Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

  • Trip Start

    Kathmandu

  • Trip End

    Kathmandu

  • Group Size

    Minimum 02 person

  • Transportation

    Flight/Land

  • Max Altitute

    3,800m/12,464 ft

  • Accomadation

    Hotel in cities + teahouses in trek

  • Best Season

    February-June & September -December

  • DifficultyLevel3

    Trip Grade

    Moderate
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Jomsom Muktinath trekking is another wonderful route in Annapurna and Mustang Region that leads you to famous Muktinath Temple of Nepal. This trek includes the deepest gorge of the world at Kaligandaki river. Any age group having moderate level of fitness can complete this trek. It is one of the journey to experience the different cultural and also give a fascinating insight into the living lifestyle of rural people. The Panorama range of trail from beautiful forest filled with rhododendron to rocky cliffs of Mustang leave you breathless. On Jomsom trekking trip we take you to most sought destination, the hot spring at Tatopani, the 108 spouts temple of Muktinath, landscapes of Kagbeni, the apple fields of Marpha,  Tibetan monasteries with their prayer wheels and flags and Hike to Poonhill for wonderful vista of sunrise over the snow-capped mountain. This trek is recommended year round as most of this trek is always in the rain shadow.

Jomsom Muktinath Trekking begins in Kathmandu, where you will get ample opportunity to visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites and shopping necessary things you might need for your trip. Nextly, Drive to Pokhara along the banks of the Trishuli River, traditional villages, terraced field and have some fantastic picturesque views to the Himalayan Range. Initially, trek starts with a 20 minutes flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. We will trek along the Kali Gandaki River which is the deepest gorge on earth and to Muktinath Temple via Kagbeni. Muktinath is a Vishnu temple, venerated sacred place to both Hindus and Buddhists in Nepal. Muktinath Temple word is derived from Mukti and Nath. “Mukti” means “Salvation or Nirvana” and “Nath” mean “God or Master”.

The trail pass through Jharkot and Khingar villages with came across the typical Tibetan architecture to Marhpa Village. It is just one of the interesting villages of orchards on the route. The houses of the village have flat roofs and whitewashed walls. As village is famous for Apple garden, do not miss to eat Apple Pie and Apple Juice. Further from Marphpa we walk to Tatopani via Ghasa. Rest aside and dip in the rejuvenating hot spring. Leaving the Kali Gandaki behind us we will came across the lush rhododendron forest, terrace field and mountainside in front of us which take us to Poonhill. Grab a cup of tea and catch breathtaking views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Dhampus Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna including Mt. Machhapuchare, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, Lamjung and many more. Afterward, We descend to the Banthanti, then turn off to Tadapani and drive back to Pokhara via Nayapul.

As the trail pass by you will experience two types of landscape which are Tibetan plateau landscape in Jomsom Muktinath area and dense forest areas of Poonhill. The major attraction are Jomsom, Kagbeni, Muktinath Temple, Marpha, Natural hot spring and the popular view point Poon Hill. It is also the trail of Annapurna Circuit Trek.

The perfect months to trek in Jomsom and the Muktinath are October to November and the end of February. Check out our designated itinerary below or kindly customized your own trip we will tailor made the itinerary based on your requirements. All our trips are tailor made trips with personalized services. Please let us know the number of travelling participants in your group, your choice of hotels at any place through the trip and amendments in our itinerary, if any, so that we can quote you the best price of Jomsom Muktinath Trek with Poon Hill in Nepal.

Highlights of Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
  • Sightseeing in Pokhara with Adventure activities (Optional)
  • Scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom
  • Magnificent view of Mountain range from Poon Hill
  • Visit Muktinath temple “Place of Salvation”
  • Natural Hot Spring Shower at Tatopani
  • Visit Apple Garden at Marpha Village
  • Crossing the Kaligandaki river- one & only river to get holy fossils called “SALIKGRAM”

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Detailed Itinenary

Day 01:

Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft). Transfer to the hotel.

Accommodation: 3-Star Standard Hotel

Include Meals: Welcome Dinner

From the beginning of enquiry, you will have travel representative to talk through email, phone call, social media or any desire medium who will give you an honest assessment of this trip and make sure to experienced difference. This personal service and warm welcome will also await at Tribhuvan International Airport at Kathmandu, Nepal where Aspiration Adventure representative will pick you and transferred to hotel. There will be a pre-trip meeting, so make sure to ask all the questions. You can take this opportunity to hire or buy any trekking equipment at market or explore the tourist colorful market Thamel Bazaar down Town. Excellent books and coffee shops, extensive markets, novelty and handicraft shops variation with fantastic centres of cultural and spiritual significance. In evening, there will be welcome dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural performances which will introduce you to the country's food.

Day 02:

Drive to Pokhara (910m/2986ft)

Distance: 5-6 Hours Drive

Accommodation: 3-Star Standard Hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast

Today, we will start early for a seven hour long drive to Pokhara. We will head towards west leaving the valley and continue towards Highway. We drive along the banks of the Trishuli River, traditional villages, terraced field and have some fantastic picturesque views to the Himalayan Range. Free time on your own to take rest and comfortably enjoy the beautiful surrounding views around lakeside of Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 03:

Morning fly to Jomsom.(30 minutes), then trek to Kagbeni (2750m/ 8327ft)

Distance: 3-4 hours Walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge in Kagbeni

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Early in the morning drive to Pokhara airport for flight to Jomosm airport. Flight are only operated in the morning from 6:30 till 11:00 am. After 15 to 20 minutes flight you will reach to Jomsom then start trek to Kagbeni alongside Kali Gandaki and walk to Eklai Bhatti. You will encounter with small monasteries and colorful Chortens. After 3 Hours walk, we reaches to Kagbeni (2,858 m/9,375 ft), which lies at the bank of two rivers Kali Gandaki (flows from Muktinath) and Nilgiri river. Overnight at Lodge in Kagbeni. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)

Day 04:

Trek Kagbeni to Muktinath (3802m/11512ft)

Distance: 5 -6 hours walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge in Muktinath

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After Breakfast at Kagbeni, We will start our trek to Muktinath. We will have a special permit check then trail leads on to the Kaligandaki plains in the rainy season. As it is gradually walking where you can enjoy the beautiful deserted landscape until Jarkot Village. We also came across route that differ from one higher up leads to Muktinath and the other route takes us to upper Mustang. As we turn east away from the Kali Gandaki river there are views to Muktinath, a sacred temple for both the Hindu and Buddhist. Explore Muktinath Temple, 108 taps, Kunda, Jwala Mai Temple, Gomba Samba, Swaminarayan, Shaligram along with beautiful Natural View. Overnight at Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)

Day 05:

Trek Muktinath to Marpha (2665m/8743ft)

Distance: 4-5 hours walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge in Marpha

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After Breakfast, we begin our trek through descent down the Kali Gandaki Gorge. After passing through Jharkot and Khingar villages with came across the typical Tibetan architecture. On the trail, we will see spectacular mountains view including Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri before descending to Lupra Rivers. After around 5 hours walk, we will reach Marhpa Village. The local apple brandy and sweet apples is well-known. As village is famous for Apple garden, do not miss to eat Apple Pie and Apple Juice. The houses of the village have flat roofs and whitewashed walls. Overnight at Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)

Day 06:

Trek Marpha to Ghasa (2080m/6824ft)

Distance: 5 - 6 hours walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge in Ghasa

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

After Breakfast at Lodge, we head towards Ghasa through dirt road on the west bank of the Kali Gandaki river and village of Khobang with narrow trails. We will cross several suspension bridge, several traditional Thakali villages and join Lete River. We make our way through pine, juniper and cypress forests to reach Kalapani from where we get to see the views of Annapurna and Fang peaks. We enter Ghasa after crossing a Mani wall. Overnight at the Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)

Day 07:

Trek Ghasa to Tatopani, Natural hot spring (1190m/13361ft)

Distance: 5 - 6 hours walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge in Tatopani

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today we begin our trek from the beautiful town of Ghasa to the natural hot springs known as Tatopani. On the way you will get the views of Annapurna (8091m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), and Nilgiri (7061m), also cross several bridges through sub-tropical vegetation. As the trail begins you will gently walk down to the Rupchechhara waterfall, magnificent waterfall tumbles. As you reach Tatopani, famous for its natural hot spring. You can rest aside and dip in the rejuvenating hot spring. It is a decent place to rest and relax after the tiring trek. Overnight at the Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)

Day 08:

Trek Tatopani to Ghorepani (2834m/9298ft)

Distance: 4- 5 hours walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge in Ghorepani

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

With a stomach full of breakfast we begin our trek to Ghorepani Village. On the way we cross through the villages of Ghara, Shikha, Phalate and Chitre. Leaving the Kali Gandaki behind us we will came across the lush rhododendron forest, terrace field and mountainside in front of us is pleasing. Today trail is uphill but it will be worth all the hardships. Upon arrival at Ghorepani take rest or explore around the village and prepare yourself for tomorrow early morning hike to Poon Hill. Overnight at the Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)

Day 09:

Hike Early Morning Poon Hill (3210m/10531ft) then, Trek to Tadapani (2520m/8268ft)

Distance: 5- 6 hours walking

Accommodation: Standard Lodge in Tadapani

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Today we wake up early in the morning and hike up to Poon Hill to catch the first ray of the sun striking the Annapurna Mountain range. These is best marvelous viewpoint of the trip. It takes about 45 minutes to reach the view point. From the Viewpoint of Poonhill you will catch breathtaking views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche Peak, Dhampus Peak, Nilgiri, Annapurna including Mt. Machhapuchare, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, Lamjung and many more. Grab a cup of tea/coffee and enjoy the awe-inspiring views. After, spending enough time we return back to Ghorepani, take breakfast and continue journey to Tadapani. Along the view of Mountains and village settlement. We descend to the Banthanti, then turn off to Tadapani. Overnight at teahouse in Tadapani. (Breakfast, lunch and dinner included)

Day 10:

Trek Tadapani to Nyapul and drive to Pokhara by private vehicle

Distance: 4- 5 hours walking; 1 hours Drive

Accommodation: 3-Star Standard Hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

You have done it. Today we are going our trek back to Pokhara via Syauli Bazar and Nayapul. The trail continues to descend steeply until you get to Syauli Bazar. You will be reward with the final view of Mountain range, terraced rice fields and the village lifestyle. After short rest, you arrive at Nayapul then get back to Pokhara by Private Vehicle. Upon arrival in Pokhara, Check in Hotel and enjoy completion of trek in relaxed lakeside town. You can find plenty of cafés, restaurants, Pubs with live music and yoga studios. Overnight at Hotel in Pokhara.

Day 11:

Drive Back to Kathmandu. Evening Farewell Dinner

Distance: 5-6 Hours Drive

Accommodation: 3-Star Standard Hotel

Include Meals: Breakfast and Farewell Dinner

After Breakfast at Hotel, We drive back to Kathmandu. Enjoy view of green sceneries, terrace fields, Trsihuli River and vegetable fields. You can also fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes. After reach in Kathmandu, Guide will transfer you to hotel. Take Rest Or explore around the cities. In the evening, there will be a Farewell Dinner hosted by Aspiration Adventure to celebrate the successful completion of trip. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 12:

Airport for final departure

Include Meals: Breakfast

It's your last day in Nepal! Grab hygenic breakfast, then take last-minute shopping and explore around the market or relax at hotel in Kathmandu. You will be advised and assisted for onward travel arrangements to make sure that you arrive at Airport three hours before your flight departs. Our airport representative will drop you to the airport for your International flight as per your flight schedule. We will exchange our good-byes and now you will be leaving Nepal, armed with all the good memories and unforgettable Experience. We know and hope that you will always remember this trip and after return home tell stories of your amazing experiences in Nepal. If you want to explore more of Nepal or the Himalayan countries Bhutan and Tibet, Please do let us know.

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What’s Included

Price Includes

  • Airport and Hotel Pick up  drop on a private luxury vehicle.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Accommodation in Pokhara in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking.
  • Domestic flight ticket from Pokhara to Jomsom with airport tax.
  • All accommodations in standard lodges during the treks in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.(breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • All necessary paper works, Conservation entry permits and TIMS permit.
  • Local Aspiration Adventure Experienced, English-speaking and government-license trekking guide
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter) *(if needed)
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter.
  • Welcome or Farewell dinner in Kathmandu in a typical Nepali restaurant with the cultural dance performance in the evening.
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).
  • All our government taxes, vat, local tax, tourist service charges.

What's Not Included

  • Nepal Visa fee. You can easily obtain a visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. A multiple-entry tourist visa good for 30 days can be obtained by paying US $ 40 or equivalent in foreign currency. Similarly, multiple-entry tourist visas for 90 days can be obtained by paying US $ 100. Please bring 2 passport-size photo.
  • International flights airfares.
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, alcoholic,  bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (tipping is expected)

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Accomodation

We will accommodate you in the deluxe 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu. During the trek standard, clean and comfortable teahouses/lodge. All the Accommodations are on twin sharing basis. However, Single Supplement can be provided upon request at additional cost. Please be informed that Single Supplement are easily available in Kathmandu but during trekking especially in higher altitude may not be feasible to get a single room. Breakfast and dinner will be served from teahouses/lodge menu where we spend the night whereas, lunch will be served on the way to the next destination. In the city, Breakfast will Served whereas, there will be Complementary welcome and farewell dinner. Please be Noted that, Upon the extra Cost you can upgrade to luxurious five-star hotel in cities.