Jomsom Muktinath trek in the Mustang region is unique with its distinctive feature of dry, barren land and hills with few shrubs and bushes growing here and there. The medieval era like settlement around this area is a fascinating sight here. Every house has firewood stacked over their roofs, probably stocked for winter. The people of the Mustang region including Jomsom and Muktinath are mostly from Thakali ethnic group who follow Buddhism, which is reflected by the chortens, stupas, and monasteries along the trails. We can also take a detour to a secret cave where the infamous and well respected Guru Rinpoche used to meditate. We also pass through the Kali Gandaki river gorge which is the deepest river gorge in the world. At the bank of the river, you can find people selling the ‘shaligram’, a black rock which is the fossilized remains of the prehistoric ammonites. As you approach Muktinath, the land becomes more barren and you can see the Kali Gandaki valley from your ascend towards the Muktinath temple located at an elevation of 3710m. The temple is a simple pagoda style, dedicated to Lord Vishnu of Hindu mythology. At the back of the temple lies the 108 holy water sprouts where people take a shower and dip at a small pond at the front of the temple. The water here is directly from the Himalayas and extremely cold.
Jomsom Muktinath Short Trek
No. of Person
Min. 01 Pax
- Jomsom and Muktinath
- Muktinath – Free of God
- 108 water spouts
- Closed to Himalayan view
- Kaligandaki river and landscape
- Hindu and Buddhist flavor
Day by Day Trip Detail Itinerary
After breakfast, drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara along with Trishuli River and Marsyangdi River, but after Dumre, Road divided into Lamjung and Pokhara, then Road is running in flat land and get to Pokhara.
Fly from Pokhara to jomsom in the morning and walk up to Kagbeni.
Trekking route goes steep up and meet Jharkot Village and cross Jhang Khola and other some Monasteries and landscape of Kaligandaki River. After reached to Muktinath, you will free to visit there.
Today visit Muktinath Temple, where Hindu and Buddhist Pilgrimage pay to homage, you can see natural flaming, water spouts flowing and small ice lake to take a bath, it is said that if you take a bathe on icy lake, your sins can be splashed and become sacred in life. Then back down to Jomsom on foot.
Today, after breakfast, fly back to Pokhara and visit Pokhara City for sightseeing, there are many sightseeing points to visit and have enjoy.
We see you off at Hotel for domestic airport or private vehicle or Tourist Bus Station for your next destination.
Trip Cost Details
- What is Included
- Transportation from Kathmandu to Pokhara
- Accommodation on B/B basis in Pokhara
- Accommodation and all meals during trekking
- Flight Fare - Pokhara to Jomsom both way
- Trekking permit and Annapurna Conservation Fee
- Trekking Guide from Jomsom to Muktinath
- Pokhara to domestic airport or Tourist Bus Park
- What is Excluded
- Any unexpected costs that occur due to: * Weather, Trail, Road Blockage, River conditions,
- Due to circumstances such as: * Sickness, Government action, flight delays,
- Insurance and Emergency Rescue.
- Major changes in the itinerary
- Personal and free-time expenses
- Cold drinks or alcohol
- Extra hotel expenses
- Excess baggage charges
- Airport taxes
- Entry visas to Nepal