Upper Mustang is semi autonomous and Tibetan influenced territory in which enchanting monasteries, caves, treeless barren land, pasture land for goat and sheep, picturesque villages, shows the realistic existence of primitive society. Forbidden and isolated from the rest of the world, it was able to progress its own distinguishing culture and heritage. The major attraction of upper mustang is walled city of Lo- Manthang with unique King palace.
The last forbidden kingdom of Nepal, Mustang is also known as mystique valley and “mini Tibet of Nepal”. Many cultural, natural and geographical features of Mustang are closed to Tibetan lifestyle. The geographical landscape of Mustang is barren having isolated environment located in the north midwestern part of Nepal. Upper Mustang is the semi-autonomous and Tibetan influenced territory in which enchanting monasteries, caves, treeless barren land, pasture land for goat and sheep, picturesque villages, shows the real existence of primitive society. Forbidden and isolated from the rest of the world, it was able to progress its own distinguishing culture and heritage. The major attraction of upper mustang is walled city of Lo- Manthang with unique King palace.
Upper Mustang was separated kingdom of Nepal until the time of Monarchy in 2006. Even there is no king in Nepal but people of Mustang have the same respect for their present king Jigme Paramal Bista. The trail to mystique kingdom of Nepal requires a special permit that costs of $ 500 per person valid for 10 days. The region of Mustang lies north of the main Himalayan range also know as trans-Himalaya. This trek offers huge Himalayan sites such as Dhaulagiri (8167m), Annapurna (8091m), Nilgiri (7824m) and you will be surrounded by many 6000 meters high mountains.
After having a 20-minute fly from Pokhara to Jomsom, go ahead to Kagbeni, Samar, Ghami, Charang, and Lo-Manthang. We try to organize trek to Lo- Manthang targeting “TIJI” festival also known as “The chasing of the Demons” most important festival of this region celebrate in the month of May, Buddhist monks dress in elaborate customs, mask perform dance, read holy books supposed to drive out the evil spirit from the body. Those people who want to trek to “Off the Tibetan Path” Upper Mustang will be the better choice. We provide best Upper Mustang Trek itinerary with reasonable price.
Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu & Permit Arrangement
Day 03: Kathmandu to Pokhara by Bus/Car
Day 04: Fly from Pokhara to Jomsom, Trek to Kagbeni (2780m, 3-4 hrs walk)
Day 05: Kagbeni to Chaile (3050m 4-5 hrs walk)
Day 06: Chaile to Syangboche (3480m, 6-7 hrs walk)
Day 07: Syangboche to Ghami (3520m, 5-6 hrs walk)
Day 08: Ghami to Charang (3600m, 4-5 hrs walk)
Day 09: Charang to Lomanthang (3700m, 5-6 hrs walk)
Day 10: Explore around, trek to Jhoser Cave
Day 11: Explore around, visit Monastery
Day 12: Lomanthang to Jomsom Drive
Day 13: Jomsom to Pokhara
Day 14: Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 15: Departure to Respective Destination
Cost Not Included
Days: 14 Night/15 Days
Activities: Sightseeing, Trekking
Maximum Altitude: 3700m
Himalayan Sights: Dhaulagiri Himal (8167m), Annapurna (8091m) and Nilgiri (7824m
River: Kali Gandaki
Transportation: Car/bus/ Flight
Accommodation: Tea Houses/ Hotel
Best Month to Visit: March, April, May, September, October, November
Trek start & End: Jomsom
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