Upper Mustang Trek means, exploring the last forbidden kingdom of Nepal which lies to north-central part and only south side of its land is on Nepal side. The trek destination leads close to Nepal China border. People of the region used to survive by trading salt with food crops. They are believed to have settled in upper mustang of Nepal migrating from once called Tibet land and made the place a community and fought against odds.The city of the wall in Lo-man thang is built in such design defense against the enemy. The great cave of the area proves, how they escape and ultimately left on their own. Being the restricted area with effortless typical destinations for the trekkers is the perfect place for trekking. The archeology findings and history, followed by cultures, the lifestyle of the people make Mustang as the rich Himalayan Kingdom.
While strolling for Upper Mustang Trekking you will encounter several tiny and elevated mountains which tender remarkable landscapes, historical and ancient places of Lo-Manthang, mysterious caves and deepest gorge Kali Gandaki river. Mustang Trekking is occupied with oldest Monasteries and some inaccessible settlement. Those splendor meditation caves and festivals like Tilji are the things which have turned the desert-like areas into fertile land for trekkers. Upper Mustang Treks with Himalayan Nepal Trek is possible with reasonable price and not only we guide but we serve you the best. The best season for trekking is during autumn and spring.
Day 01: Pick up at Tribhuvan International Aiport, (TIA), Kathmandu, (1310m), Transfer to hotel on BB plan
Day 02: Sightseeing(UNESCO World Heritage sites), overnight at star label hotel on BB plan
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 6 hrs stay at star label hotel on bb plan
Day 04: Flight to Jomsom (2,720m) and trek to Kagbeni (2,810m) 4 ½ hrs stay at Lodge
Day 05: Trek to Chele (3,050m), 6 hrs stay at lodge
Day 06: Trek to Syanboche (3,800m), 6-7 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 07: Trek to Nyi La Pass (4,025m) and trek down to Ghami village (3,520m) 6 ½ hrs stay at Lodge
Day 08: Trek to Dakmar Pass (3,820m) 5 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 09: Trek to Lo- Ghar Gumpa, Marang La Pass (4,230m) and trek down to Lo-Manthang (3,810m) 7-8 hrs stay at Lodge
Day 10: Trek around Lo-Manthang see the popular monastery and museum stay at Lodge
Day 11: Trek or visit Chhosar Gumpa, Jung Cave (4,030m) and back to Lo-Manthang stay overnight at Lodge
Day 12: Trek to Charang (3,560m) 5 hrs stay overnight at Lodge
Day 13: Trek to Jhalte (3,820m) 6-7 hrs stay overnight at Lodge
Day 14: Trek to Kagbeni 6-7 hrs stay overnight at Lodge
Day 15: Trek to Jomsom (2,720m) 5-6 hrs stay overnight at Lodge
Day 16: Flight to Pokhara 25 min and Flight to Kathmandu, farewell dinner stay at star label hotel on BB plan
Day 17: Drop to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
Day 01: Arrive in TIA, Kathmandu
As you land at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be received by the representative staff from Himalayan Nepal Trek with a proper greeting. Then, afterward, you will be transferred to hotel where you will learn the detailed itinerary. We can change the set itinerary as per your feasibility. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the second day, you will move to know the Kathmandu valley through the mode of sightseeing after breakfast. As a part of seeing the sight, you will visit in Pashupatinath and Boudhanath which are listed in the World Heritage Sites. Pashupatinath is the symbol of Hinduism whereas Boudhanath represents the Buddhism even though people visit each other with great respect. Then, you will return to the hotel. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 03: Drive to Pokhara 6 hrs
On the following day, you will drive to Pokhara, the city of lakes after leave-taking from Kathmandu. Pokhara is the entryway to move into Lower Mustang Trek. Arriving in Pokhara you will drive to the hotel and have some rest. In the evening you will set out for some delightful walk. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 04: Flight to Jomsom (2,720m) and trek to Kagbeni (2,810m) 4 ½ hrs
From Pokhara, you will take a flight to Jomsom where you can view an electrifying outlook of graceful world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge all along to the bank of Kali Gandaki Valley. You will get pleasure from the eye-catching sceneries of Nilgiri Mountain. Afterward, you will turn up to Kagbeni which is resting at 2,810-meter altitude. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 05: Trek to Chele (3,050m) 6 hrs
On the following day taking special permit you will begin the trek going after the Kali Gandaki River. As you are in motion you will get pleasurable destination. Taking some upward and downward movements and will get there to Tangbe village and Chhusag. Making the tunnel you will reach to the village of Chele village which is found at an altitude of 3,050 meters. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Syanboche (3,800m) 6-7 hrs
Spending a night in Chele you will wake up early and head to Syangboche and you can make the trek at an elevation of 3,800 meters. The total duration of the trek consumes 6 to 7 hours. While trekking in Syanboche you will seize jaw opening vistas which make you appear the grand and fine-looking sceneries. Walking for 6 to 7 hours will take you to Syangboche. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 07: Trek to Nyi La Pass (4,025m) and trek down to Ghami village (3,520m) 6 ½ hrs
Again ascending from Syanboche you will approach Nyi La Pass which is situated at an elevation of 4,025 meters. Although you will encounter Nyi La Pass as tricky you will get proper guidance but in comparison to other passes, it is easy. Arriving at Nyi La Pass you will outlook the entire Mustang, Nilgiri, and Annapurna. Then, taking some rest you will trek downward to Ghami Village, a Gurung village which is to be found at an elevation of 3,520 meters. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 08: Trek to Dakmar Pass (3,820m) 5 hrs
On the following day you will leave Ghami village and move forward to Dakmar Pass and you will get it after reaching the height of 3,820 meters. Heading towards the West and strolling all along the base of cliff you will pass the small Khola. The trekking trail takes you take downhill reasonably to the base of the hills and then you will turn up to Lo Manthang. Again taking another 1 or less to 1 hour will mark as the end of today’s trek. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 09: Trek to Lo- Ghar Gumpa, Marang La Pass (4,230m) and trek down to Lo-Manthang (3,810m) 7-8 hrs
On the following day, you will begin the trek by heading towards Lo-Ghar Gumpa which is one of the ancient Gumpa. Going after the trek that will lead to Marang La Pass which is supposed to be at 4,230 meter will remain as one of the memorable days of yours. After that, you will keep on moving for some time which will later complete the journey of downward to Lo-Manthang (3,810m). Thus, the walk of 7 to 8 hours will conclude without any trouble. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 10: Trek around Lo-Manthang
Arriving the capital city of Mustang in the previous day will give you enough knowledge about the Lo- Manthang and the native staying here from long ago. As a part of trekking around Lo-Manthang, you will have attractive places with Museum, Gumpa and Royal palace and so on. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 11: Trek or visit Chhosar Gumpa, Jung Cave (4,030m) and back to Lo-Manthang
Today you will carry out the trek to visit Chhosar Gumpa, Jung Cave for that you have to get into the height of 4,030 meters. You will feel good after visiting the mysterious cave. The good thing about today’s trek is you will visit these places by riding on the horse. Then, enjoying the visit you will return to Lo-Manthang. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 12: Trek to Charang (3,560m) 5 hrs
Taking a gradual downward movement will take you to Charang which is positioned at an elevation of 3,560 meters. The trekking route that you will follow will be dry and thus you have to put extra energy in walking. Despite the difficulty, the splendid vistas with the pastoral area, rugged mountains all will appear as the reward to you. At last, you will arrive at Charang which is known as the large, extensive village at the crest of Charang Chu Canyon. You can view the Red Gompa, Thangkas, and attractive houses. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 13: Trek to Jhalte (3,820m) 6-7 hrs
On the following day, you will trek upward to Jhalte which is to be found at an elevation of 3,820 meters. Jhalte is another fascinating spot which will open the stunning trek to Kagbeni in next day. So, for today you will stroll for 6 to 7 hours. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 14: Trek to Kagbeni 6-7 hrs
Trekking all along to Jhalte will take you to Kagbeni which is positioned at an elevation of 2,800 meters. Physically Kagbeni is a beautiful place and is the target of trekkers who set out in Annapurna Region or of Mustang trekking. Trekking in Kagbeni will allow you to have the pleasant outlook of the villages and the native people staying here. The trekking trail through which you will stroll will make you smile. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 15: Trek to Jomsom (2,720m) 5-6 hrs
Trekking into the lower part of graceful world’s deepest Kali Gandaki Gorge. Walking forward, you will move all along to the bank of Kali Gandaki Valley. You will get pleasure from the eye-catching sceneries of Nilgiri Mountain. Afterward, you will turn up to Jomsom with numerous upwards and downwards and it takes 5 to 6 hours. Stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 16: Flight to Pokhara 25 min and Kathmandu, farewell dinner
In an early morning, you will take a flight to Pokhara at first then from Pokhara airport you will again catch another flight which will take you to Kathmandu. So, you will get to have joyous adventurous flight. Arriving in TIA you will be picking up and then again transferred to the hotel where you can enjoy the comfortable bed. In the evening you will return to hotel completing the short sightseeing to take part in farewell dinner. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 17: Departure
Accomplishing 10 days of Nepal trips you will return your hometown from TIA. You will be transferred to the airport safely and then depart from us.
The representative will be there outside the Terminal Hall with Himalayan Nepal Trek logo along with your name thereon. You’ll then be transferred to your hotel.
We use a mix of native buses and taxis, non-public minibusses for city sightseeing and airport pickups and generally land cruisers for journeys into the mountains. The selection of auto will depend upon the scale of your group.
We book a hotel as per your preference but basically, we use 3* standard rooms in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We serve you twin sharing rooms and King bed for a couple. We use Lodges throughout the trek with twin bedroom and sharing.
Safety is our first priority; our team puts best effort to minimize the risk. We take care of any emergency that may occur within the path. First aid kit, oxygen bag and eventually emergency rescue via chopper are always ready just in case of an emergency. Besides we manage threat with rest days and our staffs will be there to advise you.
Weather condition may invite the requirement of some equipment like crampons, trekking poles, raincoat etc. So, we tend to request you to carry only need types of equipment. Down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, lightweight bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, windproof jacket etc.
Common to experience some discomfort before you become absolutely acclimatized to the altitude. Most treks are suitable for anyone who is moderately matched. No previous experience is needed. Some cardiovascular physical fitness programs like regular walking, running, swimming and hiking are necessary to increase the performance. Participants with pre-existing medical condition or diseases should look for a medical recommendation before considering a trek.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner each day, as per itinerary, is enclosed. Continental, Nepali and Sherpa food from the menu.
Hot shower is available during the trek at your own expense about $5
Electricity will not always be available, particularly in additional remote areas. Carry a second set of charged batteries with you.
During the trek, it’s not possible to get a connection everywhere but there are certain places throughout the trek wherever you get the surplus over internet and telecommunication. We offer you satellite phone as per your preference. You can use our guide cell phone to communicate if you don't have your own number, they welcome you anytime.
You can rely on credit cards in Cities however once we tend to begin trek we solely use the cash. Ensure that you just take spare Nepalese rupees. Dollars, Euros, and Pounds will be accepted.
15 to 20 US$ every day will be enough to shop for bottles of water, chocolates, gifts and more.
You can buy bottle of water on a trek otherwise you can bring purifying tablets and filter to avoid extra expenses of day
You can leave you stuffs in Katmandu with Himalayan Nepal Trek without any extra charge.
A valid Passport
Passport size photos for trekking permits
Copy of Travel insurance if you've got
Emergency contact numbers for family contacts.
Visa fees are:
US$ 25/40/100 for 15 days/30 days/90 days multiple entries that are collectible solely in USD money. The maximum number of days should be included in the section about extending a trek.
Our company ensures all of our trekking staff: Guides, Cooks, Sherpa’s and Porters.
15kg of baggage per person and porter carries 30Kg. you need to carry a small day bag with personal belongings, camera, water, windproof jacket, glass and sun cream and rain clothing etc.
We cannot predict the atmospheric condition in the Himalayas, weather pattern keeps on changing through the day. Nights are very cold and days are higher primarily trekking in Nepal we tend to recommend during March-May and September- Gregorian calendar month. March – could that is spring season is extremely counseled, the weather is clean and favorable, we will see flowers like a shrub and a lot of Beside mountain chain Kingdom of Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
10 participants in a group – free trekking packages for one leader.
18 participants in a group – free trekking package for 2 persons.
27 participants in a group – free trekking packages for 3 persons.
Definitely, need a rest day to bring back our strength and maintain latitude adoption in the Himalayas.
We recommend you the following tours just before or after the trek. Tours are basically for few days to relax and jump around the cities to get closer look towards the culture and lifestyle of Nepal. All the following packages contain the cultural show which is very interesting and memorable.