Jomson Muktinath Trek, 11-day program

Visit the impressive Jomson area in Nepal and explore hundreds of years of history with this 11-day trekking adventure, with a certified GuideSource guide.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

11 days

Mountain Range

Himalaya

People per Guide

-

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

-

Type of Trip

Not specified


 

Go on this splendid trekking experience, and explore hundreds of years of history. Along this 11-day Jomson Muktinath Trek, you will visit old monastery, caves, local people and their culture, all whil enjoying unique scenic landscapes, including peaks like Nilgiri, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri.

To begin this program, we will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport. After visiting the main landmarks of this wonderful city, including World Heritage Sites, we will head towards Pokhara to initiate our trekking adventure.

The many outstanding places this itinerary covers include:

  • Reaching Jomson and Kagbeni, the entry point of upper Mustang Region
  • Viewing the impressive Dhaulagiri Glacier
  • Trekking across the wide and windy Tibetan Plateau
  • Visitng the holy Hindu pilgrimage site of Muktinath
  • An unforgettable flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara, which includes unmatched views the Himalayan mountain range

Along the itinerary, accommodation will be in hotels and guesthouses in different villages. This is a great opportunity to get in contact with the traditional local culture.

On this program, you will be guided by a certified guide from the GuideSource team. At GuideSource team we have been guiding groups for over 35 years, with zero serious or fatal accidents. We look forward to having you on one of our tours soon!

Interested in this Jomson Muktinath Trek, 11-day program? Request your booking! If your are interested in longer programs instead, have a look at this 31-day trek in Teri-La Pass, Nepal and this 21-day Manaslu Trek in the Annapurna Region.

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 All accommodation includes full board
 

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund.Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

    • Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport
    • Transfer to the hotel
    • Briefing on the itinerary
    • Overnight at Hotel B/B

  • Day 2: Kathmandu

    • Sightseeing around Kathmandu, including its World Heritage Sites like the Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ of Swayambhu Nath and the Buddhist shrine Bouddha Nath
    • Optional: last minute shopping of personal items in preparation for next day
    • Overnight at Hotel B/B

  • Day 3: Pokhara

    • Drive to the airport
    • Flight to Pokhara (duration: 25 minutes) – spectacular views of the Himalayan range
    • Arrival in Pokhara. Options:
      • Enjoy the ambiance in the natural setting with impending Himalayas in the distance
      • Walk along the Phewa Lake
      • Go boating in the evening
    • Overnight at Hotel

  • Day 4: Pokhara - Jomsom - Kagbeni

    • Early drive to the airport
    • Flight to Jomsom (2,720 m)
    • Trek to Kagbeni (2,800 m), considered a green oasis in the middle of the desert. It is a junction on the ancient Trans-Himalayan trade route, and the path to Upper Mustang
    • Overnight at Lodge
    • Trekking time: 3 hours

  • Day 5: Kagbeni - Muktinath

    • Trail ascent through barren terrain to Jharkot (3,550 m)
    • Arrival in Jharkot – a medieval village with constricted pathways and ancient houses
    • Trek to Muktinath
    • Overnight at Guesthouse
    • Trekking time: 5 hours

  • Day 6: Muktinath - Rest Day

    • Visit to the Muktinath Temple, a popular pilgrimage site for Buddhists and Hindus in Nepal. It houses the 108 ICY COLD water spouts which are believed to cleanse people’s sins
    • Optional: go on a hike to enjoy the stunning views
    • Overnight at Guesthouse

  • Day 7: Muktinath - Jomsom, via Lupra

    • Trek towards Lupra (2,790 m)
    • Crossing of the small wooden bridge across the Panda Khola stream
    • Arrival in Lupra, one of the oldest settlements in this area – Optional: visit the 12th Century Lupra monastery, founded by a Bon (ancient shamanist faith later included into Tibetan Buddhisim) master
    • Trek to Jomsom
    • Overnight at Guesthouse
    • Trekking time: 6 hours

  • Day 8: Jomsom - Pokhara

    • Scenic flight to Pokhara (820 m; duration: 25 minutes)
    • Full day at Pokhara
    • Overnight at Hotel on B/B

  • Day 9: Pokhara - Kathmandu

    • Morning drive along the scenic countryside
    • Drive to back to Kathmandu (duration: 7 hours)
    • Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
    • Transfer to the hotel
    • Overnight at hotel B/B

  • Day 10: Kathmandu

    • Leisure day
    • Options:
      • Go on a new tour
      • Explore Thamel
    • Farewell dinner
    • Overnight at Hotel B/B

  • Day 11: Departure from Kathmandu

    • Transfer to the International Airport
    • End of program

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required
Intermediate
Fitness level required
Fit
Meeting point
Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport
Accommodation

Hotel and guesthouses

 

About the Guide

 
 
 
 

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