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Upper Mustang Trek

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Package name Upper Mustang Trek
Duration 18
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Cost USD 0 per person



Upper Mustang Trek is a surge to the ancient utopian civilization in the Upper Mustang Region of Nepal. There are all these fascinating packages of places that come along with this trek. Lo Manthang, the ancient kingdom of Mustang district is rich in ancient history and mountain civilization. Likewise, a handy trek to this place  is an excellent way to know about the ancient Buddhist kingdom. Apart from the spellbinding mountains views, historic caves, beautiful monasteries : Amchi Museum, colorful walls, and the prayer flags are some of the other captivating attractions you wouldn’t want to miss during the hike .

The upper mustang itinerary starts from Kathmandu after you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport. However, the trekking days will only start from Jomsom. With Heaven Himalaya, the maximum elevation you take on the trek is to Nyi La Pass after Ghaymi which is at 4010 m (13,156ft). Although the height you trek to is above 3500 m, it is a moderate level trek and doesn’t incorporate any difficulties. So, it is also a suitable option for beginner trekkers planning to hike in the high Himalayas.

Upper Mustang generally includes the northern half of the Mustang district close to the Tibetan Border. It is a very historically significant place till this date.

 Upper Mustank  is a big piece of dry land. Nevertheless the  beauty it harbours is unmatchable. Since it receives the least rainfall, the region is one of the driest of all in Nepal.Despite being fry, there are all these beautiful rivers that walk along the mountains . For instance, it is one of the best sites for monsoon treks as well.

Undoubtedly, Upper Mustang has the unique beauty and glamour that no other trekking destination can provide. It is a rare gem to the people seeking mystery and creating mythical narratives of the world of fantasy. The trek will enamour you with all the beautiful mountains such as Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Dhaulagiri, and Nilgiri Himal. Furthermore you wouldn’t want to miss all thoise mysterious caves and ancient Monasteries.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Our representative will receive  you  with gratitude at the airport and drive you to your hotel in Kathmandu. As you check in, our representative will give tell you about the trek. For tonight, take a restful time at the  hotel.

Day 2 : A full day tour in Kathmandu

We will drive around wonderful sightseeing spots in Kathmandu. We will visit major tourist areas that are enlisted in UNESCO’s World Heritage sites such as Hanuman Dhoka Palace, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath, and Swayambhunath Stupa, etc.You might as well stroll around Thamel for antique shopping..

Day 3 : Drive to Pokhara (910m/2,985ft), Duration: 6 Hours

Early morning we will catch a bus to Pokhara. Almost after seven hours of drive, we will finally reach the city of lakes Pokhara. Strolling around the lakeside will be an amazing experience to you.With the scenic beauty of all the majestic mountains , lakes and night hotels, you are bound to feel elevated. 

Day 4 : Morning flight to Jomsom (2,743m/8,999ft) and trek to Kagbeni (2800m/9185ft) Duration: 3 Hours

We will head to Pokhara Airport for the flight to Jomsom. Then we will start  our trek to Kagbeni.

Day 5 : Trek to Chele (3110m/10200ft) Duration: 5 - 6 Hours

Once we are done with the  special permit checking hike along Kaligandaki river , we will  ascend the ridges towards Tangbe village and finally arrive at Chele.

Day 6 : Trek to Syanboche (3,735m/12,253ft at Darjori La pass) Duration: 5-6 Hours

We will start an early ascent to  the Taklam La pass along the steep, dry terrain. After some  persistent descents, you will come across  a large gorge that opens up for Syanboche village.

Day 7 : Trek to Ghaymi (4,010m/13,156ft at the Nyi Pass) Duration: 5-6 Hours

Once we embark into the ascent to  Yamada La towards the deserted areas , we will reach Gailing .There are only few settlements at this place. A tough climb awaits in the Nyu La Pass which leads to Ghyami.

Day 8 : Trek to Charang (3620m/11875ft) Duration: 6 Hours

Today we will descend to the colorful valley and cross Tangmarchu River.Then , we will start our ascent towards  plateau and pass Mani Wall . Finally, we  head to Charang village.

Day 9 : Trek to Lo- Manthang (3840m/12595ft) and Excursion and Acclimatization day Duration: 4-5 Hours

Once we start descending to  Tsarangchu , we will  enter THolung village.Then begins an ascent to windy Lo pass towards Lo- Manthang

Day 10 : Acclimatization day

Day 11 : Trek to Charang (3620m/11875ft) Duration: 6 Hours

Today we will trek back to Charang.

Day 12 : Trek to Tange (3,240m/10,629ft) Duration: 5-6 Hours

We will start our hike in the flat land . Then begins the descent to The Khola. We will walk across the ridge downhill to reach Tange.

Day 13 : Trek to Tetang (3,067m/10,062ft) Duration: 8 Hours

Today will be a long day to start off an early trek. We will ascend to Cacho La pass then descend to reach Tetang village.

Day 14 : Trek to Muktinath (3800m/12465ft) Duration: 7 Hours

Cross the Gyu La Pass and then descend to Chyangur village and then towards Muktinath.

Day 15 : Trek to Jomsom (2,743m/8,999ft) Duration: 6 Hours

Further, descend to Jharkot village then march  towards Jomsom through Kali Gandaki valley.

Day 16 : Jomsom (2,743m/8,999ft) to Pokhara (910m/2,985ft)

Today , we will catch a flight to Pokhara. Today will be the ultimate rest day. As we roam around the city, we might as well do some  souvenir shopping

Day 17 : Fly to Kathmandu

Today is our last in the Capital. You can take a handy rest or go out to  visit somelocal area. You might as well enjiy some souvenir shopping.

Day 18 : Final Departure (Farewell)

On this last day, we will drop you at the International airport 3 hours before your flight time by our representative. Thank you and have a safe journey.


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