Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is anotherwonderful short days trekking in the territory of Annapurna Conservation Area Nepal.
Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is anotherwonderful short days trekking in the territory of Annapurna Conservation Area Nepal. For Jomsom Muktinath trekking you take six hours scenic drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. On the next morning of your arrival in Pokhara you take 25 minutes flight to Jomsom. Jomsom is the gate way of Muktinath as well as Upper Mustang, the forbidden kingdom of Nepal. After few moments of your arrival at Jomsom airport your trekking starts towards Kagbeni, the medieval looking Tibetan village.
Jomsom Muktinath Trekking trail goes along Kaligandaki River. You spend overnight at the local lodge/ hotel at Kagabeni. On the next morning you move up to Muktinath. Muktinath is the pilgrimage center of Hindus as well as Buddhist. In Muktinath you see Tibetan traders and sadhus (holy men) from as far away as the south of India. Here you visit Muktinath temple, shrines of different god and goddess, springs and natural gas spot. From Muktinath you retrace your steps to Jomsom. And then again catch a flight to Pokhara.
From here you can observe panoramic view of Mt Annapurna 1st (8091), Mt Dhaulagiri (8167m), Mt Tilicho (7134m), Mt Thorongla (5415 m) and Mt Nilgiri (7061m). Another attraction of this trekking is culture, life style of Thakali. Thakalis are indigenous group staying in north western part of Nepal. They are original from Thak Khola. The Marpha village is salt trading route from Tibet(Bhot) western part of Nepal. This Jomsom Muktinath trekking you can observe multi culture and people along the Kaligandaki River.