The Jomsom trek is probably the single most popular trek in Nepal . The diverse landscapes and cultures to be found along the trek course shows you a fabulous insight into the way of life of rural Nepalese people. The main feature of the trek is the walk through the gorge carved by Kaligandaki River that carries water from the Tibetan plateau. Trekkers need to be tackle against the wind speed while they are doing the trekking here.
Highlights of the Trekking
Gorgeous Kalaigandaki valley, Dhaulagiri ice fall, Monasteries, Mustang eco museum, Great Himalayan panorama, majority of Thakali people.
Fact of The Trekking
Destination: Jomsom (2767m.)
Group Size: Min - 1
Minimum altitude: 919m.
Maximum altitude: 2767m.
Grade : Moderate
Season : Spring & Autumn
Accommodation : mountain Lodge
Duration : 12 Days
Entry : Pokhara
Exit : Pokhara.
DAY 01 ARRIVAL IN KATHMANDU
Upon arrival at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu meet our airport representative and transfer to the hotel .Overnight at Kathmandu .
Day 02: KATHMANDU SIGHTSEEING
In the morning after breakfast full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu , the most popular Place in the kingdom was known as kantipur in earlier times. The tour highlights are the Living Goddess " Kumari" who appear on the balcony of her temple to greet her devotees; Kastamandap temple, the temple made out of single tree and name Kathmandu is derived from durbar square and drive to Soyambhunath which lies on top of hill is the Buddhist sanctuary said to be nearly 2000 years old. The hill itself is pleasant place overlooking the entire valley of Kathmandu . The all seeing eyes of Lord Buddha painted in prominent blue atop the dome are visible from long distance from around the Kathamandu city
DAY 03: Kathmandu - Pokhara
You have breakfast being of the early morning before 7:00 AM . This morning you will be drive to Pokhara (200km), depart 7:00 AM in the morning, approximately 6 hrs away by tourist coach. Lunch spot one the way to Pokhara. You will be arrive late afternoon at Pokhara.. Overnight at Pokhara
DAY 04: Pokhara - Jomsom - Kalopani (2713m)
Fly to Jomsom and descend to Marpha, a lovely village of whitewashed houses and fertile fields, and continue down the Kaligandaki reaching the former Thakali trading centre of Tukche. As the trail continues, the Himalayan rain shadow blends into coniferous forest, and we reach the main river valley and Kalopani (2530m). From here there are spectacular views of Dhaulagiri and the Annapurnas.
DAY 05: Kalopani - Tatopani (1190m)
A beautiful walk, with another transition into sub-tropical vegetation and the return of water buffalo, banyan trees and poinsettias. The trail follows the river through a narrow gorge and descends to cross a bridge near a spectacular waterfall, before winding through the valley to Tatopani. The hot springs that give the village its name provide the perfect opportunity for a good scrub.
DAY 06: Tatopani - Ghorepani (2819m)
Steadily climbing all day, we eventually leave behind the terraced fields and walk through thick rhododendron forest to the village of Ghorepani , meaning (horse water). We camp at the pass for the best views of the sunset over the spectacular,snow-capped Dhaulagiri and the Annapurna Range .
DAY 07-8: Ghorepani - Tadapani - Ghandrung (2012m)
Today the trail undulates through giant rhododendron forest and orchid colonies to the pretty Gurung town of Ghandrung, where the Annapurna range and Machapuchare (the Fishtail) dominate the mountain views, although glimpses of Lamjung Himal and the Manaslu range can also be seen further east.
DAY 09: Ghandrung - Dhampus (1700m)
The views continue to outstanding even as we descend, to the village of Dhampus .
DAY 10: Dhampus - Pokhara
Today the trail descends through forests, all the way to the valley floor, from where we make our way to the city of Pokhara .
DAY 11: Pokhara City Tour
After breakfast we've sightseeing around Pokhara valley. You're free in Pokhara Valley also called " Magic Land " or Dreamland" of Nepal , to explore the various interesting place like a boating in Fewa Lake over looking the region of Annapurna Areas, David Falls , Mahendra Cave and some Temples . After lunch you're free to shop for souvenirs or rest. Overnight at Pokhara.
Day 12:-pokhara - Kathmandu or Extend other activities.
Drive to Kathmandu and next day transfer from hotel to international airport to board onward journey flight or combine with other trip from Pokhara like white water rafting or safari tour at Chitwan Park . The cost would be extra for rafting & safari.
Cost will be provided on request.
Price Includes :
03 nights in Kathmandu & 02 night in Pokhara on bed & breakfast plan, all meals (Breakfast/lunch/dinner with tea\coffee), accommodation in teahouses, a guide, required potters, ground transportation, entry permits, all necessaries fees for Nepalese staffs (all meals, accommodation in tea houses, equipments, insurance).
Price Excludes :
Lunch / dinner while in Kathmandu & Pokhara stay, bar bills (alcoholic drinks, mineral water, cold drinks), cigarettes, clients personal insurance, any kind of unforeseen expenses, sleeping bag, down jackets, airport tax (Domestic / International) emergency rescue flight & expenses if require, etc.