Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

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Max Elevation
Best Season
Mar – May and Oct – Dec
B & B
As your request
Private vehicle

Trip Overview

Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is a beautiful journey through the beautiful Annapurna region to the holy Muktinath. Trekkers can explore the hundreds of years old monastery, caves, local tribes and scenic beauties of the different landscapes along the trek. The trek follows along the world’s deepest gorge into one of the worlds’s highest regions passing through a steep rocky, barren trail along the panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and several other peaks.

Muktinath is very famous for Hindu and Buddhist pilgrim, each year more than 1500, fifteen thousand number pilgrims visit here from Nepal, India and Tibet, Kagbeni is also very interesting site for kids to explore and spend a night before the Muktinath, this village is we call lower Mustang the entry gate of Upper mustang trekking, building are similar with Upper mustang, people wearing dresses are same and same language they speak.

Outline Itineary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02: Kathmandu city sightseeing (1400m)
Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/25 min)
Day 04: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul (1070m/2hrs) and Trek from Nayapul to Tikhedhunga (1480/4hrs)
Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2874m/6 – 7hours)
Day 06: Hike from Ghorepani to Poon Hill (3210m) and back to Ghorepani (2750m/1hr);  trek from Ghorepani to Tatopani (1190m/5-6 hrs)
Day 07: Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2010m/5 – 6 hrs)
Day 08: Trek from Ghasa to Larjung (2550m/4 – 5 hrs)
Day 09: Trek from Larjung to Jomsom (2750m/5 hrs)
Day 10: Trek from Jomsom to Kagbeni (2800m/3 – 4 hrs)
Day 11: Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3760m/4hrs)
Day 12: Trek back from Muktinath to Jomsom (2750m/6 – 7 hrs)
Day 13: Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara (820m/25 min); half day sightseeing in Pokhara
Day 14: Flight from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1400m/25min)
Day 15: A free day in Kathmandu
Day 16: Final Departure

Day by Day Itinerary

Essential Information



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Package included on

  • Trekking Permit for your related trip
  • Trekkers’ Information Management system (TIMS) card
  • Professional English speaking guide with porter, 2 trekkers for 1 porter (1 porter carries 20-25 kilograms of luggage)
  • Salary, food, accommodation and Insurance for Nepali staff
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) during the trek
  • Bus tickets (Tourist Bus or Public Bus)

Package does not included on

  • All bar bills during the trek [soft, hot & alcoholic drinks]
  • Private vehicle for the long drive
  • Tips for staff (Guide, Driver & Porter)
  • Hotel accommodation Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance
  • Hot shower, Battery Charge, Wi-Fi, Heater Charge and your personal expenses.

Frequently Asked Questions

The best times are during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to December) when the weather is generally clear, and the views are spectacular. Winter trekking (December to February) is also possible, but temperatures are colder.

You need an Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) permit and a Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) card. For ACAP: NPR 3000 (Approx. $30) for foreigners, NPR 1000 (Approx. $10) for SAARC Nationals.

The trek usually takes around 4 to 5 days, depending on the starting point and the chosen route.

No, Ghorepani Poonhill Trek is considered a moderate trek suitable for beginners. The highest point, Poon Hill, is at an altitude of 3,210 meters (10,532 feet).

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