8 Nights / 9 Days – Travel Program – Fixed Departure
Jomsom Muktinath Trek is the most pictorial to well-known trekking path which is feasible from Pokhara. The high mountains outlook is splendidly attractive. The track is somewhat simple as well as wide open is incredibly fantastic which allows you to experience the lifestyle of the countryside. This trekking starts with a short scenic flight of 25 minutes from Pokhara brings you at Jomsoom with amazing mountain view from the foothill of the Annapurna. Visitors are able to get a unique and everlasting impression while trekking to the place like Jomsoom, Moktinath and its exhilarating spiritual environment. This is a short trek along the Kali Gandaki that reveal the life of Thakali who make this area their home. Muktinath, the temple contains the image of Jwala Mai (the goddess of flame) that holds great religious significance to both Buddhists and Hindus and many ascetic sadhus gather here.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek – Facts
Trek Grade: Easy to Moderate
Trek Code: SA-JMT
Duration: 9 days
Trek Style: Guest House Trek
Best Time to go: March to November
Max. Altitude: 3800 m
Group Size: Small Group
Age Requirement: 12+
Start from: Kathmandu
End at: Kathmandu
Jomsom Muktinath Trek – Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02: Move to Pokhara or you may choose to fly (6 hr Drive, 25min fly)
Day 03: Fly to Jomsom (2720m), and trek to Kagbeni (2800m, 4hr)
Day 04: Hike to Muktinath (3800m, 5hr)
Day 05: Rest Day at Muktinath
Day 06: Trek back to Jomsom (2720m, 5hr)
Day 07: Fly Back to Pokhara (830m, 25min Fly)
Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu
Day 09: Departure or you can go for another trip, for more detail Contact us
Jomsom Muktinath Trek – Highlights
- Scenic drive to Pokhara.
- Scenic mountain flight to Jomsom behind the Nilgiri peak.
- Jomsom famous for apple production.
- A famous pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhists the holy temple Muktinath.
- Rocky cliff and desert, the old imaginative art of monasteries, charming villages of local people.
- The area is unique not just in natural splendor but additionally abounds with loyal people.
- Stunning view of Tukuche peak facing Dhaulagiri 1st along with the Annapurna range.
- Unique remote environments together with the ethnicity of Gurung and Thakali groups.
- Diversified scenery with mountain tops, traditions and countryside environment of Nepalese people also a secure feeling and religious comfort.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek – Detail Itinerary Program
Arriving at Kathmandu (1400m)
Once you arrive in International Airport in Kathmandu. Office representative comes to get you and he/she transfer you to the Lodging. At the evening, your trekking guide will visit you for a pre-trek briefing relating to the preparations for the trekking. For an illustration; Time, trek preparation and details.
Drive to Pokhara or you may choose to fly (6 Hrs. Drive, 25 min fly)
Right from Kathmandu, you will be driven to the Pokhara. Otherwise, you may choose to travel by air. The elegant lake city. Where you are able to relax or take pleasure in the beauty of Natural scenery alongside spectacular outlook of Himalayan peaks. Like Mount Annapurnna, Mount Fishtail and so on and so forth. En route between Kathmandu to Pokhara, you can view more akin to landscape offering greeneries, villages, rivers, farms & great mountain sceneries.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek – Take a flight to Jomsom then trekking to Kagbeni (2800 m, 4 hr)
After an initial morning meal, you will pass on to the airport terminal for a morning hours’ flight to Jomsom (2720 m, 25 min Fly). A pleasing flight out of twenty or so minutes over the mountainous outback with a magnificent view of Mount Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurnna. Jomsom, well known for best apples in Nepal and Nilgiri mountain neglects the visible horizon. Afterward, you will hike approx. 4 – hour along the bank of Kali Gandaki river to Kagbeni, site to Upper Mustang. At this point, residences are level roofed in the Tibetan pattern. On the way, it is challenging to find the dark ammonite fossils (Believed as the epitome of God Vishnu) along the watercourse.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek – Kagbeni to Moktinath (3800 m, 5 hrs.)
Today you turn out to the Muktinath relaying the heritage city of Jharkot with its spoiled dzong with Bon Gomba. Continuing to Muktinath, the relaxation day is capable of exploring this fascinating town, great importance to each Buddhists and Hindus. It catches the attention of numerous explorers. At this point, spring water flows from a stone face through 108 spouts (108 is a blessed number to Buddhists). This water separator covers a sanctuary dedicated to the Lord Vishnu and beneath the figurine passes a flow of water with light blazes because of natural gas. The range of Dhaulagiri 1st likewise creates an attractive position.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek – Moktinath to Jomsoom (2720m, 5hrs)
The return trek to Jomsom is for the most part downhill with emotional scenes along the way.
Fly Back to Pokhara (830m, 25min Fly)
The early morning flight to Pokhara leaves the day free for exploring the city.
Drive back to Kathmandu
Drive back to Kathmandu.
Departure or you can go for another trip
Departure, whenever you want or you can prolong your Nepal trekking or venture. To find out more, Contact us. Otherwise, our team member will transfer you 3hrs ahead to the Kathmandu Int. Air Terminal for your flight back from Nepal.
In Jomsom Muktinath Trek – What is Covered?
- Airport arrival to departure transfer
- Almost all ground mode of transport as outlined in the trip itinerary
- Flight fare between Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara
- Protected area trekking permit
- Porters for bag carriage on the backpacking (one porter for two Trekker)
- Eight-kilogram luggage allotment during trek
Lodge/Hotels/Guest House-Twin share basis
Flight (Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara), Auto, Jeep, coaches as well as minibusses relying upon the team size, and Hiking/Walking
- Meals or Foods
Meals not Included (USD 25-30 per person/per day meals are not included)
- Competent Staff
English Communicating Certified Skilled Guide, Traveling Support Staff
In Jomsom Muktinath Trek – What is not Covered?
- All meals or Foods
- Expense resulting from an individual character like shopping, tipping or tips etc.
- Expenses caused by unpredicted situations such as Emergency Fund.
- Bills like spending budget for beverages, tobacco products, the internet, laundry so on.
- Entry costs for sights to explore
- Tips for the Guide to Porter
- Nepal entrance visa fee
- Travel insurance
- International flight fares
- Inland flight Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu plus airport charges
- Expenses with regard to the services except contained above
Before You Go – Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Note: Take into consideration that above itinerary is a saying of expectation so to be applied for guide mainly. Every period might difference through the traveling pace of groups, weather trouble, the overall health condition of a group member, occasional natural calamities for example. The guide in command of your trip will change the plan when necessary and therefore such a alterations of the itinerary are near the consideration of Stunning Adventure Pvt. Ltd including your Guide. Yet somehow, your guide would attempt to make sure the trip goes on as per original itinerary. Although, please be able to be adaptable if required.
Accommodation or Lodging in the urban centers just like Pokhara and Kathmandu you will have on a twin share basis with the private facilities. While in Jomsom Muktinath trek, accommodation is at local guest houses and lodges which are of a basic standard. Rooms may be twin or multi-feature with generally shared restroom facilities. In few areas, you will find the attached bathroom too. The hot showers are available in some areas for some charge.
Transportation system inside the cities is via car, jeeps, coaches, land cruisers, autos and mini-buses depending upon the group volume. In the Annapurna zone, a method of transportation is hiking or walking. Commonly donkeys, yaks, horses are used for transporting goods or belongings. On the Jomsom Muktinath Trek path, hiking or trekking is the main means of transport (quite some time you will find few jeeps are available to the area). Whereas your bags will likely be transported by porter or maybe animals are used.
Flights between Pokhara – Jomsom – Pokhara may cancel due to the inclement weather and you might have to stay some layover days into and out of the Pokhara. So, you may have to spend one or more days until the weather gets clear for the flight. At that time, for the accommodation and food in the lost connection days will be your expenses. Because flight cancellation is beyond our control. Another, it also recommends that try to make your international flight days flexible if possible.
Simply no meals are included within this treks. In towns like Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will find a variety of restaurants, of each and every style and price range foods. On the Jomsom Muktinath trek, foods are offered in tea houses, hotels with perfect menu choices. There are several tea houses and holiday lodges along the trail. Meals Menu are likely to be simple, even so, filling and quantity are generally quite large.
Remember It: However, the price of food does increase higher or further from the main city you go.
Do look at: Take your personal choice snacks too. Like the Chocolate Bar, Candy, Sneaker etc. Simply keep in mind that you will have to carry for longer route and treks.
We are able to present you with government authorized competent Nepal trekking guide supported by the porter who understands how to carry ones’ bags. 1 porter for a pair of traveler or trekkers. Your trusty guide is all about the responsibility of the Jomsom Muktinath trek trip. This is the one with whom you just get help with any kind of issues and inquiries. All our guides are experienced in all parts of trekking such as; safety, medical aid, emergency guidelines and high elevation prescription. They are gurus accepted for their knowledge and adaptability for Nepal together with its own people. Then again, you need to realize in fact they are nearby local guides and even their English may perhaps be fundamental with limited to the Trek-related area.
Days Begin with
At this Jomsom Muktinath trek adventure, whilst you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara, that your daytime starts with a wake-up call from your current staying hotel. And began to take the morning meal and baggage pack-up. You will likely then begin traveling to your destination. Whilst you are on trek or hike, days start out with your morning meal at the tea house or else the guest house in where you are staying. But you have to pack up your belongings before breakfast time, that the porter will prepare on time.
You should be on the trail again by around 8 am. Stopping for a restful lunch time around 12 noon. Lunch time rest period is in lots of area around one and half hours. The afternoon stroll is as simple as shorter. So you basically reach around 4 pm. Remaining time for a go around close-by near site for the exploration. Otherwise, relaxing with a storybook or start to writing story on your diary. Dinner time is made for the many areas around 7 pm.
Your Baggage Carriage for Jomsom Muktinath Trek
The bag’s weight is limited to 16kgs (6-8 kgs per individual). The bag is carried by porter which is not there for you at daytime. During your own bag pack, it should include everything it needs during the daytime. This typically covers sunscreen, warm dress, camera, lip lotion, water bottle and so on. Your guide will advise you every night on the additional details you may need for the following day. You must have a comfortable bag pack; this load should be few kgs.
It is not easy to get full proof of grading or ranking system in this trek. Due to the fact, almost everyone has different desires and views of a dissimilar fitness level. Do remember- not any trek in the Himalaya is a walk like going all over at height and that altitude affects nearly everybody in a surprising way.
Training Before Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Regardless of age and fitness, preparation prior your trek is fundamental. Strong movement, biking, and hiking, swimming or vigorous strolling are suggested. Otherwise, at least hike up and down levels in your walking shoes or boots. Generally, each day trekking hours in the Jomsom-Muktinath area is 5-6 hours.
It is commonly impossible to change the foreign money or traveler cheque aside from the main cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara. This means, if you are in the trekking and in mountains, money is important. So, it is very highly recommending to alter the currency or exchange it in urban centers, before your trek begin.
Nepal official money is Nepalese Rupee, (NRP) or (Rs). Make sure for the little cash in Nepalese Rs that is available in (one, two, five, 10,20,50,100,500 and one thousand). Because, you must rely on cash money for expense such as; money for drinks, entry fees might be required for sightseeing, crisis fund, departure tax, tipping or tips, shopping, further expenses for porter or others. However, this is to notify you that around 25 $– 30 $or 2500 Rs to 3000 Rs daily per person as a rule – might possibly be expenses in your food and some others which are not contained in your vacation packages.
In Nepal, many of the currencies are restricted for foreign currency exchange. So you should look for the changeable currencies when you are in Nepal. The Us dollar, Canadian dollar, Australian dollar, and The euro are mostly changeable.
Tipping in Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Because of the western impression trekking personnel. In particular, guide and porter are usual to wishing a tip. It is obligatory here & not a necessity. If you have experienced a good quality service, give with your kindness.
Tipping is a personal and voluntary matter. Also, tips are not included in your trip cost.
If you desire to reward the effort of the guide and porter who have tried to make your entire trek generally as you hoped, we suggest the accompanying: 5 dollars per day for a group of 8+and 6 dollars per day for the small group.
Travel Insurance is not combined with your Jomsom Muktinath Trek cost. We recommend highly that, acquire an extensive travel insurance ahead of your Jomsom Muktinath trek from your homeland. Your Personal Travel insurance should cover personal accident, medical expense, emergency evacuation (for example helicopter rescue) or even personal liability coverage (theft of goods and stuff). We additionally suggest that it includes loss of baggage and personal effect.
Health condition & requirements
When you will be traveling to height, your well-being situation must be good. Trekking in Nepal does not regard as a risky walk. As far as your healthiness is a concern. There are no certain medical requirements for entrance into Nepal. On one hand, such as Jomsom Muktinath trek has a most intense height up to 3800 m. Still, a preventive measure like through regular health check-up or inoculation before starting trek can save from unforeseen risk. Although, you have to consult with your doctor for up-to-date information about vaccinations, high elevation medication.
It is recommending that you should bring your own first aid kit along with sufficient amount of personal medical necessities. Common issues like dehydration, diarrhea, fever, headaches, or tonsil may be stirred up during the traveling period. Thus, prepare accordingly.
Outside Kathmandu & Pokhara, drugstores are few and far off between as well as limited with what they are able to supply. If not available since rescue or evacuation have to decide in a day. You need to be aware that the health-related comforts are not of the similar quality you have to assume at home.
Whenever you feel much cold, frisk yourself and sip hot water, garlic or ginger tea and or soup. Bear in mind that some drugs, which include anti-malarial, have negative effects at altitude. Remember to discuss this thoroughly with your physician.
Probability of Altitude Sickness in Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Often known as acute mountain sickness. This happens due to the failure of the human body to adjust to the maximum altitude. Despite your age or physical fitness that can impact anyone. It generally arises above 2 thousand meters when you climb rapidly. To prevent the acute mountain illness is simply to climb gently, 3 hundred meters for each day over 3,000 meters unless you get acclimatized. High height sickness apparent itself in a headache, loss of appetite, insomnia, dizziness, vomiting, nausea, a little bit swelling on face and hand. You should not ignore this caution otherwise more critical symptom may occur that even can lead to the death within an hour’s.
The best treatment for AMS is usually to go down to a lower elevation and guide’s decision-making on this issue is final. The chances of AMS during this particular Jomsom Muktinath Trek is high because this path runs in between altitudes above 2600 to 3800 meter.
Preventive Measure: Sip at least four to five liters of water daily then acclimatize your own body into the natural environment with sufficient amount of relaxation is an ideal way for preventing of acute mountain ailments. Try not to think this is serious, calm down and please inform to your guide or leader if it seems more serious symptoms. But never meditate by yourself without talking them firstly.
Climate or weather conditions
The range of weather or climate is especially in relation to this Jomsom Muktinath Trek undergoes height between 830m to as much as 3800 m. In between 2,700 m to 3,000 m a chilly cool climate exists, and from 3,500m to 3700m, the summer season is cool and winter season is very cold. You can find different range of elevation for this (jo om som-Muktinath) Nepal trekking route. Expect cool summer and very cold winter. Increasing global climate sample scenarios also have their effect on the Himalayan natural environment. So, the Mountain weather is generally variable.
Usually, be prepare for an adaptation in the situation. If serious and dangerous climate scenarios arise, your guide’s decision on any phase is final.
Trekking permits are needed on this Jomsom Muktinath trek and it will be obtained by Stunning Adventure Pvt Ltd. For the entry to this trekking region, trek permit should be taken and this is given by Nepal Tourism Board. A Trekking Information Management System permit is vital for the information records of the (NTB). The full name, country, date of birth, passport number, home address, sex & 2 photos per permit are essential.
Utilize your own personal safety bag for your things of value. Please do not forget the important stuff lying around in the room or space, including passport, camera, money belt etc. Be careful of pickpockets in a crowd or any areas.
Required Tools for Jomsom Muktinath Trek
It is necessary to bring a comfy medium sized baggage pack to carry things that it is vital during the day time in Nepal trekking. This needs to have a belly strap even much better an enhanced hip belt.
- Walking boots that are – light in weight, waterproof and well-worn in
- Waterproof Lightweight jogging footwear or slipper to use in the lodges.
- Water jar – at least 1 liter, aluminum or Nalgene Polypropylene would be best
- Lightweight trouser also thicker trouser are of help for higher up in the mountains each morning and at night.
- 2-4 cotton cloth T-shirts
- 2 set of fine and 2 pairs of thicker woolen socks.
- A sunhat, ensure that there is a wide brim to take care of the face and neckline.
- A sunglass or snow goggles.
- Bio – degradable toiletries with large and undersized towels. Toilet paper is available in Kathmandu or Pokhara and some villages in the mountain tops.
- Small headlight or flashlight or torch.
- First – Aid – Toolkit
- Knife or sewing kit
- Sunscreen or sunblock or suntan skincare cream or skin related cream
- Warm jacket – Fleece jacket
- Sleeping bag
- Windproof/liquid proof trouser and Raincoat too
- Woolen hat to put on in the morning and at night.
- Pairs of glove – Wool or fleece
- Lighter – For firing the toilet papers and rubbish
- Money belt
- Bag liners – larger, thick waste garbage bags to line & water/dust proof your duffle bag
- Thermal Underwear to keep warm
- Woolen t-shirt and thick sweater