The high desert region of Upper Mustang, with its strong Tibetan influence, is a remote and captivating Trans-Himalayan mountain area known for its natural and cultural beauty. The trek to Upper Mustang begins in Jomsom and takes you to Kagbeni, the gateway to this enchanting region. Following the upstream course of the Kaligandaki river, you will make your way to the capital of Upper Mustang, Lo-Manthang. Along the journey, you will discover the hidden gem of Muktinath Temple, a sacred site revered by both Hindus and Buddhists for its spiritual significance and religious harmony.
Isolated from the rest of the world and inaccessible to foreigners until 1992, Lo-Manthang, once ruled by the King of Mustang, preserves its ancient traditions and remains a testament to the rich Tibetan heritage. Even today, life in Lo-Manthang continues as it did centuries ago, untouched by the influences of modern civilization, making it a rare enclave of pristine cultural heritage. Amidst this timeless setting, you will be treated to awe-inspiring views of the Himalayas, with more than 35 majestic peaks over 6,000 meters, including the towering Dhaulagiri (8,167m) and Annapurna I (8,091m). Embarking on this extraordinary journey will transport you to one of the most remote and captivating corners of Nepal.
This trek is limited and we can only guarantee your place once we secure your trekking permit which ensures entry to Upper Mustang. We will do our best to accommodate last minute bookings. Please book as soon as possible.
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu.
You will land in Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu. We will receive you and drive you to your hotel. In the evening, the tourist hub of Thamel is a good place to grab your first meal, with a variety of restaurants to chose from offering both Western and local Nepali dishes.
Day 2 : Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and Trek preparation
After breakfast, your sightseeing tour of the ancient city begins. A licenced tour guide will be at your service along with a comfortable private vehicle. After sightseeing tour Guide will tell you to make sure everything you have everything you need to pack for trekking and finalise all documentation for your trekking permit.
Day 3 : Drive to Pokhara
You will be drive Kathmandu to Pokhara 6-7 hours depends on traffic jam. On arrival you will check into the hotel. If you want to hang out go to the Lakeside or just chill in the hotel.
Day 4 : Fly to Jomsom and trek to Kagbeni
Day 5 : Kagbeni to Chele
Day 6 : Chele to Syanbochen
Day 7 : Syanbochen to Ghami
Day 8 : Ghami to Tsarang
Day 9 : Tsarang to Lo-Manthang
Day 10 : Explore Lo-Manthang / Acclimatisation
Day 11 : Lo-Manthang to Drakmar
Day 12 : Drakmar to Ghiling
Day 13 : Ghiling to Chhuksang
Day 14 : Chhuksang to Muktinath and Jomsom
Day 15 : Fly back to Pokhara
Day 16 : Pokhara to Kathmandu
Day 17 : Final Departure
|Depature From||Pokhara or Kathmandu|
|Depature Time||6:30 AM|