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Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Trip Code: AJM

19 Days

Jomsom Lanscape

Jomsom Muktinath trek is one of the easy treks in the Annapurna region. The journey to Jomsom Muktinath kicks off from Pokhara with a one-hour drive to Nayapul and makes relatively little uphill climb to Tikhedhunga (1540m) and walk to Ghorepani. We wake up early in the morning at Ghorepani and hike to Poon Hill (3210 m), the best view point to see sunrise in the morning. Besides, from Poon Hill we also enjoy wonderful view of mountains that include Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna I, Annapurna south, Mt.Machhapuchhapure (fishtail), Mt. Gangapurna, Lamjung Himal, Barasikhar, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak, and Mt. Hiunchuli and with dozens of other peaks.

From Ghorepani we walk  down to Tatopani (Natural hot spring) and take natural hot bath. Then, we continue our walk through Ghasa and Marpha up to Kali Gandaki, the deepest gorge in the world and finally the trail emerges into wide valley of Jomsom. At the lower altitude we find rhododendron forests but at the higher altitude the landscape is dramatically changed into the arid desert like plateau similar to Tibet. Jomsom Muktinath is, indeed, a classical trek that follows Kali Gandaki valley between two big mountains- Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.

Jomsom Muktinath trek is suitable for those who are interested in experiencing the lifestyle of the mountain people, their ancient culture and diverse landscape. While trekking, you will encounter with caravan of donkey and ponies traveling to Mustang and other areas in the far north of Nepal. The final goal of Jomsom Muktinath trek is to reach Muktinath (3,800 m).The temple of Muktinath (3,800m) with 108 water spouts flowing holy water from taps and mysterious natural gas fires that surprises every visitor. This temple is very much sacred to both Hindu and Buddhist Pilgrims coming from different parts of India and Nepal. After visiting Muktinath Temple we further walk downhill to Jomsom, along the trail we enjoy with the beauty of the Dhaulagiri Glacier gleaming to the north. On the concluding day of the trek we take either a flight from Jomsom to Pokhara or can drive straight up to Pokhara.  This is lodge trek ideal for those people who are not experienced in trekking in Nepal or having limited time to do a longer trek in the Annapurna region.

Note

Note: Jomsom Muktinath trek passes through the world’s deepest gorge near the village of Ghasa. People are still trekking in Jomsom Muktinath. All the trails are unaffected by 25 April, 2015 earthquake. The number of trekkers on Jomsom Muktinath trail is increasing day to day.

Trip Highlights

Poon Hill Sun rise view, Tatopani (Hot Spring, Visit Ghasa Village, Bird Watching, Visit Marpha Apple farm & Monastery, Pilgrimage site to Kagbeni- Muktinath.

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AJM811 Mon ,Mar 12, 2018 Fri ,Mar 30, 2018 USD 1449 Available Book Now
AJM812 Mon ,Mar 19, 2018 Fri ,Apr 06, 2018 USD 1449 Available Book Now
AJM815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Fri ,Apr 27, 2018 USD 1449 Available Book Now
AJM816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Fri ,May 04, 2018 USD 1449 Available Book Now
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  • Day 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu    
  • Day 02:  Kathmandu Sightseeing    
  • Day 03: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Day 04: Drive Pokhara to Nayapul (1070m) & Trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m)
  • Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m)
  • Day 06: Trek to hike to Poon hill (3195 m)Tatopani (1180m)
  • Day 07: Trek to Ghasa (2000m)
  • Day 08: Trek to Marpha (2665m)
  • Day 09: Trek to Kagbeni (2810m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Muktinath (3800m)
  • Day 11: Trek to Jomsom (2713m)
  • Day 12: Trek to Kalopani (2530 m)
  • Day 13: Trek to Tatopani (1200 m)
  • Day 14: Trek to Ghorepani (2850 m)
  • Day 15: Early Morning Hike to Poon Hill & Trek to Tadapani (2710 m)
  • Day 16: Trek to Ghandruk
  • Day 17: Trek to Nayapul via Birethanti (1040m) and drive back to Pokhara
  • Day 18: Drive back to Kathmandu
  • Day 19: Final Departure
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by City Guide ( any foreign language accordingly )
  • 3 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • 2 Night hotel accommodation in Pokhara on BB basis
  • Land transportation Kathmandu-Pokhara-Nayapul 
  • Pick up from Nayapul and drive to Pokhara and Kathmandu
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Permit fee
  • TIMS card fee
  • Pre-booked accommodation in basic/standard teahouse (lodge) on twin sharing basis on trek
  • Supporting staff (a professional trekking guide and porter(s), as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Clients are allowed to carry only 15 kg. personal luggage  on trek
  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monument entry fee in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Single supplement during entire trip
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single supplement
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) on tea house (lodge) trek.
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Hot shower or bucket of hot water
  • Camera/cell phone battery charge while on trek
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 15 kg
  • Donation & tips etc.
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes’
  • Trekking Region: Annapurna, Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 19 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 14 Days
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 3 Nights
  • Hotel Accommodation in Pokhara:2 Nights
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – May  & Mid Sept - Dec
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu & Pokhara, Lodges (teahouses) on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private & Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard
  • Trek grade:  Medium – hard
  • No .of Pax : From 2 & above
  • Meals during trip:  Breakfast in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Maximum elevation: 3800 m
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day
  • Support Staff: Guide 1:10 pax, Leader 1:11 pax above, Assistant Guide 1:10 pax & 2:11 pax, above, Porter 1: 2 pax (15 kg each) (Each porter carries only 30 kg) as per IPPG guideline

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