With every trekking you can have various experiences to cherish for the life time. Depending upon schedule, interest, ability and physical condition a traveller can choose any trekking routes available to discover and acquire more knowledge. However, if you are searching for a different kind of trekking experience to a place far from modernity, no any stress of any pollution and a totally classic trek, Jomsom Muktinath trek can be the best option for you.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek is an exciting journey that starts from the world’s deepest gorge of Kali Gandaki Region into world’s highest regions via almost tree- less barren land; a steep rocky trail up and down hill. Throughout the journey, you can have the dramatic views of mountains like Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Annapurna south, I, Mt.Nilgiri, Mt. Annapurna II, Annapurna III, Mt. Annapurna IV, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Machhapuchhre and Tukuche peak.
This magnificent trek initiates after an hour drive from Pokhara to Nayapul. A short trek along the bank of Modi Khola, leads you to a small village called Birethanti and as you climb the winding stone paved trail, you get noteworthy looks of beautiful Machhapuchree Mountain. This trek then leads you to Poon Hill via Ghorepani for appreciating the glory of fabulous sunrise and sunset form amidst the peaks of awe inspiring mountains.
Jomsom Muktinath Trek is not just a trek that is famous for its jaw dropping sceneries but for Muktinath temple as well. This temple situated at the height of 3750 m holds a very high value among the Hindu and Buddhist Pilgrimages. Thousands of devotees from all over the South Asian countries make their journey to this ‘Land of Salvation’ every year and take bath under ice cold water of 108 waterspouts, “Muktidhara”, considering that it brings them salvation. From Muktinath you can have amazing scenery around as well as have a quality time in this fully pristine land.
Hiking up to Muktinath offers you to experience variety of changes in dramatic way within a few hours walking distance. Diversity of flora and fauna, landscape, culture and climate within few hours of walking distance makes your journey very exciting throughout. Along with that you can communicate with the local Thakali people living on the trail for centuries and know more about them, their ancient tradition, interesting stories and amazing faiths.
The final days of this trekking will be spent in the delightful and lovely villages like Jomsom, Kaghbeni and Marpha where you get chance to further interact with the amazing Thakali people. After which you will return to Pokhara, appreciating the last views of the Mountains and the local people.
So, if you love adventure and you are someone who prefers walking peacefully along a path in a quiet valley with eagerness to discover and acquire more knowledge, then Jomsom Muktinath Trek is the right option for you. Thus, be part of this remarkable 20 day long trip with us as we have brilliant crew whose care and experience would without a doubt make your trek one memorable and remunerating outing of your life.