Jomsom Cultural Trek - 9 Days

Good to Know
  • Duration 9 Days
  • Trip Grade Easy
  • Starts/Ends Kathmandu to Kathmandu
  • Group Size 1-10
  • Max. Altitude 2804 M.
  • Best Season March, April, May and September, October, November

Jomsom Trek , which follows the most ancient traditional route in the trans-Himalaya route or salt trade route. This route passes several appealing villages with native people and animals. The trek follows the old trade route to Tibet along the bank of the Kali Gandaki exploring the great diversity of Annapurna region. Nepal is rich in its scenic beauty.  This statement will be justified when you visit Jomsom / Muktinath. You can find mixed cultures but majority of people belong to Gurung, Magars and Thakali.  Through Jomsom / Muktinath Trek, you can view amazing scenes like Lamjung Himal, Annapurna Himal Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri Himal, Dhawalagiri range, Tilicho peak. The trek grade is easy and moderate. The highest point is 3800m (Muktinath). As soon as you reach in Tatopani, the trek gets even more exciting as you can have an opportunity to relax in the lap of natural hot springs. This track leads to Kagbeni, which is the entrance gate of Mustang. In the past this was the forbidden kingdom leading to Muktinath, and is considered to be the most holy places for Hindus and Buddhists. The final day is trouble- free and will fly to Pokhara.

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Welcome to the Himalayan country of Nepal. You will meet our representatives at the Airport and then be transferred to the hotel. After arrival, we will give you briefing about the trip. If you have any questions or doubts about your trip, they should be asked and clarified at this time. You will stay overnight in Kathmandu.

    You will have breakfast early in the morning. You will then embark onto six hours of drive to Pokhara (915m), 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. As you go just out of the Kathmandu valley, you will see Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyandi River. You will follow the Marshyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. With pleasant weather, Pokhara is a tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa lake to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty. You will stay overnight in Pokhara (5-6 hrs).  

      After breakfast, you will catch a flight to Jomsom (2713 m) from Pokhara and then trek to Kagbeni (2895 m.) which takes about three hours. You begin your trek to Kagbeni along the banks of Kali Gandaki River. En route, you pass through arid part of Kali Gandaki river. You will stay overnight in Kagbeni (3-4 hrs).

        After breakfast, you will trek to Tukuche (2550m.) which takes about five hours. You will trek along the banks of Kali Gandaki for two hours until you reach Jomsom. From Jomsom, you can enjoy the splendid views of Tukuche peak, Nilgiri among many others. To reach Marpha from here, you trek along leveled path for one hour. Leaving Marpha, you begin your journey to Tukuche trekking along flat leveled path at the bank of Kali Gandaki River. Tukuche, a beautiful Thakali village, is well known for its monastery, panoramic view of Dhaulagiri over 8000 m. Also, there are excellent lodges for the guests offering services of standard quality. You will stay overnight in Tukuche (5-6 hrs).

          After breakfast, you will begin trek to Kalopani (2500m.) which takes about five and half hours. After trekking along the rocky trail along the banks of Kali Gandaki for nearly two hours you will reach Larjung. This is the view point for Dhaulagiri glacier, Tukuche peak, Dhaulgiri I and many others. You will also find apple orchard in and around Larjung. After trekking along flat leveled path, you cross a suspension bridge and after passing through the jungle you reach Kokkethanti where you can enjoy lunch. There are many good lodges lying along the banks of Kali Gandaki River. Finally you have to trek along flat leveled path passing few villages, lodges and cross a suspension bridge to reach Kalopani. This is a magnificent village surrounded by green forests from where you can have closer view of Annapurna I. You will stay overnight in Kalopani (5-6 hrs). 

            After breakfast, trek to Jomsom (2713 m.) takes about six hours. While trekking along the banks of Kali Gandaki River, you will be mesmerized by the views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak and many other unnamed mountains and peaks along the way. This day, you pass through jungle, villages and rocky trail from place to place. To reach Jomsom from Tukuche, you trek along flat trail along the banks of Kali Gandaki River. While trekking, you pass Tibetan refugee camp situated near Marpha, apple orchard, distillery, Agriculture Development farm and beautiful hills. You will stay overnight in Jomsom (6-7 hrs).

              On the fifth day, you will catch flight to Pokhara and spend the day at leisure, relaxing, and maybe enjoying a massage or enjoy sightseeing around Pokhara valley. You will stay overnight in Pokhara.

                You have breakfast being of the early morning. Then drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, which takes about six hours. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, En route, you could enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. You will stay overnight in Kathmandu.

                  After breakfast you will have some free time until the time to leave the international airport for your final departure.

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                    What's Included
                    • Arrival & departure transportation by  private vehicle
                    • Two night accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast. 
                    • Two night accommodation in Pokhara with Breakfast 
                    • Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu by tourist coach. 
                    • 04 nights 05 days trekking with all meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
                    • Guide and Porter during trekking ( porter carry maximum 20 k.g and one porter between two person). 
                    • Guide and Porter Insurance. 
                    • ACAP ( Annapurna Conservation Area Permit)
                    • TIMS Card ( Trekker's Information Management System) 
                    • Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara flight tickets
                    • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu.
                    • Trekking achievement certificate
                    • Adventure Himalayan Tshirt
                    • Lunch / Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
                    • Travel Insurance of clients
                    • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
                    • Tips for staff
                    • Emergency evacuation expenses, helicopter
                    • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. in such case extra will be charged as per actual.
                    • Anything not mentioned in cost includes
                    Dates and Prices
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                    Start DateStarts: MondayOct 02, 2023End DateEnds: TuesdayOct 10, 2023PricePriceUS$895StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateStarts: ThursdayOct 05, 2023End DateEnds: FridayOct 13, 2023PricePriceUS$895StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateStarts: MondayOct 09, 2023End DateEnds: TuesdayOct 17, 2023PricePriceUS$895StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateStarts: ThursdayOct 12, 2023End DateEnds: FridayOct 20, 2023PricePriceUS$895StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateStarts: MondayOct 16, 2023End DateEnds: TuesdayOct 24, 2023PricePriceUS$895StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateStarts: ThursdayOct 19, 2023End DateEnds: FridayOct 27, 2023PricePriceUS$895StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateStarts: MondayOct 23, 2023End DateEnds: TuesdayOct 31, 2023PricePriceUS$895StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateStarts: ThursdayOct 26, 2023End DateEnds: FridayNov 03, 2023PricePriceUS$895StatusStatusAvailable
                    Start DateStarts: MondayOct 30, 2023End DateEnds: TuesdayNov 07, 2023PricePriceUS$895StatusStatusAvailable

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