Make the best of your holiday and trek into the remote trans-Himalayan region. The region is home to the revered site of Muktinath, one of the Mukti-Kshetra, on the Jomsom Muktinath Trek. This must be the most memorable trek as you will be heading towards the heaven of Nepal- Mustang region. Beginning at the Annapurna region, you’ll gradually traverse through the deepest gorge in the world to enter Mustang that resembles the greater Tibetan plateau. This trek by Himalaya Land Treks is an introduction to the glorious Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas accompanied by a trip to the Muktinath Temple.
The 13 days Jomsom Muktinath Trek begins once you arrive in the historical Kathmandu City. The trip starts with a scenic journey to some of the most popular UNESCO World Heritage sites around Kathmandu Valley. This city shows the preserved ancient culture in the form of art.
The beautiful city Pokhara offers you a stunning view of nature. It is a popular tourist hub where you can relax and enjoy your holidays. The reflection of beautiful Macchapuchre on the mirror of Fewa Lake makes you inarticulated. You can witness a lot of natural beauty. This nature-rich region is also famous for its adventurous aspects. It is also a gateway to explore the Annapurna region. Everyone must visit this place at least once in a lifetime. This Jomsom Muktinath Trekking from Pokhara will be the most beautiful one.
Trekking to the Himalayan trail you reach the most beautiful Mustang district also called the desert of Nepal. Crossing the Kali Gandaki gorge, the deepest gorge in the world, you’ll make your way into Mustang District. The slant air from the mountain directly hits your heart and you come up with goosebumps. This region is so blessed with elegance. You’ll trek beside the Kali Gandaki River and walk past Ghasa and Marpha villages to reach Jomsom. Likewise, you’ll get to traverse through the Kali Gandaki valley to reach Kagbeni village. Jomsom Muktinath trek is the most popular trek among trekkers.
Muktinath is a pilgrimage site and a popular tourist destination situated on the foothill of the Thorong La Pass (5550m). Bordered by the Tibetan Plateau in the north, the destination is sheltered by two of the highest mountains in the world, namely the Annapurna I (8091m) and the Dhaulagiri (8167m).
It is a famous religious place for both Buddhist and Hindu pilgrimage. It is known as a Vishnu Temple. You can witness the 108 water stone taps inside the temple and visit the Buddhist pilgrimage site of Guru Rinpoche a top the hill. Jomsom Muktinath trek is an adventurous and religious trek journey, it is because you will experience a greatest hindu temple along with adventure.
The trek not only gives you a scenic view but also ties you with their unique cultures. You are welcomed by the community people at every small village you trek throughout the route. Their warm gesture adds more sweetness to your journey. You trek to many ethnic villages like Ghorepani, Tatopani, Ghasa, Marpha, Kaagbeni throughout the journey.
The best time to do Jomsom Muktinath Trek is Spring (February- May) and the autumn period (September – December) is also good to make this trek. Although this trek can be taken throughout the year if you are experienced and can access the trek on your own. It’s better not to trek during Manson as the route gets slippery. This is a moderate trek and anyone can pursue this trek.
If you don’t want to follow this trek route and access the short route then you can go through the following link Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek, Short Poon Hill sunrise trek Trek, Khopra Poon Hill Mohare Trek. For those who want a more adventurous trek then please check our next trek package through the following link Annapurna Sanctuary trek, Mardi Himal Trek. For those who want additional adventure other than trekking than you can go through the following link Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Safari, Annapurna Panorama Trek with rafting.
We, at Himalaya Land Treks, contribute for your comfortable and safe journey. We provide you with nice transportation and accommodation facilities with experienced guides and porters. We also manage your trek passes and permits. Himalaya Land Treks specializes in exciting treks around Nepal. We conduct all kinds of treks to Upper Mustang and other restricted regions of Nepal. You can also choose to join our fixed groups at a reasonable rate and enjoy full-board trek packages. Don't forget to check our other exciting trekking packages in trekking in Nepal.
Welcome to the historical Kathmandu City! Upon your arrival, you’ll be warmly welcomed by a Himalaya Land Treks’ representative at the airport. He will then escort you to your hotel located at the heart of the city. You’ll meet your trek guide and discuss the itinerary in detail.
Today is the trek preparation day. Your trekking guide will assess your equipment and gears to determine if they are good enough to be taken for the trek. Afterward, you’ll embark on a sightseeing tour of the historical Kathmandu City and observe some of the most popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.
After a hearty breakfast at the hotel, you’ll embark on a road journey to the west of Kathmandu City. Pokhara is a touristic city that lies almost 200 kilometers west to Kathmandu. You’ll drive along the Trishuli River to reach Pokhara. The scenic drive may last almost 6 hours. Upon arrival, you’ll be escorted to your hotel. Pokhara will welcome you with the magnificent views of Machhapuchhre (6997m) and Annapurna I (8091m).
After early breakfast at the hotel, you’ll embark on a scenic ride leading from Pokhara to Nayapul . You will cover 42 kilometers distance and cross beautiful Lumle village to Nayapul. The road leading from Nayapul to Tikhedhunga consists of a mostly uphill trek. Once at Tikhedhunga, you can take a brief rest and have your lunch. Afterward, you’ll commence trekking and gradually climb through Lamdawali, Sudame, and Hile villages to reach Ulleri.
After breakfast, you’ll begin climbing the uphill trail. The trail mostly consists of neatly paved stone steps. You can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the mountains and the Annapurna valley while going up. The stone steps lead directly to the village of Ghorepani (2860m) that offers magnificent panorama of Dhaulagiri (8167m), Nilgiri (7061m), and Annapurna massif. You’ll cross Banthanti and Nangethanti villages en route.
You’ll get up early and embark on a short hike towards Poon Hill. Poon Hill is a local landmark that offers some of the most breath-taking panoramas of the mountains. You can enjoy seeing Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna (8091m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and Annapurna South (7219m) from here. Afterward, you’ll head down to Ghorepani for breakfast and begin heading down towards Tatopani. The trail goes along the massive Kali Gandaki River on the final part of the trek before settling at Tatopani.
After early morning breakfast at the hotel, you’ll commence trekking and ascend gradually on a trail that goes along Kali Gandaki River. You’ll cross a suspension bridge and keep walking over. You’ll walk past the beautiful and one of the largest waterfalls, Rupse Chhahara. From here, you’ll head directly towards Ghasa located at the lower part of the Kali Gandaki Valley.
From Ghasa, the trail ascends uphill. You’ll traverse through the barren road and make way towards Lete Khola. After walking a bit further, you’ll reach Lete village. The trail continues along the Kali Gandaki River and goes to Larjung Village. From here, you will start seeing beautiful apple orchards until Marpha. You can choose to relish the local apples or drink the local apple brandy also called ‘Marpha’.
From Marpha, the trail goes along the rock canyons towards Jomsom. You’ll encounter many under-construction bridges en route. Once at Jomsom Bazaar, you’ll encounter more houses and resorts. The majestic sight of Annapurna I (8091m) dominates the backdrop almost throughout the trail. Leaving Jomsom Bazaar, you’ll continue trekking over the riverbed of Kali Gandaki and head towards Kagbeni. You’ll walk past Ekleybatti village en route. From Kagbeni, you can get some great views of Nilgiri (7061m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), and Tilicho (7134m).
Leaving Kagbeni, you’ll begin trekking uphill through the rugged terrain towards Muktinath. During the climb, you will enjoy numerous scenic picturesque sights of the nearby mountains including Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m). The path climbs steeply to re-join the main trail leading to Khingar and goes until Jharkot Village. After walking a bit further, you’ll reach Muktinath.
Muktinath is one of the most revered sits in the world. Also known as the Mukti-Kshetra, it serves as the pilgrimage to both Hindu and Buddhists. You will encounter many Nepalese, Indian, and foreigners thronging the area. You will visit the main temple and witness the 108 stone taps. The pilgrims take shower under each tap to cleanse their sins. Afterward, you can visit the landmark site of Guru Rinpoche atop the hill. The trek ends with a short trek to Jomsom Bazaar. You can also choose to take a local commute back to Jomsom that may last almost 1hr.
You’ll bid adieu to Mustang as you embark on a morning flight back to Pokhara. The flight takes off at Jomsom and goes over Annapurna massif all the way back to Pokhara. You can catch the pristine aerial sights of the entire Annapurna and Nilgiri ranges from the flight. Once a Pokhara, you’ll be escorted back to your hotel.
Today, you’ll bid farewell to Pokhara. You’ll embark on a scenic road journey back to Kathmandu that may last almost 6hr. You can catch the beautiful sights of massive rivers, colorful towns, and lushly forested hills en route. Once in Kathmandu, head to the hotel and rest. You can also look for souvenirs in the local markets in the city. At the end of the day, you will partake on a farewell dinner hosted by the Himalaya Land Treks.
The last day of the trip, you’ll enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Afterward, you’ll embark on a short journey towards the airport to catch your flight back home. You can choose to indulge in last-minute shopping before heading to the airport.
We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date