Muktinath Pony Trekking - 14 Days

Duration: 14 Days     
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Group Size: 1 +
  • Max Elevation: 3800m
  • Type of Trek: Tea House

Horse (pony) back riding trekking will gives you a unique adventure journey in Nepal to make your holiday enjoyable. One can enjoy the Horse riding in any part of the country. No matter whether you want a month long horse riding trek or a few hours of galloping, all are available to suite your needs. Muktinath is the most sacred Hindu site in Nepal after the temple of Pashupatinath in Kathmandu which lies in the district of Mustang and is situated about 18-kms northeast of Jomsom at an altitude of about 3810 meter. The main shrine is a pagoda shaped temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Sets into the wall around it are 108 waterspouts from which pour holy water. The temple is situated on a high mountain range and is visited during fair weather. There are two ways to get to Muktinath from either take a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and hike for 7-8 hours from Jomsom or trek all the way from Pokhara through Kali-Gandaki valley, which takes 7/8 days. It is believed that one should visit this temple after competing pilgrimage of four special religious sites in India. This temple held sacred by Hindus as well as Buddhists. The Jwala Mai (God of fire) temple nearby contains a spring and an eternal flame fed by natural gas underground. Jomsom is a major center in the Annapurna region. There is a world-class accommodation facility in Jomsom from where one can enjoy remarkable natural beauty.

Muktinath horse riding trek starts from Pokhara, and then heads north along the traditional trade route towards the Tibetan villages via Birethanhti and Tirkhedunga to Ghorepani then trekking trail follows the Kali Gandaki River valley from the Hindu lowlands in the south to the Buddhist villages and people in the upper valley. The trek to Jomsom is covered with glittering snow peaks like Nilgiri, Tukche and Muktinath, the famous shrine of Hindus. The lower Mustang region surrounding Jomsom, Kagbeni and Muktinath is characterized by alpine plateau landscape similar to the rugged Tibetan topography. The people of the lower Mustang region are of Tibetan ethnicity and the trek up the Kali Gandaki River across desert like mountain gorges provides an experience of a lifetime. From Muktinath descending to your treks and end at Jomsom.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Upon arrival at Tribhuwan international Airport.
  • Day 2Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing.
  • Day 3Kathmandu - Pokhara.
  • Day 4Drive to Nayapul and trek to Tirkhedhunga.
  • Day 5Tirkhedhunga - Ghorepani.
  • Day 6Poon Hill (3,200m).
  • Day 7we start to riding the horse to Muktinath.
  • Day 8Muktinath.
  • Day 9The trails move through flat land till Jomsom.
  • Day 10climb to Muktinath.
  • Day 11Muktinath to Jomsom.
  • Day 12Jomsom to Pokhara.
  • Day 13drive to Kathmandu.
  • Day 14final departure.

What’s Included

  • Fee: National Park entrance permit & TIMS card.
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Trekking and Horse riding trip as per itinerary.
  • Equipment: Sleeping bag if necessary.
  • Accommodation: 3 night’s hotel in Kathmandu, 2 night hotel in Pokhara and 8 nights lodges during trekking.
  • Food: Full board on teahouse [Breakfast, lunch and dinner] during the trekking and 5 breakfasts and one farewell Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Staffs: Group Leader/Guide and necessary supporter.
  • Transportation: Arrival/Departure transfer and surface road-head transportation by land transportation and Jomsom – Pokhara air transportation.
  • Company & Government’s service charge: All applicable Government taxes & official service charges. And Crew’s, daily wages/salary, food, equipment, air and road-head transportation.
  • Horse (pony) and his expenses.
  • International flight, departure taxes.
  • Travel insurance covering with emergency Helicopter rescue.
  • Mountain bikes.
  • Personal bike and biking equipments.
  • Lunch & Dinner.
  • Bar bills & Beverages.
  • Sherpa Porter or pack animal, if necessary to hire for carrying baggage.
  • Tips/Gratuities for trekking crews.
  • Temple and Monastery entrance fee while sightseeing in city.
  • Optional activities.
  • And unforeseen expenses which are out of control by Nepal Adventure Point.

Useful Information

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