Jomsom Muktinath Trek from Pokhara 4 Days, Short and Easy

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Part of the Annapurna Circuit which is the most frequent trail in Nepal

Trek is famous for its holy site Muktinath, natural beauty, and easy trail among the locals and foreigners. If you are seeking a shorter, comparatively easier, and low-altitude trek, the Jomsom-Muktinath will be a perfect trek.

Max Elevation
3800 m
Best Season
Any Season
Transportation options
Private AC Vehicle


Jomsom Muktinath trek from Pokhara is the most frequent trail in Nepal famous for its holy site Muktinath and natural beauty. It is an easy trail for the locals and foreigners. If you are seeking a shorter, comparatively easier, and low-altitude trek, the Jomsom-Muktinath will be a perfect trek.

Muktinath temple, the ultimate destination of the trek is also one of the most sacred sites for Hindus and Buddhists. Hindus worship Muktinath as an incarnation of Lord Bishnu and believe in bathing in the holy taps. For Buddhists, it’s a site where the saga Guru Rimpoche meditated. There is a fete during Janai Purnima which hundreds of devotees visit every year.

Jomsom and Muktinath fall under the rain shadow area so you can trek any time of the year. The vantage points like Poonhill and Ghorepani provide a breathtaking view of the Himalayas. The hot spring in Tatopani is an equally relaxing and fun experience. As the trek proceeds, you will witness the lush green valleys, hills to cold desert areas, Himalayas, and local culture and traditions.

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Day by Day Activities

Catch an early morning flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. After landing, we head to start our trek by crossing the river and walking along the eastern bank to reach Ekle Bhatti. Continue to follow the trail along the river to reach Kagbeni. It’s the northern village in the region situated at the confluence of Jhong Khola and Kali Gandaki. It’s unique for its Tibetan culture and warm hospitality. Overnight in Kagbeni.

From Kagbeni, we take a steep climb from Jhong Khola Valley to join the direct trail leading to Khingar. Then the trail ascends through a desert landscape till Jarkot village reaches Muktinath. Muktinath is one of the holiest shrines for Hindus and Buddhists. You can explore some Gompa and temples inside the complex. The eternal flame from natural gas and a spring inside a temple have a huge significance as an earth-water-fire combination. Overnight in Muktinath.

Heading toward Jomsom, you retrace your steps taking on the magnificent view of Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and so on. About 5 hours of the trek through a wide trail leads us to the district headquarters of Mustang, Jomsom. Overnight in Jomsom.

Check-in early flight to catch a flight to Pokhara. The scenic flight takes 30 minutes to reach Pokhara. After some rest, we will explore the beauty of Pokhara. Overnight in Pokhara.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

– You can enter Kathmandu by international flight from Europe and other parts of Asia, Australia and USA with stopover and transit on route flight to reaching Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International airport),

– Overland from Delhi, Sikkim, and Darjeeling from India

– To enter from China catch a flight or train to Lhasa (Tibet) and then drive/fly to Kathmandu.

All valid Passports are required with a proper visa for you to enter Nepal. Visa can be obtained from your countries through Nepal Embassy and Consulate, or one can get a permit on arrival at any port of entry at the border or Kathmandu international airport. Minimum visa of a week and a maximum of 1 month can be obtained from here. If you urge to elongate the stay, your visa extension can be done for an extra cost per day or week basis.

Most of the travel agents in Nepal, especially in Kathmandu and other touristic areas, are reliable and certified by the government. Some of these agencies have been running for more than a decade with the utmost experience in travel line. However, as per your taste and duration in Nepal, you can book with us as we provide topnotch services with a flexible period of your journey.

We have an expert knowledgeable local guide with complete training and experience in culture, history of the destination you will visit. With us, you will be able to experience the destinations to your fullest without missing a thing. We keep in touch with you throughout your journey till your departure and aid you in your tour. Similarly, we have a wide range of transport vehicles for your ease and a standby team for any complications during your trip.

Nepal has four seasons including the monsoon (wet months). The climate is not too cold in winter and mildly hot in summer. The country experiences a moderate climate in every other time of the year.

You can experience the destinations differently in each weather, and the memories will be equally delightful. As for sightseeing and cultural tour, You can visit this country at any time of the year. However, the best time will be from the month of March to May and October to November when the views are clear especially of the high snow-capped mountain range.

Depending upon the duration and area of your tours, you can expect something new in every destination. Nepal will surprise you with delights as this place is like no other when it comes to traveling. Famous for numerous historical, cultural monuments which are mostly listed in World Heritage Sites by UNESCO, Nepal is a travel lover’s Zion.

Nepal is a melting pot of Hindu and Buddhist with small minority of Islamic, Christians, Jain and Sikh religions.

Most of the monuments temples and monasteries are of Hindu and Buddhist religions, other places of interest are old historical Durbar squares as the palaces of former kings.

Nepal embraces you with its unique Himalayan setting full of mountains, rivers, and thick jungles as well. One can take an elephant safari in one most famous national park of Chitwan to observe wildlife and nature from close. Rare Royal Bengal Tiger, one-horned rhinoceros many different types of deer and other wildlife and 700 species of exotic birds live in these jungles.

The other experience of Nepal is its panoramic scene of snow-capped mountains in the comfort of nice and cozy hotels and resorts and with the warm hospitality of native villagers in homestay facilities.

Whatever your taste and interest are? Nepal is an amazing country with everything you would want in a travel destination.

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