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Jomsom to Muktinath Delux Trek (12 days) Trek in / Fly out

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Trip Facts:

Duration: 12 Days

Type of Trek: Tea house / Camping

Max Altitude: 3800 m.

Minimum Pax: 1 +

Mode of travel: Land Transportation , Flight

Grade: Moderate

One of the most significant features of Jomsom to Muktinath Deluxe trek is that it can be done throughout the year as it falls under the rain shadow area. The Jomsom Muktinath Deluxe trek remains below 4000 meters but leads to a remarkable journey where you can explore the Buddhist and Hindu culture, witness spectacular mountain views and the deepest gorge in the world, and visit Muktinath, Nepal’s most famous pilgrimage site with one hundred and eight stone taps and the marvelous temples. 

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Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) takes about six hours.

Day 02: Drive from Pokhara to Beni which takes about five and half hours and trek from Beni to Galeshwar takes about one hour.

Day 03: Trek from Galeshawar to Tatopani which takes about five and half hours.

Day 04: Trek from Tatopani (1180m.) to Ghasa takes about four and half hours.

Day 05: Trek from Ghasa (2080m.) to Kalopani which takes about two and half hours.

Day 06: Trek from Kalopani (2560m.) to Tukuche takes about four and half hours.

Day 07: Trek from Tukuche (2590m.) to Jomsom which takes about three and half hours.

Day 08: Trek from Jomsom (2713m.) to Kagbeni takes about three hours.

Day 09: Trek from Kagbeni (2810m.) to Muktinath which takes about four hours.

Day 10: Trek from Muktinath (3800m.) to Jomsom takes about four and half hours.

Day 11: Fly from Jomsom (2713m.) to Pokhara which takes about 35 minutes.

Day 12: Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes

Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) takes about six hours.

Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.) which takes about six hours. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty. You can also fly from Kathmandu to Pokhara which takes about 25 minutes. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 02: Drive from Pokhara to Beni which takes about five and half hours and trek from Beni to Galeshwar takes about one hour.

Drive from Pokhara to Beni which takes about five and half hours and trek from Beni to Galeshwar takes about one hour. The road up to Baglung is well paved and the vehicle clambers up the muddy tracks towards Beni. A small river at the side of the town, Beni is the last point where one can have the comforts of a four wheel drive. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 03: Trek from Galeshawar to Tatopani which takes about five and half hours.

Trek from Galeshawar to Tatopani which takes about five and half hours. The trail is flat which follows Kali Gandaki. You will come across many small waterfalls. The trail also continues through the Baisari, Bekhola and finally reaches Tatopani. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Trek from Tatopani (1180m.) to Ghasa takes about four and half hours.

Trek from Tatopani (1180m.) to Ghasa takes about four and half hours. After descending through the rhododendron forest, fine vistas open up as you approach Chitre, with the Dhaulagiri Range straight ahead. The path then leads through terraced fields to Sikha, a Magar village clustered on a ridge. You continue to descend, gradually at first and then more steeply to cross the Ghar Khola. After a short climb, you then cross the Kali Gandaki on a large suspension bridge and from here it is only a short distance upstream to Tatopani. When the rock cliffs end, you descend to the river before making the short climb back up to Ghasa. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Ghasa (2080m.) to Kalopani which takes about two and half hours.

Trek from Ghasa (2080m.) to Kalopani which takes about two and half hours. The trail continues to ascend and pass through Lete at 2470m, shortly before arriving at Kalopani, where you can have access to superb views of the Nilgiri peaks to the east. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Kalopani (2560m.) to Tukuche takes about four and half hours.

Trek from Kalopani (2560m.) to Tukuche takes about four and half hours. This day you start the trek by crossing to the eastern side of the river, but cross back again to continue the trail before entering Larjung at 2560m. The trail continues on a short distance to the interesting village of Khobang with its narrow alleyways. Then you reach the ancient Thakali village of Tukuche situated at 2590m. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Tukuche (2590m.) to Jomsom which takes about three and half hours.

Trek from Tukuche (2590m.) to Jomsom which takes about three and half hours. You trek through almost flat level. On the way, you get to see the multi hued orchards of apple, peaches and walnut. You come across many Thakali villages such as Syang, Marpha and so on. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Jomsom (2713m.) to Kagbeni takes about three hours.

Trek from Jomsom (2713m.) to Kagbeni takes about three hours. You begin your trek to Kagbeni following along the bank of Kali Gandaki river. En route, you pass through arid part of Kali Gandaki river. Stay overnight tat lodge.

Day 09: Trek from Kagbeni (2810m.) to Muktinath which takes about four hours.

Trek from Kagbeni (2810m.) to Muktinath which takes about four hours. The trail steeply ascends for couple of hundred meters. You can enjoy stunning deserted landscape, caves, old Tibetan villages, appleorchards, yaks and sheep herds and so on. You can look at Thorong La valley straight up to the Muktinath. Now you head towards Muktinath following steep ascent path for half an hour. You stay overnight at Muktinath village.

Day 10: Trek from Muktinath (3800m.) to Jomsom takes about four and half hours.

Trek from Muktinath (3800m.) to Jomsom takes about four and half hours. You now begin the trek descent down the dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge, initially through arid country in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet. After passing through Jharkot and Khingar villages with typical Tibetan architecture, you follow path steeply down to Kagbeni, a primitive village famous for Tibetan architectures. Now your trail passes through the bank of Kali Gandaki passing through the Eklebhatti. Jomsom is the headquarters of Mustang and it is split into two towns and between these two towns passes through Kali Gandaki river. There is access of internet and banking facilities. From Jomsom, you can enjoy the magnificent views of Nilgiri and Tilicho peak. Here you stay overnight at hotel.

Day 11: Fly from Jomsom (2713m.) to Pokhara which takes about 35 minutes.

Fly from Jomsom (2713m.) to Pokhara which takes about 35 minutes. You stay overnight at hotel in Pokhara. The flights are available during the morning time. During the flights in the morning, the sky is very clear which enables you to enjoy the splendid views of different mountain peaks.

Day 12: Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes

Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu which takes about 25 minutes.

The Trip includes following services:

  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private A/C car or Van
  • Trekking guide/s
  • Porter/s (1 porter carries 25 kilograms of luggage)
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Accommodation in tea houses (lodges) during the trek
  • Sleeping bags, down jackets, duffel bags and trekking sticks etc.
  • Entry Permit for Annapurna conservation Area
  • Trekkers' Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • Flight ticket from Jomsom to Pokhara
  • All land transportation wherever applicable
  • 1 night hotel accommodation in Pokhara with breakfast
  • Insurance and equipment's for the guides and porters
  • First aid kit
  • Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost in case required.)
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)
  • All tax, VAT and company service charge

The Trip does not include:

  • Personal nature expenses
  • Drinks, beverages, hot shower, etc.
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips
  • Lunch and dinner in Pokhara
  • Meals and hotel accommodation in Kathmandu

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.

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Clients Reviews

Jomsom Trek

(5/5)

I had traveled with Nepal for six times in Khumbu & Annapurna Region. This particular trek was ideal for its challenge and the mountains, rivers and streams.

Ian Roger Trythall
Montreal, Canada
27/10/2010

Jomsom Trek

(5/5)

Many thanks for a wonderful trek in Mustang and beyond to Nava and our guide Ramesh and the most helpful Gopal, our porter. This was a challenging and enjoyable experience.

Reinhard Wolfang Traub
London, UK
27/10/2010

Jomsom Trek

(5/5)

Being the first time – Nepal I really enjoyed this beautiful trek - the Annapurna area. It was challenging teaching and fulfilled a life dream. Many thanks to our guide Ramesh and Gopal, our friendly and helpful porter. A marvelous experience.

Gerd Heino Hochapfel
Frankfort, Germany
27/10/2010

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