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destination Annapurna
duration 13 Days
grade Moderate
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
region Annapurna
max altitude 3,802m
group size 2-12
meal All inclusive
activity 5-6 hrs
accommodation Hotel/Teahouse
season Autumn/Spring


Jomsom Muktinath trek has some spectacular view of the incredible mountains vistas, unique, famous temples and monasteries along the Mustang valley.

The trekking to Jomsom Muktinath takes you to Pokhara through the valley of Kaligandaki river to pilgrimage site of Muktinath. The Jomsom Muktinath trek can start from three points. Number one, beginning approximately an hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul then trekking to Muktinath via Tikhedhunga and Ghorepani.  The second option is to drive to Beni first, via Nayapul and either start trekking or continue to drive to Muktinath via Tatopani (hot spring). The 3rd option is to fly to Jomsom and trek to Muktinath which is one of the shorter trekking itineraries in Nepal. If you have enough time Sherpa Expedition and Trekking strongly recommend you start your trek from Nayapul - the first option. Even though the road is accessible from Beni to Jomsom/Muktinath, it is still worthwhile taking this trek up to Muktinath as there are not many vehicles on the road and it is also possible to follow the old trekking trails part of the way. 
If you start trekking via Nayapul through Thikhedhunga – Ghorepani – Tatopani (hot spring) you will reach Poon Hill which is the most popular and easy trekking in Nepal. Poon Hill offers a panoramic view of the Annapurna Himalayas range, including sunrise, after which we descend to Tatopani - a natural hot spring.  The trekking trail goes all the way to the Kali Gandaki River gorge (Kali Gandaki Gorge is the deepest gorge/ valley in the world, nearby Dana) and then passing through Dhaulagiri Icefall nearby Larjung and through many fascinating Thakali villages along the way and finally to the headquarters of the district called Jomsom. We then head north to Kagbeni alongside the Kali Gandaki River and pass an ancient fortress-settlement on the border of Upper Mustang.   From Kagbeni the trail heads north to Muktinath while walking through an old village of  Jharkot before heading on to Muktinath where you will have a day to explore Muktinath Temple and finally descend to Jomsom via Lupra. The next morning we take a flight to Pokhara. After more than 40 years in the trekking business, you can be assured that we know how to give you a lifelong memorable experience.

Key Features of Jomsom Muktinath Trek

  • 15 minutes of scenic mountain flight from Pokhara to Jomsom.
  • Amazing Kaligandaki river and fossil are found on its bank.
  • Local culture and spiritual experience of the region.
  • Amazing view of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains.
  • The trekking rewards you Nepal's spectacular diversity of landscape culture and ecology.


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One night.
3-star Hotel

Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying a Sherpa Expedition and Trekking signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Note: If you happen to arrive after 4 pm you would be briefed about the trip by our guide, this will be the pre-trip meeting for you, so please make sure that you ask all the questions. But if you arrive earlier than 4 pm, your pre-trip meeting would be on that very day at our office. During the meeting, we will introduce your trek leader/guide. For the meeting, please make sure you bring the passport, three copies of passport-size photos and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any, and sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimer. Overnight at a hotel. No meals included.

6 to 7 hours.
3-star Hotel.

Our journey begins with 6-7 hrs of the drive toward amazing Pokhara valley and transfers you to respective hotels close to beautiful Phewa Lake. You can go for a short walk in the evening. (For flying option, it takes 30 minutes flight to reach Pokhara).

5 to 6 hours
Guest House

We begin our trek at Nayapul after an hour drive on a private vehicle from Pokhara. After a short 15-minute walk along the banks of the Modi Khola, we reach Birethanti (1,015 m), a large village with many shops and teahouses. From there, the trail continues through the village and follows the north bank of the Bhurungdi Khola. The trail climbs steadily up the side of the valley to Hille at 1,495 m. After a short climb, we reach Tikhedhunga at 1,570 m. Today’s walk is relatively short and easy, a prelude to the trekking experience in the Annapurna region. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

5 to 6 hours.
Guest House

We move on towards the steep climb to Ulleri, a large Magar village at an altitude of 2,070 m. The trail ascends more gently from this point, through fine forests of oak and rhododendrons, towards Banthanti at 2,250 m. Then we trek towards Nangethanti at 2,460 m. After an hour walk, we arrive at Ghorepani (2,840 m). Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

5 to 6 hours
Guest House

It’s an early morning rise at 5 o’clock; we begin trekking for Poon Hill. It takes an hour to climb from Ghorepani to Poon Hill, presenting you with one of the best Himalayan viewpoints in Nepal from where spectacular Himalayan ranges with amazing sunrise views can be seen very closely. After observing the wonderful Himalaya views, we return to Ghorepani to have a hot breakfast. After breakfast, we continue our journey to Tatopani. The trail makes a steep descent to Chitre at 2,390 m. As the trail drops down through Sikha, the hills are extensively terraced. Sikha is a large village with shops and hotels at 1,980 m, from there the trail descends gently to Ghara at 1,705 m. The further steep descent of 500 m takes you to the Ghar Khola where the trail crosses the river on a suspension bridge. We then climb up above the Kaligandaki River before crossing too. As you turn north, it takes you to the Tatopani at 1,180 m. Tato means ‘hot’ and Pani is ‘water’; a name earned courtesy of the hot springs by the river. Tatopani is a popular short trekking spot just out of Pokhara. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

4 to 5 hours
Guest house

Today, the trail climbs up the Kali Gandaki gorge, considered to be the deepest in the world which is situated between the two 8,000 m peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. The trail rises gently up to Dana at 1,400 m, and onto Rupse Chhahara at 1,550 m. There we can see a stunning waterfall. As the trail crosses to the eastern bank of the river, we will reach Kopchepani which crosses back to the western side on a suspension bridge at 1,935 m. Then a short climb to Ghasa. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

5 to 6 hours.
Guest House

We start the trek by crossing to the eastern side of the river but cross back again further up the trail before entering Larjung at 2,560 m. The trail continues on a short distance to the interesting village of Khobang with its narrow alleyways. Then we spend overnight at the ancient Thakali village of Tukuche at 2,590 m. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

4 to 5 hours.
Guest House

From Tukche, we climb along the side of the valley to Jomsom at 2,713 m. Jomsom is a large, bustling settlement and it’s the administrative center to the region that contains the airport, army camp, hotels, shops, banks, and government offices. We cross the river to the eastern bank and then walk towards Eklai Bhatti at 2,730 m. From here we take a direct route to Muktinath that ascends the hill behind the village, however we follow the trail along the river to Kagbeni at 2,810 m which are situated at the junction of the Jhong Khola & the Kali Gandaki which is the northernmost village that can be visited without a permit to continue on to Mustang. This village is fascinating with its rich Tibetan cultures and their unique hospitality which influences us greatly. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

4 to 5 hours
Guest House

We make a steep climb up the Jhong Khola valley. Leaving Kagbeni, we then join the direct trail to Muktinath just below Khingar at 3,200 m. From here the trail continues high above the Jhong Khola to the imposing village of Jharkot at 3,500 m well worth exploring. We take a break here for lunch before continuing on to Muktinath. As we leave Jharkot, the trail climbs up to our ultimate destination of Muktinath at 3,802m. We initially visit Ranipauwa where there are many teahouses and shops. Our overnight stay will be here. Further 10 minutes’ walk up the hill, we will be rewarded with the actual religious site of Muktinath & this area is kept free of hotels and camping sites. Muktinath is a pilgrimage center for Buddhists and Hindus. There we can see Tibetan traders as well as sadhus from the far south of India. There are shrines in a grove of trees including a Buddhists gompa &the Vishnu temple of Jwalamai. An old temple nearby shelters a spring and natural gas jets that provide Muktinath’s famous eternal flame. It’s the earth-water-fire combination that accounts for Muktinath’s great religious significance. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

5 to 6 hours
Guest House

Today we follow the same trail nearby Kagbeni and then the new trek takes us down to the Eklebhatti and then again we follow the same trail to Jomsom. Overnight at a guesthouse. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

30 minutes.
Guest House

A 30-minute morning flight takes us to Pokhara from Jomsom. Once we arrive at Pokhara airport, we then drive to the hotel. In the afternoon we will have a sightseeing tour around Pokhara valley, which covers Fewa Lake, Devi’s Falls, museum, Tibetan refugee settlement and Gupteshower cave, etc. Overnight at a hotel. Breakfast included.

6 to 7 hours
Guest House

We will be driving back to Kathmandu in the morning. If you are interested in extending the trip, there are many options such as Chitwan jungle safari, river rafting adventure, Kathmandu shopping tour, mountain biking, and other activities. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances.

25 minutes.

The trip concludes here. Our Sherpa Expedition and Trekking representative will drop you at the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal. Breakfast included.


Cost Includes:

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop off service by a private tourist vehicle
  • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu (2 nights only) and Pokhara (2 nights only) including breakfast
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu and Pokhara by a private tourist vehicle
  • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner)
  • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms ( 8 nights only)
  • Local Sherpa Expedition and Trekking licensed English-speaking trekking guide
  • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek (We assign one porter for every two guests.)
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff
  • Annapurna Conservation Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag by Ace the Himalaya (which need to be returned after the trek)
  • Jomsom to Pokhara airfare including airport departure tax
  • Tourist bus between Kathmandu and Pokhara private tourist vehicle from Pokhara to Nayapul
  • Free Sherpa Expedition and Trekking duffel/kit bag and a sun hat (yours to keep)
  • Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Farewell dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant with cultural performances
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges.
  • Official expenses.

Cost Exlucdes:

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa; you can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks
  • Personal trekking equipment (Click on the Equipment tab.)
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected.)
  • Any other expenses that are not mentioned in the Price Includes the section



  • Seasonable Sleeping bag and down Jacket (If you need it but has to be returned after the trek)
  • Duffle bag (We will provide duffle bag during the trek Sherpa Expedition & Trekking need to be returned after the trek)
  • A wind and waterproof thin layered jacket (Must have for morning and evening above 3,000m)
  •  Daypack

Upper Body- Head / Ears / Eyes

  • A pair of half gloves
  • The warmer hat that covers the ears
  • Sunglasses 
  • Neck warmer
  • Sunscreen (35 to 60 SPF)
  • Headlamp and an extra set of batteries


  • A pair of half gloves for walking poles(if you prefer)
  • Warmer shell gloves and liner

Center Body

  • long sleeve t-shirts
  • Thermal Tops
  • wool Jackets or pullover
  • Artificial sports bras for (Women and girls)
  • Water and windproof shell jacket 

Lower Body 

  • Thermal underwear (especially trousers)
  • windproof and waterproof trousers
  • warmer trouser
  • Comfortable trekking pants
  • Extra casual sport pants


  • A pair of good waterproof trekking boots
  • Pair of sandals
  • 4-5 pairs of woolen socks
  • Socks liner
  • Light shoes and sneaker

First Aid Kits and Medicines

  • Assorted Adhesive Bandages (fabric preferred)
  • Blister treatment
  • Insect testing / anti-itch treatment
  • Ibuprofen / other pain-relief medication
  • Diamox (125mg to 250mg tablets for altitude sickness)
  • Warps, splints, and wound coverings butterfly bandage
  • Water purifying pills

(Note our company guide will carry the medicines and first aid kits during the trek. However, we recommend better to  bring your personal first-aid kit as well)

Miscellaneous, but must useable

  • 4 pic passport sizes with original passport
  • Water bottle & filter
  • Flight details (please make a copy and leave one pic at our office in KTM because of if you won to change your flight date)
  • Bathroom kit (conform, should be included Toilet papers put on the plastic bag, hand wipes, towel, and soap, etc.)

Extra things

  • Comfortable trekking poles
  • Best energy dry foods (up to you)
  • Power Bank and music players 
  • Camera (Memory card, chargers, and extra batteries)


Trekking Equipment

The following information will give you some idea about what you need to bring for the trek as the backpack for the hiking in Nepal and the gear play a vital role for the successful trip and we suggest you to have all the necessary gear for the trip and not to have unnecessary equipment/things that you will not be used for the trip and list of the gear you need for the trek are:

  • Good down Sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you do not have on your own and it is to be returned after the trek.
  • Duffel or Rucksack bag to keep your all gear and this will be carried by the porters.
  • Daypack bag for yourself
  • A down Jacket
  • Shade hat
  • Warm wool hat to cover your ears
  • A pair of lightweight warm gloves.
  • T-shirts 2- 3 pieces
  • Lightweight thermal tops.
  • Fleece jacket.
  • Fleece Wind-proved jacket (optional).
  • A pair’s nylon hiking shorts which are quick drying one
  • Underwear
  • Two pairs of lightweight long underwear.
  • Two pairs trekking pants, preferably that zip on/off at the knees so they double as shorts
  • Four pairs of liner warm socks
  • A pair of light to medium weight waterproof hiking/trekking boots.
  • A pair of light trekking shoes for camp/lodges
  • A pair sandal (Optional)
  • A water bottle.
  • Head/Torch Light.

Medicines and First Aid Kits

  • Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headaches like DMX.
  • Ibuprofen for general aches and pains.
  • Imodium or Peptone besom, Flexon capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
  • Diamox 125 or 250mg or 400mg tablets for altitude sickness.
  • 1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as moleskin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc.(Sherpa expedition and Trekking company's team also provide first aid kits)

Miscellaneous but Important

  • Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies)
  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
  • Lip care (Balm) At least SPF 20, 2 sticks.
  • Sun’s cream with SPF 40 is recommended
  • Pocket knife.
  • Water purification Iodine tablets
  • Toiletry kits and be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.

Note Regarding Itineraries:
Although we generally adhere to the schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control, including weather and terrain conditions, suitable campsite availability, and the group's general fitness level. It is important to understand that our trek is logistically complex and it is not unusual that adjustments be made. Our guide will orient you each evening to the following day's plan and their good judgment is the key to the long history of successful treks that Sherpa Expedition And Trekking Pvt. Ltd.  Please remember that our ability to make adjustments as needed helps to ensure that your trek is safe and successful. Your safety is paramount.



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1 Pax USD 980
2 Pax USD 970
3 Pax USD 960
4 - 6 Pax USD 910
7 - 12 Pax USD 890
13 - 18 Pax USD 880
19 - 24 Pax USD 850
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