Jomsom Muktinath trek is the famous for both pilgrimage and adventure lovers, which is gateway of Upper Mustang and Damodar Kunda trek. The Jomsom valley start to level out, and you inter a dry and powerfully Tibetan-flavored high land region. A few motorbike, bus and jeeps plug dustily of the rough road. Jomsom is the Districts Headquarter of Mustang where is small airport in the bank of Kaligandaki River. After walking along the Kaligandaki River bed with strong blowing wind, we reach to Kagbini village. Kagbini is the romantic fortress village with its medieval buildings and terracotta Buddhist figures, you are in the very edge of the Tibetan plateau, and can go north in to Upper Mustang. After the Kagbini village we ascend to the Muktinath via Jharkot and Ranipouwa village. Muktinath is 3760 meters from the sea label, and it is famous for Hindu and Buddhist people as the source of mystic Shaligram, a stone ammonite fossils found in the Kaligandaki gorge. It is most important religious site in the Himalaya and ever since the arrival of the road, a pilgrim boomtown. A priest will show you around the Vishnu temple, with its 108 waterspouts and its shrines sheltering a tiny perpetual natural gas flame hidden half underground beside a little spring-a particularly holy combination of the earth, air, fire and water. After spending the night in Muktinath we descend down to the Jomsom and fly back to Pokhara.
A representative from Shikhar Adventure will welcome you our hotel. We will prepare you with information and gear for your trek.
After you take breakfast, we’ll brief you on our upcoming adventure and then take you on a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu, including several UNESCO World Heritage sites. You can spend the rest of the day preparing for your upcoming trek.
Today we drive to the Pokhara after the breakfast, which is 210km northwest from Kathmandu. It is really scenic drive along the famous rafting River Trisuli and takes 5/6 hours to reach in Pokhara. If you are interested in rafting we can manage upon you request on the way.
Today early morning we begin our journey toward Jomsom. We fly with small aircrafts around 25 minutes for jomsom and we meet our crew there.From here we trek to the north towards Kagbeni, up the Kali Gandaki River which is the deepest gorge in the world. It gets windy after walking a while so it's important to walk carefully at a steady pace. We pass through Eklebhatti village and continue towards Kagbeni. From Kagbeni, we get great views of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri and Tukuche peaks. Overnight at huesthouse.
Our journey starts for today after the breakfast to Muktinath. During the walk we will have scenic picturesque places to stop by and admire. From Kagbeni the path climbs steeply to re-join the direct trail leading to Khingar at 3200m. The trail climbs through a desert landscape untill Jarkot Village. A further climb reaches us to Muktinath. Overnight at guesthouse.
We visit the main temple in the morning and tour its surrounding. Muktinath is an popular pilgrimage place of Buddhist and Hindu faiths as these two religions are intricately woven together in Nepal. We can admire the water spouts before paying a visit to a Buddhist monastery nearby. We come back at hotel for breakfast and continue trek down to Marpha village via Jomsom. Overnight at guesthouse.
Today morning we walk around the beautiful Marpha village and trek down to Ghasa along the beautiful Kaligandaki valley. During the walking we will pass the several famous village such as Tukuche, Larjung, Kalopani and finally we reach to Ghasa village for night stay. Overnight at Guesthouse.
We begin our trek after breakfast and descend gradually on a trail with Kali Gandaki River on our right. We cross a suspension bridge over the river and continue our walk. The trail passes through the beautiful waterfall, Rupse Chhahara. We descend further to Tatopani which is located in bank of kaligandaki River. This place famous for natural hot spring. In the evening we can go to the natural hot spring which is five minute walk from your Guesthouse. Overnight at Guesthouse.
We begin our journey toward Ghorepani crossing the suspension bridge and steep climb to Shikha village. Today is quite hard day but we enjoy views of Annapurna South, Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri mountains in front of you. After the lunch at Shikha continue ascend to Ghorepani more couple of hour. Overnight at guesthouse.
Today early morning we wake up to go the poonhill for the mesmerizing view of Mt. dhaulari and Mt. Annapurna. It takes about one hour from hotel to reach there. We should be there before sunrise, we can see good sunrise from there over the mountain and its become a golden. After spending about half an hour we back to hotel and have breakfast. After the breakfast we pack our stops and tkrek down to Ulleri then drive back to Pokhara via Nayapul. Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, we drive towards Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu we have the rest of the day and in the evening we will provide fare well dinner in typical Nepali restaurant with culture program. Overnight at hotel.
Transfer to Tribhuvan Airport. Thank you for choosing Jomsom Muktinath Trek as your trekking guide! We look forward to your next adventure with us.
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