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Jomsom Muktinath Trekking


Trip Facts

Duration:
10 days,
Trip Destination:
Muktinath
Program Type:
Trek and sightseeing,
Max. Altitude:
3850,
Minimum Pax:
one,
Activities:
Trekking,
Accommodation:
Car ,Hotels ,and Domestic Airline,
Transportation:
car , bus,airoplane,
Per Day Walking:
4 to 5 hours,
Trip Grade:
gradegrade
Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

Overview

Trip Highlights:

  • Pokhara (second biggest city of nepal),where you get to see mountains and world peace stupa,
  • Ghorepani pooh hill(3210mtr),it is one of the best view point in nepal,
  • Hotspring at tatopani,
  • Marfa apple garden and distilary,
  • Jomsom airport near mountains,
  • Old kagbeni village ,
  • Muktinath (really famous hindu tample and buddiest monastry)........
Trip Discription:

The Jomsom Trekking is part of the famous Annapurna Circuit and also the half why scenic trekking route, With its natural beauty, high Himalayan apple gardens, distilleries and the deepest gorge in the world(Dana), you experience some spectacular scenery. Jomsom trekking is situated north of the Pokhara valley and there are os many options to get tehre now because of the road and new treking rutes, One of the most significant features of this trek is that you can do it throughout the year. This is an easy way to access into Himalayas within a reasonable timeframe and without ascending to extreme altitude and getting AMS.

Jomsom Trekking starts in Pokhara visiting Poon Hill and Ghorepani or you can go there directly throgh beni by bus to tato pani and walk up to Jomsom Muktinath through beutiful thakali(ethnicit) village, Jomsom trekking is a famous short trek in Nepal as it is Beautiful and safe. The summit of Poon Hill is an amazing place to see sunrise and sunset with panoramic views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. The trek continues to the natural hot springs (Tatopani) next to the Kali Gandaki river. Here trekkers can relax by the riverside, bathing in the thermal waters and now that pool is being really clean and systametic compare to last 10 years. You then follow the Kali Gandaki valley to Kagbeni, the gateway to the Upper Mustang trekking region and experience an area that used to be part of Tibet. After this you reach Muktinath (meaning God of Nirvana) a place of pilgrimage for Hindus and Buddhists alike. The sacred temples here have 108 waterfalls flowing from dragons mouths and natural gas fires in the monastries. In the summer months there are many festivals here where the local men compete on horseback and demonstrate their riding skills racing through the village streets. From here it is downhill to Jomson, the trek ends here, you can then fly or take a bus to Pokhara.

Itinerary

DAY 01: Drive from Kathmandu (1350) to Pokhara (910m)by bus ,it's  about 6 to 7 hrs drive along trisuli river mostly and Stay over night in pokhara .

DAY 02: Drive from pokhara to Nayapul (1070m) and trek to TikheDhunga/Hille (1595m),This is really pleasent trail along the river and it has also get to see typical houses and people along the way.it takes about  3 to 4 hrs to get Thekhedunga.

DAY 03: Trek to Ghorepani (2850m), it is quite long day  but the trails makes you fit  and it's takes  about 5 to 6 hrs  to Ghorepani through rododendron forest and beutiful scenaries of gree hill and snow cap mountains.

DAY 04: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m), for sunrise with out back pack and after poonhill get back to the hotel  than decending to Tatopani (1190m), it takes about 5 hrs walking.

DAY 05: Trek to Ghasa (2010m).it takes about 6 hours to Ghasa.

DAY 06: Trek to Tukuche (2590m),this is really nice village and there is  distalary also of apple brandy, because there is  appale garden,it's about 5.30 hrs.

DAY 07: Trek to Kagbeni (2800m), it is the best place and old village to see so many traditions arond ,it takes  5 to6 hours.

DAY 08: Trek to Muktinath (3860m), it is lovely trails because there are so many typical houses of thakali people along the way and they always respect the trekkers saying with namaste(it means hi),it's about 4 hrs to muktinath.

DAY 09: Trek to Jomsom (2750m), it is same way back to jomsom but ion the way back is really beautiful because you get to see so many mounatins included dhaulagiri(8167mtr).

DAY 10: Fly to Pokhara (910m) eraly in the morning because afetr 11 am there is always strong wind.

Whats Included?

Service Includes

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport picks up and drop,
  • 2 nights hotel in Kathmandu,
  • 2 night hotel in Pokhara,
  • Meals (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) and all accommodations during the trekking.
  • A highly experience well trained government license holder guide and porter,
  • Annapurna Conservation Area Project permit and TIMs (Trekkers information management system) card.

Service Excludes

  • Meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara apart from breakfast.
  • Travel insurance.
  • International and domestic flight tickets,
  • Nepal entry visa fee, which is easily issued upon your arrival at Tribhuwan international airport at Kathmandu.
  • Your personal first aid kit, equipment and items of personal nature.
  • All kind of drinks (Water/Coke/alcoholic beverage and hot drinks).
  • Tip for field staff. it is expected.

NOTE: If There is more than 5 people in a group,you will get discount and if there is more than 10 people in a group (one who convince to hir/him friend),he will be 50% discount and if there is more than 15 people in a group ,one will get all free trekking .

 

Essential Infos

Accommodations:

We safe holiday adventure gives our first priorities to our honorable clients and their services when they arrive in Nepal. The accommodation in  Kathmandu and Pokhara we provides you 2 to 3 star hotel as per our rules beside that if there are student groups or budget traveler we also provide low cost accommodation in city, which is 15 USD  a night for twin sharing bed room in the center of Kathmandu. When you are in a trek you will try our best to provides you better rooms comparatively in the Himalaya area but generally your accommodation will be tea house and lodges but you will have your private rooms. The shower and wifi things is not in the room when you have your accommodation in the mountain just to make assured that you should take plug and charger yourself to charge your batteries at dinner hall of guest house, which is the system in Himalaya.

Food in Nepal:

In Nepal we do serve most of the food such as western, Indian, Nepali, Chinese and so on but you should try in clean place and restaurant can be at local too but you should try safely in local restaurant. Most of the Indian and Nepali foods are spicy which is not suit for most of the western people as it is important. Even in your trip in mountain you can consult with your tour operator or guide what is best to eat and try fresh vegetable food. You can choose from menu which is system in the mountain too and to make you assured that the bargain system is strictly prohibited in the mountain for food.

Trekking equipments:

Trekking equipments are the major part of your trek and tour because if you don’t have good cloths and warm for mountains you may not be successes your trip. The main things that you should keep in your mind that your cloths need to be in a small bags but everything what is just important because there are limit weight system in a plane , you don’t need many cloths in the mountain so only selected and recommended items you take with you. If you have some city dress after and before your trekking you can leave in Kathmandu hotel while you are in trek which is safe . the recommended trekking equipments are here CLICK.

When is Best Season for trek:

There is much different landscape and their own characteristic mountain area trek in Nepal where you can trek all here any month but the loveliest time to go to Nepal is between Sep- Nov and Feb – June. The months which I mentioned here for good time is truly dam good because each and every day you get to see the clear sky, no rain and magnificent high range mountains and visible green valley which leads to you to your goal every day after spending your days like that.

The global warming effects can be seen in to the Himalaya too, beside best trekking months December and June July also can be your great time because those months will not be crowded and we have still good view since decade there is some changes so don’t worry if you are not able to mange you time at high good season other months are good though to trek in Nepal.

Experience & Fitness:

Generally the trekking routes in Nepal are quite high compare to Europe and other nations so you should train at list few weeks or a month to be strong and fit.  The altitude is a major issues  here not to make your trip successful so be assured yourself that I am fit enough than you should also ask with your related tour company or guide as a recommendation what should I do for the trek. Their information helps a lot because they have been there in the field many times so walking and running training is the important factor you should do before you trek.

Mountain sickness:

It is common problem for who grew up at the low level and want to trek to the high Himalaya area such as Annapurna circuit, base camp, and Everest region. You should do train a lot and need to be strong. When you start your trek you should try drink a lot of water warm water if possible and eat as much as you can because you never know you are losing your energy level, so you need to take care about the hight limitation each day to walk, about food, and drink these are the major factor to make your successful trek. Just in case after take caring all of these also if you have mountain sickness you might get those basic symptoms such as headache, vomiting, lack of appetite, dizzy, and diarrhea.  If you have those symptoms one buy one you have to consult with your guide and friends without hesitating than follow what they say and use medicine( Diamox tab half in the morning and half in the evening a da after food) than decent with friends or guide, that will surly helps you to save your life.

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Giusy Bertolotto

Giusy Bertolotto Aug 1, 2012

Annapurna Base Camp Trek

The trip to Nepal was a great experience.  I organized the tour (10 days) with Santosh Gauli . Very good flexibility on his part to change the program to suit our needs (both of time and things to see). Santosh welcomed us at the airport and we have always followed the best. I was really happy for his organization of all the pro ... Read More

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