Jomsom Muktinath Trekking - Enchanting-Rugged- Holy
Jomsom Muktinath trekking in Nepal is a perfect union of age old spirituality with paradisical nature. It is one of the holiest trails that take you through the rugged trail that comprises of arid landscapes through to the heavenly beauty of Jomsom. Trekking in Jomsom Muktinath regions is a contrasting adventure that is sure to excite entice and enlighten you to get a blessed feeling.
The classic Jomson Muktinath trek presents you with an extraordinary glimpse of the Annapurna region like Poon Hill, Kagbeni, Muktinath, Kaligandaki gorge and Jomsom. You Jomsom Muktinath trekking begins from Nayapul and crosses various ethnic village settlements at regular intervals of your drive. As you move along you will be greeted by the array of red blooming rhododendrons, fir forests constantly engulfed by the Annapurna vistas. You will be then heading towards Poon hill, a place known for its epic sunrise and panormic views. From here you will be then making way towards the dry and rugged terrain that leads to Kagbeni. Kagbeni is home to the deepest gorge in the world, and as you walk along the gorge you get an thrilling experience of getting extraordinary views of the entire Annapurna range and Dhaulagiri Himal as well.
After experiencing the thrills of the deepest gorge, your journey gets spiritual and divine upon reaching the Muktinath temple. It is one of the most famous and holiest sites for both the Buddhist and Hindu followers. You will find a place where the Buddhist teacher Guru Ripoche had meditated on his journey to Tibet, and the idol of Lord Vishnu. An astonishing eternal flame will attract your attention which is incredible and magical. Next you will come across 108 water spouts in the courtyard that spills cold water. There is holy belief attached with the cold water spout that taking a shower purifies heart and soul, and one attain redemption.
From Muktinath you will make your way back towards Jomsom. It is one of the most picturesque and beautiful village that belongs to the ethnic Gurung community. Wherever your eyes can reach you will only find lush green landscapes, floral bloom as if nature has showered all its goodness here. Not only that you will be surprised by the warm hospitality of these people as well. After enjoying the warm hospitality you will leave Jomsom for Pokhara and then to Kathmandu to fly back home.
Shepherd holidays offer you with a well-designed trek, if you can endure high rugged terrains. Come join us to enjoy the beauty and spirituality of the Himalayan abode.