Jomsom Muktinath Trek Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival in KathmanduFlying to Kathmandu on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. Upon your arrival in the airport, our representative will kindly receive you and take you to your hotel. After check-in to the hotel, you can either rest or stroll around the streets of Thamel. We will then later meet you at our office for the pre-trip discussion.
Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing TourAfter the breakfast, you will be taken to a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley. Kathmandu, being a historical and cultural heart of Nepal is a popular destination for the tourists. You will explore Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath and Kathmandu Durbar square, all of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 Drive to PokharaWe take a wonderful scenic drive of around 6-7 hours to Pokhara as we cruise through colorful rural settings. On reaching Pokhara, you can explore the beautiful lakes and relish the spectacular mountain views. Overnight at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 04 Fly to Jomsom and Trek to KagbeniWe take an early 30 minute flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. Jomsom is a large, bustling settlement and administrative center of the Mustang region. After spending some quality time in Jomsom, we start our trek to Kagbeni by crossing the Kali Gandaki River. We hike to Eklai Bhatti and continue our journey towards the beautiful Kagbeni village. On reaching there, we will visit the Kagchode Thubten Sampheling Gompa, a Sakyapa monastery founded in 1429. Exploring this ancient monastery will certainly be the major highlight of the day. Overnight at lodge in Kagbeni.
Day 05 Trek to Muktinath from KagbeniAfter the breakfast in Kagbeni, we begin our trek to Muktinath. The trails today rises up above Kagbeni to the plateaus and then more steadily to another archaic town of Jharkot. Then it’s a climb of 45 minutes to Muktinath from Jharkot. Muktinath is a sacred temple for both Hindu and Buddhists with immense religious significance. Bathing in the 108 water tapes of this holy temple is believed to wash away all the sorrows and troubles. Overnight at lodge in Muktinath.
Day 06 Trek back to JomsomToday we trek back all the way down to Jomsom. Although the hike is windy, the landscape and splendid mountain views of Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri ranges will make a wonderful walk. We will then take a well-deserved rest after reaching the touristic town of Jomsom. Overnight at lodge in Jomsom.
Day 07 Flight to Pokhara and ExplorationEarly in the morning, we take a scenic flight back to Pokhara. After reaching Pokhara, we will do half-day sightseeing tour of this marvelous city well complimented by visit to World Peace Pagoda, Davis Falls and Int’l Mountain Museum. Overnight at hotel In Pokhara.
Day 08 Drive back to KathmanduAfter taking breakfast in the hotel, we return back to Kathmandu bidding farewell to the City of Lakes. A picturesque drive of around 6-7 hours through beautiful villages and rivers brings us back to the capital. You can do some last minute shopping after arriving in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 09 Final DepartureToday is the day to bid goodbye to the beautiful nation of Himalayas. Our representative will drop you to the airport for your flight to next destination. Farewell and goodbye from Nepal.