Jomsom Muktinath Trekking
Muktinath is the most sacred Hindu site in Nepal after the temple of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu. Hindu pilgrims come here to bathe in the 108 water spouts shaped as cows’ heads and Buddhists come here to pay homage at a shrine enclosing an eternal blue flame. The flight from Pokhara to Jomsom offers magnificent views of Himalayas as it flies through a narrow slice between the tips of two Himalayan giants: Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna I (8,091m). The trail from Jomsom passes along the Kali Gandaki river, the deepest gorge in the world to Kagbeni, a fascinating old citadel.
Jomsom to Muktinath trek is one of the famous trek to do in the Annapurna Region. It is short and easy treks with the magnificent mountain views. This is the nice trekking route if you want to avoid high altitudes. The Jomsom trek is a classic teahouse trek and here you will find the best lodges in Nepal with great food also. You will also find the hotels run by one of the caste of Nepal called as Thakalis. You will also see different caste of Nepal like Magars, Brahmins, Thakalis etc. In Jomsom and Muktinath trekking trail is often covered with donkeys and ponies traveling to Mustang and other areas. The few attractions of the Jomsom - Muktinath trekking route are the typical Mustang villages such as Tukuche, Marpha and Jharkot with its medieval King's Palace and Bonpo Gompa. Not to forget the deepest gorge Kaligandaki route which is the added attraction of the this trek.
Trip FactsTrip Code: BTA-08, Duration: 10 days, Program Type: Trekking, Max. Altitude: 3710m, Minimum Pax: 2+, Mode of Travel: Land, Start Trip: Nayapul, End Trip: Jomsom,
Day 1 : Drive/Flight to Pokhara
Day 2 : Drive to Nayapul, trek to Ulleri [2000m]
Day 3 : Trek to Ghorepani [2775m]
Day 4 : Trek to Tatopani [1190m]
Day 5 : Trek to Ghasa [2000m]
Day 6 : Trek to Larjung [2560m]
Day 7 : Trek to Jomsom [2713m]
Day 8 : Trek to Muktinath [3710m]
Day 9 : Trek to Jomsom [2713m]
Day 10 : Flight to Pokhara and Fly/Drive to Kathmandu
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