Jomsom Muktinath Trek 16 Days
The classic Lodge trek starts with long climb to Ghorepani, then drop into the World's deepest George. Crosses the main Himalayan range to Tibet-Like country in Jomsom.
This exhilarating trek offers some of the most dramatic views of the Himalayas and offers a stark contrast in scenery as it emerges on the dry Tibetan plateau to the far north. It also allow allows for a number of unique cultural encounters with people who maintain their ancient traditions. The maximum altitude reached is 3800m, and a moderate level of physical fitness is required to comfortably complete this expedition.
For the first stage of the journey, we will be able to enjoy spectacular views of the rice terraces and mountainside, and pass a number of villages inhabited by the fearless Gorkha soldiers. In Ghandruk, we will be able to visit the fascinating Museum of Traditional Nepalese Life. The following morning, we ascend through magnificent rhododendron forests, where the playful Langure monkeys will entertain us. Emerging from the forest, we will be able to appreciate the majestic landscape of the Annapurna range. We will make the short trek to Poon Hill (3210m). From here, we can admire the sunrise over the wide expanse of the Himalayas and surrounding rice terraces, a photographer?s paradise. We continue to the ancient pilgrimage area of Tatopani, where we will be able to relax in the soothing hot springs. Following the breathtaking Kali Gandaki River Valley, officially the deepest gorge in the world flanked by the immense statures of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna #1 (both exceeding 8000m). Continuing our ascent, we will be able to marvel at the gargantuan glacier of Dhaulagiri. We will arrive on the dry windy planes of the Tibetan plateau (2600m) where the sacred pilgrimage site of Muktinath temple (3800m) is situated, with its 108 spring water taps and mysterious natural gas fires.
Here we will experience the deeply spiritual atmosphere and observe the unusual merging of Hindu and Buddhist worshipers. Continuing, we descend across the windy plateau to Jomsom village, from where we will take an exhilarating mountain flight through the Kali Gandaki gorge enjoying our last spectacular views of the Himalayas, taking us back to Pokhara.
Arrival: 15 -20 Minute Car drive Airport to Hotel. AIT representative will greet you at Tribhuvan International Airport and transport you to your Kathmandu hotel. After having formal introduction, you are being served with welcome drink at the hotel. They will give you helpful tips for your time in Kathmandu. O/N Hotel
Kathmandu Sight-seeing: 3-4 hours. After breakfast, you are being prepared for joining a guided tour of the amazing sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley. You can visit Durbar Square, Swayambhunath ‘Monkey’ Temple, the famous Hindu temple – Pashupatinath and the largest Stupa in Nepal – Boudhanath onwards at afternoon we gather for a pre trek briefing and introduction to your trek leader & make arrangements for your ‘trek pack’. In the Evening AIT organizes welcome dinner at a local restaurant
7 hours drive by tourist bus to Pokhara near tranquility view of Lake O/n Lake Side
After complete breakfast we drive you around 1-1/2 hours by Car to nayapul where you can start your trek. Hiking almost bank of Burundi Khola, passing many Gurung village and O/n at Tirkhadunga(1577m)
For the first, couple hours, steeply hiking up to Ulleri Village for more than 1000 meters and get gradually up to Ghorepani(2867m) crossing via forest and villages. O/n Ghorepani Deurali
Well Done! Guide give you wake up call early morning to see beautiful mountain panorama with a golden sunrise from Poon Hill(3210m) around 45m hiking up, you will see Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, Fishtail and many more mountain. Walk down to Hotel and get breakfast and steeply down to Tatopani (1300m). Evening enjoy with Natural Hot Spring.
Trek up to Ghasa following Kaligandaki River. All the way up and get in Mustang District. O/n Ghasa
Trek again up to Tukche , Following Kali Gandaki River, Enjoying with many apple, apricots fields with monasteries and barren cliffs. Enjoy with a Thakali culture with great hospitality. O/N Tukche.
Enjoy with many mountains views, crossing Marpha Village , Many apple, apricots field near Kaligandaki views and Mani, Chortens and arrive to Jomsom for O/N
Jomsom to Kagbeni a day of flat hiking defense with big wind soaring trek to Kagbeni for O/n
Early Morning, looking beautiful mountain views and Monasteries, trek hiking up to Muktinath all the way up O/N Muktinath
Explore Muktinath, Depend your body condition, you can walk up to Throng-la (5416m), trek down to Muktinath for O/N
All the way down to Jomsom for O/N.
Jomsom to Pokhara (30mins) by flight trek concludes
Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus O/n Hotel.
Departure: You could catch up on some last minute shopping, Internate to your friends and family before departure to Airport or onwards to your next destination
What is Included in the Cost
- Pre-trip services & advice
- Embassy Reg.
- All permits such as National park, Trekking Permit, ACAP, Climbing permits as itinerary describes.
- All hygienic meals such as Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner while you are on treks.
- All accommodations as per Itinerary describe.
- Use boiling water reduces mountain pollution & save money. We provide you boiling water.
- Down sleeping bags and Jackets
- Trekking gear duffle bag for your trekking stuffs.
- Good quality climbing equipments for peak climbing except 6500m expeditions.
- High quality tents, mattress, pillows, kitchen equipments for camping trek
- Medical Kit Bag on every trip
- First Aid and Eco trained English Speaking professionals guide
- Domestic airport Tax
- All Comfortable, private transportation by car, bus and plane as per itinerary
- Necessary porters as per the trip
- Staffs insurance, well paid salary, high altitudes equipments, foods and accommodations
- Rescue Arrangements off course not the rescue bills please!
- High altitudes chamber bags (PAC) for high altitudes treks, expedition, Mt. Kailash and long private Tibet Tours.
- Group celebration dinner
- 10 % VAT and 2% TSC Taxes
What is Excluded in the Cost
- Lunch & Dinner in City
- Personal insurance & Interests
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