Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Duration: 14 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Trekking
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel And Guest House
  • Max Elevation: 3710m

Jomsom-Muktinath trekking is a major trekking destination in Mustang region. The Jomsom –Muktinath trail follows the path of world famous Annapurna Circuit trek exploring the villages of Jomsom, Kagbeni, Marpha, Thini and Lupra. The highlight of this trek is a visit to the temple of Muktinath or locally called Chumig Gyatsa which is a sacred pilgrimage destination for Hindus and Buddhists.

The main features of Jomsom-Muktinath trek is the walk past Kali Gandaki gorge, which is the deepest gorge in the world, formed between the tenth highest Mt. Annapurna (8091m) and seventh highest Mt. Dhaulagiri (8164m) mountains in the world. The terrain encompasses everything from subtropical jungle to high and dry landscape resembling the Tibetan plateau.

Thakai community is the only inhabitant of this region. Their unique culture and Budhhist tradition is still alive in their lifestyles and century-old monasteries such as Muktinath. The trek is fit for trekkers of all ages and fitness as it easily allows you to reach the high mountains of the Himalayas within a short time frame and without ascending to extreme altitude.

Highlights

  • Trans Himalayan flight to Jomsom
  • Trek through the Kaligandaki valley and Kali Gandaki gorge
  • Visit Muktinath and Kagbeni Monastery
  • Spectacular views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri mountains
  • Observe Thakali culture and enjoy local cuisines including Marpha Brandy
  • Enjoy the lake city of Pokhara

Outline Itinerary

Day 01 Upon arrival in Kathmandu International Airport, Global Adventure Trekking staff will meet you and coordinates transfer to Hotel.
Day 02 Guided Kathmandu Heritage Sightseeing Tour
Day 03 Kathmandu-Pokhara by bus 7hrs.
Day 04 Pokhara drive to Nayapul 2hrs. Trek to Hille/ Tikhedhunga 4hrs. 1520m.
Day 05 Tikhedhunga trek to Ghorepani 3hrs.2780m.
Day 06 Ghorepani trek to Tatopani 5hrs.1200m.
Day 07 Tatopani trek to Ghasa 5hrs.2000m.
Day 08 Ghasa Trek to Marpha 5.5hrs. 2620m.
Day 09 Marpha trek to Kagbeni 5hrs.-2890m.
Day 10 Kagbeni trek to Muktinath 5hrs. 3710m.
Day 11 Muktinath trek to Jomsom 5hrs.
Day 12 Jomsom-Pokhara by Air 25 Minutes.
Day 13 Pokhara to Kathmandu.
Day 14 After breakfast transfer to Kathmandu International for your final departure.