Upper Mustang Trek | Package | Itinerary | Budget Cost

12 October Post by: Admin

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Mustang often hailed as the Hidden Himalayan Kingdom and to be the last citadel of Tibetan culture was only opened in 1991 for trekking. Mustang, the “fertile plain” straddles the Himalayas and extends northward onto the Tibetan plateau where the former Lo Kingdom of Mustang is found. Mustang is rich in Buddhist culture similar to Tibetan people. If you are looking for a very cultural trek having stunning barren moonscape landscapes with numerous yellow and grey rolling hills eroded by the wind, Mustang serves you the best option! Upper Mustang Trekking offers you to explore the treeless barren landscape along with discontinuous moraine terraces and wonderful cultural and biological diversity.

As locally known as ‘Lo’, Mustang literally means the ‘arid’ region. It was a bustling place before seven hundred years ago and was regarded as the center of Buddhist teachings and art. Mustang was used as the easiest salt trade connection between Tibet and cities of the Indian subcontinent. While the trail is just amazing and rewarding, its barren and rural landscapes are also going to be equally demanding of you, in the sense of confidence. However the trek itself does not go to extremely high elevations and not physically very demanding, the relentless afternoon winds can be your challenge. But regardless of any challenges, if you want to explore the hidden land of wonderful culture and unique landscape, Upper Mustang Trek is going to be a perfect trip for you in 2018/19

Trip Highlights:

  • Mustang trek region is restricted trekking area of Nepal and need special permit to trek
  • Upper Mustang trek is one of best trekking experience of centuries-old monasteries, landscape, geographical trekking area named as district far behind Mountains
  • Mustang trek is rain shadow trekking area of Nepal and this trek is possible in summer months too.
  • Lo-manthang is capital of Mustang and Mustang have own king
  • Fascinating flight experience from Kathmandu to Jomsom and return via Pokhara
  • Trekking in tea house lodges
  • Mustang trek is one of most popular trekking route of Nepal its rich cultural heritage, traditions, people, religions and old centuries monasteries, and settlements.
  • Experience of Jeep drive in some part of trail

15 Days Upper Mustang Trekking Itinerary crafted by Nepal Trekking Tourism:

Day 01: Kathmandu (Arrival & Transfer to Hotel)- Hotel

Day 02: Half Day sightseeing of Kathmandu city & Fly to Pokhara- Hotel (B/B)

Day 03: Fly to Jomsom (2720m / 8921 ft.) & Trek to Kagbeni (2810m /9217 ft), approx 4 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 04: Trek to Tangbe (3060m)-Chhusang (2980m /9774 ft), approx 5/6 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 05: Trek to Chele (3100m) - Taklam La (3624m) - Dajong la (3660m) - Samer (3660m /12005 ft.), approx 4 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 06: Trek to Ranchung Cave Monastery- Syangmochen (3800m /12,464 ft) - Geling (3570m /11710 ft), approx 6/7 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 07: Trek to Ghami (3510m) - Dhakmar (3820m /12530 ft.), approx 6 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 08: Trek to Ghar Gomba (3950m / 12,956 ft) - Lo- Manthang (3810m / 12,497 ft), approx 7/8 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 09: Easy day at Lomanthang and visit 3 monasteries of Lomanthang, approx 2 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 10: Hike to Chosar Valley by Horse or by walk (visit monasteries & Jhong Cave), approx 6/7 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 11: Private/shared Jeep drive to Charang-Ghami-Geling-Syangbochen-Bhena & Trek to Samer, approx 6 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 12: Trek to Chhusang (3 hrs) & Private/shared Jeep drive to Jomsom, approx 5 hrs- Lodge (B/L/D)

Day 13: Fly to Pokhara and half day tour in Pokhara, Transfer to Hotel( B/B)

Day 14: Afternoon Fly to Kathmandu, Transfer to Hotel( B/B)

Day 15: Drive to Airport and departure- Breakfast

 

Final Note:

One of the best off-the-beaten-track treks for sure.

Welcome to Nepal Trekking Tourism for joining Upper Mustang Trekking, one of the most spectacular trekking packages in a remote trans-Himalayan mountain area.

 

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