Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

Trekking in Annapurna area, Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is one of the most popular holiday in Nepal, lies to northwest of Pokhara valley. Jomsom is known as windy valley after mid day strong wind blow. The Jomsom Muktinath trek is a part of the Annapurna Round and perhaps the single most popular trekking .The diverse landscapes and cultures to be found along the trail. It offers a marvelous insight into the rural life of Nepalese people, beautiful mountain scenery and pilgrims site. The main feature of this trek is walking through the gorge carved by the Kali Gandaki River. Jomsom is the gateway of the Nepal's hidden treasure" Mustang", the trekker can see the landscape of mustang and reach to the Hindu's and Buddhist's sacred pilgrimage Muktinath. 
Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is indeed a classical trek, essentially the final third of the Annapurna Circuit, follows the Kali Gandaki Valley between the soaring peak of Annapurna & Dhaulagiri. Finally, it emerges to the north of the main Himalayan range, on the dry, desert highlands - like Tibetan Plateau. A several days walk beyond Jomsom valley, takes you the final destination to Muktinath known as the holy pilgrims. Muktinath is sacred place for both of religious people in Nepal at high mountains. You will then return to Pokhara by taking a flight from Jomsom.

Detail Itinerary of Jomsom Muktinath Trekking

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m.) 
You will be received by our representatives and will be transferred to hotel. After checking into our rooms, stay Overnight in hotel Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour.
Half day Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour of three places: Kathmandu: Swayambu Nath Stupa, famous hindu Temple of Pashupatinath and buddhist pilgrims of Bouddhanath Stupa , Overnight at hotel.

DDay 03 : Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m.).
Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara .

Day 04 :Pokhara to Tikhedhunga.
One hour drive to Nayapul (1050m.) by private Car / Van, Then Trek to Tikhedhunga.

Day 05 :Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2675 m.)
Trek from Tikhedunga to Ghorepani .

Day 06 : Hiking to Poonhill (3120m.) – Back to Ghorepani, and Trek to Tatopani (1190m) from Ghorepani , 7 hrs.
In the morning, we will get up early and go for hiking to Poon Hill. From here you will see fantastic view of sunrise, and panoramic view of Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail and others. Then, we will come back to Ghorepani, have a hot breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani.

Day 07 : Tatopani to Ghasa (2100m) .
Trek to Ghasa (2100m) from Tatopani , 6 hrs

Day 08 : Ghasa to Tukuche (2590m) .
Trek to Tukuche (2590m) from Ghasa , 6 hrs

Day 09 : Tukuche to Kagbeni (2810m) .
Trek to Kagbeni (2810m) from Ghasa 6hrs

Day 10: Kagbeni to Muktinath (3802m) .
Trek to Muktinath (3802m) from Kagbeni , 5 hrs

Day 11: Muktinath to Jomsom 6 hrs.
From muktinath to jomsom,it takes 5 hours walking.

Day 12: Jomsom to Pokhara, fly (18 mins).
Flight is at morning,Jomsom to pokhara flight takes approxmately 18 minutes.

Day 13 : Fly back to Kathmandu 30 minutes.

Day 14 : Final Departure from Kathmandu.
Today you will transfer to the international airport for your final departure.

Source :http://www.buddhanepaltrek.com

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