The Jomsom Muktinath Tour commonly known as part of the Annapurna Circuit Trek. It begins from Pokhara and passes through the Valley of Kali Gandaki River to the pilgrim site of Muktinath.
The natural beauty along the Jomsom – Muktinath trek is breathtaking. The scenery of the trail ranges from the forests of brilliant red rhododendrons to rocky cliffs and desert of Mustang.The trail follows the Kali Gandaki River. This river forms the largest gorge in the world and on one side lies the Annapurna range and on the other side lays the Dhaulagiri. Moreover, The culture among the trail filled with religious mixture of Hindus and Tibetan Buddhist faction. The trail weaves through the Lower Mustang region of Nepal ending at the village of Kagbeni . The Tibetan influenced village filled with prayer wheels, chortens and a Buddhist monastery. The highest point on this trail Muktinath situated at 3800 meters above the sea level. A holy site of temples that has been sacred to both Buddhist’s and Hindu’s for centuries.
You will be welcomed by our representative on your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Later, you will be transferred to your hotel. Check into the hotel, freshen up, relax a bit or you can explore the vicinity until we meet in the evening for the trip briefing. overnight at hotel.
In the morning we go for the Kathmandu sightseeing tour. We are going to do the UNESCO CULTURAL HERITAGE TOUR today which includes: Swoyambhunath - The oldest Buddhist Stupa in Kathmandu Valley, a beautiful abode for lots of monkeys thus also known as Monkey Temple, is also a perfect vantage point to see Kathmandu valley. Pashupatinath- A holy pilgrimage for Hindus and Hindu Crematorium, watch as the Hindu dead bodies are cremated in the most unique way in the world; we come across men with ash rubbed body, matted locks and dreaded look which is typical look of a Hindu Holy Men known as Sadhus. Boudhanath- the biggest Buddhist temple in the world; a site for Tibetan Buddhism where we can visit monasteries, watch the Holy Monks busy in their chanting ritual going around the temple. Patan Durbar Square- A Medieval Royal Palace area which is also known as the city of fine arts, we can see the finest example of metal and stone carving back to 14th century and also the amazing Nepali Architecture.
overnight at hotel.
After early morning breakfast ,we check out the hotel to go to Pokhara. A 7 hours drive by tourist bus takes us to the amazingly beautiful city of Pokhara 200 km west of Kathmandu. The drive is very scenic which goes through the winding and stretching road along side the famous rafting river of Trishuli and later on Marsyangdi. The passing through some beautiful small Nepali towns will give you some glimpses of countryside of Nepal.
overnight at hotel.
After early morning breakfast,
Take a short but scenic flight in the morning to a stunning town of Jomsom. A twenty minutes' flight with a very close up view of Annapurna range takes you to the mountain town of Jomsom. Feel welcomed by the mountain air in Jomsom and start the trek of the day to Kagbeni along the bank of Kali Gandaki river. A five hours gentle walk takes you to this beautiful place in the middle of the mountains. Enjoy the view of the mountains. overnight at hotel.
After early morning breakfast, start the walk of the day to Muktinath. Muktinath is a very important holy pilgrimage site for the Hindus and even for non Hindus the place has a special spiritual charm. An about six hours walk takes you to this enchanting place. . Stay at a tea house.
After early morning breakfast, Drive to Jomsom after breakfast and trek to Marpha. Experience and enjoy the mountain driving in Nepal for about one and half hours and trek gentle downhill for about two hours to Marpha, today's stopover.Overnight stay at hotel.
After early morning breakfast.
Take another day experience of mountain driving in Nepal. Drive to Tatopani (Hot Water) after breakfast. Once you reach Tatopani, you can enjoy a bath natural hot spring pool and wash the tiredness away. Overnight in a tea house
After early morning breakfast. It will take you about eight hours to reach a magnificently beautiful town of ghorepani. Once you reach there, enjoy the close up view of the Dhaulagiri and Annapurna mountain range. Overnight in a tea house.
After early morning breakfast .We will hike to a stunning view point of Poon hill for a breathtaking panoramic view of the mountains and an incredible sunrise. Walk back to the tea house and enjoy the breakfast. Map the trail down hill again to reach Nayapul from where you drive to Pokhara. It is a very long day considering the time you wake up at and the trek itself is long too, although it's all down hill and gentle trail. Once you check into hotel in Pokhara, find some relaxing time on your own.
Overnight stay at hotel.
After early morning breakfast. We go for boating on the lake and visit a temple in the middle of the lake. We have free time to enjoy the natural beauty of Pokhara. You can go for relaxing massage, spa treatment. You can also go for adventure activities like Paragliding, ultralight flight, zip flyer etc in an extra cost. Stay in Pokhara. Overnight stay at hotel.
After early morning breakfast. Drive back to Kathmandu . It takes about 7 hours to reach Kathmandu. You can choose to fly back with an extra cost (In that case, let us know in at least 3 days in advance). Later in the evening, we go for farewell Nepali dinner with cultural show in Kathmandu and can have discussion about the trip experience.
Overnight stay at hotel.
After early morning breakfast.it is the last day of the trip, so we will transfer you to airport for the final departure.
What are included?
- Airport pickups and drops by a private vehicle
- 3-star hotel accommodation with breakfast
- Teahouse accommodation during the trek
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
- Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
- Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek guide
- Porter service
- Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
- All necessary paperwork and trekking permits
- First aid services
- Trekking Map
- All government and local taxes
What are not included?
- Nepalese visa fee
- Excess baggage charge(s)
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
- International flights
- Travel and rescue insurance
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
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