Jomsom trekking information


28° 46' 57.774" N, 83° 43' 29.8236" E

Jomsom is a very famous attraction for trekkers. The town which is situated in an altitude of 2800m. Jomsom is the district headquarters and houses a Company of the Nepalese Army. The best and the fastest way to reach Jomsom is by flying or by road to Pokhara by bus which will take approximately 6 hours (in normal traffic) and by air it will take only 30 minutes. The people who stay in Jomsom are called Thakalis.
The views from Jomsom are magnificent because of the Nilgiri and Dhaulagiri mountain ranges reflect the golden rays of the sunrise, sun set and the entire view is filled with golden glittering lights. People here at Jomsom are very hard working but they still follow the ancient culture.
Jomsom is not only the popular trekking area but also the gateway to Upper-Mustang and also to the Muktinath shrine which holds the religious significance to Hindus and Buddhists.

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