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Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Annapurna Region
Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Muktinath Trek
Jharkot Muktinath

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Trip Facts

Duration : 12 Days Max-Altitude : 3940m Program Type : Tea House trek Best Season : Sep to Dec, March to August Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 3:

Since the terrain can be hard and the days long, hikers on these treks should be in good physical condition and have some previous mountain walking experience. Steep climbing may be involved, although it is never necessary to use ropes. Treks at this level can he arranged for periods of 16 to 21 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft.

Mode of Travel : Flight / Land Hold Your Guide : Lal Gurung
All price inclusive
$ 1060 $ 970

Overview

Jomsom Muktinath Trek 12 days Itinerary

Jomsom Muktinath Trek follows gorgeous (THAK KHOLA) Kali Gandaki valley and one of the Isolated caste indigenous peoples Thakali hub and one of the finding fossilized ammonites land territories on Nepal.  

Jomsom Muktinath Trek is also called Lower Mustang trek because the valley is connected to the upper mustang trekand trials are separated from Kagbeni village Checkpost. though area inner or bounded by Mustang District, it’s called Lower Mustang trek from Muktinath, Kagbeni to Ghasa village and Upper Mustang trek divided from the Kagbeni. So lower parts trek can do with ACAP and TIMS permits, but the upper part of Mustang has required Restricted area Permits.  

History and culture

Additionally, the history of tribal Caste Thakali Heritage culture, the Buddhism followers, Thakali are origin from Thak Khola-Kali Gandaki valley, but the oral history In ancient times, the Thakali indigenous ethnic migrated from Tibet, in addition, beauty a sacred sanctuary of Buddhist monasteries and spinning prayer wheels, traditional Thakali lifestyle, harmony is a Mustang classified area.

The Himalayas scenery

During the Jomsom Muktinath Trek, you able to see many white peaks, Nill Giri, Thorong peak, Thampus Peak, Tukuche Peak, and one of the seventh-highest mountains in the world Dhaulagiri Himal 8,167 m. 

Jomsom Bazaar

Jomsom is a nice and beautiful town, where has Mustang district headquarter offices on the bank of the Kali Gandaki river. the town has a small tiny Airport, fancy tea houses, Hospitals, medical pharmacies. local markets for the areas, high schools, and Bus stations.

Muktithan

Muktinath is situated 3,710 meters above sea level, which is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists, the trails junction from Thorong La pass via Annapurna Circuit Trek from the Manang Side. 

Jomsom Muktinath trek Itinerary

Kathmandu Valley- Pokhara- Nayapul – Tikhedhunga – Ghorepani Poon hill – Tatopani – Kali Gandaki River – Ghasa – Tukuche – Jomsom -Kagbeni – Muktinath Tempel – and back to Jomsom.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek Highlights:

  • you are going to the city of lakes Pokhara to enjoy the panoramic sunset view on Phewa Lake.
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill waterfall, rice terrace, and the white mountains change their colors during sunsets.
  • The route will pass by three out of the ten highest mountains around the world: Dhaulagiri, Annapurna.
  • The Kali Gandaki Riverwalk where water rages through the Himalayas with its beautiful white peak view, some people believe that washing in the Hot spring (Tatopani) guarantees salvation after death.
  • Buddhists believe that Guru Rinpoche meditated the area of Kaligandaki, and to all, it is the source of fossilized ammonites fossil.
  • The isolated Thakali ethnic culture 
  • They have different thicker dresses called “Bakhu” which are worn in colder areas, especially on top of the mountains.
  • Last but not least, this trip brings peace and happiness to the soul and mind thanks to the remarkable unique Annapurna region.

Note:

On top of that, the Nepal Wilderness Trekking agency provides the most valuable price for the Jomsom Muktinath Treks =$970 per person + $100 for single supplements. our expert Guide and porters are familiar with this trekking region, peoples, cultures, trails, history.  

Jomsom Muktinath trekking can also be done in 5 days, so to do Jomsom Muktinath trek in 5 days, the trek starts from Jomsom. Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom in 25 minutes, and trek to Kagbeni at 2800 meters in 3 hours. Trek to Muktinath 3900m 5 hours, sight-seeing around Muktinath 6 hours, return to Jomsom 6 hours, fly back to Pokhara. This is the best way to do 5 days Jomsom Muktinath trek too if you have a short time.


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172 Reviews

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 review By Shahenda M on August  5, 2019.
Jomsom Muktinath trek at Annapurna region

Thanks to Nepal wilderness Trekking and our guide Lal Gurung the trek was so good. The landscapes were magical and also the diversity in cultures of Gurung, Sarki, Damahi and Thakali living on the Jomsom and Muktinath region were inspiring. As well as the city…More»

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus at 7:00 AM (200km. 6/7 hours driving) and stay overnight at the Selected hotel nearby lakeside.
  • Day 02: Take breakfast in the morning and drive to Nayapul by local bus (2 hours driving) trek to Tirkhedhunga (1520 meter. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 7/8 hours walking) and stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 04: Visit Poon Hill early in the morning (3210 meters. 45 minutes walking) for the best sunrise view and the magnificent Annapurna ranges the Himalayas, back to Ghorepani. Take breakfast and trek to Tatopani (1120 meters. 7 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 05: Trek to Ghasa (2450 meters. 5/6 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek to Tukuche (2732 meters. 6 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 07: Trek to Jomsom 2743 m. (3 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 08: Trek to Kagbeni (2980 meters. 3 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 09: Trek to Muktinath (3940 Meters. 4 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 10: Trek down to Jomsom (2728 meters. 5 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 11: Fly back to Pokhara (25 minutes flight) and stay overnight at a selected hotel nearby the lake. Rest of the day individual activities.
  • Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus at 07:30 AM (200 km. 6/7 hours driving)

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Pokhara to the starting point of the trek (Nayapul) by taxi or car/bus.
  • Jomsom to Pokhara Air tickets.
  • 2-night hotel in Pokhara  (one night before trekking and the other night after trekking).
  • Annapurna Conservation permit and TIMS card permit.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu).
  • Lodge accommodation on the trek.
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced first aid trained friendly and familiar guide.
  • required porters, 1 porter for every 2 pax.
  • Guide and porter salary, meals, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus 25 degrees
  • Prices will be 10% discountable if there are more than 5 travellers with the contact person
  • A complimentary trek for the leader if there are 10+1 participants with the contact person
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.

Reviews

Jomsom Muktinath Trek 12 days Itinerary

Jomsom Muktinath Trek follows gorgeous (THAK KHOLA) Kali Gandaki valley and one of the Isolated caste indigenous peoples Thakali hub and one of the finding fossilized ammonites land territories on Nepal.  

Jomsom Muktinath Trek is also called Lower Mustang trek because the valley is connected to the upper mustang trekand trials are separated from Kagbeni village Checkpost. though area inner or bounded by Mustang District, it’s called Lower Mustang trek from Muktinath, Kagbeni to Ghasa village and Upper Mustang trek divided from the Kagbeni. So lower parts trek can do with ACAP and TIMS permits, but the upper part of Mustang has required Restricted area Permits.  

History and culture

Additionally, the history of tribal Caste Thakali Heritage culture, the Buddhism followers, Thakali are origin from Thak Khola-Kali Gandaki valley, but the oral history In ancient times, the Thakali indigenous ethnic migrated from Tibet, in addition, beauty a sacred sanctuary of Buddhist monasteries and spinning prayer wheels, traditional Thakali lifestyle, harmony is a Mustang classified area.

The Himalayas scenery

During the Jomsom Muktinath Trek, you able to see many white peaks, Nill Giri, Thorong peak, Thampus Peak, Tukuche Peak, and one of the seventh-highest mountains in the world Dhaulagiri Himal 8,167 m. 

Jomsom Bazaar

Jomsom is a nice and beautiful town, where has Mustang district headquarter offices on the bank of the Kali Gandaki river. the town has a small tiny Airport, fancy tea houses, Hospitals, medical pharmacies. local markets for the areas, high schools, and Bus stations.

Muktithan

Muktinath is situated 3,710 meters above sea level, which is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists, the trails junction from Thorong La pass via Annapurna Circuit Trek from the Manang Side. 

Jomsom Muktinath trek Itinerary

Kathmandu Valley- Pokhara- Nayapul – Tikhedhunga – Ghorepani Poon hill – Tatopani – Kali Gandaki River – Ghasa – Tukuche – Jomsom -Kagbeni – Muktinath Tempel – and back to Jomsom.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek Highlights:

  • you are going to the city of lakes Pokhara to enjoy the panoramic sunset view on Phewa Lake.
  • Ghorepani Poon Hill waterfall, rice terrace, and the white mountains change their colors during sunsets.
  • The route will pass by three out of the ten highest mountains around the world: Dhaulagiri, Annapurna.
  • The Kali Gandaki Riverwalk where water rages through the Himalayas with its beautiful white peak view, some people believe that washing in the Hot spring (Tatopani) guarantees salvation after death.
  • Buddhists believe that Guru Rinpoche meditated the area of Kaligandaki, and to all, it is the source of fossilized ammonites fossil.
  • The isolated Thakali ethnic culture 
  • They have different thicker dresses called “Bakhu” which are worn in colder areas, especially on top of the mountains.
  • Last but not least, this trip brings peace and happiness to the soul and mind thanks to the remarkable unique Annapurna region.

Note:

On top of that, the Nepal Wilderness Trekking agency provides the most valuable price for the Jomsom Muktinath Treks =$970 per person + $100 for single supplements. our expert Guide and porters are familiar with this trekking region, peoples, cultures, trails, history.  

Jomsom Muktinath trekking can also be done in 5 days, so to do Jomsom Muktinath trek in 5 days, the trek starts from Jomsom. Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom in 25 minutes, and trek to Kagbeni at 2800 meters in 3 hours. Trek to Muktinath 3900m 5 hours, sight-seeing around Muktinath 6 hours, return to Jomsom 6 hours, fly back to Pokhara. This is the best way to do 5 days Jomsom Muktinath trek too if you have a short time.


TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0

172 Reviews

TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5.0 review By Shahenda M on August  5, 2019.
Jomsom Muktinath trek at Annapurna region

Thanks to Nepal wilderness Trekking and our guide Lal Gurung the trek was so good. The landscapes were magical and also the diversity in cultures of Gurung, Sarki, Damahi and Thakali living on the Jomsom and Muktinath region were inspiring. As well as the city…More»

  • Day 01: Drive to Pokhara by tourist bus at 7:00 AM (200km. 6/7 hours driving) and stay overnight at the Selected hotel nearby lakeside.
  • Day 02: Take breakfast in the morning and drive to Nayapul by local bus (2 hours driving) trek to Tirkhedhunga (1520 meter. 3 ½ hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2853 meters. 7/8 hours walking) and stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 04: Visit Poon Hill early in the morning (3210 meters. 45 minutes walking) for the best sunrise view and the magnificent Annapurna ranges the Himalayas, back to Ghorepani. Take breakfast and trek to Tatopani (1120 meters. 7 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 05: Trek to Ghasa (2450 meters. 5/6 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 06: Trek to Tukuche (2732 meters. 6 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 07: Trek to Jomsom 2743 m. (3 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 08: Trek to Kagbeni (2980 meters. 3 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 09: Trek to Muktinath (3940 Meters. 4 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 10: Trek down to Jomsom (2728 meters. 5 hours walking) stay overnight at Lodge.
  • Day 11: Fly back to Pokhara (25 minutes flight) and stay overnight at a selected hotel nearby the lake. Rest of the day individual activities.
  • Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu by tourist bus at 07:30 AM (200 km. 6/7 hours driving)

Cost Included

  • Kathmandu / Pokhara / Kathmandu by tourist bus.
  • Pokhara to the starting point of the trek (Nayapul) by taxi or car/bus.
  • Jomsom to Pokhara Air tickets.
  • 2-night hotel in Pokhara  (one night before trekking and the other night after trekking).
  • Annapurna Conservation permit and TIMS card permit.
  • Italian, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, many other European Delicious Meals three times a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner chose by Menu).
  • Lodge accommodation on the trek.
  • One fluent English speaking, the government registered, experienced first aid trained friendly and familiar guide.
  • required porters, 1 porter for every 2 pax.
  • Guide and porter salary, meals, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
  • Kitbag for storing your belongings
  • Sleeping bag for a comfortable night's sleep on a trek in minus 25 degrees
  • Prices will be 10% discountable if there are more than 5 travellers with the contact person
  • A complimentary trek for the leader if there are 10+1 participants with the contact person
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • A certificate of appreciation from Nepal wilderness trekking after a successful trek

Cost Excluded

  • Airfare for international flights
  • Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport, Nepal entry visa fees vary by duration (15 days - $25-30, 30 days
  • Accommodations and meals in Kathmandu before and after our journey
  • Personal equipment for high and cold temperatures
  • Emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation covered by travel insurance
  • All beverages, Soft and caffeinated table drinks such as coke, beer,
  • Drinking water/mineral water, Dessert, etc. Hot shower, laundry
  • Tip for guide and porter
  • Excluded are all costs and expenses not listed under "cost includes"
  • Inclusion of costs or delays beyond the control of the management, such as landslides, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, illness, changes in government policies, strikes, etc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Jomsom Muktinath trek is easy trek. 3940 m altitudes which everyone would be able to do.
Everyday 5 to 6 hours walk and 12-15 km, the hike starts at 7:30 AM after breakfast, and Lunch will be 1 Am, and arrive to the next place at 3:00 PM
The Accommodation for Jomsom Muktinath Trek is tea house, nice and clean comfortable twin sharing beds and single bed.
Our guide is well trained about the altitude sickness and if there is an emergency, then our guide will call the insurance office and us for rescue. (if the insurance cover the evacuations)
This trekking is can do monsoon time also because of called rain shadow area, so able to do 4 season.
No, this is lower park of Mustang so if you entry upper mustang then you need Restricted area permit
Strong Windy after 11 Am every day.
Bus and Air plane

Altitude Chart

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