Jomsom Muktinath Trek provides you with an incredible insight into ancient and spiritual landscapes which is why it’s been one of the favorite trekking destinations among both national and international trekkers. This lower Mustang trek offers a nice jumping-off point to explore the pilgrimage site at Muktinath. Connect with NBM Travel for a diversely rich trekking experience in the mountains. We are one of the very few Travel agencies in Nepal that offer this amazing 14-day Jomsom Muktinath trek itinerary. Being in the field for nine years, we have served more than 20,000 clients and have made their dream to trek in the Himalayas come true.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 3: Drive to Pokhara (820 m)
Day 4: Pokhara to Tikhedhunga (1570m)
Day 5: Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2,860 m)
Day 6: Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3,210 m) to Tatopani (1,200 m)
Day 7: Tatopani to Ghasa (1,190 m)
Day 8: Ghasa to Tukche (2,510 m)
Day 9: Tukche to Kagbeni (2,900)
Day 10: Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,855 m)
Day 11: Muktinath to Jomsom (2,720 m)
Day 12: Jomsom to Pokhara
Day 13: Return to Kathmandu
Day 14: Departure
Day 1 starts with your arrival in Kathmandu. A representative from Nepal Big Mountain receive you at the airport and welcome you with garlands (Mala) and a Tibetan scarf. The representative will then transfer you to the hotel and tell you about the plans further. You can stroll around the area or take a rest for the remaining day. Overnight in the hotel.
The second day includes touring and sightseeing some major tourist destinations in Kathmandu including Swoyambhunath, Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath. Along with the sightseeing, you can also enjoy the culture and cuisine of the city. You will make proper arrangements for your Jomsom Muktinath trek this day and prepare mentally for the journey. Overnight in Kathmandu.
The next day, you will start your scenic drive to Pokhara following an early morning breakfast. One of our representatives will pick you up and escort you to the bus station where you will take a tourist bus. Enjoy the amazing views of rivers, rocky gorges, cascading rice terraces, and snowy mountains along the road. You will stop on the way for lunch and upon reaching Pokhara, you can refresh yourself in a lakeside hotel. You can take a stroll around the lakeside and visit Phewa lake to see a spectacular reflection of Annapurna and Machhapuchare peaks on the clear water. Overnight at the hotel in Pokhara.
The next day, following a nourishing breakfast, you will take a short drive through beautiful landscape to reach Nayapul which will be your starting point for your Lower Mustang Trek. You will inaugurate your first steps on the trail that follows a fertile jungle and terraced fields along the Modi River. Pass through several rural settlements and a small waterfall, you will reach Tikhedunga where you have dinner and spend the night in a guest house.
Day 5 involves a vigorous ascent as you will have to climb a long, steep series of stone steps to reach Ghorepani. You will walk along the exotic steep trails through scenic villages and timberland, and as you cross a suspension bridge and finish climbing a stone staircase (3300 steps), you will find yourself in the large Magar village of Ulleri (2080m). As you walk further through a rhododendron forest and old oak forests, you will reach the Ghorepani village where you can see astonishing views of the snow-capped mountains such as the Annapurnas, Machhapuchhare, and Hiunchuli. Overnight in Ghorepani.
Day 6 marks a significant highlight of Jomsom Muktinath trekking as today, you start trekking early in the morning to make your way to Poon Hill which is a famous viewpoint in the Annapurna region. Following a 45-minute uphill trek, you will reach Poon Hill from where you can see an epic sunrise gleaming over the Himalayas, along the panoramic views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and the Annapurna mountains.
You then walk downwards along a pleasant rhododendron forest trail, and after crossing the Kali Gandaki river, you will reach Tatopani where you can find several natural hot springs. You can take a dip in the spring and savor the experience. Overnight at a guesthouse in Tadapani.
Day 7 will be your first day hiking in the mountain. After having a delicate breakfast, you will start walking towards Ghasa through a wide dirt road. Along the way, you will have beautiful views of the Kali Gandaki Gorge which is the deepest gorge in the world. Crossing a range of ruler villages and some spectacular landscapes, you will finally reach Ghasa, a peaceful village populated by Thakali people. You can explore the village for the rest of the day. Dinner and Overnight stay at a guesthouse in Ghasa.
Today you will continue your Jomsom Muktinath trek with a journey up the Kali Gandaki. You climb up steadily through peaceful forests and the settlements of Lete and Kalapani until you reach Titi via Kunjo, a village inhabited by the Thakali people. You then hike up to Nupsang hill where you can catch a magnificent view of the Annapurna peaks. After a downhill walk, you will reach Kali Gandaki River and if you walk further through Sirkung and a wooden bridge, you will reach Tukuche after crossing. Overnight at a guesthouse in Tukuche.
Day 9 starts with a trek through the scenic village of Marpha through the scenic village of Marpha with thrilling views of the surrounding mountains and landscape. The trial follows a pleasant valley of the Kali Gandaki and the small Dhumbar Lake. You will keep walking until you reach Kagbeni, an ancient trade post that has a popular Buddhist monastery. You can explore the beautiful town for the remaining day. Overnight in Kagbeni.
On day 10, you will start an exciting journey up the legendary Thorung La pass which is a part of Annapurna Circuit. The eye-catching views of Thorong peak, Nilgiri, and Dhaulagiri will overwhelm you along the way. You will make a scenic climb up the Jhong River valley and then pass ancient villages to reach Muktinath which is the most sacred temple and a pilgrimage destination for Hindus and Buddhists. People from all around the world come here to get salvation from the sins of life. The temple consists of Buddhist monasteries, Hindu shrines, and 108 bathing spouts. Overnight at a local guesthouse.
Day 11 is when you finally reach Jomsom. You first make a climb to Lubra Danda and then down to the Lubra, which is a picturesque Thakali village, from where you can see stunning views of the Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Tukuche peaks. You then walk further along a wide and flat trail to reach Jomsom which is located on the banks of Kali Gandaki River valley. Jomsom is the windiest place in Nepal that provides you with incredible adventure opportunities. You can explore the Jomsom bazaar and its beautiful settlements throughout the day. Overnight at a local guesthouse.
Today is the goodbye to Jomsom as you will take an early morning flight back to Pokhara through the southern section of the Kali Gandaki valley. This day will be the exploration day for you in Pokhara. You can either go souvenir shopping or just relax in your hotel. Overnight in Pokhara.
The next day, you will have a nourishing breakfast and then take a comfortable tourist bus to drive back to Kathmandu. You can see the diverse landscapes and beautiful mountain views from the window. Upon reaching Kathmandu, our representative will take you to your hotel where you can take a rest. You can explore the city for the rest of the day. We will organize a farewell dinner for you. Overnight in the hotel.
Your Jomsom Muktinath trek package is now officially ended. The day 14, our representative will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport from where you can take a flight home.
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