The Jomsom trek is another well-known trek in Nepal. The diverse landscapes and cultures found along the trek route give a marvelous insight into the way rural Nepali life. You will pass through villages inhabited by Gurung, Magar, Thakali, and Loba people. The customs and dress of these clans are all distinct and interesting to observe.
The abrupt variation in altitude along the trek is astonishing. Normally, trekkers continue from Jomsom to Muktinath. Muktinath is a famous pilgrimage site for both Buddhists and Hindus alike. There are a few options to shorten or extend your trek according to your time.
Trek Destination: Jomsom Muktinath Trek
Minimum altitude: 900 m
Maximum altitude: 3,940 m
Grade: Moderate and Fairly Strenuous
Season: Spring & Autumn
Accommodation: Lodge Trek
Duration: 16 Days
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Full day of sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley with professional tour guide.
Day 03: Drive or fly to Pokhara.
Day 04: Drive to Nayapul (42 km. 1 1/2 hours driving by car or taxi) and trek to Tirkhedunga (1,520 m)
Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2,853 m)
Day 06: Visit Poonhill early in the morning (3,210 m). Back to Ghorepani and then trek to Tatopani (1,120 m).
Day 07: Trek to Tatopani (1,080 m)
Day 08: Trek to Ghasa (2,450 m)
Day 09: Trek to Tukuche (2,732 m)
Day 10: Trek to Jomsom (2,800m)
Day 11: Trek to Kagbeni (2,980 m)
Day 12: Trek to Muktinath (3,940 m)
Day 13: Trek down to Jomsom (2,728 m)
Day 14: Fly back to Pokhara
Day 15: Back to Kathmandu
Day 16: Depart. From hotel and transfer to Airport.