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Overview

Jomsom Trek is one of the popular classic treks in the Mustang area that holds the world’s deepest ravine of the Kali Gandaki River.  Also, the trek will appeal you with the superb peaks of Annapurna-I as well as Dhaulagiri which exceeds the height of 8000m. You will get the chance to explore the caves, old monastery, meet with local tribes and picturesque scenes of the diverse landscapes. You will pass by almost barren setting, a steep rock-strewn path moving up and down hill and fascinating views of Nilgiri, Dhaulagiri, Annapurna, and a number of other peaks.

The maximum altitude of the trek is 3800m and anyone from any age group with a fair level of fitness can choose to go for Jomsom trek. You will ascend through rice terraces and pass through villages occupied by the local people, typically the Gurungs. As soon as you reach in Tatopani, you can relax in natural hot springs. The magnificence of the Dhaulagiri Glacier comes into view walking further up next to the first sight of the breezy Tibetan raised ground before reaching to the sacred site of Muktinath lying at 3800m. The holy temple includes 108 taps and mystifying natural gas that glows fire eternally.

Boundless Himalaya Trekking and Expeditions arranges Jomsom Trek that actually attracts large number trekkers annually. It is also amongst the areas with first-rate lodges to stay overnight. The scenery and way of life here are best part to see and you can stay away from the high altitude sickness with proper acclimatization days and still enjoy fine weather and views.

A. Itinerary in Detail (16 Days)

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu/ Welcome from the airport / transfer to hotel / introduction program and briefing about the trip / overnight Kathmandu.
 
Day 02 : A full day’s sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley to include all important heritage sites /  Afternoon pre-trip discussion regarding the trek /overnight Kathmandu

 Day 03 : Drive by luxury bus to Pokhara / beautiful scenery along / approx 6 hours / transfer hotel / exploration around / overnight Pokhara

Day 04: An early fly to Jomsom 2710m / approx  25 – 30 minutes flights /  trek to Kagbeni 2750m/ approx 3:30 hours / overnight Kagbeni

Day 05: Trek to Muktinath 3802m / approx 5 hours / overnight Muktinath

Day 06: Trek to Marpha 2670m / approx 6 hours / overnight Marpha

Day 07: Trek to Ghasa 2010m / approx 6 hours / overnight Ghasa

Day 08: Trek  to Tatopani(Natural hot spring) 1190m / approx 6 hours / overnight Tatopani

Day 09: Trek to Shikha 1935m / approx 5 hours / overnight Shikha

Day 10: Trek to Ghorepani 2860m / approx 4:30 hours / overnight Ghorepani

Day 11: Early morning hike Poon Hill 3210m / magnificent Himalayan sunrise views / views of Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Machhapuchhre and others / trek to Tadapani 2520m / approx 6:30 hours / overnight Tadapani

Day 12: Trek to Ghandrung 1950m / approx 3 hours / overnight Ghandrunk

Day 13: Trek to Nayapul / approx 5 hours / approx one our drive by car to Pokhara / transfer hotel / overnight Pokhara

Day 14 : Free day Pokhara / sightseeing exploration around / overnight Pokhara 

Day 15 : Drive to Kathmandu / transfer hotel / overnight Kathmandu

Day 16 : Transfer to airport / fly back home or onward destination

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private car
  • Entry fees when sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • National Park Trekking/Entry Permit
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee
  • Round trip / internal flights / overland transport / if needed / as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in guest houses/lodges during the trek
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) a day during the trek
  • Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staff
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
  • Airport transfers for internal flights
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and rucksack if required
  • Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure

Cost Excludes

  • Meals other than breakfast when staying in hotels
  • Personal expenses and bar bills
  • Clients’ travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Important Note and Optional Activities

Please note: All the trekking itineraries are flexible and can be revised in order to best meet your requirements i.e. your time, interests etc. Please make contact with us if you have any special requirements or interest.

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