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Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek

Duration 14 Days
Country NEPAL
Grade Moderate
Max. Altitude 4,555m
Group Size 2-16 pax
Best Season March to November
Transportation Private Vehicles & Flight
Accommodation Tea-house lodges and 3-Star Hotels
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Overview

Upper Mustang Trek offers spectacular trekking experience in the remote trans-Himalaya Mountain region of Nepal. The 17 days begins in Kathmandu with tour of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Then we drive to Pokhara or fly to Jomsom the same  day walking to Kagbeni but the Uppper Mustang Trek  will begin  from following day .Along with Mustang Trek the trekker can visit to Muktinath Temple  as well for the pilgrimage purpose or trekking . 

Upper Mustang trek

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. What makes Upper Mustang special is not only its people and its well-preserved landscape but also its natural beauty which makes way to vast fields with barren hillsides and sights of snowy peaks such as Annapurna, Nilgiri, and Tilicho. Lo-Manthang is the capital of the ancient Kingdom of Lo. Also known as ‘The Walled City’, this place is home to Tibetan Buddhists who seem to be living in an untouched civilization with their traditions and culture still serving as an integral part of their daily life.

Before commencing trek we will have to obtain the special permit from the Department of Immigration still Mustang trek need two people to organize.Upper Mustang Trek will start at the capital city of the country, Kathmandu where you will visit prominent landmarks and cultural heritages such as Boudhanath and Pashupatinath before moving on to Pokhara. From Pokhara, you will get the first glimpse of mountains with Annapurna and Machhapuchhre crowns the skyline of the city. You will trek through villages like Kagbeni and Chele– whose trail will take you through fields of buckwheat, barley and dense orchards of apple, the latter of which is considered to be a famous export of the region. As you trek on to Charang, you will glimpse the culture of the region through Mani walls, small Chorten and colorful prayer flags wrapped around them. Throughout your journey, you will catch glimpses of beautiful peaks like Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Tilicho, Tukuche, and Nilgiri.

Hiking Adventure has brought you Upper Mustang Trek with an itinerary that covers most of the prominent villages and trekking points of Upper Mustang. We aim to give you an experience of this region through its culture and nature. You will take back memories of trekking through sandy, almost desert-like regions with great barren hills surrounding you and glimpses of various mountain peaks as well as the great grey red cliffs of Drakmar. Hiking Adventure hopes to give you an experience of a lifetime, trekking through the fields of Upper Mustang in the beautiful country of Nepal, which will make you closer to its people and culture.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m) / Transfer to Hotel

HAT Representative will be waiting with your name plate just outside the International Airport in Kathmandu. After your arrival, we will organize your transportation to the designated hotel in Kathmandu. Spend the afternoon browsing the beautiful streets of Thamel or visit the nearby Kathmandu Durbar Square. In the evening, we will meet for welcome dinner and tour briefing.
Included Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 02

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing / Trek Preparation

After breakfast, we will join guided tour to visit various sites in the valley - most of them listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. Get off and browse the famous Pashupatinath Temple, Durbar Square, Swayambhunath and Boudhanath. Come back to hotel and prepare for the morning flight, drive and short trek the next day.
Included Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu

Day 03

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara Valley(910m) [5-Hours]

Day 04

Day 04: Domestic Flight to Jomsom (2700m) [15-Minutes] & trek to Kagbeni (2858m) [3/4-Hours]

Day 05

Day 05: Trek from Kagbeni to Chele (3050m) [5/6-Hours]

Day 06

Day 06: Trek from Chele to Syamboche (3800m) [6/7-Hours]

Day 07

Day 07: Trek from Syamboche to Charang (3490m) [5/6-Hours]

Day 08

Day 08: Trek from Charang to Lo-Manthang (3730m) [4/5-Hours]

Day 09

Day 09: Explore Lo-Mangthang (3730m) [4/5-Hours]

Day 10

Day 10: Trek from Lo-Mangthang to Ghami (3440m) [4/5-Hours]

Day 11

Day 11: Trek from Ghami to Samar (3806m) [5/6-Hours]

Day 12

Day 12: Trek from Samar to Chhuksang (2980m) [6/7-Hours]

Day 13

Day 13: Trek from chuksang to Muktinath (3760m) via Gyu la Pass (4288m) [6/7-Hours]

Day 14

Day 14: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom [4-Hours]

Day 15

Day 15: Domestic Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara [15-Minutes]. Explore Pokhara

Day 16

Day 16: Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu [7-Hours]

Day 17

Day 17: Airport Transfer / Departure

We are back where we started in the capital city. Pack your bags and make sure you have brought some sovereigns to take back home to friends and family. Enjoy your breakfast in relief. Hiking Adventure staff will arrange your transfer to the Tribhuvan International Airport according to your departure schedule.
Included Meals: Breakfast

Cost Includes

  • Nepal Tourist Visa fee
  • Airport - hotel -airport picks up and drops by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
  • Three nights’ hotel in Kathmandu on BB Plan as per category.
  • Two nights’ hotel in Pokhara on BB plan as per category.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking period.
  • Local fresh fruits where available.
  • Best available accommodations during the trek in Teahouse.
  • Upper Mustang Trekking map, one in a group.
  • An experienced Government license holder guide.
  • Trekking porter /Sherpa/mules to carry your bags during the trekking 2:1, max 15 KG baggage/porter.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porters.
  • Ground transportation by coach from Kathmandu to Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu. • Private vehicle from Nayapul to Pokhara after trekking.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
  • All necessary paper works and Annapurna conservation entry permits (ACAP fees) & Special PERMIT  for Upper Mustang,
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System).
  • All government taxes and our service charges.
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • Hiking Adventure T-Shirt/Souvenir , Both way flight Pokhara Jomsom Pokhara

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
  • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
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