Jomsom Muktinath Trek takes you to the foothills of the Annapurna Mountain Range and offers a wide range of scenic views, landscapes, and delightful cultural experiences. Along the route, trekkers get to enjoy the lush pine and rhododendron forest, pilgrimage sites, and the local culture of Gurung, Thakali, and Tibetan villages. This trek offers a sunrise view from Poon Hill over Annapurna Range and a chance to visit the Muktinath Temple. Similarly, stunning views of the Nilgiri, Annapurna, and Dhaulagiri ranges will offer mesmerizing breaks every once in a while.
The Jomsom Muktinath Trek starts with your arrival in Kathmandu. After a brief stay in the valley visiting some of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, the trip begins. From Kathmandu, you will take a scenic drive along the hilly region of Nepal to Pokhara and then start the trek from Nayapul. The initial part of the trek takes you past farmlands local ethnic villages and dense rhododendron forest to Ghorepani. Ghorepani is a beautiful village that offers breathtaking views of the snowcapped mountains. A short hike from Ghorepani will take you to Poonhill which provides the panoramic view of Annapurna I (8091m), Annapurna South (7219m), Dhaulagiri (8167m), Machhapuchhre (6997m), and Nilgiri (7061m). From Poonhill, you will make your way towards Ghasa crossing Tatopani with its natural hot spring. On your climb uphill to Ghasa you will pass through the deepest gorge in the world, Kali Gandaki Gorge, and make your way through Marpha and Kagbeni to Muktinath. Muktinath temple is a sacred temple with religious importance to both Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. After visiting the holy place of Muktinath, you will retrace your steps and make your way to Jomsom. From Jomsom, you will catch a flight to Pokhara. Once you drive to Kathmandu from Pokhara, it marks the end of this trek.
Eternal Himalaya has been organizing treks in the Annapurna region for more than a decade now. Our experienced trek guides will accompany you throughout the trek and will help you complete the trek successfully and also help you interact with the local community. You will be accommodated in the finest lodges and transportation.