How difficult is Jomsom Muktinath trek?
Jomsom Muktinath trek is moderate difficult trek at 3,940 m altitudes which everyone would be able to do with a good level of fitness. It is also a suitable trek for those who have a zero trekking experience.
How many hours of walk per day?
Everyday maximum 5 to 6 hours walk require during the trek. It covers 12-15 km per day, the trek starts after early morning breakfast.
What is the accommodation like in Jomsom Muktinath Trek?
Basically, Accommodation for Jomsom Muktinath Trek is tea houses which are nice and clean comfortable twin sharing beds and single beds.
What is the best time to do the trek?
March to May and September to December is the most preferable time to do this trek. This trekking is can do in monsoon time because of called rain shadow area, so able to do 4 seasons.
What kind of permits needed for this trek?
TIMS and ACAP permit is needed for this trek.
Is there a trek restriction?
No, this is lower park of Mustang, if you entry upper mustang then you need Restricted area permit
How can I obtain a visa upon arrival in Nepal?
Nepal has been facilitating foreign travelers by providing Visa on Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport under the department of immigration. Although ‘On Arrival' visa procedure is very quick and simple, you might get some queues during peak Tourist season. You can skip those queues by getting Visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions stationed abroad prior to your arrival but If you have obtained a visa from Nepalese Diplomatic Missions, then within six months from the visa issued date you must enter in Nepal.
What will you do if there is no flight from Jomsom to Pokhara?
The flight from Jomsom to Pokhara is pretty much dependable. Due to bad weather, if your flight is unavailable, we will arrange jeep or other transportation to get Pokhara on the same day to spend the night in Pokhara. You can also wait for the next day to have clear weather for flight if you have time. We have a very flexible itinerary and your decision will be the last.
What time you will get up for sunrise?
On the day of Ghorepani trek, Guide will check the regular sunrise time and your Guide will brief you what time to wake up the next morning and what time to start hiking. Normally, people start walking at 5 or 5:30 and the time of sunrise is 6:15 to 6:30 but note that the sunrise maybe earlier some time of year.
Do you need a swimming custom for hot spring?
It’s a small pond that can fit around 15 to 25 people so; Swimming is not allowed in Hot spring. You are just allowed to sit and relax in Tatopani.
What type of transportation?
Depending upon your group size we use private van, jeep or tourist bus and Airplane.
Is it allowed to get inside the temple?
The Muktinath temple is open for all visitors; there are no boundaries for any specific religion and nationalities. We respect all from anyone from any part of the world, while they are in Nepal
Will you get altitude sickness during this tour?
This trek is low altitude trek, suitable for almost every traveler but you should always aware of “altitude-related problems” while trekking in Nepal.
Do I need a guide?
Although it is not mandatory for hiring a guide and porter through a company is more fun and you don’t have to worry about anything. You won’t get lost, and if any emergencies arise, you will be well taken care of with no worries.
Will you have to carry your stuff?
If you are trekking through Travel Company, then you will have a porter to carry your stuff.
Can I charge my mobile phone/camera on the trek?
Yes, you can charge your phone/ camera batteries but do not forget to bring extra batteries. Better bring a solar charger during the treks.