Jomsom Trek is one of the most sought after and popular treks of the Annapurna region. This trek takes people to the major attractions of Annapurna and remote Nepal like Ghorepani, Poonhill, Kagbeni, Jomsom, and Muktinath. This trek passes through Gurung villages, lush rhododendron forest, deep gorges, varying landscapes, waterfalls, meadows etc.
As a climax of this trek, you will be taken to the stunning and revered Muktinath (3800 meters) which is the highest point of this trek. The popular mountains of the world like Dhaulagiri and Annapurna I besides other peaks like Tukuche, Nilgiri, etc. can be witnessed through this trek.
Located at 3210 meters, Poonhill is a wonderful viewpoint to enjoy the massifs of the Annapurna region. The sunrise and sunset views from Poonhill as Dhaulagiri (8167 meters), Annapurna (8091 meters), and other neighboring mountains are hit by morning sun rays is simply astounding.
Muktinath is a popular Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage site located in the heart of the Himalayas. One of the deepest gorges of the world, the Kali Gandaki gorge is another attraction and promising aspect of this trek. Trekking to Muktinath will expose you to picturesque villages of Nepal like Ghorepani, Tatopani, Kagbeni, Marpha, etc. Trekking in the Ghorepani region will provide you all-around (360-degree views) of Dhaulagiri mountain ranges, Machhapuchhre, Nilgiri, Annapurna South, etc.
This trek is quite convenient for novice trekkers with no real trekking experience thus making it very flexible. This Jomsom Trek itinerary brought to you by Greater Himalaya is 14 days long and is available throughout the year.
Major attractions of Jomsom Trek
- Panoramic surprise views from Poonhill.
- The alluring and beautiful Muktinath temple and it's setting
- The beautiful and magnetic environment of Jomsom
- View of Mount Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Tukuche and so much more.
- Trek through pristine villages like Ghorepani, Tadapani, etc.
- Encounter rare wildlife like musk deer, snow leopards, etc.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m)
Day 03: Drive from Pokhara to Nayapul and trek to Tikhedhunga (1520m)
Day 05: Trek from Tikhedhunga to Ghorepani (2860m); 5 to 6 hours of trek
Day 06: Hike to Poon Hill (3210m) and return to Tatopani (1100m): 6 to 7 hours of trek
Day 07: Trek from Tatopani to Ghasa (2010m): 6 hours of trek
Day 08: Trek from Ghasa to Marpha (2670m): 6 hours of trek
Day 09: Trek to Marpha Kagbeni. (2810m) via Jomsom: Approximate 6 hours of trek
Day 10: Trek from Marpha to Muktinath (3800m); About 4 hours of trek
Day 11: Trek back from Muktinath to Jomsom; About 3 to 4 hours of trek
Day 12: Jomsom to Pokhara domestic flight
Day 13: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 14: Final departure from Kathmandu