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Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

  • 10 Days
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 2 - 10 People

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner

Transportation: Car / Tourist Bus / Airplane

Accommodation: Teahouse+Hotel

Max. Altitude: 3,800m

Activities: Trekking, Cultural Tour

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A short Trekking in Mustang also known as Jomsom and Muktinath Trek, it is located in Annapurna region north of beautiful city Pokhara.  Most dramatic view of the highest mountain by cloggiest distance and unique culture and religious believe are. The classic Jomsom Trek starts from Beni with a long climb up the Kaligandaki valley and through the world's deepest gorge, “at DANA”, all the way of the rhododendron forests to the Trans Himalaya Tibetan plateau. Jomsom and Muktinath Trekking offer you unique cultural of people who practice their ancient traditions even these days.

An Easy Jomsom - Muktinath Trekking starts from Jomsom,  after 20 munites scenic flight from Pokhara and trek to religious site Muktinath  via Kagbeni, Jharkot observing people culture and their life style similar as Tibetan.  You have picturesque magical landscape and breathtaking view of Mt. Dhaulagiri (8,167m), Mt. Nilgiri, Tukuche peak and several other peaks, appear like magic before in your eyes during the sunrise and sunset. The Short Mustang Trekking is famous for Muktinath temple situated at 3,800m significant site for Hindus and Buddhist devotees and mountains lovers. The pilgrims taking bath in sacred 108 water spots even in December, to wash out their bad Karma. And genuine gods “Jwala Mai” (mysterious never put out natural flam come through the water) are main attraction for the Visitors. “Saligram” fossil; can find on the river bank of Kaligandaki River, which is incarnation of God Vishnu according to Hindu’s holy book, people  believe that Saligram grant wealth, forgiveness , health and happiness. The traditional salt traders Thakali are well-known for preparing Nepali food, have conversation their charming and wonderfully clean homes into lodges.  After visit Muktinath, we retrace to the Jomsom through the Jhong Village and then fly back to Pokhara.

We “Nepal Mother House Treks” glad to deign your holiday whole in year around with experience Guide and staff, but we recommended you for your best during September to mid November and March to mid of May  for  every individual, group or family. Please you are always welcome to ask whatever you need for setup Jomsom Muktinmath trip itinerary, whether shorter or longer as your desire.

Trip Highlights

  • Located in the Annapurna region at Mustang districts, north of Pokhara.
  • This trip is famous for the Muktinath temple situated at 3,800m.
  • Offers you magnificent sunrises and sunsets above breathtaking views of the entire Annapurna range.
  • Walk through the Kali Gandaki Holy River has cut world deepest gorge at Dana (1450m).
  • Hindu and Buddhist pilgrim’s site in Muktnith sacred 108 water spouts to wash out their karma. bad
  • Saligram (fossils) can be found on the river bank of Kaligandaki, incarnations of the God Vishnu.
  • Jwala Mai Temple with an eternal flame fed by natural underground called Real goddess.
  • Trip begins from Pokhara to Jomsom after 20 munities flight.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01:Arrival at Kathmandu.

Day 02:Trekking preparation and permit paper work day.

Day 03:Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (950m) - 6 to 7 hours by tourist bus

Day 04:Fly Pokhara to Jomsom (2713m) -25 minutes; Trek Jomsom to Kagbeni (2897m) -3 to 4 hours

Day 05:Trek Kagbeni to Muktinath (38000m) -4 to 5 hours

Day 06:Trek Muktinith via jhong to Kagbeni (2800m) -5 to 6 hours

Day 07:Trek Kagbeni to Jomsom (2710m) - 3 hours

Day 08:Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (950m) -25 minutes, relaxing day

Day 09:Drive back to Kathmandu early in the morning by Tourist Bus - 6 to 7 hours

Day 10:Your own destination.


Alternative Itinerary

Cost Include

  • Free Airport picks up and drops all transportation (airport to Hotel to airport).
  • Star level 3+2 nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara twin bed sharing basic.
  • ACAP (Annapurna Conservation Area Project), TIMS (Trekkers Information System) Cards.
  • Air tickets from Pokhara to Jomsom to Pokhara by plane (Weight limit: 10 kg main baggage and 5 kg hand per passenger/flight) and Trek ending point to Pokhara hotel by private car or Taxi.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara to Kathmandu by comfort tourist bus.
  • Trekking equipments (worm down jackets, sleeping bag & Duffle Bag) during the trekking if you needed.
  • Nepal Mother House T-shirt /Cap and Appreciation Card of Trip (after trip end).
  • Three times meals (breakfast, Lunch, Dinner), tea coffee in a cup each meal during trek.
  • Soft & comfort private accommodation entire Mountain twin bed sharing with share toilet.
  • Government license holder English Speaking experienced Local Guide with their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments.
  • A porter (between every 2 person basic) carries max.20-25 kg. Plus their food, accommodation, wage, insurance, all transportation.
  • One Sherpa (assistance guide) if group size more than 6 people. Plus their food, accommodation, salary, insurance and equipments.
  • Guide & porters insurance for their happy journey.
  • A Trekking Map of Annapurna Trip for a Group.
  • Supplementary snacks (cookies, fresh fruits) on the trek.
  • First Aid medical kit during trip & welcome and Fare well program.
  • Tourist service charge, vat, Governments Tax and official expanse if necessary.

 

Cost Exclude

  • All kind of beverage including mineral water, Chocolate, Cookies, desert, Phone calls, laundry, hot shower during Trek.
  • Clients travel Insurance and evacuation (compulsory).
  • If incase, flight cancel and charter helicopter or plane.
  • Tipping for Guide & porter, yours meals at Kathmandu & Pokhara.
  • Personal expenses like Shopping, souvenirs or gift & monastery entrance fee.
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend.
  • International airfare, airport departure tax and Visa fee.
  • Things which not mention above our services.
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu.

Trip Note

If you do not need porter for the trip, the trekking cost will be reducing from the original price. Nepal Mother House gives you some clue to make less cost for the Solo traveler also. Please contact us in our email for more details with your requirements. 

If you wish to stay longer, we can offer plenty of suggestions: Bungee Jumping, mountain biking in the Kathmandu valley, white water Rafting, Jeep Flyer, Paragliding, Rock climbing, Jungle Safari tour, Skydiving, Mt. Everest view flight, Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar square, the Kathmandu valley's other historic cities Sightseeing, or a night at the Fort Hotel in Nagarkot for a bit of luxury and some worth able sunset and sunrise mountain panoramas. We help to arrange any of these excursions for you. Namaste and see you during your next trip to the Nepal Himalayas!

Some time we could face problem of internal flights to/from Jomsom delayed by few hours or cancelled for a day because of bad weather. It is happen very rarely, but it could even in best trekking season also as you know how climate change is effecting our globe. Therefore, we always recommend you to add one supplement night in Kathmandu after your base camp trek if possible (just for incase). If everything runs smoothly, you can enjoy other activities like sightseeing, rafting, shopping, as you wish in those additional day overnight at hotel.

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu.Upon arrival at international airport, our waiting support team will meet and greet you at the airport assist and transfer to the Hotel.

Day 02 : Trekking preparation and permit paper work day. Trekking preparation and permit organize day. Please, check your insurance details and have a copy of your travel medical insurance policy with you.

Day 03 : Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (950m) - 6 to 7 hours by tourist bus Our trekking guide will come to the hotel in the morning at six o’clock to pick you with private transport. We’ll drive to Pokhara (200 km) which will take us about 6 to 7 hours on a very scenic route. Along the journey you will witness some stunning scenery of snow capped mountains, green hills, rivers in rafting, and villages. Pokhara is a beautiful valley with panoramic views of Annapurna, Machapuchare (shape of fish tail), Dhaulagiri, Lamjung Himal and Manaslu. The town of Pokhara is set on the banks of the Phewa Lake. It is smaller and much less hectic than Kathmandu providing the perfect starting point for our trek. Stay overnight at a hotel.

Day 04 : Fly Pokhara to Jomsom (2713m) -25 minutes; Trek Jomsom to Kagbeni (2897m) -3 to 4 hours Early in the morning we will fly to Jomsom. The flight is 25 minutes on a scenic flight view of Spectaculars Mountains. We start the first day trekking from Jomsom (2713m) to Kagbeni (2897m) after breakfast. The trail follows the wide valley of the Kali Gandaki. Here the wind generally picks up after about midday but will at least be blowing at our backs as you head up to ancient village Kagbeni in the morning time. The rest of the day we will explore around the village, people, and culture.

Day 05 : Trek Kagbeni to Muktinath (38000m) -4 to 5 hoursAfter breakfast the trail ascends for couple hundred of meters. Gradually walking you can enjoy the beautiful deserted landscape - caves, old Tibetan style villages, apple garden, yaks herds, and sheep herds and so on. Far ahead us we can look at the Thorong La valley straight up to Muktinath. We can visit Jharkot, the ancient Tibetan style village, and its fort and monastery built in the 15th century. Now you head upwards following steep path for half an hour towards Muktinath (3800m). This is an important pilgrimage site for both Hindus and Buddhists. Muktnith is indeed a place of nirvana and home to Hindu temples as well as several Buddhist monasteries. The temples are dedicated to Lord Vishnu and have 108 waterspouts around it from which holy water springs out. There is also the Jwala Mai Temple which has an eternal flame fed by natural underground gas.

Day 06 : Trek Muktinith via jhong to Kagbeni (2800m) -5 to 6 hours After breakfast we walk down to the ancient Jharkot village and then continue to the Khinga village whose culture and livelihoods are similar to Tibetan people. We are still in a high alpine area with desert rocky hills and wide windy Kaligandaki valley. Here we can find “Saligram” fossil, incarnation of God Vishnu. After 3 to 4 hours down walk we will get to the village Kagbeni, whose inhabitants are a mix of Tibetans and Gurungs. This gets us to the rusticated upper Mustang Trekking.

Day 07 : Trek Kagbeni to Jomsom (2710m) - 3 hours Today is easy day. The trail goes along the Valley of Kaligandaki River. It is much better to leave early morning avoid to the strong wind after every 10/ 11 am. The trail lead us continues through the Kali Gandaki Valley to Jomson, the headquarters of the Mustang district whose inhabitants are the traditional salt traders, the Thakali people. You can visit the Marpha Thakali village, an hour and forty-five minutes walk away. Marpha is home to many apple orchids as well as all the various food products made from the fruit. Apple Brandy is a local specialty that you may be lucky enough to taste en route.

Day 08 : Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (950m) -25 minutes, relaxing day Early in the morning fly to Pokhara by small aircraft and watch the majestic mountains above the world’s deepest gorge zoom by. Relax for the whole day at the Pokhara hotel. Alternatively, wander around the lakeside with its fascinating mountain panorama view and charming nature.

Day 09 : Drive back to Kathmandu early in the morning by Tourist Bus - 6 to 7 hours We should be ready by 6:00 in morning in hotel lobby in order to have breakfast or seek advice from your trekking guide. We will drive back to Kathmandu through on the main road passing terraces, streams, rivers, local settlements, and high hills. It takes about 7 hours (conditional) to reach your hotel in Kathmandu. If you are interested to fly from Pokhara to Katmandu (bear in mind the extra cost of the plane tickets) please request Nepal Mother House Trekking to book your flight ticket in advance. It takes about 30 minutes flying time with spectacular views of the Himalayas, high hills, terraces, local settlements, and forests. This can indeed make it worth flying.

Day 10 : Your own destination. In this pleasant day you may have full day at leisure either relax at hotel or explore the around Thamel. Today is day of ending your journey, so we would like offer you farewell program and hand over you Trip Certificate, Trekking Permit and TIMS Card for memory of Nepal trip. Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Our assist will be transfer to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination, taking with you the memory of a life time.

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Except fixed departure date, we have every day departure according to your requirements.

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Useful Info

Few things are worth arranging while you are at home. Please note down these list details before your departure, this tips will help to make your trip enjoyable:

  • Read travel advice, inform yourself before travelling and get advice locally when you arrive.
  • Make sure your passport valid date during your travel and consult about visa processing.
  • Estimate your budget and fixed holiday period then chose suitable destination.
  • Note down travel check list before leave home and preparer accordingly.
  • Inform your friend and family about your trip and itinerary details.
  • Make copies of your important documents as a backup in case you lose the originals.
  • Buy Guide book and study about Nepal’s general information (culture, custom, political, people, geography, weather, festival, religion, rule and regulation).
  • Buy insurance which will cover all overseas medical, emergency evacuation costs.
  • Batter to know at list few Nepali words while traveling in Nepal.
  • Make reservations with advance payment, especially during peak season, for trip, accommodations and local guides.
  • Call your bank for debit- and credit-card to let them know about fees and your travel destination. Get your bank’s emergency phone number if you have a problem.
  • Visit the doctor for your health report and take medicine and vaccine accordingly.
  • Remember, the local laws apply to you as a visitor and it is your responsibility to follow them.
  • Be sensitive to local customs, traditions and practices as your behavior may be seen as improper, hostile or even illegal.
  • Never step over anyone feet/legs, and pull in your own legs when somebody wants to pass.
  • Never touch anybody with your feet, also never point in a direction using your feet. The feet are considered the most impure parts of the body.
  • When entering a house, somebody's kitchen, temple or monastery take off your shoes.
  • As a woman you should always be dressed avoiding provocation, so keep shoulders and legs covered.
  • It is very polite to give and accept with your right hand, and even more so when you use your left hand for supporting the elbow of your right hand.
  • When in doubt how to behave in certain situations; keep a low profile, do not shout and keep your dignity.
  • It is better not to touch offerings or persons when they are on way to shrines.
  • Beef is prohibited among both the Hindus and Buddhists. No female animal is killed for food.
  • You may not be allowed entry to the inner sanctuaries of temples and Stupas.
  • You may be interested to take snaps of temples, Stupas and monuments. Generally temples, Stupas and monuments are permitted to be photographed, but it is better to have permission before using your cameras.  

For more details please visit Nepal Travel Tips.

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