Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek offers a spectacular trekking experience in the remote trans-Himalayan mountain region of Nepal. The 19-days trip begins in Kathmandu with tours of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  Then we drive to Pokhara and fly to Jomsom the next day and begin trekking. Upper Mustang is also known as the Last Forbidden Kingdom because it wasn’t until the 1990s that tourists were allowed to enter the region. While trekking in the Upper Mustang region of Nepal, we can admire the uniqueness of tree-less landscape, rocky trails and views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri and other Himalayas.
Mustang Trek

Duration: 19 Days

Destinations :  Mustang  region   

Best Seasons :Feb to June. and Sep to Dec.

Highest Altitude :4200m.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Our representative will be at the airport to pick you up to your hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing

After having breakfast you will be taken to historical and spiritual site of Kathmandu (The historic Durbar Square, The sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, The famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Day 03:Kathmandu to Pokhara

We board the transport to Pokhara. The overland outing takes around six hours. You can utilize rest of the day to investigate this well-known city and prepare yourself for the official begin of the trek.

Day 04: Pokhara to Jomsom; Jomsom to Kagbeni

We jump a short flight from Pokhara to Jomsom, where our trek authoritatively starts – it’s only 20 or 25 minutes noticeable all around, however it’s an energizing burst! You’ll see the world’s most profound canyon from overhead, and drink in stupendous ethereal perspectives of Mt. Dhaulagiri, the Annapurna go, and Fishtail Mountain (Machhapuchhre). You set out by walking from Jomsom, the seat of the Kali Gandaki valley. You’ll trek 3-4 hours toward Kagbeni, the checkpoint for the confined trail to the Upper Mustang. We’ll see beautiful mountains on our first walk, and end the night in a comfortable tea house or hotel.

Day 05: Kagbeni to Chele

We commence early today! The Upper Mustang separates itself from other Himalayan treks with a high wind that has a tendency to move later in the day. Thusly, we exploit the mornings as much as we can. Additionally, we get the chance to watch the sun ascending over Nilgiri. We begin trekking along the east bank of the waterway, winding up in the Chuksang Valley and intersect the Kali Gandaki. The trail rises to level, dry land with the red sandstone columns and brilliant shake developments that are significant of the Mustang locale. We’ll pass the village of Tangbe initially, and afterward achieve Chele with its staggering Himalayan perspectives.

Day 06: Chele to Syangboche

The trail bends westbound today, and we climb steeply until we can see Jayakar peering back over the opposite side of a profound gorge. We take after the chasm at a right hand over the trail to an exceptionally soak drop, and afterward cross a high go with an awesome perspective of Samar and many snow-topped pinnacles. In the wake of passing Samar we run over Rangchyung chorten, the red-painted give in religious community and one of the Mustang district’s holiest locales. The name deciphers as, “the chorten that shaped itself,” inferable from the surprising improvement of stalagmites inside. Throughout the years, petition banners and mud statues left by explorers have gathered in the chorten. The last wal to Syangboche can feel longer than it really is, inferable from the way that this part of the trek includes close steady rising with not a single goal to be seen. The chill of the higher height is with you when you at long last get to the little village.

Day07: Syangboche to Ghami

Today’s trek commences eventfully – inside the initial fifteen minutes of strolling, we will have as of now experienced the first of three high passes. In the wake of conquering Yanda La, we pass a particular red chorten decorated with an octet of favorable Buddhist images. Two red gompas stamp the passageway to the sprawling, flourishing town of Ghelung. The darker slopes ascending past the village notice the Nyi La pass, took after decently fast by the Ghami La pass. We cross another wide valley and afterward touch base in Ghami, one more of the biggest villages in the Mustang.

 

Day 08: Ghami to Tsarang

The longest Mani divider in the Mustang is discovered recently outside Ghami, trailed by a bunch of chortens encompassing the red divider that denote the end of the valley. The structures are eminent for mixing consistently in with the scene. You climb consistently today, finishing on a high pass that prompts a landscape moving with fruitless slopes and bizarre, frightful magnificence. You’ll know you’re moving toward human progress when you recognize the distinct red-painted Tsarang chorten, which assigns the passageway to Tsarang village.

Day09: Tsarang to LoManthang

Continuous fruitlessness anticipates you on your long trek today. The landscape is level and the view is one of unbroken seclusion.

Day 10: Lo Manthang Acclimation Day

The town of Lo Manthang, the ceasing point, is flanked by two huge rocks framing a characteristic entryway. You’ll wait here for two days as we adjust to the higher rise and rest our drained legs! This allows you to investigate the town and the encompassing region.

Day 11: Lo Manthang to Tamar

Fragrant juniper pastures aroma your approach to Tamar, and the official defining moment of your trek. You’ll get the opportunity to glance back at Lo Manthang as you head back a similar side of the Kali Gandaki by which you initially drew nearer, staying away from the more remote and strenuous way toward the east. We say goodbye to the Plain of Prayers and begin climbing towards Lugri La pass, and its related religious community. Tamar is not far, now, and your eyes will have a great time the more changed scene of the northwest. Leaving the religious community, we have a short yet soak stroll down the yellow gully to Tamar, seeing fields in the southern and western piece of the valley and expansive red vertical bluffs in the North West. After such a large number of days of continuous red earth and few shading contrasts, the blend of red shake, blue sky, green grass and white yaks appears to be exceptionally serious.

Day 12: Tamar to Syangboche

With Nilgiri noticeable once more, you pass yet more buckles on your way back south. A slow tough climb brings us above Ghami, bearing sights of the town, the long Maniwall, and the pass you climbed five days prior! Exploring two more passes prizes you with mind blowing perspectives of the Annapurna extend. Next, you reach Ja Myung, a town arranged at the fork amongst Ghelung and Syangboche. You’ll initially reroute to Ghelung, to pass two outstanding gompas and a cloister, and after that rejoin the customary way to Syangboche.

Day 13: Syangboche to Tetang

Lively trekking again anticipates you today, as you pass Samar and after that Gaikar on the arrival trail. You’ll enjoy flawless perspectives of Tilicho and Nilgiri, and afterward rest at Chaile for lunch. You are presently restoring the way you came, despite the fact that, in the custom of trekking all over the place, it will not feel quite the same as a similar course you climbed the other way. Perspectives are distinctive, and points of view change after numerous days in the wild.

 

Day 14: Tetang to Muktinath

Your flight today treats you to a decent perspective of the town of Tetang, which comprises of two separate settlements encompassed by high walls. From a separation, it takes after nothing to such an extent as an expansive fortress! The climb to the following level is steep and the trail here can be hard to take after. Fortunately, your next part brings a simple stroll over a plain. You’ll require it to get ready for three hours of soak tough climbing, at the highest point of which we’re dealt with to staggering perspectives of Thorung, Tilicho and Annapurna. After this current, it’s a sufficiently simple stroll to Muktinath, which is unequivocally connected with neighborhood legend and otherworldly legend.

Day 15: Muktinath to Jomsom

It’s the last day of climbing, and you kick it off right on time to value the glory of Dhaulagiri illuminated by the warm beams of the rising sun. You’ll treat yourselves to a side excursion to the Bon Punt religious community in Lubra before strolling back to Jomsom. After Lubra, the trail prompts the Kali Gandaki and the stream Panga – you’ll need to jump over it a few times before the day is through! Where the two waterways meet, you join the primary trekking way back to Jomsom.

Day 16: Jomsom to Pokhara

We’re up early again for a Jomsom-Pokhara flight, just this time flying backward of the way we came two weeks prior! Subsequent to conveying you to your inn, you’ll have adequate time to investigate Pokhara’s shocking landscape and rich social attractions at your own particular pace.

Day 17: Drive to Kathmandu

You will drive back to Kathmandu and transferred to Hotel.

Day 18: Free day

Day 19: Final Departure

Our representative will drop you off you at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight.

 

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu  and pokhara  with breakfast
  • Accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • All  transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Government-licensed trek leader and  guide according to group size .
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits .
  • Medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu ,Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

Accommodations

All accommodations are on twin-shared basis.

Meals

Best available during  Trek,