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 Days

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

Cost Include

Airport pick up

Accommodation in Kathmandu for two nights before and one night after the trek

Accommodation and food on the trek

Gear hire as specified

Internal transfers as specified

Trekking permits, restricted area special trekking permits and park fees

Cost Exclude

Gear hire of unspecified items

Extra accommodation

Tips and gratuities

Alcohol

Additional options:

At Himalayan Sunrise, we can arrange any other excursions you’d like to have such as rafting adventures, a trip to Chitwan, Pokhara, Bandipur etc. please contact us and we can arrange this for you.

Please contact us if you are interested in this trek. We can modify our itinerary to suit the specific needs of your party and can offer you flexibility and the resources to tailor make a trip that suits your needs.