Jomsom Muktinath Trek - 12 Days

  • Duration:12 Days
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Trip Grade: Easy
  • Max. Altitude: 3710 Meters
  • Starts at: Kathmandu
  • Ends at: Kathmandu
  • Best Time: March-May, September-November (All around the Year)
  • Explore the holy temple of Muktinath
  • Experience the windy valley of Jomsom firsthand
  • Mesmerizing Himalayan vistas in the Annapurna range
  • Take a rejuvenating bath in the natural hot springs at Tatopani

Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a short trip where we go through a diverse cast of landscapes beginning from the lush green forests to barren Tibetan landscapes. The majestic Kaligandaki River, the world's deepest gorge, unique monasteries, authentic culture, and mesmerizing views of the majestic Himalayas fall under the long list of mesmerizing sights to be witnessed in the Jomsom Muktinath Trek.

Jomsom Muktinath Trek begins from the Kathmandu Day Tour. The stunning treasure trove of culture and nature awaits us.  We tour the UNESCO World Heritage sites around the city before making our way toward Pokhara from where the trail picks up. Heading out of Pokhara, We make our way toward Nayapul.  From where lush green forests surround the trail making its way towards Ulleri.  Known for the stunning views of Annapurna South (7219m) but also for the strenuous climb leading up to it.

Continuing through the forests filled with pine, fir, and rhododendron trees.  The trail continues ascending towards Ghorepani Poon Hill and then onto Tatopani.  Where a lovely bath in the hot water springs awaits us. The hamlet of Ghasa is the next step on our journey.  From where we make our way toward Marpha entering the windy valley.  Where the barren Tibetan landscape stretches as far as the eyes can see.

Crossing the enchanting city of Jomsom, we make our way toward Kagbeni.  Where thousands of Hindus come each year to offer offerings for their departed ancestors. The final few days of the trek take us to the holy temple of Muktinath.  And then back to Jomsom signaling the end of our Jomsom Muktinath Trek.

With so many things to see, it is usual to miss a thing or two but we are here to change all that. Tour Trekking Company has been accompanying travelers for over a decade in the region and we assure you a complete trip filled with unique sights, sounds, and memories. With our competent approach to providing excellent services to our clients, we are one of the best in the business.


After landing at Tribhuvan International Airport you will be received by Ace Vision Treks & Tours representatives who will drive you directly back to the hotel. With the activities of the day over you are free to head down to the local market to enjoy the stunning views of Thamel.

Overnight stay at a hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Max. Altitude:1, 300 m/4,264 ft
  • Accommodation:Hotel

The day begins early as we make our way towards Pokhara (820m.) taking on a 30-minute flight away from Kathmandu. After taking a short break we will drive to Nayapuland begin our trek toward Ulleri. Crossing Nayapul we reach the hamlet of Banthanti from where the stone steps lead up to Ulleri. 

  • Max. Altitude:2, 200 m/7,216 ft
  • Time:4-5 hours
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast

On the longest day of the entire trek, today, we make our way towards the stunning hamlet of Ghorepani where mesmerizing Himalayan vistas adorn the skyline. Guided by the stunning views and unique shape of Mt. Machhapuchhre (6,997m), the journey continues where it left off heading out through the lush green forests continuing to Ghorepani at the foot of the Himalayas. 

  • Max. Altitude:2, 880 m/ 9,446 ft
  • Time:5-6 hours
  • Accommodation:teahouse
  • Meals:Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast

Today, we make our way out of Ghorepani heading down towards Tatopani located on the banks of the Kaligandaki River. Enjoying the spectacular views of sunrise on the snowy summits of the Himalayas, we begin our slow descent towards Tatopani. The hamlet of Tatopani provides us with a relaxing option with its hot water springs alongside the enchanting natural views. 

  • Max. Altitude:1, 190 m/ 3,903 ft
  • Time:6-7 hours
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast

A day of lovely trekking alongside the Kaligandaki River, the journey continues its run through the winding Hilly trail accommodated by the lush green forests on either side. Continuing on, we reach the Rupse waterfall cascading down through the Rocky Mountains. The 300m tall waterfall has emerged as a popular tourist destination alongside the raging Kaligandaki River and the Kaligandaki Gorge which is also the deepest gorge in the world. 

  • Max. Altitude:2, 110 m/ 6,920 ft
  • Time:5-6 hours
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast

The day's journey sees us enter into the barren Tibetan landscape as we make our way towards Jomsom heading out of Ghasa. Through the clearing forests, the trail heads out blessed with stunning views of the Himalayas on the horizon. The hamlet of Marpha is well known for the apple orchards and varieties of products made from apples. 

  • Max. Altitude:2, 680 m/8,790 ft
  • Time:5-6 hours
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast

We begin our journey heading out of Marpha making our way towards the hamlet of Jomsom. The journey is a lovely one as the rocky Himalayan trail is replaced by a sandy barren trail with majestic mountains rising on either side of the way. Taking a brief rest at Jomsom, we begin our way heading up towards the hamlet of Kagbeni. 

  • Max. Altitude:2, 810 m/9,216 ft
  • Time:5-6 hours
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast

The day begins early as surrounded by the majestic Himalayas we begin our journey heading up towards the Muktinath. The region is inhabited by the local Gurung and Hindus who decide to settle down around the holy temple. Paying our respects at the holy temple we continue our exploration heading towards the flame which never goes out and the majestic statue of Gautam Buddha overlooking the entire valley down below. 

  • Max. Altitude:3, 710 m/ 12,168 ft
  • Time:3-4 hours
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast

After a lovely breakfast in the company of the majestic Himalayas, we begin our journey heading down towards the city of Jomsom. Crisscrossing through the barren landscape and accompanied by the fast-flowing Kaligandaki River, the trail continues its windy nature through the stone cairns gradually descending down towards the Jomsom valley. 

  • Max. Altitude:2, 710 m/8,888 ft
  • Time:3-4 hours
  • Accommodation:Teahouse
  • Meals:Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast

The day begins early as we head back to the stunning city of Pokhara taking on a 25-minute flight out of Jomsom. After landing at Pokhara we first head to the hotel where much-needed refreshments await us. With the activities of the day over you are free to journey around the local destinations like Phewa Lake, Peace Pagoda, Davis Falls, and Mahendra Cave on your own. Overnight stay at a hotel in Pokhara.

  • Max. Altitude:820 m/ 2,689 ft
  • Time:25 min
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Lunch, and Breakfast

On the final day of the trek, we head back towards the Kathmandu Valley taking on the winding roads of Prithvi Highway and the fast-flowing Trishuli River beside us. The journey crosses through hills moving past stunning Hilly landscapes to reach Kathmandu. After freshening up a lovely farewell dinner awaits us as we celebrate our successful journey.

  • Max. Altitude:1, 300 m/4,264 ft
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Meals:Breakfast

Once again Ace Vision Treks & Tours representatives will drop you back at Tribhuvan International Airport just in time for your next flight back home. We hope you had a lovely time with us.

    Cost Details
    What is Included
    • All ground transfers as per itinerary
    • 2 Night Accommodation in Kathmandu on BB plan
    • 1-night accommodation in Pokhara on BB plan
    • All meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek
    • Lodge or teahouse accommodation during the trek
    • Kathmandu to Pokhara By Flight
    • Jomsom to Pokhara By flight
    • Pokhara to Natapul/hille by Private Vehicle
    • Annapurna Conservation Area entry permits
    • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) fee
    • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide
    • Staff food, accommodation, salary & insurance
    • All governmental procedure
    What is not Included
    • Your Travel insurance
    • Nepal visa.
    • You will require 2 passport size photos
    • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
    • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara
    • Personal trekking equipment
    • Tips for trekking crews
    • Sightseeing and Monument fees
    • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the price include sections
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