Upper Mustang trek of the old Buddhist kingdom of Mustang in the remote trans-Himalayan of Nepal is an exotic tour to the unspoiled villages of Nepal. It showcases rare medieval Buddhism arts, cultures as well as the unique beauty. This region lies in the landscape of the trans-Himalayan desert. Here, we will experience the life of true mountain people. This Last Forbidden Kingdom is not much in touch with the rest of the outside world. Mustang has a separate kingdom that separates it from Nepal until the late 1950s.
This adventurous Upper Mustang trek gives the vibes of Tibet. This area can get a limited number of trekkers only. So visiting Lo Manthang is once in a lifetime opportunity. We can admire the uniqueness of tree-less landscape in this region. Rocky trails and views of the Mountains make it more beautiful. Nilgiri, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, and other peaks play hide and seek with us during this trip.
Trek to Upper Mustang in Nepal lets you experience the remote forbidden kingdom. We organize a fixed departure during the time of the Tiji festival in Lo-Manthang. This special Upper mustang trekking needs special permits. To make it through Kagbeni we need to have this permit. Without this permit, no travelers will be able to step further in Mustang Region. Be sure to come with a certified travel agent like Parikrama Treks. It helps you to travel to the restricted zone of Nepal.
With Parikrama Treks and Expedition you will get to see more that one can imagine. You can also explore Upper Mustang on a motorbike or on a jeep. As per your pleasure you can join the Upper Mustang trek at the festival. Tiji Festival or Yartung festival is the most go if you want to take part in the High Mountains festival.
Meet and assist by Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to the hotel.
In the early morning, we will have your passport collection. We submit a passport in the Immigration office to get a special permit for Mustang. Half-day city Sightseeing. Later we provide a short briefing about Upper Mustang Trek.
Early morning we start our journey to Pokhara. We drive near the bank of Trishuli and Gandaki River.
Our real trek starts from today with our early flight of Jomsom, also known for its windy landscape. Once we reach Jomsom we will start our hike to Kagbeni.
On our trail alongside the Kalai Gandaki River, we will get our permit checked. Followed this world deepest George, we will reach Chaile village.
Today we will cross some of the passes making it one of the difficult days during our trek. We will also walk through poplar forest, barley fields as descending to the village of Gemi.
We will have spectacular views of the North part of Thorung la today. It is also known as Takwakang, Tilicho peak, and Damodar Himal. Finally, we make our way past through red white, and black chorten where three paths meet from Geling.
We have now entered the valley of Upper Mustang and to the valley of Lo. Today we will enter the third largest village of Upper Mustang. Followed by our trail we will descend through prayers flags full of entrance Chorten.
We hike to High Passes, Kali Gandaki “Deepest George of the world.” Walking on several villages, greenfield to the desert of Mustang has finally paid off. We reached to the hidden valley of Lo Manthang.
This tour is full of historical places including 15th century Champa Lhakhang. It is also known as the god house. It is also the day when we start the celebration of the High Himalayas festival. This festival lasts for 3 days.
Today the trail continues to Dhi Pass of around 4,105 m later descending downhill to Dhi village.
Our trail will take us to Yara Gang where you will witness one of the oldest monasteries. It is also known as Lori Gompa making it one of the precious days of Upper Mustang trek.
Another interesting day where you might have to cross the river with stripped feet. There might not be a bridge for your comfort but still not deep. Later you will reach the tiny village with a total household around 30.
Tetang is also known as nestles village lies between the two hills shield area. From here the strong winds blow that hit entire Kali Gandaki.
Following our trails, we will have our last day up in the valley of Upper Mustang Trek. It ends our trek of the Forbidden kingdom of Nepal. Finally, we will reach Muktinath also famous for a religious site. Lots of followers visit Muktinath for pilgrimage tours.
Today is the end of our walking journey as we take a drive to reach Jomsom. After reaching Jomsom you can enjoy one of the delicious fresh apples. This apple is grown in the Apple garden of Jomsom.
Flight from Jomsom to Pokhara is for 30 minutes. Once we reach Pokhara we will drive back to Kathmandu.
Spare day in case the flight got canceled.
Upper Mustang Trek Journey Ends.
TREK COST: US$ 3005.00 per person on Twin Sharing room accommodation
Single Supplement: US$ 175 per person
Extra: PKR / JOM / PKR Airfare US$ 215 Per Person
Extra: KTM / PKR / KTM Airfare US$ 240 Per Person
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