Jomsom trek (North of Pokhara) Nepal's spectacular diversity appears at its finest. The deep valleys and high mountains encircling the giant Annapurna Himal embrace a wide range of peoples and terrain, from subtropical jungle to a high, dry landscape resembling the Tibetan Plateau. Annapurna Nepal region is most popular trekking region 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.
Price: Start From USD 690 perperson
Max Altitude: 3900m
Duration: 5Night/6 Days
Mode of Travel: Walking, Driving
No. of Pax : Minimum 2 pax
Seasons : all season.
Trip Departure: Private date
Day-1: Arrival day in Kathmandu [1,300m/4,264 ft]
Upon your arrival in the Kathmandu airport (TIA), you will be greeted by a representative from Alfresco Adventure Travel, You will be transferred to the hotel. overnight at hotel
Day-2: Drive to pokhara(6 hrs) by a tourist bus, explore pokhara. overnight at hotel
Day-2: Flight to Jomsom and Trek to Kagbeni (2800m)Flight distance: 35 Minutes, hiking distance ; 3 hrs. You will take a early flight to jomsom
which is quite exciting, you will be pleased with the scenic beauty. You will also see Annapurna range(8091m), Dhaulagiri(8167m) and many other ranges if the weather is clear enough. You can have breakfast in jomsom and then you will head to kagbeni along the kaligandaki river with the iew of tibetian culture. Overnight at hotel
Day-3: Kagbeni to Muktinath (3800m)Trekking distance: 5-6 hours.
Our journey starts with a special permit check up and onwards to the riverbank of Kaligandaki up stream. During the walk we will have scenic picturesque places to stop by. From Kagbeni the path climbs steeply to re-join the direct trail leading to Khingar at 3200m. The trail climbs through a desert landscape till Jarkot Village. A further climb reaches us to Muktinath. Overnight at hotel
Day-4: Muktinath to Jomsom [2,715m/8,910ft]: 5-6 hrs
Muktinath is one of most important destination for Hindus pilgrimage. It also hold an important place for the Buddhists. In the morning, we visit the Muktinath Temple of the Lord Vishnu. For the Hindus, the region is a "Muktikhsetra"or the region of liberation or salvation. There are water spouts channeled for the stream running above the temple. There is also a Buddhist Monastery nearby. Also enjoy the magnificent views of Dhaulagiri peak from Muktinath. Muktinath itself demonstrates the religions harmony in Nepal. From Muktinath, we continue back to Jomsom. Overnight at hotel
Day-5: Fly back to Pokhara
Today we take an early morning flight to Pokhara. Viewing the Annapurna mountain range. Overnight at hotel
Day-6: fly back to Kathmandu, return back to your own destination.
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WHAT MAKES THIS TRIP DIFFERENT ?
Alfresco adventure Travel works closely with Altruistic Community Development Foundation, a non-political and non-profit social organization. We contribute our support to the remote village of Chunidevi, Champi, Lalitpur through donation, sponsorship and partnership in various projects.
Alfresco Adventure Travel donates a percentage of its business profits to the foundation on a yearly basis, which supports the ongoing maintenance cost required for Universal children care, a community-based primary school in Budhanilkantha, Ktm. (plus we are enggaged in the regulation of orphanage home where 15 children are getting shelter and education now.
One of the major activities of Altruistic Community Development Foundation Nepal is the children sponsorship program, which is conducted with full collaboration with Alfresco Adventure.
Partnership (Volunteering Program)
The Volunteer Program, conducted by Alfresco Adventure and Altruistic Community Development Foundation Nepal, aims to mobilize teams of experts and interested individuals as an effective and economic measure in providing the human capital for education, health and community development in Chunidevi village in Lalitpur.
For more details, visit Altruistic Community Development Foundation Nepal's website http://www.acdf.org.np/