Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is easy and short days trekking in Nepal can be complete by anybody with moderate level of fitness. Trek reach at maximum altitude of 3,800 miter of Muktinath temple. Trekking starts after short duration flight between Pokhara Jomosm. Barren landscape with panoramic mountain of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Nilgiri, Tukuche peak. Attractive apple field, settlement of Tibetan Buddhist cultural peoples and deepest Kali Gandki River valley making this trek as variant experience. Jomsom Muktinath region also called Lower Mustang region.
Our 11 days trekking plan including exploration of UNESCO heritage sites in Kathmandu as well as visit major attraction in Natural city Pokhara. 5 nights 6 days trekking start after flying to Jomsom from Pokhara. 15 minutes flight itself is scenic scene of green hills, Huge Mountain, Rivers and plateau landscape. First day of trek reach at Kagbeni village. Kagbeni village got oldest monasteries, typical settlement and activities to explore. It is also gate way of Upper Mustang Trekking. The landscape is already started as Tibetan plateau from here. Next day, trek up hills to Muktinath which is 3,800 miter altitudes. Famous pilgrimage site, Muktinath Temple is at lap of high hill. Trekking back to Marpha village via same way down crossing Kagbeni and Jomsom. Marpha village is land of Apple. You can see beautiful apple field if you reach there at season of September, October. Peoples from this village is Thakali having mix cultures between Nepali and Tibetan. Oldest monastery at the top of village is main attraction. Small but typical houses are picturesque.
The whole trekking region is connected with rough road of 4wheel jeep and local buses. It is having option to take rest of the trip with drive all the way back to Pokhara. Still trekking trail it interesting to Ghasa village and reach at Tatopani next day. Tatopani have natural hot spring, you can spend your evening at hot spring ponds side of Kali Gandaki River. Explore around and hanging around Lake Side of Pokhara is another interesting activity in this trip. Pokhara gives panoramic mountain views of Annapurna region, Dhaulagiri region, Fishtail and other Himalayas. Get boating tour in beautiful lakes Fewa and Begnas. Another option is to hike or drive to World Peace Pagoda, visit international mountain museum, David falls and Gupteswor Mahadev cave.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek can be combining with Poonhill and Ghorepani. With this, your trekking itinerary will be one day more. Short and easy trekking to Muktinath Jomsom can customize for even shorter days trekking. Take flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara and to Jomsom, same way back make itinerary for 5 days trekking. Trip with motorbike or with cycle is suitable for adventure lovers. Trip by private Jeep is also possible in this all section. Nepal Highland Treks can customize your itinerary as per your timeframe and interest.
Day 01:Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel
Day 02:Sightseeing in kathmandu UNESCO heritage sites. overnight at hotel
Day 03:Drive to Pokhara (6/7 Hours) 827m. Overnight at Hotel
Day 04:Fly (15 minutes) Pokhara to Jomsom and Trek to Kagbeni (3 Hours - 2,810m) Overnight at Guest House
Day 05:Trek Kagbeni to Muktianth (4 Hours - 3,800m). Overnight at tea house
Day 06:Trek Muktinath to Marpha (6/7 Hours - 2,650m) Overnight at tea house
Day 07:Trek Marpha to Ghasa (6/7 Hours - 2,100m) Overnight at tea house
Day 08:Trek Ghasa to Tatopani (5/6 Hours - 1,170m) Overnight at local tea house
Day 09:Trek Tatopani to Beni and Drive back to Pokhara. overnight at hotel
Day 10:Sightseeing Pokhara at morning, Late afternoon flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel
Day 1Arrival at Tribhuban International Airport, Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel Representative from Nepal Highland Treks pick you from international airport and transfer to hotel. If time permits, talk about your trip. walking around Thamel, the touristic hub of Kathmandu.
Day 2Sightseeing in kathmandu UNESCO heritage sites. overnight at hotelAfter your breakfast, our tour guide leads you to sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. We cover three major highlights which are UNESCO heritage sites. Bhaktapur Durbar Squire, Old king palace with living arts and architectures. Bauddhanath Stupa, A biggest Buddhist stupa. Pashupatinath temple, a Biggest Hindu temple. Come back to hotel and final preparation of trekking. Introduce with your guide and porter.
Day 3Drive to Pokhara (6/7 Hours) 827m. Overnight at Hotel Early morning breakfast in your Hotel. Take a Tourist bus to Pokhara about 6-7 hour drive via scenic Prithivi Highway enjoying short stops for lunch and scenic beauty all the way around. check in to the hotel, after freshen up, you will be free to explore Lakeside Pokhara. In Option you can take private car (6 Hours) or flight (25 minutes) to make comfortable trip
Day 4Fly (15 minutes) Pokhara to Jomsom and Trek to Kagbeni (3 Hours - 2,810m) Overnight at Guest House Drive early in the morning to Pokhara airport. Jomsom flight is always start from very early in the morning. it is 15 minutes flight. After reaching at Jomsom Airport, start trek to Kagbeni village. 3 hours trekking trail passing through Kali Gandaki River, Jomsom village and Eklebhatti. Exploration around Kagbeni village. Oldest Monasteries, local village, peoples and reach up to boarder of Upper Mustang.
Day 5Trek Kagbeni to Muktianth (4 Hours - 3,800m). Overnight at tea houseIt is short distant trekking from Kagbeni to Muktinath. Since we assent almost 1000 miter, walking slowly with enough rest in recommend. The panoramic mountain of Annapurna I, Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri are shine from on the way walking. Visit Jharkot village on the way which consist of Oldest monastery and Lama school. Once you reach at Muktianth, visit holy Muktinath temple and around
Day 6Trek Muktinath to Marpha (6/7 Hours - 2,650m) Overnight at tea house Morning sights of Muktinath and sunrise at scenic landscape. After your breakfast, start trek. It is all the way down same route via Kaligandaki River valley till Jomsom. take another 7 kilometer trekking to Marha village. Marpha village is capital of Apple field. very typical houses and picturesque here. Unique and old monastery at top of village will be interesting to explore. You can try apple pie and Apple brandy made locally.
Day 7Trek Marpha to Ghasa (6/7 Hours - 2,100m) Overnight at tea house There is different trail for trekking although trail sometime meets rough road. Meets Tukuche, Largung and Lete. Unique suspension bridges over kaligandaki and Lete rivers. Deepest valley with few typical villages and time to time view of Himalayas makes this trail unforgettable. Ghasa is small village having local tea houses. you can feel very warm welcomed from local peoples.
Day 8Trek Ghasa to Tatopani (5/6 Hours - 1,170m) Overnight at local tea house Trekking trail all the way follows the Kali Gandaki river. Continuing along to Dana village, Rupse Chahara, Huge and beautiful waterfall and Kopchepani, the trail further decent to Tatopani village. Enjoy bath at natural hot spring.
Day 9Trek Tatopani to Beni and Drive back to Pokhara. overnight at hotel It is all the way down trekking almost via dusty road to Beni. You also have option to take local transportation to Beni Bazzar. Drive another 3 hours with or private car to Pokhara and transfer to Hotel. Evening walk at Lake Side.
Day 10Sightseeing Pokhara at morning, Late afternoon flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel Very early in the morning, before sunrise option to drive Sarankot to have panoramic mountain view and best sunrise. Spent morning time to visit at David falls, Gupteswor Mahadev cave, International mountain museum and boating at Fewa lake. Latter take flight back to Kathmandu. transfer to Hotel
Day 11Departure Free time up to your departure time. We drop you to International airport for our final departure. You normally have to reach airport before 3 hours of your flight time.