Jomsom Muktinath Trek Map

Jomsom Muktinath Trek Map

In today’s digital age, route maps enhance exploration even further. Thus, Boundless Adventure provides a Jomsom Muktinath trek map to improve the overall experience of trekkers by providing visual guidance. The trek map serves as a virtual guide on the trekkers’ side.

Legend of Jomsom Muktinath Trek Map

Boundless Adventure has carefully created the route map of the Jomsom Muktinath trek using various symbols, signs, and colors. Legend plays a crucial role in making the map understandable and enabling trekkers to interpret it independently.
Legend in a route map of Jomsom Muktinath explains the symbols, colors, and other elements used on the map to represent different features. The various features that the Legend of the Jomsom Muktinath Trek Map includes involve

Difficulty Level.

The Legend’s topmost part includes the difficulty level. On the trek map, the thick red line indicates the difficulty level. The difficulty grade of the Jomsom Muktinath trek is easy, so the red line is not on the trek map. As the trek doesn’t require any physical demands, the trip is ideal for those who haven’t experienced trekking.

Main Hiking Trail of Jomsom Muktinath Trek

The thick line in bright orange on the route map of the Jomsom Muktinath trek indicates the main hiking trail, which trekkers follow throughout the journey to Jomsom-Muktinath. On the trip to Jomsom Muktinath trek, you will pass through diverse terrain and beautiful traditional settlements. The hiking trail begins from the Lowland of Banthanti and reaches a high-altitude desert. Furthermore, the trail involves steep ascend and descend sections.

Secondary hiking route in Jomsom Muktinath

The yellow dotted line on the Jomsom Muktinath trek map represents the secondary route. Secondary routes are alternative paths that are not the main trail but are reachable due to locations in the same region. On the route map of the Jomsom Muktinath trek, Reaching Thorong La pass, Tilicho Lake, and Manag are the secondary routes indicated by the orange dotted line. Taking a secondary route provides additional enjoyment, making the journey remarkable.

Driving Route to Jomsom and Muktinath

The driving route on the Jomsom Muktinath trek map is identical, with a thick dotted orange line. The driving route starting from Pokhara to Beni is a blacktop route, but from Beni to all the way to Muktinath is a gravel road. It takes 6/7 hours from Pokhara to Jomsom and another 1 hour to get to Rani Pauwa of Muktinath.

Viewpoint during the Trek

The symbol of binoculars depicts the viewpoint on the trek map of Jomsom Muktinath. The route map showcases two different views; one at Poon Hill and another at Muktinath. What a luck! Trekkers can get to both of the viewpoints. Either of the viewpoints provides stunning views of the Annapurna region. From the top of the Poon Hill, you can get to see the mesmerizing sunrise view over the pinnacle of mountain peaks. Likewise, upon getting to Muktinath, you can experience the peaceful environment with a view of numerous mountain peaks.

The views of the Mountain.

Mountain peaks are indeed the highlight of trekking in Jomsom Upper Mustang. Imagine getting tired due to long walking hours, but the smiling peaks of mountains make you forget the tiredness and motivate you to reach your destination. Likewise, the mountain peaks that’ll accompany trekkers throughout the Jomsom Muktinath trek include Annapurna I ( 8091m), Annapurna II (7973m), Annapurna III (7555m), Macchapucchre (6997m) and Tilicho Peak (7145m) and Mount Dhaulagiri.

Lakes on the trekking trail.

The blue color with a circle-like structure represents a lake on the map. The route map showcases two lakes: one at Pokhara and another at Tilicho. Trekkers can explore Pokhara’s Phewa Lake; however, they can explore Tilicho Lake only if they extend some more days and take a secondary trail.
You can have incredible boating at Phewa Lake in Pokhara. The lake is well known and is a top tourist area in Pokhara. On your journey to Jomsom Muktinath, you will have the golden chance to explore the first biggest lake in Pokhara and the second in Nepal. Likewise, you can explore the world’s Highest glacial lake, Tilicho Lake, by taking a secondary trail. At an elevation of 4,919 m/16,138 ft, the lake is known for the lake in the highest elevation in the world. Grab that opportunity and extend your Jomsom Muktinah trek to Tilicho Lake.


The parallel line with vertical support on either side of the map represents the suspension bridge. Trekkers on the journey to Jomsom Muktinath trek should cross the suspension bridge. Suspension bridges at Birethanti, Tatopani, Ghasa, and near Jomsom are some prominent bridges that trekkers pass during their trip. The bridges connect the area’s location from one point to another.

High Pass

Nepal’s flag, which is red in a rectangle, depicts the Pass. The route map of the Jomsom Muktinath trek shows only one Pass Throng La Pass, which trekkers don’t reach. Thorong La Pass, at an elevation of 5,416 m(17,769 ft), is the world’s highest Pass of the Annapurna circuit Trekking trail. Getting on top of the Pass provides trekkers with a sense of accomplishment. Also, the Pass provides an astonishing view of the entire Annapurna region.

Check post

There are several checkposts in the Mustang district to ensure safety and security and verify permits; on the journey to Jomsom Muktinath trek, you pass through five different checkposts. For the trek to Jomsom Muktinath, trekkers must obtain an Annapurna Conservation Area permit and TIMS permits. which is single entrance permits. Thus, a permit is mandatory and ensures your comfortable trek without worry.


Are you looking for a monastery during the Trekking trail? Of course, you are trekking in the Lower Mustang area, where everyone follows the Buddhist religion. Similarly, you will find Buddhist monasteries at every corner. However, there are some monasteries at the other end of the Throung La Pass.

Hot Spring.

On the way to Jomsom and Muktinath, trekkers pass through a natural hot spring between Ghorepani and Ghasa village. The hot spring lies beside the town of Tatopani. The locals and Nepalese believe that bathing in the natural hot spring of Tatopani cures all skin-related problems. It is 52 degrees Celsius hot.  You can enjoy bathing there as well, as it provides relaxation, rejuvenation, and relief from all your tiredness on the trekking journey.

 Domestic Airport

The area with an airplane symbol represents the airport on the Jomsom Muktinath trek map. The map showcases three different airports, and the red dotted line represents the path through which airplanes fly. Airports at Kathmandu, Pokhara, and Jomsom are three major airports in Nepal, as shown on the Jomsom Muktinath trek map. The name of Kathmandu’s airport is Tribhuvan International Airport, the sole airport in Nepal that offers international flights. In the Kaski district, Pokhara Airport provides domestic flights within Nepal. Located near Gandaki River, Jomsom airport at Gharpajhong Rural Municipal of Mustang District offers domestic flights.

Itinerary Highlight

Just below the Legend is an itinerary highlight, another significant feature of the Jomsom Muktinath trek map. The itinerary highlight showcases the day-to-day schedule of a journey. It shows that the journey begins in Kathmandu and ends in Pokhara. It then goes towards Ghorepani, Tatopani, Ghasa, Larjung, Jomsom, and the final destination, Muktinath. From Muktinath, the trip returns through Jomsom, Pokhara, and Kathmandu. The itinerary of the Jomsom Muktinath trek is as follows:
Day 01: Kathmandu (1400m)
Day 02: Pokhara (820m)
Day 03: Ghorepani (2750m)
Day 04: Tatopani (1190m)
Day 05: Ghasa (2000m)
Day 06: Larjung (2000m)
Day 07: Jomsom (2713m)
Day 08: Muktinath (3800m)
Day 09: Jomsom
Day 10: Pokhara
Day 11: Kathmandu
Day 12: Departure

Favorable Trekking Season

The Legend has included the best trekking season at the bottom. The Legend clarifies that the favorable trekking season for the Jomsom Muktinath trek is from March to June and August to December. These months have mild temperatures and more occasional challenges.