Upper Mustang Treks

Key Information

15 Days
Max People: 10
Max. Altitude : 0 m
Activity : Trekking
Start - End : Kathmandu - Kathmandu
Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Kathmandu
Transportation :
Trip Season : March to May & September to November
Joining Date :


Overview

This heavenly place is situated in Mustang district, located in the northwestern Nepal, once it was known as the forbidden ancient Tibetan kingdom of Lo. , Now this region is famous for Upper Mustang, the region is no longer a formal kingdom. Upper Mustang region comprises the northern half region of the Mustang district which borders Tibet. The region is very dry and full of mountains. This dreary yet so eye striking region is not less than a paradise for trekkers.

             

Trek to Upper Mustang is very adventurous residing in the secret heaven of Nepal. Upper Mustang trekking offer perfect journey to experience beautiful Tibetan culture with a exclusivity of   infertile landscape and steep rocky traces of Ascent and descent hills. This majestic Upper Mustang treks are considered to be a restricted region trek in Nepal, therefore we need to have a special permission as well as permit issued by Government of Nepal to explore this region.

 

Upper Mustang region is a well-preserved and superior region because of what only limited number of trekkers are allowed to trek in this region every year; however this region was opened to the tourist only after 1992. Upper Mustang region is a high, windy and dry area which is described by vibrant stratified rock formations and windswept canyons. 

 

Upper Mustang Trek region of Nepal is also called as Mountain Desert situated in western region of Nepalese Himalayas which borders Tibet. Trek to Upper Mustang offers huge opportunity to know the unique traditions, culture, hospitality, lifestyle, and cordiality of local Tibetan Buddhist, which is still the almost unaffected place till now.

 

The culture of locals in this region is hugely influenced by Buddhism. Upper Mustang trek offers us to observe Ancient Buddhist monasteries, Trans-Himalaya landscape, stupas, chores cultural heritage, prayers wall, caves, ancient Tibetan villages, exceptional medieval art and architectures, Himalayan desert land, , eroded canyons and unique rock formations, Tibetan plateaus,  astonishing panoramic view  of snow-capped mountains such as Annapurna , Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri.

 

The capital of Upper Mustang The LoManthang, is very popular as mysteriousness valley and the Last Forbidden Kingdom of Nepal unseen behind the almighty Dhaulagiri and Annapurna ranges, are the main attractions of this region.

Our trek to Upper Mustang initiate with a short and picturesque flight towards Pokhara and again 25 minutes of flight will take us to Jomsom airstrip from Pokhara. Our actual trek starts from Jomsom which goes along with one of the world’s deepest Kali Gandaki gorge.

 

Our trek goes towards the stunning Buddhist village of Kagbeni- which the main entrance area to enter the restricted Upper Mustang region. After we are done with our permit in checkpoints, our trekking track will lead along the Kali Gandaki River and stunning ancient village of Chhuksang,Chele.

 

Then we will pass through diverse adventurous passes, Small forest, mani walls canyons, and famous settlements of Samar, Ghiling, Ghami. Syanbochen, , Tsarang and finally reach the capital Lo Manthang. We will spend more than one day for at wonderful site the Lo Manthang and visit the great places of interest including Jhong Sky Cave, ancient and oldest Nyphu , Cave monasteries, and other ancient monasteries in Chhosar village.

 

 After we finish our sightseeing Lo Manthang we incline via Marang La and Mui La-highest passes the trek to the Ghar Gompa which is believed to be the world’s oldest Tibetan monastery. Then our trek will pass through famous villages of Syanbochen, Dhakmar,and  Kagbeni to finally reach gorgeous Jomsom. Finally, we will take a flight towards Pokhara and Kathmandu respectively to end our trek.

 

Highlight of Upper Mustang trek

  • Visit Jomsom important pilgrimage site for Hindus and Buddhist.
  • Experience the majestic  Himalayan view
  • Fly over the deepest Kaligandaki George.
  • Taste the delicious local apples, apple pie and apple wine (marpha) in Jomsom.
  • Sightseeing of Pokhara (Lakes, caves and Davis fall),pokhara is one of the most beautiful city of nepal
  • Visit famous site Capital Lo manthang.

Get to know about the culture, and tradition of the people living there, which will definitely give good perspective about human civilization


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Excluded in this tour

Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival at the Tribhuvan international airport and transfer to respective hotel

-Upon arrival in Tribhuvan international airport, you will accompanied by our staff member and transferred to the hotel. At night following our tradition, Nepali traditional welcome program.

 

Day 2 : Scenic flight to Pokhara from kathamdu

  • On second day, we will initiate our trek by taking a flight to Pokhara. Pokhara is one of the most beautiful cities in Nepal.

Day 3 : Fly to Jhomsom and 3-4 hour of trek to kangbeni

  • After having our morning breakfast, we will fly to Jomsom , jomsom is most famous and holy place in this region , and start our trek to Kangbeni. Night spend in Kangbeni.

Day 4 : Trek to chele located at an altitude of 3050m.

  • Passing along the kali Gandaki river, up and down hills , Tange village we will finally reach our destination in Chele village. Overnight in Chele.

Day 5 : 6-7 Hour of trek to Syanbochen (3475m)

  • In this day, a early morning trek of 6-7 hours, will take us to the Syanbochen located at an altitude of 3475m , overnight there.

Day 6 : Trek to beautiful site Ghami

  • Ghami is a beautiful location, located at a height of 3460m, monasteries and the village are the main attraction of this place. Overnight in Ghami.

 Day 7 : Trek to Tsarang(3620m) from ghami

  • After we have our morning breakfast, we will trek to Tsanrang , a famous site for astounding view . Overnight in Tsarang.

Day 8: Trek to famous Lo Manthang (3730m)

  • On this day we will trek to famous city Lo Manthang . Lo Manthang offers strking view of different mountains such as Nilgiri , Tilicho and Annapurna 1. We will visit Kings palace, monasteries and museum. Spend our overnight in Lo Manthang.

Day 9 : Full exploration day in Lo Manthang

  • This is the rest day and Exploration day of beautiful city.
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Day 10 : Trek to Dhakmar (3810m) from Lo Manthang

  • On this day, we will trek to Dhakmar passing through beautiful villages and Gompa . Overnight in Dhakmar.

Day 11 : Trek to Ghiling (3860m)

  • We will have a beautiful trek to Ghiling exploring mighty moutains. Overnight in Ghiling.

Day 12 : Trek to Chuksang

  • Trek to Chuksang offer us great view of Himalayan range and explore with perfect surrounding. 

Day 13: Trek back to holy Jomsom

  • In this day, we will trek back to holy jomsom, explore the area more and spend our night there.

Day 14: Scenic flight to Pokhara from Jomsom

  • This is the final day, where we will trek back to Pokhara. We will visit famous places in pokhara and spend our overnight there.

Day 15: Fly back to Kathmandu

  • Final day, where we will get back to Kathmandu.
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Upper Mustang Trek
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Helena Troy

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