Jomsom/Muktinath Trek


Jomsom /Muktinath Trek is the famous trail of Annapurna trek. The trekking starts from the Jomsom and ascend to the height of 3800m to Muktinath passing through the hidden valley of Manang. The word Muktinath resembles “lord salvation”. Visited by more than 75 % visitors the temple is one of the sacred places for Buddhist and Hindus. The trek starts from the windy place of Jomsom, passing the Kaligandaki river valley, Kagbeni, Mustang and finally to the high areas of Muktinath. On your trail, you can truly view the stunning both familiar and unfamiliar mountain views, landscapes resembling the dry land of Tibet, plateaus, deepest George made by Kaligandaki river. You will get a chance to introduce with the ethnic Thakali and Gurung communities of Tibetan origin, visit Gompas and monasteries. Most areas of the trail pass cross the rain shadow land and uncultivated barren land but are finely arranged with the beautiful lodges.   


Bhandari Tours and Travel arranges the various trekking packages  including Jomsom/Muktinath Trek. Join us for a memorable travel experience.

 

 

 

Main attractions:

Thorung- La ( 5416m), world deepest gorge and the Kaligandaki valley, stunning view of Annapurna regions, trekking through Gurung and Magar villages.
Accessibility:

Fly to Jomsom from Pokhara, ascend to Muktinath and descend to Nayapul.

The Route:

Max. altitude 3800m. Muktinath 3200m. Poon hill, 5-6 hours average walking per day trek starts after breakfast, moderate trail.

Best season:
August thru Mid Dec. and March thru May.

Facility:
Teahouse lodges, managed by ACAP and eco-aware people, one of the best teahouse trails, safe drinking water project.

Itineraries:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu and basic preparation for upcoming trek. 

Day 03:  Fly or drive to Jomsom (2710m) - Kagbeni (2800m)

Day 04: Kagbeni (2800m) - Muktinath (3800m)

Day 05: Muktinath (3800m) - Marpha (2670m)/Tukuche (2590m)

Day 06: Marpha (2670m)/Tukuche (2590m) - Ghasa (2010m)
 
Day 07: Ghasa (2010m) (2010m) - Tatopani (1190m)

Day 08: Tatopani (1190m) - Chitre (2390m)

Day 09: Chitre (2390m) - Ghorepani (2800m)

Day 10: Ghorepani (2800m) - Tadapani (2600m)

Day 11: Tadapani (2600m) – Ghandruk (1970m)

Day 12:  Ghandruk - Nayapul (1070m) & drive back to Pokhara

 

Notes:

 

* The itinerary is changeable and modifiable as per needs and time frame.

* Cost will be recalculated if the itinerary is changed or modified.

* Additional activities may be added as per trekkers request with appropriate additional cost.

* The cost may also be affected due to the requirement of number of guides and porters.

* 15 % commission will be provided to Tamarind Group of Companies on the total cost.

* For any kind of change please contact us by mail or call.

 

Cost Include

 

* Pick up and drop from Kathmandu airport.

* 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek.

* Full board Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trek.

* Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee).

* TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) Permit.

* Necessary staff during the trekking period with experience guide and porter.

* Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available).

* Our service charge and govt taxes.

* Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu before departure.

 

Cost Exclude:

 

* Hotel lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

* Emergency rescue evacuation if required.

* Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.

* Airfare international flights.

* Nepal entry visa fee, Visa issuance is easy at the arrival.

* Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water.

* Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets.

* All kind of Personal Expenses.

* Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

 

 

 

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