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This grade is between the altitudes of 900m to 3500meters, walking paths are rough and requires some physical fitness, good health conditions.
Jomsom Muktinath trek is a single popular trek of Nepal, which is a part of Annapurna circuit trek. It lies in a god-gifted landscape, and it offers the breathtaking views of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri peaks.
Jomsom Muktinath trek is a popular trek in Nepal, which is a part of Annapurna circuit trek. Also, it links the Annapurna Base Camp trek trail up to Ghorepani Poon Hill. It lies in a god-gifted landscape, and it offers the breathtaking views of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri peaks. Walking along the gorge of Kali Gandaki River with appealing the green forest valleys and hills.
To start Jomsom Muktinath trek, you travel to Pokhara by a tourist bus. Pokhara is the beautiful city of Nepal. And also known as the city of lakes. Pokhara is famous for paragliding, boating, and panoramic view of mountains. Mt. Machhapurchhre, Lamjung Himal, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Mt. Manaslu can see from Pokhara. The journey of Muktinath begins from Pokhara by traveling to Nayapul in a private vehicle. This short trip involves driving at the hill with showing the beautiful Himalaya and plus down view of Pokhara and Phewa lake. Also can see how the paraglider covers azure sky just over the lake, city and nearly Mt. Machhapurchhre. Hiking to Poon Hill at the altitude of 3210m through scenic Gurung and Magar villages. Poon Hill is the most popular viewpoint for sunrise over the Himalaya. And also a single complete trek Poon Hill Ghorepani of a week.
Jomsom Muktinath trip is also popular in Hindus and Buddhist society. Hindu believes in the salvation. The bathing with the water is the guaranteed of salvation after the death. And to the Buddhist, it is the place where Guru Rinpoche meditated. Inside the compound, there is a Buddhist Gompa and a Vishnu temple, it is the symbol of good interfaith. Muktinath is also popular with 108 waterspouts.
This trip Jomsom Muktinath also gives the taste of Upper Mustang. From Jomsom, the field is similar to Mustang, and the valley of Jomsom is well known as the windy valley. Jomsom Bazaar is the headquarter of Mustang district too. And also the ending point of this entire trek. Flying out from the Jomsom the trip of Himalaya will be over by landing at Pokhara.
Our Airports representative welcomes at Airport and transfers to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
Today is the busiest day of your itinerary because of documentation, meeting, touring and also last hour shopping. After your breakfast you will be involved in meeting about to finalize the tour and treks time, Apexs representative will introduce with both guides; city & mountain then do some legal binding work between you and Apex the Asia Holidays with filling up participate form, clearing the due payment of the trip, collecting your travel insurance copy, 4 copies of photos and your passport copy.
Once finished legal work your tour guide will take you on the tour. During the tour, you will visit three main popular destinations Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. All these places have carried the difference significances Pashupatinath is a popular and famous destination for Hindus every year millions of pilgrims visit. Boudhanath Stupa is the most popular destination of Buddhist in Nepal, where you will be mesmerized by sweet acid Buddhist chant and melody by the monk. The next and final destination is a royal palace; Bhaktapur Durbar Square built in centuries ago. And at final hour back to Thamel and have some little shopping.
This is a quite exciting day for the trekkers because this morning gets up early, have breakfast and get ready for the trek. Trekking staffs will pick you up at 6:30 am and take to the bus station. At 7:00 AM bus leaves to Pokhara from the station. We stop in Gunadi around 11:30 AM for delicious lunch. And after a couple of hours, you will reach Pokhara. Pokhara, which is one of the best touristic city in Nepal lies on the bank of Fewa Lake, and north side sparks with Mt. Machhapurchhre( Fishtail) and Annapurna, Dhaulagiri in the west and, LamjungHimal and Manaslu in the east. This is the town of the exact trek starting point.
After one and a half an hour drive from the Pokhara, you will get to Nayapul then short trek through the bank of the river of ModiKhola to get to Birethanti, a large village with teahouses and shops. When you reach Ramghai you will be stopped for Lunch. After lunch, the trails continue to the north along the bank of Bhurungdi Khola. The steadily up trail heads to north to get Tikhehdunga the altitude of 1570 m. via side the valley to Hille at 1495 m. Trek ends for today by reaching the guesthouse of Thikhedhunga.
Steep climb to Ulleri, a large village of Magar ethnic group lies at an altitude of 2070m. Now the walking path slightly ascends from the point to Banthanti through the oaks and rhododendrons forest. The Banthati is a place for the lunch where you will get in 3.5 hrs from Tikhedhunga. Trail heads to Ghorepani (2840m) via Nangethanti (2460).
Early morning get up and hike to Poon Hill, from where you can see the great mountain range and sunrise over the Himalayas. You will back to lodge and after having the breakfast, start your trip to get to Tatopani. You will have your lunch at Shikha turns off to Tatopani. Tatopani is the great relaxing day and taking hot spring bath.
The trail goes through the worlds deepest gorge, ‘Kaligandaki Gorge lies in between two highest mountains: Dhaulagiri and Annapurna. The continuing trail climbs up to Dana and on to Rupse Chhahara, a magnificent waterfall, then reach Ghasa (2010m) via Kopchepani after crossing a suspension bridge.
Leave Ghasa and heads to Tukuche, entering the windy valleys, make several times cross the river to get Larjung (2560m) and continue to Kobang village by narrow alleyways and then reach Thakali Village, which lies in Tukche. Along the trail, you can see so many apple orchards.
Leave Tukche to get Kagbeni, the gradually up trail along the riverside brings you at Marpha: a large village of the region, the traditional houses, monastery, largest apple orchard local apple wine (brandy) distillery factory are the main attraction of the village.The continuing trail climbs along the valley to Jomsom and cross the eastern bank of the river, and walk towards Eklebhatti. From Eaklebhatti, you will take the direct route to Muktinath that ascends a hill, and the trail follows along the river to the junction of Jong Khola and Kali Gandaki which is Kagbeni, which is also the entry of Mustang.
Today the trail climbs along the Jong Khola and then joins the trail to Muktinath via Jharkot (3500m). Jharkot is perfect to visit and worthwhile, where you will have your lunch. Afterward lunch trail heads to Muktinath (3802m).
Muktinath is a holy town in the region, thousand of pilgrims especially Hindus and Buddhist visits every year; September is a prime month to visit. Literally, Muktinath is a place of Nirvana, home of Muktinath Temple and monasteries. Lord Vishnu is the main god the Temple, the attractions of the temple is 108 waterspouts and Jwala Mai Temple. Jwala Mai is a temple which has a natural eternal flame fueled.
Leave the Muktinath, heads off towards Jomsom, trek to through the Eaklebhatti instead of Kagbeni. Jomsom is the capital city of Mustang district. It is the final point of this trekking following morning you will fly out to Pokhara from Jomsom Airport.
A short flight to Pokhara that takes 30-minute from Jomsom. After landing in Pokhara airport and then drive to Hotel. In the afternoon you will have a sightseeing tour around Pokhara valley, which covers Fewa Lake, Devis waterfall, Museums, and Gupteshower cave, etc.
Finally, today you are going to Kathmandu by tourist bus. And in the evening you will get a farewell dinner in Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance.
Your guide will take you the international airport in Kathmandu for your flight departure from Nepal.
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US$ 250 per person extra if you wish to take flight from Kathmandu – Pokhara – Kathmandu (US$ 125 for one way).US$ 80 per person per night for Single room and US$ 60 per person per night for Double (twin sharing) room if you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu or Pokhara including breakfast.
Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travellers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves the severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will everyday advise you about your health conditions, requirements and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid from the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekkers will have experience but no worries these are common.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that your having symptoms.The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that buildup the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heart beat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be use to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Jomsom Muktinath trip. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in day time, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult