The upper mustang trekking may be a walking tour to the exotic higher mustang region and its
capital Lomanthang. Upper Mustang is a Nepali village bordring with Tibet in a remote corner
behind the main Himalaya range. It is a preserved, special space wherever solely a few no. of
trekkers are allowed to trek every year. Mustang was forbidden for foreigners until 1992. Mustang
is probably the sole place wherever Tibetan culture is flourishing even nowadays in a very fully
undisturbed state. Mustang has invariably remained as a foreign, mysterious and weird land even
for the Nepalese.
Mustang is geographically an extension of Tibetan plateau. It is a windy, high and arid valley
defined by eroded canyons and vibrant stratified rock formations. People grow only potatoes, barley
and buckwheat. People subsist on livestock and trading. The folks of mustang are believed to be
descendants of Tibetans, they follow Sakyapa school of Tibetan Buddhism.
the houses in mustang have distinctive native design and a medieval look. As the region lies in
Himalayan rain shadow zone, the houses are made with sun baked mud bricks and stone.Festivals
are mostly religious and the Tiji festival is the biggest one. Mustang has its own King. The walled
capital of mustang , referred to as Lo Manthang would be one in all the necessary sites on our trek.
It houses some important monasteries and the houses of local nobilities.
In 2007, a team of international explorers discovered priceless Buddhist art objects and murals in
mustang caves.These objects are said to be 800 years old. Mustang trekking isn’t your usual
vacation, it is a journey to a secluded corner behind Himalaya to palce that still preserves rich arts
The upper mustang hiking starts with a scenic twenty five minute mountain flight to Jomsom flight
strip.The trek then passes through ancient villages of Kagbeni, Samar, Charang and Geling before
we reach Lomanthang at 3750m on the 5th day.We visit the important monasteries and houses of
local nobilities. We stay for another day at Lomanthang and visit to fantastic Namgyal gompa. Our
groups are usually allowed for a gathering with the native King. Our next destination is Muktinath,
the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimmage site on the high Himalaya. Finally we tend to reach back to
Jomsom and fly for Pokhara. Back in Kathmandu we tend to celebrate your unforgettable trek with
a farewell Nepali dinner with ethnic cultural shows.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu , transfer to hotel
Day 02: guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu, late afternoon flight to Pokhara.
Day 03: Early morning flight from Pokhara to Jomsom .
Day 04: Trek to Chele(3050m).
Day 05: Trek to Geling (3520 m).
Day 06: Trek to Charang (3580m)
Day 07: Trek to Lo Manthang (3780 m).
Day 08: Exploration day around Lo Manthang , visit Namgyal gompa.
Day 09: Lomanthang to Ghami(3460 m)
Day 10: Trek to Samar(3450 m)
Day 11: Trek to Kagbeni
Day 12: Kagbeni to Muktinath(3800m)
Day 13: Muktinath to Jomsom(2800m).Celebrate your last day of trekking with your trekking crew.
Day 14: Early morning flight to Pokhara. Sight seeing tour in Pokhara in the afternoon covering
Davi,s waterfall, Tibetan camp and Fewa lake.
Day 15: Early morning flight to Kathmandu , leisure time for shopping and rest. Farewell Nepali
dinner with ethnic cultural programmmes.
Day 16: Fly home , our employees can see you off at the field.
- All airport/hotel transfers
- All meals during the trek
- Welcome and farewell dinners
- Domestic flights and airport departure taxes
- Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters.
- All necessary paper works such as National park permit, TIMS
- Exclusive medical kit
- All government and local taxes
- Nepal entry visa fee.
- Your Travel insurance.
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu
- All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
- Sweet things like chocolate.
- Tips for the guide and porter, its not mandatory but expected