Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Day 01 Arrive Kathmandu Arrive Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02 Kathmandu Sightseeing
1/2 Day sightseeing to Monkeys Temple and trekking permit arrangements. O/N in Kathmandu.
Day 03 Kathmandu -Pokhara
Drive or fly to 200 km. west from Kathmandu. Meet the trekking crew in Pokhara.
Day 04 Pokhara - Lumle - Tikhe Dhunga ( 1491m)
We drive to the large village of Lumle and the hamlet of Chandrakot. From here the trail descends steeply to Birethanti on the banks of the Modi Khola. We follow the east bank of the Bhurungi with some detours to avoid cliffs. Along the way, various hamlets offer ample camping possibilities but if Ghorepani is the objective for the next day it is better to push on to Tikhe Dhunga.
Day 05 Tikhe Dhunga - Ghorepani(2774m)
The trail ascends a steep stone staircase to Ulleri village then more pleasantly through rhododendron forest. There is a hut with water and a small camp site about 1 hr. above Ulleri, and further, on the stream is followed, providing water for a meal stop. Arrive at the top of the Ghorepani pass and Camp there.
Day 06 Ghorepani - Tatopani
The downhill trail follows the Jomsom route. Across the rhododendron forest, we pass some small villages and walk along side the Ghaja Khola. In Tatopani (Hot Spring) there are natural hot water springs - time for a "Scrub-up".
Day 07 Tatopani - Ghasa
A lovely day walking along Kaligandaki riverside, gradually ascending with transition into sub-tropical vegetation. Very interesting suspension bridges to be crossed that makes your trek exciting. Arrive Ghasa an ethnic Thakali village.
Day 08 Ghasa - Marpha The trails follows the Kaligandaki river through the narrow gorge, passing through Thakali traditional villages. Marpha is the main inhabitants of the ethnic group of Thakalis.
Day 09 Marpha - Kagbeni
An easy and lovely day walking along the riverside to Jomsom the district headquarters of Mustang district. This is the most interesting town in the area. The spectacular views of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche peak and Dhampus peak will make you buy some extra rolls of film. Arrive Kagbeni, the entry point of the upper Mustang for overnight stop.
Day 10 Kagbeni - Muktinath
Gradually ascend to Muktinath one of the most important sites for Hindus. The holy water flows from the 108 carved spouts surrounding the Bishnu Temple in a grove of secret poplars.
Day 11 Muktinath - Jomsom
Return trek to Jomsom.
Day 12 Jomsom - Pokhara
Fly to Pokhara, free day.
Day 13 Pokhara - Kathmandu
Day 14 Kathmandu
Kathmandu Free day on your own in Kathmandu.
Day 15 Departure
Kathmandu Airport Transfer After breakfast drive to Airport for your onward destination