Upper Mustang Trek

Trip desccription

Mustang is a mystic land in the rain shadow area of Nepal. Upper Mustang, with topography and culture resembling Tibet has many unique features and attractions. Mustang is an ancient Himalayan Kingdom which lies in the northern central part of Nepal and at the top of the Kaligandaki River. Upper Mustang consists of two distinct regions: the southern part and the northern where the languages, culture and traditions are alike to those of the Tibetan people. Upper Mustang is consider as one of the most interesting and picturesque places in Nepal. The whole area has an isolated and mystical feel to it, enchanting and inspiring visitors to this region. The major attraction of Upper Mustang is the walled city of Lo-Manthang.

Upper Mustang was a separate kingdom within Nepal until the time of Monarchy till 2006 and even after the downfall of Monarchy this small Tibetan settlement has the same respect for their King Jigme Paramal Bista. The trek to Lo-Manthang is through high altitude desert country climbing in and out of the huge sided valley of the Kali Gandaki. In places the gorge which the Kali Gandaki River runs through is the deepest in the world. This region is full of some of Nepal's oldest Buddhist Monasteries, ancient and isolated villages with quaint white washed houses.

Join our 17 days Upper Mustang trek, which offers a spectacular trekking into the remote Trans-Himalayan mountain area with Tibetan influence culture. The high desert region of the Tibetan influence, Kaligandaki, from the Tibetan border south to Kagbeni is generally referred to as Upper Mustang. Explore the thousand years of old monastery, caves, local tribes and scenic beauties of the different landscapes.

Day to Day Itinerary:

DAY 01:  Arrive in Kathmandu [1300 m / 4264 ft]
DAY 02:  Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
DAY 03:  Kathmandu to Pokhara [823m/2,700ft]: 6 hrs drive
DAY 04:  Fly to Jomsom & trek to Kagbeni [2,858m/9,375ft]: 3-4 hrs
DAY 05:  Kagbeni to chele [3050m/10,004ft]: 5-6 hrs
DAY 06:  Chele to Syanbochen [3475m/11,398ft]: 6-7 hrs
DAY 07:  Syanbochen to Ghaymi [3520m/11,546ft]: 5-6 hrs
DAY 08:  Ghaymi to Charang [3500m/11,480ft]: 4-5 hrs
DAY 09:  Charang to Lo-Mangthang (3700m/12,136ft): 5-6 hrs
DAY 10:  Explore Lo-Mangthang
DAY 11:  Lo-Mangthang to Drakmar [3810 m/12,500ft]: 6-7 hrs
DAY 12:  Dhakmar to Ghiling [3806m/12,484ft]: 5-6 hrs
DAY 14:  Chhuksang to Jomsom [2700/8,856ft]: 6-7 hrs
DAY 15:  Fly back to Pokhara
DAY 16:  Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu
DAY 17:  Departure from Kathmandu or Visa extension as per the requirement.

For the detail please contact us at sportadventuret10@gmail.com

Special Area Trekking in Nepal

Trip Facts

Trip Route: Jomsom,Lo-manthang,Pokhara

Max Altitude: 3840m at Lo- manthang

Trip Duration: 17 Days

Trip Grade: Moderate High

Lodging: Tea house on trek, Hotel in city

Meals: Full board on Trek, Breakfast in city

Transportation: Comfortable tourist bus/local bus/flight

Group size: Minimum 2 pax, maximum not limit

Best Season: Sep-Dec, March- May

Per day walk: 5-6hrs