Jomsom is one of the extraordinary trekking route of the Annapurna region, because of its enchanting dry landscape and the physiographic. The trekking route is hidden inside the two different over 8000m mountains valley Mt, Dhaulagiri in the west of the valley and the Mt, Annapurna Himalaya range in the east, it is an easy valley to inter the neighborhood country Tibet(China) .It is more popular area even for the local and Indian pilgrims because of it’s Buddhist and Hindu shrines, It is a district headquarter town of Mustang district, that it has all facilities for Hotels, restaurants, airport motor able road, police, military, post office, health post, tourist information center, internet ATM and banks etc.
Region – Annapurna.
Duration – 13 days
Max elevation – 3800,m.
Standard – medium hard.
Season – Spring- March to May/ Autumn-September to December.
Nature of trekking – Tea house.
Group size – Any better above 2 persons in a group.
Start – Jomsom-2700,m.
Finish – Jomsom.
Daily walking duration – 5/6 hours.
Day 01: arrival to Kathmandu,1350,m.
The staffs of Brave Heart Himalaya Treks Pvt,Ltd welcome you In Tribhuwan international airport (TIA) you continue to the Hotel at Thamel, you will have tea time in the hotel there after rest, then you will have dinner in any restaurant.
Day 02: Departure to Pokhara,820,m.
5/6,hrs by luxurious tourist Bus, 26 minutes by Flight/4,hrs by Van/Car.
Your journey by bus/Van/car will be very nice along the Trisuli river, 24,minutes by air, the van pick you up to the hotel lakeside from the tourist bus park, or airport or direct to thehotel if you are coming by car or Van,you can take shower then go to the lake side for walk then small meeting with the trek staffs, then go to the restaurant for dinner early evening , back to the hotel rest then go to the bed.
Day 03: Fly to Jomsom 2700,m 2670.
Your flight will be 18 minutes to jomsom then you continue to Marpha 1:30, hours for your first night, better to go little bit lower this day to adjust the high altitude. it is an apple kingdom of this area, it is very beautiful congested Thakali village, you can explore the village this day and visit the Gumpa, school, an apple juice factory, established by a German technology, horticulture centre and the Brandy distillery 5minutes time further down of the village these are the reason Marpha is visit able village for all the visitors when you are here.
Day 04: Marpha to Kagbeni 2800,m 4:30,hours.
After visiting of Marpha village your destination to Kagbeni village, the people and the cultures of this village are Tibetan influence, therefore it is hard to understand the language the people speak in this area, although the people speak good Nepali language and English who do business, you wouldn’t feel easy to walk this afternoon because of the wind you never expected. You get rest in the hotel when you are there till the wind stop not sure may be the wind stop by 5 pm, if so you can go to visit Kagbeni village.
Day 05: Exploring day.
Better to visit the real mountain villages of this beautiful area. first in the morning you go to the oldest Gompa 582 year old of this village, you will be participate on worship ceremony with the monks in the morning then go back to your hotel, take break fast ,there after your journey start to the Tiri village which is situated at the banks of the Kaligandaki River you climb 15,minutes to reach the Tiri Gumba 680 year old, which is standing on the lap of the desert hillock there after you visit Tiri village go in to a local house the people feel so happy to be with you, they can offer you some Tibetan Tea with their hospitality which may impress you very much, Then you go back to your hotel in Kagbeni ,and spend your rest time in the hotel.
Day 06: Kagbeni to Zhong 3660,m time 4 hours.
The way is going gently up, now there is a road built along the old local trail but you can see quite rare motors on the way, so no stress from the motors. The mountains view is magnificent from here, you will visit tiny putak typical mountain village on the way to Jhong, then you go to jhong and take a lunch leave your luggage in the room then go for sightseeing to see the real beauty of jhong village and a beautifl Maonastery og the village.
Day 07: Jhong to Muktinath, 3800,m 2 hours.
You continue to Purang village where you can visit an old Gompa then your destination is Muktinath. The Muktinath is a popular shrine place of Nepal whether for Buddhists or Hindus several visitors used to go here to see it’s natural and cultural beauty, it is also a junction of the trekkers who come down from the other side of the Annapurna Himalaya Manang over the high pass Thorong-La. So this village always used to be busy of visitors except winter season. You can visit there the shrine area, temples, Gumbas, natural flames, Nunnery Gombas etc.
Day 08: Muktinath to Jharkot 3600,m 20 minutes.
This day you can visit some other small beautiful mountain villages Purang and Jharkot an old Gompa, so better to stay an over night in this village.
Day 09: Jharkot/Lubhra /Jomsom,5 /6 hours.
This day also is very beautiful day for you that you have to walk on the desert, along the dried climatic vegetation, then you will enter to the small valley, after that you walk down to the stream.Then you reach to the Lubra village it is a Tiny mountain village standing on the lap of Rocky hill, take your lunch here then you can continue to Jomsom for 2 hours. Your trip ends in jomsom, your flight tickets have to be re-confirmed from the trekking office or by your Guide.
Day 10: Jomsom to Pokhara.
Your flight will be in any time of morning from 6 to 10 or 11 am to pokhara for 16 minutes, this day you will rest in pokhara. Just the evening time your guide and porters will be with you in the restaurant for farewell dinner.
Day 11: sightseeing in Pokhara.
Pokhara is a naturally beautiful place in Nepal an extra ordinary place in the world, it has so many different places for visit, like Fewa lake, Davi’s fall, Gupteshwor mahadev cave, world peace pagoda, Seti gorge, Matepani Gumba, Vindavasini temple and international mountain museum etc. you can do paragliding also, Paragliding is the best from pokhara if you have extra day to be in pokhara.
Day 12: Go back to Kathmandu.
This day you are going back to Kathmandu by flight 28 minutes, better to fly in morning because you have to do half day tour in Kathmandu after you the hotel. This day your Guide will take you to the Hanuman dhokadarwar square, Patandarwar square,Baudhanath listed in UNESCO site, back to Thamel buy souvenirs for your family and friends then packing.
Day 13: Rest and departure to international airport.
This is your last day in Nepal you, so you need to be ready to departure to the international airport,to go back your home with a lot’s of experiences from the mountains trekking with our teams.