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    Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour

    Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour

    • Destination
    • Durations
      8 days
    • Max. People
    • Trip Mode
      In Hotels and local nice lodge on route Muktinath.
    • Areas of Tou
      Nepal North Mid-West within Lower Mustang around Annapurna-Dhaulagiri Himalaya region.
    • Mode of transport
      Scenic flights and drives.
    • Beyond Kathmandu
      05 Nights and 06 Days with flight and walks.
    • Total Trip
      07 Nights and 08 Days Kathmandu to Kathmandu.


    Main Highlights of Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour:

    “A place with amazing views of high peaks along with local fascinating cultural villages. Scenic Kaligandaki valley and exciting walk to holy sites of Muktinath at above 3,800 m high. At the same time, explore Lower Mustang and Thakali cultural villages of impressive custom and heritage. Jomsom Muktinath Photography tour is a scenic, cultural tour with magnificent journey to Nepal Mid-West Himalaya at Muktinath.

    Enjoy picturesque Pokhara with attractive scenery of Annapurna Himalaya and lakes. Exciting short flights to Jomsom with close views of Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalaya.Visit holy Muktinath temple premises within impressive locations within Mustang district”.

    Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour 8 days

    Jomsom Muktinath Photography TourJomsom Muktinath Photography Tour is a scenic trip leading you too far in the western Himalayas between the massive Dhaulagiri and Annapurna Himalayan peaks. With this  Nepal tour, you will be at a photogenic spot at Muktinath. Some Buddhist followers consider it the holiest spot for all Hindu religions. So this tour is one of the best tours of Nepal for religious people.

    Muktinath Jomsom Photography Tour allows you to take great shots of the unique local cultures of the Thakali people. Its villages are interwoven-ed with Buddhism religion and ancient heritage. Jomsom is located in the Mustang district, the headquarters and administrative town of Mustang. This is on the famous old Trans-Himalaya Salt Trade Route of Nepal and Tibet, which extends beyond the Upper Mustang towards Karo-la pass at the border of these countries.

    This tour delights the traveler into visiting the holiest of all places within the sacred sites of Muktinath  Temple. Moreover, this temple is believed to more thousands of years of history.

    The photographic Tour of Jomsom Muktinath leads from the famous and scenic city of Pokhara. Pokhara is blessed with the natural wonders of the high Annapurna Himalaya and majestic Machhapuchhre Himal, known as Fish-Tail Peak.

    Start our marvelous photo-session journey from Kathmandu toward scenic Pokhara. And then taking a short flight to Jomsom town, located on a shelf of Kaligandaki River. Now walk from Jomsom to reach the much higher destination at the holy Muktinath Temple premises. Here you can marvel at great views of the Dhaulagiri range of mountains.

    The temple of Muktinath and its premises are regarded as the most sacred pilgrimage place for the Hindu religion. There is an influx of tourists from all parts of Nepal and India.

    The unique natural elements excite you at Muktinath. The display of miraculous flickering blue flames of natural methane gas burning on water, stone, and earth in an offering said to have been first lighted by Brahma, the Hindu creator.

    Muktinath purity goes back into the antiquity of thousands of years when you could observe the sight of natural power. On the route around Kaligandaki Valley, pilgrims search for glossy black fossils called Shaligram (ammonite), found in abundance around Kaligandaki River banks.

    On the outside, they look like small rounded rocks but split open,, revealing the imprint of ammonites formed 140 million years ago. Because of its wheel-like shape, the Shaligram is associated with the Hindu god Vishnu.

    After a peaceful and great photographic session at Muktinath, our journey leads you back to Jomsom for a scenic flight to beautiful Pokhara. And onward, we will be heading towards Kathmandu after a great shot and photograph with the marvelous experience of the Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour.

    Best Seasons: March to May and September to December are the best months for a Photography tour in Jomsom and Muktinath. Monsoon, wet months from mid-June to August is the months to avoid. March to May is the best time for clear views till the afternoon with fantastic views of mountains. A day will be pleasant with cooler morning and nighttime.

    October to December is another best pilgrimage tour with clear views of peaks. But short sunlight hours can be cold in the morning & night time in Jomsom and Muktinath on overnight stops.

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    • Day01

      Reach Kathmandu via various international airline and transfer to hotel.

      On arrival received by our staff and guide and  transfer to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu. After checking into your lovely rooms, get refreshed.

      Then our guide briefs you with information about the hotels-including detail of the tour Jomsom-Muktinath Photography tour. The details will be on  Hotels- lodge, walks, views, history and culture with few important do’s and don’ts while you are with us having enjoyable times.

    • Day02

      Fly to Pokhara 860 m (30 mins by air) and transfer to hotel by the lake Phewa.

      Morning starts with short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport for sweeping scenic flight to reach at scenic and magnificent Pokhara city. This city is blessed with natural beauty of mountains and lakes, truly a romantic spot for Honey-Moon holidays.

      On reaching at Pokhara airport, transfer to your hotel by the side of serene Lake Phewa with awesome views of Annapurna Himalaya with majestic peak Machhapuchare or Fish Tail. You will get time in the afternoon for walks around the lake sides, where most of the shops, stores, restaurants, hotels and resorts are located.

    • Day03

      Fly to Jomsom 2,715 m and drive to Muktinath 3,800 m – 02 hrs.

      With an overnight stop in Pokhara and an early morning transfer to Pokhara airport for a short scenic flight to Jomsom. On the flight, enjoy the views of beautiful mountains and then land at Jomsom airport, located on the shelf of the Kali-Gandaki River.

      Jomsom is headquartered town of the Mustang district. Till now we have been having a journey by air. The first-day trek begins on the Kali-Gandaki river valley around Windswept country.

      From Jomsom, the trail leads along Kaligandaki plains, where the walk leads you past Eklai-Bhatti village. And then, walking on a gradual winding uphill route above the river bed takes you to holy Muktinath (The highest spot of the trip)

      Muktinath is located between popular Annapurna Circuit trekking routes from Manang via the high pass of Thorang la. The trail also joins here, coming from the upper Mustang photography region; at the auspicious time, this place is flooded with pilgrims of both Hindu and Buddhist.

      There is a great photo opportunity along the walks from Jomsom and Muktinath areas.

    • Day04

      At Muktinath free day with tour of holy temple sites with mountain views.

      Enjoy morning views of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri’s peaks within Muktinath. The history of the  Muktinath temple goes back to the antiquity of thousands of years. Hindus and Buddhists go on the pilgrimage to this sight of natural power.

      In the morning, visit the Temple of Muktinath and its 108 water spout, one of the sources of the Kaligandaki River. Rest of the afternoon, visit the village around Muktinath and immerse in its culture and traditional life.

      Have great fun shooting with your camera taking photos of cheerful people of Tibetan origin with wide smile along with the views.

    • Day05

      Morning visit Muktinath and drive back to Jomsom via Kagbeni.

      The morning includes an optional walk to Muktinath Temple. The afternoon after a holy visit, drive back to Jomsom town for the last overnight in a nice lodge around the Mustang area.

      Jomsom area from Kagbeni to Larjung is famous for delicious apples and products, cider, brandy, and juice. Celebrate last night's dinner with staff and other members.

    • Day06

      Fly to Pokhara 860 m from Jomsom – 20 mins and transfer to hotel.

      Our last day of this amazing journey around Muktinath and Mustang area concludes with short scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. Then stay overnight in Pokhara, a scenic spot by its serene Phewa Lake, where Annapurna Himal reflects on its pristine calm waters.

      (Driving options which is about 6-7 hours via Beni town to Pokhara city from Jomsom)

    • Day07

      Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

      With early morning nature activities after breakfast, an enjoyable, exciting drive takes you back to Kathmandu. Drive leads on the same highway to Mugling town, a junction between Pokhara-Chitwan and the road to Kathmandu.

      The drive continues following Trisuli River upstream for a few hours and then uphill to reach Kathmandu Valley. From the highest point of the valley rim(Thankot), a short drive of an hour reaches you back in the hustle-bustle city life of Kathmandu. And then transfer to your hotel with the afternoon free for individual activities and shopping for souvenirs.

    • Day08

      Depart Kathmandu for international departure homeward bound.

      Finally, all good things must end with great memories and exciting experiences with a wonderful time on Jomsom-Muktinath Photography Tour. On your final day in Nepal, a country of Himalayan wonder, our staff and guide will transfer you to Kathmandu international airport. From there, take your flight home or to your respective countries.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour

    • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle.
    • Two night 3 star standard hotel in Kathmandu. (Before tour and after tour)
    • Kathmandu – Pokhara by flight.
    • Pokhara-Kathmandu tourist bus.
    • Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara round fly.
    • Three meals during Mountains area.(Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner)
    • A professional guide during tour.
    • All necessary permit and TIMS card.
    • Tea house accommodation during tour in Mountain.
    • Two night 3 star standard hotel in Pokhara .
    • Phewa lake Photography.
    • Route map.
    • All necessary vehicles during tour.
    • Fare well dinner with culture show.

    What's Excluded in Jomsom Muktinath Photography Tour

    • Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
    • All drinks during  Tour in Mountain.
    • Private vehicle or fly ticket Pokhara to Kathmandu.
    • Extra charge which is not cover in Package.
    • All entry fees if required.
    • Extra activities in Kathmandu and other parts of Nepal.

    Departure Dates & Price

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    • Start Date24th Apr 2024
      End Date1st May 2024
      USD 1010Per person
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    • Start Date29th Apr 2024
      End Date6th May 2024
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    • Start Date4th May 2024
      End Date11th May 2024
      USD 1010Per person
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    • Start Date9th May 2024
      End Date16th May 2024
      USD 1010Per person
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    • Start Date14th May 2024
      End Date21st May 2024
      USD 1010Per person
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    • Start Date19th May 2024
      End Date26th May 2024
      USD 1010Per person
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    • Start Date24th May 2024
      End Date31st May 2024
      USD 1010Per person
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    • Start Date29th May 2024
      End Date5th Jun 2024
      USD 1010Per person
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    • Start Date4th Jun 2024
      End Date11th Jun 2024
      USD 1010Per person
    • Start Date9th Jun 2024
      End Date16th Jun 2024
      USD 1010Per person
    • Start Date14th Jun 2024
      End Date21st Jun 2024
      USD 1010Per person
    • Start Date19th Jun 2024
      End Date26th Jun 2024
      USD 1010Per person

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