Jomsom Muktinath Trek


  • Visit Pokhara and explore Phewa Lake and Barahi temple
  • Embark on an adventurous trek in the western Himalayan in Nepal
  • Trek in the Annapurna Conservation Area following the trails to Kali Gandaki valley
  • Visit Marpha village where there grows apples
  • Trek through picturesque villages resided by people from different communities like Gurungs, Magars, Manangis, Thakalis, etc. 
  • Visit one of the pilgrimage sites in Nepal, Muktinath Temple
  • Trek through the Kali Gandaki gorge, the deepest gorge in the world
  • Enjoy natural hot springs in Tatopani
  • Explore beautiful Ghorepani village and hike to Poon Hill 
  • Experience mountain lifestyle and get to see the cultural heritage of the villagers along the trail

Jomsom Muktinath Trek is also a part of the Annapurna circuit trek, which is located behind the Annapurna Himalayan trail. Jomsom receives the least rainfall all-round the year. Muktinath is a pilgrimage site of Buddhist and Hindus located in the Muktinath valley.

These two places lie on the Tibetan plate at a maximum altitude of 3800 m. Panoramic view of Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri can be observed. Besides snow-capped mountain, the world deepest gorge Kali Gandaki gorge also can be observed. This trek involves walking along the small and big hills, bank of Kaligandaki river, forest, hill,  desert, etc. There are lots of viewpoints on the trail, out of which one of the famous viewpoint is Kagbeni.

The best season for Jomsom Muktinath trek is autumn and spring. Beside these two seasons the trek is possible in winter, but in winter the weather is very cold and heavy fall may obstruct the trail. Summer season is impossible for trek due danger of landslide, avalanche due to rainfall. Besides children and very old age group, this trek is suitable for all other ages. This track consists of walking all along the Annapurna trail for 15 to 21 days which vary with people.

Jomsom Muktinath trek consists of various stuffs such as hot springs, rivers, gorges, spectacular sunrise etc. Trekker can enjoy hot spring on this trek for relaxation. Along the trail different villages inhabited by various ethnic group are encountered. Mostly, a Gurung Village on the way offers paid guest. Gurung people have warm hospitality. The houses in those reasons are unique of architecture made up of mud and stone which are constructed to prevent cold wind and keep them warm. Hotels and lodges are presently in trekking route with tasty continental food and fine accommodation. People with a walking problem can also have a transportation facility on gravel road.

The scene is breathtaking. Jomsom Muktinath trek provides the world best mountain scenery. Those spectacular views help trekkers to relax and bond with the nature. These reason receive least rainfall in Nepal so there is little vegetation which provide the uniqueness to the hills of that area. Nepal Pioneer Treks & Expedition is glad to operate this tour for you to make it your lifetime experience.


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                          • Two nights accommodation in Kathmandu with twin sharing at tourist standard hotel (Bed and Breakfast)
                          • All Ground and air transportation. Pick up and drop.
                          • Full board meal 3 times a day (B+L+D) during the trek days including tea & coffee (served in a cup).
                          • English speaking trekking guide who has been authorized by the Nepal government and necessary number of porters (According to the group size) with their insurance, salary, accommodation, and meals.
                          • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu with Cultural show. (Ethnic music and dance)
                          • All the necessary official documents, TIMS Permit, Trekking Permit, etc.
                          • Sleeping bags and down jackets if necessary.
                          • First Aid kit.
                          • Trekking Route map.
                          • Insurance of Guide and Porters.
                          • All required local and government tax.
                          • Nepal Visa fee and International flight.
                          • Meal except for Breakfast in Kathmandu.
                          • All personal expenses such as bar bills, water, extra tea/coffee, snacks, battery re-charge, laundry service, etc.
                          • Personal clothing and gears.
                          • Tips to guide and porters.
                          • Cost raised by flight cancellation, emergency rescue charges, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness, re-routing etc which are not under our control.
                          • Monument entrance fees.
                          Additional Information

                          Jomsom Muktinath trek best time

                          The best time to do the Jomsom Muktinath trekking depends on your personal preferences and the type of weather you prefer. Here are a few things to consider:

                          Autumn (September to November): This is the most popular time to do the Jomsom Muktinath trek in Nepal. The weather is usually clear and dry, with warm days and cool nights. This is a great time to see the stunning mountain views and beautiful forests.

                          Spring (March to May): Spring is another great time to do the Jomsom Muktinath trek as the weather is warm and dry with clear skies. The rhododendron forests are in full bloom during this time, which makes the scenery extremely gorgeous.

                          Monsoon (June to August): The Annapurna region experiences heavy rainfall during the monsoon season, which can make the trails muddy and slippery. Trekking during this time can be very challenging, with high risks of landslides.

                          Winter (December to February): Winter season also recommended for Jomsom Muktinath trekking.

                          Jomsom Muktinath trek solo

                          Trekking the Jomsom Muktinath solo can be a rewarding and memorable experience, but it's important to be prepared and aware of the potential risks and challenges. Make sure you are in good physical shape, properly acclimatize to the altitude, and have a plan in place for emergencies. If you ask our advice, then we say trek with a guide for a more immersive and hassle-free experience. 

                          Consider the below things if you are planning to do the Jomsom Muktinath trek without a guide:

                          Safety: As with any solo travel, it's important to be aware of your surroundings and take necessary precautions to ensure your safety. This may include carrying a first aid kit, staying in touch with friends or family, and being mindful of your surroundings.

                          Physical preparedness: The Jomsom Muktinath Trek is a physically demanding trek, with long days of hiking at high altitudes. It's important to be in good physical shape and properly acclimatize to the altitude before embarking on the trek.

                          Logistics: Solo travelers will need to arrange their transportation, accommodation, and meals. It's a good idea to plan and research the best options for each stage of the trek.

                          Emergencies: It's important to have a plan in place for emergencies, such as injury or illness. Make sure you have access to reliable communication, a first aid kit, and emergency contact information.

                          Jomsom Muktinath trek accommodation

                          Accommodation during the trek varies depending on the specific route and time of year. Our Jomsom Muktinath trek cost covers all the accommodations along the trail as per our given itinerary. 

                          Along the main Jomsom Muktinath route, several small villages have basic tea houses or lodges where trekkers can stay overnight. These teahouses typically have shared dormitory-style rooms with thin foam mattresses and blankets and may have shared toilet and shower facilities. Some teahouses may also offer private rooms for an additional fee.


                          Meals during the Jomsom Muktinath trek are typically provided by the tea houses or lodges where you stay overnight. Most teahouses offer a set menu of Nepali, Thakali and Tibetan dishes, as well as some western options such as pasta and sandwiches. Prices for meals are generally reasonable but can vary depending on the specific location and type of dish.

                          Have Nepali dishes such as dal bhat (a staple dish of rice and lentil soup) as your staple meal. Momos, thukpa, soup, Tibetan bread, etc are some other decent food options. Many tea houses also offer drinks such as tea, coffee & soda and snacks such as cookies and chips.

                          If you have any specific dietary restrictions or allergies, inform us in advance so we can accommodate your needs. You can bring snacks, such as energy bars or nuts, to have on hand in case you need a quick energy boost during the trek.

                          Group/private joining

                          Group treks are organized by trekking companies and typically include a group of 6-12 people, led by a guide and assisted by one or more porters. The advantage of group treks is that they are often more affordable and can be a good way to meet other travelers and make new friends. 

                          Private treks are organized for a single individual or a small group of travelers and can be customized to your specific interests and preferences. You will have your own guide and porter(s) and can choose your itinerary and pace. The advantage of private treks is that you have more control and flexibility, but they tend to be more expensive than group treks.

                          Child Policy

                          Jomsom Muktinath trek is a very moderate altitude and demanding trek. Whether your child can do this trek or not depends on many things, such as health, physical fitness, and endurance. It is best to assess your child's ability to do this trek before joining it, and also make sure to consult your doctor. 

                          Travel Insurance

                          It is recommended to purchase travel insurance before embarking on the Jomsom Muktinath trek. Travel insurance can provide coverage for unexpected events such as trip cancellations, medical emergencies, and lost or stolen luggage.

                          There are many travel insurance companies and policies to choose from, so it's important to shop around and compare coverage and costs to find the policy that best meets your needs.

                          Look for a policy that provides coverage for medical emergencies, including evacuation to a hospital if necessary. One thing that your travel insurance must cover is emergency air evacuation.

                          • Jomsom Muktinath trek starts from Jomsom when wyou fly from Pokhara to Jomsom.

                          • Yes, there is motorable road around but we can follow the old trekking trail.

                          • Yes, there is a place called Tatopani. You can enjoy natural hot bath. It is good for the trekkers who has shore body and a person who has skin dideases.

                          • Jomsom Muktinath trek famous for Muktinath temple wher both Hindus and Buddhists pray, an ancient Monastery in Kagbeni, natural hot spring in Tatopani and beautiful sunrise and sunset views from Poonhill.

                          • This trek has diversity of culture so you can enjoy Thakali as well as Tibetan and Nepali food. Accommodation are basic but some places like Jomsom, Muktinath and Tatopani havevery fancy.

                          • Yes, Obviously you need to prepare down jacket and sleeping bag like as other region treks.

                          Client Reviews
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                            Cas1984_2NetherlandsOct 19, 2016

                            Beautiful trekkings and a lovey guide

                            Aug 2016 • Couples

                            Binod is a really experienced, sweet guide. He takes care of his customers very well, knows when to tell something, and knows when to give you some time. Really recommended!!

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