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Upper Mustang Trekking

Upper Mustang Trekking leads you to the culturally significant hidden Kingdom that remained mysterious for the long time. The trek was permitted only after 1992. The trek lies in the restricted area of the Mustang region, which requires a special trekking permit. The trail lies in the Himalayan rain shadow area, which is almost arid, but the seasonable flowers and vegetation makes the trek spectacular.

Duration

14 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

  • What's included :
    • 13x Breakfast
    • Accommodation included: 13 nights
    • 3 Meals a day during the trek (13 Breakfast,11 Lunch,&11 Dinner)
    • Tourist bus to Pokhara and again tourist bus from Pokhara to Kathmandu.
    • Annapurna Conservation Area Project (ACAP) entry permit & special Upper Mustang permit.
    • 2 nights 2 star category hotel in Pokhara
    • Domestic flights (Pokhara-Jomsom-Pokhara) and airport departure taxes
    • Gov. Licensed experienced helpful and friendly Guide
    • Guest House accommodation during the trek.
    • A Strong, porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people)
    • Down Jacket and sleeping bag (if needed)
    • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
    • First aid medical kit
    • Government taxes & office service charge
    What's excluded :
    • Extra night accommodation and food in Kathmandu and Pokhara because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
    • Your Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)

  • Day 1: Drive Kathmandu to Pokhara (900m)

    Stop At: Pokhara, Pokhara, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    Early in the morning, we will travel to the beautiful valley of Pokhara via Prithvi Highway. You will see western Himalayans during this scenic 6 to 7 hour long bus ride. You will have the opportunity to explore around this beautiful lake city in the night or go for boating in the grand Phewa Lake. We will spend the night at the local Hotel.
    Duration: 6 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 2: Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni (2,800m)

    Stop At: Kagbeni, Kagbeni, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    We will catch a plane from Pokhara to Jomsom, headquarter of Mustang. It will take around 20 minutes to reach the beautiful town of Jomsom. We will fly North-West from Pokhara towards great portal between Annapurna and Dhaulagiri. You will enjoy beautiful views of the lofty hills and mountains during your flight. From Jomsom, we will trek uphill for 3 hours alongside Kali Gandaki to reach Kagbeni, the gateway to Upper Mustang. The village is located at the bank of two rivers. We will spend the night in a Guesthouse.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch,Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House.

    Day 3: Trek to Chele (3,050m)

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    We will continue our journey towards the east bank of the Kali Gandaki climbing through numerous ridges, and then reach north to the Tangbe village. This picturesque town is a labyrinth of narrow alleys amid white-washed mud and stone houses, buckwheat fields and apple trees. The majestic Nilgiri domintates the southern sky of Kagbeni. From there, we will hike to Chhusang village for 2 hours and then cross the dwindling Kali Gandaki. We will climb up to huge red mass of Conlomerate that had fallen from the cliff above, forming a tunnel through which Kali Gandaki flows. Crossing the Kali Gandaki Valley, we will climb uphill to tiche Chele. You will witness the slow transition in culture, from Manangi culture to Tibetan.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch and Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House.

    Day 4: Trek to Syangbochen (3,800m)

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    Our trek goes along a steep barren land, alongside the copper red canyon. We will make a gradual descent to some Chortens on a ridge, and after hiking downhill for some more time we will reach the beautiful village of Samar. From there, we will climb a ridge and descend into a giant gorge. We will keep trekking through another valley, fields, cross a stream and climb up a ridge which lies at 3,800m. We will climb yet another pass, go through another ridge and trek downhill to Syangbochen.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House

    Day 5: Trek to Ghami (3,520m)

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    From Syangbochen, we will gently hike uphill to a pass at 3,770 and trek downhill to reach the village of Geling. From Gheling, we will go uphill passing through fields to the center of the valley. Then we will climb a tough terrain across the head of the valley to the Nyi La pass (3,840m). From there we will climb downhill for half an hour to reach a trail junction, the right trail is a route to Charang while the left one leads to Ghami. It is a village of clustered white washed mud and stone houses canopied by an overhanging cliff.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch and Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House

    Day 6: Trek to Charang (3,560m)

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    We will trek to the driest part of Mustang today. It will be a tiring trek in this rough terrain. However, on reaching our destination, we will be rewarded with splendid views of the remote countryside, and Rocky Mountains in all directions. On reaching Charang, a large village at the top of the Charang Chu Canyon, we will take a rest. On the east of the village, there’s a big fort from the medieval times and a red Gompas which house a spectacular collection of statues and thangkas.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House

    Day 7: Trek to Lo-Manthang (3,840m)

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    We will trek to one of the major attraction centers of this trip : Lo Manthang, which was a principality up until the 1950s. It consists of around 150 households and residences for lama gurus. We will trek through Lo-Gekar, which is the oldest Gompa in Nepal and older than the Samye Gompa of Tibet. On reaching the walled city of Lo, you will have the opportunity to visit the ancient temples and monasteries of the region and the periphery of the King’s impressive palace, where the King and Queen of Lo- Manthang reside. You will have the chance to take horses on lease and visit the beautiful valley.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch and Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House

    Day 8: Exploration of Lo-Manthang

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    We will explore this mystical town of Lo-Manthang, starting with a 2 hour visit of the Namgyal Gompa. This beautiful Gompa is situated on a hilltop, which is of high social, religious as well as legal importance as it serves as a local courthouse. After that, we will visit the village of Tingkhar, northwest of Lomanthang with its 40 households. We will also visit Champa Lhakang where you will admire a large Buddha statue and intricate Mandalas painted on the walls. We will spend the night in a guesthouse situated in Lo-Manthang.
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch and Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House

    Day 9: Trek to Dhamkar (3,820m)

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    We will exit the Lo-Manthang taking the upper highland trail. It will reward us with splendid views of Lo-Manthang and Charang Valley, with snowy mounts in the background. We will cross the Dhi Pass at 4,100m and reach Dhamkar
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House

    Day 10: Trek down to Syangbochen

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    With Dhaulagiri and Nilgiri among other mounts standing tall in the background, we will hike down to Syangbochen. Via Rachen Gompa. Rachen Gompa is a mystical Gompa which grew by itself at the lap of a rocky cave.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch and Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House

    Day 11: Trek to Chhusang (2,980m)

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    We will continue our trail through steep ridges and hills along pleasing sceneries of mountains and hills. We will trek to Tetang, the upper village of Chuksang which lies between two hills. It is a safe escapade from the fierce wind that hits the Kali Gandaki valley frequently.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch and Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House

    Day 12: Trek to Jomsom (2,720m)

    Stop At: Mustang Region, Mustang Region, Dhaulagiri Zone, Western Region
    On the last day of this memorable trek, we will go through the trail of Jharkot village and visit its Monastery, Tibetan Herbal Medicine Center, and ancient fortress which once was a palace. During the descent towards Jomsom we will relish the view of Kali Gandaki Valley and Kagbeni Village. This is the gateway to Mustang. We will celebrate the last day of the trek in Jomsom.
    Duration: 5 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Lunch and Dinner
    Accommodation included: Guest House

    Day 13: Fly from Jomsom to Pokhara and rest

    Pass By: Gandaki Zone, Gandaki Zone, Western Region
    After taking a 20 minute flight to Pokhara, we will spend the rest of the day in this beautiful lake city to explore, go boating in exotic Phewa, Rupa and Begnas Lake, visit the beautiful hilltop monastery or go exploring the mystical caves. You will have the chance to buy some souvenirs and enjoy nightlife in the vivacious city.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel

    Day 14: Drive back Pokhara to Kathmandu

    Stop At: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    After breakfast, we will travel to the capital via Prithvi Highway. Once again the scenic bus ride will keep you refreshed throughout the journey. We will say farewell once in Kathmandu. May you enjoy the rest of your time in Nepal
    Duration: 7 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Departure Time :
    6:45 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • we need original Passport one day before because for issuing the permit we need to show the passport.
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Adventure Bound

Activity ID: V-7339P22

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