Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a beautiful journey where you can relish the splendor of some breathtaking landscapes at its finest! Jomsom Muktinath Trek takes you all the way up to Muktinath via world’s deepest gorge – Kali Gandaki gorge. On the way, you pass a steep and rocky trail with barren almost no tree landscape. Muktinath is a popular pilgrimage site in the Annapurna region of Nepal. It is a spiritual hub for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims around the world. Apart from its religious value, the place is known for the striking views of mountains that it offers. You will be blessed with the charismatic beauty of mountains in Annapurna range which includes Mt. Annapurna I, Mt. Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Mt. Annapurna IV, Mt. Annapurna South, Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Machhapuchhre, Tukuche peak and many other peaks.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a one in all trekking experience, where you can walk through the diversified landscape and experience the beauty of Mother Nature in its all form. From sunrise in Poon Hill, panoramic views of mountains from Ghorepani to the deepest gorge of the world, Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a celebrated journey known for the jaw-dropping landscapes it offers. Besides these, the cultural and lifestyle exploration of several ethnic groups namely -Magar, Gurung, Thakali, Brahmin, Chhetri, etc is another enchanting aspect of this trek. So, are you ready to set out for this journey with Himal Eco Treks? Be a part of this trek and experience an expansive range of scenery along with the Terai which ranges from forests of brilliant red rhododendrons to rocky cliffs and desert of Mustang.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek initiates with a sightseeing tour to the UNESCO listed world heritage sites in Kathmandu. After exploring the art, culture, and history of Nepal in the UNESCO listed World Heritage sites in Kathmandu, we take a drive along the Trishuli River to Pokhara. From Pokhara, we further drive to Nayapul from where we initiate our actual trekking journey. Leaving Nayapul, we pass the farmlands, villages and ethnic settlements on the way and hike up through the lush rhododendron forests to Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a small village that offers fantastic views of mountains in abundance. After relishing the glamorous beauty of Annapurna range from Ghorepani, we hike up to Poonhill for mesmerizing views of the sunrise amidst the snow-clad mountains in Annapurna range. We further descend down to Ghasa and pass Tukuche and Kagbeni to Muktinath. Finally, we walk down to Jomsom and conclude the journey with a flight back to Pokhara.
Items that are not covered in the cost of trip price.
- Nepal visa fee
- Meals during the stay in the Cities
- International Airfare
- Personal expenses
- Snacks, drinks during the trek
- Personal trekking equipment
- Tips for the guide, porter and any other trekking staff
- Extra baggage charge
Regarding your arrival
As you arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, you will have to pay the Visa charges to enter into Nepal. Two passport size photos are necessary for this purpose.
Your guide will be there at the airport to pick you up and escort you to the hotel for check-in. After a bit of refreshment, your guide will explain your itinerary and your plan ahead.
We offer you the best accommodations possible. The rooms will be clean, comfortable and homely. In Kathmandu, you will stay at a hotel with deluxe rooms. During the trek, you will stay in the best guesthouses or lodges. Generally, accommodation during the trek in guesthouses is on sharing basis. However, the rooms are clean, comfortable and the warm welcome of the people in the guesthouses will make you feel greeted and homely.
Meals and Drinking water facility
The meals during the trek are included in the package that we offer. The meals include breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek. Other snacks and personal preference items are not included in our package.
If you want to exchange your currency with the Nepalese currency, you can exchange it at the counters in the airport. It is reliable when you exchange the currency through banks or other certified money exchangers. You can find the exchange rate for the day on the website of Nepal Rastra Bank.
Travel Insurance is highly recommended as it is for your own safety and security. Our package doesn’t include the cost of travel insurance. You are responsible for your travel insurance.
Import and Export during the travel
You can import some duty-free items prescribed by the Customs Act in Nepal. You can bring a 1.15ml bottle of distilled liquor, 200 cigarettes, and 50 cigars. Also, you can also bring a laptop, video camera, binoculars and other portable items that are essential to you. In case of export, it is prohibited to carry the paintings, manuscripts or other things of cultural importance which carries over 100 years of history. In case you purchase any kind of statues of paintings, you need to verify it at the Department of Archaeology before export.
High altitude sickness
Many people suffer from high altitude sickness while they opt out for trekking in high altitude regions. There might be various causes of high altitude sickness. It may be due to the lack of your body endurance or due to lack of proper acclimatization and many more, Therefore, one needs to be alert about the possible risks. Himal Eco Treks (HET) team always carries a first aid tool with them in case of emergencies. However, it is recommended for you to keep the knowledge of high altitude sickness.