One of the most beautiful and revered religious places in Nepal, Jomsom Muktinath hosts a huge number of devotees each year. However, the climb to this place, towering at 3800m, is not an easy feat. This means that unless you qualify for the required fitness levels, reaching Muktinath can be a hassle.
The solution to this fix is the jeep tours that take you to the destination without you, breaking a sweat. This is, of course, good news, considering the fact that out of the total number of people, visiting this place, 75% do not have adequate trekking experience.
Those who do like trekking can also opt for these jeep tours. Apart from visiting Muktinath which is situated only a little way ahead of Jomsom, they can start their trek from Mustang to some magnificent locations like Upper Mustang or Manang. Not to mention that Mustang has an important center in Jomsom.
Muktinath temple is considered holy not only by Hindus but also by Buddhists. Faith upholds that it comprises of 108 showers, bathing in which purges one of all sins, thereby resurrecting the soul. If not, truth promises that it will surely mesmerize your senses with beauty. Based on the Tibetan plateau, it leading to the threshold of the famous Throng-La Pass (5,416m). The peaks of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri play hide and seek with you as you stand in awe, surrounded by a panorama of majestic mountain ranges.
So, what are you waiting for? Embark on a journey of a lifetime with us (Himalayan Trekkers) as jeeps to Muktinath transport you to this magical place complete with dirt tracks and pine forests amidst a plethora of mountains!
Highlights of The Trek
- An enthralling journey as the jeeps take you through the rough, offbeat trails.
- Experience the Kali-Gandaki gorge, famed to be the deepest in the world.
- Seek blessings and renew your soul after offering prayers in Muktinath temple(3800m).
- Be stunned by the beauty of Kagbeni and Kali Gandaki Valley.
- A journey that is a destination in itself. Mountains, valleys, forests, and waterfalls come together to grant you sight that you will cherish forever.
More Information about the Route
Pick-up will be done from Kathmandu and continuing from there, the day’s journey will end in Tatopani via Pokhara. It will take around 5 hours, onwards from Pokhara. The terrain is a little rough but the destination compensates for it with its natural hot springs and breathtaking beauty. Once, we reach Tatopani, the night halt will be done in Jomsom.
Jomsom, in itself, is an impressive town with spectacular views of snowy peaks, undulating hills and the steady gurgling of the Kali-Gandaki River. An entire day is reserved for spending quality time here and simultaneously, recovers from the hectic schedule of the previous day.
The next day is for visiting Muktinath where the day is spent enjoying the temple and its surroundings before retiring for the night. Moving forward, the next stop will be Marpha where delicious local apples and apple products like apple wines as well as brandy are found in abundance.
Finally, with fond memories, we will start the return trip back to Kathmandu, passing through Pokhara once more. The thrill of a rocking jeep on the narrow, jagged rocks of Kagbeni and gravely pathways will definitely leave a few bones rattled if not an adrenaline rush.
Temperatures During the Jomsom Muktinath Jeep Tour
Well, temperatures during the summer months range from March to August experience anywhere between 18 to 6-degrees Celcius. On the other hand, the winter temperatures in September to November are 14 to 16-degrees Celsius but it may dip below 4-degrees depending on weather conditions.
Temperatures in December and January witness a harsh winter below the freezing point, plummeting as low as -8 degrees Celsius.
Vehicle Used for The Tour
With an experienced driver in control of a 4-wheel drive that has good ground clearance and suspension, the trip is guaranteed to be a safe one. No matter what the terrain, the assigned vehicle will be sturdy enough to brave the mountain roads and streams.
Highest Point and Best Season
Perched at 3800m, the Muktinath temple will be the highest spot of the Jomsom Muktinath Road Adventure.
The ideal period of doing the trip is between June and September for pleasant weather conditions and a colorful flora against the backdrop of the vast mountains with snowy peaks. If you are unable to plan your trip within this period, it can also be done in March, April, May, November, and December.
Although there may be a snowfall problem if the temperature dips much. Since it is a covered vehicle, and if the weather is sunny, the days will be warm and soothing but nights will be chilly so make sure you pack adequate winter gear.
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