Airport Name: Jomsom Airport (IATA: JMO; ICAO: VNJS)
Location: Mustang (District), Dhaulagiri (Zone), Nepal
Major Attractions: Muktinath Temple; Kaligandaki River; Annapurna Trek Route;
Major Trek Routes like Kagbeni, Marpha and Mustang;
Saligram (Fossil Stone); Kaligandaki River George (Deepest
Gorge in the World); Mt. Annapurna; Mt.Dhaulagiri
Airport Type: Public
Airlines from Pokhara (PKR): Sita Air; Simrik Air (RMK 51, RMK 53, RMK 55); Tara
Air (TA 193)
Free Baggage: 15 Kg
Flight Duration: 20 minutes
One-way Ticket Fare: US $117
Situated at an altitude of 2800m, Jomsom (also known as Dzongsam or New Fort) is a town and administrative headquarter of Mustang District. Best known for its spares vegetation and dry climatic conditions. Jomsom has two magnificent mountains ranging above 8000m; Mt. Annapurna and Mt. Dhaulagiri. Jomsom is an ultimate paradise for trek freaks. With the best trek route in the world, the Annapurna Trek Route and other adventurous trek routes like Kagbeni, Marpha and Mustang; Jomsom is no doubt the best place to experience trek adventure in the world. Jomsom is not only a dream destination for adventure seekers but also the holiest place for the Hindu`s. Mukthinath being among the highest temple in the world is holiest shrine for the Hindus. Kalingandaki River, considered itself as the sacred river is the source of the holy stone “Saligram” which is considered as thedepiction of the Greatest Hindu Ditty “Lord Vishnu”. Direct flight for Jomsom is only available from Pokhara Airport. A 20 minutes flight from Pokhara around the huge magnificent mountains is enough to give you thetop of the world experience. Though this place can be reached through road waybut Airway is the most common choice of people.
If you want to experience the magic of nature then it is the work ground of nature. The dry desert like climatic condition with scars vegetation along with thedeepest gorge in the world “Kaligandaki Gorge” makes Jomsom trip anunforgettable experience. Get your albums ready for the best tour photos in the world.