Day 01: Kathmandu to Pokhara
Driving time: 7 to 8 hours
Early morning we will take the bus from Kathmandu to Pokhara. During the drive we will already have stunning views on the mighty Himalaya massifs which rise above 8.000m, like Manaslu, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Pokhara to Jomsom to Kagbeni
Hiking time: 3 to 4 hours
Early Morning Fly to Jomson, here we will have breakfast then trek continue along the Kaligandaki river passing though Eklai Bhatti after an hour trek we reach kagbeni. Overnight at Kagbeni. Included meals: BLD
Day 03: Kagbeni to Jharkot to Muktinath
Hiking time: 4 to 5 Hours
Today we will do the 1000 meter ascend to Muktinath which is an important pilgrimage place for both Hindu and Buddhist. We will first walk through Khingar (3400m) and then onto Jharkot (3500m), which is an impressive fortress like village. We will continue our way to the first part of Muktinath which is known as Ranipauwa, where we will stay the night. There will be time to explore the area and see some of the holy Hindu places like an eternal flame coming from natural gas next to a spring which is considered holy as well. Overnight at Muktinath. Included meals: BLD
Day 04: Muktinath to Marpha
Hiking time: 5 to 6 hours
This is an easy day walking back to Jomsom following a different route, but can be tedious if we are unlucky to get the strong winds. From Muktinath to Jomsom, you will see the people of Mustang, a restricted area to the north, who come to sell handicrafts to pilgrims. Among their merchandise is the highly-revered mollusk fossil called shaligram. We will pass some ancient caves and see the impressive White Mountain that is the Dhaulagiri. We also transit at the significant town of Kagbeni, which is at a junction of 2 rivers and the north-south and east-west trading routes. A steep climb through forest takes you to Lete Khola then reach to Lete. It further continues to the east side of the Kaligandaki reach you Larjung Village. From Larjung, we cross trail via Tukche at 2590m and apple farm projects which produces apple and vegetable for the whole region until you get to Marpha Village. Overnight at Marpha. Included meals: BLD
Day 05: Marpha to Jomsom
Hiking time: 2 hours
After lunch we will get down to Jomsom and spend the day at leisure, relaxing, and maybe enjoying the sightseeing around jomsom valley. Overnight at Jomsom. Included meals: BLD
Day 06: Jomsom to Pokhara
After breakfast we will take a Fly to Pokhara and spend the day at leisure, relaxing, and maybe enjoying the sightseeing around Pokhara valley. Overnight at hotel. Included meals: B
Note: Weather conditions at Jomsom can affect flight times and departures so we therefore advise you to have at least 1 or 2 extra days in your itinerary between your expected Trek completion date and your departure flight from Nepal. In the case of emergencies you can take a shared Helicopter, which can fly in conditions not suitable for planes, from Jomsom to Pokhara at an extra cost.
Day 07: Pokhara to Kathmandu
You will take the early bus for Kathmandu. (Or late afternoon flight to Kathmandu.)
Please note that the timeframe given in this itinerary is not binding; it is merely an indication. Would you like to change anything? Please do not hesitate to let us know so we can tailor your holiday to your wishes!
During the trip, you will not get the standard hotels. All the accommodation will be in tea-house. Some time due to lack of space, you need to sleep in Dormitory-type bedroom.
Trekking is basically suited for September, October, November and March, April and May. These months have sunnier and hotter and less slippery road and can be viewed clearly. Similarly, you will prevent from some disease. Winter has harsher and snowy and rainy has more rain, so it is not suitable. However, if you wish, we can operate the trek round the year.