Muktinath Jomsom Trek is such a natural beautiful and one which has the classic taste trekking region. While will be go through this trek, the desert place and Tibetan plateau would be the very unique feature. In this trekking region most of the attraction for trekker which as a beutiful villages like Kagbeni village.
(Kagbeni village is such a wonderful place. In this village for famous old monastery more than five hundreds years old and old royal palace more than thousand years old and mixed Gurung and Tibetan Gurung people residents village and hindus and buddhist pilgrimag place of Kaligandaki river etc), Marpha Village (Marpha village is a famous for apple garden and kinds of product of apples like wine, apple sider, apple brandy etc, and also Thakali people’s big residents and their culture), Tukuche, Syang Village, Jomsom.Thini Village, Jharkot, Muktinath, Jhong village and other more beautiful villages and monasteris.
And trekker can be see many beautful mountains range like Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna I (8091m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Dhampus Peak(5950m), Nilgiri (6940m), Baraha Shikhar (7647m) Tilicho Peak (7134m), Muktinath Himal, Trong peak (6145m) and more other mountains range. Similarly, Muktinath which is in fact the destination of this trekking has great value for the Hindus and Buddhists as it refers the place of nirvana. However, Hindus name it as one of forms of Lord Bishnu whereas Buddhists worship it to be as Avalokiteshwara. Scenic ecstasy around Muktinath region would make trekkers feel total worth of journey. Mainly, the both natural gifts like Fire Flame Gompa (Monastery), Narsingh Gompa (Monastery), Sangdo Gompa, and Shiv Parvati Temple and 108 natural running water taps can be the central point to be here. Among such gifts, Fire Gompa (Monastery) which people often publicize as Jwal Mai (Fire Flame) or Four elements temple, has unique feature for burning flame exists inside.
Beside it you can also hear the flow of underground stream, and the incredible craftsmanship at the old monasteries would welcome as your expedition progresses.The inhabited groups like Thkali, Magar etc. living in the naturally awesome landscape is stunning on the one hand whereas their hospitality culture and tradition will make you feel of being in absolutely different area. Enjoying Natural ‘Hot spring‘ at Tatopani is another quite nice attraction of this regions. In this regions for trekking the best time to be here is in between January to May and Augst to December.
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<p>After your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in medieval and modernized Kathmandu, you will be warmly greeted by our office representative and transferred to the hotel. After check-in and some refreshments, our senior guide will come to meet you and give you a brief orientation about Jomsom Muktinath Trek. You can then go for a stroll down the street to get familiar with the neighborhoods, have supper and go to bed. This is your first overnight in the valley of temples and cows, probably the most in the world - breakfast</p><p>Day 02: Drive to Kathmandu- Pokhara (820m.) 7hrs. by Tourist bus or by flight 35minutes over night at hotel in Pokhara.</p>
<p>After breakfast, we leave our hotel early morning for a drive with scenic views along the road to Pokhara via Prithivi national highway. The drive could take roughly 7-8 hrs to reach Pokhara. We also have the option for a flight from Kathmandu to Pokhara for 35 minutes. We will visit some prime spots in the lake city after refreshing at our hotel we will do a tour of some beautiful places in Pokhara that include Davids fall (if we reach early by road), and the Phewa Lake, etc. we then do an overnight at our hotel by the lake in the lovely ‘city of lakes’ on BB Plan.</p>
<p>We take a scenic flight to Jomsom in the early morning and it takes 25 minutes to touch down at the airport. While we are on a flight, it brings us close to the mountains of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges. And after we reach Jomsom, we will take our hot breakfast and then we begin our trek to Kagbeni for two hours along the Kaligandaki gorge. We do a trek with the wind, the terrain and it becomes much more barren and the breeze increases.</p>
<p>From Kagbeni, the trail leads on to the Kaligandaki plains in the rainy season. The road diverts to the right bank of the river plain, & the walk is pleasant with few ups and downs most of the way to a place called Ekali Bhatti (lonely inn) where there are three or four tea-houses at present. Earlier, it used to be the only tea-house in the area when it got its namesake, ‘Eklai–Bhatti’. From here, the path splits into two ways, the one higher up leads to Muktinath & the other route takes us to upper Mustang and Tibet via Kagbeni. In this area, we will explore the holy places of Hindus like an eternal flame coming from natural gas next to a spring which is considered as a holy place. We continue our trek to Ranipauwa, where we will stay overnight in our lodge.</p>
<p>Today, there are two trails to get to Jomsom. The first trail is the same route that we trekked up yesterday and the second trail goes via Lupra, which is an interesting and scenic trekking trail to catch Jomsom. We will get the chance to see spectacular mountains view including Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri before descending to Lupra Rivers. Lupra is an isolated village with legendary. After 6/7 hours walk, we will reach Marpha village. Marpha is famous for the Apple garden place of Nepal. Another attraction of the Marpha village is the ancient Thakali community village and typical architecture. The houses of the village have flat roofs and whitewashed walls. Overnight at the lodge.</p>
<p>During Marpha to Kalopani trek you will pass some suspension bridges over Kali Gandaki River to reach to another side of the river. Through the Marpha to Kalopani path you will enter along the pine forest and sometimes you need go to the side of the hill and sometimes down the bed of the river. In between Marpha to Kalopani trek you will get the opportunity to refresh yourself as there are some lodges in the place.</p>
<p>Kalopani to Tatopani trail in Kaligandaki valley is essentially designed for those who aspire to savor the beauty of stunning hilly landscapes, dramatic valleys, and incredible Himalayan vistas. This exotic travel leads you through some of the pristine natural panorama and remote human settlements of the western region. You will also be treated with the rich cultural possession of Gurung & Thakali ethnic groups as you pass by Thakali villages on the way.</p><p>Hiking the Annapurna circuit trail takes you along the Marshyangdi valley. This track is the most fascinating part where the Kali Gandaki gorge is discovered. This is the deepest gorge on earth, and in the dry season the river looks inconspicuous, while in the wet season it becomes a sight to look at. The Kali Gandaki river valley is a beautiful place to visit in Nepal.</p>
<p>After breakfast, we follow the Kali Gandaki trail for about 10 minutes crossing a suspension bridge & next in a few minutes again we hike across an old airy suspension bridge which we encounter upfront. As the trail drops up through Durbin Danda, the hills are extensively terraced. Sikha is a large village with shops and hotels, from there the trail ascends gently to Ghara at 1705m. The trail makes an ascending steeply to Shikha and this is where we bunk out overnight at the lodge.</p>
<p>The trails continue ascending to Ghorepani via Chitre. This day brings you through green scenic terraces & villages & Rhododendron forest as well. March & April will be colorful with blooming rhododendrons all over. This flower is the National flower of Nepal. The last 10 minutes leads you up the trail with some steep ascending through roots of Rhododendrons & then you reach amazing Ghorepani. It's a huge settlement with hotels & lodges as well as shops. Overnight at the local lodge.</p>
<p>This morning after an early wakeup call with some hot coffee, we will get up early and hike up to Poon Hill at 3210m. From here you will see superb views of the sunrise and a panoramic view of the Himalayas, including Mt. Dhaulagiri, Annapurna South, Fishtail, and others. After visiting Poonhill, we will come back to Ghorepani, have our breakfast, and continue walking to Tadapani. Overnight at the guesthouse.</p>
<p>The Ghandruk trail descends steeply through forests to the village of Ghandruk at 1950m where we will arrive around noon. We will enjoy the views of waterfalls, landscapes, Annapurna South, Himchuli, Fishtail and many more so we have the afternoon to visit the Annapurna conservation office and museum. You can also move by descending to Seauli Bazar for 2 hours more. And overnight at the lodge.</p>
<p>This day, mostly we walk down where the trails are set up by stone stairs. This is a lovely hike through nature with beautiful scenery of the rice field with villages along the trail. The last two hours of the trail follow Modi River. At Birethanti, we meet a junction for Ghorepani before crossing a bridge. There is a check post for your permit & TIMS card. Thus, the trail continues for half an hour more to reach Nayapul where we take a car or jeep & then drive to Pokhara, approximately one & half hours along a scenic route via Kande & Naudanda. Around Naudanda, you can see Pokhara valley with beautiful Fewa Lake. Overnight at the hotel inclusive breakfast.</p>
<p>While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, we head up to Damauli, Dumre, Mugling, and Kurintar where Nepal's first Cable car is operated to reach Manakamana Temple, this is a temple where most Nepalese come to have their wishes granted before leaving home or getting married. From Naubise we climb up to Thankot, the gateway to Kathmandu and finally reach our hotel & a lovely soft warm bed.</p>
<p>As part of our tour, we will first visit Pashupatinath after breakfast and witness the various rituals, ceremonies and funeral processions that happen on the riverbanks of the holy Bagmati. We will then head to Boudhanath, followed by a visit to the hilltop stupa of Swayambhunath. If time permits, we will also explore the Kathmandu Durbar Square. Otherwise, we will head back to Thamel where you can shop for any souvenirs that you may want. Finally, we will end our day at a quality restaurant where you can enjoy a traditional Nepali meal as farewell dinner.</p>
<p>After breakfast and our last day in Kathmandu, our vehicle and escorts will be on standby to drop you to the international airport three hours before our scheduled flight back home. meeting you has been a great honor and we pray for your Safe journey home and will reflect on the wonderful times we spent together. Bon Voyage!!! We hope to see you again someday…</p><p></p>
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