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Upper Mustang Trek - 16 Days

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Upper Mustang Trek
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Mustang Region Trekking

Mustang Region is very famous trekking destination in Rural Nepal. It is not very famous as Trekking to Everest and Annapurna Regions. So, this has less disturbed trail and offers you the chance to explore the virgin beauty of nature. One can see the astounding mountain vistas and diverse landscapes in the Himalayas of Nepal.

On the trail of Mustang Region Trekking, there are many small villages of Sherpa peoples. One will get a chance to explore the unique traditions, cultures and languages.  There in the upper Mustang lives, Tibetan like peoples who are conserving their traditions from hundreds of years back.

One can Trek in Mustang Region in every season of the year. However, spring and autumn seasons are considered as the best for every trekking in Nepal.

Highlights of Mustang Region Trekking

Mustang Region provides you the best views of high mountain ranges and takes you to the forbidden kingdom of Buddhists. Mustang is a sacred place of Hindus and Buddhists. One can explore the Tibetan like cultures in Mustang Region. There are many Gompas and maniwalls on the trail which makes the trip more exciting.

Best Seasons for Mustang Trekking

Trekking in Mustang Region can be done in every season throughout the year. However, spring season and autumn season are considered as the best for this trekking. Monsoon and winter seasons are less popular among the tourists. So, Mustang Region sees very few tourists in these seasons. But it is an ideal time for those who wants to explore the Himalayas alone in a less busy trail.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Day 02: By tourist bus to Pokhara (900m)

Day 03: Pokhara fly to Jomsom (2700m/8855ft) then trek Kagbeni (2,810m)

Day 04: Trek from Kagbeni to Chele (3050m)

Day 05: Trek from Chele to Gheling (3570m)

Day 06: Trek from Gheling to Charang (3560m)

Day 07: Trek from Charang to Lo Manthang (3810m)

Day 08: Acclimatization and exploration day

Day 09: Trek from Lo-Manthang to Drakmar (3820m)

Day 10: Trek from Drakmar to Syanboche (3800m)

Day 11: Trek from Syanboche to Chhusang (2980m)

Day 12: Trek from Chhusang to Muktinath (3800m)

Day 13: Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2700m)

Day 14: Trek from Jomsom to Pokhara (900m) by air

Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu

Day 16: Farewell

Day 1
Arrival and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Welcome to Nepal. You will meet our office representative in Tribhuwan International Airport who will help you to transfer to hotel. You can relax in your hotel room in remaining time.

Overnight in Kathmandu

Accommodation- 3 star rated hotel

Day 2
By tourist bus to Pokhara (900m)

After having early morning breakfast, we will head toward Pokhara on our private vehicle. On the way we will enjoy the great views of diverse landscapes and small villages. We will have lunch on the way. After driving for approximately 6 hours we will reach Pokhara which is very famous as city of lakes.

Overnight in Pokhara

Accommodation- 3 star rated hotel, Meals Included- Breakfast only

Day 3
Pokhara fly to Jomsom (2700m/8855ft) then trek Kagbeni (2,810m), 3 hours walk

We will have breakfast in the early morning to catch the morning flight to Jomsom. From Pokhara Airport we will take a domestic flight to Jomsom which offers us great aerial view of beautiful Pokhara city and different mountain ranges. After reaching there we will start walking towards Kagbeni. On the way we will pass through different small villages and diverse landscapes.

Overnight in Kagbeni

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals Included- Breakfast Lunch and Dinner

Day 4
Trek from Kagbeni to Chele (3050m)

Today we will walk toward Chele, after entering the restricted area of Mustang we will continue to walk upwards. Putting the Kagbeni and Nilgiri Mountain at the back, we will continue to ascent via. Rolling hills and passing by beautiful village of ethnic communities. We will get chance rto explore the local traditions, cultures and lifestyle on the way.

Overnight in Chele

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 5
Trek from Chele to Gheling (3570m)

Gheling is a beautiful village in the rural Himalaya. Today’s walk offers us the best views of snow capped mountains and walk above the rolling hills is also wonderful experience. We will again pass by the small and beautiful villages and somewhere we can find stone walls and chortens too. We will get chance to observe the great scenarios.

Overnight in Gheling

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 6
Trek from Gheling to Charang (3560m)

After having breakfast in Gheling, we will continue our trek toward Charang. We will observe the great panorama of different snow capped mountains including Tilicho, Nilgiri and Annapurna. Passing through the small villages, cultivated lands and patches of forests we will reach Charang. One can explore thye beautiful chortens in Charang.

Overnight in Charang

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 7
Trek from Charang to Lo Manthang (3810m)

After ascending from Charang we will travel via small patches of forests and cultivated lands. After some ascends we will reach the entrance of Lo Manthang valley. The maniwalls and chortens will make our trip more exciting. Lo Manthang is the capital of Mustang where king lives. This place also offers the best views of gigantic peaks and diverse landscape.

Overnight at Lo Manthang

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 8
Acclimatization and exploration day

Today after having breakfast we will explore the surrounding of Lo Manthang. As today is a day for acclimatization, we will not trek uphill. We will rest in Lo Manthang to make our trek complete happily and more comfortably.

Overnight in Lo Manthang

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 9
Trek from Lo-Manthang to Drakmar (3820m)

After one day of resting in Lo Manthang, we will continue toward Drakmar. On the way we will visit Buddhist chortens and gompas. The beautiful maniwalls and best views of high peaks adds the beauty to the trail. After walking for approximately 7 hours, we will reach Drakmar.

Overnight Drakmar

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 10
Trek from Drakmar to Syanboche (3800m)

After having breakfast, we will retrace our footsteps and trek back to Syangboche. Where we are going to stay tonight.

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 11
Trek from Syanboche to Chhusang (2980m)

After having breakfast, we will trek back to Chhusang. On the way we will make a visit to Chungsi cave monastery which was originated thousands of years before. Retracing the footsteps we will reach Chhusang.

Overnight in Chhusang

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 12
Trek from Chhusang to Muktinath (3800m)

Today we will make a visit to the sacred land of Hindus- Muktinath. Muktinath is very famous pilgrimage site of Hindu devotees. Thousands of people makes pilgrim to Muktinath Temple every year. Peoples believes that worshipping Muktinath will release a person from the chain of birth and death and one can rest in peace in heaven.

Overnight in Muktinath

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 13
Trek from Muktinath to Jomsom (2700m)

Today we will trek from Muktinath toward Jomsom. After having breakfast we will have quite easy walk through the rolling hills. We will enjoy the great mountain vistas from the trail. After 5/6 hours of walking we will reach Jomsom valley.

Overnight in Jomsom

Accommodation- Mountain Lodge, Meals- BLD

Day 14
Jomsom to Pokhara (900m) by air

After having breakfast, we will take an early morning flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. This will offer us an opportunity to observe the aerial view of beautiful valleys and high gigantic peaks. On reaching Pokhara you can go for sightseeing in the famous sites of Pokhara including Phewa Lake, Begnas Lake and Davis Falls etc.

Overnight in Pokhara

Accommodation- 3 star rated hotel, Meals - BLD

Day 15
Drive back to Kathmandu

Today is the last day of our trekking. We will drive back in our private vehicle following the same trail. We will enjoy the great views landscapes and patches of small settlements. After reaching Kathmandu you can relax in your hotel room.

Day 16
Farewell

Today is the final day of your trip. Our office representative will drop you to the Tribhuwan International Airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight. Or, if you have some more days in Nepal and want to join some short tour packages than inform us, we are always here to help you.

Cost Include

  • Transportation for TIA -Hotel -TIA,
  • Three night stay at the hotel in Kathmandu, B/B plan with twin share basic,
  • All government taxes, Annapurna National Park entry fees, Mustang special permit and TIMS (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • Experience English speaking guide and support staff to carry your luggage (two guest = one porter (including their daily wages, life insurances, trekking equipment, food and accommodation).
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Kathmandu tourist Bus,
  • Pokhara to Jomsom to Pokhara flight ticket,
  • Accommodation & Meals (Breakfast, lunch & dinner) during the treks.
  • Hotel in Pokhara, B/B plan with twin sharing basic,
  • Medical support: emergency first aid kit carried.

Cost Exclude

  • Lunch, Dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara,
  • Water & any kind of Drinks.
  • Tips for guide and porters
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies),
  • Personal expenses, any other unforeseen expenses and Personal trekking equipment.
  • Services not mentioned herein

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Price From USD$1,850 USD$1,560/person
1,560
Total $ 1,560 USD

Trip Facts

  • By bus/car
  • 2
  • 4280 m.
  • Moderate