This 12-day trek to Jomsom and Muktinath region is filled with the amalgamation of culture and nature. Crossing the holy Kali GandakiRiver, we walk along the banks of this river and with the beautiful Himalayas at our side; this trip is all worth the effort.

On the way, we also stop by Ghorepani- one the most sought trekking places which gives us the view of the beautiful mountains. Rhododendron forests and the alpine meadows introduce us to the beauty of nature and with many local villages we come to pass, we also get acquainted with some of the cultures that this land had to offer.

Trip Highlights

  • Traverse through the western Himalayan region crossing the diverse villages and get acquainted with people and culture.
  • Walk through the exquisite Rhododendron, magnolia and oak forest, alongside the bank of Kali GandakiRiver
  • Explore the beauty and divinity of the Muktinath region- famous among Hindu and non-Hindu alike
  • Get the magnificent view of the majestic Himalayas including Dhaulagiri, Hiuchuli, Annapurna III, South, Macchapuchhre, etc.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Kathmandu - Nayapul - Birethanti (900m)
  • Day 03: Birethanti - Tirkhedunga (1,510m)
  • Day 04: Tirkhedunga - Ghorepani (2,750m)
  • Day 05: Ghorepani - Tatopani (1,290m)
  • Day 06: Tatopani - Ghasa (1,950m)
  • Day 07: Ghasa - Largung (2,560m)
  • Day 08: Largung - Marpha (2,680m)
  • Day 09: Marpha - Kagbeni (2,840m)
  • Day 10: Kagbeni - Muktinath (3,710m)
  • Day 11: Muktinath - Jomsom (2,760m)
  • Day 12: Jomsom - Pokhara

What's Included

  • Airport Picks up/Drops By Private Vehicle per Group Size.
  • One Night 3 star Hotel with Breakfast in Kathmandu And Pokhara hotel (optional).
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , Well trained English speaking, Government License holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
  • Jomsom to Pokhara By Domestic flight.
  • Three meals a day during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) including fresh fruit in the evening.
  • All accommodation during the trek.
  • All necessary trekking permits.
  • Himalayan Partner Treks First Aid Kit Box.
  • Himalayan Partner Treks  Sleeping bag, down Jacket and Duffel bag (If you don't have it ).
  • Himalayan Partner Treks T-shirt.
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Trekking map of the Jomsom Mustang region.
  • One porter between two person.
  • Assistant guide group size above 5+ person.
  • Farewell Diner with Company Representative (optional).

What's Excluded

  • International airfare and Nepal visa fees
  • Extra Night hotel In Pokhara and Kathmandu and All Meals .
  • Your Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost .
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, donation etc...
  • Tips for guides and porters.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

    As you arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport our representative will pick you up in a private vehicle. You will be transferred to your hotel and briefed with all the detail of the trek. If there are any queries you can make it clear. The evening is all to yourself as you can roam around in the nightlife of Kathmandu. Breakfast included

  • Day 02: Kathmandu - Nayapul - Birethanti (900m)

    Early morning, we enjoy our breakfast and take a long drive from the capital to the tourist hotspot- Pokhara. We can enjoy the trip with the beautiful hills and rivers to keep you company. As you reach Pokhara, you will again drive to Nayapul. Approximately 8 hours of drive. Breakfast included.

  • Day 03: Birethanti - Tirkhedunga (1,510m)

    Here starts our journey on foot. Breakfast and we continue our journey. Through the forests and steep rocks, we pass the village of Sudami. We ascend further and reach TikheDhunga. This is our stop for the day. We rest a lodge. Approximately 5-6 hours of walk. BLD included.

  • Day 04: Tirkhedunga - Ghorepani (2,750m)

    We start our trek my ascending upwards through the TirkhedungaKhola. We move up a long staircase after which we reach Ulleri (2,070m) - a Magar Village. We again pass through the rhododendron forests and finally reach Ghorepani. There the beautiful view of Annapurna south (7,219m), Hiuchuli, Dhaulagiri (8,172m) andMacchapuchhre (6,993m) will be waiting for you. We spend our night at a lodge. Approximately 6 hours of walk. BLD included.

  • Day 05: Ghorepani - Tatopani (1,290m)

    Descending down through the steep ridges we carry on our journey. Through Magnolia and Rhododendron to feast our eye we move downhill to Phalate (2,390m). We cross a logn suspension bridge after which we reach Tatopani- which translates to "hot water". This will be our stop for the day. We will have our spending enjoying the hot water spring. Approximately 6 hours of walk. BLD included.

  • Day 06: Tatopani - Ghasa (1,950m)

    We will cover the elevation of 700m this day. Moving up the Kali Ganda Gorge we trek through rocky steps. Along the way, we cross local villages of Guithe, Dana, RupseChhahara. We move along the thick forests and rocky terrains and move alongside Kali Gandakiriver. sGoing further we reach the village of Ghasa. Approximately 7 hours of walk. BLD included.

  • Day 07: Ghasa - Largung (2,560m)

    After breakfast, we continue on our path through forests and rivers. After descending the rocky steeps we reach teh village of Kaiku (2,180m). Through the LeteKhola we reach the village of Lete. Continuing downhill to the east of Kali GandakiRiver we reach Larjung village. Approximately 5 hours of trek. BLD included.

  • Day 08: Largung - Marpha (2,680m)

    Through Largung, we walk down to Khobang. The view of the beautiful Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri will be waiting for us. Continue through and we will reach the village of Tukuche by passing through the apple farm projects. Few stretch and we will reach our destination for the day- Marpha. Here, we stay overnight at a hotel lodge. Approximately 5 hours of walk. BLD included.

  • Day 09: Marpha - Kagbeni (2,840m)

    This will be a short day trek. We ascend through the rocky cliffs and moving along the valley, we reach Shyang (2,800m). On the way, we also cross the PangalKhola and pass EkleBhatti- translated to lone pub. With Kali GandakiRiver at our side, we trek on and reach Kagbeni. Here, we stay for the night. Approximately 4 hours of walk. BLD included

  • Day 10: Kagbeni - Muktinath (3,710m)

    Following the Kali GandakiRiver, we reach the check post where the guards check for the permit. We climb up to Jhong Valley and moving on we reach the village of Khingar (3,400m). Moving upwards, we reach Muktinath- home of Lord Vishnu and famous for the pilgrimage and trekkers. We roam around and enjoy the beauty of this Holy place. The 108 water sprouts is one of the main attractions here. We pay our respect to the Gods. The view of the Annapurna ranges is by your side making this is a very worthy day. Approximately 3 hours of walk. BLD included

  • Day 11: Muktinath - Jomsom (2,760m)

    We cross the meadows and streams as we move along the banks of the Kali Gandaki Gorge .Going downhill; we also cross various meadows and streams. We climb up the LubreDanda and again descend down to Lubre Village. This is Thakali village from where we can see some of the better views of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri. Through the Kali Gandaki bed, we reach Jomsom. Despite being small, it is famous for Marpha and Apple delicacies. There is also a museum and the strong dry winds are really fascinating. Approximately 4-5 hours of walk. BLD included.

  • Day 12: Jomsom - Pokhara

    After we take our breakfast, we board a short flight to Pokhara. After half an hour of flight, we finally reach Pokhara. We have our entire day off at Pokhara. Take the leisure time to stroll around and enjoy the beautiful Few Lake and tourist destinations. You can also visit many of the clubs and pubs and enjoy the live music. As this is the end of the journey, party all night. Approximately 30 minutes flight to Pokhara. Breakfast included.