Jomsom to Muktinath Trekking & Tour
You can have various experiences with every different trekking.
It is the choice of the travelers that where they wish to go according to their schedule, interests etc.
Though, if you are looking for a different kind of the trekking experience of the place, far from the modernity, no any stress of any pollution a totally classic trek, Jomsom Muktinath trek can be the best option for you. Lots of travelers prefer to visit this exotic land which is the final third of the Annapurna circuit. Annapurna circuit is a very popular trekking trail for the trekking in the Annapurna region. The trekking ends to the height of 3750m in the Muktinath temple. Thus, the place is named after this temple as a Muktinath which resembles “the land of Salvation”. The temple is one of the most sacred places of Hindus as well as Buddhist people. Lots of devotees all over the South Asian continent make their journey to this pilgrimage site every year. The trekking route starts after you take a bus from the beautiful valley of Pokhara. After one and half hour, you will enterinto the town of Jomsom in the Mustang district with the scenic beauty of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri hills. From here you can have the spectacular view of the 8 out of 20 highest mountains in the world. The trek continues to the popular Kagbeni, in the upper Mustang District. Following the trail on the bank of the Kaligandaki river you also pass through the interesting to the deepest Gorge made by the Kaligandaki river.
The valley lies between the high peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. As the journey surpass various interesting landscapes and natural landmarks from the rhododendron forests to the exotic dry land with less vegetation. The land resembles the desert land of the Tibet. The land is inhabited by the Buddhist community, they have their unique culture and traditions mostly influenced by the Tibetan culture.
About passing 18 km northeast to Jomsom you will finally reach to the Muktinath, also called Mukti Chhetra. Here, you can find the 108 waters spout and having amazing scenery around as well as having a quality of time in this fully pristine land.You can communicate with the local Thakali people residing on the trail know more about them, their surprising ancient traditions, interesting stories, amazing faiths, visit the local gompas, monasteries. You will also get a chance to visit the different places like Marpha, Ghasa. For the moderate trekking, a good health condition can work out. As well you will have the greatest time with the pleasure of enjoying the varieties of nature on the trail starting from the rhododendron forests to dry, arid, cliff land.