Have you ever thought of gaining the eternal peace and get repose from your daily chores of life? Stop dwindling around because Backpacker has this tailormade trekking package which takes you to the heavenly place where it seems as if heaven meets the earth. Come explore, discover or witness the enigmatic beauty of nature, religion and rocky terrains and revitalize your senses. Muktinath Jomsom circuit falls under Annapurna Region Trekking and it treats to the amazing dry land up in the mountain. The desert look alike terrain would still looks fascinating as it lies directly below the lofty snow capped mountains. The Muktinath is the sacred temple for Hindus as well as Buddhists. The temple stands tall with the rich cultural, religious and aesthetic value. The temple consists of 108 taps with ever flowing chilled Himalayan water and it is believed that if you bath in the tap then all your sins gets vanished. The sin and purity pond in temple too resembles the life lesson of mankind. The ever burning blue flame in the temple too would excite you. The monasteries and the temple standing side by side in the hill at the lap of Himalaya shows you that harmony exists in Nepal so does the great hospitality of Nepalese people. The time spent in the Muktinath area and especially in Bob Marley Restaurant would be the best experience. The view of Kaligandaki River and Kagbeni on the lap of tall hills is amazing and seems to be asif you are in heaven.
The highlights of the Muktinath Trekking are not only the glorious Muktinath Temple and Monasteries but the vibrant civilization of Jomsom in the banks of Kaligandaki river. The Jomsom is considered as the windiest town in Nepal. The trekking trail takes you to the clustered Thakali community in Marpha. The Marpha is very famous for the apples farm. The apple delicacies along with the apple liqueur would be different experience for you. The Rupse water fall near Ghasa is the unique way of learning about waterfall. The distant view of the waterfall resembles as if hill is showering water from its mouth. Thenafter, the natural hot water springs in Tatopani treats you and let your tiredness fly away. The healthy bathing in natural hot water would refine your skin and brings glow inyour face. The trek ends in the lake city Pokhara where you can enjoy the magnificent views of lakes, mountains as well as enjoy the clamor of the city. The ever dancing lakeside would let all your tiredness fly away. So, join this exciting trekking for the memorable trek of your life.
Join the experienced and talented group of Backpacker for the guided tour to Annapurna Region. We are specialized in the region. Your trekking period would be your life long memory tale which you can share for generations to come.
Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (914m)
Day 03Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom (2713 m.) and trek Jomsom to Kagbeni (2895 m.) for about 3 hours. The jomsom airport greets you with its windy atmosphere and cold desert look. However the eversmiling snowcapped mountains are there right infront of you. After small break in the Jomsom our trek starts to reach Kagbeni. Amidst the deepest gorges of the world i.e. Kaligandaki river gorge our trek enthralls us with the natural setting on the way. We can see the scattered bush as for the vegetation. At the banks of Kaligandaki river there lies the Kagbeni, a peaceful place to rest your mind and body.
Day 04Trek from Kagbeni to Muktinath (3795 m.) which takes about 4 hours. We take steep uphill trekking towards Muktinath. The trail now has been smooth and easy but you still have to be aware of the thin air as you go higher. The view of Muktinath Temple would attract you and motivate you further to walk upward. As you reach the muktinath temple all your tiredness will vanish and you will have the ultimate peace of mind. The travelers can enjoy for a while near Muktinath temple in BOB MARLEY restaurant which is very famous among trekkers and westerners. The 108 stone taps and two ponds resembling sin and religion is the highlight of the area. Furthermore, the natural fire that keeps on burning in Buddhists monastery might also create excitement in you. The Muktinath as a whole would be an unique experience for you in terms of natural beauty and cultural as well as the religious tolerance. The temple boasts Buddhism and Hinduism related holy things which is equally holy to Hindus and Buddhists followers.
Day 05Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2713 m.) and it takes about 5 hours. The trek from Muktinath to Jomsom is rather easy as our trekking takes downhill and plain land. Along the kaligandaki river we trek befriending the onlookers and local traders carrying supplies in donkeys. The chilled windy atmosphere.
Day 06Trek from Jomsom to Tukuche (2591 m.) which takes about 4 hours.
Day 07Trek from Tukuche to Ghasa (2013 m.) and it takes about 5 hours.
Day 08Trek Ghasa to Tatopani (1189 m.) which takes about 5 hours.
Day 09Trek from Tatopani to Ghorepani 2830 m.) for about 4 hours.
Day 10Trek from Ghorepani to Hille (1475 m.) which takes about 4 and half hours.
Day 11Trek from Hille to New Bridge (Nayapul) via Birethanti which takes about three hours. And drive from Nayapul to Pokhara by car for 1 and half hours.
Day 12Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Bus
Day 13Departure "Farewell"
Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.
Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.
Meals and drinking Water
The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.
You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.
International flight accessibility to Nepal
Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu. Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.
Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.
The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.
tPassengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.
Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons. So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah path close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.
Currency and Foreign Exchange
At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee. 1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand.
We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.
High Altitude sickness
You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.
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To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu. We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at: http://www.backpackertreks.com
If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas.