Jomsom Muktinath - Trek

Trip Key Information

  • Price:US$ 678
  • Duration:10 Days
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Grade:Moderate

Destination: Nepal

Max. Altitude: 3800m

Trekking distance: approx. 145 km

Itinerary: Fixed or customized (group, single, family and senior packages available)

Group size Min: 2 person

Group size Max : 15 people.

Departures: year round, please contact us

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It stands for a reason that the Jomsom-Muktinath trek is very popular. It is unbeatable in beauty and diversity. The diverse landscapes and cultures to be found along the trekking route give a marvelous insight into the way of life of rural Nepalese people. For a long time, the trek follows the Kali Gandaki river which formed one of the deepest gorges in the world and is carrying water from the Tibetan plateau to the Ganges in India. The trek also emerges to the north of the main Himalayan range, on the dry, desert-like Tibetan plateau of Mustang. A several days walk beyond Jomsom, takes you the final destination, Muktinath, the holy temple. This trek allows access to the high mountains of the Himalayas within a reasonable timeframe and without ascending to extreme altitude.

This wonderful trip can be done any time of the year especially as the upper part of the trek is sheltered from the monsoon rains by the Annapurna range.

We make sure that the trek suits both your schedule and desires. Therefore we are offering two options for the trek. You can either fly to Jomson to walk back or you can walk up to Muktinath and fly back from Jomsom.

All our guides and porters are experienced, licensed and covered by insurance.

Come and join us for a life changing experience – with Himalayan Unforgettable Adventures!

Day to day outline itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrive at Tribubhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu,
  • Day 02:Sightseeing in and around Kathmandu
  • Day 03:Kathmandu – Pokhara (823m) flight 30 minutes,
  • Day 04:Pokhara to Jomsom (2720m), flight 45 minutes
  • Day 05:Kagbeni to Muktinath (3802m) - 3 hours.
  • Day 06:Muktinath to Jomsom (2713m) - 5 hours
  • Day 07:Sitseenh to Marpha village
  • Day 08:Fly back to Pokhara 35 minutes scenic flight
  • Day 09:Flight back to kathmandu .
  • Day 10:Final

Cost Details

Cost Include

  • All airport/hotel/land transfers by private or public vehicle unless otherwise requested
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner.
  • Teahouse/Lodge accommodation during the trek with all meals included.
  • Sightseeing tours in Kathmandu, Paten and Bhaktapur including a tour guide and entrance fees.
  • Experienced trek leader, assistant guide and Sherpa porters including their salaries, insurance, equipment, flight, food and accommodation.
  • All necessary permits (national park entrance fee, TIMS).
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All government and local taxes wherever applicable

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal visa fee ($30 and two passport photographs are required).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch in Kathmandu, unless requested for
  • Extra accommodation nights other than stated in the itinerary.
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, chocolate, beverages, showers etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters



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Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrive at Tribubhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu,transfer to the hotel, welcome dinner in the evening.

Day 02Sightseeing in and around Kathmandu Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, Boudanath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square), preparation for the trek.

Day 03Kathmandu – Pokhara (823m) flight 30 minutes,Early morning at around 6 am, we set off for Pokhara on a flight. In route we will see more of countryside of Nepal and beautiful mountain sceneries. we reach Pokhara. Sightseeing in Pokhara, Pokhara offers magnificent views of Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Machhapuchhare, five peaks of Annapurna and others. Pokhara is city of lakes and has numerous beautiful lakes. We can explore the most accessible and beautiful, Fewa Lake during the afternoon -enjoy boating too. Explore, relax and dine by tranquil Lake Fewa. You can even do some shopping during evening hours. Overnight in Pokhara say at Hotel (B. B)

Day 04Pokhara to Jomsom (2720m), flight 45 minutesAfter an early breakfast transfer to the airport for a morning flight to Jomsom, a super scenic flight of 45 minutes over the mountains with views of 8,000m such as Annapurna & Dhaulagiri, brings you at Jomsom, the district headquarter of Low Mustang. This is a large town, headquarter of the Mustang region; it is also a major village on the Kaligandaki area linking the age old Trans-Himalayan Salt Trade route to Tibet. From Jomsom onwards it is very windy in the afternoon, Continue on the gradual path on the Kali Gandaki river bed for about 3 hrs and finally reaching at Ekley-bhatti village. After good stop here an hour of easy walk takes us to Kagbeni, which lies at the bank of two rivers. Kagbeni is an interesting windswept villages situated on the main age old Trans-himalayan salt trade route to Tibet via Upper Mustang area. In Kagbeni a major tributory, Kak Khola, coming from Muktinath, meets Mustang Khola. Stay over night in Kagbeni at Tea house (B, L, D)

Day 05Kagbeni to Muktinath (3802m) - 3 hours. Muktinath is a pilgrimage center for Buddhists and Hindus temples a like. There we can see Tibetan traders as well as sadhus from the far south of India. An old temple nearby shelters a spring and natural gas jet that provide Muktinath’s famous eternal flame. It's the earth-water-fire combination that accounts for Muktinath's great religious significance.

Day 06Muktinath to Jomsom (2713m) - 5 hoursHike from Muktinath to the temple of Muktinath Sightseeing in the border village between lower mustang trekking to Jomsom following

Day 07Sitseenh to Marpha villageAfter breakfast hike to Marfha Village by Chiro. Lunch at Marpha. Return to hotel by Shang Village..

Day 08Fly back to Pokhara 35 minutes scenic flightFly back to Pokhara about 35 minutes scenic flight. Today early in the morning we drive to Sarangkot hill to see the sunrise over the mountain in the rear view. After seeing sunrise we drive back to Hotel have breakfast and whole day we will explore the Pokhara city which includes Gupteswor Cave, David Fall, Seti River Gorge, Mountain Museum and last but not the least do boating in Fewa lake and go to Barahi Temple. Pokhara offers the magnificent vista of Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Machhapuchhare , surrounding view of these mountains from Sarangot and Paragliding starting from this place along with many others. Pokhara is also the gateway to Annapurna Region . In the evening we will walk around the lakeside in Pokhara. Over night stay in Pokhara at Hotel.

Day 09Flight back to kathmandu .Fly back to Kathmandu about 45 minutes scenic flight. And stay overnight at selected hotel in kathmandu. Some days in Kathmandu city Option: You will flight back to kathmandu ? After trekking you will have rest in ktm. D, B)

Day 10Final Our journey in Nepal comes to an end of today. We will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way to home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal and to home.

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