhedhunga
Altitude : Pokhara: 823 m; Tikhedhunga : 1,552 m
 
Viewing the birds-eye view of mountain range, forests, rivers, lakes, and valleys, you will fly to Pokhara early in the morning. Naya Pul is an hour and half drive far from Pokhara. From Naya Pul, you will start trekking towards Tikhedhunga, via Bhurundi Khola, ascending dense forests. You shall reach Tikhedhunga after crossing the Modi Khola via the suspension bridge. Overnight at Tikhedhunga.

Day 3 : Trek to Ghorepani
Altitude : Ghorepani: 2,750 m
 
You shall descend downhill to Burundi Khola, and begin you ascend after crossing the river. The steep trial taking you to Ulleri can be quite troublesome. Further ascending takes you to Ghorepani. This is an ancient place discovered by ancient traders where their horses drank water. Stay overnight at Ghorepani.\

Day 4 : Trek to Tatopani
Altitude : Tatopani: 1,190 m
 
As you open your early from bed, you shall find Mt. Nilgiri and Annapurna South overlooking you. After breakfast, you shall descend downhill to Sikha Village, from where, further descending takes you to the Ghar Khola Village. You will have to climb uphill after crossing the bridge to reach today's destination—Tatopani. Stay overnight at Tatopani.

Day 5 : Trek to Ghasa
Altitude : Ghasa: 2,110 m
 
Overlooking the Kali Gandaki River flowing down, you shall ascend the beginning of today's journey with ease. You shall continue trekking after crossing the suspension bridge. After a while, you will find yourself walking beside a spectacular waterfall. Trekking further takes you at the bottom of the Kali Gandaki Valley, which is Ghasa. Stay overnight at Ghasa.
 
Day 6 : Trek to Marpha
Altitude : Marpha: 2,680 m
 
Walking over a steep uphill covered with forest, you reach at the stream—Lete Khola. Further trekking leads you to Lete Village. Travelling the east side of the river takes you to Larjung Village. Today's trek also offer you the beautiful views of vegetable farms and apple orchards. This place is quite popular in the country for the apples. Stay overnight at the land of apples.

Day 7 : Trek to Kagbeni
Altitude : Kagbeni: 2,810 m
 
You will have to ascend on a ridge to reach the Jomsom Village. Turning towards the north, overlooking the Kali Gandaki River, you shall find the world's deepest gorge in the world. You will be trekking in windy trail, and pass the Eklebhatti Village. Further trekking takes you to Kagbeni—today's destination. Stay overnight at Kagbeni.

Day 8 : Trek to Muktinath
Altitude : Muktinath: 3,710 m
 
After having your permit checked at the check point, you shall trek reaching at the bank of the Kali Gandaki River. You will have to make a steep climb uphill and arrive at the junction of the trails, one of them taking you to the Khingar. Before reaching the Jarkot Village, you will be trekking through desert landscape. Further ascend takes you to Muktinath. Stay overnight at Muktinath.

Day 9 : Trek to Jomsom
Altitude : Jomsom: 2,715 m
 
You shall visit the religious site of Muktinath in the morning before heading off to Jomsom. You shall take some time to explore this pilgrimage site holding importance to both Hindus and Buddhists. You will see the main temple, the water spouts, Buddhist monastery, etc. You shall be busy in return trek from today onwards. Stay overnight at Jomsom.

Day 10 : Flight to Pokhara
Altitude : Pokhara: 823 m
 
During the morning flight back to Pokhara from Jomsom, you will enjoy the aerial view of the gorge between the mountains. You can stroll in Pokhara after you take required rest. Visit the Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake, David's Fall, and other popular destinations depending upon the availability of your surplus time. Stay overnight at his beautiful city—Pokhara.
 
Day 11 : Drive to Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
You will hop in a vehicle and head off towards Kathmandu after breakfast in the morning. It is quite a long journey of about 7 hours. Witnessing the beauty of terrace fields, river banks, scattered settlements at the top of some hills, your journey to Kathmandu is filled with soothing ride and beautiful landscape. Our representative shall take you to your hotel at Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 12 : At Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
This is the day you can explore the Kathmandu valley. This city offers you some of the World's Heritage sites enlisted in UNESCO's list, such as Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath, Boudhhanath, Basantapur Durbar Square, etc. Do some last minute shopping for your departure journey. We will be sitting together at the Farewell Dinner in the evening. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 13 : Departure
Be ready with your bags and luggage, our representative shall receive you from your hotel and drop you at the Tribhuvan International Airport. We shall bade our goodbyes and farewell. Have a safe journey.

Trip Facts

Duration: 13 days
Seasons : Dec-Mar
Type: Moderate
Maximum height : 3 M.
No. of Pax : Minimum of 2 people
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

Route Map

Client's Voice

Manasalu Trek offers you nice panorama of Himalayas including the eight highest peak of the world Mt. Manasalu (8163mtrs) and Annapurna Himalayas Rang Sagar Rimal

Manasalu Trek offers you nice panorama of Himalayas including the eight highest peak of the world Mt. Manasalu (8163mtrs) and Annapurna Himalayas Rang Sagar Rimal

You May Also Like