Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal

Highlights

  • Panorama View of world’s 7th highest mountain-Dhaulagiri and Gangapurnna, Tukuche, Manaslu, Thorang
  • 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
  • Lo-Manthang; Forbidden Kingdom
  •  Diversified culture, tales and lifestyle of Gurung, Tibetan, Thakali, Managey and like
  •  Lo-Manthan; Forbidden Kingdom
  •  Unique history
  •  Off road Ride Adventure

Upper Mustang Trekking is undoubtedly the compact package of geographical diversity offering high level of adventure. Besides, it holds the 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 indentify the uninfluenced culture of Upper Mustang.

Upper Mustang is distinctively surrounded by mountains as Annapurana, 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 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.

For the adventurous and thrill seeker, bike ride to Upper Mustang is one of the fascinating activities. The path is not paved which creates more thrill among the riders. So, Nepal adventure team (NAT) has well organized package for Motorbike Ride to Upper Mustang which starts from Kathmandu allowing visitors to prepare as well as enjoy Kathmandu. Next day leaves for Pokhara to reach Lo-Manthang (Upper Mustang) through Kagbeni.

 

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m
  • Day 2Test drive in Kathmandu valley and local area sightseeing
  • Day 3Ride to Pokhara 860m
  • Day 4Drive to Kalopani 2,300m
  • Day 5Drive to Kagbeni 2,858m via Marpha and Dumba lake
  • Day 6Stay at Ghami 3,520m
  • Day 7Drive to Lo-Manthang 3,700m via Charang , Ghar Ghumba( oldest Monastery)
  • Day 8Drive to China border, sighseeing and stay back at Lo-Manthang
  • Day 9Explore and rest at Lo-Manthang
  • Day 10Stay at Muktinath 3,800m
  • Day 11Drive to Tatopani (Hot spring) 1,200m
  • Day 12Drive to Pokhara
  • Day 13Ride back to Kathmandu and farewell dinner
  • Day 14International departure

What's Included

  • All arrival and departure transportation by private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara at 3*** hotels on bed / breakfast basis.
  • Full board meals and lodge, includes (B-L-D) on during road trip
  • Royal Enfield bikes ( cost include royal enfield but we provide you Himalyan Royal Enfield for better experience in off road of Mustang as a complimentary service)
  • Support vehicle and Extra fuels
  • Motorcycle technician support
  • An experienced riding guide expert in handling tools and repairs
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems) Card
  • ACAP (Annapurna Area Conservation Project) Card
  • Special Permit for Upper Mustang (Upper Mustang is restricted area which require special permit)
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu at authentic Nepalese restaurant with cultural programs.
  • Down jackets, sleeping bags and duffel bag (provided on request but to be returned after)
  • Comprehensive medical kits.
  • NAT t-shirt
  • Local government taxes and VAT
  • Nepal visa fee
  • International flight (airfare)
  • Personal expenses
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to guide and porters.
  • Entrance to heritage sight