Jomsom
in Dhawalāgiri Zone of Western Region, Nepal

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
28.784 and 83.735 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 28° 47' 3" and E 83° 44' 6"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rupee - NPR
Spoken languages:
Nepali, English
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:26 PM (Saturday)
Timezone: Asia/Kathmandu
UTC/GMT offset: 5.75 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:39 am and 6:49 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-27.155 and -109.432 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Hanga Roa
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Nepal in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 3,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Nepal.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Nepal. Last Update: 2020-08-14 07:21:12

Explore Jomsom

Jomsom in Dhawalāgiri Zone (Western Region) is a city in Nepal about 122 mi (or 196 km) north-west of Kathmandu, the country's capital.

Local time in Jomsom is now 01:26 PM (Saturday). The local timezone is named Asia / Kathmandu with an UTC offset of 5.75 hours. We know of 8 airports in the vicinity of Jomsom. The closest airport in Nepal is Manang Airport in a distance of 24 mi (or 38 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Nepal is Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha in a distance of 95 mi (or 153 km), South.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nawal, Pisang, Chame, Pokhara and Khudi. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 26°C / 78 °F

Morning Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 22°C / 72 °F
Chance of rainfall 26%
Air Humidity 74%
Air Pressure 1002 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 98% of sky
General Conditions Heavy intensity rain

Sunday, 16th of August 2020

25°C (77 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Monday, 17th of August 2020

29°C (85 °F)
23°C (73 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Tuesday, 18th of August 2020

27°C (80 °F)
22°C (72 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Videos from this area

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Usage of biobriquette in trans-Himalayan region in Nepal

Published: August 25, 2014
Length: 54:05 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: icimod

In 2012, ICIMOD and Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development (LI-BIRD) had conducted training on biobriquette production in Marpha Village Development Committee (VDC) in...


Trip to Jomsom -Muktinath

Published: December 14, 2012
Length: 17:07 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bikash shakya

The fully adventure trip of Nepal's highest place, behind the himalayas.


Аннапурна. Уйти, чтобы вернуться.. (часть 2)

Published: September 10, 2014
Length: 47:57 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: BigFamily Travel

Цикл: "Большое Путешествие Большой Семьи". Небольшой видео эксперимент, собранный из нарезки видео материал...


Mustang - The Forbidden Kingdom

Published: May 16, 2013
Length: 48:52 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: MrFalkone

An epic mountain bike trip through the scenic valley of Mustang, hidden in the Himalayas.


JOMSOM AIRPORT, NEPAL

Published: May 28, 2013
Length: 01:29 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Anand Maharjan

TAKEOFF.


Trail From Muktinath Temple to Jomsom Nepal

Published: June 23, 2012
Length: 30:21 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: MyHolidayNepal

Trail from Muktinath temple to Jomsom, http://www.myholidaynepal.com https://www.facebook.com/myholidaynepal.


Pokhra to Jomsom Flight

Published: October 31, 2012
Length: 29:26 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Sheela Belur

The 20 minute flight from Pokhra to Jomsom on the way to Mukthinath Kshetra in March 2012.


sitting on a car in nepal

Published: March 06, 2008
Length: 33:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: caipi2008

sitting on a car in nepal.


Roaring tiger prank

Published: December 14, 2012
Length: 17:46 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: bikash shakya

Very funny tiger roaring prank- home made quite interesting video, for more videos go on www.motionadda.com.


Annapurna Circuit - Dag 13 - Kagbeni - Marpha

Published: April 06, 2011
Length: 49:47 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Wimencarolien

Leaving Kagbeni via the riverbed. Walking trough the windy valley to Jomsom. Arriving in Marpha, the apple capital of Nepal.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Mustang District

Mustang District, a part of Dhaulagiri Zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal, a landlocked country of South Asia. The district, with Jomsom as its headquarters, covers an area of 3,573 km² and has a population (2001) of 14,981. The district straddles the Himalayas and extends northward onto the Tibetan plateau where the former Lo Kingdom of Mustang is found, comprising the northern two-thirds of the Mustang District.

Located at 28.7833, 83.7306 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mustang District

Jomsom Airport

Jomsom Airport is an airport serving Jomsom, a town in the Mustang District of the Dhawalagiri Zone in Nepal. It is known as one of the world's most dangerous airfields and is a particular favourite of flight simulator fans. It serves as the gateway to Muktinath temple, which is a popular pilgrimage for Nepalis and Indians.

Located at 28.7822, 83.7225 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Airports in Nepal, Mustang District

Agni Air Flight CHT

Agni Air Flight CHT, an Agni Air-operated Dornier Do 228 (flight AG-CHT), crashed, after a failed go-around, near Jomsom Airport in Jomsom, Nepal, on 14 May 2012, killing 15 of the 21 passengers and crew, including both pilots.

Located at 28.7811, 83.7217 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Aviation accidents and incidents in 2012, Aviation accidents and incidents in Nepal, 2012 in Nepal, Accidents and incidents involving the Dornier Do 228, Mustang District


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Dzongsam, New Fort, Jomsom, JMO