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UPPER MUSTANG TREK

Mustang trekking, Nepalese territory behind the Himalayas, had remained closed since very long time for foreigners.The territory with canyons, red & troglodyte cliffs, valleys and the surprising fortress of Lo-Mathang has opened for all foreigners in these days. This is only a region having own culture of king / system of rajauta still remain in Nepal.

Trans-Himalayan kingdom of Mustang, the restricted area, the kingdom of rajauta situated in the area of about 3000 square kilometers. This land is geographically, culturally and climatically similar to Tibet. The capital of Mustang is Lo-manthang which is walled around. Tiji festival is celebrated only in Mustang. This festival takes place May 31st  to June 2nd in 2019.

Mustang trek, trekking behind the Himalaya, Lo-manthang trek starts from Jomsom along the bank of the Kaligandaki River from lower Mustang to Upper Mustang Lo-mangthang. This route passes through pretty villages like Gheling, Ghami, Tsarang and Lo-manthang and Dhakmar beautiful landscapes, valleys, canyons, red and troglodyte cliffs and several Passes.

 

16

4210m

Moderate

Camping + Tea House

Before trek: Arrival in Kathmandu, we will pick up you at airport, transfer to hotel, briefing.

We can arrange for you sightseeing, day starts around 9am. Our City guide will take you to visit world heritage sites Biggest Hindu Temple Pashupati, Biggest Boudha Stupa and Swayambhu (Monkey Temple). Final preparation day for trekking, check the gears.

Trek:
Day 01: Fly or drive to Pokhara (850m)
Day 02: Flight to Jomsom, then trek to first camp at Kagbeni.
Day 03: Chaile (3000m) (7hrs)
Day 04: Samar (3620m) (3 hrs)
Day 05: Jhaite (3820m) (5-6 hrs)
Day 06: Charang (3560 m) (8 hrs)
Day 07: Lo-Manthang (3840 m) (5 hrs)
Day 08: Lo-Manthang – explore the major monasteries(Chhode, Thupten and Jhamba)
Day 09: Lo-Manthang – day hike on horses to Chhoser to visit Niphuk monastery, Jhong cave and, if the Namgyal monastery is open, we can visit it on the way back, night at Lo-manthang (6-7hrs)
Day 10: Ghar Gumba (3920m) (5 hrs)
Day 11: Gheling (3570m) (5 hrs)
Day 12: Chhusang (2980m) (7 hrs, mainly downhill)
Day 13: Kagbeni (2800m)
Day 14: Jomsom (4 hrs)
Day 15: Early morning flight or driving overland by 4w jeep to Pokhara (850m)
Day 16: Fly or drive to Kathmandu (1350m)

After trek: Free day, shopping, departure

All prices are calculated individually based on number of trekkers, choice of accommodation in city, transportation drive or fly, …

What’s usually included:
Airport transfers in Nepal
All relevant surface transfer
All hotel accommodation with breakfast – can be arrange for you as Himalayan Sunrise has negotiated extra price in some cooperating hotels or you can book it individually
All meals on trek
All internal flights (with Goma Air, Tara/Yeti Air or Buddha Air), inclusive Airport Taxes and 15kg free luggage
Permit, National Park Entrance/Conservation Fees, personnel insurance
Guide and porters on lodge trek
12 kg free luggage carried by porter
Quality service and trek equipment
Oxymeter

Not Included:
International flights
Sightseeing with entrance fees, guide and vehicle – we can arrange for you comfortable day with experienced city guide
Additional tours and meals that are not mentioned
Beverages
Personal bills
Visas
Excess baggage charge (beyond 12 Kg each)
Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects)
Tips, yes, still it is common in Nepal. If you are happy with their service, we recommend around 8–10 USD for guide per day and about 6–8 USD for porter. Although our guides and porters receive a fair wage, it must be remembered that their work is seasonal.