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      All meals included during the trekking
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    Trip Highlights

    Looking for an unforgettable adventure in the Himalayas? Look no further than the Jomsom Muktinath Trek package, which offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and spiritual discovery. Here are some of the highlights of this unforgettable trek:

    • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu: Before your trek begins, take some time to explore the historic and religious landmarks of Kathmandu, including Pashupatinath and Boudhanath.
    • Enjoy the stunning natural beauty of Pokhara City: From the serene Phewa Lake to the majestic Annapurna mountain range, Pokhara offers some of the most beautiful scenery in Nepal.
    • Experience a trans-Himalayan flight to/from Jomsom: The flight to Jomsom takes you over some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, including snow-capped peaks, deep gorges, and rocky cliffs.
    • Witness the breathtaking panorama of Annapurna I, Mt. Machhapuchhre, and Mt. Dhaulagiri: These three peaks are among the most famous and awe-inspiring mountains in the world, and you'll have a chance to see them up close on this trek.
    • Immerse yourself in the unique culture and tradition of the Hilly and Himalayan regions: From the colorful prayer flags to the traditional dress and cuisine, the culture of Nepal's mountain regions is truly unique and fascinating.
    • Trek to the revered site of Jomsom and Muktinath Temple: Jomsom is a beautiful mountain village located on the banks of the Kali Gandaki River, and Muktinath is a sacred site revered by both Hindus and Buddhists.
    • Journey through the route of Himalayan essence, passing through villages like Ghorepani, Tatopani, Ghasa, Marpha, and Kaagbeni: Along the way, you'll pass through some of the most picturesque villages in Nepal, each with its own unique culture and charm.

    Trip Overview

    “Discover the Mystical Beauty of Jomsom Muktinath Trek in Nepal”

    Embark on a journey of a lifetime and explore the most pristine and majestic beauty of Nepal on the Jomsom Muktinath Trek. This iconic trek takes you through a region that is not only renowned for its breathtaking natural beauty but also for its religious significance.

    Traversing through lush green forests, sparkling mountains, and diverse species of natural vegetation, this trek by Himalaya Land Treks is an introduction to the glorious Annapurna and Dhaulagiri Himalayas. But that's not all! The highlight of the trek is a visit to the revered site of Muktinath, one of the Mukti-Kshetra, making this an unforgettable journey.

    Starting from the Annapurna region, the trek takes you through the deepest gorge in the world and into Mustang, which resembles the greater Tibetan plateau. As you trek deeper into this remote trans-Himalayan region, you'll witness a blend of natural beauty and cultural significance, making it an experience of a lifetime.

    Make the best of your holiday and trek into the heart of Nepal's Mustang region on the Jomsom Muktinath Trek.

    Explore the Enchanting Attractions of Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

    Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is an unforgettable journey that offers a blend of natural beauty and cultural significance. Here are some of the major attractions that you can't afford to miss on this trek:

    Discover the Rich Cultural Heritage of Kathmandu on a Site Visit

    Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a hub of art, culture, and tradition. It is a city that has preserved its ancient heritage and is a testament to the rule of kings from ancient times. The city is home to numerous palaces, durbar squares, temples, and other cultural landmarks that showcase its rich history and heritage.

    A site visit to Kathmandu is a must-do activity when visiting Nepal. The journey begins with a scenic tour of some of the most popular UNESCO enlisted World Heritage sites. You'll visit important heritage sites like Swyambhunath, Pashupatinath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and Bouddhanath. These sites are a reflection of the preserved ancient culture of Nepal in the form of art and architecture.

    Swyambhunath, also known as the Monkey Temple, is a Buddhist stupa located on a hilltop in Kathmandu. It offers a stunning panoramic view of the city and is home to numerous monkeys that roam around the temple complex.

    Pashupatinath Temple is a sacred Hindu temple located on the banks of the Bagmati River. It is one of the most significant temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and is a popular pilgrimage site for Hindus.

    Kathmandu Durbar Square is a complex of palaces, courtyards, and temples that served as the royal palace of the Nepali monarchy until the 19th century. It is home to numerous ancient temples and monuments, including the Hanuman Dhoka Palace and the Kumari Ghar, which is the residence of the Living Goddess.

    Bouddhanath is one of the largest stupas in the world and is a significant pilgrimage site for Tibetan Buddhists. It is located on the outskirts of Kathmandu and is a beautiful example of Tibetan architecture.

    Experience the unique blend of ancient culture and art on a site visit to Kathmandu and create unforgettable memories.

    Discover the Beauty of Pokhara: Nepal's Picturesque City

    Nestled in the foothills of the Annapurna range, Pokhara is a breathtakingly beautiful city in Nepal that captivates every visitor with its stunning natural vistas. Known for its scenic charm, the city boasts of serene lakes, lush greenery, and snow-capped mountain peaks that create a picturesque backdrop for your holiday.

    Pokhara is a popular tourist destination that offers plenty of opportunities for adventure and relaxation. From trekking and paragliding to boating and fishing, the city has something for everyone. The serene Fewa Lake, which reflects the majestic Macchapuchre peak, is a sight to behold. You can take a boat ride on the lake and enjoy the serene surroundings.

    The city's fresh mountain air and cool weather make it a perfect place to unwind and rejuvenate. The region is also known for its trekking trails, including the famous Jomsom Muktinath Trek, which starts from Pokhara. As a gateway to the Annapurna region, the city is a must-visit destination for adventure seekers and nature lovers alike.

    In addition to its natural beauty, Pokhara has a rich cultural heritage that reflects the history and traditions of Nepal. The city is home to several temples and monasteries, including the famous World Peace Pagoda, which offers panoramic views of the city and the mountains.

    In conclusion, if you're looking for a peaceful and rejuvenating holiday in the lap of nature, Pokhara is the perfect destination for you. With its stunning natural vistas, adventure activities, and cultural heritage, the city will leave you enchanted and wanting more.

    Explore the Enchanting Mustang Region: A Trekker's Paradise

    Nepal's Mustang region, known as the "desert of Nepal," is a treasure trove of natural and cultural wonders that beckon adventurous travelers from around the world. Trekking through this beautiful region takes you on a journey of a lifetime, where you'll witness stunning landscapes, ancient monasteries, and the unique culture of the Mustang people.

    One of the highlights of trekking in the Mustang region is crossing the Kali Gandaki gorge, the world's deepest gorge. As you make your way into the Mustang district, you'll feel the brisk mountain air hit your face, sending shivers down your spine. The breathtaking views of the Himalayas will leave you in awe and wonder.

    The trek to Mustang takes you through picturesque villages like Ghasa and Marpha, where you'll experience the local culture and hospitality of the people. Walking beside the Kali Gandaki River, you'll reach Jomsom, a popular stop for trekkers. From there, you'll traverse the Kali Gandaki valley to reach the ancient village of Kagbeni.

    The Jomsom Muktinath trek is a popular route among trekkers, offering a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural immersion. You'll witness the awe-inspiring views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, explore ancient monasteries like the Kagbeni Monastery, and experience the local culture of the Mustang people.

    In conclusion, the Mustang region is a must-visit destination for trekking enthusiasts seeking a blend of adventure, culture, and natural beauty. The stunning landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and warm hospitality of the Mustang people make this region an unforgettable experience.

    Muktinath Temple: A Sacred Pilgrimage Site in Nepal

    Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, the Muktinath Temple is a renowned pilgrimage site for both Hindu and Buddhist devotees. Located at the foothill of the Thorong La Pass (5550m), the temple is surrounded by the majestic Annapurna I (8091m) and Dhaulagiri (8167m) mountains, making it a spectacular destination for tourists as well.

    The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is believed to be one of the 108 Divya Desams, sacred abodes of the Hindu deity. The temple complex consists of a main shrine and 108 water taps, which are considered to be holy and purifying. The water from these taps is believed to have miraculous healing properties, and devotees come from far and wide to take a dip in the sacred waters.

    Apart from its religious significance, the Muktinath Temple is also a popular tourist destination due to its serene surroundings and breathtaking views. The temple is located on a hill, and a short trek will take you to the top, where you can visit the Buddhist pilgrimage site of Guru Rinpoche and enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas.

    The Jomsom Muktinath trek is a popular trekking route that takes you through the stunning landscapes of the Mustang region and culminates in a visit to the Muktinath Temple. This trek offers a unique blend of adventure and spirituality, as you trek through rugged mountain terrain and witness the beauty of the Himalayas, while also experiencing the spiritual energy of the temple.

    In conclusion, the Muktinath Temple is a must-visit destination for both religious and adventure enthusiasts. The temple's spiritual significance, serene surroundings, and breathtaking views make it a truly special place that will leave a lasting impression on every visitor.

    Discover the Unique Culture and Traditions of Nepal's Ethnic Villages

    Trekking in Nepal is not only a visual treat but also an opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique cultures and traditions of the local communities. As you trek through the beautiful landscapes of the Himalayas, you will be welcomed by the warm and hospitable people of Nepal who take pride in sharing their cultural heritage with visitors.

    The trek takes you through several ethnic villages, each with their distinct culture and traditions. The villages of Ghorepani, Tatopani, Ghasa, Marpha, and Kaagbeni offer a glimpse into the diverse cultures and lifestyles of the Nepalese people. From the Thakalis to the Gurungs and the Magars, each community has its unique customs, dress, and cuisine, adding a spicy blend to your journey.

    The people of Nepal are known for their hospitality and warmth, and this is reflected in the way they welcome trekkers into their homes and villages. You will have the opportunity to learn about their way of life, try local delicacies, and even participate in traditional dances and ceremonies.

    The cultural immersion experience is a highlight of any trekking journey in Nepal. It not only enriches your travel experience but also helps to promote sustainable tourism by supporting the local communities. So, get ready to embark on a journey of a lifetime and discover the unique cultures and traditions of Nepal's ethnic villages.

    Ideal Time to Embark on Jomsom Muktinath Trek: Spring and Autumn

    Jomsom Muktinath Trek is an exciting and adventurous journey that takes you through some of the most spectacular landscapes in Nepal. However, choosing the right time to embark on this trek is crucial to ensure an unforgettable experience.

    The ideal time for Jomsom Muktinath Trek is during the spring season, from March to May, and the autumn season, from September to November. During these months, the weather is generally stable, and the skies are clear, providing breathtaking views of the mountains and natural beauty.

    Spring is a beautiful time to embark on the trek as the rhododendrons are in full bloom, and the valleys are covered with colorful flowers. Autumn is equally stunning, with clear blue skies, pleasant temperatures, and the added bonus of the harvest season.

    On the other hand, the monsoon season from June to August and winter from December to February are not recommended for the trek. The monsoon brings heavy rainfall, making the trails slippery and dangerous. In winter, the high altitude regions experience heavy snowfall, making it difficult to navigate the trails.

    In conclusion, the best time to go for Jomsom Muktinath Trek is during the spring and autumn season when the weather is stable, and the views are breathtaking. So, plan your trekking journey accordingly and get ready for an adventure of a lifetime.

    Alternate packages

    Apart from this trek if you want to access the short route then you can go through our next packages with Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek

    If you are planning to access a more adventurous trek then please check our next trek package through Annapurna Base Camp Trek

    Or if you want additional adventure along with trekking then you can go through Annapurna Base Camp Trek with Safari

    Experience a Safe and Comfortable Trek with Himalaya Land Treks

    Embarking on a trekking journey requires a lot of planning and preparation to ensure a safe and comfortable experience. Himalaya Land Treks understands this and strives to provide the best services to trekkers.

    We are dedicated to making your journey comfortable and safe, and we offer transportation and accommodation facilities that cater to your needs. Our team of experienced guides and porters ensures that you are in good hands throughout the journey. We also manage all the necessary trek passes and permits, making it hassle-free for you.

    At Himalaya Land Treks, we specialize in conducting exciting treks in Nepal, including the Jomsom Muktinath Trek and Upper Mustang Trek, as well as other restricted regions. We offer a range of trekking packages, including full-board trek packages, and you can also choose to join our fixed groups at a reasonable rate.

    We prioritize safety, comfort, and satisfaction for our clients, and our team goes above and beyond to make your journey a memorable one. Don't forget to check out our other exciting trekking packages in Nepal and let us be a part of your adventure.


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    What's Included

    The Jomsom Muktinath Trek is the perfect choice! Here's what you can expect:

    • Hassle-free airport pick-up and drop-off upon your arrival and departure
    • Pre-trek meeting to discuss the details of your trek and answer any questions you may have
    • Stay at a comfortable 3-star hotel in Kathmandu for three nights and enjoy a full day city tour in Kathmandu via private vehicle. 
    • Travel from Kathmandu to Pokhara on a deluxe tourist bus and enjoy stunning views of the Himalayas along the way.
    • All necessary permits and paperwork, including the Annapurna Conservation permit and TIMS, are included in the package.
    • Trekking equipment such as a down-filled sleeping bag, walking poles, and a duffel bag are provided.
    • You will be accompanied by an experienced, English-speaking guide who is registered with the government and local porters to carry your luggage. A 2:1 porter to trekker ratio is maintained to ensure your comfort.
    • Private transport is arranged for you from Pokhara to Nayapul, and a flight ticket is provided for your return from Jomsom to Pokhara.
    • Enjoy full meals, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek, with your choice of food. You will also be provided with energy bars and cookies as supplementary snacks and fresh seasonal fruits after dinner. Unlimited chlorine-treated safe drinking water is also provided.
    • An Oxi-meter is available to check your pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation during the trek to Muktinath and back.
    • All mountain accommodations are included in the package. You will stay in soft, comfortable, private rooms with shared toilets.
    • After the trek, stay at a 3-star hotel in Pokhara with breakfast included.
    • A comprehensive first aid kit is provided for your safety.
    • All government and local taxes are included in the package.
    • As a souvenir, you will receive a Himalaya Land treks t-shirt and trekking route map.
    • A farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese restaurants, complete with traditional ethnic music and dance, is included in the package.

    What's Not Included

    • Nepal visa fees (USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days). You will need to obtain this before arriving in Nepal.
    • Your international flights to and from Nepal are not included in the package.
    • Meals in the city, except for breakfast and special mentioned dinners, are not included.
    • Any additional costs incurred during the tour around the city are not included.
    • The cost of any additional trips not included in the itinerary is not covered.
    • Hot showers, Wi-Fi, and battery charging on the trek are not included.
    • We highly recommend obtaining travel insurance that covers helicopter evacuation in case of an emergency during the trek.
    • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc. are not included.
    • Bar and beverage bills are not included in the package.
    • Tipping to Guide and Porter 

    Dates & Prices

    Book your trip with confidence

    We are thrilled to announce that the Jomsom Muktinath Trek for the upcoming season is now open for bookings. We guarantee the fixed departure date for the trek in 2023/2024, and we're excited to offer the flexibility to customize the itinerary as per your preference. If you have any requests for adding extra days to the trek, exploring specific places, or altering the trek date, we are ready to work with you to create a tailor-made package that meets your requirements.

    Book your spot now for the Jomsom Muktinath Trek in 2023/2024, or let us know your specific needs for a customized package. Our team is dedicated to providing a personalized and memorable trekking experience that fits your preferences. Don't hesitate to contact us to discuss your options, and we look forward to hearing from you soon.

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    Good to know before you travel

    If you are planning to go on the Jomsom Muktinath trek, there are a few important things that you should know before booking your trip. The Jomsom Muktinath trek is a popular trekking route in the Annapurna region of Nepal, known for its stunning mountain views, unique landscapes, and cultural experiences.

    Here are some things to consider before booking or going on the Jomsom Muktinath trek:

    Jomsom Muktinath Trek Cost 2024/2025

    As a trusted trekking agency in Nepal, we take pride in offering you an exceptional trekking adventure at a competitive price. The cost of the Jomsom Muktinath Trek with Himalaya Land Treks is designed to accommodate different group sizes, ensuring affordability and flexibility for every trekker. Join us on this extraordinary journey and witness the following pricing options:

    1 Person:
    Embark on a solo trek to Jomsom Muktinath and relish the serenity of the Himalayan landscapes. The cost for a single person is USD 1205, providing you with an opportunity to immerse yourself in nature and find solace along the trail.

    2 - 4 Persons:
    If you prefer trekking with a small group of friends or family, our discounted rate for 2-4 persons is ideal for you. At just USD 1150 per person, you can share the joy and adventure of the Jomsom Muktinath Trek, creating lifelong memories together.

    5 - 8 Persons:
    Gather a larger group of trekkers and embark on a remarkable journey to Jomsom Muktinath. With a group size of 5-8 individuals, the cost per person is further reduced to USD 1100, making it an excellent choice for friends, colleagues, or fellow adventure enthusiasts.

    9 - 15 Persons:
    For those seeking an adventure with a big group, our discounted rate for a group size of 9-15 individuals is USD 1050 per person. Trekking in a larger group allows you to share the excitement, laughter, and camaraderie as you explore the captivating landscapes of Jomsom Muktinath.

    At Himalaya Land Treks, we prioritize your comfort and satisfaction throughout the journey. Our package includes all necessary trekking permits, comfortable accommodation, delicious meals, reliable transportation, and the guidance of experienced trekking guides. We understand the importance of minimizing your burden during the trek, which is why a porter will be assigned to carry your luggage, allowing you to fully enjoy the enchanting beauty of the Himalayas.

    Physical fitness

    The Jomsom Muktinath trek is a moderate trek with some uphill and downhill walking, which can be challenging for some trekkers. It is important to prepare yourself physically by doing regular exercise and training before the trek to ensure that you are able to complete the trek successfully.

    Weather conditions

    The weather in the Annapurna region can be unpredictable and can change quickly. It is important to check the weather forecast before your trip and bring appropriate clothing for both hot and cold weather conditions. The best time to go on the Jomsom Muktinath trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when the weather is generally clear and dry.

    Altitude sickness

    The Jomsom Muktinath trek involves ascending to a high altitude of over 3,800 meters, which can cause altitude sickness. It is important to acclimatize properly by taking frequent rest days and drinking plenty of water to avoid any health issues.

    Accommodation and food

    The Jomsom Muktinath trek offers a variety of accommodation options ranging from basic teahouses to luxury lodges. The teahouses provide basic facilities such as a bed, blanket, and food. It is important to carry some cash with you as there are no ATMs or banks on the trek. The teahouses offer local Nepalese cuisine as well as international dishes to cater to the needs of all trekkers.

    Trekking permits

    To trek in the Annapurna region, you need to obtain two trekking permits: the Annapurna Conservation Area Permit (ACAP) and the Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card. These permits can be obtained through authorized trekking agency Himalaya Land Treks. 

    If you are looking for a reliable trekking agency for your Jomsom Muktinath trek, Himalaya Land Treks is a great option. Our experienced guides are experts in the region and provide full support to make your trip 100% successful during your trek. With our knowledge and expertise, you can be assured of a safe and enjoyable trekking experience in the beautiful Annapurna region.

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