Jomsom Trek and Chitwan Explore- 14 Days

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  • Duration 14 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate

Jomsom Trek and Chitwan Explore is another exciting 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 move down to Nayapul.

Some highlight sports of this trek are travelling around the beautiful Kagbeni, Muktinath, Dhaulagiri with an ice flow, the deepest gorge of the world the Kali Gandaki, Tatopani (Hot spring), PoonHill (Sunrise) and other wonderful views. The maximum height that you will be trekking is 5550m and the trekking days can be re arranged according to the availability of your time.  

We then move onto Chitwan National Park for day.  We experience an elephant ride, and even have the opportunity to take a canoe ride in the river, surrounded by magnificent flora and fauna of the region.  It is an incredible experience that you will never forget. The highlight of the Jomsom Trek and Chitwan Explore is visiting the heaven and gigantic Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and Kali Gandaki from Poon Hill, as well as experience of different landscapes. The mixture of nice looking community, pastureland at Ghaundrug, hot spring. Jomsom Trek and Chitwan Explore will give you lifelong memories full of experiences unlike any other.

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Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, the Adventure Himalayan representatives will pick you up and transfer you to the hotel. After refreshment, you will be briefed in short about your tour by our guide or tour leader.  If you have any questions or doubts about your trip then they should be asked and clarified at this time. Overnight stay at hotel.

    Kathmandu Valley includes several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including Pashupatinath (famous Hindu temple and cremation ground) Boudhanath (massive Buddhist stupa). We can also visit Swyambhunath, also known as Monkey Temple, which was built roughly 2000 years ago.  Finally, we can visit Patan, city of fine arts. In the afternoon, you will be meeting with your trekking guide and will check all the necessary things. Overnight stay at the hotel.

      It's about a 6 hrs drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara through the Prithvi Highway. The forest above the stream, waterfalls and the terraced hillside that can be seen are fabulous. We continue on to Nayapul and then to Tikhedhunga.  Overnight in tea house.

        The trek begins by ascending the steep uphill trail for about a couple of hours to Ulleri. Then it goes through the rhododendron forest. After having lunch at Banthanti, the trail leads gradually to Ghorepani, a Magar dominated village, which is located at the middle of the rhododendron forest. Overnight at lodge. 

          Wake up to catch the early morning sunrise view over the snow capped Himalayas. It’s extremely breathtaking and the views of Annapurna, Manaslu, Dhaulagiri, Fishtail and the surrounding strike you. Hiking down to Ghorepani, have a breakfast and trek further to Tadapani Via Deurali and a lunch place at Banthanti. Overnight at lodge. 

            Kali Gandaki, known as the deepest gorge, is the place where the trek starts. This is the finest place for walking all along the Kali Gandaki riverside. Before Dana (1450m), you will cross Bhalo Khola and around 30 minutes we will see a high waterfall. Ghasa, which is famous for its Thakali villages is at the end of the narrowest path of Kali Gandaki. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.  

              This track keeps following along the Kali Gandaki River, a narrow ravine. On the way you can snap lots of photos. The trek will end in the village of Tukuche. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

                Muktinath is the most beautiful and adventures place for the trek. Almost immediately as you enter the first thing that you will see is the village of Khobang. Still you need to walk more before arriving in Muktinath. At this point you will have some lunch so that you can carry on the Kaligandaki River. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

                  On the 10th day the trek continues throughout the Kali Gandaki Valley to Marpha. Marpha is supposed to be home for many apple orchids as well as all the range of food products.  Apple Brandy is a local area of expertise. It is said that if you got an opportunity to taste that Brandy you are a lucky one. Overnight at guesthouse.

                    We head back to Pokhara for sightseeing about the area.  There are temples we can visit, and there are also plenty of other activities such as canoeing, biking, and generally wandering around.  Phewa Lake is a beautiful place to hangout, and it offers stunning panoramic views of the Annapurna range.  

                      After having breakfast you will drive to Chitwan from Pokhara. Arriving at Sauraha, you get to see the beautiful sunrise and various sights along the Rapti River. The advantages of driving to Chitwan is that you can enjoy passing through beautiful Tharu communities. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

                        This is a major highlight our trip in which you can enjoy participating in exciting and adventurous activities like elephant riding, jungle safari, bird watching, village sightseeing, elephant breeding center, and many more. These activities will give you lasting memories. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

                          On the 14th day you will return to Kathmandu after an exciting Jungle Safari.  We will arrive at Kathmandu in the evening and then you will be transferred into the hotel directly. Overnight stay in a hotel. 

                            We will transport you to the airport.  Thanks for trekking with Adventure Himalayan Travels.  We look forward to seeing you again!

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                              What's Included
                              • 7 nights and 8 days of food and accommodation during trek (local lodge)
                              • Transportation from Kathmandu to trekking departure point, flight from Jomsom to Pokhara, ride from Pokhara to Chitwan, and then back to Kathmandu
                              • English speaking local expert guide, porters( porter carry maximum 20 k.g and one porter between two person)
                              • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) fees
                              • Annapurna Conservation permit (ACAP)
                              • Three nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu at bed and breakfast, one night accommodation in Pokhara at bed and breakfast
                              • Two nights in Chitwan, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included
                              • All activities in Chitwan - elephant riding, jungle safari, canoeing, village tour, etc.
                              • Airport transfers and escort
                              • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
                              • Equipment & clothing for porter & staffs
                              • Equipment (sleeping bag, first aid kit, oximeter etc.)
                              • Insurance for all staff & porters
                              • Trekking achievement certificate
                              • Adventure Himalayan Tshirt
                              • Nepal visa - Multiple Entry 30 days - USD 50  (Details in Visa Page)
                              • International flight
                              • Insurance for clients (i.e. helicopter evacuation, etc.)
                              • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu and Pokhara
                              • Hot Shower and electronic charging fees at guest houses during the trek
                              • Alcoholic drinks, candies, etc.
                              • Extra accommodation and meals outside of itinerary
                              • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
                              • Tips, any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason, table drinks, snacks while walking. 
                              Client Reviews
                              • Kat-Pok-Jom-Muktiunath


                                Hi Ram/Rana ji, It was a great trip organized by your agency for Kat-Pok-Jom-Muktiunath, everything was in a proper manner and also you co-operated a lot for the unpredictable problems which came during the trip. It was fun, exhilirating and orderly. For all my future trips I will defintely contact you people to organise the same. Thanks and Regards, Ankit Agarwal

                                Ankit Agrawal
                                Ankit AgrawalIndia,Sep 18, 2017

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