Besisahar to Jomsom Trek

Trip Overview


Besisahar to Jomsom Trek is an incredible and varied trek in terms of beautiful nature, valleys, waterfalls, rivers, villages and Himalayan vista. Besisahar to Jomsom Trek is almost half of the worldly renowned Annapurna Circuit Trek. From Besisahar to Jomsom is the fascinating classic trekking route. This route encompasses geographically and culturally diverse parts of the Annapurna region.

The trail passes the beautiful mountain hamlets, rhododendron forests, waterfall, rivers, and the foothills of the Annapurna and Dhaulagiri mountains. Another highlight of this trek is the Thorung La pass at 5416 m. Throughout the trek, you’ll be walking in the shadows of Himalayan giants, marveling at the absolutely magnificent scenery.

Besisahar to Jomsom Trek MapAt the beginning of the trek, you will trek through lowland Brahmin and Chhetri villages. Then you enter the remote village of Manang. From the top of Thorung La pass, you will descend to the Kali Gandaki region.

This trek offers you an amazing panorama of snowy Mt. Manaslu (8187 m), Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Hiunchuli, Mt. Gangapurna, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and many other Himalayan peaks. Additionally, it also grants you to explore the Tibetan village of Manang (3500 m) where you will be able to observe Buddhist monks worshipping at ancient monasteries in the area. Life in this region has remained almost unchanged throughout centuries.

As a side trip from Manang, you may visit the icy Gangapurna Lake and the amazing Gangapurna Glacier. After Manang, you follow the trail ascending over Thorung La Pass (5416 m), the highest point on the Annapurna Circuit Trek.

From the pass, you can enjoy spectacular views of the Mustang peak, the snow-covered giant Mt. Dhaulagiri (8167 m), and the amazing lands of Upper Mustang, a restricted area. After crossing Thorung La Pass (5416 m) the trail descends to the Hindu Temple of Muktinath, a celebrated Hindu pilgrimage with 108 spring water taps and mysterious natural gas fires.

The trail then descends along the edge of the Kali Gandaki valley to Jomsom, headquarter for the Mustang District. You end your trekking at Jomsom. From Jomsom, you back to Pokhara city on either flight or drive following Kathmandu.

In Summary, the Highlights of Besisahar to Jomsom Trek are:

• Enjoy trekking on one of the renowned trails in the world
• Cross the world’s highest navigable pass, the Thorong La Pass (5416m)
• See Annapurna I, II, III, and IV as well as Dhaulagiri mountains up close
• Visiting oldest Buddhist monastery in Braga/ Manang
• Muktinath, the sacred temple to Hindus as well as Buddhists
• Incredible trekking, traversing rhododendron forests, isolated hamlets and villages
• Encountering breathtaking varied landscapes throughout the trek
• Led by an expert guide from start to the end

BESISAHAR TO JOMSOM TREK ITINERARY WITH DISTANCE

Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu International airport. We pick up at the airport by our car and transfer to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Besi Sahar (Altitude 1310 meters/ 4298 feet), 172 km west of Kathmandu by public bus. Driving 5:30 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 03: Trek from Besi Sahar to Bahundanda (Altitude 1385 meters/ 4544 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 17 Km/ 11 miles
Average Hiking Time: 6 hours.

Day 04: Trek from Bahundanda to Chamje (Altitude 2160 meters/ 7087 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 12 Km/ 7 miles
Average Hiking Time: 4 to 5 hours.

Day 05: Trek from Chamje to Bagarchhap via Dharapani (Altitude 2160 meters/ 7087 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 13 Km/ 8 miles
Average Hiking Time: 6 hours.

Day 06: Trek from Bagarchhap to Chame (Altitude 2710 meters/ 8891 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 12 Km/ 7 miles.
Average Hiking Time: 5 hours.

Day 07: Trek from Chame to Upper Pisang (Altitude 3310 meters/ 10860 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 14.5 Km/ 9 miles
Average Hiking Time: 5 hours.

OR Trek from Chame to Lower Pisang (Altitude 3250 meters/ 10663 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 14 Km/ 8.6 miles
Average Hiking Time: 4:30 hours.

Day 08: Trek from Upper Pisang to Manang (Altitude 3540 meters/ 11614 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 19.5 Km/ 12 miles
Average Hiking Time: 7 hours.

OR trek from Lower Pisang to Manang (Altitude 3540 meters/ 11614 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 15 Km/ 9 miles
Average Hiking Time: Hiking 5 hours.

Day 09: Day in Manang (Altitude 3540 meters/ 11614 feet) for acclimatization purposes. Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Day 10: Trek from Manang to Yak Kharka (Altitude 4050 meters/ 13287 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 9 Km/ 6 miles
Average Hiking Time: 3 hours.

Day 11: Trek from Yak Kharka to Thorong Phedi (Altitude 4450 meters/ 14600 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 6 Km/ 4 miles
Average Hiking Time: 3 hours.

Day 12: Trek from Thorong Phedi to Thorung La Pass (Altitude 5416 meters/ 17769feet) to Muktinath (Altitude 3800 meters/ 12467 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 16 Km/ 10 miles
Average Hiking Time: 7:30 hours.

Day 13: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (Altitude 2720 meters/ 8923 feet). Overnight at Mountain Lodge.

Hiking Distance: 18 Km/ 11 miles
Average Hiking Time: 6:30 hours.

Day 14: Fly or drive from Jomsom to Pokhara. Flight Duration: 20 to 25 Minutes. Driving 155 km. Driving around 9 hours. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 15: Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu by Tourist Coach. Driving 7 hours. Overnight in Hotel Kathmandu.

Day 16: Final Departure from Nepal. We drop you at Kathmandu International airport by our car for your flight to your onward journey.

BESISAHAR TO JOMSOM TREK COST

Few things like a hotel in Kathmandu, Pokhara, food, flight or drive from Jomsom to Pokhara, bus ride or private car from Kathmandu to Besisahar and from Pokhara to Kathmandu and also the cost of guide and porter, personal expenses and the cost of Permits (ACAP and TIMS) determine Pikey Peak Trek Cost.

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