in Dhawalāgiri Zone of Western Region, Nepal
- 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
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
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
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 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
These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.
Usage of biobriquette in trans-Himalayan region in Nepal
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...
Аннапурна. Уйти, чтобы вернуться.. (часть 2)
Цикл: "Большое Путешествие Большой Семьи". Небольшой видео эксперимент, собранный из нарезки видео материал...
Mustang - The Forbidden Kingdom
An epic mountain bike trip through the scenic valley of Mustang, hidden in the Himalayas.
Trail From Muktinath Temple to Jomsom Nepal
Trail from Muktinath temple to Jomsom, http://www.myholidaynepal.com https://www.facebook.com/myholidaynepal.
Pokhra to Jomsom Flight
The 20 minute flight from Pokhra to Jomsom on the way to Mukthinath Kshetra in March 2012.
Roaring tiger prank
Very funny tiger roaring prank- home made quite interesting video, for more videos go on www.motionadda.com.
Annapurna Circuit - Dag 13 - Kagbeni - Marpha
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, 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.
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.
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.
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Dzongsam, New Fort, Jomsom, JMO