Trip Introduction: 8 Days Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Jomsom Muktinath Trekking takes you around Nepal Far North West on the ancient trail. Following an old Trans Himalaya Salt Trade and Caravan Route of Nepal and Tibet, where trade still exists in present days since bygone times.
Jomsom Muktinath short trek, allows travelers to witness amazing picturesque country, although a dry and barren landscapes. But with beautiful and charming surroundings of broken canyons with towering high eroded cliffs.
Besides, its windblown terrain Jomsom Muktinath trekking offers visit to impressive places, in a short duration of time. Exploring nice villages adorned with Buddhist monuments, where you travelers will be taken aback into medvial period.
This scenic and cultural Jomsom Muktinath trek itinerary, designed to capture all exciting and lovely places in a short time. Where travelers can feel and experience the culture and customs similar to the Tibetan way of traditional farm life, as it were for past centuries.
The main highlight of the Jomsom Muktinath short trek is a visit to Muktinath Temple and its scenic surrounding of spiritual importance for both Hindu and Buddhism followers.
Furthermore, Muktinath the highest spot of the adventure situated at an altitude above 3,800 m and 12, 467 feet high. Overlooking spectacular panorama of snow peaks, that includes Mt. Dhaulagiri, Tukuche with Nilgiri and Tilicho peaks towards the east.
Jomsom Muktinath Trekking begins from beautiful Pokhara, situated on a verdant valley. This scenic city is enclosed by tiers of rolling green hills dotted with farm villages and neat farm terraces.
Pokhara, a tourist paradise with close views of the Annapurna Himalaya Mountain range with Machhapuchare Himal, the famous Fish-Tail peak that reflects on the still, calm water of Phewa and Begnas Lakes.
From Pokhara, our exciting adventure starts with a panoramic short flight heading north-west to land at Jomsom, headquarter and administrative town of the whole Mustang area.
The walk takes you to visit the lovely villages of Marpha and Tukuche, famous for delicious apples of various species. These gem of a village located on Kali-Gandaki River valley facing stunning views of Dhaulagiri, Tukuche and Nilgiri peaks.
Adventure Jomsom Muktinath trekking takes you through Jomsom to reach at interesting Kagbeni village. Situated at the end of Lower Mustang beyond Kagbeni lies Upper Mustang on the road to the Tibet border.
Enjoy a fascinating time exploring Kagbeni village of strong Tibetan influence and similar culture of Buddhism religion. From here journey heads towards the holy site at Muktinath, with climb past the windswept village of Jharkot to reach our final destination.
Muktinath, located on the higher side above Kali Gandaki River valley beneath the famous Thorang-La pass that forms a boundary between Mustang and Manang districts. Where popular Annapurna circuit route passes through Muktinath temple premises.
At Muktinath, besides superb views of Snow Mountains, a short climb takes you to visit inside the compound of Muktinath, where the main pagoda temple is located close to 108 water spouts.
Pilgrims, take bathe on this holy water before entering Muktinath temple, a serene spiritual surroundings for worship. For Hindu, it is one of the main Himalayan pilgrimage destination.
From this holy spot, Jomsom Muktinath short trek comes to an end as walk leads you down to wide windswept Kali Gandaki River Valley, to reach at Jomsom.
Where early morning scenic flight reach you at beautiful Pokhara city, to conclude the Jomsom Muktinath trek itinerary, after a most fascinating and exciting time on Jomsom Muktinath Trekking.
- This trip departure every day of the year
- This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us
- This trip is available on both Fixed Departure and Private Group Basis.
- This trip can be booked privately if you’re travelling solo or private or with family.
- Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
- We can help you make it fit your budget.
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Climate and Weather:
Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to the first week of June will be the best time during spring times, when days are longer with enough sunlight hours.
Morning and night time as well in shade can be cold and much freezing temperatures around higher areas above 2,000 m.
Other months from September and October great times for treks around Lower Mustang and Kali-Gandaki Valley as well as other Himalayan destinations, most days are clear for views of mountains, although much colder months of autumn season with extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight is much shorter.