Upper Mustang Trekking takes you through the remoteness and isolated place in Nepal. Few places in the world can claim to have the isolation and remoteness of Upper Mustang region of Nepal. Located in the western zone of Dhaulagiri and bordering Tibet to the north, Mustang is one of the two districts, along with Manang, known as ‘districts beyond the mountains’. The whole of the Upper Mustang region was prohibited for foreign visitors until as recently as 1992. Even now foreigners need to obtain a special permit to visit the area. Upper Mustang Trekking will take you through a path which is treaded by very few people in the world and whose stunning beauty and unique culture will capture your imagination like no other place in the world.
Upper Mustang Trekking typically begins from Jomson, the district headquarters of Mustang. You will walk a wide stretch along the banks of the Kali Gandaki River. Mustang region is also unique in the sense that it has rugged desert terrain, unlike other mountainous regions of Nepal. You will come across green vegetation only intermittently. Along the way to Lo Manthang, the furthest point of Upper Mustang Trekking, you will come across the now famous village of Kagbeni which has earned its reputation for its arid but picturesque landscape and is a popular rest point for many trekkers. (Optional: Along with Kagbeni, another popular highlight of Upper Mustang Trekking is the holy place of Muktinath, which has the much revered Muktinath Temple. The place holds special religion significance to Hindus and Buddhists alike.)
Mustang is sparsely populated place. Thakali people are the native inhabitants of the region and you will see Buddhist and Tibetan way of life in the region. Upper Mustang Trekking is, hence, a good way to experience Tibetan and Buddhist culture as well. As you reach Lo Manthang, the capital of the Kingdom of Lo, you will feel as far away from urban life as you can imagine. The aloofness of the place, the beauty of the surrounding area, the magnificent sights of such mountains as Dhaulagiri, Annapurna and Nilgiri along the way and the unique culture and lifestyle of Lo Manthang and the wider Mustang region will fill your heart will a tranquility that can be matched by very few places in the world.
Along with Upper Mustang Trekking -12 days, we also offer other similar trekking packages in and around the Mustang region among which Muktinath Trekking -10 days is a popular choice of many trekkers.
Trekking and Hiking
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2 to 12 persons
Sep to Nov and Mar to May
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trek Preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara (820m/2689ft): 5-6 hours
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2,713m/8898ft) and trek to Kagbeni (2,810m/9,216ft): 3-4 hours trek
Day 05: Kagbeni to Chele (3,050m/10,004ft): 5-6 hours
Day 06: Chele to Syanbochen (3,475m/11,398ft): 6-7 hours
Day 07: Syanbochen to Ghami (3,520m/11,546ft): 5-6 hours
Day 08: Ghami to Tsarang (3,620m/11,873ft): 5-6 hours
Day 09: Tsarang to Lo-Manthang (3,730m/12,234ft): 3-4 hours
Day 10: Explore Lo Manthang/ Acclimatization
Day 11: Lo-Mangthang to Drakmar (3810 m/12,500ft): 6-7 hours
Day 12: Drakmar to Ghiling (3,806m/12,484ft): 5-6 hours
Day 13: Ghiling to Chhuksang (3050m/10,004ft): 5-6 hours
Day 14: Chhuksang to Jomsom (2,700/8,856ft): 6-7 hours
Day 15: Fly back to Pokhara
Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 17: Final departure
* International airfare to and from your country.
* Nepal visa fee, Nepal entry visa.
* Your travel/Trekking & Medical health Insurance, Emergency Helicopter Rescue.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, boiled & mineral water during the trek.
* Kathmandu valley sightseeing entrance fee.
* Tips for trekking & other employed staffs which is not mandatory but expected.
* Hot shower, battery charges during the trek.
* Unforeseen cost such as flight cancellation or delayed, sick in trek, and helicopter rescue in trek.
* Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control.
* Any other cost, which is not mentioned in cost includes items as above.
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