Jomsom Muktinath hiking is the best choice for those voyagers who are passion for low altitude trek route in Nepal.Annapurna region is one of the most prominent trek spot in Nepal that proposals superb Himalayan views, exceptional sceneries, green valleys, Kali Gandaki River, deepest valley of the world and famous apple backyard in Tukuche and Marpha.
Muktinath is situated about 18 km northeast of Jomsom (3,802m) in the district, Mustang. Muktinath is a sacred Hindu temple which is devoted to Lord Bishnu. 108 taps here bestow holy water. It is believed that devotees should visit this holy temple.
The increasingly variable panorama of the mountains and rewarding atmosphere will make this journey a remarkable one. Jomsom Muktinath trek is painless trek route that begins from Pokhara and ends at Jomsom Muktinath.
You will be warmly welcomed at the airport by our workplace representative and then you will transfer to hotel. Our staff will give a brief explanation about the program.
This day will start to our guided trip to cultural world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; including visits to the pilgrimage sites of Hindus Pashupatinath temple, the world biggest Bouddhanath Stupa, visit Swoyambhunath Stupa also known as monkey temple and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with temple, unique architectures and Kumari (living goddess) in central Kathmandu. Evening pre-trip discussion and introduce with our fellow trekking staff for your adventure trip.
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara.
After breakfast, we will take a beautiful bus drive of 7 hours to reach Pokhara. Walk everywhere the lakeside and explore Pokhara city on your own. Sitting on hotel balcony you can have an outstanding view of the mountains as they are only 28 Kms away from Pokhara city, which lies at a height of 900m.
Day 4: Drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri [2000m]
Driving for 45 minutes to reach Nayapul and start the trek. We will endure walking difficult along the left bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. We will follow the adjoining farms up to Hille and Tikhedhunga then cross a watercourse outside the village and then drop down to the suspension bridge over the Bhurungdi Khola. Then we will climb about 3500 steps to reach the village of Ulleri for the overnight stay.
We start walking in the morning after breakfast along the path that primes to the rhodendrons forest and you can see the Annapurna South, concealed by an edge smiling at you. We will walk past the villages of Banthanti and Nangathanti through the jungle to reach Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a clearance of Poon Magars and has the main group of rhododendron.
Day 6: Trek to Tatopani [1190m]
Hiking to Poonhill [3210m], early morning for 45 minutes for sun-up view over the Manaslu range, and after breakfast, we will leave Ghorepani through the rhododendron forest amongst the magnificent natural views. We will walk through the nugget paved trails for one hour and reach Sikha, a Magar village on a ridge. We will continue descendant till Ghar Khola and climb for some time afterwards to cross the Kali Gandaki River on a big suspension bridge. After crossing the bridge, we will walk for half an hour to range Tatopani for an overnight stay.
Following the climb up the Kali Gandaki Gorge, between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Mountains and walk near the village of Dana, famous for orange coppices. If you ensure to come in October you can see the locals selling orange in the cane carriers. You can palate some of them and you will find them very tasty. Walking further ahead we authorization the hamlet of Rupse, an extreme waterfall cataracts down beside the trail, after which the trail arrives the narrowest segment of the valley. After walking for a couple of hours you will rock-bottom by hand in the Thakali village of Ghasa where you can see the flat-roofed Tibetan style houses.
Day 8: Trek to Larjung [2560m]
We will be walking towards Larjung today. We will derive crossways the forests of fir, cypress and juniper along the waterside of Kali Gandaki after climbing for some time. Walking for 4 hours to reach Larjung which is a small town where the major magnetism are the houses built in traditional Tibetan style, narrow backstreets and tunnels.
Day 9: Trek to Jomsom [2800m]
Walking past the villages of Kobang and Tukuche through the below building motorway. We will again witness the narrow pebble-paved alleys and enclosed houses which are constructed to protect the settlement from the robust wind in the Kali Gandaki area. We will walk past evaded plantations until we come across the stone gate which is the arrival to the village of Marpha, famous for cloisters, lifestyle, apples and brandy made of apples!!!! After lunch and short-lived examination, we will head towards Jomsom. You will reach Jomsom, the headquarter of Mustang district in 2 hours from Marpha.
Day 10: Trek to Muktinath [3800m]
Today we will start walking near the Muktinath temple today and walk past Ekle Bhatti along the bank of the Kali Gandaki river, which is famed for the remnants which the residents especially Hindus worships as Saligram. We will endure walking uphill, leaving the small village of Kagbeni, the gateway to Upper Mustang on the left side. After walking 2 hours from Ekle Bhatti we will influence the Jharkot village where there are monasteries made in the 15th centuries. These monasteries are finished in Tibetan style and families around the zone send their second son/daughter to grow up as Monks/nuns. We will further walk arduous until we reach Muktinath. This temple is a very significant pilgrimage for both Hindus and Buddhist as Hindus worship the god as Lord Vishnu and Buddhist worship Muktinath as one of the Avalokteshowrs.
Day 11: Trek to Jomsom [2800m]
The short slope in the morning you will find yourself in Jharkot and Khingar, where there are gorgeous monasteries which give you the occasion to witness the interrelation and resemblance of Tibet to this area. The view of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri is grand throughout the track. We will pace past Kagbeni to reach Jomsom along the bank of Kali Gandaki River. We can devote some time travelling the headquarter of the Mustang district, Jomsom.
Day 12: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara and Fly/Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
We will take an initial morning flight of 20 minutes to Pokhara as the voyages can’t take off in the afternoon. Upon attainment Pokhara, we will either take a 30 minutes flight or 7 hours energy to Kathmandu.
It’s free or last-minute shopping for mementoes or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until your departure flight/drive or to originate any extra excursions or activities you may have booked with us. If departing, you’ll be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination.