• Upper Mustang Trekking

Upper Mustang Trekking

Overview

Trip Facts

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Moderate
  •    Destination: Mustang
  •    Activities: Trekking
  •    Accommodation: Guest House
  •    Meals: Full Board on Trek
  •    Maximum altitude: 4250 M
  •    Group size: 2-10 Pax
  •    Best Season: All

Trip Higlights

Walk back to the history of Lo Manthang after exploring the palace of king
Walk freely without worrying about the rain as the region lies in the rain shadow area
Spiritual feel walking through many Gompas, chortens, flapping prayer flags, and caves
Catch a live glimpse of Tibetan influence on the everyday activities and culture of the locals
Enticing views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other chains of mountains
Breathe the spirituality of the Tibetan like people and monks with their prayer flags
 

Trip Information

The Upper Mustang trek winds its way to the hidden Buddhist world of the Kingdom of Mustang, also known as Lo. This remote trans-Himalayan mountain area borders Tibet and has a distinct Tibetan feel to it, both in its people and culture and in its arid landscape of high cliffs and rocks of unusual formations and colour.

The trek visits Kagbeni, the gateway to Upper Mustang, then on through a stark landscape in the rain shadow of the Dhaulagiri massif to Lo-Manthang, the seat of past Kings of the Kingdom of Lo.

Explore caves, rock paintings, monasteries, and gompa and learn something about the culture of this area. Panoramic views of Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and others, are very much part of this exciting trip!

Within Lo Manthang itself a visit to Namgyal Gompa and Tingkhar, the last main village in the northwest of the area, as well as the King’s palace, brings a further cultural understanding of the area.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu airport our representative will pick up you from the international airport transfer to hotel at Kathmandu

Day 02: Drive to Pokhara , evening time fewa lake boating and visit lake side pokhara overnight at Hotel 


Day 03: Pokhara - Jomsom (2,743 m) then trek to Kagbeni (2,805 m)
Early morning 15-min drive then 20 min scenic flight above Kali Gandaki valley to Jomsom airport. From Jomsom 4-5 hours trek to Kagbeni via alternative trekking trail (No Jeep track).

Day 04: Kagbeni - Chhusang - Chele (3,050 m) 
Today have to walk on jeep road all the way to Chele, visit beautiful monastery near to Chhusang on the lunch break then short trek to Chele.
No inside toilet room in Chele  

Day 05: Chele - Ghyakar - Samar - Chunsi Cave - Syanbochen (3,475 m)
We following trekking trail and skip jeep road and keep climbing to Samar village via Ghyakar. After lunch lunch in Samar short climb-up on pasture dwarf vegetation then walking down on small trail to Chundsi cave also known as Milrepa's cave, from here gentle ascent up to Syanboche village. 
Inside toilet accommodation

Day 06: Syanbochen - Ghiling - Ghami (3,520 m)
We follow trekking trail via Ghiling village and enjoy to see breathtaking moubtain view of thorong peak, Tilicho Peak and Nilgiri mountain. After lunch at Ghiling follow tiny trail to Ghami. 
Inside toilet room available at Ghami 

Day 07: Ghami - Dhakmar - Ghar Gompa - Tsarang (3,620 m)
This route to skip the jeep track, from Ghami an hours trek to Dhakmar and enjoy to see colorful red cliff and several flamboyant Chhorten. Then climbing up to small ridge which offers amazing Mountain View and the wide landscapes of the plateau.  Trek continues to Ghar Gompa and take a picture of red tomb, after visiting old Buddhist monastery around 2 hours trekking down to Tsarang village.
Inside toilet room available at Tsarang
 
Day 08: Tsarang - Marang - Chogo La - Lo-Manthang (3,730 m)
Morning explore Tsarang village then uphill trekking on the farmland and pasture to Chogo La. Chogo La offer beautiful scenery of the mountains and landscapes. From the Chogo la pass descending to Lomanthang.
Inside toilet room available at Lomanthang

 

Day 09: Side trips to Chhoser village by walk or jeep 
Today visit to Chhoser village and explore 5-storey John cave, Nifu Cave and Gharfu cave, Namgyal Gomba then retrace to Lomanthang village.
Inside toilet room available at Lomanthang

Today I suggest do sightseeing by jeep
A day jeep trip around Lomanthang;- Namghyal Gompa, Karo la border, Nyphu Gumba, 5-storey Garphu Cave etc.  

Day 10: Site trip to Konchok Ling
It is complete day trips from Lomanthang and it possible takes 7-8 hours should travel with pack lunch and sufficient drinking water for full day. 
Inside toilet room available at Lomanthang

Day 11: Lomanthang - Chhusang - Tetang (3000 m)
From Lomanthang drive ahead to Chusang via Tsarang, Ghami, Syangboche and end-up at Chusung village. After lunch around 40-min trek to Tetang village. 
No inside toilet accommodation also no hot shower for hot shower. 

Day 12: Tetang - Gyu La - Muktinath (3870 m)
Leave early morning from lodge, keep ascending to Gyu la pass then gradual descending trek to Muktinath
Inside toilet room available at Muktinath 

Day 13: Muktinath - Luprak - Jomsom (2743 m)
Today also taking alternative route to get back Jomsom, gentle uphill trek from Muktinath to viewpoint where we can set down on stone rest place then enjoy to see breathtaking view of Dhaulagiri massive. From here strolling down to Luprak village and stop for the lunch. After lunch around 2-3 hours trekking to Jomsom.

Day 14: Jomsom - Pokhara (850 m)
20-min scenic flight offers breathtaking mountain view of western Himalayas then upon arrive Pokhara transfer to your hotel.
Day 15:  Drive back from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1350 m)
Day 16:  Departure your own destination. 

Cost Details

What is included?

•Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) whilst on trekking.
•Cozy guesthouse accommodation whilst on trekking as per the itinerary.
•Domestic flight Pokhara –Jomsom   - Pokhara for guest and guide inclusive with all taxes.
•Special Trekking permit fees. 
•All necessary government and local permits, National Park entry fees.
•Trekkers Information Management System  registration card.
•An experienced fluent English speaking guide, licensed by ministry of Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation.
•Guide food, accommodation, clothing, salary & insurance.
•All necessary ground transportation as per the itinerary by car and Tourist bus for pokhara.
•Nepal Holiday sleeping bag,down jacket, duffel bag and area trekking map.
•First aid medical kit with Oxymeter to check pulse,heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude.
•Airport transfers during the whole trip as per the itinerary.
•All applicable taxes as per the government rules and regulations.
•Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepali restaurant

What is not included?

•International Airfare, visa fees and re-entry visa fees if applicable
•Hotel and Meals at Kathmandu...
•Personal nature expenses like bar bills, beverage bills, telephone bills, laundry etc.
•Optional (USD 275) Experienced and equipped trekking porter (one porter carry for 2 guest's luggage,up-to 25 kgs).
•Your Travel Insurance and rescue evacuation, medical costs.
•Services not mentioned in ' The Price Includes' section (Please ask us if you are confused about any services)
•Gratitude (tip) for staffs.

 

Useful info

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