About Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Jomsom-Muktinath trek is one of the holiest trekking routes in Nepal that leads to the important and historical place which carries vital aspects of Hindu and Buddhist culture and tradition. Jomsom-Muktinath trek lies in between the Annapurna and Mustang regions of Nepal. Both the place offers with the distinct variety of landscape and lifestyle of people. Jomsom-Muktinath trekking package will also be the perfect choice for the people searching for the family vacation or trekking.

…..a cultural trek within Annapurna Region that leads to the popular pilgrimage site of Nepal.

Why choose Jomsom and Muktinath?

Jomsom is the place/town that is located in Mustang with an altitude of (2700 m/8859 ft). The deep village with the high snow-capped mountains along with the dry surroundings and sub-tropical forest makes Jomsom a place to visit in a lifetime. Along with this Jomsom carries historical importance too.  Similarly, Muktinath regard as one of the holiest place of Nepal which is located in Mustang with an altitude of 3710 m/12172 ft. Muktinath also contains both Hindu and Buddhist culture and tradition. In Muktinath, there are some of the well-known temples or monuments that carry with lots of value to Nepalese culture and tradition. Along with this the place also offers with the panoramic view of mountains. Also, Muktinath is the beautiful place situated at the foot of Thorang La pass (one of the highest passes of Nepal). 

Wonderful places that make Jomsom Muktinath Trek interesting

This delightful trekking bestows with the opulent features through the different corner of the trails. Jomsom-Muktinath trek can resemble as the Himalayan smile trek. The  Paradise Pokhara holds with many of the beautiful and incredible places and adventurous hub that which is mostly rated destination by the outsiders. The other beautiful places holding their own uniqueness are  Jomsom which has got the unique landscapes and offers with the great views of mountains. Muktinath (3710m/ 12172 ft) is another major attractive destination of this trek that holds the cultural aspects which is the famous pilgrimage sites of Nepal. Along with that, the places like Kagbeni (2810 m/9220 ft), Tatopani (1190 m/3905 ft) offering with hot spring bath, Ghasa (2010 m/ 6595 ft), vantage points that offer with the stunning views of sunrise and Annapurna range – Ghorepani and Poon Hill.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek includes a scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom from which one can observe the great Himalayas and incredible landscape up from the plane and also this exciting trek towards the gateway to Upper Mustang trek - Kagbeni. Following the trail to Muktinath temple will be the great moments to witness the perfection of nature. The route following apple garden and other local forest passes through the important monuments of the place and through the Kali Gandaki River adds extraness in Jomsom Muktinath Trek. The famous place – Ghorepani is a popular site to witness the lifestyle of Magar and Gurung people and the mesmerizing view of Annapurna Massif. Poon Hill from where the spectacular sunrise over the whole Annapurna range will be touching and melting one’s heart with its beauty.

Best Season for Jomsom Muktinath Trek

The perfect seasons to get participate in Jomsom Muktinath Trekking are Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May). January, February, and December are favorable months to explore this cultural trek. 

Duration of Jomsom Muktinath Trek

The great trip to the culturally and geographically rich areas within the Himalayan region of Nepal requires around 12 days but as per one’s interest and time frame, the trip can be customized.

The team of Massif Holidays is always present to help in every situation during the trek to Jomsom-Muktinath Trek along with suitable accommodation and good foods. Private, group or family trip to Jomsom Muktinath Trek and can be arranged at any time as per demand. For more details about this circuit, trek fell free to contact with the experts of Massif Holidays. 

Facts

  • Trip Duration Trip Duration 12 Days
  • Trip Grade Trip Grade Challenging
  • Trip Style Trip Style Fully Supported Guesthouse Trek
  • Group Sizes Max Person 15
  • food Meals Breakfast+Lunch+Dinner
  • Accomodation Accomodation Guest House
  • Transportation Transportation Based on Itinerary
  • Destination Nepal
  • Min Person 02

Highlights

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site tour in Kathmandu - Swyambhunath, Boudhanath, Pashupatinath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.
  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara.
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara – a beautiful valley consisting of attractive natural contents which is a place mostly adored by outsiders and also regard as adventurous hub too.
  • Magnificent view of Himalayas from Poon Hill & Muktinath.
  • Walking through the deepest George in the world and Kaligandaki Valley.
  • Experiencing the different ethnic communities and their lifestyle.
  • Natural Hot Spring Shower at Tatopani.
  • Visit of pilgrimage site of Hindus & Buddhist.
  • Visit the capital of Apple Garden- Marpha.
  • Crossing the Kaligandaki river- one & only river to get holy fossils called “SALIKGRAM”
  • Scenic Mountain flight from Pokhara to Jomson.
  • 11 Breakfast, 08 Lunch and 09 Dinner. 

 

Outline Itinerary

Detail Itinerary  
  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International airport (1345 meters). Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 02: Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (820 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2720 meters) and trek to Kagbeni (2810 meters). About 3 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 05: Trek to Muktinath (3760 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 06: After visiting the holy shrines then trek back to Marpha (2670 meters) - Capital of Apple. About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 07: Trek to Ghasa (2010 meters) about 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 08: Trek to Tatopani (1190 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 09: Trek to Ghorepani (2860 meters). About 7 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 10: Early morning hike to Poon Hill (3210 meters) and trek to Nayapul. About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Guesthouse.
  • Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu. About 6 hours. Overnight stay at Hotel.
  • Day 12: Transfer to the international airport for your onward destination.
  • What’s Included

    • Airport / Hotel pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
    • Three nights’ (twin sharing basis accommodation) at tourist category hotels in Kathmandu and two nights in Pokhara in similar category hotel including Breakfast.
    • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private tourist vehicle (by well-experienced license holder Tour Guide).
    • All standard Meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner).
    • Teahouse and Hotel Accommodation during the trek.
    • Professional license holder English speaking guide (if required with other nation’s dialect for Jomsom-Muktinath Trek).
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (one porter for every two guests).
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area permits and TIMS card for trekking.
    • Down Jacket, Duffle bag and sleeping bag by Massif Holidays if required.
    • Drive from Kathmandu - Pokhara - Kathmandu by tourist coach.
    • Farewell dinner in traditional Nepali restaurant before the day of departure.
    • After trekking, Token of Love by the team of Massif Holidays.
    • All government taxes, vat & service charges.

     

  • What’s Excluded

    • Lunch and dinner during the stay in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
    • Entrance fee at all monuments during the tour in Kathmandu valley and Pokhara valley.
    • Emergency Rescue and Evacuation cost or any types of travel insurance.
    • Nepal entry visa fee which can be issued on arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport and also in the case for extending visa during the stay in Nepal.
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • Tips for trekking, tour staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Cost Includes' section.

     

Useful Information

Other extra arrangements from the team of Massif Holidays: - Customized Itinerary as per the specific requirements. For this, please contact with the expert team of Massif Holidays as per interest.

Better to get informed about: 

  • Political situation
  • Natural calamities, etc. that which is beyond the control can hamper one’s planned trip. During these kinds of issues, the team of Massif Holidays will be getting through the possible solution that can help to get back in trip.

SOME OTHER ISSUES:- Due to poor visibility or bad weather may one cannot get the perfect view of nature. Get delayed for some hours or for some days because of political and weather. During this period, teams of Massif Holidays help to manage other various days activities, pre-itinerary with any trekking routes, etc. One needs to bear all expenses if need to stay at any place due to cancellation or delay during the trip. 

Note: No any refund in such cases and the team of Massif Holidays provide the guesthouse accommodations only before starting the trek.