Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

Highlights

  • Lo-Manthan; Forbidden Kingdom
  • Panorama View of world’s 7th highest mountain-Dhaulagiri and Gangapurnna, Tukuche, Manaslu, Thorang
  • Kali Gandki George, World’s Deepest George
  • Muktinath Temple- high value for Buddhists and Hindus
  • Traditional Palaces, Monasteries and caves formed in high cliffs
  • Ghar Gumba- oldest monatries
  • Hills with vibrant shades pink, brown, grey and glaciers
  • Desert landscape with spires and cliffs as well as dense green hills and woods
  • Kagbeni - Holy Kaligandaki river valley
  • Diversified culture, tales and lifestyle of Gurung, Tibetan, Thakali, Managey and like
  • Unique history of Lo-Manathang
  • Off and bumpy Road Adventure
  • Road ways through the cliff of hills
  • Restricted area, requires special permit
Upper Mustang Jeep Ride is another adventurous journey to the restricted area that is facilitated by Nepal Adventure Team. The ride takes you through the geographical diversity, the high altitude of 3700m from 1400m and the roads are through the cliff of hills offering a high level of adventure. The Upper Mustang Region holds a unique history that attracts more visitors supplemented by the Tibetan culture and Buddhism importance. Initially, Upper Mustang was isolated till 1992 and later started to welcome the foreigners to its land. So, Upper Mustang allows visitors to explore and identify the uninfluenced culture of Upper Mustang and unspoiled natural surroundings.
 
Upper Mustang is distinctively surrounded by mountains like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and Nilgiri which creates invincible temptation. The travelers move along with the Kaligandaki River allowing them to cherish the green forest, fast-flowing river leading to the barren land accompanied by mountains. Additionally, Upper Mustang lies on the Tibetan border that influenced local culture so popular village of Upper mustang is still termed as Lo-Manthang which means kingdom in the Tibetan language. There are numerous Buddhist monasteries and nunneries, built-in stiff cliffs crafting the place with colorful prayer flags. Various caves are also formed. Through the shades of pink, grey, brown colors the barren hills portrait the tale of demon and lama. During Upper Mustang Jeep Ride you need to Jeep Ride through the highest altitude of around 4353m though the altitude of Upper Mustang is 3700m. The overall weather of this Jeep Ride is chilly and windy and hike through the barren hills and unspoiled surrounding.
 
Nepal adventure team (NAT) has a well-organized package for Upper Mustang Jeep Ride which starts from Kathmandu allowing visitors to prepare as well as enjoy Kathmandu. Next day leaves for Pokhara on the jeep and then bumpy off road begins towards Marfa, Jomsom. Further few kilometers of new likely pitched and dusty ride to Lo-Manthang (Upper Mustang) through Ghami.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival to Kathmandu
  • Day 2Preparation in Kathmandu
  • Day 3Drive to Pokhara
  • Day 4Drive to Kalopani 2300m
  • Day 5Drive to Kagbeni via Dhumba lake
  • Day 6Drive to Ghami
  • Day 7Drive to Lo-Manthang
  • Day 8Explore Lo-Manthang
  • Day 9Drive to Chhuksang
  • Day 10Drive to Jomsom via Muktinath
  • Day 11Fly to Pokhara
  • Day 12Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 13International departure for homeward bound