Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

Jomsom TrekJomsom Muktinath trek through the Kali Gandaki Valley, passing through the deepest gorge in the world the trek finally emerges into wide valley of Jomsom, Himalayan Shangrila. Similarly if you don't have enough time to do whole Annapurna circuit, this trek provides almost as much cultural variety. Jomsom Muktinath trek route are typical Mustang village such as a Tukuche, Marpha and Jharkot with its medieval king Palace and Bonpo gompa. Finally, it emerge to north of main Himalayan range, dry and desert like Tibetan plateau. Cultural skill holy Shiva pilgrimage site, Buddhist society, scenery, best mountain view, down mid-hill mixed cultural trail, hot spring. Beginning trekking from Nayapul after one and half hours drive from Pokhara, the trail passes over the Ghorepani pass and descends down to Kali Gandaki valley. Thist trek is indeed a classical trek, essentially the final third of Annapurna Circuit, follow Kali Gandaki valley between two big mountain Annapurna and Dhaulagiri.

 

Jomsom Muktinath trekking way is known as Kaligandaki valley and popular of Lower Mustang trekking. Holy Hindus temple has 108 water taps and all pilgrimage went take shower from every water tape from 108 that look like water graceful from taps it is naturally from Hindus and others. Kaligandaki valley offer you knowledge with variety of change in Flora and fauna in theatrical way than in anyplace else in Nepal in one day. Muktinath is a holy and a pilgrimage site for both Hindu and Buddhists. Charming of nature scenery of conservative Nepalese Life expect you in Ghorepani, Shikha and Tatopani. Hiking up gradually throughout rhododendron jungle, magnificent Annapurna Himalaya range make known it as you appear from the jungle Ulleri and Ghorepani. Enjoy with mountain scenery and skill of variety in many factor in one day such as varied in scenery and society. Hiking distance similarly windy Jomsom valley from Lete Kalopani to Kagbeni. Beginning part of this trek ascend through Tikhedhunga, Ghorepani, Shikha and Tatopani (hot water), rice terraces and villages settled by the intrepid Gorkha people, well-known for their force as support of both the Indian and British military. Magnificence of the Dhaulagiri ice fall is on show a small additional up beside with the first sight of the windy Tibetan highland on the way to the holy Hindu pilgrimage place of Muktinath (3800m). Trek back to Jomsom from Muktinath we use plane fly back Pokhara.


11 days Jomsom Muktinath trekking itinerary

Day 01 Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m.) by tourist bus 7-8 / private car / van 5 hours drive & air 25 minute. This day you can have breakfast and lunch on the way to Pokhara by road there are nice tourist verities of hotel, restaurant as well.

Day 02 By private car / van one hours drive / by local bus two hours drive to Nayapul and same day trek to Tikhedhunga (1540m.) it takes 4 hours walk. This is your first day walking in to the mountain via Birethati, Sudame, Hile and finally you are Tikhedhunga.

Day 03 Trek to Ghorepani (2850m.) it takes 6 hours walk. Second day walking of your holiday in mountain and today you can see two mountain from Ulleri it call Annapurna south (7219m. and Himchuli (6441m.), cross several place it call Banthati, Tangethati finally you are Ghorepani where you can several mountain including Dhaulagiri (8167m.) highest mountain in Annapurna Region.


Day 04 Early morning climb up to Poonhill (3210m.) for sunrise & 180 degree of Annapurna panoramic view from there & down to hotel take breakfast & trek continue to Tatopani (1190m.) it takes 8 hours in total. Today is your one of the memory which you never forget in your life because of the view of the Poonhill.

Day 05 Trek to Ghasa (2010m.) it takes 6-7 hours walk. Walk continue via Guithe, Dana, this is deepest place in the world between two huge mountain above eight thousand meters (Mt. Dhaulagiri 8167m. & Annapurna One 8091m.), Rupse Chhahara, Kopchepani and finally in Ghasa.

Day 06 Trek to Tukuche (2590m.) it takes 7 hours walk. Trails to Tukuche after Kalopani is flat all the way to Kagbeni until next day. People from Tukuche will product wine from apple which is very famous and strong too.

Day 07 Trek to Kagbeni (2800m.) it takes 6 hours walk. Today is flat all the way to Kagbeni via Marpha which is very historical there are popular Marpha monastery, apple garden and next place it call Jomsom it is district headquarter of Jomsom and there is airport, Ekle Bhatti last destination is Kagbeni. This is main way to upper mustang which is special permit doesn’t work normal permit. Trail between Jomsom to Kagbeni you almost Kali Gandaki river beach where you see some of the black stone (we call Saligram) culturally Hindu religion will believe these back stone are face of god.

Day 08 Trek to Muktinath (3800m.) it takes 5 hours walk. Muktinath Temple, Hindus pilgrims, Buddhist monastery too. Trail to Muktinath from Khingar, Jharkot there are one of the world monastery where you visit before next place. Lastly holy place it is specially popular in Hindus religion even people are from India to worship and pray in there.


Day 09 Trek to Jomsom (2710m.) it takes 6 hours walk. Same way down until Khingar and just below village there are two trails you follow left side direct to Jomsom via Ekle Bhatti.

Day 10 Fly back to Pokhara in the morning 15 to 18 minute and look around Pokhara valley and board drive around Fewa Lake, climb up to world peace stupa other side Lake which it take one hours see almost Pokhara valley from top, down to side of Lake cross Lake by board drive to hotel.

Day 11 By tourist bus 7-8, car / van 5 hrs drive & plane 25 minute to Kathmandu. This day you can have breakfast and lunch on the way to Pokhara by road there are nice tourist verities of hotel, restaurant as well.