Jomsom Muktinath Trek - 8 Days

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Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a popular trek to the north of Pokhara, in Annapurna region of Nepal. Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a wonderful trek in the Himalayas of Nepal.

Embark on a beautiful journey to Jomsom Muktinath and pay reverence at one of the sacred Hindus and Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Jomsom Muktinath Trek takes you through lush green paddy field, sub-tropical rainforest, deep valleys, alpine slopes, Tibetan plateaus, and along the Kali Gandaki gorge, the deepest gorge in the world.

Explore centuries old monasteries, caves, and soak yourself under the 108 waterspouts in Muktinath temple, to purify your soul. The quaint villages en-route let you experience the cultural diversity of Gurung, Thakali, and Magar community. Be ready to get awed by their warm hospitality and enticing culture. The grandest views of Annapurna, Machhapuchhre, Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and Manaslu are breathtaking.

Visit Poon Hill, one of the vantage points for mesmerizing sunrise views over the majestic mountains. Enjoy a refreshing bath in the natural hot spring of Tatopani.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek includes 8 days of marvelous journey to Muktinath, Poon Hill, Jomsom, Kagbeni, Ghorepani, Ghandruk and Pokhara. Our Jomsom Muktinath Trek itinerary lets you enjoy a scenic Himalayan flight to Jomsom.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek Route

Jomsom Muktinath Trekking starts and ends in the capital city, Kathmandu. On the first day, you will drive to Pokhara. Pokhara, the ‘City of Lakes’, is a popular tourist hub in Nepal. You will stay in this city for two nights.

On the 2nd day of Jomsom Muktinath Trek, you will catch a flight to Jomsom. Upon reaching Jomsom, your trek starts, and you head to Kagbeni. The trail further continues to Muktinath. The trekking trail from Jomsom to Muktinath is delightful.

Your journey stretches to Tatopani, Ghorepani, and Poon Hill. Poon Hill is one of the major highlights of this trek. You will hike to Poon Hill early in the morning to admire stunning sunrise views and marvel at the panoramic views of the magnificent mountains.

On the 7th day, you will trek to Kimche via Ghandruk and drive to Pokhara. Ghandruk is one of the picturesque villages in Nepal. Finally, on the 8th day, you will be back in Kathmandu.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek Difficulty

Jomsom Muktinath Trek 8 days is an easy to moderate trek, suitable for all age groups. If you are a solo traveler, this trek is a must-do for you. The highest elevation of this trek is 3,800m (Muktinath). While trekking you walk for minimum 3-4 hours. On a challenging day, you have to trek for 7-8 hours.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft) to Pokhara (800m/,2625ft)
Duration: 6-7 Hours (200 km) Drive

Day 2
Day 2

Fly to Jomsom (2,700m/8,856ft)
Trek to Kagbeni (2,810m/9,217ft)
Duration: 25 minutes flight, 3-4 hours trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Muktinath (3,800m/12,464ft)
Walking distance: 3-4 hours trek

Day 4
Day 4

Drive to Tatopani (1,190m/3,904ft) Hot Spring
Duration: 4-5 hours (80 km) drive

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Ghorepani (2,874m/9,427ft)
Walking distance: 7-8 hours trek

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Tadapani (2,600m/8,528ft) visit Poon Hill (3,210m/10,529ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 7
Day 7

Trek to Kimche (1,610m/5,281ft) via Ghandruk, drive to Pokhara (800m/2,625ft)
Duration: 4-5 hours trek, 2:30 hours drive

Day 8
Day 8

Drive from Pokhara (800m/2,625ft) to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 6-7 Hours (200 km) Drive

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Jomsom Muktinath Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 3,800m/12,464ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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