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Jumla Jomsom Trek – The longest trek of West Nepal

Jungbenla Pass 5550m

Jumla Jomsom Trek – the longest trek of West Nepal

Are you thinking for a month-long trekking across trans-Himalayas of Western Nepal? If then so, today’s blog I am going to give you some tips of Jumla to Jomsom Trek. It is probably one of the longest trekking trails in Nepal.

Jumla Jomsom trek

There are three routes to undertake this ‘Jumla to Jomsom Trek’;

Jumla Jomsom Trek – This trek passes through middle hills of Jumla and Mugu to Rara Lake, high alpine wilderness to Upper Dolpo, finally to Jomsom.

 Jumla Jomsom Trek -This pass-through Rara Lake and Namlang river of Mugu to Upper Dolpo, finally to Jomsom

Jumla Jomsom Trek – This trek transverses through the middle hill of Jumla Gothichaur and alpine high land valleys of Upper Dolpo to stunning Kaligandaki valley of Mustang.

A Glance of Jumla Jomsom Trek

  1. Jumla Jomsom Trek GHT high route via Rara Lake, Mugu Valley, and Upper Dolpo

This Jumla Jomsom Trek, one of the most adventures, strenuous and challenging treks of Nepal. It passes through Rara Lake and Mugu valley to Upper Dolpo, finally to Jomsom.

In this trek, we follow the middles hills of Jumla and Mugu to Rara Lake. From Rara Lake the trail descends to Mugu Karnali river via Gamgadi and Ghat. Following three days along the Mugu Karnali river all the way to Shailenchaur through Lumsa, Pulu, Tiyar, Ladheghat.

From Shailenchaur the trail treading into the wilderness for about 8 days conquering three passes; Chyargo La pass, Yala Pass, and Nyimaglazen La pass connects Pho village.

From Pho village, the trail leads to Bhijer village through Patalchaur crossing Yumbur La pass. From here the trek connects to Saldang encountering Neng La pass. From Saldang there are two routes to Shimen village, one taking the further northern loop through Nisal village/Yanjer Gompa, and Musi Village to Shimen. Another direct route passes through Koma village to Shimen village. After Shimen village, the trail rolling into through Panzang valley’s beautiful villages; ‘Phalwa and Tinje’. Further heading to the east along the Upper Panzang valley to Chharka village. The final part of the trek, after Chharka village treading through high alpine valleys of Mulumsuna and crossing friendly Jungbenla pass, connects Santa. A day trek from Santa village the trip ends at Kaligandaki valley of Mustang ‘Jomsom’.

Overview of Trip

Max. Elevation5563m, Nyima Gyalzen La
No. of High passes: 11 (Chyargo La 5150m pass, Ya La 5414m  Pass, Nyimaglazen La 5563m pass, Yumbur La 4813m Pass, Neng La 5368m pass, Koma La 4460 pass, Mo La 5030m pass, Niwar La 5120m pass, Jungbenla 5560m Pass, Bhimalojun La 4460 pass)

 

No. of Days35 days
Trekking StyleCamping
Permits RequiredRara National Park fee, Upper Mugu, Upper Dolpo, ACAP fee.
GradeChallenging and Demanding

 

 

  1. Jumla Jomsom Trek via Rara Lake, Namlang River, and Upper Dolpo

This Jumla Jomsom Trek is moderately little bit easier than 1st Jumla Jomsom trek. In this trek we follow the Mugu Karnali river upto Tiyar. From Tiyar we cross the Mugu Karnali River and we tracing the Namling river and crossing Jhonpala pass to Pho village.

From Pho village the trail leads to Bhijer village through Patalchaur crossing Yumbur La pass. From here the trek connects to Saldang encountering Neng La pass. From Saldang there are two routes to Shimen village, one taking the further northern loop through Nisal village/Yanjer Gompa, and Musi Village to Shimen. Another direct route passes through Koma village to Shimen village. After Shimen village, the trail rolling along through Panzang khola in Panzang valley’s beautiful villages; ‘Phalwa and Tinje’. Further heading to the east along the Upper Panzang valley crossing Mo La pass next is Chharka village. The finally part of trek, after Chharka village treading through high alpine valleys of Mulumsuna and crossing friendly Jungbenla pass connects Santa. A day trek from Santa village the trip ends at Kaligandaki valley of Mustang ‘Jomsom’.

Overview of Trip

Max. Elevation5563m, Nyim Gyalzen La

 

No. of High passes8 (Jhonpala 4835m Pass, Yumbur La 4813m Pass, Neng La 5368m pass, Koma La 4460 pass, Mo La 5030m pass, Niwar La 5120m pass, Jungbenla 5560m Pass, Bhimalojun La 4460 pass)

 

No. of Days33 days
Trekking StyleCamping

 

Permits RequiredRara National Park fee, Upper Mugu, Upper Dolpo, ACAP fee.

 

GradeChallenging and Demanding

 

  1. Jumla Jomsom Trek via Gothichaur, Phoksundo Lake and Upper Dolpo

This Jumla Jomsom trek is passing through the middles hills of Jumla Gothichaur to Lower Dolpo village Hurikot, Kaigaon. Beyond Kaigaon the trail leads through Kagmagar la Pass to magical Phoksundo Lake and Ringmo Bon village.

Beyond the Phoksundo Lake and Ringmo Bon village, the trail passes to Shore of Phoksundo Lake along forested valley Kang La basecamp. Conquering Kang La pass the trail descend revered valley Shey Gompa. From Shey Gompa there are two route to Saldang, one traversing Tora/Tata, Samling Gompa and Bhijer to Saldang and another leading across Shey La pass to Namgong Gompa and Saldang.

From Saldang again there are two routes to Shimen village, one taking the further northern loop through Nisal village/Yanjer Gompa, and Musi Village to Shimen. Another direct route passes through Koma village to Shimen village. After Shimen village the trek rolling through Panzang valley’s beautiful villages; ‘Phalwa and Tinje’. Further heading to the east along the Upper Panzang valley crossing Mo La pass next is Chharka village. The finally part of trek, after Chharka village treading through high alpine valleys of Mulumsuna and crossing friendly Jungbenla pass connects Santa. A day trek from Santa village the trip ends at Kaligandaki valley of Mustang ‘Jomsom’.

Overview of Trip

Max. Elevation5560m Jungben La pass
No. of High passes9 (Kagmara La 5115m Pass, Kang La 5360m Pass, Shey La 5095m pass, Koma La 4660m pass, Mo La 5030m pass, Niwar La 5120m pass, Jungbenla 5560m Pass, Bhimalojun La 4460 pass)

 

No. of Days33 days

 

Trekking StyleCamping
Permits RequiredShey Phoksundo National Park fee, Upper Mugu, Upper Dolpo, ACAP fee.
GradeChalleng and Demanding.
         
                     Have a safe and nice holiday journey across the Himalaya……

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