Upper Mustang trekking is popularly known as Mustang trekking. Among more trekkers Upper Mustang trekking is also well-known as Lo Manthang Trekking. This is an interesting treking that takes you to unspoiled Tibetan villages situated at the northern border between Nepal and Tibet. Foreigners were restricted to visit Lo Manthang till 1992 AD. Lo-Manthang is a small kingdom. Still it has a king. You visit the king’s palace surrounded by gompas and private houses. Upper Mustang Trekking gives you an opportunity to experience unique beauty of Himalayan desert, a strange and unusual landscape. Geographically the land is an extension of the Tibetan plateau, characterized by windy and arid valleys, eroded canyons and unique stratified rock formations. After back from Upper Mustang you also visit Muktinath, the famous temple of both Hindus and Buddhists. Visiting this holy site makes your Upper Mustang trekking more worthwhile.
Day 01: Upon arrival in Kathmandu International airport transfer to the hotel. Orientation of the trip. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Kathmandu / Pokhara. 7h scenic dive. O /n at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 03: Pokhara to Jomsom (2700m) by flight (20m). Trek to Kagbeni (2800m). 3h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 04: Kagbeni to Chaile (3050m)). 5h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 05: Chaile to Ghami(3520m). 5h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 06: Ghami to Tsarang(3500m). 4h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 07: Tsarang to Lo-Manthang(3700m). 5h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 08: Explore around Lo-Manthang (Visit Chhoser, Jhong cave, Nyphu Gompa). 5h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 09: Explore around the Lo-Manthang (Visit Thinker village, Summer palace and Namgyal Gompa). 5h walking. O/n at mountain lodge.
Day 10: Lo-Manthang to Dhakmara (3750m). O/n in basic Tea house.
Day 11: Dhakmara to Shyangmochen. O/n in basic Tea house.
Day 12: Shyangmochen to Chusang .O/n in basic Tea house.
Day 13: Chusang to Kagbeni. O/n in basic Tea house.
Day 14: Kagbeni to Jomsom. O/n in basic Tea house.
Day 15: Jomsom to Pokhara by flight. Afternoon free time. O/n at hotel in Pokhara.
Day 16: Drive back to Kathmandu. O/n at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 17: Transfer to the Kathmandu international airport for final departure.
A typical trekking day means hiking from morning to afternoon only. Each morning after packing bags and having a good breakfast, we set off on the day's walk. We will recommend you to carry is a small day pack containing water bottle,sun cream, hat, raincoat, camera and warm jumper just case. Rest of your materials the porters will carry. The walk will be 3-4 hours in the morning until for lunch in midday. We stop one hour for simple lunch on the way to destination in tea house at small village. Here you can rest (readbooks, write your diary) or you can explore the village Read More
In above trekking we offer you accommodation in tea house (mountain lodge). A Tea House is the combination of guest house, restaurant, and social hang out. The rooms are spare with twin beds and very little additional furniture. Blankets are generally provided. More
In Tea House trekking you will usually have breakfast and dinner in the lodge; lunch will be eaten at one of the trail side restaurants. Every Tea House serves the traditional Nepali meal Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), as well as a variety of different food items, such as rice, vegetables, More
We suggest you to drink Euro-guard filters water now several guest houses have this system or bring chlorine tablets to purify the normal water available in the guest houses along the way. Also boiled filter water is available in tea house they are using gas or electric boiler . More
We offer you an experienced trekking guide. He is in charge of your overall trekking. This is the person you should go to with all problems, concerns and questions. He is well trained in all aspects of trekking, high altitude medicine, first aid and emergency procedure. More
We suggest you to bring following equipment when you come to Nepal for trekking. The list can be adjusted according to your needs, name of trekking and time of your trekking. More
Weather and climate varies as per season in Nepal. Autumn (mid-September to end-November)
Autumn is the most popular time to trek. During this time, the weather is clear with mild to warm days and cold nights. However, in the higher altitude, the nights drop into freezing temperature. More
Most lodges provide hot showers, though sometimes a hot shower means a bucket of hot water only but availability of hot water can ask to your trekking guide. More
You can recharge your batteries with electricity or solar power sources. In Nepal 220 - 240 volt 50 MHZ (50 Cycles per Second) power is supplied. More
We are committed to providing the best services which will give you a once in a life time journey in this connection, we perform our duties honestly and seriously to make your journey very smooth and pleasant.More
For trekking Nepal you don't need to be a mountaineer with rippling muscles. If you are reasonably fit, have a spirit of mountain journey and like walking, you are always qualified for any trekking in Nepal. You do not need any previous experience. More
All foreign nationals, except Indian citizens, need visas to enter Nepal. Nepalese visa can be obtained from Nepalese Embassy or consulate in your home country or it can also be obtained at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu upon your arrival. More
You can combine the above trip with following activities: