Upper Mustang Trek

Upper Mustang Trek

Trip At Glance

Destination Forbidden Kingdom
Name of Trail Upper Mustang Trek
Duration 13 Days
Grade Moderate
Maximum Altitude 3840m
Per Day Walking Approx 5-6 Hours
Trek Style Tea house/ Camping
Transportation Flight & Private Vehicle
Accommodation Star Hotel and Tea House Lodges
Best Time March - June & Sept - Dec

Outline Itinerary

Day Acitivity
Day 1 Welcome to Kathmandu valley (1360M)
Day 2 Early morning scenic Drive to Pokhara (820M)
Day 3 Early morning flight from Pokhara to Jomsom (2,760m) and then trek to Kagbeni (2800M)
Day 4 Trek from Kagbeni to Chele (3050M)
Day 5 Trek from Chele to Syangboche (3800M)
Day 6 Trek from Syangboche to Ghemi (3510M)
Day 7 Trek from Ghemi to Charang (3560M)
Day 8 Trek from Charang to Lo Manthang (3840M)
Day 9 Exploration day at Lo Manthang (3840M)
Day 10 Drive Back to Jomsom (2720M)
Day 11 Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. (820M)
Day 12 Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu (1360M)
Day 13 Final departure

Overview And Highlights

The Upper Mustang Trekking is a historical remote Mustang trek that once unseal as a Forbidden Kingdom of Mustang, idealized away from the rest of the world and it lies north of the main Himalayan range of Nepal. Mustang a mystical land with its unique natural charisma raised its grace.

Overview
We all are well known of the fact that the wall city of Lo Manthang which is an unofficial capital of Mustang still manages to remain a kingdom within a kingdom. The early history to Lo Manthang is truly a myth and legend rather than the recorded fact. Mustang has maintained its status as a separate principality until 1951. The king of Lo Manthang still retains his title and he has been given the honorary rank of Colonel in the Nepal army.
 
The actual Trekking in Mustang was officially opened in 1992. Since it is highly gifted with natural elements government allows limited numbers of trekkers each year in order to protect and conserve the local Tibetan tradition and the fragile environment. A trek into this fabled forbidden kingdom of vast, arid valleys, eroded canyons, ochre valley, yak caravans, colorful-painted mud brick houses on the back dropped of majestic mountain of Nilgiri, Tukche, Annapurna and Dhaulagiri makes Mustang trekking more fruitful and worthy.

Upper Mustang is a restricted area and up till 1992 it was forbidden for foreign visitors to enter the kingdom. Nowadays foreigners are allowed, but to enter Upper Mustang they have to buy a permit of US$ 500. Commence this fascinating trek to enjoy the natural and cultural beauty of Nepal.

Highlights Of Upper Mustang Trek

  • Ancient walled city of Lo Manthang
  • Tibetan Buddhist monasteries
  • Unique desert-like landscapes
  • Lo Manthang Palace
  • Mysterious caves and rock formations
  • Spectacular views of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges
  • Restricted area, limited permits
  • Rich Tibetan culture and traditions
  • Chhoser Cave Monastery
  • Kali Gandaki Gorge, the deepest in the world

Best Time To Trek In Upper Mustang

When the weather is at its best and offers the best trekking experience, spring and fall are the ideal seasons to begin the Upper Mustang trip. The area comes alive with vivid blooms and gentle warmth from March to May in the summer, providing pleasant days for exploration. The horizon and stunning vistas of the neighboring mountains appear. These seasons' days are typically dry, making it easier to move through the higher mustangs' dry patches. Because there is a chance of considerable rainfall during the rainy season (June to August), which makes the routes slick and unfit for hiking, it can be difficult. In a similar vein, hiking is challenging during the chilly winter months of December through February due to heated weather and snow-covered roadways. deciding to go hiking travelers may fully enjoy Upper Mustang's cultural and natural treasures in the most tranquil and stunning environments in the spring or fall.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome to Kathmandu valley

Upon your arrival, we will assist you from International airport to our hotel. Enjoy welcome programs and delicious food. Rest overnight.

Elevation
1360
Day 2

Early morning scenic Drive to Pokhara

Early morning scenic Drive from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Enjoy the scenic beauty of Pokhara valley and rest overnight.

Elevation
820
Day 3

Early morning flight from Pokhara to Jomsom (2,760m) and then trek to Kagbeni

Fly a scenic flight from Pokhara to Jomsom and then trek for 4hours all the way to beautiful Kagbeni. Enjoy the welcome programs and rest overnight.

Elevation
2800
Day 4

Trek from Kagbeni to Chele

 We will trek for 4-5hours from Kagbeni all the way to Chele. Explore around and rest overnight.

Elevation
3050
Day 5

Trek from Chele to Syangboche

We will trek for 4-5hours from Chele to Syangboche. Enjoy the scenic trekking trail and rest overnight.

Elevation
3800
Day 6

Trek from Syangboche to Ghemi

We will trek for 4 hours from Syangboche all the way to Ghemi. Enjoy the scenic mountain panorama view and beautiful natural landscape by the trekking trail. Rest overnight

Elevation
3510
Day 7

Trek from Ghemi to Charang

Early morning trek from Ghemi to Charang. We  will walk for 4-5hours trekking adventurous trekking trail. Rest overnight.

Elevation
3560
Day 8

Trek from Charang to Lo Manthang

We will trek for 4-5hours into the desert trail of mustang. We trek will from Charang to Lo Manthang. Explore the scenic village and there old culture. Rest overnight.

Elevation
3840
Day 9

Exploration day at Lo Manthang

Explore around the sightseeing site and ancient cultural places. Encounter with the inhabitants and taste the hospitality of upper Nepal. Rest overnight.

Elevation
3840
Day 10

Drive Back to Jomsom

Today We will Drive Back to Jomsom. Visit Dumba Lake. overnight at Jomsom.

Elevation
2720
Day 11

Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara.

Early morning scenic flight from Jomsom to Pokhara. Explore around and enjoy the sightseeing and cultural tour around. Rest overnight in Pokhara.
 

Elevation
820
Day 12

Fly from Pokhara to Kathmandu

Early morning scenic flight back from Pokhara to Kathmandu valley. Enjoy around and rest overnight.

 

Elevation
1360
Day 13

Final departure

Hope you enjoyed the scenic tour into Annapurna region. Farewell.

What Is Included ?

  • Everything you need actually
  • Restricted Pass Permit
  • Kathmandu Pokhara Vehilce
  • Pokhara Jomsom Flight Ticket
  • Upper Mustang Jomsom Vehicle
  • Jomsom Pokhara Flight
  • Pokhara Kathmandu Flight
  • Airport Pickup & Drop with Private Vehicle
  • All  accomodations and breakfast
  • Tea house - during trek
  • Meals 3 times a day during trekking
  • All transportation
  • Trekking Permit and TIMS card
  • Local trek guide and a Sherpa porter (salary, insurance, equipment, flights, food and lodging) one porter is provided for two people
  • Certificates
  • Comprehensive medical kit, Travel and rescue arrangement
  • Government and local taxes
  • Farewell dinner.

What Is Excluded?

  • Visa cost
  • International airfare
  • Excluded meals and accommodation.
  • Drinks and beverage cost.
  • Insurance cost.
  • Trekking equipment.
  • Additional potter or equipment cost.
  • Personal expenses, tips and shopping cost

Altitude Graph

Additional Information

About Nepal Visa:

Nepal visas can be easily obtained from the Government of Nepal, Nepalese Embassy or Consulate office located in your country. You can get a visa from the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu on your arrival or from any other entry point in Nepal. Make sure to bring a few sets of your passport size photos. Visa fees are inexpensive.

You can also apply for a visa in a near embassy or either you can travel to Nepal and get a visa on arrival. We will assist you to settle your visa work too.

Accommodation in Kathmandu and Trek:

We offer you a star rated accommodation with comfort and cozy. You will be amused with the facility and warmth we offer you including facility like (attached bath, A/C, 24 hours running hot and cold shower). During the trek your accommodation is includes Mt. Lodge and local tea houses but we do our best for providing the best available lodges on a twin- sharing basis, some tea house are basic with shared washing and toilet facilities. If you are prefer a single room in Kathmandu and trek you may indicate your preference on request and pay a single supplement cost. Contact us

Meals and Drinking Water:

We provide you only Bb facility in city as preferred in itinerary. Full board meals are included (breakfast, Lunch and dinner with cup of tea or coffee) throughout the trek.  We provide you food from the local tea house Mt. Lodge en route chosen from a menu. Breakfast and dinner is to be provided from the same tea house we would overnight but lunch would be en route in between. You can enjoy the Nepalese style cuisine or any other continental food as per required. You are to be giver from pizza to snacks. Most teahouses offer a variety of rice and noodle dishes, as well as soup and seasonal vegetable. A variety of cereals, bread and egg dishes are generally available for breakfast.

Health and Fitness Required:

Health is the most important part of traveling or trekking. One must possess good physical condition before and while commencing Himalaya’s tour. If you don’t have any trekking experiences better grab one or be physically prepare for the trek. Before commencing adventurous trek you can commence a short hike, cycling or a short walking tour, this may help you a lot throughout the trek.

The highest height you will reach on this trip is 5545m from the sea level. The walk may be ups and down passing various villages, high land, wilderness and much more difficult and rough trail.

We strongly advise travelers to consult with your medical doctor before travelling and do the regular check up of your health and report us while booking a trip with us.

Guide and Porter:

Trained, license holder, English speaking, honest and friendly...

Our porter are fully equipped and insured for each trip they are responsibility with us. As you know that we are very honest with the porter issues and their condition while on trek thus we make sure that our porter are fully prepared for the trip. We are closely working with international porter Progress Association for the welfare and befit for the touristic porters.

It is our company’s management system; the maximum load carried by our porter is 20 to 25 KG so be sure that your trekking bag is not loads more 20 KG.

Travel Insurance:

One of the most important factors of trekking is the travel insurance. To be sufficiently protected in terms of insurance, you will need specialized travel insurance for participation in risky activities.

Your travel insurance policy must be covers emergency evacuation, trip injury, lost baggage, medical treatment and expenses, theft, liability is recommended. Make sure the insurance covers all the activities that you will be undertaking your stay in Nepal such as trekking and climbing including others trip.

Group Size:

We organize any route of Nepal trek with fix departure basis or private trip, the minimum group size would be two and maximum group size is ten of more on request. We can also organize private trip to solo person with single supplement cost. Else, join our estimated group departure dates available online market or ask us with your personal suitable flexible dates, we will open group date on the same date.

How to Book Your Trip with Us:

While if you are interested to trek or tour the natural and cultural beauty of Nepal you must go through online product.

If you have gone through online product and want a booking, write and ask the information or phone us on our phone number for the trip booking confirmation.

To be very clear understanding about the trip services we have also online trip booking. Once your trip booking request reached to us, sincerely we will suggest you the final trip booking procedure with advance payment of the trip, Non-refundable deposit of 20 percentage (per person) is required to confirm a place on your selected adventure Nepal activities.

Please feel free to contact us in relation to any questions you may have regarding our trip booking process.

From USD 2500 Per Person
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