Himalayan Trekking Guide
Regd. No: 18, Trekking Guide Lincese No:8322

Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Jomsom Muktinath Trek is that a beautiful cultural and Religious tour and hiking in the Annapurna region which is found within the middle part of Nepal and from the Kathmandu valley it lies within the western part. it’s a part of the Annapurna circuit trek and prevails together of the foremost admired and classic pilgrimage tours and it’s one among the wonderful trekking packages in Annapurna and Mustang region. this is often another wonderful short-day trekking within the territory of the Annapurna conservation area Nepal. The deep valleys and high mountains encircling the enormous Annapurna Mountain have a good range of individuals of varied cultures and terrain from subtropical jungle to a high and dry landscape. Experiences the breathtaking great thing about the snow-capped Himalayas, and trek along deep valleys and gets an out of the planet experience which is both physically and spiritually charging. this is often a superb thanks to exploring the Himalaya’s pilgrimage destinations which are mainly visited by devotes from time to time during the special day. This magnificent trek leads you to the fine village inhabited by a good diversity of individuals from the various ethnos and wonderful views of the white Himalayas. there’s plenty to get for mountain lovers, trekkers, and anyone with a curiosity for nature and culture.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek takes you to the guts of the Annapurna region which begins from the Pokhara which is additionally referred to as the town of the lake. this is often considered a simple trek relatively from where we will see magnificent views of the mountain. There are inhabitant two major groups Magar and Thakali and also some others cast too. but within only a few numbers. It also allows us to experience the lifestyle and culture of the local people of this excellent route. An old Buddhist monk and Buddhist nuns present within the temple conduct the worshiping of the idol. The trail covers diverse terrain from the high-altitude arid zone north of Jomsom through to the sub-tropical heat and terraced rice paddies at the top of the trek. Our trail passes through quaint villages, cascading waterfalls, the luxurious forests, and surprisingly an almost-barren to leeward of the Himalayas. Not only that we’ll have an exquisite view of the mountain which incorporates Annapurna I, II, south, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre, and lots of other mountains of this excellent region. we’ll enter the Annapurna conservation area which is documented about the house of the many rare birds, animals, flora, and fauna and therefore the big variety of the flora and fauna. For trekking during this route, mostly March to May and September to November season is extremely much suitable.

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Day 02: Fly to Pokhara (823m) and trek to Ulleri (2000m) 5 hours Day 03: Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2750m) 7 hours Day 04: Trek from Ghorepani to Tatopani (1190m) 6 hours Day 05: Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2110) 6 hours Day 06: Trek from Ghasa to Marpha (2680m) 5 hours Day 07: Trek from Marpha to Kagbeni (2810m) 5 hours Day 08: Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3710m) 6 hours Day 09: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2710m) 6 hours Day 10: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara Day 11: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu Day 12: Final Departure

Detailed Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (Kathmandu), our representatives from the Himalayan Trekking Guide (Dhansingh Gurung) will welcome you and transfer you to the hotel. Day 02:Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus it takes 6/7 hour by tourist bus You will be enjoying the best views of the Himalayas from the air. Well, Pokhara offers magnificent views of Machhapuchhre, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, five peaks of Annapurna, and others. We can explore numerous lakes in Pokhara. We will stay overnight in a guesthouse in Pokhara. Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Ulleri Today, we begin our trek at Nayapul after 1-hour driving by a private vehicle from Pokhara. And then after 15 minutes of short walk along the bank of Modi Khola, we will reach Birethanti. Trek starts from Birethanti to Ulleri which will take around three and half hours following the river to Lumle for lunch. One the way, you will be observing the beautiful farming lands and people working there. Finally, we will reach Ulleri. Day 05: Trek from Ghorepani to Tatopani (1190m) 6 hours Ghorepani offers panoramic views of surrounding mountains including the Nilgiri Mountains and Annapurna South. After having breakfast, we will leave for Tatopani. Well, on the way to Tatopani, we will descend steeply to Sikha which is a large village, and then to Ghar Khola Village. Just after crossing a suspension bridge, the trail ascends up to Tatopani. We will take bath in the natural hot spring to soothe tired muscles. Day 06: Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2110) 6 hours Today, the trail follows the Kali Gandaki River which flows under the deep gorge. We will continue along with Dana and Rupse Chhahara and Kopchepani as well. Further continuing through the trail, we reach the Thakali village of Ghasa which is considered a paradise for bird watchers. We will stay overnight at Ghasa. Day 07: Trek from Ghasa to Marpha (2680m) 5 hours Today, a steep climb through the forest takes us to Lete Khola and finally to Lete. We then reach Larjung Village. From Larjung, we cross trail via Tukuche and finally at Marpha. Marpha is considered The Apple Capital of Nepal. We will stay overnight at Marpha. Day 08: Trek from Marpha to Kagbeni (2810m) 5 hours Today, our trail continues along the valley side. We will be rising gradually before crossing over a low ridge to Jomsom Village. From Jomsom onwards, it is very windy in the afternoon and the trek continues on the gradual path on the Kali Gandaki river bed for about 3 hours. We then walk to Kagbeni for our overnight stay. Day 09: Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3710m) 6 hours Today, our journey starts with a special permit check-up and onwards to the riverbank of Kali Gandaki upstream. Well, during our walk, we will have scenic picturesque places to stop by. And from Kagbeni, the path climbs steeply to rejoin the direct trail leading to Khingar. Our trail finally climbs through a desert landscape till Jarkot village to finally reach Muktinath. Day 10: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2710m) 6 hours Well, Muktinath is one of the important destinations for Hindus. It also holds an important place for Buddhists too. We will visit the Muktinath Temple of Lord Vishnu in the morning. And then, we will leave Muktinath to reach Jomsom for an overnight stay. Day 11: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara After taking our morning breakfast, we will check in the airport to catch the flight to Pokhara. The dramatic flight of 30 minutes will take us to Pokhara. In the afternoon, we will explore Pokhara city and lakeside views. We will also witness the magnificent views of mountains around. Day 12: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu Today, after having morning breakfast, we will leave Pokhara and take a drive to Kathmandu. It will take around 7-8 hours to reach Kathmandu. In the remaining time, you can explore Kathmandu city or you can go shopping. In the evening, we will celebrate the farewell dinner with our trekking crew. Day 13: Final Departure You are saying goodbye to the mountains as your journey in Nepal comes to an end today! We will transfer you to the airport for your returning flight.

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