Upper Mustang is a Mystic Land in the rain shadow of Nepal and least known kingdoms is perhaps the last enclave of pristine Tibetan culture. Forbidden and isolated from the rest of the world it was able to evolve its own distinctive culture and tradition which are so rich and unique. This trek offers to experience and see the hidden world of Buddhist Kingdom in Nepal. The route of the Upper Mustang Trek takes us to the capital of Upper Mustang called Lo Mustang which is a medieval town surrounded by a huge town wall. Upper mustang reflects the lifestyle of the people living in the mountainous region. People being depended on small routes and on donkeys for carrying goods. Along the paths we can see small groups of women spinning wools and gossiping. In Lo Mustang you can even find the palace of King and if the King is at home you can even pay him a visit. The upper mustang consists of two distinct regions; the southern part and the northern part and the languages, culture and traditions of this regions reflects Tibetan culture. The whole area has an isolated and mystical feel to it, enchanting and inspiring to this region. This region is full of Nepal’s oldest Buddhist monasteries, ancient and isolated with quaint white houses. Untouched by the modern civilization, life in mustang goes on as it has for centuries in unhurried pace. Upper Mustang trek has always been fascinating because of its past history and the culture and lifestyle of the local people residing. Trekking through it takes about 17-18 days and the trekking begins from Jomsom where it can be reached by a flight from Kathmandu or from Pokhara. The trek passes through lots of beautiful and scenic views , rough and tough trails, mystic peaks and lakes and so on and so forth. Getting to know the lifestyle of People of Mustang and their culture is a plus point for the trekkers.
Day 01: Arrival Day transfer to your hotel and free day.
Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing: Kathmandu Durbarsquare,Pashupatinath,Bauddhanath and Swayambunath.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara by tourist bus.6 to 7 hrs drive.
Day 04: Pokhara to Jomsom fly and 25minutes and walk to Kakbeni(2800m) 4 hrs.
Day 05: Kakbeni to Chele(3100m) 5 to 6 hrs.
Day 06: Chele to Geling(3570m) 6 to 7 hrs.
Day 07: Geling to Charang(3560m) 6 to 7 hrs.
Day 08: Charang to Lo Manthang(3840m) 4 to 5 hrs.
Day 09: Lo Manthang- Exploring the Lomanthang.
Day 10: Lo Manthang to Drakmar(3810m) 6hrs.
Day 11: Drakmar to Syangbochen(3780m) 5 to 6 hrs.
Day 12: Syangbochen to Chhuksang(3000m) 6 to 7 hrs.
Day 13: Chuksang to Jomsom(2720m)7hrs.
Day 14: Jomsom early morning light to Pokhara and full day in Pokhara side trip around Pokhara after Lunch.
Day 15: Pokhara to Kathmandu by tourist bus 6 to 7 hrs.
Day 16: free Day in Kathmandu.
Day 17: Final Departure day.
Duration: 16 days.
Season:May to October
The Price are Included:
# Transportations Pick-up and drom Kathmandu airport to Hotel- airport. Kathmandu to Pokhara-Kathmandu.
# Air fair from Pokhara to Jomsom- Pokhara.
# Special permit for Upper Mustang and Annapurna conservation fees with Tims.
# 3 Times meal in a Day( Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner) and Accomodations.
# Accomodations in Kahtmandu 3-4 star hotel included breakfast.
# City tours guide and entry fees in the city.
# Guide,porters (2 person= 1 porter).
# Insurance for Guide and porters with Assistant guides.
The cost are not included:
# Bar bills with Hard and soft drinks.
# Emergency recque Helicopter.
# Trekking Equipement.
# Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu hotel.
# Tipping for Guide and porters.
# Personal medication, Hot shower and lundry washing etc.
TREKKING SUGGESTED EQUIPMENT UP TO 5,500m.
1 pair strong mountain /hiking boots
1 Sleeping bag(comfortable to 15C)
1 Medium/Large rucksack/backpack
1 Down Jacket/all weather Anorak
1 Light water & windproof jacket
1 Pair waterproof gaiters/ overtrouser
1 or 2 1-litre water bottles.
1 Inner sleeping sheet.
1 Torch/Flashlight and spare bastteries.
2 Long sleeve cotton shirts
1 Medium sized towel
1 Washing kit:Inlude personal toiletries,Talcum power
Moleskin for blisters
Bio degradable soap/shampoo
Any personal medication
1 Pair shorts.
1 Fleece/warm sweater
1 Pair sports shoes/sandals
2 Pair lightweight trousers
1 Sweatshirt/light sweater
1 Small day pack
2 Pairs light socks
3 Pairs heavy wool socks
1 cotton Headscarf/bandanna
1 Warm hat/Gloves(waterproof)
1Sunglasses and sunhat
1 Money belt
3/4 Plastic bags for wrapping clothes
Water purification tablets/solution(Preferably Iodine)
- Start Date
- End Date