Flying from Pokhara to Jomsom

This 20-minute scenic flight takes you along a corridor up the Kali Gandaki valley to Jomsom at the northern end of the Annapurna Circuit. Along the way, enjoy spectacular views of Dhaulagiri, Nilgiri, and the entire Annapurna Range.

If you're starting out on the Upper Mustang trek or finishing the Annapurna Circuit trek, taking a mountain flight between Pokhara and Jomsom is a convenient way to get there.

Flight Schedule

Tara & Yeti Airlines operate daily flights between Pokhara and Jomsom. Keep in mind that flights only operate in the morning, as often it gets too windy to fly in the afternoon. There is minimal screening at the airport in Pokhara, but best to show up at least 45 minutes in advance of your flight.

Flight Costs

Expect to pay around $100 USD, one-way, for a flight from Pokhara to Jomsom. Flight prices due vary throughout the season, so be sure to check for the latest price. There is a strict weight limit for this flight - 10kg for checked-in luggage and 5kg for carry-on.

Pokhara's Airport

Pokhara's airport
Boarding the plane in Pokhara

Pokhara's only has a domestic airport, which is located southeast of Phewa Lake (about a 15-minute drive from the hotels along lakeside.)

Jomsom's Airport

Airport in Jomsom
Boarding the plane in Jomsom

The airport in Jomsom lies on the western edge of Jomsom within the river valley of the upper Kali Gandakhi.

A short video of the flight