Jomsom Muktinath Trek 15 Days

Thakali, Gurungs Magars community influences in this area. Kaligandaki valley (Jomsom -Muktinath) area is situated at north of Pokhara. Views of the highest and most beautiful mountains in the world. In addition, this region is known for some of the most abrupt altitude Variations experienced anywhere. A magnificent sunrise at Poon Hill, before descending Tatopani (hot spring) and then we encounter the world’s deepest gorge, where the powerful Kali Gandaki River has cut deep through the Himalaya between the massive peaks of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna, view of wonderful Dhaulagiri Icefall. You will be reaching in Jomsom by walk 6 – 7 day’s time.Cross a tributary farther up the valley, and reach Jomsom 98900ft 2713mtr), the center for Mustang district, 2 hours from Marpha. There is a STOLL airstrip here with scheduled service to Kathmandu. But because of the winds, service can be unreliable. Muktinath, located in a popular grove, is a sacred shrine and pil grimage site for Hindus and Buddhists. The Mahabharata, the ancient epic written about 300 B.C., Muktinath as Shaligrama because of its ammonite fossils called shaligrams. Brahma, the creator, made an offering here by lighting a fire on water. You can see this miracle (burning natural gas) in a small Buddhist shrine (gomba) below the main Hindu temple (mandir). Chances to see from this trek most of the beautiful mountains Machhapuchhare, (Fishtail) Annapurnas, Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, & many other peaks of the Himalayas.

TRIP INFORMATION

Trip Duration:   15 Days
Max. Altitude:  3817 m
Trip Route:  Kathmandu - Pokhara - Birenthanti - Tirkhedhunga - Ghorepani - Poonhill - Tatopani - Ghasa - Marpha - Kagbeni - Muktinath - Jomsom - Pokhara - Kathmandu
Trip Style:   Tea house & Camping
Itinerary Overview
  • Day 01 : Kathmandu (D)
  • Day 02 : Kathmandu (B)
  • Day 03 : Kathmandu-Pokhara (B)
  • Day 04 : Pokhara-Tirkhedhunga (B/L/D)
  • Day 05 : Tirkhedhunga-Poonhill (2855m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 06 : Poonhill-Tatopani (1189m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 07 : Tatopani-Ghasa (2013m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 08 : Ghasa-Marpha (2667m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 09 : Marpha-Kagbeni (2800m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 10 : Kagbeni-Muktinath (3802m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 11 : Muktinath-Jomsom (2713m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 12 : Jomsom-Pokhara (820m) (B)
  • Day 13 : Pokhara-Kathmandu (B)
  • Day 14 : Kathmandu (B)
  • Day 15 : Departure (B/L/D)
Detail Itinerary
  • Day 01 : Kathmandu (D)
    Arrival & transfer to your hotel by private car/coach.In the evening group will be Free on his own.
  • Day 02 : Kathmandu (B)
    After breakfast drive to Kathmandu durbar square, (UNESCO World heritage sights.)The Kathmandu Durbar Square is the historic place that was also a politically important site until recently. The Kings of Nepal were crowned and their coronation ceremony was solemnized in this durbar square. The Durbar Square, with its old temples and palaces, epitomizes the religious and cultural life of the people. The temples, monuments, and palaces are believed to have been built by the Malla kings of the Medieval Nepal.The Durbar Square is called the Hanumandhoka, the Monkey God's Door in Nepal, named so after the Monkey God Hanuman. The area is also known as Basantpur, the place for celebrations and festivals. The UNESCO enlisted the Durbar Square area as the World Heritage Site in 1979.The famous temples and monuments around the area are Taleju Bhavani, Kal Bhairav, Nautale Durbar, Coronation Nasal Chowk, and the Gaddi Baithak. Other famous landmarks around the area are the Temple of Living Goddess Kumari, the wooden temple of Kasthamandap, Ashok Vinayak. There are also museums inside the Durbar Square Palace.Next destination is Swoyambhunath stupa. (UNESCO World heritage site in 1979) The Swoyambhunath area possesses the stupa but many temple, shrines, Tibetan monasteries, and statues of different gods. There is a small forest nearby the stupa which homes the red macaque monkey that mostly feed on the items offered by the devotees. Some of the Tibetan exiles in Nepal live nearby the Stupa. The Buddhists visit the Stupa for religious region, but everyone interested in mysticism, tantra, spirituality, ancient sculptures, & fine arts should not miss visiting the site. Very much like ouddhanath, Swoyambhunath serves as a major historical landmark for most of Nepal's Buddhists. It was built over 2,500 years ago and is set on top of a steep hill, which requires a pretty steep climb.Various flower vendors display their merchandise at the foot for visitors.The place is sometimes called
  • Day 03 : Kathmandu-Pokhara (B)
  • Day 04 : Pokhara-Tirkhedhunga (B/L/D)
  • Day 05 : Tirkhedhunga-Poonhill (2855m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 06 : Poonhill-Tatopani (1189m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 07 : Tatopani-Ghasa (2013m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 08 : Ghasa-Marpha (2667m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 09 : Marpha-Kagbeni (2800m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 10 : Kagbeni-Muktinath (3802m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 11 : Muktinath-Jomsom (2713m) (B/L/D)
  • Day 12 : Jomsom-Pokhara (820m) (B)
  • Day 13 : Pokhara-Kathmandu (B)
  • Day 14 : Kathmandu (B)
  • Day 15 : Departure (B/L/D)
    After breakfast free until your departure, be in hotel 3 hour before flight departure. Transfer to airport Departure to home or another destination.
Includes & Excludes

Includes

  • 04 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis
  • 02 nights’ accommodation in Pokhara on BB basis
  • 08 nights’ accommodation in Trek in a Tea House or Lodge on twin sharing
  • All meals while on trek (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Airport – Hotel – Airport Transfers (Arrival & Departure)
  • Full day guided sightseeing of Kathmandu
  • Entrance fees to all sightseeing places and monuments
  • English speaking Trek leader/Guide
  • Porters to carry your bags (1 porter for 2 guests)
  • Food, Accommodation, Salary, Insurance and equipment’s for all staffs
  • Trekking permit fee
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) Fee
  • Farewell dinner (Authentic Nepalese cuisine with cultural show) on the last night in Kathmandu
  • All ground transfers on private air con car/van/coach
  • All government, hotel and other applicable taxes

Excludes

  • International Airfare and taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepal Entry visa (Visa is obtained in Nepal Airport immigration on arrival. USD 25 per visa for 15 days, USD 40 per visa for 30 days and USD 100 per visa for 90 days. All the visas are multiple entry visas.
  • Please carry 02 passport sized photograph for the visa.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • All items of personal nature like telephone bills, laundry, drinks etc.
  • Tipping to guide and driver
  • Any other item that is not mentioned in the price inclusion list.

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