Jomsom Muktinath Kaligandaki

Jomsom Muktinath Kaligandaki

Trip Facts

  • Trip Code: NFH103
  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Trip Type: Trekking
  • Trip Grade: Moderate
  • Start/End: Kathmandu
  • Destination: Annapurna Area
  • Max. Altitude: 3800M
  • Group Size: 2
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Tea - house
  • Best Season: All the Year
  • Daily Walking Hour: 5 to 7 Hours
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Jomsom Muktinath Kaligandaki is one of the most rewarding classic treks of Nepal. The trek begins from the windy city of Nepal, Jomsom. It winds through the trails of Kaligandaki River Valley all the way up to the sacred temple of both Hindus and Buddhists – Muktinath. Muktinath being revered destination for Buddhists and Hindus, the trail to Muktinath that stretches on lower Mustang Region north to Pokhara, has plenty of devotees thronging to this spiritual destination almost every day. Hence, trekkers on this easy trek in Nepal can witness the religious culture of both Hindus and Buddhists – the two dominating religions of Nepal. Jomsom Muktinath Trek with us also highlights culturally authentic and naturally enchanting village of Kagbeni, which is also the gateway to Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang. On the way back, the pleasant trekking adventure in Nepal traverses through the hidden village of Lubra, the only Bon Village in the region with a Bon Monastery. Hence, the trek also highlights Bon culture.

Jomsom Muktinath Kaligandaki trek treads on the trail that goes through the Kali Gandaki gorge, which is deepest gorge in the world. Trekking in the shadows of majestic 8000ers, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri trek arrives to Tatopani, where trekkers can enjoy bathing in natural hot springs. Tatopani also caters stunning views of Mountain Mt. Dhaulagiri & Annapurnas, along with mesmerizing sights of arid landscapes of Mustang Region. Another prime highlight of Jomsom Muktinath Trek with Nepal Footprint Holiday is yet to come. Poonhill caters the best sunrise view in the region along with the panorama of Himalayan peaks that include mountains of Annapurna Range, Dhaulagiri Range and Nilgiri Range along with Manaslu, Dhampus Peak, Fishtail and Tukuche Peak among others. Enjoy this great trekking adventure in Nepal with us we guarantee, we will make your holiday in Nepal the best of your lifetime.

Price Includes

  • Airport pickup, drop and all ground transport by private vehicle.
  • Standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast as per itinerary.
  • Trekking Lodge (Tea House) accommodations throughout the trek.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the Jomsom Muktinath trek.
  • All necessary paper works for Jomsom Muktinath Trek, Entry Permit and TIMS card.
  • A highly experience and knowledgeable, friendly , English speaking well trained, Government License holder guide with his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport to jiri and insurance.
  • Friendly and helpful porters with proper walking equipment, his salary, foods, accommodation and insurance (one porter for two people).
  • Comprehensive medical box (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance company).
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Flight to Jomsom from Pokhara or land transport to and from.
  • Emergency life saver oxygen and mask support.
  • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour with private vehicle.
  • Assistant guide group size more than 4 person group.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in typical Nepalese restaurant with culture show.

Price Excludes

  • International Airfare from and to Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa on arrival at Tribhuwan International
  • Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15 days Visa.
  • Your Travel and Medical Insurance.
  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu Lunch and Dinner as per itinerary.
  • Your Personal Expenses and trekking equipment for the trek.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek ( i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the Tea Houses)
  • All desserts sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Hot shower and battery charging on the tea houses.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • Kathmandu sightseeing monument entrance fees.
  • Excess baggage more than 12 kg.(If you have extra baggage you can leave in Kathmandu and pokhara office with full safety)
Day 1:

Arrival to Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2:

Kathmandu half day sightseeing and necessary preparation for the trek.

Day 3:

Kathmandu drive/fly to Pokhara by tourist bus/flight overnight at hotel. If you take flight only 25 minute and by tourist bus about 7 hours. Afternoon free and exploring around Fewa lake, prepare for trek. Hotel B/B plan

Day 4:

Pokhara fly to Jomsom 2750m and trek to Kagbeni 2850m. About 3 to 4 hours trek along the Kaligandaki River bank, Evening visit Kagbeni monastery and village, windy valley. Local Lodge.

Day 5:

Trek to Muktinath 3800m. Uphill trek about 4 to 5 hours and visit Holy Temple, Muktinath, Buddhist Monastery, Holy Natural flame and Sunset View. Lodge.

Day 6:

Trek to Marpha village on Kaligandaki Valley. 2600m. Today you explore a great hidden village Lubra after 3 hours easy and step down walk to Lubra river. Small pass form 1 hour, great view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tilicho, Nilgiri and other Mustang mountain range with the glacial valley kaligandaki.

Day 7:

Trek to Kalopani/Late 2500m. Today walk along the wide windy valley, ancient old and traditional thakali villages, Tukuche, Kobang, Larjung and cross the suspension bridge over Kali river. Great view of Mt. Dhaulagiri Ice fall and Sunset view in Mt. Annapurna evening.

Day 8:

Trek to Tatopani via world deepest gorge between highest mountain Mt. Annapurna and Mt.Dhaulagiri 1400m. Evening leisure time, You can enjoy in Natural hot spring bathing in pond.

Day 9:

Trek to Shikha 2100m. Take about 4 to 5 hours all uphill trail. Probably it is the most climbed day in Jomsom muktinath trek.

Day 10:

Trek to Ghorepani 2850 m. Poon Hill 3200m. Full climb up about 3 hours to Ghorepani, walk along the Pun and Gurung villages, rhododendron forest with great view of mountains.

Day 11:

Climb to Poonhill for Sunrise, you can have great view of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna, Fishtail and Mt. Manaslu range with 360 degree panoramic view of himalayan range. Is one of most famous mountain sunrise hill station of Nepal. Walk down to ghorepani guest house, breakfast and keep continue trek downhill along the forest to Hile 1470m via Urlleri Village.

Day 12:

Trek about 3 hours along the rice terrace and paddy, magars and Gurung villages and walk along the Bhurungdi/modi river bank to Nayapul than another hour drive back to Pokhara via Birethanti and overnight at hotel.

Day 13:

Pokhara drive/fly back to Kathmandu. Afternoon self exploring in touristic town thamel. Shopping around.

Day 14:

Day Kathmandu valley sightseeing evening free, visit Buddhist stupas, Monasteries, Hindus temples, Pagodas and ethical places of Kathmandu. Hotel.

Day 15:

Transfer to international airport

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