Jomsom Muktinath Trek

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Jomsom Muktinath Trek - Days

Trip Route

Pokhara - Jomsom - Kagbeni - Muktinath temple - Marpha - Tatopani - Poon Hill

Trip Facts

Group Size
1+ PAX
Trip Grade
Max. Elevation
3,800 M/12,464 FT
Full board meals on the trek
Best Season
September to June

Jomsom Muktinath Trek Highlights

  • 20-min scenic flight across the western Himalayas to Jomsom
  • Great trekking experience on semi-arid and lush and green valley
  • Stand on the deepest gorge of the earth between Annapurna I (8091 m) and Dhaulagiri (8167 m)
  • Trek thru medieval Thakali village Kagbeni and Marpha Dip into a sacred holy pond in Muktinath, get rid-off from bad karma also in Natural hot spring
  • Climb-up to Poon Hill viewpoint to see stunning sunrise on Annapurna Himalayan range
  • Witness to see polyandry cultural in Mustang

Jomsom Muktinath Trek, the easy and low altitude trek route with avoiding jeep track in lower Mustang area via Poon Hill viewpoint and natural hot spring. Mustang is land of windy arid ridges and hinterland of high Himalayas, The Mustang has divided in two part as it has two part this trek continues a lower Mustang, the trek provides you deep gorge in the world, stunning waterfall, pristine scenery, fantastic wilderness, amazing Buddhist monasteries, and many other unique natural beauties.
Trek on along the wind sweep Kali Gandaki valley passing the different style of villages and different ethnic groups regarding the high, superb sunrise view from Poon Hill. The trek starts on a foot of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna range mountain along the Kali Gandaki river in a windy valley in a plateau. Passing through charming villages of Thakali and Gurung a Tibetan style villages again the wind and Monastery. We trek down to cross the world deepest gorge, terraced paddies field, waterfall arrive at Tatopani, rest and relaxed at hot spring which is just beside Kali Gandaki river. Now trek continues on a sub-tropical valley and walks through dense rhododendron forest see multi-colorful birds and monkeys as you climb up to Ghorepani, giant Dhaulagiri will be seen with the valley. Poon hill is the awesome viewpoint to see Himalayas on 270º degrees and sunrise and sunset on the mountain is spectacular. The picturesque peak of Machhapuchhare dominating the skyline.

Daily itinerary

We have 25minute scenic flight to Jomsom. Once we reach at Jomsom airport, the scene dramatically change and seen plateau with giant mountain at both side. Our gradually trail goes along bank of Kali Gandaki river. passing a couple of tea shop, Buddhist relic, with wide view of arid and mountains. Some time you find a fossils on your path.

Our trek continue on south from village on barren land, passing a animal graze and villages then we have a our lunch at Jhong. Often cross the stream to Muktinath where we visit both Buddhist site and Hindus site at same area. We meet more trekker's who came down from Thorong la pass and Upper Mustang.

Today we avoiding jeep track trial, we follow the small trail to Luprak village and gradual up and descending to the Lupra. The path offers you awesome views of Himalayas and landscapes of barren plateau. Walk along on bank of Kaligandaki river Jomsom. Now we have a short climb up to Thini and the village provide great view of Kali Gandaki valley.

The trail goes east of village crossing a stream and passing a beautiful Dumba lake where we can seen shadow of Nilgiri in the lake. Trek continue descend along east bank of Kali Gandaki river passing a some tea shop, pine forest, then finally arrive at Kalopani. The town provide mountain view in 360º degrees include Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna I, Nilgiri and numerous other peaks.

Our trek goes in pine forest till Ghasa after that we trek on east bank of river on rough trail passing a world deepest gorge and waterfall. The trail continue through fantastic landscape of sub-tropical. Finally we arrive at Tatopani and go to have a bath at natural hot spring.

Our trek starts along the Kali Gandaki river then we cross the river. now the trail climbing up on the ridge and paddies farm passing a villages to Sittal Danda. Now trek goes through villages and terrace of grain and provides fantastic landscape of green valley and massive Mt. Dhaulagiri.

Our trek goes through the villages then into the mysterious dense rhododendron forest up to Ghorepani. The forest is blooming by multi-colour rhododendron flower. As you climbing up in the ridge, the mountain views are more wider and closer.

Today we have a one more great opportunity to watch the superb mountain views from Poon Hill. 1hrs steady climb up brings us at Poon Hill. We can see panoramic mountain in 270º degrees then retracing to Ghorepani. After delightful breakfast trek continues with descending into the dense rhododendron forest to Bhanthati then through the villages to Ulleri. On arrival Ulleri village catch jeep and drive back to Pokhara through terrace of rice field till Nayapul then drive onward to Pokhara.

What's included?

  • International and domestic airport transfer
  • Lower Mustang trek permits (Annapurna conservation are & TIMS card)
  • The mountain flight from Pokhara to Jomsom USD110
  • Hile to Pokhara transfer by private jeep
  • Three meals a day during the trek in the mountains (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
  • English Speaking licensed guide with their food, salary, accommodation and insurance
  • Fresh fruits apple, banana and snacks
  • First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • Normal lodge/guesthouse base accommodation during trek in the mountain
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural dance
  • Complementary trekking gears sleeping bag, down jacket and trekking pole on returning basic

What's not included?

  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Porter for carrying the luggage (1 Porter for 2 trekker's)
  • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Personal expense hot shower, laundry, phone call, interne
  • All drinks soft and hard
  • Gratitude/Tips to guide and porter

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip