Well, Jomsom Muktinath Trekking is one of the wonderful trekking package in Annapurna and Mustang Region. Jomsom is located at an altitude of 2700m in Mustang District and is also famous with the name as Dzong-Sampa. The trekking to Jomsom Muktinath takes you to Pokhara through the Valley of Kali Gandaki River to the Pilgrimage site of Muktinath. It also takes in both monasteries and Hindu temples for cultural flavour. And it is one of the most effective ways to get near to the Himalayas; with marvellous views of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri being the main highlight of the trip. Jomsom Muktinath trek gives you the possibility of viewing the incredible Himalayas, stunning landscapes, Kali Gandaki valley (the private gorge inside the global). The physical beauty alongside the Jomsom Muktinath trek is breath-taking.
Jomsom Muktinath trek lies in the trans-Himalayan region of Annapurna. The trekking trail follows ancient salt trading and pilgrimage route to Jomsom and Muktinath. The Jomsom Muktinath trek is a popular trek which encompasses very interesting Gurung and Thakali villages, apple orchards, rhododendron forests, the world’s deepest gorge, and the windswept Tibetan plateau. Jomsom Muktinath trek gives a beautiful perception of the Nepalese agricultural existence. The diverse Nepalese landscape combined with the rich culture of its people makes this trek all the more rewarding. The Jomsom Muktinath trekking is an ideal for the one who want to explore the diversity of Annapurna region without doing the full Annapurna Circuit trek.
Jomsom Muktinath Trekking Highlights
1. Beautiful panorama of Mt. Annapurna1(8091), Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167m) and Mt. Nilgiri (7061m).
2. Amazing Kaligandaki river and fossils are found on its bank.
3. Muktinath temple, the pilgrimage center of Hindus as well as Buddhist.
4. Unique culture, lifestyles of Thakali, the indigenous group of north-western part Nepal.
5. Traditional agriculture system of local people.