Upper Mustang Trekking

One of the fascinating trails among the top 10 best treks in Nepal, UpperMustang Trekkingis the best trek for landscape, mountains, peoples and Tibetan Buddhism. To get an experience on the Mustang Trailis itself wonderful, the history and the culture of this area whereas enriched with the capabilities of attracting every visitors. At around 1830, this region was a part of Tibetan kingdom of Gungthang; the fabled medieval wall city of Lo Manthang. This area has an ancient history which actually is more myth than the fact based. Nevertheless what the actual history is, one can come and explore the beauty at its best in once in a lifetime.

Upper Mustang Tiji Festival Dates for 2018, May 12, 13, and 14. Book now

We will pass through the treeless barren landscapes in this area.Upper Mustang has all the beautiful sceneries and the amazing landscape which is a fascinating part of this area. According to the geographical location, the landscape of Mustang is a barren moonscape of eroded sandstone pillars and discontinuous moraine terraces. As the Mustang is divided into the Upper Mustang and lower Mustang region, Upper Mustang Trekking is one of the exciting and mystery full, least known kingdoms. One should not miss an opportunity to explore this area. Upper Mustang trekking route is easy, at the Lo Manthang is the final destinations of our trekking. On the Land of LO, we will observe the Tibetan culture, landscape, thousand years old caves, monastery, masterpiece painting, and arts which always visitors are excited to trek for.

Published on Daily Mail about Upper Mustang Nepal

Mystery of the ancient kingdom discovered in Nepal where thousands of caves are carved 155ft off the ground
An estimated 10,000 of the caves have been found in the former Kingdom of Mustang in North, Central Nepal
They have either been dug into the cliffside or tunneled from above
In this dusty, wind-savaged place, hidden within the Himalayas and cleaved by the Kali Gandaki River, are approximately 10,000 human-built caves.
Caves are thousands of years old but who built them and why remains a mystery

The weather and climatic conditions of Mustang are little predictable. This region has very less rainfall and the wind blows during the afternoon then at other time of the day. Come and join us as we will enliven your interest. Rugged Trails Nepal will assist you to this place, where the friendly welcoming people of this area will only make this experience to this region one that will make your return back with their unique sense of tradition and culture.

Check ourfixed departure dates for2017 - 2018 Upper Mustang Trekking.

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Trip facts

Duration: 17 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Moderate

Trip Cost: Start from USD 1600


Trip start from: Kathmandu

Trip end at: Kathmandu

Minimum group size: 2 person

Maximum Height: 3810 Mt.

Style of trek: Tea house

Day 1 :Arrive in Kathmandu 1300m

Day 2 :Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation

Day 3 : Kathmandu to Pokhara 823m: 6 hrs drive

Day 4 :Fly to Jomsom & trek to Kagbeni 2,858m: 3-4 hrs

Day 5 :Kagbeni to chele 3050m: 5-6 hrs

Day 6 :Chele to Syanbochen 3475m 6-7 hrs

Day 7 :Syanbochen to Ghaymi 3520m: 5-6 hrs

Day 8 :Ghaymi to Charang 3500m 4-5 hrs

Day 9 :Charang to Lo-Mangthang 3700m: 5-6 hrs

Day 10 :Explore Lo-Mangthang

Day 11 :Lo-Mangthang to Drakmar 3810m: 6-7 hrs

Day 12 :Dhakmar to Ghiling 3806m: 5-6 hrs

Day 13 :Ghiling to Chhuksang 3050m: 5-6 hrs

Day 14 :Chhuksang to Jomsom 2700m: 6-7 hrs

Day 15 :Fly back to Pokhara

Day 16 :Drive from Pokhara to Kathmandu, Evening farewell dinner.

Day 17 :Fly back home.

Cost Include(s)

    • Full Board (breakfast, lunch, and Dinner) in Trekking
    • Domestic Airfare Pokhara - Jomsom - Pokhara (both way) as per itinerary
    • Accommodation during the trek.
    • The government registered English-speaking local expert guide, porters.
    • Annapurna National Park fees
    • Upper Mustang trekking permit.
    • Accommodation hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
    • Guided Tour in the city with an Expert tour guide.
    • Welcome and farewell dinner in city
    • Equipment clothing for Porter & staffs.
    • Insurance for all staff & porters.
    • All transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek
    • First Aid Kit
    • Upper Mustang Trekking Map for Each Member
    • Salary, allowances, expenses & insurance for all staff including porters

Cost Exclude(s)

    • Nepal visa - Multiple Entrée 30 days - USD 40
    • Lunch & dinner during hotel stay in Kathmandu
    • Extra baggage charges
    • Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
    • Tips for guide and poerter,
    • Any expenses incurred in emergency evacuation/road block due to any reason,
    • Personal insurance, medical evacuation in case of emergency.
    • Service other then mentioned above
    • International airfare and airport taxes.
    • Items of a personal nature expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry, mineral water
    • Entrance fees during the sightseeing in city.
Start Date End Date Cost Status
02 September 2017 18 September 2017 USD 1995 Limited Book
25 September 2017 11 October 2017 USD 1995 Limited Book
11 October 2017 27 October 2017 USD 1995 Limited Book
20 October 2017 05 November 2017 USD 1995 Limited Book
05 November 2017 21 November 2017 USD 1995 Limited Book
20 November 2017 06 December 2017 USD 1995 Limited Book
12 December 2017 28 December 2017 USD 1995 Limited Book
Upper Mustang Trekking Trip Map
  • Some time Jomsom - Pokhara / Pokhara - Jomsom flights might be canceled due to the bad weather
  • Private Jeep or Sharing Jeeps are the options when flight canceled.
  • Fo this trek there should be minimum 2 people to get the special permits
  • if you are single and dont have a partner, e-mail us we arrange on a group tour.

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