Upper Mustang

  • Total duration: 15 days (For Mustang minimum15 and Maximum 24 days.)
  • Trek duration: 11 days
  • Max elevation: 4,320m. Grading: Moderate/Strenuous
  • Trek style: Camping/Home stay depending on group size & choice.
  • Best season: March-October

The Mustang, an arid valley occupies the central northwest area of Nepal bordering Tibet. Access to the region is restricted. Trekking is possible with authorized trekking agents who can organize the legal permits, 500$.minimum 10 days 50 $ for extra extension of each days. The permits limit the number of trekkers entering the region, and therefore the area is much less crowded even during the tourist season. This is an arid, treeless Tibet- like region featuring the walled city of Lo manthang - the capital of an ancient Himalayan Kingdom. The legendary Himalayan kingdom Mustang, offers natural caves (an ancient meditating caves), historical and ancient Buddhist festivals, their everyday lifestyle, rituals and practices.

Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu.
You are welcomed by hospitable meeting and then you will be transferred to hotel. Our airport representative will explain briefly the program upon arrival. Overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Trek preparation and Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour
Sightseeing of world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath Stupa & Pashupatinath Temple. Overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Fly or drive to Pokhara/ visit around.
Day 04: Fly to Jomsom (2,710m. Trek to Kagbeni.2800m.)
Day 05: Trek to Chaile (3,050m.)
Day 06: Trek to Gelin or Syanboche (3800m.)
Day 07: Trek to Charang (3,820m.)
Day 08: Trek to Lo Manthang (3,809m.)
Day 09: Explore Lo Manthang (3,809m.)
Day 10: Trek to Dhakmar (3,570m.)
Day 11: Trek to Syangboche (3,800m.)
Day 12: Trek to Chhusang (2,980m.)
Day 13: Trek to Jomsom (2,710m.)
Day 14: Fly to Pokhara and  fly or drive back to Kathmandu (900m.)
Day 15: Final departure to your onward destination.

Additional info: From Lo Manthang trek could be done via Dhe/Yara/Luri Gompa and one of the remote village Tyange, but this part is quite strenuous .People have to be fit and desiring to visit remote areas. Extra 2 more days are needed for this plan from the above itinerary.

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