Jomsom Trek

  • Trip Code:nha203
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Total Duration:14 Days
  • Trip Grade:Moderate
  • Start Point:Nayapul
  • End Point:Nayapul
  • Group Size:2
  • Accomodation:Lodge to Lodge
  • Transportation:By Land

Trip Highlights

  • An ideal trek throughout the year
  • Walk through rhododendron forests, rocky cliffs and desert
  • Enjoy the sights of Annapurna mountain range and Mt. Dhaulagiri
  • Visit a Tibetan- influenced village filled with prayer wheels, chortens & a Buddhist monastery
  • The highest point is Muktinath (3800 m). a holy site sacred to both Buddhists and Hindus
  • Explore the World's deepest gorge of Kali Gandaki

Tour Overview

 Jomsom Trek along the Kali Gandaki river valley to Muktinath is one of the popular treks in the Annapurna region. There are three ways to reach Jomsom from Pokhara. You can either walk through culturally rich villages like Ghandruk, Ghorepani, Poonhill, Tatopani, Ghasa, and Kande or by road. Recently constructed roads connect Jomson to Pokhara and vice-versa. 

In monsoon, the road gets slippery, muddy and landslides might occur. So, we suggest you skip the road journey during monsoon. The last option is by flight. From Pokhara, there are daily flights available to Jomsom. But sometimes there is flight delays or cancellations due to clouds and strong winds. Mainly, it occurs in late spring and monsoon season. In order to avoid bad weather, all the flights to and from Jomsom operate only in the morning.

Jomsom is the gateway for trekking to Muktinath and Lo-Manthang. Also, considered an ending point for treks from Manang. Jomsom way halfway point of the Round Annapurna trekking; but after the road construction, it has now become a terminal point. 

On Jomsom trek, you will enjoy a wide array of landscapes from sub-tropical rhododendron and oak forests to the high, dry landscape similar to Tibetan Plateau. You will walk through the Kali Gandaki valley, the deepest gorge in the world, Kagbeni, a Tibetan influenced village dotted with prayer wheels or a Buddhist monastery and chortens. While trekking, you will also enjoy the great views of the Annapurna mountain range and Dhaulagiri.

Approximately 30,000 trekkers visit  Nepal every year for Jomsom Trekking. Also exploring its surrounding places like Kagbeni, Muktinath and those who make Annapurna Circuit ends their trip at Jomsom and take flight or jeep drive to Pokhara. There are many hotels/lodges with restaurants available at Jomsom.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & transfer to hotel

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing & trek preparation day

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara

Day 04: Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tirkhedunga (1510m)

Day 05: Trek to Ghorepani (2750m)

Day 06: Early morning hike to Poon Hill, and to Tatopani (1290m)

Day 07: Rest day at Tatopani. Enjoy hot spring bath (1290m)

Day 08: Drive to Jomsom (2713m)

Day 09: Drive to Muktinath (3800m)

Day 10: Drive to Jomsom (2713m)

Day 11: Early morning fly to Pokhara. Rest day at leisure

Day 12: Drive to Kathmandu

Day 13: Leisure day in Kathmandu

Day 14: Final Departure

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3 of us we had been Nepal for Trekking 5 years ago, I went on a 2 weeks trek around the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal... AMAZING! Bishnu was our fantastic guide and I look forward to organizing our next trek with him in the future. Thanks so much for an awesome trek!

Lou Camp,
Bristol, United Kingdom

" I would like to sincerely recommend Bishnu Lamsal and his agency to whoever is interested in trekking in Nepal and wants to experience both, trekking with an excellent guide and local culture. I met Bishnu 7 years ago when I did Annapurna Base Camp trek with a couple of friends. Bishnu’s professionalism, dedication and willingness to provide an exceptional experience of the mountains, local customs and help us get…

Vera Maras,
Sydney, Austrelia

I went trekking with Ram around the Annapurna Mountains, and really the only way to find out how good it was is going there and doing it. You can be sure it will be a safe trip. Ram takes care of his clients, I felt safe even in the most unfammiliar environment. My worries became taking pictures, if any problem possibility came up Ram had already taken care of before…

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