Muktinath Pony Tour

Muktinath pony tour is a different travel experience in Annapurna Himalayas. We offer this tour in Muktinath trail. This route is located in Annapurna Conservation area. This tour can be the best option for those travelers who don’t want to trek on foot or drive on bumping road along the beautiful area. Riding horse at this wide open dry land with surrounding mountains and Tibetan plateau is exciting, entertainment and amazing. During this time you visit Kagbeni, Muktinath temple, Marpha Village. You will have great views of Mt. Dhaulagiri, Mt. Nilgiri, Mt. Tilicho, Thorang Peak, Annnapurna range and also you will experience the lifestyle, culture of Thakali people.

Trip Duration      9 days  tour
Max. Altitude: 3980m./13134ft.
Minimum Altitude: 910m./3003 ft.
Grade: Easy
Activities: Tour
Accommodation: Teahouse (Lodge to Lodge)
Meals: Breakfast, lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee
Transportation: Plane/Overland/Horse
Trek Departure: Every day throughout the week
Group Size: 1 person (minimum) to 30 persons (maximum)
Best season: Feb, March, April,Sep, Oct & Nov.
Available Time: All months
Per day riding: 4 to 5 hours

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1295m.)

Arrival in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), you will be greeted by Nepal alternative treks Airport Representative, and transfer by private vehicle to hotel (Kathmandu Garden home) at thamel in Kathmandu then stay there overnight on B/B basis.

In the evening, short introductory program will be organized at NATE with your trekking/tour guide and he will brief you about the trip. He will check your equipments for the trip before you leave Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu-Pokhara overland (730m. ) 6 hrs. drive

Drive in the morning at 7:00 am to Pokhara by tourist bus. Along the drive, you will be referred to seat at the right hand side to see beautiful landscape of local village and Trishuli river. Bus will be stopped at along the way after 2 hours for breakfast and again stop for quick lunch before getting Pokhara. You will be transferred to hotel by private vehicle and stay overnight at hotel on b/b basis.

Explore around Fewa lake and Barahi temple in the evening. B+L

Day 3: Pokhara-Jomsom fly- Drive to Kagbeni (2713m.)

Fly early morning to Jomsom(2713m./8952ft.) 25 minutes. You will have wonderful flight to Jomsom as Annapurna and Fishtail will be on right hand side and Dhaulagiri and other snowcapped mountains will be on your left hand side. After landing at Jomsom, drive gradual on the ridge of Kaligandai river and open desert to entry Gate of Upper mustang ( Kagbeni). Today is just one hour driving to Kagbeni for digesting the altitude then stay there overnight at lodge. B+L+D

Day 4: Kagbeni-Muktinath (3800m. ) 3 hrs

Heading up to Muktinath 3  hours. Muktinath is an important pilgrimage place for both Hindus and Buddhists. You will Visit Vishnu Temple and Gompa. Stay overnight there at lodge. B+L+D

Day 5: Muktinath -Jomsom-Marpha ( 2500m.) 4 hrs.

Today is quite surreal as you trek along a plateau above the Kali Gandaki world`s deepest gorge. The barren landscape of this area resembles. There is a 360* panorama of peaks: Dhaulagari, Tukuche Peak, the three Nilgiris, Fang and Annapurna I. Stay overnight at lodge. B+L+D

Day 6: Marpha-Tatopani (1100m.) 4 hrs

Emerge back into subtropical forests, lush with vegetation. You will see more villages in this area; enjoy observing the everyday lives of the local village people. After beautiful ride, you will reach to Tatopani/hot spring (1100m./3630ft.) then stay there overnight at lodge on FB basis.

In the evening, Relax with a bath in the hot spring . B+L+D

Day 7: Tatopani-Beni-Pokhara by overland 5 hrs.

Drive to Pokhara by overland following the Kaligandaki river and Modi river to Pokhara. Stay overnight at hotel on b/b basis. B+L

Day 8: Pokhara-Kathmandu by tourist bus 6 hrs.

Drive to Kathmandu by tourist bus and transfer to hotel for overnight on b/b basis. B+L

Day 9: Departure

Nepal alternative treks provide private transportation to Tribhuan International Airport ( TIA). B

Foot note:

B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner

M= Meter 



Royalty structure for NMA peaks is highly decreased !



Thank you Tej and Nauser For ever ...


We did the Manaslu circuit and Tsum valley. ...

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