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 so many options to get there now because of the road and new trekking routes, 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 the 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 through Beni by bus to plane and walk up to Jomsom Muktinath through beutifulThakali(ethnicity) 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 systematic compared 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 monasteries. 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.
DAY 01: Drive from Kathmandu (1350) to Pokhara (910m)by bus, it's about 6 to 7 hrs drive along truly river mostly and Stay overnight in Pokhara.
DAY 02: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1070m) and trek to TikheDhunga/Hille (1595m), This is the really pleasant trail along the river and it has also got 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 a long day but the trails make you fit and it takes about 5 to 6 hrs to Ghorepani through rhododendron forest and beautiful sceneries of green hill and snow cap mountains.
DAY 04: Hike up to Poon Hill (3210m), for sunrise without a backpack and after Poonhill get back to the hotel than descending 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 a really nice village and there is distally also of apple brandy because there is an apple 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 around, 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 mountains included Dhaulagiri(8167mtr).
DAY 10: Fly to Pokhara (910m) early in the morning because after 11 am there is always strong wind.
Is Nepal safe to make holiday?
Yes, it is safe country since 10 years especially when rebel party involves in election and peace agreement in 2006 than all political party is already in parliament and doing their best, it means where ever you go to Nepal you are safe. if you feel scared still you can have your authorized guide who will take care of you and give you much information.
How Can I get Nepal visa?
To get visa for Nepal is a easy once you arrive In TIA Kathmandu you can get visa within 20 minute, you just need to get 2 p.p size photo, your passport and some money such as 15 Days stay in Nepal cost 25 USD per person, 30 USD for 30 Days and 100 USD for 3 month tourist visa. All service you will get easier when you arrive at Kathmandu airport.
Where is the best area to trek in Nepal?
There are so many trekking routes in Nepal, but few of them are really popular as it is nicer than many other treks in n Nepal. Everest base camp trekking, Gokyo lake trekking, Annapurna base camp trekking, Annapurna circuit trek, Poon hill trek these are the most popular trekking route in Nepal. If you prefer to visit restricted area or, rural area to explore the localities of Nepal there are so many options that we have and you can visit safely.
Which season is the best to travel to Nepal?
Nepal is a rich in biodiversity as it has many different temperature and climate within a few hour drives. So, as we have four seasons in a year we trek mostly in winter (Sep. to Dec) and spring (Mar. to June). The best season of the year is Sep to Dec, you will have clear weather and spectacular view each day this is why people used to call the best season of the year.
What type of equipment do I need to bring for the trek?
The trekking equipment will depend on where you are going if you are trekking to Everest base camp or Annapurna base camp trek you should bring proper equipment such as down Jacket, Sleeping Bag, Windproof pant so no. You have to bring this trekking equipment which is as below:
Can I trek in Nepal?
Yes, you can easily trek in Nepal because there are so many trekking routes. If you are going to trek in Nepal for the first time you can make the easy trek to Poon hill, or Langtang trek these are an easy walking trek. If you are adventurous trekkers you can go to Everest base camp, Gokyo trekking, Chola pass trekking, Annapurna base camp, Annapurna circuit trek etc. so you consult with your local travel agent when you decide to go to Nepal which is the best area up on your pace.
Can I get an experienced guide in Nepal?
Yes, you can get an experienced guide in Nepal if you book your trip with trekking company or agent. You have to check very well who is going with you through your agent than figure out he is a nice guy or not. There are so many options but manly package trekking and day ways salary base trekking.
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