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Short Jomsom Muktinath Trek - 9 Days

Jomsom Muktinath trek takes you to the town of Jomsom in the  which is famous for Thakali hospitality and Himalayan biodiversity.The trek begins with a mountain flight from Pokhara to Jomsom though travel by land  is also possible. Located at an altitude of Jomsom is the administrative center of Mustang district and is home to Thakali people. here you will be able to appreciate the Thakali culture and hospitality.  A day’s walk from Jomsom will reach Kagbeni, another historical town inhabited by Thakalis.

Overnight stay in Kagbeni, the next day you will head towards Muktinath (3800m), a sacred site of both Buddhists and Hindus. Muktinath literally means ‘god of salvation’. It is believed that taking a bath in its 108 water sprouts will rinse one of all sins. Muktinath houses a statute of Avalokiteshwara below which sits the eternal flame.Along the trekking route you will cherish the spectacular views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges.You will return to Jomsom via the villages of Tukuche and Kalopani.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu air port & transfer hotel, Evening Welcome Dinner.

NAMESTE! Satellite Treks And Expedition heartily welcomes you to the Beautiful country Nepal. We will meet you at the International Airport Kathmandu. Our Companies Representative will be there holding placard on which either company or client's name will be printed just opposite of the arrival and ager your reception, we will transfer you to the hotel. After your arrival at the hotel, we fix the schedule for a short orientation meeting which gives you some general information about the trip and will you settle rest of the due payment at the same time. For this you have to be three copy of passport size photos, a copy of the passport and copy of travel insurance. In the evening, you will enjoy a welcome dinner with cultural Dance. Overnight stay at Hotel

Morning travel by tourist Bus /Car with an exciting overland drive on main Kathmandu to Pokhara highway, leading through Himalayan foothills, on reaching at Pokhara transfer to respective hotels by the beautiful Phewa Lake with afternoon free for short walks. (Options by Air 30 minutes scenic flight to Pokhara).

You begin your trek to Kagbeni followed by the bank of Kali Gandaki River. En-route, you pass through arid part of Kali Gandaki River. Stay overnight at lodge.

The trail steeply ascends for couple of hundred meters. You can enjoy beautiful deserted landscape, caves, old Tibetan style villages, apple garden, yaks herds, sheep herds and so on. Stay overnight at lodge.

You now begin the descent down the dramatic Kali Gandaki Gorge, initially through arid country in the same geographical and climatic zone as Tibet. After passing through Jharkot and Khingar, villages with typical Tibetan architecture, you follow the valley floor most of the way to Jomsom. You continue down to Marpha, a delightful Thakali village, complete with a drainage system beneath the flagstone streets. Leaving Marpha, you begin your journey to Tukuche trekking along a flat leveled path at the bank of Kali Gandaki River. Tukuche, a beautiful Thakali village, is well known for its monastery, panoramic view of Dhaulagiri and excellent lodges that provide quality service to the guests. Stay overnight at lodge.

After trekking along a rocky trail with some bushes at the bank of Kali Gandaki, you reach Larjung. This is the view point for Dhaulagiri glacier, Tukuche peak, Dhaulgiri I and many others. You find apple orchards in and around Larjung. After trekking along a flat leveled path you cross a suspension bridge and after passing through the jungle you reach at Kokkethanti where you can enjoy lunch. There are good lodges lying at the bank of Kali Gandaki river. Finally you have to trek along a flat leveled path passing a few villages, lodges and cross a suspension bridge to reach Kalopani. This is a magnificent village surrounded by verdant forests from where you can have a closer view of Annapurna. Stay overnight at lodge.

While trekking along the bank of Kali Gandaki River, you will be mesmerized by the views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Tukuche Peak and many other unnamed mountains and peaks. This day you pass through jungle and villages along rocky trail from one place to another. To reach Jomsom from Tukuche, you trek along a flat trail at the bank of Kali Gandaki River. While trekking, you pass through a Tibetan refugee camp situated nearby Marpha, an apple orchard, distillery, an agriculture development farm and beautiful hills. Stay overnight at lodge.

An early morning we will take a short picturesque flight to Pokhara. The view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains and world's deepest gorge, Kali Gandaki are stunning. Relax whole day in Hotel or wander around Lake Side with fascinating mountains panorama view and nature charming. From Pokhara, you can either fly or drive to Kathmandu. The flight takes around 30 minutes and the drive takes around 6-7 hours

(You will have a Options of flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu it takes about 30 minute)

This day is the last day for yours in Nepal as per your schedule. After breakfast and check out from the hotel we will take you to the airport. If you want more exploring here, we will be ready to help and manage for your best. Thank you for choosing Satellite Treks And Expedition to travel with and we look forward to seeing you again in Nepal.

Inclusion

  • Kathmandu Airport transfers
  • An experienced, Professional  insured and equipped English speaking Guide
  • Guided sightseeing and entry fee in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • 3 meals during trek
  • All land transport involved in the itinerary (Internal Flight if including in itinerary  )
  • Flights of guide
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Airport tax, All tax, VAT and company service charge
  • Good standard Hotel ( 3*) accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation on trek twin sharing basic
  • Porter/s (1 porter for every 2 participants to carry 25 kilograms of luggage)
  • TIMS ( Trekkers Information Management System) permit
  • Medical Supplies ( First aid kit will be available)
  • Insured and equipped porter as on IPPG rules
  • Acclimatize day  to explore around
  • Group trekking map 

Exclusion

  • Travel Insurance
  • Nepalese Visa
  • Tips for trekking/ tour guide & porters (expected, not mandatory)
  • Lunch & dinner in the city
  • Additional costs due to illness, rescue, force majeure, changes of flight and itinerary
  • Personal drinks and Bar Bill
  •  Hot shower cost
  • Personal Trekking Equipment
  • All other things that are not listed in include section.
  • Extra calculate for additional programs as per above itinerary.

Equipment

Dear All Travelers,

 

Warm Greeting from Satellite Treks And Expedition Pvt. Ltd.

 

If you are just tired of your busy schedule and looking forward to trekking in the Himalayas in Nepal. You need to care about the required personal equipment and if you are confused regarding personal equipment, we are here for your easy arrangement.

 

Here Below I have enlisted all the necessary equipment. Just pack your bags and get ready for the adventure.

  • A Pair of light hiking boots
  • A pair of sandals.
  • Some pairs of woolen socks.
  • One Light wool/ fleece sweater.
  • One down sweater/ jacket.
  • One light wind Gore-Tex Jacket and one light wind Gore-Tex pant.
  • A pair of Gore-Tex glove shells with a liner of ski gloves
  • one sunscreen lotion (especially 50+)
  • Sun Glasses
  • Trekking Stick
  • Rain Poncho
  • Water bottle and water purifier.
  • Two T-shirt and one long sleeve T-shirts
  • Rucksack
  • Camera
  • Sun hat
  • Swiss Knife
  • Insect Repellent Cream
  • One Trekking baggy pants
  • First aid kit
  • Toiletries ( toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, toilet rolls, bath towel etc) and More Necessary personal clothes,

Trip Facts

  • Duration: 9 Days
  • Trip Grade:
  • Trek Name: Short Jomsom Muktinath Trek
  • Best Season: February to Mid June, September to November is the best time
  • Transportation: Tourism Bus, Private, Flight
  • Accommodation: Tea House/ Lodge/ Camping
  • High Altitude: 3810M
  • Trek Duration: 5 Days
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 Pax
  • Destination: Nepal
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