Jomsom Muktinath trek
Trekking in the Jomsom area entangles hiking through the world’s deepest gorge- the Kaligandaki valley and exploring sky-high snow covered mountains. It is situated north of Pokhara, at an altitude of about 2700 m where Nepal's spectacular ethnic diversity appears at its finest.
Jomsom (Nepali: जोमसोम), also known as Dzong-Sampa or New Fort,is the centre of Gharpajhong Gaunpalika and former independent village development committee in Mustang District, Nepal. It extends over both the banks of the Kali Gandaki River. The terrain here is very diverse going from the subtropical jungle to a high, dry landscape resembling the Tibetan Plateau and everything else in between.
A Jomsom trek (north of Pokhara) reveals Nepal's spectacular diversity. The bottomless valleys and high mountains surrounding the giant Annapurna Himal cuddle a wide range of peoples and terrain, from subtropical jungle to a high, dry landscape resembling the Tibetan Plateau. The Annapurna region is the most the popular trekking area in Nepal with plenty of trekking places, attracting over 75% of all trekkers (more than 30,000 annually). It's also among the tamest areas, with excellent lodges lining the main routes.
During the initial days of Jomsom Muktinath Trek, we will be trekking through Annapurna region which ascends through rice terraces and villages inhabited by the indigenous people and mostly Gurungs. We will have interesting time when we reach Tatopani, to relax with natural hot springs. We then pass through Jomsom and Kagbeni which are the entry point of upper Mustang Region. We then will explore the holy Hindu pilgrimage site of Muktinath which equally sacred site for Buddhists too. The sacred temple has 108 sprouts of water. After that, we will move downhill to Jomsom where you can look around at the gateway to the ‘Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang.’ Sure, you will have great time trekking in Jomsom Muktinath Area during your Nepal Holidays.
Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is another wonderful short days trekking in the territory of Annapurna Conservation Area Nepal. To make a wonderful holiday, book a trip on Messenger Tours and Travel. We have many exciting packages. For more detail visit us on http://msntraveltours.com.
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