Jomsom Cultural Trek 08 Nights 09 Days

Trip Overview Jomsom Cultural Trek 08 Nights 09 Days

This trail around Jomsom passes through the rain shadow area and below 3000m you will come across some fascinating ethnic villages of Gurung, Magar & Thakli. 

Short Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival 
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
Day 03: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and Trek to Kagbeni  
Day 04: Trek from Kagbeni to Tukuche
Day 05: Trek from Tukuche to Kalopani
Day 06: Trek from Kalopani to Jomsom
Day 07: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara 
Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 09: Final Departure  

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival 
Welcome to the Himalayan country of Nepal. You will meet our representatives at the Airport and then be transferred to the hotel. After arrival, we will give you briefing about the trip. If you have any questions or doubts about your trip, they should be asked and clarified at this time. You will stay overnight in Kathmandu. 

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara
You will have breakfast early in the morning. You will then embark onto six hours of drive to Pokhara (915m), 200 kilometers west of Kathmandu. As you go just out of the Kathmandu valley, you will see Trisuli River, you follow upstream to its junction with the Marsyandi River. You will follow the Marshyandi gently up through heavily terraced fields and small hill towns to the Seti River that takes you directly into Pokhara. With pleasant weather, Pokhara is a tourist's paradise with full of natural as well as cultural heritage sites such as lakes, caves, temples of Buddhist and Hindus along with mountains. You can observe views to the north across the hills and Phewa lake to the white peaks of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges. This drive will take most of the morning, leaving much of the afternoon to fall in love with its beauty. You will stay overnight in Pokhara (5-6 hrs).  

Day 03: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom and Trek to Kagbeni  
After breakfast, you will catch a flight to Jomsom (2713 m) from Pokhara and then trek to Kagbeni (2895 m.) which takes about three hours. You begin your trek to Kagbeni along the banks of Kali Gandaki River. En route, you pass through arid part of Kali Gandaki river. You will stay overnight in Kagbeni (3-4 hrs). 

Day 04: Trek from Kagbeni to Tukuche
After breakfast, you will trek to Tukuche (2550m.) which takes about five hours. You will trek along the banks of Kali Gandaki for two hours until you reach Jomsom. From Jomsom, you can enjoy the splendid views of Tukuche peak, Nilgiri among many others. To reach Marpha from here, you trek along leveled path for one hour. Leaving Marpha, you begin your journey to Tukuche trekking along flat leveled path at the bank of Kali Gandaki River. Tukuche, a beautiful Thakali village, is well known for its monastery, panoramic view of Dhaulagiri over 8000 m. Also, there are excellent lodges for the guests offering services of standard quality. You will stay overnight in Tukuche (5-6 hrs).

Day 05: Trek from Tukuche to Kalopani
After breakfast, you will begin trek to Kalopani (2500m.) which takes about five and half hours. After trekking along the rocky trail along the banks of Kali Gandaki for nearly two hours you will reach Larjung. This is the view point for Dhaulagiri glacier, Tukuche peak, Dhaulgiri I and many others. You will also find apple orchard in and around Larjung. After trekking along flat leveled path, you cross a suspension bridge and after passing through the jungle you reach Kokkethanti where you can enjoy lunch. There are many good lodges lying along the banks of Kali Gandaki River. Finally you have to trek along flat leveled path passing few villages, lodges and cross a suspension bridge to reach Kalopani. This is a magnificent village surrounded by green forests from where you can have closer view of Annapurna I. You will stay overnight in Kalopani (5-6 hrs). 

Day 06: Trek from Kalopani to Jomsom
After breakfast, trek to Jomsom (2713 m.) takes about six hours. While trekking along the banks of Kali Gandaki River, you will be mesmerized by the views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, Tukuche Peak and many other unnamed mountains and peaks along the way. This day, you pass through jungle, villages and rocky trail from place to place. To reach Jomsom from Tukuche, you trek along flat trail along the banks of Kali Gandaki River. While trekking, you pass Tibetan refugee camp situated near Marpha, apple orchard, distillery, Agriculture Development farm and beautiful hills. You will stay overnight in Jomsom (6-7 hrs).

Day 07: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara 
On the fifth day, you will catch flight to Pokhara and spend the day at leisure, relaxing, and maybe enjoying a massage or enjoy sightseeing around Pokhara valley. You will stay overnight in Pokhara.

Day 08: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
You have breakfast being of the early morning. Then drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, which takes about six hours. While driving from Pokhara to Kathmandu, En route, you could enjoy the mountain views, green sceneries, rice terrace fields, vegetable fields and people being engaged in their daily life activities. You will stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 09: Final Departure  
After breakfast you will have some free time until the time to leave the international airport for your final departure.
Cost Include:
Arrival & departure transportation by  private vehicle
Two night accommodation in Kathmandu. 
Two night accommodation in Pokhara
Everyday breakfast. 
Kathmandu to Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist coach. 
04 nights 05 days trekking with all meals
Guide and Porter during trekking. 
Guide and Porter Insurance. 
ACAP ( Annapurna Conservation Area Permit)
TIMS Card ( Trekker's Information Management System) 
Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara flight tickets

Cost Exclude:
Lunch / Dinner in Kathmandu & Pokhara.
Travel Insurance of clients
Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
Tips for staff
Emergency evacuation expenses, helicopter
Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. in such case extra will be charged as per actual.
Anything not mentioned in cost includes