Jomsom by Plane, Jomsom by Jeep, Jomsom by walk

Jomsom is located at an altitude of 2800m in Mustang District in Nepal. It extends over both the banks of the Kali Gandaki River. Along the banks of Kali Gandaki river people collect Saligram rocks holy to the Hindus. The soaring peaks of Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri form a backdrop. As the district headquarters, Jomsom is primarily an administrative and commercial center with government officials and merchants rubbing shoulders with the local residents of the region, known as Thakalis. Nearby is Jomsom Airport from where there are regular flights.

A trail passes through the Lower Mustang region of Nepal, ending at the village of Kagbeni, a Tibetan influenced village filled with prayer wheels and a Buddhist monastery. The walking trail follows the Kali Gandaki River which forms the deepest ravine in the world; on one side lies the Annapurna mountain range and on the other side is Dhaulagiri. Between the two ranges, there are views of 8 of the 20 highest mountains in the world. The Kali Gandaki is a quarter of a mile wide river bed; during the winter the river will be dry, but during the summer and monsoon it fills with rain water and melting snow. The scenery of the trail ranges from forests of brilliant red rhododendrons to rocky cliffs and desert. The culture along the track is a rich mixture of Hindu and Tibetan Buddhism. The trail's highest point is Muktinath at 3800 m, a holy site of temples sacred to both Buddhists and Hindus for centuries.

Jomsom trek is very popular trek in Nepal. The town is a popular starting/ending point for treks along the Kali Gandaki River valley as well as up to Muktinath on the Jomsom-Muktinath Trek. Both the treks can be done as part of the Annapurna Circuit. Most of travel and Trekking companies from Kathmandu and Pokhara offering different packages for Jomsom.

How to go Jomsom?

By plane

Jomson has daily flight connections from Pokhara. Tara Airlines, Nepal Airlines operate daily flight in the morning. For flight ticket booking and time table please contact us by writing mail. Advance payment is required for buying plane ticket. Jomsom flight ticket cost US$ 110 (Airport tax included).

By jeep / Cost of 4WD Jeep

Jomsom now has a road connection with Beni and onwards to Pokhara. The road is rough graveled so 4 wheel jeep is recommended. We have varieties of Jeep for Jomsom. Rate start from US$ 350, Rs 35000 NPR for up and down 2 days trip from Pokhara.. For Indian tourist we have special package. We can pick up and drop-off from any parts of Nepal-India border. For information and booking please contact us by writing mail. OK Tours and Travel have five 4 wheel drive Jeep on hire to go Jomsom.

Jeep to Jomsom Muktinath cost US$ 350

Jeep for Jomsom

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On foot

Book 4WD Jeep to go to Jomsom. New Pokhara Lodge Pokhara have Jeep for rent. Please contact us for Jeep hire.
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