Jomsom Muktinath Trekking
The trip to Jomsom Muktinath commences from Pokhara. The Trek is being done to investigate the hundred years of age cloister, hollows, nearby tribes and beautiful magnificence of the distinctive scenes. This mainstream trek takes you a long valley of the Kali Gandaki waterway which keeps running amongst Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Mountains. The most straightforward of the tips said here, It doesn’t transcend 3000m. It is trusted that the several years of age Muktinath sanctuary favor you with positive vitality. The terrified sanctuary has 108 waterfalls where the lovers clean up. The universes most profound Kali Gandaki crevasse is likewise the fascination of this trek. Jomsom muktinath trek is a great trek into the rich beautiful locale of Nepal. This interesting trek into Annapurna district takes you to the best touring, social and legendary locale of Nepal. The region intrigues lovely towns settled by conventional Gurung, Magar and Thakali. Appreciate the perspective of strenuous mountains including Annapurna, Nilgiri, Dhauligiri and additionally old sanctuary, religious communities, buckles and culture of northern Nepal.
Crossing the rhododendron backwoods, towns of indigenous individuals and terraced scene you achieve Tatopanai. At that point the trek experiences Kagbeni, on the guest of upper Mustang and the Hidden Kingdom through Kali Gandaki River. Jomsom the most touristic and beautiful social town, Muktinath the blessed place for Hindu district and the Kagbeni touristic center point of Annapurna locale. Hindu named it Muktichhetra, signifying “place of salvation”. This captivating trek will offer you the whole wild of normal and social magnificence. Aside from survey the excellent scenes this is a journey trip for Hindus and Buddhist. The way of life of this locale is a blended culture of Brahmin, Chhetri, Gurung, Magar and Thakali. Jomsom is an exchanging focus in lower Mustang.
Day to Day Itenary
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350 m) & Transfer to Hotel. Overnight at Hotel
Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.
Day 3 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (827 m), 7 hrs
Day 4 drive to Nayapul (1,050 m) and trek to Ulleri(2070m) 4 hrs
Day 5 Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,840 m), 4-5 hrs
Day 6 Hike up to Poon Hill (3,210 m) and trek to Tatopani (1,190 m), 8 hrs
Day 7 Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2,110 m), 7 hrs
Day 8 Trek from Ghasa to Tukche (2,590 m), 6 hrs
Day 9 Trek from Tukche to Kagbeni (2,810 m), 5 hrs
Day 10 Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,710 m), 5-6 hrs. O/N at
Day 11 Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,713 m), 5-6 hrs
Day 12 Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (827 m), 25 min
Day 13 Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, 7 hrs
Day 14 Departure to the International Airport
Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350 m) & Transfer to Hotel. Overnight at HotelOur representative will be looking forward to your arrival. After the completion of custom formalities, when you arrive at the entrance, you will be warmly greeted and transferred to the hotel at Thamel. You could get refreshed and walk around the touristic area. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation.After breakfast at 9 am, we proceed for the guided city tour. We will visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites where we can see an artistic exposition of graceful temples, elegant palaces; brick-paved courtyards and quaint streets. The wood carving on the roof struts are especially attractive. The stupas are found in peace with monks walking around spinning prayer wheel and chanting “OM MANI PADME HUM”. After this we return back to Hotel and brief you about the itinerary and trek details to Jomsom Muktinath. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 03 Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (827 m), 7 hrsThe 6-7 hours drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara gives us scenic pleasure of terraced farmland and countryside. Passing many rural settlements, following the Trishuli River and Marshyangdi, we reach to Pokhara. If we fly, it is an interesting flight over the peaks about half an hour. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 04 drive to Nayapul (1,050 m) and trek to Ulleri(2070m) 4 hrsAfter breakfast, we drive an hour from Pokhara (827 m) to Nayapul (1,050 m). The trail descends to the Modi Khola, follows its east bank southward a short distance to a suspension bridge and crosses towards Birethanti (1,097 m).After passing two settlements Lamthali and Sudami, we gradually climb up the side of the valley to Hille (1,524 m). After this the next destination is Tikhedhunga and the trail follows steeply uphill all the way to Ulleri (2070m). Overnight at Ulleri.
Day 05 Trek from Ulleri to Ghorepani (2,840 m), 4-5 hrsThe trek from After an hour from Ulleri, the trail goes up, crosses many streams, reaches to Banthanti(2,307 m). The trail finally reaches to Ghorepani (2,840 m) which is around 4 to 5 hours walk from Ulleri.
From beginning you will see nice mountain views & green valley views. The area is covered by red and white Rhododendron tree which is national flower of Nepal. It seems like canvas where white mountain smiling over beautiful red rhododendron background beneath it. Overnight at Ghorepani.
Day 06 Hike up to Poon Hill (3,210 m) and trek to Tatopani (1,190 m), 8 hrsWe get up early in the morning and set out for the hike to Poon hill where there is a view tower and 267 m higher than the pass on the ridge to the west. Within an hour we reach to Poon hill. It is the best view point for the scintillating view of Dhaulagiri and the Kali Gandaki gorge. After a while we return back to hotel and have breakfast. Then we continue to Thak Khola, descend through rhododendron forest, prickly-leaved oak, to cultivated areas. We pass through the villages of Chitre (2,316 m) and Phalate (2,256 m) before reaching Sikha (1,920 m) 2 hours from the Pass. The great view of South face of Dhaulagiri can be seen while descending and we cross a tributary and some landslides to Ghara (1,692 m) less than hour from Sikha. We continue through the notch and walk down to the south bank of the Ghar Khola. We cross the bridge and reach to Kali Gandaki. We head upstream, cross the Kali Gandaki on a suspension bridge, and go to Tatopani, one and half an hour from Ghara. Overnight at Tatopani.
Day 07 Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2,110 m), 7 hrsTatopani, a prosperous Thakali town, takes its name ‘hot water’ from the hot springs located along the bank of the river. We head north from Tatopani to Jaltal and note the junction of the Mistri Khola and the Kali Gandaki. We stay on the west bank of Kali Gandaki and pass through Suki Bagar to reach Dana (1,402 m). After Dana, we cross the tributary, the Gatte Khola and climb to Rupse Chhahare, named after the water fall. From the west side of the route, we climb above of Rupse Chhahare to reach Kabre (1,707 m) in less than half an hour. From Kabre, we continue north along the steep Cliffside to where the valley narrows and the cascading river torrent resounds across the canyon walls. Beyond the most impressive narrow section, the trail crosses a boulder-strewn flat and reaches a Chautara where the east-side trail rejoins it a few minutes south of Ghasa . Ghasa is less than 2 hours from Kabre. Overnight at Ghasa.
Day 08 Trek from Ghasa to Tukche (2,590 m), 6 hrsAfter breakfast, we leave Ghasa and climb 20 minutes to Kopche Pani and 45 minutes steep climb to Pahiro Tabla then reach to the bridge and the trail junction below Ghasa. Then we reach to Lete (2,469 m). Heading north, we pass through the spread-out village of Lete, which blends into Kalopani (2,530 m).Sunsets from Kalopani and Lete are amazing. After we cross the east bank of Kali Gandaki, the trail passes through Dhampu and Kokethani before crossing a suspension bridge back to the west bank just below Larjung (2,560 m) From Larjung , we head north, cross a tributary, and in a few minutes enter the fascinating town of Khobang (2,560 m). The trail passes through the tunnel. After an hour walk from Khobang, we arrive at Tukche. Overnight at Tukche.
Day 09 Trek from Tukche to Kagbeni (2,810 m), 5 hrsAfter having breakfast at Tukche, we go up the hill to the west of the gomba to Dampus Pass. The next town is Marpha (2,667 m),Marpha is popular for the fine sewer system, and apple orchards. We continue upstream, leaving the town through the chorten and cross a tributary, then reach to Syang. After crossing a tributary, we reach to Jomsom (2,713 m) To continue on to Kagbeni, we head northeast on the west side of the Kali Gandaki, we head upstream and arrive at the trail junction of Ekali Bhatti. The left fork continues up the river to Kagbeni in half an hour. Overnight at Kagbeni.
Day 10 Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3,710 m), 5-6 hrs. O/N at Guest House The trail from Kagbeni to Muktinath retraces back to Ekali Bhatti, crossing the Dzong Khola, heading east through terraces. We continue east, noting the caves on the north side of the valley. We contour above the town of Khingar to Jharkot (3,612 m), an impressive fortress perched on a ridge one and half hour from the trail junction above Kagbeni. We continue climbing and contouring then go to RaniPauwa after 40 minutes from Jharkot. Resting and leaving backpack and upward to Muktinath just 10 min from Ranipauwa.
Muktinath is the great Hindu-Buddhist pilgrimage center. Hindu named it Muktichhetra, meaning “place of salvation”. This is originally the Vishnu temple. Buddhists worship this as the Buddha,is the 8th incarnation of Vishnu. There are 108 water spouts. The ammonite fossil “Shaligrama” is also worshipped as the form of Vishnu. There is Jwala Mai temple where natural flame can be seen. We can walk around to explore this area. Overnight at Muktinath.
Day 11 Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2,713 m), 5-6 hrsIt is easy walk straight down from Muktinath to Jomsom. While walking down to Jomsom, we can visit the monastery in Jharkot. The rich ethnic culture will impress us. After one and half hour, we reach to Ekali Bhatti where we can have lunch. On the way to Jomsom, we can see the majestic view of Thorung peak, Thorung La Pass and the caves of Upper Mustang. Overnight at Jomsom.
Day 12 Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara (827 m), 25 minAfter breakfast at Jomsom, we go to Jomsom Airport and fly back to Pokhara. It is 20 minutes flight between the gorge of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. We go to the hotel first, check in there and after a while go out for the city tour. We can visit Davi’s fall, Gupteshwor cave, Tibetan Refugees Camp etc. Finally, we can enjoy an hour boating at Phewa Lake. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 13 Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, 7 hrsIt is 200 km from Pokhara to Kathmandu and takes about 6-7 hours. The drive is unforgettable through villages, terraced fields and the forested hills above the road. More than that, on the way back to Kathmandu, we follow the river and streams, cross many bridges and junctions. After arrival, we go to hotel to check in and in the evening, we will have dinner together with typical Nepalese Cultural Show. Overnight at Kathmandu.
Day 14 Departure to the International Airport We transfer you 3 hours before your flight time. You could utilize the rest of the time for buying dainty gifts to your family members, friends and relatives.
- Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
- Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara with breakfast
- Teahouse accommodation during the trek
- All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea/coffee during the trek
- All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
- Domestic airfare from Jomsom to Pokhara
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek guide
- Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
- Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
- Sleeping bag to each trekkers (to be returned after trip completion)
- All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (ACAP, TIMS card)
- Medical kit
- Farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant
- Trekking certificate
- All government and local taxes
- Travel & rescue arrangement (Helicopter evacuation available if required, at clients cost based on clients insurance policy).
- Nepalese visa fee
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Excess baggage charges
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and/or Pokhara
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
- 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)
- Start Date
- End Date
Himalayan Gateway Trek is a reputed adventure travel company that has been serving thousands of trekkers from all around the world. We are situated in Thamel, Kathmandu ,registered under license number 2126/073. Bunch of experienced guides and focused stuff has made the company this trust worthy up to date. The company is under the supervision of Mr Bipin Lamichhane (Head) which has been providing facilities such as Trekking, hiking, tours and peak climbing. We are fully approved and licensed under Ministry of Tourism, Government of Nepal. We are also an active member of Trekking agents association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Assocation (NMA).
- When you confirmed the trip,you should pay 25 % (Non- Refundable) down payment from total trip cost advance as per the company’s policy,it help us to reserve Hotels in city, domestic flights and all other trip arrangements for final trip booking. with your deposit we need your details of scan passport copy by e-mail for all trips in Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan,which is more secure for you to book flight ticket or more things in your real name, gender, date of birth and passport number with home address.
- All clients are request to have a valid passport, relevant visa/s and conform to the health regulations required by the country/s that will be visited during the trip
- You should clear rest of the amount on your Arrival day.
- Any trip booking Payment process is very easy with Himalayan Gateway Trek (P.) Ltd, We accept your last minute booking also, but you should pay total tour cost in advance.
Insurance strategy takes care of the expense of a save helicopter from rocky or remote districts of the nation and covers all outrageous exercises for your excursion, for example, boating, endeavor, trekking, canyoning and so on.
On the off chance that you fall sick or have a mishap amid your trek in Nepal, the cost can end up noticeably over the top on the off chance that you need travel protection.
Numerous insurance agencies from everywhere throughout the world are giving travel protection administrations at a sensible cost and on the off chance that you are travlling in a gathering, you might have the capacity to get further rebates.
We firmly prescribe you to purchase a travel protection that comers Rescue and Evacuation at that point bring your strategy subtle elements (eg approach number, contact telephone, scope, and so forth) since save administrations will seldom go to your guide without money store or a guarantee in Kathmandu however when you are doing visit with us, we orchestrate helicopter departure in crisis case because of height ailment or enduring damage amid campaign/trekking/Climbing or potentially wellbeing conditions.
You have to either send your duplicate of travel protection approach authentication or basically convey alongside you amid your excursion. Himalayan Gateway Treks don’t offer or mastermind any kind of Travel Insurance Policy.
At long last, please dependably have a printed duplicate of your protection strategy helpful while going in Nepal
High mountain ranges such as the Himalaya and Andes offer some of the most spectacular hiking opportunities on the planet. That being said, walking at high altitude brings with it certain inherent risks. Good advice is to make sure that you are well prepared for the trek since lack of fitness can often lead to discomfort or illness. The most common health issues that trekkers have during the trekking is altitude sickness so we should always ready for these risks. Something as simple as a foot blister can totally ruin a trek, not only for you but also for your companions.
->You are healthy and mental and physical wellness at the season of booking this visit
->A standout amongst the most well-known grievances endured by guests to Nepal is stomach issue. Drink just packaged beverages with the seals in place, boiled and filtered water. Maintain a strategic distance from extremely spicy foods in the event that you are unused to it.
->Before beginning, do warm-up activities. Extending slowly builds heart rate, temperature and flow to your muscles. Likewise, following a decent night’s rest, your muscles require warming.
->Altitude sickness is the name given to the collection of symptoms which can happen, when a man endeavors to rise too rapidly at heights over 2500 m (8202 ft). If you take the necessary precautions and listen to your body, chances are you will be fine.
->Wearing good, comfortable and softened up footwear will go far to dodging foot issues like blisters which is one of the probability issues among trekkers.
->You should have taken the necessary precautions to immunise/vaccinate for the destination you are travelling to. If you fail to comply with the duty of disclosure in this condition and if Escape Trekking Adventures would not have permitted you to undertake the tour, or continue participation of the tour, had you made full disclosure under this condition, Himalayan Gateway trek will not be liable, except to the minimum extent.
Medical survival kits are often a boring subject and many hikers don’t give it much attention. However, a survival kit is one of the most important items you carry and should not be compromised. Carry a first aid kit with you. Every outdoor person must have a personal first aid kit with proper medical background information inside, namely: emergency contact info, blood type, allergies and current medication. Trekkirs should carry followings things.
->Analgesics. Aspirin, Advil or Tylenol – for headaches etc.
->Thermometer (to check for fever) – mercury thermometers are prohibited by airlines
->Antibiotic eye drops (one bottle)
->Tweezers (for removal of splinters)
->Adhesive waterproof tape (3-4′ long of 1″ wide tape rolled onto a popsicle stick or sewing thread bobbin)
->Safety pins (2 large pins; can be used for gear, to secure bandages, dig out a splinter, etc)
->Medical gloves (1 pair, nitrile surgical or non-latex barrier gloves; the sanitary option if you need to help someone that is bleeding, or you want them to help you!)
->Muslin Triangular Bandage in a compressed package (handly as a sling of to fashion different types of splints)
- • Fleece beanie
• sun glasses
• Chap stick / Sunscreen
• Face mask or Scarf
• Hand towel
• Wind stopper / waterproof top and bottom
• Cold weather down jacket below waist
• Fleece jacket and trouser
• Trekking trouser
• T-Shirts(short or long sleeves) dry fit is better
• Polypropylene thermal tops and bottom, at least 2pairs,
• Wind stopper and fleece gloves
• Socks and under wears
• Trekking boot
• Snow Gaiter (optional)
• Runners / Snickers for camps
• Head torch
• Personal medical kit
• Water Bottle/Camel Pak
• Trekking / Ski pole (optional. Handy for anyone with knee problem)
• Spare batteries for Camera andflash light. Check charging facility along your journey
• Day pack Minimum25L with side pocket for water bottle
Tourist who intends to visit Nepal must hold a valid passport and visa.
You may get your tourist visa in your home country or on arrival. We recommend you to get your tourist visa on arrival as it is very easy. To get your visa on arrival, you must have a valid passport and 2 passport sized photo with a light background.
Tourist Visa fee for visitors who enter Nepal for the first time in a visa year, from January to December:
- Multiple entry visa for 15 days US$ 25
- Multiple entry visa for 30 days US$ 40
- Multiple entry visa for 90 days US$ 100
Tourist visa extension facility:
- Visa extension fee for the period of 15 days us US$ 30
- Visa extension fee for the period of more than 15 days US$ 2 per day.
- Visa can be extended for a maximum period of 150 days in a visa year (January – December) at the Department of Immigration.
No visa required for:
- Children below 10 yrs.
- Any foreigner, who has stayed in Nepal up to fifteen (15) days continuously and re-enters Nepal during the same visa year.
- Any tourist who is entering Nepal for three days or less.
Entrance fees must be paid before touring heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley
|Narayanhiti Durbar Museum||Rs. 500||Rs. 250||Rs. 100|
|Kathmandu Durbar square||Rs. 750||Rs. 150||free|
|National Museum Chhauni||Rs. 200||Rs. 25||Rs. 20|
|Patan Durbar Square||Rs. 500||Rs. 100||free|
|Patan Museum||Rs. 250||Rs. 25||Rs. 10|
|Patan Golden Temple||Rs. 50||Rs. 20||free|
|Mahabouddha Temple||Rs. 50||Rs. 30||free|
|Bhaktapur Durbar Square||Rs. 1,500||Rs. 500||free|
|National Art Museum, Bhaktapur||Rs. 100||Rs. 50||Rs. 20|
|Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple)||Rs. 200||Rs. 50||free|
|Bouddhanath Stupa||Rs. 250||Rs. 150||free|
|Pashupatinath Temple||Rs. 1,000||Rs. 1,000||free|
|Changu Narayan Temple||Rs. 100||Rs. 25||free|
|Ethnographic Museum, NTB||Rs. 200||Rs. 100||Rs. 30|
Entrance permits fees for National parks and Conservations areas
|Makalu-Barun national park
Sagarmatha national park
Langtang national park
Rara national park
Shey Phoksundo national park
Khaptad national park
|Rs. 3,000/person +13% VAT||Rs. 1’500/person + 13%VAT||free|
|Bardia National Park
Parsa Wildlife Reserve
Koshi Toppi Wildlife Reserve
|Rs. 1,000/person||Rs. 500/person||Rs. 50/person|
|Chitwan National Park||Rs. 1,500/person||Rs. 500/person||Rs. 100/person|
|All Conservation Areas||Rs. 2,000/person||Rs. 200/person||free|
Jungle drives / vehicle entry fees
|Chitwan National Park||Rs. 2,000/day||Rs. 4,000/day||Rs. 5,000/day||Rs. 5,000/landing|
Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve
|Rs. 1,000/day||Rs. 2,000/day||Rs. 3,000/day||Rs. 5,000/landing|
Himalayan Gateway Trek usually books hotel accommodation for you in cities on Bed and Breakfast basis as your requirements. During your trek you can stay in a local tea house or camp. It depends on your wishes. While you are on a tea house trek, Himalayan Gateway Trek invites you to choose the food you like for your breakfast, lunch and dinner from the menu. Our experienced guide will help with selecting and ensure that you get hygienically prepared, plentiful and healthy food. Most tea houses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as seasonal vegetables. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast, properly Hot drinks like Tea/coffee,Hot chocolate and others are available with all meals, and you can also buy mineral water in most of the areas where you find tea houses.
- Trip Grade
- Trek StyleTea House
- Max. Altitude3800m