Upper Mustang Trek

  •   Duration: 11-18-19Days
  •   Activities: Trekking-Sightseeing
  •   Country: Nepal
  •   Trip Grade:
  •  Group size: 2-20
  •  Max Elevation: 4230 Meters
  •  Difficulty:Moderate
  •   Departure City: Kathmandu
  •  Trip style: Lodge Trek
  •   Price:Price on request
  •  Best Season: August to May
  •  Meals: Refer to Itinerary

Holiday Overview

A  remote Historical preserved  Tibetan Buddhist separate  forbidden kingdom  Upper Mustang  Trek is considered as the unspoiled  Nature, desert  lands, raw lands, rocky lands ,Canyon lands, isolated and  restricted Trekking region within Dhaulagiri Zone in mustang district of Nepal. In the between Nepal and Tibet border  situated Upper Mustang (Lo-Manthang)   Until the 1990 foreigners were not allowed to enter  but an officially in 1992 upper Mustang Trek was opened to enter  the tourists for Travel by Nepal government. .According to ancient myth mustang is known as Salt trade route. Inhabited by Lowas Tibetan, originally they migrated from Tibet. Therefore forbidden kingdom  Lo-Manthang of Mustang is known as Mini Tibet.The people have been following still Tibetan Cultures.

 

Upper Mustang (Lo-Manthang )Nature & Culture enthusiast travelers -Upper Mustang Trek offers a great opportunity to  enjoy, explore most  attractive view of world’s 7th highest  snow capped mt.Dhaulagiri 8167m.,Nilgiri,Tilicho, hence isolated magical canyons, red cliffs, ancient Caves, Tibetan Buddhist Monastery, Chorten,Gompa, Rocks, desert lands ,an incredible Lo-Manthang kingdom  medieval wall ,unspoiled nature and Tibetan cultures, their lifestyle, their civilization, pastureland, Tibetan style white washed house, Buckwheat, wheat, barley, Potato field, Japanese farming house, Apple farm, prayer wheels,  Tibetan Lo manthang Mustag’s king Jigme Dorje Palbar bista, powerful Buddhist Guru Ringboche’s  8th centuries Lo Gekar Monastery against the demon ,ancient salt trade routes Jong cave,Niphu Cave,Buddhist and Hindus very popular Muktinath Temple,Luri Gompa, Saligram incarnation of Hindus Deity’s Bishnu ,Himayan Goat Chyangra,Tserang Gomba etc.And Annapurna range massive  from Pokhara.

 

Hence,Upper Mustang Trek is famous for Tibetan Buddhist ritual Tiji Festival  as well.3 days Tiji festival is celebrated  usually in May annually based on  Tibetan their culture calendar. According to Tibetan Buddhist people Tiji  means  to chase Demon  on occasion of demon killed by deity Guru Ringboche .Tiji is ritual related  prevailing  battle myth festival  at Lo-Manthang within the Mustang District of Nepal.Tiji festival is performed by Mask dancing, Artists use sword, custom dressing, color, imitate  the different sounds , music and dramatic battle between demon and deity.

 

 

 

Accommodation info: We provide you tea house/Lodge during your Trek , 3 star standard Hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

Meals info: Menu choice food(Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner) with tea, coffee, chocolate and fruits based on your choice.

Staffs info: Our Company Enjoy Nepal Treks Expedition & Tours P.Ltd. arranges an experience, trained, knowledgeable ,very helpful and fluently English speaking Guide, assistance, porters with their insurance.

Physical Condition info: Mustang Trek is not an Adventure Trek.If the Travelers physical fit to walk  do not worry about altitude sickness.

Trekking time info: August to May (Mustang is desert land rarely rain, some of travelers trek in Jun and July also.)

Permit info: For Restricted mustang  trek need to obtain special permit.

Permit cost $ 500 for 10 days and for more extra days $50 Per day per person if travelers want to  spend more days.Entry and Exit Point is Kagbeni.

Internet Available Info: Wife and NTC,NCL,SKY network

 

 

Some recommended Trekking equipment: Trekking Bag , sleeping Bag, Trekking shoes, sucks, sandal, Down Jackets, Trekking trousers-shirts, personal medicine kits, Sun cream, Sun Glass, woolen hat ,Gloves etc.

 

We make an itinerary based on Travelers needs, requires ,Time available and interest.

 

 

Upper Mustang Trek Itinerary 1

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival(Hotel) welcome dinner

Day 02: Kathmandu-Pokhara 820m.8hrs drive (Hotel)

Day 03: Pokhara-Kagbeni 2800m. 25 minuts flights and 3 hrs walking(Lodge)

Day 04: Kagbeni-Chele 3550m.6hrs walking(Lodge)

Day 05: Chele-Syangboche 3650m. 7 hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 06:Syangboche-Dhakmar 3510m. 6hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 07: Dhakmar-Tsarang 3820m. 6hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 08:Tsarang-Lo Manthang 384m.5 hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 09: Rest day

Day 10: Hike to Jong Cave

Day 11: Lo-Manthang-Ghami  3520m.6hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 12: Ghami-Samar 3500m.6hrs walking (Lodge)

Day: 13:Samar -Chhusang  6hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 14: Chhusang -jomsom 2710m.5hrs walking(Lodge)

Day 15: Jomsom-Pokhara flight (Hotel)

Day 16: Pokhara-Kathmandu 8hrs drive. (Hotel) farewell  dinner

Day 17:Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 18: Departure.

 

UpperMustang Trek Itinerary 2

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival(Hotel) welcome dinner

Day 02: Kathmandu-Pokhara 820m.8hrs drive (Hotel)

Day 03: Pokhara-Kagbeni 2800m. 25 minuts flights and 3 hrs walking(Lodge)

Day 04: Kagbeni-Chele 3550m.6hrs walking(Lodge)

Day 05: Chele-Syangboche 3650m. 7 hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 06:Syangboche-Dhakmar 3510m. 6hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 07: Dhakmar-Tsarang 3820m. 6hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 08:Tsarang-Lo Manthang 384m.5 hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 09: Rest day

Day 10: Hike to Jong Cave

Day 11: Lo-Manthang-Yara gaun 3400m.7hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 12: Yara gaun-Tange 3240m.7hrs walking (Lodge)

Day: 13:Tange -Chhusang  10-11 hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 14: Chhusang- Muktinath 3800m.6hrs walking (Lodge)

Day 15: Muktinath-jomsom 2710m.6hrs walking via Lubra village(Lodge)

Day 16: Jomsom-Pokhara flight (Hotel)

Day 17: Pokhara-Kathmandu 8hrs drive. (Hotel) farewell  dinner

Day 18:Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 19: Departure.

 

Upper Mustang Trek itinerary by Jeep 3

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival(Hotel) welcome dinner

Day 02: Kathmandu-Pokhara 820m.8hrs drive (Hotel)

Day 03: Pokhara-jomsom 25 minuts flights (Lodge) TiTi lake excursion

Day 04: jomsom-Lo-Manthang  10hrs drive(Lodge)

Day 05: Rest day- Lomanthang excursion

Day 06: Hike to Jong Cave

Day 07: Drive to jomsom (Lodge)

Day 08: Jomsom-Pokhara flight (Hotel)

Day 09: Pokhara-Kathmandu 8hrs drive. (Hotel) farewell  dinner

Day 10:Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 11: Departure.

 

Service  included

1) Airport Pick up ,Drop and Transport

2)Welcome and farewell dinner (kathmandu)

3)4 nights at 3 star Hotel (2+2 kathmandu and pokhara)

4)Kathmandu sightseeing(half day) and entrance fees.

5)Trekking permit and Tims

6)Guide and Porter with insurance

7)Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner during the Trek

8)Tea,Coffee

9)flight and Jeep

 

Service not  included

1)Kathmandu and Pokhara(L/D)

2) Personal Expenses

3)Water and alcoholic Drinks

4)Nepal visa and Travel insurance

5) Airfare (international)

 

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Half day Sightseeing in Katmandu city with cultural tour guide. Hotel

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (780m.) 6/7 hrs drive. Hotel

Day 04: Fly to Jomsom 25 minutes (2710m.) and trek to Kagbeni( 2800m.) 3 hrs. lodge

Day 05: Trek to Chele( 3550m.) 6 hrs. lodge

Day 06: Trek to Syangmochen( 3650m.) 6-7 hrs. lodge

Day 07: Trek to Dhakmar(3510m.) 6 hrs. lodge

Day 08: Trek to Tsarang ( 3820m.) visit Lo-Gekar Monastery. 6 hrs. lodge

Day 09: Trek to Lo Manthang(3840m.) 4-5 hrs. lodge

Day 10: Rest day

Day 11: Day hike to westenrn valley Niphu, Garphu (3900m.) 6-7 hrs. lodge

Day 12: Re back to Ghami ( 3520m.) 6-7 hrs. lodge

Day 13: Trek to Samar ( 3500m.) 6-7 hrs. lodge

Day 14: Trek to Chuksang (2980m.) 4 hrs. lodge

Day 15: Trek to Jomsom (2710m.) 3hrs.Lodge

Day 16: Fly back to Pokhara 25 minutes. Hotel

Day 17:Flight or drive  back to Kathmandu (Evening farewell dinner in Nepali cultural Restaurant).Hotel

Day 18: Reserve day in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Trip end. Final departure transfer to airport

Other Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Half day Sightseeing in Katmandu city with cultural tour guide. Hotel

Day 03: Drive to Pokhara (780m.) 6/7 hrs drive. Hotel

Day 04: Fly to Jomsom 25 minutes (2710m.) and trek to Kagbeni( 2800m.) 3 hrs. Camp.

Day 05: Trek to Chele( 3550m.) 6 hrs. lodge

Day 06: Trek to Syangmochen( 3650m.) 6-7 hrs. lodge

Day 07: Trek to Dhakmar(3510m.) 6 hrs. lodge

Day 08: Trek to Tsarang ( 3820m.) visit Lo-Gekar Monastery. 6 hrs. lodge

Day 09: Trek to Lo Manthang(3840m.) 4-5 hrs. lodge

Day 10: Rest day

Day 11: Day hike to westenrn valley Niphu, Garphu (3900m.) 6-7 hrs. lodge

Day 12: Lo-Manthang go over Dhi Gaon (3400m) to Yara Gaon 7-8 hours. lodge

Day 13: Yara Gaon to Luri Gompa and back via Ghara Gaon to Yara Gaon 2 + 3 Hours: lodge

Day 14: Yara Gaon to Tangge (3240 m) 6-7 hours. lodge

Day 15: Tangge to Chusang-Tetang (approx. 3100 m) 10-11 hours. lodge

Day 16: Chusang Tetang to Muktinath (3700m) 5-6 hours. lodge

Day 17: Muktinath -to- Jomsom (2710M) 4-5 hours. lodge

Day 18: Fly back to Pokhara 25 minutes. Hotel

Day 19:Flight or drive  back to Kathmandu (Evening farewell dinner in Nepali cultural Restaurant).Hotel

Day 20: Reserve day in Kathmandu.

Day 21: Trip end. Final departure transfer to airport

What is included?

  • Airport Pick up ,Drop and Transport
  • Welcome and farewell dinner (kathmandu)
  • 4 nights at 3 star Hotel (2+2 kathmandu and pokhara)
  • Kathmandu sightseeing(half day) and entrance fees.
  • Trekking permit and Tims
  • Guide and Porter with insurance
  • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner during the Trek
  • Tea,Coffee
  • flight and Jeep

What is not included?

  • Kathmandu and Pokhara(L/D)
  • Personal Expenses
  • Water and alcoholic Drinks
  • Nepal visa and Travel insurance
  • Airfare (international)

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