Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Lodge to Lodge Trek
  • Transport: Private Vehicle / Bus / Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel + Tea-houses
  • Group Size: 2
  • Max Elevation: 40

Highlights

  • Lo-Manthan; Forbidden Kingdom
  • Panorama View of world’s 7th highest mountain-Dhaulagiri and Gangapurnna, Tukuche, Manaslu, Thorang
  • Kali Gandaki 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 monasteries
  • 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
  • Tranquil, unexplored and unspoiled trails with few/no settlements

Upper Mustang Trekking is undoubtedly the compact package of geographical diversity offering a high level of adventure. Besides, it holds a unique history that attracts more visitors supplemented by Tibetan culture and Buddhism's 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.

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 trek you need to trek through the highest altitude of around 4353m though the altitude of Upper Mustang is 3700m. The overall weather of this trek is chilly and windy and hike through the barren hills and unspoiled surroundings.

Decorated by barren land and hillocks accompanied by the world’s highest peaks Mt. Dhaulagiri and Mt. Annapurna, Upper Mustang is mesmerizing leading to the distinct world. Being in Upper Mustang, one can explore Tibetan culture and lifestyle along with the tales of demons and Buddhist priests explaining the various shades of hills over there. The stiff cliffs give eye-pleasing views along with unpolluted caves. The fast flowing Kali Gandaki river throughout the Upper Mustang trek demonstrates the scenic picture of the river following straight from mountains.

Nepal adventure team has a well-organized package for Upper Mustang Trek which starts from Kathmandu allowing visitors to prepare as well as enjoy Kathmandu. The next day leaves for Pokhara to reach Jomsom and begin the hike to Lo-Manthang (Upper Mustang) through Kagbeni.

Upper Mustang Trekking

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines
  • Day 2Preparation day in Kathmandu
  • Day 3Drive to Pokhara (860 m) 220 km - 08 hours
  • Day 4Morning fly to Jomsom (2,715 m) and trek to Kagbeni (2858 m) - 04 hours
  • Day 5Trek to Chele / Tsele (3,050 m) - 06 hours
  • Day 6Trek to Syangbochen (3,475m) - 05 hours
  • Day 7Trek to Dhakmar (3810 m) - 05 hours
  • Day 8Trek to Lo - Manthang (3,700 m) - 05 hours
  • Day 9At Lo - Manthang for local exploration and excursion
  • Day 10Trek to Yara - 05 hours
  • Day 11Trek to Tengbe - 06 hours
  • Day 12Trek to Chuksang/ Tsusang (3,050 m) - 12 hours
  • Day 13Trek to Muktinath (3800m) - 08 hours
  • Day 14Trek to Jomsom - 5 / 6 an Hours
  • Day 15Fly to Pokhara and transfer to hotel
  • Day 16Drive back to Kathmandu - 06 hours
  • Day 17International departure for homeward bound

What's Included

  • All arrival and departure transportation airport/hotel/ airport by private vehicle
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepali restaurant with cultural dance
  • 3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu and 2 nights in Pokhara on BB plan basis
  • Kathmandu to Pokhara and back to Kathmandu by deluxe tourist bus
  • Full board trek on lodge basis includes (B-L-D) on twin sharing
  • Include separate kitchen units with cook-kitchen staff accompanied by guides and porters.
  • Applicable TIMS (Trekking Information Management Systems)
  • ACAP (Annapurna Area Conservation Project)
  • Special Permit for Upper Mustang (from Kagbeni onwards to Kagbeni) USD 500 per person for 10 days
  • An experienced English speaking trekking guides/porters and other field staff with daily wages-medical insurance, meals and transportation allowance.
  • Trekking equipment (Down jacket, sleeping bags, and comprehensive medical kits bag)
  • Domestic airfare as per the itinerary Pokhara / Jomsom / Pokhara
  • NAT’s company T-shirt and appreciation letter
  • Government VAT and local taxes
  • Nepal visa fee
  • International flight (airfare)
  • Extra drinks as alcoholic and non-alcoholic
  • Personal expenses as phone bill, chocolate, bakery & cake, battery charge, laundry, and extra porter
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to guide & porters.

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice    
14 Nov, 2019 - 30 Nov, 2019US$ 2185Guaranteed
17 Nov, 2019 - 03 Dec, 2019US$ 2185Guaranteed
21 Nov, 2019 - 07 Dec, 2019US$ 2185Guaranteed
24 Nov, 2019 - 10 Dec, 2019US$ 2185Guaranteed
28 Nov, 2019 - 14 Dec, 2019US$ 2185Guaranteed