Jomsom Muktinath Trek follows the trial in the Annapurna Region. Muktinath (3802m.) is a sacred pilgrimage site where both Hindus and Buddhists worship. Muktinath has been a pilgrimage site since 330 BC. Jomsom has a natural spring and a flame of natural gas that seems to burn on water. The primordial guardian of the region was the sacred mountain Dhaulagiri and its snowy white bulk dominates much of the trek. The Gandaki Gorge is considered the deepest in the world. Jomsom (2713 m.) is the main headquarters of Mustang district. This short trek immediately north of Pokhara is an ideal trek with a diversity of culture and beautiful panoramic views of the Himalaya. Passing through picturesque villages, monasteries, Chorten, prayer flags and Mani walls, one gets to encounter Sherpa culture at its primitive best.
We will welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport upon your arrival and transfer you to the hotel for the overnight stay.
Drive by Car about 5hrs and stay over night at Hotel in Pokhara.
Early in the morning we will fly from Pokhara to Jomsom.After breakfast in the morning, our trek begins by 8:30 a.m. crossing the Kali Gandaki river by bridge then trek about three hours to reach Eaklibatti village; another hour brings us to Kagbeni which is lies at the bank of two rivers: Kali Gandaki (flows from Muktinath) and Nilgiri (flows from Mt. Nilgiri). There are good current of wind that blows 10 A.M. to 5 P.M. through the trail. This village is picturesque with old fortress ruins, ‘desert badland’ landscapes and villagers going about their peaceful live.
After taking breakfast, the trail rises up out of the valley to a high desert bench overlooking the river below. We walk onwards to Muktinath – an important pilgrimage destination for Hinduism and Buddhism with a Gompa and Pagoda style temples. The most interesting importance of the area however is the spot with burning natural gas.
We climb up to Thorong Phedi at 4450meters where we have recently found some good Guest houses built. Then trek back to Muktinath on the same day.
Trek back to Jomsom from Muktinath (2,715m/8,910ft) 5-6 hrs.
Early in the morning fly back to Pokhara by air. Free day at Pokhara. Overnight stay at Pokhara.
Drive back to Kathmandu from Kathmandu by a private vehicle ( around 5 hrs.) or take a flight ( 35 min).
Free until the departure.Fly back to home.