Jomsom Muktinath Trekking lies in Annapurna Region. The Name “Annapurna” came after the Mount. Annapurna, which is the 10th highest mountain in the world. Annapurna is a series of peaks in the Himalaya, a 55-km-long Massif whose highest point, Annapurna I, stands at 8,091 m (26,538 ft). It is located east of a great gorge cut through the Himalaya by the most famous river, Kali Gandaki and which separates it from the Mount Dhaulagiri. Annapurna is a Sanskrit name which is translated as Goddess of the Harvests. In Hinduism, Annapurna is a goddess of fertility and agriculture. The Region, Annapurna is surrounded by many Himalayan ranges which include the Annapurna range, Dhaulagiri and Machhapuchhre – the famous fish-tail mountain that dominates the skyline above Pokhara. In addition this area possess the Kali Gandaki, the world’s deepest gorge of the world.
The Region Annapurna is famous for its trekking. In this region there are three major trekking routes, Jomsom, Muktinath, Annapurna Sanctuary which is also called Annapurna Base Camp and Annapurna Circuit. About two-thirds of the trekkers in Nepal visit the Annapurna region. The area is easily accessible, hotels and guesthouse in the hills are plentiful, and treks here offer good scenery of both high mountains and lowland villages..
This region offers varieties of flora and fauna form sub tropical to pine and you will grace by the heart touching blossoming rhododendron on your way. This area is also the home to copious wildlife like pika, blue sheep, snow leopards, tigers and Himalayan thar. Multiplicity of birds including multi –colored Impheyan, koklas and blood pheasants, offer you their natural beauty. In this region you will encounter with the Gurungs and Thakali people whose unique culture and religion makes you surprise. You will experience how friendly and open hearted these people are, and you can get a taste of their lifestyle by staying in their house and knowing their way of living and their culture and tradition
Rain shadow (Trans Himalayan) region semi-Tibetan cultural experiences holy Shiva’s pilgrimage site, pinnacle sceneries and landscape, stunning mountain views, down mid-hill mixed cultural trail, hot spring.
Fly to Jomsom from Pokhara, ascend up to Muktinath .
Max. Altitude 3800 m. Muktinath / 5-6 hr. average walking per day trek starts after breakfast, moderate trail.
Aug. to Mid Dec. and March to May.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu city, Swayambhunath, Patan sightseeing.
Day 03: Bouddhanth, Pashupatinath, Bhaktapur sightseeing.
Day 04:Drive to Pokhara.
Day 05:Fly to Jomsom, trek to Kaagbeni.
Day 06:Trek to Muktinath.
Day 07:Trek to Jomsom
Day 08:Fly to Pokhara.
Day 09:Pokhara sightseeing.
Day 10: Morning excursion to Sarangkot for sun rise view afternoon fly to Kathmandu.
Day 11: Free stay in Kathmandu.
Day 12: Departure transfer for international flight.